Summary of the organisations working in the centre:

  1.  Facilities & Services

    The Facilities & Services Department by ensuring the smooth running of the Centre. This achieved by the manager and 11 workers.

  2. Cherry Orchard Integrated Youth Service

    The Youth Service supports Young People between the ages of 8 and 21, who are experiencing difficulties in the following areas; Drug use, alcohol use, relationships, sexual health and families and employment. They also operate an outreach facility to make contact with young people on the street.

  3. Cherry Orchard Community Training Centre

    The manager and the Tutors of the C.T.C work to create a positive learning experience for 45 young people each year, to renew their interest in Education and to provide training in an Equine centred learning environment.

  4. The Equine Department

    The Manager and staff of this department deliver a number of programmes to various groups including Stable and Yard Routine to the trainees of the C.T.C., Horse riding and horse care programmes to the Stay in School groups from Local Schools, Junior Cert Schools Programme for Local Schools, Community horse riding, Leaders Pony Club.

COEC is an integrated community and youth centre which delivers a wide range of funded services. These include a Community Training Centre, Youth Service, Equestrian Centre and Pony Club.

All elements of the Service are managed within an integrated structure; therefore all programmes are delivered in a seamless and holistic manner to the community.


The following Funders support the work of the Cherry Orchard Equine Education and Training Centre.

Fetac QQIDepartment of Social Protection

European Structural Fund

Irish Pony Club

Association of Irish Riding Establishments

Association of Irish Riding Establishments

British Horse Society

British Horse Society

Cherry Orchard Equine Centre // Cherry Orchard Green // Ballyfermot // Dublin 10
email: // Tel: 01 620 9160

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