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_Clare_
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_Clare_

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Posted:Hello, hello and welcome to the thread for all Irish fire dancers, spinners, object manipulators, drummers, musicians and anyone else interested in these arts in Ireland.



This thread was started nearly a couple of years ago now... and it's since grown to include more people, gatherings, events, fun and games than we had thought possible.



And it's still growing - so if you're new to the arts, or want to meet up with any of us, please post at the end of this thread to introduce yourself... or send me a PM with your email address and I'll add your name to our mailing list.



There are spinners, dancers and manipulators all over the country, and you'll find lots of them on here... don't be shy, we're nice biggrin



So welcome, and hope to see you soon hug



Clare x



Updates on Circus/spinny gatherings around Ireland 6 November 2006



Belfast:



Tuesday:

5pm-7pm

Streetwise (community circus) meet in Morton Community Centre (off Lisburn Road) providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills. Run by the lovely Dave from Babcock and Bobbins (on HoP as Bobbins).

8.30pm-10pm

Lisa and I take our poi workshop in Crescent Arts Centre (featuring occasional special guests when they visit smile) Please PM me if you are interested in poi lessons.

9.30/10pm-midnight

Fortnightly fire gathering in Crescent Park, Belfast (opposite The Fly bar). This is a friendly and informal gathering for anyone interested in spinning fire or learning more. Please PM me if you want to know the dates for the next gathering.



Wednesday:

7pm-9.30pm

Adult circus in Belfast Community Circus (Gordon St, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast). Weekly circus training for adults using various circusy props. 3 per week (I think).



Galway:



Tuesday:

5pm-??

NUI Galway juggling club meet in Aras Na MacLeinn. Run by the fabulous Eimhin (on here as Flip), providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills.



Thursday:

5pm-??

NUI Galway juggling club meet at the Bank of Ireland theatre as above.



Sunday:

12pm-4pm

NUI Galway juggling club meet at the Dangan Sports Centre. As above.



Cork:



Tuesday:

5.30pm-8pm

Cork Community Circus meet at Loch Community Centre, at the top of Barracks St, Greenmount providing an indoor space to practice and learn new skills. (Probably) run by the lovely Cormac (not on HoP). Three euro cover charge.



Limerick:



Thursday:

7pm-9pm

Limerick Juggling Club meet at the Limerick Youth Centre, on Lower Glentworth Street. Club run by fantastic jugglers Joe McGinley and Richy Brennan.



Dublin:



Monday:

5pm-7pm

DIT juggling club meet in the hall behind Belvedere College providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills.



Tuesday:

7pm-9pm

Trinity juggling club meet in Goldsmith Hall, Pearse Street providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills.



Wednesday:

7pm-9pm

DIT juggling club meet in Linen Hall, across the road from Bolton Street. Go through the archway at the side of Bodkins, and it's on the top floor, in the gym.

4.30pm-6pm

NCAD juggling club meet somewhere



Thursday:

6pm-9.30pm

UCD juggling club meet in the Memorial Hall, beside the Architecture buildings providing a free, indoor space to practice and learn new skills.



Dun Laoghaire



Tuesday:

6pm-8pm

IADT meet somewhere a new club, and everyone is welcome!







Events:



Tralee:



November 24-26

Tralee juggling convention organized by the lovely Fanzinis, the public show is looking fantastic smile





(If you have any updates on these clubs or events, please PM them to me...)





Take care, happy spinning

X

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Posted:hey tesso.

not sure about outdoor gatherings in dub, what with the weather n all. but there sure are plenty of people up for a spin out and about the place. And there is the juggling clubs.

And the Dublin Juggling Convention in March. Always good for a savage burn.

This is a pretty useless post, coz im not in Dublin. But Barry aka The Good Doctor, along with few more are and should be able to sort that craving out for you smile

Fancy a trip to Belfast for the Juggling Convention?


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_Clare_
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_Clare_

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Posted:Hello and welcome Tesso!!

Could you PM me your email address? I'll add you to our community mailing list thing (click on my name to the left, then choose 'Send a Private Message')

That way you can keep in touch with everyone...

And that goes for all other lurkers and people whose email address I don't have yet... am trying to get the mailing list up and running again soon, so come the summer we don't have to keep texting people - cos it's too expensive biggrin

Everyone will be able to post, so if you know of anyone who'd like to be included, PM me the address.

Take care, and hope to see you in Belfast Tesso!

Clare x


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Helen_of_Poi
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Posted:Welcome Tess!

I just PM'd you with some Dublin juggling/spinning times and places. I'm sure you'll meet the good Dr Fandango soon also, and he'll make you fell at home!


Helen_of_Poi

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Posted:... maybe not.. and maybe im no longer such a good doc.

ahhhhhhhh imonly messin! , welcome to Dublin Tasso. where are you in dublin? cos theres clubs on all the time in & around the city, and almost every weekend theres a few busking sessions on. PM me know your vital statistic, age, height, chest size, likes, dislikes.

see y'all in belfast

.:2 BIG SLEEPS:.

bounce2 wave beerchug beerchug juggle weavesmiley weavesmiley ubbloco peace bounce bounce bounce2 clap bounce clap clap bounce2 hehe ubbrollsmile eek hug weavesmiley hug weavesmiley juggle


There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005

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Posted:redface

Sorry Helen.....

Almost forgot about you there....

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Helen_of_Poi
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Posted:hug

ubblol

Ado-p i have Amlie's glasses in my bag so i don't forget them!

Hopefully see you all in Belfast on Saturday night!


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Posted:Sweet

And you spelled her name right... smile

How do you get the little accent mark without a wonky AZERTY keybaord?


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Posted:Hlne told me once but i forgot.. oh wait... how did i do that.. i think i typed Hlne's name with the right accents... holy crap, i did it again.. gotta tell Hlne i figured it out.

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005

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Posted:ONE BIG SLEEP! THEN BELFAST TIME!!!!! YEEEEEEEEEEAHHH

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005

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Posted:The bank says no but i'm coming up anyways jugglebeerchug ubbloco

Will see you's all sometime tomorrow!!!!!

Barry don't have to big a sleep or you might miss the whole weekend!!!


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Posted:thats the spirit honey , and i never miss anything. i know all and i see all...

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005

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Helen_of_Poi
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Posted:Written by: ado-p

Sweet

And you spelled her name right... smile

How do you get the little accent mark without a wonky AZERTY keybaord?



Alt Gr + e =

The same for stuff like slinte beerchug


Helen_of_Poi

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_Clare_
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_Clare_

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Posted:Puh... Aidan, you're just not properly Irish, are you?




:ducks and runs very fast for cover:

smile


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Posted:Cool

Thanks [i[Helen

Yes barry this haughty look is for you..

ubblol

as or my irishness... well there is only one way to prove that...

i'll need a chicken, two bananas and a pint of sherry.


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_Clare_
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_Clare_

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Posted:Puh, that old trick?

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Posted:woohooo day of convention (and im sitting on the computer......) anywho cant wait to see everyone again its been sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo long hug juggle juggle weavesmiley

There are no stupid questions, only stupid answers...

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Posted:bounce bounce2 bounce2 bounce bounce2

beerchug

clap

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Posted:aiden start driving hug bounce bounce

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Posted:NO MORE BIG SLEEPS , RAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARGH



grouphug heart ubbtickled beerchug beerchug juggle weavesmiley hug weavesmiley juggle bounce2 confused2 hehe bounce tongue bounce beerchug eek hug bounce2 ubblol juggle beerchug beerchug ubbangel ubblove biggrin


There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005

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Posted:1 more hour and im outta here smile

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Posted:thats what i like to hear smile juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle juggle

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_Clare_
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Posted:ubblol

Check Pms woman...

And I'll see you guys later...

Barry, am having huge difficulties texting you today, so yes, you are definitely staying with us... but I haven't decided whether or not to drive or get taxi's etc... frown

There's loads of people staying here, so some people will have to share a big taxi anyways...


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Posted:it'll be all alright on the night clare..we'll be all together and we'll help eachother.. i might even make some pancakes some mornin for the temporary residents/squatters of your house.. is there many brit hoppers, that hope to hop over to belfast?

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005

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Posted:see y'all in belfast REAL soon , eek

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005

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Posted:Written by: doctor_fandango

... i might even make some pancakes some mornin for the temporary residents/squatters of your house...



yay, pancakes... hug

Sitting in belfast at a friends house right now having a cup of tea and waiting for the houers to slowly count down. Im looking forward to c u all. After 6 weeks af slavery this is the perfect way to spend some time of.

Hummm, wonder if im going to leave me second juggeling convention and still not be able to do a singel juggeling trick.


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Posted:Hey Boys and Girls

I got a call from an irish circus today and the man said they were looking for an act to travel with them.

Its on a wage and is two shows a day. im afraid i dont have any more details than that. If your interested let me know....

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_Clare_
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Posted:wave

letting you know smile


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Posted:Since I dont have anyone to send a valentine greating for I might as well send one to you all.. ubblove

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Posted:hug for Firesmurf smile



You wanna run away with the circus Clare smile





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Posted:biggrin biggrin

Maybe smile


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