Current COVID-19 restrictions to remain in place up to May 18…

first_imgTechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick on Covid watch list Facebook Email WhatsApp TAGSCommunityhealthIrelandIrishLimerick City and CountyNationalNews Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? Previous articleHospital is in breach of Covid-19 regulationsNext articleA map showing 5km radius from your home Cian Reinhardthttp://www.limerickpost.ieJournalist & Digital Media Coordinator. Covering human interest and social issues as well as creating digital content to accompany news stories. [email protected] center_img Coronavirus | freepik.comCURRENT restrictions in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been extended to May 18 with some changes to the restrictions.There will be two exceptions to the current restrictions which will take place from Tuesday, May 5, speaking today, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the 2km limit that is currently in place for exercise will be extended to a 5km radius.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The second exception will see over 70s who are currently cocooning will be allowed to leave their homes for a walk or drive within 5km so long as they do not have contact with others.After the extended restriction period to May 18, An Taoiseach announced a plan will be in place for the country to begin to “reopen” in five stages.From May 18, outdoor workers including builders and gardeners will be permitted to return to work, and from the same date some outdoor sporting activities in small groups will be able to resume.Schools and colleges are expected to reopen in September and October this year.More to follow… Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Linkedin Is fearr Gaeilge bhriste ná Béarla cliste Advertisement Print Limerick Post Show | Careers & Health Sciences Event for TY Students NewsCommunityHealthCurrent COVID-19 restrictions to remain in place up to May 18 with two exceptionsBy Cian Reinhardt – May 1, 2020 623 last_img read more

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Women’s mentoring scheme unveiled

first_imgA government-funded mentoring programme has been unveiled, aimed at helpingto increase the proportion of women in science and engineering jobs. The £80,000, three-year initiative is part of a number of measures announcedby Trade and Industry Secretary Patricia Hewitt to encourage more women intothese sectors. HSBC, Astra Zeneca, HSBC, BAe, Alstom Power and Ford are among the companieswhich have already backed the mentoring scheme. Ford has just started a mentoring scheme, which has paired 22 students withmanagers from different parts of the business. Shaheen Akram, Ford’s diversity recruitment officer, said 50 per cent of theintake are women and she is optimistic it will encourage them to consider acareer with the company by giving them a hands-on taste of what it is like towork in the sector. Hewitt also outlined proposals for new core government funding of £35,000per year for a Women in Science and Engineering Campaign and the launch of theFranklin Medal to raise the profile of women in science. A new high-level group led by Baroness Susan Greenfield has been formed todevelop a strategy to improve women’s participation across the sciences. Women’s mentoring scheme unveiledOn 29 Jan 2002 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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