Trundling my way along through the hallowed halls of TCRfm the other week I was accosted by the station’s head of social media, the Supremo himself. “Oi CK, have you got a blog post for me, for the website?” he asked. “Yes, yes of course I do. It’ll be in your email inbox by the weekend, or soon-ish at any rate.”…
Irish Coast Guard and RNLI urge people to respect the water this Bank Holiday weekend
The Irish Coast Guard and the RNLI, the charity that saves lives at sea, have issued a joint call urging people to be vigilant and take care in and on the water or along the coastline this Bank Holiday weekend….Read
Students and staff at WIT are being penalised for Government cuts – David Cullinane TD
Sinn Féin TD for Waterford Deputy David Cullinane has accused the Department of Education and the HEA of making students and staff at Waterford Institute of Technology pay for sustained Government cuts since 2008. He said news of cost cutting measures being considered by WIT is causing anger and concern within the institute….Read
Update: Murder Investigation Waterford 31st May 2017
Gardaí in Waterford investigating a suspicious death at an apartment on Wellington Street, Waterford yesterday (31/5/17) have now upgraded this investigation to a murder enquiry….Read
Burglars Increasingly Target Open Doors and Windows During Summer Months: New Garda Analysis
‘Defensive planting’ advised as Gardaí launch summer anti-burglary campaign at Bloom.
Theft of gardening equipment rises by 23% in summer, new figures say:
Don’t post your holiday pics on social media while you are away….Read
Low uptake of free screening ‘concerning’
In support of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month this April, BowelScreen – The National Bowel Screening Programme is highlighting that just 40 per cent of the eligible […]Read
“THERE’S A PROTEST SINGER……..
………..he’s singing a protest song.”
Bob Dylan, I thought. But what was the song? To my surprise a quick Google revealed that it’s a line from Dire Straits’ ‘Industrial Disease’, which leaves me doubly surprised as this would be among my favourites of their songs. I should have known that. It is funny how the memory plays tricks but you must admit it does sound Dylanesque….Read