Sean’s Walk – ‘See the Light’

first_imgNewsSean’s Walk – ‘See the Light’By Eric Fitzgerald – July 22, 2015 841 Advertisement Linkedin Facebook Twitter LIMERICK group Sean’s Walk was formed in the early Summer of 2012 by Seán O’ Dálaigh (guitar, vocals), Alec Brown (cello, backing vocals) and Ciarán McLoughlin (piano, backing vocals). The trio has been busy arranging Sean’s songs using their influences of Irish music, jazz, blues and funk to mix vocals and heartfelt lyrics over intricate interplay between the guitar, piano and cello.The results can be heard on the debut album ‘See the Light’ out now. Sean’s Walk launch the record in Dolan’s this Saturday July 25. up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up center_img Print Email WhatsApp Previous articleGet Foxjaw to Electric Picnic 2015Next articlePublic on the 2020 ball at Thomond Park Eric Fitzgeraldhttp://www.limerickpost.ieEric writes for the Entertainment Pages of Limerick Post Newspaper and edits the music blog where you can watch and listen to music happening in the city and beyond.last_img read more

DDA to host 2012 Tourism Awards

first_imgLocalNews DDA to host 2012 Tourism Awards by: – April 30, 2012 40 Views   no discussions Tweet Share Photo credit: hr-systems.comThe Discover Dominica Authority (DDA) in collaboration with the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association and Ministry of Tourism will host its annual Tourism Awards ceremony to commence activities for Tourism Awareness Month which will get underway from May 1st.Every year the DDA observes the month of May as Tourism Awareness Month with a view to “increasing the public’s awareness of the tourism industry’s economic, cultural and social contributions to our nature isle, Dominica”.The awards ceremony will therefore officially begin the month long celebration under the theme “Tourism is everybody’s business, let’s play our part”.According to a press release from the DDA, the ceremony will launch the month’s calendar of activities and will recognize individuals and organizations that have made a valiant contribution to tourism development in Dominica. The awards which will be presented in following categories are:• Tourism Vendor of the Year• Tourism Taxi Driver of the Year• Tour Guide of the Year• Industry Employee of the Year• Accommodation of the Year• Responsible Tourism• Community Tourism Development The Armour Family will be honored for its:• pioneering and ongoing efforts at marketing Dominica as an active, health-conscious, eco-tourism destination for over forty (40) years, • contribution to the tourism/hospitality industry through the establishment, ongoing development and management of international standard/DDA certified tourist accommodation in the north, south and centre of the island, offering truly authentic marine and land-based Dominican experiences, creating varying job opportunities for Dominicans and promoting and supporting a culture of ongoing professional development for their teams, all of which demonstrates good corporate socially responsible citizens, their belief in and respect for our people and commitment to the economic development of Dominica.The DDA also held a three- day media training workshop in Dominica in collaboration with the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in March of this year.Media personnel who participated in that workshop which was facilitated by Johnson John Rose, Communications Specialist at the CTO will also be awarded.Major activities on the Tourism Awareness Month calendar include:• Secondary School Tourism Youth Congress (May 3),• Hike Fest (May 5, 19 & 26),• Health and Wellness Expo (May 6),• Courtesy Week (May 8-11),• National Tourism Cocktail (May 12),• 3 R’S Week (May 14-19),• Roseau Paint- a- Thon (May 19-20),• and Jazz ‘n Creole (May 27).Tourism Awareness Month is an annual event which has been celebrated in May for the past six (6) years by the Discover Dominica Authority. The awards ceremony will commence at 5:00pm at the Krazy Kokonuts in Castle Comfort.Dominica Vibes Newscenter_img Share Sharing is caring! Sharelast_img read more

Flemenstar ruled out of Punchestown

first_img Press Association Flemenstar has been ruled out of the Champion Chase at the Punchestown on Tuesday after connections decided to give the eight-year-old a wind operation. Casey said: “He won’t be running in Punchestown. When he came home from Liverpool, he was all wrong. He had stuff coming out of his nose, it wasn’t blood but it was a bit like it, and the vet came to see him every day for a week. “He didn’t run his race at all in Liverpool. That’s as bad as I’ve ever seen him run. He’s going to have a little wind operation now. The jockey (Andrew Lynch) thinks he needs it and now is the right time to do it. “Hopefully the everything will be right for next season, it will be the same routine, and the next time you’ll see him will probably be at Navan in November (Fortria Chase).” center_img Peter Casey’s gelding looked set to take the season by storm after winning his first two starts of the campaign in impressive fashion, but things have not gone to plan since. Narrowly beaten in the Lexus Chase and Hennessy Gold Cup, he missed the Cheltenham Festival after it was discovered he was suffering from a lung infection and although he returned to action at Aintree, he appeared well below-par in finishing a distant third in the Melling Chase behind Sprinter Sacre. last_img read more

Bromfield to start hurdles season at Carifta Trials

first_imgCommonwealth Youth Games champion, Junelle Bromfield, will run her first 400-metre hurdles race of the 2016 season at this weekend’s Carifta trials.Bromfield has performed well in the 400 and 800 metres, but hasn’t yet contested a hurdles race. The St Elizabeth Technical High School standout is nevertheless optimistic.With ISSA Boys and Girls’ Championships just around the corner, the trials present a final opportunity for the World Youth Championship finalist to get some race preparation in time.”I’m planning to redeem myself from the disappointment in World Youth, so that’s the aim,” said Bromfield last week in reference to her seventh place finish at that meet in Cali, Colombia.”I’ve been working on my technique very much,” the Reynaldo Walcott-coached athlete offered. “I haven’t done any hurdles races this season, but you’ll see me in one very soon.”Asked whether this would be the trials, she answered, “Yes.”She has the fastest times by a Jamaican schoolgirl in the 400 52.43 seconds and the 800 metres two minutes 07.37 seconds. However, after stopping at the first hurdle in the heats at last year’s Boys and Girls’ Champs, she went on to great things.Bromfield set a personal best of 58.07 seconds at the National Junior Championships, with success at the Commonwealth Youth Games to follow.The fastest Jamaican junior in the event this year is Shannon Kalawan of Edwin Allen High. The diminutive Kalawan won the Central Championships title in 57.20 seconds.Bromfield, Kalawan and the rest of the nation’s best Under-20 athletes will compete for places on this year’s Carifta team at the National Stadium on March 5 and 6.last_img read more

Trackers meeting division rivals Grande Prairie in second round of playoffs

first_imgThe divisional series will pit the second placed team in the NAMHL’s North Black Division, Grande Prairie (16-14-2), versus the third placed Trackers (14-17-1), who played each other four times throughout the regular season.During those four meetings, the Trackers emerged victorious three times, 4-3, 6-5 and 4-2, but ended the season series suffering a 4-0 defeat.Grande Prairie leads in goals for and against, as throughout the regular season, the Sherpa Safety Storm scored 157 goals, the highest in their division, while allowing 132 against. The Trackers scored 104 goals during the regular season, while allowing 121.- Advertisement -This will be the first taste of playoff hockey for Grande Prairie, who earned a first round bye due to their second place regular season finish.Game one takes place in Grande Prairie Friday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m., with the series shifting to Dawson Creek the next day at 7:15 p.m. If necessary, the series will wrap up with game three on Sunday in Grande Prairie at 4 p.m.The Trackers are coming off a best-of-three series sweep over the Fort McMurray Barons.Advertisementlast_img read more

Ohio State Fair; a place to get “meals served by the Ohio farmers who grow it!”

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest By Stan Smith, Fairfield County PA, OSU Extension The free market system will ultimately have a significant voice in how our farm animals are managed . . . the bottom line is that our clientele wants to know more about the food we are producing.Those words were shared eight years ago by John Grimes as he discussed the 2010 agreement that initiated the creation of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board. Little has changed today in that regard, and little is expected to change anytime soon. With the majority of our consuming public two, three, or even four generations removed from the farm, whether we like it or not, public concern for how our food is produced, by whom, and the sustainability of methods we use is the reality of the world we presently live in. As we consider how best to share with consumers our story regarding the daily care and efficient production of livestock and the wholesome nutrition it provides the diet, perhaps one of the best opportunities we have begins next Wednesday with the opening of the Ohio State Fair.Ohio’s livestock producers, their spouses, 4-H and FFA youth, and livestock industry people once again have the opportunity to personally promote their product directly to Ohio’s consumers by simply serving a shift at their respective food stands during the Ohio State Fair. From July 25 through August 5, most of Ohio’s commodity organizations will be set up in the Taste of Ohio Café or in one of the commodity group food stands such as the Buckeye Steak Barn located near the Voinovich Livestock Center.Over the years, any producer who has ever spent time in one of these food stands might agree a fair — especially the Ohio State Fair — is a unique experience where the most rural and urban segments of our society have the opportunity to interact. As the Ohio State Fair publicity suggests, it offers meals served by the Ohio farmers who raise and grow the food that feeds our world.It does indeed provide the opportunity for us to promote our product and answer questions the consumer might have about it. If you don’t believe in the value of “promoting your own product,” then spending a few hours in one of these stands serving “Buckeye” ribeyes, “butterfly” porkchops, an Ohio lamb gyro or one of several other Ohio produced entree’s might change your mind!As an example of what can happen at an Ohio commodity food stand during the Ohio State Fair, each year more than 400 volunteers sell over 6 tons of beef through the Steak Barn and the Taste of Ohio Cafe’! Each day of the fair, consumers of these beef products have the unique opportunity to meet the people who actually had a hand in producing the product they’re enjoying.Years ago, innovative merchandisers such as Colonel Sanders, Bob Evans, and Orvil Reddenbacher discovered the benefit of associating the face of the producer to the product that was being marketed. The same benefits are evident at “commodity” food stands located at places like State and County Fairs. It can only add to consumer confidence in a product when they know producers and their families are willing to “show their face” at the point of consumption.While it’s evident that many people are repeat customers from years’ past, it’s also obvious there are several customers who may be enjoying a particular entre’ or type of Ohio produced ag commodity for the first time. Afternoons at work in the Ohio State Fair Taste of Ohio Café or Buckeye Steak Barn are certainly an “education” for all involved!There are opportunities remaining yet this year at the State Fair to participate and begin sharing your story as a producer with your customers. Contact Stephanie Sindel at the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association office (614.873.6736 or [email protected]) and ask how you, your family, your county cattleman’s group, 4-H Club, FFA Chapter, breed association, or your neighboring cattlemen can participate.Be sure and visit the OSU Extension Beef Team on July 30 in the Taste of Ohio Cafe’And, don’t forget, even if you don’t have a chance to work a shift this year, while you’re visiting you’ll still find the best sandwich on the grounds in the Ohio Cattlemen’s Steak Barn or in their AIR CONDITIONED location in the Taste of Ohio Café. And, if you attend the Fair on Monday, July 30, be sure and stop by and say hello to members of the OSU Extension Beef Team who will be working the second shift beginning at 2:30 in the AIR CONDITIONED Café!last_img read more

Rondina’s parents nothing but grateful as they get to watch daughter live for UAAP Finals

first_imgDuterte wants probe of SEA Games mess DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew The graduating Rondina could claim her first indoor volleyball title if the Golden Tigresses beat the Lady Eagles on Wednesday after a 25-17, 25-16, 25-20 Game 1 win last Sunday put them on the brink of the championship.Mother Alona said Rondina has been nothing but a blessing for them not only as a daughter but also as a breadwinner.Rondina has played in both in the indoor and beach volleyball circuits for much of her career even representing the Philippines in the two sports.ADVERTISEMENT Sisi Rondina’s parents Arnold and Alona. Photo by Bong LozadaMANILA, Philippines—It was an unexpected gesture, but it was still a present Arnold and Alona Rondina, parents of University of Santo Tomas’ star Cherry Rondina, humbly accepted.The combined efforts of University of Santo Tomas and Ateneo communities helped bring Rondina’s parents from Cebu to Manila to watch the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball finals live.ADVERTISEMENT Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid ‘In the mood’: Roger Federer seeks more clay matches in Rome PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss READ: UST, Ateneo team up to bring parents of Rondina, Bicar, Pacres to ManilaUST’s skipper is a four-time UAAP beach volleyball champion, two-time Philippine Super Liga beach volleyball champion with Petron, and a one-time PSL All-Filipino champion also with the Blaze Spikers.It was these several titles with Petron that allowed Rondina to build a house for her parents in her hometown of Compostela in Cebu.“It’s a huge thing for us that at her age she was able to save up and build a house for her family,” said Alona of her 22-year-old daughter. “I really thank her for that.”READ: Breadwinner Cherry Rondina buys home for family in CebuArnold, who mainly raised Rondina while Alona was working as an overseas Filipino worker in Brunei, said that it’s always been Cherry’s promise to build them a house.“She told me ‘Pa I will work so I can build a house for you,’” said Arnold. “Our house before had just nipa for a roof and when it rains it leaks but now that won’t happen.”Rondina has two older sisters, Maria Kristina, 26, Karen Mae 24, and a younger sibling in Criselda, 19.“She’s worked hard in her volleyball career, and her dream was fulfilled because of the sport,” said Alona. “I thank her for everything.” Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES View comments SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Arnold said they were contented with watching Game 2 from their home in Cebu but thanks to the joint effort from the supporters of the two schools, they get a chance to watch their daughter get a shot at the UAAP crown on Wednesday.“It was unexpected and I also told Sisi that it was okay for us just to watch in Cebu from the television screen,” said Arnold in Filipino Tuesday at UST. “I thank the UST community for bringing us here.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Philippine Arena Interchange inauguratedlast_img read more

PVL: Creamline vents ire on PacificTown-Army for 1st win

first_imgCatholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport LATEST STORIES Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Scramble for Olympic tickets in Japan; rest of world waits Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next After a close opening set, Creamline stepped on it in the second frame, outgunning the Lady Troopers, 15-9, to win the set with seeming ease.The Lady Troopers dropped to 1-1 after winning their first game over the BaliPure Water Defenders (25-20, 25-16, 24-26, 25-23).FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics MANILA, Philippines–Creamline bounced back from its opening-day defeat by crushing PacificTown-Army, 25-21, 25-16, 25-18, Wednesday in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at FilOil Flying V Center.The Cool Smashers, who opened their campaign with a straight sets defeat at the hands of the PetroGazz Angels (25-22, 26-24, 25-22) last Sunday, scored their first win in the tournament they have won last year.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba twits Mocha over 2 toilets in one cubicle at SEA Games venue MOST READ ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP View commentslast_img read more

PHOTOS: Jamaica Defence Force passing out Parade

first_imgMinister of Education, Youth and Information Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid (seated, centre), with graduates of the Jamaica National Service Corps (intake 1803), at a Jamaica Defence Force passing out parade held on February 23 at Up Park Camp in Kingston. Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid (left), observes the March Past by graduates of the Jamaica National Service Corps (intake 1803), at a passing out parade held on February 23 at Up Park Camp in Kingston.last_img