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Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

LIMERICK City will see an explosion of hip-hop in the coming weeks. A new type of festival happening in June will bring together like minded individuals from all disciplines of hip-hop. ‘Bringing it Back’ will renew the vibe of old-skool hip-hop, giving it a new and modern twist. The festival is the brainchild of dance […]

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Family needs help to celebrate Sebastian’s last Christmas

Family needs help to celebrate Sebastian’s last Christmas

THIS Saturday, a family in Ballina-Killaloe will celebrate their last Christmas with their four-year-old son and brother who has just weeks left to live. Sebastian McLoughlin was diagnosed with a brain tumour earlier this year, and his parents Conor and Ann and their extended family are seeking help to recreate Christmas this weekend as it […]

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Gardai to highlight crime prevention during Community Safety Week

Gardai to highlight crime prevention during Community Safety Week

Andrew Carey andrew@limerick.ie FROM this Thursday, gardai in Limerick will again raise public awareness in relation to crime and more importantly to crime prevention during Community Safety Week set to run from this Thursday until June 5 next. Sergeant Justin McCarthy said that “this week we would ask the public to bear in mind ‘Home […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

LIMERICK City will see an explosion of hip-hop in the coming weeks. A new type of festival happening in June will bring together like minded individuals from all disciplines of hip-hop. ‘Bringing it Back’ will renew the vibe of old-skool hip-hop, giving it a new and modern twist. The festival is the brainchild of dance […]

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Film studio plans advance as Council buys former Dell building

Film studio plans advance as Council buys former Dell building

by Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie THE establishment of a major film studio in Limerick is one step closer following Limerick City and County Council’s announcement that it is to purchase the former Dell building in Plassey. The local authority revealed this morning that it is to purchase the 350,000 square foot building from businessman PJ Noonan […]

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More Heathrow flights announced

More Heathrow flights announced

Shannon Airport’s resurgence got another boost this week with the announcement by Aer Lingus that it is to increase capacity on Heathrow by 20%. The airline will restore the Airbus 320 to the service, replacing the A319, which will add 25,000 seats for the winter season alone. Welcoming the announcement, Shannon Group plc CEO Neil […]

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SPORT

Limerick needs focus on sports tourism

Limerick needs focus on sports tourism

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie Ireland is underachieving in its sport tourism potential despite having the capacity to be a major global player, the Shannon Group European Sport Tourism Summit in Limerick has been told. According to one of the world’s leading experts on sport market intelligence, Mike Laflin of Sportcal, Ireland ranks just 60th in the […]

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Limerick beaten in drab Munster derby

Limerick beaten in drab Munster derby

Limerick FC 0-1 Cork City KARL Sheppard’s header midway through the first half was enough to give Cork City all three points against Limerick FC in a drab Munster derby at Jackman Park on Saturday evening. The win pushed Cork to within four points of leaders Dundalk, but Limerick’s day was made all the worse after […]

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Handball – Limerick Handballer claims prestigious Team Ireland place.

Handball – Limerick Handballer claims prestigious Team Ireland place.

The curtain came down on the 40×20 handball season at the weekend with a massive weekend of Juniors action in the 2015 Irish Junior 40×20 Nationals. Six Limerick handballers went into the weekend with high hopes of a big showing and certainly did the county proud in what must rank as one of the most […]

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LIFESTYLE

Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

LIMERICK City will see an explosion of hip-hop in the coming weeks. A new type of festival happening in June will bring together like minded individuals from all disciplines of hip-hop. ‘Bringing it Back’ will renew the vibe of old-skool hip-hop, giving it a new and modern twist. The festival is the brainchild of dance […]

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Spiegeltent spectacular this weekend in Limerick

Spiegeltent spectacular this weekend in Limerick

Limerick will again enjoy an action packed June bank holiday weekend as the Spiegeltent returns to Arthur’s Quay Park for Culture & Chips 2015. It’s a food and culture carnival with a difference, taking place in an authentic, specially transported 1920s’ Spiegeltent right in the heart of the city. by Eric FitzGerald eric@limerickpost.ie MICK Flannery, […]

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Rally for Visual Arts forum

Rally for Visual Arts forum

ORMSTON House will host the fourth Visual Arts Workers Forum at 69 O’Connell Street this Friday 29 from 10 to 5pm. It’s an invitation to “voice your criticality, inspire your peers, debate your concerns”. This forum is an opportunity to co-support the field of the visual arts in Ireland today so book tickets €10-€20, lunch […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

LIMERICK City will see an explosion of hip-hop in the coming weeks. A new type of festival happening in June will bring together like minded individuals from all disciplines of hip-hop. ‘Bringing it Back’ will renew the vibe of old-skool hip-hop, giving it a new and modern twist. The festival is the brainchild of dance […]

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Spiegeltent spectacular this weekend in Limerick

Spiegeltent spectacular this weekend in Limerick

Limerick will again enjoy an action packed June bank holiday weekend as the Spiegeltent returns to Arthur’s Quay Park for Culture & Chips 2015. It’s a food and culture carnival with a difference, taking place in an authentic, specially transported 1920s’ Spiegeltent right in the heart of the city. by Eric FitzGerald eric@limerickpost.ie MICK Flannery, […]

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Rally for Visual Arts forum

Rally for Visual Arts forum

ORMSTON House will host the fourth Visual Arts Workers Forum at 69 O’Connell Street this Friday 29 from 10 to 5pm. It’s an invitation to “voice your criticality, inspire your peers, debate your concerns”. This forum is an opportunity to co-support the field of the visual arts in Ireland today so book tickets €10-€20, lunch […]

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PHOTOS

Southside pitches Pirates against Mermaids

Southside pitches Pirates against Mermaids

SOUTHSIDE Stage School embraces city children  – 50 for these shows – in creating theatrical and musical platforms that are fun and educational. Look ahead to two shows coming up in Our Lady Queen of Peace school hall on Tuesday June 2 at 7pm,  ‘Pirates versus Mermaids’ and then ‘Alice in Wonderland’. Tickets at the […]

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Season triple launch in City Gallery

Season triple launch in City Gallery

by Rose Rushe IT was a crowded house for Limerick City Gallery of Art on Thursday May 21 for Ramon Kassam’s ‘Gallery’ on the ground floor and Gavin Hogg’s ‘Shadow Light’ occupying upper chambers and atrium. Siobhan O’Reilly, who has care of collections here, chose Drawings 11 as the third chapter, this absorbing and varied […]

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Year long show by LCFE Photography students

Year long show by LCFE Photography students

ANOTHER occasion on the Limerick College of Further Education events calendar will take place this Thursday May 27, 7.30pm in Absolute Hotel. Photography students launch their 13th annul exhibition, put together by 1st and 2nd Year photography learners from course work done this preceding academic year. They exhibit a selection of prints, fully titled. Spain […]

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Other Recent Stories

Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

Irish Beatbox Championships comes to Limerick

| May 27, 2015

LIMERICK City will see an explosion of hip-hop in the coming weeks. A new type of festival happening in June will bring together like minded individuals from all disciplines of hip-hop. ‘Bringing it Back’ will renew the vibe of old-skool hip-hop, giving it a new and modern twist. The festival is the brainchild of dance […]

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Spiegeltent spectacular this weekend in Limerick

Spiegeltent spectacular this weekend in Limerick

| May 27, 2015

Limerick will again enjoy an action packed June bank holiday weekend as the Spiegeltent returns to Arthur’s Quay Park for Culture & Chips 2015. It’s a food and culture carnival with a difference, taking place in an authentic, specially transported 1920s’ Spiegeltent right in the heart of the city. by Eric FitzGerald eric@limerickpost.ie MICK Flannery, […]

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Rally for Visual Arts forum

Rally for Visual Arts forum

| May 27, 2015

ORMSTON House will host the fourth Visual Arts Workers Forum at 69 O’Connell Street this Friday 29 from 10 to 5pm. It’s an invitation to “voice your criticality, inspire your peers, debate your concerns”. This forum is an opportunity to co-support the field of the visual arts in Ireland today so book tickets €10-€20, lunch […]

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Family needs help to celebrate Sebastian’s last Christmas

Family needs help to celebrate Sebastian’s last Christmas

| May 27, 2015

THIS Saturday, a family in Ballina-Killaloe will celebrate their last Christmas with their four-year-old son and brother who has just weeks left to live. Sebastian McLoughlin was diagnosed with a brain tumour earlier this year, and his parents Conor and Ann and their extended family are seeking help to recreate Christmas this weekend as it […]

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Art, craft, design open day

Art, craft, design open day

| May 27, 2015

JOVITA Zolina’s self portrait is a sample of the works open to footfall at the Art Craft Design Open Day this Thursday May 28 at the Adult Education College, O’Connell Avenue (red tech). Climb to the top floor 10am to 30pm to see what Print, Design, Paint students have created over their year’s tuition in […]

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