Monday, September 17, 2012

Monday's Words of Wisdom,

Phrase of the Day

I would really love to go back and study Irish so I can speak it fluently. I'll probably never get the time but I found this really cute way to learn an Irish phrase a day.

Go to to click on a video where you can hear and to see today’s phrase.

Gaelchultúr’s Irish language evening classes for adults will commence next week (24-29 September 2012) in the following venues: Dublin, Carlow, Cork and Limerick. They will also have Live Online Classes available worldwide for the first time. They are offering one month’s free subscription to a course to everyone who books a night class this autumn.

The Intensive Course in Written Irish will begin Saturday, 22 September, and their next Irish Language Course for Hibernia Applicants will start 11–13 October.

Eolas/Information:  |  | (01) 484 5220  | 1890 252 900

Maybe next time!

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Roald Dahl

Today is apparently Roald Dahl day.
Once his English teacher wrote in his school report "I have never met anybody who so persistently writes words meaning the exact opposite of what is intended.”
This simple fact justifies my existence…

Sunday, September 9, 2012

ÖRSTED Rug, high pile - IKEA

ÖRSTED Rug, high pile - IKEA: IKEA - ÖRSTED, Rug, high pile, The rug is made of pure new wool so it’s naturally soil-repellent and very durable.The dense, thick felt pile provides a soft and warm surface for your feet and also dampens sound.

650e - sigh

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Fashion Night Out

After a few unsuccessful minutes of trying to find out if Fashion's Night Out was happening in Dublin on their American website I gave up.

Luckily this AM I received a email from Brown Thomas confirming that they will holding an official Fashion's Night Out event and use it to launch the Dublin Festival of Fashion, Thursday, 6th September from 6pm to 9pm.

As an official partner of Fashion's Night Out Brown Thoms Dublin will join over eighteen countries including fashion capitals London, Paris, Milan, Moscow, New York, Tokyo in hosting the world’s biggest fashion and beauty celebration.


Here is a sample of what events are on in-store!


Thursday 6th September

DJ Maura Murphy

Beauty Hall 6pm to 9pm


Become a Vogue Cover Star!

Be styled by our experts and photographed by fashion photographer Neil Hurley

for your very own Vogue cover to take home with you.

Accessories Hall 6pm to 9pm


Irish Designers CREATE

Irish Designers Pop Up Collections

Level 1

The Style Edit

featuring New Season Trends

Fashion Shows, Level 2, every half hour 6pm to 9pm


DJ Michelle Doherty

Level 2 6pm to 9pm


Saturday 8th September

Become a Vogue Cover Star!

Be styled by our experts and photographed by fashion photographer Neil Hurley

for your very own Vogue cover to take home with you.

Accessories Hall 1pm to 4pm

Arnotts are also getting in on the action in their Accessories Hall from 6pm. Grab a glass of bubbly, sweet treats, goody bags or even pick up a lucky dip scratch card for a chance to win some fantastic prizes!


Fashion’s Night Out (FNO) is an unprecedented global initiative originally created in 2009 to celebrate fashion, restore consumer confidence and boost the industry’s economy during the recession. On Thursday, September 6, 2012, in response to overwhelming demand, Fashion’s Night Out will return to New York City and cities across the country to highlight fashion and support retail with exciting events that include designer appearances, celebrity guests, fashion shows and musical performances. Purchase items from the 2012 FNO collection and a portion of the proceeds will go to the New York City AIDS Fund in the NY Community Trust. In the United States, the program is a collaboration among American Vogue, the Council of Fashion Designers of America, NYC & Company and the City of New York. For more information, visit FNO on Twitter at @fnonyc (#FNO).