Monthly Archives: July 2021

WHO: Dr Mike Ryan quotation: and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Dr Mike Ryan in conversation: Institute of Medicine Summer Symosium 2021 (July)

“Be fast, have no regrets… If you need to be right before you move, you will never win”, said Mike Ryan, epidemiologist at WHO, in March. Highly r/mend youtube Dr Mike Ryan in Conversation: Institute of Medicine Summer Symposium 2021 … Continue reading

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Declan McLoughlin : School of Medicine – Trinity College Dublin

Source: Declan Mc Loughlin : School of Medicine – Trinity College Dublin

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Street Cat Bob memorial unveiled by James Bowen: Exclusive video

Only a handful of people could be there on the day to see the Street Cat Bob memorial, but you can watch James Bowen’s moving tribute here. Source: Street Cat Bob memorial unveiled by James Bowen: Exclusive video

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An interesting view from History BBC History Magazine: Black Death … brief exposure to a ‘golden age’ for medieval women

Post pandemic: how the years after the Black Death briefly became a ‘golden age’ for medieval women Try 3 issues of BBC History Magazine or BBC History Revealed for only £5! In the 150 years after the Black Death halved … Continue reading

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Bartra: Someone has done their homework since the 2008 recession; NAMA became the university for such scholars to create the next market to invest in. For some their interest is Social Housing and Nursing Homes. How did I find this? A friend was referred from St Vincent’s University Hospital at the worst time of COVID-19 to Raheny. The service was so poor I decided to research the backers and found Bartra. Recommend search of urban abandonments and dereliction via Google.

Insight Why social housing in Ireland became popular for investors 13/07/2021 Share FacebookTwitterLinkedIn When it comes to major types of real estate investment, the obvious contenders are residential property and commercial real estate. Therefore, it might come as a surprise … Continue reading

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“Penny universities”. UCD today for second dose of AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine. I got lost but met an elderly gent with his dog going for a coffee outside, near the location for the vaccine centre. This article from the Guardian is essential reading, about the history, and the addiction, the ceremony and how we adapted to change. Coffee shops during COVID-19 lockdowns especially continued to serve coffee – outside became the new fashion and people gathered.

ShowMore Photograph: Jonathan Knowles/Getty ImagesThe long read The invisible addiction: is it time to give up caffeine? Caffeine makes us more energetic, efficient and faster. But we have become so dependent that we need it just to get to our … Continue reading

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Science: COVID-19 progression through compression in medical research

Eric Topol @EricTopolThis will go down in history as one of science and medical research’s greatest achievements. Perhaps the most impressive. I put together a preliminary timeline of some key milestones to show how several years of work were compressed … Continue reading

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11th July 2021: De Valera … Centenary of TRUCE. Prime Minister Lloyd George’s invitation accepted.

Source: National Archives, Ireland@NARIreland·Jul 9 As we continue to commemorate the centenary of the Truce here is a typescript copy of a deciphered message concerning the acceptance of the Truce by Éamon de Valera from 9th July 1921, NAI ref: … Continue reading

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Centenary of Truce Ireland moves forward on 11th July 2021: Google search: my grandfather was legal adviser to de Valera; he travelled to Kansas with Arthur Griffith in 1916; he was involved in the Sinn Fein Courts, as they were often referred to. Some more history for me about a man I am named after but never met. The roundabout way of life as you get older is most intriguing – instead of thinking about years you move into centuries looking for trends to indentify with.

The Irish Story Irish History Online, Irish History articles, interviews, ebooks and podcasts. FacebookTwitter Home & Contact Irish History Today In Irish History The 1916 Rising The Irish Civil War The 1913 Lockout Revisiting the Red Cow Murders, October 7, … Continue reading

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Source eurasiareview News & Analysis”…Spearheaded by the NSA, which has shown itself to care little to nothing for constitutional limits or privacy, the “security/industrial complex”—a marriage of government, military and corporate interests aimed at keeping Americans under constant surveillance—has come to dominate the government and our lives…”. FT magazine last weekend: Graphic on just how surveillance intrudes in our lives

George Orwell’s 1984 Has Become A Blueprint For Our Dystopian Reality – OpEd June 29, 2021 John W. Whitehead 1 Comment By John W. Whitehead Even when you rebel and take your stand, there is rarely a happy ending awaiting … Continue reading

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