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Archive for May 2019


Burning Bright at Galway Arts Centre

Date posted: 14 May 2019

Image shown: Burning Bright. Image by Aoife Frehan.

Burning Bright is Galway Arts Centre’s programme for older people. A showcase of artwork from the programme is taking place as part of Bealtaine Festival, celebrating creativity as we age, from 13-22 May 2019. Established 14 years ago and facilitated by professional artists working in nursing units, day centres and hospitals across Galway City, this visual arts project encourages participants to celebrate and engage in their own creativity. Read More


Knocknacarra : Sale Agreed | An exhibition by Hilary Morley at University Hospital Galway

Date posted: 14 May 2019

Image shown: Hilary Morley, Communion Day Digital Collage

Saolta Arts (formerly Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust) presents ‘Knocknacarra : Sale Agreed’, an exhibition by Hilary Morley, on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway from 16 May to 30 June 2019.  Read More


Call for theatre companies: 5×5 at the Abbey Theatre with the Irish Dementia Working Group

Date posted: 6 May 2019

The Irish Dementia Working Group (IDWG) supported by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) is seeking a theatre company to support, plan and facilitate the 5×5 initiative at the Abbey Theatre from 10-14 June 2019 inclusive. This series enables five marginalised communities to engage with their national theatre for the first time and to foster new connections between audiences, artists and the Abbey Theatre. Read More


Living Portraits by Rachel Macmanus

Date posted: 5 May 2019

Image shown: Living Portraits by Rachel Macmanus

Living Portraits is a selection of drawn portraits by artist Rachel Macmanus of the residents of St Joseph’s Hospital in Ennis, Co. Clare. The exhibition is being hosted at glór in Ennis until 1 June as part of the 2019 Bealtaine Festival. Read More


In the Making at Linenhall Arts Centre

Date posted: 5 May 2019

Image shown: In the Making. Artwork by Margaret Cannon

In the Making celebrates art made by older people in healthcare settings in Mayo. The exhibition runs at Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar until 5 June 2019 as part of Bealtaine Festival.  Read More

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