Youth Arts Toolkit

August 18, 2015

Creativity, Resilience and Global Citizenship

In January of this year my colleague Nora Furlong and I hosted a programme in CIT Crawford College of Art and Design in collaboration with Youth […]
July 30, 2015

Taking Time to Reflect

In this blog, Jessica Carson shares some of the questions she uses to reflect on her work, what motivates and inspires her, and how to decide […]
July 21, 2015
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Creativity and Mindsets for Global Citizens

“The world is changing around us, just as we are changing the world… Yet it is in times of great change that art provides its most […]
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 […]
April 9, 2015

…for ‘the young people’/ for ‘the arts’

In our third  funding blog, Seóna Ní Bhriain, head of the Children, Young People and Education Department in the Arts Council, discusses the role and priorities […]
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 […]
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