Gardai investigate assault on man

first_imgFacebook GARDAI are investigating an attack on a man in the city centre some time after 2am yesterday morning in Upper William Street.It is understood the victim, who is believed to be in his early twenties, was assaulted by a group of men and received a laceration to the face.He was taken to the Mid Western Regional Hospital, but was released a short time later. Print Advertisement WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Linkedin NewsLocal NewsGardai investigate assault on manBy admin – May 5, 2009 476 Email Previous articleMan dies in road accidentNext articleCollins family to march in honour of Roy’s death adminlast_img

Limerick’s ‘Men’s Health Week’ shines a light on preventable health problems

first_img16/06/2015Limerick Mens Health Week launch.Pictured helping to launch the event were, Dylan Kelly, Kileedy, Co. Limerick, Peter Coker, Abbeyfeale Co. Limerick and Jason Brouder, Monagea Co. Limerick. Picture: Alan Place/FusionShooters. 16/06/2015Limerick Mens Health Week launch.Pictured helping to launch the event were, Jason Brouder, Monagea, Co. Limerick, Denis Collins, Abbeyfeale, Finbar Ahern, Castleconnell, Gearoid Balfry, Patrickswell, Peter Croker, Abbeyfeale and Luke Kennedy, Limerick Sports Partnership. Picture: Alan Place/FusionShooters. TAGSinternational men’s health weeklimerickmen’s health week The annual initiative also aims to support men and boys to engage in healthier lifestyle choices and activities, as well as encourage the early detection and treatment of health difficulties in males.Limerick Sports Partnership hosted a calendar of events across Limerick City and County during the week. “Adopting a healthy lifestyle is not something that can easily happen overnight but small changes can make a big difference. Our focus over the past week was to inform men about the lifestyle changes that will make them live longer and healthier lives,” added Ms. Fitzgerald. Advertisement The LSP were delighted to have Lorcan Brennan present during the week who delivered the Men’s Development Network ‘Engage Training’ and also launched the LSP upcoming Men on the Move Health Checks Initiative to practitioners working with men across Limerick City and County. Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Facebook Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival “Figures show men on the island of Ireland experience a disproportionate burden of ill-health with one man in five dying before the age of 65. Many of those deaths are preventable, so this year’s Men’s Health Week contained a strong focus on men pursing a healthy lifestyle,” commented Mairead Fitzgerald, Sports Development Officer at Limerick Sports Partnership. Print NewsLimerick’s ‘Men’s Health Week’ shines a light on preventable health problemsBy Staff Reporter – June 22, 2015 885 The week was supported by the Men’s Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI), HSE, Bikeweek 2015, Men’s Development Network, UL Sport and LIT. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Among the events was an open swim session at UL Sports Arena, Go For Life Games at LIT Sports Hall, Walking Soccer in Abbeyfeale Astro Turf Pitch, a men’s health awareness event at Woodlands House Hotel in Adare, a Great Southern Trail Cycle and a men’s health physical activity information stand at the Daffodil Centre in the Mid Western Regional Hospital. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Hundreds of Limerick men of all ages took part in a series of events marking International Men’s Health Week, which came to a close at the weekend. Email Twitter Previous articleRail tours from Shannon to boost tourismNext articlePictures – Down Syndrome Ireland Night at the Dogs Staff Reporter Celebrated in most European countries, as well as in the USA, Australia, New Zealand and a number of other places worldwide, Men’s Health Week aims to heighten awareness of preventable health problems for males of all ages. Linkedin 16/06/2015Limerick Mens Health Week launch. Picture: Alan Place/FusionShooters. 16/06/2015Limerick Mens Health Week launch.Pictured helping to launch the event were, Finbar Ahern, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick, Aine Cunningham, Kileedy Co. Limerick and Denis Collins, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. Picture: Alan Place/FusionShooters. Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WhatsApp Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

Chilean submarine docks in California for CHILEMAR VI

first_img September 7, 2016 Authorities Back to overview,Home naval-today Chilean Navy submarine docks in California for CHILEMAR VI drill Share this article View post tag: SS Thomson View post tag: Chilean Navy Chilean Navy submarine docks in California for CHILEMAR VI drill The Chilean Navy diesel-electric submarine SS Thomson (SS 20) arrived at Naval Base Point Loma on Sept. 6 to participate in the Chile-U.S. bi-lateral exercise CHILEMAR VI.CHILEMAR is designed to demonstrate interoperability between U.S. submarine rescue systems and Chilean submarines, including a simulated submarine rescue operation, and to promote greater understanding and cooperation between the two nations.During this iteration of CHILEMAR, Undersea Rescue Command (URC), assigned to CSS-11, plans to conduct a full scale submarine rescue exercise with Thomson. URC intends to utilize divers donning atmospheric diving suits (ADS) along with a pressurized rescue module (PRM). The PRM is a submarine rescue chamber that submerges to the submarine on the ocean floor and seals over its hatch to conduct a personnel transfer.CHILEMAR supports the Diesel-Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI). DESI enhances the Navy’s capability to operate with diesel-electric submarines by partnering with South American navies equipped with these vessels. This provides a degree of authenticity and realism to exercises, providing the Navy with opportunities to build experience both tracking and operating with them. The program strengthens partnerships and encourages cooperation between partner nations, furthering the capabilities of U.S. maritime strategy.Cmdr. John Croghan, senior deputy, Commander, Submarine Squadron 11 (CSS-11), greeted Chilean Navy Cmdr. Oscar Manzano, the commanding officer of Thomson, on the pier upon the ship’s arrival.“I am very pleased and excited to work with the U.S. Navy,” said Manzano.“I’m pleased we have been able to add submarine rescue as an additional capability on top of those we already get through the DESI initiative,” said Croghan.URC has the only U.S. based deep ocean submarine rescue capability and is trained to respond to submarine emergencies around the world. View post tag: US Navylast_img read more

Shannan Gilbert’s Family Seeks Donations for Funeral, 2nd Autopsy

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Famous coroner Dr. Michael Baden will perform a second autopsy on a New Jersey woman whose remains were found in Oak Beach three years ago Saturday in the case that led police to the Long Island Serial Killer’s dumping ground.The family of Shannan Gilbert, who police were searching for when they discovered 10 sets of human remains along Ocean Parkway, is seeking donations to pay for her funeral, so the second autopsy can be conducted at the funeral home. Attorneys for the family made that announcement on the same week that they released the results of Gilbert’s first autopsy and toxicology tests—which found no trace of drugs in her system.“I’m convinced beyond any doubt that she was murdered,” said the lead attorney, John Ray of Miller Place-based Ray, Mitev & Associates, echoing the family’s suspicion. “And the autopsy report is not inconsistent with my belief.”The Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s office had only said that the cause of death is “undetermined” for Gilbert, an online escort who was reported missing May 1, 2010 after she fled the Oak Beach home of her last client, Joseph Brewer, who police have said is not a suspect in the deaths. Police have also said suspect Gilbert—whose body was found in a marsh less than a mile from Brewer’s home—was not a victim of foul play. But Gilbert’s family believes that Shannan was killed by the same person behind the other murders, whose victims include other online escorts.Baden, who was the host of the HBO “Autopsy” series for 13 years, agrees with former Suffolk County Police Commissioner Richard Dormer’s theory that one killer dumped all 10 sets of remains. Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota has said he believes more than one killer hid bodies on the same remote stretch of beach. Baden was not immediately available for comment.“There are lots of places to dump bodies, and I’ve investigated a number of serial murders, and I’ve never seen two different serial murders dump bodies [in the same place] at the same time,” Baden told Fox News, where he is a contributor. Ray said Baden offered to perform the second autopsy for free, but Baden cannot perform the autopsy at the Suffolk medical examiner’s office. That’s why the family needs to raise the money to pay for Shannan’s funeral costs before that can happen. They are asking for donations via GoFundMe.Ray is representing Gilbert’s mother, Mari, in a lawsuit against Dr. Peter Hackett, who allegedly told her that he took Shannan in and drugged her before she went missing. Hackett later denied those claims in media interviews. Hacket, who has since moved to Florida, is also not a suspect in the deaths, police have said.Ray said that contrary to what police have said, the first autopsy suggests that Gilbert was murdered. Aside from a lack of drugs evidence in hair and tissue tests, the report found that her mostly skeletal remains were missing several small bones from her fingers, toes and throat—but no signs of trauma.“There are very small areas of possible post-mortem animal activity,” Dr. Hajar Sims-Childs said in the report, dated Dec. 14, 2011.No arrests or suspects have been named in the larger investigation. Suffolk County police issued their standard statement this week when asked about the case: “We are not commenting further at this time on the Gilgo investigation until/unless we have some additional information pertaining to the investigation that serves the investigation or the public by its release.”last_img read more

NCUA announces new office to promote accountability, ethical conduct

first_imgNCUA headquarters continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrcenter_img The NCUA Wednesday announced the creation of a new Office of Ethics Counsel, which was approved by the board during its closed meeting in March.Following allegations of misconduct at a NCUA office, NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger earlier this year called for the agency to have better oversight and accountability.Approved by the board during its closed meeting in March, the new office will:will certify the agency’s compliance with relevant federal ethics laws and regulations;promote accountability and ethical conduct; andlast_img