Category Archives: Sound

Radio, podcast, and other earfuls

The Curragh Retirement City, one of the odder YCYC ideas

Don’t Know

A cabinet minster is unable to say whether or not public funds have been awarded to An Smaoineamh Mór, the company behind Your Country Your Call (YCYC), or on what basis they might receive such funds. YCYC, a competition to come up with Ideas To Save Ireland, has previously been mentioned here, mostly because I’m fascinated by the Springfield Monorail nature of some of the ideas. But since public monies… Read Article →

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In Context

The commentariat can be defined as those who are willing to offer an opinion on things they know nothing about, and get paid handsomely for the privilege. Sometimes, the lack of knowledge is blatant. Take the number of people who happily declare that they haven’t actually heard what Tommy Tiernan said at Electric Picnic, before going on to condemn it. There’s been a lot of talk about Tommy over the… Read Article →

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