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Lunar Eclipse tonight

Tonight is a lunar eclipse that I will be in the perfect position to view. If it weren't for the clouds. Completely clouded over so nothing is visible, no moon and no stars. The one time here we don't want it to rain.



One thing I've noticed about Arizona: We can have no rain for months on end, except for when you make plans. Like about two years ago nothing fell out of the sky (and I mean nothing) from November to February/March. But it still rained on St. Patrick's… Continue

Added by Andrew on February 21, 2008 at 1:15 — No Comments

Wicklow LiveIreland Member Gets Discovered!!



MyLiveIreland member, Rebecca Gresty and our music writer Bill Margeson recently made contact in our chat site. Rebecca had a demo of her voice up, and Bill heard it. He loved it! He and Rebecca made contact. Bill then asked for the four-cut demo in cd format, and this week played one of the cuts on his American Public Radio programme based out of Chicago! Bill loves her voice so much that he stated that he would play… Continue

Added by Bill Margeson on February 20, 2008 at 18:03 — 12 Comments

Good Music

I really love this stuff!!!

http://de.youtube.com/watch?v=bsVIVqmTjYw

Added by Heidi on February 19, 2008 at 17:44 — No Comments

More fun!!!

http://www.bambusratte.de/stressong2.php

really more fun!!!

Added by Heidi on February 19, 2008 at 17:40 — No Comments

Something funny!!!

http://www.lachkatze.de

that´s really funny!!!!

Added by Heidi on February 19, 2008 at 17:37 — No Comments

Any suggestions? Comments?

Hi there!



I hope all of you who visited the festival enjoyed it! It was again a great festival with 5 days of music, laughs and culture!

Next year we even want to make it better and bigger! To do that we need your help! Would all of you who visited the festival take a couple of minutes to answer the questions below?

We really appreciate your feedback!



Thank you!



1. Do you have any suggestions/improvements for the festival in 2009?



2. Do you… Continue

Added by Temple Bar Trad Festival on February 17, 2008 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Cette vache faisait partie d'un troupeau

Un premier cas de la maladie de la langue bleue a été détecté en Irlande du Nord sur une vache laitière importée des Pays-Bas, a annoncé vendredi la secrétaire d'Etat nord-irlandaise à l'Agriculture, Michelle Gildernew.

Cette vache faisait partie d'un troupeau de 21 génisses acheminées en janvier vers une ferme du comté d'Antrim, dans le nord-est de l'Irlande du Nord. Elle a été abattue jeudi et une zone de surveillance a été mise en place autour… Continue

Added by Miss O Connor on February 15, 2008 at 18:42 — No Comments

Snow, Snow, Snow

We have been getting lots of snow lately, here in Wisconsin. And just a much complaining. But I wonder how many people know that the snow is good for the environment. When it melts is seeps into teh ground and fields, getting the crops started. Excess runs into the rivers and lakes, which many are low these days.



Many farmers need it to start the crops. Crops that don't get a good start can drown in the spring rains. Many lakes and rivers are low to the point you can't even lauch a… Continue

Added by Charlie on February 15, 2008 at 17:00 — No Comments

The music list

So this may be a dumb or obvious question, but is there a good list for irish music performances? I'd love to see who is playing in my area.

Added by Charlie on February 15, 2008 at 16:22 — 2 Comments

Mon Slide

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Added by Miss O Connor on February 15, 2008 at 13:05 — No Comments

Random Ramblings

What should I be doing? Well, I should be editing/rewriting my massive-research-essay-project analysis-thing . . . however, I've somehow convinced myself that my last hour before my brain reboots would be better spent blogging and making my mark on my LiveIreland page that I've sadly been neglecting lately. School keeps me plenty busy, but my hobbies and obsessions make sure to never let me have any down time, which is fine since I'm not to fond of my… Continue

Added by Scooterly on February 13, 2008 at 3:48 — 1 Comment

In Loving Memory

As most of you know our dear friend Leven from Live Ireland. She and her son received some tragic news this past week. Steven's father passed away on February 5, 2008. She asked me to let her dearest friends know. I know that most of you have known Leven for a few years now and she has become like a sister to me. This is a difficult time for her so please take the time to offer your condolences and your prayers would be appreciated. I have included a link to the Funeral Home which posts… Continue

Added by Lisa on February 12, 2008 at 20:30 — 1 Comment

One

It is so beautiful





Is it getting better?

Or do you feel the same?

Will it make it easier on you now?

You got someone to blame

You say



One love

One life

When it's one need

In the night

One love

We get to share it

Leaves you baby if you

Don't care for it



Did I disappoint you?

Or leave a bad taste in your mouth?

You act like you never had love

And you want me to go without

Well… Continue

Added by Nicolas on February 8, 2008 at 13:59 — No Comments

It is so true ^^

Nicolas is always right, and even if sometimes he is wrong, it is that he is right to be wrong
(Not sure if it 's correct)

Added by Nicolas on February 8, 2008 at 10:19 — No Comments

Jigs, reels etc

Now I am going ti study celtic dances in Moscow - jigs, reels etc.
It would be my second experience in this area of life.
And what kind of music could you recommend me (groupes, folk singers, fiddlers, etc..)
Possible, De Dannan..

Added by Maxvtoroj on February 4, 2008 at 22:21 — No Comments

Really cool music videos!!!

Hey All!



I know it's been a while. Happy New Year!!!



I've been meaning to share these with you all, they are some of my favorite songs/music videos and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.





Sinead O' Connor and The Chieftains recording "The Foggy Dew"



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13MQFCfCYdQ



Barley Bree performing "Star of the County Down"



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k9-iOepDPk



Tommy Makem, Cherish the… Continue

Added by Solomon Salim Moore on January 30, 2008 at 20:21 — No Comments

What is Trevor's Hole

This is a question that has been very illusive to me. I have traveled to Roundstone IE after watching the movie "The Matchmaker" and one of my quest was to understand or find "trevor's hole" mentioned in the movie. My search on the internet has come up with only gay porn sites and I'm sure this is not the "reference" mentioned in this great film. Can Anyone help me understand and/or find this geographical or even mythical location?

Thanks Jackie

Added by Jackie Sheehan on January 25, 2008 at 14:20 — 1 Comment

Where the heck am I and what am I doing?

Most regular chatters at LI know that I can't access LI from my workplace... but hey, thats not a problem today. I am at a conference work send me to and at least their WiFi lets me get here! :)

Waiting for the next session of the Lotusphere 2008 to start I thought I blog a bit.

Have you ever been to a conference? I have been to large trade shows in Germany where i am from originally, but not a conference like this. It has "only" 7000+ attendees, but thats still…

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Added by Kobi on January 22, 2008 at 18:22 — 1 Comment

One year back

A year ago I was in Hawaii, wandering through a rainforest, standing on top of a dormant volcano and running around the beach with a swimsuit model. Some of the best times of my life. Met people from all over the world there. This was to be the beginning of my travels and adventures (and Ireland was high on my next destination list)...



Things did not work out that way over the year. The friend whose couch I crashed on in Hawaii has since moved back to the mainland. I quit a job I hated… Continue

Added by Andrew on January 21, 2008 at 17:28 — No Comments

TEQUILA AND SALT

Tequila and Salt



> > This should probably be taped to your bathroom mirror where one could

> > read it every day.



> > You may not realize it, but it's 100% true.



> > 1. There are at least two people in this world that you would die for.

> > 2. At least 15 people in this world love you in some way.

> > 3. The only reason anyone would ever hate you is because they want to

> > be just like…

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Added by sory on January 21, 2008 at 15:08 — No Comments

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