Let’s have some lazy summer days.
Easter is very important to Ireland, not only for religious reasons, and today is a more important day because this year is marking the Easter Rising Centenary. Each year we commemorate and honour the brave people who fought and gave their lives to make the Irish independence possible. Many festivities will take place all over Ireland, and I suppose all over the world where is an Irish soul, to mark those pivotal moments for Republic of Ireland. We are lucky and honoured to be part of such historical moments. I’ve filmed just a little bit of the military parade, none of the planes or war vessels, and enjoyed the rest of it, hope you’ll enjoy.
Sorry for the quality of the videos and pictures, but as usual I took them with my 6 years old computer mobile N900. I watched it with the PowerDVD app for windows, and it enhances a bit.
Every time I’m passing by this place lately and the reading of the Proclamation is taking place, I take my time and stop to listen. Is touching, emotional and fills you with pride. Is something beyond words.
Really, don’t know where the weekend flew in such a rush, but I wish you all a very happy week. Don’t forget to smile, breath and live a bit.
Have a happy and fulfilling Moonday, week, month, year, decade, century, life.
In my wanderings around Ireland, found some interesting penthouses 😉 can you spot one?
Next time I’ll look for fairy houses.
Few days ago, Google came up with a special virtual tour to mark 100 years since Easter Week 1916. The narrator of the tour is none other than our own Colin Farrell. You’ll get some glimpses of a very important time in Ireland’s history with a combination of archive images and readings with contemporary street view. Goes without saying that this year is the year to visit Dublin and Ireland, but any other time is good also. Hope you’ll have a good journey, even if it’s only a virtual one.
Following the link, you’ll be transported in the most important areas of my beloved Dublin and have a very interesting tour.
Have also added some pictures in front of Ambassador Theatre, where is this interesting exhibition with 1916 memorabilia.
On 15th of September 2013, Dublin was hosting a-once-in-a-lifetime event, Flight Fest with more than 30 aircrafts, old and new, flying over Dublin’s sky. It was an exciting event and live was even better than in pictures and videos, especially that my pics and videos are not such a great quality because I took them with my phone. It started with a mixture of rain, sun, rain, sun in a very windy day. Hope my asking my lovely and very patient husband in Romanian language: do you see them do you see them do you see them, will not be very annoying, but I was very excited and really loved every minute.
This event was part of The Gathering Ireland 2013. It was noisy and it was fun, I wish they’ll repeat that every year.