Initiatives Directory

Food Focus

A number of small ad-hoc initiatives were already taking place in the Knocknaheeny / Hollyhill area and a lot of ground work had been carried out to identify gaps and identify work that should take place to ensure a positive food and healthy eating experience is an achievable and long term goal for people living…

The Attic Youth Cafe

The Attic Youth Cafe was established as a social inclusion initiative and response to the issues of early school leaving, lack of informal educational opportunities, early sexual activity, early use of alcohol and the lack of a recreational space for young people to access information and socialise in. The service operates on a `drop-in` basis…

The Glen Community Garden

Established in 2009 as part of a broader Food Focus initiative to assist with local people and communities gaining access to quality fresh fruit and vegetables across the northside areas of Cork City. The group meet regularly throughout the year on Wednesday mornings in the grounds of The Glen Resource Centre from 11am to 1pm.…

Dunmanway Grow it Cook it Eat it – Growing Together

Growing Together will develop a community garden on unused land to help local families and groups to grow, cook and eat fruit and vegetables. The project aims to engage members of Dunmanway community in sharing and learning skills (including intergenerational cooperation) to promote healthy eating and wellbeing and to provide opportunities for growing and using…