News from Ballyvaloo

 


News from Ballyvaloo

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The Roses were in bloom as the holiday makers
arrived at the
St John of God Centre Ballyvaloo

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Madeleine Minogue rscj arrived on holidays with Rita Kinch rscj

 






People quickly got  settled in and
soon were exploring the place,
or visiting old haunts along the beach.

 

 

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The weather was kind to the holiday makers,
so the beach offered possibilities for
refreshing walks and
paddles in the sea

 

 

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Brigid Rooney, Srs Gillian Dempsey, Deirdre Dolye, Vera Power & Mary Ethna McLoughlin

 

 



The companionship, in the sheer beauty
of the place, brought relaxation for all
.
The sun was greatly appreciated ! 

After full days, Scrabble was enjoyed
by many in the evenings 

 

 

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Rita Kinch rscj, Gillian Dempesy rscj, Brigid Rooney and Madeleine Minogue rscj returning from a trip.










Outings to the local Wild Life Park
were enjoyed by some,
while others enjoyed
shopping trips to Wexford. 




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Gillian Dempey rscj holding Teresa's ice-cream for the photo
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Terea Deasy rscj at the quay by the river Slaney


The quay in Wexford offered relaxation and
interest to some of the drivers/helpers on
their afternoon off.

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Heading to the cars Vera Power rscj & Betty Casey rscj

Deirdre Doyle rscj, Brigid Rooney, Barbara Duffy rscj, Phil Sinnot rscj, Betty Casey rscj, Mary Ethna McLoughlin rscj, Gillian Dempsey rscj, Vera Power rscj, Teresa Deasy rscj

And then it was time to head home again, after some beautiful days,
great companionship, care and enjoyment,
refreshed again in the beauty of God's earth
and the love of His Heart !