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In Conversation with Declan McCarthy: Creativity and Mental Health

Date posted: 7 November 2018

Image shown: 49 North Street © Cork Mental Health Services.

There is increasing recognition within the Irish mental health sector of the role that the arts and creativity can play in supporting a person’s recovery journey. To find out what’s happening on the ground, artsandhealth.ie travelled to Skibbereen, home to 49 North Street, a dedicated creativity and wellness space serving communities in West Cork which was launched by Cork Mental Health Services in 2017. Read More

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Introduction to Arts & Health at Connolly Hospital on 9 November

Date posted: 11 October 2018

Image shown: Oak by Tom Molloy at University Hospital Waterford. Photo credit - Hugh O’Brien Moran.

*This event is now sold out.* An Introduction to Arts and Health, a one-day national workshop, will take place at Connolly Hospital, Dublin on Friday 9 November 2018. This day-long programme, featuring presentations by some of the leading figures working in arts and health in Ireland, is for healthcare professionals, arts practitioners and anyone interested in learning more about this exciting field. Read More

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Arts and Health Check Up Check In 2018: Video highlights from the day

Date posted: 6 September 2018

Image shown: Visual documentation by Esther Blodau , Arts and Health Check Up Check In 2018. Photo credit: Philip Cullen.

Arts and Health Check Up Check In 2018 took place at Crawford Art Gallery in Cork on 26 April on the theme of ‘building momentum’. The day included candid presentations on challenges faced within arts and health work (and how these have been overcome), case studies of projects where participants are healthcare professionals, and practical workshops exploring methodologies in socially engaged practice.  Read More

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Spotlight: Connolly Collective at Connolly Hospital

Date posted: 1 September 2018

Image shown: Connolly Collective exhibition launch

This month’s Spotlight is on the Connolly Collective art group at Connolly Hospital, Blandchardstown. Theresa King, Senior Medical Scientist with the Haematology Laboratory in the Pathology Department, and founder of Connolly Collective, discusses how the group is supporting the enhancement of the hospital environment for patients, staff and visitors.  Read More

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Save the Date: Introduction to Arts & Health at Connolly Hospital on 9 November

Date posted: 30 August 2018

Save the Date: Introduction to Arts & Health: One-day workshop at Connolly Hospital on Friday 9 November. Photo by Keith Currams.

An Introduction to Arts and Health, a one-day national workshop, will take place at Connolly Hospital, Dublin on Friday 9 November 2018. This day-long programme, featuring presentations by some of the leading figures working in arts and health in Ireland, is for healthcare professionals, arts practitioners and anyone interested in learning more about this exciting field.  Read More

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