Monte Carlo, Monaco Revisited

  Dara, our son, wanted to see Monaco :  Monte Carlo here we come 🏎🏎🏎 My husband  Brian and myself drove to Monte Carlo from Nice many years ago.  Sheer terror is my most vivid memory. Everyone was driving like they were in The Formula One Monaco Grand Prix. No exaggeration! Apologies, I can’t describe… Continue reading Monte Carlo, Monaco Revisited

A Tale of entertaining some of Hollywood’s elite families in my home.

A Tale of entertaining some of Hollywood’s elite families in my home. A night with the Stars  ✨✨✨✨ Gregory Peck’s daughter Cecilia Peck Voll, her husband Daniel Voll and her daughter Ondine Peck Voll visited  Ireland in 2014 to present The Dingle International Film Festival (DIFF) Gregory Peck Award to Actress Laura Dern. Laura was… Continue reading A Tale of entertaining some of Hollywood’s elite families in my home.

THE NIGHT I MET SAOIRSE RONAN AT THE SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – A SEQUEL TO THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP

THE NIGHT I MET SAOIRSE RONAN AT THE SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - A SEQUEL TO THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP Brie Larson and Saoirse Ronan honoured at the Santa Barbara Film Festival 2016. Brie Larson and Saoirse Ronan to receive the Outstanding Performers of the year on Monday, February 8th in… Continue reading THE NIGHT I MET SAOIRSE RONAN AT THE SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL 2016 – A SEQUEL TO THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP

THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP

THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP  Johnny Depp to receive the Maltin Modern Master Award for his outstanding performance as mobster Whitey Bolger in the film “Black Mass” The Martin Modern Award is the highest honor at SBIFF. Thursday February 4th 2016 Johnny Depp was in our shop Brian de Staic Jewellers in Dingle… Continue reading THE NIGHT I NEARLY MET JOHNNY DEPP

2016 Animation – Dingle Sister City Visit Santa Barbara Film Festival

I hope you enjoy this piece on the short animated films presented at the SBIFF 2016. All the shorts are available on YouTube.  Check them out, you won’t be disappointed. I love Animation, it reminds me of my childhood. Disney cartoons, Micky Mouse, Minnie, Goofy. Bugs Bunny, The Flinstones, Popeye & so many more .......… Continue reading 2016 Animation – Dingle Sister City Visit Santa Barbara Film Festival

2016 Dingle Sister City Visit Santa Barbara Film Festival

This Sister City visit was a roller coaster of celebrations, celebrities, red carpets & green rooms, so many memories. Jeff Bridges, Johnny Depp, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams & Saoirse Ronan to name just a few.  I’ve decided to write the blog in installments. A little recap : The Private meeting with Mayor Helene Schneider at City Hall… Continue reading 2016 Dingle Sister City Visit Santa Barbara Film Festival