Creative Brainwaves, talks series

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dlr Libraries, Arts and Community are delighted to partner once again with GBHI (Global Brain Health Initiative) for a series of engaging and uplifting talks that will examine and explore the very real connection between creative arts and brain health.


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Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin A96 H283

(LexIcon Studio theatre for each event except Wed 8 Nov which takes place in Project room, next to the gallery)



11 Oct 11am-1pm

18 October, 11am-1pm

25 October 6.30-8.30pm

1 November 11pm-1pm

8 November 6.30-8.30pm

There will be refreshments provided at each event.


FREE, booking essential via Eventbrite

A five-part series of talks and workshops exploring how engaging in creative arts can improve your brain health. These talks, led by Karen Meenan, Global Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health at the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI), will feature neuroscientists, researchers and especially creative artists who work to improve brain health. Join us to learn how singing, music, dance, poetry, art and writing can stimulate your senses and improve cognition. There is always a special welcome for people living with dementia and their caregivers at each session. The Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) is dedicated to protecting the world’s aging populations from threats to brain health. The talks are FREE, but booking is required. Tea and coffee will be provided.

Further information and email/phone booking via,

Tel: 01-2801147



Kindly supported by Creative Ireland’s Creativity in Older Age Scheme 2023.