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Water under the Bridge: President Mary McAleese

November 10, 2011


When President Mary McAleese took office on the 11th November 1997, she became the Eight-President of the Ireland. I was still in the first couple of weeks of  first year in secondary school in St. Anne’s Community College, Killaloe, Co. Clare.  Bizarrely, some may argue, I do remember that Presidential campaign and its prospective candidates […]

Irish Secret Service: It’s not a Secret if everybody knows about it!

October 19, 2009


Dublin Pride’s Youtube Channel

May 27, 2008


Remember how the Hedgehog brought you the news about the Gay Map of Dublin, courtesy of the Gayglers? Well the Boys and Gals were also developing a Youtube Channel for people to upload video during the event to make it a truely interactive event. You can see the Youtube channel at here. The guys and […]

The DLR Experience

April 28, 2008


Well it is coming up to that time of year again. Yes you are right it is Referendum time. *sigh* it seems like only yesterday when we voted in the last referendum on the EU Constitution, then the bleeding Damn Dutch and French rejected it! Bah. However back to the story at hand. I will […]

Fianna Fáil Fundraising.

December 3, 2007


Ok, now I am not going down a “Bertie-bashing, FF-bashing, Govt-bashing, Party-bashing, economy-bashing” route with this post. I just wanted to point out the irony of something I came across on the Fianna Fáil website. Below is a copy of an image for the Superdraw, which will generate income for FF HQ, via Cairde Fianna […]

Youth workers criticise alcohol advertising code

November 7, 2007


Youth workers criticise alcohol advertising code07/11/2007 – 14:11:17 Youth workers are today criticising the alcohol industry’s voluntary advertising code, saying it is too weak and is not being fully adhered to. The criticism follows a report by the Alcohol Marketing Communications Body, which has identified a number of breaches of the code. The complaints include […]

The Road Safety Authority’s new Safety Measures:

October 25, 2007


So the RSA finally has grabbed the Government’s balls and forced them to act even moreso than the paying of lip service to the issue, which has been the norm hitherto, on the Road Safety Issue. The measures which they have announced on Learner drivers are pretty standard run of the mill measures, which could […]