Past Tracks panel is launched at Limerick station

first_imgNewsHeritagePast Tracks panel is launched at Limerick stationBy Staff Reporter – October 11, 2019 466 Twitter Advertisement Iarnród Éireann together with Turtle Bunbury Histories and Flahavan’s has installed a beautifully illustrated panel at Limerick Station called, Past Tracks. Researched by Historian Turtle Bunbury and illustrated by renowned Artist, Derry Dillon, it tells fascinating stories about historical events that occurred in the vicinity of Limerick.As rail customers wait for their train or wait to pick up a loved one, they can learn all about 15 year old heiress, Dorathea Maunsell, who in 1766 eloped with the famous Italian opera singer, Ferdinando Tenducci and the fact that the President of the French Third Republic from 1875 -1879 and first Duke of Magenta, Patrice MacMahon was the grandson of a Limerick Doctor as well as lots of other fascinating historical tales.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Historian Turtle Bunbury first approached Iarnród Éireann over a year ago with the idea of creating historic panels at stations around the country that could be enjoyed by members of the travelling public as they waited for their trains. Flahavan’s came on board as partners and ten Stations around the country now have Past Track panels, which feature quirky and accessible information about the areas surrounding the stations.Speaking at the Launch, Historian Turtle Bunbury said: “In Ireland, we are surrounded by the past wherever we stand. Past Tracks is about taking some of the stories from our rich history and presenting them to commuters as something that will hopefully intrigue, amuse and maybe even inspire them as they proceed onwards with their journey”. John Flahavan said: “We are delighted to be involved in bringing local history to life through the Past Tracks project with Iarnród Éireann as the rail network was integral to the brand’s expansion and success during the mid-20th Century. Flahavan’s has had a trusted place at Ireland’s breakfast tables for generations and our own history is interwoven with the history of our local area in Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford where we’ve been milling oats for over 250 years. We are pleased to be associated with this initiative, as it presents local history in an engaging and meaningful way to passengers young and old across the country”. Iarnród Éireann District Manager for the Limerick area, Noreen Clohessy said: “The Station here in Limerick is very much part of the local community and I am delighted that my customers have such interesting information to read, while the wait for their train. Too many of us now have our heads constantly stuck in phones or other devices and it is important to appreciate the world around us. We cannot move into the future if we do not appreciate that past and these little nuggets that Turtle Bunbury has created are living history”. Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow WhatsApp Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites TAGSheritageLimerick City and CountyNews Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Printcenter_img Previous articleDon Mescall | #WeAreLimerick Episode 27Next articlePodcast| Ann & Steve Talk Stuff Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? Email Limerick on Covid watch list RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedinlast_img read more

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Statement on Supreme Court Order on 2011 Congressional Maps

first_img Press Release,  Redistricting,  Voting & Elections Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s order today regarding the 2011 Congressional maps:“I strongly believe that gerrymandering is wrong and consistently have stated that the current maps are unfair to Pennsylvanians. My administration is reviewing the order and we are assessing the executive branch’s next steps in this process.” January 22, 2018 SHARE Email Facebook Twittercenter_img Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Statement on Supreme Court Order on 2011 Congressional Mapslast_img read more

Injury-riddled Broncos lose rookie Justin Strnad for year

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos’ injury streak kept 11 players out of Monday’s practice and led coach Vic Fangio to suggest the NFL should have mixed in more off days to its training camp ramp-up period.“I think there was too many days where they were going and we should have adjusted,” Fangio said, “but we followed the schedule the league put out and you know we live and learn from it.”The most seriously injured of the 11 players who were sidelined was rookie linebacker Justin Strnad, who underwent wrist surgery and is out for the year after getting hurt during Sunday’s practice. Despite fewer practices than at this time last summer, the Broncos have had more injuries than they did during all of the 2019 training camp, said Fangio.“I think there were some flaws in the way we set up the acclimation period along with the other stuff, but it doesn’t do anybody any good to whine about it now,” Fangio said. “We’ve just got to adjust and improvise and react to it, which we did.”___Follow Arnie Melendrez Stapleton on Twitter: http://twitter.com/arniestapleton___ Injury-riddled Broncos lose rookie Justin Strnad for year August 24, 2020 Associated Press “It was a dislocation. That, in and of itself, wouldn’t put him out for the year, but there was other complications,” Fangio said.Strnad was a fifth-round pick from Wake Forest who was expected to be Denver’s nickel inside linebacker. With Strnad out, second-year hybrid linebacker Justin Hollins was moved inside to take his place.Fangio had to adjust practice with so many players out. The Broncos offensive and defensive starters worked on the Tennessee Titans, their season-opening opponent on Sept. 14.Nose tackle Mike Prucell was out with calf tightness and three others — wide receiver Tim Patrick, cornerback De’Vante Bausty and safety Alijah Holder — missed practice with what Fangio described only as “soft tissue injuries,” the kind being seen across the league as teams ramp up following the cornavirus-caused virtual offseason.Rookie cornerback Michael Ojemudia (thigh), receiver K.J. Hamler (hamstring) and linebacker Todd Davis (calf) also were among those sidelined with soft tissue injuries and outside linebacker Malik Carney was ill. More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFLlast_img read more