NewsBreaking newsSunshine could light up ShannonBy Bernie English – May 28, 2016 904 Email Twitter Linkedin Advertisement Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Print WhatsApp A €30 million commercial power plant, which could create dozens of jobs and provide enough energy to power more than one thousand homes has reached the planning stage.Plans for the project, along with an environmental impact statement, have been lodged with the local authority concerning the proposed project at Ballymorris, just off the Ennis-Limerick road.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The 12.4 hectare farm will be connected to the national grid and will generate enough electricity to power 1,200 homes over a 25-year period.Following a number of pre-planning meetings with the local planning authority, Terra Solar will lodge its first planning application to develop a solar farm at its Ballymorris site in Cratloe in the coming weeks.The company has has applied for this and five other sites in the county for grid connection to ESB Networks.Requiring an investment of €5 million each, the six sites in the Shannon area will provide enough electricity to power 6,000 homes.The company says that jobs will be created in the construction phase of the plan although other than security monitoring, it is unlikely that any full time jobs will be involved in the resulting construction.The overall investment will also make the Shannon region more attractive for new industry as the overall energy created by the local solar farms would almost be the equivalent of decarbonising Shannon.“It will create a good platform to attract multinationals such as the likes of Google and Apple, who want to source renewable energy. It should lead to a springboard for other jobs.” said Terra Solar director Andre Fernon. Shannon Chamber Webinar to help people cope with the stresses of COVID-19 Previous articleGAA – Clare favourites for SFC openerNext articleLimerick Classic Car Show hosts stuntman and vintage marques Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Only re-integration will solve Shannon Airport crisis TAGSenergyESBShannonSolar panels New high-end jobs for Shannon
If the fashion for iced biscuits had been on the wane, The Biscuiteers have single-handedly made it their mission to revive the tradition in the UK.Having been inspired by highly decorated biscuit creations on a visit to New York, founder Sarah Moore and partner Stevie were inspired to start a bakery business in 2007. Now supplying many of the upmarket department stores in Britain, Moore has put pen to paper to share some of their product inspirations.As befits a largely gift-orientated business, many of the ideas here are seasonal, with clever twists such as biscuit advent calendars. While there are plenty of fashion cookies (dresses and shoes), it’s not all cutesy, with blokey biscuits for dads.With the Royal wedding approaching, why not try the ingenious bunting biscuits: Union Jack-decorated and hanging along a cord?
Klungkung Police spokesman Comm. Adj. Putu Gede Ardana said the officers noticed yelping and whimpering coming from the motorbike. They forced open the seat and found two puppies.“The puppies were making noises for help, so we rescued them,” Ardana said on Wednesday as quoted by kompas.com.Read also: Pandemic leaves animals abandoned, starving in Bali, West Nusa TenggaraHe added that the motorcycle owner had not come to the Klungkung Police station to retrieve the bike and puppies. The police said they would give a warning to the motorcycle owner and would return the puppies if the motorcycle’s owner intended to keep them.The Klungkung police were tipped off to the street racing by locals. (dpk)Topics : The Klungkung Police rescued two puppies stuck inside the seat of a confiscated motorcycle at their station in Bali on Wednesday.The motorbike was confiscated after the police dispersed illegal street racers on the Ida Bagus Mantra bypass road early on Wednesday.
Government is set to roll out the revised burial protocols that are going to guide Kenyans on how to conduct decent burials moving forward.Speaking during COVID-19 daily briefings, Head of Public Health, Dr. Francis Kuria noted that the protocols are going to address the issue of stigma especially the ´men in white´ and be able to release the body to the next of kin for burial.“The risks of transmission during burial are almost nil. That is if the proper regulations to conduct burials are observed,” noted Dr Kuria.Also Read Relief for families as MOH revises Covid-19 burial protocols Dr Kuria further noted that the number of patients requiring critical care has gone down from as high as 67 from mid July to 27 in September.“As at today we have 664 patients in hospitals. Out of those, 25 are in ICU while 10 are on supplemental oxygen,” noted Dr Kuria.This even as the country´s fatality rate nears 600 after 2 patients succumbed in the last 24 hours bringing total cumulative number of fatalities in the country to 599. According to Chief Administrative Secretary Dr Rashid Aman, Kenya´s death rate stands at 1.7% which he says is extremely low compared to other Western countries whose rate has hit as high as 7%.He noted that the low death rate has been observed in other Sub-Saharan countries too saying studies are being done to determine the difference in the rate.Many hypothesis have been proposed including age demographics in Africa since most of the population in Africa comprises of young people. “Most our cases are asymptomatic, environment too in terms of temperatures has been raised as a hypothesis and genetics, all these are theories being looked into by scientists to ascertain how COVID-19 is affecting people in differents continents,” noted Dr Aman.,Also Read COVID-19: Kenya records 98 new cases, 62 recoveries, 2 deaths Also Read Uhuru extends curfew ahead of his address Tuesday next week He said burials will be supervised at a lower scale to minimise stigmatisation.Get breaking news on your Mobile as-it-happens. SMS ‘NEWS’ to 20153