2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 4 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.

I have a radio show!

We interrupt this broadcast- to bring you news of my very own broadcast!

For the last few months I’ve been volunteering with Ballyhoura Community Radio. I co-host Ditch The Ironing on Mondays, a light chat show. Last Friday my own music show, Reverb, went live. It’s indie pop and rock. You can listen to the first show on Mixcloud.

Reverb is broadcast on Fridays at 1pm (GMT). You can listen online here, or if you’re in the Charleville area, on 92.6FM. Likes on the Reverb Facebook page are much appreciated, as are follows on Twitter!

Budget 2013: The main points

Budget 2013 has promised to be one of the harshest ever. The Daily Shift’s Roisin Peddle recaps on the main points… Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan For students, the big news is that the Student Contribution Charge will rise to €3,000…