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Homeless man ’emotionally exhausted’ by life on the streets

first_imgWATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Advertisement Twitter Email Linkedin Previous articleAustria tourists Shannon boundNext articleAnd Still, We Work Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live NewsLocal NewsHomeless man ’emotionally exhausted’ by life on the streetsBy Alan Jacques – October 8, 2015 839 center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Vedran Kohut a homeless man and his dog in their former camp near Westfields.By Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Vedran Kohut a homeless man and his dog in their former camp near Westfields.A HOMELESS Croatian man living rough on the streets of Limerick feels he has been left behind by society and now feels “emotionally exhausted” by the experience.Vedran Kohut and his canine companion, Evelyn, have slept in 29 cities across Europe since 2013. The 36-year-old arrived in Limerick in March 2015 and had, for a time, been living in a makeshift camp along the banks of the River Shannon.In the last three years, Vedran and his faithful companion have been homeless in France, Switzerland, Germany, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Slovenia, Italy and Bosnia and Herzegovina.Since arriving in Limerick, he claims that none of Limerick’s homeless shelters would accommodate his pet, which he refers to as a therapy dog to help him deal with his mental health issues. He told the Limerick Post that he has been attacked and had his tent burnt down during his time in the city, which lead to a breakdown and a period in hospital.“I was doing my best to keep myself healthy, mentally and physically. I feel I have been completely left behind by some public services, especially when I was dealing with the council’s homeless team,” Vedran said.“I am now emotionally exhausted and probably in need of another recovery period in hospital. I only managed to get a little bit of work since March, mostly because nobody would employ me with my current situation. I have had to borrow money from family and friends and I have been living for at least six months with less than €5 a day in my pocket.”Earlier this year, Vedran had his passport and other documents and valuables including a laptop stolen while travelling by train from Galway to Dublin. He now feels desperate, is in need of support, and does not know where to turn.“I am grateful for all the help I have received from people in Limerick but what I really need is to be treated fairly by public services such as the social welfare office,” he concluded. Facebook TAGSAlan JacqueshomelesshomelessnesslimerickVedran Kohut Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Print WhatsApplast_img read more

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Still No Peak in Sight for Home Values

first_img Related Articles February 6, 2018 1,894 Views  Print This Post in Daily Dose, Featured, Headlines, Journal, Market Studies, News About Author: Scott Morgan Subscribe The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago At the end of Q4, home price values nationally were up year-over-year for the fifth consecutive month, according to the latest CoreLogic Home Price Index and HPI Forecast report.The report found that in December 2017, home prices in the United States were half a percent higher in December than in November and an average 6.6 percent higher than in December 2016. Higher growth rates occurred in the West, namely in California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Washington.Moreover, CoreLogic reported, home price values are expected to be another 4.3 percent higher this coming December than they were at the end of 2017. CoreLogic expects monthly values this year to be about half a percent higher than their corresponding 2017 months were.Part of the reason home values are on such an upswing is the lingering shortage of houses available on the market, and part is a still-robust economy.“The number of homes for sale has remained very low,” said Dr. Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist for CoreLogic. “Job growth lowered the unemployment rate to 4.1 percent by year’s end, the lowest level in 17 years. Rising income and consumer confidence has increased the number of prospective homebuyers. The net result of rising demand and limited for-sale inventory is a continued appreciation in home prices.”Frank Martell, President and CEO of CoreLogic, credited the price growth to “aggressive monetary policy, the economic and jobs recovery, and a lack of housing stock.”This, Martell said, is making it tough for less affluent buyers to find homes to invest in.“As home prices and the cost of originating loans rise, affordability continues to erode, making it more challenging for both first-time buyers and moderate-income families to buy. At this point, we estimate that more than one-third of the 100 largest metropolitan areas are overvalued.”According to CoreLogic, 35 percent of the top 100 metropolitan areas had an overvalued housing market as of December. Almost half the top 50 markets were overvalued. Conversely, 28 percent of the top 100 metros and 14 percent of the top 50 metros were undervalued. Thirty-seven percent were where they should be. CoreLogic Home Price Index Home Values HOUSING HPI Forecast Q4 2018-02-06 Scott Morgan Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Scott Morgan is a multi-award-winning journalist and editor based out of Texas. During his 11 years as a newspaper journalist, he wrote more than 4,000 published pieces. He’s been recognized for his work since 2001, and his creative writing continues to win acclaim from readers and fellow writers alike. He is also a creative writing teacher and the author of several books, from short fiction to written works about writing. Home / Daily Dose / Still No Peak in Sight for Home Values Previous: Bracing for a Sea of Change in Mortgage Servicing Next: For Tech in Mortgage, Constant Innovation is Keycenter_img Tagged with: CoreLogic Home Price Index Home Values HOUSING HPI Forecast Q4 Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Still No Peak in Sight for Home Values Share Save Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily last_img read more

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Salute to the king, fireworks on holiday schedule at Phillips County Raceway

first_imgHOLYOKE, Colo. – A salute to the king and plenty of fireworks accompany three IMCA series for Thursday, July 3 and Friday, July 4 Mid-Summer Nationals shows at Phillips County Raceway. PCR hosts the Salute to the King farewell tour, with Steve Kinser in Holyoke on opening night. Fireworks follow the Independence Day program.The Precise Racing BST Series for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, Addiction Chassis BST Series for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Leary Racing Products BST Series for Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods are in action both days, along with IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. All applicable IMCA points will be awarded in all divisions both days. Pit gates and the grandstand open at 3 p.m. both days. Racing starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday and at 5 p.m. on Friday. Spectator admission is $15 for adults and $5 for kids. Pit passes are $30. More information is available by calling 720 404-0400 and at the www.phillipscountyraceway.com and www.bstracing.com websites.last_img read more

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