Just A Shot Away (Just A Kiss Away) at Electric Picnic

On 25 June, 2016, a group of friends from around the world walked down O’Connell Street as crowds of strangers cheered. Just A Shot Away explores the long journey they took to get there. 

Theatre-makers Oonagh Murphy, Maeve Stone and Moira Brady Averill, collaborate with LGBTQI individuals who have sought asylum in Ireland from persecution on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity, creating a performance event that presents what it is they have left behind.


Rita is tired of her humdrum existence. Her adult children are getting on her nerves and she misses her best pal Mary. It’s time to spice up her life!

CREAKING is based on the lives of real-life Irish people in later years. It explores the everyday challenges and pressures facing us as we age, and how we attempt to defy stereotypes. Presented as a staged reading this moving and funny drama documentary will have a new cast of volunteers each night. It is written by  Noelle Brown and directed by Oonagh Murphy and presented as part of First Fortnight.