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Storm Emma

At the beginning of March, we were greeted by the arrival of Storm Emma. This was a mix of heavy snow and gale force winds which created blizzard...

Fr Warner leaves Portumna Retirement Village

We bid a fond farewell in February to Fr Warner who has returned to Africa to the missions. Fr Warner was a fantastic priest to all our residents...

Hand Painted Murals

Our residents were involved in producing some beautiful hand painted murals in January. This type of art is imagination therapy which according to...

10 Year Birthday/Mike Denver Visit

Having welcomed its first resident in December 2007, Portumna Retirement Village celebrated its 10th anniversary in December 2017 and the occasion...

Picture Books

Our activities co-ordinator Eithne, has been busy designing life picture books for all our residents. The books cover residents’ family lives,...

Flu Vaccine

Most residents opted to get the flu vaccine this month. The seasonal flu vaccine protects against the three strains of flu virus recommended by...

Visit by Galway Hurlers

We were delighted to welcome both the Liam McCarthy Cup and the Irish Press Cup to Portumna Retirement Village. All Ireland medallists Joe Canning...

Pet Therapy/Animal Assisted Therapy

Pet Therapy has been introduced in Portumna Retirement Village in August as an additional social activity to introduce interaction with different...

Flower Planting Project

In July, our residents have been taking part in a flower planting project. This creates a social occasion, using this activity as an opportunity...

Relaxation/Therapy Room

In June, Eithne, our activities co-ordinator has transformed our activity room into a relaxing and therapeutic haven for our residents. Therapy is...

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