trans atlantic cable

Killala transatlantic cable up and running

The final connection was made to the Transatlantic cable into Killala last Friday evening. The 300 million dollar cable, which is already carrying commercial traffic, has the potential to make Mayo a key telecommunications and data gateway, with Microsoft rumoured to be opening up two data centres in the county, one in Killala and another potentially […]

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A Demonstration by Jessica Traynor, poem celebrating Dr. Kathleen Lynn

One of a series of poems commisioned by the Irish Writers Centre to commemorate the 1916 rising. A DEMONSTRATION   Letter by this morning’s post to say I may go home for Xmas if I won’t have a demonstration (do they picture bands?) – Dr Kathleen Lynn   What might drive me, a doctor, to jump […]

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