Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

Brendan Coffey

Funeral – Arcade Fire

Monday, January 30th, 2006

Debut album from Montreal based multi-instrumentalists Arcade Fire.

Bell X1

Saturday, October 1st, 2005

There's a knock at the door. A young girl enters, weighed down with plastic forks, Styrofoam boxes of food and a plastic bag full of soft drinks. Paul Noonan coolly surveys the new guest.“I don't think we're eating in this room”, he says. “I think there's a bigger room which we're going to use”.“Oh I'm […]

Thomand Legends – Pat Spillane in interview

Saturday, October 1st, 2005

He's barely sat down in his seat. With one swig taken from his orange juice the pulp nestles on the neck of the glass. The all too familiar catch call rings in his ears.“Look! It's that bollocks off RTE”.“Keep your voice down there, there's one fella after calling me a bollocks already”, Pat Spillane admonishes […]

The Cricket Renaissance – or why cricket has a place in Irish society.

Thursday, September 1st, 2005

The Cricket Renaissance. Some are still stuck in the closet, but the number of people coming out over the past couple of weeks has been steadily increasing. What was merely a trickle, a few stray souls, has now become a recognisable minority: Irish cricket fans. Cricket can be seen in two ways, at least from […]