Doras urges Limerick election candidates to demonstrate commitment to anti-racism

first_imgAdvertisement TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! NewsCommunityPoliticsDoras urges Limerick election candidates to demonstrate commitment to anti-racismBy Staff Reporter – April 29, 2019 855 Limerick on Covid watch list Email TAGSCommunityLimerick City and CountyNewspolitics Facebook Print Doras Luimní chief executive Sean McSweeney. Photo: Cian ReinhardtDoras invites local and European election candidates in Limerick to reaffirm their commitment to anti-racism by signing the Anti-Racism Election Protocol 2019 at the Doras office in Limerick on May 1, 2019. The protocol was recently re-launched by the European Network Against Racism Ireland (ENAR Ireland), of which Doras is a member.Since 2001, the Anti-Racism Election Protocol has played an integral part in ensuring that elections have been conducted in an unbiased manner, and that candidates do not incite hatred or discrimination on any basis.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Seán McSweeney, Doras CEO said, “Doras would like to give each local candidate in Limerick the opportunity to sign the protocol to show their constituents that they are dedicated to upholding anti-racism and non-discrimination principles during and following their election campaigns. No candidate should be using hate-speech or racist discourse, and we hope to encourage the voting public to hold their candidates to these standards.”The event will be held on Wednesday 1st  May 2019, at the Doras office, 51a O’Connell St, Limerick at 3pm. Candidates will be asked to sign a hard copy of the protocol in the presence of local media, and will have the opportunity to speak with media representatives regarding their support of the protocol.Candidates interested in attending can RSVP at [email protected] Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleLimerick council asked to build cost of emissions into developmentsNext articleA feast of fun in Castleconnell Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie WhatsApp Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Linkedin Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Twitterlast_img read more

Broadway.com Readers Name the 10 Roles They Want to See Taylor Swift Play

first_img COSETTE (LES MISERABLES) ROXIE HART (CHICAGO) GLINDA (WICKED) LAUREN (KINKY BOOTS) SALLY BOWLES (CABARET) Grammy winner Taylor Swift has been popping up backstage at quite a few Broadway shows this season—most recently, she saw the hit musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and rubbed elbows backstage with the show’s headliner, Jessie Mueller. So just for fun, we asked you guys to rank the roles you’d like to see Taylor Swift play on Broadway—check out the results below! View Commentscenter_img EPONINE (LES MISERABLES) SIBELLA (GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE) BETSY (HONEYMOON IN VEGAS) SOPHIE SHERIDAN (MAMMA MIA!) CAROLE KING (BEAUTIFUL)last_img

2 Ex-Agape Workers Convicted of Fraud

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Two people have been convicted of helping a Long Island Ponzi schemer dubbed “Mini-Madoff” con about 3,800 investors out of $147 million before the scam unraveled in the 2008 Wall Street crisis.Diane Kaylor, 39, of Bethpage, and 38-year-old Jason Keryc of Wantagh were found guilty Tuesday at Central Islip federal court of securities fraud, conspiracy, mail fraud and wire fraud. The both worked for the now-infamous Hauppauge-based Agape World, Inc.“Kaylor and Keryc convinced thousands of hard-working, middle class Americans to invest their life savings, their children’s college funds, or their retirement money in Agape, knowing that Agape was a Ponzi scheme,” said Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.Prosecutors said the duo made commission off of the investments they secured with Agape, which was founded by Nicholas Cosmo, who was sentenced in 2011 to 25 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to mail and wire fraud.Instead of investing the money, Agape used investors’ funds to pay returns to previous investors, authorities said.Kaylor and Keryc made approximately $3.4 million and $8.9 million, respectively, according to investigators.Six other Agape workers have also been convicted but have yet to be sentenced by Judge Denis Hurley.Kaylor and Keryc face up to 20 years in prison on each count when they are sentenced July 23.Kaylor’s attorney reportedly plans to appeal the verdict.last_img read more