Archive | October, 2011

You just have to feel sorry for them, don’t you?

October 17, 2011

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Who? What? Not being the most alert morning person, I had to ask what my female colleague (let’s call her The Mammy) was talking about. “You know those women, the ones married to their jobs, who don’t have children; most of them don’t even have husbands, you know – that kind of person. You just […]

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Does that come with a cape? #Aras 11 Rolls On…

October 11, 2011

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Aras 11

Today we had the Matt Cooper’s Today FM Aras Debate. Highlights included “Grey Gay” Mitchell announcing he’d be fine with Ireland re-entering the Commonwealth and reasserted that he’d welcome Christians into the Aras (well, after all, it’s about the togetherness of it all isn’t it?). Davis reiterated that she wasn’t in it for the cash […]

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In Twitterville everyone can hear you scream

October 10, 2011

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I’ll admit it up front… I love Twitter, passionately, enthusiastically and at times, somewhat obsessively. I love the immediacy of it and see it as a great way of sharing views with people both well and lesser known to me in the “real world”, for breaking news and tracking interesting blogs. I see it as […]

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Today, we’ve lost a hero – Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

October 6, 2011

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Like everyone else, I woke this morning to the news of Steve Jobs’ death. My usual morning sleep-addled routine is to check online news and catch up on overnight press releases from afar with a cup of coffee, so I first saw the news on my iPhone – a device of Steve’s own imagining – […]

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Why the Áras 11 Campaign is working

October 5, 2011

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As something of a political nerd and newshound, I love electioneering and have nothing but admiration for those who put themselves forward for public office, whether or not I agree with their individual positions. And so far, the Race for the Áras has, without doubt, sated my inner Malcolm Tucker. To date we’ve had the […]

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