Can it actually be 10 years since Rihanna took her high off in a Co Down farmer’s discipline for her music video and created headlines around the globe?
ut the pop star actually did discover love in a hopeless place because the lyrics of her tune went. Whereas the farmer Alan Graham objected to her antics he proved to be the right gentleman and he and Rihanna parted on good phrases. She ended up ending her video in a north Belfast chippie, not the same old glamorous location for such ventures.
The story of the video was recalled within the RTE collection Reeling In The Years and remembers, particularly for Northern Eire individuals, a extra harmless time.
Within the final yr or so the media has been filled with tales in regards to the coronavirus pandemic, however in 2011 Rihanna’s selection of the province as the situation for her music video made entrance web page headlines for per week.
What a welcome break it was from the same old divisive politics or the persevering with risk from paramilitaries.
For a short interval Northern Eire felt like a totally regular society.