Galway City Branch of Ability West are running their 9th Annual 5 Mile Menlo Walk on Sunday, 7th February at 12.00 noon from Menlo School. For further details please contact Ray Kelly on 087-7694153 or Brega Kelly on 087-6179886. Please support.
A huge 'Thank You' to Tuam Rugby Football Club & Ability West Tag Team who organised a Charity 1 Mile Walk/Jog/Run on Christmas Day in aid of Ability West. Special thanks to John Carr & John Ward for organising this fundraiser & choosing to support Ability West. Ability West is extremely grateful to everyone who helped organise this event & to everyone who turned out to support this event especially on Christmas Day and in such awful weather. Thank you for raising an incredible €325 in aid of Ability West and for your support.
All the service-users at Cois Na Coille Day Service would like to say a big 'Thank You' to Marco and Luiga Panfili owners of Collection shop here in Liosban Industrial estate for their very generous donation. The money was used to purchase four laptops for computer classes.
L-R: Service- Users Joseph Lynch, Margherita Londi, Rosalind Ryan and Robert Gill from Cois Na Coille Day Service enjoying using their new laptops.
St. Oliver's Special School is delighted to have been chosen as one of the beneficiaries of the Tesco Community Fund at Tesco, Headford Road Shopping Centre over the coming weeks. Just ask for a blue token from staff at the checkout & please support St. Oliver's Special School by choosing to put your token into their slot. St. Oliver's Special School works with 24 pupils from 4-18 years of age who have a moderate, severe or profound learning disability. They also cater for children who have physical & sensory disabilities. Please support!!!
The Hon. Alanna Clohesy, MLC, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Disability Services in the West Australian Government, visited Ability West on 31st August 2015. Ms. Clohesy met with the A/Chief Executive, John McHugo, and Area Manager, Eileen Costello-Conneely, to discuss Ability West’s experience in general in the provision of disability services in Ireland and specifically the challenges in providing individualised services in rural and regional areas. We were delighted to welcome Ms.