A fusion of cultures – St Patrick’s Day in South Korea

A fusion of cultures – St Patrick’s Day in South Korea

Listening to an American Military Brass band open an Irish Festival in South Korea by singing Ireland’s call on a day that many will remember for Ireland’s Six Nations victory, was not something I will easily forget. Speaking on stage at the 14th Annual Seoul St. Patrick’s Day Festival, The … [Read more...]

Representing Ireland on a Korean Quiz Show

Last weekend, along with a group of about 10 other Irish people (including the Irish Ambassador to Korea and her family), I had the chance to represent Ireland in the audience of a Korean Quiz show. Random, I KNOW!! The TV show was called 'Quiz on Korea' and involves 30 individuals from 30 … [Read more...]

..and her name was Katie Taylor!

..and her name was Katie Taylor!

Check out this amazing video of the 'Thai Tims', kids from a school in Thailand, singing loud and proud about the legend that is Irish Olympic Gold medallist Katie Taylor. Absolutely love these kids, such an inspiration for all.   … [Read more...]

United States of Trad

A friend sent me this link today. As I think it's pretty awesome, and am astonished it only has 182 youtube hits, I'm sharing it here for all my wonderful readers to check out! These guys are reproducing some of 2011's top hits...except they are giving them the 'trad treatment'. What do you guys … [Read more...]

My Wacky-Tacky Umbrella Camera

That's right...I attached my super, awesome ,wide-angle, water proof GoPro camera to the top of a super wacky, tacky, green umbrella as an experiment and boy was I pleased with the results. Cause you know, I'm cool like that. Turned out to be a perfect way to get those high angle shots, especially … [Read more...]

Andrew Mann for Eurovision!!

Andrew Mann for Eurovision!!

A good friend of mine and an amazingly talented guitarist, singer and song writer is in the running to represent Ireland this year in The Eurovision Song Contest. I first heard Andrew Mann singing in The Purty Kitchen in Temple Bar about...4 years ago and returned every Tuesday for about a year to … [Read more...]

I think it’s BORING. BORING BORING BORING.

I think it’s BORING. BORING BORING BORING.

Today was so unbelievably frustrating. All 3 teachers were teaching students adjectives to describe what they think of certain music, dancing or hobbies. From exciting, to graceful, from beautiful to difficult, it would seem only one adjective in particular caught on in every … [Read more...]

The ‘I love your blog’ interview

The ‘I love your blog’ interview

Right, so this cool little interview task is doing its rounds on the blogospher at the moment and I have been nominated by the always lovely, always smiling Suddenly Susan to try it out. Hopefully you will enjoy reading and it might give you a little more info about me. Why Did you Create your … [Read more...]