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100 Turn out in Ennis for #ability2access with Bobby Kerr

Last week we hosted 100 people in Treacy’s West County Hotel in Ennis for the second in our series of #ability2access events which discuss the issues affecting people with disabilities.

Watch our interview with Bobby Kerr who chaired the event.

Watch our interview with Siobhan Mungovan, Author of Me & My Backbone.

Watch our interview with Ann Norton of Clare Crusaders.

 

 

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Bobby Kerr Chairs FREE Seminar on #ability2access in Ennis

Newstalk’s Bobby Kerr will chair an information seminar addressing issues affecting people with disabilities in the West. It takes place in Treacys West County Hotel in Ennis on Wednesday 19th November and we would like to invite you and your friends along.

“Equality for All. No Matter of Age or Ability” will take place from 7.00pm – 9.30pm and is FREE to attend.

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The event will see a number of speakers including people with disabilities discuss access to healthcare, independent living support, access to education, physical access to public and private buildings, disability hate crime and community-based services.

Speakers include:

Click here to Register for the event

Contact us with any queries
Email: clare@bluebirdcare.ie
Call: 065 686 8222

National Conference & Getting Down to Business with Bobby Kerr

Bluebird Care Take the Executive Chair on Newstalk

On Saturday 18th October Brian MacGoey, Managing Director and Eddie O’Toole, Operations Director of Bluebird Care joined Bobby Kerr of Newstalk in the Executive Chair on the Down to Business Show.

Listen to the show at the links below.

First hour featuring Paul Cullen, Irish Times who also spoke at our conference. 

Second hour featuring Kathleen Gilmartin, Interim Healthcare and Brian MacGoey and Eddie of Toole Directors of Bluebird Care. 

Broadcasting live from Trump International, Doonbeg, Co. Clare the two-hour radio show heard from a range of speakers on the subjects of healthcare and homecare mixed in with voices from local business owners in Co. Clare.

Brian MacGoey, Bobby Kerr and Eddie O'Toole

Brian MacGoey, Bobby Kerr and Eddie O’Toole

 

National Conference

The show was broadcast the day following the annual Bluebird Care national conference. The theme of conference this year was Progress Through Professionalism. Driving Change in Homecare.

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The speakers addressing conference presented a joined-up thinking approach to homecare and not only drew on best practice within Ireland but also focused on the UK and the US experience.

CEO & President of Interim Healthcare, Kathleen Gilmartin, Eddie O'Toole, Operations Director Bluebird Care Ireland, Simon Dalziel, COO, Bluebird Care UK, Fiona Williams, Director of Operations, Bluebird Care UK and Brian MacGoey, Managing Director, Bluebird Care Ireland

CEO & President of Interim Healthcare, Kathleen Gilmartin, Eddie O’Toole, Operations Director Bluebird Care Ireland, Simon Dalziel, COO, Bluebird Care UK, Fiona Williams, Director of Operations, Bluebird Care UK and Brian MacGoey, Managing Director, Bluebird Care Ireland

 

Awards

The annual Bluebird Care awards were also presented at conference and this year’s winners were…

Don O'Riordan, Bluebird Care Cork, Marketing Excellence Award Kay Leahy, Bluebird Care Clare, Spirit of Bluebird Care Award Sean Lyons, Bluebird Care Galway, Franchise of the Year

Don O’Riordan, Bluebird Care Cork, Marketing Excellence Award
Kay Leahy, Bluebird Care Clare, Spirit of Bluebird Care Award
Sean Lyons, Bluebird Care Galway, Franchise of the Year