Tuesday July 14, 2020


October By Fiona Looney Olympia Theatre, Dublin Until March 14 Rating: * Reviewed by Sara Keating

28th February, 2009

The October in the title of Fiona Looney ’s p lay foreshadows the changing seasons in the Dawson household. It is daughter Katie’s 21st birthday, and her parents are throwing her a birthday barbecue.

Mother Noirin is up to her eyes in prawns, father Frank is busy polishing his tongs, and Auntie Carole is home from London with a secret that will spoil the celebration.

At the heart of Looney’s sequel to...

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