Rosie Lynch

Rosie Lynch is the Creative Director of Workhouse Union, a community co-design and creative placemaking organisation based in Callan, Co. Kilkenny. Working with community groups, local authorities, community development organisations and creative practitioners, they support the development of neighbourhoods and shared spaces with a unique approach rooted in care and collaboration. Through long-term community-led engagement, their approach uses creativity to bring people together around complex issues, needs and challenges. Rosie is a member of the team leading the ten-year Nimble Spaces/Inclusive Neighbourhood community-led housing project in Callan. She also served as a steering committee member of SOA’s Roadmapping a Viable Community-Led Housing Sector for Ireland Research Project (2022/21), and remains actively involved in community-led housing advocacy in Ireland.


  • Plenary 4: What steps are required to ensure that housing policy and financial flows support a wellbeing economy in Ireland?