No bus service planned for opening of new LIT campus

first_imgWhatsApp Senator Maria Byrne with LIT President Professor Vincent Cunnane, and Education Minister Joe McHugh at the LIT Coonagh Campus .Photo: Kieran Ryan BensonTHE National Transport Authority (NTA) has confirmed that it has no plans to provide a bus service to link the city with the Limerick Institute of Technology campus at Coonagh in time for its opening next year.However, a spokesperson revealed that the agency is developing long-term proposals for a “revised network of city bus services in Limerick”, which would include a direct service to LIT Coonagh.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “As this process is at an early stage, it is not possible to indicate when changes may be implemented,” added the spokesperson.Approximately 800 staff and students are expected to travel to the new campus on a daily basis when it opens towards the end of the 2019/2020 academic year.Limerick Fine Gael Senator Maria Byrne said it “makes absolute sense” for a bus service to link the new campus with the city centre and expressed concern that no service will be in place in time for the opening.“I have requested the NTA as part of its review to look at extending a city bus service to service the parts of the Ennis Road and Clonmacken that currently have no city bus service operating in the area.“The improvement of the public transport system in Limerick is a bread and butter issue that I have been pursuing for some time and I hope that the NTA move to introduce these direct bus services as soon as possible,” commented Senator Byrne.Bus Éireann Route 343, which links Limerick with Shannon and Ennis, currently stops at the Coonagh roundabout and operates an hourly service to the area during off peak hours, increasing to every 30 minutes during peak time.Senator Byrne pointed out that this service, as well as another bus route that links Limerick and Shannon Airport, would not be able to cope with an additional 800 passengers.by Kathy [email protected] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook NewsEducationTransportNo bus service planned for opening of new LIT campusBy Staff Reporter – October 1, 2019 1270 LIT Development & Public Engagement Manager, Seamus Hoyne, is awarded the SEAI Outstanding Contribution to Sustainable Energy Award. Twitter Limerick Post Show | FOLM Project Email Limerick’s Student Radio Station Wired FM Celebrates 25 Years on Air center_img Linkedin Advertisement Print Previous articleReview of A Murder is AnnouncedNext articleStylish effective hair replacement solutions at Catwalk Hair Consultancy Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie International Women’s Day LIT TAGSLimerick City and CountyLimerick Institute of TechnologyLITNewsTransport LIT Launches unique new programme on Responding to Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control Women in the Creative Arts to take centre stage at LIT’s International Women’s Day Flagship Event last_img read more

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Fridays on the Fly: Fly Fishing Video Round Up

first_imgEveryone needs a little inspiration from time to time, even if it comes in the form of a short video rather than a real life experience. Luckily, the world of fly fishing is ripe with top-notch, high production quality videos, many of which are capable of inspiring viewers to get out on the water and experience the real thing.With this goal in mind, we’ve curated a list of some of our favorite fly fishing films currently floating around the internet. Enjoy, but don’t blame us when your end of week work plans are completely derailed by the call of the nearest trout stream.Backcountry Browns in Middle Tennessee.“The backcountry of New Zealand holds a special place in the heart of all Kiwis. “Going bush” is a national past-time, and Kiwi fly fishers like nothing better than the sun on their backpack, the cold touch of a mountain stream and the opportunity to sight fishing to giant trout in pristine settings.”“While we are waiting for the fresh Salmon season to get started we decided to go target some brookies at la réserve faunique du Saint-Maurice. Good times and great fly fishing vibes in the wild.”“This is as much about the insurmountable distance between the camera and the subject as it is about the indefinable draw of fly fishing.”“A fragment of Mel Krieger’s “Patagonia – 40 years fly fishing in ARGENTINA – this is for us the most motional and beautiful few thoughts about fly fishing describing the very essence of being a fly fisherman…”last_img read more

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Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, TV Presenter Pilar Rubio Tie Knot

first_imgSeville: Real Madrid star defender Sergio Ramos and Spanish TV presenter Pilar Rubio tied the knot at the Seville Cathedral in a wedding ceremony attended by leading sports and entertainment personalities.The wedding, officiated by Dean of the Archdiocese of Seville, Francisco Ortiz, was held in front of 500 guests on Saturday, who paraded past a crowd of reporters and members of the general public.Guests gradually arrived over a period of two hours starting at 4.15 pm, while shortly after 6.15 pm Rubio made her entrance wearing a low-cut white gown and holding a bouquet of black flowers, reports Efe news.After arriving at the cathedral in a Cadillac, the 41-year-old reporter and TV presenter greeted the public and members of the press and posed for photos.The 33-year-old Sergio Ramos, a native of Camas, a town in Seville province, arrived a few minutes later on foot, since only the bride and the couple’s three children used motor vehicles as transportation.The captain of both Real Madrid and the Spanish national team sported a different look than in his most recent matches with La Furia Roja, with his hair and beard neatly trimmed, and walked arm-in-arm with his mother, Paqui Garcia. IANS Also Read: I Wish To Retire At Real Madrid: Sergio Ramoslast_img read more

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