A bit late in the day then normal but still at least its getting done!
A friend has started blogging and she takes a look at racism in Ireland
Jason O’Mahoney has the improved Spoofers Guide to the Lisbon treaty
Beruit is getting on the Map, the openstreet map that is. Cool idea
Joe points out that us Eurobloggers are suffering an identity crisis!
Welcome to NAMAland
Why we love google, twitter and texting, we are hardwired for it!
Top 20 Northern Ireland blogs
Bryan looks at Mexico and its haters in the States
Well its Monday, its been a hectic week at home for me, no travelling at least, so I have a few things for you to check out.
Tommy, of TrustTommy, had an excellent article in the Times of all places! Fair play!
Irish Web Awards Nominations are open!
Easkey, Co Sligo [pop. 250] went gay for a day!
Some cool cards on CurlyDena’s blog
Gamma has a video of Billy Connolly on Catholicism and Sarah Palin
“Are we European or becoming European?” asks The European Citizen
Joe has a fantastic post on Global Nomads and organising a wedding as one
Bock asks what has Irish Independence given us
Sara points out that I am a geek over a post on Dailyshite
Carmel has an excellent post on the LGBT Community in Israel since the recent killings in Tel Aviv
The North could have ended up in France?? What??
South Koreas Military is a bit odd, what are practising for?
Have a nice day!
As I didn’t do a Monday links last week as I was in Luxembourg, for punishment I am doing one today on the Bank Holiday here in Ireland!
Kosmopolit has a post explaining EU Jargon. I have a post on that coming soon, maybe even today!
Bryan has a post on Islamophobia and the far right.It was nice to read that after coming home from the intercultural training in Luxembourg.
Sticking with interculturalism, there is an interesting article in the Copenhagen Post on interculturalism/multiculturalism.
Carmel has an amazing post on the training in Luxembourg
900,000 Irish people now on facebook and a few more stats from Mulley Communications
Subrosa is trying a positive news day today! A good idea me thinks, not sure if I will have time for it
Mulley is organising an Irish Talk like a Pirate Day
Kev launches Back Page Football today
Majd explains how settlements are created
and Silly Season is in full swing according to Iain Dale
Enjoy the Bank Holiday if you are in Ireland! (or anywhere else with a bank holiday today!)
Another week and some more interesting stuff I have found over the past few days.
Another new Irish Party?
Only in Ireland is right
Vladimier has an interesting post on Homosexuality and Religion
Cranmer has links to a few interesting blogs on Religion
An interesting website for those interested in EU – Mediterranean relations – EuroJar (via EU-Med Relations)
Rebecca Storm is performing in UCC’s Quad at the end of the Month
I like this chart of the capitalist system (Im not a socialist or a commie mind, i just like old propaganda)
See how far your euro notes have travelled! One of mine came from Italy (but printed in Austria!), another from Germany!
So yes, im back blogging. I took a bit of a break last week fo a number of reasons, but im back today and I am returning Monday Links! So here are some things to have a look over your morning coffee!
Iain Dale has a list of the top 20 UK bloggers who tweet. Its based on their followers, some interesting things there.
Joe has some interesting statistics on Micheal Jackson. Notice actually how the jokes have stopped and the music channels are constantly playing his songs. Its very annoying.
Archbishop Cranmer has an interesting article on House of Lords reform and taking the vote from the Bishops.
Julien Frisch has a letter to the newly elected MEP’s. The Final Draft Agenda for this weeks sitting of the European Parliament is availible
The Local have the story that Obama told Merkel she will win the German Federal Elections. For a change I hope he is right!
Joe of Citizen Europe has a new website! He has also started another blog
Bulmer’s Apples have gone out on strike
Simon on IrishElection thinks Blasphemy is a surrogate argument, and he may have a point
Anyways, enjoy the week!
Firstly apologies for no Friday Links last week but Eurovision kind of took over!
Via Mulley – CorkPolitics.ie
Mark Coughlan on IrishElection says buy the Examiner! And he is right!
Public Affairs 2.0 look at MEPs use of twitter, blogs and facebook in its EP Digital Trends Survey
Suzy has Enda Kenny & Co on a Cherry Picker
Jan says the PES can’t hide its lack of leadership any more
John Carroll blogs about something I was thinking about! Weird. Avril for President
Commissioner Margot Wallström is the Guest Blogger on Th!nkaboutit.eu this week
Its the Conservatives turn in the latest revelations from the Telegraph
Mark Mardell is off to North America after the European Elections – A loss to the BBC’s EU reporting… But best of luck!
Via Slugger – DUPPantsonFire.com
Could the Euro Elections be the end of Brown? Ethan Smallman on Th!ink about it thinks so.
Public Inquiry looks at families in the Oireachtas
Julien Frisch is going to Latvia for Election Day.
Merkel takes a swipe at the UK Conservatives
Simon on Irish Election is looking at who could loose out with FF being so low in the polls. Part 1, Part 2
Liberal.ie – a site to watch?
Bock has pictures and a post about the march in Limerick yesterday
Maman Poulet found a politican up a pole!
I love this ad:
I hope your enjoying your bank holiday!
Squid on Limerick Blogger takes a look at the Ireland South candidates and what they have online.
Suzy has started her election coverage and has spotted Sr. Caroline
Sully looks at whats behind some twitter spam
GayPatriot says the media are over reacting to Swine Flu.
Is America going to break up? C heck out Strange Maps
Paul Linford says all hell will break lose in the UK on June 6th.
Libertas? Nein Danke – cant remember how i found the blog, but interesting stuff.
Another friend starts blogging! Best of luck Sean!
And Alan starts blogging too! Good luck!
Random Eurovision Entry:
Finland – Waldo’s People – Loose Control
The European Citizen wonders do we need a revolutionary European Parliament?
Julien Frisch has some posters for the European Elections from the German SPD, as well as a few mock ups!
Lily Collison goes .com. Best of luck!
Slugger has news of a poll that 66% are in favour of a National Government.
An Spailpín Fánach have an excellent post on why we shouldn’t be fawning at John McGuiness
I have set up two Twitter Twibes. Fine Gael and EPP – Join em! 🙂
Alan was on telly! He even made the 9 o’Clock news! Well done lad!
Become a fan of the European Parliament on facebook?
Watch the spread of Swine Flu on Google Maps
GayPatriot have a tribute post to Bea Arthur. She will be missed.
Links to get ya going for the week.
If you still have questions about miCandidate check out Marks post on Irish Election.
Suzy has RTÉ’s response to picture gat complaints up on scibd
Alexia has a video up from the flashmob and Alan has a post about
Joe has the odds for Federar breaking his racket again
Julien thinks that EU blogging Geeks are having “zero impact”. I think he is right
The European Citizen takes my NI Think post and runs with it!
Andrei compares Julien to Jon Stewart on Th!nk, but the post has some interesting thoughts which I can’t helo agreeing with cause they are true.
Where you here before Oprah?
Have a good week!