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Can a person be illegal?

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberBy Bertie Nesirky Labels are dehumanising people caught in a migration crisis Uncertainty is the media’s friend. A crisis sells and the profit driven media is keen to capitalise on this. Likewise, fringe and radical political movements are aware that in crisis people turn to those who offer an alternative. These two forces, for profit and ...

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Startup Series – Punters Pride, Greyhound Syndicate platform

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberWe recently chatted to a sports startup called Punters Pride. In our startup series, we spoke to Gary about the service and what it does exactly. Tell us about your background? I studied business in college I completed a four year degree after which I went on to do a masters in marketing at the National ...

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It’s not illegal, but it is censorship by Facebook

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberAnti-Russia sentiment is damping a public reaction to Facebook’s censorship of Russian Today. By Bertie Nesirky While our eyes lay on Donald Trump’s raised palm, another event, or at least scrutiny of what it indicates, avoided the public eye. Facebook blocked a Russian, government backed, news network, Russia Today, from posting on Facebook for 24 hours. Preventing ...

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“Rural Ireland needs more than Reports and speeches every few years,” Mattie McGrath

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberIndependent TD Mattie McGrath has cautiously welcomed the publication of a new Government Action Plan for Rural Ireland. Deputy McGrath was speaking ahead of the launch of the ‘Realising our Rural Potential’ Report and by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the Minister for Rural Affairs Heather Humphrey’s later today: “From what I have seen it looks like ...

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The Importance of Computer Security for SMEs

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberBy Daniel Flynn, Daniel Flynn IT Services Cyber-security has featured a lot in the news in recent years, but it’s easy to still view it as quite a distant problem. We hear about politicians, celebrities and huge multinational businesses and corporations becoming victims, with huge public embarrassment and financial loses. However, in hindsight these all seem ...

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Demagoguery is nothing new

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberFigures with powerful influences and selfish motivations are commonplace in history. With tools of mass communication it’s surprising that modern radical politics isn’t faring better. By Bertie Nesirky, Journalism Student A struggling person always wants an easy answer, it is an inescapable part of being human. Picture a public figure. One who promises to restore, secure, reassure ...

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ROAD SAFETY ALERT –SNOW & ICE

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThe Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads over the next 48 hours as Met Eireann has issued a yellow weather warning nationwide for sleet, snow and ice. Very cold wintry weather will develop from Wednesday evening and will last until midday on Saturday. There is ...

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McGrath Cup Round Up

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberCork V Tipperary Things are not going well for Tipperary as they have their second loss in the McGrath cup. A goal from Niall Coakley helped put the Rebels into a comfortable lead of 1-9 to 0-3. Cork were just about to go into half time leading by 11 points but a goal by Alan Moloney ...

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3 Top Tips to keep your PC Running Smoothly

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberThe Basics of Routine Computer Maintenance By Daniel Flynn, Daniel Flynn IT Services You might not think that your computer has much in common with either your car or your teeth.  In reality though, all three have one very large similarity- they all benefit hugely from regular check ups and maintenance.  If you identify a small ...

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European Commission launches new initiative to improve health and safety of workers

Facebook Twitter Gmail WhatsApp ViberToday the European Commission is taking action to promote Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the EU. Investment in occupational health and safety improves people’s lives by preventing accidents and work-related illness. Building on past efforts,the Commission’s new initiative aims to better protect workers against work-related cancer, to help businesses, in particular SME’s and micro-enterprises, in ...

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