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The savage loves his native shore exhibition opens

Ann Cogrove, Chief Operations Officer at Saolta University Health Care Group, Fiona McHugh, Deputy General Manager Mayo University Hospital, Marielle MacLeman, Artist Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust, Pat O'Brien Chairperson Arts Committee GUH and Siobhan Connolly participating artist and former patient Unit 7.

James C. Harrold, Galway City Arts Officer officially launched Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust exhibition The savage loves his native shore in the Institute for Lifecourse and Society, NUI, Galway for Galway International Arts Festival on Saturday July 16.

Participating artists, friends, family and hospital staff all gathered to celebrate their achievements as a community within a healthcare setting.  

The savage loves his native shore GIAF exhibition

Piece from the Savage Loves his Native Shore Exhibition

Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust is celebrating three years of its dialysis art programme at Merlin Park University Hospital in a special partnership with NUI Galway for Galway International Arts Festival 2016. Since it was introduced in 2012, a prevalent source of inspiration for participants’ creative projects has been the West of Ireland and the exhibition takes this theme across two venues.

Health Study on Irish Farmers indicates a high prevalence of respiratory symptoms and lung function abnormalities

Health Study on Irish Farmers indicates a high prevalence of respiratory symptoms and lung function abnormalities

The Irish Farmers Lung Health Study, undertaken by Investigators from Galway University Hospital / Saolta University Health Care Group, was published recently in Respiratory Medicine. The study was prompted by the high prevalence of respiratory problems in farmers in other countries and by recent reports of increasing mortality rates within the Irish farming community.

World No Tobacco Day at UHG

World No Tobacco Day at UHG

Marking World No Tobacco Day at UHG are Colette Walsh, Smoking Cessation Advisor & Fionnuala Creighton, Daffodil Centre, UHG. 

Bealtaine celebrations at Unit 4, Merlin Park University Hospital

Bealtaine celebrations at Unit 4, Merlin Park University Hospital

Aindrias de Staic, actor, musician and Irish storyteller performing in Unit 4 Merlin Park University Hospital as part of the Bealtaine Festival. May belongs to the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity as we age! Over 120,000 people now take part in Bealtaine. From dance to cinema, painting to theatre, Bealtaine showcases the talents and creativity of both first-time and professional older artists. The Bealtaine festival will be celebrated in Healthcare settings for the month of May.

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