NEWS

Crematorium plan has Shannon fired up

Crematorium plan has Shannon fired up

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie PLANS to site a crematorium in Shannon have provoked residents to take their fight beyond the planning process in a bid to convince the local authority to find an alternative site within the town. Residents are objecting to plans to site the crematorium on a 1.29 acre site at Illaunamanagh, saying […]

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Quinlivan slams “vindictive” lone parent cuts

Quinlivan slams “vindictive” lone parent cuts

CITY North councillor Maurice Quinlivan has described cuts to the Lone Parent Family allowance, which take effect next week, as “vindictive and unfair”, noting that it would affect women and children significantly and the disadvantaged most of all. “Thursday June 25 was the last day that lone parents with the youngest child aged seven received […]

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Mary I student to research mental health promotion in schools

Mary I student to research mental health promotion in schools

A MARY Immaculate College PhD research student has won a Government of Ireland Postgraduate scholarship, which will enable her to research how mental health programmes can combat suicide among adolescents. Maryanne Lowney from Ennis Road will focus on how mental health programmes can be created and sustained to combat adolescent alienation, self-harm, attempted suicide and […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie GARDAI in Limerick investigating the attempted murder of convicted drug dealer Christy Keane have arrested a woman in her 20s this Thursday evening. The woman, who was brought into custody at 8:30pm, is currently detained for questioning at Roxboro Garda Station under section 30 of the Criminal Justice act. Last Monday morning, […]

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Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie PEOPLE in Carew Park fear it is only a matter of time before someone is injured by a stray horse or by sulkies racing up and down the roads of the Limerick city housing estate. A local parent told the Limerick Post this week that elderly people are terrified to leave […]

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Suspect further detained as 80 gardai investigate shooting

Suspect further detained as 80 gardai investigate shooting

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A 37-YEAR-old man arrested in connection with the shooting of a convicted drug dealer in Limerick earlier this week can be detained until this Saturday a court has ordered after a Judge was told that 80 gardai are involved in the investigation. A special sitting of Limerick District Court heard details of […]

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SPORT

Rugby – Munster unveil new kit ahead of new season

Rugby – Munster unveil new kit ahead of new season

ADIDAS and Munster Rugby have officially revealed the club’s new 2015/2016 home and alternate kits. Modelled by Irish internationals Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and Simon Zebo, the new kit sees a return to all red for the home jersey, while a new look away kit is black and grey. We will leave Munster Rugby and […]

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GAA – Limerick intermediate side named for Munster final

GAA – Limerick intermediate side named for Munster final

THE LIMERICK Intermediate hurling management of Don Flynn, John Lacey, Ray Ryan, Maurice Neligan and Declan O Grady have announced their starting fifteen and match panel for this Wednesday’s Munster Intermediate hurling final against Cork in Pairc Ui Rinn at 7.30pm.The side is unchanged from that, that defeated Tipperary in the semi final and will […]

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Rugby – Limerick Charity Cup draw made

Rugby – Limerick Charity Cup draw made

PRE-SEASON sessions might only be a week old, or have not even started yet, but Limerick clubs now know their first competitive fixture of the season is set. The draw for the Limerick Charity Cup took place last weekend, with some mouth watering ties on offer. The first round, to take place in the last […]

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LIFESTYLE

#video Ramon Kassam’s ‘Gallery’ at LCGA

#video Ramon Kassam’s ‘Gallery’ at LCGA

Ramon Kassam’s  ‘Gallery’ at Limerick City Gallery of Art is into its final week. For those who couldn’t make it, would like a preview, or another look, please see the video walk through below. The exhibition runs until this coming Friday July 10th. Additional info and images can be found at www.ramonkassam.com

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Poems, ceolteoirí and WW1 at Hunt Museum

Poems, ceolteoirí and WW1 at Hunt Museum

IT’S a busy season at Hunt Museum, platforming poetry, music and visual arts shows and talks for July. In partnership with Limerick Writers Centre, Lunch Time Poetry will take place for an hour from 1pm on Thursday July 9, Thursday 16, Thursday 23 and Thursday 30. Some eight poets will give a reading in the […]

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Traditional tales drive Bualadh Bos

Traditional tales drive Bualadh Bos

A FULL summer camp for “all age groups guaranteeing great fun, creativity and confidence building” is promised by the team behind Bualadh Bos. A series of five-day week camps will operate out of Mary Immaculate College’s handsome campus on a Monday to Friday basis, with the age groups catered for, 1st class primary school to […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Poems, ceolteoirí and WW1 at Hunt Museum

Poems, ceolteoirí and WW1 at Hunt Museum

IT’S a busy season at Hunt Museum, platforming poetry, music and visual arts shows and talks for July. In partnership with Limerick Writers Centre, Lunch Time Poetry will take place for an hour from 1pm on Thursday July 9, Thursday 16, Thursday 23 and Thursday 30. Some eight poets will give a reading in the […]

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Traditional tales drive Bualadh Bos

Traditional tales drive Bualadh Bos

A FULL summer camp for “all age groups guaranteeing great fun, creativity and confidence building” is promised by the team behind Bualadh Bos. A series of five-day week camps will operate out of Mary Immaculate College’s handsome campus on a Monday to Friday basis, with the age groups catered for, 1st class primary school to […]

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Saving the House of Delmege

Saving the House of Delmege

‘SAVING The House of Delmege’ sounds like a blast almighty. This is “a melodramatic comedy in two acts” devised by a new community group working out of the area of Moyross. The Hunt Museum will be performance venue on Friday July 10 at 7pm, Saturday July 11 at 3pm. Monica Spencer, herself an actor, writer […]

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PHOTOS

#Pictures – Action from Limerick versus Tipperary

#Pictures – Action from Limerick versus Tipperary

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Photos of the Limerick Novena

Photos of the Limerick Novena

Scenes at Mount Saint Alphonsus Redemptorist Church, Limerick as The Annual Novena started in honour of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

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Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

ASSOCIATION of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) had its annual awards ceremony on Saturday 13 at the Gleneagles/ INEC with 1300 members attending, each supportive of its own troupe’s ambition. Limerick Musical Society in the Sullivan section was principal winner, scooping four awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’. The individual trophies were for Best Choreographer, Niamh Twomey; […]

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Other Recent Stories

Rugby – Munster unveil new kit ahead of new season

Rugby – Munster unveil new kit ahead of new season

| July 6, 2015

ADIDAS and Munster Rugby have officially revealed the club’s new 2015/2016 home and alternate kits. Modelled by Irish internationals Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and Simon Zebo, the new kit sees a return to all red for the home jersey, while a new look away kit is black and grey. We will leave Munster Rugby and […]

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GAA – Limerick intermediate side named for Munster final

GAA – Limerick intermediate side named for Munster final

| July 6, 2015

THE LIMERICK Intermediate hurling management of Don Flynn, John Lacey, Ray Ryan, Maurice Neligan and Declan O Grady have announced their starting fifteen and match panel for this Wednesday’s Munster Intermediate hurling final against Cork in Pairc Ui Rinn at 7.30pm.The side is unchanged from that, that defeated Tipperary in the semi final and will […]

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#video Ramon Kassam’s ‘Gallery’ at LCGA

#video Ramon Kassam’s ‘Gallery’ at LCGA

| July 6, 2015

Ramon Kassam’s  ‘Gallery’ at Limerick City Gallery of Art is into its final week. For those who couldn’t make it, would like a preview, or another look, please see the video walk through below. The exhibition runs until this coming Friday July 10th. Additional info and images can be found at www.ramonkassam.com

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Rugby – Limerick Charity Cup draw made

Rugby – Limerick Charity Cup draw made

| July 6, 2015

PRE-SEASON sessions might only be a week old, or have not even started yet, but Limerick clubs now know their first competitive fixture of the season is set. The draw for the Limerick Charity Cup took place last weekend, with some mouth watering ties on offer. The first round, to take place in the last […]

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Camogie – Action from Limerick’s loss to Wexford

Camogie – Action from Limerick’s loss to Wexford

| July 6, 2015

ACTION pics from Limerick’s 3-9 to 0-11 loss to Wexford last weekend in the All Ireland Camogie Championship, Group 1 clash. Scorers: Wexford 3-9 Scorers: K Kelly 2-6 3F, S Kehoe 0-2, B Gordon 1-1 Limerick 0-11 Scorers: N Mulcahy 0-4 3F, C Costelloe 0-3, K O’Leary & C Lyons 0-1 each, D Murphy 0-2

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