What’s New

  • Exchange House is now accepting nominations for the National Educational Achievement Award. The closing date for receipt of nominations is Friday 7th October 2011. If you would like to nominate someone for an award, please go to: www.exchangehouse.ie.


  • JobBridge is a new National Internship Scheme that will provide work experience placements for interns for a 6 or 9 month period.The aim of this scheme is to assist in breaking the cycle where jobseekers are unable to get a job without experience. Visit www.jobbridge.ie for more information.


  • Pavee Point Travellers Centre have published an interesting report entitled “The Use of Benzodiazepines within the Traveller community: An overview of the extent of the problem with recommended actions for change“. Click here to download.


  • The Third Annual Traveller Pride Awards will take place in December in Dublin. The awards are judged in seven separate categories, from which one will be chosen to receive the overall Traveller Pride Award for 2011. Visit www.itmtrav.ie for more information


  • The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairí Quinn T.D., has announced that a new further education and training authority called SOLAS (Seirbhísí Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna) is to be established… visit www.education.ie for more information.

Why You Should Purchase A Self Balancing Scooter

Are you tired of riding that ill-fitted bike seat, which has been linked to testicular cancer? Many athletic males are turning away from the bike, because of these risks, but this does not mean that they do not want to enjoy the finer things in life. With a self-balancing scooter, you will be able to enjoy on pavement adventures without the risks of getting injured or testicular cancer.

Climbing Ability

self balance scooterMost scooters will offer a significant about of climbing ability ranging from 10-15 degrees Celsius. The tires will range from 6-6.5”, which are capable of maneuvering over small bumps and making easy turns.

You will need to push the scooter to the maximum speed of 10 kilometers/hour, in order to make it up the small hill, but do not worry because the 250 watt motor will be able to handle the stress just fine.

Battery Operated

All scooters are equipped with a rechargeable battery, which must be charged completed for 1 ½-2 hours, in order to receive the maximum run life. You should receive around 10-15 kilometers of run time, before the battery begins to fade.

Eye Appealing Designs

Your 2-wheel scooter will definitely draw a crowd of spectators every time you go for a ride. This is why many manufacturers have designed their scooters with a variety of eye appealing designs for you to select from. Most scooter enthusiasts will select high graphic and colorful designs that draw massive attention. With a variety of colors including black, red, green, golden yellow, white, and blue to select from, you will definitely be able to personalize your ride to suit your preferences.


It is important to take your time to get the feel of the self balancing scooter, before you take off on a long adventure. If you have adolescents that are interested in learning to maneuver the scooter, be sure to encourage them to practice, practice, and practice.

The Innumerable Advantages Of Owning An Android TV Box

Anyone that knows anything about electronics has definitely heard of the Android TV box. These devices are increasing in popularity, as we speak. Not only are they very affordable, but they can transform your gaming, web browsing, and movie viewing into a more remarkable experience. Below you will discover the many advantages that you will receive with an Android TV Box and we would like to give a shout out to our friends at http://www.androidtvboxuk.co.uk/ for sending us a sample box (which we got to keep:)).

Innumerable Functions

android box reviewsThe TV box will fit anywhere in your home, without taking up a lot of space, since it is compactly designed, but the small size says nothing about its functional ability. One advantage of the Android TV box is you can stream videos directly to your television. Not only will this offer you more ability to browse the Internet, in search of more movie availabilities, but you will have the opportunity to view new releases. Instead of spending lots of money going to the theatre, you will be able to transform your family room into a private theatre, so you and your family can enjoy movies right from the comfort of your home.

Access to Free Apps

If you do not own an iPhone, you may find it difficult to download apps from the App Store. Instead of spending hundreds of dollars for an Android phone, you should purchase an Android TV box. You will have access to unlimited applications and download them to your television screen or monitor. You can hook up your USB or Bluetooth mouse to the Android TV box and play some of the most popular apps available. You will also have the option of playing online with your friends or other competitors, which is an extraordinary advantage of owning this device.