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Take part: Arts in palliative care international survey

Date posted: 6 December 2019

Are you connected with the arts in palliative care? Are you an artist, project lead, programme coordinator or health professional who professionally engages with patients using the arts in palliative care? Ulster University is leading a research project in collaboration with the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine to better understand arts practices provided for patients in palliative care in international contexts. Read More


The Sky’s the Limit at Tallaght University Hospital

Date posted: 5 December 2019

Image shown: The Sky's the Limit at Tallaght University Hospital. Photo credit: ABK Photography.

Tallaght University Hospital recently launched The Sky’s the Limit, a permanent installation of colourful hot air balloons floating above the volunteer coffee shop in the hospital atrium. The artwork was created as part of a collaborative arts and health project with TUH patients and staff and members of the local community.  Read More


Structural Symmetries: A 25-year tribute to the discovery of the lifesaving BRCA2 gene

Date posted: 21 November 2019

Image shown: Structural Symmetries by Chris Wilson at St. James's Hospital, commemorating the discovery of the BRCA2 gene. Photo credit: Anthony Edwards, Medical Illustration, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin 8

The Trinity St. James’s Cancer Institute unveiled a sculpture of ‘Structural Symmetries’ at St. James’s Hospital on 7 November 2019. The sculpture, created by artist Chris Wilson, marks the 25th year of the discovery of the lifesaving BRCA2 gene. Read More


The Rhinestone Cowboy Sessions

Date posted: 5 November 2019

Image shown: The Rhinestone Cowboy Sessions with Past Times Community Choir.

The Rhinestone Cowboy Sessions are a series of live recorded sessions with surprise music artists and Past Times Community Choir, a choir supporting people living with dementia, their families, friends and communities in Co. Kildare. Read More


An Introduction to Arts And Health // 10 Things to Consider

Date posted: 4 November 2019

AN INTRODUCTION TO ARTS AND HEALTH // 10 THINGS TO CONSIDER is an arts and health resource document written by Mary Grehan and published by the Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) in 2016. The publication, which has previously only been available in print version, is now available online.  Read More

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