County Limerick fire station to temporarily close

Posted On Jun 4 2021 by

first_imgPrint Twitter Advertisement WhatsApp NewsBreaking newsCounty Limerick fire station to temporarily closeBy Staff Reporter – September 26, 2014 1118 Linkedincenter_img Email Previous articleOpenHouse architectural festival explores 40 venues and their usesNext articleLimerick loves to cooperate Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebook ABBEYFEALE Fire Station is set to close for an estimated three-week period due to a number staff being unavailable for work due to illness, it has emerged this week.Limerick City and County Council has confirmed that five of the fire fighters based in Abbeyfeale have been unable to report to duty due to illness. As health and safety requirements dictate that a minimum complement must be present to maintain operations at a Fire Station, the local authority says it has taken the decision to temporarily close the Station from 5pm this Friday for a period of approximately three weeks.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up All incidents normally responded to by the Abbeyfeale Fire Brigade, which receives an average of 90 emergency call-outs each year, will be dealt with by Brigades in Listowel, Newcastle West and Castleisland Fire Stations.“The decision to temporarily close Abbeyfeale fire station is in accordance with health and safety requirements, but we are satisfied that sufficient and appropriate fire cover is being provided by the three neighbouring stations in Listowel, Newcastle West and Castleisland,” explained Michael Ryan, Chief Fire Officer.Mr. Ryan added: “Listowel and Newcastle West are located 16 and 21 km from Abbeyfeale and therefore, the Fire Service is satisfied that all response times to emergency incidents will not be significantly impacted by this temporary situation.”“The period of cover is approximately three weeks after which time normal service will be resumed. I am particularly grateful to Kerry County Fire and Rescue Service for providing additional cover during this period,” he concluded.Abbeyfeale is one of seven Fire Stations in Limerick. The six remaining stations are located in Newcastle West, Kilmallock, Rathkeale, Cappamore, Foynes and Limerick City (Mulgrave Street).last_img read more


Chamber seeks to recruit ‘snowbirds’ to area

Posted On May 24 2021 by

first_imgLatest Stories Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Chamber seeks to recruit ‘snowbirds’ to area By Jaine Treadwell Print Article You Might Like Sunday afternoon spirituals will uplift the heart and mind When the Johnson Center for the Arts was exploring opportunities through which to celebrate Black History Month, music kept creeping… read more Sauer said the chamber’s display included information on Troy, Troy University athletics, the Johnson Center for the Arts and the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge.“The Snowbirds come to the beach areas during the winter months and stay from four to six months,” Sauer said. “They are do a lot of traveling while they are here, day trips and short overnighters, so they are always looking for fun and interesting places to visit and some of them are looking for a place to relocate.”Troy and Pike County is more than three hours north, but some of the retirees said that distance is not to great to venture from their winter homes, while other indicated the distance was a bit out of range. Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Sponsored Content Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is always looking for more and different ways to showcase Pike County as a place to visit and a place to live.Chamber President Kathy Sauer participated in the Alabama Retiree Expo in Orange Beach on Thursday where between 150 and 200 Alabama cities put their best foot forward.“Around 4,000 Snowbirds came through the expo so it was a great opportunity for us to expose a tremendous number of people from all across the country to all that Pike County has to offer,” Sauer said. “We had a lot of visitors to our booth and they were all very interested in our display and picked up a lot of the information that we had available.”center_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 3:00 am Saturday, February 11, 2017 By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “We had a lot of people visit our booth,” Sauer said. “Pike County got a lot of exposure and that can only mean good things. The Alabama Retiree Expo was a good way to let people know about what we have here in Pike County. “Maybe they’ll venture our way for a visit and then just might decide they want to stay.” Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen “But, they said they might come through this way going or coming,” she said. “Quite a number of people were familiar with Troy because they knew people who attended Troy University.  They were interested in the university’s Terra Cotta Warriors. Two people were interested in relocating near a university, and they were interested in Troy University and what Troy has to offer. Two is not many, but it’s two.”Many of those who visited the Pike County Chamber of Commerce booth were from Minnesota and Michigan and were curious about the Farm-City program and interested in beginning a Farm-City program in their communities, Sauer said. “They took Farm-City calendars and bookmarks with them, so I think their interest was genuine,” she said. Snowbirds from states as distant as South Dakota, New Mexico and Colorado and as nearby as Tennessee and Missouri visited the Pike County booth.last_img read more