Work Experience Placement in Marks and Spencer

Photo showing 2 Adults with Down Syndrome on work placement in Marks and Spencer with their supervisor Ann. The adults are gaining work experience at Marks and Spencer, Patrick Street, Cork, Summer 2018
Stockmasters! Tadhg and John from Field of Dreams with M&S Supervisor Ann Hennessy in the Patrick Street, Cork store. Thanks Ann and everyone on the team in this fantastic Marks and Spencer store.

Exciting news – Marks & Spencer pilot work experience programme for the Field of Dreams

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Activation Programme launches

Activation Programe goes gardening
The Activation Programme is a pilot, nurturing and holistic programme for adults who commit one day a week for 10 weeks. Activities are both indoors and outdoors but always person centred.

In March of this year our one day / week Activation Programme commenced on a 10 week pilot basis. This programme aims to provide meaningful activities and ongoing learning opportunities in the magical and safe environment of the Field of Dreams. It is geared at those adults who wish to partake in a variety of social and practical activities and gain new experiences in areas such as horticulture, catering and arts and crafts.

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C-Field Constructing the Dream

C-Field Construction leave no stone unturned for Field of Dreams.

We may have been quiet online recently but only because we have been really busy on site. The excitement is mounting every day as the plan takes shape before our eyes under the expert and careful eye of C-Field Construction Site Foreman, Gerry Ryan. Gerry, seen with our own Ray O’Callaghan, and his team have been fantastic – a pure pleasure to work with and seem to be enjoying helping the dream unfold as much as we are. As you can see from the image, the construction work is very nearly complete and it seems an excellent time to thank C-Field Construction for their huge support of this project. Míle buíochas leis an bhfoireann ar fad.

C-Field Construction

Active Leisure supports Field of Dreams with fun day

A L Press Release 2017

Active Leisure Charity Family Fun Day

in conjunction with

Down Syndrome Cork’s Field of Dreams

@

Ballincollig Rugby Club

on Sunday April 23rd 2017

from 2pm-5pm

Active Leisure will host a Charity Family Fun Day from 2 to 5pm on Sunday, April 23rd in Ballincollig Rugby Club, in conjunction with Down Syndrome Cork’s Field of Dreams.

The Field of Dreams is a horticultural and social farming initiative by Down Syndrome Cork which will provide meaningful work and life skills development opportunities for adults with Down Syndrome.

On the day, activities will include bungee trampolines, train rides, bouncing castles and slides, face painting and much much more.

Admission is €20 per family (two adults and up to three children) or €5 per person and all rides and entertainment be included in the admission price. 

Rory O’Sullivan, the event organizer from Active Leisure Entertainment, said that this will be a large-scale family fun day extravaganza, which will feature activities and entertainment for all ages, and that anyone attending will be supporting this very worthy cause.

Family tickets are available at the gate of Ballincollig Rugby Club on the day. For further information please contact Active Leisure on 087 2795848.

Active Leisure Fun Day – 23rd April

 

A great day of fun guaranteed at the Ballincollig Rugby Club on Sunday, 23rd April.  This event is a family fun day organised by Active Leisure and proceeds will benefit DSCork Field of Dreams.  Entry is a flat rate of €5 or a family ticket is €20.

Bouncy castles, obstacle courses, games, food and goodies – you name it and it will be there!