Bowling is such fun

This was a quote made by one of our service users on our bowling outing this week, and its still as much fun as it was in the beginning for the Service Users. The activity is filled with high fives, clapping and cheering. As each person encourages the other to throw a strike. Then there’s the…

The Annual Taxi Day Out – by Barbara

On the 15th of September we had a great day on the taxi outing. There were lots of police men on their bikes and we were waving our flags out the window at everyone that we saw waving at us. Then we went out to Leopardstown where we had a brilliant day. We had some…

Riverview’s Day Out At The Annual Taxi Drivers Outing

The 55th annual Dublin Taxi Driver’s Outing was an incredible success last Tuesday September 15th, and Riverview were there!!! Drivers donned fancy dress and fastened balloons and flags to their cars as they chauffeured us to the Hugh Lane Gallery in Parnell Square, where we were entertained with music from the Garda Band, face-painting and…

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…

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…

Pool Competition: Riverview Versus Larine

                                 Big congratulations to the Pool team from Larine Court who just about overcame us in a 5-0 nail-biter, witnessed in our centre on Thursday July 16th. The victorious Larine were represented by a strong team made up of Paul, Lylle, Justin, Brian, Ahmed & Darren. Although not disgraced,…

Strikes Spares and Skills

Strikes, Spares and Skill was the order of the afternoon. As the weather was very warm, it gave us a great excuse to do outdoor activity. But instead the service users here in Riverview opted to show off their skills in a game of bowling in the Leisureplex Tallaght, and what a great choice it was. Everyone who…

Riverview A Week in Review W/Ending 29th May

Swimming in Terenure College         Healthy Hike in The National War Memorial Gardens Islandbridge.           Bowling in the Leisure plex Tallaght