Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Centre Christmas Party

Our Christmas Party takes place tomorrow, Thursday the 20th December including a Christmas Jumper Day for LauraLynn Children’s Hospice.

Everyone is asked to wear a Christmas jumper on the day and donate €2. All who donate will be entered into a raffle.

LauraLynn is Ireland’s only children’s hospice and while it is based in Dublin they work will families from every county and is currently working with families from Sligo. Please give generously. 

Chef Neven Maguire's Visit To Our Centre

One of Ireland’s best known and loved chefs Neven Maguire visited our centre on Friday. The morning saw Neven meeting with trainees from the catering department while he observed them bake. Following the presentation of a hamper, all trainees and staff gathered in the canteen to hear Neven speak about his own training, owning his own restaurant and cookery school and his pathway to becoming a celebrity chef. He then gave freely of his time in answering the many questions asked of him by trainees. 
Neven was accompanied by Cllr Sinead Maguire on his visit to the centre. We would like to thank Neven for coming to see us at Sligo CTC and to Sinead for making the occasion possible.

 Neven Maguire and Cllr. Sinead Maguire with catering trainees and tutor Mairead

Mairead Cox, Neven Maguire, Jamie Clarke, Cllr. Sinead Maguire

 Gavin Dykes, Cllr. Sinead Maguire, Neven Maguire, Tyrieke Farrell, Mairead Cox

Neven Maguire speaking in the centre

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Youth Drug and Alcohol Education and Prevention Programme

Our centre is delighted to work in partnership with Aimee Flynn, Foróige in providing a Youth Drug and Alcohol Education and Prevention Programme to trainees on Thursday afternoons from 1.00-2.00pm, commencing today.

This eight week programme has a strong focus on personal development while aiming to empower those taking part:
  •          to develop their own abilities and attributes.
  •         to think for themselves.
  •          to make informed healthy and responsible choices with their lives.

The programme includes education around drugs and alcohol alongside developing self-confidence, self-reliance and enabling participants to gain a greater ability to take charge of their own lives. This programme is delivered in a fun and interactive way and we are looking forward to having it take place in our centre.

Monday, 3 December 2018

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Thursday, 29 November 2018

Catering Department Baking

Last week trainees from the catering department baked some delicious tasty treats for our board of directors annual general meeting. Well done to all the bakers - they looked scrumptious😋

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Visitors To Our Centre

We were delighted to have staff and trainees from Leitrim CTC visit our centre today.  There was an opportunity to have a tour of the centre following some refreshments provided by our catering department.

Pictured are staff and trainees from Leitrim CTC with some of our catering trainees

Friday, 9 November 2018

Comhairle na nOg

Some of our trainees represented the centre at the Comhairle AGM in the Radisson Hotel, Sligo at the end of October. Well done to Jamie who was elected to the committee. Photo by courtesy of Elaine Granaghan, Youth Officer, Comhairle na nOg.