– Meet Billy –

Belfast born Billy (William) Maghie has had many a job over the years ranging from pig farming to a 30-year career in healthcare working in both Purdysburn Hospital and the Ulster hospital with roles as a domestic, nursing assistant, medical officer and finally working in the x-ray department…

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– Meet Drew –

This is Drew and he is proud to be the first permanent resident in the brand new nursing home in Belfast, Maryland Healthcare. Belfast-born Drew, (full name Andrew Johansson MBE) was living his dream, having joined the Royal Navy at the age of 15. He served on aircraft carriers and travelled the world. He then progressed to become a deep-sea diver and sonar operator on nuclear submarines. . .
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– Mary McKeown –

Kilreagh born Mary McKeown is a young 98 years old and loves nothing more than talking about her life, family and how much she loves it here at Maryland.

Mary began working in a lawyer’s office writing wills, which she enjoyed for 20 years. Loyal to this type of work all of her working life, she found it very rewarding. Mary has always been independent but in her seventies, daily life was getting a little harder so she moved into a fold in Belfast and has been there for 25 years. . .

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