Why Above & Beyond’s dance parties are for the grown-ups

The unusual British trio has found its fans in the worldwide public. At 2 am on a beautiful Saturday night Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome becomes home for an Anglo-Finnish trio Above & Beyond. They perform with a DJ set for a crazily dancing and jumping crowd of 12,000 people. According to Twitter worldwide trending, they are […]

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Bid to block staff-free opening for libraries

An idea to make it possible to open libraries even when staff isn’t there is about to be rejected by the majority of Dublin’s city councillors. The initiative makes it possible to open the buildings without staff, so the libraries could work early in the morning, late at night, and even during the weekend. The […]

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Simpson’s hot holiday tip is . . . Afghanistan

John Simpson (BBC world affairs) says Afghanistan is a must-go holiday place, even though instead of sea, sun, and sangria we can see a perpetual danger of killing, kidnapping, and other “sights”. He recommended everybody to visit the country despite the advice by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office against going there by any circumstances. The […]

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Hotel investor anger at Nama ‘U-turn’

On one of the evenings of January 2016, a Dublin businessman by the name of Tom Walsh left the office of an accountancy firm KPMG in a cheerful mood. He became of the 50 people who invested into the construction of the Clarion Liffey Valley hotel situated in west Dublin. Indeed, it was one of […]

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The great travel insurance farce

Think twice before you cancel a travel because of your relative’s illness – it may cost thousands. Cancellation or shortage of a holiday because of the illness or even death of a relative may cost you a lot of money because of the insurers. People find out about a new clause in the insurers terms […]

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