4 Jun

#WATCH Maurice Quinlivan becomes Sinn Fein’s first #Limerick TD at #GE16…

first_imgLimerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Advertisement Maurice Quinlivan celebrates his election with family Andrew Carey at the Limerick Count [email protected] Fein’s Maurice Quinlivan has taken the second Dail seat in the Limerick City constituency after receiving almost 3,500 transfer votes from the eliminated AAA candidate Cian Prendiville who was knocked out of the race on the fourth count.In a hotly contested constituency that has gone to the wire for the remaining two seats, Maurice Quinlivan praised the work of his team and thanked his supporters who are looking for a “progressive next government” after taking a total of 10,517 votes from the 46,761 valid ballot papers.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Maurice Quinlivan celebrates his election with familyIn doing so, the newly elected TD had a surplus of 1,164 votes having reached the 9,353 quota on the fifth count.Three exiting TDs now remain in the hunt for the last two seats as Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan and Fine Gael TD Kieran O’Donnell battle for the Dail.With Michael Noonan now sitting on a total of 9,018, the Fine Gael stalwart is likely to take the third seat ahead of his party colleague Deputy O’Donnell with Jan O’Sullivan likely to retain her seat as she leads by 210 votes following the fifth count.Kieran O’Donnell is facing an election exit, but as the margin is so close, a nail-bitting finish is awaited. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live NewsBreaking news#WATCH Maurice Quinlivan becomes Sinn Fein’s first #Limerick TD at #GE16 in over 90 yearsBy Staff Reporter – February 28, 2016 1048 Linkedin Email WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads center_img WhatsApp TAGSfeaturedlimerickMaurice QuinlivanSinn Fein Print Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Facebook Twitter Previous articleNeville joins O’Donovan and Collins as county #Limerick TDsNext article#WATCH #Limerick retains Jan and Noonan in #GE16 as O’Donnell loses out Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

8 Feb

Watchdog: Least corrupt nations produce best virus response

first_imgBERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched annual study by an anti-graft watchdog organization suggests that countries with the least corruption have been best positioned to weather the health and economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. Transparency International’s 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index released Thursday concluded that countries that performed well invested more in health care and were “better able to provide universal health coverage and are less likely to violate democratic norms.” Transparency’s chief says: “COVID-19 is not just a health and economic crisis, it is a corruption crisis _ and one that we are currently failing to manage.”last_img read more

28 Sep

Ørsted to Power Air Products’ UK Sites

first_imgØrsted has entered into a partnership with Air Products to provide renewable electricity to the company’s production sites in the UK.Under the agreement, Ørsted will supply electricity from 11 of its offshore wind farms to all the Air Products’ UK production sites which supply merchant customers with industrial gases.In addition, the Danish company will provide Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin (REGOs) to support business electricity contracts.“Ørsted is driving the transition to low-carbon energy systems in the UK, and we believe that businesses should have access to renewable electricity supply without incurring additional cost,” said Ashley Phillips, Managing Director at Ørsted Sales (UK).“Naturally, we are delighted that Air Products shares our ambition of creating this greener energy future. It’s exciting that one of the world’s largest industrial gas producers places such a strong emphasis on sustainability.”The new relationship is said to enable Air Products’ sustainability credentials of its UK locations producing industrial gases for merchant supply.In turn, this is expected to be a benefit to customers by improving their supply chain sustainability and helping them meet their own environmental goals.“Being able to access and buy renewable electricity supplies direct from a certified provider is significant progress towards improving our merchant operations sustainability. We’re pleased to be working with Ørsted, a company which shares our values and is passionate about enabling a sustainable future,” said Simon Earnshaw, Air Products’ Director of Industrial Gases Production & Supply Chain, Europe and Africa.last_img read more