Arts Tonight presented an arts and health special on RTE Radio One on Monday 17 June. Vincent Woods reported on the Cloudlands project, currently taking place in hospitals in Dublin, Cork and Galway, with artists Rachel Tynan and Mark Storer, participant Sarah Dyar and her father Ciaran Dyar, Temple Street Children’s Hospital play specialist Julie Collins, and Helene Hugel, director of the arts and health organisation Helium.

Artists Denis Roche and Brian Maguire spoke about their recent collaborative project, Panachea, with people using the mental health services in Carlow.

Mary Grehan of the Waterford Healing Arts Trust, and Dublin GP, Dr Austin O’Carroll discussed wider questions of arts and health.

Click here to  listen to this show.


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