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Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

by Austin Dowling news@limerickpost.ie Skateboard enthusiasts at ‘Raw Cycles’ in the Delta Retail Park were wowed by a once-in-a-lifetime show last Friday as the infamous skater Tony Hawk graced the ramps with his signature tricks and daredevil manoeuvres. The three hour skate was Tony Hawk’s last before he tied the knot to partner Cathy Goodman […]

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Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A MAN in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Christy Keane this Monday as he walked to the gym at the University of Limerick. 54-year-old Christy Keane was gunned down by two masked men who approached the convicted drug dealer at 6:45am last Monday morning after […]

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Gardai find guns linked to Limerick gangland shooting

Gardai find guns linked to Limerick gangland shooting

 Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO hand guns, believed to have been used in the shooting of a gangland criminal, have been discovered by Gardai in a burnt out car not far from the scene in Limerick.  54-year-old convicted drug dealer Christy Keane was shot several times in the chest and the arms when two masked men approached […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

by Austin Dowling news@limerickpost.ie Skateboard enthusiasts at ‘Raw Cycles’ in the Delta Retail Park were wowed by a once-in-a-lifetime show last Friday as the infamous skater Tony Hawk graced the ramps with his signature tricks and daredevil manoeuvres. The three hour skate was Tony Hawk’s last before he tied the knot to partner Cathy Goodman […]

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Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A MAN in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Christy Keane this Monday as he walked to the gym at the University of Limerick. 54-year-old Christy Keane was gunned down by two masked men who approached the convicted drug dealer at 6:45am last Monday morning after […]

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Gardai find guns linked to Limerick gangland shooting

Gardai find guns linked to Limerick gangland shooting

 Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO hand guns, believed to have been used in the shooting of a gangland criminal, have been discovered by Gardai in a burnt out car not far from the scene in Limerick.  54-year-old convicted drug dealer Christy Keane was shot several times in the chest and the arms when two masked men approached […]

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SPORT

Greyhound – The Golden Muzzle Open 550 2015

Greyhound – The Golden Muzzle Open 550 2015

LAST Saturday June 27 saw the Semi final heats of the “The Golden Muzzle Open 550” at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.   Twelve Greyhounds competed in the Semi Finals, all vying for first prize of €4,000 and trophy, with the 1st three greyhounds qualifying for the final this Saturday July 4. The first Semi Final was […]

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GAA – Etihad Airways to sponsor GAAGO

GAA – Etihad Airways to sponsor GAAGO

GAAGO, the GAA and RTÉ’s online streaming service for Gaelic Games outside of Ireland, this week welcomed Etihad Airways on board as sponsor of its international live streaming of the GAA Championship 2015. GAAGO is live streaming over 45 GAA Football & Hurling Senior Championship matches worldwide throughout the summer (25+ in GB), plus the […]

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GAA – Limerick Under 14 Team chase All Ireland Glory

GAA – Limerick Under 14 Team chase All Ireland Glory

LIMERICK’S Under 14 Ladies Football Team will be attempting to win back to back All Ireland honours when they take on Derry in the All Ireland Final this Saturday, July 4 at 2 pm in Ballymahon in Longford. Limerick face formidable opponents Derry, who are going in search of their first All Ireland underage success. […]

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LIFESTYLE

Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

by Rose Rushe   LIMERICK’s Bottom Dog Theatre company is set to make its international debut at a festival in Manhattan as part of a cultural initiative linking Limerick with New York. Culture Connect Limerick is the brainchild of George Heslin, a Limerick man who established the Origin Theatre Company in New York. He is […]

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Waiting in Line for Toronto

Waiting in Line for Toronto

NOMINATED for Best Set Design at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2015, ‘Waiting in Line’ by Honest Arts Production Company has been selected for Toronto Fringe festival in July over a spread of dates. No big surprise, with Pius McGrath/ Tara Doolan’s ‘The Mid-Knight Cowboy’ rating favourable review by The Scotsman in EdFringe 2013 and […]

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PALLS picnic for Urban Horse herd

PALLS picnic for Urban Horse herd

THE world, his wife and children are invited to bring a picnic to People’s Park on Friday July 3 at 12.30pm for the launch of the next Urban Horse. Hopefully, The RubberBandits will be around for ‘da horse outside’ excitement and there will be free ice cream for all. This latest gallop joins another four […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

by Rose Rushe   LIMERICK’s Bottom Dog Theatre company is set to make its international debut at a festival in Manhattan as part of a cultural initiative linking Limerick with New York. Culture Connect Limerick is the brainchild of George Heslin, a Limerick man who established the Origin Theatre Company in New York. He is […]

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Waiting in Line for Toronto

Waiting in Line for Toronto

NOMINATED for Best Set Design at the Irish Times Theatre Awards 2015, ‘Waiting in Line’ by Honest Arts Production Company has been selected for Toronto Fringe festival in July over a spread of dates. No big surprise, with Pius McGrath/ Tara Doolan’s ‘The Mid-Knight Cowboy’ rating favourable review by The Scotsman in EdFringe 2013 and […]

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PALLS picnic for Urban Horse herd

PALLS picnic for Urban Horse herd

THE world, his wife and children are invited to bring a picnic to People’s Park on Friday July 3 at 12.30pm for the launch of the next Urban Horse. Hopefully, The RubberBandits will be around for ‘da horse outside’ excitement and there will be free ice cream for all. This latest gallop joins another four […]

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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

Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

| June 30, 2015

by Austin Dowling news@limerickpost.ie Skateboard enthusiasts at ‘Raw Cycles’ in the Delta Retail Park were wowed by a once-in-a-lifetime show last Friday as the infamous skater Tony Hawk graced the ramps with his signature tricks and daredevil manoeuvres. The three hour skate was Tony Hawk’s last before he tied the knot to partner Cathy Goodman […]

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Greyhound – The Golden Muzzle Open 550 2015

Greyhound – The Golden Muzzle Open 550 2015

| June 30, 2015

LAST Saturday June 27 saw the Semi final heats of the “The Golden Muzzle Open 550” at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.   Twelve Greyhounds competed in the Semi Finals, all vying for first prize of €4,000 and trophy, with the 1st three greyhounds qualifying for the final this Saturday July 4. The first Semi Final was […]

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Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

| June 30, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A MAN in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Christy Keane this Monday as he walked to the gym at the University of Limerick. 54-year-old Christy Keane was gunned down by two masked men who approached the convicted drug dealer at 6:45am last Monday morning after […]

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GAA – Etihad Airways to sponsor GAAGO

GAA – Etihad Airways to sponsor GAAGO

| June 30, 2015

GAAGO, the GAA and RTÉ’s online streaming service for Gaelic Games outside of Ireland, this week welcomed Etihad Airways on board as sponsor of its international live streaming of the GAA Championship 2015. GAAGO is live streaming over 45 GAA Football & Hurling Senior Championship matches worldwide throughout the summer (25+ in GB), plus the […]

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GAA – Limerick Under 14 Team chase All Ireland Glory

GAA – Limerick Under 14 Team chase All Ireland Glory

| June 30, 2015

LIMERICK’S Under 14 Ladies Football Team will be attempting to win back to back All Ireland honours when they take on Derry in the All Ireland Final this Saturday, July 4 at 2 pm in Ballymahon in Longford. Limerick face formidable opponents Derry, who are going in search of their first All Ireland underage success. […]

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