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Shannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for region

Shannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for region

“The establishment of Ireland’s newest commercial semi-state company, The Shannon Group plc, is the beginning of a new direction for Shannon and the wider Atlantic Corridor area,” the Presidents of Ennis, Galway, Limerick and Shannon Chambers stated in response to its official establishment by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe on Friday, […]

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EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie DID you do the EuroMillions this Friday? Have you a ticket at home with the winning numbers of 6, 8, 34, 38, and 48 and the two stars numbers of 3 and 9? If so, it is worth a staggering €86.7m because this Friday night’s winning ticket was sold somewhere in Ireland. […]

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Limerick’s Savoy hotel complex sold for more than €17million

Limerick’s Savoy hotel complex sold for more than €17million

LIMERICK’s landmark Savoy Hotel, along with an 84 unit apartment block and half a dozen retail units on Henry Street, has sold for in excess of €17million. The 94 bedroom purpose built hotel developed to a 5-star standard is managed by Ronan Brannigan and Michael Roche who are understood to be part of the consortium […]

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BREAKING NEWS

EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie DID you do the EuroMillions this Friday? Have you a ticket at home with the winning numbers of 6, 8, 34, 38, and 48 and the two stars numbers of 3 and 9? If so, it is worth a staggering €86.7m because this Friday night’s winning ticket was sold somewhere in Ireland. […]

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Limerick’s Savoy hotel complex sold for more than €17million

Limerick’s Savoy hotel complex sold for more than €17million

LIMERICK’s landmark Savoy Hotel, along with an 84 unit apartment block and half a dozen retail units on Henry Street, has sold for in excess of €17million. The 94 bedroom purpose built hotel developed to a 5-star standard is managed by Ronan Brannigan and Michael Roche who are understood to be part of the consortium […]

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Company undertakes to remove waste within 3 weeks.

Company undertakes to remove waste within 3 weeks.

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie Greyhound Recycling and Recovery has given and undertaking to the High Court to remove over 3600 tonnes of waste from their facility at Galvone in Limerick. The move came as Limerick City and County Council initiated injunction proceedings this Friday in the High Court before Justice Patrick McCarthy, under the Waste Management […]

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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

Robin Williams’ tribute film Mrs Doubtfire supporting ADAPT services

Robin Williams’ tribute film Mrs Doubtfire supporting ADAPT services

by Rose Rushe THE Royal Picture Show’s four day festival of film, music, schools and charity support opened last night, Thursday 18, with a joyful burst at 69 O’Connell Street. Unity Gospel Choir Limerick showed up to serenade the launch party with an hour of feel-good chorus, hitting the high notes in style. As with […]

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Venues, events for Culture Night, town and county

Venues, events for Culture Night, town and county

by Rose Rushe See Limerick Post for page 37 pull-out guide to Culture Night PEOPLE’S Park on a sundrenched morn hosted an all-ages launch to Culture Night, unfolding this Friday September 19 from 5pm on. With news of 70 free events taking place through out city and county, Limerick Local Authorities and Culture House personnel […]

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Stitches in time for Limerick design students

Stitches in time for Limerick design students

by Aoife McLoughlin LIMERICK School of Art & Design (LSAD) students will have their dress designs inspired by gas masks, 18th century soldier’s helmets, rifles and a World War I parachute on display at the National Museum at Collins Barracks. The 12 garments, inspired by the museum’s award-winning exhibition ‘Soldiers & Chiefs’ were designed and made […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Robin Williams’ tribute film Mrs Doubtfire supporting ADAPT services

Robin Williams’ tribute film Mrs Doubtfire supporting ADAPT services

by Rose Rushe THE Royal Picture Show’s four day festival of film, music, schools and charity support opened last night, Thursday 18, with a joyful burst at 69 O’Connell Street. Unity Gospel Choir Limerick showed up to serenade the launch party with an hour of feel-good chorus, hitting the high notes in style. As with […]

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Venues, events for Culture Night, town and county

Venues, events for Culture Night, town and county

by Rose Rushe See Limerick Post for page 37 pull-out guide to Culture Night PEOPLE’S Park on a sundrenched morn hosted an all-ages launch to Culture Night, unfolding this Friday September 19 from 5pm on. With news of 70 free events taking place through out city and county, Limerick Local Authorities and Culture House personnel […]

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The Pigtown Fling: More than a one night stand

The Pigtown Fling: More than a one night stand

The largest music project of Limerick’s City of Culture year comes to fruition this weekend and promises to leave the city’s music industry with a lasting legacy by Eric FitzGerald eric@limerickpost.ie AS PART of Limerick City of Culture 2014 and its biggest musical event, over 60 Limerick musicians, producers, engineers and documentary makers have collaborated […]

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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

Shannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for region

Shannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for region

| September 20, 2014

“The establishment of Ireland’s newest commercial semi-state company, The Shannon Group plc, is the beginning of a new direction for Shannon and the wider Atlantic Corridor area,” the Presidents of Ennis, Galway, Limerick and Shannon Chambers stated in response to its official establishment by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe on Friday, […]

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EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

| September 19, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie DID you do the EuroMillions this Friday? Have you a ticket at home with the winning numbers of 6, 8, 34, 38, and 48 and the two stars numbers of 3 and 9? If so, it is worth a staggering €86.7m because this Friday night’s winning ticket was sold somewhere in Ireland. […]

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Limerick’s Savoy hotel complex sold for more than €17million

Limerick’s Savoy hotel complex sold for more than €17million

| September 19, 2014

LIMERICK’s landmark Savoy Hotel, along with an 84 unit apartment block and half a dozen retail units on Henry Street, has sold for in excess of €17million. The 94 bedroom purpose built hotel developed to a 5-star standard is managed by Ronan Brannigan and Michael Roche who are understood to be part of the consortium […]

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Company undertakes to remove waste within 3 weeks.

Company undertakes to remove waste within 3 weeks.

| September 19, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie Greyhound Recycling and Recovery has given and undertaking to the High Court to remove over 3600 tonnes of waste from their facility at Galvone in Limerick. The move came as Limerick City and County Council initiated injunction proceedings this Friday in the High Court before Justice Patrick McCarthy, under the Waste Management […]

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A spaceman comes travelling to Limerick

A spaceman comes travelling to Limerick

| September 19, 2014

ONE of only 24 astronauts to fly to the Moon visited the offices of Limerick City and County Council this week during his two-day trip to the Mid West. Former astronaut Alfred ‘Al’ Worden was welcomed to Merchants Quay by Cathaoirleach Cllr Kevin Sheahan. Mr Worden’s visit to Limerick also saw him host a lecture […]

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