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by Rocker
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Welcome to the Site and introduce yourself here if you like.
Topic: Hi Everybody
Replies: 104
Views: 10277

Re: Hi Everybody

fullhouse wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:11 pm
Full house here im new on the site not much going on maybe i can change that lol
Welcome to the site fullhouse. O.K the challenge is on. Looking forward to your stories and photos.
by Rocker
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Other Areas of the County
Topic: Ballybrack
Replies: 230
Views: 30781

Re: Ballybrack

During the lockdown I heard about a little local boy Uisneach who was going to do a walk to fundraise for Enable ireland. His ambition was to raise €1,000 but so far they have raised €15000. Watch the video and be inspired. Donate if you like up to the end of July. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time...
by Rocker
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Dun Laoghaire
Topic: Watson's Nurseries.
Replies: 45
Views: 10448

Re: Watson's Nurseries.

Harjoe has explained the location of Watson's very well, it ran along the rear of the now derelict bungalows and the nursing home down to the Protestant Church on Church Road, down to Tesco's (Gubay's) and across to the old Bray Road and back towards Cabinteely. There were two right of ways, one we...
by Rocker
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: General chat
Topic: Somewhere to Chat.
Replies: 13062
Views: 766315

Re: Somewhere to Chat.

This pandemic has brought out the good and bad in people. Today I was in Lidl in Pottery Road and witness a very kind act. The lady at the check out ahead of me had just put a huge shop on the conveyor belt when she realised that she did not have her credit card with her. The assistant was very calm...
by Rocker
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Other Areas of the County
Topic: Dean's Grange
Replies: 33
Views: 5780

Re: Dean's Grange

I saw on another site where the old police station in Deans Grange is going to be included in the new student accommodation. It was a sad day when the police station closed. I was living in Deansgrange at the time and had a frightening moment when someone rushed me as I entered my drive. I managed t...
by Rocker
Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Sallynoggin
Topic: Sallynoggin Church
Replies: 95
Views: 13270

Re: Sallynoggin Church

Hello fullhouse. Welcome to the site. That sounds like a good photo. Looking forward to seeing it. If you have any stories or photos of the Boro get posting. So many changes in Sallynoggin over the years.
by Rocker
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Other Areas of the County
Topic: Dean's Grange
Replies: 33
Views: 5780

Re: Dean's Grange

Thanks for that Jemser. I started to read up on the Baker's project and one thing I hadn't realised is that the pub was sold in 2018. I thought that the Bradys still owned it. I see the Igo Inn in Ballybrack Village is getting a lot of work done on it at the moment don't know if Brady still owns that.
by Rocker
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Other Areas of the County
Topic: Dean's Grange
Replies: 33
Views: 5780

Re: Dean's Grange

I hadn't been keeping up to date with local news. apparently Bakers Pub will not be re-opening. They sold it and student accommodation is going to be built there !!
by Rocker
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Glasthule
Topic: Glasthule.
Replies: 740
Views: 101669

Re: Glasthule.

Just heard today that the little restaurant in Glasthule Juggy's well is not going to re-open . Sad, because they had great food and coffee and many people found it handy to meet there for coffee and a chat.
by Rocker
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Sallynoggin
Topic: Sallynoggin Church
Replies: 95
Views: 13270

Re: Sallynoggin Church

I was going down to Aldi yesterday about 11.30hrs and passing the Church there were loads of people in the car park...no social distancing. Must have been a funeral.
by Rocker
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: News and upcoming events
Topic: DLRCoCo
Replies: 147
Views: 24935

Re: DLRCoCo

Little video about the Parks Department of the Council.

by Rocker
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Somewhere to Chat.
Replies: 13062
Views: 766315

Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Now that we are getting to meet a few more people it is interesting to hear other families perspective on the covid 19 situation. As old fogies we listen to the radio, watch the T.V, read the papers and follow Government guidelines etc. Our caller yesterday is a much younger person who has had first...
by Rocker
Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Holidays and Festivities
Topic: BIRTHDAYS
Replies: 2238
Views: 181676

Re: BIRTHDAYS

Belated Happy Birthday to Strum and a Happy Birthday to Spudseamus
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by Rocker
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Houses, new and proposed
Replies: 21
Views: 1780

Re: Houses, new and proposed

Now that I am getting out and about a bit more I just can't believe the amount of house and apartment construction. Going down Johnstown Road there are extensions to loads of houses and two huge building sites...apartments and houses everywhere. This used to be a quiet, low rise road. Not any more. ...
by Rocker
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Holidays and Festivities
Topic: BIRTHDAYS
Replies: 2238
Views: 181676

Re: BIRTHDAYS

Enjoy the Birthday Harjoe.
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by Rocker
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Holidays and Festivities
Topic: BIRTHDAYS
Replies: 2238
Views: 181676

Re: BIRTHDAYS

Happy Birthday Jemser. Hope you have a great day despite all the restrictions.
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by Rocker
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: The Moan Forum
Topic: Moan of the Month
Replies: 2533
Views: 211283

Re: Moan of the Month

I am of the generation that yearned for news of what was happening behind the Iron Curtain. We got dribs and drabs of news all stilted from the Western perspective. When the famous wall came down we got to meet the people who had lived in the East. They were given news only from the East point of vi...
by Rocker
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Somewhere to Chat.
Replies: 13062
Views: 766315

Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Heres a reliable cure for [ insert name of a minor ailment ] 1. Take a [ insert any object here ] 2. [ rub/inhale/apply/stuff/swallow (delete as appropriate) ] it. 3. Give it about 4 - 6 days. I guarantee you will be better. GG I think you might be on to some kind of Universal cure Oh great Glenage...
by Rocker
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: News and upcoming events
Topic: Bloomsday.
Replies: 27
Views: 4967

Re: Bloomsday?????

Strum wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2013 2:00 pm
All locked! :lol:

Flann O'Brien, Patrick Kavanagh and friends set off on the historic first Bloomsday.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0gNNWHmj9Q[/youtube]
Just couldn't resist putting up this old You tube which Strum found so many years ago.

HAPPY BLOOMSDAY
by Rocker
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 3632
Views: 291040

Re: What are you listening to?

I am an all time fan of the great Christy Moore. Since the lock down he is singing from his home once a week on his facebook site. Look in, well worth it. Crying and singing as I listen. He hasn't lost the voice at 75 years old.
by Rocker
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Somewhere to Chat.
Replies: 13062
Views: 766315

Re: Somewhere to Chat.

Chopped Onions beside pillow I was reading about that recently. Cut an onion in half and leave it beside your bed or wherever. You don't have to peel it. They absorb viruses. Throw it out after a day. Don't keep the other half in the Fridge. Leave it out around the house somewhere aswell. I'll look...
by Rocker
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Sallynoggin
Topic: Sallynoggin Church
Replies: 95
Views: 13270

Re: Sallynoggin Church

I think all the Churches have been ringing bells or recordings of bells during the Pandemic On a quiet day I can hear "the bells of the angelus hymn" being rung at killiney Church. I'm not very religious but find myself stopping and singing along. The nuns in Carysfort taught us every hymn going an...
by Rocker
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Sallynoggin
Topic: Sallynoggin's Streets
Replies: 257
Views: 38565

Re: Sallynoggin's Streets

Rocker, Thanks for posting this rocker I can't remember reading that post before, maybe I did anyway thanks for sharing very interesting Brian Smith is a sallynoggin man himself and is a really nice guy, he was very helpful to me when I was tracing my roots he has had many contributions published i...
by Rocker
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Sallynoggin
Topic: Sallynoggin's Streets
Replies: 257
Views: 38565

Re: Sallynoggin's Streets

Sallynoggin's Streets, While browsing through my library of Local Interest I came across an article written by Brian Smith in the Dun Laoghaire Boro' Historical Soc. back in 2001. Having been partly reared in Longford Villas in the Noggin I thought I knew my way about the place...but hold on a minu...
by Rocker
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: Holidays and Festivities
Topic: BIRTHDAYS
Replies: 2238
Views: 181676

Re: BIRTHDAYS

Happy Birthday Snowhite. Strange times to have the birthday. I was going to defer mine for another year but, strangely it was a good day ...standing at the sing washing my hands and singing Happy Birthday twice lauugh lauugh NO I really enjoyed my little cake sitting and chatting and got so many car...