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Government Cries Foul

first_img“While we appreciate the assistance from governments and other partners from across the world in our fight against Ebola, it should be noted that no amount of external assistance can be more appreciated by the Liberian people in these trying times than to be treated with respect and dignity.” A Foreign Ministry press statement read, by Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan at the daily news briefing of the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism (MICAT) last Wednesday, expressed deep concern over a rising trend of measures and reactions on the part of some members of the global community that can only be described as disproportionate and panic-driven. The Foreign Ministry, as a way of averting and promptly responding to travel and other complications that may be experienced by Liberians due to stigmatization, disclosed a series of local and international phone numbers, and email addresses as well as the Ministry’s FaceBook address. These measures, the Statement noted, are inconsistent with advice from the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and other experts. Of recent, Morocco has expressed skepticism about hosting the African Cup of Nations in Rabat fearing that people from Ebola-affected countries may spread the disease in that north African country. “Blanket visa suspensions and other extremely harsh actions do not necessarily isolate Ebola; they only isolate countries affected by Ebola; and by so doing, they do not only undermine the ability of affected countries to effectively and expeditiously fight the disease but also compound the long-term socio-economic impacts of the Ebola crisis”, the statement said. Also citing another reference to the UN, the Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the UN Security Council, in its unanimous Resolution 2177 “expressed concern about the detrimental effect of the isolation of the affected countries as a result of trade and travel restrictions imposed on the affected countries”, and called on “Member States, including of the region, to lift general travel and border restrictions, imposed as a result of the Ebola outbreak, that contribute to the further isolation of the affected countries”. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs asserted that these harsh measures also run counter to the September 18, 2014 UN Security Council Resolution 2177, sponsored by over 130 countries, and the decision of the Extraordinary Meeting of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) held on September 8, 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Ministry, meanwhile paid tribute to the many countries, whether big or small, that have rendered exemplary assistance and empathy to Liberia since the outset of the Ebola epidemic in the country, adding that those countries deserve tremendous credit for the progress Liberia is beginning to register in its fight against Ebola. Minister Ngafuan termed this situation as the height of unfairness and blanket stigmatization attitudes by some countries to treat every Liberian who constitutes a part of the country’s 4 million population as though he or she is an Ebola carrier because over 6,000 persons have been infected with the virus in Liberia since March 2014. The statement also noted that countries perpetrating these harsh measures do not take into consideration such particularities as to whether or not the Liberian passport holder had in fact been in Liberia over the past one month or so or whether or not the passport holder had come in close contact with any infected person. The Liberian Government, the Statement noted, has protested against these unnecessary restrictions and stigmatization through a variety of channels, including direct diplomatic contacts to the countries involved and advocacy at multilateral fora, including the AU and the United Nations.  The contact channels will afford Liberians facing these stigmatizing circumstances the opportunity to alert the Ministry of the specifics of their case: “While we cannot guarantee that acceptable redress will be found in every case, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs assures the general Liberian public that it will exhaust all available diplomatic options to bring relief to Liberians or groups of Liberians facing such embarrassment.” The Foreign Minister referenced the ordeal of a young Liberian lady named A. Boffah Kollie, who was denied entry at the airport of a country (name withheld) in which she had gone to begin graduate studies in Medicine.  This, said the Minister, is just one of many heart-rending stories that the Foreign Ministry receives daily.  Cote d’Ivoire was the first neighboring country to close its border to Liberia and halt movements of people, ships and flights. The Ministry then disclosed that in order to improve the safety of travel and enhance confidence internationally, the Government of Liberia, with capacity support from partners including the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has been implementing robust and strict exit and entry screening procedures at all our air, land and sea ports.CONTACT DETAILSDirect Contact to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia:CELL NO: +231 770 262 756 and + 231 886 002 728Email: foreignaffairslib1847@yahoo.comFacebook: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of LiberiaLiberians may choose to also contact the following hotlines at the following Liberian missions abroad:United States of America:Hotlines:+1 646-287-9755 and +1240-396-7246United Kingdom (UK):Hotlines:+44-7459704031 and +44-7438516153Belgium:Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) The Statement particularly hailed the Government and people of Cote d’Ivoire for the resumption of flights by its national carrier, Air Cote d’Ivoire, to Liberia and other Ebola affected countries: “We hope that others will soon follow suit in line with commitments made over a month ago.” Foreign Minister Ngafuan noted that citizens and residents of Ebola affected countries have already been victimized by the deadly virus and that it is unfair and unconscionable for them to be doubly victimized by actions that are not necessarily aimed at attacking the disease, but rather attacking the fact that they hold a particular type of passport.  The Liberian Government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has reiterated its concern over the manner in which Liberian citizens are being stigmatized due to the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the country. The Foreign Ministry stressed that the current Ebola outbreak is not only a problem for Liberia and other worst-hit countries: “It is also a test of human solidarity amidst human adversity”.      The Foreign Ministry further narrated that in order to forestall such difficulties, it advises officials of government and ordinary Liberian citizens, to the extent they feel comfortable to do so, to apprize the Ministry via email of their travel itineraries at least two days before their date of travel out of Liberia: “This will enable the Ministry to contact the Liberian mission(s) accredited to the country (ies) of travel to take proactive actions and be on the alert to assist whenever travel complications arise.” South Africa was the second to announce stopping its citizens from entering Liberia and Liberians from entering South Africa. The Ministry asserted that the Liberian Government does not contest the right of any Government to protect, first and foremost, the interest and well-being of its own citizens and residents; but strongly urges leaders of the world – heads of state and government, parliamentarians, ministers, etc., to take measures that achieve the double objective of protecting their own citizens and at the same time assisting countries battling with Ebola to quickly contain the disease. last_img read more

90 Days to Senate By-Elections for Bong, Montserrado Counties

first_imgAuthorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) on Tuesday, February 13 received a communication from the House of Senate notifying the commission of the existence of two vacancies created by the election of former senators George Weah and Jewel Howard Taylor as President and Vice President.Article 37 of the Liberian Constitution provides that, “In the event of a vacancy in the Legislature caused by death, resignation, expulsion or otherwise, the presiding officer shall within 30 days notify the NEC thereof. The NEC shall NOT later than 90 days thereafter cause a by-election to be held…”The notification from the Senate, dated February 1, and delivered to the commission on February 13, is in consonance with the requirements of Article 37 of the Constitution.Accordingly, the commission has immediately started putting together appropriate mechanisms for the conduct of two by-elections for senators in Bong and Montserrado counties, no later than 90 days as of the date of notification.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

PAHO urges eligible C’bean nationals to apply for “Leaders in International Health” programme

first_imgThe Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) is urging eligible Caribbean professionals in public health, international relations and related fields to apply to the 2019 session of its “Leaders in International Health.”According to PAHO, applications must be received by February 15.“The programme, which is cost-free for accepted applicants, seeks to develop professionals from the region’s countries who can understand, act on and advocate effectively for global health issues in a complex international context, characterised by challenges that require action across sectors and borders,” PAHO said.Those accepted will participate in virtual learning activities in coordination with PAHO’s local office in their countries of origin, where they are expected to continue working in their respective institutions.Participants will also pursue an individual project related to a priority area of public health work in their country, sub-region or region, working in coordination with PAHO, country officials and other agencies, the statement said.At the end of the programme, the health organisation says “participants will have strengthened their capacities for situation analysis, policy development and decision-making, negotiation and advocacy, project management, knowledge generation and exchange, and communication.”Since its creation in 1985, PAHO said its “Leaders in International Health” programme has trained over 630 professionals from 40 countries. (Jamaica Observer)last_img read more

Fire guts city business, millions go up in flames

first_imgA late morning fire in the heart of the city resulted in millions of dollars going up in flames and congestion throughout town.Firefighters on the sceneThe fire began at approximately 11:10h at the property located on the corner of Avenue of the Republic and America Street, which formerly housed Fazia’s Collection and now operates as a family business divided into separate entities, such as Raj wholesale and retail, Trendz latest styles, USA styles, Razor Pro-barber shop, among others.The fire is believed to have started in the third floor of the insured building, which is used as a bond for the business entities on the ground floor.Upon noticing the fire, bus operators who ply their trade in the vicinity, rushed in to save what could be rescued from the building while the Guyana Fire Service was summoned and arrived shortly after, dispatching three fire trucks to the scene.Acting Chief Fire Officer Winston McGregor indicated that the fire service received a call at around 11:34h.McGregor added that the firefighters after using the water in the trucks resorted to the nearby canal. He noted that they dispatched three fire trucks to the scene: “When we arrived here we used the water from our tanks and then reverted to the open water source, (but) because of the silt in the canal we were unable to get water immediately but were subsequently able to contain the fire.”McGregor went on to say that the area is one of the busiest in the country and congestion was posing a problem as part of the roads were already blocked off due to Parliament, however, the Guyana Police Force was summoned. ‘A’ Division Commander Clifton Hicken related that they received a call sometime around 11:45 from the Fire Service, seeking assistance to cordon off the area so as to facilitate the movement of the fire trucks and avoid anyone getting injured. The ranks were quickly deployed to the scene. This newspaper understands that the property is a family owned establishment. One family member speaking to Guyana Times indicated that it was only on Wednesday that a large quantity of goods were delivered to the bond.The items included clothes and household items, all of which amounted to millions of dollars. The origin of the fire is still unknown as the Fire Service continues to investigate.last_img read more

2019: A year of economic disaster – Ali

first_img…GDP growth rate hides reality of rampant individual hardshipsThe year 2019 is over and in summing up how Guyana’s economy fared over the past year, People’s Progressive Party (PPP) Presidential Candidate Dr Irfaan Ali believes that from an economic perspective, it was a year that left thousands in financial hardship.PPP/C Presidential Candidate, Dr Irfaan AliHe made this pronouncement on Monday, during a joint press conference with the party’s General Secretary, Bharrat Jagdeo, at the office of the Leader of the Opposition on Church Street, Georgetown.Dr Ali pointed out that all the major pillars of the productive sectors showed a decline, including sugar, rice and gold mining. According to him, the root of the problem can be traced directly to the policies of the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change (APNU/AFC).“This year has been a disastrous year for us, from a purely economic perspective. And if you are to add what happened over the last four years, the existing situation must be addressed,” Ali told the media.According to Ali, Guyana has lost 30,000 jobs in the productive sector under the coalition Government. He cited figures to show that over the last four and a half years, earnings have declined by almost US$548 million from the key sectors like mining and agriculture. He blamed taxes, bad policies and neglect from the Government. One sector he delved into was rice.“I have made it very clear and our manifesto outlines strategies that will bring back life to these sectors and create an investment climate that will bring confidence to the Private Sector in these sectors. In terms of rice, you would recall the Government has made it very clear they don’t see themselves as having a role. They see this as private business.”“For us in the PPP, we believe rice forms an integral part of our economic life. It affects thousands of families and lives all across our country. For this reason, we will be pursuing measures and policies that give incentives and help rice farmers retool, reorganise and remove the Value Added Tax (VAT) on machinery and equipment.”ObstaclesAccording to Ali, this will remove various obstacles rice farmers are faced with in earning a living and expanding. In addition, he said that a PPP Government will pursue better-paying markets.He also spoke about sugar and the ways in which they can return the sector to profitability. According to Ali, the closure of the estates also impacted the provision of drainage and irrigation services to farmers.“GuySuCo being out of production [in some estates] has added to the problem. Instead of Government supporting the farmers when the estates were closed, we saw they had increases in the drainage fees. Increases at the water users’ association. And increases in land taxes. All of this means the input cost in the agriculture sector is just too high.”“Then we have the forestry sector, which has declined tremendously. If we look at the sector, it contracted by almost 53 per cent when compared to 2014. What we have in the forestry sector also is the direct loss of 6000 jobs. Private investment in the forestry sector in 2014 was well over $1 billion. Private investment now is just about $300 million. These issues must be addressed and they are policy-based and incentive-based.”Tunnel visionAli noted that Government has developed tunnel vision when it comes to oil and managing the overall economy. He made it clear that while oil can expedite development, the existing sectors that actually provide thousands of jobs while earning foreign revenue must be preserved and boosted.Notwithstanding the poor performance in the various productive sectors, Guyana did experience a 4.1 per cent growth in the economy last year. In addition, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected a 4.4 per cent growth for this year, with an even more steep growth curve projected by them after oil production starts.When asked about this however, Ali noted that this growth does not tell the full economic picture. He explained that when the Government announces its growth figures, it does not necessarily mean life has improved for the ordinary Guyanese. This point was supported by Jagdeo, an economist by training.“This Government has a fetish for claiming, look we have economic growth and look how much taxes we collected. As if this is progress. When they boast about tax collection, it came from people’s pockets. It represents a transfer of resources. Government expenditure is also used, so if that expands it adds to the growth figure,” Jagdeo said.“We also had some spending in the oil and gas sector. That helped bolster the figure. Next year we might very well see 85 per cent growth in the GDP. But what does that mean for the ordinary Guyanese? Does that mean your salary will increase?”last_img read more

STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR DONEGAL’S ‘DARKNESS INTO LIGHT’ EVENT

first_imgWith less than two weeks to go, the people of Donegal are being asked to sign-up to take part in Darkness Into Light 2015.The annual Pieta House fundraising and awareness event which is taking place in three venues across Donegal including in Letterkenny and in Maghery-Rosses and Donegal Town for the first time.Supported by Electric Ireland, Darkness into Light is a unique, early morning fundraising event which begins in darkness at 4.15am as thousands of people walk or run a 5km route while dawn is breaking. You can pre-register for the events at www.darknessintolight.ie. The Letterkenny walk will start at the community centre, with Donegal town starting at St. John Bosco centre and the Maghery walk starting at Maghery community centre.“Darkness Into Light is a truly unique and moving event. The sight of thousands of people in yellow t-shirts walking and running towards dawn is simply extraordinary. The event has turned into a national awareness campaign loved by Irish people everywhere. I’m encouraging everyone to get out and register, don’t let this special event pass you by” said Joan Freeman, founder of Pieta House.Darkness Into Light is now in its seventh year and last year’s event attracted 80,000 participants in 39 locations across Ireland, including in London and Sydney.With the number of locations doubling this year, organisers are expecting over 100,000 people to take part. 80 venues will host the event on the island of Ireland and abroad including in Australia, Canada, England, Scotland and the USA. While Darkness Into Light raises much needed funds, it is also about awareness, solidarity and local communities. This year, Pieta House is asking those taking part to connect with others at the event. Walkers/runners are encouraged to speak to the person beside them, tell a story or simply say hello, connect and acknowledge one another. Make your presence known.Pre-registration venues for Donegal:Donegal Town: Register at Supervalu Bundoran, Donegal town and KillybegsLetterkenny & Maghery: www.darknessintolight.ieAbout Pieta House Pieta House is a suicide and self-harm crisis centre founded in Lucan, Co. Dublin in 2006. With ten centres throughout Ireland, Pieta House provides a professional, one-to-one therapeutic service for those who are experiencing suicidal ideation or engaging in self-harm. A doctor’s referral or psychiatric report is not required and the service is completely free of charge. Pieta House has supported 17,500 people, with more than 5,000 of those seeking help in 2014. Pieta House’s vision is to have a centre within 100 kilometres of everyone in Ireland. Pieta House will set up its first pilot service in New York this summer as part of its plans to reach out to Irish diaspora who may be in need of the service. The service will be run from a room within the Irish Immigrant Centre in Queens, one of the main Irish communities in New York. The service is part of the overall plan to expand internationally.Visit www.pieta.ie for more information.STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR DONEGAL’S ‘DARKNESS INTO LIGHT’ EVENT was last modified: April 29th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011

first_imgCOLLINSThe death has taken place of John (Jackie) Collins. His remains will be reposing at his sister Isobel McCann’s residence, 3 Charles Collins Terrace, Oldtown Letterkenny from 9pm today and tomorrow from 11am to 11pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 12.30pm in St Eunan’s Cathedral. Burial afterwards to Old Leck Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to The Coronary Care Unit, Letterkenny General Hospital – c/o Con McDaid, Funeral Directors, Oldtown, Letterkenny.McGINLEY The death has taken place of Grace McGinley, Corner House, Main Street, Kerrykeel. Remains will repose at her home from 6pm today. Requiem Mass in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Kerrykeel on Sunday at 11am with interment afterwards in Milford Cemetery. House private from 11pm to 10am.KERLINThe death has occurred at Nazereth House, Fahan of Adeline Kerlin, Mullaney, Burt. Her remains are reposing at her home. Funeral from there on Sunday  at 10.20am for Funeral Mass in St Aengus’ Church, Burt at 11.15am. Interment afterwards in Burt Cemetery.CLARKE The death has taken place of Mary Clarke, nee Russell, 462 Croghan Heights, Liffod and formerly of Cruckaheenan, Annagry. Her remains are reposing at her home. Funeral from there on Sunday at 10.15am for 11am Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Murlog, Lifford, followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family time please from 11pm to 10am. Family flowers only please – Donations in lieu if desired to the Donegal Hospice, c/o Quigley Funeral Directors, 1A Newtown Place, Strabane.DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011 was last modified: December 9th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:2011DECEMBER 9DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR FRIDAYdonegaldaily.comlast_img read more

LARGE CROWD EXPECTED FOR FIRST OF LIFFORD AC 5K SPRING SERIES

first_imgA bumper crowd is expected in St Johnston on Sunday morning for the first race in the hugely popular Dalys XL Spring 5K Series. The Series has been organised by Lifford Athletic Club for the past number of years, and this promises to be the most successful Series to date.Up to 300 runners, walkers and joggers are expected to take to the roads in St Johnston and Carrigans on Sunday, with the fast 5k loop tracing its way along the picturesque River Foyle. In recent weeks, large numbers have started the year afresh in various clubs, gyms and programmes around the county, with the Lifford club experiencing a surge in numbers joining its Fit4Life and Couch to 5K programmes.Sunday promises to be a real family day out and what better way to start the New Year and a Sunday morning than engaging in healthy exercise, with no small measure of competition from those running 15 minutes through to the last jogger and walker on the day.Two further races will take place in Raphoe and Lifford in February, points being picked up at each race, with prizes being awarded to the overall Series winners across a range of race categories. Spot prizes are on offer at each race, chip timing, and participants who take part in all 3 races will receive a quality t shirt. All this for only €5 per race.Pre entries will be taken at www.liffordac.com up until Saturday evening at 10pm, with entries also being taken on the morning of the race.  LARGE CROWD EXPECTED FOR FIRST OF LIFFORD AC 5K SPRING SERIES was last modified: January 18th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:5kLIfford ACSt Johnstonlast_img read more

AIRTRICITY FIRST DIVISION: HARPS AND SHELS LEVEL AT THE BREAK IN INCIDENT PACKED FIRST-HALF

first_imgSOCCER: Finn Harps and Shelbourne are all level at the break in an incident packed first-half at Tolka Park.League leaders Finn Harps are keen to get back to winning ways after consecutive defeats against Athlone Town and Wexford Youths respectively.They got off to the perfect start this evening when Damien McNulty, back from suspension, fired Harps ahead with a powerful header from a corner. Harps were then given another boost when Shelbourne striker Mark Sandford was given a straight red card.A long ball punting forward by the Shelbourne defence was gathered by Harps goalkeeper Ciaran Gallagher.Sandford challenged for the ball and bundled into Gallagher in what looked like an honest challenge.However, the referee deemed it a dangerous tackle and gave him a straight red card to the shock of the Tolka Park crowd. Both sides battled in a frenetic first-half and several yellow cards were flashed.TEN man Shels were given a huge boost just before half-time when the referee awarded them with a penalty.Referee Andrew Mullally adjudged Keith Cowan to have dragged back Adam O’Connor.Veteran striker Philip Hughes made no mistake from the spot and levelled the match.AIRTRICITY FIRST DIVISION: HARPS AND SHELS LEVEL AT THE BREAK IN INCIDENT PACKED FIRST-HALF was last modified: June 26th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:finn harpsnewsShelbourne FCsoccerSportlast_img read more

LYIT Careers & Postgraduate Studies Fair celebrates 13 years of success

first_imgAn impressive list of recruiters, postgraduate course providers, professional bodies, and seminars are lined up for this year’s Letterkenny Institute of Technology Careers and Postgraduate Studies Fair.The annual LYIT Careers & Postgraduate Studies Fair takes place at the Letterkenny campus next Monday 23 October from 12 – 3pm. The event is in its 14th year and is now a huge part of the LYIT calendar. The Careers & Postgraduate Studies Fair supports all LYIT students, graduates and adults considering their career options during and after studies.LYIT Careers and Postgraduate Fair 2016Over 80 employers, universities, colleges, professional bodies, agencies offering advice on business start-ups and organisations offering voluntary work experience at home and abroad will take part in this year’s event. Many of this year’s exhibitors are returning participants to the LYIT event. Catherine Lyster, Careers Officer and event organiser commented, “This event is the largest careers event in the Northwest, the range and calibre of recruiters attending this year’s event is exceptional. We have recruiters and employers from a wide range of sectors including IT, Pharmaceutical, Finance, Social Care, Law and Telecommunications providers.” Catherine further added, “So many of the employers attending this event are returning participants of the event. The employers continue to return to this event because of past success in securing graduates with practical abilities and skills required by the recruiters.”LYIT Careers and Postgraduate Fair 2016Roles which are being recruited for at the event include App Developers, Food Scientists, Project Specialists, Data Analysts, Quantity Surveyors, Marketing Specialists and much more.One such employer, and returning exhibitor to this year’s event is Aurivo. Michael Henry, Human Resource Officer, Aurivo commented, “Aurivo has been taking part in LYIT’s Career & Postgraduate Studies Fair since 2014. This event has been a very positive and successful event for Aurivo and we are seeking Agriculture and Food Science graduates. ‘This event provides Aurivo with an opportunity to connect with high calibre graduates from these fields. Last year, Aurivo employed Caoimhe O’Leary, LYIT Food Science graduate on the ‘Aurivo Graduate Programme’. This connection was made through the LYIT Careers Service. When Caoimhe joined Aurivo she hit the ground running from the outset. She had the practical skills we required and she thrived at our organisation. We have returned to this year’s event and will have Caoimhe at the Aurivo stand on the day. I would highly recommend this event to employers seeking highly skilled graduates.”LYIT Careers and Postgraduate Fair 2016In addition to graduate employment opportunities, attendees have the opportunity to meet with a broad range of postgraduate course providers from Ireland and the UK, with offerings ranging from sports therapy to human rights law! Information on Apprenticeships will also be on offer at this event as one can complete the equivalent of a masters/hons degree in areas such as insurance, accountancy and financial services.Those looking to spend time abroad are advised to check out the exciting programmes offered by the JET programme for work opportunities in Japan, the Washington-Ireland Programme, a year-long leadership programme which includes a summer work internship in the US Senate and USIT, which offers worldwide travel opportunities. In addition to the main hall event, a number of seminars will take place during the day, which includes a talk about Teaching in the UK, a talk from Trinity Business School and much more. For further information on the event and to find out more about the wide range of exhibitors and recruiters taking part in this event visit www.lyit.ie/careerandpostgraduatefair/Be sure to add this event to the top of your diary! LYIT Careers & Postgraduate Studies Fair celebrates 13 years of success was last modified: October 17th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:educationeventsjobsLetterkenny Institute of TechnologyLYIT Careers and Postgraduate Fairlast_img read more