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Month: July 2016

no responses. July 29, 2016 News Team

Latest Tellus Survey unearths the secrets of Waterford’s rugged coastline


Latest Tellus Survey unearths the secrets of Waterford’s rugged coastline

The deeply buried geology of the Waterford region has been revealed in new detail as the results of the most recent phase of the Geological Survey […]

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1982

no responses. July 6, 2016 Colin Kennedy

PARTY LIKE IT’S 1982!


PARTY LIKE IT’S 1982!

Remember David Hepworth? Ah, I had a feeling you mightn’t so let me refresh your memory. Throughout the 1980s he had a diverse career, from being the editor of Smash Hits magazine in the era of Culture Club, Wham, et al to presenting The Old Grey Whistle Test on BBCtv. Talk about polar opposites. Then there’s several highbrow magazines which he launched, including Mojo and Empire, so all in all an impressive CV I’m sure you’ll agree. He’s written a couple of books too, the most recent of which is the trigger for this month’s blog – “1971 – Never a Dull Moment : Rock’s Golden Year”. I haven’t read it yet but the basic premise is that 1971 contained more influential albums than any year before or since and was probably the most creative in the history of music….

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