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Kennedy Homestead, Dunganstown, County Wexford

Kennedy Homestead, Dunganstown, County Wexford

“The best four days of my life”. – John F. Kennedy on his trip to Ireland, 1963. It’s been a few years since we visited The Kennedy Homestead in Dunganstown, Co. Wexford, southern Ireland, where John F. Kennedy’s great-grandfather, Patrick, was born in 1823. Patrick Kennedy was an Irish farmer […]

by × June 7, 2018 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Liver Birds Flying Home at Royal Court Liverpool

Liver Birds Flying Home at Royal Court Liverpool

The Liver Birds was a hugely popular and ground-breaking British sitcom set in Liverpool which first aired on TV in 1969 running for ten years, enjoying a brief revival in 1996. The series was created by two local trailblazers: Carla Lane and Myra Taylor, who met each other at a […]

by × April 26, 2018 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture, Conversations

The George Seaton Conversation

The George Seaton Conversation

George, can you tell us how the Liver Birds Flying Home musical first came into being? It was a chance remark. My dear friend Barb Jungr and I were walking down Hardman Street in Liverpool with the magnificent Liver Birds atop the Liver Building visible on the skyline. Looking at them […]

by × March 19, 2018 × 0 comments

Travel

The Kennedy Homestead, Dunganstown, County Wexford

The Kennedy Homestead, Dunganstown, County Wexford

“The best four days of my life”. – John F. Kennedy on his trip to Ireland, 1963. It’s been a few years since we visited The Kennedy Homestead in Dunganstown, Co. Wexford, southern Ireland, where John F. Kennedy’s great-grandfather, Patrick, was born in 1823. Patrick Kennedy was an Irish farmer […]

by × December 4, 2013 × 0 comments

Arts & Culture

Dare to Wear: Glass Dresses by Diana Dias-Leão

Dare to Wear: Glass Dresses by Diana Dias-Leão

A recent visit to Liverpool led me to one of my favourite art galleries – the Walker  – housing a treasure trove of paintings and sculpture from the 13th century to the present day. The gallery is particularly strong in European Old Masters, British eighteenth-century art, Victorian painting and sculpture […]

by × May 18, 2011 × 2 comments