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First Fortnight 2022: Ireland’s Arts & Mental Health Festival

Date posted: 5 December 2021

First Fortnight: Art Movements with Inma Pavon at The Glucksman.

First Fortnight, Ireland’s annual Mental Health Art & Culture Festival, runs from 2-16 January 2022 with in person and online events spanning art, music, theatre, literature, dance, film, discussion and more. Here are some of our highlights… Read More


The Floor is Yours 2021 – Networking day for dance artists working with older people

Date posted: 27 November 2021

Featured image: Dance Theatre of Ireland.

Dance Ireland and Age & Opportunity, in consultation with Dance Theatre of Ireland, are hosting a free online networking event on 3 December for dance artists, companies and organisations working with older people. The Floor is Yours! aims to strengthen and provide visibility for the sector and offers workshops, discussions and presentations from those working in the field nationally and internationally. Read More


Creative Activity in the Ageing Population: Webinar

Date posted: 17 November 2021

The Creative Ireland Programme and The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin are hosting a lunchtime webinar on 22 November to launch the publication of the ‘Creative Activity in the Ageing Population’ report.  Read More


Discoveries in Distanced Arts: remote creative programmes with older people

Date posted: 3 November 2021

Entelechy Arts is hosting a free online workshop on 24 November to share learning and practical tips for how to develop remote creative programmes, co-created with older people.
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Checking In 2021: Reflection and Renewal in Arts & Health Practice

Date posted: 2 November 2021

Checking In 2021: Clockwise from left: Justin Grounds, Lani O'Hanlon, Aoise Tutty Jackson, Manuela Corbari, Joe Brennan, Sarah Fuller.

Checking In is back! The 2021 edition will bring the arts and health community in Ireland together on Tuesday 30 November to reflect, to share practice and experiences, and to look forward in the particular context of the Covid-19 era. Led by artsandhealth.ie, which is managed by Waterford Healing Arts Trust, this online event is a spin-off of the annual Arts & Health: Check Up Check In.  Read More

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