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Iris Oifigiúil

Iris Oifigiúil is the official gazette of the Government of Ireland. It replaced The Dublin Gazette, the gazette of the Dublin Castle administration, on 31 January 1922; the Belfast Gazette was established for the same purpose in the newly created Northern Ireland on 7 June 1921. Iris Oifigiúil is sometimes referred to as the Irish State Gazette in English and has been issued twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays since 1922. Prima facie evidence on notices of government business are published in the newspaper; the paper is published as a hard copy by the Office of Public Works. Since 2002, most contents are published in the online edition. An exception is notices of naturalization: these are required under the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Act 1956 but online publication was stopped in 2016 on data privacy grounds; the Dublin Gazette Irish Bulletin The London Gazette Dublin Historical Record 1953 Vol. XIII No.3. Official Journal of the European Union Official site - Iris Oifigiúil "No. 25". The Belfast Gazette.

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Peter Burroughs

Peter Burroughs is a British television and film actor, the director of Willow Management. He is the father-in-law of TV presenter Warwick Davis. Burroughs ran a shop in his village at Yaxley, United Kingdom, his first dramatic role was that of the character "Branic" in the 1979 television series The Legend of King Arthur. He acted in the television shows Dick Turpin, The Goodies, Doctor Who and One Foot in the Grave. Burroughs played roles in Hollywood movies such as Flash Gordon, George Lucas' Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, The Dark Crystal and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. In 1995, Burroughs set up Willow Management, an agency for short actors, along with co-actor Warwick Davis, he portrayed a bank goblin in the Harry Potter series. Burroughs' daughter, Samantha, is married to Warwick Davis, he has another daughter, Hayley Burroughs, an actress. Peter Burroughs on IMDb

Freddy Goes to the North Pole

Freddy goes to the North Pole is the second of the Freddy the Pig books written by Walter R. Brooks, it tells of how the animals of the Bean Farm went to rescue some of their animals friends who went on an expedition to the North Pole. In the beginning, Freddy had the idea to establish a tourism company called Barnyard Tours Inc; the animals agreed, the company was formed. Animals could pay by doing work for Mr. Bean. Soon, however and Jinx, the cat, were sick and tired of conducting the tours. Freddy suggested a trip to the North Pole. So they and four other animals set off. A year passed, the animals left began to worry. A mob formed in the barnyard triggered by a speech by the rooster. Ferdinand, a crow from the expedition, came back and organized a rescue party, he said they had gone on a ship and crew were planning to eat Freddy. The sailors had said. In the woods of Canada, two children and a bear joined the rescue party. However, it soon was discovered that Ferdinand forgot to bring clothing for the animals.

Everything looked grim for Ferdinand for a minute, but he came up with the idea for a lecture tour. The animals of the woods brought in clothing they found in the woods. A few weeks Charles and Jack, a dog, wandered away and were captured by some wolves; the animals and Jack, managed to drive the wolves away with the help of some ants. They arrived at Santa Claus’ house; the animals found Freddy there and found a problem: The sailors were trying to turn Santa Claus’s irregular workshop into an ordinary, assembly line factory. The animals tried to make the sailors leave, they played ghosts. Freddy sent the captain, Mr. Hooker, a treasure map, he thought all the sailors would go with him. Freddy and Jinx took it back; the whole crew of the ship was shown the map. The sailors left and Santa Claus’s workshop went back to normal. Santa Claus took the animals and the two children to the Bean Farm


GeoOrbital is an electric wheel system fitted to existing bicycles by the American company GeoOrbital, Inc. It launched its successful crowdfunding campaign in 2016. A GeoOrbital powered bike was featured during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016 at Brooklyn, NY in May 2016. In May 2017 it launched a Crowdfunding Reg CF campaign on the site StartEngine GeoOrbital was founded by Michael Burtov in 2014. Burtov conceived the concept while watching a film called Tron, thinking that a lot of space was wasted between the wheels - leading him to create an electric wheel system, he designed a wheel that can take the place of the existing wheel on nearly any bike, with two size options at launch. The motor and battery were able to produce a top speed of 20 mph and battery lasts for 12 miles, extendable to 30 miles with pedaling. In 2016, the company debuted on Kickstarter, reaching its fundraising goal of 75,000 within 78 minutes. With the fundraising campaign, the company drew the attention of media and was covered in TechCrunch, Irish Times, Huffington Post, The Verge and others.

The company successfully raised a funding around of $150,000 from a group of independent angel investors. The successful kickstarter campaign in May and June 2016 generated $1,261,222 in pledges pre purchasing around 1600 wheels

Soak It Up

Soak It Up is the third EP released by comedy rock group Barnes & Barnes. It was released in August 1983 by Boulevard Records, re-released in 2005 on Oglio Records; this EP was recorded as part of a project Haimer and Mumy called "Code of Honor", a collection of songs written and recorded between 1981 and 1983 with an overall theme of optimism. Shortly after this EP was released, a full album was slated to be released, entitled Code of Honor. However, due to the low sales of this EP, Barnes & Barnes were dropped from the Boulevard label; the Code of Honor album as a whole remained unreleased until 2005, when it was issued on CD under the title Kodovoner with bonus tracks and the five Soak It Up tracks. Side one: "Soak It Up" - "Before You Leave" - Side two: "Succeed" - "Monkey Life" - "Objectivity" - Mark Mothersbaugh is listed as primary writer of "Before You Leave" because the beat track is from the Devo song, "I Desire". Mark appears as Booji Boy in the Zabagabee video release; the voice at the beginning of "Objectivity" is an impression of Curly from The Three Stooges.

One of Curly's famous quotes is "If at first you don't succeed, keep on suckin' till you do succeed.", where the primary pun of the song "Succeed" comes from

Charles William Daniel

Charles William Daniel was a writer and publisher who did much to disseminate Tolstoyan and pacifist ideas, ideas about food reform and alternative medicine, in the first half of the twentieth century. During the First World War he was twice prosecuted for works; the first prosecution was for The Knock-Out Blow. He was prosecuted for publishing the controversial novel Despised and Rejected by Rose Allatini, was again fined; the magazines that he edited and published included work by many of the advanced thinkers of the time. Charles William Daniel was born on April 1871 at 35 Kings Cross Road, London, his father, an employee of the Frederick Warne & Co. publishing house, died when he was 12 years old. Young Charles had to earn his living from the age of fourteen, first as an office boy in Hatton Garden, in the office of an advertising agency, he became an employee of the Walter Scott publishing company in Paternoster Row. The manager of the company was F. R. Henderson, who ran the left-wing bookshop on Charing Cross Road popularly nicknamed ‘The Bomb Shop’.

This company published the works of Tolstoy, a thinker in whom Charles was interested. He was influenced by the Tolstoyan lecturer J. C. Kenworthy, he started the Sunday discussion group that became the London Tolstoyan Society. One of the visitors to these meetings was Florence Worland. In 1902 Charles Daniel started his own small publishing business in Cursitor Street, he became associated with the Free Age Press, which had the agency for Tolstoy’s writings, distributed them at such low prices that they could not have made a profit. The firm issued a series of ‘People’s Classics’ ‘printed to place in the hands of the masses, at the cheapest price, the richest thoughts of the world’s greatest thinkers’; the series included writings by Emerson, Socrates and others. In the early 1900s the firm of C. W. Daniel began publishing magazines. One of these was at first called The Tolstoyan, but The Crank, a name chosen by Mary Everest Boole, she said, quoting Henry George,'a crank was a little thing that made revolutions'.

Another magazine published by the Daniel company was The Healthy Life. ‘The Cranks’ Table’ was an unofficial luncheon club that met in a Bride Street vegetarian restaurant, discussed the problems facing the world. Members included journalists from the Liberal papers The Star. In 1908 Daniel opened a small bookshop off Ludgate Hill. In 1909 he published his book Instead of Socialism, which attacked the authoritarian tendencies of socialist thinkers, was based on the teachings of Proudhon, on the economic theories of Henry George, he called himself a ‘philosophical anarchist’, was vegetarian and a convinced pacifist, on Tolstoyan lines. He would never vote or serve on a jury, was a convinced opponent of all war. Tolstoy provided articles for The Crank. Charles Daniel wrote articles under the pseudonym of ‘The Odd Man’. Other contributors to Daniel’s magazines included Dorothy Richardson, Cecil Chesterton, G. K. Chesterton and the educational reformer Mary Everest Boole. Charles Daniel’s admiration for Tolstoy was enhanced by a visit to see him at Yasnaya Polyana.

He was impressed by the Russian genius, after Tolstoy’s death wrote an account of him that took the writer’s side in the controversy about Tolstoy’s marriage. The firm of C. W. Daniel published many books that promoted vegetarian, Tolstoyan ideals. Most of these books were published on a subsidy basis, with the author underwriting the costs of publication, or guaranteeing to buy a set number of copies. During the Great War, Daniel published pacifist writings such as Theodora Wilson Wilson’s The Last Weapon, The Feet of the Young Men by'Herbert Tremaine' and works by Walter Walsh, G. T. Sadler, J. Scott Duckers, whose Handed Over told of his experiences in the Army. Daniel was prosecuted twice under the Defence of the Realm Act; the first prosecution was for his own pamphlet The Knock-Out Blow, an attack on Lloyd George’s war policy which depicted the horrors of war by extensive quotations from The Great Push by Patrick MacGill. Daniel refused to pay a fine of £80, was imprisoned for two months at Wormwood Scrubs.

The second prosecution was for the novel Despised and Rejected by ‘A. T. Fitzroy’; this novel explores theme of homosexuality, some of its characters express pacifist views. The journalist James Douglas, who had incited prosecution for indecency of The Rainbow by D. H. Lawrence, wrote in the magazine London Opinion: A poisonous book, every copy of which ought to be put on the fire forthwith, is Despised and Rejected, by A. T. Fitzroy – a pen-name. Of its hideous immoralities the less said the better; the book is published by Ltd. of Graham House, Tudor Street.