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Reflecting Through Art, Music Makers and a Green Campus at Cork University Hospital

Date posted: 2 May 2019

Image shown: CD Mandala created from recycled materials was installed in the courtyard of Cork University Hospital on 1 May 2019.

Cork University Hospital is bringing a number of projects and events to patients and visitors in May and June 2019, led by the CUH Arts Department and Arts Committee. CUH has also recently hosted Music Makers, interactive music-making mornings for children in the Puffin Ward facilitated by undergraduate music students as part of their Community Music Studies at CIT Cork School of Music. Read More


Fragments: An Arts for Health Residency at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre

Date posted: 1 May 2019

Image shown: Studio 3. Photo credit: Kevin O'Farrell.

Fragments is an arts for health residency taking place in Studio 3, Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre from 6 May to 27 June 2019. In Spring 2018, following the annual Arts + Health Check Up, Check In, a reflective practice and reading group was initiated at Uillinn. The group comprises West Cork-based Sarah Ruttle and Charlotte Donovan, Galway-based Marielle MacLeman, and Glasgow-based Kirsty Stansfield – all visual artists with over 15 years experience of working in arts and health. Read More


Bealtaine National Events at Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing

Date posted: 1 May 2019

Image shown: Hearth artist working with a participant in his home

Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing (MISA) at St James’s Hospital in Dublin is hosting a series of events as part of Bealtaine Festival, celebrating creativity as we age. These events are taking place in collaboration with Bealtaine Festival, NCAD, the Irish Hospice Foundation, Creative Life MISA, St. James’s Hospital and IMMA. Read More


Patients and staff in Irish hospitals to receive a Menu of Poems for Poetry Day Ireland

Date posted: 29 April 2019

Image shown: Menu of Poems in Skibbereen Hospital, 2011. Photo by Pat O'Mahony

To celebrate Poetry Day Ireland on Thursday 2 May 2019, a Menu of Poems will be distributed throughout Irish hospital wards, waiting rooms and other healthcare settings for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy. The poetry has been selected by poet Ailbhe Darcy. Read More


Cork International Choral Festival – community outreach performances at Cork University Hospital

Date posted: 29 April 2019

Image shown: Hamburg Academy of Music and Theatre Choir

As part of the community outreach programme of the 65th Cork International Choral Festival, the Arts Committee of Cork University Hospital has organised a free concert by the Hamburg Academy of Music And Theatre Choir on 2 May 2019 at 3pm in the CRC Atrium.  Read More

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