first_imgNewsLocal NewsLives at risk at County Limerick pierBy Alan Jacques – December 4, 2014 761 by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A PUBLIC meeting for the construction of a slipway at Ringmoylan Pier will take place in Pallaskenry Community  Centre this Thursday, December 4 at 8pm.The meeting has been called by local Independent councillor Emmett O’Brien, who said that lives are being put at risk in the absence of a slipway. The lack of such a basic facility means that emergency rescue craft cannot launch or berth there.“The need for proper facilities and supports for communities that live by the coastline, estuary and rivers is ever present with recent tragedies on the Shannon Estuary. I shudder to think what would have happened if a local rescue had to be launched without proper facilities. It is past time the council and the Government support these communities.“It is high time that Limerick City and County Council supports the courageous volunteer rescue crews in the area by providing at the very least adequate facilities. This is not a costly project when you consider its importance to people’s safety,” he concluded. Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival TAGSCllr Emmett O’BrienlimerickPallaskenryRingmoylan Pier WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Linkedin Print Twitter Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Advertisementcenter_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Email Facebook Previous articleA new dawn for Mid-West employmentNext articleParty with Limerick Jazz ensembles Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie last_img

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