Tuesday, 17 July 2018


Plogging is a new idea that originated from Sweden in 2016. It is the activity of picking up litter while jogging. Some sports trainees took part in the activity in the local area. It's a great way to keep fit and help the environment at the same time.


Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Photography Walk

Computer trainees went for a walk today and captured some of the local scenery, it was a pleasant day and the perfect weather for some photos. We are very lucky to have such a wonderful area around our centre.   


Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Eagles Flying

Ian, Marian and the hairdressing trainees had a fun outing to the Eagles Flying in Ballymote

Mens Health Week - Indoor Soccer

Trainees photographed above at the Sports Complex after playing Football

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Men's Health Week - Strength and Conditioning Class

Some of the lads took part in gymnastics with Kate today at the Sports Complex.  This was something different and good fun!

Men's Health Week - Superfood Salad Recipe


A small bowl of cooked quinoa (keen-wah)
1 tbs toasted nuts - pine nuts, cashews or flaked almonds
1 piece of fruit - apple blueberries
A handful of leaves or raw vegetables - baby spinach or grated carrot
Juice of 1/2 lemon or lime
3 tbs olive oil
A handful of fresh herbs - basil, mint, parsley
2 tbs mixed seeds - pumpkin, sunflower
a pinch of salt
1 tbs Greek yoghurt to garnish


Place all of the ingredients, except for the greek yoghurt, in a serving bowl and mix well.  Garnish with the Greek yoghurt and serve.

(Recipe taken from Derval O'Rourke Food for the Fast Lane)

Men's Health Week - Cooking Demo

As part of Men's Health Week, the lads attended a cookery demo with Mairead in the catering department.  Some of the healthy dishes cooked and sampled were Peanut & Banana Boosters, Superfood Salad, Pitta chips, Summer Oats, Smoothies and Guacamole.  This was a very informative and educational cookery demo and thanks to Mairead and to all the lad's that participated in it!

Men's Health Week - Healthy Eating

Delicious healthy salads prepared by Mairead, Lisa and trainees from the Catering Department. 

Men's Health Week - Knocknarea

Beautiful day on the top of Knocknarea mountain