First Fortnight Quarantine HYGGELIG Community News Part X

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create 27 May 2020



New York Public Library

If things are too quiet, New York Public Library created a soundtrack for the noises you might miss from a noisy, busy city. 


JK Rowling

For all the JK Rowling Fans out there, she has just announced 'The Ickabog'! It's a brand new children's book, which she is publishing in daily instalments on this website for free and is inviting children to submit illustrations for the book when it's published. All the author royalties will be going to help groups who have been particularly impacted by the pandemic.




National Campaign for the Arts

For anyone interested in seeing a proposed recovery plan for the arts sector, the National Campaign for the Arts are way ahead and just released one.


Wholesome Rescue Pet Pics

Below is Tucker, who is on his way home after being adopted, for more adorable pictures to brighten your day, click here.


Poet vs Rapper Slam

Want to help figure out who gets to win €200 and watch ten contenders perform in this TalkAtiVes Poet vs Rapper Slam presented by Civic Theatre, We Are Griot, The Lock In. It's on this coming Sunday. More info here.

Howie The Rookie

Online, live and interactive theatre? Yes please! The Glass Theatre are performing 20 year anniversary revival of the beautifully modern classic 'Howie the Rookie' live for three nights, starting tonight! For more info, click here.


Some mental health supports


helpers is a totally free 6 week course which uses psychological theory and techniques to help people stay supported during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.


How COVID-19 impacts children and young people’s mental health is a concern for many. What can parents do to help? Here are some tips.

And some more helpful tips.

BeLonG To Youth Workers are available to provide text, email and phone support for those who need it during this time of uncertainty. More info here.

Mental Health Reform have gathered a great list of supports here.

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