Gardai identify human remains found in Limerick

first_imgWalk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Email RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR No vaccines in Limerick yet Print NewsLocal NewsGardai identify human remains found in LimerickBy Editor – May 9, 2013 800 Gardaí across Ireland take on viral dance challenge Twitter TAGSbodyfeaturedGardahuman remainsmissingPolish Previous articleAfter Dark – Riverfest FireworksNext articleThe feelgood factor Editor center_img Facebook Advertisement Man and woman arrested after Gardaí seize cash and suspected drugs worth more than €28,000 WhatsApp The Garda Technical Unit examining the scene where the human remains were found on Tuesday.The Garda Technical Unit examining the scene where the human remains were found on Tuesday.by Andrew Carey [email protected] remains found in undergrowth near a riverside walkway in Limerick earlier this week are believed to be those of a Polish national missing in the city since last year.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Mayorstone Gardaí, assisted by the State Pathologist office and technical experts have been able to identify and date the remains to last year and they have been in contact with the man’s family in Poland.Gardaí are continuing their investigation following the discovery of the fragmented remains last week at an area close to the North Circular Road junction with the Condell Road.Council workers clearing rubbish from an area of undergrowth close to the   walkway found a human skull shortly after 11am last Tuesday and Gardaí uncovered the rest of the fragmented remains shortly before lunch.Deputy State pathologist Michael Curtis carried out a postmortem after he visited the area of the discovery on Wednesday. A forensic anthropologist also examined the scene.Further Garda technical examinations uncovered clothing and personal items including a mobile phone and an identity card.Gardaí say that they are continuing with their investigation but are now following a definite line of inquiry. Newcastle West Gardaí move Linkedin Shannondoc operating but only by appointmentlast_img read more

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NTF, TMCL Sign MOU on Nigerian Tennis MajorsÂ

first_imgThe Nigerian Tennis Federation, NTF, have signed a memorandum of understanding with Lagos-based Tennis Management Company Limited on the Nigerian Tennis Majors. The event was conducted at the Abuja National Stadium Tennis Arena recently.The first of the majors will be the Abuja Open in June, and that will be followed by the Lagos Open in November.Signing on behalf of the NTF was its president Ifedayo Akindoju, while the chairman of TMCL Barrister Anire Kanyi signed on behalf of the organisers.The Nigerian Tennis Federation president Ifedayo Akindoju, who signed on behalf of the federation, was happy about the ambitious plans for the majors.“There is reason to be optimistic. The majors will offer players the biggest prize money in the history of Nigerian sports. We also expect increased popularity for the sport and hopefully this attracts lots of fans and sparks serious investments in the game.” Akindoju said.On his part, TMCL Chairman Barrister Anire Kanyi promised Nigerian tennis fans a big treat with the majors: “We want to take tennis to the next level. We promise Nigerian fans years of epic triumphs and fight-backs. The majors will revolutionise domestic sports in Nigeria and across Africa.”Managing director of TMCL Kenneth Ezaga noted that Abuja had no showpiece sports event and that their plans for the open is just what the nation’s capital needs. He said: “Tennis is a popular sport followed by the well-heeled in society. The Abuja Open is planned to be that stage where the most powerful leaders in business and government in Nigeria, and even Africa, meet yearly to have a great time and either form new ties or strengthen old ones.”After signing the MOU the leaders of both organisations visited with the minister of the FCT Alhaji Mohammed Musa Bello who promised his administration’s support for the Abuja Open.Plans on the Abuja Open will soon be released to the media.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more