By Stephen Byrne, Wednesday, 18 October 2023 Day 1 – Thursday – Departure The excitement and anxieties have been building for weeks. Amongst the eight of us was a common desire to make a positive contribution […]
Blog by Stephen Byrne, Tuesday, 7 September 2023 “Max (not his real name for safety) is a true hero in Ukraine, risking his life defending his country, challenging the evils of the Russian invasion. Below is […]
Blog by Stephen Byrne, Tuesday, 8 August 2023 There is no sight in end to the Ukraine war, started with an invasion by Russian troops, started by Vladimir Putin for his own personal agenda. This man […]
Terror, fear, violence, hatred, mental torture, horrific physical injury, and death. A small number of words to describe the extreme misery the people of Israel and Palestine are suffering. That’s what happens when two countries go […]
What About Us is a live stage musical currently being developed by international musicians from countries who may have been affected by war and terror such as Israel, Palestine and Ireland. The Musical which will launch in […]
The fundraising concert will be recorded by the musicians and then broadcast as a live concert on Facebook and other social media channels on Saturday 15th August at 20.00 UK/Ireland, 21.00 Spain, 22.00 Israel and Palestine.
David Broza, the internationally acclaimed Israeli singer & songwriter, peace activist, and founder of the One Million Guitars not-for-profit musical education initiative is the first major artist to support the What About Us musical.
"Music has no religion. Music has no politics. Make music not war. We already have over 200 pieces of music written, and a number of those would be a worthy inclusion on any album release”. -Aaron Wilkinson
The Corona Virus is causing untold misery, sickness, death and isolation in every country on the planet. And the worst is yet to come. This is the clearest, starkest message to date that not all is […]
The rich and the poor, the leaders and the ordinary people, the powerful and the weak, those with influence and those that speak quietly, the entitled and the trodden; the gulf is widening and it’s not in a positive direction
Wow, this is going to be tough. And it’s becoming a full-time job. We are now on DRAFT 5 of the musical story, part of which is exploring both the Israeli/Palestinian and Northern Ireland conflicts in […]
We are delighted and proud that World Snooker Champion Ken Doherty has joined Ripplezoo as a Brand Ambassador for Our Beautiful World cause, something close to his heart, and so important to promote, given the challenges […]
The primary school was our biggest project in Batoufam. We were a little apprehensive returning to the school. Last year we renovated and painted 3 classrooms. We also provided a full set of schoolbooks to the […]
This was our second trip to Jerusalem, our first was a holiday 2 years back. This time we were on a fact-finding mission, scoping out the potential for young Israelis and Palestinians to come together to […]
Thursday 22nd November 2018, Dublin Airport. So here we are, 12 in the travelling party and a multiple of emotions sprinkled across the team, with excitement and fear mostly top of the list. We’ve had two […]
TheChurch of the Holy Sepulchre, also called theChurch of the Resurrection byOrthodox Christians, is a church in theChristian Quarter of theOld City of Jerusalem which contains some of the holiest Christian sites anywhere in the world. […]