NEWS

Bank’s indecision delays Limerick house sale

Bank’s indecision delays Limerick house sale

A LIMERICK man missed a second opportunity to sell his home because a bank’s indecision over the case, the most recent sitting of the local repossession court has been told. In one of 23 cases before County Registrar Pat Wallace, the man, said he had arranged for the sale of his former family home after his […]

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UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

The University of Limerick (UL) today conferred awards on over 300 students of its Facutly of Education and Health Sciences .  The Faculty of Education and Health Sciences provides programmes in education and health, including MSc’s in areas including Psychological Science, Sports Performance and Nursing Studies. Fifteen PhDs were also awarded today, with research topics […]

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UL Conferrings – Monday January 16

UL Conferrings – Monday January 16

Pics by Sean Curtin and Press 22

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BREAKING NEWS

Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

A MAN has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick overnight after he was seen entering the water near Shannon Bridge in the early hours of Monday morning. The alarm was raised at around 2am this Monday morning when reports were made by members of the public that a man was seen entering the […]

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Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

THE withdrawal of termination notices served on residents of The Strand apartments at O’Callaghan Strand has been welcomed by the Minister with responsibility for Housing,  Simon Coveney.  The owners of the apartments involved are writing to residents affected by the notices to quit  to confirm that they are being withdrawn. Strand apartment landlords have given […]

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Woman taped dogs mouth shut as she didn’t have a muzzle

Woman taped dogs mouth shut as she didn’t have a muzzle

  A WOMAN has been convicted of animal cruelty after she duct-taped closed the mouth of Bassett Hound dog she kept in her back garden. Last week, Elena Satalkina of Towerfield, Croom, Limerick was convicted of offences under sections 11 and 12 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013. On February 16 last, ISPCA Inspector David Walsh […]

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SPORT

Limerick hurlers name side to face Clare

Limerick hurlers name side to face Clare

THE LIMERICK senior hurling team to face Clare in the Co-op Superstores.ie Munster Senior Hurling League round 3 this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm in Sixmilebridge has been released. There are just two survivors from the team that lost to Cork by seven goals last Sunday, Barry Nash and Stephen Cahill. Limerick will need to win against Clare […]

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Action from JCT – St Clements versus Glenstal

Action from JCT – St Clements versus Glenstal

Action from St Clement’s College 22-14 win over Glenstal in today’s Munster Junior Cup.

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Action from Ballynanty Rovers win over Rush Athletic in FAI Junior Cup

Action from Ballynanty Rovers win over Rush Athletic in FAI Junior Cup

FOUR Limerick teams will be in the hat for the last sixteen of the FAI Junior Cup, following a weekend of wins. Ballynanty Rovers were on the road last Saturday as they took on Dublin side Rush Athletic. In what was a very tight clash, it was Ballynanty’s Jamie Daly with an 84th minute goal […]

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LIFESTYLE

Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

BEAR in mind that Limerick born RHA artist Donald Teskey’s latest show continues daily at The Hunt Museum until February 19. Some 25 of his huge rugged canvases collect under the title Weather Gauge. The painting below, ‘Turn in the Weather’ is typical of his works that centre on the Mayo coastline, “observing the effects […]

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Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

TWO storytelling operatives in town meet together to platform the award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville in January at Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street. The American’s reading on Thursday 19, 8pm will be followed by a question and answer session on creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. Limerick Writers’ Centre’s tells us […]

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Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

JEAN Butler, Eddi Reader, Foil Arms & Hogg, The Three Tenors, Godspell, Opera Theatre Company, Fidget Feet, Mary Black, Katherine Hunka, The Nualas… and more. Glory be to Apollo,  god of the arts, for what is available to Limerick audiences this Spring. The seat of all this is Lime Tree’s proscenium theatre which warms up […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

BEAR in mind that Limerick born RHA artist Donald Teskey’s latest show continues daily at The Hunt Museum until February 19. Some 25 of his huge rugged canvases collect under the title Weather Gauge. The painting below, ‘Turn in the Weather’ is typical of his works that centre on the Mayo coastline, “observing the effects […]

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Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

TWO storytelling operatives in town meet together to platform the award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville in January at Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street. The American’s reading on Thursday 19, 8pm will be followed by a question and answer session on creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. Limerick Writers’ Centre’s tells us […]

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Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

JEAN Butler, Eddi Reader, Foil Arms & Hogg, The Three Tenors, Godspell, Opera Theatre Company, Fidget Feet, Mary Black, Katherine Hunka, The Nualas… and more. Glory be to Apollo,  god of the arts, for what is available to Limerick audiences this Spring. The seat of all this is Lime Tree’s proscenium theatre which warms up […]

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PHOTOS

Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

THE 33rd Limerick Literary Festival – formerly the Kate O’Brien Weekend – issued news of its variety filled four days in February at a press launch this week. City of Bridges is the theme linking events, writers, musicians and their following from Feb 23 to 26. Limerick Chamber’s Nigel Dugdale opened out the occasion, an […]

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UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

The University of Limerick (UL) today conferred awards on over 300 students of its Facutly of Education and Health Sciences .  The Faculty of Education and Health Sciences provides programmes in education and health, including MSc’s in areas including Psychological Science, Sports Performance and Nursing Studies. Fifteen PhDs were also awarded today, with research topics […]

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ICHAS Graduations held in the Castletroy Park Hotel

ICHAS Graduations held in the Castletroy Park Hotel

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Other Recent Stories

Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

| January 18, 2017

BEAR in mind that Limerick born RHA artist Donald Teskey’s latest show continues daily at The Hunt Museum until February 19. Some 25 of his huge rugged canvases collect under the title Weather Gauge. The painting below, ‘Turn in the Weather’ is typical of his works that centre on the Mayo coastline, “observing the effects […]

Continue Reading

Bank’s indecision delays Limerick house sale

Bank’s indecision delays Limerick house sale

| January 17, 2017

A LIMERICK man missed a second opportunity to sell his home because a bank’s indecision over the case, the most recent sitting of the local repossession court has been told. In one of 23 cases before County Registrar Pat Wallace, the man, said he had arranged for the sale of his former family home after his […]

Continue Reading

Limerick hurlers name side to face Clare

Limerick hurlers name side to face Clare

| January 17, 2017

THE LIMERICK senior hurling team to face Clare in the Co-op Superstores.ie Munster Senior Hurling League round 3 this Wednesday evening at 7.30pm in Sixmilebridge has been released. There are just two survivors from the team that lost to Cork by seven goals last Sunday, Barry Nash and Stephen Cahill. Limerick will need to win against Clare […]

Continue Reading

Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

| January 17, 2017

THE 33rd Limerick Literary Festival – formerly the Kate O’Brien Weekend – issued news of its variety filled four days in February at a press launch this week. City of Bridges is the theme linking events, writers, musicians and their following from Feb 23 to 26. Limerick Chamber’s Nigel Dugdale opened out the occasion, an […]

Continue Reading

UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

| January 17, 2017

The University of Limerick (UL) today conferred awards on over 300 students of its Facutly of Education and Health Sciences .  The Faculty of Education and Health Sciences provides programmes in education and health, including MSc’s in areas including Psychological Science, Sports Performance and Nursing Studies. Fifteen PhDs were also awarded today, with research topics […]

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