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Social Enterprise Award for Lisheens’ Noreen

FOUNDER of Skibbereen-based suicide prevention charity Lisheens House, Noreen Murphy, has been honoured for her work. Noreen was presented with the Inspiring Woman Social Enterprise award at the Graham Norton Gin Inspiring Awards at a ceremony in Cork last Friday night. Read more on the Southern Star

Phone a Friend Service tackles Rural Isolation

Phone a Friend, our phone call service to tackle rural isolation, is rolling out in Autumn 2018. We are currently registering both Service Users who wish to avail of the service and Volunteers who wish to be part of the Phone a Friend team Please click on the links below […]

Elizabeth Best Textile/Applique Artist

Elizabeth is inspired by nature and the design and colour found on fabrics.  She creates her beautiful and delicate pieces from a fusion of these two elements. Each unique piece requires craftsmanship, time and patience to make. A selection of Elisabeth’s work can be seen and is for sale in Lisheens House Centre […]


“Caring2Create Art Workshop with the Disabilty Network West Cork turned out to be a fun time with all the participants expressing their  unique take on questions of love..What is Love? What does it mean to you? of the natural world. What do you love? The finished result ..Four LOVELY wall […]

Caring2Create All You Need is Love Sessions

Caring2Create outreach workshop with The West Cork Disability Network” facilitated by Karen Billing One panel of All You Need is Love wall art done . Three more to go .A fun time had by all collaborating on this piece. Keep posted to see finished work in the next few weeks.

Putting mental health services on the map

GRASSROOTS DIARY CLAIRE FOX Independent WHEN Bantry native Noreen Murphy lost her husband Dona! to suicide in 2007, there were little or no mental health services in the West Cork area. A woman who likes to get things done, she set about trying to do something to fill the gap but […]

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