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Archive for April 2014
The Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing in conjunction with the Mental Health Nursing Team at School of Nursing and Midwifery, TCD, are holding a public lecture on the topic of “Being Human: Creativity in mental health care”. The lecture will be held in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, TCD, 24 D’Olier Street, Dublin 2 on 17 June 2014 at 6 pm. It will be delivered by Professor Theo Stickley, Associate Professor in Mental Health at the University of Nottingham. Read More
CALM (Ceol Agus Lán Maitheas), with the support of Meath County Council Arts Office FEACH Programme, is offering a 3 day intensive introductory training workshop for musicians in Music and Health with an emphasis on geriatric care, to take place between Wednesday 25 and Friday 27 June at the Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Co. Meath. Read More
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (DLR) County Council Arts Office invites proposals for a performing arts commission focusing on the exploration of sensory disabilities. The commission is open to either individuals or companies/collaborators to apply. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will work collaboratively with groups(s) of people with sensory disabilities in the Stillorgan electoral area of the county. Read More
Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust in association with Cúirt International Festival of Literature announce the launch of Poems for Patience XI an exhibition of poems selected and introduced by Theo Dorgan. The launch will take place in the Arts Corridor of Galway University Hospital on Friday April 11 at 11.00am. Each year, a poet who is appearing at Cúirt International Festival of Literature selects poetry suitable for display in waiting areas of University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park University Hospital. The poet chooses 22 poems which are then framed and displayed in the hospital during the festival.
In 2013, artist Tom Meskell and award-winning documentary maker Róisín Loughrey were awarded an inaugural bursary from artsandhealth.ie, the national arts and health website managed by the Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT), to document through film an arts programme involving people who have an acquired brain injury, which is facilitated by Tom at Sacred Heart Hospital in Castlebar, Co. Mayo. The completed short documentary entitled The Room will be launched in Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar at 6pm on Monday, 12 May 2014.