Music and song celebrate Kilmurry Church heritage

first_imgNewsCommunityMusic and song celebrate Kilmurry Church heritageBy Rose Rushe – August 25, 2014 708 Previous articleRDS National Craft and Student Award shows bookend LimerickNext articleLimerick FC hammered at home Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post Linkedin WhatsApp Twitter Printcenter_img Baritone with an international platform, Owen GilhoolyTO celebrate National Heritage Week, an ‘evening of music and song’ will take place at Killmurry Church in Castletroy on Friday August 29 at 8pm. The concert will feature baritone Owen Gilhooly and pianist Stuart O’Sullivan with new and emerging young singers and musicians.The occasion marks the completion of phase one of repairs to the tower and steeple of this historic church, located behind The Hurler’s Bar. Another element to the fundraiser will be a raffle for a painting by visual artist and writer, Anne Fitzgerald. Facebook Advertisement Emaillast_img read more

Trading halted third time in week as stocks touch 5-year low, rupiah breaks Rp 15,000 to dollar

first_imgThe currency depreciated 1.5 percent to Rp 15,172 against the greenback at 4 p.m. in Jakarta, touching a level unseen since October 2018, according to Bloomberg data. This represents a 10 percent depreciation from the Jan. 24 rate of Rp 13,583 to the US dollar. The Bank Indonesia (BI) Jakarta Interspot Dollar Rate (JISDOR) stood at Rp 15,083 to the dollar on Tuesday.“Market conditions are highly volatile, and there is still great potential for the index to continue weakening,” Artha Sekuritas analyst Dennies Christopher said. He said he was not advising investors to buy stocks during the continuing market rout.Bahana TCW Investment Management, meanwhile, considers this “the moment of truth” for investors who are in the market for the long term.“With all of the matrices, stocks can be assured to be cheap. This can be the moment of truth for investors who have the guts to take a position and profit in the long run,” Bahana TCW head of macroeconomics and director for investment strategy Budi Hikmat said in a note.Read also: To buy it or not: Retail investors are torn amid volatile stock marketThe decline in the local stock market followed a historic market rout in the United States and mixed readings from Asian markets.Wall Street suffered its biggest drop since the crash of 1987 on Monday following unprecedented steps taken by the Federal Reserve, United States lawmakers and the White House to slow the spread and soften the economic blow of the coronavirus. The Fed cut rates to a target range of zero to 0.25 percent and said it would expand its balance sheet by at least $700 billion in the coming weeks. The steps failed to restore order to markets.The investor panic triggered another circuit breaker in Wall Street’s three main stock indexes for 15 minutes shortly after the open as the S&P 500 index fell 8 percent, Reuters reported.By Tuesday’s close, Tokyo was up 0.06 percent, Hong Kong had gained 0.87 percent, Singapore had slipped 1.64 percent and Shanghai had lost 0.34 percent.Topics : Indonesian stocks hit circuit breakers for the third time in the past week on Tuesday, touching levels unseen since 2015 as the rupiah surpassed the psychological threshold of Rp 15,000 to the United States dollar in the ongoing coronavirus-driven global market rout.The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI), the main gauge of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX), tumbled 5 percent to touch 4,456.10 at 3:02 p.m., the lowest level since December 2015, as foreign investors dumped a net Rp 1.01 trillion (US$66.9 million). The fall triggered a 30-minute trading halt as stipulated by a new IDX regulation issued on March 11 to mitigate the ongoing market rout.“Trading will reopen at 3:32 p.m. without a change in the trading schedule,” the IDX announced following the temporary trading suspension. Upon reopening, the stock index closed at 4,456.75, a 4.99 percent slump for the day and the lowest the index has been since January 2016. Foreign investors dumped blue chip stocks such as PT Bank Central Asia (BBCA), PT Bank Mandiri (BMRI), PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BBRI), PT Bank Negara Indonesia (BBNI) and PT Unilever Indonesia (UNVR) which respectively lost 6.99 percent, 6.75 percent, 6.86 percent, 6.82 percent and 6.81 percent.Three hundred and sixty four stocks ended the session in the red, with several companies triggering the exchange’s auto-rejection limit of a 7 percent decline in price, as stipulated by a new IDX regulation announced on Thursday.Read also: Disappearing act: Market braces for volatile March after $2.4b vanishes in a weekThe rupiah surpassed the psychological threshold of Rp 15,000 to the US dollar on Tuesday as investors dumped Indonesian assets – both stocks and bonds – amid investors’ fears of the COVID-19 pandemic, which now has more fatalities outside China, where the virus is believed to have originated, than inside it.last_img read more

13th ITF Challenger Tournament ‘Sarajevo Ladies Open’ started today

first_imgToday, 04 June, the 13th ITF Challanger Tournament ‘Sarajevo Ladies Open’ was opened in Hotonj, reports Fena.BiH is being represented by four tennis players, Lejla Čolić and Anita Husarić who have qualified directly and Danira Muminović and Nađa Džafić who had to pass qualification tournament.The tournament is worth 10 000 USD and in the first round Čolić will play against Bulgarian play Dalia Zafirova, Husarić will play against Kristina Ostojić from Serbia, Muminović against Italian tennis player Giulia Sussarelo, while Džafić will play against Olga Doroshina from Russia.First holder of the tournament is Viktorija Tomova from Bulgaria, while more than 80 tennis players from 16 countries participate at this competition. The final match will be played on 9 June at 11 a.m.last_img read more