Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night It was Bonfire Night in Cork yesterday. It’s celebrated on St. John’s Eve and there have been bonfires lit in Cork for as long as I remember. Not all parts of the country celebrate the night, and I heard on the radio 2 days ago that there may be a by-law passed in Cork banning the lighting of bonfires that night because of the danger to people, property and the fire services. Unfortunately each year the fire services are attacked with rocks and other weapons when they go to certain areas of the city.

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Fred The Band in the Spiegeltent

Jamin, Joseph and Jamie Joseph and Justin go mad! Justin on Drums Fred played in the Spiegeltent on Tuesday night and as usual put on a great show! Their show is energetic and wild and brilliant! More photos tomorrow! Edit: Donal has great photos of the night. Go look!

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The Web 2.0 Conference Cork

The Web 2.0 Conference Cork Welcome Shel Israel Blog Hype Shel Israel Salim Ismail Joe Blogging Tom Raftery welcomes everyone to the Web 2.0 Conference in the Radisson SAS Hotel in Little Island yesterday. I’ll post a few more shots later tonight and update this post. From left to right: Shel, Walter, Rob, Fergus (behind Rob), and Tom speaking. Salim was seated to the right of Shel just outside this photo. Tom has posted his own thoughts on the Conference and Conor has extensive coverage of each speaker, including a few nice words about me. Thanks!

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The Us Book Launch Party

How did you celebrate your 30th birthday? I still am! I’ve hit the ripe ol’ age of 30 years and it’s come in the best year of my life. The last few days have been very exciting and ending my 20’s by going to the Us book launch party was the perfect end of one decade and the start of another even better one. The party doesn’t end yet, roll on the weekend! Ray and Jenny Ray and Jenny Ray and Jenny It was long speculated that Ray and Jenny were an item, and people wondered, “why aren’t they together?” Last summer they announced that yes, there is a romantic… Read More

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