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
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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
“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
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