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馃搯 #UnDiaComoHoy hace 280 a帽os, fue primera ejecuci贸n en el Covent Garden Theatre de la obra m谩s conocida de #Handel: The #Messiah

馃搯 #23marzo de #1743

馃彜 #oratorio #barroco #musicabarroca #CFLC #LopezCapillas #leonardoai
馃幖 Aunque El Mes铆as es hoy en d铆a una de las obras m谩s famosas de Handel, en su 茅poca no fue un 茅xito inmediato, la 1ra presentaci贸n de la obra en #Dubl铆n en #1742 fracas贸, y no fue sino hasta que Handel la present贸 en Londres un a帽o m谩s tarde que gan贸 popularidad. #leonardoai
La parte m谩s famosa, es el #Hallelujah chorus, pero sorprendentemente, Handel no compuso esta secci贸n para el final de la obra. El #Hallelujah era la conclusi贸n del segundo acto; hasta despu茅s de su muerte se convirti贸 en una tradici贸n interpretarla al final de la obra. 馃彜#CFLC
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At the beginning of February 2022, #Biden warned that "if #Russia invades #Ukraine with tanks and troops, then there will be no more #NordStream2"
#ItsDone #NordStream: Fourth leak found as Russia and West trade blame over alleged sabotage of gas pipeline | Sep 29
- #EU and #US have stopped to directly accusing Russia, a #Kremlin official was rebuked after hinting that #Washington was #responsible.
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Playing around with applying our method from doi.org/10.1177/239980鈥 for a new project; we can use it to map, e.g., (2016) walking commutes by electoral division in #Dublin using flowmapper.org
We can also combine this with our cost-distance method (self-promotion! sciencedirect.com/science/articl鈥) to find the cost of traveling a given distance (based on opportunity cost of travel time, buying walking shoes, etc.) to see where walking infrastructure/service is relatively poor
From this it looks like more suburban/outlying areas (that likely have more disconnected street patterns) are relatively more costly to walk
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鐩墠鏀堕泦鍒扮殑澧冨涔岄瞾鏈ㄩ綈澶х伀鐑涘厜鎮煎康娲诲姩娴锋姤姹囨伙紝娆㈣繋绉佷俊鎶曠ǹ琛ュ厖锛
Adelaide, Australia
Birmingham, England
London, England
Glasgow, Scotland
Montreal, Canada
Ottawa, Canada
New York, US
UC Irvine, US
UC Santa Barbara, US
UC San Diego, US
#涔岄瞾鏈ㄩ綈
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1) At 05:20hrs this morning, approximately 80 Gardai arrived at Ionad Se谩n Heuston. Several homeless were arrested and will be before the high courts this morning for breaching a court order prohibiting them from seeking shelter in an abandoned warehouse.
2) @DarraghOBrienTD & @HomelessDublin are responsible for this situation. Not once in four weeks did they attempt to engage with the homeless there to offer alternative accmmo and an exit plan out of homelessness.
3) Instead, we have a massive Gardai operation and expense to the public with a pending court hearing which will see homeless either gaoled or back on the streets. #Housingcrisis #homeless #Dublin @rtenews @thejournal_ie @IrishTimes @DublinLive @fiannafailparty @FineGael
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Conversations between #Turtle & #MP
Few days before heading to Ireland, MP is coming home late after working all day on presentations he is invited to give @ECMP2022 in #Dublin, surprised to see his buddy slowing coming up his driveway.

MP: Hey buddy, what are you doing?

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MP: It might have taken U some time to come all the way from park

Turtle: Yes doc, I heard U were heading to @TourismIreland island & wanted to join U. Since it would take me more time & I didn鈥檛 want to rush, I thought I will come over & rest behind your house till we leave
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MP: What do U mean & how did U know?

TL: Well, my 3rd cousin from my mom side who lives in #WicklowMountains close to Dublin told me that you were coming there soon

MP: What, how did she know?

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New route numbering with #BusConnects will replace a system of bus numbering which dates back to the original #Dublin #tramways (NLI image from 1947: catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000鈥) but /1
Route numbers were only introduced in 1918. In the horse tram era, each route had different colour cars and the destination painted on its sides, like this #Rathmines tram on #Westmoreland Street in 1892 (catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000鈥) /2
Apparently interchangeable destination boards were introduced in c. 1897, then in 1903 roller blind destination scrolls came into use (corner of Grafton/Nassau St, catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000鈥) /3
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La gente est谩 fatal! 馃く

#Dublin, #Irlanda. Se dice que este hombre trat贸 de agarrar a una ni帽a menor, pero los vecinos no lo dejaron ir as铆 como as铆.馃

En respuesta al 鈥渄eseo鈥 fallido y la reacci贸n de los transe煤ntes, comenz贸 a "tocarse" en medio de la calle. 馃き
#Curiosidades
馃馃幒 #Irlanda del Norte, Bandas del ej茅rcito desfilan por las calles.

Pero el chico de la casa de enfrente ten铆a planes de dormir. 馃槾馃し鈥嶁檪锔

- Buenas noches y no les deseo #desfiles debajo de su ventana hasta la ma帽ana 馃槈馃

#UK #Ucrania #supermoon #Putin
#USA 鉂楋笍Mientras tanto, en #Texas, los padres se pelearon por #dulces gratis para sus hijos 馃し鈥嶁檪锔忦煃煃

Dando ejemplo! 馃槙
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Our 1st #LGBTQI #Youth News Bulletin is out. Here's a recap of some of the major news & policy developments that happened in the Council of Europe Region in June 2022 from an LGBTQI Youth perspective. [1/9]

馃摪 Read our full Bulletin down this thread or on iglyo.com/june-2022
馃彸锔忊嶁毀锔 #Cycling, #Swimming and #Rugby鈥檚 International Governing Bodies Impose New Anti-#Trans Rulings [2/9]
馃嚪馃嚧 #Romania to Potentially Prohibit the Dissemination of Information on #LGBTQI Issues [3/9]
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Very interesting meeting today organized by @RivoltiB in #Zugliano, discussing #Eu externalization of migration policies. #Pushbacks, role of #Frontex and role of states along the #Balkan route. @AdrianaTdn @IcsOnlus @CoordEuropa @BalkansCaucasus @pfmajorino
@annalisacamilli explains the double standard recently applied by the #Eu vis-a-vis European and non-European refugees and how more humane #migration and #refugee policies are possible.
@roargh Milena explains the pattern and practice of #pushback with #Croatia being number 1 in #Europe in terms of violations
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鉂楋笍Thread 芦聽Quel #islam pour l鈥橢urope? Les institutions de formation des Fr猫res Musulmans禄
鈻讹笍 Documentaire exceptionnel de @KellerSaida sur la fa莽on dont les Fr猫res Musulmans forment des imams en Europe, diffus茅 au festival de film de #Carthage
馃帴: mb-dok.netlify.app/MB-DOK_FR_720p鈥
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Plusieurs fins connaisseurs expliquent les m茅thodes de l鈥檈ntrisme des Fr猫res Musulmans:
@BestandjiNaem d茅crit leur ciblage de la gauche via la strat茅gie de victimisation et le militantisme islamiste autour du voile;
@djemilaben d茅crit leur capacit茅 脿 s茅duire les europ茅ens
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.@Maaroufi9 d茅crit la #Turquie comme une th茅ocratie qui, 脿 l鈥檌nitiative d鈥#Erdogan, cherche 脿 influencer par le biais d鈥檕rganisations et d鈥檌nstituts de formation, 脿 la fois la classe politique europ茅enne et les musulmans de notre continent
猡碉笍
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隆Diez cosas que siempre quisiste saber sobre los #vikingos y nunca te atreviste a preguntar!
隆Adentro 馃У!
#Arqueologia #Arte e #Historia de este pueblo de la #EdadMedia escandinava. 驴Salvajes guerreros, intr茅pidos exploradores o refinados comerciantes?
1鈨 Es posible que os baile la cronolog铆a vikinga. Tradicionalmente se usan como inicio y final del periodo dos fechas:
793-Saqueo del monasterio de Lindisfarne (Inglaterra)
1066-Derrota de Harold el Despiadado en la batalla de Stamford
Por tanto, se ubican entre los s.VIII y XI
2鈨 No constituyeron un estado unificado, sino que les un铆an la lengua (noruego antiguo), la cultura y las creencias religiosas. Suele hablarse de #vikingos daneses, suecos y noruegos, seg煤n su ubicaci贸n original.
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A major #COP26 climate change protest is about to get underway in #Dublin

Environmental groups, political parties, student unions and teaching unions are among the organisations here.

A boat reading 鈥渙ur planet is burning鈥 will also be carried through the city.
鈥淲hen the planet鈥檚 on the line, no more workers left behind鈥

Hundreds of people are making their way up O鈥機onnell St calling for urgent climate justice.

More on @VirginMediaNews at 5.30
鈥淔ree frequent public transport鈥 is one of the asks of protesters at a huge climate change protest in Dublin, coinciding with #COP26
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The #Zapatista tour of #Ireland, a long aul鈥 thread (but pix and vids!) to wrap up

In 1994 indigenous peasants in the mountains of SE Mexico rose up against #neoliberal capitalism, their latest struggle in 500 years of resisting colonialism鈥

#LaGiraZapatistaVa #EZLN Zapatista women at La Realidad
If you need a backgrounder, here's Mick McCaughan, ex-Latin American correspondent for the Irish Times and Guardian introducing why the #Zapatistas matter:

27 years later, they hold liberated territory the size of Munster 鈥

governing themselves from below

with a powerful #womxn鈥檚 movement

practicing #AgroEcology

and with their own culture, education system, community media...

@GalwayFeminist:

rss.com/podcasts/theza鈥
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1.#Author #Writer #WritingCommunity #Gaspers #AMagdaleneRose

I'm very pleased to have finally joined the ranks, beginning with my first #Consumer book on #CabinAirQuality; what every #Passenger needs to know!

amazon.co.uk/Gaspers-passen鈥
2. #Author #Writer #WritingCommunity #Gaspers #AMagdaleneRose

I'm also very pleased to report that my second book is now very close to conclusion and looking to early 2022 for publication

It's abt #HumanRights failures in #Ireland & the impacts on my GM/Dad/Family & #Justice! Image
3. #Author #Writer #WritingCommunity #Gaspers #AMagdaleneRose

I have other projects in the pipeline and going forward I will talk abt my writing activities by updating this thread.

#Publishers #Filmmakers #Podcasters who wish to discuss or feature my work can DM me directly Image
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Inspired by @MonicaK2511 to share photos taken my ME, God has been so wonderful to me that my work has taken me to so many places & I share some pictures from my travels. Maybe I will add to this like a series but this is just a beginning. #Amritsar #Dhaka #Dublin #Mysore
To these I add #Holland #Qatar #Norway and #California There many pictures but these are just a few, representative...
The next in line are #Paris #NewYork #Switzerland and #Kolkatta... Each place has a beauty, charm, culture, that must be experienced.
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Activity levels in #Ireland are fast approaching pre-pandemic levels, with Google Community Mobility levels of Parks, Residential, Grocery & pharmacy, and Workplace into above-average, non-lockdown levels of mobility.
TomTom is registering levels of congestion close to pre-pandemic 2019 traffic in #Dublin and #Cork, with congestion in #Cork now HIGHER than pre-pandemic 2019 traffic over the weekends.
(tomtom.com/en_gb/traffic-鈥)
Mobility and congestion returned towards pre-pandemic levels from the full school return on Monday 12 April, with high levels rising over the preceding weekend.
covid19.apple.com/mobility
google.com/covid19/mobili鈥
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106 years ago, one of #Ireland's giants of #Astronomy, Margaret Lindsay Murray Huggins (1848 - 1915), passed #OnThisDay

#HERstory #STEM #GLobalIrishNation #OTD Margaret Lindsay Huggins
2) Margaret Lindsay Murray was born in #Dublin in 1848 and lost her mother her mother, Helen Lindsay, while still a child. In the absence of her mother, she seems to have developed a shared interest in Astronomy with her paternal #Scottish banker grandfather Robert Murray
3) Margaret seems to have been self educated, delving into #astronomy and developing photographic skills which became important for her future research in astronomical spectrography which involves the examination of light spectrums emitted by planets, stars and nebulae
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#Irish artist, Sarah Purser (1848 - 1943) was born #OnThisDay 173 years ago. Her family was prosperous with a background in brewing. Shortly after her birth, her father Benjamin decided to move the family from #Dublin south to Dungarvan in #Waterford

#OTD #BOTD #HERstory Image
2) Sarah would go to finishing school in #Switzerland where she learned to speak French and began painting. On her return to #Ireland she enrolled in the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art and would go on to attend the Acad茅mie Julian in #Paris Image
3) In the early 1870s Benjamin鈥檚 businesses collapsed and Sarah now had to rely on her ability to generate income from art commissions. While she did some landscape and genre painting, portraiture appeared to be her metier

#MaudGonne #WBYeats ImageImage
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I discovered something new about humans: how parents name their children reveals info on how many kids they鈥檙e planning to have.

Thread on forthcoming paper in #Demography on kids鈥 names & sexual/fertility norms among #Irish #Catholics

Preprint: osf.io/preprints/soca鈥 Image
The map shows where Catholic parents chose distinctly Catholic names (Catholic Index) or traditional names (Traditional Name Score) for kids + their total surviving children as of 1911 (Net fertility). Family size highly correlated with Catholic and traditional names.
Background:
In 1860, a woman in an industrializing nation like Britain could expect to give birth to 6 children.
By 1940, that number had dropped to 2.
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#Ireland #Dublin #Coronavirus

Despite a holiday ban due to the corona pandemic, according to media reports, thousands of Irish have recently flown abroad. To do this, they use a loophole in the legislation:
Travel is permitted if it is necessary for health reasons. Numerous people have now booked dental appointments in Spain, for example, reported the Internet portal "Politico".
A dental assistant on the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife told RT脡 Radio that her practice received five to seven appointment requests a day from Irish people, often young couples. Usually the patients are elderly European travelers, she said.
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Bringing #Ireland's History to Life. 馃嚠馃嚜馃懏鉀笍
My restored and colourised 1915 photo of Doyle's Corner featuring a Dublin Metropolitan policeman on North Circular Road in Phibsborough, #Dublin City with the Bohemian Bar on the right and Saint Peter's Church in the background.
#脡ire
In my self-funded history project, I am endeavouring to faithfully restore these historical photos by removing blemishes such as tears, scratches, and any other signs of photographic ageing for future generations to enjoy.
Patreon: patreon.com/RobCross247
paypal.com/paypalme/RobCr鈥
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