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Opera Centre plan should include housing

Opera Centre plan should include housing

LIMERICK Labour TD and Spokesperson on Housing and Local Government, Jan O’Sullivan believes the proposed Opera Centre Development needs to be amended to contain residential units. The Labour Party has made a submission to Limerick City and County Council outlining the serious concerns they have with the proposed development. “It is fundamentally wrong that this proposal […]

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Kiosk could give Gardaí greater presence in Limerick city centre

Kiosk could give Gardaí greater presence in Limerick city centre

A GARDA kiosk, which could be run by retired members of the force or civilian volunteers, has been proposed by members of the Limerick Joint Policing Committee (JPC). The idea was mooted by Limerick Chamber chief executive James Ring, at last Friday’s meeting of the JPC. According to Dr Ring, the idea for a ‘drop-in’ […]

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Trump card pulled on Limerick Mayor

Trump card pulled on Limerick Mayor

SOCIAL Democrats chairperson Sarah Jane Hennelly has hit out at Mayor of Limerick City and County, Cllr Stephen Keary for singling out a journalist at a council meeting last week for doing their job. “Last week, the city’s first citizen singled out a local journalist as ‘unprofessional’ and ‘practising poor journalism’ for reporting on a […]

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BUSINESS

Engaging employees is key to achieving world class manufacturing standards

Engaging employees is key to achieving world class manufacturing standards

Engaging employees to deliver innovation and allowing operators to take ownership of processes is the key to embedding world class manufacturing (WCM) into an operation. This was clearly evident when members of the Mid-West Lean Network visited Element Six for the fifth in a series of in-company workshops which the Network has organised this year. […]

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Limerick in play for top sportstech jobs boost

Limerick in play for top sportstech jobs boost

  ONE of the world’s top sports analytics companies is looking establish an Irish base in Limerick with up to 50 new jobs to be created in the start-up phase. US-based STATS registered a new Irish entity this month and it is believed that the multi-million dollar company will link up with the University of […]

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Joe Schmidt addresses Limerick Chamber leadership programme

Joe Schmidt addresses Limerick Chamber leadership programme

  IRELAND rugby head coach Joe Schmidt delivered a leadership talk to members of the Mid West business community at the Dell EMC campus in Limerick as part of the Limerick Chamber Regional Leaders’ programme. The programme is being delivered by Limerick Chamber in collaboration with Dell EMC and the University of Limerick. The address […]

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SPORT

Bull n’Booze back for tag rugby midnight final

Bull n’Booze back for tag rugby midnight final

A MIDNIGHT final will be the highlight of this year’s Bull n’Booze competition at Bruff RFC in Limerick on Friday September 29 next. It’s that time of year again as the 12th Bull n Booze competition hits Kilballyowen, with the IRFU Tag Rugby Squad on board to help run this year’s competition. Organisers say that […]

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Former Munster media manager Pat Geraghty losses battle with illness

Former Munster media manager Pat Geraghty losses battle with illness

PAT Geraghty, the former Munster Rugby media manager has sadly passed away after losing a battle to illness. Leading the tributes this Tuesday afternoon, MunsterRugby.ie said they were saddened at the passing of their dear friend. In 2000, as Munster began a hunt for glory on the European stage, Pat joined the southern province having […]

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Limerick FC Beat Galway United 2-1 to Advance to FAI Cup Semi-Final

Limerick FC Beat Galway United 2-1 to Advance to FAI Cup Semi-Final

Limerick FC secured their place in the semi-final of the FAI Cup after a deserved 2-1 win over Galway United at Eamonn Deacy Park. Neil McDonald made just two changes to the lineup as Joe Crowe and Peter Berki were replaced by Shane Tracy and Stephen Kenny. Bastien Hery was the early star of the […]

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LIFESTYLE

A world of cultural events on one night

A world of cultural events on one night

by Eric FitzGerald [email protected] CULTURE Night, happening this Friday 22, has thrown up a number of wonderful and inspiring pieces that are all free to the public. Belltable has a fruitful partnership with the Irish Film Institute with impressive and current screenings weekly. For Culture Night the arts centre will screen IFI Local Films for […]

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Independence Airs from Dublin City Jazz Orchetra

Independence Airs from Dublin City Jazz Orchetra

AFTER Soweto Kinch Trio playing Limerick Jazz Festival this Friday in Dolan’s and the funky brio of James Taylor Quartet late on Saturday, the statement concert this year will be Dublin City Jazz Orchestra. DCJO will platform in Belltable on Saturday 23 at 8pm with guest singers Suzanne Savage and Charlie Mooney, www.limetreetheatre.ie “Dublin City […]

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Home Instead free workshops for family caregivers of dementia patients

Home Instead free workshops for family caregivers of dementia patients

HOME Instead Senior Care will host a complimentary workshop for family carers in Limerick, one in a series in the Mid West. The purpose is to support family carers in taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s or dementia at home. The next workshops, variously staged to embrace as many caregivers as is possible, take […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

A world of cultural events on one night

A world of cultural events on one night

by Eric FitzGerald [email protected] CULTURE Night, happening this Friday 22, has thrown up a number of wonderful and inspiring pieces that are all free to the public. Belltable has a fruitful partnership with the Irish Film Institute with impressive and current screenings weekly. For Culture Night the arts centre will screen IFI Local Films for […]

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Independence Airs from Dublin City Jazz Orchetra

Independence Airs from Dublin City Jazz Orchetra

AFTER Soweto Kinch Trio playing Limerick Jazz Festival this Friday in Dolan’s and the funky brio of James Taylor Quartet late on Saturday, the statement concert this year will be Dublin City Jazz Orchestra. DCJO will platform in Belltable on Saturday 23 at 8pm with guest singers Suzanne Savage and Charlie Mooney, www.limetreetheatre.ie “Dublin City […]

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Musical rhythm to UCH season

Musical rhythm to UCH season

UNIVERSITY Concert Hall has launched its A/W programme, taking audiences into January end with the season closing on The High Kings, January 27. See www.uch.ie for acts and booking, and key into UCH’s marketing manager Emma Foote here for her pick of concerts. Bear in mind this 1000 seater venue will be host to all […]

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PHOTOS

PHOTOS: Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival 2017 launch

PHOTOS: Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival 2017 launch

Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival 2017 launch at Belltable on Monday 18. Festival to run October 10 to 21 at Belltable and Lime Tree Theatre, with Outreach tours to schools and creches October 18 to 20. Book on www.limetreetheatre.ie

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Network event to hear of healthy ambition

Network event to hear of healthy ambition

  THREE Limerick businesswomen will discuss how they have carved a career out of their passions in life at the next Network Ireland Limerick event The Savoy Hotel will host guest speakers Leanne Moore and the Wellnice Pops founding duo of BJ Broderick and Trí O’Brien as they discuss how they identified business opportunities in the […]

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Limerick After Dark – Pig n Porter festival

Limerick After Dark – Pig n Porter festival

IT HAS evolved over the years from a small sporting event to an internationally renowned festival of sport, music and food. Now in its 16th year the Pig ’n’ Porter festival was back with a huge line up of events. Ireland’s biggest and most popular Tag Rugby Festival kicked off last Thursday hosted by Old […]

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Other Recent Stories

A world of cultural events on one night

A world of cultural events on one night

| September 21, 2017

by Eric FitzGerald [email protected] CULTURE Night, happening this Friday 22, has thrown up a number of wonderful and inspiring pieces that are all free to the public. Belltable has a fruitful partnership with the Irish Film Institute with impressive and current screenings weekly. For Culture Night the arts centre will screen IFI Local Films for […]

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Opera Centre plan should include housing

Opera Centre plan should include housing

| September 21, 2017

LIMERICK Labour TD and Spokesperson on Housing and Local Government, Jan O’Sullivan believes the proposed Opera Centre Development needs to be amended to contain residential units. The Labour Party has made a submission to Limerick City and County Council outlining the serious concerns they have with the proposed development. “It is fundamentally wrong that this proposal […]

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Independence Airs from Dublin City Jazz Orchetra

Independence Airs from Dublin City Jazz Orchetra

| September 21, 2017

AFTER Soweto Kinch Trio playing Limerick Jazz Festival this Friday in Dolan’s and the funky brio of James Taylor Quartet late on Saturday, the statement concert this year will be Dublin City Jazz Orchestra. DCJO will platform in Belltable on Saturday 23 at 8pm with guest singers Suzanne Savage and Charlie Mooney, www.limetreetheatre.ie “Dublin City […]

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Engaging employees is key to achieving world class manufacturing standards

Engaging employees is key to achieving world class manufacturing standards

| September 21, 2017

Engaging employees to deliver innovation and allowing operators to take ownership of processes is the key to embedding world class manufacturing (WCM) into an operation. This was clearly evident when members of the Mid-West Lean Network visited Element Six for the fifth in a series of in-company workshops which the Network has organised this year. […]

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Kiosk could give Gardaí greater presence in Limerick city centre

Kiosk could give Gardaí greater presence in Limerick city centre

| September 21, 2017

A GARDA kiosk, which could be run by retired members of the force or civilian volunteers, has been proposed by members of the Limerick Joint Policing Committee (JPC). The idea was mooted by Limerick Chamber chief executive James Ring, at last Friday’s meeting of the JPC. According to Dr Ring, the idea for a ‘drop-in’ […]

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