Author Archives: Emily O'Callaghan




This afternoon.

BT2, Grafton Street, Dublin.

Emily writes:

Queues for [limited edition] Kanye [West]-designed Adidas shoes…on sale in the morning

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Further to the spectacular Vanity Fair cover of Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce…

Emily writes:

“Debbie Hickey, from Studio Ten Photography, made this. When asked if it’s sorcery, she replied, ‘25% macro photography, 25% photoshop and 50% sorcery’.”

Studio Ten Photography


Newstalk reports:

“The Public Expenditure Minister says the Government will look to ‘relieve’ the ‘torture’ suffered by transgender people when it discusses the Gender Recognition Bill today. The draft legislation has been working its way through both Houses of the Oireachtas. If enacted, it would allow passports and other civil registration documents to recognise a person’s new gender – in the case where someone has chosen to change it.”

Brendan Howlin: Government will look to ‘relieve the torture’ suffered by transgender people (Newstalk)


Where were you?

A heart-gladdening compilation of images and personalities  [Including Senator Katherine Zappone and partner Ann Louise Gilligan top] and sounds from the Marriage Referendum compiled by GAZE International LGBT film festival Dublin.


Directed & Produced by Anna Rodgers; Edited by Bob Gallagher; Co-Producer Zlata Filipovic; Camera by Ken O’ Mahony, Bob Gallagher, Deirdre O’ Toole; Music by Hugh Rodgers; Online by Michael Higgins. In association with Invisible Thread Films.


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Cliff Taylor recruited the help of Keywest to propose to his girlfriend Fiona O’Hehir on Killiney Hill where they met Bono and his wife Ali Hewson.




Keywest – Hallelujah

Dublin busking veterans Keywest bring Leonard Cohen’s hymn to Grafton Street raising money and awareness for the Merchants Quay Centre for the homeless.

Available on iTunes here


Free tonight?

In The Grand Social, Lower Liffey Street, Dublin 1.

Emily writes:

“for all foreigners in Dublin to meet new friends and improve their English/Irish and it’s FREE…”

Everest Language Project


Scenes from The Surf Summit today in Westport, Co Mayo.

A spin off from the Dublin Web Summit

With faster surfing speeds.


Pics: Emily

Previously: They Think It’s All Over