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Call for Participants: Self-Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Photovoice Study

Date posted: 7 April 2019

Do you want to use photography to share your experience of living with RA? This is an opportunity to take part in a study led by the UCD Centre for Arthritis Research which uses photography to show every day life with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA).  Read More


National Concert Hall launches national Health and Wellbeing Programme

Date posted: 30 March 2019

Image shown: National Concert Hall launches national Health and Wellbeing Programme on 26 March 2019. Pictured Minister for Health Simon Harris TD with, from left, Mary McGee, Christine Keely, Neasa O’Hara and her husband George O’Hara. Photo credit: Stedman Photography.

The National Concert Hall (NCH) launched its national Health and Wellbeing Programme on 26 March 2019. The programme aims to enrich the lives of those living with long-term health conditions through participation in music. Read More


Helium Arts launch Creative Health Hubs in Limerick and Cork

Date posted: 2 March 2019

Image shown: Helium Arts' Creative Health Hubs with artist Siobhan Clancy (Cork) and Paul Bokslag (Limerick).

Helium Arts, the national children’s arts and health organisation, have developed a Creative Health Hub model which uses an “arts on referral” approach to connect their hospital-based work with their community-based activities. In January 2019, Creative Health Hubs were launched in Cork  University Hospital led by artist Siobhán Clancy and in University Hospital Limerick led by artist Paul Bokslag.  Read More


Are you a young teen with CF interested in making art?

Date posted: 28 February 2019

Image shown: Helium Arts' Fireflies Project, 2018

Young teenagers with Cystic Fibrosis are invited to take part in a new online art programme led by Helium Arts in partnership with Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, Waterford Healing Arts Trust and the Irish Museum of Modern Art.  Read More


Marielle MacLeman awarded Arts Council AIC Scheme Bursary Award 2018: Collaborative Arts in Health Contexts

Date posted: 28 January 2019

Image shown: No Turning Beyond This Point by Marielle MacLeman.

Marielle MacLeman has been awarded the Arts Council Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award 2018: Collaborative Arts in Health Contexts. The Bursary Award is managed by Create, the national development agency for collaborative arts. MacLeman is a visual artist who has developed an arts and health practice since the early 2000s. Her practice explores the interconnection between place and the human drive to invent, collect, and understand. Read More

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