I just read a Google alert that mentioned the death of the writer of this blog, Ned Carey
Reposing at his residence today, Tuesday, from 4pm to 8pm. Requiem Mass tomorrow, Wednesday, at 2.30pm in Mitchelstown Parish Church.
Fortunately as Mark Twain once said “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” I am certainly alive and well.
I had earlier set up a Google alert so that whenever Google finds my name on the internet it sends me an e-mail. Imagine my surprise to open the e-mail and see my own death notice. I’ve never been dead before and I didn’t quite know how to react. I clicked through to the link above to find out it was Ned Carey from Cork Ireland. I felt better immediately. I guess my enemies will have to stop rejoicing, hopefully for a very very long time.
I do recommend people set up a Google alert for their name. It’s fun to see what people are writing about you, and you might be surprised what you find out about yourself. It is a free service. You can get it here. Google Alerts
You can use it not only to track your own name but your business or a competing business, friends, enemies, political figures or your favorite sports team.
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