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FIRST FORTNIGHT

10th Anniversary JAN 2021 Submission Callout


Artist Emergency Relief Fund

Artists, arts workers and performers are one of the most instantly impacted groups of people in this unprecedented crisis that we find ourselves. Thirty percent of artists, performers and arts workers earn under the minimum wage already. You can help.

Artist Emergency Relief Fund

Artists, arts workers and performers are one of the most instantly impacted groups of people in this unprecedented crisis that we find ourselves. Thirty percent of artists, performers and arts workers earn under the minimum wage already. You can help.

News & Stories

Here you can keep up to date with all the latest news and our blog posts. You can also subscribe to our newsletter below in the big blue box.

News & Stories

Here you can keep up to date with all the latest news and our blog posts. You can also subscribe to our newsletter below in the big blue box.

Creative Therapies

The First Fortnight Centre for Creative therapies is a HSE funded service provision funded through the National Office of Suicide Prevention (NOSP). We provide music and art psychotherapy to adults with experiences of homelessness or at risk of homelessness.

Creative Therapies

The First Fortnight Centre for Creative therapies is a HSE funded service provision funded through the National Office of Suicide Prevention (NOSP). We provide music and art psychotherapy to adults with experiences of homelessness or at risk of homelessness.

Volunteer

First Fortnight wouldn’t be possible without the support of our amazing volunteers. We had over 140 volunteers help realise the 2020 Festival. If you can spare some time towards helping reduce mental health stigma, please fill out the form in our Volunteer section.

Volunteer

First Fortnight wouldn’t be possible without the support of our amazing volunteers. We had over 140 volunteers help realise the 2020 Festival. If you can spare some time towards helping reduce mental health stigma, please fill out the form in our Volunteer section.

What We Do

First Fortnight utilises arts and culture to challenge mental health stigma while supporting some of Ireland’s most vulnerable people through creative therapies. 

In Ireland, one in four people are predicted to struggle with their mental health at some point in their lives.

What We Do

First Fortnight utilises arts and culture to challenge mental health stigma while supporting some of Ireland’s most vulnerable people through creative therapies. 

In Ireland, one in four people are predicted to struggle with their mental health at some point in their lives.

Festival Programme

Check out or download our full festival programme from January 2020 which featured over 100 events, in 62 venues, across 17 counties in all corners of the island! And prepare to get excited for our 10th Anniversary festival in January 2021!

Festival Programme

Check out or download our full festival programme from January 2020 which featured over 100 events, in 62 venues, across 17 counties in all corners of the island! And prepare to get excited for our 10th Anniversary festival in January 2021!

Resources & Info

Download our latest programme, press release and media book here. You'll also find some helpful mental health support contacts, recommended reading resources and everything related to our governance.

Resources & Info

Download our latest programme, press release and media book here. You'll also find some helpful mental health support contacts, recommended reading resources and everything related to our governance.

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