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And when Bagpuss was asleep,
All his friends were asleep.
The mice were ornaments on the mouse organ.
Gabriel and Madeleine were just dolls.
Professor Yaffle was just an old wooden bookend in the shape of a woodpecker.
Even Bagpuss himself, once he was asleep, was just an old, saggy cloth cat,
Baggy, and a bit loose at the seams,
But Emily […]

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Came across this on YouTube. An interesting piece of footage of South Dublin, Walkinstown Cross, and the Crumlin Road (Children’s Hospital) during the “Big Snow”.
Enjoy.

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I came across this single in the St. Vincent de Paul shop on Sean McDermott Street. First of all, some stuff about the single from the Irish Times, 25 February 1985.
Irish music stars, major and minor, filled the Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin on Saturday last to produce a record along the lines of what […]

 
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BEATAE MEMORIAE…

This is for Linda Howard, who would have been thirty eight today. I was going to put up one of her favourite songs, but Linda, God bless her, had bloody shite taste in music, so I’m afraid she’s going to have to put up with this instead.
In blessed memory.

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In the 45 year tradition of The Late Late Show, the programme seeks opinions from all shades of society both nationally and internationally. Irving’s views were suitably challenged and balanced by German history academic Dr. Robert Gerwarth. The programme makers believe that the decision to interview Mr. Irving was timely and appropriate, and however […]

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DANTE, DALYMOUNT AND ME

Photo c. Inpho Website
News, or rather confirmation, came last week that Liam Brady was to take on a role as assistant to Trappatoni for Ireland RTE Story - Brady appointment Good news pours forth in abundance for Irish football this weather, at least until the next time 11 boys in […]

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Lumière and Company (1995, original title “Lumière et Cie”) was a collaboration between 41 international film directors in which each made a short film using the original Cinématographe camera invented by the Lumière brothers.
Shorts were edited in-camera and abided by three rules:A short may be no longer than 52 seconds;No synchronized sound;No more than three […]

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Inspired by a combination of Conor’s Forgotten Irish Bands posts, WorldbyStorm’s post about the reforming of The Jesus and Mary Chain and the fact that I just got a new stereo with a record player, I decided last night to dig out a box of records I had in the shed.
I’ve moved house several […]

 
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FOR THE LOVE OF EMILY

Were Proust to write his masterpiece today, it would be a clip from youTube, and not a madeleine cake, that would awaken in him memories of things past. Of this I am convinced.
“at once the vicissitudes of life had become indifferent to me, its disasters innocuous, its brevity illusory…”

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