That was 1998! The Reeling in the Years for 2016 will be an eye-opener, but I bet 2019 will be even crazier.
Thank you James for sharing this lovely short video. I remember reading somewhere that the music that defines us, or that we "really get" is the music we hear in our twenties. This leads to disenchantment in later years because everything's changed, and it's not the same "as the good ol' days". The thing is, […]
Holly and Declan are a young couple addicted to 21st century technology. Writer and journalist Colm Tobin follows them to the island of Carnananánachán where they undergo a bizarre, back-to-basics digital detox. Could you survive a week without your phone or any access to the Internet?
“A tribute to the legendary RTÉ broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy. 49 years. 10 World Cups. 10 Olympic Games.” Bill O’Herlihy, RIP. And for a little fun, here he is on Naked Camera in 2007:
Another cracking video from Republic of Telly.
Two podcasts that Irish football fans will enjoy: We wuz robbed! The fable of the Irish 1965 World Cup campaign games against Spain. A story of brilliance, luck and dodgy decisions as told by Dermot Corrigan. Ireland played three games against Spain in the run-up to the 1966 World Cup. We’ve got a game to […]
An old Apres Match sketch but I never watch these things so I missed it. I should subscribe.. (via and Ger Gilroy)
In the aftermath of a devastating football game last night against Spain, Angela Merkel addresses the Irish Nation exposing the harsh reality of our situation. Namely, “are you putting up with ordinary broadband?” Thanks Apres Match.
I’ve just listened to an excellent documentary about Lanier Phillips, the US Navy’s first black sonar technician. You should listen to it too.
Here’s a 39 minute podcast about Witchcraft (mp3) from the RTÉ Documentary on One series. It was first broadcast in 1976. The first half of the documentary is enlightening, explaining what and how witches worship, but the discussion on black magic is disturbing. The guy who was confident he had killed people with magic was […]