Daily Archives: May 28, 2014

It’s a Numbers Game

Posted on by Fiona Mitchell

By Fiona Mitchell, RTÉ’s Deputy Foreign Editor In the last few months we’ve heard more than the average amount of talk from politicians about how “there’s only one poll that counts”. Ahead of the Local and European Elections, every party had … Continue reading

Visualising the amount of ice melting in Antarctica

Posted on by George Lee

By George Lee, Agriculture and Environment Correspondent The latest scientific analysis of the rate at which ice is disappearing from Antarctica shows that the continent is now losing about 160bn tonnes of ice per year to the ocean. In a … Continue reading

Staffing issues to dominate INMO conference

Posted on by Fergal Bowers

Kilkenny is the location for the three-day annual delegate conference of the Irish Nurses and Midwives’ Organisation this week. It’s the INMO’s 95th conference. The union has over 40,000 members and around 360 delegates will be at this meeting, representing … Continue reading

The Sum of all Polls

Posted on by Brian Dowling

By Brian Dowling, RTÉ Political Staff Former US First Lady Rosalynn Carter once quipped about politicians and polls: “Don’t worry about polls, but if you do, don’t admit it.” True, so true. In those 11 words she succinctly summed the … Continue reading