Nice one, bloggers!
Big congratulations to all the winners at the weekend’s Irish Blog Awards. Course I’m particularly pleased to see my esteemed colleague Jim Carroll get the nod for Best Blog from a Journalist. Kudos also to Panti, for this excellent call to arms. Not to mention the fabliss beaut.ie winning the Grand Prix! Huzzah! Alas, I could not attend festivities this year due to work commitments, but by all accounts it was a right old shindig and I’m gutted to have missed out. Meanwhile, back on the arts and culture tip, Dublin is gearing up for One City One Book, adopting this year a Wildean theme. The Picture of Dorian Gray is the book of choice, and anyone who fancies joining a discussion on its contents can also visit the Irish Times Book Club where it features as the April choice.
Finally, in defiance of this sodden Monday, I give you: