BUSINESS PROFILE WITH THE DONEGAL ARTIST FIONA HIGGINSDonegaldaily.com: What is your career and what do you do?Fiona: I am an artist working in batik on silk and oil on canvas, I do paintings of the Donegal landscape. Donegaldaily.com:Tell us about your first job and how much were you paid?Fiona: In 1993, I was an art teacher in a secondary school in Northern Ireland, I was paid £10 an hour.Donegaldaily.com:What was your first success in business?Fiona: My solo exhibition in Lincoln, England. Donegaldaily.com:Name the one local or international business person you look up to?Fiona: Joe Mangan, of Mangan Tours.Donegaldaily.com:What has been your biggest mistake in business?Fiona: Not researching before I bought equipment.Donegaldaily.com:What is the most valuable piece of advice you have ever been given? Fiona: When something goes wrong put it down to experience and move on.Donegaldaily.com: What advice would you give to someone starting out in business today?Fiona: Believe in what you are doing, don’t give up, Market your business, don’t be the best kept secret.Donegaldaily.com:What one item would you take with you to a desert island and why? Fiona: Camera, The landscape always changes, if I saw a sunset I would want to capture it, the next one would never be the same.Donegaldaily.com: What item can you not do without?Fiona: CameraDonegaldaily.com: What item would you prefer to do without?Fiona: TelevisionDonegaldaily.com: What do you do in your spare time (if you have any)?Fiona: Make quilts, bakeDonegaldaily.com: When will you retire?Fiona: Will probably always paint.Donegaldaily.com: What’s your tip to surviving the recession?Fiona: Change to meet peoples needs, good service will always keep a customer, be honest.Donegaldaily.com: What one thing would you do if you were Finance Minister to help business?Fiona: Encourage people to spend money if they can afford it, try to get rid of the fear in the country.BUSINESS PROFILE: ARTIST FIONA HIGGINS was last modified: December 13th, 2010 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
It’s the advert for Ireland Airport West at Knock that has caught the attention of GAA fans across the country.It shows Donegal stars Michael Murphy, Karl Lacey and other well-known football stars raving about how good the airport is – while showing off their skills. But what exactly happened behind the scenes and who dropped the ball?Simply click to see. DDTV – WHICH DONEGAL STAR DROPPED THE BALL ON TV ADVERT? was last modified: June 21st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:advertIreland West Airportkarl laceyMichael Murphy
zoom Shanghai-based Wison Offshore & Marine has received Approval in Principle (AIP) from Bureau Veritas for its newly-developed large-scale Floating LNG Storage and Regasification Terminal.Featuring scalable storage capacity up to equivalent size of a Q-Max, this is the first large-scale FSRU barge design that has been granted AIP by a classification society, according to Wison.The company added that the full-size floating LNG terminal solution offers an economical alternative to the conventional LNG regasification vessels (LNG RV) especially for markets with long-term demand.Furthermore, the barge design lowers initial capital investments, up to 20 percent compared with LNG RV of equivalent size, as well as O&M costs, while enabling uninterrupted service throughout project lifecycle.“Wison large-scale FSRU is a fit-for-purpose facility designed with practical operation considerations. It features scalable storage capacity from 150,000 m³ to 265,000 m³ and a base case design of 750 mmscfd regasification capacity expandable to fit project needs,” David W. Chen, Senior Solution Manager at Wison Offshore & Marine, said.“Designed for near-shore/at shore application, the FSRU can also be deployed offshore with a single point mooring system,” Chen added.
Kolkata: The 24th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will be inaugurated on November 10.The announcement came when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was attending a programme at Nabanna in which a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the state government and British Council.It may be mentioned that Mamata Banerjee has taken the KIFF to a new height by adopting various steps.The 23rd edition of KIFF was inaugurated on November 10 in 2017 with musical magic created by Bikram Ghosh, Tezendra Narayan Roy and Rashid Khan and their troup. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedAmitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Kamal Hasan, Mahesh Bhatt and Kumar Sanu were present at the inaugural ceremony. Several new components have been introduced in the film festival across the past few years and it includes screening of films on rare Indian languages – Boro, Khashi, Chakma from North East, apart from that, there are Dogri from Himachal Pradesh in North India and one from Goa.It provides them an international platform. As many as 143 films including 93 in foreign category were screened at Nandan I, II and III, Rabindra Sadan, Sisir Mancha, Nazrul Tirtha, Star Theatre, Mitra Cinema, Navina Cinema, Mani Square, EZCC and Inox City Centre from November 11 onwards in 2017.The best film and the best director in the category of foreign language films are felicitated with award money of Rs 51 lakh and Rs 21 lakh respectively. From 2017, the best film and the best director of the films in Indian language also get award money worth Rs 7 lakh and Rs 5 lakh respectively.