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Who Was Mr. Leonard?

41 years ago on Halloween a mysterious American man named “Mr. Leonard” pulled off a serious trick. He hired a helicopter for an ‘Aerial Photo shoot’ in Ireland. 403 more words


Sun 26th Oct 2014: The Ladies' Mile at Ardress House

The Ladies’ Mile at Ardress House is one of my absolutely favourite places in Northern Ireland for an autumn walk.

However I have just spent so much time trying to convince myself that I am correct in using an apostrophe after ‘ladies’ that I have entirely forgotten what I was going to write about the mile itself.


NHS Workers may take further strike action in light of Minister's derisory pay offer

October 30th: Concern over extent and impact of wider ‘contingency proposals’ for health cuts

Work-to-rule to continue while union organises further one-day stoppages

Unite lead officer in Northern Ireland for the health sector, Kevin McAdam expressed his disappointment with Minister Jim Wells’ statement that there would be no pay rise for health care workers under the 2014-15 Health Budget. 280 more words

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Telling Untold Stories - Useful Seminar

To kick off our blog I thought it would be good to log the contents of the super long email I sent with a summary of the UCL seminar I attended on Wednesday 29th October. 850 more words

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Making politics relevant to young people

Now that I’m settled back into life in Northern Ireland, it’s been easy to drift away from the good intentions I had on leaving Nigeria. 165 more words

The daily lives of librarians

The daily life of a librarian can be very varied. (And for ‘librarian’ I mean all staff who work in libraries, not just those who have library qualifications.) And not only that, but librarians working in different types of libraries can have hugely varied roles. 183 more words