Man dies in County Limerick single car collision

first_imgNewsBreaking newsMan dies in County Limerick single car collisionBy Staff Reporter – April 3, 2017 930 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Print Twitter Linkedin TAGSlimerick Email Previous articleLimerick homeowners get €31 million in renovation grantsNext articleIn Pics – Limerick defeat Cork in NHL quarter final Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie center_img WhatsApp A MAN in his 20s has been killed in single car road traffic accident overnight in County Limerick.Gardaí are investigation a fatal road traffic collision on the R515 at Doonmoon, Knocklong, Co.Limerick.The single car crash happened at 11.40pm on Sunday night April 2.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The driver of the car, a man in his 20s, was fatally injured.He was pronounced dead at the scene. A post mortem examination will be carried out at University Hospital Limerick.Three passengers one woman and two men were removed to Limerick University hospital with non-life threatening injuring.The road remains temporarily closed for a technical investigation as Gardai in Bruff appeal for witnesses.They can be contacted on 061 382947. Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Advertisement Facebook Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads last_img read more

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Ethiopia distributes wheat and oil to millions facing hunger

first_imgEthiopia’s government has started distributing rations of wheat and oil to people facing hunger in the north and northeastern parts of the country.The government is now supplying 15 kilograms of wheat and half a litre of cooking oil per adult in the areas hit by drought conditions, according to Mitiku Kassa, secretary of the Ethiopian Disaster Prevention and Preparedness Committee.More than 8 million people require urgent food assistance, and the Ethiopian government says there is enough food aid to feed them through December.Sisay Gebrselassie, a resident of Wukro town in Northern Ethiopia who recently moved to the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, said he believed one in five families in his hometown lost their crops. “They have now left their farmlands for their cattle to scavenge whatever they can get from it,” he said, adding that many farmers are selling their cattle before they die.The UN says the scale of the developing emergency exceeds resources available so far.The food insecurity is fuelled by the failure of Ethiopia’s spring rains that resulted in poor crop yields.last_img read more

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