The premiere of Ian Wilson and Leontia Flynn’s new work, Matter, which was written during a residency with people with Parkinson’s disease at the Age Related Health Care Unit at Tallaght Hospital, will be performed  on Wednesday 23 October 2013 at 1:00 pm in the hospital atrium. Ian Wilson, composer and Leontia Flynn, poet, were in residence for four weeks between August and September 2013, and their piece, which focuses on the experience of people with Parkinson’s disease, is written for narrator and string trio.

The work will be premiered by members of the Irish Chamber Orchestra and acclaimed Irish actress Ingrid Craigie. The Irish Chamber Orchestra is the only
Orchestra in Residence in a hospital in Ireland and we are delighted to partner with them for this event.

Seating is very limited and it is possible you will be standing for this short 30 minute performance.
Directions to the hospital are on Refreshments will be served after the event in the Age Related Health Care Unit reception area. This project is
generously funded by The Meath Foundation. Please RSVP to


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