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Archive for April 2019

News

Patients and staff in Irish hospitals to receive a Menu of Poems for Poetry Day Ireland

Date posted: 29 April 2019

Image shown: Menu of Poems in Skibbereen Hospital, 2011. Photo by Pat O'Mahony

To celebrate Poetry Day Ireland on Thursday 2 May 2019, a Menu of Poems will be distributed throughout Irish hospital wards, waiting rooms and other healthcare settings for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy. The poetry has been selected by poet Ailbhe Darcy. Read More

Event

Cork International Choral Festival – community outreach performances at Cork University Hospital

Date posted: 29 April 2019

Image shown: Hamburg Academy of Music and Theatre Choir

As part of the community outreach programme of the 65th Cork International Choral Festival, the Arts Committee of Cork University Hospital has organised a free concert by the Hamburg Academy of Music And Theatre Choir on 2 May 2019 at 3pm in the CRC Atrium.  Read More

News

‘Home… Away from Home’ at Wexford General Hospital

Date posted: 29 April 2019

Image shown: Kate Murphy, 'Home... Away from Home', Paediatric Outpatients at WGH, March 2019.

The first Artist Residency at Wexford General Hospital commenced in February 2019. Initiated by Wexford County Council Arts Office with support from Creative Ireland, and overseen by Edelle Nolan, Arts and Health Officer at WGH, artist Kate Murphy was chosen to facilitate a short research residency. Read More

Event

SeaChange: Community Arts Encounters Conference

Date posted: 27 April 2019

Cork Community Art Link and Community Arts Partnership, in association with Blue Drum and The School of Applied Social Studies UCC, have developed an all-island initiative to explore, through a range of discussions and deliberations, the power of community arts to promote, advocate for and ultimately deliver positive change. The Sea Change conference is taking place on 17 and 18 May 2019.  Read More

News

An Open Door wins Community Award at Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2019

Date posted: 27 April 2019

An Open Door: A film by Aoise Tutty on 49 North Street.

‘An Open Door,’ a short film exploring Skibbereen’s pioneering adult mental health service, 49 North Street, has won the Community Award at the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2019. Directed by Aoise Tutty and produced by Tamlyn Griggs, the film will be screened at the festival on 5 May in Glasgow. Read More

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