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Creche denies accident but compensates child

Creche denies accident but compensates child

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LIMERICK creche has paid out €12,500 to an eight-year old girl who suffered a broken arm despite the childcare facility claiming that the accident did not occur on their premises, a court has heard. A sitting of Limerick Civil Circuit Court, Judge Tom O’Donnell was told that the girl, who was three […]

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Employers to pay pension to murdered man’s family

Employers to pay pension to murdered man’s family

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE family of a Limerick murder victim could be waiting for more than 12 years to have his death benefit paid in full because his employers failed to pass his contributions on to the pensions board. Patrick ‘Happy’ Coleman (33) was murdered by a 15-year-old boy as he walked to his […]

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Gardai disrupt illegal medicine trade

Gardai disrupt illegal medicine trade

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE manufacture and trafficking of illegal medicine is the subject of a major Garda investigation that has resulted in a number of arrests and searches being undertaken in the Limerick area before Christmas. Six men were detained and questioned under the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act following a surveillance operation that […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Employers to pay pension to murdered man’s family

Employers to pay pension to murdered man’s family

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE family of a Limerick murder victim could be waiting for more than 12 years to have his death benefit paid in full because his employers failed to pass his contributions on to the pensions board. Patrick ‘Happy’ Coleman (33) was murdered by a 15-year-old boy as he walked to his […]

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#VIDEO Andy Lee honoured as one of Limerick’s finest sons

#VIDEO Andy Lee honoured as one of Limerick’s finest sons

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie WBO World Middleweight Boxing Champion, Limerick’s Andy Lee has been honoured at a Civic Reception held to acknowledge his success at winning the vacant World boxing title last weekend in Las Vegas. The Limerick boxer who has now made his fame on the world boxing stage was also told that “Limerick will […]

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Bressie’s Urban Dreamers in store debut EP signing tomorrow

Bressie’s Urban Dreamers in store debut EP signing tomorrow

LIMERICK hip hop R’n’B Urban Dreamers will do an EP signing in HMV/Xtra Vision in the Parkway Shopping Centre in Limerick this Wednesday December 17 at 12noon. The group was assembled by ex-Blizzards frontman Bressie for RTÉ’s Bressie’s Teenage Kicks reality show. Urban Dreamers launched their debut EP ‘Our Light’ last weekend on The Saturday […]

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SPORT

Musgrave Park To Host Munster Senior Challenge Cup Final

Musgrave Park To Host Munster Senior Challenge Cup Final

Musgrave Park, now known as Irish Independent Park, will host this year’s Munster Senior Challenge Cup final between Cork Constitution and Garryowen on Saturday, December 27 (ko 2:30pm). It’s a clash of the heavyweights in the competition as two of the province’s oldest clubs renew their historic and strong rivalry in a repeat of last […]

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Guinness Summer Series 2015 Fixtures Confirmed

Guinness Summer Series 2015 Fixtures Confirmed

The IRFU have confirmed four Guinness Summer Series Test match fixtures across August and September in 2015. Ireland will play Wales in the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 8th August and will host Scotland a week later in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 15th August.  On Saturday 29th August, Ireland welcome Wales to the Aviva Stadium […]

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Limerick welcome Bohs in Markets Field opener

Limerick welcome Bohs in Markets Field opener

LIMERICK FC will begin life back at the Markets Field with a fixture against Bohemians on Saturday March 7, 2015 with a 7pm kick-off, with the fixtures for the upcoming season unveiled this afternoon. Six days later the Super Blues have their first Munster derby of the season as they travel to Turner’s Cross to […]

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LIFESTYLE

The Alvin Purple Experience brings Christmas Glam Rock hits and U2

The Alvin Purple Experience brings Christmas Glam Rock hits and U2

AFTER a mega welcome back party in Dolan’s last May, The Alvin Purple Experience returns to The Warehouse for Alvin Purple’s Christmas Party. Alvin ‘LoveGod’ Purple is back in all his noizy glamour to get Christmas 2014 started with your favourite 1970’s hits from T-Rex to ABBA and of course, all the classic Christmas Glam […]

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Win a DVD: Tommy Tiernan

Win a DVD: Tommy Tiernan

‘STRAY Sod’ is Tommy Tiernan in a field telling stories. No ordinary field. No ordinary stories. Tommy Tiernan performs live beneath the stars in Glebe Gardens, Baltimore in County Cork. There’s unlikely to be a more compelling stand-up out there today, with this show giving us all the sides of Tiernan, profound, dark, and silly […]

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Bressie’s Urban Dreamers in store debut EP signing tomorrow

Bressie’s Urban Dreamers in store debut EP signing tomorrow

LIMERICK hip hop R’n’B Urban Dreamers will do an EP signing in HMV/Xtra Vision in the Parkway Shopping Centre in Limerick this Wednesday December 17 at 12noon. The group was assembled by ex-Blizzards frontman Bressie for RTÉ’s Bressie’s Teenage Kicks reality show. Urban Dreamers launched their debut EP ‘Our Light’ last weekend on The Saturday […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

The Alvin Purple Experience brings Christmas Glam Rock hits and U2

The Alvin Purple Experience brings Christmas Glam Rock hits and U2

AFTER a mega welcome back party in Dolan’s last May, The Alvin Purple Experience returns to The Warehouse for Alvin Purple’s Christmas Party. Alvin ‘LoveGod’ Purple is back in all his noizy glamour to get Christmas 2014 started with your favourite 1970’s hits from T-Rex to ABBA and of course, all the classic Christmas Glam […]

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Win a DVD: Tommy Tiernan

Win a DVD: Tommy Tiernan

‘STRAY Sod’ is Tommy Tiernan in a field telling stories. No ordinary field. No ordinary stories. Tommy Tiernan performs live beneath the stars in Glebe Gardens, Baltimore in County Cork. There’s unlikely to be a more compelling stand-up out there today, with this show giving us all the sides of Tiernan, profound, dark, and silly […]

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Bressie’s Urban Dreamers in store debut EP signing tomorrow

Bressie’s Urban Dreamers in store debut EP signing tomorrow

LIMERICK hip hop R’n’B Urban Dreamers will do an EP signing in HMV/Xtra Vision in the Parkway Shopping Centre in Limerick this Wednesday December 17 at 12noon. The group was assembled by ex-Blizzards frontman Bressie for RTÉ’s Bressie’s Teenage Kicks reality show. Urban Dreamers launched their debut EP ‘Our Light’ last weekend on The Saturday […]

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PHOTOS

Opening out the Wild Watery Heart of Pigtown

Opening out the Wild Watery Heart of Pigtown

An exceptional painting exhibition by County Limerick artist John Collins, created in response to Mike Finn’s play ‘Pigtown’, staged by Island Theatre Company first in the summer of 1999, opened this week. Journey to Bourn Vincent gallery at the University’s Foundation Building to see the light.  22 oil on canvas/ board works are inspired by […]

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Pics – Andy Lee wins WBO World Middleweight Title

Pics – Andy Lee wins WBO World Middleweight Title

Related posts: Andy Lee to fight for World title in Las Vegas Andy Lee (33-2, 23KO’s) is a fighter on a mission,… Andy Lee Lands World Title Fight Irish Kronk Middleweight star Andy Lee (28-1, 20KOS), ranked WBC… In Pics – 2013 Bord Gais Energy Munster GAA Awards … Andy Lee looks for title fight […]

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Big Beautiful Woman makes an entrance

Big Beautiful Woman makes an entrance

Magic Roundabout Theatre Company’s City of Culture production, ‘Big Beautiful Woman’, had its media launch at a friendly, foodie night in Dolan’s Bar. Darren Maher’s play will open at No. 36 Cecil Street, The Hub, on December 10 at 8pm, running to Saturday 13. Niamh Bowen, Frances Healy and Jared Nadin are cast; book on […]

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Other Recent Stories

Creche denies accident but compensates child

Creche denies accident but compensates child

| December 17, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LIMERICK creche has paid out €12,500 to an eight-year old girl who suffered a broken arm despite the childcare facility claiming that the accident did not occur on their premises, a court has heard. A sitting of Limerick Civil Circuit Court, Judge Tom O’Donnell was told that the girl, who was three […]

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Employers to pay pension to murdered man’s family

Employers to pay pension to murdered man’s family

| December 17, 2014

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE family of a Limerick murder victim could be waiting for more than 12 years to have his death benefit paid in full because his employers failed to pass his contributions on to the pensions board. Patrick ‘Happy’ Coleman (33) was murdered by a 15-year-old boy as he walked to his […]

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The Alvin Purple Experience brings Christmas Glam Rock hits and U2

The Alvin Purple Experience brings Christmas Glam Rock hits and U2

| December 17, 2014

AFTER a mega welcome back party in Dolan’s last May, The Alvin Purple Experience returns to The Warehouse for Alvin Purple’s Christmas Party. Alvin ‘LoveGod’ Purple is back in all his noizy glamour to get Christmas 2014 started with your favourite 1970’s hits from T-Rex to ABBA and of course, all the classic Christmas Glam […]

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Gardai disrupt illegal medicine trade

Gardai disrupt illegal medicine trade

| December 17, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE manufacture and trafficking of illegal medicine is the subject of a major Garda investigation that has resulted in a number of arrests and searches being undertaken in the Limerick area before Christmas. Six men were detained and questioned under the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act following a surveillance operation that […]

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#VIDEO Andy Lee honoured as one of Limerick’s finest sons

#VIDEO Andy Lee honoured as one of Limerick’s finest sons

| December 17, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie WBO World Middleweight Boxing Champion, Limerick’s Andy Lee has been honoured at a Civic Reception held to acknowledge his success at winning the vacant World boxing title last weekend in Las Vegas. The Limerick boxer who has now made his fame on the world boxing stage was also told that “Limerick will […]

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