Councillor’s family appeal for return of memorial plaque

first_imgPredictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Previous articleKicking the Bucket AgainNext articleLimerick motorists given third option to pay fines Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie The late Joe CrowleyTHE family of the late Limerick City councillor Joe Crowley has appealed for the return of a plaque that was due to be unveiled in his memory.Less than a day before the ceremony, the stone monument was stolen from its setting at Westfield Park on Limerick’s North Circular Road.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up It is believed that vandals stole the plaque last Thursday night from beneath a bench in memory of the late councillor.Cllr Crowley’s daughter, Vivienne, who took her father’s local authority seat, said that it was a mindless act of vandalism which her family has taken personally.She said her family was “angry” at the theft but acknowledged that “we’ve dealt with worse things over the past year, but this has affected all of us as well as dad’s friends who had been looking forward to the official unveiling.Ms Crowley (24) said that her family would just like to have the plaque returned.Joe Crowley passed away at the age of 54 after he collapsed while out canvassing with his long time friend and Fianna Fail party colleague Deputy Willie O’Dea.His death in February 2016 shocked the local political business communities where the former deputy Mayor was well known and much loved.At the time, Deputy O’Dea said that “Joe was one of the nicest guys you could meet. Everybody who met him had great affection for him. He had not a bad word to say about anyone. He wanted to help everyone. We have lost a decent human being”. Print Facebook TAGSfeaturedJoe CrowleylimerickVivienne Crowley Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Email Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live NewsCouncillor’s family appeal for return of memorial plaqueBy Staff Reporter – June 8, 2017 823 Advertisement WhatsApp Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” The late Joe Crowley Linkedin WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img read more

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Don’t greet consumers the way Pizza Inn greeted me

first_imgMy son turned 14 recently. To help him celebrate, we took him and a group of his friends to an escape room, then head to a pizza buffet. Is there anything better than unlimited pizza for teenage boys? Unfortunately, that plan came to a screeching halt when we entered the restaurant.About five feet into the establishment, we were “greeted” by a man behind a counter in a logo T-shirt who said, “We close in 20 minutes.” The buffet still had pizza on it, so I asked him if they would be adding to it before closing. He said, “we might consider a special request.”We turned around and left, which is what your customers or members (or potential ones) would do if someone at your financial institution greeted them with such blatant rudeness. It was their loss and your gain, because here’s what you can learn from Pizza Inn’s poor service. continue reading » 15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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Restaurants in Miami can resume indoor seating at 50% capacity on Aug. 31

first_imgOn Tuesday, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez has announced all restaurants in the county can reopen at 50% capacity starting August 31st.During a virtual press conference the mayor said:“Today, we’re announcing that after consultation with our medical advisors and also from the White House Task Force, we’ve made a decision to allow indoor dining at restaurants to commence next Monday,” he said.last_img

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Cricket News Admirable, true match-winner: Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah heap praise on Lasith Malinga

first_imgLasith Malinga ended with figures of 9.4-2-38-3.Malinga ended with 338 wickets, the ninth-highest in ODIs.Malinga also took three hat-tricks in ODIs, including four in four balls. New Delhi: Jasprit Bumrah and Lasith Malinga are similar in many ways. Both have unorthodox actions, with Malinga having a slingy action and Bumrah having a predominantly unorthodox action. Bumrah and Malinga bowl brilliantly in the death overs and have the ability to nail the yorkers at will. Both have prospered under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma in Mumbai Indians and the trio has been part of four Mumbai Indians’ title triumphs in the tournament. Malinga played his last ODI for Sri Lanka during the game against Bangladesh and he finished with figures of 3/38 to finish with 338 wickets, the ninth-highest overall in ODIs and one more than Anil Kumble. Following his retirement, many cricketing legends heaped praise on Malinga with Bumrah and Rohit leading the praise. “Classic Mali spell. Thank you for everything you’ve done for cricket. Always admired you and will always continue to do so.” Rohit also said, “If I had to pick one match-winner among many others for @mipaltan in the last decade, this man will be on the top for sure. As a captain, he gives me breather during a tense situation and he never failed to deliver, such was his presence within the team. Best wishes LM for the future.”Also Read | THIS player can burn opposition with pace, says Jeff ThomsonThe first ODI between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at the R Premadasa stadium on Friday after the end of their poor ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaigns had a huge significance for the hosts. Lasith Malinga, the bowling spearhead who made a name for himself with his slinging action, brilliant death overs bowling and ability to take hat-tricks at will, was playing his last ODI. Sri Lanka was boosted by a brilliant 111 from Kusal Perera as they reached 314/8. In response, the Sri Lankan crowds witnessed a Malinga special as he sent back Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar. With Bangladesh reeling, the stage was set for Malinga to bow out with the ultimate farewell. Bowling his final over, Malinga got the wicket of Mustafizur Rahman with a full ball for 18 as Bangladesh lost by 91 runs. Malinga ended with figures of 9.4-2-38-3 and ended with 338 wickets, the ninth-best among bowlers in ODIs going past Anil Kumble’s mark.Also Read | Bumrah operating at a different level: Kohli after a convincing winSpeaking after the end of the match, Malinga said it was the right time to retire from ODIs and urged future players to be match-winners for the country. “I have been playing for the last 15 years for Sri Lanka and this is the right time to move on. My time is over and I have to go. Winning is very important for me; We are a young team. I tried my best throughout my career. Some of the young bowlers in the country have a good ability, so they need to try and produce match-winning spells. You have to be a match-winner for your team, that’s my advice,” Malinga said. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.center_img highlightslast_img read more

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