Captain Jim Lovell – Naval aviator, astronaut, octogenarian lecturer

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“People hope they go to heaven when they die… you go to heaven when you are born.”

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Republic of Ireland v Georgia – The Verdict

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“We have to stop talking ourselves down.” Eamon Dunphy’s words immediately following the Republic of Ireland’s nervy 1-0 victory over Georgia last night make for a welcome change. Yes, we seem to scrape vital wins in not always the sexiest of manners, but this writer thinks it’s time to be a little more positive.

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Mankind’s Greatest Adventure – The Last Man on the Moon (Review)

(l-r) Gareth Dodds (producer), Shane Hannon (author), Mark Craig (director). Jameson Film Festival, Dublin - March 2015.

(l-r) Gareth Dodds (producer), Shane Hannon (author), Mark Craig (director). Jameson Film Festival, Dublin – March 2015.

‘The Last Man on the Moon’ is a spellbinding documentary film about the tragic loss and unparalleled legacy of the Apollo Program, told through the words and emotions of Captain Gene Cernan, his friends, family, and former NASA colleagues. Shane Hannon sat down with the film’s director Mark Craig and producer Gareth Dodds before a special screening at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival in March.

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