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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


Call for contributors: Cultural Heritage for Mental Health, Ghent, December 2020

Date posted: 1 December 2019

The second ‘Cultural Heritage for Mental Health’ international conference will take place in Ghent, Belgium on 10-11 December 2020. This conference seeks to promote learning, discussion and debate around interventions within cultural heritage aimed at improving the wellbeing of people recovering from mental health difficulties or people in a vulnerable situation. Read More


Sing to Beat Parkinson’s: Training residency in Suffolk

Date posted: 27 November 2019

Sing to Beat Parkinson’s are hosting their annual training residency at Snape Maltings, Suffolk on 27-28 January 2020. The course offers a unique and specialist opportunity for musicians and emerging artists to gain invaluable experience and a toolkit to run a Singing Group for people with Parkinson’s and their carers, friends and families.
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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


dangle, align, topple at deAppendix

Date posted: 20 November 2019

Image shown: not together  by Rosie O’Gorman.

dangle, align, topple by Rosie O’Gorman is the latest exhibition at deAppendix, a cultural space co-located with a GP surgery in Blackrock, Co. Dublin. A reflection on the precarity of memory, the vulnerability of motherhood, and the importance of making as a means to fulfilment, the exhibition runs at deAppendix until 13 December 2019. Read More

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