Friday, May 27, 2005


Friday Fun-News in Brief

A surrender order written by Padraig Pearse following the 1916 Rising was sold at auction in Dublin this week for €700,000 – 10 times its guide price - to an anonymous bidder.

Rumour has it that Ian Paisley now has it hanging on his wall.

Almost one third of workers are not taking their full holiday entitlements, a new survey released today has revealed. Respondents to a new survey from appear to be working harder than ever and many are too busy to take their full holiday entitlements or are afraid to take them because "it's not the done thing" in their place of employment.

I take it then that TDs weren't among those surveyed...


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