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Vaccination Updates!

Jun 25, 2021

As more and more people supported by Gheel receive their second vaccine doses, we thought we would catch up with them and ask how they felt. Here is Maria after recieving her second vaccine. “IM HAPPY WITH MY 2 VACCINES DONE “ Delighted to have been fully vaccinated and getting back to normality!  

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Sensory Drawing Class

May 11, 2021

      As part of National Drawing Day, the National Gallery of Ireland in association with Gheel Autism Services are hosting a Sensory Drawing Class via Zoom. With an emphasis on using materials that evoke the senses, Eileen O’Sullivan will lead the class on the fundamentals of drawing everyday objects. Graham Doyle will give […]

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A Day in the Life of Stephen Carr

Mar 10, 2021

This month’s featured employee is Stephen Carr.  Stephen has been working with the organisation for the past 24 years and during that time, Stephen has held many roles including Social Care Worker, Location Manager and he is now the Regional Manager for Living Options Models within North Dublin Services. 1. What do you do? I support the management function across Living Options Models within North Dublin Services. […]

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Christmas Countdown!

Dec 10, 2020

The Christmas Countdown has well and truly begun in 197C with the decoration of the beautiful Christmas tree, Mince Pie Monday, Oreo Snowmen making and Midnight Market prep underway! The Christmas spirit is in the air and is infectious!

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Winter Wonderland in Georges House

Dec 10, 2020

Georges House residents and staff hosted their Christmas outdoor socially distanced party last week and what a success it was! The gardens were illuminated with lights, laughter and festive cheer! Music, dancing, singing, sweet treats and hot drinks…a fantastic evening! It could not have taken place without the efforts of some very hard working people […]

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Welcome to Gheel!

Oct 21, 2020

As of today we have a total of 27 new people that have started with Gheel over the last few weeks who will be accessing support through our Northside, Southside & North Kildare Transition Services. 27 individuals who are undoubtedly great additions to the Gheel Community. 27 individuals who our staff will have the privilege […]

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Milestone Birthday!

Oct 9, 2020

This week saw a milestone event as one of our residents, Grainne, turned 60 years of age. Grainne celebrated the day in her new apartment. Due to current restrictions Grainne’s birthday was a little different than she would have imagined, but thanks to the hard work and planning of her support staff the occasion was […]

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The Power of Words

Sep 24, 2020

Philip who is supported by the North Dublin Transition team was recently interviewed on the ‘ALL BODIES podcast’ – this episode was recorded for culture night. Philip is a poet, he speaks about his passions – writing and poetry and his experience of autism. Philip’s piece starts around the 24 minute mark, although the whole […]

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New Dating App

Sep 4, 2020

We just heard of a new dating app designed for people with Autism. Currently its more difficult to meet new people as we are being asked to keep our social networks small because of the pandemic so this App could be the perfect solution to building friendships or romantic relationships online.    

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