Pride of Place puts paid to County Limerick estate’s reputation for…

first_imgNewsLocal NewsPride of Place puts paid to County Limerick estate’s reputation for antisocial behaviourBy Alan Jacques – June 26, 2015 812 Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Email Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WhatsApp Print WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Previous articleWater protest heats up in LimerickNext articleThe Next Stage for Niall O’Halloran Alan Jacques center_img Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” TAGSAll Ireland Pride of PlaceBallyhoura DevelopmentcastleconnelllimerickLimerick City and County CouncilLimerick City and County Council Tenants ForumScanlon Park Advertisement Linkedin by Alan [email protected] COUNTY Limerick housing estate once plagued by antisocial behaviour is now making final preparations to impress the judges in the All Ireland Pride of Place Competition.Representing Limerick in the Housing Estate category, Scanlon Park in Castleconnell is now a vibrant estate with a lot of activity down to the hard work of its residents association over the past decade.Families living in the estate are currently in full swing to prepare for the arrival next month of judges for the All Ireland Pride of Place Competition.There are almost 90 houses in the Castleconnell estate with a wide range of residents – young families and children, older residents and single people. There are also several generations of families within the estate, which gives a great sense of community.Residents spokesperson, Mags Byrnes, said that new members have recently joined the residents association and have organised a wide range of estate activities including barbecues and sports days, day trips, clean ups and other events.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “These events are open to all residents of any age and are kept as affordable as possible,” she explained.“The residents committee are members of Limerick City and County Council Tenants Forum and meet regularly with Ballyhoura Development regarding various activities, supports and funding which may be available to them. They have completed committee skills training and drafted an estate action plan.”The Park has strong links to the local community, particularly the Tidy Towns group and many sports clubs that residents, both adults and children, are involved in.The Lisnagry Soccer club have their pitch within the estate and St Joseph’s Graveyard shares the estate entrance.Ms Byrnes pointed out that the estate once had a reputation for antisocial behaviour in the past but this is no longer the case due to the active work of the residents and support from Limerick County Council.“We’re delighted to have our years of hard work recognised and are looking forward to showing off all our achievements in July,” she concluded. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed livelast_img read more

Busy weekend for Ramdhani siblings at 2019-2020 ACAC tournament

first_imgIT was a busy weekend for Guyana’s top male and female players – Narayan Ramdhani and Priyanna Ramdhani – as the pair participated in the 2019-2020 ACAC (Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference) Tournament held in Olds Alberta, Canada. The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference is the governing body for collegiate sports in Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1964.Narayan Ramdhani, playing for the Kings University Eagles, won the second place in the Men’s singles and fifth place in the Mix doubles. Priyanna Ramdhani, playing for the Olds College Broncos, won the third place in Women singles and seventh place in the Mix doubles. Both players performed very competitively and is the first time in their Badminton career that they played against each other since they attend different University and College. On Court, the Shuttle comes first so they had no problems giving their all.The Results are as Follow:Men Singles– Narayan Ramdhani (Kings Eagles)Quarter-Finals: defeated John Li (Nait)  21-13, 21-17Semi-Finals: defeated Tayler Walsh (Nait)  21-15, 21-17Finals: Lost to Nicholas Pittman (Concordia)  19-21, 21-13, 16-21Ladies Singles– Priyanna Ramdhani (Olds Broncos)Quarter-Finals: defeated Connie Juang (Nait)  21-10, 21-18Semi-Finals: lost to Johnna Rymes (Concordia)  17-21, 7-21Third Place: defeated Abby Leddis (Kings)  21-17, 21-18Mix Doubles: 5th Place: Semi-Finals – Narayan Ramdhani and Abby Leddis (Kings) defeated Priyanna Ramdhani & Troy Morgan (Olds)  21-15, 21-16Finals: Narayan Ramdhani and Abby Leddis (Kings) defeated Rylan Head & Jenna Kardos (Olds)  21-6, 21-9Mixed Doubles: 7th Place Priyanna Ramdhani and Troy Morgan (Olds) defeated Fits Galang and Erica Jorgensen (Kings)  21-12, 21-13last_img read more