NewsBreaking newsVictim critical following bludgeoned attackBy Staff Reporter – November 21, 2014 739 Print Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Linkedin Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A LIMERICK man is recovering in hospital following a brutal attack in the county last Wednesday.The 26-year-old victim was set upon by a number of men at 11pm on Wednesday night last in Ashe Crescent, Gortboy in Newcastle West and suffered a number of injuries.It is believed that the brutal attack was carried out with a blunt weapon, before the assailants left the area in a red coloured car.The injured man was taken to University Hospital Limerick after the alarm was raised by locals and there he remains in the Intensive Care Unit where his condition is said to be criticalGardai have been unable to interview him yet and officers have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.“We are anxious to speak to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact us at at Newcastle West Garda Station on (069) 20650,” said Superintendnet Tom O’Connor.“We believe the culprits may have left the area in a red coloured car.”Detectives are still working to establish a motive for the attack. Email Advertisement Previous articleBuilding work starts on €25million Limerick developmentNext articleNaughton re-elected as chairman of FAI National League Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie
Bakery equipment manufacturer The Kaak Group has expanded in the UK following the acquisition from Aktrion Foods of its tin cleaning and coating division by Benier UK. The new company, Kaak Bakeware (UK), means that Kaak Group now offers a comprehensive bakeware service in the UK.Kaak Bakeware specialises in the design and installation of trays and moulds for the production of baked goods. It claims the new cleaning, re-coating and refurbishing service gives UK customers a local one-stop shop for design, installation and maintenance.The new service covers a range of bread tins, baguette and pizza trays, muffin trays and cake tins. The company also offers a repair service – including welding – along with silicone glazing for new tins and trays prior to bakery use.The refurbishment programme includes cleaning and de-carbonising, straightening and re-block/re-weld as required and re-glazing. Additional services include collection and delivery and batch history analysis via batch colour or bar coding.Benier (UK) managing director David Marsh has also been appointed managing director at Kaak Bakeware (UK), along with new general manager Nicola Harris. The business will continue to operate from Dudley in the West Midlands while Benier UK’s head office will remain based in Milton Keynes.Marsh said: “We are now able to combine a complete in-house service, providing not only new bakeware but cleaning and re-coating from a UK base. It’s the ideal one-stop shop for our bakery customer. The transition has been very smooth without any disruption to existing customer service.”Kaak Bakeware UK employs 18 people and the takeover has not caused job losses.
Umphrey’s McGee is approaching the final weekend of their 2018 Fall Tour. As the band heads west, they’ll make their 38th stop at the Canopy Club in Urbana, Illinois, followed by a two-night stand at St. Paul’s Palace Theatre. If you can’t make the shows, fear not…Umphrey’s McGee is once again teaming up with TourGigs to provide a live stream of each of this weekend’s three shows, which will be available in HD video and audio form for $14.99 per night. Following the live stream, each show will be available on demand for two weeks. Head here for more information.Following their October tour dates, Umphrey’s McGee will regroup for Holidaze in Puerto Morelos, Mexico, and again to celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia. Then, of course, the band’s winter schedule is already stacked with dates alongside Big Something, The Marcus King Band, Robert Walter’s 20th Congress, Moser Woods, and Michael Menert and the Pretty Fantastics. Check out their recently announced, early 2019 dates here!For more information on Umphrey’s McGee’s upcoming tour dates, or to grab your tickets now, head to the band’s website here.