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2013-11-03 23:02:25

Ireland consumes more alcohol than any other European country. Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 According to charity Alcohol Action Ireland, Irish adults binge drink more than adults in any other European country, with one quarter reporting that they binge drink every week. A march 2007 Euro barometer report by the European Commission titled "Attitudes towards alcohol" states "At the top of the country scale is, by a considerable margin, Ireland. Here 36% claimed...

2013-11-01 23:24:37

Comdel’s European Distributor, Megatech Limited, expanded its distribution capabilities today with the addition of new project manager, Gary Nelson. Gloucester, Massachusetts (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Megatech Limited, the largest independent supplier of equipment and services to the semiconductor industries in the UK and Ireland, announced today it has added Gary Nelson as Product Manager to the team. The addition of Nelson will help Comdel continue to expand its European distribution...

2013-10-30 23:28:33

eReaders available in-stores this Christmas – perfect for sharing the gift of reading. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Kobo, a global leader in eReading, and leading bookseller Eason and Son Ltd., today announced an exclusive partnership to bring Kobo’s world-class eReading platform to Ireland’s most passionate Readers. The Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura, and Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReaders as well as the Google-certified Kobo Arc 7 tablet will be available across the extensive estate of...

2013-10-11 23:18:15

Nachum Samet, DMD. MIS Implants V.P of Research will be presenting “Drilling protocols - is there one that fits them all?” as part of the Satellite Industry Symposia featured at the upcoming 22nd Annual Scientific Congress of the EAO, in Dublin, Ireland, Oct. 17–19, 2013. Dr. Samet’s presentation aims to discuss different drilling protocols, and to suggest logical alterations to ensure high primary stability of dental implants in common clinical scenarios. The presentation will be...


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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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