Table Quiz Fundraiser for Edel House We are holding a Table Quiz at The Market Tavern, Anglesea Street in Cork on September 7th at 8pm. Entrance is €40 per table of four and a raffle will also be held. Please come along and help us to raise funds to support our work at Edel House.
54.3 % of the homeless population identified in the 2016 Census are women and children. 24.5% of these are children under the age of 14. Reading the report below we were shocked to discover that the number of women and children now outweighs the male homeless population. http://www.cso.ie/…/releasesandpubl…/ep/p-cp5hpi/cp5hpi/hpi/
Pádraig O’Gorman has generously donated the proceeds of sales of his first novel ‘The Drowning of Innocence’ to Good Shepherd Cork. The book will be launched by Pádraig this Friday, 11th August, 2017 at 18:00 at Poet's Corner, 44 Main Street, Kinsale. We would like to thank Pádraig and Poet's Corner for their generous support of homeless women and [...]
B&Q, Mahon Point. Book Sale in aid of Edel House, Good Shepherd Cork Are you looking for a a new book for the summer? Perhaps you are having a clear out of books and are looking for somewhere to donate them? You will find a selection of books by the check-outs in B&Q at [...]
A Shelter Is No Place To Spend a Summer Holiday. Help Fund Camp Places for Homeless Children in Cork
A Shelter Is No Place To Spend a Summer Holiday. Help Fund Camp Places for Homeless Children in Cork There are 22 homeless children living in Edel House. Help us fund places on summer camps so these children can escape the shelter, the chaos and trauma of homelessness and enjoy a happy summer holiday. Every [...]
Evening Echo: New CEO impressed by impact being made In the final installment of our six-day series on Good Shepherd Cork, Kelly O'Brien talks to CEO Allison Aldred about her own background and about the impact the organisation has on vulnerable women. Read the article here
Evening Echo: Women on the brink of something special at Bruac In the fifth instalment of a six-day series on Good Shepherd Cork, Kelly O'Brien visits the organisation's Bruac centre to see how its Education and Development service is helping women achieve their educational goals. Read what she found here
Evening Echo: Riverview facility fills a gap in care for teenage girls Kelly O'Brien visits our Riverview facility - Residential Care for teenage girls who are out of home. Read the article here
Evening Echo: Support & Advocacy team a crucial cog for women who have left homelessness behind. In day three of her series for The Evening Echo, Kelly O'Brien visited our Support & Advocacy service and our Supported Housing project and found out about the support we offer to people in their homes who are at [...]
Evening Echo: New project at Edel House reducing impact of homelessness on children. Day two of the Evening Echo series featured our new Youth Club and the work we do with children living in Edel House. You can read it here.