I don’t do personal blogging. I don’t like it, I don’t feel as if my life is worthy of comment or mention and I always feel like those who write excessively about themselves are basically shouting ‘look at me’ into … Continue reading
A robot designed by researchers at the University of Limerick has explored some of Ireland’s most famous shipwrecks.
Valentine’s Day. Bah humbug. Couples get herded onto a conveyor belt of set menus and overcrowded cinemas, singletons bemoan their dateless status while shovelling bucketfuls of Haagen Dazs into their faces.
It’s a long time ago now, and I rarely see the inside of a church nowadays, but I can still remember the story of Lent.
According to the chief executive of the Higher Education Authority, Tom Boland, taxation alone cannot cover the cost of free college education.
I spend far more of my life than I would like on buses. This enforced use of public transport is on the verge of leaving me with the tolerance levels of a particularly crusty old Tory lord. Why can’t people behave on buses?
Yesterday was Good Friday, one of the two days of the year that the pubs in Ireland are shut. Regardless of the fact that you can drink the other 363 days of the year, some see this as … Continue reading
I was going to hold my fire on Finance Minister Michael Noonan’s remarks on emigration being a lifestyle choice. Government minister is out of touch, what’s new? But then I heard this weekend that yet another friend is seriously considering … Continue reading
The president of UCC hit out at Access students for using too many resources. This article appeared in Sin on January 16 2012.