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The Alliance of Age Sector NGOs calls for an Independent Commissioner for Ageing and Older People 

The Alliance of Age Sector NGOs calls for an Independent Commissioner for Ageing and Older People 

Today, The Alliance of Age Sector NGOs (of which IHF is a member) launches its 2023 Report, ‘Telling It Like It Is; Combatting Ageism,’ which sets out why Ireland needs to take ageism seriously and take meaningful action to counteract it. The report highlights the nature and impact of ageism in Ireland and offers several […]

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Memories Exhibition Opening

memories exhibition elaine mears 2023

We recently announced funding for 16 Seed Grant projects to support creative explorations of dying, death, and bereavement generously supported by Creative Ireland. A prime example is Elaine Mears ‘Memories’ exhibition returning to the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Co Mayo, on Tuesday 24th until Saturday 28th January. Elaine and fellow textile artist Marie Murray are […]

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IHF Arts & Creative Engagement Roundup 2022

arts roundup 2022 2023

The arts and creative engagement in all their forms help people of all ages explore and articulate loss, death, dying, and grief. They always have.  Since 2020, with the generous support of the Creative Ireland Programme, we have explored and collaborated with numerous artists and cultural organisations to guide and inform our strategy and responses. A […]

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Seed Grant Recipients 2022-2023 Announced 

Seed grants awardees 2022 2023

Funding has been awarded for 16 Seed Grant projects to support creative explorations of dying, death, and bereavement. The grantees are an extraordinary creative reflection on grief and loss across all communities in Ireland supported by the Creative Ireland Programme.   In October of this year, following a callout for applications, we received 140 submissions for […]

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