Plans are underway for the official ‘turning of the sod’ on Saturday 18th February. The 3 acre site, which has been leased to Down Syndrome Cork for 5 years will be a high of activity in the coming weeks when the site goes live. The official ‘turning of the sod’ is a much yearned for moment for the team involved in making the Field of Dreams a reality.
Ministers Simon Coveney and Michael Creed will be present along with celebrity gardner Diarmuid Gavin.
Kathleen Lynch, former Minister for Health will also be present, having been a firm supporter of this project from the outset.