We have 70 acres in the beautiful rolling countryside of county Tyrone, Ireland, four miles from the town of Omagh. The community began in 1984, and now about 70 people live here in six households, some large, some small.
In this therapeutic community, adults who have difficulties arising from mental and emotional disability live and work together with coworkers and children.
Agriculture and horticulture are very important activities in the community and provide healthy and meaningful work as well as enhancing people's awareness of the environment, the seasons, and the land on which they live. Food production is done using biodynamic principles.
Coworkers join Clanabogan as volunteers and do not receive wages, their material needs being met from a common fund. In all aspects of life and work, mutual agreement is the basis of a committed and responsible involvement.
This is an attempt to live in a new kind of community life, to include people of many nationalities and people with different problems, strengths, and weaknesses. Most people, whether disadvantaged or not, find that as well as encountering struggles and challenges, they meet interesting and rewarding experiences, learn new skills, grow, and develop.
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15 Drudgeon Rd
Co Tyrone BT78 1TJ, N. Ireland, United Kingdom