Youth Arts Toolkit – Value For Money and Policy – Confidence and Agency

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 […]
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
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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 15, 2014
YOUTH ARTS

The Artist’s Intention and the Purpose of Art Work

In this, his second blog, John continues to look at both the artist’s intention and the purpose of art-work through examples of art-forms other than pop-music: […]
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 […]
November 12, 2014

A Youth Perspective

Our third blog in the international exchange series, sees brothers and film makers, Cian and Jack Desmond, talking exchanges, the Give+Take programme and even the odd […]
October 30, 2014

International Collaboration

In this our first blog from Fresh Film Festival, Festival Manager, Ciarda Tobin, discusses the value of international collaboration and exchange in celebrating and developing the […]
September 16, 2014
YOUTH ARTS

Returning to My Spiritual Home… from participant to leader

In this, our final blog, in the series examining how young people in arts groups have made the transition from being a member to becoming a […]
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