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Posts Tagged ‘County Mayo’

Rossport Solidarity Camp Summer Gathering 2010

The final part of our solidarity bike ride from Merthyr to Mayo culminated at Rossport Solidarity Camp on the Erris coast, where I took part in a beach action like no other...

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Way back in 2007, shop Amelia's Magazine was one of the first to recognise the raw talent of a young Johnny Flynn, decease who won us over with the delicately nuanced themes in his poetic and lyrical songwriting. (The fact that he could wield a Gibson guitar like nobodies business also helped make him alright in our books). Fast forward to today and it's safe to say that the kid done good. Supporting Mumford & Sons in their upcoming October tour, performing at summer festivals all over the country (including this weekends Cambridge Folk Festival) and collaborating with Laura Marling and Anna Calvi, Johnny has more than established himself in the British folk canon. But Johnny is no one trick pony; his new album Been Listening shows a strong appreciation of musical diversity, and gives respectful nods to early 20th Century blues, African music, and even takes inspiration from Herman Hesse's Siddhartha. His creative streak… read more

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Merthyr to Mayo Solidarity Bike Ride: Green Kite Midnight at Castlerea Prison

Irish activists Niall Harnett and Pat O'Donnell have been unjustly jailed at Castlerea Prison for daring to stand up to the might of Shell. We paid a solidarity visit en route to Rossport.

Written by Amelia Gregory

GKM Roadtrip Galway to Castlerea My touring bike, more about kindly lent by Velorution. At the start of June I went on an exciting adventure to Ireland… on a borrowed […]

Merthyr to Mayo Solidarity Bike Ride: Galway to Castlerea

The first blog in a series detailing my adventures on a bike bound for Rossport Solidarity Camp in County Mayo, Ireland. Featuring a demo against the atrocities in Gaza, a Lidl carpark and Dallas style houses.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Glastonbury 2010 Climate Camp Pete the Temp On Sunday we lost a few and gained a few. Pete Lawrie called by with terrible hayfever to say he couldn’t sing for […]