4 Jun
2021

All roads lead to City for newly merged local authority in…

first_imgPedestrian crossing falls ‘out of the sky’ in Pallaskenry Email Ballyneety Community Development Association (BCDA) ‘Sod turning’ held on June 12 TAGSAdare-Rathkeale municipal districtCllr Ciara McMahonCllr Kevin SheahanCllr Richard O’DonoghueCllr Stephen KearyCllr Tom NevillelimerickLimerick City and County Council Facebook NewsPoliticsAll roads lead to City for newly merged local authority in LimerickBy Alan Jacques – June 12, 2014 797 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Advertisement Previous articleRed Ribbon offers free HIV rapid tests in LimerickNext articleLimerick clamper wants no bonus from Special Olympics Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie center_img Council row over funding for Ballingarry and Askeaton Rathkeale fundraiser for vital Cancer services Twitter Print WhatsApp Cllr Stephen KearyCOUNCILLORS in the new municipal district of Adare-Rathkeale have proposed that the newly merged Limerick City and County Council reconsider moving its planning, environment and roads departments back to the County Hall in Dooradoyle.Speaking at the first Adare-Rathkeale area meeting this Tuesday, Cllr Stephen Keary (FG) expressed disappointment over the recent “carving up” of the three related services, with the relocation of the planning department to new city offices on Patrick Street.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Cllr Keary called on the Council to reconsider reversing its decision and move all the departments back to County Hall to facilitate people from County Limerick with planning issues.“There was a triangle that worked well between these three departments in Dooradoyle. Planning, roads and environment go hand in hand and now it’s been made more difficult for people from the County by carving them up,” said Cllr Keary.“It’s disgraceful that there isn’t even a public toilet for customers at the new Council office in Patrick Street. Ye talk about putting people first, but ye are putting them last,” he said.The Fine Gael councillor also stated that he had “major difficulty” that promises made by the Council executive 18 months ago, before the merger, to bring all services under the one roof in Rathkeale, had not been honoured.“We were told it would be like a mini County Hall, but the office hasn’t changed,” said Cllr Keary.Cllr Richard O’Donoghue (FF) seconded Cllr Keary’s motion to have the three planning departments reinstated in County Hall. The first-time councillor reminded the Council executive that it was tasked with serving the people of County Limerick and not just the city.“The County has looked after the City long enough. You’ve made it harder now for people in the country to get to ye. The system that was in place in Dooradoyle was perfect and its time to put it back the way it was,” he said.Cllr Ciara McMahon (SF) agreed that all the local authority offices were based in the City and did not serve those living in rural areas.“A return journey from Ballyhahill into the city is 74 miles. What happens if I don’t drive and need to conduct business with the planning department?” she asked.Council director of finance and director of the new municipal district of Adare-Rathkeale, Tom Gilligan told councillors that he was “disappointed” to hear their comments. He said that the newly merged local authority was at the “birth stage” and insisted that “putting people first” was at its core.Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council, Cllr Kevin Sheahan (FF), told council members that there was nothing said at the historic first meeting that he didn’t disagree with. He also predicted that teething problems within the newly merged local authority would “come right eventually”.Newly elected Cathaoirleach of the Adare-Rathkeale municipal district, Cllr Tom Neville (FG), said it was vitally important that all services were retained in the area. Calls to clean the River Deel in Rathkeale Proposal for Adare affordable housing pilot projectlast_img read more

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24 May
2021

‘Three on a String’ coming to the We Piddle Around theater

first_img By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Book Nook to reopen Published 3:00 am Saturday, November 12, 2016 Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits For about nine years, the Brundidge Historical Society has hosted the event as a unique way of ushering in the Christmas season at its folklife theater.  The year, the BHS will bring to the stage the highly acclaimed musical group “Three on a String” with the trio’s old-time music and side splitting comedy. The concert will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 1 at the We Piddle Around Theater in downtown Brundidge. “You’ve not had this much fun since Santa Claus,” said Lawrence Bowden, BHS president said. “‘Three on a String’ is in great demand and we are excited to have them at the We Piddle Around Theater.”Bowden said tickets go in hurry and are the best Christmas deal around at $20. “You won’t find better entertainment anywhere than ‘Three on a String,’” he said. “For the same $20, you’ll be served homemade chili with all the trimmings and enjoy the fellowship of friends and neighbors in a unique theater setting.”For tickets, call 334-344-9427. “Three On A String” have performed for presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush. They have performed with nearly a dozen symphony orchestras. They have opened for such acts as the Statler Brothers, Hank Williams, Jr., the Oak Ridge Boys, and Brenda Lee. They have performed on Ralph Emory’s morning TV show in Nashville and were invited by Ray Stevens as guests on “Nashville Now.”  They have been taped doing live performances many times for TV audiences – one earning the prestigious Birmingham Obelisk Award (a local Oscar-type honor). They have been inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame receiving the distinguished Governor’s Achievement Award.center_img You Might Like Pike County residents say ‘thank you’ to veterans A member of Charlie’s Angels assists the family of deceased veteran, Easter Stewart, in placing a flag in his honor…. read more Sponsored Content The Chili Country Christmas at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge has become a tradition for many in and around Pike County. ‘Three on a String’ coming to the We Piddle Around theater 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 HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe 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 By Jaine Treadwell Print Article Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationlast_img read more

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