Snow chaos

first_imgTwitter Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsBreaking newsSnow chaosBy Bernie English – January 14, 2015 771 Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Email WhatsAppcenter_img TAGSdrivingfeaturedlimerickroadssnowweather Print SNOW was causing havoc on Limerick’s roads this Wednesday with overnight falls making driving treacherous.The icy conditions are being blamed for a number of early morning incidents. Emergency services were called to a collision on the M7 near the Tipperary exit, where atruck and two cars collided around 7.30am.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up In Barna, just outside Newcastle West had some of the worst conditions, with two trucks having to be abandoned.There was a minor collision involving a truck on the Killarney side of Abbeyfeale around 6am on Wednesday morning. The driver was not seriously injured.A car was involved in a crash around 7am on the road between Boher and Cappamore. There were no serious injuries.Many areas of neighbouring Clare were under a heavy blanket of snow also, making driving conditions treacherous.And the town of Killaloe, Sixmilebridge, Tulla and Lahinch and surrounding areas were with power from late on Tuesday night. There were up to 800 homes affected. Linkedin Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Previous articleSnow jokeNext articleLimerick to host Gay Games conference 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. Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

Major review of Catholic education announced in Derry

first_img Facebook Newsx Adverts By News Highland – February 21, 2012 Facebook Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Major review of Catholic education announced in Derry Pinterestcenter_img Twitter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Previous articleAnother neglected donkey found in DonegalNext articleShop worker threatened with hammer in Derry robbery News Highland Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp A major overhaul of catholic education in Derry city is being proposed, with a discussion document published and a consultation process launched today.Under the proposal, the city’s three Grammer Schools will begin phasing out academic selection, and become co-educational.The process is being overseen by Monsignor Eamon Martin, who is currently administering the diocese of Derry.He says it’s a significant move and he’s urging people to become involved…….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/martn1pm.mp3[/podcast] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad alsolast_img read more

Press release: UK and France to strengthen links in tech sector and artificial intelligence

first_imgThe UK tops the list in Europe for global tech investors, with its tech firms attracting more venture capital funding than any other European country in 2017. In December it was named by Oxford Insights as the best prepared country in the world for artificial intelligence (AI) implementation.France has made big strides in creating new tech businesses and encouraging entrepreneurs, with Paris’s newly built Station F, a former railway station hosting startups, multinationals and investors, symbolising the country’s ambitionMr Hancock met his French counterpart, Françoise Nyssen, at the UK France Summit hosted by the Prime Minister and the French President, Emmanuel Macron, at Royal Military Academy in Sandhurst. He said the digital conference will take place this year and foster cross-Channel collaboration between academics, industry and government.Its aim is to help both countries seize the economic and social benefits of fast-developing tech such as AI, and the conference will bring together experts on data, cyber security, digital government and digital skills to share their knowledge.The countries also reaffirmed their commitment and support for the principle of net neutrality, which promotes a free and open internet. They agreed a joint statement to make sure users can access websites without internet service providers favouring or blocking particular sites.This follows the launch this week of an Anglo-French alliance linking Imperial College London and the French National Centre for Scientific Research to strengthen relations in academic subjects underpinning AI, and the Franco-British AI Conference at the Alan Turing Institute on Tuesday.Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary Matt Hancock said: Julian David, CEO of techUK, said: The UK and France are strengthening ties in technology and innovation. I’m looking forward to leading a cutting-edge digital conference this year which will see our world-leading experts in cyber security, digital skills, artificial intelligence, data and digital government share their talent and knowledge. Both countries benefit when our digital economies are strong and the event will deepen our bonds and foster cross-Channel collaboration between those at the forefront of modern technology. We welcome this deeper collaboration between two leading tech nations, France and the UK. For today’s digital entrepreneurs the world has no borders, only opportunities to grow their business. We have much to learn from each other as we bring advanced technologies like AI and collective intelligence into the everyday lives of small and growing businesses to improve productivity and growth. As a company that is proud of its European heritage, Atos welcomes the closer collaboration of British and French technologists. And as a global digital leader with a long and rich association with the UK and with ten thousand UK-based people focused on transforming our customers’ business through the best use of digital technology across the private and public sectors, we strongly believe in the mutual benefits that a closer working relationship will bring, particularly in the areas of AI, cyber security and data analytics, to forward-thinking organisations in both countries together with consumers. This will only serve to also strengthen the economies of both countries.center_img Stephen Kelly, CEO, Sage, said: Adrian Gregory, CEO of Atos UK&I said: This event is a significant step towards greater collaboration between the British and French tech sectors. Both countries share similar opportunities and challenges as we build our leading digital economies through technologies like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and cyber security. International platforms for collaboration, such as the one announced by Matt Hancock today, provide valuable cross-border perspectives on many of the social, legal and ethical questions that will be raised as we continue to innovate.last_img read more

The Lonely Island Releases ‘The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience’ Netflix Special & Companion Album

first_imgOn Thursday, The Lonely Island, the musical comedy trio comprised of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, and Akiva Schaffer, released their new The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience Netflix special and album. The 27-minute “visual poem” creates a hilarious scenario in 1988 where baseball home run sluggers Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire, commonly referred to as the Bash Brothers, record a rap album, and includes special guests HAIM, Sia, Maya Rudolph, Jenny Slate, and more.The special stars Andy Samberg as Canseco and Akiva Schaffer as McGwire, which was directed by Schaffer and Mike Diva. The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience was conceived in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Oakland Athletics‘ 1989 championship season. Following retirement, Canseco and McGwire both admitted to taking performance-enhancing drugs throughout their careers, adding an additional element of comedy for Samberg and Schaffer to toy around with. The film is now streaming on Netflix.Fans can stream the companion soundtrack, which is available on all major streaming platforms, as well as watch videos of “Uniform On” and “Oakland Nights” below:The Lonely Island – The Unauthorized Bash Brothers ExperienceThe Lonely Island – “Uniform On”[Video: thelonelyisland]The Lonely Island ft. Sia – “Oakland Nights”[Video: thelonelyisland]The Lonely Island is heading out on their first-ever tour of the east coast and midwest this summer. Following a festival appearance at Bonnaroo on June 15th, the trio will make their way to Washington, D.C.’s The Anthem on June 18th and Philadelphia, PA’s newly renovated and reopened The Met on June 19th. From there, The Lonely Island will make an as-yet unspecified stop in Manhattan on June 21st followed by a performance at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre on June 22nd. The tour will close out with performances in Boston, MA (6/24); Detroit, MI (6/26); and Minneapolis, MN (6/29).Head to The Lonely Island’s website for more information.last_img read more

Premier League to Launch Hall of Fame

first_imgThe Premier League is launching a Hall of Fame, with the first inductees to be announced in March.Two players will be inducted initially alongside a shortlist of nominees for future inclusion, voted for by fans.The Hall of Fame will recognise players of “exceptional skill and talent” from home and abroad who have played in the top division since it began in 1992. A separate English Football Hall of Famehas existed since 2002 and is housed at the National Football Museum.Candidates for the new Premier League Hall of Fame must have retired and only a player’s Premier League career is considered.“A place in the Premier League Hall of Fame is reserved for the very best,” said Premier League chief executive Richard Masters.“It will be an occasion for our fans around the world to look back over the years and help us celebrate some truly exceptional playing careers.”Each inductee will receive a personalised medallion, engraved with the year of their induction.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more