Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Friday, December 21, 2012

Playlist for Friday 21.12.12

An Emotional Fish - Celebrate
Van Morrison - Jackie Wilson Said
Kings of Leon - Taper Jean Girl
Chris Rea - Driving home for christmas
Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run
Kasabian - Fire
Jimi Hendrix - All along the watchtower
Europe - The final countdown
The Ronettes - Sleigh Ride
Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries
The 4 of Us - Mary

Bing Crosby - Let it snow
Supergrass - Moving
Thin Lizzy - Cowboy Song
Lana Del Rey - Video Games
Led Zeppelin - Stairway to heaven
Bodyrockers - I like the way
Basement Jaxx - Romeo
Tame Impala - Apocalypse Dreams
Two Door Cinema Club - Sun

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - I believe in father christmas
The Rolling Stones - Doom & Gloom
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
Angus & Julia Stone - Big Jet Plane
Wham - Last Christmas
Etta James - Merry Christmas baby
Frank Kelly - Christmas Countdown
Bing Crosby - White Christmas
Elmo and Patsy Trigg Shropshire - Grandpa got run over by a reindeer

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Playlist for Thursday 20.12.12

Foster The People - Houdini
Depeche Mode - Just can't get enough
Rory Gallagher - Philby
REM - Its the end of the world
Jonsi - Boy lilikoi
Chairlift - I belong in your arms
Neil Young - Walk On
Flight of the conchords - its business time
The Pogues - Fairytale of New York

David Byrne & Brian Eno - Strange Overtones
Nat King Cole - That Christmas Song
The Cast of Cheers - Animals
Peter, Bjorn & John - Young Folks
Chris Rea - Driving home for christmas
Modest Mouse - Float On
Sinead O'Connor - Mandinka
The Verve - Bitterweet Symphony

Grimes - Oblivion
David Benoit - Carol of the bells
Queen - Don't stop me now
Muse - Time is running out
Louis Armstrong - We have all the time in the world
Kodakid - Shake Skin
Europe - The Final Countdown
Ronettes - Sleigh Ride
Two Door Cinema Club - Sun

The Best Map EVER!

Well definitely the best map of the Dublin public transport system

Designed by Aris Venetikidis and here he is giving a ted talk about it and here is his website. 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Playlist for Wednesday 19.12.12

Reverend & The Makers - Heavyweight Champion of the world
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Ty Segall - Thank god for sinners
This Club - I won't worry
Eartha Kitt - Santa Baby
George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
School of seven bells - ILU
Pogues - Fairytale of New York

The Stone Roses - She Bangs the drum
Nat King Cole - That Christmas Song
The Cinematic Orchestra - To build a home
Kodakid - Shake Skin
Chris Rea - Driving home for christmas
The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio
Little Green Cars - John Wayne
Bing Crosby - Little Drummer Boy
Alt J - Something Good
The 4 of Us - Mary

The Last shadow puppets - The Age of the understatement
John Lennon - Happy Christmas
Little Dragon - Ritual union
Darlene Love - Marshmallow World
Jessie Ware - 110%
Fleet Foxes - White Winter Hymnal
Jona Lewie - Stop the cavalry
Kodaline - All I want
Breeders - Cannonball
Lisa Hannigan - I don't know
Frames - Revelate
Bing Crosby - White Christmas

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Playlist for Tuesday 18.12.12

Jagwar Ma - Come save me
The Lumineers - Ho Hey
Little Dragon - Ritual Union
Shakin Stevens - Merry Christmas Everyone
Kodaline - All I Want
Alt-J - Breezeblocks
HAL - Why do you come here
Fun. - We are young
Paul McCartney - Wonderful Christmas time
St. John The Gambler - Lemonade Man
Soulsavers - Gone too far

Black Keys - Gold On the ceiling
Le Galaxie - Love system
David Benoit - Carol of the bells
Brick + Mortar - Bangs
HAIM - Forever
Aled Jones - Walking in the air
Frank Ocean - Lost
Two Door Cinema Club - Sun

Louis Armstrong & The commanders - 'Zat you santa claus
Grizzly Bear - Yet Again
Cast of Cheers - Animals
Chvrches - The mother we share
Little green Cars - My love took me down to the river
Gregory Porter - Be Good
Bat for Lashes - Laura
Tame Impala - Elephant
Richard Hawley - Seek It
Icona Pop - I love it
Andrew Bird - Eyeoneye
The Pogues - Fairytale of New York

New Years Eve Traffic Disruptions

Just a heads up to anyone coming in to celebrate New Years Eve in the city center the following roads will be closed in Dublin city center for the celebrations.

College Green and Dame Street (from South Great George’s Street to College Green) from 4 PM on Monday 31st December, 2012 to 8 AM on Tuesday 1st January, 2013.

The northbound lane on College Green (Dame Street to Westmoreland Street) will be closed from 6 AM on Monday 31st December, 2012 to 8 AM  on Tuesday 1st January, 2013.

Saint Stephen’s Green North, South, East and West will also be closed from 4 PM  to 9.30 PM on Monday 31st December, 2012.


East and northbound traffic on South Great Georges Street wishing to travel on Dame Street /College Green will be diverted via Lord Edward Street, Christchurch Place, Winetavern Street and the North Quays.

Eastbound traffic on High Street/ Nicholas Street will be diverted via Winetavern Street and the North Quays.

Southbound traffic on D’Olier St wishing to travel on Nassau St will be diverted via Townsend Street, Lombard Street and Westland Row.

West and southbound traffic on College Street wishing to travel on College Green /Dame St and will be diverted via Westmoreland St and South Quays.

Inbound traffic on Leeson Street wishing to travel on St Stephen’s Green will be diverted via Adelaide Road, Harcourt Road, Camden Street, and Kevin Street / Aungier Street.

Pedestrian and local access will be maintained.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Playlist for Monday 17.12.12

Foo Fighters - Times like these
Run DMC - Christmas Is
Vera Lynn - The little boy that santa claus forgot
Frames - Revelate
Gill Scott Heron - The Bottle
Laura Marling - Goodbye England
Cat Power - Ruin
David Benoit - Carol of the bells
Death Cab for cutie - Crooked Teeth
U2 - Christmas
Two Door Cinema Club - Sun
Cake - Short Skirt, Long Jacket

Kodakid - Shake Skin
Midnight Oil - Beds are burning
Bing Crosby - Let it snow
Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans
Japandroids - The house that heaven built
The Pogues - Fairytale of New York
Pixies - Debaser
Brenda Lee - Rockin around the christmas tree
Cathy Davy - Sing for your supper

Tame Impala - Apocalypse Dreams
Paul Weller - Thinking of you
ACDC - Mistress for Christmas
Temper Trap - Sweet Disposition 
Kodaline - All I want
Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick blues
Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip - Look for the woman
Little Green Cars - My love took me down to the river
Bing Crosby - White Christmas
The Viking Project - Got sunk down

Friday, December 14, 2012

Playlist for Friday 14.12.12

Fatboy Slim - Praise You
The Jam - Town called malice
Kings of Leon - Taper Jean Girl
Two Door Cinema Club - Sun
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Sun
Joan Jett - I love rock n' roll
MGMT - Time to pretend
Smiths - Panic
Axis of Awesome - 4 Chord
Pearl Jam - Alive
Le Galaxie - Love System

Beatles - Revolution
Blur - Song 2
Kodakid - Shake Skin
Bachman Turner Overdrive - You ain't seen nothing yet
Strokes - Someday
Blondie - Heart of Glass
The Rolling Stones - Doom & Gloom
St John the Gambler - Lemonade Man

Rilo Kiley - Breaking Up
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
Chairlift - I belong in your arms
Curtis Mayfield - Move on up
Stunning - Romeos on fire
Basement Jaxx - Red Alert
Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis - Thrist Shop
Eric Clapton - Cocaine
Staple Singers - I'll take you there
This Club - I won't worry
Sleep Thieves - Spirit Animal

High Tide update – 14th December, 2012

This morning’s high tide has passed with the tide level reaching the expected value including the anticipated surge. There will also be high tides over the weekend and these will be monitored by Dublin City Council staff. Most of the defences put in place for this morning’s high tide will remain in place over the weekend. The road at Marine Drive has been reopened.

Dublin City Council would to thank the public for their full cooperation with the Council over the past few days.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Playlist for 13.12.12

ACDC - Thunderstruck
Morcheeba - World looking in
George Baker - Little green bag
Steely Dan - Peg
Stunning - Brewing up a storm
Noisettes - Wild Young Hearts
Kodakid - Shake Skin
Lykke Li - I follow rivers
Simple Kid - Staring at the sun
Beach Boys - God only knows

Kasabian - LSF
This Club - i won't worry
New Order - Temptation
Gypsy & The Cat - Sorry
Doors - Break on through
Neil Young - Mr. Soul
Director - Reconnect
Steve Harley - Make me smile

M83 - Midnight City
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop
Reef - Place your hands
Smiths - This Charming Man
Thin Lizzy - Cowboy Song
Muse - Uprising
Jonathan Wilson - Desert Raven
Tame Impala - Apocalypse Dreams
The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry letter 23
Two Doors Cinema Club - Sun

High Tide Alert

Dublin City Council wishes to advise media that tomorrow’s (14/12/2012) high tide is predicted to be extremely high and above the Council’s Tide Alert levels. The following actions are being taken as a precautionary measure only:

  • The car parks at Sandymount promenade and at Clontarf are being closed today (Thursday) 
  • A limited number of large sandbags are being put in place in Clontarf. 
  • The flood gates on the River Dodder will be closed tomorrow for the weekend. 
  • The flood defences on the River Tolka are being put in place. 
  • The Liffey Boardwalk defences will be closed on Friday morning. 
  • Spencer Dock Flood gates have been closed. 

Dublin City Council maintains a stock of sandbags at various locations for strategic purposes and will be deployed by Drainage staff, if required, in both Sandymount and Clontarf.

Marine Drive will be closed at its junction with Beach Road and Strand Road after the rush hour tomorrow morning using large 1 tonne sandbags. It will be reopened in the afternoon.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Playlist for Wednesday 12.12.12

Smashing Pumpkins - Today
Kodakid - Shake Skin
Masters in France - Playin with my friends
The Jam - Start
Le Bien - Rise-Up
Johnny Cash - Man in balck
Eels - Fresh Feeling
The Fall - Touch Sensitive
Tennis - Petition
Paul Simon - You can call me al

Kinks - You really got me
Proclaimers - I'm gonna be
Grimes - Vanessa
National - Fake Empire
Two Door Cinema Club - Sun
Jeff Buckley - Last Goodbye
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop
Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak

Cat Empire - Hello
Led Zeppelin - Gallows Pole
The XX - Angels
Seryn - we will all be changed
Kavinsky - Nightcall
Ash - Oh Yeah
Little Green Cars - My love took me down to the river
Icona Pop - I love it

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Playlist for Tuesday 11.12.12

The Cast of Cheers - Animals
ELO - Evil Woman
Metric - Gold Guns Girls
Police - Roxanne
Jessie Ware - 110%
Hudson Taylor - Cinematic Lifestyle
Jannelle Monae - Wondaland
Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole - Somewhere over the rainbow / what a wonderful world
Alt J - Tesselate
Tom Petty and the heartbreakers - American Girl
Two Door Cinema Club - Sun

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Thrift Shop
Faith No More - Epic
Midlake - It covers the hillside
Stone Roses - Love spreads
Sinead O'Connor - Mandinka
Ty Segall - Thank god for Sinners
Chvrches - The Mother we share
Le Galaxie - Love System

Proclaimers - I'm gonna Be
Tame Impala - Apocalypse Dreams
Jimi Hendrix - All along the watchtower
Air - All I need
James Vincent McMorrow - Breaking hearts
Todd Terje - Inspector Norse
Muse - Starlight
Heathers - lions, tigers, bears
Beth Orton - She cries your name
Sultans of Ping - Give him a ball

Monday, December 10, 2012

Playlist for Monday 10.12.12

Janes Addiction - Been Caught Stealing
OK GO - Here it goes again
The Hard Ground - Pawn
ZZ Top - Sharp Dressed Man
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Thrift shop
Doves - Sky starts falling
The Rolling Stones - Doom & Gloom
Alphastates - Sometimes
Tame Impala - Apocolypse Dreams
Lykke Li - I'm Good, I'm Gone
Neil Young - Walk On
Gypsy & The Cat - Sorry
Rory Gallagher - A Million Miles Away

Best Coast - The Only Place
Frank Ocean - Lost
Morrissey - Suedehead
Ty Segall - Thank god for sinners
Fleet Foxes - Blue Ridge Mountains
Bobby Womack - Please forgive my heart
Two Door Cinema Club - Sun
Thin Lizzy - The Rocker

Proclaimers - Letter from America
Kings of Leon - California Waiting
Brick + Mortar - Bangs
Postal Service - The district sleeps alone tonight
Hal - Why do you come here
Lionel Richie - All night long
Jack White - Sixteen Saltines
St. John The Gambler - Lemonade Man
Groove Armada - My Friend
Hermitage Green - Golden Rule

Friday, December 7, 2012

Playlist Friday 7.12.12

4 - 5
Mic Christopher - Listen Girl
The National - Mistaken For Stranger
Two Door Cinema Club - Sun
Neil Young - Southern Man
Q Lazzarus - Goodbye Horses
The Chalets - Nightrocker
Gossip - Careless - Whisper
Axis of Awesome - 4 Chords

5 - 6
Ocean  Colour Scene - The Circle
Spook Of The 13th lock - The Brutal Here And Now Pt 1.
Anne Dudley - Jeeves And Wooster
Masters In France - Playing With My Friends
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Ty Segall - Thank God For Sinners
The Walls - To The Bright And Shinning Sun

6 - 7
Alt-J - Breezeblocks
Future Kings Of Spain - Hanging Around
Gemma Hayes - Hanging Around
Daft Punk - Harder, Better, faster, Stronger
Phantogram - When I'm Small
Hermitage Green - Golden Rule
The Joy Formidable - Whirring

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Playlist Thursday 6.12.12

4 - 5
The Spook Of The Thirteenth Lock - The Brutal Here And Now Pt. 1
When Saints Go Machine - Kelly
The Cure - Boys Don't Cry
Kormac - Showtime
Seryn - We Will All Be Changed
Sultans Of Ping F.C - Wake Me Up And Scratch Me
Phoenix - Too Young
Woodkid - Run Boy Run

5 - 6
Hermitage Green - Golden Rule
Wanda Jackson - Fujiyama Mama
Ocean Colour Scene - Riverboat Song
Little Green Cars - John Wayne
Lumineers - Hey Ho
Hudson taylor - Cinematic Lifestyle
Frank Sinatra - Love And Marriage

6 - 7
Harry Holler And The Holligans - One Ear Up And One Ear Down
Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love
The Undertones - Teenage Kicks
Madeon - Finale
U2 - Everlasting Love
Heritage Centre - Oldest Friend

7 - 7.30
Masters In France - Playing With My Friends
Heathers - Lions, Tigers, Bears
Robert Delaney - Home
The Frames - The Dancer
Givers - Up Up Up

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Playlist Wednesday 5.12.12

4 - 5
Flying Lizards - Money
An Emotional Fish - Celebrate
Donna Summer - She Works Hard For Her Money
The Stunning - Brewing Up A Storm
Abba - Money, Money, Money
Villagers - Ship of Promises
Dire Straits - Money For Nothing
Depeche Mode - Everything Counts

5 - 6
Bing Crosby & Doris Day - Baby It's Cold Outside
Pink Floyd - Money
The Frames - Rent Day Blues
The Beatles - Taxman
Cathy Davey - Sing For Your Supper
Pointer Sisters - Pinball Number Count

6 - 7
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon
Rory Gallagher - Bad Penny
Warren Zevon - lawyers Guns & Money
Fionn Regan - Put A Penny In The Slot
Nina Simone - Ain't Got No
Bruce Springsteen - Pay Me My Money Down

Monday, December 3, 2012

Playlist for Monday the 3-11-12

4 - 5
The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies)
Kormac - Showtime
Tim Buckley - Buzzin' Fly
The Pixies - Monkey Gone To Heaven
The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows
Bell X 1 - Man On Mir
Willie Nelson - Me And Paul
Tieranniesaur - Here Be Monsters

5 - 6
Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite
R.E.M - What's The Frequency Kenneth
Harry Holler And The Hooligans - One Ear Up And One Ear Down
Aerosmilth - Love In An Elevator
This Club - This Club
Man Of Constant Sorrow - The Soggy Bottom Boys
Hudson Taylor - Cinematic Lifestyle
Blur - There's No Other Way

6 - 7
Air - Sexy Boy
Sleep thieves - Spirit Animal
Electric Light Orchestra - Mr Blue Sky
Heritage Center - Oldest Friend
Masters In France - Playing With My Friends
The Frames - God Bless Mom
Beirut - Nantes
Booker T & The MG's - Green Onions
Hall & Oats - I Can't Go For That