St Joseph’s planning for new €2.7M centre of excellence

An artist's impression of what the new facility set to be developed by St Joseph's Foundation in the North West area of the county will look like.

St Joseph’s Foundation have announced new ambitious plan for the development of a Regional Children’s Residential, Alternative Respite and Equine Therapy Centre in Kanturk, Co. Cork.

Following the success of St Joseph’s Foundation’s Liskennett Farm, which opened in Granagh, County Limerick in 2015, St Joseph’s Foundation identified the need for a similar centre of excellence in the North West area of County Cork to support children and their families from across the region.

Suitable land at Meelaherragh, Kanturk was donated by Ms Kate Jarvey, philanthropist and founder of the Crann Centre in Ballincollig to St. Joseph’s Foundation.

Michael Hegarty, Chief Executive Officer, St Joseph’s Foundation was overwhelmed by the donation.

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