Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ireland : National Dementia Strategy

Ireland : National Dementia Strategy by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 4th Feb 2012 p.9 Dementia is a broad term used to describe a group of symptoms. These include impairment in memory, intellect, judgment, language, insight and … Continue reading

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The Irish Economy 2011

The Irish Economy 2011 by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 28th Jan 2011 p.9       The Economic and Social Research Institute predicted an economic contraction of 14% by 2010. In the first quarter in 2009, GDP was down … Continue reading

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NPR Paperback Bestsellers Jan 2012

Paperback Fiction Pos. Title Author Weeks on List denotes NPR coverage 1 The Tiger’s Wife Tea Obreht 11 2 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Jonathan Safran Foer 3 3 Swamplandia! Karen Russell 14 4 The Help Kathryn Stockett 41 5 … Continue reading

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Revenue Commissioners Upsets Complying Pensioners (Ireland)

Revenue Upsets Complying Pensioners by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper  21st Jan 2012 p.14 The Revenue Commissioners wrote to 150,000 pensioners, informing them that their tax status may require updating.The situation emerged after the Department of Social … Continue reading

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€100 Household Charge (Ireland)

The New €100 Household Charge by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 14th Jan 2012 p.9 The Household Charge is an annual charge introduced by the Local Government which is payable by owners of residential property. The EU/IMF … Continue reading

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Ireland Bestsellers 7th Jan 2012

Bestsellers Irish Interest Dublin City and District Street Guide Ordnance Survey Ireland Ireland Kevin Eyres Irish History Ma, Now I’m Goin Up in the World Martha Long How the Light Gets in Mary Mcevoy Angels in My Hair Lorna Byrne … Continue reading

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Looking Back On 2011

Looking Back On 2011 by Annette J Dunlea The highlight of 2011 was for me The Queen of England visiting Ireland where the Cork people impressed her with their hospitality.She gave the royal seal of approval to Cork walking and … Continue reading

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