Council recognises outstanding work of Athy’s Sr Consilio at special event

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Council recognises outstanding work of Athy’s Sr Consilio at special event

Sr Consilio receives her award from Cllrs Sean Power and Aoife Breslin

The Mayor of Kildare and members of Kildare County Council paid tribute to Sr Consilio last week.

A special event was held in Aras Chill Dara on Tuesday evening, April 23 to recognise the dedication and outstanding work of the well known nun.

Mayor of Kildare, Cllr Seán Power, lead the tributes and spoke in glowing terms of all Sr Consilio has achieved over the years and how she inspires others. Cathaoirleach of Athy Municipal District, Cllr Aoife Breslin, spoke about how Sr Consilio and the ‘Cuan Mhuire family’ has changed the lives of so many people and has given them new hope.

The Chief Executive of KCC joined with the Mayor and members in paying tribute to Sr Consilio. Mayor Power presented Sr Consilio with a handcrafted plaque which she confirmed will be display in the new extension to Cuan Mhuire, Athy. Cuan Mhuire provides addiction treatment services and residential rehabilitation.