Congratulations and best wishes to everyone who took part in Job Shadow Day 9th April and National Supported Employment Week 2014 7th - 14 April 2014.

 

Lisa McEvoy of Menni Services with Taoiseach Enda Kenny whom she shadowed during Job Shadow Day.  Lisa's Job Coach is Kemi Tunmbi and she was supported on the day by Sylwia Sowa with clothes and accessories advice from Susan Butler of Dress for Success Dublin.

 

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Victoria Jones of STEP (centre) with CEO of Leopardstown Racecourse Pat Keogh and Marketing Executive Kate O’ Sullivan. Victoria's Job Coach is Anna Marie Walsh.

 

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Jane Ryan of Kildare Services during  Job Shadow Day at Chill Restaurant in Manor Mills Shopping Centre, Maynooth. Jane's Job Coach is Paula Green.

 

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Aidan Fingleton of STEP (on guitar) with Big September band members Cillian Duane, Dave Butler and Graham O' Neill at Leopardstown Racecourse.  Aidan's Job Coach is Bill Cruikshanks.

  

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Conor Coffey of Carmona Services who shadowed Deputy Simon Harris (right) at Dail Eireann was also welcomed by Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Conor's Job Coach is Amy McPartland and he was supported on the day by volunteer Anne Marie Walsh.

 

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Ed Robinson of STEP and City Gate (left) shadows sports presenter and commentator Darragh Maloney in the RTE Radio Studios. Ed's Job Coach is Anna Ruth-Duane and he was supported on the day by Derek McNamara.

 

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Linda Dunphy of Carmona Services (right) shadowing at Byrne Wallace Solicitors in Dublin. Linda's Job Coach is Amy McPartland who also supported her on the day.

 

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Clodagh Collins of STEP (left) with mentor Marie Reilly who is editor of Irishjobs.ie. Clodagh's Job Coach is Bill Cruikshanks and she was supported on the day by Rachel Clarke.

 

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Keith Roche (left) of Menni Services with mentor Gerry Donoghue of the Office of Public Works Parks Department. Keith was supported on the day by Angela Cunningham.

  

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Brian Malone of Carmona Services with mentor Bryan O'Kane at the Porterhouse in Dublin city centre. Brian's Job Coach is Mark Keirns and he was supported on the day by Sinead Kennedy.

 

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Patricia MacNaeidhe (centre) at Kanchi with mentor Nikki Hegarty (left) and volunteer Carmel Healy.  Patricia’s Job Coach is Brian O' Toole and she had a session with Dress for Success Dublin.

 

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David Michie  of STEP who shadowed Senator Mary Moran (left) with volunteer Cathy Smith and Teresa Mallon (right) Director of Menni Services and Vice-Chairperson  of IASE (Irish Association of Supported Employment).

 

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David Dean of Menni Services (centre) with mentor Deputy Dara Caleery (left) and Minister Michael Ring outside Dail Eireann.

 

Orla Daly med res crop 

Orla Daly of Carmona Services who shadowed at Frangos Restaurant in Dundrum Town Centre with general manager Ian Downes. Orla’s Job Coach is Amy McPartland and she was supported on the day by Aoife McGovern.

 

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Damien McLoughlin of STEP with Dublin and Kilmacud Crokes footballer  Kevin Nolan. Damien's Job Coach is Anna Ruth-Duane and he was supported on the day by Derek McNamara. 

 

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Corrine Lindhar of Carmona Services shadowing with staff at O’ Brien’s Coffee Shop, Dundrum Town Centre. Corinne’s Job Coach is Amy McPartland and she was supported on the day by Aoife McGovern.

 

David Johnstone

David Johnstone of Carmona Services shadowing with staff at Dublin South Radio. David's Job Coach is Amy McPartland and he was supported on the day by Ray Harrison.

 

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Maeve McLoughlin of Carmona Services at the Department of Social Protection in Pearse Street, Dublin. Maeve's Job Coach is Amy McPartland and she was supported on the dav by volunteer Emily Keegan.

 

 Ruth Howard

Ruth Howard of Carmona Services and staff at the Department of Social Protection in Dun Laoghaire. Ruth's Job Coach is Amy McPartland and she was supported on the dav by Fiona Eivers.

 

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Aisling O'Brien of Carmona Services shadowing with staff at McCabe's Pharmacy in Dundrum Town Centre. Aisling's Job Coach is Amy McPartland and she was supported on the day by Aoife McGovern.

 

Rory Rainey

Rory Rainey of Carmona Services shadowing with staff at DID Stillorgan. Rory's Job Coach is Amy McPartland and he was supported on the day by Peter Flynn.

 

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Eric Comerford of Carmona Services shadowing at the Bagel Factory in Dundrum Town Centre. Eric's Job Coach is Amy McPartland and he was supported on the day by Aoife McGovern.

 

About Job Shadow Day

" "Job Shadow Day, sponsored by Irishjobs.ie, is a national project bringing people with  disabilities and local employers together for one day to promote equal  employment opportunities and highlight the valuable contribution people with  disabilities can and do make at work.

Participants explore the world of work by ‘shadowing’  someone in the workplace as they go about their normal working routine.

For updates, log onto www.iase.ie

 

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