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Ban the Band

I’ll admit I have issues.  Pretty much everything makes me angry to some degree; the way buttons won’t button up when you’re in a hurry; photocopiers jamming as soon as you turn your back on them; food establishments that put another brown sauce in HP bottles and think you won’t notice; cyclists. 489 more words

1848 - Saturday Review Racist Anti-Irish Rant. As Ireland haemorrhaged population via starvation and emigration, it received little support from elements of the English press.

On this day in 1848, the The Saturday Review responded to comments from Archbishop John McHale (The Lion of St. Jarlaths) as to how emigration was bleeding Ireland dry with an astonishingly racist rant. 199 more words

Irish History

A walk beyond the Berlin Wall

Note: This is the second of two posts recounting Eye on the East’s recent visit to Berlin. The first post can be found here. 833 more words

Beirut

“An Injustice to Good Productions”: Irish Film Distribution, Programme Changes and New Picture Houses in November 1914

The published information on film distribution in Ireland in the 1910s is useful in general, but it lacks the detail to say something about how Irish cinemas acquired films in, say, November 1914 (Condon, … 2,514 more words

Cinema

Hogwarts Black & White Express... by PeterLennon

This is my mono version of this shot – which do u prefer???

As Seen on 500px by PeterLennon – November 27, 2014 at 04:57AM… 14 more words

500px

The Ulster Orchestra playing Piazzolla's Libertango, flash mob style at St Georges Market

Players and staff from the Ulster Orchestra surprise punters at St George’s Market in central Belfast with an unexpected flash mob performance of a piece by composer Ástor Piazzolla. 34 more words

Events

Happy Thanksgiving & Cheat Meals

Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends today, I’m thankful for my loving wife and kids who support me everyday.

It’s that time of year in general plenty of eating and drinking going on, not just in America but everywhere.   967 more words

Fitness