Thirty new jobs at Caherconlish nursing home

first_imgWhatsApp Twitter NewsCommunityLocal NewsThirty new jobs at Caherconlish nursing homeBy Rose Rushe – October 24, 2013 2015 Advertisement Story by Alan Jacques – [email protected] Michael’s Nursing Home in Caherconlish celebrated its first birthday with the announcement of plans to open a further 23 bedrooms with the creation of 30 new jobs before Christmas.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Director of Nursing, Sandra Farrell, told Limerick Post that the extension to St. Michael’s would comprise of two double and 19 single en-suite rooms.“There will be at least 30 new jobs created for nurses, healthcare assistants, catering and housekeeping. These will be created over a three month period.“Currently, most staff are employed from the local area at least within a ten mile radius. The Home has given a boost to the local economy in Caherconlish. St Michael’s try to locate and order all their products from the area to give back to the community and county,” she added.The state-of-the-art nursing home is a purpose built, functionally designed building with 45 single and six double en suite rooms. There are currently 50 highly skilled staff, delivering a wide variety of services  including 24-hour nursing care, physiotherapy, holistic therapy, GP services, speech therapy, chiropody, hairdressing and religious and pastoral care.Co-owner of the nursing home, Davveen Heyworth thanked all staff for their hard work and commitment over the past year and thanked all the residents and their families for their support and kindness. Printcenter_img Facebook Email Linkedin Previous articleBeyond the Brooklyn SkyNext articleConcern for Limerick’s separated parents Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Postlast_img read more

Lloyd M. Mountford, 85, Brookville

first_imgLloyd M. Mountford, age 85, of Brookville, Indiana died Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Margaret Mary Health in Batesville, Indiana.Born October 22, 1934 in Shaker Heights, Ohio he was the son of the late George & Marion (Hoffman) Mountford. On December 31, 1976 he became the husband of Connie (Bechtol) Mountford who survives him.Lloyd worked as a salesman for animal research. In his leisure, he enjoyed sailing and held a private pilot’s license.Survivors include son Seth Mountford of Cedar Grove, Indiana and daughter Lauren Mountford of Union, Kentucky; and one grandson Gage Mountford-Kersey.Family & friends may visit from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville followed by Memorial Service officiated by Rev. Vincent P Lampert at 7:00 P.M.Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the Mountford family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit .last_img read more

Gallery: Syracuse football partakes in paintball on last day at Fort Drum

first_img Related Stories Gallery: Syracuse players pugil fight after practiceGallery: Fort Drum ScrimmageGallery: Syracuse players test fears by rappelling down 45-foot wallGallery: Syracuse players tour Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield at Fort Drum Published on August 21, 2015 at 2:08 pm Facebook Twitter Google+center_img FORT DRUM, N.Y. — For the second consecutive year, Syracuse players and coaches played paintball on the final morning of their stay at Fort Drum.Improving teamwork is one of the reasons SU visits Fort Drum and early in the first 10-minute game, a soldier from outside the chain-linked fence yelled, “You’re all working as individuals. Work as a team.”Later in the first game, a player crept up to a barrier while sophomore safety Chauncey Scissum was behind the opposite side of it. Teammates outside the fence shouted in excitement during the day’s first big highlight as the players shot each other from just a few feet away, but both remained in the game.Though as more rounds were played, strategies developed and instead of just cheering when people got shot, teammates serving as spectators gave more and more guidance to those on the field.Text by Paul Schwedelson, asst. copy editor, [email protected] is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more

19th round of BIH Premier Football League

first_imgThis weekend, the 19th round of BIH Premier Football League was played. Due to Easter holidays, all matches were played on Saturday.The results of the 19th round are: Travnik- Radnik 2:1; Zvijezda- Slavija 1:1, Leotar-Rudar 2:1, Široki Brijeg- Čelik 0:1, Sarajevo-Olimpic 3:1, Velež-Gradina 1:1., Željezničar-Gošk 2:0, Borac- Zrinjski 5:1Željezničar is still the first team of BiH Premier League with 44 points, followed by Sarajevo with 40, Borac with 34 and Olimpic with 33.Last three teams are Zvijezda with 19, Gošk with 16 and Gradina with 5 points.Table score:1.         Željezničar       442.         Sarajevo          403.         Borac               344.         Olimpic           335.         Široki B.          316.         Slavija             307.         Zrinjski            298.         Čelik               279.         Leotar              2610.       Radnik             2411.       Velež               2112.       Rudar              2113.       Travnik             2014.       Zvijezda          1915.       Gošk                1616.       Gradina           5last_img read more

Prospect makes highly-anticipated debut in Athletics win over the Astros

first_imgHOUSTON — The A’s beat the Astros, 5-3, on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park ion what turned out to be a big night for Oakland’s top pitching prospect.Jesús Luzardo, one of the top pitching prospects in all of baseball, made his big-league debut. He dealt three innings, striking out two and allowing just one hit and one run — Martin Maldonado’s homer. Luzardo, 21, was in line to be on the Opening Day roster until a shoulder strain cost him the first two months of the season. His return to the …last_img read more

Unbelievable! The IDF Has Gamified Its War Blog

first_imgThis game has existed since July. But it was not displayed yesterday, when the campaign began. Now that it’s back, the world noticed. Promoting it on the front page during this military campaign is beyond crass.An IDF spokesperson tells ReadWrite that “over the past two days the blog has experienced technical difficulties due to high traffic, and  ‘IDF Ranks’ was temporarily taken down to make necessary adjustments to our systems. In no way is ‘IDF Ranks’ meant to gamify Operation Pillar of Defense or any military actions during the operation.”The technical reason sounds plausible, although I was on the site pretty early yesterday, and I never saw a trace of it. As for whether the IDF meant to gamify the operation, by turning the game back on, they did whether they meant to or not. When asked why they turned the game back on, the spokesperson said, “We turned it on because it is an integral part of the blog and has been for four months. After the site was briefly down because of the spike in traffic, we isolated it as a potential factor and, once we rectified the technical difficulties, brought it back up again.”The fact is, someone made the conscious decision to turn the game back on after the shooting began. I just can’t imagine a justification for it. Gamification is offensive when coupon companies do it. This is a WAR. Israel is trying to enlist the people of the world in its campaign with military ranks, badges and points. Innocent people are dying on all sides, and the IDF wants to reward people for tweeting about it. A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Audit See Also: Israeli Defense Force Responds To Criticism Of Games On Its War BlogIt doesn’t matter what your opinion on the conflict itself is. We’re not talking about the morals of war. We’re talking about propaganda, pure and simple. This kind of marketing is manipulative and sleazy on the best of days. It’s a way for propagandists to drag your friends’ brains into something by using you. I want to write this post about apps and start-ups making dumb products sometimes. To gamify war is just absolutely unconscionable to me.This isn’t the first digital war game that’s horrified me. When America’s Army came out, before the social media age began, I thought it was the most disgusting thing I’d ever seen. But it’s abstract. It’s a recruitment tool. There’s no real-world component; it’s just designed to get people fired up. That’s awful enough. But this is check-ins for spectators watching an active, live military campaign. It makes me sick. Tags:#War Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verification Related Posts center_img The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videos Yesterday, when I wrote about the social media campaign that Israel was waging alongside its attack on Hamas, I thought it was interesting. I thought it was a straightforward and effective way of presenting the cause behind the attack. Whether you thought the offensive was right or wrong, you had to admit the propaganda’s effectiveness.Well, day two has changed matters. The IDF Blog now has atrocious gamification badges with points and rewards for sharing the content to social media. For example, if you visit the site 10 times, you get the “Consistent” badge. If you search the blog multiple times, you’re promoted to “Research Officer.” Yes, Israel has gamified war. This is absolutely horrendous. Facebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… jon mitchelllast_img read more

Asus Kicks Windows RT Tablets To The Curb

first_imgAsustek Computer Inc., maker of Asus-branded computers and tablets, will no longer be selling Windows RT tablets, according to The Wall Street Journal.“It’s not only our opinion, the industry sentiment is also that Windows RT has not been successful,” Asustek Chief Executive Jerry Shen told the Journal.Shen added that the lack of compatibility with standard Windows applications also played a part in the weak sales of the Windows RT tablets. The company did take a write down for the tablets, but did not specify.Microsoft is, naturally, still committed to the RT version of the operating system, which runs on ARM-based processors. NVIDIA, Dell and even Nokia are reportedly planning to start or continue Windows RT hardware production, though with the exit of Asus, it’s anyone’s bet how long those plans will remain firm. Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement Tags:#Asus#now#tablets#windows rt#Windows tablets What it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … Related Posts center_img readwrite Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technologylast_img read more

Pelicans bringing back forward Cunningham

first_imgLATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. READ: Pelicans add free agent Tony AllenThe 6-foot-8 Cunningham spent the past three seasons in New Orleans, where he averaged 6.6 points and 4.2 rebounds in about 25 minutes per game last season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe 30-year-old Cunningham has spent eight seasons in the NBA, beginning with Portland, which selected him in the second round of the 2009 draft out of Villanova.Cunningham could start for New Orleans at small forward in a lineup that would feature DeMarcus Cousins at center, Anthony Davis at power forward, Rajon Rondo at point guard and Jrue Holiday at shooting guard. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Dante Cunningham. APA person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans and forward Dante Cunningham have agreed on a one-year contract worth $2.3 million.The person spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the agreement, which was first reported by Yahoo, has not been announced.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Read Next Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games View comments Man testifies in trial over NBA players assaultlast_img read more

Prince Harry Attends Landmine Free World 2025 Reception

first_imgPrince Harry attended The Landmine Free World 2025 Reception at Kensington Palace to mark International Mine Awareness Day.The Reception was hosted by the world’s two leading landmine charities, Mines Advisory Group (MAG) and The HALO Trust, who aim to free the world of landmines by 2025.“I have seen first-hand the work of demining field teams in Cahora Bassa, Mozambique and Cuito Cuanavale, Angola and can attest to their discipline, expertise and determination,” said Prince Harry. “MAG and HALO alone have a combined workforce of 9,000 people – almost all from mine-affected communities. They, and other organisations, have the knowledge, experience and capability to realise the Treaty’s vision by 2025 or sooner.“It would take just an additional £100m each year until 2025 – the cost of a star signing for some professional football teams – to clear the world’s most affected countries of landmines; countries such as Afghanistan, Cambodia and Sri Lanka, where the debris from bygone wars denies men and women the ability to cultivate their land, feed their children and re-build their lives.“I applaud the Secretary of State and our government for their bold commitment to supporting this vital work with additional funding. I hope this example will be seen by the international community as a reminder of the commitments made in 1997 and that other countries will redouble their efforts. The sooner we are able to clear all remaining landmines the less chance there is of innocent lives being lost or changed forever.”The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Treaty was signed 20 years ago in order to prevent the use and production of landmines across the world – but there are still countries contaminated with the devices.Several key figures in the signing of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Treaty attended the reception, alongside other senior representatives of governments who support international mine action.The Chief Executive of MAG, Jane Cocking, and The HALO Trust Chief Executive, James Cowan, spoke before introducing Prince Harry and Secretary of State for International Development, Priti Patel.Prince Harry’s mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, was closely involved in raising awareness about landmines, visiting Angola and Bosnia, two countries heavily affected.In the year marking the twentieth anniversary of The Princess’ death, Prince Harry is pleased to recognise his mother’s work and the progress which has been made by MAG, HALO, the UK Government and other organisations.“Twenty years ago, in the last months of her life, my mother campaigned to draw attention to the horrific and indiscriminate impact of landmines,” said Prince Harry. “She visited affected areas such as Huambo in Angola and Travnik in Bosnia. She heard how people in these communities lived in constant fear that each step may be their last. She met with those who had suffered life changing injuries as a result of anti-personnel mines, she listened to their stories, and helped share them with the world.”Prince Harry has visited minefields himself, in both Angola and Mozambique, meeting amputees, and witnessing the devastating impact landmines have on some of the poorest people in mine-affected communities.Source:Royal.UKlast_img read more

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