Mar 02 2008

Irish Blog Awards 2008

Published by at 11:33 pm under Blog,Night Out

I had a fantastic evening on Saturday. As I said, my friend Darragh informed me that I would be going to the Blog Awards and I was so apprehensive, but I was immediately put at my ease on arrival. Firstly, by the delightful Suzy (Maman Poulet) and then by Ross Corrigan, known to most, I think, as “the fucker with the mohawk”. Ross, you and Ken are stars. I hope to have pints with ye again.

The whole blogging thing is completely new to me. But I’m a convert. As I said to Conn of EdgeCast, it’s been amazing to read articles written with passion and wit, not often found in the mainstream press. I have spent much of Sunday adding an endless stream of RSS feeds from the wonderful Grannymar to the incredibly talented Rick O’Shea; from the bizarre IceCreamIreland to the surprisingly confusing DOBlog. I’ll be reading for weeks just to catch up on the abundance that I feel I’ve missed out on.

Congratulations to everyone who won on the night…and indeed, congratulations to all the nominees. Just so you are all aware (in case you haven’t already realised) you are all so well liked and respected that people don’t just feel that your blogs are worth commenting on, but they feel you are worthy of awards. I hope each and every one of you have egos the size of the Alexander Hotel today. You deserve it! You have earned it! Well done!

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7 responses so far

7 Responses to “Irish Blog Awards 2008”

  1. Daragh O Brienon 03 Mar 2008 at 12:16 pm

    Good to see you on Saturday Darren. Welcome to the blogsphere.

  2. Darraghon 03 Mar 2008 at 9:17 pm

    Ah Darren, send me some pics. Or upload them to pix.ie!

    We did have fun, my friend. Hope there’s more!

  3. Darrenon 03 Mar 2008 at 9:44 pm

    Mr Doyle, I am in the process of doing it, as we speak. Patience is a virtue, don’t you know. So….eh….be virtuous!

  4. Grannymaron 06 Mar 2008 at 12:23 am

    Now I have proof the Toyboys were on their knees…. well one anyway! Nice to meet you on Saturday

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