So it WAS Mick Jagger throwing a cigarette butt out of the window of a Rolls Royce in Stillorgan 50+ years ago!

Luggala.One word and it brings to mind the beauty of Wicklow, the Guinness dynasty, the Beatles and A Day in the Life, their song about Tara Browne, the Rolling Stones and Mick Jagger, Garech Browne and parties, wild parties we never imagined took place on our saintly isle. But they did.Liam Collins paid a last … Continue reading So it WAS Mick Jagger throwing a cigarette butt out of the window of a Rolls Royce in Stillorgan 50+ years ago!

John Lennon’s birthday – and the time I almost but not quite got the chance to interview him!

John Lennon would have been 79 today. I can’t help his being one of my heroes. It’s despite myself. I’ve read enough about Johnny to know that he wasn’t always a nice guy. I know he treated some people very badly. Yeh, he treated some people very well! But he left scars. We hadn’t a … Continue reading John Lennon’s birthday – and the time I almost but not quite got the chance to interview him!