Ruth Mcgowan

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1000 Miniature Meadows by Luke Casserly & Shanna May Breen is a co-commission from Dublin Fringe Festival and Science Gallery Dublin.

During lockdown, many people around Ireland reacquainted themselves with the great outdoors. They found solace in parks, fields and forests. They paid(...)

Dublin Fringe Festival 2020: Duets, by Dan Colley and Fionnuala Gygax

Even amid the pandemic, its director, Ruth McGowan, says, the festival is about ‘forging new pathways, it’s about inspiration and discovery, and it(...)

District 8 nightclub at the Tivoli theatre in Dublin. The theatre has closed after 85 years and is being redeveloped as an aparthotel

How do you point out what isn’t there any more? When Willie White, the director of the Dublin Theatre Festival, counts off the theatre spaces that no(...)

Ruth McGowan, Director, Dublin Fringe Festival

Ruth McGowan is on a mission. Heading into the 25th edition of the Dublin Fringe, the Donegal native wants to transform our lives and the culture of t(...)

Louise Bruton performing ‘Why Won’t You Have Sex With Me?’

Disability has no rigid set of rules so it’s important that we ingest the stories of disabled people in as many different ways as we can. The written (...)

My Dad’s Blind: Anna Sheils-McNamee’s play was named best production at Dublin Fringe Festival

The marathon Dublin Fringe Festival – 80 productions and 554 performances over 16 days – ended on Sunday night with the announcement of this year’s fr(...)

Janet Moran in 'A Holy Show'

It’s here, starting tonight, in venues (and on the streets and on a bus and wherever you’re having yourself) across Dublin. The enormous, varied, chal(...)

Takes on female sexuality and sexual experiences feature in a number of shows in this year’s Dublin Fringe Festival, which is launched tonight (Wed Ju(...)

Ruth McGowan with Kris Nelson. She will replace Nelson as head of Dublin Fringe Festival in November

Dublin Fringe Festival has announced that its new director is Ruth McGowan. McGowan will take up the role at the end of November. She replaces Kris (...)