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President? Irrelevant?

Today, Michael D Higgins was inaugurated as the 9th president of the Republic of Ireland, taking over from Mary McAleese following her 14 year stay in the Arás. 710 more words

Current Affairs

Votes for Women

I read this article in the Guardian this morning, arguing that despite her virulent intolerance, Michele Bachmann’s candidacy might still be good for women. It got me thinking about today’s Presidential election and the by-election in my constituency, Dublin West. 803 more words

Day in the life....

Busy and highly eventful day yesterday. Banbridge Business Network at 7 30 am, a great experience talking to the Altnaveigh Womens group at 10 30, facebook frolics and tantalising tweeting from midday, a half an hour in a seminar at Greenshoots Newry-Ltd on Cloud Computing, which,thanks to Vikas Sahni from Softedge Soloutions, I learned is far from an new trendy technology, rather a 53 year old phenomena, a year younger than myself, which began with the ubiquitous credit card. 252 more words