Bloomsday 2018

Posted on Jun 15, 2018 in Dublin | no responses

  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 | no responses

  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 | no responses

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 | no responses

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 | no responses

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 | no responses

  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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St Valentine of Dublin

Posted on Feb 13, 2017 in Dublin | no responses

  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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Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde

Posted on Oct 16, 2016 in Dublin | no responses

Happy Birthday to Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde who was born on this day in 1854 in Dublin The next 46 years were to be eventful . Oscar Wilde is one of Ireland’s greatest, if not most humorous exports.  Many today know the controversial, flamboyant, and debonair Victorian dramatist, through his works the “The Picture […]

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Deer auld Dublin

Posted on Aug 30, 2016 in Dublin | no responses

Oh Deer, Triathlons are tough at the best of times, but one competitor in the Dublin city event got more than he bargained for when he and a deer collided. Photographer Erik Scraggs snapped the moment Shane O’Reilly was struck by the animal as he cycled in Phoenix Park. Mr O’Reilly from Blackrock in County […]

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The Eagle On London

Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

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Jeremy’s Jewish Question

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TubeMapper captures images of The Underground

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The Eagle on Ireland

Dan Breen: The shadowy Gunman

Posted on Aug 11, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

GAA needs to up its Game

Posted on Jul 19, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

Bastille Day and the revolting Irish

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Bloomsday 2018

Posted on Jun 15, 2018 in Dublin | no responses