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Archive for March 2021

Poetry Prescriptions

Poetry Prescriptions: Hand Sanitisation by Catherine Cullinane

Date posted: 13 March 2021

Image shown: Still from The Dance Back Home, film documentary created with patients and staff in the Age Related Unit in Tallaght University Hospital by Artists in Residence Ailish Claffey and Deirdre Glenfield.

Catherine Cullinane is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Musculoskeletal Triage at University Hospital Waterford. Catherine’s poem ‘Hand Sanitisation’ was written during creative writing classes facilitated by author and poet Lani O’Hanlon as part of Waterford Healing Arts Trust’s programme for healthcare staff. Read More


Launch of online version of ‘…the lives we live’ Grangegorman Public Art Book

Date posted: 13 March 2021

Image shown: ‘…the lives we live’ Grangegorman Public Art Book, artwork by Fergus Martin.

The Grangegorman Development Agency (GDA) was set up in 2006 to redevelop the grounds of St. Brendan’s Psychiatric Hospital into a new urban quarter for Dublin City, providing new facilities for the HSE, a new city campus for TU Dublin and new community amenities.  Read More


Sound Community: Weekly podcast from Gamelan Spréacha Geala

Date posted: 11 March 2021

Image shown: Gamelan Spréacha Geala. Photo credit: Tomasz Madajczak.

Sound Community is a short weekly podcast from Gamelan Spréacha Geala, a community music group from West Cork. Currently they are unable to share physical space with their voices and instruments of the gamelan orchestra in Skibbereen. Until they can, they are sharing stories, practices and philosophies that have brought them comfort during the pandemic. Read More


Chronic Chats: participant call out

Date posted: 7 March 2021

Image shown: Artist Áine O'Hara

Chronic Chats is an online creative group for chronically ill people in Mayo led by chronically ill artist and designer Áine O’Hara. The group will meet weekly for six weeks in March and April 2021 to chat and create. The project is part of Navigating a Future, a Mayo County Council Public Art Commission. Read More


Invitation to tender: Creative Enquiry 2021- Project Management Services

Date posted: 7 March 2021

Image shown: Cultural Lore, Marie Brett artist residency; Creative Enquiry - Arts and Older People. Photo credit: Venividi.

Creative Enquiry Arts and Older People was an investigative collaborative venture that creatively explored fresh approaches to arts engagement with older people and advanced best practice models. The Arts Office of Cork City Council is now seeking project management services for the Creative Enquiry – Continuation Phase. Read More

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