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Lord of the Rivers

Lord of the Rivers

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The Otter (Lutra lutra) Because it’s found throughout Europe and Asia, the otter we see in Ireland is called the Eurasian Otter. Though habitat loss and pollution have taken their toll, thankfully, otters still

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The Book Shelf

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Literary critic, Paul O’Doherty, reviews some recent issues. Mao’s Great Famine Just over 50 years ago in China, during what historian Frank Dikötter calls Mao’s Great Famine – The History of China’s Most Devastating

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Smoke and Mirrors

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Just what kind of industry can sustain damages of $246 bn and continue to prosper? (That’s like 8 to 10 times the Anglo-Irish Bank losses that threaten to, and may yet, bankrupt Ireland). That

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Humans Win, Hands Down!

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‘In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.’ Sir Isaac Newton by Maureen Corbett Just think… If horses or cattle had been the ones to learn to

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The Internet and Self-Diagnosis

The Internet and Self-Diagnosis

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The Irish College of General Practitioners discusses issues that affect both patients and GPs every day in clinics throughout the land. The internet is an excellent resource to educate patients and doctors alike so long

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Four POSITIVE things about the economy

Four POSITIVE things about the economy

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We’re constantly being accused of talking ourselves into a recession, and listening to the news every day is enough to severely test the resolve of even the most optimistically sunny of us. But, if

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