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Mizen to Malin Charity Cycle Diary by Seán Melly

Entrepreneur Seán Melly is cycling 700km between Mizen Head in Cork to Malin Head in Donegal to raise funds for the Irish Hospice Foundation Nurses Night Care service Mizen 2 Malin Diary DAY FIVE It was the final day of our marathon cycle from Mizen head to Malin. Five days of constant cycling, inclement weather and patchy sleep had certainly taken its

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Entrepreneur cycling 700km in aid of Irish Hospice Foundation

PRESS RELEASE Entrepreneur Seán Melly is taking on a 5-day cycle from the most southerly to the most northerly point inIrelandto raise funds for the Irish Hospice Foundation Nurses Night Care service. Melly, a successful entrepreneur and investor in the telecommunications and technology sectors, is part of a group of 10 cycling enthusiasts from South Dublin and Greystones, inCountyWicklow, taking

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Dead Cat Bounces and Happy New Year

Hello Brave New Year This is officially the fifth New Year in a row that I am looking forward to, while at the same time being very thankful to see the back of the previous. It’s a bit tiring I have to say to always look to a new year for something better and always happy to close the door

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Those Twilight films

-by Jillian Ok, film one was all about a girl meeting a vampire. She had moved schools I think and was largely friendless and did I mention that he was a vampire. They met and fell in love. Good plot so far. Film two was all about having a holiday in Italy because the vampire wanted to kill himself because

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#TwitterXmasSingle

- by Jillian Yes, I was there too. I was one of the 140 people who turned up to the Westin Hotel on a sunny Sunday afternoon to help record The Winter Song for charity. The brainchild of #brendadrumm, a single tweet six days previously had galvanised a motley crew into creating a single in a week. Many of us

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So who is this Mark Davidson guy?

Last week, we came across some very funny retweets: supposedly, someone had hijacked the Twitter account of social marketing specialist Mark Davidson. The impostor was one of his Twitter ghost writers, who (the story went) had just been fired by Davidson. And, guess what, he had forgotten to change his password so the disgruntled ex-employee was having a field day,

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The You Tube Challenge: Can Jillian sell Raheengraney House on You Tube?

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Be a Runaway Bride (or groom) – for a good cause!

If you like dressing up, having fun and doing something for others – why not become a Runaway Bride (or groom) for a day and help raise funds for a good cause? St Patrick’s University Hospital in Dublin is organising the second edition of its Runaway Bride Charity Run on Saturday 11th September 2010. Whether you are single, married, separated

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Fight for this Love

Or rather sing for it! Be warned, being a celebrity may be a tough job, but dating one, marrying one or even worse divorcing one can be a lot worse and there is no right of reply. We’ve had it all before. Lily Allen lambasting her ex lover in the bedroom department. In the song ‘It’s not Fair’ she leaves

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Don’t forget to cancel your credit card before you die

A lady dies but her credit card company keeps billing her for the annual service charges, adding late fees and interest. A family member calls the company:   Family Member: I am calling to tell you that she died in January. Credit Card Company: The account was never closed and the late fees and charges still apply. Family Member: Maybe, you should turn it over to collections.

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