Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) 2007 Circular

first_imgMeikles Limited (MEIK.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2007 circular For more information about Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Meikles Limited (MEIK.zw)  2007 circular Company ProfileMeikles Limited is an established 100-year old company in Zimbabwe primarily invested in the agriculture, hotels and retail sector. The company operates six business segments; hospitality, retail stores which include department stores, supermarkets and wholesalers, and agricultural, financial services and security. Its well-known brands include the Meikles Hotel, Victoria Falls Hotel, TM Supermarkets, Meikles Stores and Tanganda Tea which produces, packs and distributes Zimbabwe’s famous tea brand aswell as Tinga Mira, a bottled spring water brand. Tanganda Tea Company also owns estates that produce avocados and macadamia nuts. Meikles Limited has department stores in three major cities in Zimbabwe which includes Barbours department store in Harare; and has a national footprint with 50 retail stores in towns and cities throughout Zimbabwe. Meikles Limited recently expanded into the mining and guarding sector and owns Meikles Centar Mining and Meikles Guard Services (Private) Limited in Zimbabwe. Meikles Financial Services offers mobile financial solutions and bill payment services to the retail and commercial sector in Zimbabwe; under the brand name My Cash. Meikles Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Academy Press Plc (ACADEM.ng) Q12020 Interim Report

first_imgAcademy Press Plc (ACADEM.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Printing & Publishing sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Academy Press Plc (ACADEM.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Academy Press Plc (ACADEM.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Academy Press Plc (ACADEM.ng)  2020 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileAcademy Press Plc is an established printing company in Nigeria offering services for the printing of labels, calendars, company annual reports, books, magazines and marketing material. The company offers additional printing related services which include supply of graphic material, layout design, typesetting, artwork, photography, colour separation and binding. The Commercial printing division produces calendars, annual reports, labels, insertions, posters, handbills, invoices, waybills, deposit/withdrawal forms, account opening forms, receipts and point of sales material. Periodicals printed by Academy Press include magazines, journals, reports and seminar papers. Publications printed include educational and religious books, biographies, maps and diaries. Computer stationary printed includes listing papers, customer statements, utility bills and pay slips. Academy Press has two major subsidiaries; Academy Press Specialised Print Services, which prints documents with high security risks such as tickets, coupons, vouchers, letterheads, receipts, invoices and continuous forms for computer usage as well as bank statements, pay-in slips and bank notes; West African Book Publishers (WABP) prints high-end publications for the discerning reader. The company has offices in Lagos and Abuja in Nigeria and in Accra in Ghana. Academy Press Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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TMO controversies involving England

first_img“The key point is the moment that Vos tackled him, the ball is touching Tim’s hand. When you freeze the frame, it is touching his hand. I still think on the whole that it is a penalty try and that the referee would have given it if he didn’t have the TV ref.“The law says that when you tackle, the player must be in control of the ball but I don’t think Tim was in control of the ball.”Disgruntled, England hit back to win the second Test 27-22 in Bloemfontein.England v New Zealand, 2018England lose outEngland’s first meeting with the All Blacks in more than four years lived up to the hype, with the teams separated by a point as the game reached the final minutes.Then Courtney Lawes charged down a kick by TJ Perenara and Sam Underhill seized the ball and sold Beauden Barrett a dummy to score a try that brought the house down.Ah, hold on. Rugby’s TMO system can be the ultimate party-pooper and, after an agonising delay, Marius Jonker decided that Lawes was offside when he rushed towards Perenara to make his crucial intervention.“He was just about in the half-back’s back pocket,” said All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, agreeing with the decision.Others, such as the succinct Austin Healey, begged to differ – see this post on the incident.Yes or no? Jerome Garces (left) and Marius Mitrea await the TMO’s verdict at Twickenham (Getty Images)England coach Eddie Jones hit the right note in the post-match press conference. “Sometimes the game loves you and sometimes the game doesn’t love you.“You must accept that if you stay in the fight long enough, the game will love you. And we’re prepared to stay in the fight, so we’ll get some love from the game further down the track.”In other words, you’ve got to take the rough with the smooth.England v Wales, 2018In England’s favour Another incident involving Jérôme Garcès, referee for England’s 16-15 loss to the All Blacks.England led Wales 12-0 in this year’s Six Nations clash when, in the 24th minute, Rhys Patchell’s deflected attacking kick saw Gareth Anscombe and Anthony Watson in a desperate foot race to touch down the spinning ball.It was too tight to call on initial viewing but replays showed that Anscombe’s hand had got there first. However, TMO Glenn Newman ruled that the Welsh full-back hadn’t controlled the ball. England went to win 12-6.Slide rule: Wales’ Gareth Anscombe, right, claims the try as Anthony Watson cradles the ball (AFP/Getty)“I still can’t understand why the TMO didn’t give the try to Anscombe,” complained Wales coach Warren Gatland afterwards. “The wording was the grounding wasn’t clear, but we’ve had a look at it from a few angles and you can clearly see he has his hand on the ball.“That’s a big moment in the game, especially to get it wrong in front of 82,000 people.”World Rugby later admitted the decision was wrong, which prompted an irritated response from England coach Eddie Jones. “You can’t have retrospective refereeing. The game’s done and dusted, so we’ve got to trust the referees and respect their integrity,” he said. England v South Africa, 2018In England’s favourEngland could be two wins from two this autumn or, just as easily, no wins from two. In the opening Quilter International, as South Africa sought the score they needed to win the match at the death, André Esterhuizen was carrying the ball when he was brought to an abrupt halt by Owen Farrell’s thumping tackle.The ball went loose and England kicked it out and celebrated a 12-11 success. But hang on, was the tackle legal? It looked suspect, to say the least.Sudden impact: Owen Farrell tackles Andre Esterhuizen as the England-SA match ends in drama (Getty)Referring the incident ‘upstairs’ to TMO Olly Hodges, referee Angus Gardner was able to look again on the big screen. He decided there was enough of an attempt by Farrell to wrap his arm. No penalty, so no opportunity for Handre Pollard to try to kick the winning goal.Opinion was divided, as you can imagine. “To me it was and remains the clearest of penalties. Straight shoulder, penalty,” wrote Stuart Barnes. “Patriotic English fans talked of an attempt to ‘wrap’ the other arm but the left arm was nowhere near on contact. I suggest that officials stop using the word ‘attempt’. There either is or there isn’t.”Many disagreed, such as former Wales centre Tom Shanklin… LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. False hope: Sam Underhill caps his great performance v NZ with a try that was ruled out on review (Getty) center_img TMO controversies involving EnglandEngland were denied probable victory against New Zealand after a contentious late call by the Television Match Official (TMO) led to Sam Underhill’s ‘winning try’ being disallowed.It’s the latest in a long line of TMO controversies – and there will be many more to come. Human error, or human accuracy, is part and parcel of the game and doesn’t it give us lots to talk about! Here are seven TMO incidents from down the years just involving England…England v South Africa, 2007England lose outThe grand daddy of TMO controversies because it occurred in a World Cup final that, at that stage of the match, was still in the balance.England were trailing 9-3 soon after half-time when Mathew Tait made a great line break to get within five metres of the Springboks line. Going to the short side, Jonny Wilkinson flicked a pass out for Mark Cueto to dive over in the corner – under pressure from No 8 Danie Rossouw’s despairing tackle.Cruel call: Mark Cueto scores in the 2007 World Cup final, only for the score to be rubbed off (Getty Images)The decision was referred to TMO Stuart Dickinson and, thanks to a communication breakdown with French TV producers, took an age to arrive. The Australian finally decided Cueto’s foot had brushed the touchline before the ball was grounded.“As a player you generally know when you are in or not. For me, it was 100% a try,” said Cueto in the aftermath of that 15-6 defeat for England at the Stade de France.“My foot came off the ground as I went over the line. I was amazed when it wasn’t awarded – I couldn’t believe it. At that stage we were six points behind. It would have taken us to within one. Wilko would probably have converted it and we’d have been a point up. Neither team was that close to scoring throughout the game so that could have been it really.”The passage of time hasn’t changed his mind. More recently the former Sale wing said: “It was the early days of TMO. I’ve seen far less obvious sorts of tries given. In any other game, I’m convinced it would have been given.”England v Australia, 2017In England’s favourIt doesn’t take much to wind up Michael Cheika and last autumn he was practically frothing at the mouth after three TMO calls went against his side.Australia had two tries ruled out on review while TMO Simon McDowell took four minutes to decide that Elliot Daly’s try could stand, deeming that the ball hadn’t grazed the touchline before he gathered it.The decision to rule out Marika Koroibete’s try on 69 minutes, with England clinging to a 13-6 lead, so enraged Wallaby coach Cheika that he was seen to shout “f***ing cheats”, for which he received a warning from the Disciplinary Officer for the Autumn Internationals.Angry man: Michael Cheika tries to stay calm after Marika Koroibete’s try is chalked off last year (Getty)Koroibete was turtled over the try-line by a last-ditch Chris Robshaw tackle. An extended roll by the Wallaby suggested he got the ball down but, after numerous replays, it was decided that Stephen Moore had obstructed Robshaw from making a “clean tackle”.To rub salt in the wound, a flurry of late points gave England a 30-6 victory. Asked if England were lucky, Eddie Jones said: “How are we lucky? Why do we have referees? Why do we have television match officials? They do ten replays of the video and they make a decision.”England v Scotland, 2007In England’s favourJonny Wilkinson’s comeback match at the start of the 2007 Six Nations – after a 1,169-day absence because of injuries – went like a dream. His 27 points that day, in a 42-20 victory, remains an individual record for a Calcutta Cup match.His try that day, however, was described by Scotland coach Frank Hadden as a “farce”. Contrary to the verdict of TMO Donal Courtenay, video evidence showed that Wilkinson had gone into touch before grounding the ball.“What’s the point of having a TMO if they get it so horribly wrong?” said Hadden. “It’s hugely irritating. It’s not humanly possible to make that mistake. It was so obviously wrong.”Touch and go: Jonny Wilkinson scores v Scotland in 2007, a try that left Frank Hadden incredulous (AFP)You’ve been framed: Andre Vos tackles Tim Stimpson in the incident that decided the 2000 first Test between the Boks and England (Getty)Wilkinson admitted that he hadn’t been sure if it had been a legitimate try. “When I went over in the corner I felt it was touch and go with getting the ball down and my foot down,” said the fly-half. “That is what the video ref is for. Hopefully it was a try. I am not one for accepting things otherwise.”Incidentally, the referee for that match was South African Marius Jonker, the TMO involved in the Sam Underhill disallowed try incident at the weekend.South Africa v England, 2000England lose outEngland’s drawn series in South Africa early in this millennium was seen as the first significant staging post towards the 2003 World Cup triumph. It might have been even better for Clive Woodward’s men because in the first Test in Pretoria, lost 18-13, England were denied in controversial fashion.Trailing 15-10, Mike Catt put in a cross-kick that looked certain to be collected and touched down by Tim Stimpson. As the right-wing reached for the ball, he was clattered by Boks captain Andre Vos. Penalty try!But no, because TMO Mark Lawrence ruled that Stimpson’s fingers were touching the ball as the tackle came in. He awarded a knock-on.Woodward initially argued that Stimpson was tackled without the ball but later said: “I just watched it again and to be fair I can see why he didn’t give it. I still think it was a try but I can see why he technically ruled that way. After Sam Underhill’s disallowed try that denied England victory over the All Blacks, Rugby World looks at other TMO controversies that have affected the men in white…last_img read more

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Friday Funnies – Philippe Saint Andre gets back in the action

first_imgFriday Oct 23, 2009 Friday Funnies – Philippe Saint Andre gets back in the action One of the best wingers ever in French rugby, Philippe Saint Andre is now retired and earlier this year, took up the post of Director of Rugby at Toulon in the South of France, leaving Sale for a new challenge.ADVERTISEMENTHes widely regarded as one of the legends of the game, having captained his country 34 times, with 68 Test caps to his name. One of the highlights of his career was leading France to two Test wins over the All Blacks, in New Zealand in 1994.He also scored one of the greatest tries in history, in 1991, against England at Twickenham. It was started by another legend, Serge Blanco, from underneath the posts and ended with Saint Andre flying in after collecting a kick from Didier Camberabero.In France, the try is known as L’Essai du Sicle, which means The Try of the Century.“Do you remember Camberabero’s little chip, kicking the ball from close to the touchline into the middle of the pitch? You don’t that see any more,” Saint-Andre says upon reflection.“Rugby has changed. In my time, the wings, like Campese and Lomu, were the stars, because they scored the tries. Now, everyone scores and props are quicker than wings used to be. Everything has changed.”The quick witted former Gloucester, Bourgoin, and Sale coach touches on rugby philosophy.ADVERTISEMENT“I am a former wing, but if I scored tries it was because the forwards were good. There is a saying in France; you need guys to carry the piano and guys to play the piano.”We had a few people asking if they could see this moment from the recent Toulon vs Saracens Amlin Challenge Cup match, in which we see Saint-Andre attempt to get himself in on the action once again.Jonny Wilkinson put in a booming touch finder, which Sarries Alex Goode tried to take a quick throw-in from. The experienced Saint-Andre was having none of it though, and showed that competitive edge that he always had, by holding Goode back ever so slightly.It was nothing too serious, but it’s been an entertaining couple of weeks, what with players pushing refs, and coaches holding back players. Saint-Andre was simply overeager though, and did it out of instinct no doubt. Check out the related post to watch that awesome try once again.ADVERTISEMENTTime: 0:46 Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHere’s the Purpose of These Little Bumps in the F and J Keys on Your KeyboardNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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House in Buchupureo / Alvaro Ramírez + Clarisa Elton

first_img Projects “COPY” House in Buchupureo / Alvaro Ramírez + Clarisa EltonSave this projectSaveHouse in Buchupureo / Alvaro Ramírez + Clarisa Elton CopyHouses•Cobquecura, Chile ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/436291/house-in-buchupureo-alvaro-ramirez-clarisa-elton Clipboard ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/436291/house-in-buchupureo-alvaro-ramirez-clarisa-elton Clipboard Save this picture!Courtesy of Ferrer + Ramírez + Elton+ 17 Share Houses “COPY” House in Buchupureo / Alvaro Ramírez + Clarisa Elton Chile 2006 Project:September 2005Construction:Ruperto Vera.Structures:Alvaro RamirezClients:Alvaro Ramirez + Clarisa EltonTotal Cost:$7.050.000 (US$15.000)City:CobquecuraCountry:ChileMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Courtesy of Ferrer + Ramírez + EltonRecommended ProductsWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformWoodEGGERWood-based materials in EGGER HeadquartersEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAThis small house is located in a remote tip of the south-central coast of Chile, specifically in Buchupureo, in the VIII Region Bío-Bío. The project is developed in a dialogue with its environment, either due to the material used, due to the spatial development, as well as the way it is implanted at the site. The house sits on a steep slope on pilotis, which lessen the project intervention on the ground, while allowing the free course of the waters.Save this picture!Courtesy of Ferrer + Ramírez + EltonThe house develops three spatial situations that respond to the acts of resting. A room with bathroom, a space that gathers the living room with the kitchen, and a terrace in the middle as the hinge of both. All spaces seek the panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. The terrace serves as a hall, it is proposed as an intermediate space since it is located between two interior spaces, it provides wind protection and allows cohabitation in the extension of the ocean.Save this picture!Courtesy of Ferrer + Ramírez + EltonThe structure is almost entirely exposed, setting the shape of the house. The structure is comprised of local wood (pine), the pine partitions are treated differently depending on their role. For the structure of pillars and beams, we used 4 “x6”, 2 “x6” and 2 “x5” pieces. All were impregnated for protection against moisture. For interior finishes, ¾ “x4″ brushed pine was used, without any treatment. Finally, for exterior finishes, we used a tongue and groove 1″ x 4”, which was painted with carbolineum.Save this picture!PlanThe tectonics of the project establishes a close relationship with the local architecture, using wood and stone as predominant materials. (Most of the fences in the area are built with stone walls and mud, as well as the bases of many old houses).Save this picture!Courtesy of Ferrer + Ramírez + EltonThe roof structure is made of wood, designed as a slightly folded plane, which is detached from the structure of the walls, leaving their light reflected inside, generating a sense of spaciousness. The stone was used to cover and protect the roof, in turn it was thought of as an element of adaptation in cultural (architecture of the place) and natural (landscape elements) terms.Save this picture!Courtesy of Ferrer + Ramírez + EltonProject gallerySee allShow lessZaha Hadid Designs New Office Building and Hotel for DubaiArchitecture NewsDiesel Village / BrinskworthSelected Projects Share Year:  Architects: Alvaro Ramirez, Clarisa Elton Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeAlvaro RamírezOfficeFollowClarisa EltonOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesWoodCobquecuraChilePublished on October 10, 2013Cite: “House in Buchupureo / Alvaro Ramírez + Clarisa Elton” [Casa en Buchupureo / Alvaro Ramírez + Clarisa Elton] 10 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Frogs fall to No. 4 in AP Poll, remain No. 3 in coaches poll

first_imgFacebook Dean Straka is a senior journalism major from Lake Forest, California. He currently serves as Sports Line Editor for TCU 360. His passions include golf, God, traveling, and sitting down to watch the big game of the day. Follow him on Twitter at @dwstraka49 ReddIt Norrie climbs to No. 1 in national rankings Facebook printThe Horned Frogs fell to No. 4 in the AP Poll rankings Sunday afternoon, getting jumped by the University of Utah for the No. 3 spot. The Frogs did however maintain their No. 3 ranking in USA Today’s Amway Coaches Poll.The Frogs soundly defeated Iowa State 45-21 in Ames, Iowa, Saturday night, but the undefeated Utes also posted a convincing victory, defeating Arizona State 34-18 in Salt Lake City, Utah.Utah however remained at No. 7 in the coaches poll, a stark contrast to their AP Poll ranking.Ohio State and Baylor, both undefeated, maintained the No. 1 and 2 rankings in both polls, respectively. The Buckeyes defeated Penn State 38-10 in Columbus, Ohio, while the Bears defeated West Virginia 62-38 in Waco.Elsewhere around the Big 12, undefeated Oklahoma State jumped to No. 14 in the AP Poll and No. 12 in the coaches poll, despite having a bye week. Oklahoma jumped to No. 17 in the AP Poll and No. 15 in the coaches poll after a 55-0 thrashing of Kansas State in Manhattan, Kansas.Rounding out the AP top 10Ohio StateBaylorUtahTCULSUClemsonMichigan StateAlabamaFlorida StateStanfordRounding out the coaches poll top 10Ohio StateBaylorTCUMichigan StateLSUClemsonUtahAlabamaFlorida StateNotre Dame Dean Straka + posts Welcome TCU Class of 2025 TCU offensive tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai, center, celebrates with teammates after their 45-21 victory over Iowa State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ Equestrian upsets No. 1 Baylor, swept by Texas A&M at NCEA Championships Linkedin Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ Men’s tennis clinches consecutive Big 12 titles with win over No. 4 Baylor Previous articleBoykin, Doctson lead No. 3 TCU to 45-21 win over unranked Iowa StateNext articleStudents react to Fort Worth police no longer giving warnings at parties Dean Straka RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Twitter Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ Linkedin Dean Strakahttps://www.tcu360.com/author/dean-straka/ ReddIt Equestrian defeated in Big 12 Championship TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution last_img read more

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Limerick City Council accused of failing to protect private tenants

first_imgTwitter WhatsApp Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Email Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Linkedin Previous articleLimerick family held captive in armed raidNext articleNew Limerick school building for St Paul’s primary Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Facebook #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Concerns raised over Punches Cross student development TAGSCllr Joe LeddinLimerick city councilMusic Limerick Advertisement NewsLocal NewsLimerick City Council accused of failing to protect private tenantsBy Alan Jacques – April 10, 2014 630 Cllr Joe LeddinLIMERICK city council has  been accused of failing to protect tenants in privately rented accommodation.Labour Party councillor Joe Leddin expressed his disappointment that the council hasn’t issued improvement notices to the owners of privately rented houses or apartments to ensure the safety of their tenants.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up He said he was particularly concerned after submitting a motion last month requesting information on the number of house inspections undertaken by the council.“As a result of that motion, I now suspect that little or no regulation of privately rented residential accommodation is taking place in the City,” he said.“Tenants are paying excessive weekly and monthly rent for apartments, bedsits and houses that are not fit for purpose. Many people are living in accommodation with poor structural, electrical and decorative condition.“The reality is that those misfortunate individuals who are living in sub-standard accommodation depend on their local council to protect them against unscrupulous landlords who are charging high rents while refusing to carry out necessary repairs to their properties,” said Leddin.And he believes that owners of properties kept in poor condition should not be allowed to receive state rental subsidies.“Privately rented houses in estates are also causing problems for their neighbours who have to suffer when gardens are overgrown and the physical appearance of rented houses continues to deteriorate,” he said.A spokesperson for the local authority said that Limerick City and County Councils carried out 123 inspections and served 16 improvement notices in 2014. They also served notices of works to landlords in 374 properties last year following 629 inspections of properties.”last_img read more

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British and Portuguese police using sniffer dogs in Madeline search

first_imgNews British and Portuguese police using sniffer dogs in Madeline search Facebook Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Google+ Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterest Google+ Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twittercenter_img By News Highland – June 3, 2014 Facebook Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WhatsApp British and Portuguese police are using sniffer dogs to search an area of scrubland in Praia da Luz where Madeleine McCann went missing 7 years ago.Workers have been using strimmers to clear away undergrowth.Sky’s Tom Parmenter is there:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/14parm1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. WhatsApp Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Previous articleConor Clarke ruled out for the rest of the seasonNext articleAlmost 4,600 Donegal students have started their Leaving and Junior Cert exams News Highland last_img read more

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New MEP takes his Midlands North West Seat

first_img Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme WhatsApp Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Facebook Google+ Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter Homepage BannerNews Google+ Previous articleEU could play a key role in shaping a united Ireland – SFNext articleActive Donegal 30 For 30 Challenge launched by Donegal Sports Partnership News Highland center_img Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – November 20, 2020 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR New MEP takes his Midlands North West Seat The Midlands North West Euro constituency officially has a new MEP.Fine Gael’s Colm Markey has taken up the seat vacated by Mairead McGuinness when she became EU Commissioner.The now former member of Louth County Council is a businessman and farmer, and has cited ongoing CAP negotiations and Brexit as priorities as he takes up a seat in the European Parliament. Pinterest Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic last_img read more

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The transient response of ice-shelf melting to ocean change

first_imgIdealised modelling studies have shown that the melting of ice shelves varies as a quadratic function of ocean temperature. However, this result is the equilibrium response, derived from steady ice— ocean simulations subjected to a fixed ocean forcing. This study considers instead the transient response of melting, using unsteady simulations subjected to forcing conditions that are oscillated with a range of periods. The results show that the residence time of water in the sub-ice cavity offers a critical timescale. When the forcing varies slowly (period of oscillation ≫ residence time), the cavity is fully-flushed with forcing anomalies at all stages of the cycle and melting follows the equilibrium response. When the forcing varies rapidly (period ≤ residence time), multiple cold and warm anomalies coexist in the cavity, cancelling each other in the spatial mean and thus inducing a relatively steady melt rate. This implies that all ice shelves have a maximum frequency of ocean variability that can be manifested in melting. Between these two extremes, an intermediate regime occurs in which melting follows the equilibrium response during the cooling phase of the forcing cycle, but deviates during warming. The results show that ice shelves forced by warm water have high melt rates, high equilibrium sensitivity, and short residence times, hence a short timescale over which the equilibrium sensitivity is manifest. The most rapid melting adjustment is induced by warm anomalies that are also saline. Thus, ice shelves in the Amundsen and Bellingshausen seas, Antarctica, are highly sensitive to ocean changelast_img read more

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