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Archive for February 2018

Event

Save the Date! Symposium exploring multi-sensory, interactive arts for young children with complex needs

Date posted: 28 February 2018

Image shown: Helium Arts' Pop Up Picnic. Photo credit: Brian Cregan.

Helium Arts in partnership with Kildare County Council Arts Service is hosting a symposium and practical workshop for arts, healthcare and early years professionals interested in exploring multi-sensory, creative play through the arts for very young children with complex needs. ‘Engaging the Senses’ is taking place on Wednesday 30 May 2018 at Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge. Read More

Event

The Trial at Kilmainham Gaol Museum

Date posted: 28 February 2018

Image shown: The Trial © Sinead McCann & Sixbetween.

The Trial, a visual arts installation on the theme of healthcare in Irish prisons, past and present, will open to the public from 13-26 April in the Old Courthouse in Kilmainham Gaol Museum, Dublin.  Read More

Opportunity

Call for HSE staff musicians: Traditional music group for Cork University Hospital

Date posted: 25 February 2018

The Cork University Hospital (CUH) Arts Committee invites HSE staff musicians at CUH, and from local HSE health centres and offices, to join a traditional music group based at CUH. Read More

Event

Celebration of Health Service Choirs

Date posted: 21 February 2018

Image shown: SCRUBS Choir, December 2016.

SCRUBS, the Cork University Hospital workplace choir, in conjunction with the Arts Committee of CUH and the South/South West Hospitals Group, is hosting the second annual Celebration of Health Service Choirs on Saturday February 24 2018. Read More

News

Advice to a Younger Generation Tour

Date posted: 17 February 2018

Pupils of Rath National School, Baltimore with Liz Clarke and Paula K. O'Brien of the Starling Project 'Advice to a Younger Generation' and teachers Maeve O'Sullivan and Suzy McCarthy entertaining at Skibbereen Day Care Centre over Christmas. Photo credit: Anne Minihane.

The ‘Advice to a Younger Generation Tour’ kicked off in December 2017 when Skibbereen Day Care hosted students from Rath National School and The Starling Band. Songs composed by residents of community hospitals and day care centres in West Cork over the last five years as part of The Starling Song Project are now being performed with local school children. The tour will run until early March 2019, visiting all the day care centres in the region.  Read More

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