first_imgNews Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google+ Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Eircom sees drop in revenue & earnings RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Eircom has reported a drop in revenue for the three months to the end of December and a fall in earnings for the same period.Revenue was down 6 percent to 361 million euro, while earnings dropped 8 percent to 119 million.The company said its operating costs came to 157 million euro – an improvement of 7 percent on the same time in 2011.Meanwhile efforts continue to make savings at the company.Richard Moat is chief financial officer of Eircom.He says they expect around 600 people to leave the company under a redundancy scheme introduced in January, which will lead to further savings.”We’re going to see around – or just over – 600 people leaving the business by the end of this financial year, by the 30th of June” he said.”That is a significant first step towards that target of a staff reduction of 2,000 – which we set last October – and also is going to contribute towards the 100 million in operating expenditure savings which we’re forecasting for this year and next”.”So we think we’re making good progress” he added. Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published By News Highland – February 21, 2013 center_img WhatsApp Twitter WhatsApp Previous articleFamily of missing Esra Uyrun mark anniversaryNext articleGRA members protest outside Croke Park talks News Highland LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterest Google+ Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Facebooklast_img read more

first_imgBy Faith PeppersUniversity of Georgia Agriculture isn’t just farming. In urban Georgia, it’s caring for a lawn, choosing the best plants for a landscape or using homeowner pesticides properly. On “Gardening in Georgia” June 14 and 16, find out about agriculture in the city, hydrangeas and two Georgia vegetable garden favorites.”Gardening in Georgia” airs on Georgia Public Broadcasting stations across Georgia each Thursday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.Travel with show host Walter Reeves to Griffin, Ga., to visit the University of Georgia’s Center for Urban Agriculture. Watch as he and Ellen Bauske, the center’s program coordinator, plant a bed of summer annuals together.Then Reeves will turn vegetable gardening on its head by growing tomatoes upside down. Despite his initial skepticism, he finds it works pretty well. Reeves will show how to coax hard-to-germinate vegetable seeds like okra into sprouting, too.Hydrangeas are prized summer bloomers, and there are more than ever to choose from. Reeves reveals a few of his favorites and explains the difference between lacecap and mophead flower forms.”Gardening in Georgia” is co-produced by GPB and the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Each show is geared to Georgia soils, climate and growing conditions.Reeves is a retired UGA Cooperative Extension agent. He also hosts WSB AM’s “Lawn and Garden Show” and appears on several TV gardening shows. He’s written four gardening books.The 2007 season is made possible through an underwriting gift from McCorkle Nurseries and support from the Metro Atlanta Landscape and Turf Association. For more on “Gardening in Georgia,” visit www.gardeningingeorgia.com.last_img read more

first_img(Photo of Lloyd Jacques being shared on social media)APTN National NewsA community in eastern Quebec is in mourning as a Mi’gmaq fisher is declared “lost at sea.”Listuguj Mi’gmaq government spokesperson Mike Isaac identified the man as 52-year old Lloyd Jacques. Jacques was a crew member aboard a Listuguj-owned fishing vessel when he fell overboard in the early hours of August 14.The boat was fishing eight miles south of Port Cartier, a town located on the northern shore of the St. Lawrence River. Surete du Quebec, Coast Guard and community vessels had been searching for Jacques until that search was called off this weekend.Mi’gmaq government offices were closed for a memorial service today in Listuguj, Jacque’s home community.last_img