Last Night A DJ Saved My Life: A symposium concerned with Men, Movement and Mental Health is taking place as part of First Fortnight Europe on 17 January 2019 at Rua Red Arts Centre, South Dublin. The symposium is curated by Cathy Coughlan, Dance Artist in Residence at Rua Red, and Ailish Claffey, Dance Artist in Residence at the National Centre for Arts and Health, Tallaght University Hospital. Read More
The objective of the Arts Council Arts Participation Bursary Award is to support individual professional artists whose practice centres on collaboration with groups of people in any of the following contexts: communities of place and/or interest, health, disability, cultural diversity and older people. Read More
Outlandish Theatre Platform in partnership with First Fortnight 2019 and Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital present WOMB, a parallel perspective on woman and society created and performed with community participants and professional performers. WOMB is taking place at the Dance Studio, Samuel Beckett Centre from 14-19 January, with a series of free workshops on select dates. Read More
The Arts Council wishes to procure the services of an Arts Participation Adviser to meet the needs of the organisation both from a quality and service delivery perspective. Read More
First Fortnight will host the European Mental Health Art & Culture Festival in January 2019. This is the first time the festival is coming to Ireland, with the aim of challenging mental health stigma. Over 150 events are taking place across Ireland with representatives from 16 countries across the continent participating.