Co-ops – The saving of a community. Report from LiT Thurles

Friday night, 21st Feb., I popped along to an event organised by the Tipperary Environmental Network in LiT Thurles.  The event ‘Co-ops – The saving of a community’ involved presentations by three speakers followed by a discussion and Q and A  session.  The speakers were Bill Kelly of Meitheal Mid West and the Limerick Community  Grocery…

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The Christmas Present that started me on the entrepreneurial road

I only remember one occasion when I actually stated what I would like for Christmas. Every other year I simply said ‘I’d like a surprise’. I was generally quite happy with whatever I had at the time. Having only one TV channel and no toyshop catalogues meant that I wasn’t too aware of what else…

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Print media starts to fight back

For years lovers of the Internet and Social Media have predicted the death of print media. It is true that sales of magazines and newspapers have declined Worldwide along with the advertising revenue which accompanies them. I don’t accept for a minute however that print media will soon be extinguished anymore than ‘video killed the…

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