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artsandhealth.ie announces recipient of 2018 documentation bursary

Date posted: 2 July 2018

Image shown: How to be an Adult (2017), a performance with puppets and improvised music at Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre. Puppets by Tess Leak. Performers L-R: Eoin Lynch, Inari Soinila, Tess Leak and Justin Grounds. Photo credit: Kevin O’Farrell.

The artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary is an annual award which aims to encourage high quality, creative documentation of arts and health practice nationally. The 2018 bursary has been awarded to visual artist and musician Tess Leak and filmmaker Sharon Whooley to document Reading the Sky, a cross-disciplinary performance project with older participants in St. Joseph’s Ward, Bantry General Hospital. Read More

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Spotlight: Arts Committee in University Hospital Limerick

Date posted: 1 May 2018

Image shown: Mary Liston, Assistant Director of Nursing, Cancer Services Business Unit at UL Hospitals Group, with Grainne Hope and Liam Merriman of Kids' Classics.

This month’s Spotlight is on the Arts Committee in University Hospital Limerick. Mary Liston, Assistant Director of Nursing, Cancer Services Business Unit at UL Hospitals Group, is a member of the Committee and tells us about the programme of cultural activities being developed within the hospital.  Read More

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Call for applications: artsandhealth.ie documentation bursary 2018

Date posted: 9 April 2018

Are you involved in an arts and health project? Would you like to showcase your work to a larger audience? artsandhealth.ie invites applications for a €4000 bursary to produce a short film, audio documentary or publication about an arts and health project. Read More

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Bookings now open: Arts + Health Check Up Check In 2018

Date posted: 1 March 2018

Image shown: Arts + Health Check Up Check In 2017

Building Momentum is the theme for this year’s Arts + Health Check Up Check In, our annual gathering for healthcare professionals, artists and anyone interested in learning more about this dynamic field of practice. Taking place over two days at Crawford Art Gallery in Cork, the main event on 26 April will feature a keynote address by award-winning director and writer, Professor Anna Furse, FRSA, and presentations by some of the most innovative and creative practitioners working in arts and health in Ireland today. A workshop with Anna Furse and arts + health advice clinics will take place on 27 April. Read More

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Spotlight: SCRUBS-CUH Workplace Choir

Date posted: 1 March 2018

Image shown: SCRUBS CUH giving a Highly Commended performance of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody with conductor Patrick Dalton at Feis Maitiú, Corcaigh 91st Festival, Sunday 5 February 2017, held in Fr. Mathew Hall. Photo credit: Ger Bonus.

The Spotlight series highlights the role of healthcare professionals who are developing, leading and collaborating on arts and health initiatives. This month the spotlight is on SCRUBS, the workplace choir at Cork University Hospital which has over 60 members, made up of current and retired staff from the hospital campus.  Read More

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