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Archive for October 2015

News

The Ultrasounds and SCRUBS: Two Workplace Choirs at Cork University Hospital

Date posted: 26 October 2015

Image shown: SCRUBS Workplace Choir CUH at the National Concert Hall

Music and song is alive and well among the staff working on the Cork University Hospital campus with two workplace choirs in existence, both participants in the recent HMI Workplace choir competition in conjunction with RTE Lyric FM. The Ultrasounds who are based in Cork University Maternity Hospital finished second in this year’s competition. With their conductor, Padraig Wallace, and accompanist, Ronan Holihan, The Ultrasounds impressed the adjudicators with their performance of Lullaby and Save The World / Don’t You Worry Child. Read More

News

Launch of ‘The Bare Necessities Of Life – Reactions to Kids’ Classics Live Music in a Children’s Hospital in Ireland’

Date posted: 26 October 2015

An independent evaluation on the National Concert Hall’s Music Programme for Children in Hospital which is led by Kids’ Classics was launched on 20 October 2015. The report entitled ‘The Bare Necessities of Life: Reactions to Kids’ Classics Live Music in a Children’s Hospital in Ireland’ was commissioned by the National Concert Hall and The Community Foundation for Ireland. Read More

News

Arts Development UK National Seminar: Arts, Health & Wellbeing

Date posted: 26 October 2015

Image shown: Arts Development UK National Seminar - Arts, Health & Wellbeing

Arts Development UK will host a national seminar on 1st December 2015 aimed at officers involved in both policy and practice related to arts, health and wellbeing commissioning and service provision. The seminar will also assist health professionals to learn more about the benefits of applying arts and cultural participation to improve health and wellbeing. Read More

News

Helium Arts wins GSK Ireland IMPACT Award

Date posted: 26 October 2015

Image shown: Filming at Temple Street for the GSK Ireland IMPACT Awards

Helium Arts, the children’s arts and health organisation, has won a 2015 GSK Ireland IMPACT Award. This is the first time the award has been given in Ireland. The GSK Ireland IMPACT Awards are designed to recognise and reward community-based charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing in Ireland. Read More

Opportunity

A Better Place: Call for exhibition proposals

Date posted: 25 October 2015

Image shown: Oak by Tom Molloy at University Hospital Waterford. Photo credit - Hugh O’Brien Moran.

The Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) invites submissions from artists based in Ireland for a series of wall-based, visual art exhibitions to take place in University Hospital Waterford in 2016, 2017 and 2018 that aim to make the hospital A Better Place for patients. Read More

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