Showing their Teeth: Irish cultural business Hen's Teeth on their ambitious plans

As the destruction of creative Dublin continues apace, one cultural business is fighting back. Sarah Taaffe-Maguire meets the people behind Hen’s Teeth

29th September, 2019
Greg Spring, Rosie Gogan-Keogh and Russell Simmons, directors of Hen’s Teeth Pic: Fergal Phillips

Many Dubliners are depressed about the state of their city. Cultural and recreational centres seem to be closing every day. From certain quarters, however, there’s resistance and growth, and a good example of this is Hen’s Teeth. Faced with an expiring lease at their Fade Street home in Dublin 2, soon to make way for (yep) a hotel, the Hen’s Teeth trio launched a Kickstarter campaign, raised €21,000, and swiftly made plans for a bigger...

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