Woman injured by falling branch

first_imgWhatsApp NewsLocal NewsWoman injured by falling branchBy admin – April 22, 2010 641 Advertisement Print Linkedin A WOMAN is in a serious condition in hospital after being injured after she was struck by falling debris from a tree. The accident happened at around 10.30am this morning while the woman was walking along O’Connell Avenue.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up It is believed a passing truck may have knocked a branch from the tree as it drove past.After being treated at the scene by a passerby, the woman who is in her 50s was taken by ambulance to the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Dooradoyle.The area was sealed off for a time while Gardai conducted a forensic examination of the scene.  center_img Twitter Facebook Email Previous articleHealthy eating seminar to promote a better youNext articleThere’s veggies in dem der derelict sites adminlast_img read more

Atlantic Offshore sends two oldest ERRVs to scrapyard

first_imgShipping company Atlantic Offshore has sold two emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV) for recycling in Denmark.Atlantic said on Wednesday that the two ERRVs in question were the Ocean Sprite and Ocean Swan.The interesting fact about these vessels is that they are Atlantic’s two oldest EERVs in the fleet with the Ocean Sprite being put into service in 1975 and the Ocean Swan in 1982.The company added that the EERVs have been laid up since late 2016.The most recent work the Ocean Sprite did was with Dana Petroleum awarded in February 2016 and with Ithaca until July 2016. The 1975-built Sprite is 61.2 meters long, 13.86 meters wide, and can accommodate 15 people.On the other hand, the 1982-built Swan is 52 meters long and 12.5 meters wide and can accommodate 23 people.Offshore Energy Today Stafflast_img read more