‘Baz’ And The DIY SOS Team Are Currently In Wexford And They Need Help

Baz and the DIY SOS team are currently helping out a Wexford family..

The DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland team have recently arrived in New Ross.

The DIY SOS Team, headed up by Baz Ashmawy and his team of Purple Shirts, are currently based in New Ross to help The Aylward Family. The Aylwards consist of Dad – Johnny, Mam Lynn, and their two young boys, Mikey & Daire.

Baz issued a video tweet asking for help. The DIY SOS team is looking for skilled carpenters and general labourers from now until Tuesday 27th July.

Kilkenny native, Johnny has been recently diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease. Johnny’s current rental home is unsuitable for his imminent occupational needs. Lynn works as a full-time carer for their youngest son Daire, who has autism and the family need a home to provide longterm security for the whole family, as well as to allow Johnny to manage this difficult disease in the peace and comfort of a specially adapted home.

Johnny’s three older children Kelley, Colin and Aaron and Lynn’s young adult sons Cian and Aaron are also really anxious to help their younger brothers. Johnny’s uncle John has gifted the family a site in rural Kilkenny and the family have turned to DIYSOS for help in realising their dream of turning this empty field into a forever home.

“This is our most ambitious build to date, but I’ve no doubt once people hear about Johnny’s tough, tough prognosis and his very simple, but fundamental dream of simply putting a roof over his family, then they will come out in their droves to help!.” -Baz Ashmawy said.

The DIY SOS team are looking for tradesmen from the following areas to help the family.

Kitchen Suppliers & Fitters, Groundworkers, Landscapers, Machine Drivers, Blocklayers, Scaffolders, Roofers, Carpenters, Boarders, Plasterers, Electricians, Plumbers, Joiners, Painters, Labourers, Caterers, Traffic Management and General Volunteers.
We also need local suppliers who can assist us by supplying:
Electrical materials, Catering, Insulation, Fencing, Tiles, Furniture, Homewares, Garden Furniture, Skips & Waste management, Site Storage, Marquees, Track Mats, Portaloos and Snacks & Water supplies.

If you’d like to get involved please email your contact details and what you can supply to diysosnewross@motive.ie or call or text 083 013 9827.

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