Region: Ireland

Make Dance Schools Essential For Mental Health In Ireland

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Leo Varadkar
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  1. Launched 28/10/2020
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Allow Dance & Performing Art Schools to open safely following the guidelines that were set for us in September.

The mental health of our youth depends on it.


Dance & The Performing Arts is a place of escape for thousands of children, teenagers and adults across the country. For a lot of people they rely on it for their mental health. As this is how they keep their minds and bodies healthy.

Art is a way for people to express themselves with no words. Suicide rates are at an all time high and we MUST consider the mental wellbeing of our country just as much as we do the physical.

If regular schools can open, we should be able to open.

Please watch this video made by our students :

Thank you for your support, Aimee Fitzpatrick from K67 KH96
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Why people sign

  • on 17 Nov 2020

    Musik und Tanz, aknn heilend sein oder zur Heilung beitragen.

  • on 04 Nov 2020

    it’s important because young teens or children might be struggling with mental health and by dancing it might help them not physically but mentally!

  • Tralee

    on 04 Nov 2020

    I’m a dancer, I love dance, it helps me relax and I just love to do it

  • Michelle Burke Castleisland

    on 03 Nov 2020

    mental health reasons. i know many people that do dancing and are struggling.

  • Rachel Byrne Tralee, Co. Kerry

    on 03 Nov 2020

    For my friends

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