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Dubliner Ronnie Drew passed away last week, for many years he performed alongside Luke Kelly, Ciaran Bourke and John Sheahan as a member of The Dubliners (who inspired many Irish bands as diverse as U2, Sinead O'Connor, Damien Dempsey and The Pogues) speaking as an Irish musician (though not born in Ireland- regretfully, my family originates from co. Donegal) and a member of The Vandolins, a group influenced sejak the likes of the Dubliners, I would like to pay my respects to Ronnie Drew. slainte!

L. Carpenter (of the vandolins)


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Here are some soalan wich anda can fill in as a comment. Always nice to know what people think, right?

1) Do anda live in Dublin?

2) If anda don't live in Dublin: Where are anda from and why did anda go to Dublin?

3) Who is your favourite celebrity from Dublin?

4) What's your favourite building in Dublin?

5) Do anda like the Millenium Spine?

6) What's your favourite park in Dublin?

7) What's your favourite pub?

8) What's your favourite film made in Dublin atau about Dublin?

9) Have anda ever been to a konsert in Dublin? (Wich band and where?)

10) What is your favourite statue in Dublin?

11) Who is your favourite writer from Dublin?

12) What don't anda like about Dublin?

13) Have anda got something to say to people about what they SHOULD see, do atau whatever in Dublin?

14) Did anda like filling this in?
posted by sardines
You're planning a trip to Dublin, but you've got no idea what to do, what to see, where to go. Well, I can help you.Here's my bahagian, atas 10 senarai for things to do in Dublin:

10)The U2 Studio's: For peminat-peminat of U2; take a look at the U2 studio's! There are two in dublin: Windmill Lane and Hanover Quay. The one in Hanover Quay is still used, and maybe anda can meet Bono atau someone else!

9) General Post Office: The building was used in the Easter Rising, and there are still bullet holes in thepillars in front of the building. Nice to take a look, atau post a card ofcourse!

8) St. Stephens Green: Nice to take a...
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posted by sardines
On 24 April 1916, Patrick Pearse stood outside the General Post Office in Dublin and read a proclamation announcing the establishment of an Irish republic under a provisional government.

This is what the proclamation said:
IRISHMAN AND IRISHWOMEN: In the name of God and of the dead generations from which she receives her old tradition of nationhood, Ireland, through us, summons her children to her flag and strikes for her freedom.

Having organized and trained her manhood through her secret revolutionary organization, the Irish Republican Brotherhood, and through her open military organizations,...
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