Thursday, March 21, 2019
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    ‘Wise’ Project Conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel!

    Just back from the Wise Project conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Letterkenny.

    The event got underway at 10 am with some guest speakers from the world of Education – Dolores Mc Geady Donegal ETB, Self-Employment – Local Enterprise Office Brenda Hegarty, An employer’s View – Deirdre Mc Glone Harvey’s Point.

    Yvonne Ui Bhaoighill a previous WISE woman gave us a talk on how the WISE Project helped her and she shared her positive experience with the guests.

    There was plenty of laughs with some laughter yoga and a bit of dancing thrown in with Denise Devlin from Positive Parties! 

    Mary Maguire from the Donegal Women’s Centre did a great job as MC and spoke about all the services that the centres provide. 

    There was exhibition stands from LYIT, Home Instead, Shandon Hotel, ETB and Bizz Print to name but a few. 

    This year is extra special for the WISE Project they have been shortlisted as a finalist for an Aontas Star Award for their efforts to promote and maintain sustainable employment within Donegal. We wish them the best of luck next Monday morning.

    The top prize of the day went to Eamonn Moore, Contracts Manager People’s 1st Donegal for his dancing skills on the day!!

    Thanks to the three Wise ladies Penny, Grainne and Caroline for organising a very successful event.

    Lorraine Connolly, Eamonn Moore, Eimear McLaughlin and Grainne Boyle.
    Margaret McLaughlin, Penny Brennan, Wise Project, Buncrana and Claire Doherty from Cara House at the conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel.
    Catherine Lyster from the LYIT Careers office at her stand.
    Ina Negru from the Donegal Women’s Centre.
    Eamonn Moore blessed among all the ladies Grainne, Penny and Michelle.
    Grainne Boyle, Wise in Letterkenny with Mary Maguire from the Donegal Women’s Centre who was also compere for the event.
    Yvonne Ui Bhaoighill who was one of the speakers pictured with Aaalaa.
    Margaret O Kane, Katie, and Marie Doherty.
    Dolores Mhic Geidigh, Rose Duffy and Elena Gill all from etb.
    These boys were out numbered today but by the look of them they didn’t mind!! Declan Brennan and Seamus McGillian.
    The dolly herself Siobhan Barrett Doherty busy at the Shandon Hotel stand.
    Grainne Boyle in action on stage.
    Looking well ladies Anne Barron and Siobhan Barrett Doherty.
    Siobhan and myself.
    Deirdre McGlone who was one of the guest speakers pictured with Penny Brennan and Catherine Campbell from Bizz Print.
    Catherine from Bizz Print who made the cut out hastag sign pictured with Brenda Hegarty from Local Enterprise office.
    Catherine Campbell, Bizz Print, Grainne Boyle, Penny Brennan and Michelle Gallagher.

     

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