Eadaoin Loughman and Mairead Fitzgerald from Limerick Sports Partnership explore Limerick on Foot as part of a new campaign from the Council’s Marketing and Communications Dept to hlighlight walking and running routes across Limerick.Pic: True MediaFOR anyone looking for interesting and scenic routes for a walk or run, a new campaign launched this week will provide lots of useful information.The latest initiative from Limerick City and County Council features videos, a printed and digital guide and a comprehensive ‘Limerick on Foot’ section on Limerick.ie.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Six of Limerick’s most popular routes are highlighted in the guide. They are, the city centre to University of Limerick riverbank route, the Neil Cusack Olympic Trail at Condell Road, the Three Bridges walk, city centre to Shannon Fields, city centre Slí na Sláinte and Castletroy Slí na SláinteThe routes are shown on specially produced maps with all the main landmarks highlighted, so walkers know they are on the right track.There are looped routes and exercise stations in many of the council-run parks listed in the new guide, such as Mungret Park, the People’s Park, Castletroy Park, Shelbourne Park and O’Brien Park on Clare Street.And for those who are looking for something a little longer and more challenging, the guide has details of 16 trails across County Limerick, from the Knights Walk in Glin to the Knockfierna walking trail, the Great Southern Greenway Limerick to the Ballyhoura Way.For a comprehensive guide, search ‘walking’ on Limerick.ie TAGSactivityCommunityLimerick City and CountyNewsrecreationtourism Advertisement NewsCommunityThese routes are made for walking – new ‘Limerick on Foot’ campaignBy Bernie English – January 25, 2019 1103 Print WhatsApp Previous articleDrop-in centre would reduce risk of suicideNext articleWoman arrested after robbery incident at Catherine Place Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Linkedin Email Limerick on Covid watch list Twitter Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites
Attend the tale, or at least set your DVR! The previously announced telecast of the New York Philharmonic’s staged production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, starring Oscar winner Emma Thompson and Grammy winner Byrn Terfel, will air on PBS’ Live From Lincoln Center on September 26. Audra McDonald, who appeared, uncredited, in select performances of the concert, will serve as host. View Comments With music and lyrics by Sondheim and a book by Wheeler, Sweeney Todd follows a wronged barber who takes to slitting throats while seeking revenge on the corrupt judge who destroyed his life and family. The production, directed by Lonny Price and conducted by Alan Gilbert, played Avery Fisher Hall from March 5 through March 8. In addition to Terfel as the titular barber and Thompson as Mrs. Lovett, the cast included Jeff Blumenkrantz, Christian Borle, Kyle Brenn, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Erin Mackey and Philip Quast.