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
A porter of a cattle truck is in critical condition at a city hospital after a paddy-laden truck collided with the vehicle on which he was travelling on Main Street, Georgetown.Reports are the trucks collided at the intersection of Main and Lamaha Streets, Georgetown just outside the Finance Ministry. Guyana Times was told that about 14:00h, the lorry bearing registration number GTT 9183, fully loaded with paddy, hit a cattle filled lorry bearing registration number GNN 9079 at the intersection.Reports are the cattle truck was heading into Urquhart Street en route to the Georgetown Abattoir when it struck the paddy-filled lorry, which was reportedly coming from High Street, Kingston. The vehicle ended up turned to its side with the paddy spread all over the intersection. Both motor vehicles suffered damage to their windscreens; the cattle-filled lorry, however, appeared to have faced the brunt of the impact as its windscreen was completely shattered.When this publication arrived on the scene, the driver of the lorry with cattle, identified as Isman Hussain, and an occupant were both rushed to a city hospital. Reports are that the occupant was in a critical state. Police quickly rushed to the scene, and cordoned off the area, taking statements and snapping numerous crime scene photographs. The driver of the paddy truck was reportedly on site assisting Police with their investigations. Reports further suggested that some of the cattle perished as a result of the direct impact.