Two Limerick Museums to receive €16,000 funding boost

first_imgSenator Maria ByrneLimerick Museum and The Hunt Museum are to benefit from a funding boost of €16,000, a Fine Gael Senator has confirmed.Senator Maria Byrne said, “My colleague, the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan, has confirmed additional funding for a number of local and regional museums around the country under the Regional Museum Exhibitions Scheme 2019.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “Limerick is to benefit from this funding boost with The Hunt Museum to receive €8,000 for an exhibition commemorating the work of Sir John Lavery and  Walter Fredrick Osbourne and Limerick Museum to receive €8,000 for an exhibition to commemorate the centenary anniversary of the Limerick Soviet.“This funding will help to protect and promote our cultural heritage.”Minister Madigan said, “I am very pleased to offer this support to an important part of our culture and heritage. These cultural bodies are often run on relatively modest budgets and to be in a position to offer support is a very positive thing.“These bodies are often central focus points within the community and it is vital that they are supported in their role as guardians and narrators of our cultural heritage.“The funding provided under this scheme over the past few years has allowed these cultural entities to continue to enhance the presentation of their exhibitions which, in turn, improves the cultural offering of the communities they serve.” Print WhatsApp Limerick on Covid watch list Population of Mid West region increased by more than 3,000 in past year Advertisement Previous articlePolitical row over crucial Limerick projectsNext articleSpecial invitation to the library for Limerick’s young literary stars Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon? TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! center_img Unstoppable Sean shows that all things are possible Linkedin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook TAGSFundingheritageLimerick City and Countylocal news Email NewsLocal NewsPoliticsTwo Limerick Museums to receive €16,000 funding boostBy Staff Reporter – June 25, 2019 131 Twitterlast_img read more

Weber State Alum Gets A Chance To Star At U.S. Women’s Open

first_img Tags: Kelsey Chugg/U.S. Women’s Open/Weber State Golf FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSHOAL CREEK, Ala.-Thursday, former Weber State standout women’s golfer Kelsey Chugg will receive the opportunity to fulfill a lifelong dream as she will have the chance to compete at the U.S. Women’s Open.By virtue of a victory at the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur championship at the Champions Golf Club of Houston last November, she earned a shot at this prestigious tournament.Chugg starred for the Wildcats from 2011-2013, producing a stroke average of 77.08. She finished in the Top 20 in 12 tournaments over the course of her two years at Weber State and earned individual medalist honors on three occasions.In her time golfing after college, she has won the Utah State Women’s Amateur four times.Chugg is in action at 6:19 am MDT Thursday and again at 11:59 am MDT that morning. Written by May 30, 2018 /Sports News – Local Weber State Alum Gets A Chance To Star At U.S. Women’s Open Brad Jameslast_img read more