Dropkick Murphys are an American Celtic punk band formed in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1996. The band was signed to independent punk record label Hellcat Records, releasing five albums for the label, making a name for themselves locally through constant touring and yearly St. Patrick's Day week shows, held in and around Boston; the 2004 single "Tessie" became the band's first mainstream hit and one of their biggest charting singles to date. The band's final Hellcat release, 2005's The Warrior's Code, included the song "I'm Shipping Up to Boston"; the band is known for their loud, energetic live shows. In 2007, the band began releasing music through their own imprint label, Born & Bred via Alternative Distribution Alliance. 2007's The Meanest of Times made its debut at No. 20 on the Billboard charts and featured the successful single, "The State of Massachusetts", while 2011's Going Out in Style was an bigger success, making its debut at No. 6, giving the band their highest-charting album to date.
The band's eighth studio album and Sealed in Blood was released in 2013 making its debut at No. 9 on the Billboard charts and featured the single "The Season's Upon Us", a Christmas song, one of the band's highest charting singles. The band's ninth album, 11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory was released on January 6, 2017 and debuted at number 8 on the Billboard charts; the Dropkick Murphys were formed in 1996 in Boston consisting of lead vocalist Mike McColgan, bassist/vocalist Ken Casey, guitarist Rick Barton, drummer Jeff Erna. The band was named after Dr. John "Dropkick" Murphy's alcohol-detoxification facility; the "Dropkick Murphys" first started playing in the basement of a friend's barbershop and soon began to tour and record. They received their first big break when the Mighty Mighty Bosstones selected them as the opening act for their 1997 tour in support of Let's Face It. After putting out a series of EPs, they were signed by Hellcat Records in 1997. In 1998 they released their first full-length album, Do or Die, produced by Rancid's Lars Frederiksen.
Lead singer Mike McColgan left the band in 1998 during the middle of a US tour with the Business. According to McColgan he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his uncle and join the Boston Fire Department, which he would do in 2001; the band gave a different explanation for McColgan's departure in the liner notes of their 1998 7" release Curse of a Fallen Soul: "We'd like to take this time to let you know that Mike McColgan, our former lead singer has quit the band. We apologize to anyone, a fan of Mike as our singer, however contrary to popular rumor, he did not leave the band to join the fire department. Mike left the band because he is no longer interested in being a member of this band or the movement of which we are a part." The band goes on to explain that their music is serious to them and that it did not feel right having a singer, going through the motions. Mike felt that the band deserved a singer, invested in the music. Mike would return to the punk scene in 2002 as singer of the Street Dogs.
Following McColgan's departure, the band searched for a replacement however were not having much luck. Al Barr, lead singer for the Bruisers was well aware of the Dropkick Murphys and at first resented the fact that the Dropkick Murphys were becoming one of the biggest bands in the area, opening for all the bigger bands to come through, a slot Barr and the Bruisers would have obtained. Barr was informed of McColgan's departure and assumed that the band was finished however he was contacted by Derek TC NYSR producer-founder of the groundbreaking 1990s Oi!-Skampilation series at the Middle East Club in Cambridge and informed to contact Ken Casey right away. Barr went in to audition for the band, first performing a new song titled "10 Years of Service" and was offered the job right away, which he accepted. Barr's first release with the band was the 1998 7" single for "Curse of a Fallen Soul". On March 9, 1999, the band released their second studio album and first with Barr, The Gang's All Here.
The album featured more of a hardcore–street punk sound closer to that of Barr's former band, the Bruisers and more of an Irish influence than on their debut album. The band gained their first mainstream exposure when the video for their single "10 Years of Service" received airplay on the MTV show 120 Minutes; the band set out on a year-long tour to support the album. In late 1999, the band along with the Business, released a split single titled, "Mob Mentality" in 1999. A year they released a full-length album of the same name featuring the two bands covering each other's songs along with songs from other artists. Dropkick Murphys re-recorded their own song "Boys on the Docks" with Al on vocals; as the band began the process of recording their third album in 2000, Rick Barton decided to quit during the recording sessions. In 2014 Barton discussed his departure saying "Myself and Kenny ended up hating each other. We've since made amends, but you know, touring in a band for four straight years… that same old story."
With Barton gone, the band added four new members which included former Ducky Boys guitarist James Lynch, who joined shortly prior to Barton's departure, 17-year-old guitarist Marc Orrell and tin whistle player Ryan Foltz and bagpipe player Robbie "Spicy McHaggis" Mederios, whose nickname was inspired by a McDonald's menu item while the band was on a tour in Scotland, would join the band as their new full-time b
Sir William Lemon, 1st Baronet was a Member of Parliament for Cornish constituencies from 1770 to 1824, a total of 54 years. He was the son of William Lemon and Anne, the daughter of John Willyams of Carnanton House and the grandson of William Lemon, who acquired the family estate at Carclew in 1749. Lemon's younger brother John became a Member of Parliament for Saltash and Truro and was the owner of Pollevillan. John Lemon died on 5 April 1814, his sister Anne married John Buller MP for West Looe. He was educated at Christ Church and with a Grand Tour, he was Member of Cornwall 1774 -- 1824, a total of 54 years. He was created Baronet Lemon of Carclew, Cornwall on 24 May 1774, he married Jane, the eldest daughter of James Buller, MP for Cornwall and his wife Jane, eldest daughter of Allen Bathurst, 1st Earl Bathurst. Jane Lemon died 17 June 1823. SOURCE: Debrett's Baronetage 1839. Anne, married Sir John Davie in 1796. Maria married Francis Jodrell in 1807. William born 1774 died 1799. Louisa, married Lt. Col. George Hart Dyke in 1802.
She died in 1839. Harriet, married Francis Basset, 1st Baron de Dunstanville and Basset in 1824, she died 30 December 1864. John, born 1779 died young. Emma Frances Isabella Jane married her cousin Anthony Buller in 1805 Charles, 2nd Baronet Tryphena-Octavia – died young Caroline Matilda married John Hearle Tremayne in 1818 He died on 11 December 1824 and was succeeded in his baronetcy by his son Charles Lemon; this page incorporates information from Leigh Rayment's Baronetage Page which has further dates on it, not shown above. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
Oleksa Nehrebets'kyi is a dubbing director and Ukrainian translator who works with feature films. Nehrebets’kyi is a graduate of the biological faculty in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 1978. In 1998-2002 he studied at the Faculty of Philology in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. From 1994 till now he is working as a freelance translator. By his efforts such famous films as Alp, Pirates of the Caribbean, the animated series Pug Tomas and His Friends, the animated film Cars, Open Season, Flushed Away, The Adventures of Despereaux and Happy Feet were translated into Ukrainian, he collaborated with editing books of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. In 2002-2003 he worked as a screenwriter of radio series called "The Life in distance of ten minutes”, he translated novel wrote by David Mitchell Number 9 Dream. In 2009 he became dubbing director and author of the translation of the film Enemies of Society with Johnny Depp in the leading role. Among his best known translations are “Coralline in the Land of Nightmares”, “Paul”, “Ted”.
Cars Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Charlie Wilson's War Children of Men Coralline in the Land of Nightmares Flushed Away Happy Feet Eragon I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix G. I. Joe Madagascar 2 Robinson Family Open Season Kung Fu Panda Kung Fu Panda 2 Shrek Shrek Forever After Stardust The Spiderwick Chronicles The Holiday Wild Hogs Top Love without rules You Don’t Mess With the Zohan The Adventures of Despereaux Helboy: The Golden Army I love you, man Katyń The Unborn Johnny D. Rock wave Dilemma Paul. Pug Thomas and His Friends Alf Friends 2009 - The television series "Only Love" - editor, dialogues author, scriptwriter of last series 2004-2008 - Sunday poetical TV lottery "Patriot" 2003-2004 - Daily radio serial "Life in distance of 10 minutes" Rudyard Kipling "Just so stories" Marina Lewycka "From Tractors to Caravan", " Various Pets Alive and Dead " David Mitchell "Number 9 Dream"
William Edgeworth was an Anglo-Irish civil engineer. He was the son of Richard Lovell Edgeworth and his third wife Elizabeth, making him one of a large Anglo-Irish family, including the novelist Maria Edgeworth, his father moved to Ireland to take care of an estate near Edgeworthstown. William Edgeworth's practical interests followed those of his father, such as surveying. Edgeworth was involved in the construction of the Church of Ireland parish church at Collon in County Louth, where he worked with Daniel Augustus Beaufort. Others were William Fletcher, Samuel Jones, brought up by William Edgeworth. Edgeworth's surveying work in Ireland included the mapping of bogs. Irish Bogs Commission was active in the period 1809 to 1814, under an Act from 1774 there was funding for county maps from grand juries, his 1813 map of County Longford was noted, was followed by a map of County Roscommon with Richard Griffith. He worked with William Hampton and John Brinkley. Unlike some other surveyors in Ireland at the time, he encountered little opposition to his work.
William Strutt, a connection of his father's through Lunar Society who became a close friend, gave William Edgeworth introductions to Peter Ewart and George Augustus Lee. He paid a visit to Lee's mills in Manchester. Edgeworth was employed by Alexander Nimmo; this took him to County Waterford. He worked on the Glengariff road. Henry Habberly Price engaged him to do a survey of the River Tees, in north-east England, in 1825–7, on behalf of the Tees Navigation Company, he carried out an early railway survey of 1828 in Ulster, done in fact two years before that. Edgeworth was elected a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1829, was a member of the Royal Irish Academy and the Royal Astronomical Society, he corresponded with William Rowan Hamilton. Edgeworth died, unmarried, at Edgeworthstown, 21 April 1829. Charles Babbage wrote, as illustration of economic doctrine, about a "money pump" devised by Edgeworth. National Library of Ireland Blog on Collon Church
George Eads III, is an American actor, known for his role as Nick Stokes on the CBS police drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. On November 25, 2014, it was announced that Eads would be leaving the show, which in any event was not renewed for the following season—meaning he only missed the series finale television movie, Immortality, he starred as Jack Dalton on the CBS action-adventure series MacGyver for three seasons. Eads grew up in Belton, Texas, his father is Arthur "Cappy" Eads, a retired district attorney who died November 1, 2011. His mother is Vivian Baker. George graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in marketing. In college, he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Prior to beginning an acting career, Eads worked as a copy machine salesman, as well as selling first aid and safety supplies for Cintas. Eads drove to Los Angeles, California in a pickup truck borrowed from his stepfather, to pursue his acting career; when he arrived in Los Angeles, he could only drive during the day because the truck had two broken headlights.
Eads got his big break on the primetime soap opera Savannah. Though his character died in the pilot episode, Eads was so popular, producers continued to use him via flashbacks and brought him back as the character's identical twin. Afterwards, Eads guest-starred on ER, worked on several made-for-television films such as Crowned and Dangerous with Yasmine Bleeth in 1997. In 2000, Eads became one of the lead characters of the CBS police drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, in which he portrayed a Las Vegas forensic scientist named Nick Stokes. Parallel to CSI, Eads worked on made-for-television films, such as 2003's Monte Walsh and 2004's Evel Knievel. In August 2013, prior to CSI's 14th season, Eads was taking a leave of absence after having an altercation with a writer from the show over what was described as "creative issues",From 2016 to 2019, Eads starred as Jack Dalton in CBS's rebooted version of the MacGyver television series. In 2018, while the series' third season was filming, Eads asked to be released from his contract so he could spend more time with his young daughter who resides in Los Angeles.
Producers agreed with Eads being written out of the show but left open the opportunity for him to return as a guest star in the future. On February 1, 2019, the episode "Father + Bride + Betrayal" was his last on MacGyver. In 2011, Eads married Monika Casey. In January 2014, they were reported to be expecting their first child, that year, Casey gave birth to their daughter, Dylan; the couple divorced in 2015. In March 2009, Eads was voted as one of TV Guide's Sexiest Male Actors in the TV Guide's "Sexiest Stars" issue; the "Sexiest Stars" issue voted The Mentalist's Simon Baker as the Sexiest Male Actor. Eads was not discouraged by this and said that he was appreciative of his fans calling him "sexy". "It's kind. It makes, it makes me want to be sexier." George Eads on IMDb
Anne Doreen Akkerman is an Australian cancer support worker, best known for developing information and support services in oncological and palliative care. Akkerman was Cancer Council Victoria's Director of Cancer Information and Support Services for twenty years from 1990 until 2010. Throughout her career, Akkerman contributed to a number of published research papers relating to support services for cancer patients. In the 2007 Australia Day Honours, she was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia "for service to the community through the establishment and development of information and support services in the areas of cancer and palliative care, to the further education of health professionals breast care nurses". Akkerman was added to the Victorian Honour Roll of Women in 2010