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Nazi Dancing Girls Gatecrash UKIP Conference

In Blog, Culture, Humour, Politics by Darragh Lynch11 Comments

According to various websites today, a troupe of Nazi dancing girls and a 16 tonne WWII tank rolled into Margate in Kent, with ‘Springtime for Hitler’ blaring from the turret, to welcome UKIP delegates arriving for their spring party conference. It turns out that the group were promoting a production of ‘The Producers’ by Mel Brooks, which is on tour in the UK at the moment, but went out of their way to … Read More

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Paying The Sweat Equity

In #rabble9, Blog, Culture, Music by Paul Tarpey1 Comment

Since we last reported, Limerick’s City of Culture successfully dealt with its teething problems. Paul Tarpey updates us on how it demonstrated an inclusive and city-wide approach to the arts. In the beginning the worries were structural. Could the 109 projects be delivered? Before he resigned, artistic director Karl Wallace had pulled together a mix of citizen projects, art driven works and spectacles that were designed to interact with each … Read More

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Dublin Village.

In #rabble9, Blog, Culture by Fiona P. Lonker4 Comments

Dublin Oldschool is a play that represents a side of Dublin that’s rarely seen in theatres. Nocturnal behaviour till the sun comes up and beyond, yokes as currency, sipping the same can of Dutch for hours. We sent Fiona P. Lonker to find out the buzz. I caught Dublin Oldschool in a packed theatre tent at Electric Picnic, which might just have been the show’s perfect crowd: despite lingering afternoon hangovers … Read More

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The More Things Change…

In #rabble9, Blog, Culture, Interviews by Rashers Tierney 1 Comment

    My Name is Saoirse is set in 1980s Limerick and is a dark comedy about shifting, peanuts and abortion. Director Hildegard Ryan and writer/performer Eva O’Connor chatted to Rashers Tierney about how the religious orders still need to loosen their vampiric grip on our schools and of course their play, which was our hands down favorite at this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival. Can you tell me something about … Read More

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Win More Tickets To The Fringe.

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We have more Fringey freebies to give away today. Three pairs of tickets are up for grabs for three events. All are taking place on Thursday October 11th. So make sure you can go before entering. The Rest Is Action sets out to remake The Oresteia. For those of you who went mitching during classics, that’s a Greek tragedy looking at the end of the curse on the House of … Read More

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#rabbleComp: Win A Double Pass To Sparks.

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Sceal Eile productions have given us a freebie to fire out to some of ye filthy fecks. This Pat Hynes scripted affair sets out to be a twisted comedy about life in post-Celtic Tiger Ireland.  There are 8 characters and all of them are played by Darren Killeen, who popped up in Game of Thrones S2. The whole shebang originated as a radio play that ended up short-listed for RTÉ’s PJ … Read More