Browsing All posts tagged under »Ireland«


April 19, 2012


I am still looking for mine on this day of my 28th year. However where there is life there is hope, and where there is hope there is purpose. 🙂 So to growing old, despite my rapidly advancing grey hairs and to a renewed sense of “Purpose”…. Avenue Q ~ Purpose Advertisements

World Aids Day 2011

December 1, 2011


As ever on the 1st December World AIDS Day is marked globally. More locally in Limerick, the Red Ribbon Project will be marking World Aids Day with the launch of “Visions in Solidarity” at the Hunt Museum, Rutland Street, Limerick from 12:30pm. This will be followed by Remembrance Service in St. Mary’s Cathedral at 2:30pm. […]

Water under the Bridge: President Mary McAleese

November 10, 2011


When President Mary McAleese took office on the 11th November 1997, she became the Eight-President of the Ireland. I was still in the first couple of weeks of  first year in secondary school in St. Anne’s Community College, Killaloe, Co. Clare.  Bizarrely, some may argue, I do remember that Presidential campaign and its prospective candidates […]

What’s the most impulsive thing you’ve ever done?

August 6, 2011


I know mine. It was Spring 2007 and it had been a lazy hazy Saturday. I called a friend of mine to natter about the possibilities and permutations of the opportunities that lay ahead of us on this fine Saturday evening. Alas we came up short. Downbeat and almost at the point of acceptance that […]

Queerbash 8 – Dolan’s Warehouse, Limerick

March 9, 2011


Many many moons ago, a good friend of mine convinced me to help organise an event in Limerick. It was one of my first “big” events. It was also one of my first “gay” events to help organise and the second of this sequence. I was taking some baby-steps out of a rather well-decorated closet […]

IWD 2011: Happy 100th International Women’s Day

March 8, 2011


Today, March 8th 2011 is International Women’s Day and it is marked around the world. 2011 also marks the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. This day was commemorated for the first time on 19 March 1911 in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland, following its establishment during the Socialist International meeting in 1910. More than one […]

Me, as a Teen

July 25, 2010


Michael Stars Turtlenecks I would like to think that I was quite clean and well dressed more often than not; -> I took pride in my school uniform until fourth year; -> Wore my hair flat with my cow’s lick parting my hair in the middle until I was in third year – Then I […]