John Quirk

Type: Person
Name: John Quirk
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Could your poetry prowess win you the bardic chair and robes?

The island is enjoying an exciting resurgence in poetry and as part of this, the new post of Manx Bard is being created.The idea is the brainchild of Bridget Carter, who said: ‘There is a real buzz around performance poetry in particular.‘Last year’s ... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Manx Litfest organisers gear up for September's event

The third annual Manx Litfest will get underway next month.It will take place at venues across the Island from Wednesday, September 24th until Sunday 28th.Award-winning authors Sally Gardner, Mark Billingham and Philip Reeve are among the big names set ... [Published Energy FM - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rural Mutual Insurance Company offers new health insurance marketplace

Rural Mutual Insurance Company announced a new partnership with Simple and Smart insurance development (SASid) to provide individuals and families with a Health Insurance Marketplace.This new program will allow individuals and their families to access ... [Published Agri View - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

LitFest grows for its third year

The line-up has been released for next month’s Manx Litfest.The literary festival, now in its third year, is growing – this year taking place over five days in September, rather than the previous four.Between the 24th and 28th, bookworms will be heading ... [Published Manx Radio - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

PSC Group Recognizes Founders' Scholarship Student Recipients

PSC Group, LLC – an information and technology consulting organization - is proud to recognize the undergraduate college students that have been awarded our Bellak – Lauter Founders' Scholarship.Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014PSC Group, LLC – an ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

TEDx lecture series comes to Isle of Man

Do you have an important message that you’d love to share, or could you inspire an audience with a short talk on your favourite Manx subject?The first ever TEDx event will be held in the Isle of Man this November and the organisers are looking for inspiring ... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Gray Historical Series - Part VI of VIII: Polk County on the Map – Fisher

Note to readers: The success of the 2014 Crookston All-School Reunion and the amount of activity and local history bantered about at the Carnegie Building has spurred local historian and author Kristina Gray to take on another series of historical articles. ... [Published Crookston Daily Times - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Arsonists target disused bowling green

FIREFIGHTERS were called out to Coronation Park after arsonists tried to set fire to the disused bowling green.The long grass was targeted by local yobs who tried to start a blaze before they were spotted by park goers and the emergency services were ... [Published Champion - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Learning from Britain's most modern varsity at PSB Academy

E NTERING PSB Academy, students can expect their future employability to be the most important outcome of learning.This leading private education institution is proud to partner with Coventry University in Britain, ranked within the top 4 per cent of ... [Published MyPaper.sg - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Western Mail Letters: Tuesday, 5 August, 2014

We should triple state pension SIR – Can someone please tell me why British pensioners are treated so disgracefully in regards to their State Retirement Pension payouts compared to the rest of Western Europe.The latest Which magazine calculations show ... [Published Wales Online - Aug 05 2014]
Entities: Wales, NHS, Scotland
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tabor Academy to build new dorm - 9:55 pm

MARION — A new public sewer service connection for Tabor Academy will lead the way for a new 15,000 square-foot dormitory building.Tabor Headmaster John Quirk said the intent is to enhance dorm space for existing students, not expand the student body ... [Published South Coast Today - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

First ever TEDx event for Island in November NEW

The first ever TEDx event will be held in the Isle of Man this November - and the organisers are looking for inspiring speakers to enthral the audience with powerful, thought-provoking talks.TEDxDouglas will take place at the Youth Arts Centre in Kensington ... [Published Manxnet - Jul 24 2014]

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"there is an excellent fit between psb academy and coventry university, in particular the approach that both institutions take to providing a quality education to students" said Mr Quirk
"it is a re-organization, not an expansion" Quirk said

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Could your poetry prowess win you the bardic ch... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Aug 29 2014]
Manx Litfest organisers gear up for September's... [Published Energy FM - Aug 27 2014]
Rural Mutual Insurance Company offers new healt... [Published Agri View - Aug 26 2014]
LitFest grows for its third year [Published Manx Radio - Aug 19 2014]
PSC Group Recognizes Founders' Scholarship Stud... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Aug 14 2014]
TEDx lecture series comes to Isle of Man [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Aug 10 2014]
Big-name authors at Litfest, which promises som... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Aug 09 2014]
Gray Historical Series - Part VI of VIII: Polk ... [Published Crookston Daily Times - Aug 08 2014]
Arsonists target disused bowling green [Published Champion - Aug 05 2014]
LINE-UP CONFIRMED FOR MANX LITFEST 2014 [Published Manxnet - Aug 05 2014]
Learning from Britain's most modern varsity at ... [Published MyPaper.sg - Aug 05 2014]
Western Mail Letters: Tuesday, 5 August, 2014 [Published Wales Online - Aug 05 2014]
Tabor Academy to build new dorm - 9:55 pm [Published South Coast Today - Jul 28 2014]
First ever TEDx event for Island in November NEW [Published Manxnet - Jul 24 2014]
Carmarthenshire National Eisteddfod 2014: What'... [Published Wales Online - Jul 21 2014]
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