‘Vevay House – An Oral History’ by Sunbeam Media

Please enjoy our latest video which takes a look at the Vevay House in Bray, telling its history through the people that lived and worked there. Hopefully it will be of interest to the people of Bray. Thanks to all involved.

Disability Awareness Presentation to Shoreline Leisure

We gave a Disability Awareness Presentation in Shoreline Leisure Centre today to their staff team. Many thanks to the gang up there because they are great and have always treated us very well. Dan and Gerry, two of our service users gave a talk as did Una and Marie, two of our staff. Theyve been all over the county giving these …

A Voting Video from Australia

Thanks to Rob in Connect for passing this cool video on. It bears resemblance to our own videos such as ‘Your Power, Your Vote‘ and the soon to be released ‘Bray Pedestrian Access’. You can follow Rob in Connect on Twitter.

Difference Days are Coming Back

Lots of work underway to prepare the forest for the final push on Friday 21st when Difference Days and Hostel World will help us to complete a huge forest walk with many recreation areas. We need more volunteers so get down to Ballyraine, Arklow if you can.

Welcome Garden is a Winner

We received some very good news today to say that The Welcome Garden at Hall Lodge won the Community Garden Award at the recent Arklow Tidy Towns competition.  This garden was completed by our Tús scheme worker Eileen and service-userPatricia Hurley. So well done to both the ladies on their great achievement.  Presentation of the award will take place at The …

DCB ON TOUR

The following are a selection on photos taking over the Summer months, including day trips to Gorey, Dublin Zoo, Wicklow Town, Howth, Mount Usher and Glendalough and respite breaks to Dublin City Centre in July, Chicago The Musical in August and  Riverdance in July and August.

East Coast FM

John Hannigan will be on East Coast FM in half an hour with Simon Harris to discuss the disability sector cuts. 10am, Thursday sept. 6th. If you are reading this after the event, you can replay the show on East Coast FMs website.

Protest at the Dail

Some of our service-users are featured in this video from Paula Geraghty.

Sean Sheekey Wins Employee of the Year

Liz at Paramount Packaging sent us a note –  Sean is doing really well, and was presented with the award today by Daniel Boyle, our Financial Controller. Sean continues to progress well, and is now doing more advanced work with me, including Excel Spreadsheets with “copy and paste” and “autosum” and it’s  a little more challenging which he really enjoys! He …

RJ Mitte from Breaking Bad

Here is a videoclip of RJ Mitte from the TV show Breaking Bad. Here, he discusses being an actor with cerebral palsy.

Garden Team Summer Update

It was a fun-packed Summer in the Garden Team. The ladies had a well-earned in Wexford on a 2-night spa break where they enjoyed facials and massages. The men went in search of bats in Glendalough on an overnight stay. We also visited Bray garda station and enjoyed a tour and had the opportunity to see first-hand how the emergency …

Gold

Congratulations to Darragh McDonald on winning gold in the swimming. Fantastic news.