Sure we’re all going

Get the wellies on and come join us in New Ross, Co. Wexford for day two of the 2012 National Ploughing Championships.

With  up to 200,000 people attending over the three days  Ireland’s biggest farming festival is in full swing with something for everyone to enjoy.

Come along and meet and greet our team who will be in exhibiting over the three day event. We look forward to meeting you there!

Bluebird Care Sponsors ‘Strictly’ in East Clare

Bluebird Care Sponsors ‘Strictly’ in East Clare

Bluebird Care Clare was delighted to be one of the sponsors of the recent Strictly Come Dancing competition in East Clare. They were privileged to be associated with a great fundraiser in aid of two cancer charities.

A total of €70,000 was raised for two deserving charities namely, Children’s Cancer Research Appeal at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin and for Mid Western Cancer Foundation.

Breda Collins, Care Manager at Bluebird Care Clare says, “we were delighted to get involved in a project that instills community spirit, brings people together for a happy occasion and fundraises for a cause that touches the lives of so many people. Well done to Martina Minogue and the various communities involved.”

Held on the 31st of August in the West County Hotel in Ennis, the night was a great example of community spirit. 13 couples took to the dance floor battling it out for the title. Look out for the DVD which will be released in the coming weeks.

Making a Splash at this Year’s Ploughing Championships


The Bluebird Care team will be making a splash at this year's National Ploughing Championships

It’s one of the highlights of the events calendar in Ireland with up to 200,000 people attending over the three days.

This year the National Ploughing Championships take place in New Ross, Co. Wexford starting today and running until Thursday 27th September.

Known as Ireland’s biggest farming festival it really celebrates and showcases rural life with over 1,000 exhibitors from agriculture, food, farming and community attending.

The Bluebird Care team will also be in attendance as we meet and greet people from across Ireland. Given our nationwide network we thought it was important to have a stand and share news and details of our company with visitors.

So if you are coming along, do stop and say hello. We look forward to meeting you there!


Big Bake Finalists Announced

Eight ladies are preparing to battle it out for the title of National Big Bake Winner 2012.

Today we are delighted to unveil our finalists who will attend our “Big Bake-Off” which takes place this Thursday 27th September in Cooks Academy, South William Street, Dublin 2.

It will be judged by Award Winning Chef, TV personality and recent Celtic Cook Off Champion Gary O’Hanlon.

The competition organised by Age Action and sponsored by Bluebird Care will see the ladies battle it out for a chance to bake their masterpiece on Ireland AM on TV3 on Wednesday 3rd October with Odlum’s Catherine Leyden.

The finalists are:

Máire Davoren, from Ballybrit, Galway who will bake a Strawberry and Chocolate Gateaux.

Brid Halpin from Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 who will bake Bloomfield Butterfly Buns.

Karyn Ryan from Navan, Co. Meath who will bake her mother-in-laws secret recipe for Strawberry Torte.

Jill Neary, from Ballina, Co. Mayo who will bake a fruit soda cake.

Pamela Farrell, from Navan, Co. Meath, baking Pam’s Nicker Glory.

Laura McFadden from Carrigart who will bake Chocolate Fudge Cake.

Laoise Casey from Dundrum in Dublin will cook Bread and Butter pudding using pistachio bread.

Clare Bellis from Dublin will cook Rum and Ginger cake.

So we wish all the finalists the very best, but for now, get baking! You have a bake-off to prepare for.