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Airports (and a museum) don't forget Charlie Watts

The Rolling Stones’ drummer, Charlie Watts, died on Tuesday and numerous airports, which include Philadelphia International Airport and Dublin Airport – and Seattle’s Museum of Flight – went into their archives to percentage pics.

Dublin Airport receives tapestry honoring Seamus Heaney

Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2 now has a in particular-commissioned tapestry honoring the late poet Seamus Heaney.

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Tapestry honoring the past due poet Seamus Heaney at Dublin Airport. Image courtesy of the airport

Created via New York-primarily based Czech artist Peter Sis and titled Out Of the Marvellous – a line from a Heaney poem – the tapestry become woven by master weavers in France and committed at the airport via singer and songwriter Paul Simon who said:

“How fantastic that the memory of Seamus Heaney be celebrated with a work of artwork. It speaks no longer only to the awesome affection with which his united states holds him however additionally to a love of poetry that may be a sacred part of the Irish soul. Travelers might do properly to hold Seamus Heaney’s words with them as they journey around the globe. He become, definitely, a poet for all the global.”

St. Patrick’s Day at Heathrow and Dublin Airports

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London’s Heathrow Airport is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with some jigs, courtesy of the O’Sullivan School of Irish Dancing. The youngsters, elderly 6 – 16, welcomed passengers arriving into Terminal five earlier than taking off to the World Championships in Dublin.

Passengers traveling through Heathrow’s terminals today may also be dealt with to live performances from Irish Folk bands the Long Notes and Beckett Duo.

At Dublin Airport, the complete dang location is inexperienced and may be remain bathed in inexperienced light every evening through Tuesday to rejoice St Patrick’s Day and The Gathering 2013, a 12 months-long birthday celebration of Irish lifestyle.

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Dublin Airport can even have choirs, conventional Irish organizations and neighborhood faculties available to rejoice St. Patrick’s Day weekend and both airport terminals are decked out with eleven,000 balloons and bunting.