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Ken McGuire

Some Flood Artwork

From a rooftop on a cold day in Dublin’s city centre to an underwater world, here’s the final artwork for Devious Theatre‘s Some Flood. I’d showcased the teaser version at the end of January featuring photo work from Kasia Kaminska who again provided the full body portraits of actors Eddie Murphy (left) and Kevin Mooney…

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Devious Theatre Launch Some Flood

There’s a flood coming. The first theatre production of 2014 that I’m working on kicks off on 1 February with a work-in-progress showing at Quarter Cork before heading to Smock Alley in March for Collaborations and Cleere’s in Kilkenny a week later. Read all about it here.


I’ve got unfinished business with As an online resource, it was borne out of a passion for music and local music in particular. Kicking things off in 2005, I built the platform to share and promote activities of bands on the ground in Kilkenny. In a pre-Facebook era it was the go-to place for…

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Salted Caramel Cupcakes

So, I say to myself “you’re off for a few weeks, you’ve got some time on your hands, why not try a spot of baking”. And I did. And it was good. Too good. Update: recipe now live on

A Bun, And a Cup of Tea

One of the greatest things in the world is being in your thirties and still being able to drop into your grandparents for bun and a cup of tea any given day of the week.

So, I Got Married

Myself and herself decided to get married. Granted, we had actually decided a long time ago now, but yesterday was the day for it. And what a day. #alltimewedding.

And Thus Ends 2013

There were new contracts. There was a wedding. There was stolen oil. There was a 30th birthday. There was a trip to France. There was a short film made. There was a whole lot of theatre produced. There was a laptop, camera and iPad stolen. There was a laptop and camera replaced. There was the…

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Exploring Alt Stadt Beers

Back from a pre-stag stag, if you can call it that, exploring some of the local breweries in Dusseldorf and Cologne including Uerige, Zum Schlussel and what was one of the favourites of the weekend, Schumacher’s, all in Dusseldorf’s old town area. The keepsakes, and thus allowing you to keep count of the beers consumed,…

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Let’s just say it’s pretty cheap to get a train ticket from Dusseldorf to Koln (just over an hour, depending on what train you take). The morning run was about half the length but Irish Rail prices were anything like German prices for rail travel, I’d be on the train every day of the week.