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Like a svelte Brian Cowen on speed.

Johnny Keenan (him off the ‘Telly‘) writes:

Anyone know this Offaly hero literally running on water (@43) at Venice marathon last Sunday?


Venice, Italy yesterday

Winds of up to 180km/h (110 mph) were reported, and two tornadoes ripped through the centre of the coastal town of Terracina, killing one person and leaving 10 others injured.

In the canal city of Venice, rising floodwaters overwhelmed many of its famed squares and walkways, with officials saying as much as 75% of the city is now submerged.

Venice under water as deadly storms hit Italy (BBC)

Pic: Getty

This morning.

Venice, Italy

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar chats to Yvonne Farrell (right) and Shelley Mc Namara of Grafton Architects, curators of the Architecture Biennial, the “world’s greatest exhibition and celebration of architecture”.

In fairness.

Also Vans?


Artist Lorenzo Quinn’s striking contribution to the 2017 Venice Biennale – rising from the lagoon to support the walls of  the Ca’ Sagredo Hotel – a visual comment on the effects of climate change (including rising sea levels that continue to threaten the Medieval architecture of the old city).



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Carlosfandango writes:

Piazza San Ó’Marco. One of our famous Irish Cities..Or so they say in the Irish House Bar, Mumbai. Framed & hanging on the wall in the bar.