Category Archives: Music

“I remember every little thing as if it happened yesterday … “

Frustration. Frustration of living in a country where the sun is a hot commodity (pun intended), and those days are taken advantage of by the entire Irish population. Everyone emerges, to find a nice piece of grass or make a … Continue reading

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“i once wanted to become an atheist, but i gave up, they have no holidays”

itz nice to holiday and itz nice to leave your country and itz especially nice to leave Ireland come July. The weather here can be ‘iffy’ and come the summer one is bored with the cultural war waged on our … Continue reading

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“Death was in the atmosphere. Only the yellow weeds in the meadow were excited by living.”

“Oh to be in Doonaree, with the sweetheart I once knew To stroll in the shade of the leafy glade where the rhododendrons grew To sit with my love on the bridge above, the rippling waterfall To go back home, … Continue reading

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five days in the kitchen . . .

i bought Metamorphosis years ago when i went out with the girl from Clondalkin and we lived in Knocklyon with the Hungarian doctor from Hungary and my favourite song from the album was “I Don’t Know Why” which was a Stones … Continue reading

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“There won’t be time to share our love, for we must say goodbye”

Azza child i would wake late in the night and childishly stumble the corridor to my parents room at the front of the flat (azza child an apartment was called a flat) and sleep between them in their warm bed … Continue reading

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Longitude Festival 2014

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Owen Keegan – CV

Profile Best paid local authority official in the country. Because I’m worth it… Employment History 1998 to 2005 – Director of traffic, Dublin City Council Achievements Introduced private clamping in 1998. 2005 to 2013 Manager, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council Achievements Privatised … Continue reading

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Mancoald

itz abowt three in the afternoon and the mucus thataz taken hold ammah nose hasint left yet, and eyev tried not to complain, but Hell! i kant breathe through mah nose! and itz annoyin’ the shit outta me, so i busy mahself … Continue reading

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Eurovision revision

Conchita Wurst, Austria’s bearded lady, was crowned, eh, queen of Eurovision on Saturday night, beating off stiff competition in the shape of a lovely, laid-back, country folk-ballad from the Netherlands. While there’s no denying that it was a belter of … Continue reading

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Eurovision Favourites

From the sublime to the ridiculous, from saucy Polish washerwomen, to Game of Thrones lookalikes and bearded ladies. It’s been a hell of a show so far. Here’s our favourites from the two semi-finals and rehearsals, in no particular order… … Continue reading

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