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Snap Happy Saps

In #rabble4, Culture, Humour, Print Edition, Uncategorized by Theo Weatherall4 Comments

Club photography is integral to Dublin’s nightlife. However the day of an Ian Dickson capturing an event in one classic photograph has given way to the amateur-pap with a Nikon strap draped around their neck machine-gun shooting through the night. Theo Weatherall rues the ascent of the Facebook photoset and demise of the iconic club shots.

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rabble Boomtown Banter Battle Entries!

In #rabble4, Illustration, Print Edition by rabble1 Comment

A wee while ago rabble teamed up with Boomtown, the UK’s maddest festival for a very unique competition. We basically got all you eejits to do enter a wee essay competition about your maddest festival buzzes. The winner got themselves two tickets to the festival. Versions of the stories were used in a roll-the-dice, rabble board game that took pride of place as our centre spread in rabble #4. Thanks to all who took part. And a special thanks to Dara Lynch and Thomas McCarty who broke their balls to sort out the centre fold.

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#Festivals: Welcome to the Stress Fest

In #rabble4, Culture, History, Interviews, Print Edition by Rob Flynn1 Comment

With niche festivals dropping like proverbial flies and authorities becoming less and less accepting of fringe events, rabble takes a behind the scenes look at some of Ireland’s more groundbreaking underground events and sees how they are surviving, or otherwise. Rob Flynn met the stress-junkies who put their wealth, health and sanity on the line to run these events.