Granny scores a second win for Limerick2020

first_imgLinkedin At the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards L-R: Ian Talbot (CEO, Chambers Ireland); Mike Fitzpatrick, Limerick 2020; Conn Murray, Chief Executive, Limerick City and County Council; Paddy Matthews, Failte Ireland; Sheila Deegan, Limerick Arts Officer and Limerick 2020; Minister Alan Kelly; and Mayor Liam Galvin. Picture: Finbarr O’RourkeIN a second ‘win’ on a same day basis for Limerick2020, Royal de Luxe’s Granny was overall winner of the Festival of the Year award in the 2015 Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government scheme.The news came just hours after Limerick made the shortlist to European Capital of Culture 2020 status in a separate competition in Dublin.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A Giant’s Journey was one of five Council projects shortlisted in this year’s competition, having been a crowdpulling highlight to City of Culture 2014. She navigated our city centre, River Shannon, Colbert Station and residential estates for three days and nights last September.The Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government award encourages best practice and constructive initiatives by local authorities nationally. Cllr. Liam Galvin, Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, congratulated the Limerick Council on its double success.The 2020 bid team at Colbert Station, victorious after Friday’s official European Capital of Culture presentation. Left, Sheila Deegan, Mary Conlon, Kathleen Turner, Evelyn Noonan, Kathy O’Grady, Dominique Bouchard and Mike FitzpatrickPicture: Munster ImagesHe added that the local authority’s contribution to the promotion of arts and culture in Limerick was “reaping dividends for the local community and Limerick’s reputation.”Limerick chief executive Conn Murray has special praise for Culture House staff who gave us Granny, following on the Chambers Ireland Excellence Festival of the Year award: “I particularly want to congratulate the Limerick2020 team led by director Mike Fitzpatrick and Limerick Arts Officer Sheila Deegan who designed and presented the 80 page European Capital of Culture documentation for Friday’s meeting with adjudicators”. Advertisement NewsBreaking newsCommunityGranny scores a second win for Limerick2020By Rose Rushe – November 16, 2015 941 Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook Email Print Previous articleKirby Engineering lands top Chamber awardNext articleSuccessful Film Limerick screenings Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Postlast_img read more

Marcelo Suspension Reduced

first_imgThe Spanish Football Association appeal committee have reduced Marcelo’s two match suspension to one match for kicking out at Levante’s midfielder Jefferson Lerma.Marcelo, who captained Real in the game, saw red in the dying minutes of Real Madrid’s frustrating 1-1 draw at home against Levante.The 29-year-old Brazilian will only miss Real Madrid’s trip to Real Sociedad on Sunday.Cristiano Ronaldo will also not feature in the Anoeta visit as he serves the final game of his five match ban.19-year-old Theo Hernandez, who joined Real from city rivals Atletico, is set to replace the Brazilian at left back. RelatedSergio Ramos Admits Fault In Real Madrid’s WoesMarch 11, 2019In “Spain”Sergio Ramos’ Mentor? The Man With The Most Red Cards Before Real Madrid’s Skipper Broke His RecordFebruary 17, 2019In “Europe”Another Real Madrid Star Accused Of Tax Fraud!October 17, 2017In “Lifestyle”last_img read more