Galway singer’s tribute to Joe Biden’s Irish roots – Connacht Tribune Group

A Connemara teenager has composed a new song about the US President’s Irish roots. Colm Seoighe, from Barr Roisin in Ros an Mhíl, wrote ‘Joe Biden’s Trip to Ireland’ last year and released it on YouTube to coincide with the inauguration in Washington. The 16-year-old wrote both the lyrics and music for the catchy little

Public asked to make properties available for homeless people –

A local authority is appealing to the public to make their properties available for homeless families and individuals, as 79 people died on Dublin’s streets last year. The Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) of the city council said it is seeking property in the Dublin area. There is a crisis in seeking private emergency accommodation,

Poll: Should renters be allowed to own pets? –

Image: Shutterstock/Lucia Romero Image: Shutterstock/Lucia Romero LABOUR HAS SAID there should not be a blanket ban on pets in rented accommodation. In the UK, it was announced during the week that a ban on pets should only be enforced when there is good reason, such as in smaller properties or flats where it may be

It’s tough to see the silver lining as Ireland in store for another financial crisis thanks to Covid-19 – The Irish Sun

OFTEN it’s difficult to see economic trends in advance with any accuracy. For that reason I always take forecasts with more than a pinch of salt. 4 Not all can do job remotely That said, it doesn’t mean you can’t look at the portents and think that there is a broad trajectory coming. For instance,

Bitcoin Falls Back to $32K as Elon Musk’s Bio Change Fades Into Memory – Yahoo Finance

Bloomberg Biggest Bitcoin Fund Sinks to Record Discount as Mania Cools (Bloomberg) — The world’s largest Bitcoin fund is selling off faster than the cryptocurrency itself as investors rush to the exits.The $31.6 billion Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (ticker GBTC) plunged 22% this week, outpacing a 17% decline in the world’s largest cryptocurrency. That’s evaporated GBTC’s

COVID-19 – Students plea to end 'unfair' rental contracts – University World News

UNITED KINGDOM Students in Northern Ireland are calling to be released from rent contracts early after their courses switched to online teaching as some students in private accommodation are being charged for rooms they cannot live in due to the lockdown, writes Emily McGarvey for BBC News. The National Union of Students in Northern Ireland

Life in a quarantine hotel: ‘Soldiers took us to our rooms, which were guarded 24/7’ – The Irish Times

“On day seven a fly came in through the window. It was the closest to another living being I’d been all week”REKA MARKOSHanoi, VietnamI’m on day 13 of 14 at Muong Thanh Hotel in Hanoi, itching to leave but also anxious about reintegrating into society after two weeks of solitude. Vietnam has been handling the