Council ready to act on new Limerick film studio

first_imgAdvertisement by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A DECISION is due this Thursday from Limerick City and County Council on plans to develop a film studio near the University of Limerick, which could employ up to 500 people.The former Dell manufacturing facility in Castletroy has been acquired by Ardmore Studios, who hope to see the 180,000 square feet space fitted with workshops and prop areas, a sound studio, plus hair and make up and costume departments.A planning decision, which would see Limerick as a major new hub for Hollywood movies, is due on November 12.Members of Limerick City and County Council will be asked to approve plans for the project at a future meeting. Key players from Ardmore Studios will run the new Troy Studios operation in Castletroy. Previous articleLimerick is a hotspot for online prostitutionNext articleGarda warning to hoax callers Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie WhatsApp Twitter Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Linkedin Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” TAGSArdmore studioslimerickLimerick City and County CouncilTroy Studios Facebookcenter_img WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live NewsLocal NewsCouncil ready to act on new Limerick film studioBy Alan Jacques – November 12, 2015 744 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Print Emaillast_img read more

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Icequake source mechanisms for studying glacial sliding

first_imgImproving our understanding of glacial sliding is crucial for constraining basal drag in ice dynamics models. We use icequakes, sudden releases of seismic energy as the ice slides over the bed, to provide geophysical observations that can be used to aid understanding of the physics of glacial sliding and constrain ice dynamics models. These icequakes are located at the bed of an alpine glacier in Switzerland and the Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica, two extremes of glacial settings and spatial scales. We investigate a number of possible icequake source mechanisms by performing full waveform inversions to constrain the fundamental physics and stress release during an icequake stick‐slip event. Results show that double‐couple mechanisms best describe the source for the events from both glacial settings and the icequakes originate at or very near the ice‐bed interface. We also present an exploratory method for attempting to measure the till shear modulus, if indirect reflected icequake radiation is observed. The results of this study increase our understanding of how icequakes are associated with basal drag while also providing the foundation for a method of remotely measuring bed shear strength.last_img read more

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Novak Djokovic out of US Open after accidentally hitting line judge with ball

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailAl Bello/Getty ImagesBy JOSHUA HOYOS, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Novak Djokovic has been defaulted from his round of 16 match and is now out of the U.S. Open after accidentally hitting a line judge with a ball.In the first set of his match against Pablo Carreno Busta, the top-seeded Djokovic hit a ball after a point towards the backboard of Arthur Ashe Stadium — the 3-time U.S. Open champion appeared to be frustrated throughout the match.The ball that he struck hit a line judge causing the judge to collapse and gasp for air. The line judge had to be helped off the court.After several minutes of debate with on-court officials, Djokovic was defaulted from the match.Novak Djokovic and a tournament official tend to a linesperson who was struck with a ball by Djokovic against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain, Sept. 6, 2020, during the US Open in Queens, New York.The Serbian grand slam champion was the favorite to win the tournament, which has been played without fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.This year’s U.S. Open will now be the first time since 2014 that the men’s singles title will go to a would-be first time winner.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved. Beau Lund September 6, 2020 /Sports News – National Novak Djokovic out of US Open after accidentally hitting line judge with ballcenter_img Written bylast_img read more

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Wednesday people roundup [updated]

first_imgLegal & General – L&G’s Pension Risk Transfer business has appointed Ashu Bhargava as a director in strategic transactions. Bhargava’s last role was as a senior consultant within Willis Towers Watson’s pensions advisory business. He began his career as a trainee actuary at Clay and Partners.bfinance – The investment consultancy has appointed Joey Alcock as senior associate in its public markets team, specialising in equities. He joins from Australian investment consultancy Frontier, where he has worked as a consultant for the last 11 years.Global Impact Investing Network – Peter Malik has been appointed director of membership. He joins from the Nature Conservancy, where he served as managing director for corporate engagements. The GIIN is a non-profit organisation dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing.IFM Investors – Chris Newton has been appointed executive director for responsible investment. He joins from Australian Post, where he was head of social innovation and development. AP4, Mercer, Nestlé, Hermes Investment Management, Legal & General, Willis Towers Watson, bfinance, Global Impact Investing Network, IFM InvestorsAP4 – Niklas Ekvall has been named chief executive, succeeding Mats Andersson, who is stepping down after a decade in the role. Ekvall, who will join the SEK310bn (€33.2bn) Swedish buffer fund at the beginning of October, has held senior positions across the finance industry and academia, having taught finance at the Stockholm School of Economics. The incoming chief executive also spent five years as deputy chief executive and CIO of AP3.Mercer – Bettina Nürk, formerly responsible for Nestlé’s pension funds in Germany, is to lead a new division within the consultancy. Nürk, who was responsible for investment management and employee benefits while at the Swiss food company, began her new role at Mercer at the beginning of the month. She is to lead its newly launched consultancy for Pensionsfonds.Hermes Investment Management – Carl Short has been appointed director of engagement at Hermes EOS. Prior to joining Hermes EOS, Short worked for a number of banks and other research providers, including Standard & Poor’s Equity Research, Société Générale, Nomura and Kleinwort Benson.last_img read more

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