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A not-so-bad week.

Monday: Cressida is an amazing wrapper of gifts. <3

This is what I was doing on Tuesday when I should have been looking up corporate governance. 183 more words

You never feel more Irish than after a Christy Moore gig

I stand waiting for my lift, the lobby and car park dúbh le daoine (packed, for those of you not gealicly inclined) at the close of Christy Moore’s concert. 288 more words

Thatcher In Song: Part 3

No other U.K. leader and Prime Minister has influenced songwriters either before, or since Margaret Thatcher. Here’s a continuing saga of some of the more notable songs that reference her reign in power. 23 more words


Christy Moore - Burning Times - Lyrics about Religious fanaticism, the old religion and love of nature.

The persecution of people who followed the old religion, herbalists and healers, and anyone who did not fit into the norm created a maelstrom that shook Europe with an unleashed horror. 363 more words


1981 - The Stardust Ballroom in Artane, Dublin goes up in flames; 48 young people are killed and more than 100 are injured.

Forty-eight young people die in a fire at the Stardust club in Artane, Dublin. After sitting for 122 days and hearing evidence from three hundred and sixty three witnesses, a government report found that the fire was “probably started deliberately,” a finding long deemed contentious. 543 more words

Irish History

Things To Do In Dublin (12-01-15 – 18-01-15)

A little piece of theatre history this week with the Walworth Farce opening on Wednesday the 14th, which will have all three Gleesons on stage for the first time. 538 more words


Les Bonbons - Dans La Lumiere

C’est magnifique! And that’s just about all the French I can muster, a weak tribute to the powerful effect that the charming delights of Les Bonbons… 200 more words