Annual General Meeting
Annual General Meeting NOTICE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 1 February 2023 Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Ballymun Active Disability Interest Group (BADIG) will be held on Tuesday, 7th February 2023, at 2:30pm in Sillogue Neighbourhood Centre Ballymun, Dublin 11 All members and supporters are invited to attend. Alternatively, if you […]
Coffee Morning @ AXIS 29 September 2022
Coffee Morning @ AXIS – 29 September 2022 BADIG will be hosting a coffee morning in the AXIS coffee shop, Ballymun, on Thursday 29 September 2022 from 12:00 until 2:00 pm. We hope that you can join us for a free coffee and a quick chat!
Mail on Sunday interview with our chairperson, Lana
At last, people talk to me rather than looking at me like a child An interview was published on 6 March 2022 between the Mail on Sunday’s Colm McGuirk and our chairperson, Lana Salome Kurasidze. In it Lana speaks at length about her new mobility aid, LifeGlider, which is a revolutionary device to help disabled […]
A Christmas Message from our Chairperson
A Christmas Message from our Chairperson Hi, I am Lana Salome Kurasidze, Chairperson of BADIG. I wanted to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and my very Best Wishes for the New Year. This has been another challenging year for all of us. For people with disability – like me and […]
International Day of People with Disabilities 2021
International Day of People with Disabilities 2021 Today, 3 December 2021, is the International Day of People with Disabilities. This is a day marked by events in Ireland and across the world where we celebrate the lives and contribution to society of people with disabilities and highlight the special challenges which we face. The focus […]
Dublin City Winter Lights 2021
Dublin City WInter Lights 2021 Dublin City Winter Lights 2021 We are very pleased and honoured to report that our Chairperson, Lana Salome Kurasidze, is one of the featured portraits on the Dublin City Council Winter Lights programme in Smithfield, Dublin. Winter Lights is a celebration of people in the community who have worked particularly […]
Annual General Meeting 2021
Annual General Meeting 2021 NOTICE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 28 November 2021 Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Ballymun Active Disability Interest Group (BADIG) will be held on Tuesday, 7th December 2021, at 3:00pm. Due to the continued presence of COVID-19, the meeting will be held remotely using Zoom technology. All members and supporters are […]
BADIG on Dublin City FM 103!
BADIG on Dublin City FM 103.2! Lana Kurasidze, our Chairperson, and Frank Scalzo, long-time Committee member, were interviewed on Dublin City FM on Wednesday, 7 July 2021. In a short but intense interview, Lana spoke about her work with BADIG, how her new mobility aid, LifeGlider, has greatly changed her life and how she hopes […]
Fashion Show to Support Sickle Cell Society Ireland
Fashion Show to Support Sickle Cell Society Ireland Lana Kurasidze, our Chairperson, participated in the outdoor Sickle Cell Fashion Show on 19 June 2021. The event was part of the Sickle Cell Society Ireland education and awareness programme of events. Before becoming disabled in 2006, Lana was at the start of a promising modelling career. […]
Local Disabled Model is Walking Again!
Local Disabled Model is Walking Again! Lana Kurasidze is a well-known disabled resident of Ballymun. Over the past few years, many local people will have seen her making her way to the local shops, health centre and sports centre, using her legs to pull herself along in her wheelchair. But since last November, Lana has […]