With summer blockbuster season in high swing, websites devoted to movies can be a necessary decision-making tool, as well as a delightful distraction
For all those gamers attempting to slim down, Nintendo unveiled a new fitness game for its wildly popular Wii console at a press conference during the E3 video game summit in July.
It is one year since a jury of Irish people acquitted the Pitstop Ploughshares unanimously of doing over $2 million worth of damage to a US warplane at Shannon Airport. In the first unanimous acquittal ever in the history of the ploughshares movement, twelve Irish people made the brave decision of acquitting the five defendants - Ciaron, Damien, Deirdre, Karen and Nuin - and the news was welcomed by the broader anti-war movement. Even those who defined themselves as anti-war, but did not initially endorse our action, welcomed the acquittal as a victory for the anti-war cause.
You write of Sir Anthony O'Reilly as having received a peerage (Village, July 2007).
I commend the Church of Ireland's Archbishop Rev John Neill's comments as reported in the media in relation to the stopover by American troops in Shannon.
It's raining a lot in Ireland these days. Maybe it's telling us that life in other ways is not as shiny new and full of promise as some might say it is.
It is disgraceful that the Minister of Health has approved the increase of 8.5 per cent in VHI charges.
With the EU's boundaries expanding ever eastwards, most recently with the accession of Romania and Bulgaria, thoughts are now turning toward the new frontier. Ukraine's economy has already benefited greatly just from its neighbours' membership of the trading group, and the electoral pledge of pro-West President Victor Yushchenko to pursue EU accession garnered him much support from Ukraine's electorate.