Entries by Star Translation

European Health Insurance Card

Travelling in Europe? You should apply for your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). This is an important card to protect you when travelling abroad. It’s free and takes just under 10 days to arrive to your home address. Irish citizens can apply online through the HSE The STAR Team

Polish Community Resources

Polish Community Resources According to unofficial statistics there are almost 300,000 Polish people in Ireland. This year a large number of them will be able to vote in Ireland. If you have recently moved to Ireland, then here are some useful Polish resources for you: Polish Embassy in Ireland Irish Polish Society Polski Dublin Gazeta […]

Emergency Numbers

Phone numbers for emergency services in major European countries differ from country to country. For safety, you should always check your destination’s emergency information before you travel. 112 is the generic number to call emergency services anywhere in the European Union. Emergency numbers Country Police Ambulance Fire Brigade Andorra 110 118 118 Austria 133 144 […]

Free Community Interpreters Training: Galway

Interpreting Situations of Sexual Violence A two-day training programme for Community Interpreters Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st of February 2008 from 09:30 to 16:30 Venue: Hotel Meyrick, Eyre Square, Galway The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is developing a training programme for community interpreters to equip them to interpret for people who have experienced sexual violence, […]

Fianna Fáil Seeks Polish Members

Fianna Fáil asks Polish members to join party Fianna Fáil recently launched their own Polish pages to invite members to join their party. It shows a very interesting trend in Ireland and the depth of Polish nationals within the country. The Fianna Fáil party’s Polish web pages. The STAR Team

What is the best font to use on my site?

Trying to decide what the best font and style to use on your next international site can be tricky. Especially when you are trying to see if your foreign character sets will be ok. A great site to visit that allows you to try various styles/fonts and sizes is the typetester site from Maratz. http://typetester.maratz.com/ […]

Transit and TermStar Version XV

Updates to Transit and TermSTAR version XV Service Pack 22 We would like to announce that Service Pack 22 is now available for download .Detailed information on new features and improvements implemented with this Service Pack can be found in the readmetr.txt and readmets.txt Apart from bug fixes Service Pack 22 contains the following new features […]

Growth Potential In Irish Exports to Japan

Exports to Japan from Ireland could deliver upto 12% of global revenue for Irish exporting firms according to Frank Ryan, Chief exectutive of Enterprise Ireland. There are currently 35 Irish companies with a presence in Japan and with a market of 127 million people. Irish exports to Japan where just 2.3 % of total exports […]

Best way to translate a website

Best practice tips to translate a website / STAR Translation Imaging How to translate a website Website translation is always a tough area for marketing departments. We are regularly asked what the best process is for website translation. If you maintain an English site with a large number of pages and content that continually changes, […]