OECD Local Development Forum: Better strategies for stronger communities

Study visit in Cork 2: Community at the heart of a Region

Jun 16, 2022 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Nano Nagle Centre


Historic walking tour led by Shane Lehane, Cork ETB, along Sullivan Quay to Nano Nagle Centre. Nano Nagle Centre - The site houses a complex of beautiful 18th-century buildings including the convent that Nano Nagle built for the Ursuline Order in 1771. It is integral to the City Centre Community, incorporating two community groups: - The Lantern Project - The Lantern Project is a place of welcome, learning and inclusion providing a safe place for people to learn and grow, develop new skills, meet others and make new friends. Community education and creativity are the cornerstones of the centre - Cork Migrant Centre Cork Business Association 2022 Winners – Sustainable Innovation Award Winner (Saoirse Welcome Hands on Deck) Delegates will also sample some light refreshments from the award winning café, Good Day Deli. Good Day Deli is a sustainable foods cafe in the gorgeous gardens of Nano Nagle Place, surrounded by nature and overlooking Cork City. For more information http://www.nanonaglecentre.ie/

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