Dick O'Brien tells us today that staff at Leinster House have been asked to sign a web usage policy banning them from looking at all 'weblogs'. (I can add to this that the Law School in Blackhall Place, while I was there, decided to take more direct action by blocking access to any address with 'blog' in the URL.
Over at Winds and Breezes Treasa noticed something odd about the government's readiness for predicted floods;I see from breakingnews that we could be facing the worst flooding in 25 years this weekend. I unfortunately shall be nowhere near the coast to see the unusual high tides, but that’s irrelevant at this junction. Mr Roche advised people to follow guidelines on the www.
From the Sunday Tribune:HUNDREDS of top-level civil service jobs are to be opened up to the public in an effort to bring fresh blood into what the Department of Finance admits is "an ageing civil service". Now, I know more than a little about this. I was a serving Executive Officer for some time and faced resistance to being promoted.