political blogs

Tom Raftery asks where to find good political blogs. he doesn’t say irish political blogs but as we have an election coming up and we’re in Ireland, I scratch my head; there is Joe O’Toole senator & podcaster.. but to have a political blog thats not about the footpaths etc. some of the establishment party’s…

Precious little

“Precious little in your life Is yours by right And won without a fight”

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We only want the earth!

Our demands most moderate are – We only want the earth! James Connolly: “Be Moderate? Some men, faint-hearted, ever seek Our programme to retouch, And will insist, whene’er they speak That we demand too much. ’Tis passing strange, yet I declare Such statements give me mirth, For our demands most moderate are, We only want…

Mother’s Day Proclamation – give peace a chance

Mother’s Day Proclamation Arise then…women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears! Say firmly: “We will not have questions answered by irrelevant agencies, Our husbands will not come to us, reeking with carnage, For caresses and applause. Our sons shall not be taken from…

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig ar chlann mhór dhomhanda na nGael, sa bhaile agus ar fud na cruinne, ar ár lá náisiúnta ceiliúrtha. [via Irish Emigrant Publications] A very happy St Patrick’s Day to all those taking part in this year’s festivities which link Ireland’s global family and its many friends in a huge celebration ‘of…

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When Irish Eyes are Smiling: RTÉ goes ‘Live’ Online

rte is to stream many of its news & current affairs programmes live to the world and to Ireland from tomorrow (St. Patrick’s Day 17/03/2007). see rte.ie/live press release Múirne Laffan, Executive Director of RTÉ Publishing, said of the new service: “This is a very exciting development for RTÉ. We built a system in-house, using…

DRM anseo agaibh

[via media network] Irish public broadcaster RTE carries a notice on its teletext service that the longwave transmitter on 252 kHz will be off the air from 0800 UTC on 26 March to 1700 UTC on 30 March while a new DRM-compatible transmitter is installed at the Summerhill transmitter site. When the new transmitter is…

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