Daily Archives: December 1, 2012

Ireland Bestsellers eBooks 1/12/12

List: The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling €15.99 The Shelbourne Ultimatum by Ross OCarrollKelly €9.99 The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes €12.99 Bared to You by Sylvia Day €3.99 Reflected in You by Sylvia Day €5.49 Bring up … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Bestsellers Books 1/12/12

Top 10 15 Minute Meals by Jamie Oliver RRP €37.50 €17.99 My Olympic Dream by Katie Taylor RRP €27.50 €14.99 The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes Was €20.00 Now €9.99 I Wished for You by Amy Huberman RRP … Continue reading

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HIQA Inquiry On Death Of Savita Halappanavar

The independent safety body HIQA has agreed with the HSE’s request for it to undertake a statutory investigation into issues relating to the maternal death of Savita Halappanavar.Ms Halappanavar died on October 28 in the Galway hospital following a miscarriage, … Continue reading

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Is the constitutional convention direct democracy for Ireland? Are we even ready?

Originally posted on John's Brain Waves:
Saturday sees Ireland trying ‘something a bit different’. Or is it? The program for government developed by Fine Gael and Labour in 2011 focuses on reform of the constitution and other political apparatus.…

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Child benefit cut by €10 plus drug fees doubled – The Budget

Originally posted on misebogland:
FAMILIES are facing a €10 cut in child benefit and medical card holders will see a doubling of the charges they pay for prescription drugs in next week’s Budget. Pensioners are also still in the firing…

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J. Owen Lewis about the Irish programmes on building energy efficiency

Originally posted on Building Energy Efficiency in European Cities:
J. Owen Lewis was the Chief Executive of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland until recently and is the best placed to relate the way in Ireland are used to transpose and implement…

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KELLS PRIORY – Kells, County Kilkenny, Ireland

Originally posted on homethoughtsfromabroad626:
In May, 2005, I wandered around County Kilkenny and County Cork for a couple of days.  Kells Priory is located near the town of Kells in Kilkenny and is owned and maintained by the Irish government.  It…

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Ancient crannog site threatened by imminent destruction

Originally posted on The Heritage Trust:
Reconstruction of a crannog built approximately 5,000 years ago on Loch Tay. Source Wikimedia. Image credit Christine Westerback BBC News Northern Ireland reports on the imminent destruction of a historical site in County Fermanagh,…

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Northern Exposure, the Irish Variety

Originally posted on Authentic Ireland:
The Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, Magic Steps to the Ocean Northern Ireland.  Think about discovering her sights and sounds. It’s truly a hidden gem, and the place many Americans have their roots. Belfast is…

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The Late Late Toy Show

Originally posted on The Consumer Beat:
From the start of this blog, I promised myself that I would NOT write a Christmas – themed post.  Christmas is a huge, in-your-face and delicious holiday.  Surely everyone is going to attempt the…

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Irish government urged to ease abortion law

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Christmas Cookies: Coconut Macaroons

Originally posted on WoodyCrest Living:
It’s time to start my annual Christmas cookie baking marathon.  This recipe for macaroons became a staple a few years back.  I found it on the back of the Bakers Coconut bag.  In addition to…

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Chelsea Buns – Christmas style!

Originally posted on James's Recipes:
A little festive twist on the classic recipe makes these Chelsea buns a nice addition to the Christmas table. Use any mix of dried fruit – I found equal amounts of raisins, cranberries and…

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