Blast from the Past……………………

Tallaght Echo

Apologies, but todays planned article has been postponed until tomorrow as I have some news, i would like to share.  I finaly achieved one of my long term goals, well sort of! I got my self into a newspaper and its not the crime pages:-) Recently I was contacted by the Tallaght Community Council and asked to contribute an article I did some time ago on St. Colmcille’s Well, to a series of articles which they run in the local Newspaper. Well I’m originaly from Tallaght so I was delighted to be asked. Entitled “Love Tallaght Outdoors”. which is a series of articles published by the local paper The Echo, featuring various places of interest and peoples personal memories of these places and a brief history. Here’s hoping, that I might get to feature a few more. You can see the original blog post HERE if your interested along with more images, and links to other really interesting places from my hometown.

On a final note here is a clue and a small teaser as to tomorrows delayed post. In Kildare Town, Where lives the Sheela na gig?


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Photographer, Blogger, Ruinhunter, with an unhealthy obsession for history, mythology and the arcane.
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64 Responses to Blast from the Past……………………

  1. Well done, Ed! That’s fantastic news and it’s always a thrill to see your name in print isn’t it.

  2. GP Cox says:

    It sort of looks like Roman design? A great story I can see why the newspaper wanted more. But about your other entries into the paper – crimes? 😈 ?

  3. solaner says:

    congrats, Ed. well done!

  4. armenpogharian says:

    Congrats and well done!

  5. rjmackin says:

    That’s only up the road from us. I’ll have to check it out! Congrats on seeing your name in lights!

  6. Karen says:


  7. socialbridge says:

    Brilliant. Long overdue!

  8. Congratulations, Ed! Well done.

  9. solsdottir says:

    Congratulations! Hope it leads to many more.

  10. Awesome, congratulations!

  11. John says:

    This is great news, congrats sir! 👍

  12. beetleypete says:

    Well done for getting a published article Ed. How great is that? Full marks, my friend.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  13. Congratulations, Ed!

  14. Ali Isaac says:

    Fantastic Ed! At last you’re getting some of the recognition you deserve. It would be wonderful if it became a regular thing.

  15. Livonne says:

    fantastic.. well done 🙂

  16. You should be syndicated… for sure!

    • Cheers Dan, would be nice, and help me with my overall plans for a book in the future 🙂

      • Why not set up a KickStarter account and let your fans help you out? Figure out the cost of self-publishing, add an extra few hundred dollars for “insurance” and put it out there in the “Internets.” You could at least get the ball rolling and if there is a lot of action, get the attention of a decent publishing house for this, or especially, the NEXT one! 🙂

  17. Nice one! Let’s hope this feature is the first of many more! I’m off now to read the original article 🙂

  18. Stephan Pot says:

    That sounds great! Congratulations!

  19. Well done Eddie!
    It is quite a buzz when it happens. I was on TV at the start of the year, talking about this weight loss surgery of mine. To be honest, it was quite a pleasant day knowing that at least my first time on TV wasn’t a mugshot on Crimewatch…!

  20. Rajiv says:

    Brilliant, my friend!

  21. linnetmoss says:

    Congratulations! Looking forward to more 🙂

  22. Delighted for you !!!! Well deserved, love your work.

  23. CJ Murdoch says:

    Brilliant Ed… great to see your work again! 🙂

  24. Dalo 2013 says:

    Very cool ~ congratulations.

  25. Roy McCarthy says:

    Nice, well done Ed. I think Tallaght needs its champions. It’s beautifully situated at the foot of the hills there but retains a bit of an image problem I think?

  26. “I got my self into a newspaper and its not the crime pages:-)” Snort laugh. Congrats, Ed. Verra cool.

  27. chattykerry says:

    Delighted at your success, Ed. Secretly, I would have been delighted to have a ‘bad boy’ (crime pages) as a follower.:) BTW, we refer to sheela-na-gigs as hoochie-mamas. Kerry x

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