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Archive for March 2016


Documentation of Arts and Health Check Up, Check In

Date posted: 15 March 2016

Image shown: Check Up Check In, photo by Joseph Carr

In January 2016 artsandhealth.ie came together with Create and The LAB Gallery in Foley Street Dublin to present the first Arts and Health Check Up, Check In , an event which is designed to promote solidarity among arts and health practitioners in Ireland. Read More


16 Voices: 1916 witnessed in word and song at St. Luke’s Hospital

Date posted: 14 March 2016

Image shown: 16 Voices at St. Luke's Hospital

As part of a series involving the reading of Witness Statements from participants in the 1916 Rising, members of the staff at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny have invited Eibhlín O’Carroll (Alice’s Restaurant, Naas) to host the reading of the personal description penned in June/July 1916 by Nurse Aoife de Burca (Eva Burke) of her week in the GPO. Nurse Burke was the grand-aunt of recently retired Carlow-Kilkenny Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, Henry Bourke. The event takes place in the New Foyer at St Luke’s Hospital at 8pm on 31 March. Read More


Under the Microscope at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Date posted: 14 March 2016

Under the Microscope at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) is an exhibition focusing on the complexities of heart disease in young people and on the pioneering work of researchers at GOSH in developing gene therapy for children with rare diseases. The project was developed under GO Create! – the hospital’s arts programme – and explores how children interpret medical information. The exhibition runs until 19 March 2016.  Read More


The Bell Room at Drogheda Arts Festival

Date posted: 13 March 2016

Based on oral history from psychiatric nurses from around the country, The Bell Room is a performance installation that examines the job of caring as told by those on the frontline. Upstate Theatre Project, in collaboration with award-winning director Louise Lowe and the community of Ardee, has developed an immersive historical experience exploring health care in 20th Century Ireland. The Bell Room will be performed from 28 April to 2 May at Barlow House as part of Drogheda Arts FestivalRead More


Into the Light at The Sanctuary, Dublin

Date posted: 13 March 2016

Corina Duyn’s Artist Book Into the Light will have its Dublin launch at The Sanctuary on 2 April 2016. Duyn created Into the Light as a limited edition artist book-in-a-wooden-box, reflecting on life with chronic illness and disability.  Read More

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