Maureen Courtney, new proprietor of The Briers, and her team welcomed local Politicians and representatives from the Tourism, Business and Health sectors as well as therapists and activity facilitators, Pips, SRC and the I3 programme and other organisations concerned with the promotion of well-being and health in the community, as she launched the newly renovated Country guest house and the innovative Break through retreat centre.
Guests were treated to a tour of the newly refurbished bedrooms, disabled facilities and Annie’s Cottage’, self- catering for up to 7 people. Martyn Todd, Alliance Candidate for Westminster.
In her opening address Maureen thanked her team for their support and praised the builders, Joe Curran Contracts for the quality of workmanship that had transformed the premises to such a high standard. Maureen thanked everyone for the warm welcome she had received since relocating from Hertfordshire in England to realise her vision of creating this facility and looked forward to, becoming a part of and to making a positive contribution to The Mournes and County Down area.
Introducing Breakthrough Retreats, a concept new to Northern Ireland, and coming in the form of 1-7 days programmes for individuals or groups formulated by a team of experts in the field of Holistic and alternative therapy and activity specialists, Maureen invited anyone who would like to know more about The Briers and the Breakthrough Retreats’ services available, to contact Maureen for information or to view the facilities.