Adare bypass included in preferred Foynes to Limerick corridor route

first_imgEmail Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Advertisement Facebook NewsLocal NewsAdare bypass included in preferred Foynes to Limerick corridor routeBy Alan Jacques – December 4, 2015 3117 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Print Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img WhatsApp Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Previous articleRecord FairNext article€10 000 missing from Limerick Prison Alan Jacques Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” TAGSAdareCllr Emmett O’BrienFianna FáilfoyneslimerickLimerick City and County CouncilNiall Collins TDTransportation Infrastructure Ireland by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up THE long-awaited bypass for Adare village is included in the preferred route corridor for the Foynes to Limerick road improvement scheme that went on public display this week.Limerick City and County Council in consultation with Transportation Infrastructure Ireland (TII) have revealed the preferred route corridor running from the N69 at Foynes towards the N21 at Rathkeale, providing a bypass for Adare, before connecting to the M20 motorway into Limerick.Fianna Fail TD, Niall Collins, welcomed the fact that the route will incorporate an Adare Bypass. However, he said it is now incumbent on the council and TII to immediately engage with the communities living in and adjacent to the chosen route corridor.“Commuters from across West Limerick will be pleased that there now is a firm plan to bypass Adare and that the notorious traffic tail backs will soon be a thing of the past. The Government must now make the funding available to deliver this bypass and new road in the shortest possible timescale,” he said.General Election candidate for County Limerick, Cllr Emmett O’Brien told the Limerick Post that he was happy to see sense has prevailed with Adare included in a by-pass.“We cannot lose sight of the fact that people’s homes and livelihood will be affected. The preferred route has been moved to the north in the townlands of Rincullia and Craggs, Askeaton and to the east in the townlands of Boolaglass and Nantinan and includes a section to connect with the existing N69 to the west of Askeaton through the townlands of Ballyellinan, Ballycullen and Cloonreask”.“People in these townlands were never formally aware that their lands were likely to be effected and are unlikely to have made any submissions. They have been taken by surprise. The council and TII should invite them in for a proper consultation”, he said.Meanwhile, the council’s director of transportation, Kieran Lehane, explained that the project will support the envisaged expansion of the Port of Foynes and its designation as a Core Port under EU regulations.Public display sessions were held at the South Court Hotel in Raheen and at the Flying Boat and Maritime Museum in Foynes earlier this week.Mr Lehane stated that the purpose of these sessions was to inform the public of the preferred route corridor and give them the opportunity to engage in the process and raise questions, concerns and comments for consideration. Linkedin Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

Kagan offers a view of a justice’s working life

first_img Read Full Story On Sept. 5, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan ’86 joined Dean Martha Minow for a conversation on life as a Supreme Court justice. The former and current deans spoke before an overflow audience in the Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, Clinical Wing building.During the event, their discussion touched on many topics ranging from Kagan’s current reading group at HLS on the Supreme Court’s 2011 term to courtroom issues—including the role oral argument plays and the use of cameras in the courtroom. Said Kagan when asked about the role of the justices’ clerks: “They’re a fount of ideas, they’re a fount of information. They wander around the building and find out a lot about what other people are thinking. There’s a kind of clerks gossip network, and I encourage them to schmooze.”The event was sponsored by the Harvard Federalist Society, HLS American Constitution Society and the Dean of Students Office. To hear more about the inner workings of the Court and what Kagan does with her summer breaks, watch the full video on the HLS website.Kagan served as dean of the Law School from 2003 to 2009 and as solicitor general of the United States from 2009 to 2010. This fall at Harvard Law School, Kagan led a reading group on the court, as the Archibald Cox Visiting Professor of Law.last_img read more

English press places Guardiola back at Barça

first_img Pep Guardiola has only one more year of contract with City. The negotiations about his future, as ‘Express’ point out, will take place when the season finishes. Then it will be known whether or not City can play the next Champions League. The team’s performance in the competition itself will also depend on its future. With a foot and a half in the final phase of Lisbon, after winning does what seems like an eternity to Madrid at the Bernabeu in the first leg of the round, not winning the longed-for Champions would be seen as another disappointment. Pep Guardiola put his players through their paces  Read Also: Video: Bruce tried to tap up De Bruyne during post-match interview Whether true or not, the rumour makes sense. Barcelona, after two bad results with draws, has slim chances of winning LaLiga. Quique Setién, who arrived in winter after Valderde’s sacking, is in trouble. Barça is not doing well, and the return of the coach who gave them 14 titles in four seasons is seen as the solution to all problems. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Not even 24 hours have passed since the setback in Vigo, and rumours of Pep Guardiola’s return to Barcelona are once again setting the British press on fire. They say that Barça wants him back, because Setién does not fit in, and to achieve this he would rely on the sanction to City being maintained. English press place Guardiola back at Barça Rumours linking Pep to Barcelona are not new. In fact, some people have been dreaming of Guardiola’s return since the day he left. But now the endless rumour has made a comeback. Two factors come together to give him credibility: the crisis of play and results of Barcelona, and the sanction Manchester City is exposed to, which could leave him without UCL football. With Liverpool already champions, newspapers had to be sold. And nothing like a good front page to achieve this: with Barcelona in crisis, could Guardiola be on his way back? “Barça wants Pep back,” headlined the ‘Express’ on Sunday in its sports section. “And the Spanish giant believes it is possible if City’s appeal is rejected,” he said at the foot. In its digital version, the newspaper goes further: “Barcelona plans a meeting with the Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola”, subtitles the news. That is, the English themselves, for whatever reason, somehow conside that it is possible. And why not? No matter how much Guardiola has reaffirmed his commitment to City, whether or not there is a sanction that will leave him out of the Champions League, coaching a team with only domestic aspirations is a waste of his genius.last_img read more

Six finalists vie for Broward County public schools teacher of the…

first_imgBroward County Public Schools (BCPS) has announced six exemplary teachers as finalists for Teacher of the Year.Two elementary school teachers, one middle school teacher, two high school teachers and one education center teacher round out the six finalists vying for the coveted 2018 Teacher of the Year award.The finalists are:Deborah Alexander, Kindergarten, Pembroke Pines Elementary School.“Going to work every day, loving what you do, having the ability to impact a child’s life in a positive way, and making a lasting impression is reason enough to teach,” said Deborah Alexander. A dynamic, resourceful and dedicated professional educator for more than 27 years, Alexander is actively involved in all areas of education at her school, including curriculum development, team collaboration and working with parents and administration. She is a caring teacher who values her relationship with each student. Her mantra is “Let’s make a change one child at a time.”Kristin Baltazar, 7th – 12th Grade, Henry D. Perry Education Center.“My ability to reach students in a non-traditional educational setting is what sets me apart from others,” said Kristin Baltazar, who understands and utilizes the challenges of her students to motivate them to achieve their highest potential. Baltazar is a staunch advocate for alternative education and inspires her students to find their own version of success in a non-traditional environment. She is a talented and skilled educational leader with 12 years of experience in motivating learners and positively influencing students and her peers.Pamela Griffin, 9th – 12th Grade, Monarch High School“I teach for the same reason I coach – I love the journey to the win,” said Pamela Griffin, Fitness/Wellness department chair at her school. Griffin has an unrelenting passion for inspiring students to fulfill their career aspirations. Under her leadership, reading is incorporated into all activities and health classes. She also integrated study skills, reading strategies and note taking into these classes to provide a holistic learning experience for the students. Principal James Neer lauds her unique teaching techniques and strategies for motivating and providing students with a rich educational experience.Eleanna Hurst, 3rd Grade, Collins Elementary School. “Sometimes I’m the only person that may encourage students to become anything that they want to become,” said Eleanna Hurst. “Teaching offers the opportunity to be that spark to so many students.” As a third generation educator, Hurst’s says her mission is to develop well-rounded problem-solvers and critical thinkers. “Hurst is a phenomenal teacher and a tremendous asset to our school,” says her principal, Dr. Tracy Jackson.Michele Matias, 8th Grade, Crystal Lake Middle School“As an educator, I am inspired by many facets of education and try my best to mold my inspirations into teachable moments,” says Michele Matias. One of five pilot Global Scholar teachers in Broward County Public Schools, Matias engages her students in international collaborative classrooms. She provides hands-on experiences in student-centered educational projects, motivates her students to meet academic goals, and partners with colleagues to deliver programs that enhance student support services. Matias incorporates community, national and global awareness of scientific issues into her classroom lessons.Jeffrey Rose, 9th – 12th Grade, Cypress Bay High School As an Advanced Placement and honors science teacher, Jeffrey Rose sets high standards and expectations for his students, who meet or exceed them again and again.“The kids want you to believe in them, as much as you want them to believe in you,” said Rose. He enjoys talking about science, describing it as one of his favorite things to do, aiming to inspire others to love the subject. “The best word to describe Jeffrey Rose is dedication,” says Principal Charles Scott Neely. “He always feels he can do better for his students.”BCPS 2018 Teacher of the Year is announced at the annual Caliber Awards, which recognizes all teachers nominated by their schools as Teacher of the Year, on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. The Caliber Awards presenting and title sponsor is BrightStar Credit Union. Also supporting the Caliber Awards are platinum sponsor Bank of America; silver sponsors After School Programs and Sunshine Child Programs; and bronze sponsors Broward Principals’ and Assistants’ Association and Herff Jones.last_img read more

Sierra Leone: Sports Ministry rejects Sellas Tetteh’s appointment as national team head coach

first_imgThe Sierra Leone Sports Ministry has kicked against the appointment of Ghanaian coach, Sellas Tetteh, as the head coach for the country’s men’s national senior team, the Leone Stars.The Ministry’s position was carried in a statement issued 24 hours after the appointment was made public.According to the statement, there were defects with the process of recruiting Tetteh and thus, his appointment could not be approved.The statement went ahead to give details to the effect that representatives of the Sierra Leone FA had shown that they were “pre-determined” to give Tetteh the job ahead of the other coaches who were interviewed.On Tuesday, Tetteh’s appointment was announced and the Sierra Leone FA said that the process was “thorough” and he was set to take over from ex-coach, John Keister.However, per the latest development, it seems the Sports Ministry is unhappy with the turn of events.Below is the full statement from the Sierra Leone Sports Ministry:“The attention of the Ministry of Sports has been drawn to the recent appointment of coach Sellas Tetteh as the head coach of the National Team Football A by the Sierra Leone Football Association.The Ministry of Sports  was represented by the Director of Sports  and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry on the interview panel of the shortlisted coaches. The Ministry is in receipt of reports from both the Director of Sports and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry expressing their dissatisfaction on the process on the process which did not come to a logical conclusion.The report of the Ministry’s representatives also observed that representatives from the Sierra Leone Football Association on the interview panel came with a premeditated mind of appointing the said coach.Therefore, the Ministry does not recognise Sellas Tetteh as the Head Coach of the Sierra Leone National A Team because the process was incomplete.The Ministry of Sports wants to assure all Sierra Leonans that the Government is committed to supporting sports in the country and the process of appointing the National Team A coach will soon come to a conclusion.Tetteh was one of the three scouts Ghana used in the 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt.last_img read more

Rashid Sumaila wins first league trophy with Mamelodi Sundowns

first_imgRashid Sumaila’s Mamelodi Sundowns were crowned as the Absa Premiership champions following their 3-0 victory against SuperSport United at the Loftus Stadium in Tshwane tonight.The Brazilians, as Mamelodi Sundowns are affectionately referred to, are now on pole with 64 points with one fixture remaining. Second on the Absa Premiership log are Kaizer Chiefs with 60 points with a game to spare. Mathematically, Kaizer Chiefs cannot catch Mamelodi Sundowns on points after tonight.Mamelodi Sundowns walk away with the R10 million in prize money. On top of that, Sundowns also won Absa Premiership Quarter 1, 3 and 4 – total of R4, 5 million.Earlier this week, the PSL announced that the Absa Premiership Trophy together with Q3 & 4 prize money will be handed to Mamelodi Sundowns at their last fixture of the 2013/14 season on 10 May 2014 at the Harry Gwala Stadium.last_img read more