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€27,000 award for bicycle accident

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first_imgEmail Linkedin Twitter WhatsApp Previous articleHonour bound to Chaplet of RosesNext articleBasketball Ireland: National League Recap Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie by Andrew Careyandrew@limerickpost.ieSign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A WOMAN who fell off her bike twice and fractured her ankle on cycle trail while in the care of Brothers of Charity has been awarded €27,000 compensation.Described as a “lovely, engaging and happy lady”, 36-year-old Marie Balfe lives at home in Shannagolden but is in the daily care of Brothers of Charity and on November 21, 2012 was on a cycling excursion on the Great Southern Trail in County Limerick.Limerick Circuit Court was told that she was asked by one of the supervisors to move to the side to allow him overtake her but she fell from her bike and off the trail. She was helped back on her bike but fell again and fractured her ankle.She was taken to the University Hospital Limerick for treatment the next day and a cast was applied after the swelling reduced two days later. She underwent physiotherapy treatment but still suffers pain after extended periods on her feet or in cold and wet weather.It was accepted by the Brothers of Charity supervisor that this was the wrong procedure to adopt.Counsel for Ms Balfe, Emmet O’Brien said that negotiations had taken place in October and an offer of €27,000 was made given that she still hadn’t full range of movement in her ankle two years after the accident.Judge O’Donnell said that he would approve the award and wished Ms Balfe well in the future after he awarded costs against the defendants.center_img NewsCrime & Court€27,000 award for bicycle accidentBy Staff Reporter – December 15, 2014 825 Advertisement Print Facebooklast_img read more

NATO’s prime anti-submarine warfare drill starts next week

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first_img Share this article NATO’s prime anti-submarine warfare drill starts next week in the Med March 8, 2017 Authorities Back to overview,Home naval-today NATO’s prime anti-submarine warfare drill starts next week in the Med View post tag: Dynamic Manta View post tag: MARCOM View post tag: NATO Dynamic Manta 2017, NATO’s annual anti-submarine warfare exercise, is set to start on Monday next week, off the coast of Sicily, Italy.The two-week drill will gather ships and sailors from ten allied countries for ASW training in the central Mediterranean.Submarines from France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey and the United States, under the control of NATO Submarine Command (COMSUBNATO), will work with warships of France, Greece, England, Italy, Spain, Turkey and the United States.Participating warships will be supported by 14 maritime patrol aircraft and helicopters from Canada, France, Germany, England, Italy, Norway, Spain, Turkey and the United States that will operate from Sigonella base and aboard ships.In addition to deploying guided missile destroyer Luigi Durand De La Penne, AIP submarine Pietro Venuti and a NH90 frigate helicopter, Italy will provide logistical support through the Sicilian Maritime Command, the Augusta Naval Base and Sigonella Air Base.Dynamic Manta aims to provide all participants with complex and challenging warfare training to enhance their interoperability and proficiency in anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare skills, with due regard to safety. During the exercise, an analysis team of ASW experts usually analyses anti-submarine warfare events real time and provides debriefs to ships, submarines and aircrews.last_img read more

Tool Reveals Release Date For Long-Awaited New Album

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first_imgOn Tuesday night, Tool played their second show of 2019 at Birmingham, AL’s Legacy Arena at the BJCC. The performance followed the band’s headlining slot at Welcome To Rockville festival in Jacksonville, FL on Sunday, where they debuted a pair of new songs—“Descending” and “Invincible”—marking their first new music since the 2006 release of 10,000 Days.Related: Tool Announces Spring 2019 Tour DatesWhile the band’s first show of the year was highlighted by the new debuts, the biggest storyline to come out of their second 2019 show in Birmingham—aside from the first live rendition of Undertow track “Intolerance” since 2011—came from the intermission toward the end of the set.According to Consequence of Sound, fans at the show reported that a date flashed across the stage’s video screen during the break in the performance: August 30th. Frontman Maynard James Keenan reportedly encouraged fans to blast the date out on social media, noting, “Alright, everyone, take out your phones, security stand down, and let these f*ckers do whatever it is with their phones.”While he didn’t say it explicitly, the official designation of a date by Tool had only one possible meaning to fans of the band: the long-awaited follow-up to 10,000 Days is coming at the end of August. Later in the evening, the band posted the same clip to their social media accounts to fill the masses in on the news: So there you have it. After years of uncertainty, conflicting information and, of course, marginally patient waiting, it looks like the new Tool album is set to arrive on August 30th.For a full list of Tool’s upcoming tour dates, head here.Setlist: Tool | Legacy Arena at the BJCC | Birmingham, AL | 5/7/19ÆnemaThe PotParabol(>)ParabolaDescendingSchismInvincibleJambiIntolerance(first time since 2011)Forty Six & 2IntermissionDrum Solo(Possible New Song)VicariousStinkfistView Setlistlast_img read more

What ‘The Prize’ taught Newark, and its author

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first_imgWhen Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s show in 2010 to announce his $100 million gift to the Newark, N.J., public schools, viewers — including the community the gift was meant to help — were both stunned and exhilarated. Could this act of generosity be the key to pull the school district, which had long been under state control, out of distress? Would New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, and the city of Newark come together to enact true reform? These questions intrigued Dale Russakoff, a veteran journalist for The Washington Post, who had long been drawn to Newark and its story.“It is a city with a tremendous amount of troubles and struggles, but it is such a metaphor for what has happened to urban America and why,” says Russakoff, who tells the story of the city’s school reform in her new book, “The Prize.”“The where-do-you-go-from-here questions are everywhere in Newark,” she concludesIn this edition of the Harvard EdCast, Russakoff looks at the troubled education reform story in Newark and reflects on what can be learned from its failure to provide system-wide reform.Interview with author of ‘The Prize’Dale Russakoff, author of “The Prize,” examines the troubled education reform story of Newark and reflects on what can be learned from its failure to provide systemwide reform. As part of the Gutman Distinguished Author Series at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Dale Russakoff discussed “The Prize” on Monday.last_img read more