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INMO Insist Employers Pay Employees Time Lost Due To Ophelia

October 19, 2017 · Leave a Comment 

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) today, in response to enquiries from members, have indicated that they will not tolerate employers deducting pay or insisting that employees take annual leave, as a result of having to stay away from work yesterday due to Hurricane Ophelia.  Pointing to the fact that a red weather warning was issued for the entire country and that the Taoiseach and many ministers indicated that people should stay at home,   David Hughes, Deputy General Secretary of the Organisation said “The decision to declare a red weather warning was to save lives. ... [Read the full story]

GAA

Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes

September 7, 2017 · Comments Off on Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Notes 

Tipperary Intermediate Team On Saturday last Tipperary Ladies Football found out their opponents in the All Ireland Final when the second All Ireland Semi Final was played in Cavan. Tyrone overcame Sligo in the Semi Final to earn themselves a place in the Final. Tyrone played in Division 2 in the Lidl National Football League so the teams have not met yet this year. Tyrone has enjoyed playing Senior for the last two years and this is something they will be hoping to achieve again. We would look forward to supporting Tipperary in their quest for Senior and All Ireland success in Croke Park on Sunday,... [Read the full story]

Entertainment

Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike

August 8, 2017 · Comments Off on Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike 

On Monday 17 September 1917 a request was made by the Defence of the Realm prisoners in Mountjoy prison for prisoner-of-war treatment.  When this request was refused the prisoners began a hunger strike. At 5 p.m. on 25 September, Thomas Ashe was transferred to the Mater Hospital where he died at 10.30 p.m. An inquest into his death was opened at the Mater on Thursday 27 September by the city coroner, Dr Louis A. Byrne. It was resumed on the following day at the Coroner’s Court and developed into a long and dramatic inquiry which did not end until 1 November. During the inquest the prison... [Read the full story]

Events

New €500k Competitive Start Fund Targeted At Experienced Business Professionals

October 5, 2017 · Comments Off on New €500k Competitive Start Fund Targeted At Experienced Business Professionals 

A total of €500,000 in start-up funding will be available from Enterprise Ireland when a new Competitive Start Fund (CSF) competition targeted at Experienced Business Professionals opens for applications on Wednesday 11 October 2017.   This CSF is directed at mature and highly experienced business professionals with 25 years or more of relevant business experience in Ireland or abroad, of which at least 10 years should be at a senior or leadership level.   Up to 10 successful applicants will receive high-level business development support and an investment of up to €50,000... [Read the full story]

Sport

The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for February: Paula Fitzpatrick (Rugby)

March 9, 2017 · Comments Off on The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Award for February: Paula Fitzpatrick (Rugby) 

The Irish Women’s Rugby captain Paula Fitzpatrick has been recognised for the team’s three wins in their Six Nations campaign to date and awarded The Irish Times – Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Month award for February 2017. Earlier this week former Irish captain, Fiona Coghlan, reflected on the progress made by the national team in recent years, from being Six Nations also-rans to winning the Grand Slam in 2013 – having never finished higher than third until then – and winning the title again in 2015. It’s a measure of the standards the team has now set... [Read the full story]

Business

Jerry Kennelly says graduates from Irish institutions ‘not job ready’ and has his say on Dublin-based tech giants

July 12, 2017 · Comments Off on Jerry Kennelly says graduates from Irish institutions ‘not job ready’ and has his say on Dublin-based tech giants 

Serial entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly was the speaker as 50 entrepreneurs from the West Cork area attended the inaugural Ludgate First Tuesdays event, an exclusive networking event for entrepreneurs on the 4th of July at the Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen. It was the first in a series of events to be held at the Hub. Kennelly, who sold his stock photography company, Stockbyte, to Getty Images for $135m in 2006, gave his insights on a number of topics including the Irish business landscape, education and the jobs market, and shared what he has learned over the years with the audience, which was comprised... [Read the full story]

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INMO Insist Employers Pay Employees Time Lost Due To Ophelia

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) today, in response to enquiries from members, have indicated that they will not tolerate employers deducting pay or insisting that employees take annual leave, as a result of having to stay away from work yesterday due to Hurricane Ophelia.  Pointing to the fact that...

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AA Ireland And ProVision Vehicle Cameras Announce Partnership

ProVision Vehicle Cameras, a market leading Vehicle Camera Solutions provider and the creator of CameraMatics, has entered into a partnership with Irelands’ motoring organisation. AA Ireland is the country’s provider of roadside assistance, travel and traffic information, and of Motor, Home & Travel Insurance. The...

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French Honour For UL’s Dr. Gordon Armstrong

Dr Gordon Armstrong, Chief Technical Officer of the Bernal Institute at University of Limerick (UL) was recently awarded the rank of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques. Presented by Ambassador of France to Ireland, H.E. Stéphane Crouzat, the award is an order of the French Republic, recognising exceptional...

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