Broadford pupils use body and mind to slay Dragon

first_imgWATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash WhatsApp Facebook Print TAGSBizWorldDragons DenGaelscoil SáirséalJanesborolimerickOur Lady Queen of PeaceScoil Mhuire National School in Broadford NewsLocal NewsBroadford pupils use body and mind to slay DragonBy Alan Jacques – May 20, 2016 830 Linkedin Twitter Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live center_img A TEAM of fifth class pupils from Scoil Mhuire National School in Broadford entered the ‘Dragon’s Den’ with a board game that gives both the mind and body a workout to claim first prize in this years BizFactor student enterprise competition.Young entrepreneurs Daragh Lynch, Jack Cremin, Muireann O’Callaghan, Hannah Cremin, Yvonne Stack and Sinead Reidy had participated in a BizWorld workshop earlier this year and were selected to participate in the national finals because of the high quality of their ‘Body and Mind’ idea.The Broadford students pitched their idea ‘Dragon’s Den’ style to a judging panel of high-profile figures from the world’s of enterprise and education including entrepreneur and investor on the RTÉ television show Gavin Duffy.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “’Mind and Body’ is a shining example of a creative business idea, and the BizFactor judges were clearly impressed with how the Broadford team developed their business and presented their pitch,” said BizWorld Ireland chief executive Fiona McKeon.“The pupils who participated in the competition demonstrate all the characteristics of future business leaders: they are naturally curious and are bursting with ideas, imagination and creativity. Clearly, primary school is an ideal time to get children thinking about entrepreneurship and to start equipping them with relevant skills so that, in the future, they might take the courageous decision to start their own business,” she added.The competition was organised by BizWorld Ireland, the not-for-profit organisation that delivers free workshops to primary schools where pupils learn enterprise skills by developing a business idea and taking it from company formation to marketing to final accounts.Limerick was well represented at the competition with teams from Our Lady Queen of Peace, Janesboro and Gaelscoil Sáirséal also participating.by Alan [email protected] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Advertisement Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Previous articleSAFE jump to international platform via Cannes and Crypt TVNext articlePolish man converted Limerick houses to grow cannabis Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live last_img read more

Wavell Heights home sells off market as buyers act fast

first_imgThis home at 26 Deramore St, Wavell Heights, sold for $970,000.THIS Wavell Heights home sold off market for $970,000.Richard & Wrench Clayfield business manager Gary Olsen said he had been working with the buyers for some time to find the ideal property.“I knew the property would be coming to market and I suggested to the owners we had some potential buyers and we could save some hassles by negotiating prior to going to market,” Mr Olsen said.“If it didn’t come to fruition we would have gone down the path of going to market, but it didn’t come to that.” More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019REAL ESTATE: 26 Deramore St, Wavell HeightsThe buyers of 26 Deramore St were a family with two teenage children and were moving back to Brisbane after living in Toowoomba.“They liked that it was a contemporary home that doesn’t need to be renovated,” Mr Olsen said.The home has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and multiple living areas.Mr Olsen said the buyers were presently coming to market prepared to buy.“Most properties are seeing strong numbers through open homes and buyers are ready to act,” he said.“They’re not deliberating or taking their time.”Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 3:17Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -3:17 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p480p480p256p256p228p228pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenMichelle Hele’s May market wrap03:17last_img read more

Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard to miss derby with Atletico

first_img Hazard has just returned to training but according to Spanish publication AS, he did not participate in Monday’s full session with the rest of the squad and has been ruled out of Sunday’s eagerly-anticipated derby against Atletico. Hazard is now eyeing up a return to action in the first-leg of Madrid’s Champions League last-16 tie against Premier League outfit City at the Bernabeu on February 26. The Belgium international has endured a very tough start to life in Madrid following his £150million move from Chelsea in the summer.Advertisement Injuries have derailed his goals this season, scoring just once and creating four assists in 13 appearances in all competitions. Zinedine Zidane will want Hazard firing on all cylinders with the games coming thick and fast Read Also: Real Madrid get Hazard boost after two-month absenceHazard is now eyeing up a return to action in the first-leg of Madrid’s Champions League last-16 tie against Premier League outfit City at the Bernabeu on February 26. The Belgium international has endured a very tough start to life in Madrid following his £150million move from Chelsea in the summer. Injuries have derailed his goals this season, scoring just once and creating four assists in 13 appearances in all competitions. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading…center_img Eden Hazard has not returned to full fitness in time ahead of Madrid derby but is targeting a return against Manchester City in the Champions League, according to reports. Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has been without Hazard for two months with an ankle injury sustained against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League back in November.last_img read more