‘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

Limerick homes evacuated over undetonated grenade

first_imgNewsBreaking newsLimerick homes evacuated over undetonated grenadeBy Staff Reporter – October 17, 2017 4108 Linkedin Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Email TAGSarmyEODgrenadelimerick Previous articleNetwork gap between men and women discussed at Network Ireland Limerick eventNext articleNew electronic referral system to speed up medical appointments Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Facebook Printcenter_img Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Twitter The army bomb disposal unit were called to Limerick this evening.AN Investigation is underway in Limerick after an undetonated grenade was found in the city during the early hours of this Tuesday.Shortly after 1.30am this Tuesday morning, homes in the Pennywell area of Limerick city were evacuated following the discovery of a grenade near a home in the city.After Gardai were notified, the Cork based Explosive Ordinance Disposal team from the Irish Army were deployed to the scene.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Upon arrival, the team found that the grenade had failed to explode.An immediate cordon was set up and the neighbouring homes were evacuated for safety.A controlled explosion was carried out and some time after 3.15am, the are was declared safe and residents were allowed to return to their homes.Gardai in Limerick are now investigating the incident.See more Limerick news here Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival WhatsApp Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” last_img read more

Utah Men’s Basketball Hosts Texas-Tyler For Wednesday Night Exhibition

first_img Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY-Wednesday evening, Utah men’s basketball unofficially commences the season by hosting the NCAA Division II Texas-Tyler Patriots of the Lone Star Conference at the Huntsman Center.The Utes are coming off of a 17-14 campaign (11-7 in the Pac-12) in 2018-19 and have undergone a significant makeover from last season.Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak (155-111, 583) enters his ninth season at the helm of the program and welcomes in 12 newcomers from 2018-19. Overall, Krystkowiak is 197-131 (.601) as a head coach and needs only three wins for #200 in his coaching career which also consists of a stint at his alma mater, Montana (2004-2006).Among them are redshirt freshman center, Senegalese national Lahat Thioune and Puerto Rican Alfonso Plummer, a guard out of Fajardo, Puerto Rico.Utah is tied with Tennessee-Martin for the most newcomers on a squad in Division I men’s basketball.The only Division I squads with more newcomers than the Utes are Texas Christian (the Horned Frogs have 15 new faces), Nebraska (14) and East Carolina (13).The Utes’ most successful returning starter is sophomore forward Timmy Allen. The 6-6 Mesa, Ariz. product netted 12.2 points and 5 rebounds per game for the Utes last season.The Patriots were 8-17 last season and their returning standout is sophomore guard Darius Alford. The Houston native netted 18.6 points and 4 rebounds per game last season for Texas-Tyler Brad James October 30, 2019 /Sports News – Local Utah Men’s Basketball Hosts Texas-Tyler For Wednesday Night Exhibition Tags: Lone Star Conference/Texas-Tyler/Utah Men’s Basketballlast_img read more

[The Source Podcast] Make it Real at the Dell EMC Customer Solutions Centers

first_imgThe Dell EMC Customer Solution Centers (CSC) are designed to help you, our customers, “Make it Real.”  A place where our world-class IT experts collaborate with you to share best practices across the Dell EMC and Dell Technologies product portfolio.Supporting technical briefings, architectural design sessions and proof of concepts, the CSC provides the ability for you to see the solutions of the future and test your solution against your business needs – so you can move forward with confidence.I sat down with KC Choi, Sr Vice President Dell EMC Presales. We talked “Making it Real” and how to engage in the CSC and Executive Briefing process.With 18 locations globally, most CSCs are located alongside one of our Executive Briefing Centers, providing the ability to test drive how the solutions will work. Locations in North America include:  Chicago, Hopkinton, Nashville, New York, Round Rock, Santa Clara, Washington DC – There is sure to be a CSC near you. If you’re international, centers in Asia Pacific include Beijing, Singapore, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo – EMEA: Cork, Dubai, Frankfurt, Luderick, Lodz, Paris and in Latin America, Mexico City and San Paulo.Get Dell EMC The Source app in the Apple App Store or Google Play, and Subscribe to the podcast: iTunes, Stitcher Radio or Google Play.Dell EMC The Source Podcast is hosted by Sam Marraccini (@SamMarraccini)last_img read more

Turkington in seventh heaven

first_img He guided his BMW 1 Series home by a three-second winning margin in race one, taking the lead from lap two and then setting a scorching pace. Worcestershire driver Rob Austin, who held pole position, had to settle for third following a thrilling battle with runner-up Gordon Shedden. Turkington took pole for race two, and after building a steady early lead he never looked back. Austin and Shedden, meanwhile, swapped finishing positions from race one. “The car was just a pleasure to drive. It just got better and better ,” Turkington told www.autosport.com After his race two win he added: “The car is really on rails today. “It was good at Croft and we thought that was something like peak performance but it feels even better today. There’s no feeling like being out at the front.” Race three saw Turkington complete a fine day with fourth place as Andrew Jordan led from start to finish. Jordan produced a flawless drive ahead of series leader Matt Neal to now trail him by nine points in the standings. The final podium place went to Rob Collard. Northern Ireland’s Colin Turkington dominated the seventh round of the British Touring Car Championship by winning the first two races at Knockhill in Scotland.center_img Press Associationlast_img read more