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Poems for Patience
Poems for Patience is an annual anthology of poetry by Irish and international poets displayed on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway and disseminated throughout the waiting area networks of Galway’s public hospitals.
1 April, 2016
These Tangled Threads
These Tangled Threads was an investigation that reflected on the condition of dementia by artist Toma McCullim. The work was developed during a ten-week studio residency at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre and resulted in a site-specific installation shown at Uillinn in 2015 during the Skibbereen Arts Festival.
1 January, 2016
15 Miles is a Per Cent for Art commission at St. Brendan's Nursing Home in Loughrea, County Galway. In 2013, Galway County Public Arts Office commissioned artist Ceara Conway to produce a photographic participatory-based project.
1 May, 2015
The Lifesongs project aims to bring to life memories, reflections and feelings of older people through a combination of theatre, humour, spontaneous music-making and songwriting.
1 April, 2015
Azure at St Gabriel’s
In 2014, Butler Gallery was awarded a grant to extend its Azure programme with people living with dementia in Kilkenny. Residents of St Gabriel’s Ward in St Canice’s Hospital were invited to engage with and respond to work from Butler Gallery’s Permanent Collection with a trained arts facilitator.
1 January, 2015
Wise Ways was a participatory arts project with older people, originating at Raheen Hospital in County Clare. A unique collection of handmade artworks in clay and personal memories or stories were created and exhibited at participating venues.
1 November, 2014
E.gress is an audio-visual filmic artwork resulting from a regional and multi-sited collaborative project between artist Marie Brett, musician Kevin O’Shanahan and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland.
1 September, 2014
Creative Exchanges is a course developed by Age & Opportunity for anyone leading creative activities with older people in care settings.
1 July, 2014
Participatory music-making at St. Joseph’s Care Centre
Musician Eamon Sweeney facilitated participatory music-making sessions for residential and daycare clients of St. Joseph's Centre, South County Dublin, in 2012-2013. The centre provides holistic care for older people who have illnesses associated with ageing, primarily people with a diagnosis of dementia.
1 June, 2014
Encounters was a collaboration between Triskel Arts Centre and St. Finbarr’s Hospital, a multidisciplinary hospital site. The collaboration formed part of the arts and health strand of Cork EU Capital of Culture 2005.
1 July, 2013
The music programme of the Waterford Healing Arts Trust
The music programme of the Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) spans from hospital-based performances to participatory music workshops in hospital and community settings.
1 May, 2013
The Starling Song Project
Starling Song is a song-writing project investigating locality and connecting older people across West Cork.
1 April, 2013