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Covid Chronicles

Covid Chronicles: Philip Fogarty | Thoughts of a musician in the wilderness

Date posted: 16 November 2020

Image from Three Dream Echo by Philip Fogarty

Philip Fogarty is a musician and sound artist. Recent works include two projects staged for the Covid-19 lockdown – The Skies are Empty, a collaboration with cellist Yseult Cooper Stockdale, and Three Dream Echo, a live audience participation event harnessing pandemic restrictions. Read More

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Covid Chronicles: Reinventing Community by Neil Black

Date posted: 25 May 2020

Image shown: The Irish  Doctors Choir, Bach for Advent event in Newman University Church, Dublin on Sunday 25 November 2018, raising money for ARC Cancer Support. The choir sang 3 Bach Cantatas and a Motet.

Neil Black lives and works in Derry. He is a Consultant Endocrinologist in Altnagelvin Hospital, Western Health & Social Trust. He sings tenor with the Irish Doctors Choir. Read More

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Covid Chronicles: Kevin O’Shanahan | A story of a village and a stained-glass window

Date posted: 6 May 2020

Image shown: An Open Door by Aoise Tutty Jackson, film still © Aoise Tutty Jackson.

Kevin O’Shanahan is a Nurse Specialist in Mental Health and the Arts with Cork Mental Health Services, working within the HSE’s Cork Kerry Community Healthcare Organisation. He works in a co-productive way with health professionals, artists, people in recovery and local communities as part of 49 North Street, a dedicated space in Skibbereen for creativity, recovery and wellbeing. Read More

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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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Covid Chronicles: living inside by Eszter Némethi

Date posted: 19 April 2020

Image shown: Making friends with a cat. Photo credit: Eszter Nemethi.

Hungarian theatre maker Eszter Némethi, isolating alone in Brussels, reflects on personal and collective pains in the time of corona and the awakening of other senses in the absence of human touch.  Read More

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