A Poem for Shane

Wednesday May 6th 2020 This week was to be one of great celebration for the Cork Life Centre. We had planned to take some time to mark the 20th birthday of our organisation-to celebrate the growth, the journey, the highlights and above all else the young people that are the heartbeat of our work and … Continue reading A Poem for Shane

Minding your Mental Health in Lockdown

Like a lot of you, I have read much in recent weeks about how to look after myself and my mental health in lockdown. And lots of the advice has been wise and valid but it didn't always allow me to sit with the reality, accept it, and find some ways to learn to live … Continue reading Minding your Mental Health in Lockdown

Competition Winner ‘Too Much Information’

Over the Easter holidays we wanted students to have the opportunity to keep in touch with their creativity so we set them an Art & Writing Competition. Genuinely blown away by the standard of entries and these were not easy competitions to judge! For the writing competition students were given the title 'Too Much Information' … Continue reading Competition Winner ‘Too Much Information’

Cork Life Centre Newsletter March-April 2020 Issue 2

Welcome to our March-April Newsletter! This covers the March period and into early April so it’s going to be bit of a mixed bag due to the current climate.  We’ll update you on what was happening before closure on March 12th and then on how we have been keeping the community going online since. Before … Continue reading Cork Life Centre Newsletter March-April 2020 Issue 2

I think I’d miss you even if we’d never met…..

Indeed yes, this is a line from a saccharine sweet rom-com which I best now reference(‘The Wedding Date’) But this thought has been bouncing around my head as I reflect on 2018-another amazing year working with young people and being privileged enough to share their journeys. I think of all the incredible achievements of our … Continue reading I think I’d miss you even if we’d never met…..