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Sandar House / Atelier Riri

first_imgPhotographs:  Richard SalampessyText description provided by the architects. This house which has project value of $ 11,200, stands on a five-squares area. Savings conducted by adding pattern of the space which still uses the former building’s structure module, the former ceramics, the former tiles, and also bamboo materials and the dominant exposed cement.

The building renovation of 36 Meter square to 58 Meter square. Main entrance orientation has been modified into the side (garden) in order that the potential of the garden can be more enjoyable. Save this picture!© Richard SalampessyEven though the inside space of the house is small, however its interior made is intended to save space. For example, unification of communal spaces; living room, dining room, and pantry. Creating a built-in cupboard can be considered to save space as well.

The former living room modified into a master bedroom, therefore private area practically is concentrated in one area. Save this picture!© Richard SalampessyTo create a safety and aesthetic elements, folding curtain made in front of the hall next to the building. The folding curtain was made from a combination of iron plates and fiber-cement board.

Shape of the roof is made with one lane in order to have more practical installation. The chosen colors for the house are natural ones, along with the purpose that the house will become dominant and fits the surrounding nature.Save this picture!© Richard SalampessyProject gallerySee allShow lessCankaya Art Center and Concert Hall / ikiArticlesCulver House Development / Dirk Denison ArchitectsArticles Share Photographs CopyHouses•Tangerang, Indonesia Architects: Atelier Riri Area Area of this architecture project Sandar House / Atelier RiriSave this projectSaveSandar House / Atelier Riri 2008 Save this picture!© Richard Salampessy+ 16 Share Year:  Sandar House / Atelier Riri Area:  58 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/86723/sandar-house-atelier-riri Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/86723/sandar-house-atelier-riri Clipboard Projects ArchDaily “COPY” Indonesia Houses “COPY” CopyAbout this officeAtelier RiriOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesTangerangIndonesiaPublished on November 07, 2010Cite: “Sandar House / Atelier Riri” 07 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogHandshowerhansgroheHand ShowersVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish- DI-NOC™ Glass FinishPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceCommunications2NIntercom – 2N® IP VersoCurtain WallsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPace Gallery Envelope SystemMetal PanelsTrimoModular Metal Wall – Qbiss OneConcreteSika3D Concrete PrintingMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Gun Metal Grey with Arconic Tectur-Al™GlassDip-TechCeramic Printing for Public TransportationBeams / PillarsBlumer LehmannTimber Construction in Cambridge MosquePorcelain StonewareCeramiche KeopeCeramic Tiles – 9Cento MosaicTiles / Mosaic / GresiteRakoFloor and Wall Tiles – Serie PiazzettaMore products »Read commentsSave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

Shelter Home for the Homeless / Javier Larraz

first_img Area:  995 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Shelter Home for the Homeless / Javier Larraz Year:  CopyAbout this officeJavier LarrazOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesResidentialSpainPublished on April 05, 2011Cite: “Shelter Home for the Homeless / Javier Larraz” 05 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogFaucetshansgroheKitchen MixersGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GeometricPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Classic™ SeriesPlumbingSanifloMacerator – Saniaccess®3WoodBruagAcoustic Panels with LEDMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsSkylightsVELUX CommercialLonglight 5-30° – Modular SkylightsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteLove TilesPorcelain Tiles – SplashAluminium CompositesMetawellAluminum Panels for Interior DesignMetal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Systems – Horizontal PanelEducationalLamitechChalk boardCarpetsCarpet ConceptCarpet – Eco IquMore products »Read commentsSave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 stream 2010 Shelter Home for the Homeless / Javier LarrazSave this projectSaveShelter Home for the Homeless / Javier Larraz Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/124688/shelter-home-for-the-homeless-javier-larraz Clipboard “COPY” CopyHouses•Spain Projects Photographs Save this picture!© Iñaki Bergera+ 19 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/124688/shelter-home-for-the-homeless-javier-larraz Clipboard ArchDaily Photographs:  Iñaki BergeraText description provided by the architects. What the construction of the new Shelter Home for the Homeless offers, beyond satisfying the needs of shelter and food for the residents, is an opportunity for improving the quality of life of a socially excluded group, whose needs reach further than the simple fact of finding a place to sleep. Save this picture!© Iñaki BergeraThe proposal defines a sound volume, able to assume with personality the intensity of use to which it is going to be subjected to, and being at the same time flexible in its functioning, where the interior configuration facilitates the coexistence among the different groups of users and allows for undertaking the different needs that are found in a relatively complex program in spite of its limited space: bedrooms, dining rooms, occupational workshops, leisure rooms, etc. A silent box is proposed, that protects its contents from the curiosity of the onlookers, and that adequately integrates its reduced scale in a semi-urban, bleak environment. The Project has undertaken an exercise of careful contention in various levels: The centre offers shelter and food for its users. In exchange of these, they must get involved in the daily tasks of maintenance, such as cleaning, washing, gardening, painting,…searching in this way for a personal compromise and positively focusing the respect for the new installationProject gallerySee allShow lessVertical Urban Factory Exhibit at The Skyscraper MuseumArticlesthe networked practice / Jarrad Morgan and Christopher RoachArticles Share Architects: Javier Larraz Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Spainlast_img read more

Mark Astarita joins Tobin Aldrich and Imogen Ward’s fundraising consultancy

first_img Mark Astarita OBE, Director of Fundraising at the British Red Cross for 17 years, is to join Tobin Aldrich and Imogen Ward in their fundraising consulting and search practice.The former Chair of the Institute of Fundraising helped treble the British Red Cross’ income while he was there, and is one of the few UK fundraisers to be responsible for raising over £1 billion.SEE ALSO: Astarita calls on charity leaders to defend fundraisers and fundraising The fundraising consultancy he is joining, established less than a year ago, will now be renamed Astarita Aldrich & Ward (AAW). Its clients already include Macmillan, WWF, ActionAid, Leonard Cheshire Disability, The Children’s Society, Concern Worldwide and the Disasters Emergency Committee.Global fundraising hub for Red Cross and Red Crescent movementAstarita will build on his experience in the international Red Cross movement by creating and implementing a “global fundraising hub” for the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement. Based in the UK but available internationally, the tool will help build fundraising capacity and expertise through:• strategic input• data analysis and• global insight.Astarita, Ward and Aldrich will work with 190 societies around the world to create the service, and advise on the best people who can be recruited or developed to deliver the international movement’s fundraising vision.The hub will act as an internal consultancy service to all parts of the movement building fundraising capacity, people and products at national level and globally.Astarita will take up his new role in November. As well as the Red Cross and Red Crescent work he will also be involved in other AAW consulting and recruitment projects.He said: “I have long championed the building of the Red Cross and Red Crescent’s global fundraising capacity. I passionately believe in giving other national Societies the tools to raise their own resources and in the process, inspire their populations to give. The opportunity to lead the Hub working with Imogen and Tobin is very exciting as is the opportunity to join their successful leadership consultancy”.Tobin AldrichPrior to becoming a consultant, Tobin Aldrich led the fundraising and communications functions for major charities such as Concern Worldwide, WWF, Sightsavers and National Deaf Children’s Society. Advertisement Tagged with: British Red Cross Consulting & Agencies  211 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis26 WATCH: “If you spend it you should be bloody proud of those that raise it”[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpAD5pJrQfg[/youtube] Imogen WardBefore she set up Aldrich & Ward with Tobin in September 2016, Imogen Ward was CEO of an African children’s charity, Lessons for Life Foundation. She was previously Fundraising & Marketing Director of the emergency medical charity MERLIN (now part of Save the Children UK) and the Executive Director of the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). She has been a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising since 2013 and currently sits on the BBC’s Appeals Advisory Committee. 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. OBE for Mark Astarita, Director of Fundraising at the British Red Cross (13 June 2015)Mark Astarita to continue to chair Institute of Fundraising (3 July 2013)Institute names award in honour of Gill Astarita (19 September 2008) Mark Astarita joins Tobin Aldrich and Imogen Ward’s fundraising consultancy  212 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis26 Howard Lake | 25 July 2017 | Newslast_img read more

Next week sees new festival of data for charity sector

first_img About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Among the topics being discussed are: Melanie May | 5 May 2021 | News People from more than 60 different organisations will be speaking at the Festival. Among those presenting are: Advertisement Giselle Cory, Executive Director of DataKind UK, said: Tagged with: data Data4Good DataKind Funders will also be showcasing their own data use, including London Funders and the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. “In 2018, the first Data4Good conference took place, hosted by Data Orchard and partners, and we were pleased and surprised by how much engagement and enthusiasm there was for this subject in the charity sector. Since then, the pandemic has underlined the importance of data in helping organisations to respond to changing needs in their communities, and continue to deliver high quality services during times of change.  How charities have used data to transform their impact How to produce data visualisationsHow to make the best use of CRMHow to “decolonise” data to make sure it avoids systemic biasHow to make data tell a storyHow to use data science – including natural language processing and modelling – to improve service deliveryHow to use specific tools – like Tableau, Microsoft power tools and Google’s data suite  789 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tickets cost between £45 (for charities with incomes under £100,000) and £95 (for charities with incomes over £1m) and are available here. The Festival is run on a not for profit basis, and there is also a bursary scheme available to help those for whom the ticket price is a barrier. More information on this can be requested by emailing [email protected] The full programme for the festival is available to view here. British Red CrossChange Grow LiveTeach FirstCitizens AdviceStreet LeagueLondon’s Air AmbulanceHEAR Equality and Human Rights NetworkPeabody Housing AssociationTurn2Us  The Data4Good Festival is being hosted by DataKind UK, in partnership with around 20 other charities and infrastructure and support bodies, with content for those new to using data, as well as for those who are more experienced. The first Data4Good Festival takes place next week – from 10-13 May, showcasing charities using data to increase their impact. “Data has never been higher on the agenda than it is now. We’re learning more and more how important it is that charities have access to good information for all sorts of reasons – to plan finances, deliver services, and maximise impact. So we’re delighted to welcome an amazing line up of speakers from charities big and small to talk to us at the Data4Good Festival.” Next week sees new festival of data for charity sector AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Seattle schools say ‘Black Lives Matter’ statewide

first_img“The #BlackLivesMatterAtSchool event in Seattle yesterday was breathtaking. Never before in the country has an entire district of educators risen up to declare that Black lives matter. It’s hard to even put into words the power of this event,” said Jesse Hagopian, Black educator and co-advisor to the Black Student Union at Garfield High School in Seattle. (iamaneducator.com)Rallies were held at schools throughout Seattle on Oct. 19, along with educational events. Lessons were taught on Black history and institutional racism throughout the day.A racist provocation led to the Black Lives Matter day. For at least a year more than 100 Black men have welcomed students at different Seattle schools as the students enter. The men, organized as Black Men United to Change the Narrative, high-five the students to present a positive image of Black men and to encourage students in their studies.The men had planned another demonstration in September at John Muir Elementary, a multinational school. The event was announced in the local media. But racist websites such as Breitbart also publicized it, and the school received a bomb threat for hosting this positive welcoming action.The school district cancelled the event but dozens of Black community members, encouraged by Black Men United to Change the Narrative, showed up to welcome the students. Students and teachers were resolved to counter this racist threat.A resolution by the Social Equality Educators, a progressive rank-and-file group, was presented to the Seattle Education Association’s Representative Assembly. The resolution called on SEA members to participate in an action by wearing Black Lives Matter T-shirts at school, together with Black Men United to Change the Narrative, on Oct. 19. The resolution passed unanimously.Hagopian estimated that about 3,000 teachers and staff, out of 5,000 members, wore the BLM shirts. He said, “There was a joyous atmosphere around the city. … There is so much work to be done to make Black lives truly matter at school. But at the rally for Black lives at lunch time at my high school, Garfield, something happened that let everyone know that change is already happening.“One of our teachers, Janett Du Bois, revealed to everyone in the middle of our rally that the police had murdered her son a few years ago. No one at the school knew about this. It was in that moment of seeing everyone wearing Black Lives Matter T-shirts that she found the strength to tell her story. Her bravery to go public has changed Garfield forever. I am so glad that she no longer has to suffer alone with the pain.”Along with the SEA, Social Equality Educators and the NAACP strongly supported the action. Even the school district supported it.Photographs of teachers and students in their BLM shirts at all schools were taken to send to and give encouragement to teachers around the country. More than 200 scholars and professors nationwide signed a statement of support for the Seattle educators. Some leading social justice activists also sent a statement of support, saying, “We’ve got your back.”The Seattle teachers have fought hard to gain the platform to expose racism in their community.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

HAT Awards 4-H Scholarship During 4-H Week in Indiana

first_img By Gary Truitt – Oct 4, 2016 SHARE Home Indiana Agriculture News HAT Awards 4-H Scholarship During 4-H Week in Indiana Indiana Governor Mike Pence issued a proclamation declaring October 3 – 7 as 4-H Week in Indiana. This week, Hoosier Ag Today announced the presentation of a communications scholarship as part of the Indiana 4-H Congress.  Samantha Shank, of Elkhart County, was the recipient the scholarship which was presented a recognition luncheon on Saturday at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.Ms. Shank is a freshman at Bethel College whose future plans include being an entrepreneur and professional blogger. “Communications is important for the future of agriculture and rural America, and we want to invest in effective future communicators,” said Gary Truitt, president of Hoosier Ag Today. This scholarship was one of 36 presented in a wide variety leadership areas by the Indiana 4-H Foundation.   Hoosier Ag Today has a long history of sponsoring the communications scholarship that has, over the years, been presented to a very diverse group of young people from across the state.The Indiana 4-H program is strong and growing. A component of Purdue Extension, it is one of the state’s largest youth organizations, with more than 130,000 active members representing all 92 counties. Nationwide, more than 6 million young people, 540,000 adult volunteers, 3,500 professionals, and more than 60 million alumni participate in 4-H education and enrichment activities, including after-school programs, camps, workshops, and special events.Although 4-H has a rich history associated with agricultural activities, the organization also has much to offer young people in urban communities, especially in emerging STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. According to Renee McKee, Indiana 4-H youth development program leader, “We are very pleased that our 2017 4-H enrollment opened on October 1 and coincides with this year’s 4-H week activities, including the National 4-H Youth Science Day Drone Discovery program.”About Hoosier Ag TodayHoosier Ag Today was founded in 2006 for the specific purpose of serving the informational needs of the Hoosier agricultural community.  HAT currently has 65 radio stations broadcasting its programs.  In addition, HAT operates a multi-media web site, smartphone app, and publishes a daily e-mail newsletter.  In 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2016 Hoosier Ag Today was rated the most listened to farm radio network in Indiana by Ag Media Research.  Hoosier Ag Today is represented nationally by J.L. Farmakis, Inc.ContactGary R [email protected] Facebook Twitter Previous articleSoybean Processor Investing $30 Million at Port of Indiana-Mount VernonNext articleLate Planted Corn May Yield Better than Expected Gary Truitt HAT Awards 4-H Scholarship During 4-H Week in Indiana SHARE Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Independent news website blocked on Tiananmen massacre anniversary

first_img China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison Help by sharing this information June 6, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Independent news website blocked on Tiananmen massacre anniversary ChinaAsia – Pacific News China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures News April 27, 2021 Find out more RSF_en Reporters Without Borders today protested against the blocking of all access to the independent website Bumei Zhiye on the 14th anniversary of the Tiananmen square massacre on 4 June, in an evident attempt by the authorities to prevent any pro-democracy messages and criticism of the government.”The blocking of this site is the latest of many repressive measures taken by the Chinese government in this present period of political tension,” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard said, noting that four cyber-dissidents were sentenced last week to prison terms ranging from eight to ten years.”It shows yet again the Chinese government’s complete lack of tolerance for freedom of expression on the Internet,” Ménard said, reiterating the organisation’s request to the new Chinese president, Hu Jintao, to allow independent sites to continue to function normally regardless of the political situation.At least several hundred and possibly as many as several thousand pro-democracy demonstrators were killed by the People’s Liberation Army during the night of 3-4 June 1989. Every year since then, the authorities have tried to ensure that no mention is made of the anniversary.The authorities seem to have made it a practice to censor Bumei Zhiye during every important political event. It was for example blocked throughout the 16th Communist Party Congress last November.Started in January 2001, Bumei Zhiye is today one of the main independent websites in China. It was the first to protest last November against the disappearance of the young Internet user, Liu Di, 22, who was secretly detained by the Chinese authorities because of the views she had voiced on the Internet. to go furthercenter_img Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes News Follow the news on China ChinaAsia – Pacific June 2, 2021 Find out more March 12, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts Organisation Newslast_img read more

Year of China in France ends

first_imgNews July 2, 2004 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Year of China in France ends Help by sharing this information News Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontières) welcomed the popular success of the Year of China in France, but regretted that France failed to use the occasion to condemn a crackdown on journalists and Internet-users.The international press freedom organisation also lamented the fact that the French authorities pandered to the Beijing government’s demands over the list of invited Chinese artists and performers.From October 2003 to July 2004, the duration of the festival, two senior figures in the reformist press were sentenced to heavy jail terms, one famous editor-in-chief was arrested for his reports on Sars and torture, ten Internet-users and cyberdissidents were arrested and 20 others were sentenced to prison terms, some of them of up to 14 years.No fewer than 13 Internet-users and cyberdissidents were sentenced during the months of October and November 2003 alone, coinciding with the opening of the festivities.The cyberpolice also tightened their grip on Internet discussion forums, strengthened surveillance of e-mails and increased its propaganda sites and, latest innovation; put in place an improved text messaging control system.Leading Chinese writers and Chinese organisations in France were excluded from the events to satisfy Beijing.The French government also gave way to pressure from Beijing and tried to censor the Chinese-language television channel NTDTV carried on the Eutelsat satellite. The privately-owned channel, close to the Falungong spiritual movement, has drawn the ire of the authorities.In conclusion, Reporters Without Borders hopes that strengthened ties between the two countries will lead to the release of 27 journalists and 61 cyberdissidents who are currently in jail in China and bring an end to government censorship. The organisation particularly pointed to the case of website creator Huang Qi, laureate of the 2004 Cyberfreedom Prize, who has been imprisoned in Sichuan for four years.In May 2004, Reporters Without Borders and publishers La Découverte produced “China, the black book” to draw public attention to mass human rights abuses committed in China. China: Political commentator sentenced to eight months in prison April 27, 2021 Find out more June 2, 2021 Find out more China’s Cyber ​​Censorship Figures to go further Follow the news on China ChinaAsia – Pacific Reporters Without Borders regrets that the French government did not use the occasion to denounce the repression of journalists and Internet-users by the Chinese authorities. About 35 people were arrested or sentenced to prison terms for what they wrote while France was celebrating “People’s China.” News Receive email alerts RSF_en News Organisation ChinaAsia – Pacific Democracies need “reciprocity mechanism” to combat propaganda by authoritarian regimes March 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Shannon Airport at risk from unregulated drones

first_imgShannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleSpacewoman Norah is over the moon to lead Limerick paradeNext articleCelebrations on the double for a powerhouse of the local economy Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. NewsPoliticsTransportShannon Airport at risk from unregulated dronesBy Bernie English – February 27, 2019 938 Twitter Only re-integration will solve Shannon Airport crisis Advertisement Print New high-end jobs for Shannon center_img WhatsApp Linkedin Facebook TAGSairportClaredelaysDroneemergencyFianna FáilgovernmentLimerick City and CountyNewspoliticsShannonShannon airportTransport Shannon Chamber Webinar to help people cope with the stresses of COVID-19 drone at airportSHANNON airport could be next to suffer disruption as a result of drone activity.That’s according to Meelick county councillor Cathal Crowe who is stressing the need to enact legislation to tackle the problem.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Fianna Fáil published the Small Unmanned Aircraft (Drones) Bill 2017 over two years ago and it’s now at second stage in the Dáil.Cllr. Cathal Crowe said, “We’ve had two incidents at international airports over the past two months, which have resulted in airport closures.  While the closure at Dublin last week lasted less than an hour it still resulted in diverted flights and discommoded passengers.“The situation in Gatwick before Christmas was an indication of just how disruptive a drone can be, with hundreds of flights cancelled and a cost to the airlines of an estimated $64.5 million.“Despite the Taoiseach’s claim that we have quite robust legislation, the closure of Dublin airport last week sent a clear signal that the law does not go far enough.  Until robust legislation is brought into force a threat is still posed, and Shannon airport could be the next target”.Cllr Cathal Crowe pointed out that Shannon has Ireland’s longest runway and is the last airport accessible for transatlantic flights, not only to and from Ireland but to and from Europe.It is regularly used for emergency landings and it a key piece of State infrastructure with almost 2 million passengers passing through the terminal every year.“Other countries have responded to this emerging threat more rapidly – the UK has granted more powers to police forces to intercept drones and their operators, while Canada passed emergency legislation after Christmas.  It’s time for the government here to act.He said that the Government needs to progress the Fianna Fáil legislation more urgently.“It ensures that drones are registered with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and that all owners are issued with a registration certificate by the IAA. If the government is serious about addressing the threat to Irish airspace it should be moving this Bill through the Dáil and Seanad so that it can be signed into law as soon as possible”, Cllr Cathal Crowe added. Airport support will be needed after pandemic Emaillast_img read more

Southern storm will combine with Midwestern storm system to create powerful Nor’easter

first_imgABC News(NEW YORK) — A southern storm will combine with the Midwestern storm system to form a powerful Nor’easter later Wednesday in the Northeast.Already, flood and wind alerts have been issued from North Carolina to Maine.On Wednesday morning, the storm systems are combining in the Carolinas, with heavy rain already falling from the Ohio Valley to the Gulf Coast.For major cities in the Northeast, the heaviest rain arrives at around noon for D.C., at around 3-4 p.m. for Philadelphia, around evening rush hour for New York City, and later in the evening for Boston.Over the next 36 hours, up to 4” of rain is possible in northern New York state, with most areas getting 2 to 3” from New York City to Boston, while D.C. to Philadelphia will see the least amount of rain, maybe under 1 inch.The highest threat for flash flooding Wednesday will be from northern New Jersey into northern New York.As the Nor’easter strengthens in northern New England Wednesday night into Thursday morning, winds will really pick up, gusting close to 60 mph in eastern New England and near 50 mph from the Jersey shore to eastern Long Island.And we can’t rule out strong wind gusts as high as 40-50 mph from Philadelphia and New York City into Boston, which could cause airport delays Thursday morning.Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more