Business Club launches fundraiser for Samaritans

Kilkenny Business Club Chairman, Noel O'Brien, pictured with organising committee, Gavin Dixon, John Buggy, Declan McCann and John Hickey, launching 'A Healthy Mind, A Healthy Workplace' in aid of the Samaritans, which will be taking place in Hotel Kilkenny on the 21st of February with guest speakers, Mr. Conor Cusack, Dr. Harry Barry and Ms. Niamh Hayden, tickets are ��10 available from all club members. (Photo: Eoin Hennessy)
An outspoken former hurler, a local HR manager and an experienced GP are the three speakers at the Kilkenny Business Club’s ‘Healthy Mind, Healthy Workplace’ seminar at Hotel Kilkenny on Friday, February 21.

An outspoken former hurler, a local HR manager and an experienced GP are the three speakers at the Kilkenny Business Club’s ‘Healthy Mind, Healthy Workplace’ seminar at Hotel Kilkenny on Friday, February 21.

Conor Cusack, a former Cork hurler and brother of Donal Og Cusack, Niamh Hayden of Glanbia and Dr Harry Barry from Drogheda are a very knowledgeable line-up to tackle the issues of stress and depression both in the workplace and at home. The seminar, entitled ‘A Healthy Mind, A Healthy workplace’ will raise funds for the local Samaritans in the process with admission for the event at €10. Mr Cusack has gone down very well locally, and recently spoke at an event in St Mary’s Cathedral. He is a project engineer by trade, and this week his well read blog saw him reveal that he is gay. Niamh Hayden is a Human Resources Manager with Glanbia, with responsibiity for staff in Ballyraggett and Virginia, and the upcoming development in Belview. Dr Barry, from Drogheda, is a published author on mental health issues writing ‘Flagging Stress - toxic stress and how to avoid it.’ Tickets are available from Hotel Kilkenny; Property Partners John Buggy, Parliament Street and Electro-City at Purcellsinch.