Fascinating online insight into city’s records

first_imgNewsLocal 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 WhatsAppcenter_img 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 Printlast_img read more

‘Come Home, It’s Suppertime’ opens tonight

first_img MESSENGER PHOTO/JAINE TREADWELLThe curtain will go up tonight on the 27th season of Alabama’s Official Folklife Play, “Come Home, It’s Suppertime” at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge. Pictured above are Nancy Cocklin, left, Linda Steed, standing, and Helen Galloway under the electric perm machine.The curtain will go up tonight on the 27th season of Alabama’s Official Folklife Play, “Come Home, It’s Suppertime” at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge.The original folklife play is one of the Alabama Tourism Department’s Top 10 Events for 2015, which is quite an honor for the community theater, said Ursula Bryant, co-director for the fall production.“We are excited to be recognized with along with events like the Iron Bowl and the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March,” Bryant said. “We are greatly honored and hope that those who come to supper with us will think the recognition is deserved.”For the first time in 13 years, the cast and crew took the spring off due to unforeseen circumstances and everyone is excited and ready to get back on stage, Bryant said. Print Article Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits “We have soldout audiences to welcome back a core group of ‘Come Home’ veterans back and some new faces, including new kids,” Bryant said. “We have some changes in the script that we are excited about and think they give the play a new energy.”‘Come Home, It’s Suppertime’ is set during the Great Depression and, with the exception of a couple of monologues, all of the stories are original to our area. And, we tell the stories just like they were told by those who ‘milled around and strowed them around’ back during Hard Times.MESSENGER PHOTO/JAINE TREADWELLGeorgia Galloway, left, and Abigail Brooks.The folklife play is an attempt to recreate a period of time when everybody was in the same boat, so to speak, Bryant said.“Nobody had anything much and people learned to depend on each other and to care about each other. We hope comes through in the play.” Skip Published 4:00 am Thursday, November 5, 2015 Latest Stories There is nothing pretentious about the play. There are no actors, just storytellers. You won’t hear any Broadway singing, just singing from the heart. Subjects and verbs may not agree but the talk is comfortable and inviting. Feet may be bare and the clothes soiled and stained.MESSENGER PHOTO/JAINE TREADWELLDixie Shehane, left, and Marian Parker.The play is filled with humor and tinged with sweetness. All in all, it tells the story of Hard Times and those who lived them, Bryant said.When company’s coming, the supper tables at the We Piddle Around Theater are set with fried chicken, peas, taters and cornbread; there’s gospel music from the stage and the supper bell welcomes everyone home at suppertime.center_img By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Men making a difference at Christian Love Center MESSENGER PHOTO/JAINE TREADWELLMaze Marshall, left, and Fred O’Neal are volunteers at the Christian Love Center in Troy. Also pictured are… read more Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel ‘Come Home, It’s Suppertime’ opens tonight Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Sponsored Content Email the author By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies…last_img read more

Burton’s MD leaves after only months

first_imgBurton’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.last_img read more

Puppy Dumped in Centereach Clothing Bin, Suffolk SPCA Says

first_imgSign 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)last_img read more