Roisin Upton and Ciara Neville to feature in Women in Sport Panel Discussion with Network Ireland Limerick At the Network Limerick Ireland event, in association with LEO Limerick, at the Kennedy Rooms in Bruff was MC, Rosanne McDonnell, Art Business Europe, Tess Stanford, Tess Stanford, Interior Architects, Catriona Ní Dhonnchú, Get West & Network Ireland Limerick President, Sadie Chowen, CEO and perfumer creative director of Burren Perfumery and Rebecca May from Glass Box Events & The Kennedy Rooms.Three highly creative businesswomen shared their secrets to success and overcoming obstacles at a Network Ireland Limerick event, in association with LEO Limerick, which took place in the newly opened Kennedy Rooms in Bruff, Co Limerick.Sadie Chowen from The Burren Perfumery, Rebecca May from Glass Box Events & The Kennedy Rooms and Tess Standford of Tess Standford Interior Design participated in a panel discussion on creative approaches to achieving business success. The discussion was facilitated by Rosanne McDonnell, Art Business Summit.The panellists shared their journey to date and how they developed businesses that allow them to express their creativity. They also shared examples of how they overcame enormous challenges in their business. A common theme that emerged for all panellists was resilience and their ability to dig deep and deeper again because they were so passionate about their business.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Having a vision, sticking to your values and following your intuition were just some of the snippets of advice for the 50-plus women who attended the event which kicked-off with open networking and refreshments in the Nun’s Room – Ireland’s first non-alcoholic bar.Catriona O’Donoghue, president of Network Ireland Limerick said, “This was an incredibly inspiring event. We are very grateful to each of the speakers and Rosanne as MC for sharing their valuable insights and tips so generously. We learned tonight that it’s not just a fear of failure but also a fear of success that can hold women back, so I’m hoping that attendees took some of the sound advice away and can apply it as they pursue true success.” Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Seasoned Female Executive to Speak at Network Ireland Limerick event Ann & Steve Talk Stuff | Episode 29 | Levelling Up Advertisement Previous articleSponsored: Have you a CAO change of mind? There is still time for the undecidedNext articleDragons take to the water in Limerick Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WhatsApp Exercise With Oxygen Training at Ultimate Health Clinic BusinessNewsPassion helps businesswomen dig deepBy Staff Reporter – June 24, 2019 342 TAGSbusinessEventLimerick City and CountyNetwork Ireland LimerickNews Twitter Linkedin Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Limerick Post Show | Caragh O’Shea appointed President Print
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Photo © Pixabay Liverpool’s transfer plans were thrown into turmoil in embarrassing fashion last night.A proposed move for Virgil Van Dijk ended with an apology to Southampton for any misunderstanding over an approach for the player.The Saints had threatened reporting Liverpool to the FA for an illegal approach, something which seems to have brought a swift end to their pursuit.
22 October 2003Oil exploration group Energy Africa and furniture manufacturer Steinhoff International have been named joint winners of the 2003 SA Top Companies Global Awards.The awards – sponsored by Business Report, Barloworld and PricewaterhouseCoopers, and presented by Finance Minister Trevor Manuel – reflect the “transnationality” of listed South African companies. There were 41 entrants for this year’s awards, 19 more than in 2002.The criteria used to select the winners were percentage of foreign turnover, foreign assets and foreign employees. The data was collated and audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers.Energy Africa and Steinhoff were judged joint winners after receiving a ranking of 73 percent each, marginally ahead of third-placed Sappi with 69 percent.Energy Africa managing director Rhidwaan Gasant told Business Report: “We are pleased to be minnows among the titans. We are honoured to be in their company … It is a bonus to celebrate the success of South African companies, and it shows that we can compete on the international front.”Steinhoff International group managing director Danie van der Merwe told the newspaper that it was a “great honour” for a company that has only been listed for five years to “be among these giants”.Previously, the award called for entries from any company, regardless of size. This year the award changed to a ranking system of the top 100 companies by market capitalisation on the JSE Securities Exchange. Companies that are a subsidiary of another listed company, or have their primary listing overseas, were excluded.Because of the importance of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (Nepad) and the South African government’s attempts to promote opportunities in Africa, a category was created this year to find the listed company that has most successfully expanded into Africa.The inaugural award went to Illovo Sugar, with a ranking of 53 percent. Shoprite Checkers took second spot with 50 percent.Most Global Index Top 25Energy AfricaSteinhoff InternationalSappiMetro Cash & CarryIllovo SugarAlexander ForbesBarloworldInvestecNampakAvis Southern AfricaImpala PlatinumNortham PlatinumMTN GroupAssoreAnglovaal MiningNaspersSasolMurray & RobertsVenFinStandard Bank GroupAnglovaal IndustriesShoprite HoldingsUnitransAECIHarmony GoldSouthAfrica.info reporter
PGT 2020 – Tulevaisuus BonusMystery Cache | GC6P3B9 | D2.5 / T 2.5PGT 2020 – Tulevaisuus Bonus, GC6P3B9To obtain the coordinates for this “Bonus” cache you must solve a special puzzle poster that is located outside of Porvoo’s city center. Your final location is delightfully tucked within an out-of-the-way industrial area featuring mind-expanding graffiti art. Speaking of geocaching, just before the summer solstice, the Midnight Sun Geocaching 2019 Mega-Event will occur on June 15th. And, if you happen to be in the neighborhood even earlier, head over to Norway and attend the Vikingevent 2019 Mega on June 8th. So plan your visit well, geocachers!Special thanks to MegsKBrown for her on-location help with this blog post! Share with your Friends:More Porvoo GeoTour of Finland, GT7EFinland is known as “the land of a thousand lakes” and should also be known as “the land of thousands of geocaches” since it currently hosts 60,000 active geocaches, justifying their ranking as the happiest country in the world. 🙂But something else bumps up Finland’s geo-happiness rating, and that’s the Porvoo GeoTour, GT7E. The country’s only official GeoTour is comprised of thirteen geocaches, each highlighting a different decade in the history of Finnish independence. There’s even a cache dedicated to the future!One of the oldest cities in Finland, Porvoo was founded some 800 years ago. This idyllic small city retains much of its traditional nature, including the older buildings and cobblestone streets. Historically a center of trade due to its connection to the Gulf of Finland by the Porvoonjoki River, this area now inspires and is home for several Finnish artists.So grab your passport, always bring a pen, and let’s adventure to the Porvoo GeoTour! PGT 1950 – Mannerheiminkadunsilta 1957Traditional | GC6P3EG | D1.5 / T1PGT 1950 – Mannerheiminkadunsilta 1957, GC6P3EGThe history of the bridge in a nutshell: There used to only be one bridge, located on the eastern side of the city. The river was crossed daily on the other side of the city in rowboats. In 1948, a local company arranged a ferry for workers to the Haikka gilded frame factory and the Mekaniska Verstad machine shop. The ferry made 70 to 80 trips daily. PGT Virtual Reward – Valtiopäivätriptyykki 2009Virtual Cache | GC7BA74 | D1.5 / T1PGT Virtual Reward – Valtiopäivätriptyykki 2009, GC7BA74A rare find indeed. This is one of the few Virtual Rewards to be found on any GeoTour in the entire world. The Triptych is designed by the Porvoo artists Kirsi Kaulanen and Ylva Holländer. The piece features rich, ornamental designs full of folk art and heraldry and is divided into three sections. The northernmost wall depicts Finland, the westernmost represents Sweden, and the easternmost, Russia. SharePrint RelatedInside Geocaching HQ Podcast Transcript (Episode 15): GeoToursJune 18, 2018In “Community”Kiilopään huippu – Aslakin Taigametsä 4 — Geocache of the WeekDecember 13, 2017In “Community”The Berea Chamber of Commerce GeoTour in Kentucky, USA (GT78)November 20, 2017In “Community”
If you live in a humid climate (for example, in Florida), you need an air conditioner that does a good job of dehumidification. But if you live in a dry climate (for example, in Nevada), dehumidification is almost irrelevant, because the outdoor air is so dry. In Nevada, all you need is an air conditioner that lowers the temperature of the air in an energy-efficient way.In theory, air conditioner manufacturers could tweak the design of their equipment to focus mainly on lowering the indoor air temperature (a process known as sensible heat removal), or they could produce equipment that devotes a lot of energy to dehumidification (a process known as latent heat removal). Unfortunately, though, air conditioner manufacturers don’t offer special equipment designed for dry climates. Instead, they sell the same equipment in Nevada that they do in Florida.Most residential air conditioners sold in the U.S. are designed to operate at a sensible heat ratio between 0.75 or 0.80. (The sum of the sensible load and the latent load is the total load; the sensible heat ratio is the sensible load divided by the total load.) If you live in a very humid climate, this sensible heat ratio might be too high. If you live in a very dry climate, this sensible heat ratio is definitely too low.John Proctor is the president of Proctor Engineering Group in San Rafael, California, and a nationally known expert on residential cooling. Proctor has always been irked by the failure of air conditioner manufacturers to address regional needs. “Air conditioners are designed and installed the same for Florida and Arizona,” says Proctor. “It makes no sense, since Florida and the Southwest have different climates and different cooling needs.”To improve the efficiency of air conditioners in dry Southwestern states, Proctor has… This article is only available to GBA Prime Members Sign up for a free trial and get instant access to this article as well as GBA’s complete library of premium articles and construction details. Start Free Trial Already a member? Log in
Jerusalem, Oct 2 (PTI) Artificial sweeteners and sport supplements may be toxic to digestive gut microbes, a study warns.The study, published in the journal Molecules, indicated relative toxicity of six artificial sweeteners (aspartame, sucralose, saccharine, neotame, advantame, and acesulfame potassium-k) and 10 sport supplements containing these artificial sweeteners.The bacteria found in the digestive system became toxic when exposed to concentrations of only one milligramme/millilitre of the artificial sweeteners.”We modified bioluminescent E coli bacteria, which luminesce when they detect toxicants and act as a sensing model representative of the complex microbial system,” said Ariel Kushmaro of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel. “This is further evidence that consumption of artificial sweeteners adversely affects gut microbial activity which can cause a wide range of health issues,” said Kushmaro.Artificial sweeteners are used in countless food products and soft drinks with reduced sugar content. Many people consume this added ingredient without their knowledge. Moreover, artificial sweeteners have been identified as emerging environmental pollutants, and can be found in drinking and surface water, and groundwater aquifers.”The results of this study might help in understanding the relative toxicity of artificial sweeteners and the potential of negative effects on the gut microbial community as well as the environment,” said Kushmaro.The tested bioluminescent bacterial panel can potentially be used for detecting artificial sweeteners in the environment,” he said. PTI MHNMHN
zoom Maersk Line has received clearance for its acquisition of German liner company Hamburg Süd in 18 jurisdictions, with three more approvals remaining to be secured, Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Group said.Describing the acquisition as “well-timed”, Skou said that in the best case scenario the remaining approvals would be obtained by the end of this month.As informed, the company is going through motions with the relevant authorities from the remaining three geographies on clearing the deal.The liner major confirmed its previous expectations on launching the integration of Hamburg Süd in the fourth quarter of 2017.To remind, South Africa’s and Brazil‘s regulatory authorities gave their green lights to Maersk Line’s proposed acquisition of Hamburg Süd in October and September respectively.Danish container shipping company said it would acquire Hamburg Süd for USD 4 billion on a cash and debt-free basis, which it plans to fully finance through an already secured syndicated loan facility.Once the acquisition is completed, Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd will have a total container capacity of around 3.9 million TEU (3.3 million TEU) and an 18.7% (16%) global capacity share. The combined fleet will consist of 743 container vessels.Estimated cost synergies are expected to range between USD 350-400 million by 2019 as earlier announced.World Maritime News Staff
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Irish President Mary Robinson as his Special Envoy for Climate Change to mobilize political will and action ahead of the climate summit that the United Nations chief will convene in September.Mrs. Robinson, who will continue to serve as President of the Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice, will work closely with Special Envoys John Kufuor and Michael Bloomberg in her new role.“Building on her work on climate justice she will engage Heads of State and Government around the world in order to mobilize political will and action, and raise ambition in advance of the 2014 Climate Summit that the Secretary-General is hosting in New York on 23 September 2014,” said the announcement from Ban Ki-moon’s office.“The Summit will be an important milestone to mobilize political commitment for the conclusion of a global agreement by 2015, as well as to spur enhanced action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build climate resilient communities.”In asking Mrs. Robinson to take on this mandate, the Secretary-General commended her for her work as Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa, in particular for her efforts in bringing cohesion and international awareness to the challenges in the region.He particularly noted her ability to galvanize the international community to support the efforts of the Great Lakes region in conflict resolution, socio-economic development and mainstreaming of marginalized groups, including women.Mrs. Robinson also served as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002.
APTN National NewsWhen the Muskrat Falls Project announced it was declared Aboriginal peoples would be a priority in terms of hiring, followed by other Labradorians and then Newfoundlanders.However, many Labradorians say this is not the case.MP Yvonne Jones says she’s been fielding endless calls from workers looking for work.APTN’s Ossie Michelin has the story.
Steve Mongeau APTN National NewsA small group of veterinary doctors and students traveled to Iqaluit to hold a three-day clinic.It was free of charge and APTN was there to meet the doctors and some their patients.