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GROWING CONNECTIONS, CHANGING LIVES Insights and Learning From Social Farming Across Ireland
A National Conference on Social Farming took place in the Emmaus Centre in Swords Co. Dublin last Friday, the 23rd of March. 140 attendees from all over Ireland learnt more about the development of s
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Project Launch

Invitation to Project Launch Sept 2012



10.30 – 11.00am Registration

Tea/Coffee Scones on arrival

11.00am Welcome by Jim Kinsella SoFAB Project Manager

11.10am Official Launch by Michelle O’Neill Minister for Agriculture & Rural Development (NI) &

Fergus O’Dowd Minister of State Communication, Energy & Natural Resources and Environment, Community & Local Government (ROI)

11.30am Pat Colgan CEO Special EU Programmes Body

11.40am Gaynor Tate from Care Farming UK

11.50am Richard Nicol Care Farming West Midlands

12.00pm Paul Henry Community of Practice Group (Ireland)

12.10pm Questions to the Panel of Speakers