Heather Greer

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (108 of 120)
Location: Cleggan, Co Galway
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 41,086 - Total Helpful Votes: 108 of 120
ICARUS 8 Zoll eReader E800BK (E800BK)
I think it's a wonderful reader, especially the size. But...I just couldn't manage to work through the book-buying eco-system (and I'm quite technically clued in), and I've actually packed this product away and bought a 6 inch Kindle Paperwhite instead - which (although I would prefer if it was 8 inch) is a wonderful, easy reader with built-in light and long battery life.
If Icarus provided a MUCH clearer users' guide, that might help. I don't want to 'knock' the Icarus (if I did, I'd give it less than 3 stars), but I would recommend anyone who might have difficulties outside of buying from Amazon or one of the other 'standard'=format booksellers to stay mainline and buy a different… Read more
Njal's Saga (Penguin Classics) by Leifur Eiricksson
Njal's Saga (Penguin Classics) by Leifur Eiricksson
I first read the Pengun Classic's Njal's Saga when I was 15 years old. That's over 50 years ago. I still love it. The version I read was that by Magnus Magusson (sp?), and maybe naturally enough it's the one I prefer; but the Leifur Ericksson version of Snorri Sturrlesson's (sp?) masterpiece is a worthy enough follower.
I hate it when people write simply that it's a "good tale", and leave it at that - although it IS a great tale. It's just that it's so much more than that.
Njal's saga covers a turbulent time in Icelandic history, and its scope extends way beyond that - to my own native Ireland, and the Battle of Clontarf, where some of the Burners fetched up (and one of… Read more
TuneIn Radio by TuneIn
TuneIn Radio by TuneIn
4.0 out of 5 stars The best app for radio, 27 Feb 2014
I use my iphone almost all the time when I want to listen to the radio - usually national Irish or UK radio stations. I have several radio apps, but Tunein Radio is by far the quickest and most reliable, working fine when other apps such as RTE Player refuse to work. I recommend it over other radio apps.
My one gripe is that I can't play back specific podcasts of specific programmes from specific stations selected by me - at any rate, I can't find out how to do this. Maybe the app will let me do it but if it does, it isn't obvious.
But for live streaming, I recommend it highly

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