Thyssenkrupp still hopeful deal with Tata will go through despite EU ‘doubts’

first_img Thyssenkrupp still hopes there is scope for agreement with antitrust regulators on a planned joint venture with Tata Steel, despite reports Brussels is likely to block the deal.Read more: Thyssenkrupp profits tumble amid economic uncertainty Sunday 5 May 2019 10:53 am Thyssenkrupp still hopeful deal with Tata will go through despite EU ‘doubts’ Late last month, the European Commission extended the deadline for making a decision on the planned joint venture by seven working days until June 17.ThyssenKrupp said further talks were planned with EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager in the coming week.Vestager will be forced to decide on the deal at a politically sensitive time in Brussels, with elections for the European Parliament due to take place this month with many of the key executive positions for the EU up for grabs.Read more: Is Tata considering walking away from its Thyssenkrupp plan?Steel industry experts have said consolidation is extremely important as the industry struggles to deal with overcapacity, cheap imports and US tariffs. Share Tags: Trading Archive Alex Daniel Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp have put forward a plan to combine their European steel operations to form the second-biggest steel maker in the region. But the landmark deal is yet to be approved by EU antitrust regulators because of concerns it will reduce competition in the market.This morning reports surfaced saying the deal was increasingly likely to be shelved unless the firms offered greater concessions, because it would lead to less choice and cause higher prices.The reports in the Financial Times said regulators were concerned about the impact on prices of steel used in the car industry and electrical products.A ThyssenKrupp spokesman said: “The Competition Commission has taken the reworked commitments proposed by ThyssenKrupp and Tata Steel as an opportunity to conduct another market test.”“There are still a number of ways to adjust our commitments without compromising the commercial logic of the joint venture.” by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeFilm OracleThey Drained Niagara Falls – Their Gruesome Find Will Keep You Up All NightFilm OracleBleacherBreaker4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!BleacherBreakerbonvoyaged.comThese Celebs Are Complete Jerks In Real Life.bonvoyaged.comDefinitionMost Embarrassing Mistakes Ever Made In HistoryDefinitionZen HeraldEllen Got A Little Too Personal With Blake Shelton, So He Said ThisZen HeraldHealthyGem20 Hair Shapes That Make A Man Over 60 Look 40HealthyGemDaily Funny40 Brilliant Life Hacks Nobody Told You AboutDaily FunnyPost FunThe Deadliest Snakes Ever Found On The PlanetPost FunElvenarIf You Are Above 30, this Fantasy Game is a Must-Have. No Install.Elvenar whatsapp whatsapp More From Our Partners Man on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgPorsha Williams engaged to ex-husband of ‘RHOA’ co-star Falynn Guobadiathegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orglast_img read more

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UK economy suffers unprecedented slump amid coronavirus lockdown

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The IHS Markit/Cips composite purchasing managers’ index (PMI) crashed to a reading of 12.9 in April. This was the worst score since the survey began more than 20 years ago. Dire figures will spark debate among policymakers Williamson said the dire performance of the UK economy in April will also spark debate about the length of the lockdown. The data was “eye-watering,” said Ruth Gregory, senior UK economist at Capital Economics. She said the lockdown “has pushed the economy into a recession of unprecedented speed and depth”. The unprecedented collapse in the PMI highlights the devastation coronavirus is wreaking on the UK economy. It is one of the most up-to-date economic indicators. (AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: UK economy suffers unprecedented slump amid coronavirus lockdown Britain’s enormous services sector bore the brunt of the pain. The coronavirus lockdown sent the sector to its worst month since records began in 1996. April’s reading was even worse than analysts’ dire predictions and well below March’s record low of 36. A score of below 50 indicates contraction. The worst score seen during the financial crisis was 38.1. On the other side are the “doves”. These include Prime Minister Boris Johnson and health secretary Matt Hancock, who fear the damage a second wave of infections could do. “Business closures and social distancing measures have caused business activity to collapse at a rate vastly exceeding that seen even during the global financial crisis,” said Williamson. whatsapp Share (AFP via Getty Images) Also Read: UK economy suffers unprecedented slump amid coronavirus lockdown Chris Williamson, chief business economist at data firm IHS Markit, said the PMI reading was consistent with UK GDP falling at a rate of seven per cent per quarter.  Coronavirus batters UK services sector The cabinet is reportedly split about when to start lifting stay-at-home orders and letting people go back to work. Harry Robertson Show Comments ▼ Such an economic contraction has not been seen since World War II. Yet many groups, such as the UK’s budget watchdog, predict a steeper fall in GDP. More than 80 per cent of UK services providers reported lower business activity in April. Duncan Brock, group director at Cips, the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, said this “compared with 38 per cent during the worst single month of the global financial crisis”. The government has rolled out a number of very large support schemes for the UK economy that seek to limit the damage from coronavirus. Thursday 23 April 2020 10:18 am Lockdown measures, which were last week extended until early May, have caused businesses to close and demand to evaporate as people stay at home and lose their jobs. Around half of all firms’ purchasing managers reported lower numbers of staff in April. Yet April’s PMI data will raise questions about whether support is getting to businesses quickly enough. There have been a number of complaints about the coronavirus business interruption loan scheme (CBILS) for example. 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UK inflation falls to five year low due to Eat Out to Help Out

first_img Share But he said that “there are still uncertainties. These include a potentially significant rise in unemployment, questions over the future UK-EU trade relationship, and rising Covid-19 cases”. Jessica Clark and Harry Robertson Alongside falling airfares, prices of clothing and footwear slipped at an annual rate 1.4 per cent, the ONS said. Jing Teow, senior economist at PwC, said travel restrictions including the UK’s quarantining system “meant that there was much lower consumer demand for air travel”. Tags: UK inflation The price of goods and services in the UK rose by 0.2 per cent in August compared to a year earlier, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, following a one per cent rise in July. It was the lowest reading since December 2015. The Eat Out scheme offered 50 per cent off meals up to £10 in August from Monday to Wednesday. The government made up the shortfall. More than 100m cheap meals were bought through the scheme. UK inflation slipped to a five-year low in August as the Eat Out to Help Out scheme dragged down prices in the restaurant sector for the first time on record. UK inflation falls to five year low due to Eat Out to Help Out Prices in restaurants and hotels fell by 2.8 per cent in August as a result of the scheme. That was the first price fall the sector has seen since records began in 1989. whatsapp “Other categories, such as games, toys, and hobbies, also saw an increase in prices.” Teow said that reflected higher “demand for indoor activities… over the summer”. Howard Archer, chief economic adviser to the EY Item Club, said he also thought the Bank would inject more stimulus in November. Falling airfares drag down UK inflation August’s 0.2 per cent inflation was well below the two per cent target of the Bank of England. It meets to set interest rates tomorrow.center_img He said that “the economy is seemingly headed for a substantial bounce-back in the third quarter after its record 20.4 per cent quarter-on-quarter second-quarter contraction”. Yet it was higher than the Bank’s August prediction of a fall to minus 0.3 per cent. And it was above economists’ expectations that prices would stay flat. “The cost of dining out fell significantly in August thanks to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme and VAT cut, leading to one of the largest falls in the annual inflation rate in recent years,” said Jonathan Athow,  ONS deputy national statistician. Athow said airfares also suffered the first drop on record “as fewer people travelled abroad on holiday”. Meanwhile, the usual rise in the price of clothes as autumn ranges were released “failed to materialise”. Wednesday 16 September 2020 9:11 am Also Read: UK inflation falls to five year low due to Eat Out to Help Out Also Read: UK inflation falls to five year low due to Eat Out to Help Out Show Comments ▼ Bank of England to hold steady Also Read: UK inflation falls to five year low due to Eat Out to Help Out August’s inflation figures reflected the government’s stimulus programmes and changes to the economy brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. whatsapp Victoria Clarke, economist at Investec, said: “We do not expect any policy action tomorrow. But [we] continue to judge that, absent of a significant upside surprise on the UK’s economy course over the next two months, the MPC will opt to raise its asset buying total in November.”last_img read more

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How to Pair the ‘Cats’ Movie with Cannabis

first_imgcannabisFilmHow to Pair the ‘Cats’ Movie with CannabisWe asked the experts about the purr-fect puff to enhance the viewing experienceBy Micaela Macagnone – December 12, 20194016ShareEmailFacebookTwitterPinterestReddItEver wonder what Taylor Swift and Jason Derulo would look like as sexy, dancing, singing human-feline hybrids? The Cats movie, in theaters December 20, promises that and more. Judging by the trailer, the new film is a visual spectacle that could frighten or entertain you, depending on your tolerance for CGI’d cat humanoids. Either way, cannabis might enhance the experience. Here are some recommendations from local dispensaries.https://www.instagram.com/p/B5Q8bNkn40c/California Alternative Caregivers“If I can afford a Diamond preroll, I will see the movie!” says Matthew at California Alternative Caregivers Venice. “It is just the right amount of too much to enjoy something like Cats.” $18 each.Downtown Patient GroupIf the trailer creeped you out, Pascual at Downtown Patient Group, suggests smoking a hybrid called Sweet Thang. It “gives you a happy feeling,” he says, “and won’t make you paranoid.” $35 for an eighth of an ounce.California Cannabis MelroseIt might be best to not be entirely present when you view the movie. Marco at California Cannabis Melrose recommends the hybrid Crucial Candy. “It’s strong,” he says. “It’s going to zone you out.” $50 for 3.5 grams.       RELATED: L.A.’s Cannabis Cafe Is Rebranding and Parting Ways with Lowell Herb Co.Stay on top of the latest in L.A. food and culture. Sign up for our newsletters today. Previous articleLachlan Murdoch Just Bought the ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Mansion in a $150 Million Deal Next articleHow the SAGs and the Globes Differ—and What It Tells Us About the Oscars RaceZoie Matthewlast_img read more

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Brixton Village, watch out: Time Out wants to build a massive “hipster hub” in London

first_img Show Comments ▼ whatsapp whatsapp Tags: NULL Brixton Village, watch out: Time Out wants to build a massive “hipster hub” in London Share Friday 21 November 2014 8:58 am by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May Likezenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorLoan Insurance WealthDolly Parton, 74, Takes off Makeup, Leaves Us With No WordsLoan Insurance WealthPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past FactoryPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost FunThe No Cost Solar ProgramGet Paid To Install Solar + Tesla Battery For No Cost At Install and Save Thousands.The No Cost Solar ProgramLiver Health1 Bite of This Melts Belly And Arm Fat (Take Before Bed)Liver HealthDefinitionThe Most Famous Movie Filmed In Every U.S. StateDefinition Time Out is branching out. Peter Dubbens, the man behind the magazine, wants to create a huge, 100,000 sq ft “hipster hub” somewhere in central London. The thinking behind the idea, apparently, is to “bring the magazine to life”.Property industry magazine Estates Gazette reported this morning that Dubbens has appointed James Andrew International to find a space for the hub, which will contain shops, restaurants and will be used for cultural activities, in King’s Cross, Camden or Covent Garden.  The idea is that it will emulate Lisbon’s Mercado da Ribeira, a kind of foodie mecca, which the Time Out already manages a large part of. Apparently, it “brings together some of the city’s most loved names in food and drink”. And if there’s one thing hipsters love, it’s food and drink…Having acquired rights to manage the Lisbon market in 2010, the brand transformed it into a gourmet food hall, complete with smart black-and-white branding and hipster-friendly wooden tables, earlier this year, and it quickly became popular among locals. Dubbens told Estates Gazette that the hub will “bring together restaurants, bars, art and events all under one roof” – and also that the brand is thinking of doing a similar thing. The idea is that the market – or whatever it turns out to be – will open in 2017. Brixton Village, watch out… Emma Haslett last_img read more

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News / ‘Be alert’ warning to shippers as they face new low-sulphur fuel surcharges

first_img The Global Shippers Forum (GSF) has issued a warning to ocean freight customers as they find themselves saddled with the extra cost of cleaner fuel, compliant with the new IMO low sulphur regulations that came into effect last week.The new global legislation stipulates that a vessel either has to burn fuel with no more than 0.5% sulphur dioxide content, or use scrubber technology to clean fuel with a higher sulphur content.Although shippers have largely accepted paying more for low-sulphur fuel oil (LFSO), the GSF has warned shippers that picking up the tab for these higher costs is not solely down to them.GSF secretary general James Hookham said: “The additional burden of complying with tough new rules on emissions from vessels is a necessary but unwelcome start to 2020.“The shipping industry has widely assumed that the costs of cleaning up its environmental act can simply be passed onto its customers in the form of surcharges. Whether that will be the case will be the subject of individual negotiations over the coming months.“However, shippers should be demanding clear and consistent explanations of any surcharges demanded. GSF’s Top Ten Tips for Sulphur-Surcharged Shippers reminds our members of the ground rules and to scrutinise carefully any surcharge demands made during contract negotiations,” he explained.The GSF tips advise shippers not to lock-in LFSO surcharges into annual contracts currently being negotiated, as the price for the higher-grade fuel is likely to oscillate for some time as refiners react to higher levels of demand.The forum also calls for shipping lines to simplify how they calculate fuel surcharges – as well as how they explain them to customers.“If it looks like an arbitrary figure and feels like an arbitrary figure… then it probably is an arbitrary surcharge,” said Mr Hookham. “There is no single amount or simple percentage for the added cost of using low-sulphur fuel, so watch for rounded increases, or predictions that the same costs will apply all year and in all parts of the world – they won’t.”And he called for carriers to end the surcharge system altogether, reiterating GSF calls for container shipping lines to switch to all-in rates.“Ultimately, the industry needs to move on to a more mature pricing regime, with confidential contracting and all-inclusive charges becoming the ‘new normal’. The shipping industry needs to wean itself off surcharges just as much as high-sulphur fuels,” he said. By Gavin van Marle 06/01/2020last_img read more

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For one cancer patient, biotech’s genetic test turns out to be a ‘lifesaver’

first_img Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. By Jonathan Saltzman — Boston Globe Dec. 4, 2018 Reprints Unlock this article — plus daily coverage and analysis of the biotech sector — by subscribing to STAT+. First 30 days free. GET STARTED What is it? CAMBRIDGE — John White, a retired North Attleborough bioengineer, was diagnosed in early 2015 with aggressive prostate cancer. It had spread to his bladder and pelvic lymph nodes. It didn’t respond to hormone therapy and chemotherapy. His oncologist feared White might have only a year to live.Then scientists at Foundation Medicine, a Cambridge, Mass., biotech, ran a new diagnostic test to sequence the DNA of cancer cells in his prostate gland, which had been surgically removed. The bad news was that he had a rare form of the disease, marked by an extraordinary number of genetic changes in the cancerous cells. The good news: The new test showed that he might respond to any of three new immunotherapy drugs. What’s included? STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. Jonathan Saltzman — Boston Globe Log In | Learn More Tags biotechnologyBostoncancerdiagnosticsgeneticsprecision medicineSTAT+ About the Author Reprints GET STARTED “I was only given months to live four years ago . . . I am still thriving,” said John White. Aram Boghosian for the Boston Globe Biotech For one cancer patient, biotech’s genetic test turns out to be a ‘lifesaver’ last_img read more

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No progress in sight for Portarlington relief road

first_img Twitter Pinterest Pinterest Facebook Twitter By John Whelan – 19th August 2019 WhatsApp WhatsApp TAGSAidan MullinsLaois County CouncilPortarlington 2020 U-15 ‘B’ glory for Ballyroan-Abbey following six point win over Killeshin Home News Council No progress in sight for Portarlington relief road NewsCouncil Previous articleDocumentary looking for soon-to-be married Laois couples to star inNext articleExciting line-up confirmed for powerful new festival in Laois this weekend John WhelanJohn Whelan has been a journalist, commentator, columnist, political analyst, campaigner, politician and publisher ever since he was 17. Having been Editor of the Leinster Express, Offaly Express and the Leinster Leader he has also contributed extensively on a number of issues to all of the country’s flagship titles and programmes including the Irish Press, The Irish Independent, the Star, the Sunday Independent, the Sunday Business Post, The Sunday Times and Prime Time. He is founder of Communicate Ireland a PR, public affairs, event management and media services company.He is the author of the popular camping blog, Vanhalla – Camper Heaven. No progress in sight for Portarlington relief road GAA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR GAA Here are all of Wednesday’s Laois GAA results Facebook Kelly and Farrell lead the way as St Joseph’s claim 2020 U-15 glory GAA The Portarlington relief road is a roadway that’s going nowhere fast it seems.There is no sign of any progress whatsoever for the long awaited Portarlington Relief Road. The issue was raised yet again by Cllr Aidan Mullins, who called for some update and clarity.“Could we have some clarification sooner rather than later on the Portarlington Relief Road?“It’s been on the plans for years and the proposed route doesn’t even make sense anymore with the developments and houses which have taken place since.“It seems this road is as far away as ever,” he said.Director of Services, Donal Brennan said that they were coming out of a period of ten years of reduced funding and the Portarlington Relief Road was a considerable project which would require significant external funds. It would involve a bridge over the Barrow.“It’s true to say that there are currently two lines around Portarlington signifying potential routes and these would have to be looked at and reviewed.“We are limited unless we can get national funding. I will be seeking money to do a study,” Mr Brennan replied.Derryounce amenityCllr Mullins also requested that efforts to develop the amenity at Derryounce be redoubled.He felt that it required greater co-operation between Laois and Offaly local authorities and had the potential to be linked up via a River Barrow walk with Lea Castle.Director of Services, Gerry Murphy agreed that there was scope for investment.He said that in the list of such projects in the Portarlington area, Derryounce is next in line. He hoped that it could be included in the next round of the town and village renewal schemes in 2020.SEE ALSO – Portlaoise’s first independent study centre set to open in Septemberlast_img read more

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Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, April 1, 2020

first_img News Facebook Previous articleDowney’s Centra launch delivery service and provid update on services during Covid-19Next articleRemembering the Ballylinan team that reached the 1987 Laois senior football final LaoisToday Reporter Below are the recent deaths in Laois.Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.Roland (Sam) Cairns27 Woodgrove Ballyfin Road, Portlaoise, Laois / Clara, OffalySam died on March 31st, 2020, peacefully, at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. He is formerly of Leetown Glencarse, Perth, Scotland and is predeceased by his dad Samuel. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bertha (nee Kenny, formerly of River Street, Clara Co. Offaly), daughter Rachael, sons Christopher and Michael, mother Catherine (Rena), brothers Steven and Mark, aunts, uncles, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.MAY SAM REST IN PEACERev. Fr.Charlie GormanMoate, Ballinakill, LaoisFr. Charlie passed away peacefully on March 29th 2020, in the loving care of his close friends and the staff of Avantara in Billings, Montana, U.S.A.Predeceased by his beloved parents Martin & Mary Anne (Kerwin); his brothers Paddy, Billy, Martin, Jimmy & Tommy; his sisters Katie (Phelan), Lizzie (Delahunty) & Mary (Delaney), and his nieces Margaret & Anne.He will be sadly missed by his nieces and nephews, sister-in-law, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews, his many cousins, extended family and a wide circle of friends in Ireland and the U.S.A.Fr. Charlie’s funeral will take place in Billings, Montana.A Memorial Mass will be arranged at a later date to celebrate his great lifeJesus, Jesus, Thanks Jesus“When orchids brighten the earth; darkest winter has turned to spring;May this dark grief, flower with hope in every heart that loves you.May you continue to inspire us:To enter each day with a generous heart.To serve the call of courage and love”Rest in PeaceJoe HoganAbbeyleix Rd., Portlaoise, Laois / Ballyfin, LaoisHogan. Joe Powerscourt, Abbeyleix Rd.. Portlaoise and formerly Cloonagh, Ballyfin, 31st March 2020 Peacefully at Portlaoise Regional Hosp. Predeceased by his brothers Liam and Martin and sister Bríd. Deeply regretted by his brothers Noel, Vinny Michael and Frank, sisters May, Peggy, Robin, and Anne. Nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends.Private family funeral will take place in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise. Covid-19 protocol in place. Social distancing to be observed. A memorial mass will take place at a later date. Please use online Condolence book. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.Sadie Power (née Kennedy)Castleknock, Dublin / Abbeyleix, LaoisFormerly of Abbeyleix, Laois. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving children Richard, Sarah and James. She will be forever cherished and very sadly missed by her grandchildren Liam, Conor, Lucy, Mary-Kate and Bríon, her daughter-in-law Michelle, sons-in-law Scott and Andrew, brothers Jim and Dick Kennedy, sister Brigid Lawlor, nephews, nieces, and all her family and friends.May Eternal Light shine upon her and may she rest in peace. Amen.Due to current restrictions a private funeral will take place and a memorial service will take place at a later date. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, can leave personal messages for the family below. We would like to give our sincere thanks to the wounderful staff of Beaumont Hospital.Darragh FennellGlenbrook, Ballyroan, Laois / Portlaoise, LaoisDarragh Fennell, Glenbrook, Ballyroan and late of Coote Terrace, Portlaoise. Died on the 30th March 2020. Predeceased by her father Jimmie Fennell. Deeply regretted by her heartbroken partner Pat (Whelan) her two adored sons Patrick and Ted, her loving mother Regina Fennell, sisters Eva, Kizzy (Lewis), Jac (Billings) brothers John, Diarmuid, George, Evan, Colman and Stewart, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephew, Laura, Jamie and the Whelan family, relatives, friends and colleagues at Shaws Portlaoise.Given the exceptional climate and to protect everyone who knew Darragh, a private funeral with immediate family only will take place.  The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.Breda Murray (née Sheeran)Colt, Ballyroan, LaoisBreda Murray (née Sheeran) Colt, Ballyroan, Co. Laois. Died March 29th 2020. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Breda is predeceased by her husband Bernie and baby son Eamon. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Denise and Aileen, sons Bernard and Sean, daughters-in-law Liz and Anne-Marie, son-in-law Fergus, much loved Gran to Chris (and his partner Anne-Marie) Ben, Tara, Charlotte, Rebecka, her sister Mary (Delaney), brothers, Tom and Dinny, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, her close family friend Catherine Cranny, neighbours, relatives and a wide circle of friends.Breda’s Funeral will take place privately.Covid 19 Protocol must be in place at all times. Breda’s family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time and very much look forward to a memorial Mass for Breda at a later date.Ber DevaneyNewpark, Portlaoise, Laois/Galway City, GalwayDevaney (Diviney), Newpark, Portlaoise and late of Forster St, Galway, 28th March 2020, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Former member of the teaching staff at Patrician College, Ballyfin. Bernard (Ber), dearly loved husband of Phil and loving dad to Ronan and Aidan. Beloved brother of Paddy and the late Maura. Sadly missed by his sorrowing family, daughter-in-law Thelma, precious grandchildren Sam, Laura and Kate, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, former colleagues and wide circle of friends.Given the exceptional climate, and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew Ber, a private Funeral with immediate family only will take place. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Pinterest Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest Electric Picnic Twitter Electric Picnic Bizarre situation as Ben Brennan breaks up Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael arrangement to take Graiguecullen-Portarlington vice-chair role Facebook By LaoisToday Reporter – 1st April 2020 Home Deaths Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Deaths Laois Councillor ‘amazed’ at Electric Picnic decision to apply for later date for 2021 festival Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, April 1, 2020 WhatsApp TAGSDeaths in Laois Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival datelast_img read more

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13 transfers granted by Laois GAA ahead of 2021 season

first_img Twitter Laois GAA recently approved 13 internal club transfers ahead of the 2021 season.All transfer forms had to be submitted by January 31 with objections then allowed until February 5 before Laois GAA ruled on the applications at a meeting of their CCC on February 8.Transfers will only be granted if they meet certain criteria – including permanent residence, they live or went to school in the club’s defined catchment area or it was their parents’ club. Electric Picnic By Steven Miller – 18th February 2021 Electric Picnic apply to Laois County Council for new date for this year’s festival Twitter Mary Sweeney elected Cathaoirleach of Portlaoise Municipal District for next 12 months Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebook 13 transfers granted by Laois GAA ahead of 2021 season Pinterest Council Previous articleCar parking spaces to be re-marked outside Laois cemeteryNext article45 players nominated for LaoisToday 2020 senior football Team of the Year Steven Millerhttp://www.laoistoday.ieSteven Miller is owner and managing editor of LaoisToday.ie. From Laois, Steven studied Journalism in DCU and has 14 years experience in the media, almost 10 of those in an editorial role. Husband of Emily, father of William and Lillian, he’s happiest when he’s telling stories or kicking a point. TAGSLaois GAALaois GAA Transfers The full list of transfers approved are (criteria in brackets):Cillian McEvoy – Ballypickas to Abbeyleix (Catchment Area/Primary School)David Fitzpatrick – Park-Ratheniska to Ballyfin (Permanent Residence)Patrick Gowing – The Heath to Ballyroan-Abbey (Permanent Residence);Evan McEvoy – Shanahoe to Ballyroan-Abbey (Parentage)Conor Breen – Slieve Bloom to Castletown (Catchment Area/Primary School)Lynus Breen – Slieve Bloom to Castletown (Catchment Area/Primary School)Ryan Shanahan – St Joseph’s to Crettyard (First Club/Primary School)Matthew Culleton – Kilcavan to Mountmellick (Catchment Area/First Club)Gerald Reddin – Castletown to Mountmellick (Parentage);Nicholas Doggett – Portarlington to O’Dempsey’s (Primary School/First Club)Ian Moore – Transfer Portlaoise to Park Ratheniska (Urban to Rural)Eddie Kirwan – Clough-Ballacolla to Rathdowney (Permanent Residence)Finnian Cuddy – Mountrath GAA to Trumera (Permanent Residence)SEE ALSO – New hurling amalgamation refused for 2021 as decision on increasing senior hurling championship also pushed back Home Sport GAA 13 transfers granted by Laois GAA ahead of 2021 season SportGAA Electric Picnic Pinterest Among those switching clubs are former Laois underage hurler Cillian McEvoy who has transferred from Ballypickas to Abbeyleix while former Laois senior footballer Ger Reddin who has switched from Castletown to Mountmellick, who has represented many times in the past – either under a ‘Gaels’ arrangement or when the rules allowed him play football with Mountmellick.Only one transfer has been refused – that of Adam Mullen from Abbeyleix to Trumera – though additional applications have been “referred for clarification that they meet with Laois GAA bye-laws.As well as transfers, Laois GAA also ruled on a number of applications from players who play one code with their home club and then the other with a club that only exclusively plays one.This included 26 applications from players from five different clubs to play hurling with Mountmellick and 12 applications from six different clubs to play hurling with Park-Ratheniska/Timahoe.Under this heading, one application was refused – a request from Laois U-20 footballer Sean O’Neill from The Rock to play hurling with Ballyfin as Mountmellick is classified as “hurling available to him within his catchment area”. Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival date last_img read more

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