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Launch of Gheel’s Strategy 2019 – 2021

Jul 1, 2019

I am delighted to announce the launch of the Gheel’s 3 year Strategy. To ensure Gheel’s continued success into the future our strategy was developed following feedback from staff, the people we support, their families and external stakeholders. It reaffirms confidence to the people we support, their families and the HSE that they have made […]

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Interoception – The 8th Sense

Jun 18, 2019

Kelly Mahler who has an MS in Occupational Therapy states that Interoception allows people to answer the question, “how do I feel?” in any given moment. Interoception also helps people to manage the way they feel, by prompting them to take action based on the body signals they notice. Many of the autistic people she […]

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New office space for services in Maynooth!

Jun 18, 2019

Welcome to the new office in the DO business Centre in Maynooth Business Campus.   It is a fully serviced office which was acquired for the community support and transition teams in the North Kildare Region.   It has many benefits for both staff teams and the people we support.   It has given the […]

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Goodbye and Good Luck Peter Byrne

May 15, 2019

Sadly we bid our friend and colleague Peter Byrne a fond farewell on Friday 26th April as he embarks on his retirement. Peter Byrne has worked tirelessly and passionately in Gheel since 1989. To put into words Peter’s positive effect and impact on everyone that has crossed his path is almost impossible. We marked this […]

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Gaisce Information Sessions

May 14, 2019

The Transition Team hosted a Gaisce information session on Wednesday 17th April in Ballymun Civic Centre. Niall, the Gaisce development officer for North Dublin attended and gave an overview of the programme. Sandra Dillon from ‘The Meeting Place’ also attended to share some information on various community programmes she is involved in. Mark from Parkrun […]

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Autism Day Information Sessions

May 14, 2019

On 2nd April we ran a free event in Ballymun Civic Centre to mark World Autism Day. We hosted a series of mini-talks touching on the following subjects: Myths and Realities Neuroharmony Progressing Independence Education and Employment This is the first of many events we are hoping to roll out in the future. Videos of […]

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