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Hi-tech report will lead to better services for Limerick’s elderly

Hi-tech report will lead to better services for Limerick’s elderly

A report by top experts at IBM has made fifteen recommendations which enable Limerick City and County Council to respond to the needs of older people through better use and management of shared information. Some of its recommendations include: Create and implement a master data management system to better analyse available data from various agencies involved […]

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Quinlivan calls on Transport Minister to ‘come out of hiding’

Quinlivan calls on Transport Minister to ‘come out of hiding’

Sinn Fein TD Maurice Quinlivan has called on Transport Minister Shane Ross to “come out of hiding” and intervene in the Bus Eireann Dispute. Members of both SIPTU and the National Bus and Rail Union placed pickets at Colbert Station early on Friday morning in response to a decision by Bus Eireann management to impose […]

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Gardaí investigating fatal road accident at Abbeyfeale

Gardaí investigating fatal road accident at Abbeyfeale

Gardai are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N21 at Wards Cross on the Limerick side of Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick at approximately 7.40pm yesterday evening. A 19 year old male was fatally injured when the vehicle he was driving was involved in a collision with a truck. The 18 year […]

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BREAKING NEWS

#BREAKING Gardai seek assistance locating missing Limerick teen

#BREAKING Gardai seek assistance locating missing Limerick teen

Gardaí at Henry Street in Limerick are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a teenage girl missing for the over two weeks. Tara Cox is missing from the Limerick area since Friday February 24 last. Tara, who is 17 years old, is described as 5’3″ in height, with light brown hair, blue eyes […]

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Man to appear in court charged with Limerick armed robbery

Man to appear in court charged with Limerick armed robbery

A MAN is to appear before Limerick District Court this Friday morning charged in connection with an armed robbery in the city centre where a sum of cash was stolen. The man in his 30s was arrested following a robbery on Thomas Street on Thursday morning. Gardai say that at approximately 11am, uniformed Gardaí were alerted to a robbery […]

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Gardai seize €850,000 cocaine and heroin

Gardai seize €850,000 cocaine and heroin

€850,000 worth of cocaine and heroin has been seized in a Garda raid on a house not far from the Limerick Tipperary border this Wednesday. As part of a planned targeting of organised crime, Gardaí from Thurles and Gardaí from other Garda Districts in Tipperary searched a house at Reiska, Kilcommon, a short distance from the Limerick […]

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SPORT

In Pics – John the Baptist claim Senior A Ladies title

In Pics – John the Baptist claim Senior A Ladies title

Pictures from the All-Ireland PPS Senior A Ladies Football final where John the Baptist from Hospital in Limerick defeated  St Ciaran’s of Dungannon 2-6  to 0-8.

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Irish stars return for Munster’s Italian job

Irish stars return for Munster’s Italian job

MUNSTER’S Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has made fives changes to the side that defeated Cardiff Blues in round 17 for the round 18 clash with Zebre in Italy tomorrow. Returning are the international trio of Niall Scannell, John Ryan and Peter O’Mahony as they all start in a pack that also sees the return […]

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Super Blues travel to Bray

Super Blues travel to Bray

LIMERICK FC needed a Rodrigo Tosi header to avoid a third consecutive defeat last Saturday, the Brazilian’s second half equaliser ensuring a 1-1 draw against Finn Harps in a bad-tempered encounter at Markets Field. A mistake by Freddy Hall gifted Sean Houston with the opening goal for the Donegal visitors midway through the first half, […]

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LIFESTYLE

100s choristers for Limerick Sings Choral Festival 2017

100s choristers for Limerick Sings Choral Festival 2017

THE medieval and indeed, modern haunting harmonies of Anúna’s 30th anniversary concert at UCH were preceded by the media launch of Limerick Sings International Choral Festival. The festival itself will take place from June 22 to 25, welcoming high ranking choirs from the United States, the UK and other parts of Ireland. Anúna will host […]

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Get in Top Gear for Blue Box

Get in Top Gear for Blue Box

WANT to release your inner petrol head or feel like James Bond for a bit? Limerick’s more politically correct answer to Top Gear is coming to the Eastway Plaza on April 2 and, apart from handing out thrills without the spills, it will also be raising money for a great cause. The Irish Festival of […]

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Musicians to play laptops as instruments in Limerick concert

Musicians to play laptops as instruments in Limerick concert

Limerick will host a concert of computer music next week, in a collaboration between performers and lecturers from University of Limerick (UL) and University of California (UC). UL’s Dr Kerry Hagan and UC San Diego’s Professor Miller Puckette will perform together in a concert titled Hocket Pagan on Monday (April 3). The evening of live music for […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

100s choristers for Limerick Sings Choral Festival 2017

100s choristers for Limerick Sings Choral Festival 2017

THE medieval and indeed, modern haunting harmonies of Anúna’s 30th anniversary concert at UCH were preceded by the media launch of Limerick Sings International Choral Festival. The festival itself will take place from June 22 to 25, welcoming high ranking choirs from the United States, the UK and other parts of Ireland. Anúna will host […]

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Musicians to play laptops as instruments in Limerick concert

Musicians to play laptops as instruments in Limerick concert

Limerick will host a concert of computer music next week, in a collaboration between performers and lecturers from University of Limerick (UL) and University of California (UC). UL’s Dr Kerry Hagan and UC San Diego’s Professor Miller Puckette will perform together in a concert titled Hocket Pagan on Monday (April 3). The evening of live music for […]

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Mary Immaculate’s MIDAS gives us Godspell

Mary Immaculate’s MIDAS gives us Godspell

MIDAS returns to the Lime Tree stage with a tale for all times, Stephen Schwartz’ ‘Godspell’ until Saturday 25. There will be a matinée performance on Friday 24 at 11am as well as the 8pm shows. “Godspell’ is an immensely successful rock opera which needs little introduction,”  observes Gill Fenton, marketing manager with the theatre. […]

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PHOTOS

Foodie fundraiser with The Cookbook and crooner Liam O’Brien

Foodie fundraiser with The Cookbook and crooner Liam O’Brien

PUBLISHED to raise funds for Limerick cancer charities, The Cookbook’s unique mix of recipes and storytelling is now listed for two international awards. Furthermore, its producer Alice O’Farrell and her daughter, Louise Tsang of Limerick Post, are taking The Cookbook on tour locally for an entertaining, food-rich series of events at restaurants that contributed recipes […]

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In Pics – Out & About at Old Quarter Bar Limerick

In Pics – Out & About at Old Quarter Bar Limerick

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In Pics – Limerick International Band Parade

In Pics – Limerick International Band Parade

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Other Recent Stories

Hi-tech report will lead to better services for Limerick’s elderly

Hi-tech report will lead to better services for Limerick’s elderly

| March 26, 2017

A report by top experts at IBM has made fifteen recommendations which enable Limerick City and County Council to respond to the needs of older people through better use and management of shared information. Some of its recommendations include: Create and implement a master data management system to better analyse available data from various agencies involved […]

Continue Reading

Quinlivan calls on Transport Minister to ‘come out of hiding’

Quinlivan calls on Transport Minister to ‘come out of hiding’

| March 25, 2017

Sinn Fein TD Maurice Quinlivan has called on Transport Minister Shane Ross to “come out of hiding” and intervene in the Bus Eireann Dispute. Members of both SIPTU and the National Bus and Rail Union placed pickets at Colbert Station early on Friday morning in response to a decision by Bus Eireann management to impose […]

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Gardaí investigating fatal road accident at Abbeyfeale

Gardaí investigating fatal road accident at Abbeyfeale

| March 25, 2017

Gardai are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N21 at Wards Cross on the Limerick side of Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick at approximately 7.40pm yesterday evening. A 19 year old male was fatally injured when the vehicle he was driving was involved in a collision with a truck. The 18 year […]

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‘Fake news’ debate at King John’s Castle today

‘Fake news’ debate at King John’s Castle today

| March 25, 2017

Journalists and PR professionals will launch a blistering attack on ‘fake news’ in King John’s Castle this afternoon. Local and national media and public relations professionals will discuss, ‘The Truth in the News? The role of  Quality Journalism in the era of Fake News’ as part of the National Union of Journalists’ (NUJ) Local News Matters week, […]

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Examiner gives UL journalism students national platform

Examiner gives UL journalism students national platform

| March 25, 2017

University of Limerick and the Irish Examiner have announced a partnership which will allow coursework produced by UL journalism students to be broadcast to a national audience. Speaking to students at the university this week, Irish Examiner digital editor Dolan O’Hagan and editorial manager Diane McDermott revealed details of the competition, which will see 10 videos […]

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