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Archive for March 2014


Robert Burns and medicine: Exploring links between physical illness, mental disorder and creativity

Date posted: 5 March 2014

The symposium, Exploring links between physical illness, mental disorder and creativity will examine connections between the life and works of Robert Burns’s life and medicine. It will take place on 29 May 2014 at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ Read More


Lost – a photographic exhibition by Seamie Gallagher

Date posted: 5 March 2014

Bealick, one of the forgotten spaces featured in the exhibition

Lost, a photographic exhibition by Cork based photographer Seamie Gallagher, runs daily until 4 April at the Arts Corridor in University Hospital, Galway.

Seamie Gallagher is a photographer based in Macroom, west Cork.  Surrounded by an abundance of natural beauty, from The Gearagh – the remains of the only ancient post glacial alluvial forest in Western Europe – to Gougane Barra with its breathtaking scenery and forest walks. These beautiful landscapes are nevertheless permeated with a sense of loss, akin to the feeling in the abandoned houses Seamie Gallagher has discovered.  His current work explores these forgotten spaces, the unexpected vistas that lie all around us, attempting to highlight the hidden beauty of these lost places.  This is his first exhibition.  All members of the public are welcome and all work is for sale.

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Poetry Competition

Date posted: 5 March 2014

Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking entries again for its exciting annual poetry competition. Poems entered in the competition should be no more than 30 lines long. They must be the original work of the entrant. Poems previously published in magazines or poetry collections are eligible. Multiple entries are accepted; poets can enter as many poems as they wish.  The closing date is Friday, 7 March 2014.

Entry fee: to enter one poem the fee is €10. If you enter two or more poems the entry fee is €7.50 per poem i.e. to enter two poems it costs €15, to enter three €22.50 and so on.

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