Bluebird Care Galway – National Award Nominee, Job Opportunities & Continued Investment in Quality Care

Later this month Bluebird Care will attend the National Q Mark Awards in Dublin in recognition of their commitment to excellence in quality homecare. Bluebird Care in Galway has been shortlisted for Homecare Company of the Year while the national organisation has been shortlisted for Business Group of the Year.

Sean Lyons, Director of Bluebird Care in Galway says the nominations are a reflection of their investment in and commitment to quality care. “It’s no surprise that we are shortlisted for Business Group of the Year for two consecutive years. We won the award last year and we have built on that success this by continuing to invest in quality standards.

“I am particularly pleased that our office in Galway has been nominated for Homecare Company of the Year and this is simply due to the hard work and commitment of our entire team led by Carolyn Corless who consider care a career and not just a job.’

Bluebird Care has been operating in Galway City and County for the past six years and are experiencing year-on-year growth. Sean Lyons says this is good news for the local economy as they recently launched yet another recruitment campaign.

“In the past 12 months we have recruited 11 new staff and at the moment we are hiring 10 Care Assistants. We will host a Recruitment Open Day at our offices in Parkmore on Saturday 13th September from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

All job seekers are invited to drop in for more information or they can apply by sending a CV to or apply online at For more information call 091 4 800 48. Flexible hours are available.

Christina Joyce named Bluebird Care Galway ‘Carer of the Year’

Christina Joyce, 2012 Bluebird Care Galway ‘Carer of the Year’. She was presented with her plaque by Director Sean Lyons.

Christina Joyce has been named Bluebird Care Galway ‘Carer of the Year.’

Originally from the Claddagh in the heart of Galway city but now living in the Craughwell area of county Galway, Christina was one of 11 finalists shortlisted for the title of ‘Carer of the Year’.

Managing Director Sean Lyons says, “All 11 finalists demonstrated excellence in the delivery of care to our customers and all have shown exceptional teamwork, consistently going above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that Bluebird Care Galway delivers the very best customer service to our many and varied customers.”

Christina has been working with Bluebird Care since August 2010 and she has been commended many times for her caring attitude towards customers and her innate ability to bring happiness to all the people she visits on her daily rounds.

Accepting her award Christina said, “I am absolutely thrilled and honoured to be named ‘Carer of the Year’.  I just do my job in the best way I know how. We are a very committed team at Bluebird Care Galway and I know any of my colleagues would have been worthy winners.”

Christina was presented with a plaque and a voucher as an acknowledgement of her achievement.