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Eugene O'Loughlin
Works at National College of Ireland
Attended Carnew National School
Lives in Blackrock, Co. Dublin
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Lecturer in Computing
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  • National College of Ireland
    Lecturer in Computing, present
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Blackrock, Co. Dublin
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Dún Laoghaire - Ballingate, Carnew, Co. Wicklow
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Lecturer, Dad, Biker, Choirboy, Blogger, YouTube Partner, and Ranter.
Education
  • Carnew National School
    Primary, 1963 - 1971
  • Scoil na nÓg, Trabolgan, Co Cork
    Primary, 1971 - 1972
  • Cistercian College, Roscrea
    Secondary, 1972 - 1977
  • FCJ Convent, Bunclody
    Secondary, 1977 - 1978
  • Trinity College, Dublin
    B.A. (Mod), 1978 - 1983
  • Trinity College, Dublin
    PhD, 1983 - 1987
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Should Google be Allowed in Examinations?
This is an interesting question posed yesterday on the "Today" show on BBC Radio 4 - the clip below hears both side of the argument where one panel member questions the credibility of an exam where Google was used, while the other states that it should be a...
This is an interesting question posed yesterday on the "Today" show on BBC Radio 4 - the clip below hears both side of the argument where one panel member questions the credibility of an exam where Google was used, while the ...
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Preston North End 3 Swindon Town 0 @pnefc #COYW #DontForgetTheTickets
My first visit to Deepdale in Preston for a couple of years ended with a convincing win for North End over Swindon Town courtesy of a hat-trick by League One Player of the Year - Joe Garner. This also afforded me the great opportunity to hang out with my br...
My first visit to Deepdale in Preston for a couple of years ended with a convincing win for North End over Swindon Town courtesy of a hat-trick by League One Player of the Year - Joe Garner. This also afforded me the great op...
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Open Plaques - "The Museum of the Street" @openplaques
Recently I have been contributing to the Open Plaques project which documents "the historical links between people and places, as recorded by commemorative plaques". Essentially it is a database of plaques from all over the world contributed by people who p...
Recently I have been contributing to the Open Plaques project which documents "the historical links between people and places, as recorded by commemorative plaques". Essentially it is a database of plaques from all over the w...
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The Village of Clonegal
About 8 kms from where I grew up in Ballingate in Co Wicklow is the village of Clonegal which lies on the Carlow/Wexford border. I went there yesterday with my Dad Joe for a pint in the excellent Osbournes pub, but finding it closed we had a look around ins...
About 8 kms from where I grew up in Ballingate in Co Wicklow is the village of Clonegal which lies on the Carlow/Wexford border. I went there yesterday with my Dad Joe for a pint in the excellent Osbournes pub, but finding it...
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Game of Thrones - Season 5 #CantWait
Like millions of viewers all over the world I am really looking forward to the opening episode of Season 5 of Game of Thrones this evening on Sky Atlantic. I have watched all four previous seasons, though have not read the books that the series is based on....
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Linkedin Endorsements
A few times a week I get messages from Linkedin that So-And-So has "endorsed" me for a particular skill. While this is nice to get (and thank you to those who have taken the time to do so), I'm not sure how valuable they actually are.  Image source: Pixgood...
A few times a week I get messages from Linkedin that So-And-So has "endorsed" me for a particular skill. While this is nice to get (and thank you to those who have taken the time to do so), I'm not sure how valuable they actu...
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Book Review: "Thomas Cromwell" by Tracy Borman
Having recently read both of Hilary Mantel' novels based on Thomas Cromwell: "Wolf Hall", and "Bring up the Bodies", plus having watched the BBC's dramatization of the books - I can say that I already knew quite a bit about Henry VIII's Chief Minister. Desp...
Having recently read both of Hilary Mantel' novels based on Thomas Cromwell: "Wolf Hall", and "Bring up the Bodies", plus having watched the BBC's dramatization of the books - I can say that I already knew quite a bit about H...
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Happy 10th Birthday YouTube! #10years @YouTube
Today 10 years ago, this 18 second video, "Meet me at the zoo"... ...was the first video ever posted on YouTube. Just under a year later I created my own channel on April 7th 2006. With over a billion users, YouTube has become part of our lives like Google,...
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Preston North End for promotion? #coyw
It's been just over four years since I last went to see Preston North End play Ipswich Town and get a 1-0 win  in the English Championship. Unfortunately PNE were relegated to League 1 at the end of that season, but now after four years they are on the verg...
It's been just over four years since I last went to see Preston North End play Ipswich Town and get a 1-0 win in the English Championship. Unfortunately PNE were relegated to League 1 at the end of that season, but now after ...
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Learning from YouTube Analytics #ThingsIDidNotKnow
Yesterday evening I had my first ever conversation with someone in Google/YouTube about my channel. I did not know this but I have an Account Manager who helps YouTube content creators once they reach a certain number of subscribers and the number of watch ...
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Linkedin Acquires Lynda.com
Right on the heels of my post yesterday ranting and moaning about "endorsements" in Linkedin comes the news today that training company Lynda.com has been acquired by Linkedin. Were they listening to me? When I think about it - adding a successful training ...
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O'Connell Street Today #RoadToTheRising #ProudToBeIrish
So it was off to Dublin in the green today to see what was happening in O'Connell Street for the "Road to the Rising " event created by RTÉ. Thousands of people turned up for what was an ordinary event with too many people and too few attractions.  The East...
So it was off to Dublin in the green today to see what was happening in O'Connell Street for the "Road to the Rising" event created by RTÉ. Thousands of people turned up for what was an ordinary event with too many people and...
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What use is an arts degree?
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The World According to Eugene: How To... Use the HLOOKUP Function in Exc...
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Following up from my post of yesterday about a new YouTube video relating to the VLOOKUP function in Microsoft Excel 2010, today I have adde

Google to kill off more products
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