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On Being with Krista Tippett: religion, meaning, ethics, and ideas — on public radio and online [OnBeing.org]

On Being is a spacious conversation about the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

‘Work with what you have in the room’ – The Irish Times – Mon, Feb 20, 2012

The Irish Times – Monday, February 20, 2012 What makes a good stage director? The four nominees for Best Director in The Irish Time s Theatre Awards tell BRIAN O’CONNELL what it takes to bring their ideas to life FROM NEW interpretations of modern classics in a traditional theatre setting, to devised work in site-specific locations, the nominations for best director reflect the rich diversity of Irish theatre productions over the past year.

The people’s republic of coders – The Irish Times – Mon, Feb 20, 2012

The Irish Times – Monday, February 20, 2012 Conceived in a school computer room in Cork, the CoderDojo initiative is on the verge of going global – and its rapid expansion in Ireland may give us a clue about where our economic future lies THE BEST-placed people to lead Ireland out of the current economic situation are probably not suited executives or politicians presenting well-meaning jobs plans.

Trends in Ireland – Trendsmap

RT @mcd_productions: Snow Patrol and Florence and the Machine – Two Amazing Live acts, one stage!!! July 8th at the Phoenix Park. Tix on … RT @anthonyremedy: Snow Patrol & Florence + The Machine in the Phoenix Park 8th July. I think thats a sell out show.

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RTE rugby pundit and fomer London Irish, Connacht & USA Eagles coach Geroge Hook is coming back to us this weekend. He will be coaching our Youth players (U13, U14, U15 & U16) this Sunday February 19th from 11am to 12.30pm on the Convent pitch in Claremorris.

See you from… | Facebook

The Rick O’Shea Show On RTE 2FM wrote: See you from Dundrum Town Centre… Join Facebook to connect with The Rick O’Shea Show On RTE 2FM and others you may know.

Could the Dutch be declared winners of the 1978 World Cup? | Radio Netherlands Worldwide

What the Dutch national football team has never achieved on the field of play could now succeed through a criminal procedure: winning the World Cup. But first football’s world governing body FIFA must decide that opponents Argentina had no right to a place in the finals in 1978.

IOC/Saudi Arabia: End Ban on Women in Sport | Human Rights Watch

(Los Angeles) – As the world prepares for the 2012 Olympics, the Saudi government is systematically discriminating against women in sports and physical education, and has never sent a female athlete to the Olympics, with no penalty from the international Olympic authorities, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today.

EUROPA – Press Releases – European Union and United States agree to Historic New Partnership on Organic Trade

European Commission – Press release European Union and United States agree to Historic New Partnership on Organic Trade Nuremberg, 15 February 2012 -The European Union and the United States announced today that beginning June 1, 2012, organic products certified in Europe or in the United States may be sold as organic in either region.

Pigmeat Sector: 9 Feb 2012: Dáil debates (KildareStreet.com)

Kevin Humphreys (Dublin South East, Labour) Link to this Question 11: To ask the Minister for Agriculture; Food and the Marine the value of the Irish pork industry in 2011; the percentage of that product that was free range or organic; his views regarding the marketing of pig meat as free range or organic that has not been raised in such a manner; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

iobingo at measurement conference | Blog | io

Posted by NickM in Twitter on 14th February 2012 Here at io we’re adding a little interactive fun to your Measurement.ie conference, so watch out for our #iobingo tweets throughout the morning of Wed 15th February. Social media’s about advertising, naturally, but it’s also about fun.

Every World Press Photo Winner From 1955-2011

A competitor tumbles off his motorcycle during the Motorcross World Championship at the Volk Mølle race course. (Mogens von Haven) A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one-year-old.

Schools We Can Envy by Diane Ravitch | The New York Review of Books

Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? by Pasi Sahlberg, with a foreword by Andy Hargreaves Teachers College Press, 167 pp., $34.95 (paper) In recent years, elected officials and policymakers such as former president George W.

Ciao to the Italian job of Fabio’s West double | Yeovil People

By Western Daily Press | Monday, February 13, 2012, 09:00 In the words of the old football cliché Mike Coats, the West’s own Fabio Capello look-a-like, was “sick as a parrot” when the man with whom he shares a face quit his job as England manager.

25 Extremely Upsetting Reactions To Chris Brown At The Grammys

I’m a real man, and only evil cowards beat women, but maybe if I met these 25 cunts I could learn how? stupid bitches !!!! You ll regret if some asshole beats you one day , and it s an insult to all the women that went through it , even if it s just for fun !!!

Uzbekistan ‘cancels Valentines Day’

13 February 2012 Last updated at 19:01 ET By Johannes Dell and Shodiyor Eshaev BBC News Valentine’s Day has taken off among young people in the Uzbek capital Lovers in Uzbekistan who used to celebrate Valentine’s Day by hearing pop singer Rayhan sing will have to look for other forms of entertainment this year.

Erlan Mealla Goal: Scorpion Kick By Bolivian Striker Results In Stunning Score (VIDEO)

During this Bolivian First Division match between Nacional Potosi and a team apparently called “The Strongest,” Erlan Mealla of Potosi delivered one of the more remarkable goals you’ll ever see. The 23-year-old adjusted his body to make contact on a cross that went behind him, pulling off an improbable trick widely referred to as a “scorpion” shot from in excess of 20 yards away.

Groundhog Day 2012: 10 Facts About The Day, The Animal And Punxsutawney Phil (PHOTOS)

How much do you know about Groundhog Day? The February 2 celebration, which involves a weather-predicting woodchuck, dates back to the late 19th century, with other mid-winter weather holidays dating back hundreds of years before that.