Resources

April 12, 2016

Talk About Youth Project, St Andrews Resource Centre

What is the value of the Arts in a Youth Work Context? Over the next four blogs the “Talk About Youth“ Project will profile their work […]
March 21, 2016

The Queen of Children’s Theatre: a glimpse inside…

We have asked some Irish Artists to identify and discuss work that they admire that has been created for children and young people outside of Ireland. […]
July 1, 2015

Living, Breathing, Singing Proof of the Positive Effect of Song

In this blog, Conor Heffernan tells us about being inside the Sing and Shine Project  (a health, wellbeing project developed by Aspiro which took place in […]
June 5, 2015

Sing and Shine Part II

In this blog, as the ‘Sing and Shine’ programme draws to a close, we talk to Mary Amond O’Brien about the positive impact that this project […]
May 8, 2015

Sing and Shine – A Health, Wellbeing and Music Project in the Community

Mary Amond O’Brien is a busy woman. In addition to her choir work as Artistic Director with Aspiro and Music Director with Cór na n’Óg, she […]
April 14, 2015

Why Do I Work With Children and Young People Through The Arts? A Family Support Project Perspective

Why do I work with children through the arts? I work with children and young people through the arts for two reasons: first, it’s an area […]
March 31, 2015

Why Deliver Arts Programmes for Young People? A Community Development Worker’s Perspective

Why deliver Arts Programmes for young people? For this series of blogs, we decided to ask some experienced youth workers, who are at the coal face […]
March 31, 2015
YOUTH ARTS

The Most Meaningful Youth Arts Work I’ve Done…

In this blog, Youth Worker Emma O’Brien, discusses her motivation for delivering arts programmes with young people, also explaining in the process, the importance of defining […]
December 12, 2014

In Art, Small Differences Can Have Large Effects

What can a new U2 album teach us about the purpose of Art? In this, our first blog responding to Eliiot Eisner’s “Lessons”, playwright and acknowledged […]
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