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Archive for May, 2012

Thu
31
May '12

The Debt Crisis in Ireland

Almost every lamppost in Dublin had a poster about Ireland’s May 31 election about adopting the EU austerity measures. Most had two signs, pro and con, referring to it either as the “financial stability treaty” (YES) or the “banker’s treaty” (NO). What’s it all about? For your convenience, here are overviews in a variety of […]

Tue
29
May '12

Ravens on the Hill of Tara

We climbed the Hill of Tara, old seat of the kings of Ireland. There’s not much left of it but steep concentric rings… … and the Stone of Destiny. We passed through a church yard en route from the parking lot. I recorded a snippet of the raucous ravens. (Click for MP3.) They had a […]

Tue
29
May '12

Snapshots from Ireland

My mom and I spent a week exploring Ireland and tracking down family. Stay tuned for some highlights.