Email Advertisement Twitter Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Print Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Life of a Child at School in the 1916 period – model classroom exhibition, which is currently on display in Mary Immaculate College.Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22by Alan [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Life of a Child at School in the 1916 period – model classroom exhibition, which is currently on display in Mary Immaculate College.Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22AN HISTORIC public performance of Amhrán na bhFiann signed by children from the Mid-west School for the Deaf opened the ‘Changing Faces of Ireland’ photography exhibition at Limerick’s Mary Immaculate College last week.On display as part of the college’s programme of events to commemorate 1916, the exhibition portrays the vibrancy of school life throughout the decades with photos from two of Limerick’s oldest schools, Villiers School and Presentation Primary School. Along with photographs from more recently established schools, Limerick Educate Together East and Limerick School Project, it provides an insightfulsnapshot in time from the 1930’s all the way to 2016.“School photographs are a wonderful way to reflect on the changes which occur in society overall,” said coordinator Brighid Golden.“The faces of children along with the activities, clothing and surroundings in each of the photographs in this exhibition tell the story of how Limerick has evolved over time and gives an insight into Limerick of today.”Opening the exhibition Prof Michael Healy, associate vice president of research at Mary Immaculate College thanked the participating schools for their commitment and enthusiasm to the project.“We believe that the snapshots provided in the photographs speak to the vibrant history of schools in Limerick,” he said.Also available to view at Mary Immaculate College is the “Life of a Child at School in the 1916 Period” exhibition which includes a life size model of 1916-style classroom currently on public display in the main foyer. Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash TAGS1916limerickMary Immaculate College Previous articleLimerick sisters run for ZondraNext article#Limerick drivers warned of treacherous driving conditions after crashes Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsLocal NewsA snapshot of school life in Limerick through the decadesBy Alan Jacques – March 4, 2016 733 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival WhatsApp Facebook WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Linkedin
Ricky Thornton Jr. took home the Dirt Dominator crown and $1,000 Thursday, on Karl Performance Arizona IMCA Modified Tour practice night at Arizona Speedway. (Photo by Melissa Coker, Melissa’s Out On A Limb Photography)By Mike SpiekerQUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (Feb. 8) – The second annual Karl Performance Arizona IMCA Modified Tour got underway Thursday evening with practice night at Arizona Speedway. Following the night’s practice session was the inaugural Dirt Dominator, a $1,000-to-win, 16-car bracket race for the IMCA Modifieds.Chandler driver Ricky Thornton Jr. walked through the field to capture the overall victory. Thornton topped Jake O’Neil in the championship round, utilizing the inside line starting position.“I knew it was going to be tough. Jake (O’Neil) has been really good,” Thornton said from victory lane. “I picked the bottom because I only ran one lap on the top. I knew I just had to get out front and not mess up.”Thornton took the lead coming to the flag stand off turn four after taking the green flag down the backstretch. O’Neil put his no. 0 machine on the cushion but Thornton was too strong on the bottom and ran unchallenged en route to the victory.Thornton defeated Delbert Shannon in the opening round before knocking off Russell Allen and Tim Ward. With the win, Thornton Jr. is locked into the Dirt Dominator season finale, which will comprise of 16 Dirt Dominator winners throughout the season seen on IMCA.TV. The final Dirt Dominator event will boast a $10,000 check to the winner.The Karl Performance Arizona IMCA Modified Tour officially kicks off Friday night (Feb. 9) at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek as part of the Snowbird Classic, featuring the IMCA Modifieds and Karl Chevrolet IMCA Northern SportMods.The tour heads back to Arizona Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 10 before heading to Casa Grande for a pair of events on Sunday, Feb. 11 and Monday, Feb. 12 at Central Arizona Speedway.Tuesday, Feb. 13 will offer a practice night at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria and will feature the $1,000-to-win King of the Hill bracket race. Racing action continues Wednesday, Feb. 14 and Thursday, Feb. 15 as a part of the Desert Classic at Canyon before race teams head to the final track, Cocopah Speedway in Somerton for a trio of shows Friday through Sunday, Feb. 16-18 during Winter Nationals.Each night along the tour, Modified drivers will be competing for a hefty $1,500 to win top prize in Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying events while Northern SportMod drivers will be racing for $600 to win.A record 117 Modifieds and 52 Northern SportMods are pre-registered for the second annual Karl Performance Arizona IMCA Modified Tour.