Shannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for region

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first_imgPrint Twitter Previous articleEuroMillions winning ticket sold in IrelandNext articleSharma appeals €100m planning refusal Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie NewsShannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for regionBy Staff Reporter – September 20, 2014 679 Advertisement Emailcenter_img “The establishment of Ireland’s newest commercial semi-state company, The Shannon Group plc, is the beginning of a new direction for Shannon and the wider Atlantic Corridor area,” the Presidents of Ennis, Galway, Limerick and Shannon Chambers stated in response to its official establishment by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe on Friday, 5 September 2014.“While much has been written and said about the gains achieved to date at Shannon Airport since it was made independent, the real significance of the new corporate entity can only now be gleaned as its four pillars – Shannon Airport, Shannon Commercial Enterprises Limited, Shannon Heritage and the International Aviation Services Centre (ISAC) –  gain the legislative ability to frame and sanction their strategic and operational directions.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “As highlighted in the recently released quarterly National Household Survey, the growing skew between the Dublin east coast area and the West of Ireland, which is pointing to an obvious lack of focus on balanced regional development in the country, needs to be addressed. The Shannon Group, with its remit for airport development, industry, tourism and property, can become the catalyst for better and stronger regional development and initiate much-needed change in how national economic activity is spread.“The Shannon Group starts out on a strong footing. Early gains and achievements in delivering increased air access and an air of certainty at Shannon Airport have instilled a confidence in the local and regional communities  – the general public, industry and tourism sectors – and similar early gains in the Group’s other operational areas will serve to qualify the overall benefits of the combined assets of the Group.“The official establishment of the Shannon Group now gives the board and management team clarity of purpose and a combined focus. We look forward to seeing the positive dividends that will emanate from their sphere of influence along the entire Atlantic corridor,” the Presidents concluded. Facebook Linkedin WhatsApplast_img read more

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Mother gives birth, gets a hospital leave pass to bid at auction

By on September 28, 2020

first_img 21 Wyangan Valley Way, Mudgeeraba sold under the hammer to a new mother. Great buying: the couple didn’t want to miss out on this sprawling Mudgeeraba residence. There is a kitchen with granite benches within the open floor plan that flows out to a deck and dry bar.It also features a study, games room, workshop and a triple garage.“It’s in Clover Hill Estate so it’s a higher end of the scale sale,” Ms Walsh said.“It attracted a lot of potential buyers who had children in nearby schools as it’s a prominent schooling belt.”Ms Walsh said she still had plenty of potential buyers despite fears surrounding the coronavirus.“Everybody understands where the coronavirus situation is sitting however we are still selling property — people feel safe to invest and buy property for the long term,” she said.“People still want to buy homes for their families.” 21 Wyangan Valley Way, Mudgeeraba sold to a young family. Entertain in style.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa8 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago 21 Wyangan Valley Way, Mudgeeraba attracted plenty of attention in the lead up to the auction. Katrina Walsh of Harcourts Coastal marketed the property which sold for $1.05 million under the hammer.Ms Walsh said the couple inspected the property before the birth of their twins.“She didn’t want to miss out on the house so has come out of hospital to bid and returned to hospital,” Ms Walsh said.The three-level sanctuary sits on a 1048sq m block of land surrounded by bushland. MORE NEWS: Coronavirus cancels 4000-strong real estate conferencecenter_img Gold Coast suburbs rank in top 20 A mother got a leave pass from hospital to come and buy her dream family home.“A lovely couple who have just had baby twins got a leave pass from hospital to come and buy their dream family home at 21 Wyangan Valley Rd, Mudgeeraba,” he posted on Facebook.“I’ve conducted a lot of auctions and I’ve never seen a mother bidding at auction with a bidding paddle in one hand and a hospital wrist band on the other. “Signed contracts and straight back to her babies.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:11Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:11 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenAutumn National Market Update02:12A new Gold Coast mum of twins went to extraordinary lengths to secure her dream home days after giving birth to twins in hospital.Auctioneer Dane Atherton conducted the auction of a six-bedroom Mudgeeraba house on Wednesday.last_img read more

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PBA: Star ends Kia’s misery with 47-point beating

By on November 30, 2019

first_imgLOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City MOST READ Read Next Camp time! Warriors, Wolves prepare to open training camp CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/PBA IMAGESStar capped off Kia’s horrendous showing in the PBA Governors’ Cup with a 128-81 drubbing Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.The Hotshots, who are on their way to the quarterfinals, improved to 6-4 while the Picanto failed to win a single game in the conference and signed off with a 0-11 card.ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Star put Kia on a vice grip, holding down the Picanto on a paltry 32 percent shooting, 30-of-95, while shooting on a better 60 percent clip, 48-of-80.The Hotshots also outrebounded the Picanto 62-41.Kristoffer Acox led the Hotshots with 19 points and 15 rebounds while Jio Jalalon and PJ Simon had 15 and 13 points, respectively.Marc Pingris added 12 points and nine rebounds and upped his career total points to 5,001 on a fast break dunk with 7.7 seconds left in the game in what became as the match’s final field goal.Gerron Johnson had 29 points on 9-of-28 shooting to lead Kia.ADVERTISEMENT Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF presidentcenter_img Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC The second quarter was essentially one big scoring run for the Hotshots, who overpowered the Picanto 33-12 to take a 65-36 lead in the second half.Despite handing Kia its worst loss in franchise history, Star head coach Chito Victolero downplayed their dominance said the game just went into their favor.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“Actually those kinds of things just happens,” said Victolero. “We have a good mindset and we play together as a team. Both the offense and defense were rolling tonight.”“We needed this game very badly in order for us to have a slim chance for the top four and we know that Kia won’t give this game that easily.” BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa View commentslast_img read more

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Klopp full of praise for new Liverpool signing Alisson

By on September 18, 2019

first_imgLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp can only continue praising new signing Alisson for his “exceptional” performances in trainingThe Brazilian goalkeeper completed his £66m move to Anfield from AS Roma last month and has been marked as the final piece of the jigsaw for Klopp that will enable him to lead Liverpool to a title challenge this season in the Premier League.Alisson has now begun training with his new Liverpool teammates at the club’s five-day training camp in Evian, France and, from everything he has seen, Klopp can only rave about the quality of his newest shot-stopper.Roberto Firmino, LiverpoolVirgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.“He obviously has a real presence, he’s smart, he’s very nice and it’s good to have him around,” Klopp said on the club website.“It’s only positive, even the performances in training – which is not too important in the beginning – are already exceptional, so all good.”Alisson is set to replace Lloris Karius as Liverpool’s new number one and will likely make his Premier League debut against West Ham United on August 12 at Anfield.last_img read more

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Study results suggest slower seismic waves due to quakes may signal weak

By on August 31, 2019

first_img Explore further Citation: Study results suggest slower seismic waves due to quakes may signal weak spots in crust (2016, January 11) retrieved 18 August 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2016-01-results-slower-seismic-due-quakes.html Figuring out how to predict when and where major earth quakes may strike is an ongoing process—scientists have learned a lot, but they still cannot say with any degree of accuracy when a major quake might strike a given area. In this new effort, the research pair believes they have uncovered another geological clue that might help predict future quakes.Recognizing that earthquakes generate powerful seismic waves that travel through underground rock, the researchers wondered if it might be possible to figure out if and where such seismic waves cause underground damage that could cause another area to be more susceptible to a quake. They focused their attention on Nicoya Peninsula, which is located on the Pacifica coast of Costa Rica, for two reasons. The first was because the area experienced a major earthquake just three years ago; the other was because seismic wave speed tests had been conducted in the area before the quake struck. They ran similar speed tests after the quake to see if there might be any difference—if so, this would suggest that damage had occurred to the rock, causing breaks, which would slow the speed of seismic waves passing through. And if that were the case, it would suggest that the rock in that location was weaker than it had been, and thus the area would be more likely to experience a quake of its own.In conducting seismic tests in the area, the research pair found places where the waves traveled approximately 0.6 percent slower after the big quake, than they had before it occurred. Their finding also added credence to a theory that suggests that fluids underground can make rock more susceptible to fracturing when a nearby earthquake occurs. Prior research had shown that there was highly pressurized fluid under the peninsula, which the new researchers propose, contributed to fracturing and slowed seismic wave speed. The researchers suggest this means that an earthquake is likely to happen sooner in those areas than it would have prior to the impact of the 2012 earthquake. This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Journal information: Science Advances More information: E. J. Chaves et al. Monitoring transient changes within overpressured regions of subduction zones using ambient seismic noise, Science Advances (2016). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1501289AbstractIn subduction zones, elevated pore fluid pressure, generally linked to metamorphic dehydration reactions, has a profound influence on the mechanical behavior of the plate interface and forearc crust through its control on effective stress. We use seismic noise–based monitoring to characterize seismic velocity variations following the 2012 Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica earthquake [Mw (moment magnitude) 7.6] that we attribute to the presence of pressurized pore fluids. Our study reveals a strong velocity reduction (~0.6%) in a region where previous work identified high forearc pore fluid pressure. The depth of this velocity reduction is constrained to be below 5 km and therefore not the result of near-surface damage due to strong ground motions; rather, we posit that it is caused by fracturing of the fluid-pressurized weakened crust due to dynamic stresses. Although pressurized fluids have been implicated in causing coseismic velocity reductions beneath the Japanese volcanic arc, this is the first report of a similar phenomenon in a subduction zone setting. It demonstrates the potential to identify pressurized fluids in subduction zones using temporal variations of seismic velocity inferred from ambient seismic noise correlations.center_img (Phys.org)—A pair or researchers, both with the University of California, Santa Cruz has found via field study that seismic waves passing through rock can be slowed down due to cracking by an earthquake. In their paper published in the journal Science Advances, Esteban Chaves and Susan Schwartz suggest that their findings may indicate that it is possible to identify weakened places in the crust following earthquakes that may make other places more vulnerable to a future quake. © 2016 Phys.org Researchers find cascading elastic perturbation likely contributed to small earthquakes in Japan Seismogram being recorded by a seismograph at the Weston Observatory in Massachusetts, USA. Credit: Wikipedialast_img read more

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Go Khadi this Independence Day

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first_imgAmong the multifarious celebrations, all KVIC’s ‘Khadi India’ departmental sales outlets and non-departmental sales outlets shall deck up in the colour of Independence Day. Inside the sales outlet, one corner/shelf(s) shall be organized to reflect Independence Day related products like the National flag, pocket flag etc.The customers shall also have privilege to buy Independence Day series wherein tri-colour soap gift pack, Agarbatti pack and limited range of readymade garments depicting Independence Day essence shall be displayed for sale. Upto 70% discount on clearance sale of Khadi clothes shall be introduced on Independence Day in the flagship ‘Khadi India’ sales outlet at Regal Building, Connaught Place, New Delhi.  Also Read – Add new books to your shelfA display board shall be affixed on the exterior wall of Khadi India sales outlet. There will also be prominent display and sale of Khadi National Flag.  All the customers visiting ‘Khadi India’ sales outlet shall be welcomed with garland (Gundi) made of hand-spun Khadi yarn. Customers buying Khadi and V I products on the Independence Day shall be given complimentary tri-colour gift items. Tri-colour ‘Khadi Rakhi’ in the Departmental Sales Outlets will also be launched on that day.  Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveIn addition to this  all the offices of KVIC  shall celebrate its entrance in tri-colour with Independence Day wishes/ slogans. The  employees of KVIC will be wearing Khadi cloths and shall also display the stickers with the message “I Love Khadi” in English and “Mein Khadi Premi Hoon” in Hindi.The Khadi Institutions will be requested to celebrate Independence Day on August 15 with decoration on the main entrance. They will also be requested to honour their old spinners and weavers on the Independence day with tri-colour clothes or gifts.last_img read more

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