Limerick City and County Council meets to review impact of Storm…

first_imgLinkedin Email A spokesman for LCCC said, “There was no significant impact in Limerick as a result of Storm Jorge apart from a small number of trees down in Limerick City, Newcastle West, Elton, Grange and Cappamore.” There were no reports of increased impact from flooding in county areas already experiencing flooding, and the statement noted, “Shannon levels are stable and the ESB expects that a discharge ranging between 345m3/s and 400 m3/s will be necessary at Parteen Weir over the next 5 days based on the current weather forecast.”Limerick City and County Council is working closely with the Defence Forces with staff remaining in place overnight in the impacted areas to make sure all vulnerable areas which have been sandbagged are maintained and pumps continue to run 24/7. Volunteers from Civil Defence are also involved in the operation.The Plassey Park Road is open to traffic, however, motorists are asked to drive in this area with extreme caution as some surface water is likely to be present at times over the coming days.Elsewhere the road in Castleconnell from Charco’s to World’s End and Castleconnell Boat Club remains closed.Limerick City and County Council is urging motorists to be cautious on roads which have excess water, in particular motorists needing to detour from the R525 (Daly’s Cross to O’Briensbridge) should use the Regional and National route network where possible.The Red Path in Corbally remains closed until further notice as does the cycleway/ walkway from Irish Estates, through to the Guinness Bridge, and onwards to UL.Limerick City and County Council will continue to monitor flood levels on the Shannon and their impact, and is asking people to be mindful over the coming days of returning to lands which have already been heavily saturated as they slowly begin to dry out.Limerick City and County Council’s Out of Hours contact (non-emergency contact) is 061-417833.Other useful numbersDial 999/112 for emergency services only if neededESB Networks 1850 372 999Gas Networks Ireland 1850 205 050 Facebook WhatsApp NewsEnvironmentLimerick City and County Council meets to review impact of Storm Jorge on continuing flood prevention effortsBy Staff Reporter – March 1, 2020 233 Limerick City and County Council is continuing to work with the HSE and An Garda Síochána as part of the Local Co-ordination Group. Twitter Advertisement THE SEVERE Weather Action Team of Limerick City and County Council (LCCC) met this afternoon to discuss the impact of Storm Jorge on the ongoing flooding and its wider impact on the city and county. Print Previous articleLimerick Wedding fayre to raise funds for Cliona’s FoundationNext articleWATCH: O’Hanlon Hopeful Following Annacotty Defeat Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more

Mica Redress Scheme to be opened on Monday next

first_img Mica Redress Scheme to be opened on Monday next WhatsApp FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Google+ By News Highland – June 25, 2020 Pinterest Pinterest Previous articleMid July return for Ulster Senior LeagueNext articleOver 6,000 Covid 19 tests conducted at LUH News Highland center_img Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook The Mica Redress Scheme will open for applications on next Monday, June 29.Donegal County Council’s Redress Committee met this afternoon to discuss the scheme, with officials saying they are ready to accept applications from Monday.A special portal is being launched on the Donegal County Council website, and applications can be made online.Committee Chair Cllr Martin Mc Dermott says the council has worked to ensure the application process is as streamlined as possible…………Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Council statement -Donegal County Council can confirm that the new Defective Concrete Blocks Grant Scheme will be open for applications from Monday 29th June 2020 and that an online system will be in place to facilitate  applications.The Council received detailed administrative guidelines from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government a few weeks ago. Information for applicants on how to apply is now available on the Councils website at  The website outlines details of the application process, and also incorporates ‘Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) ’ to help applicants. The Online Application system will be available via the website, from Monday 29th June.While the Council expects that the answers to many queries will be available through the website, applicants can also email the Council at a dedicated email address, as follows: [email protected] . Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

Lemon aid

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The Latest: South Korea allows some baseball fans in stands

first_img___The Buffalo Bills are giving season ticket holders the option to have their money refunded or defer any payments made toward the 2021 season.Those who choose to defer payments will maintain an opportunity to purchase a limited number of single-game tickets for this year, should fans be allowed to attend, the team wrote in a letter to season ticket holders on Thursday.Season ticket holders will maintain their seniority for next season no matter which option they choose. Those choosing to keep their money in the account will also get subscriptions to NFL Game Pass and the NFL Network’s RedZone channel.___ Associated Press July 23, 2020 His letter follows a Wisconsin State-Journal repor t that the athletic department could lose more than $100 million if there’s no football season. According to that report, Wisconsin would lose between $60 million and $70 million if the football team played a Big Ten-only schedule while all other sports continued.___A Venezuelan scout who worked for the Arizona Diamondbacks in the Dominican Republic has died of COVID-19.The team released a statement saying Johan Maya died due to complications of the coronavirus on Thursday. He joined the Diamondbacks in 2019 after 15 years scouting for the Houston Astros.The team’s statement said Maya “was a great person, a family guy and true baseball man who started his career as a professional player and went on to coaching before becoming a scout.” Senior Health Ministry official Yoon Tae-ho, during a virus briefing on Friday, also said fans will be allowed at professional soccer games starting on Aug. 1. However, professional golf tournaments will continue without galleries at least until late August, he said.Both baseball and soccer teams will be initially allowed to sell only 10% of the seats for each game as officials plan to control the level of attendance based on the progress of anti-virus efforts.Spectators will continue to be banned in the city of Gwangju and nearby South Jeolla Province towns, which have elevated their social distancing measures following a rise in transmissions in recent weeks.Fans will also be screened for fevers and required to sit apart in the seats. They will be required to wear masks, banned from eating food and drinking beer, and discouraged from excessive shouting, singing and cheering during the game. Stadium officials will also register fans with smartphone QR codes so that they could be easily located when needed.South Korea’s baseball and soccer leagues returned to action in May without fans in the stands. Seats have been covered with cheering banners, dolls or pictures of fans as teams tried to mimic a festive atmosphere. The Latest: South Korea allows some baseball fans in stands The Diamond League track meet in Gateshead, England, has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.It is the fifth of the 15 meets in the series to be canceled. The event in London was also called off.The Gateshead meet was originally scheduled for Aug. 16 and then moved to Sept. 12 before being canceled.The first full Diamond League meet is currently set to be held on Aug. 14 in Monaco.Exhibition meets have been organized remotely from Oslo and Zurich with athletes worldwide competing simultaneously in a few events.center_img ___More AP sports: and ___The University of North Carolina says men’s basketball coach Roy Williams and his wife, Wanda, donated more than $600,000 to fund scholarships for spring-sports seniors who are returning for another year after the coronavirus pandemic cut short the 2019-20 season.The school said Thursday that the Williamses initially wanted to keep the May gift anonymous.“He didn’t want those students to miss that experience and wanted to fund those scholarships for next year,” athletic director Bubba Cunningham said in a statement. “I still get chills when I think about his phone call and the impact it would have for dozens of our students.”Williams, a Hall of Famer with three NCAA championships, is preparing for his 18th season at his alma mater. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___South Korea says it will allow baseball fans to return to the stands beginning Sunday as health authorities outlined a phased process to bring back spectators in professional sports amid the COVID-19 epidemic. ___The American Academy of Pediatrics has announced new recommendations for youth sports during the pandemic to minimize risks of COVID-19.They include masks for young athletes in non-vigorous activities when social distancing isn’t possible, practicing in small pods that don’t switch players and not sharing equipment.Because the virus spreads most easily with prolonged, close contact with an infected person, risks to young athletes will likely depend on the type of sport, number of players and indoor versus outdoor setting, the academy said, adding, “Risk can be decreased but not eliminated, by athletes, parents, coaches and officials following safety protocols.” The academy posted the guidance online Wednesday. ___Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez says the school’s athletic department faces a potential $100 million loss of revenue in its $140 million budget due to challenges brought about by the pandemic.Alvarez wrote that in an open letter to “fellow Badgers” that appeared on the Wisconsin athletic department’s website.“The reality is that this financial crisis threatens our ability to sustain the success we’ve celebrated,” Alvarez wrote. “It threatens our pride in what we’ve built. It threatens our position in college athletics.”Alvarez added that “I believe we will reach a monumental crossroads in the coming days.”last_img read more