‘The Obelisk’ Skerries

‘The Obelisk’ Skerries The town centre day service development called ‘The Obelisk’ in the heart of Skerries is once again moving at pace following the construction sector lockdown.  This week, the people of Skerries saw the removal of the roof of the old building as the project moves forward. The new day service facility, never more needed than now due to Covid-19, sits in the most precious and ideal site within the seaside...

Inclusion Book 2020

Inclusion Book 2020 The Inclusion Book 2020 was created by Prosper Fingal Rush Day Service as a commemoration of our ‘Community and Inclusion’ module with St. Joseph’s Secondary School Transition Year Students. The collaboration is in its eighth year and involves the TY students buddying up with a service user at the day service. During lockdown the students and service users kept their connection alive by sending letters, emails, and video messages. This book highlights the importance of community and inclusion and how a group of young teenagers together with a group of adults with intellectual disabilities can connect and form long lasting relationships and experiences which affect real change now and into the future. Back to...

Business Excellence Awards 2019

Best Not for Profit Organisation - Fingal Business Excellence & CSR Awards 2019 Prosper Fingal has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Best Not for Profit Organisation in the Business Excellence Awards section. The full list of finalists and more information about the Awards is available at the  Dublin Chamber Awards page. The winners will be announced at the prestigious black-tie Gala Awards Presentation Evening, which will take place in the Crowne Plaza Dublin Airport on Friday, 15th November 2019. The event is sponsored by Fingal County Council, hosted by RTÉ’s Marty Whelan, and begins with a Drinks Reception at 6.30pm, followed by Dinner and the Presentation of Awards at 7.00pm, with a band on stage to close out the night....

National Carers Strategy Conference

Care Alliance Ireland Towards a Refreshed National Carers Strategy From Research to Policy Conference Care Alliance Ireland are holding their ‘Towards A Refreshed National Carers Strategy From Research to Policy Conference’ on November 14th, 2019.  Click here for more information along with a link to register for the...

Diarmuid’s Art Exhibition

Diarmuid’s Art Exhibition Diarmuid Gilbride, being supported by the North Street service, is currently exhibiting his art in Skerries Windmill Diarmuid gave a few words on his background in art and on his current exhibition. “I am a local artist from Skerries. I started with my art when I was 16. I attended many art workshops and later discovered my talent in using the pallet knife technique on canvas.  I held my very first art exhibition in 2015 and I have not looked back since!  My artwork is currently showcasing in the Skerries Windmill until the 13th of October followed by a private event to celebrate my achievement.  Come and see it! I hope you will like it. “ Diarmuid’s exhibition is running until October...