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2013-11-22 23:28:15

A&L Goodbody, one of Ireland's leading law firms, picked San Francisco for its latest U.S. location, becoming the first Irish law firm in San Francisco. A co-founder of San Francisco-based Stripe, Inc. an A&L client, was present for the announcement. San Francisco, Ca. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 A&L Goodbody (http://www.algoodbody.com), one of Ireland's leading law firms, has chosen San Francisco for its latest U.S. location, having set up in New York in the 70's...

2013-11-21 23:26:02

Data shows increasing enrollments for undergraduate and post-graduate students in Irish universities and colleges, according to Education in Ireland. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Education in Ireland, a government initiative that promotes higher education study opportunities in Ireland, announced today that new statistics indicate a jump in Ireland’s popularity as a study abroad destination among U.S. students. For the school year 2011/2012, Ireland saw a 9% increase in...


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Connemara Pony
2014-04-12 10:12:08

The Connemara Pony originated in Ireland and is believed to be bred from Scandinavian ponies brought to Ireland by the Vikings with another breed most likely the now extinct Irish Hobby. A legend states that a Spanish Armada in 1588 became grounded, the Andalusians aboard were set free and bred with the native horses to create the Connemara. During the 1700s, Arabian blood was added to increase the strength and stamina of the Connemara. Hackneys and Thoroughbreds were also introduced,...

2012-06-15 04:12:31

Symbol: MECO4 Group: Dicot Family: Sterculiaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, LA, MS, NC, SC, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta...

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2012-06-15 04:14:44

Symbol: MECA9 Group: Dicot Family: Melastomataceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: HI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 09:04:53

Symbol: BLAU Group: Monocot Family: Hydrocharitaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:LA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2008-09-11 16:12:32

The Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea), is a small passerine bird found throughout temperate Europe and Asia, although not in Ireland. It belongs to the nuthatch family Sittidae. This bird is the most common and most widespread nuthatch, and is often referred to just as the Nuthatch. It is a resident bird of deciduous woods and parkland, with some old trees for nesting. The Eurasian Nuthatch is 5.5 inches long and has the typical nuthatch big head, short tail and powerful bill and feet. It...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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