Author: Siobhan Grant

Friday 11 March 2022 Just in time for Christmas last year, Saint Joseph’s Shankill’s Chief Executive Emma Balmaine, signed a new agreement meeting the needs of current and future residents with the HSE securing the future of the exemplar dementia service. On Friday 11 March, Minister for...

On Tuesday March 8ththe team at Saint Joseph’s Shankill had the honour of bringing their European colleagues from the Erasmus + project ‘Dementia Right’, to Leinster house to attend a political briefing on brain health and dementia, which informed the Seanad Éireann debate held the...

On Friday 26th of March was a day filled with tears as we honoured Norma in a very emotional (socially distanced) ceremony to celebrate her retirement. She was overwhelmed by such lovely messages from so many families and friends and was totally blown away by the...

Saint Joseph’s Shankill is proud to be an Investing in Volunteers (IiV) achiever, having been awarded the quality standard in 2021 for the first time. It shows that we value our volunteers and demonstrates our commitment to volunteering within the organisation. Nicola Yau, Volunteer and Community...

Saint Joseph’s Shankill was delighted to be invited to take part in a Virgin Media One documentary called 'We need to talk about dementia' which aired at 8pm Sunday 28th March. The programme followed the presenter Martin King’s personal story of his mother’s experience with living...

Award winning designers Don O’Neill and Paul Costelloe headlined the fourth Irish Fashion Collective show presented in association with Sherry Fitzgerald, which took place in City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2 on Friday 6th March 2020. Organised in aid of Saint Josephs Shankill, both Don and...

Local Shankill photographer, Deryck Tormey, realised at the beginning of the Covid 19 pandemic that for many, many people all over Ireland the lockdown would mean cancelling or postponing their special occasions. Occasions like weddings, communion and confirmation days, big birthdays and anniversaries, have been...