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Fitzgerald Park, Mardyke Park, Cork


Jul 21 2024


12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Joy in the Park (Cork)

Joy in the Park returns to Fitzgerald’s Park in Cork for its third year on Sunday July 21st, promising another jampacked programme of music, entertainment, well-being and Joy.

In partnership with Cork Mental Health Foundation, Joy In The Park is a celebration of life, whilst highlighting the importance of minding our mental health and well-being through bringing the community together and finding our Joy.

Joy In The Park is a FREE event,  promising a quirky and eclectic mix of live music, spoken word, storytelling, family entertainment, circus, workshops, wellness activities alongside a delicious food market.

Kelsang Drolma is again taking part in this wonderful event.  Meditation is such an important tool for our mental health and wellbeing.  We will have fun activities for children and meditation and if you are a parent who wants to take part in the meditation we have some art activities your children can take part in while you relax.


12pm-12.30pm  : Meditation for children session 1

12.30pm- 1pm    : Meditation for children session 2

2pm-2.30pm       : Meditation for teens/ adults session 1

2.30pm- 3pm      : Meditation for teens/adults session 2

Childrens art fun activity also – during these times.

Area : Wellness Haven

Location : Lawn near the fountain, opposite the Rose Garden

Everyone is welcome.


  • Kelsang Drolma
    Kelsang Drolma
    Local teacher for Tara KMC branch in Cork

    Kelsang Drolma is the local teacher for the Tara KMC branch in Cork. She is an ordained Buddhist nun and has taught in Ireland and the UK. She completed the STTP Special Training Programme in the main centre for the Kadampa Tradition MKMC. Drolma is well loved for her warm, clear, practical teachings. She teaches with a sense of humour really connecting with students, inspiring them to practice the teachings and apply them in their daily lives.

Hourly Schedule

Joy in the Park | Sun 21 Jul

12:00 - 12:30
Meditation for children
12:30 - 1:00
Meditation for children
2:00 - 2:30
Meditation for Teens/adults
2:30 - 3:00
Meditation for teens/adults

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