BOOKS: TRYING TO STAY AWAKE …

The alarm clock is on all-terrain wheels. If you don’t immediately turn it off, it rolls off your bedside table and cruises around the bedroom beeping and flashing until there’s nothing for it but to get out of bed and chase it. Or there’s the airborne alarm clock which takes off from its base and flies around the room making a noise like an infuriated mosquito. … More BOOKS: TRYING TO STAY AWAKE …

BOOTS AND BEARDS’ WALKING DAYS OUT FOR ETHNIC GROUPS

Our aim is to address and tackle some of the issues within our local community, such as but not limited to mental health, depression, stress, family issues. We also want people to not only explore the outdoors but to learn to appreciate its importance, how nature is important to life, how recycling can benefit your environment, using your natural surroundings to bring harmony to your life and especially for future generations. … More BOOTS AND BEARDS’ WALKING DAYS OUT FOR ETHNIC GROUPS

WHAT PLANS ARE IN PLACE FOR TARBET LOCH LOMOND?

Recently, Moulsdale Properties Ltd held a pre-planning application consultation event on its proposals to create a large new development in the village of Tarbet.  I went along to the Three Villages community hall in Arrochar to have a look at their proposals and hear more.  This post takes a critical look at what is being proposed and how people can respond. … More WHAT PLANS ARE IN PLACE FOR TARBET LOCH LOMOND?

GLASGOW BORN PEARSE DOHERTY WINS DONEGAL SEAT

Election 2020: Sinn Féin on course for historic high of 30 seats Ipsos MRBI poll shows three main parties set for extraordinary tie in their share of the vote about 7 hours ago Updated: about an hour ago in The Irish Times By Harry McGee Political Correspondent, Pat Leahy Political Editor Glasgow-born Pearse Doherty out campaigning for votes in … More GLASGOW BORN PEARSE DOHERTY WINS DONEGAL SEAT

IT’S NEVER OVER UNTIL THE FAT COLLEEN SINGS

Irish General Election 2020: Exit poll confirms health, housing, homelessness of most concern to voters Poll shows desire among third of electorate for marked change in direction Even Big Jim Larkin, the trade union hero of last century, was surprised up there on his plinth outside the Irish GPO in Dublin. Picture by Bill Heaney … More IT’S NEVER OVER UNTIL THE FAT COLLEEN SINGS