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Creeslough examinership extended for another month

first_img Creeslough examinership extended for another month News Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Google+ Previous articleGum Litter Taskforce to be launched in LetterkennyNext articleShatter is acting like the “Minister for Criminals” – Canning News Highland By News Highland – May 3, 2013 Pinterest Facebook The High Court has extended the period of examinership which is protecting the Creeslough supermarket, filling station and pub owned by Danny Lafferty.The Irish Times reports this morning that Mr Justice Peter Kelly expressed concern at the length of time the examinership was taking, but added he is aware there were “25 jobs at stake” and there was “a good deal of support in the area, evidenced by a meeting of residents”.He agreed to extend the time to complete examinership to June 1st, which he said was “the outer limit” of what legislation would allow.AIB and the Revenue Commissioners, the notice parties in the case, did not object to the extension.In court yesterday, Mr Justice Kelly was told there were two potential investors for the businesses and it was expected they would make offers by the 22nd of this month. It was also noted that Mr Lafferty intends to sell some non-core property at public auction later this month, the proceeds of which would be used to pay creditors.The judge said he was concerned at the delays in what was “a small examinership by the standards of this court”. Facebook Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennan Google+center_img Pinterest Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Twitter Twitter WhatsApplast_img read more

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Lifetime achievement award presented to Spengler and Buckley

first_imgThe New England Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Harvard Extension School’s John Spengler and George Buckley an Environmental Merit Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of their exceptional work and commitment to the environment. The award recognizes the two as outstanding environmental advocates who have dedicated their lives toward preserving and protecting the New England region’s natural resources.Spengler is director of the Sustainability and Environmental Management Program at Harvard Extension School and Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation at the Harvard School of Public Health. Buckley is assistant director of the Sustainability and Environmental Management Program. They received their awards at a special ceremony in Boston on April 22, the 40th anniversary of Earth Day.“This is well-deserved recognition for Jack Spengler and George Buckley,” said Michael Shinagel, Harvard dean of Continuing Education and University Extension. “Their commitment to the environment transcends the classroom and provides an inspiring model for our graduate sustainability and environmental management students to follow.”last_img read more