NewsLocal NewsFascinating online insight into city’s recordsBy admin – July 7, 2011 533 Advertisement Previous article‘Until Bill produced, we’re debating a press release’ – Cllr KennedyNext articleBye week for Limerick FC admin Facebook Twitter WhatsApp INVALUABLE information for local historians, researchers and the men and woman interested in researching aspects of Limerick city’s past, is available from the Limerick Archives Department, which has responsibility for the records of the city council.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The City Archives, which also collect donations of material relating to the city, its people and organisations, including Limerick Chamber, Limerick Harbour Commissioners and Limerick Union Board of Guardians, has now made these collections freely available on www.limerickcity.ie“Each year new collections are added to the website – for instance in 2010 the council’s Health and Welfare records, dispensary records, allotments and turf production records were added, as were a selection of collections from Limerick’s Christian Brothers School and other bodies,” says a spokesperson for City Hall.A fascinating insight into the Quaker community in Limerick was recently made available through the donation of a microfilm copy of the Quaker Papers at a launch in the Quaker Meeting House.The papers contain records of meetings, records of births and marriages and of grievances when their goods were seized in lieu of tithes due to the Established Church.A fascinating series of diaries, documents and photographs of the Limerick man, DCC Mercier, who worked as a mill manager in Ranks Flour Mills from 1922 to 1961, was donated to the archives in October 2010.The papers document Mr Mercier’s working life in one of Limerick’s key industries.A reception to mark the donation was held in City Hall and former Ranks’ workers and their families were invited to attend. Linkedin Email Print
Burton’s Biscuits has confirmed the departure of Ian Deste just six months after he joined the company.Deste joined in July 2015, and was the company’s first managing director UK & Ireland. However, it has now been revealed that he left the company in December, and his duties have now been assumed by chief operating officer, Simon Browne.Burton’s Biscuits refused to comment on why Deste had departed, or whether it would seek to find a replacement for his position.A Burton’s Biscuits spokesperson said: “We can confirm that Ian Deste, Burton’s Biscuit Company’s managing director UK & Ireland, left the business in December 2015. Simon Browne, chief operating officer, has since taken responsibility for all UK commercial activities.”Burton’s Biscuits is believed to be closing in on a deal to buy rival biscuit brand Fox’s from 2 Sisters Food Group.
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A local animal protection agency is asking the public’s help in identifying a woman who dumped a three-month-old black Labrador Retriever in a clothing bin in Centereach Wednesday night.The Suffolk County SPCA said a witness saw a driver of a black Ford Expedition throw the puppy into the clothing bin at a shopping center at the intersection of Middle Country Road and South Coleman Road Wednesday night and then drive away. The dog was taken to Selden Animal Emergency Hospital for observation and treatment, Suffolk SPCA said. There is some good news. Suffolk SPCA Chief Roy Gross said the witness “fell in love” with the puppy and will most likely adopt it. A description of the woman was not provided but the Suffolk SPCA said the SUV had chrome wheels. A partial New York license plate number (6744) was observed, the agency said. The Suffolk SPCA is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to arrest and conviction of the person responsible for leaving the puppy in the clothing bin. Anyone with information can call the Suffolk SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls are confidential. The Suffolk County SPCA is asking the public for information regarding the woman who dumped a black puppy in a Centereach clothing bin on Wednesday. (Photo credit: Suffolk SPCA)