UK triple-A credit rating maintained

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IPL 2021: More COVID 19 trouble for IPL, now 14 members…

first_img Cricket RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR IPL 2021: More COVID 19 trouble for IPL, now 14 members in IPL Broadcast Bio-Bubble test positive Cricket “Please check with the BCCI…we don’t manage the Four Seasons bubble,” STAR Sports CEO Sanjog Gupta told Outlook when asked if there was any cause for concern.  By Kunal Dhyani – April 6, 2021 F1 French GP 2021 Live: Max Verstappen vs Lewis Hamilton today at 6:30 pm — Follow Live Updates CricketIndian premier leagueIndian Premier League 2021Latest Sports News IPL 2021 LIVE Streaming: After multiple Covid-19 cases reported from IPL teams, now the pandemic has breached BIO-BUBBLE where the LIVE Broadcast Crew of Star Sports is staying. According to a report by Outlook, 14 personnel of the Four Seasons Hotel where Star Sports World Feed Crew is staying has tested positive.  This Day That Year: Australia thrashed Pakistan to lift their 2nd World Cup title WTC Final Live: Kyle Jamieson continues fine Test form, rattles India middle-order with venomous swing Star Sports Head Sanjog Gupta refused to shed a light on the matter. Also Read: IPL 2021: Great news for IPL, Bad news for South Africa… Cricket TAGSBio-Bubble test positiveIndian Premier LeagueIPL 2021IPL 2021 BroadcastIPL 2021 Covid-19IPL 2021 Live streamingIPL 2021 Star SportsIPL Broadcast SHARE Freight & Shipping Quotes | Search AdsResearch & Compare Freight & Shipping QuotesEnjoy Affordable Freight & Shipping Services With These Service ProvidersFreight & Shipping Quotes | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsoredUndoSenior Living | Search AdsNew Senior Apartments Coming to Scottsdale (Take A Look at The Prices)Senior Living | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredUndoYourBump15 Actors That Hollywood Banned For LifeYourBump|SponsoredSponsoredUndoMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory|SponsoredSponsoredUndoDaily FunnyFemale Athlete Fails You Can’t Look Away FromDaily Funny|SponsoredSponsoredUndo All 14 are part of the bubble that contains the personnel that will produce the live world feed of the IPL 2021.  WTC Final LIVE: Shubman Gill declares, ‘Total above 300 will be really competitive score for us’ Cricket Formula 1 center_img Previous articleOn this day in 2014: SL defeated India to lift its first T20 WC titleNext articleIPL 2021: KKR’s Shubman Gill impresses with 35-ball 76 in practice match ahead of SRH vs KKR Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. 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It means, if anyone tests positive, it could seriously impact the entire crew in the bubble, which is set up by the cricket board.Also Read: IPL 2021 5 Days to go, Star Sports ready with Mega-Broadcast…According to the information available with InsideSport.co BCCI’s official broadcaster Star Sports has raised RED-FLAG on Saturday with the Indian board about the Covid-19 situation in Mumbai.“Star is concerned about their broadcast crew. If the ground-staff and event management team is getting Covid-19 infected – the same can happen to Star’s crew. They have to closely mingle around with both ground-staff as well as the event team. That is the reason Star is very concerned about the situation”, said BCCI source to InsideSport.Despite that, BCCI has decided to continue with Mumbai as IPL Venue for the first phase of the league. IPL 2021: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly says IPL will go ahead in Mumbai as scheduledMumbai has become a hotbed for Covid-19 cases. On Sunday, the maximum city recorded a single-day rise of 11,206 cases. With just four days left, Covid has left several stakeholders in an uncomfortable position, but the BCCI seems unmoved.  BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said that there is no change in plans and IPL matches will be held as planned. “The IPL matches will be held in Mumbai,”, declared Ganguly in an interview to The Telegraph.Sourav said. “Once you are in a bubble nothing happens. Even in the UAE last season, there were a few such incidents in the lead-up to the event but once the tournament started everything was fine.Also Read: IPL 2021: Punjab Kings Arshdeep Singh wants to make huge impact…“We have got the necessary permission and assurances from the state government to conduct matches there. Mumbai will be hosting only ten matches between April 10 to 25 and there will be nothing to worry inside the bio-bubble. We are in a well-secured set-up and the players and support staff will be safe,” the BCCI president insisted.Meanwhile, Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Nawab Malik on Monday too confirmed that the IPL matches would be going ahead in Mumbai as planned but the permissions are conditional. According to Malik, IPL & BCCI will have to strictly follow all norms and conditions set by Maharashtra Government. Euro 2020: Belgium suffer another blow, after Castagne now Thorgan Hazard ruled out Cricket Cricket Cricket WTC Final Day 3 LIVE Score: Steady Ajinkya Rahane shoulders on responsibility; IND 171/5; follow Live Updates It is worth noting that BCCI has created multiple BIO-BUBBLES for various stakeholders attached with IPL 2021. Notably, this is not the first time in past one week that cases from the administration have been reported. Earlier, InsideSport.co had reported that 8 to 10 IPL event managers were tested positive for Covid-19. IPL 2021: Star Sports & other stakeholders raises red-flag, BCCI still unmoved Facebook Twitter Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter WTC final LIVE broadcast: ICC’s mega broadcast plan, India vs New Zealand live streaming starts today in 195 countrieslast_img read more

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Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm) 2019 Abridged Report

first_imgMetal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm) listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc. (ZAMEFA.zm)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileMetal Fabricators of Zambia Plc (ZAMEFA) manufactures and markets copper rods and copper and aluminium electrical conductors in Zambia and for international export. ZAMEFA partners with CBI-Electrical Cable Group, CBI-Electrical Power Installations, CBI-Electrical African Cables and Tank Industries to sell its range of low- and medium-voltage power cables, general insulated wires, aluminium overhead conductors and copper conform products. The company also manufactures and markets telecommunication cables; this division operates as a subsidiary of Phelps Dodge Africa Cable Corporation. ZAMEFA is a subsidiary of Reunert Limited; a South African company that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reunert International Investments (Mauritius) Limited. The holding company has extensive interests in the fields of electrical engineering, information and communications technology, and applied electronics. Metal Fabricators of Zambia Plc is listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchangelast_img read more

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The Barclays share price is rising: should I buy now?

first_img Enter Your Email Address Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Image source: Getty Images The Barclays share price is rising: should I buy now? The Barclays (LSE: BARC) share price has risen about 45% in the past year. It has outperformed the FTSE 100 index, which rose 10% in the same period. It also beat Lloyds Bank‘s return of 35%. The share performance has been encouraging. However, there is no guarantee that the past performance will continue. Should I consider buying the stock for my portfolio?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…Barclays’ fundamentalsBarclays reported a 6% drop in total income in its first-quarter results. In my opinion, the results are not bad considering the Covid-19 disruptions. Barclays’ international income was down 5% at £4.4bn, and its UK income was down 8% at £1.6bn. The reopening of the sectors and improved macro environment should help the bank to return to growth.The macro-environment has changed a lot since I last reviewed the stock. The successful vaccination drive and the national lockdown have reduced Covid-19 cases drastically in the UK. Also, in my opinion, the Brexit disruptions have been less than initially feared. According to the recent Halifax house price index for May, the typical UK home is worth approximately £262,000, a growth of 9.5% year on year. All these factors are a big positive for Barclays’ share price.Pre-tax profits jumped to £2.4bn from £0.9bn for the same period last year. This was mainly due to lower impairment charges due to the improved economic outlook. The return on tangible equity (RoTE) also improved to 14.7%. It has a stable balance sheet. The CET1 (common equity tier 1) ratio came at 14.6%, above the management’s medium-term target of 13%-14%. The ratios are also above the regulatory requirement.Risks to considerThe cost-income ratio increased to 61% from 52% during the same period last year. The cost-income ratio is an important financial metric when analysing banking stocks; it is derived by dividing the operating costs by the operating income. Operating expenses rose due to higher variable compensation accruals and also due to Covid-19 costs. Management expects operating costs to be higher this year. I believe this was the prime reason for the sell-off in Barclays’ shares on the day the results were announced. In its outlook, the management sounds cautious due to the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Also, in my opinion, there could be one-off real estate costs as the bank is reviewing its real estate. It is closing a lot of physical branches. This is good in the long-term due to lower operating costs. However, it should ensure that the branch closures do not disrupt the business. The bank is also facing competition from new fintech companies that are more technologically advanced.ConclusionI conclude that the bank is fundamentally strong. It is geographically diversified as income from international business makes around 73% of total income. Also, the bank has less reliance on net interest income, which is good in the current environment. In my opinion, interest rates will be low for a considerable time to stimulate growth. I would consider buying Barclays shares in the coming months.  Grab your free report – while it’s online. 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. Royston Roche has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. 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Toulon / Studio William Hefner

first_img 2014 “COPY” Manufacturers: AXOR, Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Fleetwood, Miele, Cabinets, Stone Floors United States Year:  Toulon / Studio William HefnerSave this projectSaveToulon / Studio William Hefner Area:  7745 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/876188/toulon-studio-william-hefner Clipboard Toulon / Studio William Hefner CopyHouses•Los Angeles, United States Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/876188/toulon-studio-william-hefner Clipboard Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Contractor: center_img “COPY” Projects Products used in this ProjectFaucetsAXORBathroom Collection – AXOR UrquiolaCity:Los AngelesCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Roger DaviesText description provided by the architects. A  couple commissioned a new home with an emphasis on natural light and the surrounding landscape. The contemporary design rises from the site, presenting the street with a dynamic façade in which rugged walls of concrete and metal provide privacy to the first floor while soaring glass at the second floor fills the house with light. Tilted roof planes nod to the traditional sloped roofs of the neighborhood.Save this picture!© Roger DaviesAt the rear, the second floor features a louvered trellis that runs the length of the house and a thick floor system that extends far beyond the first-floor area below. Recalling le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye, this accentuated horizontal volume conveys the sense that it hovers above the site.  At the same time, it integrates the house with its surroundings by creating shaded outdoor rooms to complement interior spaces for seamless indoor-outdoor living.Save this picture!© Roger DaviesSave this picture!Site PlanSave this picture!© Roger DaviesInside the hard shell of concrete, metal, and glass, the interior is warm and open. Living spaces flow together in an open plan, with cues in the finishes and lighting strategies to subtly differentiate spaces. The palette of materials ranges from striated marble to finely grooved tile and backlit birch-wood ribbons. The textures and muted colors of the materials brings an intimate, human scale to the bright, airy volumes. The art studio, a uniquely serene and private space, is bare but for a window onto a private garden and a skylight system that composes its entire roof.Save this picture!© Roger DaviesProject gallerySee allShow lessCatholic Suzuka Church / Alphaville ArchitectsSelected ProjectsHarvey Pediatric Clinic / Marlon Blackwell ArchitectSelected Projects Share Photographs:  Roger Davies Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Save this picture!© Roger Davies+ 78 Share Lead Architects: ArchDaily Horizon General Contractors William Hefner, AIA Houses Architects: Studio William Hefner Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeStudio William HefnerOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesLos AngelesUnited StatesPublished on July 26, 2017Cite: “Toulon / Studio William Hefner” 26 Jul 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – FocusGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ Fabric/WashiPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WoodParklex International S.L.Wood Finishes in Landaburu BordaSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetallicsTrimoFire Resistant Panel – Trimoterm FTVSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – Northlight 40-90°SinksAcquabellaSink – LeviCurtain WallsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Curtain Wall – Rabel 35000 Slim Super ThermalWoodBlumer LehmannData Processing for Wood ProjectsPorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – EvokeChairs / StoolsBassamFellowsSpindle Chair and StoolMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?庭院深深,院径廻曲 Toulon 住宅 / Studio William Hefner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 streamlast_img read more

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Poptel develop online donation tools

The new services will be designed for “charities of all sizes that want to receive online donations from the public,” say Poptel, “and currently have a merchant ID.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digital About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Poptel develop online donation tools Howard Lake | 31 October 2000 | News Co-operative Internet Service Provider Poptel has announced that it is developing a “new range of online fundraising tools” for charities.Poptel is working with The Co-operative Bank, Amnesty International UK, Christian Aid and NCH Action for Children to create these tools which will include a “secure payment hub.”The ISP is keen to offer charities the opportunity to receive online donations from overseas as well as the UK. Advertisement read more

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Health and hospital fundraisers meeting

Advertisement Health and hospital fundraisers meeting AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 22 November 2000 | News  22 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. A meeting for fundraisers working in the health and hospital sectors is to be held early next year at Northwick Park Hospital. The event is designed to help fellow fundraisers share ideas, learn from each other and think about forming an ICFM interest group.Find out more from UK Fundraising’s events listing. read more

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Library named after major benefactor

first_img Howard Lake | 22 April 2007 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Ireland AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The funding gift, which was announced in 2004, involves a large personal donation from Sir Anthony of £3m in the form of a direct donation of £2m and a guarantee through the Ireland Funds of £1m over the next five years. Independent News & Media (Northern Ireland), publishers of the Belfast Telegraph, agreed to donate £1m over the same period. The library fundraising campaign has been spearheaded by the Queen’s University Foundation and all the money has come from private sources. center_img  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Library named after major benefactor Queen’s University has announced that its new library will be named after Sir Anthony O’Reilly, one of Ireland’s richest men and a major figure in philanthrophy. O’Reilly has also supported educational establishments in the Republic over the last ten years. The £40m state-of-the-art library is due to be completed by 2009 and will be named The Sir Anthony O’Reilly Library. It is one of the most ambitious building projects in Northern Ireland and also the most significant fundraising initiative in the university’s history. Funding for the library includes a £4m donation from Sir Anthony and the Ireland Funds. The decision was taken to name the library after Sir Anthony to mark his role as a benefactor to Queen’s and his commitment to higher education. The library is the centrepiece of Queen’s ambitious £200m building programme which aims to create a campus that will be the envy of the world. Advertisementlast_img read more

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Rally unites struggles against racism & war

first_imgCo-chairs Danica Pagulayan and Taryn Fivek at Herald Square rally.New York — Hundreds of antiwar militants gathered in busy midtown Manhattan on Oct. 11, the 16th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, for a speak-out demanding an end to U.S. imperialism both at home and abroad.A variety of speakers from different organizations blasted U.S. aggression around the world, from Newark, N.J., to Yemen, Puerto Rico and Palestine. The Saturday crowds at Herald Square gathered to learn about the struggle for unification in Korea, international solidarity with political prisoners and the connections between anti-imperialism and the uprisings against killer cops in Ferguson, Mo.The rally was a step forward in linking the struggles against war abroad and oppression at home. Many activists focused on the slogan of “No to racism & white supremacy! Black Lives Matter!”The devastation in Puerto Rico was on everyone’s mind and was reflected in the slogans: “We need massive relief for Puerto Rico & the Caribbean — not wars from Afghanistan to Korea!” A press release and joint statement demanded “Cancel the debt! Open the warehouses! Humanitarian relief — not military ­occupation!”The main organizations initiating the rally were United National Antiwar Coalition, International Action Center, International League of Peoples Struggles and Right to Resist War and Empire. The rally was co-chaired by Danica Pagulayan of Anakbayan NY, Nerdeen Kiswani of New York City Students for Justice in Palestine and Taryn Fivek of Workers World Party.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Limerick will benefit from new ten year 1 billion programme

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR €1.5 million boost for five County Limerick towns from Rural Regeneration and Development Fund Email Linkedin Minister Patrick O’ Donovan announces opening of Limerick heritage site to the public for the first time Twitter WhatsApp Print Speech of An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar with stricter guidelines Previous articleHappy feet take glory from GlasgowNext articleMost popular dog name in Limerick revealed Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie center_img Limerick Post Show | Latest Covid-19 Guidelines NewsPoliticsLimerick will benefit from new ten year 1 billion programmeBy Staff Reporter – May 3, 2018 919 Speech of An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar last night Patrick O’Donovan TDLimerick TD and Minister of State for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Patrick O’Donovan, has welcomed the announcement this morning that Limerick will benefit from a ten-year €1 billion Programme of Investment in Flood Relief Measures.The first tranche of €257m in funding for 50 new flood relief schemes to proceed to detailed design and construction phase was announced in Athlone by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran today (Thursday).The Flood Risk Management Plans published allows the Government to build on significant investment on previous flood defence schemes around the country. These schemes successfully provide protection to 9,500 properties and the economic benefit to the State in damage and losses avoided are estimated at €1.9 billion.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up There are currently also nine major schemes under construction and a further 24 at design/development which together will provide protection to a further 12,000 properties.Patrick O’Donovan said: “This is great news for people in County Limerick and in particular for the communities in Athea and Rathkeale. I’m delighted the Government has listened to the people here in County Limerick. This significant investment will benefit our communities for many years to come.“We all know the devastating impact flooding has on families and through these state of the art flood defences we will be able to give people some piece of mind.”As part of the initial phase of projects the following schemes have been selected – Limerick City & Environs, Athea, Castleconnell and Rathkeale.“A new website, www.floodinfo.ie has been launched where people can view the community risk, measures in place and those proposed to tackle flood risk in these 300 areas.”This map and plan viewer website is another important resource that supports planning, emergency response planning, and empowers people and communities to plan and respond to flood risk.Patrick added that “I have been working closely with my colleague and Minister for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran TD and his predecessor Sean Canney TD to advance funding in relation to the Athea and Rathkeale Schemes for some time now and I am delighted that funding has now been put in place for the scheme.”More about politics here. Facebook Patrick O’Donovan announces €420,000 in funding for Limerick Greenway TAGSKevin MoranLeo VaradkarPatrick O’DonovanProgramme of Investment in Flood Relief Measures.Rathkeale Advertisementlast_img read more

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