THE Slí na Sláinte (Path to Health) route was recently launched in Castleconnell encouraging people to engage in a healthier lifestyle and get active. An initiative of the Irish Heart Foundation, Slí na Slainte is supported by County Limerick Sports Partnership Limerick County Council and the Irish Sports Council and is a 3.8km walking trail around Castleconnell, with signage at one kilometre intervals identifying the distance walked.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Leas-Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council Cllr Michael Sheahan, said that an extension of the route could be in the pipeline. “The circuit goes around Castleconnell from the timber bridge, looping around the river back to the school. “I’m encouraging the Sli na Slainte people to invest in an extension into Montpelier, along the old bog road, and this should be in the pipeline”.Edel Byrne from the Irish Heart Foundation, said: “We hope the community will get great enjoyment and benefit from the route. “Getting active makes such a big difference to your heart and overall health, helping to reduce stress, ease back pain and reduce the risk of heart disease. “Adults need at least 30 minutes of physical activity, such as brisk walking, five days a week. By having a clearly marked and safe walking route, we aim to make it easier for people to get active as part of their normal day”. Linkedin Advertisement Print Email Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Previous articleFacebook vital to UL’s first seven weeksNext articleCouncil toughens up its act against litter louts admin NewsLocal NewsPath to health launched in CastleconnellBy admin – October 3, 2010 848
5. His Raiders teammates have no idea what’s going on While the Raiders are somewhat used to craziness around their team, this is a new level for them.5) His continued frustration surrounding the situation has created a buzz among teammates and coaches, one of whom referred to the saga as “honestly the most insane thing I have ever heard. I don’t know why it’s so important to him. It doesn’t make any sense.” …— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) August 9, 2019Cryotherapy incidentCryotherapy is a method of health management in which athletes enter ultra-cold chambers to treat various ailments. Typically considered a safe practice, there are precautions that must be taken to avoid temperature-related injury.Brown reportedly did not wear appropriate footwear when he entered a cryotherapy chamber in France last month, which led to severe frostbite. “I’m looking forward to making these guys proud,” Brown told reporters from behind a podium.MORE: Kyler Murray’s wild ride aheadBut Friday’s reported controversy involving Brown and new NFL helmet rules has continued a strange few months for him. He hasn’t exactly been a model of excellence for the organization, and early indications are that he could escalate the level of drama from the Steelers while in Oakland.Here’s a look at his eventful first few months with the Raiders:Five key details from Antonio Brown’s reported helmet crusade1. Brown really can’t stand the NFL’s new helmet policyThis year, the NFL will begin disciplining teams whenever players do not wear helmets that match its safety guidelines. Brown’s previous helmet, which he’s worn his whole career, did not meet NFL standards. He’s repeatedly vocalized his displeasure to the Raiders about the newer models, which he feels restrict his vision, according to reports.10) When he showed up for the 1st OTA, however, Brown requested his old helmet. After being told he’d have to wear an approved model, witnesses say, the WR loudly voiced his displeasure, complaining QBs such as Brady and Rodgers were not being subjected to the same scrutiny…— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) August 9, 2019The issue has reportedly contributed to Brown being away from the team during training camp.16) “He’s still freaking out about it,” said one Raiders player. “He hasn’t been here for awhile, and no one knows where he’s at.” …— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) August 9, 20192. The receiver tried to sneak an old helmet into OTAs with a new paint jobThis is probably the most absurd detail of the whole helmet saga. It’s on the level of then-Mets baseball manager Bobby Valentine sneaking back into the dugout with a fake mustache and sunglasses after being ejected from a game.13) However, sometime in the next couple of weeks, Brown once again tried to take the field with his old helmet, which he had since had repainted with colors approximating—but not completely mimicking—the Raiders’ silver-and-black design…— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) August 9, 20193. He said he’ll never play football again if he can’t wear the old helmetsAdam Schefter reported that Brown on Friday told Raiders officials that he would not play football again unless he gets to wear the old helmet.And now this: Raiders’ WR Antonio Brown has told team officials that, unless he gets to wear his old helmet, he will not play football again, per league sources.And more….— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 9, 20194. He filed a grievance against the NFLAccording to ESPN, Brown has filed a grievance against the league and on Friday spent two ours on the phone with NFL officials making his case regarding the helmets. The league is expected to determine whether to allow the old helmet for Brown sometime next week. Antonio Brown arrived to the Raiders this past offseason promising to shed his reputation of being a problematic locker room presence and all-around odd dude, which he honed over nine seasons in Pittsburgh.At his introductory news conference, which he was late for, he spoke in explicit terms about his personal accountability and leadership qualities.