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17-02-2020, 10:22   #1 Niamh Community Manager Niamh's Avatar
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CLOSED - Win one of 5 double passes to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum have given us 5 double passes to visit them in the world's first fully digital museum in CHQ at George’s Dock, Dublin 1 (A few minutes walk from Connolly Luas and Train Stations and from Busáras).

Discover why 10 million people left Ireland, and the impact they had on the world.
Get hands on with Irish culture and its past with our fully interactive museum – swipe through video galleries, dance through motion sensor quizzes, listen to remastered audio from 100 years ago and watch videos that bring Irish history to life. At EPIC you’ll discover the far reaching influence of Irish history, and the impact the 10 million Irish men and women who left Ireland had on the world.

TO ENTER: Tell us in a post about the most famous person from your town or county who you might expect to see mentioned at EPIC. If you can't think of anyone, just post to enter.

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  • Competition will run for one week, 5 winners will be chosen for this competition on 24 Feb and notified by a post in this thread and by PM.
  • Winners will be chosen randomly
  • Competition is open to all users, mods, cmods and admins
  • One entry per user
  • If winners do not respond within a reasonable time frame, another winner will be chosen.
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17-02-2020, 10:42   #2
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Just entering but I can't possibly divulge my location (although it's obvious from my posting history)
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Can't think of anyone but would love this prize. It's definitely on my to do list for this year.
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Can't think of anyone
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Andrew Jackson, the big racist
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My hometown is also home to 2 famous Hollywood actors, the first being Maureen O'Sullivan, the first "Jane" in the Tarzan movies & mother of Mia Farrow. The 2nd is Chris O'Dowd, who needs little introduction these days.

Brendan Gleeson is a familiar sight on the streets of Boyle, as he has a holiday home nearby.
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17-02-2020, 11:20   #7
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Ive never been to Epic (Would love to .. )

I reckon you'd hear about Bono at it
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Roy Keane, sure why not?
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Mary McAleese!
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Squire Connolly or the Duke of Leinster, the.big landowners of the area
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17-02-2020, 12:08   #12
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Maeve Binchy & Ronny Drew were from Dun Laoghaire I believe. Can't think of anyone else :-/
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17-02-2020, 12:12   #13
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Charlie Landsborough here in Birkenhead,who's songs have brought comfort to so many both sides of the Irish sea.
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17-02-2020, 12:21   #14
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The Clancy Brothers emigrated to America from Co. Tipperary to find work but soon realised how popular their music was over there
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My rich American cousins the jammy so 'n' sos
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