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New proposal to support Limerick jobseekers with real jobs

first_imgSinn Féin believes that quality work experience programmes can provide a useful means of enhancing skills and providing a valuable first step into the world of work. They also claim that the current system displaces paid work, depresses wages and facilitates abuse by some employers.Cllr Quinlivan explained that as part of his party’s proposed scheme tailored internships would be developed sector by sector in full co-operation with trade unions and Education and Training Boards. Employers, he said, would be supported to be the best mentors that they can be. Facebook Twitter “We propose an internship scheme that supports jobseekers to attain real quality jobs without limiting the number of proper job vacancies available. Sinn Féin’s proposals maximise decent pay for decent work,” he said. Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Print NewsLocal NewsNew proposal to support Limerick jobseekers with real jobsBy Alan Jacques – February 26, 2015 662 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live TAGSCllr Maurice QuinlivanJobBridgelimerickLimerick jobsSinn Fein center_img WhatsApp by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Cllr Maurice QuinlivanLIMERICK Sinn Féin councillor Maurice Quinlivan believes his party’s newly launched proposals on internships provide a credible, workable and thoroughly necessary alternative to the “despised” JobBridge scheme.Following the launch of Sinn Féin’s ‘Displacing JobBridge’ strategy for an alternative internship scheme this week, Cllr Quinlivan said that the JobBridge scheme launched by the Fine Gael and Labour Party Government in June 2011, was “an absolute disaster.”“While some individuals may have had a positive experience, it is a scheme that leaves thousands of jobseekers vulnerable to exploitation. It has already reduced the number of real job opportunities available and if it is not closed down now, thousands of new entry level positions that should come into being in the months and years ahead will emerge as unpaid internships instead,” he said.According to the City North councillor, Sinn Féin propose to replace the “one-size-fits-all” JobBridge scheme with a new participant centred model for internships. He also said that he envisages a substantial increase in the range of apprenticeships available.“The model we propose would not displace apprenticeships, paid in-work training or jobs. It would afford those genuinely in need of some work experience with meaningful learning opportunities.” Advertisement Previous articleMunster face Glasgow as Limerick sides meet in #UBLNext articleRattling good tales from The Boneyard bodies Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Emaillast_img read more

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Council issue over €80k in emergency funding to local groups

first_imgDonegal County Council has issued more than 80,000 euro in Covid-19 Emergency funding.The money was allocated to various charities, community and sporting groups across the county.Below is list of those who received the funding:Donegal MDBallyshannon Regeneration Goup (Chef Aid)  €1,000.00Donegal Family Resource Centre €1,000.00Waterbus & Business Community Food Initiative €1,000.00Foróige Integrated Youth Project €500.00Drimarone Development CLG €900.00Donegal Community Chamber Centre €1,000.00Dunkineely Community €970.00CLG Naomh Columba Glencolmcille €1,000.00Lár Chomhairle Paróiste Ghleann Cholm Cille €500.00Cosite Forbatha na Carriage €1,000.00Kilcar Community Support €950.00Tir Boghaine Teo €700.00Covid Community Response SW (Killybegs RG) €1,000.00Killybegs GAA €1,000.00Foroige Killybegs €500.00The Forge FRC €1,000.00Pettigo GAA €800.00St Vincent de Paul – Frosses €1,000.00€15,820.00Glenties MDNaomh Muire GAA Lower Rosses €1,000.00Coiste Forbartha & Fostaiochta Arainn Mhoir €500.00Comharchumann Oilean Arainn Mhor CTR €725.00Arranmore Welfare Committee €500.00Ardara Sheltered Housing €750.00Ardara GAA €1,000.00Creeslough Community Day Centre €985.00CDP na Rossan €1,500.00Pobal Eascarragh CTR €1,000.00Cloghaneely GAA €1,000.00LAN CTR €500.00Togra Fiontar & Cultur Uladh CTR €1,000.00Glenties Day Care Centre €1,000.00St Vincent de Paul Glenties €1,000.00Coiste Forbartha Dhobhair Teo €1,000.00CLG Ghaoth Dobhair €935.00Na Rossa Home Delivery €1,000.00Comharchuman Toraigh €1,000.00€16,895.00Inishowen MDThe Exchange CLG  €1,000.00Buncrana GAA €1,000.00Illies Community Group €800.00Foróige Integrated Youth Project (Dgl East) € 500.00CLG Bert €1,000.00Lifeline (Inishowen) €1,000.00Spraoi agus Sport €2,000.00Carrowmenagh Community Centre €1,000.00Carndonagh GAA €1,000.00Greencastle Community Centre €600.00Moville & District FRC €1,000.00Moville GAA €600.00Irish Red Cross – Muff Branch  €1,000.00CLG Naomh Padraig Uise Chaoin €1,000.00Project Orange, Newtowncunningham  €500.00Drop Inn Centre €500.00Ballyliffin Communitty €1,000.00Clonmany Together €1,000.00Clonmany Community Centre €1,000.00€17,500.00Letterkenny MDMevagh Day Centre, Carrigart €1,000.00St Vincent de Paul Carrigart/Downings €1,000.00Pixalili €500.00Downings GAA €250.00Cairde le Cheile €580.00Letterkenny CDP  €1,000.00Irish Wheelchair Association €900.00Blood Banks North West €350.00Cara House €1,000.00Foróige Integrated Youth Project €500.00Letterkenny Youth & Family Service €1,000.00Letterkenny Gaels  €1,000.00St Eunans GAA  €1,000.00Doorway Project €519.00Raphoe & District LOL €500.00Milford and District Resource Centre €1,000.00Milford GAA Club €1,000.00Rathmullan Celtic €500.00CLG an Termainn €1,000.00Kilmacrennan Community Development €1,000.00€15,599.00Stranorlar MDRobert Emmets (Meals on Wheels Castlefin) €1,500.00Gleann Fhinne CTR €1,500.00Frontline Faceshields (Signworx) €900.00CAKE (Chef Aid Killygordan & Ballybofey) €2,000.00Red Hughs GFC €1,000.00Naomh Padraig Lifford GAA Club €900.00Lifford Clonleigh Resource Centre €960.00Raphoe Tidy Towns €1,000.00Raphoe Family Resource Centre €930.00St Johnston & Carrigans Resource Group €1,300.00St Vincent de Paul Stranorlar €1,000.00BASSIC (for Chef Aid) €2,000.00€14,990.00 Council issue over €80k in emergency funding to local groups RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterest Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA WhatsApp Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous article43 more deaths, 359 new confirmed cases of Covid-19Next article456 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Donegal News Highland Google+center_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Homepage BannerNews Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th By News Highland – April 30, 2020 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more

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‘’Talents have to be harnessed’ – Patterson says U-19 World Cup victory could signal new beginning for West Indies

first_img “It is going to be very competitive. We have selected the team that is going to represent us and I think it is the best that is available in the circumstances,” Patterson said. Batsman Darren Bravo, spinner Sunil Narine, and all-rounder Kieron Pollard have withdrawn from the West Indies squad. The Darren Sammy-captained squad includes Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, and Lendl Simmons, some of the world’s best T20 players. However, Patterson said it won’t be a walk in the park for the West Indies. “If you have been watching international cricket, all the other sides are going to turn up and we can’t afford to do anything but play constantly at our best. All members of the team are going to have to contribute – batting, bowling, and fielding,” he said. TOUGH MATCH-UP One of the region’s foremost cricket students, P.J. Patterson, said the success of the Under-19 team at the recent World Cup offers hope for a revival in West Indies cricket. “It is the sign that there could be a new beginning. What has to happen is that the talents have to be harnessed. They ought to be properly handled and promoted,” Patterson told The Gleaner. Three Jamaicans, Michael Frew, Shahid Crooks and Odean Smith, were a part of the squad that defeated India by five wickets in Bangladesh two Sundays ago to win the title. The former Jamaican prime minister, who led a team which proposed far-reaching changes to the structure of cricket in the region, said it is important the Under-19s are properly managed. “They are under 19, so you can’t be exposing them to the hazards of constant competition without ensuring that the body structure is properly developed,” Patterson said. “I wish that they will be taken in hand as we could see a restoration in the near future of West Indies cricket fortunes,” he added. Patterson, in his 2007 report prepared for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for the development of West Indies cricket, said “a strong foundation is an absolute necessity if West Indies cricket is to have a solid and permanent superstructure”. “School cricket is this foundation or base and needs to be greatly strengthened,” he recommended. Meanwhile, the success of the Under-19s comes as the senior men’s team prepares to travel to India to defend their T20 world title.last_img read more