Polluting Groundwater in Ireland

Polluting Groundwater in Ireland

There’s much talk of pollution at the moment.  If it isn’t bugs in the groundwater from septic tanks, it’s poisonous chemicals from fracking, and yet the rural people seem curiously […]

Fracking in Ireland

Fracking in Ireland

John O’Connor is an Irish doctor working in Canada since 1993. He recently provided this short post on fracking which, in case you haven’t come across the term, is an […]

Rain, Rain and More Rain

Rain, Rain and More Rain

Jesus Christ, it’s pissing rain again. Will this rain ever stop? I ask myself, and after a brief lacuna, comes the reply: Yes.  When it freezes. I know I’ve said […]

Bio-Degradable Chewing Gum

Scientists in University College, Cork have come up with a bio-degradable chewing gum which does the same thing as the filthy stuff people currently chew but which breaks down instead […]