The Al-Jazeering


The Gathering reaches intense levels of sadness, courtesy of Al Jazeera.

Bearded Galway musicians at 00:40 and Jim “All tourism is about
money” Miley at 01:03.

Also: We had wondered where all the vintage post boxes were going.


I think the bulk of what I was saying about nurturing and developing a real relationship with a very complex group of emigrants is absolutely essential. As one guy said to me: ‘stop calling us tourists. We’re exiles, we’re emigrants’.

Gabriel Byrne, yesterday


Byrne Stands By Gathering Criticism (Tim O’Brien and Jason Kennedy, Irish Times)

And in the Guinness Storehouse this afternoon:

(Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)