Before UK firm Talk Talk casually disposed of its 575 Waterford staff it sent them an email pep-talk congratulating them on reaching set targets.
A look at the dangers of identity theft…
For years I’ve worked in fine dining and catering where efficiency and speed of movement are essential skills.
Niall McCabe takes a satirical swipe at your favorite stereotype. “Hello” “Why haven’t you answered the phone all day?” “I’ve been busy at work” “All day? You haven’t had time to even send me a text, on your lunch break?” “Maxwell hun, I was going to wait til tonight.” “Yes well, I’d appreciate a text, I got a lot of positive comments on my Salon.com comment on Bisexual skinheads” “Oh … Read More
Despite a glut of doom and gloom articles, sales of the black stuff have increased for the fourth year in a row in the UK. Rob Flynn from Cork bass merchants Dubculture considers why. Record stores through Ireland and the western world have been closing for some time now and its no secret what the main reason for this is. The digitisation of music was predicted to revolutionise the industry … Read More
So why the stealth? Surely the provision of a new supermarket will be good for the Smithfield consumer, offering increased competition and more savings in these straitened times? Surely Tesco should be announcing their plans from the beginning; after all, every little helps?
Take even a minute to trawl through a forum like boards.ie or even your own Facebook network, and you’ll find plenty of folk have had little other choice than to take up these positions or have little interest in taking them up because they are seen as exploitative.
It’s no secret that the invertebrate specimens who like to call themselves the government are becoming more and more brazen in their despicable rush to become corporate whores. Peg Leeson looks at their latest venture, a new plan to turn the unemployed into glorified slaves.
Freda hughes has been archiving our city’s street art for donkies now. We asked her to select the five choicest cuts from the summers just gone. Street art and graffiti reveal a subculture beyond the organised structures of our society. The interplay between the artist and the city fascinates me, as does the artists’ acceptance of the transience and public ownership of their art. These pictures are just a small … Read More