Morning Briefing, 26th January

Dia Duit ar an maidin fuar!

An nuacht ar an lĂĄ seo.

A conference is taking place in Spain on the EU Constitution (BBC). Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain are sending ministers and Germany, Ireland and Portugal are sending observers. Im not sure what outcome it will have as only 17 member states are attending.

The UN will announce its plan for Kosovo today (BBC). Hopefully it will safe gaurd

In a historic step the Prime Minister of Vietnam has met with the Pope (CNN)

Kofi Annan has returned home to Ghana (CNN) after his ten year stint as head of the United Nations. He is thinking of entering agriculture

No more .um sites (CNN)awww, but there are talks of getting rid of .su sites also.

The US has unveiled an non-lethal ray gun!(CNN) i thinks its a cool idea. It makes u think ur going to catch fire, wo wont run from that!

And finally in UCC RAG week is over and nominations for the Student Union Elections open next wednesday. I am intending to seek a nomination to run for Welfare officer in the SU. check out my website its still under construction so check back. But i do have a Bebo, MySpace and Facebook profiles

Morning Briefing, 31st December

Well its the last day of 2006 and my final Morning briefing of the year 🙁 not that I’ve been doing them for very long, but I’d like to take this moment to wish all the readers of this blog the Best for 2007! Have a great night and be careful!!!!

An nuacht ar an maidin seo!

CNN reports on Kofi Annan’s Legacy saying he left a ‘mixed legacy’ reports on the destruction of prisoner files in the North before the Freedom of Information Act came in. I’m surprised that didn’t happen down here. Reminds me of an episode of Yes, Minister, the one where Sir Humphrey’s mistake is hushed up by saying the files were destroyed in a flood!

McDowell is spouting off again, saying the PD’s will be successful in the next election according to Who do you think will win the next election? Vote on Cllr Seamus Ryan’s Blog

Now its time for year 2006 round ups!

France 24: Retrospective 2006

BBC: Stories of 2006

Thats all i can find for the moment! so enjoy what is left of 2006!
Athbhliain faoi mhaise duit.