PRESS RELEASE: Meadow Cafe Launch December 19th 2023

The Meadows at Peamount Café officially opened by Emer Higgins, TD in the Health & Wellness Centre on the campus of Peamount Healthcare:

We are delighted to welcome local businesses and the local community to join our service users, residents and visitors in the Café.

Today, Tuesday 19th December, we are delighted to officially open The Meadows at Peamount with the backdrop of beautiful outdoor green spaces for the benefit and enjoyment of our customers. The Café is open 7 days a week. The new café project was completed with thanks to Fitzsimons Consulting Engineers, Precision Catering, McDermott Building Services (McDBS Ltd) and will be run by Aramark.

The opening of the café follows a recent biodiversity project completed in June 2023 through which we now have an additional 4,500 native trees, 75 heritage apple and nut trees in three new orchards and the creation of 2ha of hay meadow surrounding the Health & Wellness Centre. The meadows and orchards provide beautiful walking areas particularly in the summer months.

Emer Higgins, TD said, “Peamount Healthcare has a diverse range of services including Rehabilitation, Residential and Community. The idea for the development of the café came from feedback from Peamount service users who expressed the desire to have somewhere
to be able to meet family and friends in a relaxed atmosphere. As this idea developed, the ambition grew to have somewhere to have available to the local community. Peamount has been at the heart of the local community for over 100 years, Peamount United played their first matches at Peamount over 40 years ago. The ties were distanced through Covid, but through the development of The Meadows at Peamount it is exciting to see everyone being welcomed back”.

Tanya King, CEO, Peamount Healthcare said, At Peamount Healthcare we pride ourselves on providing a specialist set of high-quality healthcare and social care services for our service users. This project provides the local community with the opportunity to come and enjoy the beautiful Peamount grounds. In addition, the opportunity to relax and engage with others in the café will also be available to residents, staff, and visitors and supports our vision to help people to live more independently”.