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616 medical cards cut from Limerick elderly in one year

616 medical cards cut from Limerick elderly in one year

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie WILLIE O’Dea has accused the Government of targeting older people in a “disgraceful attack”, using a cut of 616 medical cards for people over 70 years of age in Limerick in a single year as an example. The Limerick TD also referenced hikes in prescription charges, the abolition of the telephone […]

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Doon community shocked and fearful over burglary that led to man’s death

Doon community shocked and fearful over burglary that led to man’s death

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE death of county Limerick carpenter who was confronted by intruders when he arrived back at his home last Thursday has left the rural community shocked and fearful. 62-year John O’Donoghue, it is understood, died of a massive heart attack when he discovered a pair of burglars ransacking his home in Toomaline, […]

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Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie IT’S full speed ahead for Limerick’s Olympic swimming qualifier Fiona Doyle who departed this week for the University of Calgary in Canada where she will begin a gruelling training schedule in preparation for next August’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Fiona secured her place in the Olympics last month when she […]

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Doon community shocked and fearful over burglary that led to man’s death

Doon community shocked and fearful over burglary that led to man’s death

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE death of county Limerick carpenter who was confronted by intruders when he arrived back at his home last Thursday has left the rural community shocked and fearful. 62-year John O’Donoghue, it is understood, died of a massive heart attack when he discovered a pair of burglars ransacking his home in Toomaline, […]

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Limerick man dies after burglars confront him

Limerick man dies after burglars confront him

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE Death of  county Limerick man after he confronted intruders to his home is under investigation by Gardai in Limerick this Thursday. Shortly after 1.30pm the male owner of a house in the County Limerick village of Doon, returned to find intruders in his home and collapsed after he was confronted by […]

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Hospital wait up

Hospital wait up

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie THE NUMBER of people waiting for admission to the emergency department at University Hospital Limerick has broken records for the third time in less than a week. The waiting list at UHL was the second highest in the country and the highest outside Dublin for the second day running. Last Friday, the […]

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SPORT

Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie IT’S full speed ahead for Limerick’s Olympic swimming qualifier Fiona Doyle who departed this week for the University of Calgary in Canada where she will begin a gruelling training schedule in preparation for next August’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Fiona secured her place in the Olympics last month when she […]

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GAA – Limerick club games refixed

GAA – Limerick club games refixed

THE LIMERICK County Board came under fire this week as club fixtures in the county have been refixed to accommodate the Limerick Under 21 hurlers’ All Ireland final against Wexford on September 12. The biggest change on the club scene is in the County Football championships which were due to have been played next week, […]

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Rugby – O’Connell leads Ireland in last match on Irish soil

Rugby – O’Connell leads Ireland in last match on Irish soil

THE IRELAND rugby  Coaching group have announced the team to take on Wales in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Paul O’Connell returns to captain the side in his last international on home soil and is partnered in the second row by Iain Henderson.  Jamie Heaslip starts at No.8 with Peter O’Mahony lining out on the […]

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LIFESTYLE

Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

DETAILS of Roches Street Traders Arts Festival 2015 opening next Monday 7 at Lily’s at 6pm were announced by chairman Roy Finucane of Tax Assist and guest, Colm O’Brien of Carambola Kidz. 60 artists will show mixed media works in 30 companies along the street. At least 25 per cent of sale proceeds will benefit […]

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Kahlo’s legacy and loves

Kahlo’s legacy and loves

A TRIP to Mexico to visit Frida Kahlo’s house was one of the elements that strengthened the dance show ‘Falling in Love with Frida’ for writer/ performer Caroline Bowditch.  Coming to Dance Limerick in John’s Square on Friday September 11, this artist is disabled herself (wheelchair bound and with “fragile bones”) so the physicality and […]

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Milk Market music

Milk Market music

FRESH Fridays at Limerick Milk Market which launched this Summer has seen a huge increase in visitors and traders at the market which now remains open until 7pm every Friday. Live music sessions have always been popular at the Friday market and now with the new opening hours there will be two sessions, at lunchtime […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

DETAILS of Roches Street Traders Arts Festival 2015 opening next Monday 7 at Lily’s at 6pm were announced by chairman Roy Finucane of Tax Assist and guest, Colm O’Brien of Carambola Kidz. 60 artists will show mixed media works in 30 companies along the street. At least 25 per cent of sale proceeds will benefit […]

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Kahlo’s legacy and loves

Kahlo’s legacy and loves

A TRIP to Mexico to visit Frida Kahlo’s house was one of the elements that strengthened the dance show ‘Falling in Love with Frida’ for writer/ performer Caroline Bowditch.  Coming to Dance Limerick in John’s Square on Friday September 11, this artist is disabled herself (wheelchair bound and with “fragile bones”) so the physicality and […]

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Milk Market music

Milk Market music

FRESH Fridays at Limerick Milk Market which launched this Summer has seen a huge increase in visitors and traders at the market which now remains open until 7pm every Friday. Live music sessions have always been popular at the Friday market and now with the new opening hours there will be two sessions, at lunchtime […]

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PHOTOS

40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

SAVOY Hotel was after-party to a cultural evening of classical music, Mexican foods, dance and music by the Kinvara based Gringo Kings as Mexico and Ireland continued in a series of commemorative events. Each has celebrated 40 years of the establishment of formal relations between Mexico and Ireland, Mexico being eternally fond of us, especially […]

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Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

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Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

LIMERICK Musical Society celebrated its four Association of Irish Music Society (AIMS) awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ in South’s Bar, having had a Mayoral reception with outgoing Mayor Kevin Sheahan previously. Their March musical in the concert hall won the coveted Best Overall Show plus Best Actor (David Griffin), Best Choreography (Niamh Twomey), Best […]

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Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

| August 28, 2015

DETAILS of Roches Street Traders Arts Festival 2015 opening next Monday 7 at Lily’s at 6pm were announced by chairman Roy Finucane of Tax Assist and guest, Colm O’Brien of Carambola Kidz. 60 artists will show mixed media works in 30 companies along the street. At least 25 per cent of sale proceeds will benefit […]

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616 medical cards cut from Limerick elderly in one year

616 medical cards cut from Limerick elderly in one year

| August 28, 2015

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie WILLIE O’Dea has accused the Government of targeting older people in a “disgraceful attack”, using a cut of 616 medical cards for people over 70 years of age in Limerick in a single year as an example. The Limerick TD also referenced hikes in prescription charges, the abolition of the telephone […]

Continue Reading

Doon community shocked and fearful over burglary that led to man’s death

Doon community shocked and fearful over burglary that led to man’s death

| August 28, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE death of county Limerick carpenter who was confronted by intruders when he arrived back at his home last Thursday has left the rural community shocked and fearful. 62-year John O’Donoghue, it is understood, died of a massive heart attack when he discovered a pair of burglars ransacking his home in Toomaline, […]

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Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

| August 28, 2015

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie IT’S full speed ahead for Limerick’s Olympic swimming qualifier Fiona Doyle who departed this week for the University of Calgary in Canada where she will begin a gruelling training schedule in preparation for next August’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Fiona secured her place in the Olympics last month when she […]

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Kingston is top dog at Shannon Airport

Kingston is top dog at Shannon Airport

| August 28, 2015

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie THE US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) service has welcomed a new canine recruit to the enforcement team at its preclearance facility in Shannon Airport. Kingston, a two-year-old beagle, arrived in Ireland in early August with his handler, CBP agriculture specialist Thanuja Hall. Shannon Airport is now the only preclearance facility […]

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