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Older people across Northern Ireland to share in £144,000 arts funding to tackle loneliness

Tuesday 16th October 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments Arts and Older People

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has announced National Lottery funding and public funding from the Public Health Agency and Baring Foundation of over £144,000, for 19 organisations across the region, to deliver community-based arts projects benefitting older people.

Pictured are Andersonstown Community Theatre(ACT) members Teresa McKeown and Nora Toland, residents of Tearman Fold. Image: Pictured are Andersonstown Community Theatre(ACT) members Teresa McKeown and Nora Toland, residents of Tearman Fold.
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Belfast teens launch film addressing mental health worries

Thursday 11th October 2018 at 2pm 0 Comments ARTiculate Young People & Wellbeing Arts Programme

A group of Belfast teenagers launched a short film on World Mental Health Day examining serious mental health issues, including online bullying and suicide and where young people can seek help.  

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Pictured are Lorraine Calderwood (Arts Council of Northern Ireland), Jade Hale (KIC), Sharon Curran (Public Health Agency) Nick Livingston (Arts Council of Northern Ireland) with some of the group involved in the project.

Hit the high notes with the return of BBC Northern Ireland School Choir Of The Year

Thursday 11th October 2018 at 10am 0 Comments Music & Opera

The search begins as applications are now open to find the very best primary and post-primary school choirs in Northern Ireland in 2019.

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Presented by John Toal and Kerry McLean, BBC Northern Ireland School Choir of the Year, which returns as a yearly event, is organised in association with the Ulster Youth Choir and supported by the Arts Council Of Northern Ireland.

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