Gardai to investigate phone hacking allegations amid City of Culture controversy

first_imgTwitter Email NewsBreaking newsGardai to investigate phone hacking allegations amid City of Culture controversyBy admin – January 6, 2014 724 Facebook Linkedin Andrew CareyCHRISTINE may be battering the west coast with high winds, heavy rain and surging seas but Limerick’s status as the nation’s first city of culture is taking an awful beating, and now it seems that the Gardai are set to become involved.The storm at the centre of the City of Culture controversy does not seem to be over just yet as the tale took another twist this Monday morning when the front page of Irish Independent reported that the Gardai are to investigate allegations of phone hacking amid the resignation of Patricia Ryan from her position as CEO.It is understood that Gardai are to receive a formal complaint from Ms Ryan alleging that her phone was hacked.News of her departure emerged on social media websites a number of hours before an official statement was released.In their story, the Irish Independent reports that Ms Ryan fears her voicemail messages were hacked as news of her intention to step down was leaked online before she had informed anyone other than family.The Limerick City of Culture facebook page was hacked over the weekend and the phone hacking allegations comes as the latest development in the saga that kicked off Limerick’s year of celebration as City of Culture 2014.Arrangements are being put in place to replace both MS Ryan as CEO and Karl Wallace as Artistic Director in the coming days.It is understood that the positions are to be advertised before the week is out and Minister Jimmy Deenihan is to meet with the board and concerned parties to make changes to the running of the year long celebrations.center_img WhatsApp Advertisement Print Previous articleMinister Deenihan to meet Limerick city of Culture Board and ensure local involvementNext articleFour UL Eagles involved in Irish Premier side adminlast_img read more

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Kemmy Business School awards high achieving Junior Certificate business students

first_imgNewsKemmy Business School awards high achieving Junior Certificate business studentsBy Staff Reporter – March 8, 2018 2031 Print Limerick Post Show | Homemade tripods Comment: NAPD on the cancellation of the Junior and Leaving Certificate Oral and Practical Exams Email Online registration for Leaving Certificate Calculated Grades opens Previous articleI Heart The Cranberries – tribute fundraiser in JulyNext articleMore arrests due as evil web spreads Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Pictured at the award ceremony at the University of Limerick was Melissa Baragry, Gaelcholaiste Luimnigh, Jack Ronan, Castletroy College Limerick and Ava McNamara, Laurel Hill Colaiste Limerick.Picture: Oisin McHugh Students from the mid-west region who received an A in Junior Certificate Higher Level Business Studies in 2017 were recently presented with Certificates of Achievement from the Kemmy Business School (KBS), University of Limerick (UL). The event, held in association with the Business Studies Teachers Association of Ireland (BSTAI), celebrates and recognises excellence in Junior Certificate Business Studies.This is the sixth year that the Kemmy Business School (KBS) has held these awards and over 200 students from the region were recognised at the ceremony, which was also attended by their parents, business studies teachers and school principals. The students, whose exceptional achievement was recognised, represented nearly 50 individual schools from counties Limerick, Clare and Tipperary.In welcoming the students to the ceremony, Dr Philip O’Regan, Dean, Kemmy Business School, said “We are delighted to recognise this fantastic achievement of our young awardees – the region’s top Business Studies students in the Junior Certificate 2017.  I congratulate all on their wonderful achievement and would also like to pay tribute to the commitment and dedication of their teachers in helping the students achieve such excellence”.Pictured at the award ceremony at the University of Limerick was Odhran O Dwyer, Ian Hinchy and Mark Moore from Crescent College Comprehensive.Picture: Oisin McHugh Limerick students to represent Ireland in summit for change-makers WhatsApp Advertisement TAGSBusiness studiesJunior CertificateMairead O’SullivanPhilip O’ ReganstudentsUL Kemmy Business SchoolUniversity of Limerick Twitter Limerick Youth Service offer tips for exam students RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Leaving Cert and Junior Cert orals and practical exams cancelled Facebook Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, is one of Ireland’s leading business schools, recently awarded best business school at the Chambers Ireland/InBusiness Recognition Awards 2017, with a reputation for quality and employability of graduates. This event reinforces the important relationship between Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, and the region’s second-level students, their schools and their business studies teachers. Recent years has seen a significant increase in demand for the school’s undergraduate programmes.Commenting at the ceremony, Ms Mairead O’Sullivan, member of the National Executive BSTAI and Business Studies teacher in Glenstal Abbey School, said: “We are delighted to celebrate and recognise such excellence at Junior Certificate level hosted each year by the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, in association with the BSTAI. The ceremony is a powerful acknowledgement and endorsement of the students’ hard work in the company of parents and peers. This event is becoming a highlight in the calendar of most schools in the environs”.More about education here.last_img read more

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