Updated: 2010-05-19 12:42:32
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By: Noel Kennedy/NK Photography 
Irish Wheelchair Association's 50th Anniversary Celebrations

The Sligo branch of the Irish Wheelchair association celebrated their 50th anniversary in style in the Coach House Hotel in Ballymote recently with a celebration dinner and a mock wedding. Minister John Maloney TD attended the function and was on hand to present FETAC certificates to the service users.

Bridie Hardagon and Family presented with cert by Helen Rochford-Brennan and Minister John Maloney
Bridie Hardagon and Family presented with cert by Helen Rochford-Brennan and Minister John Maloney
Eamon Scanlon and Minister John Maloney having a laugh with the dj
Eamon Scanlon and Minister John Maloney having a laugh with the dj
Helen Rchford-Brennan, Service Co-Ordinator and Kathleen McLoughlin CEO IWA
Helen Rchford-Brennan, Service Co-Ordinator and Kathleen McLoughlin CEO IWA
Martin Byrne and family presented with cert from Helen Rochford-Brennan and Minister John Maloney
Martin Byrne and family presented with cert from Helen Rochford-Brennan and Minister John Maloney
Helen Rochford-Brennan and Minister John Maloney presenting cert to Mary Mulvaney
Helen Rochford-Brennan and Minister John Maloney presenting cert to Mary Mulvaney
Helen Rochford-Brennan and Minister John Maloney presenting cert to Michael Lynch
Helen Rochford-Brennan and Minister John Maloney presenting cert to Michael Lynch
Helen Rochford-Brennan, Brid Quinn (Regional Trainer) and Minister John Maloney presenting cert to Barbara Healy
Helen Rochford-Brennan, Brid Quinn (Regional Trainer) and Minister John Maloney presenting cert to Barbara Healy
Sr.Alma Conway presented with certificate from Minister John Maloney (Minister for Disabilities)
Sr.Alma Conway presented with certificate from Minister John Maloney (Minister for Disabilities)
: Helen Rochford-Brennan, Service Co-ordinator and Minister John Maloney presnting cert to Kathleen Doddy
: Helen Rochford-Brennan, Service Co-ordinator and Minister John Maloney presnting cert to Kathleen Doddy
Berni getting a picking on!!
Berni getting a picking on!!
Cutting the cake
Cutting the cake
Helen, Theresa and Sandra all dolled up!!
Helen, Theresa and Sandra all dolled up!!
Rose McGowan (the wedding stopper) being removed from the wedding reception
Rose McGowan (the wedding stopper) being removed from the wedding reception
The Happy Couple
The Happy Couple
The lovely old Dears!
The lovely old Dears!
The Wedding Party
The Wedding Party