South Africa refuses Dalai Lama a visa

March 24, 2009

Beijing opposed the planned visit of the Dalai Lama to South Africa A peace conference for Nobel laureates in South Africa has been postponed indefinitely after Pretoria refused the Dalai Lama a visa, organisers say. [Read More]

5000 new jobs, crime down by 75 % !

March 23, 2009

Some of you may have seen the programme on RTE the other night, which stated that a recent report presented to the government found that a quarter of all cigarettes sold in Ireland are contraband. [Read More]

It’s not all bad news….

March 4, 2009

Before we all start reaching for the Prozac (and at times it has looked like an option for many!) let’s not lose sight of some of the actual facts.  For example it is a fact [Read More]

Slowly but surely

March 3, 2009

Slowly but surely the powers that be are coming on board in relation to the taxation issue. To be fair, my initial thoughts on the subject do need refining but  if the amount of ‘noise’ [Read More]