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Category: Arts & Creativity

IHF Commission Artists to Support Healthcare Workers

With the support of the Creative Ireland Programme, we are offering commissions for artists to develop new creative work in support of the health and wellbeing of healthcare staff in the HSE. The pandemic brought many things to people’s attention including the value creative practice plays in people’s lives, and the crucial roles of care staff.  IHF’s Arts & […]

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Creative Healing Winter Walks at Kilruddery House 

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As part of our Compassionate Culture Network (CCN), this winter Killruddery House and Gardens in Wicklow joined forces with us to host creative explorations of loss.  In 2016, we carried out a national survey where people said they’d like more places to talk about dying, death, and bereavement. After two years of a pandemic, and while closed for […]

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A Haiku-Shelter in Cork 

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Even during the toughest of times, the arts can comfort people and help them make sense of loss.  As part of our Compassionate Culture Network (CCN), IHF collaborated with artist faciliators around the country to establish seven creative spaces for those struggling with loss and isolation as a result of the pandemic.   Supported by Arts […]

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Grief Cafe in Galway

As part of our Compassionate Culture Network, we have collaborated with artists around the country to set up creative spaces for those struggling with loss during the pandemic. Now a venue in Galway is running a weekly drop-in centre to allow people explore their feelings in a safe environment.  On Druid Lane in Galway City, […]

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