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€1 Leap Card travel for Limerick City services in July

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first_imgNewsTransport€1 Leap Card travel for Limerick City services in JulyBy Staff Reporter – July 1, 2019 463 Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? Facebook Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Email Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat WhatsApp Previous articleLCETB’s Enterprise Engagement Support ServiceNext articleSeven Limerick players named in Team of the Week Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Limerick on Covid watch list THE National Transport Authority (NTA) has announced a €1 Leap Card promotional single fare on Bus Éireann Limerick city bus services, to run from July 1 to July 28.Commuters who present a valid Adult or Student TFI Leap Card can travel on any of the Limerick city routes for only €1, with cash fares remaining the same.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The €1 fare is valid on Bus Éireann routes 301, 302, 303, 304, 304A, 305 and 306 which serve the city centre, Raheen, Caherdavin, St. Mary’s Park, major retail areas, the city’s main hospitals and third level institutes.This is a fantastic opportunity to travel throughout the city and avail of the festivals, events, and other experiences that Limerick has to offer this July.Anne Graham, Chief Executive Officer, National Transport Authority, said, “With the recent release of the Government’s Climate Action Plan, there has never been a better time to switch to using the Transport for Ireland network.“We want to do all we can to encourage people to use the bus system which is why we have reduced Leap fares.“Getting more people on the bus is good for the city and good for the environment.”The National Transport Authority introduce this promotional fare in Limerick city and hope to increase usage of public transport services within the City. Over the past year Bus Éireann city services have seen a 13.2% overall increase in passenger numbers.For more information, timetables, and service improvements please see www.buseireann.ie/Limerick.center_img Linkedin TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Print Twitter Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow Advertisement TAGSleap cardLimerick City and CountyNational Transport AuthorityNewsNTATransport last_img read more

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NBC’s versatile Hammond honored by Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners

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first_imgLongtime Breeders’ Cup host receiving Jones AwardVeteran broadcaster Tom Hammond — the thoroughbred-racing icon who also is one of network sports’ most versatile stars — will be feted by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners with the organization’s prestigious Warner L. Jones Jr. Horseman of the Year Award.Hammond, the anchor of NBC’s Breeders’ Cup coverage since its 1984 inception and a fixture on the Summer and Winter Olympic broadcasts, is the featured honoree at the KTO’s 29th annual awards gala Nov. 19 at Big Spring Country Club, 5901 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville. Cocktails begin at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7. Tickets are available for $125, including dinner and drinks, by contacting Marlene Meyer at 502-458-5820. Churchill Downs’ John Asher is the emcee.The Warner L. Jones Jr. Horseman of the Year Award recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions to Kentucky racing and sharing the passion exemplified by Jones, founder of Oldham County’s renowned Hermitage Farm and who spent 50 years on the Churchill Downs board, including eight as chairman during the iconic track’s resurgence. Jones was the inaugural winner in 1988, six years before his death. (Past winners in separate attachment.)Hall of Fame sports journalist Billy Reed calls Lexington’s Hammond “one of the most recognizable and admired network sports TV stars in the industry’s history.”Hammond graduated from Lafayette High School, lettering in football and basketball, and the University of Kentucky. He started out reading race results at radio station WVLK. He became sports director at NBC affiliate WLEX-18, leaving after 10 years to form Hammond Productions, leading to his role as play-by-play man for Southeastern Conference basketball telecasts.Hammond also started a long association with Keeneland as an announcer at the famed thoroughbred auctions. His voice and knowledge of horse racing caught the attention of NBC, which hired Hammond for its team broadcasting the first Breeders’ Cup at Hollywood Park. He later would become the voice of NBC’s Olympic track and field coverage, for which he has called all nine of sprint icon Usain Bolt’s gold medals.About the KTO: The Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners is an educational and social organization dedicated to the betterment of racing in the state. Membership is open to anyone interested in the sport, including prospective owners. More information, including applying for membership, at kythoroughbredowners.org.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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