Arms Trial 1970…

Interesting clip on the Arms Crisis of 1970 from You Tube. Featuring a younger Charlie Haughey, who was acquited of all charges. The major fall guy at the end of the day was Captain James Kelly, whose family still campaigns to clear his name to this day. Mick FealtyMick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, …

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For your viewing pleasure

Well.. I, for one, welcome our new Eurovision overlordies.. here’s Lordi live in Athens… and Lordi’s Hard Rock Hallelujah video.. Enjoy. Pete Baker

The Best of Best

George Best, at his Best! Mick FealtyMick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

Gaelic Football: got that?

This is better obviously if you speak/understand Dutch. But this is how Dutch TV viewers were introduced to the delights of Gaelic Football! A fine body of men, playing for the Maastricht Gaels!! Mick FealtyMick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

Belfast Tram Ride – in 1901!!

And here’s another thing. UTube. I first clocked this around the time of the Dublin Riots, but that Google video sent me back to look again. The most fascinating thing that came up was this Mitchell and Kenyon clip from May 1901, of a horse drawn tram ride down Royal Avenue in Belfast, eventually ending up somewhere that looks like the Albert Clock. The most fascinating detail are the eight blokes parading slowly by the side of the road advertising …

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Belfast in video…

Here’s a thing. Google Video. This doesn’t have great production values, but this American visitor does a nice job of giving you an visitor’s view of the political murals. Mick FealtyMick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty