Remember Muc the Flying Pig? Gavin Friday and Laurent Mallet’s 12-foot piggy bank has finally landed near Dublin airport after its busy Kosovo adventures and some quiet time in the shed. From The Irish Hospice website: “Visitors to Dublin Airport this year may be surprised by the sight of a 12-foot high, 8-foot wide flying…

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It’s MUC day! In Ireland, you can lodge your moolah at AIB branches throughout the country.

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RTE (Irish television) will screen Gavin’s film ‘Three Wishes For Kosovo’ on Friday, December 17th at 8.00pm on RTE 1

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By Gavin Friday From: Irish Independent, September 26, 1999 “Taxi, Barry’s Balloon’s Phibsboro, then I’m off to Artane to see ‘Joe’ the magic man” ” What’s the story Bud?” “I’m just getting a crash course in balloon magic….” “What are you doing, starting up a circus?” “No, I’m going to Kosovo” “Kosovo? Why? Are you…

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Gavin has written a piece for this Sunday’s Independent (Irish newspaper) called ‘Three Wishes For Kosovo’. Muc the flying piggy bank’s website should be online this weekend Sunday and will carry the text of the piece on it. The URL of the site will be www.mucoink.com.

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The video documentary ‘Three Wishes For Kosovo’ has been completed. The footage was filmed by Gavin Friday & crew in Kosovo earlier this summer. It will be shown on Irish television later this year. Muc the Flying Piggy Bank, part of the Artists for Kosovo project, will start his tour of Ireland in Cork, 28th…

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Two-thirds of the Kosovar refugees who fled the war in April (some 600,000 people) returned to their homeland. These people came back to find widespread destruction: over 500,000 houses were destroyed or seriously damaged; 40% of water sources contaminated by debris, animal and human remains and an estimated 1 million mines have been laid in…

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