2013 at the First Fortnight Centre for Creative Therapies.

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As we get further into 2014,  the First Fortnight Centre for Creative Therapies looks back on a very successful first year in 2013. We have set up a brand new service, delivering art psychotherapy to individuals within homeless services for group, or individual art psychotherapy.

We have had invaluable support from Genio, Crosscare, Dublin City Council, the HSE and everyone who supports First Fortnight throughout the year. This support has led to the survival of the project into 2014, and we look forward to growing and expanding our service in the coming year. (more…)

What are the Creative Arts Therapies?

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Back in September Bill Ahessy a music therapist wrote an excellent article in the Irish Psychologist, giving a comprehensive overview of the Creative Arts Therapies in Ireland.

Bill Ahessy trained as a music therapist in (more…)

Win a Canon Camera with First Fortnight & Conns Cameras

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First Fortnight and Conns Cameras are offering you the opportunity to win a Canon Ixus camera.All you have to do to enter this great competition is come along to and of our Happy Clouds events around Dublin and Cavan, take a photo of a Happy Cloud and post it to Twitter mentioning @firstfortnight and using the #FFfest14 tag. It’s that simple! (more…)

2014 Promo Video

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Here’s a quick look back at some of our previous events as well as a sneaky peek at some of what’s to come in 2014. We hope you enjoy it, and we hope to see you all in January 2014. (more…)

Heathers to headline First Fortnight Big Gig

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HEATHERS have been confirmed as the headliners of the First Fortnight Big Gig in The Button Factory on 11th January.

Sisters Louise and Ellie Macnamara, who make up the band, will join previously announced acts Vann Music and Come On Live Long on the bill.

Tickets are now on sale tickets for the gig here.

Heathers have enjoyed a hugely successful 2013 so far having played a run of sold out shows across the country.

The 23-year-old twins have also enjoyed strong international success having signed to Sony Music Canada and Warner Music Germany for Central Europe.

Their 2013 Choice-Nominated album Kingdom will be released through Sony Red in the USA next April.



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