Brian O’Driscoll, Irish Legend, thanks for a great few years

March 16, 2014

Hope YE all enjoyed the match yesterday…. A Perfect ending, this morning watching d vid clips from RTE, seeing BOD v emotional… A great n truly deserved send off to not just a sporting legend, but someone who comes across as just a really great guy.. Fair play to him, and on this weekend, feels great to be Irish…

C’MON IRELAND

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- Ireland are 2014 6 nations rugby champtions after beating France in a thrilling bloody battle in Paris yesterday.

- Brian O’Driscoll, or BOD, or Drico, played his last game in the green jersey after 14 great years, the highest capped player in rugby history, 141 test matches – 133 for Ireland (83 as captain), and 8 for the British and Irish Lions.

- Its Paddys weekend, the days around the world when Irish, and anyone who is on for a good time, celebrate their existence and have a right old party, the win yesterday just added to it all.

- Last week Brian O’Driscoll played his last game in Ireland, he won man of the match due to setting up 3 tries, and he got a phenomenal send off… Something very special in Lansdowne / Aviva

- Apart from his game playing he has done lots to help charities and help out young Irish children, to offer support, to be a role model. Heres the HUGE thank you he got from the kids in Temple street hospital

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#IrishLegends: Philo – Irelands first rocker

March 16, 2014

Phil Lynott, poet, song writer, lead singer and class bassist with Thin Lizzy

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Philip Parris “Phil” Lynott (/ˈlnət/; 20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986) was an Irish singer and musician. His most commercially successful group was Thin Lizzy, in which he was the founding member, principal songwriter, lead vocalist and bassist. He later also found success as a solo artist.

Growing up in Dublin in the 1960s, Lynott fronted several bands as a lead vocalist, most notably Skid Row alongside Gary Moore, before learning the bass guitar and forming Thin Lizzy in 1969. After initial success with Whiskey in the Jar, the band found strong commercial success in the mid-1970s with hits such as “The Boys Are Back in Town“, “Jailbreak” and “Waiting for an Alibi“, and became a popular live attraction due to the combination of Lynott’s vocal and songwriting skills and the use of dual lead guitars. Towards the end of the 1970s, Lynott also embarked upon a solo career, published two books of poetry,[1] and after Thin Lizzy disbanded, he assembled and fronted the band Grand Slam, of which he was the leader until it folded in 1985.

He subsequently had major UK success with Moore with the song “Out in the Fields“, followed by a minor hit “Nineteen”, before his death on 4 January 1986. He remains a popular figure in the rock world, and in 2005, a statue was erected in his memory.       (via wikipedia)

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#TheIdeaIsToOccupyFacebookWithArt

January 31, 2014

The idea is to occupy Facebook with art, breaking the monotony of photos of lunch, selfies, and sports. Whoever likes this post will receive an artist and has to publish a piece by that artist with this text.
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La idea es ocupar Facebook con arte, rompiendo la monotonía de las fotos de almuerzo, selfies y deportes. Quien le gusta este post va a recibir un artista y tiene que publicar una obra de ese artista con este texto.
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Rudra Nayan Das said: you can choose anything you want dedicating it to Tania (my wife), let’s see what can you come up with

So artist: Stewart Brand
“artpiece”: Earth from space, by ATS-3 satellite, 1967

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#TheideaistooccupyFacebookwithart #LaideaesocuparFacebookconarte

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30 years ago today, Luke Kelly died

January 31, 2014

0005757b-18030 years ago today, Luke Kelly died. Here is a tribute to a Dublin legend.

Luke Kelly died on the 30th of January 1984. At the age of 43 he was still a young man with so much left to give. Unfortunately Liam Clancy (subsequently another great legend lost..) was unable to attend the funeral, so instead he wrote this moving tribute for his old friend:

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL (war is over??)

December 26, 2013

HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL, (war is over??)

GREETINGS FROM THE ANDES… PURE LIFE

Feliz navidad a todas y todos…. (LA GUERRA, SE ACABO????)

Saludos desde los andes… pura vida

VIVA PACHAMAMA

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Bring Che back to Kilkee #HonTheBanner

September 5, 2013

Bring Che back to Kilkee #HonTheBanner #AnClárAbú #BackTheBanner #CLARE https://www.change.org/petitions/clare-county-council-re-instate-the-iconic-che-guevara-mural Re-instate the mural pic.twitter.com/3VVFqmroKQ

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via Annual ‘Che Do Bheatha’ Festival, Kilke  Website here

#Che #AmericanTourists #Clare #kilkee #BackTheBanner

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BOLD events @ Dublin, Ireland, August 2013

August 25, 2013

(Work in progress, subject to change and modification as time goes on..)

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Wed 28 – Liffey walk – food, chat, sups, music… WWW (world wide windows) chat @ seomra spraoí

Thr 29 – mucky hands day: community gardens, lifeline, Dublin city roof farm, tree planting, Upstar’s pop up park Granby Park,

Fri 30 – botanic spine bike ride – 80′s party @ Seomra Spraoi

Sat 31 -  Dublin city arty arky walk, mapping and connecting some of Dublins “independent spaces” - chat n sups @ siteation

Fuspey: Blog: http://itsafunnyoldworld.wordpress.com/ | twitter

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