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Persimmon to pay dividend on sales rise

first_imgTuesday 24 August 2010 7:52 pm Share More From Our Partners Matt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org Show Comments ▼ HOUSEBUILDER Persimmon resumed interim dividend payments on the back of a return to pre-tax profit yesterday, while the chief executive remained confident the firm can ride out turbulence in the market. “We are 95 per cent sold up on our targets for the year, so I’m reasonably happy about our position,” said chief executive Mike Farley. Persimmon’s underlying pre-tax profit for the six months to July was £39.4m, up from a loss of £16.7m in the same period last year. Revenue rose 27 per cent to £776.6m, thanks in part to a 16 per cent rise in sales.The rise in house prices has also aided the company’s figures, with its average selling price rising 8.6 per cent on last year to almost £169,000. Farley said just three per cent of this was due to underlying growth in house values, with the rest coming from a shift to more traditional homes after several years where cheaper apartments dominated. “We were pushed by planning permission into building more flats than we would have preferred to in previous years,” said Farley. “Now we are getting broader planning permissions granted, which is great news as people prefer to live in houses.” The firm has reinstated its interim dividend, paying out 3p per share. “Whereas Bovis talked about maybe reinstating the dividend if conditions continue, Persimmon has gone one step further and re-instated the interim dividend, which in our mind is a clear sign of confidence.” said Anthony Codling at JP Morgan.Shares closed 0.4 per cent at 348.1p, struggling to pick up from a 15-month low on Monday. Sentiment in property firms remains low following reports of a 27 per cent fall in home sales in the US yesterday. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comAtlantic MirrorA Kilimanjaro Discovery Has Proved This About The BibleAtlantic MirrorTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastElite HeraldKate Middleton Dropped An Unexpected Baby BombshellElite HeraldTrading BlvdThis Picture of Prince Harry & Father at The Same Age Will Shock YouTrading Blvd KCS-content center_img Persimmon to pay dividend on sales rise whatsapp Tags: NULL whatsapplast_img read more

Capital Hotels Plc (CHOTEL.ng) Q32020 Interim Report

first_imgCapital Hotels Plc (CHOTEL.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Capital Hotels Plc (CHOTEL.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Capital Hotels Plc (CHOTEL.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Capital Hotels Plc (CHOTEL.ng)  2020 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileCapital Hotels Plc owns and operates the Sheraton Abuja Hotel in Nigeria which includes quality accommodation, restaurants, apartments for letting, recreational facilities, a night club and a business/conference centre. The Sheraton Abuja Hotel opened in 1990 and has gained international repute as a premier hotel operation in Abuja in Nigeria. The hotel is geared for tourists and business people offering a wide range of facilities and services. The Sheraton Abuja Hotel boasts quality air-conditioned accommodation, a selection of excellent restaurants, an outdoor pool, tennis court and fitness centre, a business lounge, conference and meeting facilities, banquet halls and a popular night club. Capital Hotels Plc operates out of the hotel in Abuja, Nigeria. Capital Hotels Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Episcopal Church’s Creation Care Pledge reaches Earth Day goal and…

first_img TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Submit a Press Release Rector Albany, NY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Submit an Event Listing Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Featured Jobs & Calls Press Release Service New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Martinsville, VA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Submit a Job Listing Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Director of Music Morristown, NJ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Knoxville, TN Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET By David PaulsenPosted Apr 23, 2019 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Collierville, TN Rector Shreveport, LA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Rector Columbus, GA Episcopal Church’s Creation Care Pledge reaches Earth Day goal and doesn’t stop there The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Tampa, FL Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Bath, NC Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Smithfield, NC Rector Belleville, IL Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Youth Minister Lorton, VA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest [Episcopal News Service] A big Earth Day push paid off for the Episcopal Church’s Creation Care Pledge, which met its goal of 1,000 pledges – and counting.“It’s thrilling to see more than 1,000 Episcopalians made concrete pledges to grow loving, liberating, life-giving relationship with God’s creation,” the Rev. Stephanie Spellers, the presiding bishop’s canon for evangelism, reconciliation and creation care, told Episcopal News Service in an email. “Together, we’ll find new ways to support each other, live what we’ve promised, and tend our fragile and beautiful home. That’s what it means to be the Jesus Movement.”(Update: By midday April 24, the total had risen to 1,064 with more pledges still coming in.)“It’s not too late to share the ways you’re foster loving, liberating, and life-giving relationships with the Earth,” a post on the church’s Facebook page said on April 23 in announcing the church had met its pledge goal. The total had steadily climbed all day April 22, Earth Day, as the church posted updates on social media and encouraged participation.A celebration is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. ET April 28 at Washington National Cathedral. The Interfaith Celebration of Creation will include a blessing of all the pledges submitted during the recent campaign. Details, including how to watch the event online, can be found here.The pledge campaign launched March 29 with the message that even small steps can make a difference in caring for God’s creation. Episcopalians were invited to use the church’s online form to identify the ways they planned to be better caretakers of the Earth. That form is still active, and those who haven’t take the pledge yet can do so here.General Convention in 2015 identified creation care as one of the church’s three top priorities, along with racial reconciliation and evangelism. In 2018, General Convention passed 19 environmental resolutions, including support for a national carbon tax, carbon offsets for church-related travel, ocean health and Episcopalians’ continued participation in the Paris Agreement.The online Pledge to Care for Creation features three parts, representing the Christian call to develop a “loving, liberating, life-giving relationship with God.”Participants are asked to submit one example under “Loving” for sharing the love of God’s creation, a second example under “Liberating” for standing with people being harmed by environmental injustice, and a final example under “Life-Giving” of individual actions they intend to take. Some examples include changing eating habits, increasing use of renewable energy and sharing related information with one’s congregation.Those making pledges also were encouraged to learn about the Diocese of California’s new “Carbon Tracker,” which allows users to measure and track their carbon footprint. And they can share videos, photos or messages about taking the pledge to social media and tag the posts with the hashtag #creationpledge. The Episcopal Church’s reflection guide has been posted here as an additional resource.– David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service. He can be reached at [email protected] Rector Pittsburgh, PA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Featured Events Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Washington, DC Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI last_img read more

Disney Plus delivers all new options for March

first_img Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. Here is everything that is coming to Disney Plus in March 2021.March 5Raya and the Last Dragon (Disney+ Premier Access)WandaVision: Season FinaleDisney Secrets of Sulphur Springs: Time WarpedGarfield: A Tail of Two KittiesHeartland Docs, DVM, Season 2March 12Own the RoomDisney Secrets of Sulphur Springs: Long Time GoneDisney Junior Doc McStuffins: The Doc Is InDisney My Music Story: PerfumeDr. K’s Exotic Animal ER, Season 1-8Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet, Season 7Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar ChildrenMarvel Studios: LegendsAssembled: The Making of WandaVisionMarch 19The Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Episode 1Disney Big Hero 6 The Series, Season 3Disney Secrets of Sulphur Springs: If I Could Turn Back TimeMexico Untamed, Season 1March 26The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers: Episode 1Disney Secrets of Sulpher Springs: As Time Goes ByDisney Pickle and Peanut, Season 1Disney Pickle and Peanut, Season 2Gnomeo & JulietThe Falcon and the Winter Soldier: Episode 2Inside Pixar: Foundations: Batch 3 Please enter your name here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Anatomy of Fear Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your comment! TAGSDisney PlusentertainmentMarch 2021Streaming Service Previous articleCutting Car Costs 101: 5 Ways Drivers Can Stretch Their DollarNext articleApopka Burglary Report Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replylast_img read more

Gulf Islands Residence / RUFproject

first_imgArchDaily “COPY” Year:  Architects: RUFproject Year Completion year of this architecture project Gulf Islands Residence / RUFproject “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/435615/gulf-islands-residence-rufproject Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/435615/gulf-islands-residence-rufproject Clipboard CopyHouses•Canada 2011 Projectscenter_img Year:  Houses photographs:  Ivan HunterPhotographs:  Ivan HunterSave this picture!© Ivan HunterRecommended ProductsWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAText description provided by the architects. A conscious decision was made to root the design of the house in the regional, west coast vernacular pioneered by architects such as Ron Thom andArthur Erickson, beginning in the 1950s. The stylei s characterized by post-and beam-construction with exposed timber structural members, extensive glazing, open floor plans, interior-exterior links, wood finishes, flat roofs, orientation to views and a delicate balance with the natural setting. Save this picture!© Ivan Hunter These elements were carefully integrated to define a new and innovative vision of regional architecture. The design of this private residence responds to the clients’ desire for a “modern log cabin” on a precious piece of oceanfront property. They were torn between two ideals: on the one hand the rustic Canadian log cabin and on the other the modernist glass house. Through the use of expressive structure, expanses of glass, and a minimal material palette, the project took this challenge as its fundamental concept, striving to reconcile the rustic with the modern in form, materiality, and organization. Save this picture!© Ivan HunterThe house has been designed in the form of a bridge, creating a minimal footprint and achieving a high level of environmental performance on the site, while allowing native grasses and flora to grow underneath. Working with the topography, the house is defined in two parts—a solid stone base sunk into the land, referencing the existing rock outcrops on the site, and a light timber “bridge” resting on the stone. With a tranquil internal courtyard protected from the prevailing southeast winds, the strong horizontals of the heavy timbers reference the horizon, and transparency on the ocean side opens the full house to stunning panoramic views of the sea.Save this picture!Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessAn Interview with Magda Mostafa: Pioneer in Autism DesignArticles’London As It Could Be Now’: Reconnecting Londoners with the Tidal ThamesArchitecture News Share Save this picture!© Ivan Hunter+ 30 Share Photographs Gulf Islands Residence / RUFprojectSave this projectSaveGulf Islands Residence / RUFproject 2011 Canada CopyAbout this officeRUFprojectOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesCanadaPublished on October 08, 2013Cite: “Gulf Islands Residence / RUFproject” 08 Oct 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricShower ColumnshansgroheShoulder ShowersPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesMorin Corp.Metal Wall Systems – ExposedStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Dekton® Stonika SeriesConcrete FloorsSikaIndustrial Floor CoatingsHanging LampsLouis PoulsenPendant Lights – KeglenDoorsSky-FrameInsulated Sliding Doors – Sky-Frame SlopeThermalSchöckMinimizing Thermal Bridges in BalconiesWindowspanoramah!®ah! Ultra MinimalistEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreWork ChairsDynamobelWork Chair – SLAT 16More products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

It’s About Life – Macmillan Cancer Support

first_img Howard Lake | 2 October 2008 | News Advertisement Tagged with: Individual giving  15 total views,  3 views today Two-month long TV campaign by Macmillan Cancer Support, beginning on 1 October 2008 It’s About Life – Macmillan Cancer Support About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  16 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Funeral directors to encourage online giving to boost Gift Aid

first_img The National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) has launched a campaign to encourage more people attending funerals to make charitable donations online rather than cash donations. This will help increase the value of those donations to charities through Gift Aid.The Association estimates that each year charities miss out on more than £25 million because donations at funerals are usually anonymously made in cash and funeral directors can not claim Gift Aid for charities.The GiftAid 25 campaign is being carried out in association with online giving site JustGiving, Memory Giving, Friends and Relations and EMS Internet.  Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 13 August 2013 | News Funeral directors to encourage online giving to boost Gift Aid About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  112 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 The campaign is also designed to help funeral directors themselves. The NAFD, which has 3,700 funeral firm members, estimates that collecting and processing cash charitable donations currently costs the average funeral directors around £2,000 a year.Alan Slater, chief executive officer of the NAFD explained: “By launching the ‘GiftAid 25’ campaign we are not only helping funeral directors to provide an improved, added value service to their clients at a difficult time but we are also helping to support local communities by ensuring more money is given to well-deserving charities.”JustGiving has developed a new platform specifically for funeral directors to process donations online and ensure that charities can, where possible, reclaim Gift Aid. Liz Bettles of Green Willow Funerals, based in Wales, has used the new online system. She says that, as a result, Green Willow Funerals have raised over £20,000 for local and national charities, almost £5,000 which was Gift Aid. This is money that would not have been recovered if the donations had been in cash.last_img read more

Venezuela, Trump and the Democrats

first_imgA rare moment of public truth occurred in Trump’s Feb. 4 vile State of the Union speech when the two U.S. parties representing the ruling class — apparently hostile to each other on many other issues — came together in unity. As the Feb. 5 New York Times reported: “In one of the night’s few bipartisan moments, Republicans and Democrats stood to applaud Mr. [Juan] Guaidó,” whom Trump introduced as “the president of Venezuela.”This was a night when Democrats had a green light from their leaders to boo the impeached but acquitted Trump, and when “Squad” members either stayed away or walked out. After the State of the Union, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi even ripped up a printed copy of the speech in Trump’s face.But at Trump’s introduction of Guaidó, most Democrats stood up and applauded for the self-appointed Venezuelan non-leader.If any new lesson was needed to show that, yes, the Democratic Party leaders represent vicious and oppressive U.S. imperialism, there was the proof.The irony is that, while the Venezuelan traitor Guaidó has the backing of the White House, the State Department, the CIA — and the Democratic Party leadership —  he has virtually no support in Venezuela, not even within the Venezuelan right wing.Guaidó was little known outside of his local district a year ago when, with the encouragement of Trump, Mike Pence and other U.S. imperialist gangsters, he acquired sufficient arrogance to appoint himself president of Venezuela. During the year, with U.S. backing, he attempted to overthrow the elected Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro no less than five times.Each time Guaidó failed because he had backing only from outside Venezuela. Meanwhile the Bolivarian revolutionary government in Caracas, led by Maduro, had the loyalty of the Venezuelan people in general, even after years of the strict U.S. economic blockade. The government also had the loyalty of the armed forces and had mobilized and trained a popular militia.Guaidó’s flops lost him whatever backing he had a year ago from the Venezuelan capitalists. In a vote in the Venezuelan National Assembly this January, the various rightist, anti-revolutionary parties actually voted to depose Guaidó and replace him as head of the Assembly.But, useless as Guaidó might be as a political leader, he still poses a threat to Venezuelans because he has the backing of Washington and other reactionary capitals in Latin America and Europe.That means anti-imperialist, anti-war and any progressive people in the United States have a duty to defend the existing Venezuelan government.There is an opportunity now in the United States to defend Venezuela by defending the Venezuela Embassy Protectors. They are political activists who occupied the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington last spring in solidarity with the Venezuelan people. They were able to delay the embassy takeover by Guaidó’s gang.Four of the protectors — Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers, Adriene Pine and David Paul — each face a year in prison and $100,000 fines for their courageous legal actions. Their trial began Feb. 11 in Washington. Workers World encourages all who can to go to court to support them.For more information about how to help defend the protectors, see defendembassyprotectors.org. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

The Skiff: March 25, 2021

first_imgLinkedin Alexandra Langhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexandra-lang/ Twitter Facebook + posts Previous articleEpisode 250 – LOLOYALANext articleHoroscope: March 25, 2021 Alexandra Lang The Skiff: April 8, 2021 ReddIt Alexandra Lang is a Journalism and Political Science double major from San Antonio, Texas. She has worked for TCU360 since her freshman year, and she is currently the Executive Editor of The Skiff. The Skiff: April 15, 2021 Linkedin Welcome TCU Class of 2025 ReddIt The Skiff Graduation Issue: April 22, 2021center_img Alexandra Langhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexandra-lang/ The Skiff: Digital IssuesThe Skiff: March 25, 2021By Alexandra Lang – March 25, 2021 499 The Skiff: April 1, 2021 Facebook Alexandra Langhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexandra-lang/ Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Alexandra Langhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexandra-lang/ Alexandra Lang A fox’s tail: the story of TCU’s campus foxes printVol. 119, Issue 21: TCU announces fall back-to-campus plansAlso: Students try to navigate confusing Sid W. Richardson Building, 31 North Texas minors rescued in human trafficking operationFailed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more info Life in Fort Worthlast_img read more

Cllr Eddie wades into blessed Well restoration

first_imgAdvertisement Linkedin Twitter Print Previous articleAre you ready for a war?Next articleLyons of Limerick appointed main Volvo dealer admin WhatsAppcenter_img NewsLocal NewsCllr Eddie wades into blessed Well restorationBy admin – February 26, 2009 758 Email Facebook A HISTORIC holy well located on the old Tipperary Road, has been restored following representations by Castleconnell Councillor Eddie Wade.The well, named Tobar na Seisiri, or ‘Well of a Team of Six’, had been used by Limerick folk for centuries and it was believed that it’s water contained a cure for various ailments.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up For this reason, it was called the Blessed Well by locals.Unfortunately, it had been left in a poor state following works by various developers in the area of Crablands, Crossnagalla.The landmark, which had been looked after by the Shanahan family from the area, had not been used since it was damaged several years ago. Councillor Eddie Wade had been calling for it’s repair ever since.The well has now been restored by developer Jerry O’Sullivan, a friend of Mr Wade’s, and is in full working order.Councillor Wade told The Limerick Post; “It’s great to have the Tobar na Seisiri up and running again. It was such a shame when it was damaged as these places are a rich part of our history”.People in the local area have now returned to using it as a source of water, and is open for use to members of the public.last_img read more