The Sea Queen and the Stowaway

Our summer has been quite a mixed bag in relation to the weather.  When we seen that the sun was shinning on Tuesday morning we decided to hit the beach and make the most of it.

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We also had another reason to head to the seaside. While Rachel was on holidays in Co. Clare over the weekend she picked up a piece of driftwood and brought it home. To her surprise on Tuesday morning a tiny baby crab greeted her at her back door in Dublin. Feeling very guilty for stealing him away from his home she decided to bring him into work and gather a team of helpers to free the tiny stowaway back into the wild.

Another mission for this trip was to make a sand sculpture. We brought tool and a packed lunch to keep us going. We decided to make a mermaid.

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DSC_0116DSC_0112DSC_0119“It was my job to gathered daisies for her hair and to place them carefully on the sand. I loved doing this.” – Carol O’Rourke

“I loved looking for the stones and shells that we used to decorate our sculpture. We seen a giant jellyfish washed up on the beach and I drew a drawing in the sand of Spongebob Squarepants.” – Anthony Murray

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We also made a mini-me mermaid out of a barbie that we found on the beach.

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Some people admiring our ‘Sea Queen’ sculpture.

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About HSE EVE Estuary

HSE EVE Estuary Centre is part of Eastern Vocational Enterprise (EVE) and is a training centre for individuals with intellectual disabilities based in Lissenhall, Swords, HSE Dublin North East. We provide a quality service to sixty four individuals.

One comment

  1. M.Coady

    Looks amazing!!!! Love the flowers in her hair!

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