In Ireland, parents buy school books for their children every year. This has been the case for decades.
When I was at school I recall queuing alongside my mother with booklist in hand for hours at our local bookstore. It was painful.
The internet changed this.
In 2003, Schoolbooks.ie was…
In August 1969 a conflict erupted between a community of civilians against the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC), a state-backed Police force in Northern Ireland until it was dissolved in 2001. For 3-days, local residents from the Bogside in Derry fought and pushed back RUC forces.
In 2002, US Air Force pilot Johnny Bravo (his call name) decided to fly beneath cloud-cover to check out what was going on below. He knew his colleagues were moving through hostile territory. Instructing his wingman to stay above for cover he descended through the dense clouds.
Just before he…
I have an admission to make. I’m a recovering smoker.
Yes. After years of a stop-start cycle, I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been a non-smoker for over 100 days. My longest tobacco-free stretch in a decade.
I also have another admission to make. I’m a novice crypto investor.
Innovation doesn't have to be complex.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” — Leonardo Da Vinci
In fact, it rarely is. Most industry experts know that the lions share of innovation is no more than a succession of baby steps.
One of the main takeaways during an interview conducted at a…
Project Y721 is the name of the superyacht currently under construction for Amazon Billionaire, Jeff Bezos. The world’s richest man appointed Oceanco, the Dutch yacht builder to construct his new toy.
Jeff Bezos’ new yacht will measure 127 meters or 417 feet long upon completion, with several layers of decks…
The DarkSide criminal gang behind the cyberattack that took out the Colonial Pipeline in the US earlier this month, acknowledged the incident in a statement online.
Our goal is to make money and not creating problems for society.
From Africa to Borneo
Our words will always flow
Things that the world should know
Can you hear our silent screaming?
Between Melbourne and Dublin
Our creativity is bubblin’
From thoughts that are troublin’
Every prose has meaning
The pen beholds our strife
Words that cut like a knife
From all walks…