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Thank Heavens, We Are Living In Rathgar!

Jimmy O’Dea I came across the lyrics to this amusing old song while my mother was doing research into the history of the Presbyterian church in Rathgar. Further investigation reveals it to be a song by Jimmy O’Dea. I’m not quite sure when it dates from, but the references to dictators and isms lead me [...]

How can I leave the town that brings me down…

Thin Lizzy – Dublin (1971) Watch in High Quality if you can, for the better sound. The “video” is non-original. This song sums up many of my feelings towards the city I grew up in. I hate it and love it in near equal measure. When I left Dublin to live in Grenoble for a [...]