University Hospital Waterford, Sept 4th and Sept 21st 2018

Healing Sounds in the Foyer is a programme of monthly live music performances which aims to promote the positive relationship between music, health and wellbeing, and to reduce stress and anxiety for patients, visitors and staff.  This programme is kindly sponsored by AIB Ardkeen.

Joey Whelan Plays Spanish Guitar
University Hospital Waterford, September 4th at 1:30pm

joey whelan

Tramore man Joey Whelan will give a special lunchtime performance on Tues 4 Sept at 1.30pm. Joey will perform as part of our Healing Sounds programme in the foyer of University Hospital Waterford (UHW).

Admission free, all welcome.


Healing Sounds in the Wards with Liam Merriman and Eoin O’Meachair
University Hospital Waterford, September 21st 2018, 7pm to 8pm.

Culture night 2018 LogoAs part of Culture Night Waterford Healing Arts Trust (W.H.A.T.)  is bringing music into the wards of University Hospital Waterford.  Music will be provided by professional musicians, trained to work in healthcare settings.

The Healing Sounds in the Wards programme promotes the positive relationship between music, health and well-being through live music experiences, which softens the clinical environment and reduces anxiety and stress for patients, visitors and staff.

Musicians on the night will be led by our two mentors, Liam Merriman and Eoin O’Meachair, and they are looking forward to what promises to be a very special evening of music.WHAT culture night

Waterford Healing Arts Trust (W.H.A.T.) is Ireland’s leading arts and health organisation. Established in 1993, W.H.A.T. brings arts experiences to the bedsides of patients at University Hospital Waterford and other healthcare settings. W.H.A.T. believes that the arts contribute to the well-being and vitality of society and that engaging with the arts stimulates the participant’s sense of identity and creativity. W.H.A.T. supports the development of arts and health in Ireland.


Waterford Healing Arts Trust
University Hospital Waterford, Dunmore Road, Waterford.
Tel. 051 842 664
Web: http://www.waterfordhealingarts.com/

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