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Community Cooking Programmes

Six week nutrition and basic cooking courses are run in lots of areas around the country.

 Courses are generally held on one morning or afternoon per week (evening courses are also held).  

 These courses are fun and interactive and are a great way to learn about food and nutrition, as well as picking up some clever cooking tips.  Class sizes are small.

 Courses are delivered by tutors who have been trained by HSE community dietitians.  Many of the courses are free, while others charge just a nominal fee. 

 Courses vary in the way they are organised around the country - some are run by organisations and are run specifically for users of that organisation.  In other areas courses are run for members of the public.  Some schools run courses for parents, but others can join in too.

To find out more about what’s happening in your area, please use the list below to find your local contact. 

CountyCommunity Nutrition Cooking and Cooking Classes 
Carlow

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year

Contact: Deirdre Howlin 

Telephone: 053-9481600

e-Mail: deirdre.howlin@hse.ie

Cavan

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year.  If your organisation would like to run a nutrition and cooking class please get in touch

Contact: Susanne Shevlin

Telephone: 041-6860713

e-Mail: susanne.shevlin@hse.ie

Clare

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year.  If your organisation would like to run a nutrition and cooking class please get in touch

Contact: Christine Gurnett 

Telephone: 061-483215 / 255

e-Mail: christine.gurnett@hse.ie

Cork

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year

Contact: Fiona Rush

Telephone: 021-4921647

e-Mail: fiona.rush@hse.ie

DonegalNo classes in Donegal at present
Dublin (North)

Six week nutrition and cooking classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are delivered by Blanchardstown Area Partnership and Northside Partnership.  Classes are held during the year in a variety of venues

Contact details and further information available on their websites

Dublin (South)

Six week nutrition and cooking classes (one morning or afternoon per week) Courses are delivered by the Southside Partnership

e-Mail: healthyfood@sspship.ie

Galway

Contact: Lisa Corbett

Telephone: 091-861186

e-Mail: lisa.corbett@hse.ie

Kerry

Contact: Sheila King

Telephone: 066-7184565

e-Mail: sheila.king@hse.ie

KildareDetails to follow
Kilkenny

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year

Contact: Deirdre Howlin 

Telephone: 053-9481600

e-Mail: deirdre.howlin@hse.ie

Laois

Courses delivered by Food and Health Project based in Laois Partnership

Telephone: 057-8661900

e-Mail: foodandhealth@laoispartnership.ie

LeitrimNo classes in Leitrim at present
Limerick

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year.  If your organisation would like to run a nutrition and cooking class please get in touch

Contact: Christine Gurnett 

Telephone: 061-483215 / 255

e-Mail: christine.gurnett@hse.ie

Longford

Courses delivered by Food and Health Project based in Westmeath Community Development Ltd 

Telephone: 044-9348571

e-Mail: foodandhealth@westcd.ie

Louth

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year.  If your organisation would like to run a nutrition and cooking class please get in touch

Contact: Susanne Shevlin

Telephone: 041-6860713

e-Mail: susanne.shevlin@hse.ie

Mayo

Contact: Lisa Corbett

Telephone: 091-861186

e-Mail: lisa.corbett@hse.ie

Meath

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year.  If your organisation would like to run a nutrition and cooking class please get in touch

Contact: Susanne Shevlin

Telephone: 041-6860713

e-Mail: susanne.shevlin@hse.ie

Monaghan

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year.  If your organisation would like to run a nutrition and cooking class please get in touch

Contact: Susanne Shevlin

Telephone: 041-6860713

e-Mail: susanne.shevlin@hse.ie

Offaly

Courses delivered by Food and Health Project based in Laois Partnership

Telephone: 057-8661900

e-Mail: foodandhealth@laoispartnership.ie

Roscommon

Contact: Lisa Corbett

elephone: 091-861186

e-Mail: lisa.corbett@hse.ie

Sligo

No classes in Sligo at present

Tipperary

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year

Contact: Deirdre Howlin 

Telephone: 053-9481600

e-Mail: deirdre.howlin@hse.ie

Waterford

Six week classes (one morning or afternoon per week) are held around the county and delivered by a variety of different organisations throughout the year

Contact: Deirdre Howlin 

Telephone: 053-9481600

e-Mail: deirdre.howlin@hse.ie

Westmeath

Courses delivered by Food and Health Project based in Westmeath Community Development Ltd 

Telephone: 044-9348571

e-Mail: foodandhealth@westcd.ie

Wexford

Six week classes are held around the county in a variety of venues throughout the year

Contact: Deirdre Howlin 

Telephone: 053-9481600

e-Mail: deirdre.howlin@hse.ie

Wicklow

Courses are delivered by the County Wicklow Partnership

e-Mail: healthyfood@wicklowpartnership.ie

Last Updated: 12th March 2018