Hospital copes with storm related injuries.

first_imgNewsBreaking newsHospital copes with storm related injuries.By Bernie English – February 13, 2014 735 Shannondoc operating but only by appointment TAGSfeaturedstorm hospital Limerick Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Advertisement Twitter Email Linkedin SEVEN people were treated for storm related injuries at the University Hospital in Dooradoyle on Wednesday night. Two people presented as ‘walk ins’. A spokesman for the hospital said there were no critical injuries.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Between 2pm and 8pm on Wednesday, there were 14 patients brought to the ED by ambulance and a further six patients presented themselves as walk-ins. A spokesman for  the HSE  said they did not have a breakdown on how many of these patinets had suffered storm related injuries.Earlier in the day, staff had prioritised discharges and transfers to free up beds for incoming patients.“The staff at the hospital reported that the ED cope well overnight and there are only two patients on trolleys at present,” the spokesman told the Limerick Post on Thursday morning. First Irish death from Coronavirus center_img Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL WhatsApp Previous articleLimerick couples are bringing a touch of spice to Valentine’s DayNext articleLimerick face Cork in NHL opener 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. Facebook No vaccines in Limerick yet last_img read more

Yorkshire lettings agency expands into sales, relaunches and claims national aspirations

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Yorkshire lettings agency expands into sales, relaunches and claims national aspirations previous nextAgencies & PeopleYorkshire lettings agency expands into sales, relaunches and claims national aspirationsPriestley Estate Agents now has offices in Leeds and Bradford and says it will double its turnover by 2021 and open branches in Manchester and York.Nigel Lewis5th July 201801,456 Views A lettings agency in Bradford has re-launched itself after moving into sales and, as well as opening a new £1.2 million headquarters in Leeds, says it now has nationwide aspirations.Priestley Lettings, which was established in 2010 and until recently was based on Great Horton Road in Bradford and focussed on student lettings, has become Priestley’s Estate Agents with offices within the group’s large new HQ on Elland Road in Leeds, close to the famous Leeds FC stadium.The expansion has been initiated by the agency’s parent company The Priestley Group, which was founded by former semi-pro rugby player Nathan Priestley. Its other arm, a house builder, currently generates the largest slice of the profits and turnover within the group.Double turnoverPriestley’s Estate Agents now offers properties for sale and to rent and, Nathan hopes, is expected to double its £250,000 turnover by 2021.The Priestley Group also says its new sales and lettings operation has national aspirations and plans to open branches in Manchester and York soon.Over the past eight years Priestley’s lettings team has amassed a management portfolio of 500 residential properties across Leeds and Bradford, and extra staff have now been hired to run the enlarged business.This includes a new branch manager at its Leeds office, a new sales and lettings negotiator and two apprentice administrators.“Following eight years of Priestley Lettings success in the ever-buoyant Yorkshire market, it was only a matter of time before we expanded into sales to continue our growth,” says James Priestley (picture, left), who is Nathan’s brother and runs the residential agency side of the group’s business.The Priestley brothers endured a fraught family episode in 2011 when their father, a Falklands war veteran and lorry driver, disappeared with over £1 million of cash belonging to business associates, sparking a European-wide police hunt and a later court case.Read more about Leeds letting agents. James Priestley Leeds lettings agency Nathan Priestley Priestley’s Estate AGents Bradford The Priestley Group July 5, 2018Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more

Modified Madness at US 36 rescheduled for June 21

first_imgBy Jacob Blair  OSBORN, Mo. – Similarly to most other tracks in the region, US 36 Raceway has been forced to cancel events regularly during the 2019 season. Due to the rainouts, US 36 Raceway officials have made some minor adjustments to the schedule along with rescheduling Modified Madness to June 21.  As mentioned, Modified Madness has been rescheduled for June 21. IMCA Modifieds will battle for $1,000 to win while Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods have $500 on the line.  The Joe Crist Memorial Stock Car Shootout remains on July 26 and headlines the IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. All regular classes will battle the high banks along with the Stock Cars.  This Friday, June 7 will remain the same as all weekly classes will tackle the high banks on West­fall GMC Night at the Races. The IMCA Modifieds will race for $1,000 to win in a Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying event. It is also CARB Night, Cletus Murray Remembrance Night and Kids Night.  IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods are on the July 12 card.  The first adjustment to the schedule comes on June 14 with the Bud Shootout. The Sprint Series of Nebraska headlines the event and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars are also racing. The change comes as IMCA Modifieds have been added to the program making this a can’t miss night. center_img The remainder of the schedule remains the same as Aug. 2 brings another edition of the IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing season with all regular classes. US 36 Raceway is closed Aug. 9 and the 2019 season champions will be decided on Aug. 16. The Wayne Hicks Memorial SportMod Shootout has been moved up to June 28, from its previous July 12 date. Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods headline the night as all regular classes, which include the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars and IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars. July 5 will see the return of the Sprint Series of Nebraska along with the IMCA Modifieds.  July 19 sees no change as all regular classes will continue season championship battles. US 36 Raceway will welcome everyone for the inaugural Missouri IMCA Nationals. On Oct. 9 through Oct. 12, some of the best in IMCA Modifieds, IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods will challenge the fast raceway. Full details of the event will be released at a later date.last_img read more

Refugee Olympic team walk into Rio opening ceremony to a deafening roar

first_img…’These refugees have no home, no team, no flag, no national anthem,’ says IOC president Thomas BachTHE Rio 2016 Olympics officially kicked off with a magnificent opening ceremony at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janiero on Friday night. A total of 206 nations displayed their strength for the games. While some nations received some huge cheers, one new entity stole the show and made the moment special.When Zimbabwe were the last country to enter the Athletes Parade, the name of the Refugee Olympic Team entered and the Maracana stadium exploded in loud cheers.The Refugee Olympic Team, competing in the Olympics for the first time, also witnessed a standing ovation which became the symbol of the Olympic opening ceremony.The Refugee Olympic Team are participating as Independent Olympic athletes. It was created to show solidarity with the world’s refugees.The team consists of 10 participants. The key players include 18-year-old swimmer Yusra Mardini, who moved from Syria to Germany and will participate in the 200m freestyle swimming event. Refugees from Democratic Republic of Congo and other places that have been affected by humanitarian crises are part of the team.International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach also praised the Refugee Olympic Team. Speaking in the Opening Ceremony, Bach said, “The Refugee Athletes are sending a hope to the millions of refugees.Having to leave home because of hunger, violence and just because you are different. Because of your human spirit, you are making a great cause to humanity. In this Olympic world, we welcome you as an enrichment to our diversity.”last_img read more