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Laughter Yoga comes to Lisheens

Join us at Lisheens House for an afternoon of Laughter Yoga.  Led by Paola Vais, the afternoon session lasts just an hour, costs only €10, (all of which will be donated to Lisheens House) and is guaranteed to raise your spirits, transform your life and set you up for the […]

How Music Therapy can Improve Mental Heath

When award winning actress Brenda Fricker talked openly about her struggles with depression, she recommended the power of listening to classical music as a form of therapy. Talking to the Irish Examiner she said it is something that “I’d recommend anybody to do.” Music therapy is a recognized clinical treatment […]

Men’s Sheds Talk About Health

The Men’s Sheds are meeting for their West Cork Cluster meeting at Lisheens House on the 28th November.  On the agenda is a discussion of the website, which give an opportunity for men of all ages to check their health, physical and mental.  Male Health says: “Often it is […]

Poems by lorelie

Lorelie, who works as a volunteer at Lisheens House, has written a  new book of poems, illustrated by Karen Billing.   Here is BLUE from the collection.  To buy a copy contact Lorelie or Karen at Lisheens House. My blues brand me guilty. Especially blues left over From when I was […]

Musical Instrument Lending Library

The Music Library is seeking donations of Musical Instruments which will enable us to setup a Musical Instrument Lending Library. This will be a free service where you will be able to loan an Instrument as you would a book in a Library. For more Info phone 028 – 51950

Calendar Project

Lisheens House have worked with artists from PosAbilities to develop a calendar for Christmas 2017! The Calendar features the work of young adults with autism, printed in full colour and displayed on 12 pages for each month of 2018. The Calendar is available to buy at just €10 per copy, from Lisheens House […]

Connecting for Life.

Connecting for Life is Ireland’s national strategy to reduce suicide 2015-2020. Connecting for Life sets out a vision of an Ireland where fewer lives are lost through suicide, and where communities and individuals are empowered to improve their mental health and wellbeing. For more information on the new Connecting for Life National Strategy, […]

Whiteys Walk.

5k Memorial Walk We would like to say a huge thank you to all at The Crossroads Bar. To each and every person who recently took part in the ‘Whiteys 5k Memorial Walk’. As a result of there hard work they raised a whopping 1,870 euros which they kindly donated to […]

Local Rowing Club help Raise Awareness.

A WEST Cork  rowing club has linked up with a local charity to raise awareness of mental health. Kilmacabea Rowing Club has joined up with Lisheens House – a suicide prevention charity based in Skibbereen – with an innovative idea that will see Lisheens House name, number and logo displayed on […]

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