Eurovision – Wrong Contest?
This weekend saw the passing of yet another European curiosity. Yes, one cannot but applaud the manifestation of sheer enthusiasm, national pride, and musical annihilation that is the accidental entertainment value of the Eurovision song contest. Thankfully our Irish duo did not make it to the final this year; removing any last-minute, outside chance that… Read More »Eurovision – Wrong Contest?
Last Minute Purchase
This morning it was announced by the Minister for Transportation that there would be a move to partly privatise the driving test. In an attempt to decrease the backlog of driving test applicants on waiting lists around the country – this is the best plan that they could come up with. Let me see, it’s… Read More »Testing Times
Heard this story on the Last Word on Today FM while driving home last evening. The banking sector in Ireland is set up for a bit of competition by the introduction of an internet only bank. Rabo Direct are a Netherlands-based financial institution and appeal to anyone who can offer one Euro to open an… Read More »Savings Online
Overheard on the radio this morning and read in the paper: It looks like Waterford Crystal are to shut up shop in Dungarvan after 30 years of working in the town. Further bad news for the company and moreso for the many workers. Waterford Crystal has been a main stay of the county for decades… Read More »Crystal Clear