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My Mind Quickens

By andy on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 in Blog.

    My mind quickens, At the sight of the city, But I am a spacer, True and true. Overthinking thinks nothing goes right, Everyone asks are you ok. But that is the problem, Why don’t you pour washing up liquid down my throat? A hundred people ask are you ok? And what if I […]


Winter Wonderland

By andy on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 in Blog.

    The joys of snow spread across the fields like an arctic blanket, crystal white like an ivory cloth. I loved it when it snows as it has a real winters feeling. When the dawn breaks there is a pastel hue in the sky, streaks of pink, blue, purple in the sky like a […]


The Green Ribbon Gardening Group

By Kate Morgan on Thursday, September 7th, 2017 in Blog.

  Hello, I’m Maeve. I started as the volunteer garden facilitator in the Green Ribbon at the start of this summer, and it’s been a great experience working in the garden there with members of the Basement Resource Centre gardening group. We head over to the garden every Thursday afternoon, and spend two hours in […]


Be Creative, Learn more

By Kate Morgan on Thursday, September 7th, 2017 in Blog.

Written By John Noel Kenneally I am an artist and work with Mayfield Arts Centre, Newbury House, Mayfield, Cork. I have been there for four months. I do lots of art such as painting, drawing, pastels, etc. I held my first Art Exhibition in July 2017. I got to show all my drawings and pictures […]


Green Ribbon Garden BBQ Event

By Kate Morgan on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 in Blog.

On Thursday 6th July members and staff of the Basement Resource Centre Shine came together with enthusiasm to host a BBQ in the Green Ribbon Garden on Kyle Street.  The event was a celebration of our community, to thanks the members who work hard in the Green Ribbon Garden and to thank our ongoing supporters.  […]


The Basement Resource Centre in Cork visits Spike Island

By Kate Morgan on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 in Blog.

Written by Emily Daly The Basement Resource Centre in Cork recently went on a summer outing to Spike island, Cobh. I facilitated the outing and 7 of us went for the day, to include 6 members. The day was thoroughly enjoyable for all, we had a lovely lunch on the quay, ferry ride over to the island, interesting […]



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