Reminiscence “The Dubliners Dublin”.

There are times when it’s enjoyable to sit down and listen to other people tell stories about the past and how they are able to bring a kind of nostalgia to their stories. This could be true in our reminiscence activity class where we sat and watched a video on youtube of Ronnie Drew and…

Collins Barracks Outing

  Our outing to Collins Barracks took place Friday. On arrival at the barracks we went for Tea and Scones in the Café which was located  in Clarks Square. After our break we meet up with Enda our guide who  took us on a tour of the military part of the Museum and I must say his knowledge about the history of…

A Week in Review 17th – 21st August

A Week in review saw our activities start off with “Keep I.T. Simple” in Ballyroan Library.         Tuesday saw our first of two weekly physical exercise activities Siel Bleu take place.         Thursday we had our joint activity with Good Counsel Day Service  “Aim for the Frame” / Cultural Outing. Aim for the Frame…

Karen Celebrates her 50th

Karen one of Riverview’s most popular service users celebrated her big “Five O” Birthday with some of her friends from the Good Counsel Centre with a party in Riverview. Instead of a birthday card her friends designed and painted a banner which they signed. Karen really enjoyed herself  with her family who called up with a cake and…

Open Day 2015

“Riverview and the Good Counsel Centre in Ballyboden hosted the finale of annual open days for friends and families of our service users. Thankfully, the supply of sunshine was plentiful, which lifted spirits even before the event kicked off. To get things literally “off the ground” our good friends in the maintenance department in Cork…

Apologies Gremlins in the System

Apologies Gremlins in the system had us off the air for two weeks. But we are glad to report that they have been exterminated and we are now back to normal.