Snow chaos

first_imgTwitter Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsBreaking newsSnow chaosBy Bernie English – January 14, 2015 771 Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Email WhatsAppcenter_img TAGSdrivingfeaturedlimerickroadssnowweather Print SNOW was causing havoc on Limerick’s roads this Wednesday with overnight falls making driving treacherous.The icy conditions are being blamed for a number of early morning incidents. Emergency services were called to a collision on the M7 near the Tipperary exit, where atruck and two cars collided around 7.30am.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up In Barna, just outside Newcastle West had some of the worst conditions, with two trucks having to be abandoned.There was a minor collision involving a truck on the Killarney side of Abbeyfeale around 6am on Wednesday morning. The driver was not seriously injured.A car was involved in a crash around 7am on the road between Boher and Cappamore. There were no serious injuries.Many areas of neighbouring Clare were under a heavy blanket of snow also, making driving conditions treacherous.And the town of Killaloe, Sixmilebridge, Tulla and Lahinch and surrounding areas were with power from late on Tuesday night. There were up to 800 homes affected. Linkedin 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 Previous articleSnow jokeNext articleLimerick to host Gay Games conference Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

WINAIR commits to additional flights for WCMF

first_img Tweet Share Share 523 Views   no discussions EntertainmentLifestyleLocalNewsTravel WINAIR commits to additional flights for WCMF by: – September 9, 2014center_img Share Sharing is caring! Windward Island Airways International (WINAIR) has given a commitment that it will schedule additional flights to Dominica to accommodate patrons for the 18th World Creole Music Festival (WCMF).Marketing executive for Festival, Leroy ‘Wadix’ Charles announced at a press conference on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 that the Dominica Festivals Committee (DFC) has gotten the commitment from the airline that it will increase its flights to the island if necessary.“They have told us in no uncertain terms, as long as the scheduled flights are booked they are willing to increase and this is special to us because we know our limitations in terms of air access,” he said.Charles informed that WINAIR has also organized special fares to Dominica which is expected to attract more visitors to the island.“They have special fares as we speak, cheapest is around less than three hundred US dollars to Dominica return and they have also embarked on a fare from Guadeloupe to Dominica which is very comfortable,” he said.He noted that the special fare is also “very competitive” considering the available fares via boat to Dominica.Meanwhile, telecommunications company Digicel, officially signed the contract for its sponsorship to the event.Digicel, which has been a gold sponsor for the WCMF for nine years, has this year contributed two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, towards the event.There is only seven weeks left before the actual staging of the World Creole Music Festival on October 24 – 26, 2014.The DFC is expected to announce the addition of another regional artiste on the line-up sometime next week.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more