Amazon Finally Launches Prime Delivery in Ireland

After what seems to be aeons of Amazon treating Ireland like a second class citizen they’re finally launching “Amazon Prime” in the Irish market. In an email I got earlier today they’re announcing “unlimited two-day delivery” with Amazon Prime to Irish addresses. It’s not very clear how they decide which items qualify for the free […]

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Dry Hot Weather Reveals Ancient Past

Ireland and the UK have had very dry hot weather for the last couple of weeks. While there are both positive and negative aspects to the hot weather there’s also an unexpected side effect – the dry hot weather has revealed traces of the past that were otherwise invisible. In Wales and now in Ireland: […]

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Switching Off on Holiday

It’s hard to completely “unplug” and “switch off”. However you need to do it from time to time. Last week I was on holiday and I did my best to avoid checking work email or look at anything related to any of my various roles. I think I did pretty well overall: Most normal weeks […]

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OSX Essential Apps – 2018 Edition

For the last few years I’ve been a Mac user and I’ve had a variety of MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs. Years ago the MacBook Pro was a wonderful device, but it was bloody heavy. Lugging a MacBook Pro around meant that you got a bit of a workout, so I switched to the Air. […]

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The Internet Really is Full of Cats

The last few months my day job has been filled with GDPR related “stuff”. While I enjoy what I do I’ve been buried in paperwork, so a bit of pure escapism and something that brings a smile to my face is always welcome. Cats can do that. This video from the 2018 America’s Got Talent […]

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American Chopper Meets GDPR

There’s quite a few memes doing the rounds about the insane volume of emails from companies and services in relation to GDPR. This, however, is one of the more entertaining and pretty much sums up how a lot of people feel:   GDPR at American Chopper   Related Posts:Waze in Real LifeThings to do on […]

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Ireland Voted Yes

Friday last Ireland went to the polls. I voted on my way into work, as did several of my staff. Others went during their lunch break or after work. The reports came in from around the country – polling was pretty high, but around 6pm the numbers dropped off instead of rising. Polls closed at […]

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