Helen Culhane, Project Leader of the Children’s Grief Project will speak at this summit.  Please see link below for the brochure for the Compassionate Cities Summit.


Limerick is set to host the first International Compassionate Cities Summit on 7th October 2016 at the Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick.

The International Compassionate Cities Summit is a day for the people to come together and interact with Milford Care Centres Compassionate Communities Project.
This inspiring project has touched the lives of many people in the Mid-West through its community Café Conversations, the Good Neighbour Partnership and the seed grants awarded to community initiatives that encourage people to talk more openly about illness, death and bereavement.

The summit is open to everyone, and promises to be an inspiring and interactive event.  There will be music, art, plays, question and answers and of a death café, plus lunch will be provided. As well as some keynote speakers from Spain, the UK, India and Ireland who have a passion not only for palliative care but the importance of communities.

The International Summit is supported by the All Ireland Institute for Hospice and Palliative Care, The Irish Cancer Society, Maynooth University and The Irish Hospice Foundation.

Further information and registration (just 25 euro includes lunch) is available through Milford Care Centre's website: www.milfordcarecentre.ie/summit2016<http://www.milfordcarecentre.ie/summit2016>

This summit is so very important for our communities, it promises to be positive and uplifting even around such a difficult subject. We feel confident you will have a fantastic time.