Young people from Ballyogan unveiled their new DIY hangout space after creating and designing a structure over the summer months.
“Despite being in the middle of a pandemic the young people decided with Rosi Leonard, Youth Creative Engagement Worker, to create a positive, colourful structure that they and their friends could use to meet up when they couldn’t do so indoors,” says a spokesperson for Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.
Local children and teenagers were involved in all aspects of the build project, from designing, cutting, assembly and even built some furniture.
“A hugely positive project with support from Space Forms, Crosscare Youth Development and Youth Justice Workers, and community Garda,” the council said.
An Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Lettie McCarthy said: “This fantastic project is an excellent example of the positive outlook of our young people throughout the pandemic and their creativity; well done to all involved.”