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Deputy State pathologist to examine remains in murder probe

Deputy State pathologist to examine remains in murder probe

aryAndrew Carey at St Mary’s Burial Ground Rathkeale, Limerick andrew@limerickpost.ie DEPUTY state pathologist Dr Michael Curtis is expected to the scene at Rathekeale’s St Mary’s Burial Ground this Tuesday morning where work has halted during the exhumation of the remains of a woman who died 20 years ago. 42-year-old Margot Seery died of asphyxiation from […]

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Council buys landmark Limerick site

Council buys landmark Limerick site

THE €3.5 million purchase of the former Golden Vale site at Lansdowne on the city’s North Circular Road by Limerick city and county council has given a significant boost to the local authority’s 2030 urban renewal plan. Discussions are continuing with various local interests over the future development of the 6.35 acre site known to […]

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New support group for Limerick women experiencing separation

New support group for Limerick women experiencing separation

FAMILES support group for families experiencing separation hold their first mutual support group for women this Wednesday, September 17 from 7.30 to 10pm at its new premises at 291 Fr Russell Square (beside the railway station). FAMILES has been supporting families in Limerick for 11 years and services include 24/7 confidential phone support at 087-2603603, […]

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Deputy State pathologist to examine remains in murder probe

Deputy State pathologist to examine remains in murder probe

aryAndrew Carey at St Mary’s Burial Ground Rathkeale, Limerick andrew@limerickpost.ie DEPUTY state pathologist Dr Michael Curtis is expected to the scene at Rathekeale’s St Mary’s Burial Ground this Tuesday morning where work has halted during the exhumation of the remains of a woman who died 20 years ago. 42-year-old Margot Seery died of asphyxiation from […]

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Exhumation begins at Rathkeale as gardai investigate murder probe

Exhumation begins at Rathkeale as gardai investigate murder probe

Andrew Carey in Rathkeale andrew@limerickpost.ie THE exhumation of a woman found dead in her home over 20 years ago has begun at St Mary’s Burial ground in Rathkeale this Tuesday morning. Limerick woman Margot Seery was found dead in her apartment following a night out and at her inquest, it was found that she died […]

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Gun seized and two arrested in Limerick

Gun seized and two arrested in Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO teens who fled from gardai were arrested when a firearm was recovered in Limerick this Friday. The discovery was made by gardai who were on patrol in the south side of the city after a group of males fled from them. Two teens were arrested at McDonough Avenue in the Janesboro […]

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SPORT

Limerick-based rugby star named Sportswoman of the Month for August

Limerick-based rugby star named Sportswoman of the Month for August

LIMERICK-based rugby player Fiona Coghlan has been named as winner of The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman Award for August after her superb displays for Ireland in the Women’s Rugby World Cup in France. The UL Bohemian star was captain of the Irish team which reached the semi-finals of that tournament, in which they inflicted a […]

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Limerick duo play their part in Ireland under 19 victory

Limerick duo play their part in Ireland under 19 victory

TWO Limerick players featured in the Republic of Ireland under 19 side that recorded an impressive 1-0 victory over a highly-rated Netherlands side at Tallaght Stadium on Monday evening. Joel Coustrain, who is currently with English League One club Sheffield United, started the game and played for 84 minutes, giving a very good account of himself […]

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Win tickets to  The Guinness Pro12 Rugby Final

Win tickets to The Guinness Pro12 Rugby Final

To celebrate the Guinness PRO12 match between Munster and Edinburgh taking place in Thomond Park this Friday 5th September, The Limerick Post has teamed up with Specsavers, sponsors of the Guinness PRO12 rugby referees, to give you the chance to win one of two pairs of tickets to the final. To be in with the […]

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LIFESTYLE

Classics and community for The Royal Picture  Show film festival

Classics and community for The Royal Picture Show film festival

By Rose Rushe LOOKING ahead to 3rd The Royal Picture Show film festival running Thursday 18 to Sunday 21, director Declan McLoughlin makes the point that “we are programming 15 days of cinema each year. That’s a big project. “Just think what we could do if the Royal [Cinema Film and Media Hub] in Cecil […]

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The Second Coming, after Yeats

The Second Coming, after Yeats

THE Second Coming’ blends aerial circus and dance show with driving music, to yield Yeats at its heart. Directed by Michael Rooney, ‘The Second Coming’ will be at Lime Tree Theatre on Wednesday September 24 only at 8pm with Irish musicians as live accompaniment to the traditional dancers flying overhead. From Hawk’s Well Theatre in […]

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Culture Night launched with Urban Horses

Culture Night launched with Urban Horses

Related posts: Urban Horse herd on the move by Rose Rushe   A SEA of white horses gathers… 70 free events for Limerick’s Culture Night PEOPLE’S Park on a sundrenched Monday morning proved the right… Limerick’s free Culture Night is launched Limerick artists, organisers, agencies and creatives promise a high profile… Urban Horse herd outside […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Classics and community for The Royal Picture  Show film festival

Classics and community for The Royal Picture Show film festival

By Rose Rushe LOOKING ahead to 3rd The Royal Picture Show film festival running Thursday 18 to Sunday 21, director Declan McLoughlin makes the point that “we are programming 15 days of cinema each year. That’s a big project. “Just think what we could do if the Royal [Cinema Film and Media Hub] in Cecil […]

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#goodstuff DJ Jon 1st launches Prima Volta Music Festival

#goodstuff DJ Jon 1st launches Prima Volta Music Festival

DJ JON1ST makes a welcomed return to Limerick to help launch the Prima Volta Music Festival this Friday night at The Kasbah Social Club. Prima Volta is a three-day music festival which takes place on the first weekend of October. In association with City Of Culture it will feature some of the most exciting acts […]

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Theatre at Savoy gets Elemental

Theatre at Savoy gets Elemental

by Rose Rushe THEATRE at Savoy steps outside its monthly lunchbox to support two local festivals. For Elemental’s current Arts and Culture feast, it hosts ‘Macklin: Method and Madness’ next Sunday 14 at 8pm. We are told: “This is a new comedy about the strolling player from Donegal who survived a murder charge to become […]

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PHOTOS

Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Despite a technical malfunction that resulted in a two hour delay and a change of route that left thousands of spectators disappointed, record crowds lined the streets and quays of Limerick to wish Grandma Giant farewell on one of the hottest days of the summer. According to Limerick City of Culture organizers, there were over […]

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Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

It was a case of double vision when eight sets of twins turned up for their first day of secondary school in Colaiste Ide agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale on Wednesday.  They are: Luke and Holly Scannell, Orla and Maeve Quirke, Michelle and Noelle Curtin, Caoimhe and Shona Hickey, Jack and David O’Conner, Jamie and Gearoid Browne, […]

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The Giants Journey to Limerick

The Giants Journey to Limerick

In less than six weeks’ time, the biggest event of Limerick City Culture 2014 ‘The Giants Journey’ will take place 5th, 6th and 7th September . It will be the single biggest event in Limerick since the Pope visited in 1979 with over 100,000 visitors. Today the huge giant Grandmother that will be live on Limerick’s city streets […]

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Other Recent Stories

Deputy State pathologist to examine remains in murder probe

Deputy State pathologist to examine remains in murder probe

| September 16, 2014

aryAndrew Carey at St Mary’s Burial Ground Rathkeale, Limerick andrew@limerickpost.ie DEPUTY state pathologist Dr Michael Curtis is expected to the scene at Rathekeale’s St Mary’s Burial Ground this Tuesday morning where work has halted during the exhumation of the remains of a woman who died 20 years ago. 42-year-old Margot Seery died of asphyxiation from […]

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Council buys landmark Limerick site

Council buys landmark Limerick site

| September 16, 2014

THE €3.5 million purchase of the former Golden Vale site at Lansdowne on the city’s North Circular Road by Limerick city and county council has given a significant boost to the local authority’s 2030 urban renewal plan. Discussions are continuing with various local interests over the future development of the 6.35 acre site known to […]

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New support group for Limerick women experiencing separation

New support group for Limerick women experiencing separation

| September 16, 2014

FAMILES support group for families experiencing separation hold their first mutual support group for women this Wednesday, September 17 from 7.30 to 10pm at its new premises at 291 Fr Russell Square (beside the railway station). FAMILES has been supporting families in Limerick for 11 years and services include 24/7 confidential phone support at 087-2603603, […]

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Exhumation begins at Rathkeale as gardai investigate murder probe

Exhumation begins at Rathkeale as gardai investigate murder probe

| September 16, 2014

Andrew Carey in Rathkeale andrew@limerickpost.ie THE exhumation of a woman found dead in her home over 20 years ago has begun at St Mary’s Burial ground in Rathkeale this Tuesday morning. Limerick woman Margot Seery was found dead in her apartment following a night out and at her inquest, it was found that she died […]

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Visitor numbers soar at eagles’ viewing point

Visitor numbers soar at eagles’ viewing point

| September 15, 2014

by Stephen Falvey  THE Mountshannon Eagle Group says it expects visitor numbers at the White Tailed Sea Eagles Viewing & Information Point in County Clare to reach 10,000 before the end of September. Between July 4 and September 15, 9,400 people from all over Ireland and abroad have passed through the facility to catch a glimpse […]

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