Uber rush

first_imgLinkedin Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Facebook Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email NewsLocal NewsUber rushBy Bernie English – August 10, 2015 1149 Twitter WhatsApp Printcenter_img ANXIOUS Limerick job seekers have sent a deluge of applications for the upcoming positions at Uber with 150 of 300 new jobs due to come on-stream by Christmas.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Uber last week announced plans to open its first centre of excellence outside the United States in the city centre.The San Francisco based car service provider said it has been overwhelmed with the response from Limerick with hundreds applying for the first 50 jobs, which are currently advertised.And the good news continues, with coffee chain Starbucks due to start its fit-out on the ground floor of the Thomas Street building this week.There are a number of other high-profile companies in the mix for the rest of the space, creating at least 100 full and part-time job opportunities.Meanwhile Finance Minister Michael Noonan said that the Hanging Gardens site in Henry Street, which is in the final stages of being acquired by Limerick City and County Council, had attracted the interest of at least three prospective investors.He said that there was a lot of confidence that it could be the location for another 250 jobs or so when it is fully developed. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Previous articleGAA – Weekend results from Limerick GAANext articlePatient files sent to outside email 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. Advertisement Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads TAGSfeaturedJobslimerickuber last_img read more

These are the cheapest homes we could find within 15km of the CBD

first_imgHard to believe this home is about 10km from a major CBD.The three bedroom townhouse – located at 52/11 Oakmont Avenue, Oxley, has been on the market for five months and struggled to secure a buyer amid a crackdown on investor lending.It had hit the market at the end of June priced at $288,000, according to CoreLogic records, then dropped to $284,000 in August and $279,000 in September. The owner then switched agencies at the end of October when it was marketed at offers over $269,000.At $269,000, with a rental price of $355 a week (as it had in May this year), the property could see gross return of 6.8 per cent. This three bedder is amazing value. 8 Darnley Street, Rocklea Qld 4106THESE are the cheapest homes within 15km of the Brisbane CBD, including one priced so low it was open to offers over $269,000.A two bedroom house 10km from the Brisbane CBD that last sold for $135,000 and a three-bedroom townhouse priced at offers over $269,000 may well be the cheapest homes you can buy in Brisbane. The cheapest unit – 4km from the CBD – was looking for $80,000 or more and the cheapest relocatable home was just $93,000 15km from the city centre. The two bed house at 8 Darnley Street, Rocklea, which was built in 1960 and last sold for $135,000 in 2004, has been set to go to auction in mid-December. Downstairs has been stripped back to bare bones.The home was stripped back to bare minimum on the inside and needed some serious work. As a result it was expected to be great value with even the agent Matt Halloway of Ray White Annerley describing it as “Brisbane’s most affordable home”.“It may not look like much now but think of what it can be with a bit of effort and imagination. This property has the potential to create a beautifully renovated cottage to live in or rent. The structure looks to be solid with steel support beams, the timber is in good condition and the framing is done, all you need to do is finish it off.”The auction was scheduled for 9am on Saturday December 16. The living area is downstairs. 8 Darnley Street, Rocklea Qld 4106 It has a little courtyard.Oxley had seen a surge in interest in the past five years, which has seen its median price jump 37.6 per cent, with median rent at $380 a week.According to agents, the townhouse may be off the table soon though with discussions underway with a potential buyer. 52/11 Oakmont Avenue, Oxley Qld 4075 A lick of paint or three would go well here.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours ago The property comes fully furnished.center_img The small galley kitchen.The ground floor studio apartment was fully furnished and fully self-contained, with a wall-mounted LCD TV with Foxtel, balcony, galley kitchen and lower level single car park available with the title.As with most things that seem too good to be true, this unit complex was built under the Accommodation Regulation Module, according to the listing, “restricting the occupancy to short term motel letting only and is not available for fixed term letting or permanent residential use by an owner occupier”.Another very cheap residential option that has a restriction on it was Brisbane’s cheapest relocatable home located 15km from the city centre in Durack. The single bedroom, single bathroom, single carport house at 28/750-758 Blunder Road was priced at $93,000. The property is within 15km of the Brisbane CBD. 28/750-758 Blunder Rd, Durack Qld 4077 The interiors need some serious attention. The home has a single carport.“If you’re only looking for a bedroom home and can’t afford those expensive houses, then this ones for you. This relocatable home, comes partly furnished, is located close to transport, shops and other public facilities. It is approximately 30mins to Brisbane City.”But the catch was you had to be a certain age to be an owner-occupier there.“Unfortunately no pets are permitted and must be sold to an owner-occupier 50-plus in age,” was how it was described.It was priced at that level because the owner had already committed interstate and needed it sold. There are three spacious bedrooms.According to realestate.com.au listings, one of the cheapest units on the market in Brisbane was a studio apartment in Kangaroo Point that was priced at offers over just $80,000. The single car space studio unit at 5/192 Wellington Road was being marketed by Bill Yapp of LJ Hooker Kangaroo Point as an investment opportunity.“This is your chance to tap into the heart of the Inner City Kangaroo Point property market with a studio apartment in the Wellington boutique hotel/motel complex.”As the crow flies it’s a mere 2km to the city centre, with multiple transport options including CityCat ferry across the water, buses and cycling or walking to work across the Story Brisbane. Waiting for inspiration. 5/192 Wellington Road, Kangaroo Point Qld 4169last_img read more

Hawks’ Trae Young on game-winner vs. 76ers: Those are the plays you live for

first_img76ers coach Brett Brown took notice of Young’s performance, calling him “unique,” while Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce praised the rookie.  “We rely on him a lot and he delivers a lot. I don’t know if anyone has played better basketball in their rookie season than he is or anyone else over the last couple of years,” Pierce said.”The stuff he is doing — facilitating, he has played in every single game and he has performed. He has been our go-to guy down the stretch. I just think there is a lot to be said about our growth as a team and how we’ve progressed and teams we’ve beat and how we’ve played as the season has gone on and he’s been a major part of that.”Young was selected by the Mavericks No. 5 overall out of the 2018 draft, but was then traded to Atlanta in exchange for the No. 3 pick and a 2019 first-round pick. Young is averaging 18.7 points and has had five games with at least 30 points and 10 assists. Hawks guard Trae Young pulled off an incredible game-winning shot Saturday with less than a second remaining, giving his team a 129-127 win over the 76ers.Young grabbed an inbound pass from Kevin Huerter with less than four seconds to go and dribbled past 76ers’ Jimmy Butler toward the free-throw line. He then made a jumper with 0.1 seconds left in the game. Warriors coach Steve Kerr explains 35-point loss to Mavericks TRAE YOUNG FTW. 😱#TrueToAtlanta pic.twitter.com/kVbWU8aBPb— NBA TV (@NBATV) March 24, 2019Young explained the sequence following the game after he scored 32 points with 11 assists to end the 76ers’ six-game winning streak.”Those are the type of plays you live for, with the clock counting down,” Young said, per The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “I just wanted to get to my strong suit and get to my pull-up, that mid-range floater I have.” Related Newslast_img read more

Suspended sentence for Mason City woman accused of stealing credit card and rolling up $1000 in charges

first_imgMASON CITY — It’s a suspended prison sentence and probation for a Mason City woman who was accused of stealing a credit card and charging over $1000 at numerous stores. 46-year-old Angela Shave was originally charged with ongoing criminal conduct and unauthorized use of a credit card. A criminal complaint says Shave allegedly stole the credit card and made over 30 transactions at multiple convenience stores, grocery stores and online stores between October 24th and November 1st of last year totaling $1164. Shave was allegedly seen on closed circuit television security cameras at multiple stores making those transactions and forging signatures. As part of a plea agreement, Shave agreed to plead guilty to the unauthorized use of a credit card charge with the ongoing criminal conduct charge being dropped. District Judge Colleen Weiland this week sentenced Shave to a suspended five year prison sentence and placed her on three to five years probation.last_img