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Gráinne Hope announced as Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health 2020-2021

Date posted: 20 September 2020

Image shown: Grainne Hope © John Quirke Photography.

In September 2020, a new group of emerging interprofessional leaders joined a global movement to protect the world’s population from threats to brain health: the 2020–21 Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health at the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI). Read More


Irish Doctors Choir and Orchestra support Rotunda Foundation during lockdown

Date posted: 17 September 2020

Image shown: The Irish Doctors Choir perform in the Aula Maxima, UCC, Cork on Sunday 24 November 2019 in aid of the Mercy University Hospital Foundation. Photo credit: Darragh Kane.

To celebrate Culture Night on Friday 18 September, the Rotunda Foundation will share a pre-recorded online performance by the Irish Doctors Choir and Orchestra. The performance will include excerpts of the Foundling Hospital Anthem by Handel, including the Hallelujah Chorus. This virtual event forms part of a fundraiser for the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin and in honour of their 275th anniversary.  Read More


A summer of reimagining arts in healthcare

Date posted: 3 September 2020

Image shown: Healing Sounds Outdoors, University Hospital Waterford. Image credit: Waterford Healing Arts Trust.

The challenge of safely reimagining arts engagement in healthcare environments, and doing so in a way that aids meaningful connection, remains a key preoccupation for the arts and health community during the Covid-19 pandemic. The summer of 2020 has brought new creative experiences and adaptions of long-established programmes to hospitals and community health settings across Ireland.   Read More


Ageing Voices: Mapping singing groups with older people

Date posted: 30 August 2020

Sing Ireland, the national group singing support agency, and Creative Aging International have come together to produce resources and best practice training programmes for musicians, carers, and health care teams working with older people. The Ageing Voices project invites participation in an online survey to map singing groups across the country. Read More


Life of Objects: Exhibition by Lucy Turner at Tallaght University Hospital

Date posted: 29 August 2020

Image shown: ‘It is you black bird that I love‘ by Lucy Turner. Relief print on Irish linen.

The National Centre for Arts and Health at Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) presents Life of Objects by Irish artist Lucy Turner. This exhibition for the hospital community will be on display on Hospital Street until October 2020.  Read More

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