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A woman with heart disease who complained of discrimination against the Irish Prison Service for not being allowed to work from home during the pandemic has been awarded €55,000 by the Workplace Relations Commission. Aroline O’Connor worked as a senior officer at Cork Prison Service from May 2013, full-time, during which time she had a …

Martha (Marty) Eckhardt, 86, passed away peacefully at her home in Cadillac on August 24, 2022. Martha was born in Battle Creek, MI in 1936 to Harold (Pat) and Annabelle Conroy. She and her family moved to Bellaire, MI when Martha was 12. She graduated from Bellaire High School where she competed in basketball and …

An analyst said Brexit was contributing to high energy prices across the UK. Christophe Dembikhead of macro analysis at Saxo Bank, told Express.co.uk: “The UK certainly faces as many economic problems as other European countries. “But on top of that there are also Brexit related disruptions. This has accentuated high inflation by increasing the shortage …

Irish consumers will receive recovery money from the renewable energy generator, says Cornwall Insight. Image: Pixabay. Ireland’s renewable energy sector has seen significant growth in previous years and energy customers are now set to receive €89.10 (£76.53) as part of the energy generators refund money renewable, according to Cornwall Insight. This will materialize through the …

American football analysis company Pro Football Focus (PFF) will create a number of positions in Ireland by establishing an operation here. he company, which provides game and player information to NFL and college football teams, will diversify its core products to serve the American and European football markets. The first football club-focused product is expected …

Thank you President. Thanks to Special Envoy Geir Pedersen and ASG Joyce Msuya for their sobering briefings. Allow me to join others in welcoming to the Council our new Irish colleague, Ambassador Fergal Mythen. The UK continues to support the Syrian people in their desire for a lasting solution to the Syrian conflict. As we …

At the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, nestled in the curve of Blacksod Bay, sits a concrete basin that turns into a tidal pool at high tide. The locals track the moon and gather at the lido when the pool is full: to swim, of course, but also to talk and share news. As composer …

the greener E10 petrol will be rolled out across Northern Ireland from November, with a government campaign launched today to raise awareness move will bring Northern Ireland in line with Great Britain and could help reduce carbon emissions across the UK, equivalent to removing 350,000 cars from UK roads each year 95% of petrol cars …

Gráinne Mullins is the owner of Grá Chocolates and a judge on the RTÉ Player Battle of the Food Trucks show. Mullins (28) worked as a pastry chef for fine dining restaurants before setting up Grá Chocolates in 2020. Last month the handmade chocolate business moved to a factory in the Galway suburb of Ballybrit …

The Irish rental market is in crisis, with available properties estimated at just 716, owners leaving the market in droves and experts saying it could be a cautionary tale for New Zealand. New Zealand is widely believed to have a shortage of rental accommodation, but it pales in comparison to Ireland, which has a similar …

“Build it and they will come,” says Maggie Molloy, paraphrasing words made famous by the 1989 film classic Kevin Costner. But it’s not about a baseball pitch in a cornfield: Maggie, based in Munster, is evangelical to breathe new life into rural Ireland. Maggie Molloy, presenter of Cheap Irish Homes: ‘I haven’t spent a lot …

Record employment and an increase in the number of people living in the state this year show the strength of the post-Covid rebound which is increasingly threatened by the fallout from the war in Ukraine. As the Irish Cities 2070 group notes, these figures reflect underlying trends which show that Ireland’s population is growing at …

Patrick (Pat) Collins-McCarthy, broadcast engineer, executive producer and social innovator (of Monasterboice, Co. Louth and formerly of Clonakilty, Co. Cork and Donnybrook, Dublin 4) has died suddenly but peacefully after a brief illness at the age of 76 in the company of his beloved wife, son and Fr. Joseph, and under the care of his …

The construction company that built the 3Arena and the Central Bank of Ireland offices in Dublin is looking to capitalize on its site in North Dublin. it follows Walls Construction’s accelerated accommodation plans with An Bord Pleanála to demolish the three-storey Rosemount House headquarters at Northern Cross, Malahide Road in Dublin 17. In its place, …

Liz Truss plans to launch an ‘Article 16’ case against the EU over the Northern Ireland Protocol within days of entering Downing Street if she succeeds Boris Johnson as Prime Minister next month, multiple sources say government insiders. The UK and Brussels are locked in a legal stalemate over the implementation of the deal covering …

Digital mapping specialist Esri Ireland said its system is now used by Inland Fisheries Ireland and the Irish sea angling community to help safeguard fish populations and protect marine ecosystems. Esri’s ArcGIS system supports the Irish Marine Recreational Angling Survey (IMREC), which aims to estimate catches by sea anglers in Ireland. Up to 250,000 recreational …

Odd nicknames for football clubs abound – you have the Shrimpers at Southend, the Monkey Hangers at Hartlepool and, further on, you get like the Moody Diva at Eintracht Frankfurt. Unfortunately, however, we will no longer have the squirrels from Benin, a country in West Africa. Fans’ dissatisfaction with the nickname “squirrel” for the team, …

The Marcos administration has proposed over 89 billion pesos for the Miscellaneous Benefits Fund (MPBF) in 2023. As stated in the 2023 National Expenditure Plan, the government is seeking 89,041,479,000 pesos for the MPBF, which will be used “for the payment of various social benefits to or on behalf of national government officials and employees.” …

The number of people on public outpatient waiting lists reached its highest level this year with 627,856 people facing delays in seeing a specialist. It means 2,343 more patients have been added to the queue since January despite the government’s €350million waiting list plan. Progress has been made in reducing the number of people facing …

Public wage negotiations are set to resume next week after the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) issued an invitation to unions and government officials. Talks between the two sides broke down in June. A government offer of a combined 5 per cent pay rise over two years on top of the 2 per cent in the …

Hollywood actor, Brendan Gleeson pictured at the launch of Bewleys Big Coffee Morning Social to raise money for hospice services across Ireland with Mary Murphy and Olive Murray, from Offaly Hospice. Published: Mon 22 Aug 2022, 8:30 PM Actor Brendan Gleeson has called on coffee lovers in Offaly to ‘prepare’ in a bid to raise …

Irish fintech start-up CreditLogic is poised for growth as it plans to create up to 60 jobs and significantly increase revenue over the next two years. This would double the company’s current workforce; it employs around 30 software engineers and senior data scientists at its Dublin headquarters. The new jobs will concern the entire company. …

Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou was delighted to see his two strikers back in net, promising Giorgos Giakoumakis his chance to start would present itself. substitute Giakoumakis scored his second goal in four substitute appearances this season to cap off a 2-0 win over Hearts in stoppage time that sent Celtic two points clear of Rangers …

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Local residents were able to gather and share coffee with local law enforcement at Tandem Bagel on Saturday. “Coffee with a Cop” aimed to foster a positive relationship with local law enforcement. People gather over a cup of coffee to get to know members of the West Springfield Police Department …

A British toddler has been killed by a car while on holiday in the Republic of Ireland. It is understood the boy, who was under two, was staying at a property in Co Roscommon with his parents. A local said the family were visiting the Ballinagare area, where they have connections. Irish police (gardai) said …

One of the reasons we love sports is that we can feel the texture of greatness without having to move from our chairs. But this week our pulses and our hearts were raced by a string of outstanding Irish performances at the European Championships in Munich. Uhammad Ali despised every minute of practice, but he …

We all make financial mistakes. When it comes to credit cards, there are a number of bad decisions that any consumer can make. Here is a list of 10 common mistakes made by credit card holders. I hope you can learn from the mistakes of others and save yourself from financial hardship. 1. Getting too …

Last year, the number of employees earning over €100,000 at Irish Water increased by 43, from 133 to 176. That’s according to the utility’s 2021 annual report which shows Irish Water’s operating profit last year soared 46% to £382.34 million. The utility’s 2021 annual report shows Irish Water has recorded an increase in operating profits, …

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — A Douglasville man is on a mission to make science and math careers inclusive. He is one of three Georgian educators to have received stipends due to their work with children. Todd Ireland tells CBS46 the stipend money he earned goes directly to the growing organization he helped start, 100 Black …

Pret A Manger, a well-known British chain of delicatessens and cafes, will open its first store in Dublin next week. The store will be located on Dawson Street in downtown south and will employ 25 people when it opens on Friday. It will be the first of 20 new stores the chain plans to open …

August brought a slight but steady decline in consumer confidence in the Republic as households braced for further price pressures, according to KBC Bank Ireland. The lender’s latest consumer confidence index weakened slightly this month to 53.4 from 53.7 the previous month, marking a 22-month low. Consumer confidence here has fallen for six of the …

A school principal reportedly told one of his staff who had recently miscarried that it was ‘probably for the best’ as the woman already had adult children, the Relations Commission heard at the scene. of work. It was among several incidents that were allegedly part of the ‘bullying and harassment’ suffered by the Special Needs …

The new Agri Climate Rural Environment Scheme (ACRES) for Irish farmers will provide up to €7,300 maximum payment to farmers for general measures and will be a results-based scheme. Companies are thought to receive an average payment of €5,000 for up to 50,000 family farms with higher payments for collaborative projects capped at €10,500. Farmers …

Paul Kelly has been chronicling life in Dublin’s North City Center through his ongoing photography project, North Wall Series, since 2014. Kelly lives in the area and has captured sporting events and community gatherings as well as incidents occasional antisocial behavior. The Silver Lining exhibition, featuring nine photos from the series, opened at the Cloud …

Hours: Full time Remuneration: £35,000-£40,000 gross annual Duration: 12 month contract. Location: UK-Med storage facility, Stockport, UK (with flexibility for some home work Are you an experienced supply specialist looking to have a significant impact on emergency health response? UK-Med is a humanitarian NGO that has been responding to disasters for over thirty years. We …

Leading ING and Westpac, Bank of Queensland will grow its Future Saver account for young Australians to market-leading 3.50% pa The increase follows ING’s decision to raise its own savings rate on Savings Maximiser products to 3.10% per annum earlier this month. Once again Bank of Queensland (BOQ) will feature the market leading savings account …

Royal Dublin’s Hugh Foley made two clutch putts to keep his hopes of equaling Darren Clarke’s 32-year record in the AIG Irish Amateur Close at Headfort alive. larke won the Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland and Irish Close titles in 1990 and after going 12ft in the 18th before seeing Portmarnock’s Sean Flanagan in the 19th …

Ards Football Club have taken a big step towards securing a new home, after two decades on the road. he Lough 41 Championship club has signed a long-term lease on six acres of Ards and North Down Borough Council land, known as Floodgates. The unused ground is on Portaferry Road and a few hundred yards …

The upcoming WKC World Championship martial arts tournament awaits six hardworking students from Revolution Martial Arts in Trenton, who are looking for sponsors and donors to help make the trip possible. The annual martial arts competition, to be held October 8-13 in Killarney, Ireland, will challenge the six youngsters from Downriver again against competitors from …

America is an idea, they say. For me, it is the one that began to form while watching television in the 1980s. In Diff’rent Strokes and Cagney & Lacey, I understood that in the United States, difference is tolerated, even celebrated. In the United States, nobody would tell me who to be. Sometimes we are …

My father received the non-contributory pension for over 30 years. He is deceased and there is a house, a small piece of land and a car from 2018 with around €50,000 to his name. Should he have been a beneficiary of the non-contributory pension? Will you have to sell your estate to meet social charges? …

Veteran stock market investor and Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, nicknamed India’s own Warren Buffett, has died in Mumbai at the age of 62, the Press Trust of India news agency reported. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the tributes to the business tycoon, who had an estimated net worth of US$5.8 billion, according to Forbes. …

The four people believed to have been seriously injured when a car entered Ireland’s Four Courts last night might not have survived had it not been for the swift actions of other pub-goers and first responders. That’s according to Dave Cahill, longtime manager of the courthouse fixture, which remains closed following last night’s crash and …

LEICESTER, UK – Following a campaign by art historians, the British government has added the masterpiece ‘Oldham Mural’ to its national heritage register. The church closed in 2017, jeopardizing the artwork titled “The Crucifixion”. The mural is located in Holy Rosary Church in Oldham – a town in the Greater Manchester region of England. It …

Introduction The following discussion and analysis is intended to help the reader understand the Trust’s financial condition and results of operations. This discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with the Trust’s unaudited interim financial statements and the accompanying notes relating to the Trust and the Underlying Properties included in Item 1 of Part …

Former Irish Independent and Herald editor Claire Grady has been named the new chair of the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards jury. s Grady will chair a panel of independent judges who will choose the best journalism of the past year. This year’s awards received more than 800 entries in 22 categories, including digital innovation, video …

Mocking elites have been silenced by an influx of American entrepreneurs ready to unleash Britain’s Brexit power. Nile Gardiner, a former aide to Margaret Thatcher, has revealed a surge of American businessmen coming to the UK despite liberal media “hissing” about Brexit. Writing in the Telegraph, Mr Gardiner said: ‘East and West Coast elites scoff …

Brian Stokes Mitchell (Photo: John Lamparski/Getty Images) The Entertainment Community Fund, formerly The Actors Fund, held its first annual meeting since changing its name in May. Brian Stokes Mitchell was re-elected chairman of the fund. This marks the Tony winner’s 19th term in the role. Five new directors – Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, Elliot Greene, Sharon Karmazin, …

“To be a good postman, you need the patience of Job, the sagacity of Solomon and the insight of Plato.” Outlines continue to flow in Letters of a Country Postman, the adaptation of the short story by the late John B Keane, staged at the Everyman in Cork and directed by the theatre’s artistic director, …

Forestry consultants have alleged that Ireland’s free forestry advice service breaches EU competition rules. The Association of Irish Forestry Consultants (AIFC), which represents 190 forestry consultants, has written to the European Commission claiming its members cannot compete with the free service operated by Teagasc, Irish weather reports. The AIFC says this is contributing to Ireland …

David Carey reached a mainstream audience at the Open when he placed 18th halfway through on his Major debut. With his Ben Hogan cap, Mr 57 moniker for his rock-bottom career record and DeChambeau length off the tee, he’s eminently marketable. He is taking part in the ISPS HANDA World Invitational at Galgorm Castle this …

Authorities have considered revoking carbon tax deductions on diesel used on farms, government documents have revealed, warning that the case for its continuation “was not strong”. The issue was among several highlighted in a series of pre-budget briefing papers released yesterday outlining proposed changes to taxation in Ireland. Among them, the government has been asked …

Dublin, Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Utilities Market Report 2022” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global utilities market is expected to grow from $5,488.88 billion in 2021 to $5,969.68 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.8%. The market is expected to reach $8,105.48 …

Pathways to Participation: Engagement and Learning at the National Museum of Ireland during the Decade of Centenaries examines the ways in which the National Museum of Ireland (NMI) commemorated events associated with the complex period of Irish history between 1912 and 1923, and the ways it invited the public to participate in a stimulating, thoughtful …

Four people were rescued by the RNLI last night on Lough Derg after the boat they were traveling on succumbed to engine failure. Alentia Coast Guard has requested the Lough Derg RNLI lifeboat to launch to assist four people on an engine-out 36ft motor cruiser. The Coast Guard informed the lifeboat volunteers that the stricken …

AMHERST, Mass. – Matthew Westgate, associate professor and director of wind studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been named chair of the music and dance department, effective July 2022. He succeeds Salvatore Macchia, who recently completed his three-year appointment as president. Macchia will return to teaching and composing for his 44th year with …

Wind power has supplied 34% of Ireland’s electricity demand so far this year. The contribution of wind to the country’s overall needs reached 21% in July, double the same period last year. A report from Wind Energy Ireland, which represents the country’s wind industry, showed record numbers in recent months. Noel Cunniffe, the group’s chief …

Record public treasury figures for July show the state collected 43.5 billion euros in taxes in the first seven months of the year, 8.3 billion euros more than at the end of the year. same period in 2021. With inflation rising and energy prices still to come, this extraordinary comeback sparked a clamor in government …

The GAA community of Clonoulty-Rossmore came together united in grief Saturday night at a vigil held for Dillon Quirke. illon (24) died on Friday night after collapsing during a Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship match between Clonoulty-Rossmore and Kilruane MacDonaghs. Dillon’s untimely death shocked the Tipperary GAA community and a vigil was held in his memory …

THE head of the Royal Black Institution sent a message of defiance to the British government on Saturday, warning that Northern Ireland “is not for sale”. In an address to members of the order, the Sovereign Grand Master, Reverend William Anderson, also said their British citizenship had been “seriously eroded” by the Northern Ireland Protocol. …

Sister Helen Dolores Hart, CSJ, died July 30 at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Sister Hélène was 77 years old and had been a sister of Saint-Joseph de Carondelet for 58 years. Originally from Syracuse, Sister Helen was the daughter of Helen Mertz and Cornelius Hart. She was the youngest of three children, joining older …

The Euro 2022 decider’s attendance of 87,192 was the largest ever for a European final and comes after a world record 91,600 fans watching El Clasico in April. At home, tickets for Ireland’s decisive World Cup qualifier in Tallaght on September 1 sold out in less than 12 hours. 3 England won the Euro 2022 …

French conservationists were hoping to give a catch of herring to a worryingly thin beluga whale that strayed from its arctic habitat in the French Seine. hey fear the ethereal white mammal is slowly starving in the waterway through Paris and beyond. “We are clearly in a race against time,” said Lamya Essemlali, president of …

Alison O’Riordan Appointed from September 5, 2022 to September 4, 2026 Dr. Alison O’Riordan is a sports professional, educator and researcher with over 30 years of global experience in various positions in the public and private sectors. She is a Paralympic specialist with a 20-year involvement in parasport. Alison is a director of her own …

Many attempts were made to bring Genie home, and search parties were even hired in Vancouver. For long days and nights, McAndrew says the community came together to help find her. “There were sightings at Batchelor Heights in the Lac Du Bois area – that’s when we set a trap and went there. There were …

The National Gallery of Ireland has appointed Dr Caroline Campbell as its new director, the first time a woman has been selected to lead the gallery in its 158-year history. Dr Campbell replaces Sean Rainbird, a British art historian who had been director of the Merrion Square gallery in Dublin city center since 2012. The …

The Permanent TSB (PTSB) has appointed internal candidate Nicola O’Brien as Chief Financial Officer, ending a long search for a permanent incumbent of a position that had been filled on an interim basis by three people over the past two years. Ms O’Brien, currently head of finance and investor relations at PTSB, joined the bank …

Activity picked up again in Ireland’s services sector in July with a surge in new business, according to the latest AIB Purchasing Managers Index. It is the 17th consecutive monthly rise for the index, signaling a strong recovery for the sector after the most difficult months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Services business confidence also improved …

One lab’s choices to reduce waste generation and energy consumption — such as switching from plastic to reusable glassware — have saved thousands of dollars.Credit: Jane Kilcoyne It all started in 2019, with a simple switch from 200 milliliter plastic containers to compostable containers. But over the next year, chemical researcher Jane Kilcoyne and her …

Charlie Kelly in action. Photo: Golffile (Golf Ireland). Published: Wed, Aug 3, 2022, 1:06 PM Last update: Wed, Aug 3, 2022, 1:08 PM Talented young Athlone golfer Charlie Kelly is representing Ireland at the Boys Home Internationals in Scotland this week. Charlie was selected for the Home Internationals after finishing second in the Boys’ Order …

A policy to install hundreds of thousands of electric heat pumps in homes across Ireland could increase electricity costs by up to 46%, according to a research paper. n the 2021 Climate Plan, the Government plans to replace fuel oil and solid-state boilers with heat pumps powered by renewable electricity, with the objective of installing …

With Connecticut’s primary election fast approaching on August 9, Republicans Aileen Abrams and Joe Hoxha are vying to become the state’s next representative from the 78th House District. Long occupied by Whit Betts, who chose not to seek re-election, the 78th House District seat includes Plymouth and parts of Bristol. Hoxha received the endorsement of …

Spraoi Chiarraí – the Kerry-based youth group who specialize in Irish folk and traditional music as well as song, dance, storytelling and mentorship – are back in action this coming Saturday August 6th when they will give a free concert in Killarney. A feast of young Irish folk talent will keep people entertained and they …

The UK languishes near the bottom of a ranking of European countries for measures taken to ease the burden of high fuel prices. The UK government is 12th out of 13 European countries to have cut petrol taxes since prices started to soar in March, according to the RAC. However, 15 other European governments have …

ASTON – Sister Anthony Eileen Reidy, OSF celebrated her 102nd birthday on Monday July 25 at Assisi House in Aston. She is the oldest member of the congregation of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia. Sister Anthony celebrated her birthday with balloons and a cake, along with her sisters from the retirement community. Born …

Ireland has joined the list of countries to introduce controversial farm emissions legislation. Photo: Irish Federation of Farmers IRELAND has been added to the list of countries committing to drastically reduce agricultural emissions, aiming for a 25% reduction between 2018 and 2030. The target has sparked furious debate in Ireland, with the tech farming lobby …

Banks have used a range of underhanded tactics under the guise of Covid to tear down branches, forcing people to use digital platforms instead of cash, it has been claimed. Banks are accused of not answering the phone, understaffing branches leading to long queues and failing to quickly repair broken ATMs to entice people to …