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Stamp Out The Tout

September 13, 2011


An article in this morning’s Irish Independent gave me a sense of joy. The fact that the GAA are looking to stamp out the activities of ticket touts is both admirable and right. A day out in Croke Park is expensive enough without having to pay an extortionate (or at least more extortionate than usual) […]

Have Student Protests Become a Vehicle for Anarchists?

November 10, 2010


. In the space of two weeks we have now seen two student protests hijacked by anarchists on an agenda of their own. . In Ireland, it was slightly less serious than the scenes in Central London this afternoon (man am I glad I wasn’t there THIS week) but it’s a worrying trend that there […]

Wishful Thinking Christy (And Co.)

August 7, 2010


. As I pottered my way around the kitchen this afternoon, finding titbits of my lunch left in random places like an Easter Egg hunt I heard something interesting on the Saturday Sport programme on RTE Radio 1. . You have to understand, the radio is pretty much always on in our house during the […]

Interview with Whistle Down The Wind’s Jonathan Ansell

May 15, 2010


. Though it’s a mere few weeks old, the Grand Canal Theatre is certainly pulling in quality theatrical entertainment. The latest show to roll in to the waterside venue is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit musical Whistle Down The Wind directed and produced by prolific Bill Kenwright and starring Jonathan Ansell of X-Factor operatic sensations […]

JDIFF – Whiskey and Film, What more could you want?

February 1, 2010


. This article originally appeared on Totally Dublin’s website in Event/Festival Listings. . Our favourite annual excuse to skull whiskey in the back seat of the Savoy, the Jameson Dublin Film Festival is on its way back to our silver screens next month from the 18th – 28th February. Launched in Dublin last night with […]

We Will Rock You…with a paper thin plot…

January 25, 2010


. When it was decided that the Queen musical extravaganza We Will Rock You was set to rock and roll into Dublin’s O2 Theatre this January you can be sure that there were plenty of happy Queen fans rolling around the floor thinking of who was the best person to leave that Christmas present hint […]