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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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Deansgrange Cemetery World War I Graves Tour
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council are running a series free  heritage tours this summer and one I noticed today was for the Deansgrange Cemetery World War I Graves Tour, and I decided to tag along.  Image source: Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council . ...
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council are running a series free  heritage tours this summer and one I noticed today was for the Deansgrange Cemetery World War I Graves Tour, and I decided to tag along.  Image source: Dún L...
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Revisiting the #CausewayCoastalRoute and the #MourneCoastalRoute
Yesterday I traveled up to Ballycastle in County Antrim on my bike to revisit some parts of both the Causeway Coastal and Mourne Coastal Routes. My book is almost finished, but there were some sections where I was missing some photos or where I wanted to re...
Yesterday I traveled up to Ballycastle in County Antrim on my bike to revisit some parts of both the Causeway Coastal and Mourne Coastal Routes. My book is almost finished, but there were some sections where I was missing som...
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Book Review: "How To Fly A Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery" by @Kevin_Ashton
One day earlier in the summer I was listening to a radio show and author Kevin Ashton was being interviewed about his book "How to Fly a Horse". I was so impressed with his thoughts that I bought the book immediately the interview was over from the Amazon K...
One day earlier in the summer I was listening to a radio show and author Kevin Ashton was being interviewed about his book "How to Fly a Horse". I was so impressed with his thoughts that I bought the book immediately the inte...
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Naples #Holidays
Our final day of holidays in Italy was spent in Naples. It turned out that it was cheaper to spend Sunday night in Naples in a hotel and fly home on Monday than flying a day earlier. We stayed at the Hotel San Pietro near Piazza Garibaldi. Coming down from ...
Our final day of holidays in Italy was spent in Naples. It turned out that it was cheaper to spend Sunday night in Naples in a hotel and fly home on Monday than flying a day earlier. We stayed at the Hotel San Pietro near Pia...
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Ravello #Holidays
1,500 steps up from our holiday apartment is the town of Ravello on top of a hill. We took our time and climbed the steps on a very hot day. Hard work, but worth it to get to the top. There are several very steep sections, but a couple of water fountains he...
1,500 steps up from our holiday apartment is the town of Ravello on top of a hill. We took our time and climbed the steps on a very hot day. Hard work, but worth it to get to the top. There are several very steep sections, bu...
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Amalfi #Holidays
Amalfi I'm just back from a 10-day break in Italy - Roma and I stayed on the beautiful Amalfi Coast and in Naples. We arrived very early into Naples airport where we were picked up by a driver who took us straight to the town of Amalfi via Ravello over the ...
Amalfi I'm just back from a 10-day break in Italy - Roma and I stayed on the beautiful Amalfi Coast and in Naples. We arrived very early into Naples airport where we were picked up by a driver who took us straight to the tow...
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Book Review: "The Floating Brothel: The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth Century Ship and its Cargo of Female Convicts" by Siân Rees
Looking for something to read I checked out Amazon best seller list in the history category and noticed an unusual title at Number 1: " The Floating Brothel: The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth Century Ship and its Cargo of Female Convicts " writt...
Looking for something to read I checked out Amazon best seller list in the history category and noticed an unusual title at Number 1: "The Floating Brothel: The Extraordinary True Story of an Eighteenth Century Ship and its C...
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Denys Corbett Wilson - First Man to Fly from Britain to Ireland 1912
While reading David McCullagh's excellent new book about The Wright Brothers , I heard about a commemorative stone in the townland of Crane near Monageer in Co Wexford and decided to go along for a look. Image Source:  Wikimedia Commons . The stone is locat...
While reading David McCullagh's excellent new book about The Wright Brothers, I heard about a commemorative stone in the townland of Crane near Monageer in Co Wexford and decided to go along for a look. Image Source: Wikime...
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Book Review "River God" by Wilbur Smith
Ever since I came across a magnificent book called "When the Lion Feeds" when I was a teenager I have been fascinated by the books of Wilbur Smith. I have read every single one of them and always make it an automatic purchase whenever a new one comes out. H...
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Capri #Holidays
A day trip to the Island of Capri is an obvious must for any holiday on the Amalfi Coast. We travelled by ferry from Minori via Amalfi to Capri - a very pleasant trip with smashing views of the coast and islands. On arrival we were struck by the huge crowds...
A day trip to the Island of Capri is an obvious must for any holiday on the Amalfi Coast. We travelled by ferry from Minori via Amalfi to Capri - a very pleasant trip with smashing views of the coast and islands. On arrival w...
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Minori #Holidays
After three days in the hustle and bustle of Amalfi we transferred to Suite Principissina near Minori - a beautiful apartment overlooking the sea. The good folks at AmalfiVacation transferred us the short distance from Amalfi and allowed us to get into the ...
After three days in the hustle and bustle of Amalfi we transferred to Suite Principissina near Minori - a beautiful apartment overlooking the sea. The good folks at AmalfiVacation transferred us the short distance from Amalfi...
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Summer Holidays!
It's about a hour before I finish up for the summer holidays - I am off to Italy for a week tomorrow morning for some sunshine and rest. This of course is perfect timing as a heat wave is predicted for Britain and Ireland next week! The Academic Year is ove...
It's about a hour before I finish up for the summer holidays - I am off to Italy for a week tomorrow morning for some sunshine and rest. This of course is perfect timing as a heat wave is predicted for Britain and Ireland nex...
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