What A Weekend…

… it was!!!

Dermot and me minded Julie Ann for the weekend. The weather was amazing, too! So sunny and warm!

Julie Ann and me played Xbox Kinect on the Saturday until Dermot came home from his meeting. We also went to Strandhill and had Ice-Cream. Smile
Then we went to the park and played basketball.
Dermot’s friend called to say we meet in Strandhill and train for tag rugby. We joined a team. There were some guys out there as well on the pitch so we all ended up playing football. I managed to score 5 goals! WOOP! Open-mouthed smile That’s how German players do it! lol

Sunday which is today by the way… Winking smile We had a big lie in until 12pm. I was so dead from playing all those sports the day before!!! My body is definitely not used to it. lol Anyways we had nice breakie in the garden outside and Julie Ann went with her older sister. Dermot and me decided to have a little drive around Sligo in this lovely weather. Red heart In the evening he had a tennis match. I joined him after and we had a little game. I wasn’t that bad! Smile

Now we are all sitting here watching tele. I made my favourite salad which contains cucumber, pepper, tomato and feta cheese! Plate

Tomorrow it’s back to work time. This week only for 4 days though because on Friday Dermot and me are going to Germany for a few days! Can’t wait! Open-mouthed smile

Westlife Weekend (08.04.-10.04.2011)

 

What a weeekend we had…

Friday 8th April – I arrived at the hotel at 7.30pm and Katrina was able to find the hotel as well so she didn’t have to wander around Dublin until I arrived which saved us some time. So we checked into our room then and decided to go into town to get something to eat. Mc Donald’s it was. lol Not really healthy but you don’t really have any other option in the city centre at that time like.
After we went back to the hotel and got ready to go to the hotel and get a glance at Westlife which failed of course. We did see them but we had been told to stay away from them because they had “ a hard show”. Whatever! They have these new management now or whatever they are called. Not nice at all. Would have been so much easier if they would still have Malcom but anyway. Went back to the hotel and got some sleep as queuing was on the plan the next morning.

Saturday 9th April – I got up at 9.30am while Katrina was still sleeping as she had an exhausting day before that coming back from Liverpool. I went down to get some breakie and then got ready after. We left around 1pm and got to the O2 around 2pm. I thought it would be packed by that but luckily there was only around 14 people in front of us, so front row guaranteed. Smile
We met 2 lovely girls in the queue who were queuing in front of us.
We got our wristbands ( which I still have of course lol) and got let in at 6.30pm on the button. I loved the way that only 20 people of us were let in first and then only the rest after! Smile with tongue out That way we didn’t have to run and got our front row Red heart Brilliant view. The staff in the O2 is hilarious. @macisback3 Thanks for entertaining us! lol Was great craic.
The show was amazing! Not only Westlife but also Wonderland. They went down to the front and signed stuff and gave photos. I finally got mine taken with Jodi! Smile

Westlife came on stage very late this time but it was worth it. Completely different atmosphere when you are in front of the stage and not seated.

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They took fans up on the stage that night. Randomly picked people out of the crowd. Sadly it wasn’t me. lol But it was nice to see the lucky ones on stage anyways! Smile

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The fireworks during the concert were really hot in front row! I thought my face is burning off. haha Every time something went off we all went back a step. Open-mouthed smile

The only thing I didn’t like about the front row was, it is killing your neck at some stage. But I guess you have to live with that. Smile

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Tried to meet them after the show but the taxi driver drove some stupid way so that we have missed them.

Sunday 10th April – We checked out at around 12pm and Katrina drove back to Liverpool as she still has another week off and I drove back to Sligo. I was home by 2.30pm to take of my poor Dermi who has been sick that weekend. Sad smile He is much better now though. Smile

That was my exciting weekend! Open-mouthed smile

Westlife Concert, Dublin O2 (03.04.2011)

OMG how amazing was last weekend… Smile Went to see Westlife in the O2 in Dublin!
I drove down to Dublin with Dermot on the Sunday at lunch time and checked into the hotel and then after we went to the O2 at around 6pm.

They have a Dublin Wheel now. It looks just like the one in London. Obviously smaller but good idea.

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Thank god it was lovely outside. We didn’t have to queue long because we went down when doors opened so it went quick enough.
Usual thing was to get the tour programme and a t-shirt. After that we went to our seats which were brilliant by the way! I didn’t expect them to be that good. Row 5 of the tiered seating but it was basically front row of the tiered seating. Smile Can’t argue about that. lol

7.45pm – Glen Cal was one of the support acts. He is Shanes brother I think. He performed a few of his songs.

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8.15pm – Wonderland performed. They are the band who are managed by Louis Walsh and Kian. Their songs are actually quite good considering they are all original stuff.

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9pm – Westlife appeared up on the stage. They came down on stools starting with one of their new songs “No ones gonna sleep tonight”

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A few speeches, jokes, etc.

Intro–No ones gonna sleep tonight (filmed by me)

Medley was something different this year.

Medley–Viva La Vida, Only Girl In The World, Dirty Bit, Bad Romance, I predict a riot (filmed by me)

One of the highlights was them being up on a girder. They were quite close to the middle of the tiered seating.

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The show went on for about  1h 30mins.

It’s kinda funny who you always meet in the crowd no matter how many people are in the arena. Smile Met Lene from Norway who only sat a few rows behind me.

After the concert Dermot and me got a taxi straight back to the hotel. The taxi service and public transport service is much better in general now. The Luas is stopping at the O2 as well now and has extra Luas going.

11.30pm – We we were back at the hotel. Had a brilliant weekend and the next will be coming up soon. Smile Going to another concert with Katrina on Saturday.

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