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From left: skater Norah Stevens and Dublin 8 local slebs Andrea Horan and Veda launch the I Love Dublin 8 Zoom Quiz in  Weaver’s Square, Dublin 8

Eyes down.

Do you know the link between Rialto, Dublin and Rialto Venice?

Where is the ex-synagogue across the road from an ex-Protestant church that’s now a mosque?

What iconic rock song had its first ever Irish live performance in the National Stadium in 1971?

Well done.

Are you free Friday?

The I Love Dublin 8 Zoom Quiz.

In aid of a High Court action being taken by the The Players Please group – comprising 500 households – to halt a series of tower blocks being built on the John Player Factory site on the South Circular Road.

Via Players Please:

With a first prize of €500 and a huge selection of spot prizes from businesses across the community including concert tickets like Bon Iver, BBQ vouchers, Coffee for a month from Marlowe & Co and Free Pizzas, there are over 60 teams already signed up,

The Quizmaster on the night is local resident and broadcaster Esther O’Moore Donohoe and she has a fiendish collection of questions designed to test the toughest quizzers !

With guest performances from Camille O’Sullivan and Bell X1’s Paul Noonan alongside the questions!

Tickets here

New Yorker writer and CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin

This morning/afternoon.

Via BBC:

A top US legal analyst has been suspended by New Yorker magazine after he exposed himself on a Zoom call. Jeffrey Toobin, 60, also a prominent CNN commentator, has been in demand as the US election campaign intensifies. The incident, first reported by Vice News, happened during an election simulation involving the New Yorker and WNYC radio last week.

New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin exposes himself in Zoom call (BBC)


‘…This piece has been updated with more detail about the call. The headline has been updated to reflect that Toobin was masturbating.’

New Yorker Suspends Jeffrey Toobin for Masturbating on Zoom Call (Vice)


Eva-Jane Gaffney as Aoife (above) and Eoin Ó Dubhghaill as Declan (top)

‘Le Ceangal, a Zoomcom!’

A new Covid-set web romantic drama on TG4’s young people’s platform Bloc.

Linda Ní Ghríofa writes:

Having met on Tinder, Galway-based Declan (24) and Dubliner Aoife (25) have gone on five tentative dates. Just as they are about to broach the tricky ‘should we both come off Tinder now?’ question, they are locked up in lockdown. In two different cities. With two different Wifi speeds. And their blossomming relationship is now on life-support

This brand new comedy series is devised and directed by Oisín Mistéil.

You’ve heard of Sleepless in Seattle, well here you have Gormless in Galway, and Hapless in Howth…

The first 2 episodes will be available at 1pm on June 26 (at link below) and weekly thereafter.


This morning.

At Trinity College Dublin.

Provost and President of Trinity Patrick Prendergast tweetz:

“Today, 7 April 2020, Chancellor Mary McAleese conferred 532 degrees by Zoom, the first time a virtual commencements has been held at Trinity College Dublin. All done in Latin. Congratulations to all our new graduates. The recording will be put on the web.”

Previously: Meanwhile, At Trinity