Want to own Brian O’Driscoll’s soiled cast-off boots?
Solas Project are holding a prize draw to raffle off the very boots B.O.D wore in Ireland’s Rugby World Cup 2011 victory over Australia in an effort to raise €10k to fund its mentoring and social development activities.
The competition runs from today until Thursday 22nd October. Entries can be made by texting “Boots” to 50300 and all texts will cost €6
Here at TMcC we’re obsessed with Game of Thrones. Given the day that’s in it, we did a bit of research and couldn’t help but notice some uncanny similarities between the GoT characters and some of Dublin’s most loved statues. What do you reckon? [More at link below]
We are hosting a Game of Thrones Table Quiz next Tuesday evening in D|Two nightclub, Harcourt Street, Dublin. If you reckon you’re an expert on the Lannisters or Starks, know all there is to know about the Khaleesi and her dragons, or consider yourself a bit of an authority on the Night’s Watch, then this is your chance [link below] to show off your knowledge.
Questions will be on all the great houses of Westeros, plus all the locations and characters from the show.. This is being held to raise money for [non-profit caring for young online resource] SpunOut.ie and promises to be a great night….
My buddy was involved in writing “After Braveheart”. The story of De Bruce invading Ireland to fight the British occupiers*. Apparently it was George RR Martin’s inspiration for Game of Thrones. Part 1 is on RTÉ1, 15th (tomorrow) of January at 10.15pm and part two the following week. There’s eye gouging in the trailer. Jussayin.
A plucky Irish hipster George Formby with Deliverance-standard chops and geek sensibilities.
“I’m Banjo Guy Ollie an Irish youtuber and I do covers of Video Game Music and TV series on the banjo. I’ve a few done, 19 covers at this time, but my Zelda Darkworld and Game of Thrones (above) are the most popular…”
“My Bray [Co Wicklow]-reared sister, currently living in Toronto, is showing and selling her work at Fan Expo (Toronto) this year. There’s a selection of Game of Thrones-inspired sculpture and artwork on offer, including a series of six “What if” Stark children and direwolf prints. Also available from her Etsy site [link below]. A plug would be great- trying to keep her at her art…”