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The Lost Children

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Marie Brett

The artwork The Lost Children responds to a particular hospital's landscape with its embedded social memory and intimate recollections relating to the site's laundry.
Over time, staff, patients and visitors revealed memories of unmarried pregnant girls brought to the laundry by shamed...


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Here we are again still

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Christian O'Reilly

In Spring 2008, Megs Morley, Public Arts Officer at Galway City Council, commissioned the artist to write a play as a Per Cent for Art project at Walter Macken Place, Mervue, Galway. Walter Macken Place is a social housing development of 96 apartments, the majority of which are occupied by elderl...

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Life Blood

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Cathy Henderson

Life Blood was initiated by the artist Cathy Henderson in the context of St. James' Hospital, Dublin.

Following her own experience of long periods spent as a patient recovering from a road accident, the artist wished to produce a series of portraits representing the non-medical ...



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Na hOileánaigh

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Éamonn O'Doherty

Sculptor Eamonn O’ Doherty was commissioned by Mayo County Council in 2006 to produce a sculpture for the Island of Inishturk. During consultation with the people of the Island they expressed a preference for a figurative sculpture, taking into consideration their lifestyl...

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Ó Bhéal guth béal

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Ger Wolfe

The singer/ songwriter Ger Wolfe worked in Spring on the song-writing project involving older people from the Muskerry Gaeltacht who attend the day-centres Cois Coille, Cuan Barra, the Tacaois group from Ionad Cultúrtha and the Scoraíocht an Déardaoin group at the Meitheal Múscraí Ionad Áis...

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Mind-Matter

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Dominic Thorpe

Dominic Thorpe was one of a number of artists invited to meet with people who suffer from the chronic physical pain disorder called neuropathic pain, and in response create art work that visualises pain. The project investigated the potential for artwork to assist in describing and diagnosin...

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Hello-Hello

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Danny McCarthy

Hello-Hello arose out of Danny McCarthy’s experience of working on the intergenerational performance project Moment, in collaboration with four other artists and the staff and residents of O’Connell Court sheltered housing unit in Cork.

In the course of his work with...



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Following the Whitethorn

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Michael Fortune

Recorded over eighteen months, this three-part work focuses on a collection of ancient and contemporary superstitions and beliefs from people living in and around the town of Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo. Each work allows the viewer into the shared imaginary space which exists within the psyche of a comm...

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This Time This Place

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Jim Vaughan

This Time This Place took place throughout 2006. Photographer, Jim Vaughan was commissioned to work with the people of Clare Island on a photography project which was open to everyone on the Island. Jim’s proposal was to produce a body of work that would “challenge stereotypical ideas ...

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Playfulness

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switch 09

Founded in 2007, switch, an artist led project aims to promote and show contemporary visual art in a public context. switch is run by artists Triona Ryan & Harald Turek and wo...

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Nazareth Housing Association provides independent living houses for individuals and couples who are 65 and over and on the Sligo County Council housing list.  Nazareth Village is comprised of 48 houses in a garden setting.  The Village was financed as a public-private partnership between Nazareth Housing Association and Sligo County Council with funding from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government.  

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