Breakfast at Tiffanys

first_imgNewsBreakfast at TiffanysBy Bernie English – August 22, 2013 606 Lotsa luck for Limerick family Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Previous articleLimerick rental prices remain stableNext articleWorrying rise in domestic violence figures Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Three Wise Numbers Net €7,505 for Limerick Native Limerick Lotto winners pledge to use winnings to secure children’s future Linkedin WhatsApp Advertisement Facebook Print Twitter Email Happy New Year for online National Lottery player in Limerick who becomes Ireland’s newest millionaire NOTHING bad ever happens in Tiffany’s, according to Holly Golightly and a county Limerick woman is going to put that theory to the test. The lucky lady who scooped a €6.1 million fortune is also about to find out whether diamonds really are a girl’s best friend as she has declared she will be visiting Tiffany’s to buy some. The winner, who wants to remain anonymous, bought the €4 Quick Pick at Kennedy’s Centra in Lahinch on Friday last. The woman says she checked her numbers after hearing where the lucky ticket was purchased . Could you be Limerick’s latest millionaire? Are you the lucky Limerick winner of €8.5 million? RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSLottoTiffanys last_img read more

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Sonic Drive-In breached, 5M cards possibly exposed

first_img continue reading » Credit unions should take note of a recently disclosed data breach at Sonic Drive-In, which may have led to some five million credit and debit cards being exposed. The fast-food chain has 3,600 locations across 45 states.KrebsOnSecurity reported the breach yesterday afternoon.“American consumers deserve better from the companies they’ve entrusted with their financial information,” said NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger. “Our country should already have a national data security standard in place for retailers and merchants, but we don’t and it’s extremely frustrating. How many more data breaches do consumers need to suffer before these companies are held accountable?”Brian Krebs, author of KrebsOnSecurity, said he was alerted to the breach by several financial institution representatives who began noticing a pattern of fraudulent transactions on cards that had all been used at the eatery. Sonic Drive-in confirmed that it was investigating a “potential incident.” 29SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Three charities to benefit after dying wish granted

first_imgIn the crowd was Ms Deuchars long-time family friend Richard Forstmann, who was appointed the executor of her will.Ms Deuchars husband Mark passed away from Motor Neurones disease four years ago.Mr Forstmann said the couple were both “cat mad”, hence the nod to the RSPCA.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours agoHe said his friend had wanted to support research in to Motor Neurone disease, and added that her own cancer had returned three times before claiming her life.“She decided (to give the sale proceeds to charity) about 12 months ago, when we sat down and wrote the will,” he said. “The previous one had not reflected her wishes.” 19/1 Newstead Ave, NewsteadTHREE charities will share in $870,000 after a dying wish was fulfilled last night.Susan Deuchars, who passed away in June after a long battle with lung and brain cancer, bequeathed all of the funds raised from the sale of her Newstead penthouse to Cancer Council Australia, the RSPCA, and Fight MND (Motor Neurone Disease). Susan Deuchars, who passed away in June after a long battle with cancer, bequeathed all of the funds raised from the sale of her luxurious Newstead penthouse to charity RELATED: Money from Brisbane penthouse auction to go to charity in dying wish Neale Whitaker rescues home stuck in reno limbo Mr Forstmann said he hoped the money would assist those charities to do their work, in particular supporting research to find a cure.He said he was also pleased the RSPCA would get a share, especially given the “stress” of supporting animals affected by the bushfires. Bidding started at a shocking $500,000 before jumping to $600,000 and then rising in $50,000 and then $10,000 lots.It ultimately became a two-pony show, with the bidding getting down to two buyers – a couple and a small family – who raised the stakes in often $1000 and $5000 bids. Record sale for Bardon The property was announced “on the market” at $740,000 and the bidding war escalated, with the two main parties again drawing out the process with often $1000 and $2000 bids.It took almost half an hour before the first bidder – the one who placed the cheeky $500,000 opening bid – landed the final knockout blow with a bid of $870,000, securing the penthouse and its park views. Place New Farm agent Aaron Woolard said the sales price was around what they had expected, given feedback from the market.He said he was overjoyed to be involved in the sale of the property.The two-level penthouse-style apartment in Newstead has balconies overlooking the city and Newstead Park and is just 100m from the Brisbane River.The three bedrooms are split over two levels with the upstairs bedroom overlooking the main living area. The stunning 250sq m, three bedroom riverside apartment went under the hammer at the Place auction event at Coco Republic in Fortitude Valley last night, with about 70 people watching on as four registered bidders battled it out for the property. MORE NEWS: Boom time forecast for Brisbane’s housing market in 2020last_img read more

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