Nicola Sturgeon – One of the best books I’ve read in ages..


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BooksReading time v scarce just now (makes it even more precious), so it was in wee small hours that I finished A Ghost in the Throat by @DoireannNiG
. It’s one of best books I’ve read in ages…unique & deeply moving. Next up, Luckenbooth by @Jenni_Fagan

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Clannad – Theme from Harry’s Game

CLANNAD-Theme from Harry’s Game
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CLANNAD-were signed up to RCA Records when they were approached and asked if they would be interested in doing a song for a fictional drama on british TV depicting the troubles in Northern Ireland. Clannad got together and wrote the now-Legendary song “Theme from Harry’s Game” entering the british charts at number 5 it remains the only hit single in the uk ever to be sung entirely in Irish Gaelic

Lisa Hannigan, Loah – Undertow.

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Lisa Hannigan – Undertow | #Courage2020

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On Thursday 7th of May, Lisa Hannigan performed a magnificent, uplifting concert for you live from The National Gallery of Ireland. Enjoy this beautiful recording of ‘Undertow’ featuring Loah. You can watch the full live stream on the RTE Player now: bit.ly/2WnneVr Performances from Courage are being broadcast worldwide, free of charge, thanks to the support of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Intel and RTÉ. Lisa Hannigan chose to highlight the work of Women’s Aid Ireland. If you can manage it today, please consider donating to: https://womensaid.ie/donate For more information on Lisa Hannigan check out: https://lisahannigan.ie/ About the National Gallery of Ireland: The National Gallery of Ireland is one of the country’s most popular visitor attractions housing the nation’s collection of European and Irish art from about 1300 to the present day, and an extensive Library & Archive. Entry to the collection is free for all to enjoy, learn and be inspired. Note: National Gallery of Ireland Closure The National Gallery of Ireland is currently closed, but there are countless ways for the public to engage with its national collection during this time. Initiatives include ‘National Gallery at Home’ videos, Work of the Day, Mindfulness and Art, and at-home activities inspired by the national collection. Virtual tours of iconic spaces such as the Shaw Room and the Grand Gallery, as well as recent exhibition Murillo: The Prodigal Son Restored, can also be explored from home. Find out more at http://www.nationalgallery.ie/national-gallery-ireland-at-home

Emma Langford – Goodbye Hawaii

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Emma Langford – Goodbye Hawaii (Official)

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Official music video for ‘Goodbye Hawaii’, by Emma Langford. Goodbye Hawaii is the first single from Emma Langford’s second album, released on the 6th of July 2019 Emma’s debut album Quiet Giant is available across all online platforms, buy or download from https://emmalangfordmusic.bandcamp.co… Director: Shane Serrano AC: Wojtek Kwiatkowski Goodbye Hawaii was recorded, mixed and produced by Chris O’Brien & Graham Murphy at The Production Suite, Dublin Mastered by Richard Dowling at Wav Mastering, Limerick Cast: Peter Hanagan as Bassist Phil Aherne as Guitarist Shane Wixted as Drummer LA Halvey as Backing Singer Audience Members: Des Langford LesleyAnne & Jake Liddane Eva Birdthistle Mary O’Neill Mary Flynn Sean O’Connor Special thanks to Nenagh Arts Centre, Vito Vintage Limerick & Lorraine O’Connell More videos from Shane Serrano: http://www.shaneserrano.com You know the funny thing about the day you realise who or what you are Is that by the time it happens you’re prob’ly not that anymore And the funny thing is logic states for things to break they first must fall And like any small or precious thing, you give nothing or you give all I can’t give you any more than that, I don’t trust my clumsy feet not to make me fall flat and the heart’s the only muscle tissue – little known fact – that don’t know how to heal itself if you cut it in half so don’t cut it in half we spend our days in endless cycles of lust to oxytocin never stopping to think about the space between us that we’ve chosen well I can give my mouth, and my ear, but I can’t give you my hand cos though you’re oh so understanding you can never understand I can’t give you any more than that, I don’t trust my clumsy feet not to make me fall flat and the heart’s the only muscle tissue – little known fact – that don’t know how to heal itself if you cut it in half so don’t cut it in half so I will hand you cellotape and superglue, and staples and I’ll help you hold the pieces in place til you’re fit and able I can never be a surgeon cos my stomach’s far from strong but I hope my bedside sympathies suffice to help you moving on I can’t give you any more than that, I don’t trust my clumsy feet not to make me fall flat and the heart’s the only muscle tissue – little known fact – that don’t know how to heal itself if you cut it in half so don’t cut it in half no don’t cut it in half I can’t give you anymore than that Track Credits Lyrics, Melody, Arrangement, Vocals & Guitar: Emma Langford Bass: Peter Hanagan Drums: Davey Long Pedal Steel: Kealan Kenny Follow Emma: Facebook: @emmalangfordmusic Twitter: @ELangfordMusic Instagram: @EmmaLangfordMusic