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

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry lifts lid on screaming matches with ‘father figure’ Arsene Wenger

first_imgArsenal legend Thierry Henry lifts lid on screaming matches with ‘father figure’ Arsene Wenger Henry is adored by Arsenal fans (Picture: Getty Images)‘But I’ll tell you, there are two guys – since we’re mentioning Arsene. ‘Arsene triggered my brain, and every day, it was something about my brain, about asking myself the right questions. ‘And then you have Pep [Guardiola], who tactically triggered my brain. More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘So those two guys had a massive impact on me, but I cannot, obviously, talk about my career without Arsene, because I think one of the most important things in the world, not only in sport, is to trigger the brain of someone, to stimulate the brain of someone every single day. ‘If not, it’s close to dying, if your brain is not functioning properly.’MORE: Bernd Leno insists Arsenal can spring a surprise against Manchester CityMORE: Arsene Wenger responds to calls for him to become Arsenal chairmanFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Henry became the Premier League’s most feared striker under Wenger (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has opened up on his relationship with mentor Arsene Wenger which produced fireworks on and off the pitch.The French boss recruited a talented young winger from Monaco in 1999 and transformed him into one of the league’s greatest ever strikers.In his first stint in north London, Henry scored 226 goals in 369 games and after spells at Barcelona and New York Red Bulls, returned as a hero to the Emirates for another short stint in 2012.But while Wenger and Henry appeared to hit it off in front of the cameras, it wasn’t always the case behind the scenes, but regardless of their squabbles, it always came from a place of love and mutual respect.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTSpeaking for the A Fresh Perspective with Thierry Henry and Heineken campaign, the former striker said: ‘He was like a father figure for me. So, as you can imagine, with your dad, you argue, you scream, he punishes you. ‘Then, I want to show him the same relationship that you have with a dad: it’s complicated at times, sometimes it’s the best, sometimes we’re best friends, sometimes we’re worst enemies and we argue. ‘But that’s what happens when you love someone. Because you care, that’s why you argue. Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 13 Jun 2020 6:52 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Advertisement Comment Advertisementlast_img read more