Limerick students from all over the county attend Limerick for Engineering…

first_imgTwitter 1 of 6 Paschal Meehan, Dean, Work Based Learning, Vice President of International Engagement and Chairperson of Limerick for Engineering described this year’s showcase as exceptional, attracting the largest ever number of attendees.“Limerick for Engineering is a unique collaboration between industry and education which  informs the next generation of engineers. The industry displays at this year’s showcase were interactive and informative and generated great interest among those who attended.” said Mr Meehan.Barry O’Sullivan, General Manager, Johnson & Johnson Vision & President of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland said the Mid West Limerick for Engineering Showcase demonstrated the various interesting and exciting careers in engineering available throughout the region.“The key contributor to the success of established companies in the region has been the availability of engineering graduates from the regional education and training institutions including the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT), University of Limerick (UL),  and the Limerick Clare Education and Training Board (LCETB)” Mr. O’Sullivan said.Following on the success of the this year’s event the fifth Mid West Limerick for Engineering Showcase 2018 will return to Shannon Airport in 2019.More about education here. Pictured at the Limerick For Engineering event, Shannon Airport were, Sinead O’Regan, Molex and Patrick Molloy, Crescent Comp Limerick. Picture: Alan Place Pictured at the Limerick For Engineering event, Shannon Airport were, Conor Foster , Crecora National School with Clodagh Somers, Cook Medical. Picture: Alan Place Pictured at the Limerick For Engineering event, Shannon Airport were, Morad and Mohamed Bashir Sati. Picture: Alan Place Picture: Alan Place NewsEducationLimerick students from all over the county attend Limerick for Engineering ShowcaseBy Staff Reporter – March 13, 2018 2812 Urgent action needed to ensure Regional Air Connectivity WhatsApp Pictured at the Limerick For Engineering event, Shannon Airport were, UL students, Rebecca Clarke, Zara Madden and Jane Marslan with Megan Moloney, Croom Precision Medical. Picture: Alan Place Print Picture: Alan PlacePrimary and secondary school students from all parts of county Limerick were among the one thousand who attended Mid West Limerick for Engineering Showcase 2018 at Shannon Airport on Thursday last.The event which had been postponed one week due to Storm Emma, also attracted parents of school going children, teachers, career guidance councillors and those curious about the ever developing world of engineering.In its fourth year, this free showcase is the brainchild of the Limerick for Engineering consortium – an industry led collaboration between 30 leading companies in the mid west and the region’s education providers. Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSJohnson & JohnsonLimerick for Engineering ShowcaseLimerick Institute of TechnologyShannon airportStorm EmmastudentsUniversity of Limerick Shannon Airport “has been abandoned” Email Advertisement Previous articleEastway Remote Monitoring Ltd secure win in Limerick final of the National Enterprise AwardsNext articleCroí Glas to launch fun filled event on St. Patricks Day Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up During the three hour event, students engaged with the companies (indigenous and multi national); viewed the most cutting edge technologies, witnessed demonstrations by full time engineers, and learned first hand about the multiple career opportunities available in the Mid West to young people with an interest in engineering.Staff and students from Limerick Institute of Technology, the University of Limerick, the Limerick, Clare ETB and Griffith College were on hand to outline the various courses and routes that are available to students wishing to pursue a career in the engineering field. Pictured at the Limerick For Engineering event, Shannon Airport were, Sean McGuinness, Regeneron and Aaron Kelly, Crescent Comprehensive Limerick. Picture: Alan Place Aer Lingus needs to clarify Shannon plans – Crowe Sad day for Limerick and Mid-West following Aer Lingus announcement – Mayor Michael Collins One of the world’s most unusual aircraft arrives at Shannon Airport Linkedin Limerick’s Student Radio Station Wired FM Celebrates 25 Years on Airlast_img read more

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Dave Matthews Band Welcomes Strings & More Horns For Tour-Closing Hollywood Bowl Show [Videos]

first_img[Video: iSayCheezAJ]After classics “Crash Into Me” and “What Would You Say”, Dave invited out the next special guests of the evening, a full string section, for “Here On Out”, with the strings sticking around for “Come On Come On”. For the next song, “Squirm”, Dave Matthews Band also invited out additional horns for the number, with the sound of the string section and added horn players creating a larger-than-life sound. The string section departed, and the additional horns stayed on for a run through “Jimi Thing”, “Sexy M.F.”, and “Shake Me Like A Monkey”.“What Would You Say”[Video: iSayCheezAJ]“Jimi Thing” > “Sexy M.F.” On Monday night, Dave Matthews Band capped off their ongoing summer tour with a sold-out performance at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl. After standout shows at Lake Tahoe and Shoreline Amphitheater over the weekend, Dave Matthews and company pulled out all the stops for their final show of the tour, inviting a number of special guests—including a string section and an additional horn section—to join them across the evening.As has been tradition this past tour, Dave Matthews Band offered up a healthy mix of older classics, fan-favorite covers, and new tunes off the group’s recently released studio album, Come Tomorrow. Dave Matthews and special guest keyboardist Mark Batson (who also helped produce the new album) live debuted Come Tomorrow’s “When I’m Weary” early on in the performance, with Batson staying on stage and joining the full band for a take on “Louisiana Bayou” before leaving the group to perform an energized rendition of Peter Gabriel‘s “Sledgehammer”.“When I’m Weary” [Video: TJ Lauters]To close out the show, the various guests departed, leaving Dave Matthews Band to end their tour solo with renditions of “Everyday”, “She”, and “Ants Marching”. The group returned for encore with a rendition of “Samurai Cop (Oh Joy Begin)” before closing their summer tour in full with a cover of Bob Dylan‘s “All Along The Watchtower”.“Everyday”[Video: iSayCheezAJ]Setlist: Dave Matthews Band | Hollywood Bowl | Los Angeles, CA | 9/10/2018Set: One Sweet World, That Girl Is You, #41, Don’t Drink The Water, Again & Again, When I’m Weary (Dave & Mark Batson), Louisiana Bayou (w/ Mark Batson), Sledgehammer, Crash Into Me, What Would You Say, Here On Out (Dave w/ string section), Come On Come On (w/ string section), Squirm (w/ string section and additional horns), Jimi Thing (w/ additional horns) > Sexy M.F. (w/ additional horns), Shake Me Like A Monkey (w/ additional horns), Everyday, She, Ants MarchingEncore: Samurai Cop (Oh Joy Begin), Why I Am, All Along The Watchtowerlast_img read more

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Beatrice Spring Nationals moved forward one day

first_imgBEATRICE, Neb. (March 7) – Racing at the 24th annual IMCA Spring Nationals at Beatrice Speedway has been moved to Thursday and Friday, March 9 and 10. The open practice now runs from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, with the $500 to win Race of Champions for previous Modified winners at Spring Nationals set for 9:15 p.m.Hot laps will start at 5 p.m. with the first heat race at 6 p.m. both Thursday and Friday.Volatile weather forecasts are the reason for the change in schedule, promoter Toby Kruse said.The event will be broadcast live on Speed Shift TV.IMCA Modified features Thursday and Friday both pay $2,500 to win, a minimum of $250 to start and are Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying events. IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet North­ern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks race Thursday and Friday, Mach-1 Sport Compacts on Friday.IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, re­gional and Allstar Performance State points will be awarded both nights.Grandstand admission Thursday and Friday is $15 for adults and $5 for kids ages 10 and under. Pit passes are $10 on Wednesday and $30 on Thursday and Friday.More information about Spring Nationals is available from Kruse at 515 231-5444.last_img read more

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