Café

With an ever-changing menu, comfortable environment, loyalty cards, free Wi-Fi and a friendly staff, The Rua Red Café is the ideal meeting spot for a business coffee or lunch with friends. 

The Rua Red Café provides high quality coffee (served by fully trained baristas), a range of hot and cold drinks, gourmet sandwiches, soups and hot savories and salads – all available as a take away service.  

The Café, situated on the ground floor, is the perfect venue for smaller events, catering for 55 seated guests and 100 standing with a small outdoor decking area. Flooded with natural light, courtesy of floor to ceiling wraparound windows, the Café is available for reservations throughout the day and can be hired after 5pm for private functions, parties and events. Previous catered events have included retirement parties, exhibition openings, full day seminars and product launches.  

A full catering menu with pricing options is available on request.10% discount on catering when booked in conjunction with meeting room.  

Café Opening Hours  
Monday to Friday: 9am – 4pm
Saturday: 9am – 4pm 

'Can't You See What I See?'

Caroline Hyland

7 - 29 November

‘Can You See What I See?’ is a series of hand painted illustrations strongly informed by listening to people with dementia, and to those who support them, their families, friends and the medical professionals. Through the medium of illustration artist Caroline Hyland is taking an informative approach to the everyday. Depicting supports she has learnt that may help someone to live well or a little better with dementia. The overall purpose of the series is to complement the existing dementia awareness campaigns and add to the general public’s knowledge of dementia so people can understand together and support each other. Your feedback is very welcome and comments cards may be completed and returned to the comment box located beside the exhibition.  

Caroline Hyland

Caroline Hyland is an Illustrator and Artist in Residence in the National Centre for Arts and Health, Tallaght Hospital. She believes information can be made more accessible to people through the medium of visual art. A former Occupational Therapist in the intellectual disability services increased her interest in the area of dementia and she is passionate about seeing the person and not just the condition. Through her weekly bedside art sessions, voluntary opportunities and illustrative work Caroline actively strives to highlight the importance of supporting people to maintain interests and stay engaged. She firmly believes people can and should be supported to live well with dementia.