Apr 23, 2013
'The Commitments' coming to the London stage
The Tony Award-winning Dublin-set musical "Once" is a hit, and on Tuesday producers announced a long-awaited stage version of the Irish soul saga "The Commitments." Roddy Doyle's 1987 novel about a bunch of working-class Dubliners who form an unlikely soul band was made into a successful 1991 movie.
2013 Lords and Ladies Cotillion
Theta Omicron Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority hosted the 19th Biennial Lords and Ladies Cotillion at the Palladium on March 16.
The Free Dictionary
Nelson's Pillar Destroyed by Explosion in Dublin
It was built in 1808 and destroyed by a bomb in 1966. The pillar was a Doric column that rose 121 feet from the ground and was topped by a 13 feet tall statue in Portland stone by Cork sculptor Thomas Kirk, RHA , giving it a total height of 134 feet some 35 feet shorter than Nelson's Column in London.
Half of voters feel a new political party is needed
Fifty per cent of voters now feel there is a need for a new political party on foot of broken election promises and widespread disillusionment with the Government, a new nationwide opinion poll reveals.
<![CDATA[* Jill Gordon, treasury management sales director for Mississippi and group deposit officer, has been named an associate at the bank's Ridgeland office. will expand treasury management services in the central Mississippi market and develop new deposits for the Ridgeland office. Gordon has more than 13 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. She has a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Southern Mississippi. * William Ivey has become Metropolitan's first leadership associate. He will observe and work in all the areas of the bank. He has a bachelor of business administration degree with majors in banking and finance and managerial finance and a master of business administration from the University of Mississippi. While in college, he worked as a teller at Community Bank. As an undergraduate, he interned at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Dublin.? * Leanne Stamper has been named an associate. She previously was a store manager of Anthropologie and served as executive team leader of human resources for Target Corp. She has a bachelor's degree and a master of business administration degree, both from Mississippi State University. * Jill Walker, a new associate, will serve as credit process director. She has more than 17 years of commercial and commercial real estate lending experience. Walker has a bachelor of business administration degree with a banking and finance major from Mississippi State University.