Ability West are delighted to announce details of our first ever Colm Quinn BMW Tour de Galway cycle which will take place on the weekend of 31st May and 1stJune 2014. It is a two day cycle covering in total just over 250Km of the Galway countryside. The cycle will start on Saturday May 31st from our base for the weekend in the Ardilaun Hotel. Registration will take place in the Ardilaun Hotel from 8:00am to 8:30am with the cycle commencing at 9:00am sharp.
St Joseph's Special School in Newcastle commemorates its 50th anniversary this week. On 6 April ,1964 the school opened on a full-time basis, having secured recognition and funding from the Department of Education. Staffed by volunteers, the school had operated part-time for some months before that.
Ability West Fashion Show
Ability West is delighted to announce that we are once again holding our very own Fashion Show. After the success of the two previous shows we are holding this year’s show in the Clayton Hotel on Wednesday April 16th. We are especially proud of this event as it is the Service Users that are the stars of the show. As well as having many models taking to the catwalk on the night there will also be entertainment over the course of the evening with people who attend Ability West services performing on stage.
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As you all know, Ability West was a winner in last year’s Better Together Campaign. We have been informed that RTÉ One Nationwide will be broadcasting a special programme about the 2013 Better Together Awards this coming Monday, 24 February at 7.00pm. The programme will feature interviews with some of the winners as well as clips from many of the videos entered in the Video Competition.
Ability West has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 Certification for its quality management system by the National Standards Authority of Ireland. This is a great achievement and provides independent inspection, audit and validation of the services and supports we provide. Our organisation went through an extensive audit process in July 2013, from which we have been awarded this internationally recognised Certification, which not only provides us with a framework for developing quality processes, but also drives continuous improvement.