Meet Kevin Flanagan of An Áit Eile (Galway, Ireland).
Article from the RIPESS Europe newsletter - Summer 2021
Kevin Flanagan, July 2021
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An Áit Eile (aae.ie/), is based in the city of Galway, in the west of Ireland. The name of the cooperative is in the Irish language, translated into English, An Áit Eile means ‘the other place’. Inspired by the Italian social cooperatives, it is one of the first multi-stakeholder cooperatives in Ireland. It’s a small cooperative with big ambitions, working in the areas of culture, ecology and health care. The cooperative was founded by people with lived experience of mental health challenges.
See also The Irish Times article.