Category Archives: Nostalgia

Educational Podcasting Research

I received an email directly to the website ‘catch all’ account on October 7th last. It purported to be  from a teacher in southern Italy who was researching “podcasting in education” and she was particularly interested in the eTwinning project … Continue reading

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Phoenix Park Train Tunnel reopens today

Contrary to media reports this morning, the tunnel under the Phoenix Park was used by passengers prior to today’s launch of the new scheduled service . The Irish Times online edition mentioned a hiatus of 100 years, others implied it … Continue reading

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Santa Special

Santa Special  3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th December 2016 Dublin – Greystones & return A return journey of approximately two hours. On-board visit from Santa and selection boxes for children. Plenty of opportunity for photographs with Santa beside the train.  … Continue reading

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Wanted: Old Transistor Radios

Once again I am on the hunt for old transistor radios of all shapes and sizes. Originally (way back in July) I mentioned I was looking for Bush and PYE models only but they seem to have acquired cult status … Continue reading

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Radio Caroline North Tiptree Prize Winner

Amazingly I was a runner-up in the Radio Caroline North Tiptree Prize Winner yesterday. Check out the video wall on the official Radio Caroline Facebook  site for the video of the “Radio Caroline Tiptree draw live”. Reception was excellent on my car radio … Continue reading

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Radio Caroline North will be on air this weekend

Radio Caroline North will be on air this weekend. This is a bank holiday weekend treat for all those people similar to myself who live in a time warp. Do you remember those days when you and your friends lay on Sandymount Strand or … Continue reading

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