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Archive for October 2016


Cultural participation and its effects on wellbeing and health – webinar

Date posted: 30 October 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health is holding a webinar to look at evidence from Norway and Australia on the impact of culture and its effect on wellbeing and health on 22 November 2016. Read More



Date posted: 27 October 2016

AN INTRODUCTION TO ARTS AND HEALTH // 10 THINGS TO CONSIDER is a printed arts and health resource document which was launched at The Model, Sligo, at the end of October. Read More


Opportunity to Lend Artworks

Date posted: 25 October 2016

As part of ‘…the lives we live’*, Grangegorman’s public art programme, Pathway 6 explores lending and acquisitions policies. In response to the next building project to be completed on the Grangegorman site, this pathway is offering an opportunity for artists to lend artworks to the HSE Primary Care Centre. This new facility is due to open in spring 2017. The deadline for this opportunity is 12 noon, Wednesday, 23 November 2016. Go to www.ggda.ie/public-art  to register your interest and receive the brief. Read More


Dialysis Patients in Cork University Hospital publish their poems

Date posted: 21 October 2016

Image shown: Tess Leak and Orlagh O'Brien of Haiku Island Press

Tiny, Kind Gestures is a collection of haiku poems created by patients during their dialysis treatment and will be launched in the Cardiac Renal Atrium at Cork University Hospital on Wednesday 2 November 2016 at 5pm. These reflective three-line poems are presented as a limited edition handmade within sight of the ward by Haiku Island Press. Staff, patients and visitors participated in an open workshop run by artists Tess Leak and Orlagh O’Brien in October. Read More


Jazz Weekend in Cork University Hospital

Date posted: 21 October 2016

The Gillibillies, a 9 piece band, will help celebrate the Jazz Weekend in Cork University Hospital (CUH) on Friday 28th October. This is a fringe event coinciding with the Guinness International Jazz Festival in Cork City. This band is a regular feature at CUH during the Jazz festival; lead singer, Billy Horgan, is a former staff member of the Portering Department. Read More

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