Limerick students learn to finance their future

first_imgNewsEducationLimerick students learn to finance their futureBy Liam Togher – April 30, 2014 889 Changes to the Student Support Scheme for people living in Direct Provision Advertisement Print Twitter Previous articleLimerick’s latest prize bond millionaireNext articleLimerick people Keane to support guide dogs Liam Togherhttp://www.limerickpost.ieLiam joined the Limerick Post in December 2012, having previously worked in other local media organisations. He holds an MA in Journalism from the University of Limerick and is particularly interested in sports writing. Students in Limerick colleges to benefit from more than €1.5M funding to assist with online learning RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick schools urged to get involved in STEM challenge STUDENTS from Laurel Hill Secondary School took part in a financial literacy programme under tuition from volunteers from Dell.‘Finance Your Future’ is a six-week programme sponsored by the Citi Foundation, with transition year students around Ireland learning about the importance of financial management, the importance of education and its role in improving potential earning power and using credit and cash wisely.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The programme began in 2012 and has educated more than 3,000 students nationwide in financial literacy modules. Volunteers from a variety of support organisations, including Dell, have delivered the lessons to students in a classroom setting.More than 90 Laurel Hill students enjoyed the programme taught to them by Dell volunteers Siobhan O’Connor, Stephen Martin and Fearghal Carroll, and career guidance counsellor Eithne Lyons said that the students took enormous benefit from ‘Finance Your Future’.“It is an excellent programme. The students learned through group work, interaction and activities – a perfect recipe.“Siobhan, Fearghal and Stephen are great role models for the students, giving them a real taste of life in the workplace and also how good financial decisions impact on their lives now and in the long term. We are grateful to both Citi and Dell for giving our students this opportunity.”center_img Linkedin Email Facebook TAGSCitiDELLeducationEithne LyonsFearghal CarrollfinanceFinance Your FutureLaurel Hill ColáisteSiobhan O’ConnorStephen Martin WhatsApp Education and Training Board serves up award winning standards Limerick social entrepreneurs honoured for their work in response to covid-19 Consultation process on a new action plan for apprenticeship launchedlast_img read more

Wellington police notes: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

first_imgWellington Police notes for Thursday, September 12, 2013:•1:51 a.m. Nathan D. Shelton, 23, city was arrested, charged and confined with arson.•8:40 a.m. Officers took a report of no collar or tags on four dogs, no city tags, no rabies vaccination and keeping of cats in excess of four.•8:45 a.m. June L. Hearlson, 83, city was issued a notice to appear charged with four counts of dogs at large.•2:30 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 1200 block S. C, Wellington involved a vehicle operated by Karmen M. Holdaway, 30, Wellington and a parked and unoccupied vehicle owned by Stefany A. Bissell, Wellington.•3:16 p.m. Karmen M. Holdaway, 30, Wellington was arrested and charged with no proof of insurance and improper backing.•4 p.m. Non-injury accident on private property in the 1100 block W. 8th, Wellington involved a vehicle driven by Julia A. Stone, 48, Wellington and a fixed object/mailbox, owned by the United States Post Office, Wellington.•9:02 p.m. Officers investigated a theft in the 900 block S. Washington, Wellington with purse and contents.•9:21 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of merchandise by a known suspect in the 2000 block. E. 16th, Wellington. The merchandise was soon recovered.•11:15 p.m. Robert J. Murray, 39, Belle Plaine, Ks was arrested and charged with theft. He bonded out.last_img read more

4 on trial over theft of huge Canadian gold coin from Berlin

first_imgBERLIN — Four young men have gone on trial over the brazen theft of a 100-kilogram Canadian gold coin from a Berlin museum.The “Big Maple Leaf” coin, worth several million dollars, was stolen from the Bode Museum in March 2017.Three men, identified only as Wissam R., Ahmed R. and Wayci R., are accused of stealing the coin during the night using a wheelbarrow to haul it away.The fourth suspect, Dennis W., worked as a guard at the museum for a private security firm and is accused of scouting out the scene.German news agency dpa reported the four men, aged between 20 and 24 years, went on trial Thursday in Berlin district court.Investigators believe that the suspects cut up the coin and sold the pieces.The Associated Presslast_img read more