Archive for April, 2006

An tImeall ar an raidio

Friday, April 28th, 2006

Flirt FM is adding the wonderful Imeall podcast to its schedule. Conn is, of course, a former UCG FM/Rag Week Radio participant, so in a sense he's coming home.

Let us arise

Friday, April 21st, 2006

With the 90th anniversary of the Easter Rising in the air - last Monday being Easter Monday, while the actual anniversary is 24th April, next Monday - there's been quite a bit of coverage and debate in the Irish and British media. Much controversy has surrounded the Fianna Fáil government ...

Simple yet effective

Friday, April 21st, 2006

In response to the massive scam in Dublin earlier this week:Deposits on rented residential properties should be payable to the Residential Tenancies Board, and not to individual landlords, Labour’s Eamon Gilmore has said.

Interrogating population density

Sunday, April 16th, 2006

Sascha notes that internet penetration does not correlate closely with population density, and asks what it does correlate with in this context. Dredging up memories of my previous career, my sense is that population density has some impact, but so too does the variance in density. That is, two of the ...

Reclaimed turf

Saturday, April 15th, 2006

Reclaimed turfOriginally uploaded by stunt_penguin.Looks like Eyre Square has finally been reopened. I - and many others - sometimes felt it would never happen, so I'm happy the first thing tourists seen when they arrive into town won't be railings and a construction site any more.

Will he attend West Wing viewing parties?

Monday, April 10th, 2006

From the news of the strange department, Martin Sheen is to become an undergrad at my Alma Mater in Galway.