The Feast of Fools was a popular festival held during the Middle Ages. During this festival a mock bishop or pope was elected. It was a cherished day, for it was the one day where Christian morals were abandoned and replaced with ridiculous rites (2003)
Shane Dunphy lives in Wexford, Ireland, and is a writer, musician sociologist and lecturer. He is the author of several books about his experiences as a child protection worker.
He is a freelance journalist, writing mostly for the Irish Independent. Shane is a regular contributor to television and radio, and has produced several documentaries.