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Tower Seminar Series – Social Singing, Health and Wellbeing: Current Practice, Insights and Reflection

September 21 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Venue: Theatre 2/ Online Event

Presenters: Prof Helen Phelan, Prof Hilary Moss,

Dr Hannah Fahey, Prof Stephen Clift, Prof Lauren

Stewart, Dr Ciara Thompson, Dr Kara Shea O’Brien,

Dr Fran Garry, Dr Charulatha Mani, Dr Sophie Lee,

Mr Dermot O’Callaghan.


Chairs: Prof Hilary Moss and Prof Helen Phelan


This event will launch a special supplement of the Health

Promotion International journal, guest edited by Phelan,

Moss, Fahey, and Clift. The event is the culmination of a

year’s work bringing together leading writers on social

singing and cultural diversity. Each author will introduce

their unique contribution to the field followed by a

discussion chaired by Phelan. Contributions include the

wellbeing benefits of online Irish traditional singing

sessions during Covid 19; interdisciplinary insights from a

singing project for perinatal mental health in the Gambia;

an evaluation of training using singing as a tool for

community building in changing societies; songwriting

and singing with mothers and midwives in south-east

Queensland; and a review of singing interventions for

family carers of people living with dementia.

To register – https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/social-singing-health-and-wellbeing-launch-online-seminar-tickets

Admission is free and all are welcome.


September 21
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Theatre 2, Irish World Academy