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Baha’i and Persian New Year and Barack Obama’s Naw-Ruz Message

“…To the people of Iran, this holiday comes at a time of continued tension between our two countries. But as people gather with their families, do good deeds and welcome a new season we are also reminded of the common humanity that we share.” Barack Obama Nowruz message 2012 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBtkSa6RiPg&w=560&h=315]

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Art, Design & Culture Go Outside Home & Garden

how to: make a bicycle coffee cup-holder

Cycling to work in Dublin is great. The only tough thing about getting to work by bike, is that, unlike buses or trams or walking, it never really allowed one to drink coffee on the way. I’m happy to say i managed to sort this out. NB. Step 1: The coffee cup-holder should not be stuck to a woman’s fallopian tubes, that is the front view of bicycle handlebars.

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Art, Design & Culture

Who knew short stories weren’t just for kids, emo-teens or weird old writery men?

Image courtesy of Cathal Sherlock at Wordlegs Last Tuesday i went along to the launch of an ebook ‘wordlegs presents: 30 Under 30’. The initiative of Elizabeth Reapy who is a writer herself hailing from Mayo. Mayo to me looks pretty much exactly the same as Lord of the Rings so i’m inclined to think people from there are more magic and better than average Irish people. If you want to subscribe to this theory (it…

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Surfing in Ireland Now Comes With an Online Resource

Swellseekers.ie & Me – Guest Post by Liam Sinnott* My name is Liam Sinnott I’m 29 years old and I’m a bricklayer from Tramore. I have been surfing in Tramore since I was 11 years old. I left school at the age of 16 after my junior cert because back then all I was interested in was being on the beach surfing. So I got an apprenticeship in bricklaying and loved having money to spend…

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