Posts Tagged ‘irish’

Nowadays we live in a world where everything is digital now, books can be read online, kindles are the new fashion accessory, movies can be streamed online and even the majority of the TV shows that people watch seemed to be streamed from their laptop on their TV. This actually prompted a bill to be passed here in Ireland to tax the people if they owned an electronic device that could have access to the internet and could stream tv shows, since it was costing the government because people didn’t need to buy a TV license to watch their shows on the TV. This didn’t last very long, there was outrage because this affected people that didn’t own a TV too. They had all the entertainment they needed either sitting on their lap or hiding away in their pocket.

This new realm of digital purchasing has been especially prevalent in the gaming world with almost all of the standard edition of games being bought on online marketplaces and through stores built into the consoles themselves. Although this is a handy and easy way to get gamers their games it doesn’t have the same feeling of waiting outside a games store for a midnight launch, call me old fashioned but I still love the excitement of that. (Yes I know..NEEEERRRRDDDD!!!)

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Lucky Bones

Today it is very difficult for new bands to get recognised in the music business, and it seems as though many people would be afraid of listening to songs that they did not already hear on the radio. It also seems as though people are only interested in artists that have become mainstream and have topped the charts in America and the UK, but you may be surprised to find that there is a lot of music talent on our own Irish soil. One band in particular has risen through the ranks and has now released their second album into the shops. (more…)