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https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/jun/24/joseph-oconnor-on-dun-laoghaire

We kids took a certain pleasure in the emptiness of Dún Laoghaire, its jagged, unswimmable inlets, its broken-down boarding houses. When local band the Boomtown Rats began to make it big, their success belonged to us all. Punning on the supposed difficulty of spelling the towns name, one of their songs included the scalding lyric, Tired and weary / drab and dreary / that is how / to spell / Dun Laoghaire. And when the Jam came to play the Top Hat in 1978 we rejoiced to see the towns old days put to death. We didnt think of unemployment, emigration, poverty. For centuries, the fantasies of outsiders had been projected on to Dún Laoghaire, as we were now projecting our own.



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I read this the other night and I absolutely kid you not, I swear I nearly posted it..... with the title in mind 'Skegness with nuns' 



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