Limerick based Kirby Engineering Group creates 30 new jobs

first_imgNewsBreaking newsLimerick based Kirby Engineering Group creates 30 new jobsBy Staff Reporter – September 5, 2014 695 TAGSJobskirbylimerick Andrew Carey Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up [email protected] based Kirby Engineering Group has announced the creation of 30 new jobs at its operations in Raheen. Minister for Finance Michael Noonan made the announcement this Friday as the company celebrates its 50th anniversary. The new jobs will be created in the areas of professional engineering and construction roles along with project and site management. In 2013, the group had a turnover figure of €90m, an increase of 20 per cent from the previous year. Limerick brothers and owners of the company, Tom and Michael Kirby founded the company in 1964 and has gone from 10 employees in 1987 to over 600 across a variety of locations in Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe.Minister Noonan marked the announcement by signing a plaque at the company headquarters. WhatsApp Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Previous articleCommunity in shock over deaths of three brothersNext articleShannon Group will be conduit for growth Staff Reporter Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Print Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads center_img Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Email Advertisement Twitter Linkedinlast_img read more

Dalmatian hinterland presented its tourist offer to the Association of Tourist Guides in Chinese

first_imgRELATED NEWS: The destination Dalmatian hinterland, which consists of the areas of Imotski Krajina, the cities of Sinj, Trilj, Vrlika, Vrgorac and the municipalities of Dugopolje, Klis and Šestanovac, occupies as much as 70% of the Split-Dalmatia County. It is a destination of exceptional natural, cultural and historical sights, whose wide range of tourist offer is enriched by a unique gastronomic and oenological offer. Tourist boards of Dalmatian hinterland – within the Tourist boards of areas, cities and municipalities: Imota, Sinj, Trilj, Vrgorac, Vrlika, Dugopolje and Klis two days ago presented the potentials of Dalmatian hinterland to the Association of Tourist Guides in Chinese to further promote the destination in the Chinese market . “Last year’s recognition of the CNTB as the most successful destination of rural tourism is an indicator that the joint efforts of all stakeholders in the tourism of Dalmatian Zagora are going in the right direction. For this purpose, we have joined a joint project of networking our entire tourist offer in the Vision One mobile application, a smart tourist guide with information for planning trips throughout Croatia. “ pointed out Monika Vrgoč, director of the Tourist Board of the city of Sinj, and added that the mentioned application will soon receive its version in Mandarin, which is an excellent opportunity to promote Zagora on the Chinese market.   Tourist boards of Dalmatian hinterland have so far participated in several joint projects with the support of TZ SDŽ and HTZ, such as Joint Advertising, development of thematic trails, valorization of cultural heritage and promotion of cycling tourism, and this year in cooperation with TZSDŽ we had the opportunity to jointly present at ITB Berlin. Photo: TZ Senjcenter_img Dalmatinska Zagora will present its offer at the upcoming Shanghai Travel Fair in China, so the occasion was for employees of the tourist boards of Dalmatian Zagora (Klis, Dugopolje, Imota, Sinj, Trilj, Vrgorac, Vrlika) to host the Association of Tourist Guides in Chinese and show the beauties and peculiarities of this tourist destination.  ANDREJA GAZDEK, PROCONCEPT: CROATIA CAN EXPECT A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CHINESE TOURISTS IN 2019 SIGN UP / When signing up, create #HrTurizam in the subject of the message and get a 10% discount On that occasion, the Association of Tourist Guides visited the source of the river Cetina, the early Christian church of St. Spasa and Perućko Lake in Vrlika, Sinjska Alka Museum in Sinj, Grabske mlinice near Trilj, Crveno i Modro jezero in Imotski, Ethno-village Kokorići near Vrgorac, Vranjača cave near Dugopolje and Kliška fortress.last_img read more

‘Think Pink’ Open house planned at MMH

first_imgBatesville, In. — Are you looking for a girls’ night out filled with laughter, learning and inspiration? The 12th annual Think Pink breast cancer awareness event is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Walhill Farm, located just outside of Batesville. Sponsored by Margaret Mary Health, Think Pink offers area women the chance to pamper themselves while gaining valuable information about the detection and prevention of breast cancer.Intended to educate and inspire women of all ages, Think Pink offers appetizers, door prizes and a keynote presentation by speaker and life success coach Stephanie (Stenger) Jones. A Ripley County native and South Ripley graduate, Jones is the author of the bestselling book The Giving Challenge. Since graduating Taylor University, Jones has lived a crazy life from a private investigator to police officer to a senior manager in a Fortune 100 company. Her passions are giving, reading, travel, friends and family.Prior to Think Pink, the community is invited to an open house at Margaret Mary’s Cancer Center from 4-6 p.m. At this event, attendees will have the chance to meet the cancer team, tour the beautiful facility and view recently installed cancer-treatment technology. For patients in need of radiation therapy, the Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator provides the best treatment available on the market today. It is designed to deliver the lowest dose of radiation possible to surrounding healthy tissue while allowing for better, more accurate treatment of tumors. The cancer team will be available at the open house to provide tours, explain services and answer questions. Light refreshments will be served and giveaways will be provided to all who attend. Margaret Mary’s Cancer Center is located at 24 Six Pine Ranch Road in Batesville.Tickets for Think Pink are $20/person. All money raised benefits the MMH Foundation’s cancer fund. Registration is available online by visiting MMH’s Events section at or by calling Meg Applegate at (812) 933-5257.last_img read more