Irish Post: This helpful website shows how far you can go from home without breaking Ireland’s COVID-19 restrictions. “A NEW website has been created to offer guidance to the Irish public on how far they can roam from home while the current Covid-19 restrictions are in place. As of midnight, this past Friday, March 27, people across Ireland were ordered to remain indoors for the next two weeks to help slow the spread of coronavirus.”
RTE: Website launched to help hospitals source Covid-19 personal protective equipment. “A new website has been launched here in Ireland to connect companies or other organisations who may have excess stock of personal protective equipment (PPE) with hospitals and healthcare facilities around the world who need it.”
CoinTelegraph: Brave Browser Delivers on Promise, Files GDPR Complaint Against Google. “Now, the complaint is with the Irish Data Protection Commission. It accuses Google of violating Article 5(1)b of the GDPR. Dublin is Google’s European headquarters and, as Dr. Ryan explained to Cointelegraph, the Commission ‘is responsible for regulating Google’s data protection across the European Economic Area’.”
Breaking News Ireland: ‘We won’t see anyone stuck’ by Covid-19: New website coordinates self-isolation helpers. “What started yesterday as a Twitter trend: #selfisolationhelp is now a website. Building on Helen O’Rahilly’s work on twitter, Johnathan Randall has developed a website to link self-isolation volunteers.”
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland: Cataloguing of RCPI’s historic book collection complete. “The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland is celebrating an important milestone in the ongoing project to catalogue our historic library holdings. We have now catalogued all the books in our collection, with all 14,718 items now available in our online library catalogue. This significant project, led by Keeper of Collections, Harriet Wheelock, has taken ten years to complete.” The link provided in the announcement doesn’t work, but if you remove the leading www it works fine.
Medievalists .net: Project breathing new life into forgotten medieval chants. “The Amra project, led by music historian Dr Ann Buckley at Trinity’s Medieval History Research Centre, is aiming to digitise and make freely available online over 300 manuscripts containing liturgical material associated with some 40 Irish saints which are located in research libraries across Europe.”
News Letter: Future of Ulster University’s historic Troubles archive still shrouded in uncertainty . “The CAIN internet service (standing for Conflict Archive on the Internet) is a vast repository of speeches, murals, treaties, death records and more, covering decades. It is entirely open to the public and is run by the University of Ulster – but last year the university said funding pressures meant its future was in jeopardy. It now refuses to shed light on its current funding status as the clock ticks down to a decision deadline.”