TAGS”Dublins Dior”Chair of the Hunt Museum FriendsHarper’s BazaarHunt MuseumKathleen O’SullivanSybil ConnollyVogue Sybil Connolly at work in DublinHunt Museum has chosen some of its collection of Sybil Connolly clothes, sketchbooks, swatches, glass and ceramics to explore the trailblazing design career of Sybil Connolly.Her fame outside of Ireland is shown in the magazines of Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar and her entrepreneurial spirit was ground-breaking for the period.Chair of the Hunt Museum Friends, Kathleen O’Sullivan, who wrote her MA thesis on Sybil Connolly’s impact on the Irish Fashion Industry and currently works as Supervisor of Ladies Fashion at Shaw’s Department Store, Limerick says: “Sybil Connolly was a fashion designer who wanted to break the mould, persuading the sisters of the Order of St. Louis.to let her dye their lace, pink instead of the regulation black or white.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up She is an amazing example of a woman working in 1950’s Ireland, pushing the boundaries ofcreativity and of the expectations of a woman’s role in the workplace and society.” Sybil Connolly was a Dublin based fashion designer, renowned for creating haute couture from Irishtextiles. She used materials such as finely pleated handkerchief linen, delicate Carrickmacross lace and durable Irish tweed to create designs inspired by Irish people, traditions and culture.Hunt Museum’s bannerDubbed by the media as “Dublin’s Dior”, Sybil Connolly was a pioneering designer and one of the first Irish fashion designers to have international success. She surprised and delighted theinternational fashion world with her creations, and worked with stores such as Tiffany & Co, Bloomingdales and Lord and Taylor, in New York. Famous clients included Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Adele Astaire and Mrs. Gregory Peck.Later in her career, she reinvented herself, turning her attention to interior and garden design, creating wallpapers, fabrics, glass and ceramics for companies such as Tipperary Crystal.The medium of Fashion makes art, design and science accessible for everyone.Making it available online means new audiences can experience and learn in their own online spaces. In parallel with the opening of ”Sybil” as a physical exhibition on April 19th , the Hunt Museum website launches on May 24th, an online exhibition of her work and story.The Hunt Museum encourage people to participate via #SybilInLimerick and actively add to their Tumblr and Pinterest boards about her and her work. Keep an eye on the Hunt Museum’s website for news on our Sybil related education workshops, lectures, and very excitingly the first Wikipedia Editathon in Limerick.More local news here. Listen: A score for Limerick Printmakers WhatsApp Twitter The Hunt Museum launches a competition to create a sculpture from the Chestnut tree stump for the new Museum in a Garden Previous articleCompetition winnerNext articleStudents from Limerick Universities among winners in national awards Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook Email Print Exhibition of Iconic Film Costumes Stays in Limerick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Fashion icon Sybil Connolly features on Hunt Museum online series Advertisement Limerick Post Show | Hunt Museum launch Sculpting Competition Limerick Post Show | Fund A Cobble | Hunt Museum NewsLocal NewsHunt Museum to explore the fascinating design career of Sybil ConnollyBy Staff Reporter – April 17, 2018 1079
Notre Dame’s Division of Student Affairs presented awards to seven students at the annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet on April 1, according to a University press release.Senior Jenna Ahn received the Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., Leadership Award for her work with Campus Ministry and the Center for Social Concerns (CSC). She has served as a leader in efforts to unite students working with both offices, the press release stated.“I think it’s essential that Campus Ministry work together with the CSC because the two, faith and justice, are deeply connected,” Ahn said. “Collaborating between Campus Ministry and CSC reminds us to always be contemplatives in action ⎯ where what we contemplate will be put into action and where our actions will become forms of contemplation.”Ahn said she became involved with the CSC’s Summer Service Learning Program (SSLP) and the International Summer Service Learning Program (ISSLP), through which she traveled to Kolkata, India.“I decided to get involved with the SSLP after my freshman year because I was interested in continuing to ask the difficult questions about structural sin, poverty and suffering,” she said. “I left with more questions than answers.“I participated in the ISSLP in Kolkata because I wanted to experience and walk in the footsteps of Mother Teresa. I wanted to learn to love more radically, not for my own benefits and sense of ‘feel-good,’ but to love the other as to will only their good.”Senior Elizabeth Tucker, a four-year member of the varsity women’s soccer team and two-time captain, won the Ray Siegfried Award for Leadership Excellence, the press release stated. She has combined community service with her athletics, having her team adopt a patient from the local hospital and organizing tutoring at a local elementary school, Tucker said.“My junior year … I decided that it would be really cool to get involved with the Fighting Irish Fight for Life program, because it was a way [the soccer team] could adopt a little sister and bring someone in and bring so much happiness,” Tucker said. “It’s been really fun for me because I’ve gotten to know her very well.”Senior Julia Steiner, former editor-in-chief of Scholastic magazine, won the Denny Moore Award for Excellence in Journalism. The magazine has devoted more attention to the topic of diversity under her leadership, the press release said.“I think it’s really interesting to not only understand the differences that we all share on the outside, but to strike up these conversations and to begin to understand how we all think differently, how we see the world differently,” Steiner said. “… We did not have an outward push for diversity; it was kind of a thread that seemed to weave in throughout the year.”Steiner said she also credits the magazine’s success to all of the staff.“I accepted [the award] individually, and I am proud of the work that I’ve done, but at the same time, it was really a group effort,” she said. “That’s probably what I’m most proud of; Scholastic won News Magazine of the Year for the second year in a row in the state of Indiana.”Senior Edithstein Cho received the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Award for her role as co-founder and producer of “Show Some Skin,” a student production that aims to shed light on students’ stories about difference and identity, according to the press release.“I saw minority students on our campus talked amongst themselves and did a lot of problem identification on race issues, which is articulating what is insensitive or racist,” Cho said. “To go beyond problem identification and to engage and change how people engaged race, the three of us [Cho, senior Hien Luu and JeeSeun Choi, class of 2012] wanted to hear deeper narratives.“The monologues [in ‘Show Some Skin’] show that the writers are human beings who have flaws and prejudices of their own, alongside having their own baggage that determines how they orient themselves. We named our production, ‘Show Some Skin,’ in order to challenge our community to dig deeper into their identity and experiences to create a starting point for dialogue. ‘Show Some Skin’ is a form of art for social justice.”Karen Antonio, a doctoral student in the department of biochemistry and chemistry, won the Sister Jean Lenz, O.S.F., Leadership Award for her contributions in promoting women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields through her organization of monthly lunch meetings for women to present and hear research presentations, the press release stated.“You have this informal, comfort way of talking to faculty and staff,” Antonio said. “You get a different side of professors; you’re eating lunch, talking about what you do, your family, your pets, whatever you want, and it’s not that constricting, professional box that you are usually in.“As far as women in science go, you’re able to unite people in a very comfortable way that probably would not have been available otherwise.”Senior Alex Coccia, student body president emeritus, won the Rev. A. Leonard Collins Award, which is given to a senior who has made large strides toward advancing the interests of Notre Dame students, according to the Student Affairs website.Coccia worked to improve the campus climate for LGBTQ students, undocumented students and students affected by sexual violence, the press release said.“I want to ensure that all students feel welcome at Notre Dame, and breaking the silence on issues that create oppressive environments is the first step towards that goal,” Coccia said. “Ultimately, the student experience is sacred, and we must ensure that we as students do all we can to create a welcoming environment for all.”To nominate a student for next year’s awards, visit the Student Affairs website.Tags: Diversity, leadership, LGBTQ, service, Student Affairs, student leadership
ION Mobility cofounder and CEO James Chan said the company would focus on Indonesia with the launch of its first product in the country, as it had one of the biggest motorcycle markets in the world. Last year, 6.38 million motorcycles were sold in the country.The company also planned to expand its team and operations across Singapore, Jakarta and Shenzhen, develop its in-house research and development capabilities and build up its supply chain and manufacturing partnerships.Southeast Asia represents 8 percent of the world population but 25 percent of global motorcycle demand. The market for the motorbike industry in Southeast Asia is expected to hit $8.53 billion by 2023.“There is no proven electric vehicle (EV) motorbike brand in Southeast Asia with products that can compel motorbike riders to join the inevitable electric revolution,” Chan said. “We are committed to offering riders across Southeast Asia superior alternatives to their petrol-based motorbikes with our next-generation, smart and connected electric motorbikes that are clean, aspirational and affordable.”Monk’s Hill Ventures cofounder and managing partner Kuo-Yi Lim said that Southeast Asia had one of the largest and fastest-growing number of motorbike users in the world with a growing appetite for affordable and cleaner motorbikes.“We are excited to be working with the company in creating the next iconic start-up to emerge from Southeast Asia,” he said. (eyc)Topics : Singapore-based electric motorbike start-up ION Mobility has raised US$3.3 million in seed funding to launch its product in Indonesia by 2021 and expand its operations in Southeast Asia.The funding was provided by Monk’s Hill Ventures, TNB Aura, Village Global and 500 Startups’ Southeast Asia-focused fund, 500 Durians, among others.“We are excited to be supporting ION Mobility in bringing a home-grown mainstream electric motorbike offering to the market, starting with Indonesia,” TNB cofounder and managing partner Aura Charles Wong wrote in a statement released on Friday.
Australia will play its first league game against Afghanistan. Alex Carey is a part of Australia squad for World Cup 2019. Aaron Finch will lead the side in World Cup 2019. New Delhi: Australia’s wicket-keeper batsman, Alex Carey is set to join Sussex for the T20 Blast after the conclusion of ICC World Cup, it was confirmed on Thursday (May 30). The tournament will start from July 18 and Sussex will play their first game on the next day against Hampshire.Carey said he’s excited to work with Jason Gillespie and is looking forward to playing in front of the home crowd. “I’m very excited to get the opportunity to play with Sussex,” he pointed out.”I played for East Grinstead in the Sussex Premier League a few years ago and now to play for the Sharks in the Blast is super exciting. I’ve heard the fans are the best in the country and I can’t wait to join Dizzy and the guys in July.” Carey has played 44 T20 games and has 918 runs to his name at a strike rate of 128.93 with one century. Gillespie, who is also a coach at Adelaide Strikers where Carey plays in the Big Bash League, stressed the batsman’s ability to adapt will hold him in good stead.”We’re delighted to be able to offer this opportunity to Alex and excited for him to be linking up with us,” he said “He’s been impressive opening the batting for the Strikers in the Big Bash and now he’s getting experience in the middle order with Australia.”He can certainly clear the ropes but he’s also able to read and adapt to different conditions. That versatility will give us options on how best to utilise his batting in this year’s Blast. Alex is also a world-class keeper so to have a player like him joining the Sharks is a real coup for the club. I know Alex well from the Adelaide Strikers and he knows Sussex well from his time playing league cricket in the county, so I’ve no doubt he’ll fit in nicely in our dressing room.” highlights For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are facing likely bans of around seven years when FIFA’s ethics judge delivers his verdict on Monday.Barring a major surprise, both FIFA president Blatter and UEFA president Platini are expected to be found guilty of ethics code breaches surrounding a £1.3million “disloyal payment” made to the Frenchman in 2011.German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, the chairman of FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber, held disciplinary hearings for the pair last week and is due to announce his findings and any sanctions on Monday morning.Ethics investigators accept that proving corruption, which carries a lifetime ban, will be difficult – it was reported on Sunday that Blatter himself had claimed that those charges would be dropped.Investigators are very confident that other charges including conflict of interest, false accounting and non co-operation – or criticism of the ethics committee – will be proved. A file running to more than 50 pages was submitted by investigators.Sources with knowledge of the case say sanctions handed down to other FIFA officials previously provide an indication of the level of the bans faced by Platini and Blatter. In July, Harold Mayne-Nichols. the official who headed the inspection team for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, was banned from all football-related activity for seven years for conflict of interest and breach of confidentiality.Former FIFA vice-president Chung Mong-Joon from Korea was banned for six years in October for ethics code breaches that he said related to matters such as duty of disclosure, and confidentiality.Platini boycotted his hearing in Zurich on Friday in protest, claiming a decision already appeared to have been made. His lawyers attended, but it looks as though the Frenchman is already preparing to take the matter to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.His slim hopes of running for the FIFA presidency on February 26 would be finally ended by any sort of a ban however. The provisional suspensions imposed on him and Blatter in October mean he has been unable to carry out any campaigning.Blatter is unlikely to go quietly either as he faces an end to his four decades at the top of FIFA. The 79-year-old has called a news conference for Monday morning in Zurich in the same building that used to house FIFA before it moved to its new headquarters in 2006. He has already claimed in media interviews that the ethics committee has no power to remove him as president. –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports
The Manager of Manchester City Manuel Pelegrini said that BiH representative Edin Džeko will get a chance to show how much he is worth, according to Tanjug.Last season, Džeko was a reserve on the team of Robert Manchin, but nevertheless managed to score 15 goals in 43 games.“I spoke with Džeko two weeks ago and he expressed hope to remain in the club and he is a very important player for me. I am convinced that this year he will show how much he is worth’’, said Pelegrino for English media.(Source: Fena)
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by Thurston County Solid Waste The organics collection programs in Thurston County have gone through several changes over the past few years. This left many residents and businesses confused about what can go in their organics collection bins. To clear things up, Thurston County, the City of Olympia, and LeMay recently adopted the same list of acceptable items. So now, no matter where you live or work, or who picks up your organics, the items you can put in your bin are the same. These items fall into three basic groups:Food scraps are one category of organics that can be collected curbside. The full list has been recently updated.Yard and wood waste including grass, branches, leaves, plant waste, and clean lumber scraps.Food waste and plate scrapings including fruits, vegetables, bread, dairy, eggs, meat, bones, seafood, and shells.Un-coated food-soiled paper and shredded paper including paper napkins, towels, coffee filters, and pizza boxes. Shredded paper should be put in a paper bag.Building a more Resilient Organics Collection SystemDuring the last five years, the number of communities in the Northwest that collect yard and food waste to be composted grew dramatically. This huge amount of additional material caused an increase in contamination and odor problems at some composting facilities. As a result, some of these facilities shut down or put restrictions on the kinds of materials they would accept. Recently, these major changes in the composting industry started to create challenges for local organics collection programs, especially for schools and businesses.“To ensure the long-term success of our organics collection programs, Thurston County, the City of Olympia, and LeMay worked together to find new and more diverse outlets for our materials” said Thurston County Solid Waste Reduction Specialist Peter Guttchen. “This more decentralized and resilient system will help us sustain and grow our organics programs as the composting industry in our region and across the nation changes and matures.”Currently about 60% of the organics delivered to the WARC are hauled to Silver Springs Organics near Rainier to be composted into high quality products. About 35% of the material is burned in industrial furnaces or is directly land-applied as mulch on area farms. The remaining 5% is trucked to composting facilities in Eastern WA and in Snohomish County. These facilities are designed to safely compost the organics from restaurants, schools, and other places that generate a lot of food-soiled paper and food waste.For more informationTo download and print a list of what you can put in your organics bin to post on your fridge at home or in your business, click here. Also, watch your mailbox. A detailed chart of acceptable organics will be included in Talking Trash which will be delivered to every Thurston County household in November. You’ll also find lists of what can go in your recycling and organics bins in LeMay’s upcoming utility bill inserts. Information about the City of Olympia’s recycling and collection services can be found here.
By M. J. Alvarez |You don’t need any special equipment to enjoy an escape from the heat of the sun during summer. A pair of running shoes will be enough to help you enjoy the canopy-covered trails of our area. Here are just a few trails Monmouth County Park System offers.Hartshorne Woods contains trails that provide a more vigorous workout. The Grand Tour Trail running through the Monmouth Hills when combined with the contiguous Rocky Point Trail provides a challenging 5.4-mile hike with a number of ups and downs in a remote part of the park. The Rocky Point Trail will reward hikers with numerous elevated views of the Shrewsbury River and Sea Bright. The Cuesta Ridge and Laurel Ridge trails provide easier walks. Hartshorne trails are multiuse trails. Hikers should expect to share them with mountain bikers.The Pond Walk is a half-mile wooded walk in Holmdel Park. Photo courtesy MCPSHolmdel Park offers a number of trails for both casual walkers and serious runners. The Cross Country Trail is a 3.1-mile trail that is especially suited for runners and includes a challenging uphill stretch known locally as “The Bowl.” This trail is also the site of many high school cross-country races. For a more balanced workout, try the 0.8-mile Fitness Trail, a loop trail that includes exercise stations. Families can enjoy the 0.4-mile Pond Walk trail around the lower pond and Beech Glen an approximately half-mile wooded walk.The southern section of Holmdel Park, also known as the Ramanessin section, includes three trails of moderate difficulty – the Ramanessin Trail which runs along the Ramanessin Brook, the Steeplechase trail and the Homestead Trail and Fern Path. These trails cross less developed parts of the park through fields and wooded areas and are little used.Huber Woods in Rumson provides a number of moderate trails through wooded fields and mountain laurel valleys. Valley View, Claypit Run and Meadow Ramble are all moderate wooded trails. The Many Log Run Trail located in the northwest section of the park off of the Meadow Ramble Trail is a challenging 1.2 mile trail with a number of sharp hills to get your heart pumping. As with Hartshorne Woods, all of the Huber woods trails are multiuse trails so expect to share them with mountain bikers.Manasquan Reservoir in Howell contains the Perimeter Trail, a 5.1-mile flat, dirt trail popular with joggers, walkers and bikers, looping around the entire perimeter of the reservoir and crossing a number of wetland areas. This trail will give the walker a sense of the breadth of the reservoir and may even reward with a view of the bald eagles nest which is alleged to exist near the northwest corner of the reservoir. A shorter 1.1-mile scenic nature trail around the Environmental Center is suitable for families with young children.Thompson Park, located in the Lincroft section of Middletown, contains both paved trails for bikers and walkers, dirt trails traversing fields and wooded areas and a track loop around a rugby pitch. The Reservoir Loop is the longest trail in the park at 4.8 miles and runs along Marlu Luke located in the northwest section of the park and loops around the Swimming River Reservoir. The Paved Trail is a popular trail for walkers, runners and bikers that runs around the perimeter of the park along Longbridge Road, Cross Road and Route 520.Experienced hikers and trail runners know that tick season is in full swing in the Two River area. When venturing into any wooded area, stay on the maintained trails, wear loose clothing with long sleeves and pants and inspect arms and legs after a walk in the woods. Be especially careful inspecting children and pets for ticks. Sunscreen and a bottle of water in a small backpack will also make your day more enjoyable.And hit the trails on June 3 – National Trails Day.This article was first published Summer Kickoff section in the May 25-June 1, 2017 print edition of The Two River Times.