Residence in Livadia / PALY architects

first_img “COPY” Architects: PALY architects Area Area of this architecture project 2019 Projects Manufacturers: Daikin, Inalco, BO CONCEPT, BRIGHT, Exalco, Home deco, KOURASSANIT, Kitchen Gallery, Kostis lighting, NicolazziDesign:Nikos Lykoudis, Ismene PapaspiliopoulouPlans And 3 D:Katerina Argyropoulou, Konstantinos Platyrrachos, Eleftheria Chatzi, Marina GkolfomitsouStructural Planning:Apostolos AndreadisInterior Design:Manos KypritidisMep Engineers:Drakaki AikateriniSite Manager:Apostolos AndreadisCity:LivadiaCountry:GreeceMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© George AnastasakisRecommended ProductsStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Prexury®Hotel ApplicationsAccoyaAccoya® Wood at World Hotels Salinda ResortsWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsText description provided by the architects. Leaning on the rock of the mountain, adapted to thelandscape and built with natural materials, this residence has an elongated shape, protected from the north and views onto the sea on the south. The project succeeds adapting the building in the environment, use of local materials, exploitation of the view and protection from the weather conditions. Vacation residence in Crete, on Livadia, 1-hour road from Chania.Save this picture!© George AnastasakisThe plot is near a ridge (Cape Koutoulas) on rocky ground and wild landscape. North is to the ridge, views and sea to the south and southwest. Big natural rocks project to the west and the mainland with olive trees, small hills and sloppy grounds on the east. Two clean volumes, one with the living room, kitchen, dining room and one with the bedrooms, connected via a protected cross-bright semi-outdoor living space on the north-south direction, starting from the rock, ending on a raised platform suspended between mountain and sea, sky and earth.Save this picture!© George AnastasakisA long water element, created alongside the residence’s main spaces, also being the boundary to the steep slope, the view, the sea. The synthesis complete pergolas and shutters from metal and wood. The challenge was adapting the building on the environment, with a non-provocative way and creating the smallest possible “wound” on the mountain. The synthesis consists of a one storey elongated rectangular parallelepiped hugged by a shape Γstonewall on the north and west, with big openings, a water element and outdoor living spaces to the south.Save this picture!Plan – Ground floorSave this picture!Section 06The stonewall-boundary of the mountain, that continuous onto the flat roof in a continuation of the natural ground. Basic synthetic element, the intermediate space between indoor-outdoor spaces, “the shelter”. Big sliding windows on the living room unify indoor and outdoor space creating a big covered with pergola living space, which unify with the semi-outdoor space.Save this picture!© George AnastasakisThe biggest problem of the construction was the long distance from the material supply spots and the rugged area. Access until the entrance, privacy with independent rooms with bathrooms, shading and protecting from the sun and wind alongside with the view, possibility of preparing a meal inside and outside, the long water element for sport swimming, complete privacy, peace and redefinition of the human-nature relationship were the issues of the strategy. It is a conventional construction from reinforced concrete, brick walls and local stone, internal walls from cement board.Save this picture!© George AnastasakisInternal and external flooring from big size tiles with stone texture on the environments earthy colour. The flat roofs are from visible uncoated concrete and the rest external flooring from local stone. Pergolas made from metal on the colour of rust, with irregular chestnut logs on top. Light dividers from wicker. All the external surfaces made from Kourasani (mortar) with straw on the rocky environment colour. Materials chosen for endurance on the weather conditions of the area, solar panels for hot water.Save this picture!© George AnastasakisThe specialized exterior plaster, kourasani, the rusty metals, the thermal insulating frames and glass for the high summer temperatures and the other materials used do not require special maintenance and are durable to the local weather conditions. The visible uncoated concrete, the clay on the colour of soil on the exterior walls, the kourasanit on the colour of sand on the interior walls, the rusty metals, the crooked wood on pergolas and the natural dry stone are the basic materials of the villa. The planting like a continuation of the mountain on the roof of the villa, and on the exterior spaces.Save this picture!© George AnastasakisProject gallerySee allShow lessEriksberg Entrance Building / SandellsandbergSelected ProjectsDesigning Fluid High-Traffic Areas with Modular FurnitureArticles Share “COPY” Houses Residence in Livadia / PALY architectsSave this projectSaveResidence in Livadia / PALY architects CopyHouses•Livadia, Greece ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/956745/residence-in-livadia-paly-architects Clipboard Area:  216 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project center_img Greece Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/956745/residence-in-livadia-paly-architects Clipboard Photographs:  George Anastasakis Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ArchDaily Save this picture!© George Anastasakis+ 29Curated by Matheus Pereira Share Residence in Livadia / PALY architects Photographs CopyAbout this officePALY architectsOfficeFollowProductsStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMies van der Rohe AwardOn FacebookLivadiaGreecePublished on February 12, 2021Cite: “Residence in Livadia / PALY architects” 12 Feb 2021. 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Big Arts Give 2010 launched to raise millions for the arts from individuals

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Advertisement Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Individual giving Major gift The Big Give AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  42 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Howard Lake | 28 May 2010 | News Big Arts Give 2010 launched to raise millions for the arts from individuals Arts & Business have joined with philanthropy website The Big Give to launch The Big Arts Give, a campaign to raise millions of pounds for arts organisations from individuals. Launched at the Museum of London, the campaign got underway with an initial challenge fund of at least £500,000.The Big Arts Give is designed to help arts organisations build and develop the income they receive via individual giving. It is hoped that it will raise at least £3 million by Christmas 2010.The establishment of a challenge fund to stimulate individual philanthropy for the arts is one of five priority recommendations contained in Arts & Business’ Private Sector Policy for the Arts, consultation on which closes today.Each participating arts charity creates their own charity matching fund using pledges from their trustees and major donors. Initial public donations in December are then doubled by this fund. Charities that fully match their fund, by receiving the same amount in public donations as is pledged in their charity matching fund, are then able to compete for the additional Arts & Business Challenge Fund.The Arts & Business Challenge Fund doubles further public donations on a first come, first served basis, until the Challenge Fund is exhausted. The maximum a charity can receive from the Arts & Business Challenge Fund is equal to their total pledge amount from trustees and major donors.The Big Arts Give will be launched as part of The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2010 in December 2010. Funded by philanthropist Alec Reed, the 2009 programme raised over £8 million in just one week.www.artsandbusiness.org.uk/Central/Individual-giving/the_big_arts_give.aspxLaunch reception of The Big Arts Give from Arts & Business on Vimeo.last_img read more

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Blockchain pilot sees Ben & Jerry carbon-offset ice cream at new London store

first_img Melanie May | 12 June 2018 | News Ben & Jerry is offering customers the opportunity to help carbon-offset their ice-cream through blockchain technology at its new London Scoop Shop.The ice cream company is using a new retail platform that connects consumers to their own carbon footprint and supports forest conservation. The platform was launched by The Poseidon Foundation on 1 May, and uses blockchain technology to integrate carbon markets into transactions at point-of-sale, giving retailers and their customers the opportunity to support action on climate change and forestry conservation projects around the world when they buy and sell everyday items.A pilot is currently underway at Ben & Jerry’s new ice cream Scoop Shop in London’s Wardour Street. For every scoop of ice cream sold the company contributes through the platform towards carbon credits from a forest conservation project in Peru, giving a penny, and offers their customers the opportunity to do the same. It is already contributing. Laszlo Giricz, Founder and CEO of Poseidon said:“While this is just one small pilot, the technology is now proven and can be fully scaled and integrated, giving everyone the opportunity to understand their own carbon impact and take action. In just three weeks, we have already protected over 1,000 trees via the London store, equivalent to an area the size of 77 tennis courts, which is very encouraging and shows the potential for the platform to drive behaviour change once widely adopted.”Chris Gale, Head of Ben & Jerry’s Social Mission Europe, added: Advertisement “We have got a long way to go within our own business to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels but we have also made some big commitments and want to be transparent about our impact. At the same time, we want to use every part of our business to support a transition to a low carbon economy, including putting an internal price on carbon and setting ourselves ambitious targets to reduce our absolute carbon emissions by 80% by 2020. We are excited by the opportunity Poseidon Foundation’s new technology brings as an approach that connects fans to climate action.”The carbon credits on the Poseidon Platform are sourced from Ecosphere+.  The first project supported by users of the Poseidon platform, the Cordillera Azul National Park, sits at the intersection of the Andes mountain range and the Amazon basin in Peru and is home to around 6,000 plant species, 11 endangered large mammals and numerous indigenous populations.  231 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 Blockchain pilot sees Ben & Jerry carbon-offset ice cream at new London storecenter_img  232 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis14 Tagged with: blockchain corporate About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

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Observadores internacionales visitarán Odessa

first_imgEl 2 de mayo de 2014, por lo menos 48 antifascistas y sindicalistas fueron asesinados cuando los neonazis atacaron un campamento de protesta en la ciudad de Odessa en Ucrania, e incendiaron la Casa de los Sindicatos que se encontraba en las cercanías. Cientos de personas más resultaron heridas. Muchas se vieron obligadas a huir del país. Otras fueron detenidas y sometidas a juicio mientras los autores salían impunes.Desde entonces, el gobierno de Kiev respaldado por EUA, que ayudó a desencadenar el ataque contra sus oponentes políticos en Odessa, ha bloqueado todo intento de investigar el crimen y enjuiciar a los responsables.Ahora que el segundo aniversario de los trágicos eventos se acerca, ambas partes están preparándose para un nuevo enfrentamiento.Los familiares y amigas/os de los activistas asesinados, dirigidos por el Comité de Madres del 2 de Mayo están decididos a llevar cabo un evento conmemorativo en el Campo Kulikovo donde murieron sus seres queridos.Delegaciones de varios países planean monitorear y apoyar el evento, incluyendo diputados del Parlamento Europeo y activistas de la Coalición Nacional Unida Contra la Guerra (UNAC por las siglas en inglés) con base en EUA.Grupos neonazis como Right Sector, Svoboda, Automaidan y Maidan Autodefensa, que atacan de forma rutinaria y violentamente tales conmemoraciones, han amenazado a las/os organizadores y prometieron evitar que se lleve a cabo el evento.Detrás de ellos, el gobierno de Ucrania encabezado por el presidente de Petro Poroshenko y el gobernador Regional de Odessa Mikhael Saakashvili – un títere de EUA y ex Presidente de la República de Georgia quien huye de cargos en su contra de corrupción y crímenes de guerra en su propio país – están movilizando al cuerpo policial y a la Guardia Nacional, dominada por los fascistas, para “mantener el orden” en Odessa. (Timer-Odessa.net, 19 de abril)Ciudad Heroica en estado de sitioOdessa es una de las “Ciudades Heroicas” de la antigua Unión Soviética, premiadas por el papel jugado por sus residentes en la resistencia a la ocupación nazi durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial.Los sucesores modernos de Hitler tienen un odio especial hacia esta ciudad. Al igual que muchos puertos marítimos importantes, Odessa ha sido durante mucho tiempo una ciudad diversa, inclusiva y multinacional. Esto fue reforzado a través de décadas de desarrollo socialista cuando Ucrania era parte de la Unión Soviética.No es de extrañar entonces, que las fuerzas detrás del golpe de estado en Ucrania en el año 2014 se enfocaran en las/os residentes de Odessa. Y sin embargo, la gente de esta Ciudad Heroica sigue resistiendo.El 28 de enero, cuando el Servicio de Seguridad de Ucrania (SBU, el FBI de Ucrania) y los neonazis atacaron un complejo de viviendas donde muchos inmigrantes vietnamitas viven, derribando las puertas de las/os residentes y robándoles sus ahorros, la gente combatió y persiguió a los matones armados en la calle. Algunos jóvenes incluso intentaron apropiarse de los vehículos de éstos. (Timer-Odessa.net)La incursión también fue denunciada por el Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores de la República Socialista de Vietnam.El 10 de abril, cientos de residentes de Odessa, incluyendo muchos ancianos veteranos de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, salieron para conmemorar el aniversario de su liberación del fascismo en 1944 por el Ejército Rojo y partidarios locales. Brutalmente atacado por neonazis, estos se defendieron, coreando “¡Banderistas, salgan de Odessa! ¡El fascismo no pasará! ” Banderista” se refiere a Stepan Bandera, un colaborador nazi e icono de los nacionalistas derechistas ucranianos.La ciudad está llena de carteles puestos por la noche instando a la gente a venir al memorial del 2 de mayo.“Los neonazis atacan a las personas mayores y a los niños”, señaló Alexey Albu, ex diputado regional de Odessa y sobreviviente de la matanza del 2 de mayo, después de un asalto en marzo a miembros de su familia. “Pero la situación va a cambiar. El gobierno de Ucrania, que protege a los ultranacionalistas, está a punto de reventar. Después de su derrocamiento, se identificarán y castigarán a los responsables”. (Fort Russ, 27 de marzo)Solidaridad internacionalLa Coalición Nacional Unida Contra la Guerra está enviando una delegación de activistas contra la guerra y pro derechos humanos basadas/os en EUA a Odessa para unirse a otros grupos internacionales que monitorearán el memorial. UNAC también está instando a la gente a ponerse en contacto con sus funcionarios elegidos y a los medios de comunicación locales y nacionales para exigir que presten atención a lo que está sucediendo en Odessa.Un comunicado emitido por la UNAC apoyando el memorial y pidiendo una investigación por las Naciones Unidas de los eventos del 2014 dice en parte: “El 2 de mayo de 2016, un memorial se llevará a cabo en Odessa-Ucrania, en honor a la memoria de decenas de activistas pro-democracia que fueron brutalmente asesinados en Odessa en esa fecha hace dos años.“No hay ninguna razón para que las autoridades de la ciudad prohíban este memorial pacífico, pero los radicales de derecha – algunos de los cuales se cree que estuvieron involucrados en los acontecimientos de 2014 – han declarado que no van a permitir que se proceda. … Hacemos un llamado a los gobiernos de Odessa, Ucrania y los Estados Unidos para que garanticen el respeto a los derechos cívicos de los asistentes al memorial del 2 de mayo en Odessa, incluyendo a las delegaciones de observadores internacionales que estarán presentes en ese día.“Además, respetuosamente apelamos al Comité de Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas para que inicie una investigación internacional sobre los sucesos del 2 de mayo de 2014, conforme a lo solicitado por los miembros de la familia, los amigos y partidarios de los que murieron en ese día”. Entre los firmantes se encuentran el ex fiscal general de EUA Ramsey Clark; la ex congresista estadounidense y candidata presidencial del Partido Verde Cynthia McKinney; el premiado periodista John Pilger; el Consejo de Paz de EUA; la co-directora del Centro de Acción Internacional Sara Flounders; la presidente de Bayan EUA Bernadette Ellorin; la editora y columnista de Black Agenda Report Margaret Kimberley; los co-coordinadores de UNAC Marilyn Levin y Joe Lombardo; y muchas otras personas más.Para leer la declaración completa y la lista de endosantes, firmar la declaración y obtener actualizaciones, visite unacpeace.org.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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How performing arts majors are adjusting to the pandemic

first_imgReddIt Students share favorite on-campus study spots Linkedin Jillian Verzwyvelt is a junior economics and communication studies double major from Lafayette, Louisiana. The TCU Music Center Performing Arts Hall will not be having in-person audiences. (Heesoo Yang/Staff Photographer) TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Facebook Jillian Verzwyvelthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jillian-verzwyvelt/ Jillian Verzwyvelthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jillian-verzwyvelt/ Jillian Verzwyvelthttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jillian-verzwyvelt/ ReddIt Previous articlePhysician declares climate change a ‘medical emergency’ in Friday Focus talkNext articleThe Skiff: Oct. 1, 2020 Jillian Verzwyvelt RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Twitter The faces behind Mask Up TCU + posts printAlready more than seven weeks into the semester, students and faculty of TCU’s performing arts programs are continuing to adjust during this new era of online learning.Such programs, including dance, music and theater, previously centered around in-person, close-contact practices in preparation for live performances, but they adaptated to match university COVID-19 guidelines.Dr. Jessica Zeller, an associate professor of dance for TCU’s School for Classical & Contemporary Dance, identified how the dance school is continuing to navigate the changes.“There are some things that are simply not allowed, like partnering and extensive time spent on the floor. So I know some of the curricular changes are just in order to preserve social distancing,” she said.Dance students are facing a lack of access to on-campus resources, such as adequate space for movement and proper flooring. While some students who have elected virtual instruction this semester have access to such resources, Zeller sees students participating in class from living rooms, outdoor decks, bathrooms, dorm rooms and other atypical locations. Students of TCU’s SCCD dance 6-feet apart with masks. (Photo courtesy of Meghan Hall)Because there are more students than permitted in the studios by social distancing parameters, each student who has elected to return to campus this semester has one day each week to engage with the class from outside the studios. “We have become hardy and adaptable in ways that I don’t think we were before,” said Zeller. “The space for dance dictates a lot of what’s possible.”Students and faculty at TCU’s School of Music are also continuing to discover and adopt creative responses.Savannah Ekrut, a sophomore music major with an emphasis in flute performance, addressed the implications for music performances.Live audiences are not permitted for concert ensembles. Instead, students may either live stream their performance or record it at an earlier time to be streamed on the release date.While the new TCU Music Center opened this fall for rehearsals and classes, the Van Cliburn Concert Hall is not yet open for public performances. Ekrut said her experience in online classes has suffered due to technological drawbacks, including unstable internet connectivity, reduced sound quality, audio delays and distractions in her environment. However, she said the quality and quantity of her coursework resembles that of previous semesters. Dr. Till Meyn, a professor of music theory and composition for TCU’s School of Music, shared similar concerns with distance learning.Chairs in the Band Hall of TCU’s Music Center are placed 6-feet apart to encourage social distancing. (Heaven Gibbons/Staff Photographer)“When you’re playing music, part of the idea is you want to be close to each other so you can hear everything,” he said. “Putting on a mask deadens the sound and gives you one extra layer of ‘unmusicality’ essentially.”Though Meyn is teaching from his house this semester and misses seeing his students in person, he identified unforeseen benefits to online instruction, including greater proficiency in technology and the opportunity to develop a better rapport with students from increased accessibility.“I feel like I’m even more available now than I was before the pandemic. My office hours are basically, contact me, and we’ll get on Zoom almost anytime you want.” Spencer Sloan, a first-year acting major, articulated the challenges of digital discrepancies associated with virtual instruction.“It’s just not the same,” he said. “Acting is reacting. And it’s hard to do that over Zoom with the delay, but I think people are getting used to it.”As in the dance school and School of Music, theater productions have been presented virtually.Miss Molly, a student-written, student-designed and student-directed Theatre TCU production was postponed from late March to early September and refashioned to be live-streamed.Theatre TCU prepares for their live stream performance of Miss Molly. (Photo courtesy of Marielle Wyatt)When asked if the prospect of an online theater education impacted his decision to come to TCU, Sloan said he wanted to embrace the opportunity for a unique experience. “I don’t think I’ll ever forget this time,” he said, “because acting is so different right now.”Moving forward, Zeller emphasized the importance in acknowledging the possibilities presented by this new medium of learning. “There are some things that feel really daunting, and then the challenges makes it really exciting,” she said, “Theres no way to replicate the experience of being in person in a classroom. We can create entirely new ways of teaching and learning if we get past the idea of trying to replicate something that cannot be replicated 100% in this environment.” Facebook Twitter Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025 SAC moves to a virtual improv experience Jillian Verzwyvelt last_img read more

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Michael’s massive money drive for cancer support

first_imgLimerick on Covid watch list RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Advertisement Print Linkedin WhatsApp TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Facebook NewsCommunityHealthMichael’s massive money drive for cancer supportBy Bernie English – August 9, 2019 274 Emailcenter_img Twitter Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Michael Quinlan presenting a cheque for €9,420, the proceeds of his daffodil day fundraising 2019 to Paul Clements Supporter Services Officer irish Cancer society. This was the largest amount Michael has raised in his 31 years fundraising for Daffodil Day. To date he has raised €137,920A LIMERICK MAN who has lost eight relatives to cancer has raised a massive €137,920 for cancer support services.Michael Quinlivan (67) from Thomondgate has been fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society for the last 29 years.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Last week, he presented his latest cheque to the Irish Cancer Society for €9,420, the proceeds of the Daffodil Day fundraiser and his largest year’s collection so far.And he has good reason to be aware of the pain, loss and suffering caused by the disease having lost his dad, his brother, his uncle and five cousins to cancer.“There is not one person you speak to who hasn’t been touched by this in some way,” he told the Limerick Post.One person so affected is his sister-in-law ‘Dollie” Quinlivan whose husband died from cancer.Michael sells daffodils and Society merchandise in the Milk Market on four Saturdays in March to coincide with Daffodil Day.“After her husband died, Dollie went and sat her driving test at 72 years of age and passed it. She drives down to give me a break at the Milk Market and drives me home afterwards with any unsold merchandise,” Michael explained.Michael began his fundraising by selling daffodils in the Revenue Commissioners office where he worked. He was also selling merchandise and that went down well.“People wanted to do more than just buy a flower, so I brought in things like mugs and keyrings and trolley discs. It meant people had something they could use for the money they gave”.And now that the Revenue service has been decentralised, his former colleagues have branched out and they are now selling daffodils and merchandise for his fundraising efforts.From in-house sales, Michael moved on to selling his flowers at Colbert train station.“I go up around 5.30am to catch the early commuters,” he explained. The €8,500 he raised this year would have been even more if Daffodil day hadn’t coincided with the Irish Rail day of industrial action.“This money helps people with cancer to stay in their own homes with home nursing and night nursing. That mean’s a lot to someone with cancer and their families,” he told the Limerick Post. TAGSCommunityhealthLimerick City and CountyNews Limerick Post Show | Careers & Health Sciences Event for TY Students Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Previous articleLimerick Post Show | Greg O’Shea lands back from Love IslandNext articleResidents in row over Mill Road plans Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Local backlash over Aer Lingus threatlast_img read more

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16 more deaths, 129 new confirmed cases of Covid-19

first_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Homepage BannerNews Facebook Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Google+ Facebook Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articlePhase one of easing of restrictions to begin next weekNext articleOutrage in Letterkenny as local postbox sealed with a fence News Highland Pinterest Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Twitter WhatsApp 16 more deaths, 129 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic By News Highland – May 15, 2020 A further 16 people with Covid-19 have died.1,518 people have now so far lost their lives129 new cases confirmed too. while there are 23,956 confirmed cases in this country. Google+last_img read more

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General Dynamics Powers Up US Navy’s LCSs with Their Latest Solutions

first_img Share this article View post tag: Navy “Our open architecture computing infrastructure ensures commonality in the ship’s interfaces, allowing for the rapid upgrading and swapping of mission capabilities to enhance performance where and when it’s needed most,” said Carlo Zaffanella, vice president and general manager of Integrated Platform Solutions at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems. “With OPEN CI, we are helping the Navy drive time and cost out, and innovation and capability in.”The U.S Navy christened its newest Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Jackson (LCS 6), at the Austal shipyard in Mobile, Ala., on March 22, 2014.LCS 6, the third Independence-variant ship to be built for the Navy, includes a significant number of core mission system improvements that are the direct result of the lessons learned and the rapid evolution of technology from the LCS 2 and LCS 4 design to the current version. Applying its open architecture approach to the Independence-variant ships, General Dynamics has made it possible to increase system capability, address obsolescence and maintain compatibility with the ship’s many subsystems, while substantially lowering the cost ship-over-ship.[mappress]Press Release, March 25, 2014, Image: Austal View post tag: solutions View post tag: Defence View post tag: US View post tag: latest Equipment & technology View post tag: DYNAMICS General Dynamics Powers Up US Navy’s LCSs with Their Latest Solutions Back to overview,Home naval-today General Dynamics Powers Up US Navy’s LCSs with Their Latest Solutions center_img View post tag: Defense View post tag: Naval View post tag: LCSs USS JACKSON (LCS 6) As systems integrator on the Austal USA-led team, builder of the US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), the General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is continuing to apply its open architecture and open business model approach to the LCS program. General Dynamics’ open architecture computing infrastructure, OPEN CI, serves as the technology backbone for the U.S Navy newest Independence-variant LCS, the future USS Jacksonship ‘s core mission system and provides the Navy with unprecedented flexibility to rapidly and affordably address mission-critical needs. View post tag: Powers March 25, 2014 View post tag: News by topic View post tag: General View post tag: uplast_img read more

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Hoosier Law Schools Fall In U S News Rankings

first_imgMarilyn Odendahl for www.theindianalawyer.comAll three of Indiana’s ranked law schools slipped in the U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Law Schools tabulations just released Tuesday morning.Indiana University Robert H. McKinney took the biggest tumble, falling 10 slots to the 98th position among the nation’s 194 accredited law schools. It was tied with Stetson University and Wayne State University. The Indianapolis school’s part-time program was ranked 33rd, tying with Suffolk University and Cleveland State University.Notre Dame Law School slumped four steps to 24th place, tied with George Washington University. Also, Indiana University Maurer School of Law dropped two spots to the 32nd, where it was tied with Big Ten sports rival The Ohio State University along with the University of Georgia, University of Washington and Wake Forest University.Valparaiso Law School remained in the “Rank Not Published” category.No Indiana law schools placed among the top 10 in specialized programs for clinical training, environmental law, health care law, intellectual property law, international law, or legal writing. U.S. News annually calculates the rankings based on assessments by academics, lawyers and judges, median LSAT scores and undergraduate grade point averages, as well as employment and bar passage rates.The U.S. News’ top five law schools for 2019 are unchanged from the 2018 list. U.S. News ranked Yale University No. 1, followed by Stanford University, Harvard University, University of Chicago and Columbia University.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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NJ Transit pulls vote on Hoboken land acquisition

first_imgHOBOKEN– After two rescheduled meetings, the NJ Transit board of directors met on Monday, Jan. 15 and deferred a vote on the agency’s possible acquisition and subsequent lease of the former Union Dry Dock site on Hoboken’s uptown waterfront.The land is currently owned by NY Waterway, which purchased the property in November for $11.5 million for a ferry maintenance and repair facility. NJ Transit plans to purchase the land from NY Waterway and lease it back to them, as the company plays an integral part in transporting people between New Jersey and Manhattan.If New Jersey Transit purchases the property, the city will not be able to use its power of eminent domain to obtain the site, because the state agency’s power of eminent domain supersedes it.Roughly 100 residents and officials in Hoboken attended the meeting, including members of the City Council and Mayor Ravi Bhalla.“I do want to say that we have for the record over 100 residents from Hoboken that are packed in this room to attend this meeting,” said Bhalla as he addressed the board. “Although I do thank the board for removing the item of relevance to Hoboken, the Union Dry Dock, from the agenda, I am very well aware that you do not have sufficient support for adoption of that measure. Once more it is a slap in the face to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that this matter be adopted on a federal holiday.”Bhalla said the holiday is a call to service, and the residents in attendance were answering that call “but it’s not a call to service for New Jersey Transit, that is not why you brought us here today. This was a real estate transaction that was trying to be rushed through in the end days of an outgoing administration. That’s not a call to service; that’s a disgrace and that’s what I think needs to be said and made clear to the board members.”“I think that this is a good moment for New Jersey, a good moment for the region,” added Bhalla. “We look to work with NY waterway for a mutual solution that meets the interests of NJ transit, that meets the interests of NY Waterway. That meets the interests of the residents. As Dr. MartinLuther King Jr said that the ‘ moral arch of the universe is long but in this case, it bends towards justice.’”last_img read more

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