Cody commits to another year at the helm

first_imgKilkenny are slated to open their League campaign against Waterford, and have a bye to the Leinster Championship semi finals. Brian Cody remains the man to lead the Kilkenny hurlers for a nineteenth year. The 11-time All Ireland winner was ratified for another year in charge at a meeting of the County Board last night. 62-year old Cody will retain his current backroom team as well. last_img

Australians mixing business with pleasure

first_img84 percent of Australians said they never argued with their partner about working during a holiday. Source = ETB News: P.T. The most popular devices used for work during a holiday were smartphones, laptops and tablets. 63 percent of Australians said they were not expected to be contactable and work while on holiday. More than half of Australian travellers check their emails when holidaying, while some push their partner’s patience by writing work presentations whilst on vacation, according to new research. When it comes to redeeming their full annual leave allowance, 65 percent of Australians make use of this option and approximately 40 percent take more than the regular four-week leave allowance.  center_img Do you check work emails while on vacation? Despite 78 percent of respondents indicating that they only make calls and send emails during holidays, 16 percent confessed to constructing work presentations.  “The findings of our survey indicate that work demands in this age of technology are eating into the holidays of travellers, but most Australians are still able to take it in their stride and maintain a work-life balance,” TripAdvisor spokesperson Jean Ow-Yeong said. TripAdvisor’s ‘Working on Holiday’ survey has revealed that 55 percent of Australians admitted to checking their emails while away on holiday, with 60 percent checking their mail once per day.last_img read more