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Posted 10 Oct 2012 @ 12:50pm

Brian Loughnane’s Patio Voices is a carefully constructed character study of an invisible man.

 

The action of the play is captured through colourful snapshots of conversation between characters on the patio of an otherwise characterless South Dublin mansion. The play’s protagonist Gareth spends the majority of it’s 75 minutes lounging in the hot tub, signified by a pair of...

Posted 24 Apr 2012 @ 1:05pm

“In blood and death ‘neath a screaming sky / I lay down on the ground / And the arms and legs of other men / Were scattered all around / Some cursed, some prayed, some prayed then cursed / Then prayed and bled some more / And the only thing that I could see / Was a pair of brown eyes that was looking at me.”

 

It was enough to send tears from my eyes; raw and haunting sentiments...

Posted 24 Aug 2011 @ 9:35am

As an Australian of Irish descent, I get mixed feelings around Saint Patrick's day. On one hand, I can't wait to get outside and start drinking singing and head butting my cousins, on the other, I despair at how everyone in Melbourne suddenly claims Irish heritage as an excuse to get fuck-eyed. It's kind of insulting - they don't realise that's there's more to being Irish than Jimeoin,...

Posted 18 Apr 2011 @ 9:32am

 

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