Jerry Flannery stamp on Julien Bonnaire

first_imgMonday Jan 14, 2008 Jerry Flannery stamp on Julien Bonnaire In an incident packed Heineken Cup encounter in France yesterday, Munster were narrowly defeated by Clermont Auvergne 26 points to 19, with Munster picking up a late bonus point for being within seven.Referee Rob Debney was the centre of attention after dishing out three yellow cards to home players, but missing out on this terrible incident.I’ve just seen the incident myself, and it looks pretty bad. Jerry Flannery lifted his leg then brought it down on French back-rower Julien Bonnaire’s head.It may well have been accidental, with Flannery attempting to free his leg from the grip of one of the other Clermont players. But, accidental or not, it caused some damage, and if the citing committee sees it as the malicious stamping that some people are calling it, Flannery may well miss the start of Irelands Six Nations Campaign. 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Final round of the Gallagher Premiership hit by a second match cancellation The final round of the Premiership lost the Worcester-Gloucester match on Tuesday and now Bristol versus London Irish is off. Jerry Flannery stamp on Julien Bonnaire | RugbyDump – Rugby News & Videos RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features RugbyDump Home RugbyDump Academy Store About Contact Sitemap Categories Latest Great Tries Big Hits & Dirty Play See It To Believe It Funnies Training Videos Player Features Legal Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Sign In Username or Email Password Stay logged in Forgot password Thank you for registering Click here to login Register Register now for RugbyDump commenting & enewsletter. * Required fields. 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145 Housing Units + FAM + PMI / Avenier Cornejo Architectes + …

first_imgShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/801366/145-housing-units-plus-fam-plus-pmi-avenier-cornejo-architectes-plus-gausa-raveau-actarquitectura Clipboard MEP: 145 Housing Units + FAM + PMI / Avenier Cornejo Architectes + Gausa Raveau Actarquitectura Manufacturers: Colt, MC FRANCE, Compagnie Francaise du Parquet, Griesser Architects: Avenier Cornejo Architectes, Gausa Raveau Actarquitectura Area Area of this architecture project Housing 145 Housing Units + FAM + PMI / Avenier Cornejo Architectes + Gausa Raveau ActarquitecturaSave this projectSave145 Housing Units + FAM + PMI / Avenier Cornejo Architectes + Gausa Raveau Actarquitectura ArchDaily “COPY” CFERM Ingénierie Photographs:  Sergio Grazia Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Area:  16000 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/801366/145-housing-units-plus-fam-plus-pmi-avenier-cornejo-architectes-plus-gausa-raveau-actarquitectura Clipboard Cost Estimating:Bureau Michel ForgueEnvironmental Engineer – Hqe:Franck Boutté ConsultantsCity:ParisCountry:FranceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Sergio GraziaRecommended ProductsCompositesCosentinoFacade Panel – Dekton®Fiber Cements / CementsApavisaTiles – Nanofusion 7.0Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEACompositesFastmount®How to Attach Heavy Panels with Hidden FixingsUrban integration: Jumps of scale to understand the placeThe site is integrated into the multi-urban network of Paris, the Grande Couronne and major green spaces and infrastructure networks. The ZAC Clichy-Batignolles is perceived as a new landscape of connection, a wide-open urban door along the major territorial arches towards the historic city.Save this picture!© Sergio GraziaThe site becomes an important urban platform, an exchange node inserted into the system of great Parisian relational spaces. It holds a role of transition between different scales, them being territorial, urban, environmental, social, cultural, and infrastructure standpoints. The ZAC thus acts as a device of resonance and multi-district transfer.Save this picture!Site PlanThe ZAC Clichy-Batignolles and the Martin Luther King Park are based in a large relational space, an interface of connection lines and urban relationships: powerlines, flowlines, lines of connection and interaction. Echoing the adjacent buildings, the project inserts itself in a coherent and consistent elegance.Save this picture!© Sergio GraziaAn island crossing One of the fundamental characteristics of the project is the creation of an almost complete opening in the block, perpendicular to the Martin Luther King Park. This opening acts as a true extension of the park, prolonging it to the heart of the block and bringing it to the street and beyond, until the E9 lot.Save this picture!© Sergio GraziaThus, nothing obstructs the view from the park to the lot and vice versa. The school group and other residences also benefit from the relatively clear views over the park. Furthermore, greater transparency has been sought at the ground level of the project, completing the idea of a maximal link from the park to the street.Save this picture!SectionSave this picture!ElevationSearch for compactness and views This opening constitutes as well, and more importantly, the integration of an environmental strategy. This provision implicates creating thicker buildings, as opposed to the hypothesis of a U disposition. The buildings thus created will be more dense and compact, significantly reducing energy loss. Moreover, due to this configuration no accommodation will be mono-oriented street side. They will therefore benefit from openings overlooking the park and sunny climate.Save this picture!© Sergio GraziaSave this picture!6th Floor PlanSave this picture!© Sergio GraziaMoving masses The two buildings comprising the residences are broken down into volumes of different heights, the tallest building’s height being 50 meters. These new created blocks are superimposed and offset from each other. The objective is to create dynamic movement over static volumetries, more rhythm than fixed objects. These movements and rhythms associated with the already rich architecture of the immediate context allow to create new “sounds of the city”. Furthermore, these offsets allow for more outdoor space and for the optimization of the city-planning rules, particularly the perspectives. The architectural strategy of this project is the result of a thorough reflection to avoid an IGH (high-rise building) classification of the building. Save this picture!© Sergio GraziaProject gallerySee allShow lessCall for Concepts: Amsterdam Light Festival 2017-2018Call for Submissions”Misunderstandings” at CAMPO and FRACExhibitionProject locationAddress:Batignolles, 75017 Paris, FranceLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share CopyHousing•Paris, France Landscape Architect: Save this picture!© Sergio Grazia+ 25 Share France “COPY” Bassinet Turquin Paysage Projects 2016 CopyAbout this officeAvenier Cornejo ArchitectesOfficeFollowGausa Raveau ActarquitecturaOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingParisFrancePublished on December 15, 2016Cite: “145 Housing Units + FAM + PMI / Avenier Cornejo Architectes + Gausa Raveau Actarquitectura” 15 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Shelter selects online partner for Strip 4 Shelter campaign

first_img  28 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Homeless charity Shelter has chosen Rivals Digital Media as its official online partner for this year’s Strip 4 Shelter campaign.The campaign encourages people to wear football shirts on Friday 20 September and to donate the equivalent of 90 minutes – the duration of a football match – of their salary.Rivals will be promoting the campaign to its 175,000 registered uses who receive its daily e-mail newsletter The Score. It will also promote th campaign with banner ads and editorial on Rivals.net and Football365. Advertisement Howard Lake | 4 September 2002 | News Shelter selects online partner for Strip 4 Shelter campaigncenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

£15m fund announced to get more surplus food to charities

first_img  109 total views,  1 views today About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. “Nobody wants to see good food go to waste. It harms our environment, it’s bad for business – and it’s morally indefensible. In the coming months we will work closely with business, charities and volunteers to deliver a new scheme to tackle this problem. “The scheme will specifically address surplus food from retail and manufacturing. This is just one part of the problem. Further action to cut food waste from all sources is being considered as part of Defra’s Resources and Waste Strategy, which will be published later this year.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15 Tagged with: environment Funding The Government has promised an extra £15 million of funding and a new scheme to reduce food waste by diverting surpluses to charities, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced.The fund will be used to offset the cost of diverting surplus food within the supply chain to charities, with a scheme to be developed over the coming months in collaboration with businesses and charities, before launching in 2019/20. The scheme will specifically address surplus food from retail and manufacturing.According to figures from FareShare, the food saved could provide almost 250 million meals a year for those in need. Lindsay Boswell, FareShare CEO, said:“£15m can create almost 250 million meals worth of food a year for those in need, preventing in date food from being wasted. That amount of food could provide every single person in Britain with three square meals for one day.“Instead this food will go to frontline charities such as breakfast clubs for children, hospices, domestic violence refuges and homeless hostels. This will deliver almost £800m a year in overall savings, both in cash terms for the charities themselves and the knock on savings to schools, the NHS, within the criminal justice system and in health and social care.”“This £15 million fund will mean FareShare and other charities in this vital area can dramatically scale up their operations – supplying ten times more fresh surplus food to charities, and delivering at least £500 million in social value every year.”The Government estimates that around 43,000 tonnes of surplus food is currently redistributed from retailers and food manufacturers every year. It is estimated a further 100,000 tonnes of food – equating to 250 million meals a year – is edible and readily available but is currently sent away for generating energy from waste, anaerobic digestion, or animal feed. Defra is commissioning work to improve the evidence base around food waste, including understanding why more surplus food is not being redistributed. This work will inform the design of the scheme.Environment Secretary Michael Gove said: Advertisementcenter_img  110 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis15 Image: FareShare. Children at Deptford Park Primary, 2016. Melanie May | 2 October 2018 | News £15m fund announced to get more surplus food to charitieslast_img read more

On the picket line: Farmworkers, Sex workers, Airline mechanics

first_imgNYS farmworkers win right to organizeThe state appellate court in Albany, N.Y., ruled May 23 that excluding farmworkers from a state law protecting workers’ right to organize and collectively bargain without fear of retaliation is unconstitutional.“This is a victory for farmworkers,” said Crispin Hernandez, a member of the Workers’ Center of Central New York in Syracuse, who initiated the suit after he was fired from his job at Marks Dairy in Lowville in 2016 for striving to organize fellow workers after hours. “All workers deserve to have a voice and be heard at their place of work, and farmworkers deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.” The Workers Center of CNY and the Worker Justice Center of New York joined Hernandez in the suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union. As workerscny.org noted in its May 23 statement, “Agriculture is big business in New York, and the work is difficult. Most of the farmworkers are immigrants and, without the same protections as other workers, they are particularly vulnerable to abuse and exploitation.” However, the powerful Farm Bureau, which represents the interests of New York state farm owners, fought against the exclusion and plans to appeal the 4-1 ruling. Workers Center of CNY lead organizer Rebecca Fuentes said, “Farm workers make essential contributions to New York and to all of our lives. Their labor produces the food, nutrition, and money that sustain our economy and our communities.”According to workerscny.org, state lawmakers are also considering legislation to grant farmworkers the same rights as almost all other hourly workers in New York state, including overtime pay and a day of rest. Fuentes observed that the ruling promotes passage of the long-overdue Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act, which would codify those protections.Sex workers’ union fights Instagram discriminationInstagram’s taking money from sex workers. What are the sex workers doing? Organizing and fighting back! The Adult Performers Actors Guild is a new union whose mission, like others, is to bargain and fight for better wages. (“All Things Considered,” npr.com, April 30) Their most recent struggle against Instagram is sparking attention; the APAG has publicly called out the Facebook-owned, photo-sharing giant for discrimination.In a statement, the APAG raised that Instagram deletes sex worker, porn star and adult model accounts just for existing, while “celebrities like Kim Kardashian and countless other Instagram Verified celebrities post images with full nudity, exposed nipples, bare backside and more. Each photo, with its millions of LIKES, contributes to those women’s already massive incomes, as well as Instagram’s own bank account.” (APAGunion.com, April 18) Alice Evans, president of APAG, raises that adult performers have also monetized their accounts and used their platforms for promotion. Instagram’s uneven ban on those accounts, while keeping those of celebrities, is grounds for discrimination. The union’s legal counsel wrote to Facebook April 22 and 30, but Facebook ignored them. So the APAG decided to craft a petition. Some 500 performers and models sent letters to Facebook and Instagram asking the companies to stop removing their accounts. APAG is still surveying members of the adult performance community to see how platforms are blocking or banning them. (vice.com, May 6) Their next idea? A June 19 Instagram strike outside the company’s New York and California offices! (@APAGunion, May 25)Airline mechanics win struggle for safety in new contact After a very contentious, nearly 7-year struggle for a new contract involving two lawsuits over safety issues, 2,500 Southwest Airlines mechanics voted overwhelmingly May 21 for a new 5-year contract. Represented by the Aircraft Mechanics union (AMFA), the workers won $160 million in back pay as a bonus to cover the years after the last contract ended in August 2012, a 20 percent increase in wages as of April 1, and 3 percent annual raises in August. The AMFA noted in a statement that its major concession was allowing Southwest to continue outsourcing some work to foreign contractors. The contract is a far cry from Southwest’s suit against the union in March for a so-called “illegal work slowdown” that forced the cancellation of 100 flights a day for weeks. The Federal Aviation Administration warned both sides that the dispute could hurt the safety of the airline, which carries more passengers on domestic flights than any other airline. No wonder Southwest changed its tune at the table!As of May 21, American Airlines sued its mechanics on May 20. Bloomberg noted that Southwest might be seen as a more reliable option in cities where the two airlines compete.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Beppe Grillo, don’t misrepresent the Press Freedom Index!

first_imgNews News to go further Help by sharing this information ItalyEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalists Judicial harassmentEconomic pressure Beppe Grillo, the leader of Italy’s Five Star Movement (M5S), commented ironically about Reporters Without Borders (RSF) shortly after RSF published the 2017 World Press Freedom Index on 26 April. Grillo wrote: “Today, I learned that I was the cause of the press freedom problem in Italy, that is what RSF’s report says. This was an eye-opener for me.” The M5S leader added: “If media coverage is no good, it’s my fault.” “Beppe Grillo is caricaturing RSF and that is all the more regrettable given the use he made of the Press Freedom Index in the past, when he was excited about Italy’s score,” RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire said. “RSF clearly doesn’t hold him responsible for the press freedom situation in Italy. The country’s ranking is due to political pressure and to threats by mafia-style criminal groups. Nonetheless, the creation of ‘people’s juries’ to reorient the media that ‘manufacture fake news,’ as proposed by Beppe Grillo, is worrying for freedom of information in Italy.” Italy is ranked 52nd in the 2017 Press Freedom Index, 25 places higher than last year. The rise is due in part to a major campaign by Italy’s press freedom groups in support of two Italian journalists prosecuted in the Vatileaks case, and to the determination with which many journalists continue to fight for their freedom despite all the pressure and threats. News November 23, 2020 Find out more RSF and 60 other organisations call for an EU anti-SLAPP directive Organisation ItalyEurope – Central Asia Protecting journalists Judicial harassmentEconomic pressure center_img April 28, 2017 Beppe Grillo, don’t misrepresent the Press Freedom Index! News Receive email alerts RSF_en Ten RSF recommendations for the European Union December 2, 2020 Find out more November 19, 2020 Find out more Follow the news on Italy On eve of the G20 Riyadh summit, RSF calls for public support to secure the release of jailed journalists in Saudi Arabialast_img read more

It’s Another Triple Digit Day: Pasadena, Southland Continue to Swelter Under Record Heat

first_img 19 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy HerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Easy Tips To Help You Reset Your Sleep ScheduleHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Metabolism-Boosting Foods For Weight LossHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeauty No relief was expected from the heat until Friday, according to the National Weather Service.Temperatures are expected to reach 102 degrees again on Thursday and 100 on Friday before dipping into the high 90s on Saturday and remaining there for the rest of the weekend.“Extreme heat will significantly increase the potential for heat-related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities,” according to the weather service. “Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening.“Very hot conditions will continue through the week with very warm nights, especially for valley and interior areas,” according to NWS. “Temperatures will cool only slightly later in the week and will remain above normal through early next week.An excessive heat warning was in effect until 9 p.m. Thursday in the San Gabriel Valley and Mountains.Forecasters warned that excessive heat and a heightened risk of wildfires would last at least through Thursday.Rolling blackouts were again averted Tuesday thanks to conservation by consumers, imported energy, and power from wind plants, according to the California Independent System Operator (ISO), which manages the state’s power grid.Residents were being asked to use air conditioning early in the day and set thermostats no lower than 78 in the afternoon and evening hours, while avoiding the use of major appliances during the Flex Alert hours.Here is the detailed forecast from the National Weather Service:Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.Saturday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon.Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96.Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.Monday: Sunny, with a high near 95.Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 95.Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Make a comment More Cool Stuff EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDScenter_img Community News Public Safety It’s Another Triple Digit Day: Pasadena, Southland Continue to Swelter Under Record Heat Thursday will hit 102 and Friday 100 CITY NEWS SERVICE Published on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | 3:35 pm Top of the News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News Business Newslast_img read more

Limerick councillor expresses concern over funeral costs

first_img#HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy NewsLocal NewsLimerick councillor expresses concern over funeral costsBy Alan Jacques – April 25, 2014 694 Advertisement TAGSCllr Daniel ButlerDepartment of Social ProtectionFine Gaelfuneral costsMusic Limerick Twitter Email Facebook Cllr Daniel ButlerA LIMERICK county councillor has expressed grave concerns over the rising cost of funerals.According to Cllr Daniel Butler, most people pay somewhere between €3,000 to €5,000 for a funeral, but costs can run as high as €10,000 to bury their loved one.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The Fine Gael member for Limerick City West, whose late father Richie, a former Council Cathaoirleach, died last December after battling cancer, is now urging people to have a conversation with their family about their wishes for their burial.“This is a matter I know we all feel uncomfortable talking about but it is a part of life,” said Cllr Butler.He claims that the cost of buying a grave in Limerick is “reasonable enough” in comparison with Dublin. However, he warned of hidden charges that could push the total cost of a funeral towards the heavens.“There is a hidden charge of €150 for planning permission to erect a gravestone. I cannot understand this charge. You are obviously going to erect a gravestone for your loved one, so why do we need to get planning and pay €150 for this?” he asked.“To open a grave for a coffin, you are looking at €250 and for an urn, the cost can come to €200.“Cremtorium costs, with a priest providing prayers. is €875 and that does not include transportation costs which can amount to over €1,000. Coffins are averaging €500 with urns averaging €150 to 200. An average gravestone in Ireland is €1,500 but most will pay over €2,000. This all adds up,” he said.Cllr Butler went on to remind people of the financial support available from the Department of Social Protection who, on a case-by-case basis, can provide support as an exceptional needs payment. Average payment from the Department are in and around €1,300.“I just want to highlight the issue and make people aware of the costs involved. It is a difficult enough time as it is without having to face the stresses of paying such large sums of money.“We often do not question these costs as the last thing on our minds is to assess if its a fair price or if we can afford it. You just want to pay a fitting tribute for your loved one.“I hope this might start a conversation in family homes about how they are going to prepare for this inevitable and painful time,” Cllr Butler concluded. Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Printcenter_img WhatsApp #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Previous articleSniffer dog detect men with ingested cocaine pellets at Shannon AirportNext articleLimerick politics need to enter 21st Century Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Sarah’s winning recipe to keep cabin fever at bay Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Linkedinlast_img read more

Noel is in desperate need of a bungalow

first_imgNewsHousingNoel is in desperate need of a bungalowBy Bernie English – September 14, 2019 954 TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Facebook Advertisement Limerick city house prices rise 4.9% as time to sell falls Previous articleSponsored: Harry’s On The River at Limerick’s Absolute HotelNext articleThe show woman with sawdust in her blood Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Linkedin Email Printcenter_img Mortgage payment break for local authority home loan borrowers will be extended by a further three months TAGSClareHousingLimerick City and CountyNewsShannon WhatsApp Limerick on Covid watch list Noel O’Callaghan, showing damage to the hotpress in his apartment.Photo: Brendan GleesonA SHANNON man who cannot use the upstairs part of his home because of severe breathing difficulties is pleading with the local authority to find him a bungalow where he can live with his daughter.Noel O’Callaghan( 58) has been on the council housing list for more than ten years and his health has gone downhill to the extent that walking up the stairs is an ordeal.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “I have emphysema and I have to use a nebuliser four times a day,” he told the Limerick Post.“I can’t sleep upstairs. I sleep on the couch. My daughter has the other room downstairs. We need a bungalow. I can’t manage here anymore and I could drop dead at any moment with this disease,” he said.Noel has been hospitalised five times in the last year with his condition.His problems are compounded by the fact that his landlord has said he needs to sell the home he is renting in Cronan Lawn in Shannon.The former market trader went as far as writing to the Ombudsman when he could get no information about his status on the housing list.“They had to write back to me then and told me I was seventh on the list for Shannon, third for a place in Newmarket-on-Fergus and sixth in Sixmilebridge.“After that, five bungalows were awarded to new tenants in Shannon so I went back to check. I should have been second on the list but they told me I’m still seventh. I can’t understand how that can be?” said Noel.“I just can’t seem to get anywhere with the council.”In a statement to the Limerick Post a spokesman for Clare County Council said; “Mr O’Callaghan’s application is open and he will be considered along with the other eligible approved housing applicants, under the terms of the Social Housing Allocation Scheme, should a suitable property in Shannon arise.“Other than the above, we are not in a position to comment on particulars regarding a social housing applicant for confidentiality reasons.” RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick county house prices to rise 5% in 2021 Twitterlast_img read more

Woman and children forgotten victims of the Troubles

first_img Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – December 1, 2010 Twitter Woman and children forgotten victims of the Troubles Facebook WhatsApp A three day seminar is being held in Derry this week to discuss the often forgotten victims of the troubles in Northern Ireland, women and children.The seminar is being attended by experts from the Republic, Scotland and the US to discuss cross border strategies to deal with violence and sexual abuse against women and children during the troubles.Speakers will give an overview of the development of policies addressing the issues on both sides of the border.Seminar Chair, Susan McKay , says that while the political violence had ended, violence against women and children was still rife:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/sue1pm.mp3[/podcast] Facebook WhatsApp Google+center_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Previous articleFinance Dept rejects call for Udaras expenses investigationNext articleDonegal anglers give cautious welcome to poachers hotline News Highland Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Newsx Adverts 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+last_img read more