Email NewsLocal NewsLead water pipesBy Alan Jacques – June 13, 2015 1277 Previous articleAlcohol abuseNext articleWhat’s going on? Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie LIMERICK Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea has condemned the Government for rowing back on a key commitment to fix water pipes free of charge in homes as part of Irish Water’s ‘First Fix’ policy. “As a result of this decision, hundreds of homeowners in Limerick with dangerous lead pipes will find themselves having to pay on the double in order to ensure they have access to a safe and secure water supply. The scale of the problem has been clear under EPA surveys which have indicated that up to 200,000 homes across the country could possess lead supply pipes. This presents a serious threat to the health of residents, which is heightened for young children and pregnant women”, he said. Advertisement Irish Water to replace old water mains on St Nessan’s Road Print Update: Works underway to resolve discolouration of water in Raheen area RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick customers to benefit from extension of Irish Water’s First Fix free scheme to tackle leaks Twitter Decision to enter Phase 4 of reopening Ireland deferred to August 10 Linkedin Pictures reveal damage caused by wipes being flushed down Limerick’s loos Facebook TAGSEPAFianna FáilFirst Fix policyIrish Waterlead water pipeslimerickWillie O’Dea TD WhatsApp Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins appointed as Minister of State
The iHeartRadio Music Festival is headed back to Las Vegas, NV to take place over two days and nights at the T-Mobile Arena on September 20th-21st. Organizers for the annual pop festival announced their 2019 lineup on Tuesday, as this year’s event will feature performances from Alicia Keys, Cage The Elephant, Camila Cabello, Chance The Rapper, and many more.The two-day event will be hosted by Ryan Seacrest, and will treat attendees to performances from rock veterans including Def Leppard and Heart, in addition to French Montana, Halsey, H.E.R., Miley Cyrus, Mumford & Sons, Tim McGraw, and Zac Brown Band. The event’s Daytime Stage will also feature sets from Juice WRLD, Maren Morris, Billie Eilish, Old Dominion, H.E.R., Zara Larsson, CNCO, Brett Young, FLETCHER, Monsta X, Bryce Vine, and Lauv. More performers are expected to be announced as the late-September event draws closer.Related: Governors Ball Music Festival 2019: The (Shortened) Weekend In Photos [Gallery]Fans who can’t make it to the Nevada desert for this year’s festival will get the chance to tune in when the audio from the performances is broadcasted live via iHeartMedia radio stations in over 150 markets across the country. The CW Network will also provide a video livestream from both nights of the festival via The CW app and CWTV.com. The schedule of performances to be broadcasted was not revealed with Tuesday’s announcement.Additionally, video from the event will also re-broadcast on the CW Network as a two-night television special a few weeks after the event on October 2nd & 3rd beginning at 8 p.m. EST each night.Tickets for the main event and the Daytime Stage go on sale beginning next Friday, June 14th at 1 p.m. EST. Click here for ticketing and general info for this year’s event.