“Astronaut Al Worden of [the 1971 NASA moon expedition] Apollo 15 [Worden is recorded as the 'Most isolated human being" - while orbiting the command module Endeavour he was 2,235 miles away from any life] is presented with a Limerick GAA jersey at Caherelly National School this morning…”
“Saw this badly parked car, with no disability tag, parked in a disabled space outside Avoca in Kilmacanogue [Co Wicklow]. Note the ‘Protect Life’ sticker on the window. Interesting to see pro lifers don’t extend their over righteous sense of empathy to the disabled…”
UK house prices have reached a new record high of £272,000 on average after surging by 11.7% over the last year, according to an official report.
The UK’s East Midlands, the West Midlands and the South West have now joined London, the East and the South East in having price levels higher than their pre-financial crisis peaks of 2007/08, the ONS [Office for National Statistics] added.