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DSCork - Field of Dreams 1-Day Cycle

We are delighted to announce our first ever Down Syndrome Cork-Field of Dreams 1-Day Cycle. The cycle will take place on Sunday, June 12th and will start and finish at our beautiful Field of Dreams.You can sign up through Eventbrite at this link:https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/down-...

Paul on April 29th, 2022

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Proms in the Park

We are delighted to announce our Proms in the Park event.   This event, in association with C103 and the Cork Light Orchestra will take place in the beautiful surroundings of Doneraile Estate on Saturday 27th August at 5.30pm.   Tickets for what is sure to be a wonderful event are €50 and are available on Eventbrite at the link belo...

Paul on April 29th, 2022

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Happy New Year

Wishing all our members, families, friends, staff, volunteers and supporters a very Happy New Year and all the best for 2022!

Paul on January 1st, 2022

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Merry Christmas Everybody!

The Field of Dreams wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy & Safe New Year.   Thank you to everyone who supported us this year - our funders & donors, our staff, our management committee, our volunteers, everyone who supported the Farm Shop and mo...

Paul on December 23rd, 2021

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Twentyone/3 Online Concert for World Down Syndrome Day

Sunday March 21st. 7.30pm. Save the date! Our Twentyone/3 Online Concert celebrating World Down Syndrome Day is almost here are we are delighted to announce our fantastic line-up of established stars and up and coming new talents. Róisín O, The Blizzards and Brian Kennedy will be joined by rising stars like Michael Moloney of Late Late Toy Show fame. We wil...

Paul on March 17th, 2021

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Pop Up Pumpkin Shop

We are launching our new and improved Pop Up Pumpkin Shop located just inside our gate. It's open Monday to Friday from 10am - 4.30pm. Check out our amazing selection of chemical-free Pumpkins ? grown right here on site! Selling at €5 each, you honestly won't find better quality (we think!) across the county and you wi...

Paul on October 12th, 2020

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Get your Goodies at Field of Dreams!

Tired of queuing at the garden centre?We have a nice selection of plants & chemical-free produce for sale with an honesty box outside the gate at Field of Dreams, from 10.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday. It is a self - service table so please drop by if you are passing. We have a range of plants, hanging baskets as well as produce including eggs, tomatoes, onions, cabbage, courget...

Paul on May 28th, 2020

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An Update from our Chairperson

In these uncertain times, it is important for all our members to know that we are still here. Click on the link below to check out a video update from our Chairperson telling you all everything that's happening right now, as well as outlining our plans for a very bright future. Stay safe, and we'll see you again soon.

Paul on May 22nd, 2020

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Literacy Update!

The final stop on our check in with our students is our Literacy group and boy have they been busy!!   David has spent his time making easter cards, baking delicious cakes, helping in the garden and going for walks with his Dad. Conor has been making us all hungry with not only his delicious scones but also his BBQ-ing skills! Jealous! Rebecca had a birthday...

Paul on April 19th, 2020

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Horticulture & Work Skills Update!

Next up on our weekly check in are our Horticulture and Work Skills students.   Michael has been helping out in the family business and also working on his Field of Dreams work. James has been keeping fit by playing hurling in the back garden with his sister...he didn't even let her win! He has also been busy baking. Khadija has been working on her Field of ...

Paul on April 19th, 2020

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Activation Update!

So what have our amazing students been up? We decided to do a photo check in and look what we found!!   Ross has been keeping fit by going for a walk every day. He also celebrated his birthday earlier this week!! John has been busy in the garden as usual...he has also been baking some delicious shortbread! David has also been multi-tasking...lots of gardenin...

Paul on April 19th, 2020

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Horticulture Heroes

Last but not least in our video series are our Horticulture class. Rain, hail, ice and sometimes even sun; they are at the Field of Dreams every Monday. Whether it's potting on, taking cuttings or helping out the Horticulture staff, this crew are never afraid to get their hands dirty. Special thanks to Michael, Aoife, James and Khadija! You have the place looking fantastic! ...

Paul on April 19th, 2020

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Work Skills Wonders

Next up in our highlights series are our Work Skills students who light up the Field every Tuesday. Their course is all about getting ready for the world of work; whether that's getting their CVs ready, practicing for interviews, doing workplace workshops or identifying the kind of jobs they'd like to have. They also did some work experience in the English Market over Christmas ...

Paul on April 19th, 2020

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Amazing Activation

Next up in our video highlight series are our Amazing Activation students...or as their wonderful teacher Bunny calls them, 'The Dream Team'. Depending on the time you drop into the class, they could be cooking, gardening or showing off their artistic abilities. Truly a multi-talented group. Special thanks to John, Gerard, Ross, Emer, Lisa, Martin, David and also to Donogh and C...

Paul on April 19th, 2020

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Literacy Legends

We have recently launched a new video series showcasing the students from all of our programmes: horticulture, work skills, activation and literacy & technology. The videos give a sense of what our amazing students get up to on a daily basis at the Field of Dreams. The first group to feature are our Literacy & Technology class. Special thanks to Mariah, David, Matthew, C...

Paul on April 19th, 2020