Updated: 2009-11-24 13:45:21
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By: James Connolly/PicSell8 
Two New Children's Services for Sligo

The HSE officially opened two new children’s services in Sligo on Monday November 23rd.

The Solas Children’s Respite Service on the Old Bundoran Road Sligo and the Early Intervention Service based in Nazareth House, Churchill, Sligo.

Photographs by James Connolly/PicSell8

Pat Dolan, HSE Local Health Manager, Sligo/Leitrim, Claire Reynolds, Pat Gaughan, Sr. Bernadine, Cara O'Neill, General Manager, Sligo/Leitrim PCCC, HSE at the Launch of Early Intervention Team, at Nazareth House, Sligo
Pat Dolan, HSE Local Health Manager, Sligo/Leitrim, Claire Reynolds, Pat Gaughan, Sr. Bernadine, Cara O'Neill, General Manager, Sligo/Leitrim PCCC, HSE at the Launch of Early Intervention Team, at Nazareth House, Sligo
 HSE's Early Intervention Team Front Row, L - R: Anita Owens, Manager, Early Intervention Team; Lisa McGill, Occupational Therapist; Margaret Mahon, Senior Physiotherapist; Dr. Hilary Greaney, Consultant Community Paediatrician; Sinead Cunningham, Physiotherapist; Catriona Feely, Occupational Therapist  Back Row, L - R: Christina Tyacke, Speech & Language Therapist; Geraldine Cosgrove, Senior Counsellor for Special Needs; Faye Godsell, Speech & Language Therapist; Sheila Wymbs, Administrative Support; Jennifer Ward, Physiotherapist; Frances Devaney, Autism Therapist; Mary Durcan, Autism Services Manager; Paula Rochford-Nevin, Assessment Officer, at the Launch of Early Intervention Team, at Nazareth House, Sligo
HSE's Early Intervention Team Front Row, L - R: Anita Owens, Manager, Early Intervention Team; Lisa McGill, Occupational Therapist; Margaret Mahon, Senior Physiotherapist; Dr. Hilary Greaney, Consultant Community Paediatrician; Sinead Cunningham, Physiotherapist; Catriona Feely, Occupational Therapist Back Row, L - R: Christina Tyacke, Speech & Language Therapist; Geraldine Cosgrove, Senior Counsellor for Special Needs; Faye Godsell, Speech & Language Therapist; Sheila Wymbs, Administrative Support; Jennifer Ward, Physiotherapist; Frances Devaney, Autism Therapist; Mary Durcan, Autism Services Manager; Paula Rochford-Nevin, Assessment Officer, at the Launch of Early Intervention Team, at Nazareth House, Sligo
Jennifer McGuinness, Loretta Keenan and Mai Burns of the Department of Education and Science at the Launch of Early Intervention Team, at Nazareth House, Sligo
Jennifer McGuinness, Loretta Keenan and Mai Burns of the Department of Education and Science at the Launch of Early Intervention Team, at Nazareth House, Sligo
Gillian and Marc Brooks with their two year old son Cian, and Local Health Manager, Pat Dolan  HSE Local Health Manager, at the Launch of Early Intervention Team, at Nazareth House, Sligo
Gillian and Marc Brooks with their two year old son Cian, and Local Health Manager, Pat Dolan HSE Local Health Manager, at the Launch of Early Intervention Team, at Nazareth House, Sligo
Solas staff,  Lesley Carroll, Fiona Spollan, Bernie Kilgannon, Shirley Kilfeather, Maria Gilmartin, Manager, Mary Hudson and Peter Colleran, at the opening of Solas Children’s Respite, Old Bundoran Rd, Sligo, which provides planned and emergency overnight and day respite to children with a learning disability and autism in the Sligo / Leitrim area
Solas staff, Lesley Carroll, Fiona Spollan, Bernie Kilgannon, Shirley Kilfeather, Maria Gilmartin, Manager, Mary Hudson and Peter Colleran, at the opening of Solas Children’s Respite, Old Bundoran Rd, Sligo, which provides planned and emergency overnight and day respite to children with a learning disability and autism in the Sligo / Leitrim area
Eamon Scanlon TD, Pat Dolan, Local Health Manager for Sligo/Leitrim, HSE West, Mary Talbot
Eamon Scanlon TD, Pat Dolan, Local Health Manager for Sligo/Leitrim, HSE West, Mary Talbot
Marianna Cunningham, Mary Durcan and Winnie Connolly
Marianna Cunningham, Mary Durcan and Winnie Connolly
Maria Gilmartin, Solas Manager
Maria Gilmartin, Solas Manager
Design Team, Des Brett, Mike Bermingham, Margaret Higgins, Tony McManus, Mary Carroll, Brendan Keown, Maria Gilmartin,Cathal Keown and Pat Healy
Design Team, Des Brett, Mike Bermingham, Margaret Higgins, Tony McManus, Mary Carroll, Brendan Keown, Maria Gilmartin,Cathal Keown and Pat Healy
Cara O'Neill, General Manager, Community Services in Sligo/Leitrim,  Pat Dolan, Local Health Manager for Sligo/Leitrim, HSE West, Jimmy  Devins TD, Mary Talbot, Learning Disability Services and Eamon Scanlon TD
Cara O'Neill, General Manager, Community Services in Sligo/Leitrim, Pat Dolan, Local Health Manager for Sligo/Leitrim, HSE West, Jimmy Devins TD, Mary Talbot, Learning Disability Services and Eamon Scanlon TD
Mary Talbot, Learning Disability Services, Eamon Scanlon TD, Margaret Higgins, Jimmy Devins TD, Pat Dolan, Local Health Manager for Sligo/Leitrim, HSE West, Maria Gilmartin, Manager and Cara O'Neill, General Manager
Mary Talbot, Learning Disability Services, Eamon Scanlon TD, Margaret Higgins, Jimmy Devins TD, Pat Dolan, Local Health Manager for Sligo/Leitrim, HSE West, Maria Gilmartin, Manager and Cara O'Neill, General Manager
Sister Pamela with Maurice and Rita McKiernan, at the opening of Solas Children’s Respite, Old Bundoran Rd, Sligo
Sister Pamela with Maurice and Rita McKiernan, at the opening of Solas Children’s Respite, Old Bundoran Rd, Sligo