NCBI Friendship Garden Plays Pivotal Social & Employment Roles

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Declan Meehan talks to SHARON LYONS of the National Council for the Blind in Ireland (NCBI) about the newly-launched Friendship Garden.

The garden is designed to teach people who have become recently blind, or simply wish to learn new skills, how to grow flowers and vegetables. It also plays a pivotal social role for participants. Furthermore, it may help in getting people back into employment.

Duration: 11'25" DATE: September 14, 2015
Interviewer:Mark Finnegan
Producer:Declan Meehan
Interviewee:Sharon Lyons NCBI
Themes:Local News
Keywords:NCBI, Gardens, Horticulture, Training, Education, Charities
LocationNorth dublin Time Period:2015
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20150914_NST_002.mp3
Rights:Creative Commons License
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