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Just read on the El País website that the city of Zaragoza has undertaken to implement a new speed limit of 30km per hour for city traffic by the end of the year. It is the first Spanish city to do so.
Hang on in there Dublin, the world is catching up!

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Google has just digitized the streets of Zaragoza, and it’s the first time I’ve used Google Earth to look at a place where I’ve actually lived. And I’m not too sure I like it. They’ve been going around the streets of Dublin as well, but it’s not up yet. However, the photo above is the […]

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An interview with Bob Doyle on Dublin Community Television, who fought at Belchite, Aragón, Spain, and who died in January this year.

Bob Doyle: last surviving Irish anti fascist fighter of the XV International Brigade RIP from DCTV on Vimeo.

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I will not yield
I will not fall
I will eat dynamite
and one day I will explode like a volcano”

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DIOS ES ESPAÑOL

By request, for Miriam, Oscar (x2), Elena (x2), Armando, Sonia, Jesús, and Caeser.
Enjoy.

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¡Venga España! Roll on Russia!
Now, they’re not from Spain, but sure any ‘aul excuse to play this song.
Enjoy!

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Thanks to my friend Armando for this one.
(Very) roughly translated, the bits at the start read:
“Learn English with the Generalisimo! An easy and efficient method.
Read out loud the subtitles, along with the caudillo .
The centre for the study of “Unfortunate Humans” guarantees you that, at the end of this video, you will enjoy […]

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“cesó todo, y dejéme,
dejando mi cuidado
entre las azucenas olvidado.
(all things ceased; I went out from myself,
leaving my cares
forgotten among the lilies.)
It’s just gone midnight and I’m flicking channels. I stop on a clip show called Yo estuve allí (I was there), and in less than five minutes it covers the crowning of King Carlos, […]

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Simon Calder of the English Independent has compiled a video tour of Zaragoza. This is from the blurb:
Spain’s hidden secret
That sums up Zaragoza, the surprising capital of the beautiful region of Aragon. But this year the secret is out, because this northern Spanish gem is host to Expo 2008. Join Simon Calder as he compresses […]

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