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IrishCoin A New Digital Currency For The Irish.

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Designed predominantly for the Irish tourist sector, IrishCoin launched Saturday May…

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Added by Niamh on August 15, 2014 at 16:55 — 4 Comments

IrishCoin

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IrishCoin (Bonn Éireannach) is Ireland’s first peer to peer decentralised crypto-currency created for the Irish at home and abroad. IrishCoin is a scrypt-based…

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Added by IrishCoin on April 14, 2014 at 13:00 — No Comments

Tom Cruise arrives in Ireland and traces his Irish roots.

Tom Cruise arrived in Dublin earlier and checked into the Merrion Hotel on Stephens Green. Whilst launching his new film Oblivion, Cruise will be tracing his Irish roots

Patrick Cruise, his great-great-great grandfather, returned from America when he was told that his land agent had evicted tenants from lands in Co Westmeath in 1843.

He…

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Added by Niamh on April 3, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

Canadian astronaut tweets "Dublin glowing at night" in Irish

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfeild made history by being the first person to use the Gaelic language from outer space.

Hadfeild tweeted a photo of Dublin at night with the following tweets:

“@Cmdr_Hadfield: Tá Éire fíorálainn! Land of green hills & dark beer. With Dublin glowing in the Irish night.”

This was followed by Irish…

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Added by Niamh on February 21, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Guinness Brewery to extend brewing operations at Dublin James's gate.

Ten 28 ton brewing vessels have arrived at Dun Laoghaire harbour to be trucked to the Guinness Brewery at James's Gate in one of the biggest expansions at the brewery in years.

It's expected that the brewery will consolidate itself as the primary brewing area for Guinness for the foreseeable future as a result of this installation.

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Added by Niamh on February 19, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments

The Shrine of St Valentine in Dublin

Every year on February 14th massive numbers of Dubliners and tourists alike congregate at White-friars St Church to celebrate St Valentine's day. The remains of St Valentine are reputed to rest in a casket in the church. Numerous relics surrounded by candles burn in front of his statue.

The legend of St Valentine declares he was executed in 270AD for performing…

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Added by Niamh on February 14, 2013 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

When The Boat Comes In....

Fishing Trawler, Castletownbere Harbour. Every Wednesday hubby and I head into Castletownbere, West Cork to stock up on groceries and order our mid-week take-away dinner of haddock and chips…

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Added by Ann Brien on February 24, 2011 at 12:00 — No Comments

A Window Of Light In Darkest Winter

The above image I came across one Christmas several years ago in a Sunday newspaper. Its dipiction of terraced houses on a winter's night, their windows bathed in bright orange light, brought me straight back to my childhood in our avenue in Ringsend. The photo had such an effect on me that I cut it out and… Continue

Added by Ann Brien on February 5, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments

Margeson on the music, December, 2010

In what has become a yearly tradition, we here at LI give out around this time as to what are the top albums for the Christmas gift giver.
The ones with real trad taste. The gift giver who wants to give something fab---something trad. Does it shock you to find out we have recommendations? Now, it is up to you to find them. Easy. There are a couple that will require contacting the unequalled European distributor, Copperplate and Alan O’Leary directly. Also, think…
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Added by Bill Margeson on November 30, 2010 at 20:18 — 1 Comment

new's fron sliotar

from JP:

Last night in the Leeson lounge we got our good friend Tomek "Qra" Jastrzebski to join Sliotar on the bass. He was thrown in to the deep end with less than 24 hours warning, it was sink or swim... And swim he did:-) So for the next two Mondays in the Leeson lounge, Sliotar will be performing as a four piece. Come along and let us know what you think.

Now I would like to use this opportunity to let every one know that our new website is up and running!… Continue

Added by Bruno on September 15, 2009 at 18:24 — No Comments

Dublin / Ireland Explained in a Humorous way

There is an online website for all that is Dublin and Ireland called Hidden Dublin
http://www.hidden-dublin.com It's cleverely written and updated by a Dubliner.

Added by Alan Fanning on December 20, 2008 at 10:55 — 1 Comment

A Childhood Scene

As the evenings are now well and truly closing in and winter's chill bites at our noses I thought I'd share with you one of my happiest childhood memories from that season. This entry is from my Blogspot website:



I am remembering a Christmas past, not for the usual activities associated with this festive season, but simply for a most truly memorable stroll taken by myself and the family dog, Scamp, through a beautiful snow-covered Ringsend… Continue

Added by Ann Brien on November 10, 2008 at 23:19 — 2 Comments

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