Seminar on support and advocacy for older people

first_imgNewsSeminar on support and advocacy for older peopleBy Rose Rushe – November 10, 2014 549 There is a confidential listing line on LoCall 1850 440 444 to help the aged with issuesTHE Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Bill 2013 will strengthen the rights of older people by ensuring that there is a presumption of capacity for older people to make decisions unless the contrary can be shown.Sage – Support and Advocacy Service for Older People will be holding a briefing seminar in Kilmurry Lodge, Dublin Road, Castletroy this Tuesday November 11 from 10am to 12noon to outline the planned legislation and its likely implications for older people and care providers.To book a place contact [email protected] Mary-Louise O’Donnell is playing a prominent role in the briefing linked to a recruitment drive for volunteer advocates and supported by sports commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.Limerick is one of the priority areas for development of the service. A FETAC accredited training programme will be provided for volunteers along with ongoing support and supervision from core paid staff and other experienced Sage Representatives. Closing date for applications is Friday November 21 and training begins in January 2015. Refer on to www.sage.thirdageireland.ie/recruitment Email Twitter Linkedin Printcenter_img Advertisement Facebook Previous articleDolores O’Riordan arrested at Shannon AirportNext articleFidget Feet’s spectacular with ICO Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post WhatsApplast_img read more

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Strike action more likely at MPE as union claims new owners are refusing to…

first_img WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Strike action more likely at MPE as union claims new owners are refusing to negotiate Facebook Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic The UNITE Trade Union has written to the new owners of Maydown Precision Engineering in Derry, threatening industrial action and possible legal proceedings.The Union’s Regional Officer Philip Oakes says MPE’s new owner Schivo NI have failed to honour existing agreements with workers, and are refusing to engage with the union.He says initially, managementindicated that only 15 jobs would be lost, but they now understand that up to 50 positions may go.Philip Oakes says the process has already started……Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/unitempe.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twittercenter_img Facebook Pinterest Previous articleJason Days wins US PGA title – McIlroy loses top rankingNext articleLYIT President says more Level 8 places are on offer this year admin By admin – August 17, 2015 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North WhatsApp Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Pinterestlast_img read more

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Impact acquires 100% stake in South African offshore exploration rights

first_imgThe company has secured approval from the South African Government to take over the rights The Tugela South exploration right is located offshore of eastern South Africa. (Credit: Pixabay/Keri Jackson.) Impact Oil & Gas, an Africa-focused oil and gas exploration company, has acquired the 100% stake in Transkei & Algoa Exploration Right and the Tugela South Exploration Right, offshore South Africa.The company acquired the stakes from ExxonMobil Exploration and Production South Africa and Equinor South Africa, who agreed to relinquish their 40% and 35% working interests respectively in the Transkei & Algoa Exploration Right and the Tugela South Exploration Right.Impact has secured approval from the South African Government to take over the rights.Impact Oil & Gas CEO Siraj Ahmed said: “Southern Africa is a strategically important exploration province for Impact, so we are delighted to be taking forward the exploration of these blocks.“We thank the teams at ExxonMobil and Equinor for their collaboration and invaluable contributions to our exploration of these area.“Impact is now focused on building upon the substantial work done to date by the previous JV partnership and progressing our active farm-out process.”Details of the two exploration rightsLocated offshore of eastern South Africa, the Transkei & Algoa exploration right covers an area of about 45,838km² in water depths up to 3,000m.Impact had initially secured the licence  as a technical cooperation permit in 2012. It was followed by an application for an exploration right, which was granted in 2014.The Tugela South exploration right is located offshore of eastern South Africa and covers an area of about 9,054km² in water depths up to 1800m.Impact stated that the Transkei block benefits from 12,000km of 2D seismic data, which was acquired between 2013 and 2018.In this March, the Transkei & Algoa joint venture received all of the 2D seismic data, processed to depth.Impact exploration director Philip Birch said: “Impact sees significant exploration potential in South Africa, in particular in the Transkei and Algoa areas, where recent data has allowed us to map some very exciting leads.”last_img read more

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