Then, Part 3: ‘Hoaxes and Cons’: Rob Hansen

For this week’s midweek feature, we return to Rob Hansen’s ‘Then’. We’ve been serialising an edited version of his work, which focusses on Irish fandom and it’s development over the years. Today we look at ‘Operation Shamrookie’, a tale of infiltration and deceit! 3. Hoaxes and Cons In 1952, Vince Clarke was to initiate a devious […]


We’re very keen to promote Irish Fandom, and the many conventions and events that run throughout the year. Today we’re got a guest feature by Phil Lowles of Titancon, talking about the convention next week. Several of us will be there and it’s a really great convention with a lot of heart. Because of Belfast’s close […]

800 Supporters!

It’s official! Gareth, our wonderful registrar, has crunched the numbers for August and over Sasquan we gained our 800th supporter! This is amazing news for our Bid. We’ve had such kindness and support, and without this sort of backing, we wouldn’t be able to run our campaign. Being a supporter also helps us as we […]