At Field of Dreams Cork we are delighted to welcome Eva O’Donovon to the team at Curraheen! Eva is joining us as Employment Support Specialist and brings 17 years of HR and recruitment experience with her.
At Field of Dreams Cork one of the ultimate objectives for our trainees is placement in meaningful employment. In this newly created role, Eva’s brief is to support both the trainees and potential employers towards meeting this objective. Her background in training, work placement, mentoring & coaching makes her eminently qualified to do so.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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