Daily Archives: November 16, 2012

Legislate for X reply from Joan Burton


Posted in Blogs And Blogging

[link] Domestic violence not caused by “bad weather”

Posted in Blogs And Blogging

Thanks be to Cod

Originally posted on Taste of Kate:
Sign above Eamonn’s. Above the door it reads, “Thanks be to cod.” On a recent visit to D.C., my family and I went exploring in Alexandria, Virginia. Evan Pivacek, 10, poses with his fried…

Posted in Cookery, Cooking, Fish, Ireland | Tagged

Two Pints

Originally posted on Book Atlas:
Roddy Doyle First Sentence:     – Tha’ was a great few days. Back of the book: Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, and set the world…

Posted in Fiction, Ireland | Tagged , ,

Over 18,000 sign petition demanding equal access to healthcare

Originally posted on misebogland:
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL IRELAND has presented more than 18,000 signatures calling for equal access to healthcare based on income to Leinster House today. The petition which was organised by Amnesty International Ireland as part of its Right…

Posted in Health, Ireland | Tagged

What gets lost in definition?

Originally posted on Artefacts of Writing:
1. Joyce worked on Finnegans Wake from 1922 to 1939, publishing parts of it as he went along. From the start, he acknowledged that its seemingly nonsensical language needed a lot of explaining. The endless word play was necessary, he…

Posted in Gaeilge - Irish Language, Ireland, Writing & Writers

Fermanagh resort may be G8 venue next year

Originally posted on misebogland:
  A luxury five-star hotel and golf resort in Co Fermanagh is emerging as a potential location for next year’s G8 summit of world leaders, senior official sources have intimated. It is the British government’s turn…

Posted in Ireland, Irish Politics