Revenue seize herbal cannabis at Shannon Airport

first_imgPrint YESTERDAY (13th) as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers seized 1.1kg of herbal cannabis at Shannon Airport. Previous article“Overwhelmed” staff at most COVID-hit hospital appeal for help as they battle surge in virus and patients on trolleysNext articleWitness Appeal – Discharge of a Firearm in Co. Clare Staff Reporter Advertisement LimerickNewsRevenue seize herbal cannabis at Shannon AirportBy Staff Reporter – January 14, 2021 155 Linkedin Email Twitter Facebook WhatsApp The smuggled drugs, with an estimated value of €22,000, were discovered concealed in large packets of sharing crisps that were contained in a parcel that had originated in Spain and was destined for an address in Limerick City.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Investigations are ongoing.This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs.If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.last_img read more

Zagorje is the most successful tourist destination in continental Croatia

first_imgApart from good results, which include further growth in arrivals (12,27%) and overnight stays (7,44%), 2018 in Zagorje will be remembered for the fact that Krapina-Zagorje County was declared the most successful tourist at the Days of Croatian Tourism destination of continental Croatia, and was one of the three finalists in the selection for the best tourist destination in Croatia. In 2018, there were 729.466 visitors, which is an increase in visitors to the beaches 6,5% or 44.538 visitors more than last year. Regarding the number of visitors to museums, 198.986 visits were made, and the most visited is the Museum of Krapina Neanderthals with 90.373 visits, followed by the Museum of the Old Village Kumrovec with 51.587 visits and Dvor Veliki Tabor with 26.271 visits. “At the Days of Tourism in Hvar, Krapina-Zagorje County was declared the best tourist destination of continental tourism, and we entered the finals as one of the three best tourist destinations. Only with the synergy of branding Zagorje as a destination, and later providing individual quality and advantages over others, we came to such results. “, said the prefect of Krapina-Zagorje County, Željko Kolar, and emphasized that last year the number of 3 thousand registered commercial beds was broken and that the number of beds increased by 364 compared to 2017.  Photo: TZ KZŽ “We are especially pleased with the growth of 5,5% in the domestic market in overnight stays, and in the Slovenian market it is 12,75%, Germany 6,43% and Poland 27,08%. As for which Croatian counties tourists come from, in the first place is the City of Zagreb (45.963 overnight stays), followed by Split-Dalmatia (25.884 overnight stays) and Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (22.400 overnight stays), followed by Istria, Zagreb and Osijek-Baranja. In 2018, there were 187.637 overnight stays of domestic tourists. We are pleased to be visited by tourists from sea destinations who visit Krapina-Zagorje County for vacation after the summer season, and in terms of arrivals and overnight stays according to tourist boards, most are in the Tourist Board of Tuhelj, Klanjec and Veliko. Trgovišće, then the Tourist Board of the Heart of Zagorje, and then the Tourist Board of the Municipality of Stubičke Toplice. The area of ​​Oroslavje is interesting, where the increase at the Hotel & Pension ZAGI is 38,11% compared to 2017. “, pointed out the head of the Škrinjar office. Increase in visitors to the beaches As for visitors to the beaches, the most visited were Terme Tuhelj with 307.279 arrivals, followed by Terme Jezerčica with 179.733 arrivals, Krapinske Toplice with 157.061 arrivals and Stubičke Toplice with 85.393 arrivals. center_img ZAGORJE GOT ITS TOURIST CARD – ZAGORJE CARD Head of the Krapina-Zagorje County Tourist Board Sanja Škrinjar she emphasized that the most important markets are Slovenia, followed by Germany, Poland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, and the Danish market is particularly interesting. In 2018, 159.191 arrivals were recorded in the Krapina-Zagorje County and 348.694 overnight stays. Compared to 2017, that is 17.398 more arrivals and 24.143 more overnight stays. This is an increase of 12,27% in arrivals and 7,44% in overnight stays RELATED NEWS: ZAGORJE GOT ITS MOBILE APPLICATION last_img read more

NCAA cancels fall championships for 2020, impacting 6 SU teams

first_img Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on August 13, 2020 at 6:35 pm [email protected] | @cincinnalliecenter_img The Daily Orange is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Syracuse University. Consider donating today to support our mission.UPDATED: Aug. 19, 2020 at 7:21 p.m.The NCAA has canceled all of its fall championships, President Mark Emmert announced Thursday.The announcement, which doesn’t include FBS football, affects six Syracuse sports — men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey and volleyball — and marks the third consecutive season to have its championships canceled after the NCAA scraped the winter and spring ones March 12. Less than half of NCAA schools intend to participate in sports this fall, which means there can’t be a legitimate championship, Emmert said. Up to this point, the Big Ten, Pac-12, Mountain West and Mid-American conferences were the only FBS conferences to cancel or postpone their fall seasons.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textIf more than 50% of schools decide to play their seasons in the spring, they could attempt to have a national championship, Emmert said. However, winter and spring championships would take priority, as their championships were canceled last season, he said. Those sports, including basketball and ice hockey, weren’t affected in the NCAA’s latest announcement.On Wednesday a recommendation to move fall sports championships to the spring was approved by the NCAA Division I Council, according to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports.The College Football Playoff hasn’t been canceled since the organization is not affiliated with the NCAA. Six of the 10 FBS conferences — including the Atlantic Coast Conference — haven’t canceled or postponed fall sports yet, either.last_img read more