‘Killjoys’ invade Castletroy playground car spaces

first_imgNewsLocal News‘Killjoys’ invade Castletroy playground car spacesBy admin – February 6, 2012 679 Twitter WhatsApp Facebook Advertisement Emailcenter_img Linkedin INCONSIDERATE parents and car-owning college students are labelled as killjoys by families with young children wishing to access the playground amenities at the beautifully appointed Castletroy Park. The purpose built car park has signage which clearly indicates that it it is for park users only.However, complaints have been made to the Limerick Post that it is virtually impossible to find a space at specific times at school-times.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Said one irate parent: “It is being used as a drop-off and collection point for students at Castletroy College.“There is a constant stream of school-bound traffic both in and out of the car park, which in itself, presents a danger to parents with children wishing to avail of the play area”.When the Limerick Post arrived on one afternoon, the car park was completely full (see picture), yet there wasn’t a child or parent to be seen in the vicinity.Two adults were spotted walking in the park.A woman driver, with two children in the back seat, failed to find a parking spot and drove on.On another visit, a similar situation existed.A park attendant explained to the Limerick Post that there were periods each weekday when parents avoided taking their children to the playground because of the difficulty in securing a car space.“As you can see, the car park is now full but hardly a person in sight.“There are even students with their own cars and who leave them here all day.“It is most unfair…this facility was specifically built for families with young children and those who want to take a leisurely stroll. It is like this at mornings, lunch time and early afternoons”.A spokesperson for Limerick County Council confirmed they had received complaints from visitors to Castletroy Park.At the time of going to press, The Limerick Post awaits a response from Castletroy College. Print Previous articleWild Atlantic Drive to reinvent region as tourist destinationNext article50- year-old widow jailed for carrying drugs adminlast_img read more

Man charged with failing to render aid after fatal collision

first_img Twitter Facebook Previous article080217 Wonder Girls Camp 2 File photoNext articleResilience defines ag community in wake of natural disasters Digital AIM Web Support Twitter Facebook TAGS  WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 center_img Pinterest Man charged with failing to render aid after fatal collision Local News Pinterest Jose Angel Ramirez A 46-year-old Odessa man was arrested early Thursday morning after he was reportedly involved in a three-vehicle collision that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist.Jose Angel Ramirez was charged with failure to stop and render aid involving death, a second-degree felony, and criminal negligent homicide, a state jail felony.The fatal collision happened at 9:57 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of University Boulevard and Bonham Avenue, an Odessa Police Department press release detailed.Ramirez was reportedly driving a 2013 Ford F-350 west on University Boulevard. Kolby Ray Tavarez, 18, of Odessa was driving a 2014 Dodge Challenger west on University Boulevard behind the F-350.Felix John Jaramillo, 48, of Odessa was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle east on University Boulevard, the release stated. The F-350 reportedly failed to yield the right of way while turning left onto Bonham Avenue and collided with the motorcycle, causing it to skid into the Challenger.Ramirez failed to stop and render aid and left the scene, the release detailed. Jaramillo was transported to Medical Center Hospital and was later pronounced dead by medical personnel.Next of kin were notified and there were no other injuries reported, the release stated.Ramirez was located at 1:47 a.m. in the 3500 block of Andrews Highway and was arrested, charged and transported to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center, the release detailed.No bond amounts had been set as of Thursday afternoon, jail records showed. WhatsApplast_img read more