Month: April 2017


Wherever you stand ideologically on wind turbines there is no denying their epic presence. I’m thinking primarily of the commune of turbines which was constructed in, what is essentially, the middle of the bog in Mount Lucas, Co. Offaly a few years ago. Pretty much wherever I go in my van in the midlands I… Read more »


In my mind Portmarnock had glory days. In my mind Portmarnock was in its pomp back in the nineteen eighties. This is due primarily, I’m sure, to the Carrolls Irish Open as it was then. The Irish Golf Open was held at Portmarnock links course back then, when tobacco companies sponsoring prestigious sporting events didn’t… Read more »


It’s a funny old designed world all the same. The next you go to a performance in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre I urge you to stop and have a good look around the, eh, toilets. Yep the jax. And to enjoy the spectacle in all its glory be sure to do two things; a)… Read more »