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Sleeping Wild? Some Dos and Don'ts

The Legality and Safety of Sleeping Wild

Sleeping in a tent is great. I love it. But for a quick, cheap, single night microadventure a bivvy bag is brilliant. Granted, if it pours with rain you won’t have the nicest night of your life. But on a clear, dry night when you can stare at the stars until you fall asleep and then wake with the first rays of sunrise on your face, there’s nothing better.

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Everything you ever needed to know about recovering from a shoulder injury

Colin Wong, a well respected Irish kayaker, recently suffered a shoulder subluxation. A subluxation is "similar to a shoulder dislocation, the difference being that a subluxation is temporary and partial. It can be described as shoulder joint instability". Colin took a very proactive approach to his recovery and with the help of an expereinced and knowledgeable physio has taken the approach that you should come back stonger than before from an injury. Colin's results speak for themselves. On week 9 of his regime Colin placed 3rd at the Galway Fest Boater-X whitewater race. 

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What are an Artist’s Metrics for Success in the Digital Age?

Prior to the advent of digital, and more specifically the spread of the contagion of free, the way in which artist’s measured their success was primarily through sales of albums. But in the digital era, with album sales becoming less and less important to many artists, metrics such as total YouTube views and number of Facebook likes are becoming just as important measures of success.
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It’s Time To Debunk The Myth That Copyright Is Needed To Make Money. Or That It Even Makes Money

One of the most persistent myths about the copyright monopoly has been that it’s needed to make money. This assertion turns out to be false for a very large number of observed cases, but the plural of anecdote is never statistics. So let’s look at some sound statistical evidence for policymaking on this issue.
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Donegal Sea Stacks

Along the western freeboard of County Donegal lie a collection of almost 100 gothic leviathans in the form of truly monstrous sea stacks. These sea stacks are the eroded remains of an ancient coastline as they stand testimony to thousands of years of wind and wave erosion on this very exposed and foreboding coastline.

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Coasteering in Wexford

As with most things a quick Google search will help you find the answer you’re looking for, in this case it will tell you; Coasteering is a physical activity that encompasses movement along the intertidal zone of a rocky coastline on foot or by swimming, without the aid of boats, surf boards or other craft  As it most things on the internet every thing is not what it seems.

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