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About michelleclarke2015

Life event that changes all: Horse riding accident in Zimbabwe in 1993, a fractured skull et al including bipolar anxiety, chronic fatigue …. co-morbidities (Nietzche 'He who has the reason why can deal with any how' details my health history from 1993 to date). 17th 2017 August operation for breast cancer (no indications just an appointment came from BreastCheck through the Post). Trinity College Dublin Business Economics and Social Studies (but no degree) 1997-2003; UCD 1997/1998 night classes) essays, projects, writings. Trinity Horizon Programme 1997/98 (Centre for Women Studies Trinity College Dublin/St. Patrick's Foundation (Professor McKeon) EU Horizon funded: research study of 15 women (I was one of this group and it became the cornerstone of my journey to now 2017) over 9 mth period diagnosed with depression and their reintegration into society, with special emphasis on work, arts, further education; Notes from time at Trinity Horizon Project 1997/98; Articles written for Irishhealth.com 2003/2004; St Patricks Foundation monthly lecture notes for a specific period in time; Selection of Poetry including poems written by people I know; Quotations 1998-2017; other writings mainly with theme of social justice under the heading Citizen Journalism Ireland. Letters written to friends about life in Zimbabwe; Family history including Michael Comyn KC, my grandfather, my grandmother's family, the O'Donnellan ffrench Blake-Forsters; Moral wrong: An acrimonious divorce but the real injustice was the Catholic Church granting an annulment – you can read it and make your own judgment, I have mine. Topics I have written about include annual Brain Awareness week, Mashonaland Irish Associataion in Zimbabwe, Suicide (a life sentence to those left behind); Nostalgia: Tara Hill, Co. Meath.

Grangegorman Histories launches Grangegorman Lives

Our new series will explore the lives of people who lived, worked, visited, travelled to and through Grangegorman. Source: Grangegorman Histories launches Grangegorman Lives

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Far and Wide the COVID-19 virus is spreading. Baillieu Islands Northern Brazil have been ravaged by the virus and teams in boats carrying Astra Zeneca (Oxford) are ensuring that the virus is contained even in such a remote location. Check out John Hopkins in the following link.

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

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India: 1st May 2021 – mutations are a warning sign to people in Ireland who are about to leave their third severe LOCKDOWN: the temptations now that our elderly have had their vaccines is to let the guard down ie those restrictions that keep us physically distanced, washing our hands regularly, wearing masks, remain essential too. COVID-19; that virus is virulent to conquer and in its armoury are mutations and variants which emerge when least expected. While we were at our worst in January, India was moving towards “normality”; they returned to parliamentary talks, gatherings, marriages and their major public holiday drew in the crowds minus a lot of the necessary precautions. Today 400,000+ cases have presented and the figure is rising. The tragedy is beyond comprehension. India is the “Pharmacy of the World” and it is the largest producer of vaccines in the world; its population is 18% of the world population. Ireland: We need to learn by looking beyond our own media. We need to use technology to access people like Dr Mike Ryan, WHO; Dr Fauci in the US and so many more. Pandemic applies to the people of the world. We need to be prepared and able. “Vaccination: Advice of Jeremy Farrar “We have to do it before summer…”

DER Spiegel You will find my tweets : @canisgallicus This article is written on the 5th January and it is a warning so this makes it more essential for people in Ireland to engage and be prepared. Jeremy Farrar on … Continue reading

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Green investing “definitely not going to work”—former BlackRock exec – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

A former player in one of the biggest efforts to turn Wall Street ‘green’ now believes the climate crisis cannot be solved by free markets. “It’s not because they are evil, it’s because the system is built to extract profits,” … Continue reading

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Underground “zombie” peat fires release 100 times the carbon of wildfires – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Underground peat fires refuse to die, even when flooded with water, making them into “zombie fires.” So scientists developed a new weapon to put them down for good. They hope. Source: Underground “zombie” peat fires release 100 times the carbon … Continue reading

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Israelis Cry Out to the World to Stop Mandatory COVID Injections as Lawsuit Is Filed in International Criminal Court Over Nuremberg Code Violation

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Can vaccinated people transmit COVID-19? The answer will be key to ending the pandemic – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The jury is still out on a key pandemic question: How well do the new COVID-19 vaccines prevent people from getting infected with COVID-19 or spreading the disease? Source: Can vaccinated people transmit COVID-19? The answer will be key to … Continue reading

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The Plastic-production Problem

Plastic fills our dumps, homes and oceans, and takes a huge toll on wildlife. Yet the oil industry plans to increase its production 40 percent over the next decade. Source: The Plastic-production Problem

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Most of Texas’ energy comes from oil and gas. So why blame wind and solar for its power failures? – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Regardless of what really happened, Texas conservatives want to blame renewables for the state’s power fiasco, protect the fossil fuel industry—and open another front in the culture war. Source: Most of Texas’ energy comes from oil and gas. So why … Continue reading

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Dictionary Of Irish Biography – Comyn, Michael

Source: Dictionary Of Irish Biography – Comyn, Michael

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