Fergal Keane to deliver keynote lecture at University of Limerick journalism…

first_img TAGSConferenceeducationJournalismLimerick City and CountyNewsuniveristy of limerick Email Limerick social entrepreneurs honoured for their work in response to covid-19 Advertisement TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Print Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat WhatsApp Previous articleNew 33 space car park opened in AdareNext articleLISTEN: Limerick deserve the league and they won it in style Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Limerick on Covid watch list center_img Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow NewsEducationFergal Keane to deliver keynote lecture at University of Limerick journalism conferenceBy Staff Reporter – April 3, 2019 1023 Facebook Linkedin Fergal Keane, pictured with UL Journalism students at his last visit to the university. Picture: Alan Place/FusionShooters.FERGAL Keane, BBC Africa Editor, will deliver a keynote lecture at a major journalism conference at University of Limerick on Thursday, April 11 as part of theCelebrating 10 Years of [email protected] Conference.The BBC Africa Editor, who is also the new Adjunct Professor of Journalism at UL will give a lecture on ‘Journalism and Democracy under Siege: How Can We Combat the Threat of Fake News and the Rise of Populism’.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Following the lecture, some of the country’s leading journalists and editors, including RTÉ broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, Irish Independent Editor Fionnán Sheahan, and Irish Times News Editor Mark Hennessy, will hold a panel discussion on the topic.Head of Journalism at the University of Limerick Mary Dundon said that they are delighted to have someone of Fergal Keane’s calibre giving the keynote address at their 10th-anniversary conference.“He is an award-winning journalist who has covered most of the global war zones over the past 28 years and won numerous international awards for his fearless reporting – including an OBE from Queen Elizabeth for his services,“ Ms Dundon said.Mr Keane’s lecture will start at 10.30am on Thursday, April 11 in the GEMSO – 016 lecture hall and it will be followed by the panel discussion with some of the country’s leading journalists and a Q&A session with the audience.In the afternoon, there will be a panel discussion profiling UL’s latest journalism and media academic research. The topic: Journalism, Discourse, and Inequality, will be discussed by: Dr Fergal Quinn; Professor Eoin Devereux; Professor Martin Power, Kathryn Hayes and Audrey Galvin.This will be followed by another panel discussion featuring some of the most success UL journalism graduates including Hilary McGann, CNN; Cillian Sherlock, RTE; Denise Calnan, Irish Independent and Andrew Roberts, The Journal.last_img read more

On Christ’s tree

first_img Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson On Christ’s tree Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Docents’ talk offers insight into meaning of Chismon tree There are many symbols of Christmas and some of them are more secular than Christian. And, it will be those… read more Published 7:12 pm Friday, December 3, 2010 Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “The six-point star, the Star of David, refers to the attributers of God – power, wisdom, majesty, love, mercy and justice. The nine-pointed star stands for the Fruits of the Spirit – love, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.”The star with 10 points represents the Ten Commandments and the star with 12 points represents the 12 apostles. Multiple stars mean heaven.”Monograms and letters on the tree are reminders of Christ. Alpha and Omega are used by Christians as a sign of God’s all powerfulness and that He is the beginning and the end.Chi Rho is the oldest monogram for Jesus Christ and the letters I N R I are the first letters of the words in the Latin superscription, “Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.”“Flowers also have a place on the Chrismon tree,” Murphy said.“The rose represents the mother of our Savior, Mary. The daisy is a symbol of the innocence of the Holy Child. The lily is the symbol of immortality and the iris, of course, represents the Holy Trinity.”Many Christian symbols have been added to the age old Chrismons and can be seen on traditional Christmas trees as well.“Angels are included because they are the messengers of God,” Murphy said. “Herald angels symbolize the nativity of our Lord. The Bible is often found on Chrismon trees because it is the word of God.“A lamp is a symbol of knowledge and learning and reminds us how the Word of God sheds light on our lives.”In today’s world, the butterfly symbolizes eternal life and the resurrection in Christ.“Cups and wafers are sometimes placed on the Chrismon tree to represent the body of Christ and the sacrament of Holy Communion,” Murphy said.“The seven-tongued flame is another symbol of the Holy Spirit and traditionally stands for the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit – power, wealth, wisdom, might, honor, glory and blessing.”Other modern symbols of Christmas that are placed on the Chrismon tree are the bell, which calls people to worship.“The bell symbolizes the need for priority for the things of God over secular wants,” Murphy said.“It is the sounding forth of the Word. A bunch of grapes symbolizes the communion wine.”One of the most recent symbols to be found on the Chrismon tree is the heart.“The heart has long been thought of as the center of every impulse to help others. It is a symbol of Christian love and resulting service.”Murphy said the heart is also a reminder of the admonition of Proverbs 4:23, “Keep your heart with all vigilance for from it flows the springs of life.”The Chrismon tree is beautiful but it also has much meaning for Christians.“But the Chrismon tree is complete only when those who see it understand its meaning,” Murphy said. “Everyone is invited to visit the Johnson Center for the Arts this Christmas season and find their own personal meaning in the symbols of the Chrismon tree.” Print Article Murphy said Chrismon is actually a monogram for CHRISt and MONongram.“All Chrismons are made in combinations of white and gold,” Murphy said. “White, the liturgical color for Christmas, refers to our Lord’s purity and perfection. Gold represents His majesty and glory. We point to the Christ as the Light of the World by using tiny lights on the tree. The green tree is representative of everlasting life and that is what God promises us.”Murphy said the Holy Trinity is represented in many different ways on the Chrismon tree. An ornament is seen on the Chrismon Tree at the Johnson Center for the Arts. (Messenger Staff Photo/Thomas Graning)All of the Who’s down in Whoville proved that Christmas can come without tinsel and bows, but Christmas without a Christmas tree just wouldn’t be Christmas.The Johnson Center for the Arts’ “Christmas in the Center” features nine Christmas trees decorated in a variety of themes. There’s a folk life tree, an angel tree and a patriotic tree. Another tree is a nature tree and there’s a love and peace tree and an old fashioned tree with paper chains and gingerbread men. One tree has nothing but glass balls and then there’s the Chrismon tree.“The Chrismon tree is my favorite because it has so much sentiment and meaning to me,” Claire Murphy said. “I grew up in the Methodist church. My dad was a minister and we always had a Chrismon tree in the church and I learned early on the meaning of many of the symbols of Christmas.” Latest Stories “The equilateral triangle symbolizes the Trinity, the Father, Son and Holy Spirit,” she said. “The three distinct angles combine to make one complete figure. The trefoil and the shamrock are also representative of the Holy Trinity, as is the iris, which has three upright petals and three petals that drape downward. Each set represents the Trinity.”Murphy said three entwined circles are also a symbol of the Trinity. The overlapping circles represent the nature of God and the circle itself stands for the eternal nature of God. “The circle has no beginning and no end, just like God.”Crosses always have a place on a Chrismon tree. The crosses come in many shapes but all are symbolic of a risen Lord. Stars are another Christmas symbol and, when formed at right angles, the stars suggest the close relationship between the birth and death of Christ.“The five-point star, is commonly called the Star of Epiphany,” Murphy said. “Epiphany is the time the Christ Child was shown to the Wise Men. According to tradition, this occurred 12 days after the birth. Skip Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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Genius goes Dutch

first_imgGenius Foods – the UK’s largest gluten-free food specialist – has signed a deal to supply its products to a Dutch retailer, as it increases its European footprint.The deal, formally launched at the Dutch Coeliac Day event on Saturday 20 April, is expected to help the company achieve its turnover of £50m in 2013.The Edinburgh-based company, which already supplies products to Canada, France and Spain, will begin selling three products from the Genius range through online retailer Diepvriesmarkt.nl from this week.Roz Cuschieri, chief executive, Genius, said: “Bringing our products to international markets is a major focus for us as we continue to increase our overseas presence.”Genius currently sells 36 products in the UK and overseas, and will begin selling white sliced bread, sliced seeded bread and seeded rolls, with brown sliced bread expected to join the Dutch line-up soon.The company, which already has a 48% share of the gluten-free bread market in the UK, also recently acquired two bakeries from Finsbury Foods in a £21m deal, giving Genius a market-leading position in the own-brand category.Cuschieri added: “The demand for quality gluten-free produce is continuing to grow throughout Europe and Genius is leading the way at home and abroad. We have ambitious plans for additional international expansion in 2013 and beyond.”last_img read more