Delta Corporation Limited ( 2015 Annual Report

first_imgDelta Corporation Limited ( listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2015 annual report.For more information about Delta Corporation Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Delta Corporation Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Delta Corporation Limited (  2015 annual report.Company ProfileDelta Corporation Limited manufacturers and markets international and locally-produced beverages in Zimbabwe. It operates in four segments: non-alcoholic beverages, sparkling beverages, lager beers and traditional beers. Brands in its non-alcoholic range are a flavoured maize drink called Shumba Maheu, and a flavoured drinking yoghurt called Supersip Yogurt. The sparkling beverages division operates two bottling plants and one canning plant; bottling and distributing popular cool drink brands sold worldwide by the Coca-Cola Company, a range of drink mixes and an energy drink called Burn. The lager beer division operates two breweries; bottling and distributing international brands such as Castle Lite, Miller’s, Peroni, Redds, Brutal Fruit and Sarita. Delta Corporation Limited has a monopoly in the traditional beer market in Zimbabwe with 14 breweries located across the country; brewing and distributing a well-known sorghum beer brand called Chibuku. Other subsidiaries have interests in transport and logistics, barley and sorghum malting, food processing, packaging, retailing wines and spirits, recycling, tin can production and leadership training. Delta Corporation Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

New Mauritius Hotels Limited ( 2019 Annual Report

first_imgNew Mauritius Hotels Limited ( listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2019 annual report.For more information about New Mauritius Hotels Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the New Mauritius Hotels Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: New Mauritius Hotels Limited (  2019 annual report.Company ProfileNew Mauritius Hotels Limited indulges in the hospitality sector primarily, where together with the company’s subsidiaries, it operates through four segments; hotel operations, tour operating, airline and inland catering, and property development. Respectively, the hotel operations segment covers operations in Mauritius, Seychelles, and Morocco. The tour operations segment involves activities in Mauritius, France, the United Kingdom, Italia, and South Africa. The flight and inland catering segment caters to operations in Mauritius. The property development segment refers to activities in Morocco and to be started in Mauritius. New Mauritius Hotels Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Stock investing: a UK share I’d buy in an ISA for the new bull market

first_imgStock investing: a UK share I’d buy in an ISA for the new bull market Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Royston Wild | Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 | More on: RYA Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares See all posts by Royston Wild I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Image source: Getty Images center_img I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Ryanair Holdings (LSE: RYA) is a UK share I think could rise in value in the months and years ahead. Profits among leisure stocks are some of the fastest to rise when the economic cycle picks up. And I expect the earnings rebound across the travel sector to be particularly strong following on-and-off lockdowns since early 2020.The British government’s so-called roadmap out of lockdown suggests that international travel could be back on by the middle of May. And this provides the likes of Ryanair with some much-needed light at the end of the tunnel following mass groundings due to Covid-19. Indeed, a news release from fellow London-quoted flyer easyJet today reveals the strength of underlying holidays demand.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…The business said that flight bookings have leapt 337% since the roadmap announcement was made yesterday evening. Demand for package holidays is up more than 600% week-on-week too. But I particularly like Ryanair because it has one of the strongest balance sheets in the business. Consequently it will have the might to ramp up capacity quickly and extensively to meet the holidaymaker rush.Buyer bewareThere are a couple of concerns lingering at the back of my mind, though. Covid-19 lockdowns have enabled Europeans to build huge savings pots. This is helping to fuel the scramble for tickets that UK airline shares have recently reported. However, demand could tail off considerably further out if the continent suffers a prolonged Covid-19 economic hangover.I’m also wary that the route out of the public health emergency is more promising on these shores that it is in the rest of Europe. Travel bans in and out of the UK might well be lifted in May. But restrictions might take longer to be rolled back elsewhere. Last week Germany stopped all incoming travel from the Czech Republic and parts of Austria, for example. Bumpy vaccine rollouts across the European Union could keep many of our continental cousins under strict lockdowns well into 2021.A top UK recovery shareCity analysts reckon Ryanair will recover strongly from expected losses of 78 euro cents per share in this financial year. The current fiscal period runs up to March 2021. Indeed, the number crunchers anticipate earnings of 32 cents in the upcoming period. And they expect earnings per share to soar to 151 cents in financial 2023.There’s always the possibility that broker estimates could be blown off course for the reasons I mentioned above. It’s a scenario that could have a devastating impact on Ryanair’s share price given its high valuation. At current prices, the UK share trades on a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 45 times for fiscal 2022.That said, I still think the Dublin flyer is a very-attractive attractive UK-listed stock to buy today. And as a someone who buys shares with a long-term view, I reckon the battered aviation industry will provide Ryanair with some terrific acquisition opportunities to bolster profits growth in the years ahead. Id happily buy this leisure share for my own Stocks and Shares ISA today. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. 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Mark Edington ordained and consecrated as 26th bishop of the…

first_img Rector Bath, NC TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Posted Apr 8, 2019 Mark Edington ordained and consecrated as 26th bishop of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe Rector Albany, NY Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME House of Bishops Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Knoxville, TN Rector Tampa, FL New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Washington, DC Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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Photo: Christoph Herpel/American Cathedral in Paris[Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe] The Rt. Rev. Mark D. W. Edington became the 26th bishop in charge of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe on April 6 at the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity in Paris.Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry led the ordination and consecration and investiture.Six bishops acted as co-consecrators: outgoing Bishop in Charge of the Convocation Pierre Whalon, Massachusetts Bishop Alan Gates, Massachusetts Bishop Gayle Harris, Western Massachusetts Bishop Doug Fisher, Connecticut Bishop Ian Douglas and the Archbishop of Utrecht of the Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands Joris Vercammen.The Old Catholic Church of the Netherlands is in communion with the member churches of the Anglican Communion. The festival liturgy included 35 additional bishops, 70 priests and 315 lay worshipers.The preacher was the Very Rev. Andrew B. McGowan, dean, president and McFadden Professor of Pastoral Theology and Anglican Studies at the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale.Edington is the second elected bishop in charge, succeeding Whalon, who completes 17 ½ years in the post. Edington was elected on the eighth ballot on October 20, 2018. The election took place during the annual convention of the convocation in All Saints Church in Waterloo, Belgium. Edington was rector of Saint John’s Episcopal Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts, and director of the Amherst College Press.The celebration began on the evening of April 5, with a farewell and welcome event that featured gift-giving and speeches lauding and ribbing both Edington and Whalon.The order of service on Saturday morning opened with five preludes—two by Durufle, and one each by de Victoria, Mendelssohn and Dvorak—sung by the American Cathedral choir under the direction of Canon for Music Zachery Ullery. Andrew Dewar, organist of the cathedral, then played an organ piece by Bach.The service differed in one notable respect from what Episcopalians in the U.S. are accustomed to. The Litany for Ordinations was sung by the cantor in English and then in the four other languages of the Convocation—French, German, Italian and Spanish. (A Spanish-language mission operates from the Church of St. Paul-Within-the-Walls in Rome.) A bagpiper had the last notes, providing the musical accompaniment to the recessional. Some of the clerics in the recession were seen skipping to the beat.Edington is a trustee of his alma mater, Albion College in Adrian, Michigan, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and political science summa cum laude; he graduated from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts and the Harvard Divinity School. He is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has written frequently on the intersection of diplomacy and religion for such publications as the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, the Atlantic Monthly and the Huffington Post. His wife Judith is a graduate of Albion College, Boston College and Harvard Law School. She is a tax attorney.The new bishop’s background in ministry, law and foreign relations seems tailored to the role he is taking on, managing an Episcopal presence in Western Europe, which he calls the most secular place in the world. He has described this mission as “teaching the rest of the church” what it will look like in 40 years. This, in his eyes, makes the Convocation the future of the church.At a press conference April 5, Edington linked this future challenge to the Jesus Movement, which Curry has made a central feature of The Episcopal Church. This point came up throughout the weekend. In his sermon on April 6, McGowan declared that “Christendom is over, and this is not bad news. It’s good news. That’s over but the Jesus Movement isn’t over.” Turning to the new bishop in charge, he said: “So Mark, welcome and go away,” as God calls us to look out and not within, bringing the message of the inclusiveness of love to the unchurched people of Western Europe.The presiding bishop concluded the weekend with a rousing sermon on Sunday morning, challenging the packed cathedral to approach Holy Week as a time to discern love as the secret of life itself. “This love can transform us all,” he said, as if speaking not just to the convocation but to the secular peoples of Europe. Associate Rector Columbus, GA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Curate Diocese of Nebraskalast_img read more

Digital marketers combine to promote ‘Toys for Children’ at Christmas

first_imgDigital marketers combine to promote ‘Toys for Children’ at Christmas The first element of the campaign is the “Spread the Word” marketing e-mail, created by digital marketing specialists Frontwire. Frontwire is sending each e-mail as a personal invitation from each Toys for Children committee member to the contacts they have provided. The e-mail encourages recipients to find out more, view the promotional video, buy tickets for the event and make donations to the charity. Each of these options are replicated on the Web site at short promotional video clip, produced by Internet broadcasting company FlyOnTheWall, will be available in the e-mail and on the Web site telling recipients all about how supporting the campaign benefits the children. To maximise access FlyOnTheWall has made the video compatible with all three main media player formats, with two file sizes in each to accommodate broadband and analogue connections.Finally, once people have purchased their tickets they will receive a personalised invitation through the post co-ordinated by Moonpig, the Web-enabled personalised greetings card company. Justin Anderson, Managing Director of Frontwire said: “The full value of digital marketing has yet to be realised in the not-for-profit sector as a whole. But this campaign demonstrates the flexibility of the medium to make a genuinely personal appeal. By configuring the e-mails to be sent as personal invitations to known contacts we are expecting an impressive response.”Jason Gleave, Chief Executive of FlyOnTheWall, who is also a founder of Toys for Children added: “streaming media is one of the most effective forms of communication for the not-for-profit sector. We are delighted to be able to help Toys for Children by combining the effectiveness of video with the capability of the Internet as a broadcast medium to create this additional element to the overall campaign.”Nick Jenkins, CEO of Moonpig, said: “Collecting the ticket orders online enables us to merge that data directly into a personalised printed ticket that fits well with the theme of fun and toys.”The promotional e-mail was sent on 1 November 2002 to those elected by the Toys For Children Committee. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Digital marketing firm Frontwire, Internet broadcasting company FlyOnTheWall, and greetings card company Moonpig have joined forces to create an integrated marketing campaign for the charity Toys for Children. This week a personalised HTML e-mail will be used for a peer-to-peer promotion by committee members of the charity that delivers new toys to UK children in safe houses and refuges in time for Christmas and is supported by Toys ‘R’ Us.Toys for Children launched last year and collected over 600 toys for London-based children. This year the target is 1,000 toys, to be distributed nationwide. The key fundraising and toy collection mechanism is a party, themed ‘Naughty but Nice!’ which takes place on 4 December at the Fifteen05 Club in the City of London. Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 5 November 2002 | News  17 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1last_img read more

New name for CafCash

first_imgCAF BANK was unique in its focus when it was founded in 1986: it was a bank created for the benefit of the non-profit sector with no commercial agenda. It now has over 15,000 accounts, £800 million on deposit and an estimated 10% share of the charity banking market. It is estimated that the extra interest it pays, when compared to its high-street competitors, is worth an extra £18 million a year to the sector.As well as its main current and deposit accounts, the bank now offers other value added features, including Internet Banking, an ATM cash card and QuickPay – an electronic regular payment system.The name change arose after CAF had commissioned research to help it understand its customers’ perceptions. The research revealed that charities were unable to guess the nature of the bank’s business from its name alone. CafCash Ltd, the banking subsidiary of Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) is tobe renamed CAF BANK on 10 November 2003, in response to feedback from new customer research.Peter Mitchell, CAF’s Head of Banking Services, believes that the new name will better reflect its status as a bank that provides services exclusively to charities and non-profit organisations. He said: “The CafCash brand has served us well for 17 years, but our hope is that the new CAF BANK brand will communicate to charities, clearly and quickly, what we are and what we do. We will still aim to deliver the same high quality of service and market-leading interest rates as when we wereCafCash.” Advertisement  55 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 New name for CafCashcenter_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 6 November 2003 | News Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Financelast_img read more

No charges filed against cops who killed Jamar Clark

first_imgBy Jess SundinThe following article was published by FightBack News on March 30. ( ClarkMinneapolis — All eyes were on Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman today, March 30, as he announced “criminal charges are not warranted” against police officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze for the shooting death of Jamar Clark. The room and the hallway outside were packed with Clark’s family members and their supporters, who immediately denounced his decision and called for the community to take to the streets and keep up the fight for justice.After Freeman spent some time praising himself for transparency and reviewing legal statutes related to his decision, most of his presentation outlined a one-sided police version. He claimed that Clark was acting aggressively, resisting arrest and trying to take an officer’s gun. According to Freeman, when Ringgenberg felt his utility belt slip, he told his partner that Clark was going for his gun. Ringgenberg repeatedly said, “He has got my gun,” and urged Schwarze to shoot Clark. Freeman narrated the video clips he showed, but Jamar Clark’s supporters didn’t buy his story.Pastor Danny Givens commented, “The video that I watched showed a Jamar Clark that looked concerned about his girlfriend. The video that I watched showed a Jamar Clark that looked tempered. The video that I watched didn’t show a Jamar Clark beating on the door or irate or uncontrollable. The video that I saw didn’t show a Jamar Clark resisting arrest.”Discounting more than a dozen eyewitnesses who said they saw Clark handcuffed, Freeman’s decision rested entirely on the testimony of police and paramedics. But the paramedics who were first on the scene were in their vehicle during the police confrontation with Clark. And the others arrived after he was killed. Police say they found handcuffs open, on the grass near Clark’s body, but Ringgenberg and Schwarze claim they never got them on.Reisha Williams of the NAACP said: “Whether he was handcuffed or not does not give you clearance to kill somebody. He was on the ground, he was already restrained, he had two physical men on top of him. So whether he was handcuffed or not is not the reason why he should have been murdered.”Freeman also repeated several times that Clark’s last words, as Schwarze held a gun to his mouth, were, “I’m ready to die.” His cousin, Cameron Clark, found this claim unbelievable. “I know he wouldn’t say that, and I know he wouldn’t grab a gun.” He said Jamar had a new job and was turning his life around shortly before he was killed. Giving voice to the determination of many to continue the fight for justice for Jamar Clark, he said: “We’re not running. We can’t have this. We have to get justice.”Later today, the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar Clark will hold an emergency rally at 5 p.m. at James and Plymouth Avenues North, in Minneapolis. A memorial has been maintained there, the place Clark was killed. Organizers will rally with the North Minneapolis community to demand prosecution of the police. Black Lives Matter Minneapolis and the Black Liberation Project also have plans for a “Post Announcement Gathering,” at Elliot Park in downtown Minneapolis.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

U.S. persecutes defenders of Venezuelan Embassy

first_imgHaving failed to instigate a right-wing coup d’etat to overthrow the progressive, independent government of Venezuela, the U.S. government is lashing out against the solidarity movement here. Four members of the Embassy Protection Collective now face serious charges for so-called “interfering” with the functions of the federal government. They had defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C., from infiltration and takeover by a mob loyal to corrupt coup leader Juan Guaidó.At the request and invitation of the people of Venezuela, the EPC had occupied the embassy for 37 days to prevent its seizure by U.S.-backed counterrevolutionaries. Facilitated and protected by federal police, this mob threatened, assaulted and hurled slurs at the Embassy Protectors, harassing the entire neighborhood around the embassy with strobe lights and loud noises late into the night. Despite the ugly behavior of these right-wingers, publicly documented by progressive reporters, none were charged with any crimes.However, EPC members Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers, Adrienne Pine and David Paul each face a year in prison and a $100,000 fine for their presence inside the embassy, which not only was completely legal but had been requested by the Venezuelan government.The legitimate and democratically elected government of Venezuela, headed by Nicolás Maduro, has been able to fend off the imperialist assault on the nation’s sovereignty because of the unprecedented rallying of the Venezuelan people. Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets to condemn a small band of right-wing businessmen and politicians intent on overthrowing the government. The Venezuelan people’s message to the U.S. and the world was simple: We will not go back; we will not be recolonized.In an open letter to the people of the U.S. in February, President Maduro wrote: “The people of Venezuela have painfully suffered social wounds caused by a criminal commercial and financial blockade, which has been aggravated by the dispossession and robbery of our financial resources and assets in countries aligned with this demented onslaught. “And yet, thanks to a new system of social protection, of direct attention to the most vulnerable sectors, we proudly continue to be a country with a high human development index and low inequality in the Americas.”It is precisely these policies of the Bolivarian system that the U.S. has been seeking to destroy for the entire 21st century. In 2002, the George W. Bush administration supported a military coup that briefly unseated then President Hugo Chávez, who was immediately restored to power by a vast popular movement. Shortly after Chávez’s death in 2013, Barack Obama declared Venezuela a “national security threat” and established a new regime of harsh sanctions to starve out the Venezuelan people and weaken their resolve. Obama’s successor, Donald J. Trump, has continued and accelerated this attack on Venezuela’s sovereignty.“U.S. corporate power and Wall Street can’t call the shots in that country,” said Sara Flounders, co-chair of the International Action Center, at a recent event here in Philadelphia. “And that’s what they’re trying to do. They’re willing to use every tactic. Sanctions are one tactic. They’re using assassinations, drones, military threats; they’re using aircraft carriers.”The purpose of these attacks, it must never be forgotten, is not to ameliorate a “humanitarian crisis,” as the corporate media claim. Rather, the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is a result of these attacks. The goal of the U.S. ruling class is to reestablish hegemonic corporate control in a country that refuses to relinquish control of its own resources for the sake of global capitalists’ profits.Eduardo Galeano wrote in “The Open Veins of Latin America,” his excellent history of the colonization of the Americas, that “no country has yielded as much for world capitalism in so short a time; the wealth drained from Venezuela, according to Domingo Alberto Rangel, exceeds what the Spaniards took from Potosí or the English from India.”When right-wingers who want to sell their country complain of Maduro’s authority, they long for the same kind of “freedom” referred to by a U.S. businessman back in 1953 when Caracas was still controlled by the imperialists: “Here you have freedom to do what you like with your money; for me, this freedom is worth more than the political and civil freedoms put together.”The Embassy Protectors, on the other hand, were standing up for true freedom and dignity, for the right of the Venezuelan people’s national self-determination. Workers World supports the EPC and demands all charges be dropped!Hands off Venezuela! Long live the Bolivarian revolution!FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

New screenwriting programme launched for budding Mid-West film and TV writers

first_imgWhatsApp LifestyleEntertainmentLimerickNewsNew screenwriting programme launched for budding Mid-West film and TV writersBy Meghann Scully – September 9, 2020 213 Print Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Facebook Advertisement Email Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live center_img Previous articleUL Med school graduates join UHLNext articleREVIEW: Junior Rugby returns with Munster Junior Cup Meghann Scully TAGSKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Post Linkedin A new screenwriting programme for budding film and TV writers in the Mid-West has been launched by Innovate Limerick through Film in Limerick and the Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board.Writers Factory is a 22-week programme designed by legendary UK script-guru Phil Parker and for the first time the course is available in Ireland through a collaboration with Film in Limerick.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up First designed in the early 2000s, Writers Factory has grown in to the gold-standard of screenwriting courses and has launched the careers of many successful screenwriters.The programme will take place online on Monday nights at 7pm to 9.30pm starting on 19 October 2020.It is suitable for both aspiring as well as emerging screenwriters with an interest in writing for film and TV.The introductory course will give participants a strong foundation in the craft and art of screenwriting and help them to develop a framework for screenwriting practice. Participants will complete a 10-minute short script as part of the course and have the opportunity to pitch their project to producers and directors and receive feedback.The screenwriting course has been updated by Parker himself for Mid-West participants in conjunction with Film in Limerick and the course will be taught by Writers Factory teacher Eleanor Yule along with special guests.Yule is an award-winning writer/ director, known for her feature film ‘Blinded’ and her television documentaries with Michael Palin and also teaches screenwriting at the Liverpool Screen School at Liverpool John Moores University.Regional Film Manager Paul C. Ryan said: “It is fantastic to have both the multi-talented Eleanor Yule and Phil Parker himself involved in delivering this programme for new writers in the Mid-West. For the first time ever in Ireland we are thrilled to be able to offer this extraordinary course for aspiring and emerging screenwriters and I’m looking forward to seeing the scripts that are developed during the programme”.The course is funded by Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board as part of their ongoing partnership with Film in Limerick to developing new film and TV talent in the region. Having been a participant on a previous Writers Factory course in the UK, Regional Film Manager, Paul can vouch for the quality and success of this programme.“It is hands-down the best screenwriting course I have ever experienced and not only has it become a foundation for writers in the UK, it has also influenced and become adopted as the standard in many MA Screenwriting programmes there. This new version especially updated for an Irish audience is sure to have a big impact on the development of writers in the region,” he said.The programme is offered at a subsidised cost of €100 for the 22-week course.For more information or to enrol visit Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Twitterlast_img read more

Alight’s digital employee events platform provides rich, expansive user experience and optimizes engagement

first_img WhatsApp WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 9, 2021 Facebook Previous article5 CIO Priorities and Calls To Action for 2021 Launched by Info-Tech Research GroupNext articleSingleStore Announces Connected Data Group as New Value-Added Reseller Digital AIM Web Support Pinterest Facebook Alight’s digital employee events platform provides rich, expansive user experience and optimizes engagement Twitter TAGS  Twitter Pinterest Local NewsBusinesslast_img read more