I come from a generation where every house has a kitchen garden
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From that first seed has grown a mighty project providing a green space that is owned by no one but engaged by all. Anyone is welcome to drop by and help with gardening tasks like potting, planting or weeding or simply to enjoy the space and spend time with others.
“We, at Dunmanway Family Resource Centre, are getting behind Veronica, Charlie and Maria in this journey over the next few weeks”
There’s no such thing as a Blue Monday for teenager Niamh Harvey —because it’s her night for boxing.
‘People can support us in a variety of ways, through volunteering- particularly needed for the community garden, the men’s shed and older people’s services- through sponsorship of the boxing club and through fundraising with us.’
Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton was welcomed to Dunmanway Community Garden last Thursday, April 17th, when local volunteers showed her how waste ground at Tonafora has been transformed into a beautiful garden for local families to enjoy.
Boxing club thank Tar Isteach for their kind donation that meant they could buy kit for competitions and new gloves for the junior squad- thank you 🙂
What a year – working on everything from a rap album to boxing training, while at the same time helping to oversee a variety of initiatives from parenting courses to summer camps!
Damian Gulifoyle from Dunmanway Men’s Shed provided lovely musical entertainment at the Dunmanway Community Garden autumn open day. The next open day takes place on Thursday next, December 12th, from 10am to 2pm. Read more on this great project in this weeks article in The Southern Star
Top hip-hop artist MissElayneous is teaming up with a group of teen rappers from Dunmanway and Bantry to perform at a major conference in West Cork this week. The conference, “The Personal and Public Cost of Domestic Violence”, will take place on Thursday, November 21st in The Maritime Hotel, Bantry from 9:30am to 4:30pm.