Alan O’Mara, author of ‘The Best is Yet to Come: A Memoir about Football & Finding a Way through the Dark’, will speak about his own mental health experiences.
"For these young people this is an adventure but there is also obviously a real commitment – they could be going elsewhere but they have decided to give one week to this.”
Students served dinners in Mallow St Gospel Hall, worked on the garden at Our Lady of Lourdes crèche, cared for animals at Limerick Animal Welfare and helped the Franciscan Friars in Moyross.
It makes no sense to put a family in the homeless services or inappropriate accommodation when there is a house that could be used while the new house is being developed.
"Without allowing the concerns and realities of the poor to seep into its veins and consciousness, Church attempts at renewal are but organisational changes."