Swedish bomb suspect: UK link

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US consumer debt rises 3.8pc

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Asos profit estimated at top end

first_img More From Our Partners Astounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org Tags: NULL John Dunne whatsapp Show Comments ▼ by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSenior Living | Search AdsNew Senior Apartments Coming to Scottsdale (Take A Look at The Prices)Senior Living | Search AdsMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity Timesmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediaBetterBeDrones Capture Images No One Was Suppose to SeeBetterBeZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen Heraldcenter_img Share online fashion firm ASOS said full year profit was likely to be towards the top end of expectations after a jump in fourth quarter sales.The fast-growing firm said retail sales increased 70 per cent to £93.4m in the three months to 31 March, its fiscal fourth quarter.That compares with a rise of 59 per cent in its third quarter.UK sales increased 24 per cent to £44.9m, while international sales soared 161 per cent to £48.4m, helped by the introduction of United States, French and German websites in October 2010.The firm reported a small increase in the full-year retail gross margin, in line with guidance.ASOS targets internet-savvy 16 to 34-year-old women looking to emulate the designer looks of celebrities like Kate Moss, Sienna Miller and Alexa Chung, but at a fraction of the price, and enjoyed soaring sales throughout the recent recession.While many retailers have struggled against tough macro headwinds, ASOS has prospered, benefiting from a young core customer base and the migration of spending from the high street to the Internet.“We have approached the new financial year with confidence and are excited about the prospects for both our UK and international businesses,” said Chief Executive Nick Robertson.Shares in ASOS have more than trebled over the last year, fuelled by buoyant trading and speculation the firm could attract a bid from companies as diverse as Danish shareholder and supplier Bestseller, U.S. internet giant Amazon and British retailers Marks & Spencer and Tesco. Wednesday 13 April 2011 2:52 am whatsapp Asos profit estimated at top end last_img read more

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Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (KCB.ug) 2008 Annual Report

first_imgKenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (KCB.ug) listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2008 annual report.For more information about Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (KCB.ug) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (KCB.ug) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Kenya Commercial Bank Limited Group (KCB.ug)  2008 annual report.Company ProfileKenya Commercial Bank Limited (KCB Group) is a leading financial institution offering retail and corporate banking services in Uganda through its subsidiary company. KCB Group offers financial solutions ranging from current accounts, overdrafts and loans to fixed and short-term deposits, mortgage finance, trade finance and forex, and business investment accounts. The banking institution participates in investments in treasury bills and bonds with the central banks. Wholly-owned subsidiaries in the banking group include Kenya Commercial Finance Company Limited, Savings & Loan Kenya Limited, Kenya Commercial Bank Nominees Limited, Kencom House Limited, KCB Tanzania Limited, KCB Sudan Limited, KCB Rwanda SA and KCB Uganda Limited. Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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5 steps to financial freedom while earning an average salary

first_img Kevin Godbold | Friday, 25th December, 2020 I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Image source: Getty Images. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Enter Your Email Address Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Sharescenter_img Is it possible to gain financial freedom while earning an average salary? According to the Office for National Statistics, the median annual pay for full-time employees in the UK was £31,461 for the tax year ending 5 April 2020.And that feels about right to me. I know many people with annual earnings somewhere near that figure from several walks of life. And I believe it is possible to achieve financial freedom while earning a salary close to the average.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…People sometimes talk about ‘the millionaire next door’. And up and down the land, unassuming people live in ordinary homes but with £1m or more in non-property assets. And usually, they’ve built up their wealth over time by sticking to a plan and taking some simple actions. Here are the five steps I’d take to gain financial freedom while earning an average salary.My 5 steps to financial freedomThe first step is to spend less than I earn each month. Sometimes it may seem difficult to do that with the rising cost of living. But it’s a prize worth having and will unlock the gate on a path towards financial freedom.Live below your means is an old idea, for sure. But it’s an important one. Even saving a modest amount of, say, £50 every month will be a good start and set me on my journey. And step two of my plan is to work towards erasing my debts. Achieving the elimination of debts and never borrowing again will help me accelerate my monthly savings.Debts work against financial freedom because of all the ongoing interest I’d have to pay. So, if I can’t afford to pay for something now, I won’t buy it now. That kind of mindset goes hand in hand with achieving financial freedom.Step three is to make the money saved every month work as hard as possible. Sticking it in a cash-savings account or a cash ISA is a poor choice because interest rates are so low. I’d benefit from the tax advantages by putting my monthly savings in a Stocks and Shares ISA.And that leads to step four, which is to invest within that ISA wrapper. My investments of choice would be shares and share funds. Over long periods of time, the returns from the stock market, in general, have beaten all other major asset classes. And it’s easy to put monthly sums into investments such as index tracker funds, investment trusts and even the shares of individual companies.Step 5 – where the magic happensThe fifth and final step in my plan is to compound my gains from investing. So, I’d reinvest all the dividend income and plough back capital gained from any shares or funds I sell. The wonderful thing about the process of compounding gains is that the growth in my account overall will accelerate over time. And that’s the final key to achieving financial freedom while earning an average salary. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. 5 steps to financial freedom while earning an average salary I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. 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Rugby World Cup 2019 Travel Guide: Aomori

first_imgTOP TIPThe week-long Aomori Nebuta Festival takes place in August, but you can get a feel for it year-round at the Wa-Rasse Nebuta Museum. TOURIST WEBSITEwww.en-aomori.comWORLD CUP VISITSituated on the northern tip of the main island of Honshu, the Aomori Prefecture is an ideal stop-off either before or after games in Sapporo on Hokkaido island (Australia v Fiji on 21 September and England v Tonga on 22 September) or Kamaishi (Fiji v Uruguay on 25 September or Namibia v Repêchage winner on 13 October) to the south.Related: Rugby World Cup 2019 venuesGETTING THEREIt’s a 70-minute flight from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport to Aomori or three hours on the bullet train from Tokyo. It’s a 45-minute flight to Sapporo and around four-and-a-half hours by train to Kamaishi.Showa Buddha: The biggest in JapanDID YOU KNOW? Aomori is home to the biggest buddha in Japan, the Showa Buddha, which stands at a height of 21.35 metres. Advertising FeatureRugby World Cup 2019 Travel Guide: AomoriSEEEach year the village of Inakadate in the Aomori Prefecture turns rice paddies into works of art – and they will be on display during the early stages of the World Cup. From the ground they might look like normal rice fields, but from the viewing platform you can see how coloured rice stalks have created living art. It’s different every year but previous works include a Roman Holiday scene.The Sannai-Maruyama site also offers something unique – the remains of a large settlement from the Early to Middle Jomon period – that’s between 4,000 and 5,500 years ago. Excavation started in the 1990s and visitors can now explore the area.DOTake the Hakkoda Ropeway (cable car) to Tamoyachi-dake Sancho Station. It’s a ten-minute journey to the top and offers panoramic views, with the timing of the World Cup giving you the chance to see the beautiful autumn foliage.For more autumnal shades, visit Oirase Stream that flows from Lake Towada. More than a dozen waterfalls cascade into the stream along the length of Oirase Gorge.The Lamp Inn Aoni Onsen next to the Aoni Stream is surrounded by forest and features different hot springs – and lamps are the only source of light. There are no TVs or outlets in guest rooms, so it’s a great place to switch off.Growing art: Artistic rice paddiesEATVisit Furukawa Fish Market to sample nokke-don. You’re given a bowl of rice and can then pick from a wide selection of fish and meat to put on top, giving you a bespoke meal. Another local dish is the distinctive soup Miso-Curry-Milk Ramen, the broth a mix of those three ingredients/flavours and topped with bamboo shoots, bean sprouts and meat. TAGS: Japan This northern prefecture is the perfect place to enjoy autumn Row your boat: Lake Towada is a great place to canoe LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

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Apopka Run-off Election to Cost $28,000

first_img Reply Sure can tell it’s April Fool’s Day! All the Apopka City Council candidates were campaigning out on the corners of Welch and Rock Spring Roads this evening. Almost all the kooky characters were there. Didn’t see the Easter Bunny, though. I read where someone even wanted to fire the Easter Bunny, so I guess the Easter bunny got a pink slip, and a six figure severance package, and hopped off to the next city slicker job. Ya’ll better get to campaigning! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Tenita Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Pastor Bankson, what golf courses do you play golf at? Do you think the city will try to buy RSR golf course, if the owner wants to sell it? Or do you think there will be homes built there, are some other usage of the course, such as a private park, or something else? Would you support buying the golf course if it is for sale by the owner, if you are elected? Mama Mia Tenita April 1, 2016 at 7:55 pm March 31, 2016 at 7:47 pm Reply Reply Please enter your comment! Reply Tomorrow is APRIL FOOLS DAY! I am so thankful election day is not April Fools Day! Fool me once, shame on you——fool me twice, NOT! Mama Mia Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSApopka Municipal ElectionsRunoff election Previous articleUpdating Breaking News: Bicyclist hit by Drunk Driver on 436Next articleOrange County Animal Services Receives Outstanding Agency Award Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Voting booths in polling place They should of manned up and just drew straws, would of been cheaper, and they would not have to of had all the work campaigning and the expense. I have had one trick or treater, I mean, campaigner, come to my house, and they left a flier, with a hand written message, on my front door as I was not home. I suppose this is like Halloween trick or treating, they prefer to plunder the rich neighborhoods, and we will get the tricks after they are sworn in and take office Tenita Tenita Reply March 31, 2016 at 7:57 pm UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 April 2, 2016 at 6:16 pm Reply 9 COMMENTS Mama Mia Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Reply I saw that one church listed as a polling place, Christ Sanctufied Church, and that church name didn’t ring a bell with me, and I did not know where that church was in Apopka. Now I find out that church is in the 5700 block of North Pine Hills Road, in Orlando and that there were over a hundred City of Apopka voters who voted there????? This is strange to me. Is it any wonder why people are confused on the City of Apopka, and unincorporated areas of Apopka? When did the borders extend that far over??? Where do those people live that voted there, that are in the City of Apopka? I am not saying that they aren’t, I am only saying, it is strange to me. Mama Mia Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here A little different focus here, than the subject in the in the article above, but I want to comment. The drawings and future plans for the restaurant on Lake Apopka with the open air dining up in a high level setting, looking out over the lake, are very attractive. How is that going to work out with those massive annual shad fish kills and the stink?? Also the smoke from the controlled burns that they keep conducting?? Those eco-tourists are in for an experience they won’t forget! Commissioner Arrowsmith, I will ask you the same question as Pastor Bankson, in the above question. Sammy, do you play golf? It does not matter, I will ask you the same question. Also Kyle, I know you play golf, so you can answer too, the same question, as the others. This is certainly going to be interesting, as I know the RSR residents are interested in what you all have to say about this subject. April 1, 2016 at 9:16 pm One more comment, and I am done. The Christ Sanctuafied Church, at 5717 North Pine Hills Road in Orlando, was a designated polling place for a small section of the City of Apopka’s voters for the March 15, 2016 election for Apopka Council. According to Apopka Chief’s Facebook page, it was the poll for a small section of voters in the north west area of Apopka. Why then would they have the poll way over there, from the south east area of Apopka? Who handled that and set that up? And there were over a hundred people who voted there. I don’t get it??? April 1, 2016 at 7:06 pm Tenita Absentee Balloting to Cost $17,000 in Apopka Run-off ElectionThe Apopka Voice has obtained a copy of the Orange County Supervisor of Elections, cost estimate for the  April 12, 2016 Apopka Run-off Election and the details are surprising.The Orange County Supervisor of Elections is estimating that 6,500 Absentee Ballots will be mailed to Apopka voters.  According to Cindy Clark, Senior Deputy Supervisor Elections, 4,648  Absentee Ballots have already been mailed.  If the number of Absentee Ballots does hit 6,500 the he Supervisor of Elections office the cost will be nearly $17,000.The next largest cost component is the printing and mailing of Sample Ballot Post Cards.  Of the $28,000 estimate $4,400 is allocated to this activity.The Supervisor has included to the cost to print 10,500 ballots during Early Voting and on Election Day.  At a cost of $0.2975 each the total cost is estimated at just over $3,100.Labor costs for the Apopka Run-off Election is estimated to be only $1,640.Four categories account for $26,000 of the $28,000 estimate:Absentee Ballots:  $16,893Sample Ballots:  $4,400Election Day Ballot Printing:  $3,124Election Day Labor:  $1,640The actual cost of the Apopka Run-off Election will depend upon the number of Absentee Ballots requested and the actual turnout on Election Day.The Apopka Run-off Election cost estimate does not include the cost of legal advertising or the cost to use the Apopka Community Center as a polling place on April 12, 2016.The Supervisor of Elections cost estimate for the 2016 Apopka Run-off election can be viewed here.To request an Absentee ballot us this link .  The deadline is April 6th at 5:00 PM. We were over at the Home Depot in Altamonte today, and we rode behind the Home Depot to see where that skate park used to be there, and there was no sign of it left, just a ravine grown up with tall weeds and no trespassing signs posted. Reply Reply April 1, 2016 at 9:42 pm April 1, 2016 at 8:36 pm Please enter your name here April 1, 2016 at 8:02 pmlast_img read more

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Gwacheon Residence / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) …

first_imgArchDaily CopyHouses•Gwacheon-si, South Korea Gwacheon Residence / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC ArchitectsSave this projectSaveGwacheon Residence / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC Architects Lead Architects: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/885579/gwacheon-residence-kywc-architects Clipboard CopyAbout this officeKYWC ArchitectsOfficeFollowKim Seunghoy (Seoul National University)OfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesGwacheon-siSouth KoreaPublished on January 11, 2018Cite: “Gwacheon Residence / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC Architects” 10 Jan 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesSynthetics / AsphaltMitrexSolar RoofMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalPlumbingSanifloGreywater Pump – Sanifast®SWH190WoodLunawoodInterior ThermowoodMembranesEffisusAVCL Systems for FacadesSinksCosentinoBathroom Collection – Silestone® WashbasinsDoorsStudcoPocket Door Trims – CavKitWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformMetal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Surface Finish – prePATINA-LineHanging LampsEureka LightingSuspended Lights – BloomMetallicsBaileyFacade Systems- I-Line Snap-On Feature ChannelMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?果川住宅 / Kim Seunghoy (首尔大学) + KYWC Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream 2007 Ean R&C, Kim Jongkyu ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/885579/gwacheon-residence-kywc-architects Clipboard Architects: KYWC Architects, Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) Area Area of this architecture project Area:  185 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs:  Kim Jaekyung Projects “COPY”center_img Gwacheon Residence / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC Architects Project Team:Jeong Hwataek, Kim HanaCity:Gwacheon-siCountry:South KoreaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Kim JaekyungRecommended ProductsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesDoorspanoramah!®ah! PivotEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWoodEGGERLaminatesText description provided by the architects. The Gwacheon residence required a fundamentally different attitude and concepts in terms of constructing the house. The house comprises of various motifs, including environmentally friendly features, a direct symbiosis of modern life and nature, ways to generate the house fully becoming the aesthetics of the house, with the light and simple logic of tectonics and, yet everything encapsulates the principles of “simplicity”.Save this picture!© Kim JaekyungThe house mainly faces southwest, along with the coordinates of the land. Natural heating and cooling are achieved through the double skin, which is a kind of passive solar energy technique, so the house becomes like a greenhouse in the winter and breezes are funnelled upward during the summer. Even though the walls offer sufficient insulation, the windows facilitate a cross ventilation system. As the roof looks towards the south, solar-cells are installed on the sloped roof to generate the energy. The size and inclination of the roof were adjusted to the altitude and gradient of the sun. The sloped roof is segmented into several sections and is the result of “aesthetic intentions” and “engineering needs”.Save this picture!© Kim JaekyungA skylight was installed on the upper side of the living room, thereby allowing bright sunlight to penetrate the deepest recesses of and to invite the sky into the house, thereby presenting the experience of the sun, the moon and stars from inside. My intention for the house was to give it the most lightweight structure that was possible by using a minimal amount of steel frame materials, reducing the thickness of the walls to a minimum, producing less waste material when the house gets eventually demolished, and making use of recyclable components. The composition of the house is also simple. Facility cores are situated behind the stairway, thus enabling efficient conducting of movement of the facility line. This means that most of the areas in the house can be repositioned and restructured liberally.Save this picture!System DiagramThe space connecting the living room, the master bedroom and the dining room converge into a large space, allowing space partitioning to be easily adjusted in the future. While designing the Gwacheon residence, I sought not only to satisfy environmental objectives. This was incorporated into the system of design and tectonics through a composition of wooden walls, the deployment of windows, and details from the side windows. In all of these new attempts, including abundant spatiality created by difference in angles of the grid system of walls and the sloped side of the roof, mew materiality created by thin walls, economic components and simple details, what is essentially important in the end, is the fact that I tried to stay true to my principles, not endeavoring to make the house merely beautiful.Save this picture!© Kim JaekyungProject gallerySee allShow lessDongrun Apartment Building / Praxis d’ArchitectureSelected ProjectsGold 800 Experience Centre / SPACEMENSelected Projects Share Save this picture!© Kim Jaekyung+ 28Curated by María Francisca González Share Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + Kang Wonphil (KYWC) Houses Year:  Structural Engineer: South Korea Construction: Yoon Koojo Structural Engineering Co. “COPY” Photographslast_img read more

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Farm Credit Mid-America Announces First Quarter Earnings

first_img Facebook Twitter  Farm Credit Mid-America, a customer-owned financial cooperative serving more than 100,000 farmers and rural residents throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee, announced first quarter earnings at $77.6 million, a 14.5 percent increase compared to the same quarter for 2013.  Permanent capital increased to 16.2 percent providing additional security for customer investments. “Strong capital and earnings allow us to better assist customers as they seek tools to help manage long-term risk for their operations,” says Bill Johnson, president and CEO, Farm Credit Mid-America. “We want our customers to know that we are well positioned to serve their financial needs both today and in the future.” The association’s portfolio credit quality showed year-over-year improvement, as adversely classified loans ended the quarter at 2.4 percent. Improved profitability in the livestock and poultry industries and a strengthening economy have helped keep the credit quality of the association strong.Farm Credit also maintained its legacy of serving local communities by investing in programs that champion youth and young farmers. Annually, the association contributes more than $2 million in community engagement initiatives.For complete results, view Farm Credit Mid-America’s 1st Quarter Financial Report linked on www.e-farmcredit.com. Previous articleCrude Oil Hits 3 Week HighNext articleEmergence, the Next Big Issue Gary Truitt Farm Credit Mid-America Announces First Quarter Earnings By Gary Truitt – May 14, 2014 center_img Home Indiana Agriculture News Farm Credit Mid-America Announces First Quarter Earnings Facebook Twitter SHARE SHARElast_img read more

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Crafty plans afoot at the Abbeyfeale Craft Co-Op

first_imgIlen Salmon’s Wake Tetra Pak Boat Craft Competition Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleJean-Christophe Spinosi spears ICO’s new seasonNext articleKostal research assembly line of the future 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. Calling Limerick’s Creative Kids! Print Limerick Artist Receives Arts Council Next Generation Award worth €20,000 LifestyleArtsNewsLocal NewsCrafty plans afoot at the Abbeyfeale Craft Co-OpBy Bernie English – July 16, 2018 1634 €1.5 million boost for five County Limerick towns from Rural Regeneration and Development Fund Linkedincenter_img IT STARTED very recently as a gathering where crafts people of every and any description could meet, chat, exchange ideas and teach old skills to new people.But now the Abbeyfeale Craft Co-Op is about to be launched on the world wide web and there are plans for a craft outlet that will become a desired destination for coach loads of tourists.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Mary Shanahan and Mary O’Connor knew each other through other community activities and Mary O’Connor’s role as Family Support and Development worker with West Limerick Resources.“We were both interested in crafts and talked about setting up a group, based on the ‘Stitch and Bitch’ model. We wanted local people, people from other countries and members of the Traveller community to come together,” said Mary Shanahan.The group got support funding for the first ten weeks of meetings from West Limerick Resources and support from Glorach Community Theatre and then, enter Jill Bednar, a Denver businesswoman whose family hail from down the road in Kilmorna. She was introduced to the craft co-op by Community Council chairman, Maurice O’Connell, whose gimlet eye saw a networking opportunity.“I still have huge connections here. Our family still has the farm and we are blessed that through a lot of struggle, it didn’t have to be sold. Abbeyfeale has so much to offer but I wanted to have something that would be a reason for coach loads of visitors to stop and I thought a craft outlet would be perfect,” Jill told the Limerick Post.After a meeting with the members of the co-op, it was agreed that the first move would be for Jill to set up a facility to sell the fruits of their work on-line.“I’ll be attending two of the biggest Celtic wholesale fairs in the United States next year and I will be presenting items made by the Abbeyfeale co-op on an international scale that is brand new. I’m passionate about this and about bringing visitors into Abbeyfeale,” said Jill.“This is a very new idea and we are taking it step by step. But in the long run, we are looking for sustainability,” said Mary Shanahan.“There are people in the group who are hobby crafts people, others who are already doing it commercially and there are people coming who just want to learn. This is a very exciting development,” she added. Twitter WhatsApp TAGSAbbeyfealeartscraftsfeature Facebook Arts Council congratulates three Limerick artists on Covid-19 award Belltable:Connect invites applications for Translating Live to Online Workshops this Autumn Emaillast_img read more

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