On Sunday evening last, buoyed perhaps by the Irish win against Scotland at Murrayfield, I thought that maybe the thing to do was to watch an Irish filum or at least a filum set in Ireland. I had seen a film being advertised, The Banshees of Inisherin, so we thought we'd give it a go, … Continue reading The Banshees of Feck Knows Why.
An Irish Odyssey, part 3: Slán Abhaile
Wednesday 17th July, 2013. "Have you got a room for tonight?" but before I'd finished the sentence, the young lady behind the reception counter was telling me that they were fully booked. I smiled and thanked her and said something to the effect that we'd go in search of accommodation elsewhere. We turned and made … Continue reading An Irish Odyssey, part 3: Slán Abhaile
An Irish Odyssey, part 2: Bruce bloody Springsteen again!
Saturday 13th July, 2013, dawned grey and overcast and stayed that way. After a late breakfast and a last mooch about in Mullaghmore we set off north, this time heading for Port Rush. Again, we hadn't booked accommodation, we were just winging it, oh yes, living on the edge, eh? We followed the N15 all … Continue reading An Irish Odyssey, part 2: Bruce bloody Springsteen again!
An Irish Odyssey, part 1: Bruce Springsteen.
Bruce Springsteen, what can I say? I quite like him, his music; I always sing along to "Born To Run" whenever it comes on the wireless, I love "The River" but it doesn't get nearly enough airplay compared to "Born To Run" or "Born In The USA." My absolute favourite Springsteen album is his very … Continue reading An Irish Odyssey, part 1: Bruce Springsteen.