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IN THE late eighties and early nineties, it was impossible to escape Scotland's Deacon Blue and songs like 'Real Gone Kid', 'Dignity', and 'Fergus Sings the Blues', and later this year, the man who wrote those songs - Ricky Ross - will be in Galway.
In the end it came fast…. but slow. The screams from up on board overtaken by the roar of the waters breaking through the entrances filling the space about their feet. And as that cold water rushed into that dark space, they knew that death was creeping up on them. Death they had left behind, they thought. When that boat pulled away from the shore, as they were herded on as darkness approached, they took one last look at the land behind them, a land where they knew mainly death. Where they were numbed by it, stunned by it. Driven to risk death by it. One face of death roaring at them, rushing them towards a meeting with the same fear.
Next Monday, a circus will descend on Galway. Media of all hue and definition will head west for a hearing that will be seen to set the agenda for a debate that has long divided this country. For more than a week, the focus of the country will be on the deliberations of a coroner and his witnesses in a case which has brought Galway to the attention of the world.
JOANNA RYDE, the former Alternative Miss Ireland, is bringing her Dignity’s Got Talent show to Galway’s new gay club Dignity West on Thursday July 8.
DURING THE last couple of months, I have witnessed two incidents where different individuals were in no doubt of the fact that they knew their rights - one at a supermarket checkout and the other in a local post office.
THEY TOOK their name from one of Steely Dan’s greatest songs and throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s enjoyed numerous chart hits. Since re-forming, they continue to entertain the concert crowds.