WhatsApp NewsBreaking newsDistressed woman rescued from Shannon riverbankBy Staff Reporter – June 17, 2014 762 Twitter Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Facebook Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A YOUNG woman was recovering in hospital this Tuesday evening after she was rescued when found in distress at the River Shannon.The Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter – Rescue 115 – Gardai, units from Limerick Fire and Rescue Service, together with units from Limerick Marine Search and rescue were all scrambled to the scene shortly after 4pm at the strands of the riverbank when there were reports of a woman in distress.The young woman was rescued from the mud near the riverbank and taken to hospital where she is recovering. Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Previous articleState must respect freedom of conscience says Bishop of LimerickNext articleOur time to shine at HipHop jam project Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Linkedin Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories Email TAGSlimerickrescueShannon WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Print Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live
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Mackley Construction Ltd has been chosen to deliver the next phase of coastal defenses which will protect more than 4000 homes and almost 500 businesses in North Portsea from the risk of coastal flooding.According to the Portsmouth City Council’s latest release, the next set of defenses, the fourth of five phases which make up the £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, has been split into two sections.The first will begin at the top of Eastern Road near Kendall’s Wharf, covering an area of approximately 300 meters.Planning permission has been granted for this section with work set to begin at the end of September.The second package of work involves the construction of a sea wall along 2.1km of coastline down Eastern Road.A planning application has been submitted for this work and is currently being consulted on through the Local Planning Authority via the Portsmouth City Council website.Should planning approval be granted, Mackley will begin work in this area in September 2020.