Linkedin Email Limerick on Covid watch list Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Twitter Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Previous articleUL to host 2019 Collingwood Cup FinalsNext articleWebsite uncovers Newcastle West’s hidden gems Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie NewsLocal NewsGarda video initiative goes on trial in LimerickBy Staff Reporter – December 5, 2018 2020 Garda Bryan Duddy displaying the new Garda video app alongside his specially equipped BMW motorbike.Photo: Brian ArthurAN INITIATIVE that involves live video footage from traffic checkpoints bring transmitted to Garda headquarters is being piloted in Limerick city in a bid to curb criminal activity.The footage, captured by mobile phone or motorbike mounted cameras by road policing Gardaí in Limerick, is beamed to Dublin through a new Garda mobile app used by members of the units.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Video from Garda checkpoints or from pursuits is transmitted directly to Garda headquarters in Dublin’s Phoenix Park.While Garda management is understood to be reviewing the application of the system nationwide, the details of a full implementation is being teased out as the feed has no evidential use in court case as it is not stored or recorded.However it is seen as a significant advance in the Garda’s efforts to detect and prosecute criminal activity. While the initiative was introduced on a trial basis, its implementation across all Garda divisions will require additional funding from the Department of Justice.Garda Bryan Duddy told the Limerick Post that “embracing technology in the context of modern policing is both exciting and challenging.“It will change the future of the way we police and it will increase the visibility and effectiveness of Gardaí on the roads,” he said.Garda Duddy, who is a member of the Roads Policing Unit at Henry Street Garda Station, added that the new technology will greatly benefit traffic policing.The Limerick-based Garda is using a new state-of-the-art BMW RT1200 motorbike which is also equipped with technology that can relay scan number plates of cars.The bike is fitted with ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) technology which has the ability to scan the registration plates of up to 150 cars in three minutes.The system eliminates the need for officers to call in driver or car details to a station.Aside from the bike’s capabilities in relaying live feed information as well as the ANPR features, the bike can go from 0 to 60kmph in three seconds and and has a top speed of 240kmph.The bike and its technology can be seen this Friday from 2pm to 7pm at the Crescent Shopping Centre. TAGSCrimeLimerick City and CountyNews Facebook Advertisement WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Print Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon?
Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Figures show “The Gathering” exceeded revenue targets News Previous articleUpdate – Garda appeal following attempted robbery in KerrykeelNext articleHaas talks adjourn for Christmas without agreement News Highland WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Pinterest Facebook The CEO of Fáilte Ireland is welcoming news that the Gathering initiative has exceeded it’s revenue target, representing a 170 million euro boost to the Irish economy.The tourism initiative aimed to encourage members of the diaspora to come home for various gatherings brought in an extra 275 thousand visitors during 2013.Around 5000 gatherings took place, including areas not typically regarded as tourist destinations.Shaun Quinn says 2013 has been a very good year for the tourism industry.Meanwhile, in Donegal, preparations are being made for next year with the ‘Donegal Gathering’ brand which was first introduced in 2011 being resurrected.At a recent function in the county to mark the success of The Gathering, Michael Heaney of Donegal County Council said the national event has strengthened the Donegal brand………….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/heenygathering.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – December 23, 2013 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter
Published on September 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm Contact Mark: [email protected] | @mark_cooperjr East Carolina University has applied to join the Big East conference, the university announced Wednesday.ECU is the first school to formally announce its official application to the Big East since Syracuse and Pittsburgh accepted bids to join the Atlantic Coast Conference this past weekend.East Carolina, located in Greenville, N.C., is currently a member of the 12-team Conference USA. East Carolina Chancellor Steve Ballard and Athletics Director Terry Holland released a joint statement Wednesday.‘East Carolina University will always maintain a proactive approach in regards to positioning itself for future success, and the fluidity of current conference realignment possibilities is no exception,’ Ballard and Holland said in the statement.Reports from multiple media outlets on Wednesday said the Big East is looking into the service academies — Army, Navy and Air Force — as potential additions to the conference for football.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textECU, along with fellow C-USA member Central Florida, could be other possible targets.With Syracuse and Pittsburgh’s departure from the conference imminent, the Big East has been exploring its options for the future of the conference.Other bits and pieces of news regarding teams’ applications for conference expansion during the past couple days include:Villanova applied for membership in the ACC, the Orlando Sentinel reported. More than 10 teams applied to the ACC, said ACC Commissioner John Swofford during a teleconference Sunday. The Wildcats’ football program is currently in the Football Championship Subdivision.West Virginia was denied acceptance into the ACC and Southeastern Conference, according to a report from CBS Sports on Tuesday.Connecticut and Rutgers have been reported to be interested in the ACC. UConn President Susan Herbst released a statement Wednesday stating that she and the UConn administration will do what is in the university’s best interest with regard to expansion.So far, ECU is the only school that has ‘formalized’ its interest in the Big East by applying for membership.‘While we have formalized our interest in Big East conference membership as a viable option, ECU will remain focused on competing at the highest level through the efforts of Conference USA,’ Ballard and Holland said in the statement.East Carolina football saw resurgence in recent years, winning C-USA in 2008 and 2009 under current South Florida head coach Skip Holtz. ECU has produced marquee wins over Virginia Tech and North Carolina State in the past three years and advanced to five straight bowl games, although the Pirates have won just one.ECU also puts fans in the seats. The school was 44th among all Football Bowl Subdivision teams in attendance last season, averaging 49,665 fans a game. That mark led the C-USA and filled 99.33 percent of Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium’s 50,000-seat [email protected] Comments Facebook Twitter Google+
How to watch Canada vs. United StatesTV channel (Canada): TSN 1/4/5 (Canada)TV channel (U.S.): NHL NetworkLive stream (Canada): TSN LiveIn the United States, Stephen Nelson will provide the play-by-play on NHL Network and will be joined by analyst Dave Starman and reporter Jill Savage. Gord Miller (play-by-play) and Ray Ferraro (analysis) will have the call for TSN.Canada vs. United States: When is puck drop?Date: Thursday, Dec. 26Time: 1 p.m. ETWORLD JUNIORS: Team-by-team guide | 20 players to watch | Five storylinesFull World Junior Championship scheduleTHURSDAY, DEC. 26Switzerland vs. Kazakhstan 9 a.m.TSN 1/3Czech Republic vs. Russia9 a.m.TSN 4/5, NHLNSweden vs. Finland1 p.m.TSN3Canada vs. United States1 p.m.TSN 1/4/5, NHLNFRIDAY, DEC. 27Slovakia vs. Kazakhstan9 a.m.TSN, NHLNGermany vs. United States1 p.m.TSN 1/3/4, NHLNSATURDAY, DEC. 28Finland vs. Slovakia9 a.m.TSN 1/3, NHLNCzech Republic vs. Germany9 a.m.TSN 4/5Switzerland vs. Sweden1 p.m.TSN3Russia vs. Canada1 p.m.TSN 1/4/5, NHLNSUNDAY, DEC. 29Kazakhstan vs. Finland9 a.m.TSN 3/4/5, NHLNUnited States vs. Russia1 p.m.TSN 4/5, NHLNMONDAY, DEC. 30Kazakhstan vs. Sweden9 a.m.TSN3Germany vs. Canada9 a.m.TSN 1/4/5, NHLNSlovakia vs. Switzerland1 p.m.TSN 1/3United States vs. Czech Republic1 p.m.TSN 4/5, NHLNTUESDAY, DEC. 31Sweden vs. Slovakia9 a.m.TSN 1/3, NHLNRussia vs. Germany9 a.m.TSN 4/5Finland vs. Switzerland1 p.m.TSN3Canada vs. Czech Republic1 p.m.TSN 1/4/5, NHLNTHURSDAY, JAN. 2Quarterfinal6:30 a.m.TSN, NHLNQuarterfinal9 a.m.TSN, NHLNQuarterfinal11:30 a.m.TSN, NHLNQuarterfinal2 p.m.TSN, NHLNSATURDAY, JAN. 4Semifinal9 a.m.TSN, NHLNSemifinal1 p.m.TSN 1/4/5, NHLNSUNDAY, JAN. 5Bronze-medal game9 a.m.TSN, NHLNGold-medal game1 p.m.TSN, NHLN(All times Eastern) The 2010s: Crosby named NHL Athlete of the Decade | NHL All-Decade TeamIn what many are calling the “Group of Death” with Germany, Russia and the Czech Republic, the two countries own the best odds to win the gold medal in this year’s tournament. The United States took home the silver medal last year after falling to Finland in the gold medal game. Canada lost to the Finns in the quarterfinals and finished sixth out of 10 teams in the overall standings.Here’s how to catch the action between Canada and the United States on Thursday: One of the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship’s main events takes place on the very first day of the tournament: perennial front-runners for gold — Canada and the United States — drop the puck at 1 p.m. ET on Boxing Day.As always, the hockey powerhouses brings some of the top young prospects in hockey to the competition, which is hosted by the Czech Republic this year. Canada has the edge on 2020 NHL draft-eligible prospects, with names like Alexis Lafreniere and Quinton Byfield expected to lead the way. The United States boasts a lineup full of 2019 NHL draftees: goaltender Spencer Knight (Florida, 13th overall) and forwards Alex Turcotte (Los Angeles, fifth) and Cole Caufield (Montreal, 15th); eight first-round picks from recent draft years are suiting up for the Americans.