Old Ireland, before the Celtic Tiger

PHOTO: Stephen Crowley/The New York Times

Street signs to just about anywhere in Ballyvaughan in the west of Ireland.

 

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Published in: on May 17, 2008 at 6:17 pm  Leave a Comment  

Burma and Sichuan, China

From BBC week in picture.  Photo AP. A statue of Buddha sits in water at a temple heavily damaged in Rangoon’s periphery.More than a week after Cyclone Nargis hit Burma, aid is still very slow to reach parts of the country worst affected by the disaster. Photo AFP. A terrible earthquake has affected the Sichuan Province, China. The army has been deployed, and specialized rescue teams arrived in solidarity from Taiwan (which the PRC considers part of its territory), Japan, Russia, Singapore and South Korea.  

Published in: on May 17, 2008 at 2:43 am  Leave a Comment  
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