Mike Fitzpatrick to be appointed to City of Culture

first_imgLifestyleArtsNewsBreaking newsLocal NewsMike Fitzpatrick to be appointed to City of CultureBy admin – January 7, 2014 900 Andrew CareySign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up MIKE Fitzpatrick, a Limerick based academic and curator, is likely to be announced as the person to take charge of City Of Culture festival operations in an interim basis following the resignations of both Patricia Ryan and Karl Wallace recently.The board of Limerick National City of Culture 2014 is to hold a press conference this afternoon at the Clarion Hotel, Limerick.A statement said “The Board will announce at this media event a number of measures undertaken in response to recent matters”.Attached to the Limerick School of Art and Design, Mr Fitzpatrick is expected to take up the running of both vacant positions.Arts officer, Sheila Deegan, is also likely to be appointed to a senior role. Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Shannondoc operating but only by appointment First Irish death from Coronavirus Advertisement WhatsApp Previous articleBetting opened on next City of Culture CEONext article#VIDEO Ralph Lauren’s niece to be sentenced over air rage incident admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Printcenter_img Linkedin Facebook Twitter No vaccines in Limerick yet Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended TAGSfeatured Email Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHLlast_img read more


Glamping Resort with tree houses opened in Plitvice

first_imgGrabovac, a picturesque place near the Plitvice Lakes, this summer has become richer for a completely new concept of vacation – glamping, which is part of Plitvice Holiday Resort. The real attractions are five wooden houses, which are a complete novelty on the Croatian market, and nine smaller holiday houses with an artificial lake suitable for swimming in the summer months, and this camp turns into a first-class location for a luxurious holiday all year round.Located high in the pine canopy, these luxurious cottages of unique design are perfect for stepping away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and provide the perfect opportunity to reconnect with nature. Their interior is designed for comfort and relaxation, and due to its equipment will provide each guest with a sense of comfort and luxury. Five specially equipped wooden houses extend on three levels, with two bathrooms, two bedrooms, living room and kitchen, and provide comfortable and luxurious accommodation for four people.Cottages on the lakeOn the other hand, on the lake itself there are nine smaller houses with double beds and a bathroom. Privacy is guaranteed by the surrounding trees, which also offer pleasant shade on hot days, and it is certainly an interesting fact that due to good insulation and central heating they are available all year round. Contractors from Croatia participated in the construction of these houses and the complete zone, so we can say that they are entirely a Croatian product.The conceptual concept of this glamping edition is signed by the Zagreb Abstracto studio, which is responsible for the complete arrangement of the camp, the design of the exterior and interior of the houses and their environment with the lake.”We are faced with a great challenge in the very development of the concept due to the desire of investors to make the project something unprecedented in our area and beyond. However, many years of experience and trust of investors and camp managers Grabovac, with whom we have successfully cooperated before, made it easier for us to create this project and now, with a step back, we can say with certainty that we have fulfilled this wish.. ” pointed out Ivan Plemenčić, head of the architectural team of Abstracto studio.It should be noted that the gastronomic offer has not bypassed this modern edition of glamorous camping, as this new age concept is called, so at the entrance to the camp there is an à la carte restaurant serving traditional Croatian cuisine, of which specialties should be emphasized. from Lika like homemade lamb. All visitors to the camp can enjoy their meals in the dining room or on the spacious terrace, and it is possible that they return to their terrace with breakfast and thus enjoy the view of nature.PHOTO GALLERY / Photo: Abstracto studio, Plitvice Holiday Resortlast_img read more


Africa World Airlines serving half of Ghana’s aviation

first_imgAfrica World Airlines (AWA)invested in by a Chinese company has already captured half of the aviation market in Ghana and has become one of the most popular regional airlines in West Africa.Despite its high levels of fragmentation, Africa’s Aviation market has significant opportunities for growth, and that’s attracted some Chinese investors. Ghana’s Africa World Airlines, registered in 2010, is one such opportunity. It is a joint venture by Chinese and Ghanaian investors, and the carrier has grown to serve a larger and larger section of the potential market in Ghana.AWA started operations in 2012 using Embraer 145 Jets. The airline is co-financed by China’s HNA Group, the China-Africa Development Fund, Ghana’s Social Security and National Insurance Trust, and Ghana’s SAS Finance Group. Starting from 1 flight at the very beginning, their travel routes have increased over 3 years of expansion to 22 domestic and international flights per day. Over 98 percent of its 216 staff are Ghanaian.In addition to its strong financial support, AWA also inherited the strict safety management and service standards of Hainan Airlines. Their strong safety management and good service records helped the airline win the award for Domestic Airline for 2014 from the Ghana Tourism Authority.A growing number of African countries including Ghana, Kenya and South Africa hope to expand aviation cooperation with China in projects such as co-funded airlines, airport construction or aircraft manufacturing.last_img read more