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# dublin-fringe-festival - Monday 10 September, 2018

'We say 'we need to talk about mental health in Ireland' - while looking the other way when people scream for help'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We say 'we need to talk about mental health in Ireland' - while looking the other way when people scream for help'

Sep 10th 2018, 7:00 PM 17,005 Views 34 Comments

Marise Gaughan writes about her father’s suicide, and how she copes with mental health issues. On World Suicide Prevention Day, she asks what we can do about suicide in Ireland.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Friday 7 September, 2018

'Mum was and still is a very funny person. I want to show there's another side to dementia'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Mum was and still is a very funny person. I want to show there's another side to dementia'

Sep 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,965 Views 3 Comments

Philip Connaughton is a carer – along with members of his family – for his mother. Now he’s exploring their changed relationship in a new show as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

4 events... to catch at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival
# 4 Events For
# 4 Events For

4 events... to catch at this year's Dublin Fringe Festival

Aug 29th 2018, 5:33 PM 911 Views 0 Comments

Buy your tickets now before the best stuff sells out.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Here are some of the highlights from this month's Dublin Fringe Festival
# What's On?
# What's On?

Here are some of the highlights from this month's Dublin Fringe Festival

Sep 9th 2017, 9:15 AM 7,370 Views 2 Comments

Want to go to a show? Here’s some help picking which one.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

GAA fans asked to get in on the act(ing)
# Calling The Hill
# Calling The Hill

GAA fans asked to get in on the act(ing)

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:45 PM 8,801 Views 4 Comments

Dublin Fringe Festival 2013 wants volunteers to take the terrace, sorry – stage, for performance piece about fandom.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Column: 'Churching' women after childbirth made many new mothers feel ostracised
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'Churching' women after childbirth made many new mothers feel ostracised

Aug 31st 2013, 12:00 PM 38,139 Views 150 Comments

I believe strongly in the idea that we are formed by our past, so I tried to understand how the practise of churching in 1913 Ireland affected the women cleansed of the ‘sin’ of childbirth, writes Louise Lewis.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Column: Remembering LAMBO and the celebrity of Gerry Ryan
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Remembering LAMBO and the celebrity of Gerry Ryan

Aug 24th 2013, 12:00 PM 2,078 Views 36 Comments

It started out as an innocent book review but ended up as the subject of a police investigation. Hugh Travers writes about the late great Gerry Ryan and the claim that made him famous.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Activists and outsiders: Unsung heroes celebrated in the Dublin Fringe Festival
# Dublin Fringe Festival
# Dublin Fringe Festival

Activists and outsiders: Unsung heroes celebrated in the Dublin Fringe Festival

Aug 13th 2013, 8:10 PM 3,964 Views 1 Comment

The 2013 Dublin Fringe Festival, launched today, offers a celebration of political and social engagement by new and returning artists over 18 days of exciting and thought-provoking shows.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Column: What happens to the people failed by our education system?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What happens to the people failed by our education system?

Aug 3rd 2013, 12:00 PM 859 Views 60 Comments

Playwright Amy Conroy talks about her experience of education in Ireland – and how the frustrations it provoked led to the questions posed in her new show.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Column: Growing up between Inis Oírr… and Ballymun
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Growing up between Inis Oírr… and Ballymun

Sep 18th 2012, 7:45 PM 456 Views 4 Comments

When Martin Sharry was seven, he moved from Ballymun to Inis Oírr. The two places are very different, he writes, but not without similarities.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Column: Everybody seems to be leaving, but what about those of us left?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Everybody seems to be leaving, but what about those of us left?

Sep 5th 2012, 9:15 PM 165 Views 144 Comments

In these days of mass emigration, writes Stefanie Preissner, should we feel a responsibility to the country that raised us?

# dublin-fringe-festival - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Column: Here’s why I directed an opera about IKEA flatpack furniture
# Absolut Fringe
# Absolut Fringe

Column: Here’s why I directed an opera about IKEA flatpack furniture

Sep 1st 2012, 7:00 PM 129 Views 4 Comments

Building flatpack furniture is nothing if not dramatic, writes Conor Hanratty – which is why opera suits it perfectly.

# dublin-fringe-festival - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Column: Why are the Catholics being bailed out by the Protestants?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Why are the Catholics being bailed out by the Protestants?

Sep 22nd 2011, 6:00 PM 401 Views 48 Comments

In Europe, it’s the Catholic countries that are economic basket cases – and maybe that’s no coincidence, writes comedian Abie Philbin Bowman.