From the Depths of the Sea to the Stage

Eoin Ryan's Journey with Trawled 


By Cat Maher

Discussion, Listening, Music, News

Music & The Mind Podcast: Upcoming Guests & Topics

A sample of guests and topics that will feature on the new Music & The Mind Podcast.


Social Narratives

At First Fortnight we are always working to make our festival more inclusive.

Discussion, Music, News

Press Release | Music and the Mind Podcast Launch

Music and the Mind, a new podcast series at the First Fortnight Mental Health Art & Culture Festival 2024, to be launched by Minister Catherine Martin TD

News, Theatre

Image © Julia Dunin Photography

Unravelling Anxieties

In a world where artistic expression becomes a powerful lens to explore the nuances of mental health, Brú Theatre emerges as a captivating storyteller, contributing to the First Fortnight Festival with their compelling play, Selvage. In an exclusive interview, we sit down with Jill Murray, Brú's Creative Producer, to delve into the inspiration and intricacies of this innovative production. 

Art, Health & Fitness, News, Various

Exploring Creative Arts Therapy

In this article, you will discover creative therapies expressive and diverse approach, the many modalities and their practical applications.


We are Hiring

First Fortnight is recruiting for the role of Creative Arts Therapist to join a dynamic creative therapy team.


Seasonal Vacancies at First Fortnight

First Fortnight is currently recruiting for two freelance, seasonal roles ahead of our multi-disciplinary arts festival in January 2024.


First Fortnight seeks a Therapeutic Services Manager

First Fortnight is recruiting a Full-Time Therapeutic Services Manager position to oversee the organisation’s therapeutic services.


Why volunteer with us?

'I didn’t really know much about First Fortnight Festival until I volunteered for it, and I am really glad that I did volunteer.'

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