Elderly nun attacked and robbed on visit to Limerick

first_imgEmail Print Twitter Facebook WhatsApp NewsElderly nun attacked and robbed on visit to LimerickBy Staff Reporter – March 14, 2016 705 center_img The attack happened early on Saturday morningGARDAI in Limerick are investigating a Saturday morning attack on an elderly nun who was walking through the People’s Park on a visit to a relative last weekend.The attack saw a man approach the nun, who is in her 70s, from behind and push her to the ground.Helpless, the attacker then stole the nun’s handbag and made off through the park.Gardai later recovered the handbag, however the money that was contained inside was not found.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A man in his 20s was later arrested following a review of CCTV footage by Gardai.The elderly nun, who was mainly uninjured, was treated for shock and the distress caused by the incident. Advertisement Linkedin Previous articleLimerick goes green for St Patrick’s FestivalNext articleHomeless man’s beloved companion missing in Limerick Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ielast_img read more

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Mammoet-Giant joint venture joins Greater Changhua foundation ops

first_imgA joint venture of Mammoet and Giant Heavy Machinery Services has started working with Sing Da Marine Structure Corporation (SDMS) on the locally-produced jacket foundations for the Greater Changhua offshore wind project in Taiwan. The joint venture will be performing the assembly, transportation and load-out of the jackets, each weighing approximately 1,200t. At the end of 2018, Ørsted signed a contract with SDMS to supply 56 jacket foundations for the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1&2a project. Four jackets are expected to be simultaneously assembled. Seventy-two axle lines of SPMT will then transport each jacket up to 1,200m from the fabrication line to a storage area, Mammoet said.center_img The PTC200-DS Ring Crane will assemble the jackets by first upending the lower jacket structure before installing both the upper structure and transition pieces at a single location. South Korea’s Samkang M&T will deliver 28 foundations and Hyundai Steel Industries the remaining 27 units. The wind farm will feature 111 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines installed some 35 to 50km off the coast.last_img read more

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