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Monrovia Visitors Map Releases 2014 Edition

first_imgThe newest edition of the Monrovia Visitors Map is now out, making way-finding and navigating around the capital city a whole lot easier for business visitors and tourists in 2014. The first 5,000 copies of the 2014 edition are available now throughout Monrovia. Seven full color maps of metropolitan Monrovia, including Congo Town and Paynesville, make up this pocket-sized essential guide, which features over 100 hotels, bars, restaurants, suppliers and shops, as well as Government agencies, hospitals, embassies, places of worship and other essential information for visitors. From bakeries to building suppliers to beach resorts, the Monrovia Visitors Map shows the best of the city. The 2014 edition is the biggest yet, featuring all of Bushrod Island for the first time, as well as Mamba Point and Central Monrovia, Sinkor, Airfield, Old Road, Congo Town, Paynesville, ELWA, and the RIA Highway. There are also detailed maps of the Broad Street business district and Tubman Boulevard in Sinkor as well. Produced in partnership with the telecom operator Cellcom, over 10,000 printed copies of the Map are given away for free in Monrovia throughout the year.Along with the printed edition, the Map is also available to download for free from www.monroviavisitorsmap.com which has a both a high- and low-bandwidth version. The new high-bandwidth webpage now has a brand-new interactive feature with additional information on featured businesses. “Over 10,000 tourists were recognized as visiting Liberia in 2013—an increase of more than 70% over the past few years. Whether people are visiting for business or pleasure this map will help them find the best that the city has to offer” says Larissa Clark, Business Development Manager for the map.”It’s an exciting new edition that reflects the growth of many fantastic service providers that visitors need to find easily whether it’s a place to sleep, eat or shop during their visit to Monrovia – whether they stay a week or six months!” says Matthew Jones, Co-Founder of the Monrovia Visitors Map.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

SCULPTURE IN HONOUR OF 91 LETTERKENNY MEN KILLED IN WW1 TO BE UNVEILED

first_imgThe Letterkenny Community Heritage Group will unveil a sculpture on the Tuesday evening at 7.30pm at the Cathedral Square to the ninety one men from the Letterkenny area who were killed in WW1.Redmond Herrity who made the sculpture.The sculpture is a work of art by local man Redmond Herrity who himself has a keen interest in the subject and has volunteered his time to the project.Redmond’s Great Grandfather Barney Sweeney fought in the war. The sculpture will be unveiled by Donegal WW1 historian Paddy Harte and local man Johnny Keys from Sentry Hill who lost three Granduncles in the conflict, while a fourth brother was sent home a story similar to that of the Movie “Saving Pte Ryan” .All of the soldiers killed are interred in foreign countries and include the youngest man Albert Mills Knipe, age 17 from Main St and the oldest Jermiah McDaid 46 came from Crieve.The men are buried in France, Belgium, Turkey and what we call today the Middle East.A speech on the war and its effects locally will be delivered by former Army Commandant and military Historian Declan O’Carroll while a list of the men’s names to date will be read out by Kieran Kelly.Brian Walsh formerly of Mount Southwell Place will perform MC for the evening.L.C.H.G. would like to thank all of those who have helped and assisted in the project including the local Churches and former Town Council. The Group also extends a warm welcome to everyone from the town and its local environs and in particular relatives of all those who were involved in the war.SCULPTURE IN HONOUR OF 91 LETTERKENNY MEN KILLED IN WW1 TO BE UNVEILED was last modified: August 18th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Letterkenny Heritage Grouppaddy harteREdmond HerritysculptureWW1last_img read more