Monday, May 31, 2004

Tis the season for Gaelic games. Here's some sites to get you in the spirit.

http://www.gaa.ie/

The official site, with links to clubs, information on GAA abroad, and info on the GAA museum

http://www.pride.ie/

Need to look the part? Buy tshirts online with each county's logo, as well as hurleys.

http://www.clubgaa.ie

Get local! Links to each local club, plus discussion boards for each county.

http://www.gaelicgazette.com/newsletter.htm
A site created by a GAA fanatic to publish his newsletter. Sign up for weekly updates and opinions.

http://www.gamebookers.ie
Bet on all the Gaelic sports with Gamebookers.

To get directly to the GAA section click here

This weeks sites: clothes & fashion online!

http://www.asos.com/
Buy the clothes your favorite celebrities wear. This site has replicas of clothes seen on people like David Beckham, Kate Moss and Cat Deeley but at high-street prices. Shipping to Ireland is quick & cheap.

http://www.camper.com
Lots of cool shoe lables are going online. Camper is one example. You can buy their entire range online, shipped to your door, including shoes not in the shops here.

http://www.style.com/

The online home of Vogue magazine... tons of content not in the magazine, including Fall 04 previews.

http://www.americanacouture.com/
This online boutique makes individual hand-made men and women's tops studded with Swarvski crystals embedded in them. One-of-a-kind shits, often worn by celebrities (e.g. at the Oscars!). They make great presents.


http://www.cafepress.com/
Cafe Press allows anyone to create their own line of t-shirts, shorts, tops and mugs. They carry items from hundereds of thousands of amateur designers, bands etc.

Tuesday, May 11, 2004

Today's topic: pets & petcare.

http://www.pethealthcare.co.uk
This site provides information on the whole range of domestic pets with a good focus on how to choose the first pet for a child. They also have a "buyer's guide" for each species (hamsters, rabbits, mice as well as dogs and cats) telling you what to look for when you're buying one.

http://animal.discovery.com/guides/dogs/selector/selector1.jsp
The Discovery Channel has a huge amount of information on all sorts of animals, including this great dog breed selector. It's a more scientific way to choose a dog: they ask you 10 questions about size, exercise etc and then recommend the best breeds for you.

http://www.bowwowsbest.com
The ultimate in over-the-top accessories for your dog; Jewelry, leopard-print beds, designed collars, etc. Crazy expensive, but guaranteed to make your dog look stylish.

http://petsonthego.com
Do you miss your pet when you travel? This site is dedicated to heping you take Fido with you when you go on holidays. They have tips & hints as well as a database fo 30,000 pet-friendly places to stay.

The Irish Government website has a site listing travel requirements for pets here: http://www.oasis.gov.ie/moving_country/moving_to_ireland/bringing_pets_to_ireland.html

http://www.ilovedmypet.com
Only on the Internet... This site allows you to create an online memorial to a pet that dies, including pictures, video and stories that you can share with friends. They charge depending on the size of the memorial (basic one is free).