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Legendary concert promoter John Reynolds, of the POD nightclub, creator of The Electric Picnic and co-founder with Louis Walsh of Boyzone, has died aged 52.


Famed Irish concert promoter and Electric Picnic founder John Reynolds found dead in his apartment (The Irish Sun)


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‘SeedS’ designed by Karl Lenton of Burr Lenton Architecture are ‘mobile therapy spaces’ for prison inmates. The egg-like pods (featuring sound dampening, smooth surfaces, no potential ‘ligature points’ and an escape hatch opposite the main door) are modular and can be assembled in 30 minutes.

The Seeds are already being used to provide inmate healthcare at Leeds Prison.


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A burial concept by Italian designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel.

Egg shaped pods containing the deceased, buried beneath (and subsequently providing a nutrient source for) the tree of their choice. Such interments are illegal in Italy but Citelli and Bretzel are campaigning for a change in the law.

In fairness, if you can get key scenes from Invasion of The Bodysnatchers out of your head, there are worse ways to return to dust.


In the Sunday Times yesterday it was announced that POD closed the doors of Crawdaddy and Tripod over the weekend.

The 24,000 sq.ft Harcourt Street complex is being let to the consortium of people behind Flannery’s Pub and it was suggested that the POD complex would become a large nightclub to compete with nearby Copper Face Jack’s. The Odeon Bar beside POD has also closed down.

Tripod, Crawdaddy and The Lower Deck venues close (Nialler9)

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