Monthly Archives: December 2012

Irish pupils among the world’s top readers | Irish Examiner

Irish pupils among the world’s top readers | Irish Examiner.

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Christmas is about ‘birth of hope’

Christmas is about ‘birth of hope’. From The Irish Times..Let Us Not Forget The True Meaning Of Christmas.

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Sinn Fein’s No Confidence Motion In Irish Gov Defeated.Enda Kenny’s Reply

Speech by the Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny T.D. to Dáil Éireann: That Dail Eireann has confidence in the Government as it deals with the current economic crisis in as fair manner as possible while prioritising economic recovery and job creation … Continue reading

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Enda Kenny’s Christmas Message To The Irish Populace

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s Christmas Message Video: http://youtu.be/BJ70tozVDtE Source: http://www.merrionstreet.ie/index.php/2012/12/taoiseach-enda-kennys-christmas-message/  

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The NYT’s Book of Wine: A Review

Originally posted on Aaron Berdofe's Wine and Food Experience:
This may come as a surprise, but I generally don’t read wine-related books aimed at wine drinkers.  I find most of these are filled with irrelevant wine trivia (which may…

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The Wonders of Baking Soda

Originally posted on From My Little Cottage:
Baking soda is an essential part of any home remedy kit. It can be used to ease heartburn, as a salve for insect bites, a soak for itchy skin and even to help…

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Nollaig Shona Dhuit

Merry Christmas  And A Happy New Year To You All Kind Regards, Annette

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Ireland Is Changing The Abortion Law

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Government’s plans on abortion are not to allow for terminations on demand, or to replace contraception.The Coalition is to introduce legislation and regulation to allow for abortion in certain cases when a woman’s … Continue reading

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HIQA Team Investigates The Death Of Savita Halappanavar

Source: The Journal.ie Article In Full….http://www.thejournal.ie/hiqa-inquiry-team-savita-722625-Dec2012/ Dr Paul Fogarty will head the team.

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Statement by Bishop John Buckley, Bishop of Cork and Ross in response to the decision by the Government to legislate for abortion

In 1983 the Irish people voted to amend the Constitution to provide explicit protection for the unborn. Even the European Court of Human Rights acknowledges that there is no reason to believe that the Irish people have significantly changed their … Continue reading

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Standing Committee of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference on the equal and inalienable right to life of a mother and her unborn child

Statement by the Standing Committee of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference on the equal and inalienable right to life of a mother and her unborn child – 19 November 2012 At the conclusion of the meeting of the Standing Committee … Continue reading

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Initial response by the Irish Catholic Bishop’s Conference to the Report of the Expert Group on the Judgement in A,B and C v Ireland – 5 December 2012

A society that believes the right to life is the most fundamental of all rights cannot ignore the fact that abortion is first and foremost a moral issue. As a society we have a particular responsibility to ensure this right … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Archbishops Statement on Abortion

Statement by the four Archbishops of Ireland in response to the decision today by the Government to legislate for abortion The four Catholic Archbishops of Ireland: Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh; Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin; Archbishop Dermot … Continue reading

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Living On A Budget

How To Live On A Budget By Annette J Dunlea After Budget 2013 we all are poorer.Irish individuals and families are feeling the impact of national austerity measures and as a result the amount of income left after paying for … Continue reading

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23 Unbearably Cute Santa Letters

  From the Journal.ie http://thedailyedge.thejournal.ie/letters-to-santa-715275-Dec2012/ Is your Aunt really the tooth fairy? Santa I will be sending another letter!!!

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Michael D Higgins’ Christmas Message To All Irish At Home And Abroad

Christmas and New Year Message 2012 President Michael D. Higgins May I offer my best wishes for Christmas and the New Year to all the people of Ireland and to the members of the Irish family wherever they may be.Christmas … Continue reading

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Kilkenny’s Irish Pub – 12 Desserts of Christmas

Originally posted on Amore Morso!:
This week, Amore Morso was treated to the 12 Desserts of Christmas hosted by Kilkenny‘s Irish Pub. You can see all of the wonderful choices this Tulsa favorite spot has to offer by visiting their…

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Still More Irish Christmas Traditions

Originally posted on Croí na Céilí Band:
The Croí na Céilí Band performs this Tuesday at 6:30pm at Brogues Downunder in Lake Worth, Florida.  Along with the reels, jigs, hornpipes, and polkas, you’ll hear a familiar Christmas tune or…

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Kindle and E-Book Apps

nice post College Dollar Blog on kindle and eBooks

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E-Reader Clinics at the Libraries

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