Building your life to continue farming after an accident-

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 Pictured L2R some months ago at the Resilient Farmers Conference in were Brian Rohan, Chairperson/Co-Founder Embrace FARM,

 Norma Rohan, Embrace FARM McGuinness, MEP & Vice President of the EU Parliament with  Maura Canning, Galway IFA and Pat Griffin, Senior Inspector, HSA.

Embrace FARM, the farm accident support network, is hosting an information day for anyone who wishes to continue farming after an accident.

This day is being brought forward in conjunction with the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoire.

Several people come through the doors of the National Rehabilitation Hospital each year resulting from accidents both on-farm and off.

The purpose of this event is to showcase to people the support organisations and physical adaptations that can be applied to tools

and machinery to continue farming after an accident.

Keynote speakers at the event will be Professor Bill Fields   Agrability from the United States.

Agrability’s vision is to enhance the quality of life for farmers and other agricultural workers with disabilities so that they, their families, and communities can continue with life in rural America.

Bill Fields will open up the discussion about this amazing programme and their work.

Enda Murphy, Psychotherapist and Author of ‘Five Steps to Happiness’, will speak to us about our mental and emotional wellness.

Enda’s message is ‘the solution is simply is to stop trying to be perfect’ in how we view ourselves and what we do in life.

A fireside discussion panel will feature farm accident survivors and how they have coped with the trauma of life

since the accident from both the survivor’s point of view and from their families.

There will be an opportunity to speak to support organisations showcasing their services on the day as well as view some adapted machinery

and see how this has made lives easier for those continuing farming after an accident.

Entry to the day is free of charge and includes lunch for all attending.

To register your place please visit https://embracefarm.com/events2019/

or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / phone 085.770 9966 for further questions or information.

Editor’s Note

 Embrace FARM (Farming Accidents Remembered & Missed) was established by Brian Rohan and his wife Norma in 2014.

Having experienced the tragic loss of his father Liam in 2012 in a farming accident, Brian with Norma decided after some research

to organise an ecumenical remembrance service for farm families who have lost a loved one or suffered serious injury in a farming accident.

The vision of Embrace FARM is to be ‘a caring and supporting Agri-community for all those affected by farming accidents’.

This is carried through their mission statement ‘to create a support network for those affected by farming accidents’ through their annual events,

remembrance service and representation in the media and to government level representing their community.

The vision of Embrace FARM is to be ‘a caring and supporting Agri-community for all those affected by farming accidents’.

This is carried through their mission statement ‘to create a support network for those affected

or suffered serious injury in a farming accident.

The vision of Embrace FARM is to be ‘a caring and supporting Agri-community for all those affected by farming accidents’.

This is carried through their mission statement ‘to create a support network for those affected by farming accidents’ through their annual events,

remembrance service and representation in the media and to government level representing their community.