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Archive for April 2020

Poetry Prescriptions

Poetry Prescriptions: Artist poems from Tallaght University Hospital

Date posted: 30 April 2020

Image shown: The Way by Fergus Smith

Today is Poetry Day Ireland, where we celebrate not only the poems we love but the creation of poetry itself and the solace it can bring us. Read More


The Poetry Line – receive a poetry call on Poetry Day Ireland

Date posted: 26 April 2020

The Poetry Line  is a new initiative from Poetry Ireland and Aosdána, in collaboration with ALONE, a charity supporting older people living on their own. Individuals who are currently cocooning are invited to sign up to receive a phone call from a writer/poet who will read them two reassuring poems in celebration of Poetry Day Ireland on Thursday 30 April 2020. Read More


That’s Life shine their light in the time of corona

Date posted: 26 April 2020

Image shown: That's Life, Shine your Light installation.

That’s Life is an arts and personal development programme at the Brothers of Charity Services, Galway. People with intellectual disability have opportunities to discover and realise their artistic potential through working with established artists and engaging in a wide range of arts programmes in music, physical theatre and visual arts. ​That’s Life art makers contribute to the cultural and artistic life of their community through the beautiful work they exhibit and perform. Read More

Covid Chronicles

Covid Chronicles: Aideen Barry | Portrait of an Artist in a time of plague

Date posted: 23 April 2020

Aideen Barry is a visual artist with an interdisciplinary practice. She is currently self-isolating with her family in her home in Tipperary.
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Virtual International Conference for Arts in Health

Date posted: 19 April 2020

The Virtual International Conference for Arts in Health will take place from 4-6 May 2020. VICAH provides an opportunity for professionals across the world to virtually connect, collaborate and create synergy as a community in tackling the COVID-19 global health crisis. Read More

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