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Cocooner: A Lockdown Diary

12th Mar 2020
to 31st Dec 2020

Age Range
All ages

To commission and publish Paddy Smith’s private diary documenting his experience of cocooning during the pandemic.

Paddy Smith (77) is a retired broadcaster and journalist with RTE and the Irish Independent. This publication will provide a legacy piece which will in the language of our time “speak to and for the cocooners of county Meath”.

A quality publication in both

  • book
  • audio format (read by the author)
It will educate, entertain and enlighten all who read or listen to this finely observed account of the pandemic.

The project, if replicated across the local authority sector, could provide a national picture of the Covd-19 experience for older people in Ireland.

Partners include, Meath County Council Culture Team, Age Friendly Ireland, Healthy Ireland

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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