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Creative Movement Workshops in County Wexford Day Centres
Dance artist Vivian Brodie Hayes details the methods and learnings from delivering standalone creative movement workshops to older people across 11 day care centres in County Wexford, supported by Creative Ireland’s Age Friendly Programme and Wexford County Council Arts Department.
10 January, 2023
Yes, But Do You Care?
A transdisciplinary arts project exploring dementia family care-giving and Ireland’s new capacity legislation. Initiated and led by visual artist Marie Brett, working with dance artist and choreographer Philip Connaughton and members of the Dementia Carers Campaign Network.
8 October, 2022
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 under the Per Cent for Art Scheme. The commission was managed by Waterford Healing Arts Trust and involved participation from staff and service users.
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