Mike Leahy, artistic director of street theatre company Spraoi, works on the figurehead of a Viking ship being built for Vadrarfjordr, part of the upcoming Waterford 1100 celebrations. 'Vadrarfjordr' is ...
UNIONS and management at the ESB moved to reassure the public that there would be no blackout after tensions rose over the agreement on their pension dispute. Brendan Ogle, secretary of the group of unions confirmed that notice of industrial ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Irish Independent
The ever-mercurial Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, recently called a council of the nation’s tribal elders (a loya jirga) to ratify a bilateral security agreement reached with the United States governing the up to 12,000 U.S. forces ... FULL ARTICLE AT AntiWar
More than 300 U.S. drone attacks have killed 2,160 militants and 67 civilians in Pakistan since 2008, according to Pakistani defense ministry data. But people living in the affected areas are now questioning these figures, asking why they ... FULL ARTICLE AT AntiWar
FIANNA Fail headquarters will not attempt to stall political comebacks by ex-ministers such as John O'Donoghue, a leading TD has claimed. The party's health spokesman Billy Kelleher says that it will be up to local branches to decide ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Irish Independent
The Linux Foundation said Monday that it has lined up a number of big name tech firms behind a new AllSeen Alliance designed to ensure easy connections among the various devices and objects that will be Internet-enabled in the coming ... FULL ARTICLE AT AllThingsD