Top British Comedian, Milton Jones, Performs In Dublin

Milton Jones is a regular and a favourite on the popular British panel show, Mock The Week. His jokes are sharp and unique and there is no one quite like him. He can make you laugh without using profanities or abusive imagery, surely a sign of a great comedian, and one of the reasons why […]

Battle Of Clontarf – Brian Ború Defeats The Vikings

This short documentary gives us an introduction into the lead up to the famous Battle of Clontarf when Irishmen joined together to ostensibly defeat the Vikings who were growing in strength on the island. The colonial Norsemen had assistance from treacherous Irishmen who refused to accept the lordship of the High King, Brian Ború. In […]

The Auld Triangle – Luke Kelly And The Dubliners

This song, written by Dicky Shannon for the playwright and revolutionary, Brendan Behan, reflects on the experiences of a prisoner who yearns for freedom. It was first performed in 1954 for the opening of Behan’s play, The Quare Fellow. It has been covered by many artists over the years and is heavily referenced in Stephen […]

Irish Poet Of Old – Zozimus

Michael Moran was born circa 1794 in Dublin. He became blind shortly after birth but grew to develop a fantastic memory for creating and reciting verse which he used to create a meagre livelihood for himself. Moran adopted the title Zozimus as his stage-name and was known as The Blind Bard of the Liberties – […]

Dublin In The Rare Old Times – Luke Kelly Version

This haunting and poignant song laments the changes that have taken place in Ireland’s capital city. Here it is performed by one of the greatest singers to have ever breathed the air of Ireland. Get yourself a tissue before listening to this you soppy so and so’s as you’ll need one. This song will getya […]

The Rebel – Pádraig Pearse Poem

The following is a famous poem by Pádraig Pearse, one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. Pearse was executed by the British colonial authorities after the failed rebellion. His death, and those of others who perished with him, inspired a mulitude to rise up and fight for Irish freedom. That fight […]