Institute names award in honour of Gill Astarita

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 Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 19 September 2008 | News The Institute of Fundraising is to rename one of its National Awards in honour of Gill Astarita, chief executive of Volunteer Reading Help, who died earlier this month.The Fundraiser of the Year award, which is sponsored by UK Fundraising, will become the Gill Astarita Fundraiser of the Year award.Gill spent most of her working life as an inspirational fundraiser, supporting and mentoring fundraisers in her teams and beyond and working tirelessly to bring fundraising to the fore of charity activity.Her husband Mark said: “I know Gill would be deeply honoured that the Institute of Fundraising is to rename its Fundraiser of the Year award in her name for evermore. I think it’s a fitting tribute to a pioneer fundraiser, an outstanding fundraiser who never sought the limelight but would be so chuffed that she will be remembered forever by her peers in this way.”  35 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Awards Institute of Fundraising AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Institute names award in honour of Gill Astaritalast_img read more

Crowdfunding Greek bailout campaign is rerun to help Greek youth

first_imgand was clear about where the money would go: AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 8 July 2015 | News 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 Researching massive growth in giving. The ambitious campaign to invite the citizens of Europe to crowdfund the sum owed to the IMF by Greece is now being reprised as a campaign to raise funds to help young people in Greece.The Greek Bailout Fund raised a remarkable €1,930,577 in just eight days, from 108,654 people. On more than one occasion the campaign drew such interest that Indiegogo’s servers struggled to keep it live.It’s target was €1.6 billion, the sum that Greece was due to pay the International Monetary Fund last week.It was the idea of 29-year-old Thom Feeney from York who works in London. On his Indiegogo campaign page he explained:“All this dithering over Greece is getting boring. European ministers flexing their muscles and posturing over whether they can help the Greek people of not. Why don’t we the people just sort it instead? The European Union is home to 503 million people, if we all just chip in a few Euro then we can get Greece sorted and hopefully get them back on track soon. Easy.“€1.6bn is what the Greeks need. It might seem like a lot but it’s only just over €3 from each European. That’s about the same as half a pint in London. Or everyone in the EU just having a Feta and Olive salad for lunch”.The campaign was serious, although the tone of the message was light and humorous. The perks offered to donors included a postcard of Prime Minister Alex Tsipras, and a fresh Greek salad of olives and feta.The crowdfunding campaign went on to raise nearly €2 million.Feeney shared progress and statistics: Advertisement Crowdfunding Greek bailout campaign is rerun to help Greek youth Tagged with: crowdfunding recession Research / statistics  51 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1center_img Indiegogo too blogged about the campaign after the first three days demonstrated what a response it was getting. They said:“Over 72,000 backers – the most in Indiegogo history – from 167 countries and territories have contributed almost €1.3M”.They also published an infographic:Source: indiegogo.comIt’s all GreekIt was a remarkable result, but there was no chance of it hitting its €1.6 billion target. Indeed, it never even registered 1% of its target on the campaign progress bar. And the campaign funding model was all-or-nothing: the donations would be returned unless the campaign total was reached. So, all of the donations are now being returned.But it clearly touched a nerve and inspired people to want to do something. There was money on the digital table.Even before the campaign had closed, one group urged Feeney to take the opportunity of the anticipated failure of the campaign by turning it into something that would benefit the children of Greece, many of whom are suffering from the five years of austerity imposed on the country. This group of engineers, developers, designers, creatives, planners, advertisers and managers suggested a Bailout for Children campaign. The campaign returns with a more practical outcome. So, with just a few hours to go before the campaign ended Feeney emailed all those who had contributed:“Currently we have raised almost €2million, but as you know, if we do not reach the fixed target then all contributions are refunded – under IndieGoGo’s terms and conditions, I cannot change this. I know, I know – I’m very sorry.“However, I am working with a Greek charity to make plans for the end of the campaign, as I recognise that it has given us a huge opportunity to make a real difference. I would hate for us to waste that, I hope you agree”.He is now working with Greek charity Desmos who “have a huge network of charities that they co-ordinate the distribution of surplus goods with”. He explained:“Desmos will help me with my primary aim to get as many 16-24 year olds into work as possible. I want young people to have hope, to learn skills, to drive forward their economy and invest their wages back into Greece. These young people will work in charities, technology and other worthy causes to help the situation in their country”. Main image: Greek flag and coins by Per Bengtsson on He invited donors to the original campaign to donate their refund to this one. Any money raised would be received by Desmos.The Greek Crowdfund campaign has raised €67,393 of its €1 million target within one day, with 14 days left. [youtube height=”450″ width=”800″][/youtube]last_img read more

£105 million EU funding proposed for N Ireland

first_img Tagged with: European Union Funding Northern Ireland w Advertisement Howard Lake | 1 July 2018 | News The EU is proposing to make €120 million (£105 million) available to continue funding peace and cross border projects in Northern Ireland after Brexit, according to a report from BBC Northern Ireland.The report is based on an EU budget document published this week which states that the European Commission, the UK and Ireland will be parties to “this specific financing agreement.”If approved, the money will be made available to eligible organisations from 2021 to 2027. It will be split evenly between cross-border projects and those acting “in support of peace and reconciliation.”The PEACE Programme was created in 1995 as a result of the EU’s efforts to provide a positive response to the paramilitary ceasefires of 1994. The current Peace IV programme which runs to 2020 is an initiative of the European Union which has been designed specifically to support peace and reconciliation.Under previous programmes the EU funds have attracted matched funding, mainly from the Northern Ireland Executive and Irish government.The EU is also proposing that the UK government will continue to make a financial contribution to help pay for the schemes.Earlier this year, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said he could see “no more important use” of the EU budget than maintaining the peace process in Ireland. £105 million EU funding proposed for N Irelandcenter_img  143 total views,  1 views today 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 Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7  144 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis7last_img read more

TCU loses two in a row, drops emotional, double-overtime thriller at Texas

first_imgTCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Linkedin Facebook Garrett Podell Listen: The Podell and Pickell Show with L.J. Collier Boschini talks: construction, parking, tuition, enrollment, DEI, a student trustee Linkedin TAGSBig 12Jamie DixonOvertime Twitter ReddIt ReddIt Garrett Podell Twitter Garrett Podell printThe Horned Frogs overcame a deficit as big as 13 as it stumbled out of the gate in Austin Wednesday night with point guard Jaylen Fisher in early foul trouble and hot shooting from the Longhorns but late miscues doomed the Frogs in double-overtime, as they lost by a point against Texas, 99-98.“I was impressed with our guys how we battled back,”  TCU head coach Jamie Dixon said. “Obviously had adversity early, got down and got the leads in both overtimes to be in a position to finish it off, but we didn’t so that’s why we got the loss. This league is going to be exciting with games like this.”Fisher picked up two fouls in the first 2:11 of the game, forcing him to miss the rest of the first half. The Horned Frog offense struggled without him, committing nine first-half turnovers after averaging just 9.8 turnovers over its last five games. The sophomore had the same issue crop up in TCU’s last game against Kansas, playing only 14 minutes against the Jayhawks, and he scored 16 points in those 14 minutes, providing a spark when on the court.“He played well in the second half, and that’s something we have to address and get better at,” Dixon said. “We’ve been working on it, and he played the second half with one foul. We can’t be in that position with anybody on our team especially a guard.”TCU guard Jaylen Fisher dribbles past a defender. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSotoAfter halftime, Fisher mostly turned his night around, finishing with 13 points and six assists in 27 minutes of action.TCU guard Alex Robinson chipped in 14 points, hitting all of three of his three-pointers off the bench in place of Fisher.Defensively, TCU had a rough go of it trying to keep up with the Texas frontcourt of forwards Jericho Sims, Dylan Osetkowski and Mohamed Bamba. The Longhorns out-scored TCU down low by 12, 42-30, in the paint. Texas out-rebounded TCU 33-30, blocking seven shots.“They made shots early and got to the foul line way too much, but we talked about it and have to get better at it,” Dixon said. “They played well and had some guys that stepped up.”The second half appeared to be more of the same with Texas, jumping back ahead by as many as 13, 51-38, with 16:26 left to play following a Bamba lay-up.Despite their defensive deficiencies, the Horned Frogs began to climb back into the game with about ten minutes left to play, using a 9-1 run that cut the Longhorn lead to just two, 63-61, with 7:44 left to play.TCU forward JD Miller slams home two points for the Horned Frogs. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSotoThe stretch was powered by TCU’s leading scorer Kenrich Williams who scored six of TCU’s points during the stretch. The senior finished with a game-high 26 points. TCU’s defense also did its part, forcing Texas to miss six consecutive shots.The Horned Frogs then took its first lead of the night following a three-pointer from Williams on the left wing, 66-65, with  6:20 to play. He did it again about three minutes later to return the lead to TCU, 73-72 with 3:14 left to play.With 1:04 left in the game, TCU found itself trailing by four, 77-73, but forward Vladimir Brodziansky willed the Horned Frogs into overtime with a perfect trip to the free throw line and lay-up off on a pick and roll feed from Alex Robinson to even the score at 77.Then, Brodziansky ensured that there would be a second overtime, draining a buzzer-beating jumper from the left elbow off another a pick and roll feed pass from Robinson that tied the game at 88. The Slovakian finished with 19 points.TCU guard Desmond Bane then missed a go-ahead jumper with the game tied at 98 with time running down in double-overtime. Williams attempted to corral the miss but fouled Sims with 5.6 seconds left. The Longhorn forward hit one of his two free-throws, setting up an opportunity for a Horned Frog buzzer-beater with five seconds left.TCU beat the Texas press on the inbounds pass, and Fisher wove through the Longhorn defense to get a driving lay-up for the win, but the ball rolled off the rim in stunning fashion, giving the Longhorns a one-point victory.TCU guard Jaylen Fisher drives to the hoop. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto“If you go by percentage shots, that would be a good one pick, and I don’t know if you could get one better,” Dixon said. “I told them it wasn’t just one play, it was our defense throughout.”Dixon cited Texas’ 56 percent shooting from the field as a reason why TCU came up short.Wednesday was déjà vu for TCU as they lost their second conference game by a point after missing its last shot.“We’ve got to learn how to put two halves together and finish the game,” Williams said. “That’s our main thing right now. And get better defensively.”Up NextTCU now hits the road once again for a Saturday matchup in Norman with the Oklahoma Sooners and their point guard Trae Young who leads the nation in scoring and assists.The Horned Frogs will have the opportunity to avenge their Dec. 30 one-point loss to the Sooners at noon Saturday in the Lloyd Noble Center. Garrett Podell Garrett is a Journalism and Sports Broadcasting double major. He is the Managing Editor for TCU360, and his passions are God, family, friends, sports, and great food. Previous articleDelta Tau Delta suspends charter of TCU’s chapterNext articleHorned Frogs stun No. 7 Longhorns behind stellar three-point shooting, 79-77 Garrett Podell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook TCU walks off the court following its 99-98 double-overtime loss at Texas. Photo by Cristian ArguetaSoto Men’s basketball scores season-low in NIT semifinals loss to Texas TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello + posts Garrett Podell Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Boschini: ‘None of the talk matters because Jamie Dixon is staying’last_img read more

Arson attack on community radio previously targeted by coup supporters

first_img Organisation 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies December 28, 2020 Find out more Follow the news on Honduras RSF_en News HondurasAmericas May 13, 2021 Find out more A community radio station that serves the Afro-Caribbean Garifuna community in the Atlantic-coast town of Triunfo de la Cruz was ransacked and torched yesterday morning. The station, called Faluma Bimetu or Radio Coco Dulce, has often been threatened because of its opposition to last June’s coup d’état and to real estate projects in the region.“The arson attack on Faluma Bimetu confirms that news media that are independent or opposed to the coup are still in danger,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The threat is all the greater for community radio stations, which are not recognised by Honduran Law.”The press freedom organisation added: “The government should help Faluma Bimetu to resume broadcasting because it fills an important communication function for the isolated and often marginalised Garifuna community. Punishing those responsible for this attack will be a test for the government that is due to take office on 27 January.”The unidentified persons who attacked Faluma Bimetu took its main computer before setting fire to one of the two cabins in the studio, station manager Alfredo López told the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC): (only in Spanish). The station will not be able to resume broadcasting for at least a week. Yesterday’s attack was not the first time the station has been targeted. López was arrested by soldiers supported by police on 12 August in Tegucigalpa because of his participation in the resistance to the coup. If the attack was not politically motivated, it may have been linked to Garifuna opposition to real estate projects in the region and to the sale of some of their community lands by the municipality of Tela in questionable circumstances.Community radio representatives described their problems to Reporters Without Borders when it visited Honduras together with six other press freedom organisations from 1 to 7 November. “A one kilowatt signal, needed to cover a region, costs about 1 million lempiras (37,000 euros), which community stations clearly cannot afford,” one of them said. “So either they have to make do with a weak signal or they have to register as commercial radio stations.” The lack of a legal broadcast frequency has often been used as a pretext for acts of repression against this kind of radio station since the 12 June coup.Watch the video of an interview with Iselma Mejía of Radio Durugubuti, another Garifuna radio station: HondurasAmericas January 7, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Arson attack on community radio previously targeted by coup supporters to go further April 27, 2021 Find out more (Photo: RSF’s 2020 Round-up: 50 journalists killed, two-thirds in countries “at peace” News RSF begins research into mechanisms for protecting journalists in Latin America Reports News Help by sharing this information Receive email alertslast_img read more

Nine bloggers and journalists held without charge beyond 80-day deadline

first_img EthiopiaAfrica Follow the news on Ethiopia May 18, 2021 Find out more News Reporters Without Borders was disappointed but not really surprised to learn that the six bloggers and three journalists were not brought before a judge by the deadline for the completion of the police investigation.Instead, the police presented the findings of their investigation to the prosecutor behind closed doors, without the defendants or their lawyers being present. As no official charge has been brought against them, these nine news providers are now being held illegally, even under the terms of the terrorism law, whose tough provisions are designed to suppress all forms of criticism, as journalists have learned to their cost ever since it took effect.“Coming from the Ethiopian government, this latest affront to due process is sadly no longer a surprise,” said Cléa Kahn-Sriber, the head of the Reporters Without Borders Africa desk. “The six Zone9 bloggers and the three journalists arrested with them are now being held in a completely illegal manner, even under Ethiopia’s terrorism law, which gives the prosecution every advantage possible to the detriment of the defence. They still have not been charged after nearly three months. Their detention is clearly an act of political intimidation designed to suppress all dissent.”The investigation into the six bloggers and three journalists that the police began after their arrests on suspicion of “working with foreign organizations claiming to defend human rights” has been extended for 28 days twice, on 17 May and 14 June, at the request of the police.The maximum period under which detainees may be held under the terrorism law without being formally charged is 80 days. For those arrested on 25 April, the deadline expired on Saturday, 12 July. For those arrested on 26 April, it expired yesterday.The lawyers representing the bloggers and journalists plan to file a submission alleging violation of the rules governing defence rights. They have kept on demanding the release of their clients on the grounds that they are being held illegally and that there is clearly no evidence against them.Ethiopia is ranked 143rd out of 180 countries in the 2014 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. The six Zone9 bloggers and three journalists held arbitrarily since 25 and 26 April have not been formally charged within the 80-day limit allowed by Ethiopia’s draconian terrorism law. The hearings that should have been held on 12 and 14 July to charge them were simply cancelled. Ethiopia arbitrarily suspends New York Times reporter’s accreditation Journalist attacked, threatened in her Addis Ababa home Organisation May 21, 2021 Find out more EthiopiaAfrica News to go further July 15, 2014 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Nine bloggers and journalists held without charge beyond 80-day deadline Help by sharing this information News RSF condemns NYT reporter’s unprecedented expulsion from Ethiopia Receive email alerts News February 10, 2021 Find out more RSF_en last_img read more

An Antibody That Can Attack HIV in New Ways

first_img Business News 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Science and Technology An Antibody That Can Attack HIV in New Ways By JESSICA STOLLER-CONRAD Published on Monday, September 14, 2015 | 11:49 am Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a comment Top of the News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribecenter_img Broadly neutralizing antibodies to HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein are being evaluated as therapeutics to prevent or treat HIV-1 infection. Structural analysis of one such antibody, 8ANC195, revealed a new conformation of the envelope protein. The image shows the X-ray crystal structure of 8ANC195 in complex with the gp120 subunit of the envelope protein. The background shows schematic representations of HIV-1 virus particles studded with envelope proteins being recognized by 8ANC195 antibodies. Credit: Louise Scharf/CaltechProteins called broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) are a promising key to the prevention of infection by HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. bNAbs have been found in blood samples from some HIV patients whose immune systems can naturally control the infection. These antibodies may protect a patient’s healthy cells by recognizing a protein called the envelope spike, present on the surface of all HIV strains and inhibiting, or neutralizing, the effects of the virus. Now Caltech researchers have discovered that one particular bNAb may be able to recognize this signature protein, even as it takes on different conformations during infection—making it easier to detect and neutralize the viruses in an infected patient.The work, from the laboratory of Pamela Bjorkman, Centennial Professor of Biology, was published in the September 10 issue of the journal Cell.The process of HIV infection begins when the virus comes into contact with human immune cells called T cells that carry a particular protein, CD4, on their surface. Three-part (or “trimer”) proteins called envelope spikes on the surface of the virus recognize and bind to the CD4 proteins. The spikes can be in either a closed or an open conformation, going from closed to open when the spike binds to CD4. The open conformation then triggers fusion of the virus with the target cell, allowing the HIV virus to deposit its genetic material inside the host cell, forcing it to become a factory for making new viruses that can go on to infect other cells.The bNAbs recognize the envelope spike on the surface of HIV, and most known bNAbs only recognize the spike in the closed conformation. Although the only target of neutralizing antibodies is the envelope spike, each bNAb actually functions by recognizing just one specific target, or epitope, on this protein. Some targets allow more effective neutralization of the virus, and, therefore, some bNAbs are more effective against HIV than others. In 2014, Bjorkman and her collaborators at Rockefeller University reported initial characterization of a potent bNAb called 8ANC195 in the blood of HIV patients whose immune systems could naturally control their infections. They also discovered that this antibody could neutralize the HIV virus by targeting a different epitope than any other previously identified bNAb.In the work described in the recent Cell paper, they investigated how 8ANC195 functions—and how its unique properties could be beneficial for HIV therapies.“In Pamela’s lab we use X-ray crystallography and electron microscopy to study protein–protein interactions on a molecular level,” says Louise Scharf, a postdoctoral scholar in Bjorkman’s laboratory and the first author on the paper. “We previously were able to define the binding site of this antibody on a subunit of the HIV envelope spike, so in this study we solved the three-dimensional structure of this antibody in complex with the entire spike, and showed in detail exactly how the antibody recognizes the virus.”What they found was that although most bNAbs recognize the envelope spike in its closed conformation, 8ANC195 could recognize the viral protein in both the closed conformation and a partially open conformation. “We think it’s actually an advantage if the antibody can recognize these different forms,” Scharf says.The most common form of HIV infection is when a virus in the bloodstream attaches to a T cell and infects the cell. In this instance, the spikes on the free-floating virus would be predominantly in the closed conformation until they made contact with the host cell. Most bNAbs could neutralize this virus. However, HIV also can spread directly from one cell to another. In this case, because the antibody already is attached to the host cell, the spike is in an open conformation. But 8ANC195 could still recognize and attach to it.A potential medical application of this antibody is in so-called combination therapies, in which a patient is given a cocktail of several antibodies that work in different ways to fight off the virus as it rapidly changes and evolves. “Our collaborators at Rockefeller have studied this extensively in animal models, showing that if you administer a combination of these antibodies, you greatly reduce how much of the virus can escape and infect the host,” Scharf says. “So 8ANC195 is one more antibody that we can use therapeutically; it targets a different epitope than other potent antibodies, and it has the advantage of being able to recognize these multiple conformations.”The idea of bNAb therapeutics might not be far from a clinical reality. Scharf says that the same collaborators at Rockefeller University are already testing bNAbs in a human treatment in a clinical trial. Although the initial trial will not include 8ANC195, the antibody may be included in a combination therapy trial in the near future, Scharf says.Furthermore, the availability of complete information about how 8ANC195 binds to the viral spike will allow Scharf, Bjorkman, and their colleagues to begin engineering the antibody to be more potent and able to recognize more strains of HIV.“In addition to supporting the use of 8ANC195 for therapeutic applications, our structural studies of 8ANC195 have revealed an unanticipated new conformation of the HIV envelope spike that is relevant to understanding the mechanism by which HIV enters host cells and bNAbs inhibit this process,” Bjorkman says.These results were published in a journal article titled “Broadly Neutralizing Antibody 8ANC195 Recognizes Closed and Open States of HIV-1 Env.” In addition to Scharf and Bjorkman, other Caltech coauthors include graduate student Haoqing Wang, research technician Han Gao, research scientist Songye Chen, and Beckman Institute resource director Alasdair W. McDowall. Funding for the work was provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health; the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; and the American Cancer Society. Crystallography and electron microscopy were done at the Molecular Observatory at Caltech, supported by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. 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Dementia centre to provide 30 jobs

first_imgLimerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Michael O’Connell, CareBright director, Minister of Finance, Michael Noonan, Richard Kennedy, CareBright chairperson and Collette Ryan, general manager.Michael O’Connell, CareBright director, Minister of Finance, Michael Noonan, Richard Kennedy, CareBright chairperson and Collette Ryan, general manager.THIRTY new jobs have been announced for County Limerick at CareBright, Ireland’s first purpose built community for people living with dementia.Finance Minister Michael Noonan broke ground last Monday on the CareBright Community project which will be developed on a four-acre site in the heart of Bruff. The project will provide independent living along with a vibrant community for those living with dementia.This €5.5 million project is being funded by the Department of Health, the JP McManus Benevolent Fund and CareBright Limited. It is the biggest investment in Bruff to-date and will result in the creation of 30 jobs.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Welcoming the project, Minister Noonan said he was happy to see the development, scale and progression of the project.“This project will be first of its kind and I believe it will be used as pilot for others to follow,” he added.The CareBright Community will comprise of 18 homes, each of which will have its own living room, bedroom, bathroom and private garden. The CareBright Community and Day Care Hub will offer a range of facilities to its 200 plus visitors weekly to include: community cafe, spa and therapy rooms, gym, men’s sheds and gardens.“It has taken several years to get this project across the line and I believe that this innovative social model will change how we care and support people living with dementia in the community at a local and national level,” said CareBright general manager Colette Alan [email protected] TAGSBruffCareBrightdementiaJobslimerick WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Twitter Email NewsLocal NewsDementia centre to provide 30 jobsBy Alan Jacques – October 22, 2016 1242 Print Previous articleLimerick suicide figures more than twice national averageNext articleCall for reversal of cuts to lone parent benefits Alan Jacques center_img Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WhatsApp Linkedin Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

€25,000 of suspected heroin seized in Limerick

first_imgTwitter Linkedin WhatsApp GARDAÍ have arrested a man and seized €25,000 worth of suspected heroin in Limerick city on March 25, 2020. Advertisement Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Shortly before 1pm, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit in Limerick, with the assistance of the Armed Support Unit, executed a search warrant at two house on Lelia Street in Limerick city. Previous articleSimon Harris: “It’s up to all of us. Let’s do this”Next articleWATCH: Mike Prendergast says lockdown is “absolute right thing to do” Staff Reporter Facebookcenter_img Email The suspected drugs will now be sent for analysis. NewsCrime & Court€25,000 of suspected heroin seized in LimerickBy Staff Reporter – March 25, 2020 1643 Print No seizures or arrests were made at the second house which is a vacant property. At one of the houses, Gardaí seized €25,000 of suspected heroin and arrested a man in his late 20s. He was brought to Henry Street Garda Station where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.last_img read more

Cllr refuses to condemn defacing of signs in West Donegal

first_imgA Donegal County Councillor has refused to condemn the defacing of signs in the west of the county. In recent weeks, it emerged that a number of signs had the English language translation of the Irish place names sprayed across them.In a statement, Donegal County Council said it is disappointed at the vandalism and the repair costs would be better spent on other road maintenance needs.However Cllr Michael Cholm MacGiolla Easbuig says the issue runs much deeper that the defacing of the signs and says he understands why it was done:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleImprovement for ‘moderately littered’ Bundoran in IBAL surveyNext articleDonegal campaign against beef deal intensifies with public meeting News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Cllr refuses to condemn defacing of signs in West Donegal AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Twitter Facebookcenter_img Google+ By News Highland – August 26, 2019 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Facebook WhatsApp Pinterest Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest Google+ Community Enhancement Programme open for applicationslast_img read more