Dromcollogher Community Projects

 

Dromcollogher situated on the edge of the Golden Vale, 11 miles from Newcastle West and Charleville, has had an exceptional active local community boasting a wide range of services of which any town would be proud off.  This includes:

1) Day Care Centre for the Elderly, open 3 days a week and catering for a catchment area of 15 mile radius from Dromcollogher.  It is staffed by local FAS Project Supervised by Ted Bradley.

2) Respite Care Centre, an unique project, as this is the only Community owned and managed Respite Care Centre in Ireland. 

3) Housing for the Elderly, within the town and environs there are approximately 50 units dedicated to housing for the elderly. Contact: Dromcollogher Community Housing Association, The Square, Dromcollogher, Co. Limerick

4) Dromcollogher Voluntary Family Housing Association Limted, these houses have been built with the purpose of providing houses for the young families in the area.  Registered office: Cullane & Judge, The Square, Newcastle West, County Limerick

5) Teddy's Playgroup run every morning and providing childcare for upto 20 children.

6) Community Owned Heritage Centre which did include a Local Training Initiative providing computer training to upskill the local unemployed.  It also houses Herny's Coffee Shop and during the evening is used by Community Groups.

7) Community owned Enterprises Centre providing six start up units for small business at present housing four businesses.  (Contact Seamus Stack on 063 83113 for more details)

8) The Heritage Cooperative Museum. (photos & guide)

 Information on other aspects of the town.

List of contact numbers by category Community Group, Business, Facilities, Visitor Information

 Miscellaneous information about Dromcollogher  

More information can be found at www.dromcollogher.com