Community Groups

Active Retirement Ireland (ARI) is a voluntary organisation for older people with a national membership of over 24,500 people and over 550 local associations. Members range in age from 50 -100+ years and cover a range of socio-economic backgrounds. As an organisation, ARI believes that all older people are equal and are entitled to be treated with respect. Older people all have different interests and needs, which ARI aims to identify and fulfil.

Philosophy Classes

Professor Anne Jordan has taught in all sectors of education in English, Irish, European and Asian contexts. She used her personal experience of working in these different sectors – from primary school to postgraduate university level – to reflect on some key themes and constructs in education. These included the purpose and value of education in modern society; the role of education in promoting social mobility and equity, and some rhetorical stances and fashions in educational theorizing.

Orla is a voice and keys teacher here at RK Vocal Studio. She is currently one of the lead singers in the renowned Papazitas – Mowtown Big Band and an event singer. Orla’s vocal experience stems from a choral and musical theatre background from a young age. Her performing experience and vocal training have given her the skills necessary to ensure each client reaches their full potential with their instrument.

Rebecca is a voice and performance coach and host of Eat Sleep Sing Repeat podcast. Her passion is helping singers discover or enhance their unique voice by giving them tools to achieve their individual goals. Having spent almost 10 years writing, recording, and touring with her original alt-rock band She Speaks, she formed a particular interest in working with artists at any stage of their journey and anyone who is working within the pop/rock genres.

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.  There are no dues or fees for A.A. membership; they are self-supporting through their own contributions.

AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organisation or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. 

Gamblers Anonymous (GA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling.

Clonmel Polish School operates from Place4U on two afternoons a week during the school term. Qualified Polish teachers conduct these lessons which help the students both with knowledge of their mother tongue and Polish cultural practices.

Aftercare services are support services that build on and support the work that has already been undertaken by many including, foster carers, social workers and residential workers in preparing young people for adulthood. Everyone has a key role to play in preparing young people to reach their developmental milestones. Therefore the provision of aftercare services should not be seen as an event, but a service that builds on the skills and capacity that young people have learned and developed during their time in care.  

Both Paddy & Laura have a great passion for live music, movies, art & cultural events. Koda was born of this love and passion and our aim is to create unique events and experiences and bring community, friends & family together.  

NLN in Clonmel provides a range of free courses to people who have had an accident, illness, injury or have a disability and extra support needs.

The courses are tailored to each student’s needs, to help them to build their confidence while getting practical job-seeking skills to help them get a job or go on to further training.  Ancaire group helps people with Autism and offers them the opportunity to develop their skills in ways most suited to their abilities.

Living Well with Dementia South Tipperary is a support service for people with dementia and their families which is funded by the Health Service Executive (HSE). The service is structured around activities, information and supports relevant to dementia.


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is an 8 week course conducted by Josephine Quinlan. Mindfulness is a skill you can learn to help deal with stress, exhaustion, overwhelm, pain or just help you navigate the usual ups and downs of life. Evidence suggests that it has a positive effect on our emotions and wellbeing.

Domestic Violence happens in all kinds of relationships. It can be between couples whether they are living together or dating, whether or not they have children. It can also take place between other family members.