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Brendan Grace and Garda Band to headline McCabe Memorial Concert

first_imgTwitter NewsCommunityLifestyleEntertainmentBrendan Grace and Garda Band to headline McCabe Memorial ConcertBy Eric Fitzgerald – May 19, 2016 1100 Print Linkedin A 20th Anniversary Memorial Concert in honour of Detective Garda Jerry McCabe (1996-2016) will take place at University Concert Hall on Thursday May 26.Hosting the concert is The Band of An Garda Siochána featuring special guests Unity Gospel Choir, Oliver Stapleton and Brendan Grace who is returning from the US especially for the event.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up On hearing the news that a Memorial Concert for the Late Detective Garda Jerry McCabe was happening, Brendan Grace insisted that he would travel back from his home in Florida to pay tribute to “a great friend and a great Irishman”.From Brendan you can expect to hear some of the most requested pieces from his vast repertoire over the last 44 years.All proceeds from the concert will be donated to Milford Care Centre, ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services, St. Gabriel’s School and Centre, Garda Benevolent Fund and the Laura Lynn Foundation.Detective Garda Jerry McCabe died in the line of duty at Adare, County Limerick in June 1996.Inspector Pat Kenny, commenting on behalf of the Garda Band, informed Limerick Post Newspaper that it will be an honour to take part in the concert and took time to reflect on the tragic circumstances of Det. Garda Jerry McCabe’s passing.“It is an honour and a privilege for the Garda Síochána Band to participate in this Concert, held  in memory of  the impending  20th anniversary of the death in the course of his duty of our colleague Det. Garda Jerry McCabe.“When invited by Chief Superintendent Sheahan to participate in this Concert, it prompted us to reflect upon the years that have passed  since that day on  June 10 1996 when Gerry was laid to rest.“That reflection reinforced for us the belief that irrespective of the passage of time,  it is important if not vital  that we memorialise those who have died in the service of their State, not only for their families or indeed  their colleagues in An Garda Síochána, but also as a reminder to all of us of the ultimate sacrifices that are sometimes demanded,  in the service of our communities.“We  look forward to making our contribution to this memorial concert and to seeing you at University Concert Hall, Limerick on May 26.”Tickets are €20 each and available from www.uch.ie or direct from the concert hall. Emailcenter_img Advertisement WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleGreat ideas flow from Thomond WeirNext article€500,000 scratch card winners on Friday 13th Eric Fitzgeraldhttp://www.limerickpost.ieEric writes for the Entertainment Pages of Limerick Post Newspaper and edits the music blog www.musiclimerick.com where you can watch and listen to music happening in the city and beyond.last_img read more

Greencore sees positive growth in convenience business

first_imgRevenue increased by 6.9%, to £305.6m, in Greencore’s Convenience Foods division, for the 13 weeks to 27 December 2013.The division saw like-for-like sales up 9.1% on the previous year, excluding its desserts activity, which was sold to Müller Dairy UK Group in January 2013.Greencore said that while the overall grocery retail environment remained challenging, “the small store format continues to exhibit strong growth aiding our food-to-go activity”, adding that economic conditions in the UK were steadily improving.The group saw overall sales up 7.2% to £320.5m. Like-for-like revenue in the UK was also up by 7.2% on the comparable period last year, while in the US revenue was up 26.2% on a constant currency basis, “reflecting the commencement of the Starbucks supply agreement”.last_img read more

10 months ago​Tottenham manager Pochettino: I tell Rose to stop thinking so much!

first_imgAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say ​Tottenham manager Pochettino: I tell Rose to stop thinking so much!by Freddie Taylor10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveTottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has revealed the advice he gives to his left back Danny Rose.There was a time when it seemed as though Rose would be on his way out of Spurs.But he has fought back and emerged as their best left back again.When asked about Rose, Pochettino said to the Evening Standard: “Yes. There’s no doubt about Danny Rose’s quality. He’s a great player. “But like all players with quality, he needs to be focused on his job — focus, train and care about yourself and don’t think too much. “I’m always saying, ‘Danny — hey, you’re thinking too much, you need to stop, work and deliver the job we want!’ “When he arrives at the training ground, he asks, ‘What are we going to do? Laps, a training session, a tactical session? Gym or no gym? Shower or no shower? Eat or not eat?’ Stop, relax! “We think for him, but sometimes he tries to think for us. We’ve said, ‘Danny, you spend too much energy in thinking about everything. You need to stop. When you drive home, you can start to think again.'”He spends too much energy and then he doesn’t have energy for what he needs to do. And that is a dangerous situation.” last_img read more

Notley trolls federal Liberals as global oil forecasts continue to look grim

first_imgOTTAWA (660 NEWS) – Premier Rachel Notley took time for a holiday trick in Ottawa.The Alberta NDP projected figures outside of the federal Liberal holiday party that claimed to show how much money is being lost every day because pipelines aren’t moving Alberta oil to world markets.While many are applauding the move seeing this as some grade ‘A’ trolling, others are calling it classless.Well played Premier Notley.— Dan Harris (@danharrisndp) December 13, 2018It isn’t the first time Notley and company have sent not-so-subtle hints to the feds and it won’t be the last time, especially with some bleak forecasts for oil prices going into next year.Cailin Birch is an economist with the Economist Intelligence Unit and one of the authors of a report delving into oil price predictions around the world.She believes with the Chinese and the U.S. economies expected to sputter in 2019, there could be a global price drop for oil.“With 2020 looking like an even more difficult year economically speaking. We are expecting it to feed into prices across the board really as consumption doesn’t look as strong as it has in the past few years.”She noted other global factors at play.“Market conditions have changed significantly since OPEC and Russia agreed to rein in production in November 2016. Unprecedented output restraint from most OPEC countries and Russia, together with unexpected supply crunches from more volatile producers, including Venezuela, Libya and Angola, have brought global oil stocks back down to below the previous five-year average,” she said in the report.While a drop in oil prices in the past five years has fed consumption, she expects that trend to change.“Remembering of course, that for the last few years it has been inflated a bit. The rate of demand growth has been inflated by the fact that oil prices were so low that it gave this kind of boom to consumption growth. We’re not looking at the same situation anymore.”last_img read more

Romania insists its up to the EU presidency

first_imgBUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s government insists it is capable of handling the rotating presidency of the European Union, dismissing remarks made by the head of the bloc’s executive branch.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker recently questioned whether Romania was ready for the political give-and-take of holding the presidency which began this month, adding it was “technically well-prepared” for the role.But European Affairs Minister George Ciamba said Monday “Romania is well-prepared. Period,” adding: “There are political disputes in all member states.”Leaders of Romania’s ruling Social Democratic Party have blasted Juncker for alleged prejudicesEU officials have repeatedly criticized Bucharest over a contentious judicial overhaul, warning it will dilute efforts to prosecute high-level corruption in one of the bloc’s most graft-riddled states.The Associated Presslast_img read more

School Buses cancelled in School District 60 59

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – School District 60 has cancelled bus service for Thursday, November 29.Poor secondary road conditions have caused School District 60 to decide for the fourth day in a row.  Schools will remain open.  In a post on their website, District Officials apologized for the inconvenience.“The district sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience caused by these cancellations. Regular bus service will resume once drivers determine that buses can be operated safely. Schools will be open for those students who are able to attend.” School Buses have also been cancelled in and around Dawson Creek for School District 59. Buses are still running in Chetwynd.last_img read more

Ennore LNG terminal to help IOC fasttrack city gas projects

first_imgNew Delhi: India’s first east coast LNG import terminal at Ennore in Tamil Nadu will help state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) fast-track its city gas distribution plans, said Wood Mackenzie. The 5 million tonne per annum (MTPA) liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and regasification terminal, built by IOC at a cost of Rs 5,150 crore, was commissioned earlier this week.”IOC has already secured captive customers for 2 MTPA of capacity. The Ennore terminal will also help fast-track IOC’s city gas distribution plan, as gas from the terminal will be supplied to consumers around Chennai and Madurai,” Wood Mackenzie’s senior analyst Kaushik Chatterjee said in a report. India plans to double its LNG import and regasification capacity to 56.5 MTPA by 2025 to meet the energy needs of a fast-growing economy. Also Read – Maruti cuts production for 8th straight month in SepIn order to supply natural gas to various consumers, IOC is laying a 1244-km pipeline for evacuation of gas from Ennore terminal. The pipeline from the terminal will go up to Madurai, Trichy and Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu and branch out to Bengaluru via Hosur in Karnataka. Imported gas at the terminal will meet fuel requirement of Chennai Petroleum Corp, Madras Fertilisers, Tamil Nadu Petroproducts and Manali Petrochemicals. Ennore LNG terminal is part of India’s plan to raise the share of natural gas in the country’s energy basket to 15 per cent by 2030 from current 6.2 per cent. Also Read – Ensure strict implementation on ban of import of e-cigarettes: revenue to Customs”In the longer term, Ennore could become integrated with India’s national gas network via a pipeline to Vijayawada or Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. “Historically, delays in intra-state pipeline construction have impeded gas and LNG usage in India. The pipeline connecting the Kochi regasification terminal in Kerala to Mangalore in Karnataka is a glaring example,” Chatterjee said. IOC, he said, has additional plans to connect remaining refineries to gas pipelines, which will likely at least double its gas demand. IOC has signed a 0.7 MTPA contract with Mitsubishi for 20 years, with supply coming from Cameron LNG in the US. “We believe the commissioning of Ennore may also lead IOC to source more LNG directly rather than via Petronet LNG Ltd,” he said. India has four LNG import and regasification terminals on the west coast — 15 MTPA Dahej plant in Gujarat operated by Petronet LNG , Shell’s 5 MTPA Hazira terminal in the same state, GAIL’s 1.2 MTPA plant at Dabhol in Maharashtra and Petronet’s 5 MTPA terminal at Kochi in Kerala. “Indian regas capacity had constrained imports in recent years. Both Dahej and Hazira operated at maximum levels through much of 2018,” the consultancy said.last_img read more

Despite bad weather Morsi backers stage fresh Friday rallies

first_imgCAIRO – For the last 169 days, pro-democracy demonstrators have staged rallies on an almost daily basis to denounce what they describe as the July 3 “military coup” against MorsiDespite bad weather conditions, supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi staged fresh rallies on Friday to show support for student demonstrators.For the last 169 days, pro-democracy demonstrators have staged rallies on an almost daily basis to denounce what they describe as the July 3 “military coup” that unseated Morsi, Egypt’s first freely elected president. Fresh pro-democracy rallies were staged in Cairo, Giza, the northern province of Alexandria and the central Beni Sueif province.Protests also set out in the canal city of Suez and the Nile Delta province of Menoufiya.Friday’s rallies were called by the National Alliance for the Defense of Legitimacy, Morsi’s main support bloc, to show solidarity with student protesters.In recent weeks, Egyptian universities have been rocked by student protests amid clashes between security forces and student demonstrators opposed to Morsi’s overthrow.last_img read more

Murder near Wulff Road

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, March 27, 2017 – Nassau – Another killing over the weekend, off Wulff Road as reports are that two men were shot and both were taken to hospital where one of them died.  It happened around 1:30am on Saturday at a club on Quintine Alley.#MagneticMediaNews#WulffRoadmurder#shootingoffWulffRoad Related Items:#magneticmedianews, #shootingoffWulffRoad, #WulffRoadmurder Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more