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Compassionate Culture Network – Leitrim Part Two

CCN Leitrim Part Two Earlier this year, we facilitated a series of compassionate creative workshops in Leitrim in collaboration with Brendan Murray, Director of The Glens Centre in Manorhamilton, and visual artist Cróna Gallagher. This led to the commissioning of a second series. However, this time it was an artist-led collective exploration of the intersection […]

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Compassionate Culture Network – Leitrim Part One 

CCN Leitrim Part One As part of our expanding Compassionate Culture Network, we joined forces with the Glens Centre, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim, inviting people to talk and explore what might be created after loss during March and April. Building from ‘Death Cafés’ which invite people to discuss dying, death, grief, and loss, Irish Hospice Foundation’s Compassionate Culture […]

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Men’s Sheds

https://youtu.be/oHV9w7T2rJU Men’s Sheds Irish Men’s Sheds Association, funded by Healthy Ireland, joined forces with Irish Hospice Foundation to explore how Sheds could support their communities navigate grief and loss in various ways — whether by creating a physical place within their local community for taking grief and loss to, or by having a location at their […]

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The Tightrope Walker (Dublin, Tallaght)

About the Tightrope Walker Jenny Macdonald is a community engaged theatre artist whose practice encompasses writing, performing, directing and facilitating.  Much of her work focuses on embodiment – how we experience and express ourselves physically. Jenny was awarded a Seed Grant to further develop her theatre project ‘The Tightrope Walker’. This is an audience-participant stage […]

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Compassion Community Across Munster

About Compassion Community Across Munster Generously supported by Rethink Ireland’s Impact Fund for Munster, we facilitated four safe spaces across Munster this year, where people had open and creative chats about loss, gently exploring how compassion connects, and shared some ‘deadly conversation’ as part of our continuously expanding Compassionate Culture Network (CCN).  Between April and […]

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Arts Roundtable Gathering June 2023

**This event has now taken place.**Read more Background In 2020, with the support of Creative Ireland, Irish Hospice Foundation started an Arts and Creative Engagement programme to provide people with more opportunities to discuss dying, death, and bereavement. Since then, we have explored and collaborated with numerous artists, cultural, health, community, state agencies, and educational […]

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Talking About Cancer

Cancer Connect is a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status that provides free transport for persons attending Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy treatments, and other cancer treatment appointments, at County Cork hospitals. It currently has a team of 320 Voluntary drivers, many of whom have been with the organisation for ten years or more and have connected deeply […]

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