Sinéad Mercier tweets:
Some beautiful 1969/1961/1987 pictures of the Cumberland Street market due for de-designation by Dublin City Council if no submissions are made to protect it by 28 March. A central part of women and ordinary people’s history in the inner city.
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No money required.
Jimmy Brady writes:
An Mheitheal Rothar is Galway’s latest community initiative and will host the city’s only Really Really Free Market TOMORROW from 1-6pm at An Mheitheal Rothar workshop, Earl’s Island, near Fisheries Field.
Really Really Free Market Galway is a non-profit event with the principle of helping others and the immediate community. The idea is sharing, gifting and receiving rather than barter, buying or selling. A “real” free market.
Really Really Free Market (Facebook)
A dog, apparently advertising chickens for sale at a marketplace somewhere in China.
Hey. It’s a gig.
An excellent children’s short from Dutch studio Polder Animation.
At a sunny flea market, Robin tries to sell her own made-up stories. As she tells one of her stories with increasing confidence to a potential customer, all the main characters come alive and anxiously listen in.
“With no American ambassador in Iran the fate of Barbie is unknown. US Foreign Secretary Hillary Clinton appealed to the UN to provide planes to repatriate Barbie dolls… Angela Merkel wants to see significant cuts in Barbie’s spending habits before discussing the situation any further, while Silvio Berlusconi claimed there is always room for dollies in his house.”
The bored-out-his-mind Irish Life Investment Manager’s weekly round-up.
These are the guys in charge.
They are, indeed, drifting into the arena of the unwell.
Click here (before, you know, they take it down)
Eight times a day, the vendors of a market in the Thai province of Samut Songkhram, about 70 km southwest of Bangkok, retract their awnings and counters as the commuter train – on whose track the market operates – passes through without stopping.