Operation ‘Open City’ gets underway in Limerick

first_imgLinkedin Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Limerick on Covid watch list TAGSLimerick City and CountyNewstrafficTransport NewsCommunityTransportOperation ‘Open City’ gets underway in LimerickBy Staff Reporter – December 2, 2019 2406 Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? An Garda Síochána has commenced Operation ‘Open City’ to facilitate the movement of Public Transport and minimise traffic disruption to the general public, through high visibility and enforcement activity’ which will continue until Christmas Eve in Limerick.Operation ‘Open City’ involves a multi-agency approach between An Garda Síochána, The National Transport Authority, Local Authorities and transport providers.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up ‘Open City’ is a high visibility enforcement operation with Gardaí patrolling major arterial routes and link roads during core commuter hours.There will also be a particular focus on traffic management issues around car parks at major shopping areas.  During the operation enhanced communication will be provided to the public by An Garda Síochána and relevant stakeholders through the use of social media (@GardaTraffic), websites, smartphone apps and roadside variable message signs.The 197 newly attested Gardaí who graduated last Friday, November 29, take up operational duty today, with the 32 Gardaí assigned to Limerick City deployed to ‘Open City’.They will support Garda Roads Policing Units and local Garda patrols to help people get about their day’s business, and enjoy the seasonal festivities.Limerick is one of three cities taking part in operation ‘Open City’, with Dublin and Cork being the other two.Operation ‘Open City’ will be run alongside the Christmas Road Safety Enforcement Campaign with both operations focused on reducing road fatalities and keeping people safe.Safety advice during Christmas• Be careful when withdrawing money from cash machines and financial institutions.• Mind your belongings when in crowded areas. Use a handbag or shoulder bag that can be held securely.• Don’t leave bags or valuables visible inside a parked cars.• Park your car in a controlled car park and retain the parking ticket on your person.• Always lock your car securely when leaving it unattended, even for brief period.• Report any incident to Gardaí, immediately.For more on Crime Prevention visit Garda.ie https://www.garda.ie/en/Crime-Prevention/ Print Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Previous articleCoonagh earn dramatic FAI Junior Cup victoryNext articleMIC awarded €350k towards next-generation STEAM initiative Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! WhatsApp Twitter Advertisement Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat last_img read more

Gorillaz Continue To Build Anticipation With Ten-Page Story, “The Book Of Murdoc” [Watch]

first_imgIt seems that new music from the Gorillaz could arrive any day now. The band has been posting with intermittent bursts of social media activity, which started about a month ago when the band shared a timeline of their entire career. Then, the group started detailing the stories of its cartoon members in “The Book Of” updates, filling in the gaps of each character over the last few years.We first heard from “The Book Of Noodle” and “The Book Of Russel,” with each ten-page post detailing the characters and their stories. Today we get “The Book Of Murdoc,” chronicling the so-called King of the Gorillaz during the down years between Phase Three and Phase Four of the Gorillaz.Check out the new story below.last_img read more

Tipp manager ‘dissapointed’ for his players

first_imgThe Premier County went down 2-13 to 1-5 against Kildare in Division 3 of the Allianz National League – a loss that puts their promotion prospects in serious peril.Poor shooting was probably Tipp’s biggest failing and was exemplified by the fact that they only managed one point in the opening 35 minutes.Liam was pleased that his side didn’t throw in the towel, though.last_img

Tajay Gayle & Omar McLeod cop gold in Diamond League

first_imgSHANGHAI, China, CMC – Jamaicans Tajay Gayle and Omar McLeod both won their respective events, while sprint champion Elaine Thompson had to settle for bronze at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday morning.Gayle claimed gold in the long jump while McLeod captured the men’s 110-metre hurdles.Gayle’s winning leap was measured at 8.24 metres, with China’s Jianan Wang finishing second with a jump of 8.16 and Ruswahl Samaii of South Africa third with a leap of 8.14.Omar McLeod won gold in the 110-metre hurdles at the Shanghai Diamond LeagueMcLeod, the Olympic and World champion in the 110m hurdles, stormed to victory in 13.12 seconds ahead of hometown boy Wenjun Xie in 13.17 and Russia’s 2017 World Championship silver medal winner Sergey Shubenkov, who crossed the line in 13.28 seconds.The news wasn’t as good for Thompson, the double Olympic sprint champion, who was competing in her first 100 metres race for the season.Her time of 11.14 seconds was third fastest behind winner American Aleia Hobbs’ 11.03, and Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria who finished second in 11.07.In other results, Stephenie-Ann McPherson ran fourth in the women’s 400 metres in a time of 51.39 seconds, while Nathon Allen’s time of 45.73 seconds was also good enough for fourth in the male equivalent.Tyquendo Tracey struggled in the men’s 100m, clocking 10.18 for ninth place in the event, which was won by American Noah Lyles in a world-leading 9.86 seconds.last_img read more

Teen dies in accident on Clear Lake

first_imgThe Iowa D-N-R says a teen died in an accident on Clear Lake.The D-N-R says the 14-year-old was killed when two personal watercraft ran into each other on Clear Lake Tuesday. The D-N-R says the accident happened around noon and the 12-year-old operator of the second craft had minor face injuries. A passenger on the second craft was not hurt. No names have been released.last_img