9 - Counterparts

Dubliners by Dubliners

Nov 12 2022 • 51 mins

Counterparts shows us a truly Jocyean examination of drinking culture within Dublin City and in particular amongst its male working class. Following a day in the life of Farrington offers a thrilling and ultimately gut-wrenching insight into an emotionally paralysed man’s inner life. Will he earn our sympathy or disgust?


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Intro Music:

Galway Session

The following essay was invaluable during our research for this episode:

Farrington, the Scrivener, Revisited: ‘Counterparts.’ - Margot Norris