Quality Beverages Limited (QBL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2017 interim results for the half year.For more information about Quality Beverages Limited (QBL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Quality Beverages Limited (QBL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Quality Beverages Limited (QBL.mu) 2017 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileQuality Beverages Limited bottles and distributes soft drinks and non-carbonated beverages. The company manufactures and distributes Pepsico brands for the Mauritian territory and operates as a subsidiary of Currimjee Jeewanjee and Co. Limited. Quality Beverages Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius’ Development and Enterprise Market.
ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/90559/house-vihavainen-mika-huhtala-kari-poykko-architecture-office-kanttia-2 Clipboard ArchDaily Houses Architects: Mika Huhtala & Kari Pöykkö / Architecture Office Kanttia 2 Area Area of this architecture project Photographs House Vihavainen / Mika Huhtala & Kari Pöykkö / Architecture Office Kanttia 2Save this projectSaveHouse Vihavainen / Mika Huhtala & Kari Pöykkö / Architecture Office Kanttia 2 “COPY” Area: 232 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” Finland House Vihavainen / Mika Huhtala & Kari Pöykkö / Architecture Office Kanttia 2 CopyHouses•Punkaharju, Finland Year: Projects Save this picture!© Sauli Kosonen+ 15 Share Photographs: Sauli KosonenText description provided by the architects. House Vihavainen is situated on a exceptionally beautiful lake side plot in Punkaharju, Finland. The form and materials were inspired by the surronding nature with its rushes, stones and tall pine-trees. Large windows bring the nature inside to be a part of the everyday life. Weathered wood and low mass lifted from the ground gives the building humbleness and modesty in the beautiful Finnish landscape. Nature will take back it’s space in few years.Save this picture!© Sauli KosonenProject gallerySee allShow lessParking in Setif / ZinnekeArticlesRabat Grand Theatre / Zaha HadidArticles Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/90559/house-vihavainen-mika-huhtala-kari-poykko-architecture-office-kanttia-2 Clipboard 2009 CopyAbout this officeMika Huhtala & Kari Pöykkö / Architecture Office Kanttia 2OfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodHousesPunkaharjuFinlandPublished on November 23, 2010Cite: “House Vihavainen / Mika Huhtala & Kari Pöykkö / Architecture Office Kanttia 2” 23 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
Area: 300 m² Area: 300 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Denmark “COPY” “COPY” Architects: C.F. Møller Area Area of this architecture project Villa R / C.F. Møller CopyHouses•Aarhus, Denmark Year: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/587287/villa-r-c-f-moller-architects Clipboard photographs: Julian WeyerPhotographs: Julian WeyerLandscape:Kragh & BerglundEngineering:TriConsultCity:AarhusCountry:DenmarkMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Julian WeyerRecommended ProductsWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaDoorsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Entice Series Entrance SystemText description provided by the architects. Villa R is located in a forest edge in Aarhus and is positioned as close to the trees as possible. Inspired by the unique relation to the woods, the objective was to create a house that brings the forest inside through large glass panels – and create an ever-changing seasonal backdrop for the interior living spaces.Save this picture!Floor PlanThe aim was also to create a child-friendly house with dedicated areas for playing – and combine it with the challenges inherent in the local regulations; for example the house could only be one storey tall, and had to occupy less than 20 percent of the site area.Save this picture!© Julian WeyerThe solution was a partially underground parterre floor which acts as the building’s base, with children’s rooms, playrooms and access to an outdoor patio. The upper part, covered with dark patinated zinc, is seemingly hovering above this base. It contains living rooms with multiple aspects, facing the forest and treetops on one side, and receiving plenty of daylight from the other – and with access to a raised south- facing wooden terrace with sitting-steps.Save this picture!© Julian WeyerProject gallerySee allShow lessSnøhetta Chosen to Design Le Monde Headquarters in ParisArchitecture NewsThrough the Lens: The Social Implications of Green Roofs in FilmArticles Share CopyAbout this officeC.F. MøllerOfficeFollowProductSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesAarhusHousesDenmarkPublished on January 15, 2015Cite: “Villa R / C.F. Møller” 15 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
118 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis11 Tough 10Cancer Research UK is launching Tough 10: a new series of physically challenging 10k runs that take place on some of the UK’s toughest terrain. There are three levels of toughness, and 10 events to choose from including a forest in Roundhay, Leeds, Box Hill in Surrey, the Peak District, and Pentland Hills in Edinburgh. People can choose their challenge at http://cruk.org/tough10.[youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niM6cYUPwLs [/youtube] Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis11 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. 117 total views, 1 views today Tagged with: Cancer Research UK fundraising events Alzheimer’s Research UK and Cancer Research UK are both launching new running challenge events this year to raise funds. Here are the details:Running Down DementiaAlzheimer’s Research UK and parkrun’s new challenge for 2016 Running Down Dementia challenges people to run or walk 100km over the summer months and raise £100 for dementia research. Participants are invited to sign up online and connect their tracking app, and can then complete the challenge to suit them, such as running 20km a week, or running 5km parkruns. Participants have five months to raise the money and achieve their 100km, and are invited to post their runs to social media using the hashtag #runningdowndementia. Alzheimer’s Research UK was parkrun’s first charity partner.[youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-q0bzEVBFw[/youtube] Melanie May | 31 May 2016 | News Two new charity running events for 2016
Fundraising platform Give A Dinner Party seeks founding event hosts for April launch 378 total views, 9 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 Charity fundraising platform Give A Dinner Party launches at the end of April, and is appealing for people to sign up as Founding Hosts and organise events.The online platform aims to make it simple for people to organise and sell tickets for mini charity fundraising events, such as dinner parties, picnics, barbecues or cocktail evenings, and give the proceeds directly to a charity of their choice registered on the platform. Via the platform, hosts can set up an event, choose how many guests they want to invite, and how much will go to their chosen charity. Give A Dinner Party events can take place anywhere, such as in a home, a restaurant, an office, a pub or a community hall. Tagged with: fundraising events online fundraising sites [youtube height=”450″width=”800″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXXPdFTnhW4&feature=youtu.be[/youtube] 377 total views, 8 views today The website will enable hosts to involve their friends and family, but also to invite new people with common interests, as visitors to the website will be able to search for events to attend and people with whom they have something in common. Hosts will have the final say on who can come. Give A Dinner Party will launch first in Brighton, and as well as being able to give the direct ticket sale proceeds to their chosen charity, its first ‘Founding Hosts’ will also have the opportunity to nominate their charity to become a lifetime member of Give A Dinner Party’s profit share scheme, which will see 20% of all profits go to good causes. Give A Dinner Party’s revenue will come purely from a booking fee when a ticket is purchased.A limited number of these first spots are available so those interested are encouraged to register at https://giveadinnerparty.com/Co-founder Mark Viegas has set up Give A Dinner Party with his wife Sze Lin (both pictured, main image). Having set up a vintage Tea Room in their village in Kent, they noticed how many people came in on their own to have a chat.Co-Founder Mark Viegas said: “We realised then that there was a silent epidemic of loneliness. In today’s society people often live far away from their families and childhood friends. It’s a sad fact that it’s easier to get a date than to make new friends.“Our platform is designed to bring people together and lend a helping hand to the causes that need our help. It’s also accessible to virtually everyone.”“If Brighton likes this, we aim to roll the concept out across the UK and beyond. Our mission is to bring a smiling face and a helping hand from Brighton to Timbuktu. As a business we’ve committed 20% of all profits to charity for life via our Founding Host scheme.” 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. Melanie May | 20 February 2020 | News Advertisement
Early week rainfall brought much needed relief to fields throughout the State, according to Greg Matli, State Statistician, USDA, NASS, Indiana Field Office. While above average rainfall helped replenish soil moisture, some fields with light soils were still in need of rain. The average temperature for the week was 73.1 degrees, which was normal for the State. The amount of rainfall varied from 0.09 inches to 3.32 inches during the week. The statewide average for precipitation was 1.36 inches. There were 5.2 days available for fieldwork for the week ending August 5.Corn and soybean conditions remained stable throughout the week, with the percentage rated good to excellent higher than last year and the five-year average for both crops. The above average rainfall and warm temperatures kept corn and soybean progress slightly ahead of schedule. While the early week rains sustained pastures, the rest of the week remained relatively dry giving farmers a nice window for cutting hay. Livestock are reported to be in good condition overall, despite some high temperatures. Other activities for the week included hauling grain, finishing up paperwork with FSA, and spraying herbicides and fungicides. SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News Crop Conditions Remain Stable By Hoosier Ag Today – Aug 6, 2018 Previous articleNorth Carolina Hog Farm to Pay $473.5M in Nuisance LawsuitNext articleAssessing Nitrogen Needs Based on Yield Results Hoosier Ag Today Crop Conditions Remain Stable SHARE Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter
Covid-19 emergency laws spell disaster for press freedom Update: On 4 March, the weekly Far Eastern Economic Review finally apologized for publishing on 10 January 2002 an article considered offensive by Thai authorities, who reacted by revoking the visas of two journalists based in Bangkok. The magazine’s lawyer presented a letter of apology, signed by Michael Vatikiotis, editor in chief, to the president of the National Assembly, Uthai Pimchaichon. According to the Immigration Police spokesperson, the committee examining the appeal to the expulsion order against the journalists is to meet on 4 March and will make a decision “that will take this letter of apology into account”. On 1 March, a Thai police official said that his offices were examining the content of the latest issue of the British magazine The Economist which included a special report on Thailand, and which focused on the monarchy. This magazine, normally on sale at newsagents on Friday, had not yet been distributed. Red alert for green journalism – 10 environmental reporters killed in five years According to information obtained by RSF, on 21 February 2002, Lieutenant General Hemaraj Thareethai, who is the Ministry of Immigration’s police chief, confimed the existence of a blacklist, comprised of forty-six foreigners who are considered “undesirables” in Thailand and consequently risk expulsion. The list is to be submitted to the interior minister for his approval. The names of American journalist Crispin and British journalist Tasker, both of whom work for the “Far Eastern Economic Review”, are included on the blacklist. Also included are the names of the magazine’s publication director and an editor-in-chief who works at the magazine’s Hong Kong headquarters. Thirteen members of the Chinese spiritual movement Falungong are also included on the blacklist. News In a letter to Interior Minister Purachai Piumsombun, RSF protested the government’s placement of Shawn W. Crispin and Rodney Tasker, Bangkok bureau chief and journalist from the financial magazine Far Eastern Economic Review, respectively, on a blacklist of foreigners who are barred from entering Thailand. “We condemn this measure, which is prejudicial to press freedom and unworthy of a democracy,” stated Robert Ménard, the organisation’s secretary-general. RSF asked the minister to see to it that both the journalists’ names, as well as those of two other employees from the magazine, are removed from the Ministry of Immigration’s blacklist of forty-six foreigners. Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar News Follow the news on Thailand News Receive email alerts RSF_en March 4, 2002 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Two foreign journalists placed on government blacklist to go further Help by sharing this information May 12, 2021 Find out more ThailandAsia – Pacific News ThailandAsia – Pacific August 21, 2020 Find out more The “Far Eastern Economic Review” has recently been targeted by the Thai authorities. On 7 January, General Tritot Ronnarittivichai, who oversees the distribution of publications, issued an order banning the 10 January issue of the “Far Eastern Economic Review”. He also ordered the seizure of all copies of the issue. According to the general, the issue in question included an article that was likely to disturb public order and “affect public morality”. As such, it violated the Publishing Act of 1941. On 5 January, the Thai airline Thai International PLC barred the magazine’s distribution on all its flights. On 7 January, Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra announced that lawyers would study the magazine’s articles in order to determine whether “defamation” charges should be filed against it. The prime minister was especially disturbed by an article titled “Listless Days”, which reported on relations between both heads of the Thai executive branch. The prime minister expressed the belief that foreign publications wereattacking the Thai government because of his refusal to privatise state companies in order to sell them at a reduced price on the international market. In the incriminating article, the “Far Eastern Economic Review” discussed relations between the king and the prime minister. This followed a December speech by the king in which he severely criticised Thaksin.On 10 January, the radio programme “Lok Yam Chao” (World Morning), a daily political talk-show, was banned after its host read passages from a controversial “Far Eastern Economic Review” article. The programme has been broadcast on the FM dial for twenty years. It is broadcast on a network owned by the Ministry of Public Relations. According to the talk-show’s host, Somkiat, the programme was reportedly banned by government order. Organisation June 12, 2020 Find out more
Make a comment Community News As of June 1st, 2015 the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District (SGVMVCD) is monitoring over 1,700 swimming pools that are either empty or unmaintained in the 241 square miles that make up their District. This daunting number directly impacts public health.An unmaintained swimming pool is a safety hazard and a perfect environment for producing mosquitoes. In one month one average sized unmaintained swimming pool could produce over 3 million adult mosquitoes, enough to significantly impair a community’s health.“Empty pools are our main concern because they quickly collect water and we hardly find them completely dry,” says Mel Cook, the District’s operations manager. “Even with the right equipment, keeping an empty pool completely dry is labor intensive and time consuming; less than an inch of water can start producing mosquitoes in a matter of days,” he continued.The District has seen an increase in unmaintained swimming pools and they suspect one reason may be a well-intentioned effort to conserve water. “We know our state is in the middle of a severe drought and everyone is focused on saving water. We would like people to know that leaving a pool partially filled will create conditions that produce mosquitoes,” says Jason Farned, public information officer of the SGVMVCD. Farned explains that while the District supports water conservation and does not want to discourage anyone’s efforts to save water, he reminds residents to consider public health as they do so. “It is critical that we all make sure that our rain barrels, fish ponds, and swimming pools do not produce mosquitoes,” he says.Keeping an empty pool dry is not the answer. “We currently know of over 1,700 pools which need regular inspections, says district manager Kenn Fujioka. ” Residents who have swimming pools are responsible by law for ensuring they function properly. The District can no longer routinely inspect the growing number of empty pools. We are asking for the public’s cooperation so we do not have to issue abatement notices.” California’s Health and Safety Code gives vector control agencies the authority to control vectors within their jurisdiction including imposing fines of up to $1,000 per day for non-compliance. “We are responsible for getting negligent property owners to remove sources of mosquitoes so the health of neighborhoods is protected.” Fujioka stated.West Nile virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and continuously threatens public health in California. In 2014 there were more than 798 human cases and 31 deaths statewide. The unusually warm winter and continuing drought have vector control agencies concerned that another active year may occur, since these conditions tend to produce more mosquitoes near people. Since there is currently no vaccine or cure for the disease, preventive measures are the most effective way to reduce infections with West Nile virus.All property owners must keep their swimming pools functioning properly. “Lawmakers must develop regulations that both conserve water and keep pools operating so public health is not compromised. Vector control agencies do not have resources to inspect them all,” says Fujioka. The SGVMVCD also encourages residents of San Gabriel Valley to actively eliminate sources that produce mosquitoes and protect themselves from bites. Here are some tips they provide:* Examine property regularly to identify and DUMP or DRAIN standing water* Call and REPORT excessive mosquito activity, especially mosquitoes biting during the day* Call and REPORT green pools and standing water around neighborhood* Wear insect REPELLENT and LONG SLEEVES to prevent bites* Ensure screens have no holes and are tightly closed on windows and doorsReport mosquitoes and/or request service by calling San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District at (626) 814-9466 or by visiting www.SGVMosquito.org. More Cool Stuff 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. 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. 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TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick on Covid watch list Twitter WhatsApp Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Linkedin Previous articleMikaela Davis to play “homecoming” show at Dolan’sNext articleLimerick Post Show | Ballyhoura Trails launch new app Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook TAGSachievementheritageIlen projectLimerick City and CountyNewsSailing Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites The AK Ilen under sail.Photo: Dermot LynchTHE last of Ireland’s timber-built ocean-going sailing ships set sail from Limerick Docks this week to ride the waves of the North Atlantic once again.The nation’s sole surviving ocean-going wooden sailing ship, the ‘Ilen’, which was re-built through a community educational programme in Roxboro, will now follow the migratory journey of salmon in the Shannon River to West Greenland.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Designed by Limerick man Conor O’Brien and built in Baltimore in 1926, the ‘Auxiliary Ketch Ilen’ was first delivered by Munster men to the Falkland Islands where she served valiantly for 70 years.The Ilen is today setting off for its longest voyage in decades. It is the culmination of a lot of hard work by so many in our community who helped us realise our vision of reimagining this impressive ship.After being returned home to Limerick and given a new breath of life with powerful ribs of grown Irish oak, and long planks of European Larch, the 56-foot vessel was readying herself this Monday to take to the high seas for this historic 1,200 nautical mile voyage.Skipper for the nine-week educational-expedition is Polar yachtsman Paddy Barry. The crew will also include Limerick graphic artist and director of the Ilen Project, Gary McMahon, who spearheaded the community project to rebuild the trading ketch in Limerick and West Cork.“The Ilen is today setting off for its longest voyage in decades. It is the culmination of a lot of hard work by so many in our community who helped us realise our vision of reimagining this impressive ship. Throughout this journey, participants in the project have shared and learnt skills through the build which will remain with them for a lifetime. It is a symbol of what can be achieved when people work together and it is fitting therefore that our ‘Salmon Wake’ journey is highlighting the decline in salmon populations,” Mr McMahon commented.Atlantic salmon populations are widely distributed throughout Irish freshwaters with over 140 such systems designated as salmon rivers. While in the 1970s, the number of Atlantic Salmon returning to Irish waters peaked at 1,800,000, the numbers returning have decreased by 70 per cent in recent decades.‘Salmon Wake’ is the Ilen Project’s Community and Schools Education Programme which is highlighting the decline of salmon during International Year of the Salmon.The rebuilding of the Ilen and her preparations for sea were completed in June and the crew from all parts of Ireland are looking forward to her longest ocean voyage since 1926.The voyage follows a creative programme which saw building workshops and community days take place at multiple locations across the city with local schools, artists, craft makers and institutions all playing a role in bringing this majestic ship back to sea. Young people from Limerick and West Greenland are participating in this project and discovering what both communities share as North Atlantic maritime island peoples.“We know that for every 100 salmon that leave Ireland to go out to sea, 95 don’t make it back due to a range of challenges which they face at sea. The Ilen Project’s ‘Salmon Wake’ programme is a timely tribute to this iconic species during International Year of the Salmon and it is hoped that it will help create awareness around their decline in Ireland and across the northern hemisphere.” Dr Ciaran Byrne, CEO of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) explained.Kerry musician Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, Mike Grimes, Mantas Seskanskis, James Madigan, Ronan Ó Caoimh, Mick Ruane, Seamus O’Byrne, and Justin McDonagh are also on board the Ilen, which is destined for Nuuk, Greenland’s capital city.The Captain of the Ilen will provide updates on the ship’s progress as it follows the route of salmon migration to West Greenland as a guest blogger on IFI’s blog www.fishinginireland.info. NewsHeritageFollowing the salmon trail from Limerick to Western GreenlandBy Alan Jacques – July 5, 2019 307 Advertisement Email Print
Print Facebook From left to Right: Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Michael Collins, Dr Loïc GUYON – Honorary Consul of France.A ceremony was held today in front of the City Hall, on Merchants Quay, next to the WildGeese fountain to mark what should have been the second edition of the Limerick BastilleDay Wild Geese Festival.The first edition of Limerick’s new annual Summer festival was held last year, at King John’sCastle, and attracted over 1,000 visitors. It was jointly organised by the Limerick City & County Council and the Consular Agency of France in Limerick.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The second edition was scheduled to take place at King John’s Castle on 12 July as part of the European Expo 2020 but was cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.From left to Right: The Boherbuoy Band, Limerick .Back in February of this year, the Consular Agency of France in Limerick teamed up with the Limerick Civic Trust for the organisation of all future editions of the festival. Following the cancellation of this year’s festivities, they nevertheless decided to hold today’s symbolicceremony to mark the occasion.Members of the Limerick branches of the I.U.N.V.A., the Naval Association of Ireland and the O.N.E. (associations of ex-service men and women) attended the ceremony during which officers from the 12th Infantry Battalion of the Defence Forces raised the Irish, French and European flags.The Mayor of Limerick, Cllr Michael Collins, gave a speech and laid a wreath to honour the memory of the 10,000+ Irish rebels who bravely fought alongside French troops during the siege of Limerick before being forced to go into exile following the signing of the Treaty of Limerick in 1691.From left to Right: Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Michael Collins, Cathaoirleach of the Metropolitan District of LimerickSarah Kiely, Dr Loïc GUYON – Honorary Consul of France with the Boherbuoy Band, Limerick . Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Email Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live LimerickNewsLimerick Bastille Day Wild Geese CeremonyBy Meghann Scully – July 10, 2020 231 Twitter Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin Most of them ended up settling in France and played an important role in perpetuating the already strong connections between the two countries. Cllr Michael Collins said: ‘Today we are commemorating and celebrating the links between our two great nations.In particular the Wild Geese, all 10,000 soldiers and 4,000 women and children whotravelled to France under the command of Patrick Sarsfield, a person indelibly connected with this great county of ours and the impact they had on France once they arrived. Now more than ever we must work closely together and build on these strong ties and foundations for the benefit of us all’.The commemoration of this crucial historical episode known as the Flight of the Wild Geese and the celebration of the longstanding friendship between France and Ireland are at the core of Limerick’s yearly Bastille Day Wild Geese Festival.Mr David O’Brien, CEO of the Limerick Civic Trust said ‘We want to thank Tom Toomey, Mick McCarthy, Colm de Barra, and all the other members of the Wild Geese Committee, a sub-group of LCT, who worked tirelessly, linking the Trust with the Consular Agency of France in Limerick, to bring about this event and who will continue to make great plans for next year’s celebrations’.Dr Loïc Guyon, Honorary Consul of France in Limerick, said: ‘Next year we will be commemorating the 330th anniversary of the Flight of the Wild Geese and, together with the Limerick Civic Trust, we are already planning a weekend-long festival packed with cultural events and entertainment’.Dr Guyon and Mr O’Brien wish to thank the board of the Limerick Civic Trust and, in particular, its very supportive chairman Thomas Wallace O’Donnell and express their gratitude to Dr Pat Daly and his LCCC team, headed by Gordon Daly, whose support have been key to making the event happen. TAGSBastille DayKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post WhatsApp Previous articleTransfer of Galvone properties approvedNext articleLimerick club SHC matches to be televised Meghann Scully