Deadline for Riverfest’s new Busking Competition extended

first_imgNewsDeadline for Riverfest’s new Busking Competition extendedBy Staff Reporter – April 28, 2015 767 Previous articleFunding appeal for earthquake victimsNext articleJan to get Limerick kids running Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Calling Limerick’s Creative Kids! TAGSartsBuskers competitionDolansDolans Warehousegigsgreat limerick runlimerickmusicRed door productionsriverfest2015Steamboat music Advertisement Limerick Artist Receives Arts Council Next Generation Award worth €20,000 Belltable:Connect invites applications for Translating Live to Online Workshops this Autumn Facebook Mick Flannery’s Virtual Tour of Ireland in Dolan’s tonight Printcenter_img by Aoife [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up THE deadline for application to the Busking Competition, , has been extended to Wednesday evening April 29.  The competition will host some of Limerick’s talented street musicians as they sing their hearts out, performing for some top quality prizes. Buskers will be located throughout Limerick’s pedestrianised streets, through designated pitches on Cruises street, Todds Bow, Chapel Street and Denmark Street. Music from the buskers will kick-off at 6pm on Sunday May 3, with judges visiting each pitch, adjudicating on performance, instrumental, vocal skills, passion and interaction with their audience. Two finalists will then be chosen to perform on stage at Upper Denmark Street, where the winner will be announced. Prizes include €500 worth of recording time with Red Door Productions, €750 worth of vouchers towards music equipment from Steamboat Music and opportunity to play in Limerick’s award winning music venue – Dolans Warehouse. To apply got to www.limerick.ie/festivals/riverfest/whatson/2015-05-03-riverfest-busking-competition to download an application form. Linkedin Twitter Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Post Show | Ham Sandwich Arts Council congratulates three Limerick artists on Covid-19 award WhatsApplast_img read more

Aero engine cash keeps Rolls-Royce jobs secure

first_img Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Aero engine cash keeps Rolls-Royce jobs secureOn 20 Feb 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. More than 7,000 jobs have been safeguarded after theGovernment invested £250m in Rolls-Royce to help the firm develop two new aeroengines.The investment will be used for the further development ofthe Trent aero engine family, which will be used to power the Airbus IndustrieA380 and the Boeing 747X among others.Thirty customers and operators have already ordered morethan 1,400 Trent engines worth more than £12bn.John Rose, chief executive of Rolls-Royce, said, “The newTrent programme will reinforce the position of Rolls-Royce as a leader in theworld civil aviation market, as well as strengthening the company’s links withthe world’s two major airframe manufacturers.“The programme will provide a further stimulus to technologyacquisition and high-technology manufacturing in the UK. It will also sustainmore than 7,000 jobs in Rolls-Royce and its UK supply chain.”Announcing the Government’s support, Trade and IndustrySecretary Stephen Byers, said, “The Government backing for this project is apractical demonstration of our commitment to helping hi-tech, high-skillcompanies in the UK to compete on a global stage.“The investment will provide a substantial boost to manufacturing,not just in the East Midlands but throughout the country, with more than 7,000well-paid, highly skilled jobs being safeguarded, as well as a direct returnfor taxpayers from the sale of engines.“This project will ensure Rolls-Royce’s Derby plant remainsa centre of excellence for aero engine design, development and production foryears to come.”By Ben Willmottlast_img read more