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Training Notes – Music & Health Training in Ireland
Training Notes is a training initiative of Kids Classics, Ireland's leading music in healthcare organisation. Kids Classics has developed a framework of bespoke training courses which includes introductory workshops, supervised apprenticeships and team mentoring.
1 May, 2022
Some Dance to Remember
Some Dance to Remember is an inclusive dance research project using adaptive Irish céilí dance and traditional Irish music for people living with dementia and their professional carers.
1 February, 2022
Waterford Residential Care Centre: Per Cent for Art Commission
Artists Conall Cary and Peter McMorris were commissioned to create artworks for Waterford Residential Care Centre (WRCC) under the Per Cent for Art Scheme.
1 September, 2021
Time in Our Lives
Time in Our Lives is a series of limited-edition illustrated books designed to engage participants and staff in creative conversation and art making during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic.
1 July, 2021
Art and hope in a time of Covid
Gairdín Mhuire is a day care centre for older people located in Dingle. Úna Ní Shé has worked there as a visual artist since 2003. Úna describes her evolving response as an artist to the closure of Gairdín Mhuire to all normal activities in March 2020.
5 May, 2021
Founded by musicians and Arts & Health practitioners Sharon Murphy and Sadhbh O’Sullivan, Embrace Music is a social enterprise on a mission to provide far-reaching opportunities for engaging with music.
1 April, 2021
Freedom to Fly | Creative Enquiry – Arts and Older People
Freedom to Fly, hosted by MusicAlive, is an interdisciplinary, participatory project that engages older people in collaboration with Helga Deasy (choreographer and dancer) and Susan McManamon (musician and choir leader).
1 March, 2021
Viriditas is a song cycle by Irish singer and artist Ceara Conway for The Deepest Shade of Green, an Arts and Health programme for Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture. Commissioned by Saolta Arts and Galway 2020, it was created for the staff and patients of the seven hospitals of Saolta University Health Care Group.
5 January, 2021
The Museum of Song Postal Project
The Museum of Song is a song collecting project, co-created by artists Tess Leak and Sharon Whooley, that is delivered via the postal service. Part of the Arts for Health Partnership Programme, West Cork, it was adapted in response to the isolation of older residents in community hospitals during the Covid-19 lockdown.
25 November, 2020
Cúram is a four person exhibition by artists Daniel Chester, Cherry Dowling, Amy McGovern and Stephen Rennicks. The artists, based in the environs of County Sligo, had artistic encounters within the realm of healthcare for older people. They were invited to make work responding to that experience.
1 July, 2020
Songwriting with older people in care settings
Klawitter Theatre Group delivered songwriting projects with older people who visit the day care facilities at Henrietta Older Peoples Service and with residents in Belmont House Nursing Home, both based in Dublin, from June 2018 until December 2019.
7 June, 2020
The Songbirds is a piece of theatre researched and written by playwright Guy Le Jeune examining the experiences of people living with dementia, and their primary carers.
1 April, 2020