Email him at: gavin AT gavinsblog DOT com
Gavin Sheridan is the founder of this blog. He started blogging back in 2002 because it allowed him to get his opinions thoughts and views to an audience without much expense, or an editor. That was way back in the day when there was only 450,000 bloggers on the planet – that number will surpass 20 million this year. His blog is ranked in the top 5,000 out of those, and in August 2005 his blog passed 1,000,000 page views.
He has been published in such luminary titles as the Irish Examiner and the New Statesman. He drinks Murphy’s or Bulmers, depending on the weather. He previously lived in Dublin and London. He has enjoyed visiting places like Dubai, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, Ypres, Caen, Halifax, Paris, Boston, Washington D.C. and even local bars in Cork where the Murphy’s is creamy. He is self-taught in everything related to this blog, be it IT, hosting, subject matter or coding. He lacks any qualification, besides a Leaving Certificate. In his spare time he enjoys reading history, politics and more politics. He enjoys music, mainly Irish and classical. He tries to visit art galleries, museums and churches in cities he visits. He is passionate about blogging, about all things blog-related, and always tries to get Irish bloggers out socialising with each other. He also enjoys pints of Murphy’s.
He is currently studying Arts at UCC.
This is his collection of books. (He will read them all someday)
He subscribes to Foreign Policy, The Economist, Foreign Affairs, The Atlantic and the New Statesman. Besides those he tries to get round to reading the Spectator, Magill, Village, The New Republic, Policy Review and all of the blogs listed in his blogroll.
He is known in the blogosphere for:
His initial distrust of Google
His run-in with author John Gray.
Appearing on Irish television to talk about blogging
Email him with your views: gavin at gavinsblog dot com [replace the ‘at’ with @ and ‘dot’ with ‘.’]