NEWS

15-year-old girl missing in Limerick

15-year-old girl missing in Limerick

A 15-year-old teen is missing in Limerick and Gardai are appealing for the assistance of the public to help trace her whereabouts. Maja Brablix was last seen in the city on Sunday, May 21 last and is described as 1.52m (5’2″) tall, of average build, with blonde hair and blue eyes. Maja was wearing a black t-shirt with pink […]

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Limerick children rewarded for their random acts of kindness

Limerick children rewarded for their random acts of kindness

Over 200 Limerick children have been presented with special Kindness Badges to acknowledge their participation in the Kindness Festival last March. The children, who are members of the Cubs, Scouts, Beavers, Rover Scouts and Venture, received their badges from the Chief Scout of Ireland, Christy McCann, at a special gathering at Curraghchase Scout Centre. Also in attendance was the Deputy Mayor, Councillor […]

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Toddler’s life saved thanks to quick thinking Limerick detectives

Toddler’s life saved thanks to quick thinking Limerick detectives

A 20-month old Limerick toddler is alive today, thanks to the quick thinking of two Garda detectives who kept her breathing during a medical emergency in Limerick city centre last Wednesday night. Detectives Denise Moriarty and Barry Moylan were on routine patrol when they saw Sylwia Pietrasik and David Moya on the junction of Gerard Street […]

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BUSINESS

‘Legendary visionary’ from Sixmilebridge honoured at Shannon Aiport

‘Legendary visionary’ from Sixmilebridge honoured at Shannon Aiport

The man credited with spearheading a new era of economic development in Ireland has been celebrated with the unveiling of a bust at Shannon Airport. On the 100th anniversary of his birth, the late Dr. Brendan O’Regan was commemorated at a special ceremony at the airport. Among those in attendance were members of Dr. O’Regan’s family, Cathaoirleach […]

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Train services to be disrupted throughout month of June

Train services to be disrupted throughout month of June

Train services to and from Colbert Station are set to be disrupted throughout the month of June due to a major resignalling project on the railway lines. Bus transfers will operate on all train services to/from Limerick’s Colbert Station from the evening of the June 4 to June 25 inclusive. The following service alterations will […]

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Support urged for Limerick and Mid West financial hub

Support urged for Limerick and Mid West financial hub

  THE MID West can become a thriving financial hub, a business leaders conference in Limerick has been told. Hosted by Financial Services Ireland (FSI), the Ibec group that represents the sector, the conference explored how the Mid-West can become a finance hub if the objectives of the Government’s International Financial Services (IFS2020) strategy are […]

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SPORT

Munster reach Pro12 final with defeat of Ospreys at Thomond Park

Munster reach Pro12 final with defeat of Ospreys at Thomond Park

MUNSTER will face the Scarlets in the 2016/17 Pro12 final next weekend at the Aviva Stadium following their 23-3 win over the Ospreys at Thomond Park this evening. Tries from man of the match Francis Saili (26), Simon Zebo (61) and Andrew Conway (75) saw the regular season table toppers claim a final slot in […]

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Local rugby stars make UBL Awards shortlist

Local rugby stars make UBL Awards shortlist

THE ULSTER Bank League Awards make a welcome return to the Aviva Stadium for its fifth year on May 25th celebrating the best of club rugby in Ireland at the annual showcase event. Recognising the dedication and commitment shown across all divisions, the Ulster Bank League Awards celebrate the players, coaches and teams who continually […]

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Limerick’s Cregan features in ‘Imreoir to Bainisteoir’ GAA exhibition

Limerick’s Cregan features in ‘Imreoir to Bainisteoir’ GAA exhibition

FEW GAA players win All-Ireland medals and even fewer go on to repeat the feat as a team manager. A new exhibition at the GAA Museum celebrates this unique club of players. Imreoir to Bainisteoir features memorabilia, film footage and imagery from the 30 players who have achieved All-Ireland success both on the field and […]

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LIFESTYLE

Making light of The Morning After

Making light of The Morning After

READER, heads up on the Limerick-made world premier at Belltable, ‘The Morning After the Life Before’. Ongoing to Friday 26, 8pm, before a shift to Friars’ Gate in Kilmallock for Saturday 27, this two-woman play is a beautifully filtered look at the romance between a gay woman, and a hitherto straight woman who fell over […]

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Limerick welcome for London based Shyanne

Limerick welcome for London based Shyanne

Two years on from Ireland’s whole hearted YES vote in the Marriage Referendum, London based Garrii Bailey talks about the homophobic abuse that drove him from his native town. His drag act Shyanne O’Shea and special guests perform in the city this weekend. SHYANNE O’SHEA, London based international drag sensation, will bring her show to Limerick […]

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Mike O’Donovan to play the Library

Mike O’Donovan to play the Library

LIMERICK songwriter Mike O’Donovan released his debut album just last year. The album, ‘No Time Like the Present’, was produced by Dave Keary and received critical praise and national airplay. The record was “Album of the Week” on Shannonside Radio’s Arts Show presented by Charlie McGettigan. Hear Mike O’Donovan with Dave Keary and James Hanley play […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Making light of The Morning After

Making light of The Morning After

READER, heads up on the Limerick-made world premier at Belltable, ‘The Morning After the Life Before’. Ongoing to Friday 26, 8pm, before a shift to Friars’ Gate in Kilmallock for Saturday 27, this two-woman play is a beautifully filtered look at the romance between a gay woman, and a hitherto straight woman who fell over […]

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Limerick welcome for London based Shyanne

Limerick welcome for London based Shyanne

Two years on from Ireland’s whole hearted YES vote in the Marriage Referendum, London based Garrii Bailey talks about the homophobic abuse that drove him from his native town. His drag act Shyanne O’Shea and special guests perform in the city this weekend. SHYANNE O’SHEA, London based international drag sensation, will bring her show to Limerick […]

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Mike O’Donovan to play the Library

Mike O’Donovan to play the Library

LIMERICK songwriter Mike O’Donovan released his debut album just last year. The album, ‘No Time Like the Present’, was produced by Dave Keary and received critical praise and national airplay. The record was “Album of the Week” on Shannonside Radio’s Arts Show presented by Charlie McGettigan. Hear Mike O’Donovan with Dave Keary and James Hanley play […]

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PHOTOS

DAA’s monopoly bad for the country

DAA’s monopoly bad for the country

LIMERICK Chamber has said that the DAA’s monopoly is bad for the country in its National Planning Framework submission. Allowing unregulated market domination by Dublin Airport is not in the national interest and will add further to its monopolistic position, one of the country’s largest business representative groups has stated. Limerick Chamber, the largest chamber in the […]

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First ever Rising Stars concert at UCH

First ever Rising Stars concert at UCH

UNIVERSITY Concert Hall introduced a new Rising Stars Concert on Thursday April 21 to its growing Education and Outreach programme. Director Sinead Hope invited a group of exceptional young artists to become its 2017 Rising Stars. With a panel shared with Lorcan Murray of RTE Lyric FM and Owen Gilhooley, tenor, she encouraged them to […]

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Ahane GAA & Bentekes Bocko claim Con and Anne Kirby Memorial

Ahane GAA & Bentekes Bocko claim Con and Anne Kirby Memorial

Bentekes Bocko produced yet another stunning display of early speed to capture the €80,000 Con and Annie Kirby Memorial at a packed Limerick on Saturday night. It was a lively market on the night,  but Bentekes Bocko closed the 2-1 favourite to take the prize while Drive On Tipp was a 5-2 second favourite. From […]

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Other Recent Stories

Making light of The Morning After

Making light of The Morning After

| May 25, 2017

READER, heads up on the Limerick-made world premier at Belltable, ‘The Morning After the Life Before’. Ongoing to Friday 26, 8pm, before a shift to Friars’ Gate in Kilmallock for Saturday 27, this two-woman play is a beautifully filtered look at the romance between a gay woman, and a hitherto straight woman who fell over […]

Continue Reading

15-year-old girl missing in Limerick

15-year-old girl missing in Limerick

| May 24, 2017

A 15-year-old teen is missing in Limerick and Gardai are appealing for the assistance of the public to help trace her whereabouts. Maja Brablix was last seen in the city on Sunday, May 21 last and is described as 1.52m (5’2″) tall, of average build, with blonde hair and blue eyes. Maja was wearing a black t-shirt with pink […]

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Limerick children rewarded for their random acts of kindness

Limerick children rewarded for their random acts of kindness

| May 24, 2017

Over 200 Limerick children have been presented with special Kindness Badges to acknowledge their participation in the Kindness Festival last March. The children, who are members of the Cubs, Scouts, Beavers, Rover Scouts and Venture, received their badges from the Chief Scout of Ireland, Christy McCann, at a special gathering at Curraghchase Scout Centre. Also in attendance was the Deputy Mayor, Councillor […]

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Toddler’s life saved thanks to quick thinking Limerick detectives

Toddler’s life saved thanks to quick thinking Limerick detectives

| May 24, 2017

A 20-month old Limerick toddler is alive today, thanks to the quick thinking of two Garda detectives who kept her breathing during a medical emergency in Limerick city centre last Wednesday night. Detectives Denise Moriarty and Barry Moylan were on routine patrol when they saw Sylwia Pietrasik and David Moya on the junction of Gerard Street […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| May 24, 2017

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 to competitions@limerickpost.ie by 9am on Monday May 29. Which actress plays the role […]

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