This Weeks gigs June 5 -11

This Weeks Gigs June 5 - 11 It's a quiet enough week this week but still a couple of things to keep you going. Big names in music like The Beat, Ty Segall, Ginat Sand and the Polecats. A clash of punk for the punks, Expolited in the voodoo lounge and Headsticks in Fibbers. Both … Continue reading This Weeks gigs June 5 -11

Book of the Week – Misogynation

Misogynation The true scandal of sexism Laura bates Simon and schuster Again I’m reading a book that in my utopian world of equality there really should be no need to write. Women experience discrimination and harassment almost daily. Whether that is direct through receiving less pay or opportunities in the workplace or through looks or … Continue reading Book of the Week – Misogynation

Book of the Week – From a low and quiet sea

From a low and quiet sea Donal Ryan Penguin books How many tales of desperation and stories of inhumanity must be told and shared and read before we really start looking after our fellow humans. I heard a good interview with the author who exclaimed his motto in life is to try not to hurt … Continue reading Book of the Week – From a low and quiet sea

Book of the week: When Skateboards will be free – Said Sayrafiezadeeh

When Skateboards will be free My reluctant political childhood Said Sayrafiezadeh Penguin Press This is not an autobiography but a boys story as he goes from baby to child to adolescent in the shadow of parents active in the socialist workers party. So much of it rings true as the parents set out to change … Continue reading Book of the week: When Skateboards will be free – Said Sayrafiezadeeh

Book of the week: The dublin docker – Working loves of dublin sea port

The dublin docker Working loves of dublin sea port Aileen o Carroll and don Bennett Irish academic press I was apprehensive about reading this. Something didn’t quite fit, an academic look on working class dublin. An overview of employees of dublin port. I always find it amusing when academics and those born into privilege can … Continue reading Book of the week: The dublin docker – Working loves of dublin sea port

This Weeks Gigs – May 7 -13

This Weeks Gigs - May 7 -13 Another busy week with the highlight for me being Liberty Hall on Tuesday as a group of punks old and new talk about music as a vehicle for change. We spent a fair bit of time putting this bill together,all under the we shall overcome banner in conjunction … Continue reading This Weeks Gigs – May 7 -13

Book of the week – Friday night lights – A town, a team and a dream by Hg bissinger

Friday night lights A town, a team and a dream Hg bissinger Da capo press In the cold dark winter days I tend to put my bike into temporary storage as I travel in and out work using public transport. It gives me a chance to read, tweet and sometimes play candy crush. As the … Continue reading Book of the week – Friday night lights – A town, a team and a dream by Hg bissinger

Book of the week – The Choice – Philly McMahon

The choice Philly Mcmahon Gill books Second book I’ve read this year called the choice. There’s no Nazis in this one but plenty of questionable actions. As a participant and fan of our Gaelic Games im proud to see Philip talk about the dublin Jersey not belonging to the players but to the “communities that … Continue reading Book of the week – The Choice – Philly McMahon

This weeks gigs – April 30 – May 6

This week is all about Mayday and Mayfest.  Celebrating Workers of the world there's two festivals, one on May 1 where The Primo Maggio crew celebrate the International Workers' Day with 6 hours of music .  All week we have Mayfest celebrating workers through culture in the beautiful surroundings of Liberty Hall This weeks gigs … Continue reading This weeks gigs – April 30 – May 6