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Paddy's Aftermath

So that was that then, another Paddy’s Day done. A riot of green things and tractors, livestock and vintage vehicles, floats and endless samba bands… and before you say anything, I’m sure they are great fun to be a part of, they’re great for motor-skills coordination and team building, but in my humble opinion, the first person to invent a samba drum with a volume control is worth a Nobel prize or two. 580 more words

Street Theatre and Spectacles

Street Theatre and Spectacles

I have been heavily involved in several street theatre projects both in Ireland and abroad as both a maker and performer here are some examples of the works I have worked on in collaboration with other artist and creative teams. 42 more words

Some thoughts on St Patrick's Day

These are my memories of St Patrick’s Day when I was a kid ;

My Dad (and possibly my Mum but I mostly remember my Dad) would take me into the parade. 930 more words


20 weeks

Uterus is half full. Or half empty, depending on my level of hormone rage. We’re 50% charged. Mid-way through. Time feels like it’s creeping along and yet there it is, all piled up behind me in the form of a baby that’s now the size of a banana. 869 more words


Why I love Being Irish.....

Well I don’t know if you know this but I am from Ireland and as St.Patricks Day or Lá Fhéile Pádraig was yesterday, I thought I would do a little post about why I love being Irish. 788 more words


A Paddy Plays Folklore

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I can count on no hands the number of games I’d played with Ireland in them, despite the disproportionate tendency for Irishness to pop up in various media as a sort of fascinated idiom. 4,498 more words

Video Games


St.Patrick driving the snakes out of Ireland when they were found to be working illegally in the country.

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