Posts Tagged ‘Ireland’

Home-grown Heroes of Irish Comics (Part 2)

by trekkiemarkon 01/09/2016
The second part of my journey takes me to the magnificent Convention Centre Dublin on the banks of the Liffey; a strikingly modern building affectionately known to the locals as “the tube in the cube.” This 8000 capacity venue was brimming with nerds from all fandoms the like never really seen in Ireland before, a […]

Song of the Sea Review

by spikedirectionon 07/11/2015
Song of the Sea is the follow up to Tomm Moore’s previous animation The Mystery Of Kells, and it continues much of the traditions of that work, highly stylised, beautiful art, charming magical realism and pure, concentrated Irishness, to the extent that the credits are in gaelic. The story concerns Ben, a boy living in […]

Matt Geary Interviews, N.Irish Artist, ‘Anarkitty’

by Matt Gearyon 21/04/2013
When I went back to N.Ireland at Easter I have the great privilege of talking to N.Irish Artist, Anarkitty… It did help that she’s my big sister. In the video, Emma talks to me about how she started off painting, some of the challenges she met along the way, what she has learned and what […]

History: It’s not the truth. it’s what you believe

by Matt Gearyon 20/05/2012
I love History and always have done. From watching war films with my dad, to listening to stories of my Grandfather’s exploits in the RAF during WW2; it has captivated me and percolates through nearly every interest I have – be it gaming, song inspiration, model making and reading. My library, apart from holding all […]