"Ireland" Category

As we dig out our kelly-green ties and sweaters to honor St Patrick, and an astonishing number of people rediscover their Irish-ness, we thought it would be a good time to take a quick look at some […]

Israel the Place to Look for Technological Innovation

Posted On July 27, 2011 | by AllenCaron

When it comes to innovation, few countries can match Israel. One example: Leviathan Energy’s wind tulip small wind turbine, a combination of aerodynamic innovation and industrial design which won second place in a competition of the best […]

Batteries Now, Fuel Cells Later?

Posted On April 23, 2009 | by AllenCaron

The news this morning: although we are enthusiastic about today’s battery–powered EVs, the fuel-cell-powered vehicle will be an important part of the mix in the future.  (http://www.greencarcongress.com/2009/04/h2fcv-20090423.html).   Many in the media seem to accept that EVs will be powered […]

Post-Tiger Ireland Has Plenty of Small Caps to Consider

Posted On March 17, 2009 | by AllenCaron

The housing bubble that damaged the U.S. economy pales in comparison to the one facing Ireland.  More than 200,000 housing units sit empty in a land of 4 million people. An economy that posted double-digit growth during […]


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