Limerick has highest rate of births outside marriage

first_imgWhatsApp Previous articleMary Davis labelled a ‘blocking’ candidate for Fianna FailNext articleSimon week to raise awareness of homelessness admin Email Linkedin Facebook NewsLocal NewsLimerick has highest rate of births outside marriageBy admin – September 28, 2011 567 center_img Print Advertisement MOTHERS who gave birth in Limerick city were among the youngest in the country, and Limerick also had the highest rate of births outside of marriage.New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that 119, more than half, of the 231 births registered in the city in the first three months of this year, were born to women who were not married at the time.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up This represents 50 per cent of the births, the highest percentage per head of population in the country.And Limerick city mothers were among the youngest in the country, with an average ago of 29.4 years, and an average age of 31,9 years in the county.But four in 10 who were not married at the time of giving birth said they were living with the child’s father.The figures for the county show that of 182 of the 609 births registered- almost one third – were to unmarried women, a figure lower than the national average.And there were 38 babies born to women from Limerick who were 40 years of age or older.The youngest were 11 woman from the city and one from the county, who were under 20 when they gave birth. .The majority of births in the city – 74 – was recorded amongst women aged between 30 and 34. In the county the corresponding figure was 242.In the same three months, there were 153 deaths registered in Limerick city and 240 in the county.The highest cause of death in the city was heart disease, which claimed the lives of 46 people, and in the county the highest number of deaths – 88 – were due to the same cause.Eleven city people and nine from the county died due to accidents or other external causes. Twitterlast_img read more

The Industry Pulse

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / The Industry Pulse Company News The Industry Pulse 2018-01-25 David Wharton Related Articles Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Share Save Sign up for DS News Daily ________________________________________________________________________________The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has four new top leaders who are taking on key roles in the agency at the start of 2018 and during a critical recovery period following last year’s devastating hurricanes. HUD Secretary Ben Carson administered the oath of office to the following individuals recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate: J. Paul Compton, Jr. to become HUD’s General Counsel; Suzanne Israel Tufts to be Assistant Secretary for the Office of Administration; Leonard Wolfson as Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations; and Irving Dennis to serve as Chief Financial Officer. “Today, our bench got a lot deeper,” said Secretary Carson. “These four outstanding individuals bring substantial experience to HUD at a moment when our Department is being called upon to excel as we support millions of our fellow citizens recovering from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.”________________________________________________________________________________Concentrance Consulting Group, Inc., a small minority-owned business founded in 2000, has rolled out a new version of its technology that automates the compliance review process of MBS Issuers who collectively hold over $1 trillion in outstanding issuance. The compliance-as-a-service technology, powered by IntelliMime, ensures step-by-step guide review consistency, and enables real-time government agency management complete with a browser view of each compliance review while in process. The system does all of this in a hosted, cloud-based, data-secure environment consistent with Federal Government requirements. “The technology has a depth to it that is unique,” said Allen Jones, Principal of Concentrance, who went on to say, “IntelliMime takes very complex routines and automates them with reporting, analytics, and dashboards. The system is user friendly and scalable and through workforce optimization can drive down costs and create efficiencies.”________________________________________________________________________________Situs, a provider of strategic business and technology solutions to the real estate industry, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MountainView Financial Solutions, a service provider to the financial services industry. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to be completed on or before January 31st. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, MountainView is a valuation and risk analytics business for the financial services sector. “MountainView is the premier valuation and brokerage platform for Mortgage Servicing Rights (MSRs), hard-to-value securities, and whole loans, and has a well-earned reputation as an elite provider of risk management analytics for financial institutions,” said Steve Powel, CEO of Situs. “Together with our 2017 acquisition of The Collingwood Group, the MountainView transaction expands our set of capabilities and positions Situs as the trusted advisor of choice within the continually evolving housing finance market, and puts Situs at the nexus of real estate and fintech.”________________________________________________________________________________Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a San Diego, California-based mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that Ian Miller has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this newly created position, he is responsible for ensuring that MCT’s marketing strategy effectively supports the company’s business plan and helps drive growth. “We are elated to have been able to recruit Ian to join the MCT team and head the marketing strategy,” said Curtis Richins, President of MCT. “We’ve grown our business considerably over the past several years and had a need to ensure that our brand accurately reflects the robust suite of products, services, and technology we now offer within company divisions. Ian has and will continue to play a key role in making sure MCT maintains a strong reputation in the mortgage industry.” MCT has traditionally been known in the mortgage industry as a pipeline hedge firm but over the years has developed into a fully-integrated provider of capital markets services and software. Miller is charged with developing and executing MCT’s marketing plan and strategic initiatives. Since joining MCT, he has made significant strides in honing the company’s messaging, positioning, branding and creating positive industry awareness for MCT’s value proposition and extensive suite of secondary marketing focused products and services.________________________________________________________________________________In its quest to deliver quality, drive productivity, and create growth for this sector, the Dallas-headquartered DIMONT, one of the country’s leading insurance claims adjusting and collateral loss mitigation services providers for residential mortgage and auto loans, has added several industry experts to its team in recent months, including the most recent addition of Laura MacIntyre as Chief Revenue Officer. In her new role, MacIntyre, a 25-year industry veteran, will oversee key growth areas, including sales and marketing, for DIMONT. As a leader, MacIntyre has led the financial growth and expansion of multiple companies during her illustrious career. “Laura’s track record is exemplary,” said DIMONT President and CEO Denis Brosnan. “She is an innovative and accomplished executive with demonstrated ability to deliver mission critical results. Her contributions will position DIMONT for great success in serving our mortgage and auto clientele.””DIMONT is uniquely positioned to bring disruptive technology to the industry that can help our customers achieve optimization, digitization, efficiency, and increased output at a lower cost. I look forward to showcasing these offerings and demonstrating the great value they bring to the table for our customers,” MacIntyre told DS News. “The culture at DIMONT is absolutely fantastic and I’m excited to work with a group of professionals who are really focused on the customer and on delivering the best service to the industry.” Previous: Massachusetts Appeals Court Clarifies Demand Letter Ruling Next: Hunter Gorog Steps Down From Landmark Network Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Subscribe Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Tagged with: Company News The Industry Pulse Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Industry Pulse Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago January 25, 2018 1,383 Views in Daily Dose, Featured, News About Author: David Wharton The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago  Print This Post The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago tweet Which companies are merging, and what professionals are moving? 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Two teenage girls injured during sectarian attack in Coleraine

first_imgNews Two teenage girls injured during sectarian attack in Coleraine 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Twitter Previous articlePSNI invesitgate cannabis find in StrabaneNext articleSoccer – World Cup Dream For Donegal Girls Comes To An End News Highland By News Highland – September 19, 2010 Twitter Facebook Google+ NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Pinterest Facebookcenter_img Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Two Catholic teenagers have been targeted in a suspected sectarian attack in Derry.The girls, aged 14 and 17, were set on by five men and a woman in Coleraine on Friday night.Both suffered facial injuries. Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny last_img read more

Former AFC general secretary Velappan dies

first_imgFormer AFC general secretary Velappan diesKuala Lumpur: Former Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary Peter Velappan died on Saturday at the age of 83.Malaysia’s state news agency Bernama reported that Velappan passed away on Saturday morning.In a statement on the AFC website, its president Shaikh Salman Ebrahim Al Khalifa paid tribute to the veteran football administrator, reports Xinhua news agency.“On behalf of the entire Asian football family, I send my condolences and heartfelt sympathy to the family of one of the most important architects of growing the game in Asia,” he said.“Peter served Asian football with passion and professionalism and the news of his passing will shock and sadden all those who are involved in our great game on this continent. He deserves immense credit for everything that he achieved with the AFC and beyond.”Current AFC general secretary Windsor John, added that Velappan had been an inspiring figure both with AFC and the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM).“Peter set the standards to which everyone in Asian football aspires. He was dedicated to grassroots football and the development of the game in Asia. It has been an honour to follow in his footsteps,” he said.Born in Malaysia in 1935, Velappan studied in Britain and Canada before becoming a teacher and later became assistant general secretary of FAM from 1963 to 1980.He was also appointed as team manager and coach to the Malaysian football team which qualified for the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich.In 1978, Velappan became the AFC General Secretary during a time of its rapid expansion and development for the organization and for football in Asia, which hosted its first FIFA World Cup in Japan and South Korea in 2002 during his time in office.He was coordination director for the Organizing Committee and received FIFA’s distinguished service award for his 30 years of valuable contribution to the sport in 2002.As the longest serving general secretary in AFC history, he served under three AFC presidents namely Hamzah Abu Samah (1978 to 1994) and Sultan Ahmad Shah (1994 to 2002) both from Malaysia and Qatar national Mohamad Hamman (2002 to 2011).Velappan retired in 2007, after 29 years as general secretary, but remained a strong advocate for grassroots football and a firm supporter of present AFC president Shaikh Salman.His commitment to grassroots football led to a role at Vision Asia which was devoted to popularising the sport at the grassroots across Asia. IANSlast_img read more