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by IrishAndroid
Sat Sep 11, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic, everything else.
Topic: What's your favourite piece of software?
Replies: 7
Views: 3529

Re: What's your favourite piece of software?

I was going to say Linux- but another Ubuntu user already has. (BTW the Irish Linux User Group AGM is on in Dublin next Saturday :).) Some favourites which come to mind: Locate32 for indexing files in Windows (very fast and useful) Launchy in Windows and Gnome-do in Linux, like Quicksilver for quick...
by IrishAndroid
Sat Sep 04, 2010 10:53 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Shoes trown at Tony Blair in Dublin
Replies: 13
Views: 3514

Re: Shoes trown at Tony Blair in Dublin

I think having some one throw shoes at your head is an insult just about everywhere.
I saw an alternative headline which read "Tony Blair honoured with free breakfast and footwear in Dublin".
by IrishAndroid
Fri Sep 03, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: We get e-mail too... September Edition
Replies: 39
Views: 9363

Re: We get e-mail too... September Edition

Wow. Did it come colour coded?
by IrishAndroid
Sun Aug 29, 2010 12:28 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Generation X more loyal to religion
Replies: 4
Views: 1705

Re: Generation X more loyal to religion

There are big social differences between America and Ireland. I only know a handful of religious people under 25 and that's not just down my generally atheist or agnostic group of friends. Most young people I know don't believe in religious doctrine, know very little about catholicism and if they go...
by IrishAndroid
Thu Aug 19, 2010 7:38 pm
Forum: Student Societies
Topic: DIT Atheist society
Replies: 11
Views: 9043

Re: DIT Atheist society

Bik wrote:I believe UCC have a pretty active atheist society. If you get enough interest from DIT students perhaps you can ask advice from the UCC posse (I'm using student speak :D ) about how to get things started.
This is true. You can contact them for ideas/suggestions/tips at atheist[at]uccsocieties.ie.
by IrishAndroid
Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:38 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: The Catholic Church has demanded new primary schools handove
Replies: 8
Views: 2865

Re: The Catholic Church has demanded new primary schools handove

The nerve of the church is unbelievable. They get away with dumping over a billion of their debt on the taxpayer and now they demand more schools after it's revealed they spend decades covering up child abuse.
by IrishAndroid
Sun Aug 01, 2010 6:47 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Boy Scout Promise
Replies: 10
Views: 4293

Re: We need feminatheists to join and speak out.

I know it's off topic but I wasn't aware the Scouts had two versions of their promise. However the "Spiritual Reality" concept is total rubbish- it's saying it doesn't matter what theistic belief you have as long as you're a believer. It' similar to certain organizations and even laws in the US- bel...
by IrishAndroid
Wed Jul 21, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Dick Spicer resigns as chairperson of HAI
Replies: 101
Views: 19542

Re: Dick Spicer resigns as chairperson of HAI

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ire ... 18698.html
A majority favours a French model that seeks to create an entirely secular sphere within the classroom, as currently practised in Educate Together schools.
If only.......