Fat frog fan jailed for breaching court order

first_imgAdvertisement Facebook NewsFat frog fan jailed for breaching court orderBy Staff Reporter – August 19, 2015 1082 Print WhatsApp Emailcenter_img Previous articleJack and Sarah move a step closer to homeNext article‘Spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings’ Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Twitter by Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A COUNTY Limerick man has been jailed for a year for breaching a court order excluding him from a Newcastle West housing estate.John Ryan (35) of The Paddocks, Newcastle West had been ordered by a judge not to go into the Sharwood housing estate in the County Limerick town.However, Gardaí told Limerick District Court last week that he was found to be in breach of that order on five occasions during October, November and December in 2013.He was also facing charges of the possession of a knife at Asumpta Park in November 2013 and the theft of a €12 bottle of vodka from Garveys supermarket a month earlier.Sgt John Moloney said that Ryan had 172 previous convictions.Defence solicitor Michael O’Donnell told Judge Marie Keane that he was entering a guilty plea to all matters. His client had issues with drink which contributed to his behaviour.“His favourite drink at one stage was fat frogs and that didn’t help his cause”, Mr O’Donnell added.Imposing 12 month concurrent sentences for each breach of the exclusion order, Judge Keane said the defendant had an appalling record and it was obvious he believed “he can come and go to this address as he pleases”.A three month sentence was imposed for the possession of the knife and he was fined for the theft offence.Recognisance in the event of an appeal was set at €1,000. Linkedinlast_img read more

Europeana Sport – Ireland’s Stories: Irish Surfing Is Born

first_imgLimerickNewsEuropeana Sport – Ireland’s Stories: Irish Surfing Is BornBy Meghann Scully – June 23, 2020 102 IN 1966 the Surf Club Of Ireland was formed, a club that later became Irish Surfing, the National Governing Body of Surfing today.The club was the result of a chain of events initiated by Bray man, Kevin Cavey. Kevin discovered surfing in 1962, when he saw a picture of a Hawaiian surfer in a Reader’s Digest. This picture was his inspiration for a life-long passion for surfing.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up For the next few years, Kevin experimented with making his own boards, connecting with other surfers and forming Ireland’s first Surf Club.In 1966, Kevin decided it was time to tell Ireland that surfing had arrived. He took a stand at the Boat Show, titled Bray Ireland Surf Club, and was inundatedwith interest.Following the success of the Boat Show, Kevin, who had just received delivery of his first custom fibreglass surfboard, his brother Colm, Tom Casey and Patrick Kinsella set off on their first great Surfari in a Vauxhall Victor 101 station wagon with a stack of surfboards on the roof. Their great surfari marked the bringing of surfing to the West.Their first stop was Strandhill, Co Sligo followed by Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal and then North to the Causeway Coast.On returning home from the Surfari, the Surf Club Of Ireland was formed, a club representing all Ireland. By the late 1960s surfing was expanding rapidly and regional clubs began to emerge including North Coast Surf Club, West Coast Surf Club, South Coast Surf Club, Rossnowlagh Surf Club and Fastnet Surf Club.At this point, the Surf Club Of Ireland became the Irish Surfing Association, the National Governing Body linking the newly emerged clubs.If you would like to contribute your memory you can go to the Europeana Sport Contribution Form to upload your stories and memorabilia online. Organisations interested in participating should contact the coordinators via tinyurl.com/IrelandSportingStories . Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Print Advertisement WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSEuropean ExpoEuropean Expo 2020Keeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick Postsurfing center_img Previous articleCountdown is on for re-opening of Limerick City Gallery of ArtNext articleVideo messaging platform keeps parents in touch with newborn babies at University Maternity Hospital Limerick Meghann Scully Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Email WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League openerlast_img read more

Syracuse tennis associate head coach Shelley George retires

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on August 22, 2019 at 6:47 pm Contact Eric: [email protected] When Syracuse takes the court next, it will do so without a familiar face that’s patrolled the sideline for the past 12 years. The team announced on Thursday that associate head coach Shelley George is retiring at the end of the month.“I am very thankful for the opportunity that Syracuse University has given me to coach here for the past 13 years,” George said in a press release. “It has been a journey well worth taking and I have mixed emotions about retiring from the program, but I know it’s what’s best for me and my family at this time.”George was named 2019 ITA Northeast Regional Assistant Coach of the Year. She has helped the team make three NCAA tournament appearances and claim 13 All-Conference nods during her tenure.Her efforts extended beyond the court. George was one of six Division I coaches to receive the 2012 Eastern Sectional Campus & Community Outreach Award, and during the summer months, she participated in free tennis clinics given in the Syracuse City School District to teach tennis to students in the community.“I have been blessed to work with Shelley for the last five years and experience her care and commitment as a coach and a person,” head coach Younes Limam said in a press release. “Syracuse Tennis accomplished much during Shelley’s tenure and I want to thank her for all she did to elevate the program.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Orange have announced they will begin an immediate national search for a replacement.George always had a vision for the Orange that contributed to its success, former head coach Luke Jensen said in February.“It’s like listen, we’re Syracuse, we’re going for you,” Jensen said. “We’re playing to win, we’re being aggressive. I know coach George was very much in that mindset when I was working with her, when she was on the coaching staff when I was there. And I’m sure she still has that mindset for the net. She was a tremendous net player when she played back in the day.”Most recently, George oversaw Gabriela Knutson earn All-American honors this past spring and the Orange rose as high as No. 10 in the Oracle/ITA Division I rankings.“I have enjoyed working with some great people over the years, and I gave my heart and soul to my players,” George said in a release. “I became a better person and coach with this opportunity and I will miss being in the battle with the Orange.” Commentslast_img read more

Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija wants ties in MLB

first_imgGiants pitcher Jeff Samardzija has an idea and he knows some people are going to find it weird.He wants MLB games to end in ties. “I don’t think we need to play extra-inning games,” he said, via the Mercury News. “End them in a tie, everyone gets one point like the Premier League. A win gets three points. Just end it at nine. We’re playing 162 games. Over that course of games, you should be able to tell who the best team is.”Here’s #SFGiants starter Jeff Samardzija’s full quote on ending baseball games in ties during the regular season. pic.twitter.com/qcTWV3gQiE— Kerry Crowley (@KO_Crowley) March 15, 2019Samardzija just wants to make the game more entertaining and solve some other problems in the process. Related News Astros’ A.J. Hinch said Angel Hernandez made condescending, unprofessional comments after ejection “(It) makes the ninth inning exciting all the time,” he said. “And really, who wants to go out there and play 15 innings? The relievers don’t want it. The position players don’t want it. The managers don’t want it. Then they’ve got to move the rosters around the next day.”About 4.5 percent of games in MLB last season went to extra innings. The Giants played the most of any team with 21. They went 11-10 in those contests.San Francisco was actually much better in games that went to extras than it was during ones ending in nine. San Francisco went 62-79 in nine-inning matchups. But Samardzija is thinking of making games more fan friendly and his thought is strictly nine-inning contests would do just that.”Obviously every game is important now with the extra wild card,” he said. “I just think it keeps every game important and again, it just kind of eliminates some innings that a lot of guys don’t want to play. But again, that’s a little wild for people.”last_img read more