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Collectively Counting


Collectively Counting

‘Collectively Counting’ is a new poem by Stephen James Smith and film by Craig Kenny brought to you in collaboration with First Fortnight. The poem and stunning video highlight the need for cohesion and solidarity at this time of disruption.

Collectively Counting

‘Collectively Counting’ is a new poem by Stephen James Smith and film by Craig Kenny brought to you in collaboration with First Fortnight. The poem and stunning video highlight the need for cohesion and solidarity at this time of disruption.

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.

Creative Therapies

Our Centre for Creative therapies is a free music and art therapy service for adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. These therapies utilize psychotherapeutic approaches combined with the creative process to improve mental health.

Creative Therapies

Our Centre for Creative therapies is a free music and art therapy service for adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. These therapies utilize psychotherapeutic approaches combined with the creative process to improve mental health.

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.

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.

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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