Limerick rural recreational projects receive support funding

first_imgWhatsApp TAGSlimerickrural recreational projects Advertisement Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Twitter Funding has been given for maintenance of walks along the River Shannon at Castleconnell15 RURAL Limerick projects are amongst the 200 approved for funding by the department of rural and community development this week.A number of walks, loops and trails throughout the county have been approved by Minister Michael Ring as part of an €11m support hand out given to recreation projects.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The Scheme is part of the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development and provides funding for the development of new outdoor recreational infrastructure and the maintenance, enhancement and promotion of existing outdoor recreational infrastructure in Ireland.With a maximum grant of €10,000 for projects under measure 1 of the scheme, the projects include;River Walk at Templeathea, Templeathea, Athea €10,000Mullaghareirk/Broadford Ashford walking trails, Broadford Ashford €10,000Attycran Loop, Kilbehenny €9,500Promotion of trail infrastructure in the Ballyhoura region, Ballyhoura €8,000Shannon Estuary drive, Ballysteen Pier €10,000Clare Glens Loop Walk, Murroe €8,500Darby’s Bed Loop Walk, Galbally €8,000Doon Convent Farm Walk, Doon €7,532Glin Heritage Walking Trails, Glin €10,000Kilflinane – Slievereagh Loop, Kilflinane €8,000Knockfierna Famine Memorial Walks, Knockfierna Hill €10,000Manor Fields, Adare €10,000Moor Abbey Loop Galbally, Galbally €8,000Castleconnell Walk, Castleconnell €7,738Marketing and Publicity of outdoor recreation amenities, facilities and activities in Limerick Co Limerick €10,000.“Recreational tourism is a growing sector in Ireland’s tourism offering, and we have seen an increase in the number of Irish and overseas visitors enjoying the many greenways, blueways and walking trails which have been developed around the country in recent years.In total, €11.4 million has been given to to 219 projects.Limerick senator Marie Byrne said “Aside from the obvious tourism benefits, it’s also hugely important that we maintain and develop our outdoor infrastructure to encourage everyone to keep fit and live a healthy active lifestyle.“Eighty per cent of each project is funded by the Government grant, with Limerick City and County Council making up the difference.”See more local news here Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Print NewsCommunityLimerick rural recreational projects receive support fundingBy Staff Reporter – July 31, 2017 1215 center_img Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Previous articleMungret St Pauls Win Exciting Back and Forth Game Against DoonNext articleMungret Music Festival Returns for Second Year in a Row Staff Reporter Email Facebook Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

Broome County to focus on roadwork this summer

first_imgWorkers will be required to wear masks when they cannot be socially distant. Summer road paving Around 25 miles of road will be paved this summer, including Farm to Market Road. (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced the county will commit to paving major county roads this summer. 49 people have died from the virus and 524 people have recovered. Garnar says despite the $15 million loss in revenue due to the coronavirus, it’s important to continue to focus on county infrastructure. For a map detailing where cases are located in Broome County, click here.center_img The county will keep a list of what roads and when the will be paved on their website. There are 49 active cases of the coronavirus in Broome County. In total, 622 cases of the virus have been reported. Broome County June 17 coronavirus Coronavirus numberslast_img read more

Camp Čikat from Lošinj won the award of the largest German association DCC

first_imgCamp Čikat from the portfolio of the company Jadranka camps from the island of Lošinj was awarded the prestigious DCC Europapreis 2018 by the DCC (Deutcher Camping Club) for the first time.The DCC Europapreis Award has been presented by Germany’s largest association for the promotion of camping tourism since 1996, and was presented by Stefan Thurn, President of the German Automobile Club ADAC, Alvaro Joao Pereira, President of the International Campers Association (FICC) and Thomas Kufen, Mayor of Essen. as part of the Reise & Camping trade fair in Essen, Germany.In addition to the luxury offer of the camp, which is complemented by new superior pitches and elegant mobile homes, and a comprehensive entertainment program, Camp Čikat was awarded for quality management, openness to innovation and timely recognition of guests’ wishes, according to Camping Club DCC. “The DCC Camping Club Award is a confirmation that we have been moving in the right direction in our 70-year business. This direction was recognized by the profession, but also by our guests, who give us the wind in our sails to continue investing and improve their offer and services, in order to achieve even more significant progress in camping tourism in Croatia.”Said Dean Jakovljevic, director of Jadranka camps.Photo: Camp ČikatCamp Čikat is part of the company Jadranka kampovi within the Jadranka Group, which has been operating successfully on the islands of Lošinj and Cres for 70 years. The camp spreads over 30 hectares in the bay of the same name surrounded by a dense pine forest and is ideal for family vacations and enjoyment. In addition, Camp Čikat bears the title of “friend of children” and within the camp is the first Aquapark on the Croatian islands. In addition to Camp Čikat, the companies Jadranka Camp and Camp Slatina manage three other camps – Bijar, Baldarin and Slatina, whose total accommodation capacity can accommodate 9.300 guests.last_img read more

#GHBudget: NSA to hold Inter-Districts Sports Competitions in 2020

first_imgThe Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has stated that the Government will support the National Sports Authority to put together Inter-Districts Sports competitions in 2020 to help the nation discover more sporting talents for future assignments like the 2020 Olympic Games.The plan was captured in the 2020 Budget Statement and Economic Policy which was read on the floor of Ghana’s Parliament on Wednesday.The Minister did not give further details of the competitions but it is expected that the National Sports Authority will be at the forefront of handling these events in conjunction with the various districts.In addition to the competition, the budget also indicated that the NSA will hold a bi-annual congress that will seek to draw up plans and strategies for sports development at the district and regional levels.Also, the NSA will be tasked to support the districts and regions so that they will be better equipped to play their roles in the area of sports development.last_img read more

Danger in Brazil! Expired food everywhere

first_imgBrazilian health officials have raided hotels that will host visiting World Cup teams, including England and Italy, and confiscated expired food such as shrimp and salmon from their kitchens.“The checks were carried out as part of our drive to see food safety codes enforced as part of a round of inspections being undertaken given the close proximity of the World Cup,” Fabio Domingos, head of inspections at Rio de Janeiro state consumer protection agency Procon said.Teams are arriving for the World Cup, which kicks off on June 12. About 600,000 foreign fans and 3.1 million Brazilians are also expected to descend on the 12 host cities.Procon said its inspectors had found 25 kilograms (55 pounds) of expired shrimp, salmon, margarine and pasta at the Hotel Portobello, which will house the Italian delegation in Mangaratiba just west of Rio.Domingos said the shrimp had expired in early April.The inspectors also removed another 24 kilos of food that had no date labeling. An inspection at the Royal Tulip Hotel in Rio, where England will stay, uncovered some two kilos of out-of-date salmon, butter and ham.Procon said other hotels would be checked as “teams and fans are all consumers, and we are acting for their benefit.”It said hotels must tell government officials why they have out of date food on the premises within 10 days or face a fine.last_img read more