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Cork colleges told they must help tackle housing challenge

UCC and CIT must step up to the plate and work with City Hall to address Cork’s student housing challenge. The call came from Fine Gael Cllr John Buttimer after councillors voted to adopt a variation in the City Development Plan 2015-2021 which he described as the “first step in re-balancing the rights between developers and local communities”. But there […] – What’s In a Name?

“Persian Rugs are one of the largest exports of Iran. These rugs have attained an elite status as the best in the world. Some private appraisal services have evaluated the domain alone to be worth over $500,000 dollars,” he added. Here is the full text of an interview with , the owner of PersianRugs:  has a Bachelor and Masters degree […]

Cinema Iran celebrating 5th anniv. in Munich

The screening program includes ‘The Invincible Diplomacy of Mr. Naderi’ by Behtash Sanaeiha, ‘Breath’ by Narges Abyar, ‘Pig’ by Mani Haghighi, ‘A Man of Integrity’ by Mohammad Rasoulof, ‘No. 17 Soheila’ by Mahmoud Ghafari and other interesting titles. According to the festival‘s website, the film program is complemented by a photo exhibition on old Iranian cinemas, a literary reading by the renowned author Amir […]

Iran’s Yazdani gains silver at World University Powerlifting Cup

In bench press, Yazdani successfully lifted 155kg and snatched the silver medal of the third edition of World University Powerlifting Cup held in Pilsen, Czech Republic . In squat attempt, he cleared the bar at 187.5kg, which came up short for another medal. The competition started on July 8 and will end on July 14. The other Iranian powerlifter Mohammad […]

VIDEO: The best of World Cup semi-finals

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