Category Archives: Ireland

Driving & Drinking By RSA

Title: Fatal Collisions 2008-2012 –  Alcohol As A Factor Author: Ireland, RSA Published: Dublin, Road Safety Authority, 2016 Full Text & Source: http://www.rsa.ie/Documents/Fatal%20Collision%20Stats/Contributory_Factors_in_Fatal_Collisions/Fatal%20Collisions%202008-2012%20Alcohol%20.pdf Sample Text Background to Report Over the time period 2008 to 2012, 983 fatal collisions occurred on … Continue reading

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What A Week Hurricane Ophelia & Storm Brian But We Survived!

Storm Ophelia Arrives In Ireland!! Wow!!! Storm Ophelia arrived Monday. OMG! it was the worst storm in 50 years. I saw it coming in from the sea in a black sky and red sun. It was scary. There were few … Continue reading

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Stay In & Stay Safe People Of Ireland During The Storm

Guys a major storm is brewing.Please have your torches, radios, candles, matches and batteries ready. Also have your phone and ESB account numbers and emergency contact no.s. Charge your mobile phones. Cork City Council has activated its severe weather plan … Continue reading

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Budget 2018 (ROI)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s Budget 2018 speech in the Dail on 10th October 2017 . “Budget day offers the opportunity to reflect on a journey made, to recognise both what our country has achieved and what we want to … Continue reading

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Free PDF Version Of The Rules Of The Road (ROI)

Title: Rules of the Road Author: Ireland, Road Safety Authority Full Text & Source: http://www.rotr.ie/Rules_of_the_road.pdf The Internet, Online, 24/09/2017 Sample Text: Foreword The purpose of the Rules of the Road is to save lives and prevent injury on our roads. … Continue reading

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Rudai 23: A New Online Course for Information Professionals

The course is certified by the Library Association of Ireland.This course will be of interest to information professionals who would like to learn more about using web tools for professional development and promoting your library. Continue reading

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A Positive Side To Social Media

I heard a story about the positive use of social media. My sister is using her ipad to teach the old people who she works with to use Facebook and Twitter, to connect with their children and grand-children. I love … Continue reading

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