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Archive for December 2016


Claddagh Rogues at First Fortnight Cork

Date posted: 22 December 2016

Image shown: James O'Flynn and his band The Claddagh Rogues

James O’Flynn and his band Claddagh Rogues have battled their fair share of demons to consistently produce passionate music rooted in their troubled lives. Born out of Cork’s Simon Community, which cares for the homeless and those at risk, Claddagh Rogues have been going strong for nearly 10 years and will release a new vinyl album this January. ‘For the Record’ will be launched with a live performance as part of Cork’s inaugural First Fortnight festival on Saturday 14 January at 1pm in Triskel Christchurch. Read More


Arts Participation (for Healthcare Professionals) QQI Level 5

Date posted: 22 December 2016

Image shown: Arts Participation (for Healthcare Professionals)

The Arts Participation (for Healthcare Professionals) QQI Level 5 course sets out to give participants the chance to explore and develop art making with the aim of building the confidence and expertise to work on arts projects within healthcare settings.  Read More


Skibbereen Day Care creates a Museum of Making and Mending

Date posted: 15 December 2016

Image shown: The museum of making and mending

The people attending Skibbereen Day Care Centre have been creating once more. Following nearly fifteen years of working with artists from West Cork and further afield, the Friday group attending Skibbereen Day Care Centre have decided to create their own museum at Uillinn Gallery in Skibbereen. The Museum includes exhibits of poetry, art and objects collated by participants at Skibbereen Day Care Centre working over eight sessions with artists Tess Leak and Sarah Ruttle inspired by objects made or mended. Read More


Celebration of Health Service Choirs – Cork – February 2017

Date posted: 13 December 2016

Following the HSE’s ‘We’ve got a song to sing’ project, and the involvement of so many hospitals in the HMI/Lyric FM Workplace choir of the year competition, the Arts Committee of Cork University Hospital in conjunction with the South/South Western Hospital Group is hosting a celebration of Health Service choirs in Cork on 25 February 2017. Read More


WHAT is recruiting

Date posted: 13 December 2016

The Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) is recruiting two Community Employment (CE) positions. WHAT invites applications for the post of Art Installer (Art Collection & Exhibitions) and Assistant Arts Administrator. Read More

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