Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fort Camden Crosshaven

Fort Meagher Camden : Has An Interesting Past And Present By Annette J Dunlea Fort Camden is positioned on Rams Head near Crosshaven, County Cork. The fort derives its name from the Earl of Camden, who was Lord Lieutenant of … Continue reading

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Budget 2014: An Analysis

Budget 2014: An Analysis By Annette J Dunlea It was Ireland’s 7th austerity Budget. Howlin said that the expenditure measures he is announcing for 2014 amount to €1.6 billion out of an overall consolidation of some €2.5 billion. Not only … Continue reading

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The real cost of recession

The Human Cost Of Recession: Hardship And Budget 2014 by Annette J Dunlea Around 450,000 people in Ireland cannot afford to eat properly and families with children are much more likely to suffer, a new study has found.Almost two-thirds reported … Continue reading

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Protect Our Kids

Keep Our Kids Save By Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 13th Oct 2013 p.18 It broke my heart to read details for the serious assault on the six and nine year old in Athlone. The man, who … Continue reading

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Irish Bestsellers 2/10/2013

Bestsellers Books: Our top 10 Books 1.                   Downturn Abbey 2.                   Police 3.                   Never Go Back 4.                   Gone Girl 5.                   Maeve’s Times 6.                   The Cuckoo’s Calling 7.                   The Testament of Mary 8.                   Last Stand of Dead Men 9.                   And the Mountains … Continue reading

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No Justice For Irish Women–Shocking!!!

From Online Article From The Examiner, Cork, Ireland Symphysiotomy survivors deserve better treatment Wednesday, October 02, 2013 The continuing refusal of this Government to deal fairly with survivors of symphysiotomy now stands exposed (Sept 26). While Minister Reilly’s quest … Continue reading

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Report: iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 to feature 8-megapixel cameras

Originally posted on Gigaom:
We already have a pretty good idea of what to expect from Apple’s(s aapl) next generation of iPads. But in addition to a retina display for the iPad mini 2 and a complete redesign for the…

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Tom Clancy Dead: Celebrated Thriller Author Dies at Age 66

RIP Tom Clancy .What A Loss To Literature….. Read Jim Campbell’s article on Tom Clancy

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5 problems with iOS 7, and how to fix them

Originally posted on
(CNN) — The new version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 7, was released September 18 to mostly positive reviews. It was the biggest change to iOS since it was introduced six years ago, overhauled…

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Irish Economy 2013: Central Bank expects weak growth this year

Originally posted on Machholz's Blog:
By Finfacts Team The Central Bank said today that its expects weak growth this year with a continuation of the gradual recovery in the overall level of economic activity, though at a slightly slower…

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