Lifeboats in Donegal rescue 68 people in 2012

first_img Lifeboats in Donegal rescue 68 people in 2012 WhatsApp By News Highland – January 22, 2013 Facebook Pinterest News Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Google+center_img Previous articleRoad through Unifi site to be re-examined by the CouncilNext articleFunding for roads in Co Donegal slashed this year by almost €10m News Highland Twitter More than a thousand people were rescued by Irish lifeboats last year.The RNLI says its crews launched 939 times in 2012, and the majority of callouts were to pleasure craft.Arranmore Lifeboat was launched 35 times in 2012 and 29 people were saved, while the Lough Swilly Lifeboat was launched 35 times and 25 people were saved.The volunteer crew of Bundoran Lifeboat was launched 7 times last year and brought 14 people to safety including surfers, swimmers and a walker.Press Officer with the Bundoran Lifeboat, Shane Smyth, says they had a mixture of call-outs throughout last year….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/smyth.mp3[/podcast] Twitter Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterest Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApplast_img read more

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BB’s installs training for own facilities

first_imgCafé chain BB’s Coffee & Muffins is scaling up its training facilities with the launch of a new academy in Ireland.The chain, which has 150 outlets in the UK and 20 in Ireland, has based its new Franchisee & Management Training Academy at its Irish head office, in Limerick.The academy, which accomodates 12 students at a time, has a counter and kitchen set-up, as well as classroom facilities.Participants will be able to make BB’s muffins and become skilled baristas and makers of BB’s range of sandwiches and baguettes during their two-week course. It will also train techniques for ser-ving the New Zealand Natural ice-cream and chilled drinks range.BB’s also plans to run three- day intensive courses on topics ranging from staff recruit- ment and retention to financial management.The custom-built facility will support new and existing franchisees to acquire operational and management skills, as well as brand consistency to operate BB’s cafés, said retail and brands director Michele Young.”We consider training to be of paramount importance and fundamental to the success of each business,” said Young.”Our franchise base of 150 is growing rapidly, especially as we have now introduced our UK franchising model into Ireland. We provide our new franchisees with support to ensure they are successful from the start and achieve and maintain maximum productivitylast_img read more

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See Idina Menzel, Josh Gad & Kristen Bell’s Frozen Reunion

first_imgIdina Menzel, Josh Gad & Kristen Bell(Photo: Instagram.com/kristenannibell) Star Files View Comments For the first time in forever, Frozen squad Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell and Josh Gad reunited on March 13 for Menzel’s ABroaderWay Foundation. Naturally, Elsa, Anna and Olaf took the stage to sing at the benefit—check out more of the adorable get-together below, as well as a taste of Bell singing “Spare,” which was cut from the film and soundtrack. Perhaps there will be room for it in the upcoming Broadway musical? Idina Menzellast_img read more

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