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In a glitzy era for libraries, core mission shows signs of decline - StarTribune.com

In an era of extensive building and remodeling, the state Department of Education reports drops in the number of visits, registered users and loans of material. 15 more words

Books & Reading

Bus Eireann: Grant Thornton report and terms of reference must be published

Time to stop leaking and start talking

January 15th: Unite, which represents craft workers in Bus Eireann, has called for the Grant Thornton report on the company to be published along with the terms of reference given to the consultants.  192 more words

Press Releases

Have a heart for cardiac patients: Unite in the Community supporting Saturday demo

Demonstration part of ongoing campaign for 24/7 cardiac care in Waterford & South-East

January 11th: Unite Community members in Waterford will be supporting demonstration being organised this coming Saturday (January 14th) to demand round-the-clock cardiac care for Waterford and the South-East, based in Waterford University Hospital.  221 more words

Press Releases

is London Ambulance Service's back-up system "public endurance"?

By Tony Collins

In November 2016 London Ambulance Service had its busiest week for seriously ill and injured incidents in the history of the Service. 893 more words


Most Miserable Countries In The World?

Most Miserable Countries In The World?

Mind you this list is of 2014.

According to a analysis published by the Cato Institute, (an institute Not known for objectivity and its non-politicized articles) Venezuela holds the disreputable top spot as the most miserable nation in the world. 187 more words


The Lamps are Going Out...

Those of you who read this blog regularly will perhaps have become used to me musing on matters global, or at least national. This post is about something a little closer to home. 1,743 more words