Reflections of a mature student:Changing routine

One of the hardest things about going back to college with a full time job is juggling the two, for me working full time didn’t make sense and had to take a back seat. The transition from working full time to studying full time was hard at the beginning, it is a different type of…

Reflections of a mature student: Dissertation supervisor part 2

This blog post is going to look at what the supervisors expect from the student. Some supervisors may ask to meet with you or for you to submit your ideas to them for consideration. Each supervisor will fill half of their supervision spaces in this way. Most contact with a supervisor will occur in regular…

Robs Notes:

Introduction into communism ‘The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.’  Communist Manifesto (1848). While there were many theorists of various kinds of communism both before Marx (e.g. Henrde Saint-Simon, 1760–1825; Charles Fourier, 1772–1837) and as contemporaries (e.g. Pierre Joseph Proudhon, 1809–65), the person almost always seen nowadays as the…

Interesting links

A question I’m always asked and indeed asked myself a lot of the time when I began to be an engaged journalist was how do you stay on top of the news.  Like most things it takes time to stay on top of current affairs. So here are some of the ways I like to…

What I thought of Spiderman: Far From Home

Spoilers obviously Spiderman Far From Home is another billion dollar blockbuster and it is understandable Far From Home was one of the best Spiderman movies since Toby McGuire’s iteration. In its opening minutes, Far From Home establishes its post-Endgame world world is clamouring for Spider-Man to take up Iron Man’s mantle as lead Avenger, Peter Parker played…

Becoming a proactive person

One of the areas that I have been trying to convey throughout my blogs from what I have learnt about self-help is the power of taking responsibility over my own actions. So when I cam across Stephen Covey’s book the “7 habits of highly effective people”, it really resonated with me. Convey talks about how…

Search Engine Optimization

The formal definition of Search Engine Optimization (SEO): The process of refining your website using both on-page and off-page practices so that it will be indexed and ranked successfully by search engines. What is SEO? Search engines have two major functions: crawling and building an index, and providing search users with a ranked list of…

In the news: 29-06-2019

Mulhuddart shooting leaves man in serious condition in hospital A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in Dublin. Gardaí said the shooting incident occurred in Mulhuddart, Dublin 15, on Saturday evening at about 5:30pm. A man, whose age is not yet known, was taken to hospital in a serious condition….