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Gardaí have arrested a man following a stabbing incident

Gardaí have arrested a man following a stabbing incident

Gardaí have arrested a man following a stabbing incident in Kilmallock Co. Limerick on the 20th August 2017. Shortly after 8pm Gardaí from Bruff were called to the scene of an incident in a public house on Wolfe Tone Street where three men had sustained apparent stab wounds during an altercation. The three (all in […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

ODEON Limerick is this week giving away one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of your choice at their cinema at the Castletroy Shopping Centre. To be in with a chance, answer the following question and email your answer [email protected] 9am on Monday August 21. What film is the next […]

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Support for Martens appeal fund is ‘condoning cold calculating murder’

Support for Martens appeal fund is ‘condoning cold calculating murder’

A CAMPAIGN to raise $300,000 (€254,000) to appeal the second-degree murder conviction of Molly Martens Corbett and her father Thomas Martens has now reached out to people in Ireland for support. Last week Martins Corbett (33) and her 67 year-old father were unanimously convicted by jury of the second-degree murder of Limerick man Jason Corbett (39). They […]

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BUSINESS

Shannon airport on the lookout for branding guru

Shannon airport on the lookout for branding guru

SHANNON AIRPORT is looking for a bright business spark who will help it take flight in the competition stakes with other airports. The Shannon Group is seeking a business consultant to help create “a renewed commercial strategy and brand framework” to gain an increased spend from passengers and get travellers to give the airport repeat […]

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Breakfast briefing on digesting new knowledge

Breakfast briefing on digesting new knowledge

SHANNON Chamber, Atlantic Aviation Group and the University of Limerick (UL) are joining forces in an effort to encourage more business executives to perfect their management and leadership skills.  As part of its Skillnet undertakings, Shannon Chamber is hosting a breakfast briefing at the Oakwood Hotel in Shannon on Wednesday, August 16 at which details of […]

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Frustrated passengers could set their sights on Shannon

Frustrated passengers could set their sights on Shannon

AIRPORT delays, that are crippling holiday-makers plans at larger European airports could be a blessing in disguise for smaller airports such as Shannon, the head of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has said.  Pat Dawson said increased security in Europe happened to coincide with the busiest weeks of the year for holidaymakers and those […]

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SPORT

Munster to Appoint Felix Jones as Interim Head Coach

Munster to Appoint Felix Jones as Interim Head Coach

Munster Rugby are reportedly looking to appoint Felix Jones as an interim head coach when current Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus departs in December. Former Munster and Ireland full-back Felix Jones is expected to fill in for Erasmus while the IRFU search for a permanent replacement at head coach and Director of Rugby. Current Director […]

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Limerick FC Earn Tough 1-0 Victory over Bohemians

Limerick FC Earn Tough 1-0 Victory over Bohemians

Limerick FC were given a huge boost in the relegation battle on Saturday night when they overcame a resilient Bohemians side at the Markets Field. Manager Neil McDonald made two changes to the team that lost to Shamrock Rovers four days earlier as Stephen Kenny and Rodrigo Tosi came into replace Dean Clarke and Shane […]

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UL Eagles basketball aim to soar back to top tier

UL Eagles basketball aim to soar back to top tier

FOLLOWING a tough season which ended in relegation last year, the University of Limerick (UL) Eagles are aiming to fly back to the top rank of the Irish men’s basketball league. The 2016/2017 season ended with heartbreak as the Eagles, having won two championships in the past decade, found themselves relegated from Ireland’s premier division. […]

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LIFESTYLE

Culture Night’s collective clout of 80+ events

Culture Night’s collective clout of 80+ events

FORWARD planning for families who tip into and around town for Culture Night, September Friday 22  can begin.  See www.culturenight.ie and search ‘Limerick’. According to Limerick Arts Office, more than 80 acts are finalising for city and county and the complete programme is posted any day now. Five highlights are recommended, incorporating a global recipe […]

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Competition: Phyto Plage hair care

Competition: Phyto Plage hair care

Phyto was the first all-natural hair care brand and their exquisite, all-encompassing range of supplements, shampoos, hydrators and treatments have been painstakingly developed to nurture every hair type and texture – so whether yours is dry, frizzy, weakened, fine or thinning – Phyto have a super-charged botanical solution. ENTER for your chance to win PHYTOPLAGE […]

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Limerick acts on the  Electric Picnic bill

Limerick acts on the Electric Picnic bill

THE Electric Picnic will host over 55,000 revellers on the first weekend of September and the line-ups for the stages beyond the main arena are throwing up some gems and a decent representation from Limerick. The big names and the breakdown is The xx headline Friday night, A Tribe called Quest headline Saturday night and […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Culture Night’s collective clout of 80+ events

Culture Night’s collective clout of 80+ events

FORWARD planning for families who tip into and around town for Culture Night, September Friday 22  can begin.  See www.culturenight.ie and search ‘Limerick’. According to Limerick Arts Office, more than 80 acts are finalising for city and county and the complete programme is posted any day now. Five highlights are recommended, incorporating a global recipe […]

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Limerick acts on the  Electric Picnic bill

Limerick acts on the Electric Picnic bill

THE Electric Picnic will host over 55,000 revellers on the first weekend of September and the line-ups for the stages beyond the main arena are throwing up some gems and a decent representation from Limerick. The big names and the breakdown is The xx headline Friday night, A Tribe called Quest headline Saturday night and […]

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Acoustic Club: My Favourite House

Acoustic Club: My Favourite House

HEAR newly formed trio My Favourite House  at The Acoustic Club on Tuesday August 22. Every Tuesday songwriters, musicians, singers and touring performers gather at The Acoustic Club for short sets of two or three songs. Having made a very successful debut earlier this month, the trio returns for a fuller set.  ‘My Favourite House’ […]

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PHOTOS

Limerick After Dark – Pig n Porter festival

Limerick After Dark – Pig n Porter festival

IT HAS evolved over the years from a small sporting event to an internationally renowned festival of sport, music and food. Now in its 16th year the Pig ’n’ Porter festival was back with a huge line up of events. Ireland’s biggest and most popular Tag Rugby Festival kicked off last Thursday hosted by Old […]

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We were the champions: Limerick Pipe Band

We were the champions: Limerick Pipe Band

Having piped their way to the glory of Munster (Junior) Champions on June 11, 1967 in Cork, members of the 20-strong Limerick Pipe Band saluted their audience in full dress. From left, standing: P Ryan, pipe major; C Leo, J McManus, T McMahon, V Lyons, S Kiely, J Williams, T Williams, T Moore. Front: Ge […]

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Limerick blogger discusses search for perfect partner in new TV ad

Limerick blogger discusses search for perfect partner in new TV ad

A blogger from Limerick makes her on-screen debut this month in a new campaign from car insurance brand its4women.ie. Sinead O’Brien from Patrickswell appears in a TV ad currently airing on RTE One which sees her share her experiences and insights into what it means to look for and find the perfect partner. Sinead beat off […]

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Other Recent Stories

Culture Night’s collective clout of 80+ events

Culture Night’s collective clout of 80+ events

| August 21, 2017

FORWARD planning for families who tip into and around town for Culture Night, September Friday 22  can begin.  See www.culturenight.ie and search ‘Limerick’. According to Limerick Arts Office, more than 80 acts are finalising for city and county and the complete programme is posted any day now. Five highlights are recommended, incorporating a global recipe […]

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Competition: Phyto Plage hair care

Competition: Phyto Plage hair care

| August 21, 2017

Phyto was the first all-natural hair care brand and their exquisite, all-encompassing range of supplements, shampoos, hydrators and treatments have been painstakingly developed to nurture every hair type and texture – so whether yours is dry, frizzy, weakened, fine or thinning – Phyto have a super-charged botanical solution. ENTER for your chance to win PHYTOPLAGE […]

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Munster to Appoint Felix Jones as Interim Head Coach

Munster to Appoint Felix Jones as Interim Head Coach

| August 21, 2017

Munster Rugby are reportedly looking to appoint Felix Jones as an interim head coach when current Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus departs in December. Former Munster and Ireland full-back Felix Jones is expected to fill in for Erasmus while the IRFU search for a permanent replacement at head coach and Director of Rugby. Current Director […]

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Gardaí have arrested a man following a stabbing incident

Gardaí have arrested a man following a stabbing incident

| August 21, 2017

Gardaí have arrested a man following a stabbing incident in Kilmallock Co. Limerick on the 20th August 2017. Shortly after 8pm Gardaí from Bruff were called to the scene of an incident in a public house on Wolfe Tone Street where three men had sustained apparent stab wounds during an altercation. The three (all in […]

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Limerick FC Earn Tough 1-0 Victory over Bohemians

Limerick FC Earn Tough 1-0 Victory over Bohemians

| August 21, 2017

Limerick FC were given a huge boost in the relegation battle on Saturday night when they overcame a resilient Bohemians side at the Markets Field. Manager Neil McDonald made two changes to the team that lost to Shamrock Rovers four days earlier as Stephen Kenny and Rodrigo Tosi came into replace Dean Clarke and Shane […]

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