So, this lovely image of Bob Marley adorning Bohemians’ new away strip: Does it mean that, next season, when it’s nil-nil late on and the opposition score, we will be entitled to refer to the goal as “breaking the dreadlock”?
Sat, 27 Oct, 2018
Forget VAR. Forget writing off Germans. Forget In-ger-land. Forget Fifa conspiracies and dodgy Bob Marley cover versions. The World Cup takes a back seat tonight as the League of Ireland springs back to life with a top-of-the-table clash at Oriel Park.
Fri, 29 Jun, 2018
Last week, with Australia having scored 138 runs for the loss of two wickets on the first day of the second Ashes test at the Adelaide Oval, four of the game’s most respected minds and former practitioners stood on the pitch and debated what hope, if any, there was for the future of Test cricket.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
Explore, the adventure travel specialists, has launched eight brand new ‘Explore Beyond’ trips, which offer cruising through the tropical waters of West Papua, exploring the remote villages of the Ivory Coast or experiencing the Adivasi Tribal Fair in east India.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Damien Dempsey is from Donaghmede in Dublin, and his musical influences include traditional sean-nós, as well as his heroes, Bob Marley and Elvis Presley. Upcoming gigs include Cork Opera House, next Friday, April 1; and the National Opera House, Wexford, on April 2.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
CORK-BASED artist Suzy O’Mullane has a performance/video/sound event at The Guesthouse, Cork, with Harry Moore on Saturday at 3pm. She will also have a solo exhibition entitled ‘There Was Nothing Good About Good Friday’ at the Origin Gallery in Dublin from March 12.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
REGGAE music has been an important force in the life of the poet and troubadour Gearóid Mac Lochlainn. In next week’s episode of TG4’s Ceolchuairt series, he travels to Jamaica to explore the music’s roots, which played as a soundtrack to his youth.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
Ó Maonlaí fretted it wouldn’t work. He loves Irish but, when asked to be involved in a project translating the work of Bob Marley into the language, was immediately wary. Could Marley’s distinctive marriage of the spiritual and the earthy survive conversion to an alien tongue? Ó Maonlaí was concerned the answer might be in the negative.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2014
Music-lovers across the world mourned when Bob Marley died in 1981 aged just 36. Now – 33 years later – scientists have unlocked some of the secrets to the rare form of skin cancer that killed him.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014