Galway Bay fm newsroom – Prominent Connemara native US Senator Margaret Cravenwill speak at an event in the Carna Nursing and Retirement Home this Friday.
The Carna native will be the keynote speaker at a function to mark the 10th year of Carna Nursing Home
Senator Craven is the chairperson of the Health and Human Services committee in the State Parliament in Maine
When Nursing Home care was needed in the past people from the Carna and west Connemara area had to go a considerable way from home – hard on the person leaving and on the family. An effort began twenty years ago to develop senior citizen services – the Nursing and Retirement Home was opened ten years ago. There are between 40 and 50 residing there with forty jobs created.
Senator Margaret Craven will speak about Life Thorough the Decades at a celebratory event there this Friday. A native of the area Senator Craven in the only Irish born State Representative in America…and she has a special interest in human services.
She has been to Dáil Éireann this week with a message from the Maine Parliament and she joins also with former pupils from her old school in Glinsk at a Gathering event.