Admission is free with a donation encouraged if they wish to the Capuchin Day Centre which currently provides 200 breakfasts daily (300 extra each Wednesday) and dinner service to seldom less than 450 people a day.
Alice Finch, who has previously built a massive LEGO Hogwarts, teamed up with David Frank to build a giant model of Rivendell from The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. Over 200,000 were used to create the sprawling diorama.
Dublin based developer Kevin Bergin has released this addictive little game for both iOS and Android.
Like the best casual games, the idea is simple. Move your Gooboid (the little greenblue guy) around to gather energy and advance the levels all the while staying as close to but not touching the other Gooboids to get points.
It was so addictive I started carrying my horrible Galaxy S3 again just to play it.
The iOS version (which I only discovered this morning) unfortunately has my absolute bugbear issue of not being sized for the 5/5s/5c sized screen, but plays the exact same as the Android version.
There’s now no need to trap yourself in your mother’s basement a cramped smelly office slaving over your precious world changing idea when you can simulate the realisation that no one actually wants to use your idea (or if you’re really lucky the soaring delights of selling out the man in a billion dollar buyout and retiring to an island).
It also perfectly captures the douchebag brogrammer speak that infests the sector.
Ger has given us four copies to give away to the fastest typers: