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The Sisters of Mercy and the Property Crash

The Sisters of Mercy have been closing their convents and schools in Ireland; as the congregation of Mercy Sisters has aged and become smaller so the large buildings they occupied became more of a burden and inappropriate for their needs. 271 more words


My favourite songs : 90 -> 81

90.  Ac/Dc – ThunderstruckYeah it’s alright, we’re doing fine

89.  Johann Sebastian Bach – Air On Strings In G

88.  R.E.M. – Nightswimming…

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Noise to Note! #115

The early goth and Industrial videos were sometimes a wee bit over the top in dramatics and cheesy wardrobe.

Not that this would classify.

Sisters of Mercy – Dominion… 22 more words


The Flowers at Mercy Hospital

Hospitals are understandably depressing places. It is hard to see hospitals as a place for recovery. To most, hospitals equal sickness and death.

To people who visit hospitals, beauty is farthest from their minds. 95 more words


Seamount College, Kinvara - 1954

Connacht Tribune 21st August, 1954 p20 (abridged)

About one hundred years ago Dr. Hynes of Kinvara purchased from Lord Inchiquin a shooting lodge overlooking Galway Bay between Kinvara and Dungora Castle. 375 more words

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Book Review: Sisters of Mercy by Caroline Overington

It’s a little spooky-strange-coincidental that I read Sisters of Mercy straight after reading Amnesia by Peter Carey (see my book review from last week here). I wasn’t planning to. 737 more words


Music Monday: "This Corrosion" By Lambchop

I stumbled across this Sisters of Mercy cover ages ago, saved the link in an email to myself and promptly forgot about it until I… 112 more words