Bloomsday 2019

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on Bloomsday 2019

  Bloomsday, the day named after Leopold Bloom, the dapper central character in Ulysses, is being celebrated in James Joyce’s hometown of Dublin on Sunday 16th June 2019. That is the day in which Bloom took his meandering stroll through Dublin city in the literary classic, which is set on one day, June 16, 1904. […]

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My Old Man

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on My Old Man

Happy Father’s day to My Old Man, Bernard Caldwell. He was a refugee at the age of 10 from the Blitz in Coventry in November 1940 when his family home and business were destroyed and over a thousand lives lost in one night. He spent the war in poverty in Tipperary Town in a cottage […]

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Wish you were here at Heuston Station

Posted on Sep 9, 2018 in Dublin | 13 comments

This is the moment a crowd at Dublin’s Heuston railway station broke into song for World Suicide Prevention Day  – and it’ll bring a tear to your eye. Train passengers at Heuston station were stopped in their tracks as an unexpected sight greeted them – dozens of people breaking into a heartening rendition of Pink […]

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Bloomsday 2018

Posted on Jun 15, 2018 in Dublin | one comment

  Bloomsday, the day named after Leopold Bloom, the dapper central character in Ulysses, is being celebrated in James Joyce’s hometown of Dublin on Saturday 16th June 2018. That is the day in which Bloom took his meandering stroll through Dublin city in the literary classic, which is set on one day, June 16, 1904. […]

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Dublin’s Saint Valentine

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 in Dublin | Comments Off on Dublin’s Saint Valentine

  As we approach the annual soppy snogfest of St. Valentine’s Day you might be surprised to hear that Saint Valentine is yet another romantic Dubliner! There have been many famous Dubliner’s but as we approach St. Valentine’s Day you may be surprised to hear the good saint is among the illustrious group! The saint […]

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Remembering Phil Lynott today

Posted on Jan 5, 2018 in Dublin | 2 comments

Today, January 4, 2018 marks 32 years since the death of one of rock’s all time great front men, Thin Lizzy’s and Ireland’s Phil Lynott. Born in West Bromwich in 1949 – but moving to Dublin to live with his grandmother Sarah at the age of four – Lynott was 15 when he joined his […]

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Dublin in 2050

Posted on Oct 7, 2017 in Dublin | Comments Off on Dublin in 2050

Is this what Dublin will look like in 2050 or has somebody been jet lagged in Dubai? The one thing we definitely know about future spotting is we normally get it wrong. Remember when Back to the Future predicted we’d have flying cars by October 21, 2015? That was awkward. Now, one business group have […]

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Long time no see DC-3

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 in Dublin | 256 comments

DUBLIN Airport went back in time today as the Douglas DC-3 took to the skies again. The aircraft was flown by Aer Lingus during the 1940s and 1950s but was back on display again today to promote the Bray Air Show this weekend. As per tradition, the aircraft named after a saint – St Gall […]

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Happy Bloomsday 2017

Posted on Jun 16, 2017 in Dublin | Comments Off on Happy Bloomsday 2017

  Bloomsday, the day named after Leopold Bloom, the dapper central character in Ulysses, is being celebrated in James Joyce’s hometown of Dublin on Friday 16th June 2017. That is the day in which Bloom took his meandering stroll through Dublin city in the literary classic, which is set on one day, June 16, 1904. […]

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Ride me Sideways in Phibsborough

Posted on Mar 2, 2017 in Dublin | Comments Off on Ride me Sideways in Phibsborough

The locals of the Dublin neighbourhood of Phibsborough have made their voices heard with regards to the potential opening of an adult store in the area, named ‘Ride Me Sideways’. This is a big change from the Phibsborough I knew where the two most exciting things were the raucous Saturday afternoon matinees at the Bohemian […]

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Schools to Prison on the Tube

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Happy Birthday Karl Marx

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Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

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The Longest Day

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Bloomsday 2019

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on Bloomsday 2019

My Old Man

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An Irish song for May Day!

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