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Limerick State solicitor retires amid glowing tributes

Limerick State solicitor retires amid glowing tributes

DESPITE an escalation in serious crime during the years of the feud in Limerick, retiring State solicitor Michael Murray never flinched from his duties even in the face of serious threats, Judge Tom O’Donnell has said. Leading tributes to Mr Murray by barristers, solicitors, court staff and gardai, Judge O’Donnell said that the people of […]

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Councillors accused of stigmatising social housing residents in Limerick

Councillors accused of stigmatising social housing residents in Limerick

NOVAS, the largest provider of homeless services in the Mid-West, believe that recent comments made by local councillors highlights the stigmatisation of social housing residents in Limerick. The voluntary agency said it was disappointed by a recent article in the Limerick Post on this month’s Adare-Rathkeale municipal district meeting. Novas accused local councillors of “debasing” […]

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Simon steps up to save tenants

Simon steps up to save tenants

bernie@limerickpost.ie THE LIMERICK social housing agency which found itself at the centre of a storm for buying apartments where families would have to be evicted, has resolved the issue for many concerned tenants. And the good news for those who qualify for housing by the agency is that they now have homes for life. Simon […]

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BUSINESS

Old estates define Auction Rooms’ May sale

Old estates define Auction Rooms’ May sale

WHAT value does a bayonet or sword hold for you as you hold it? Find out at The Auction Rooms’ next sale on Tuesday May 2, directly after Riverfest weekend. Owner Aidan Foley has pulled together a wealth of stock with two family homes primarily driving much of the content, the stately Kilcornan on North […]

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Passenger numbers continue to increase at Shannon Airport

Passenger numbers continue to increase at Shannon Airport

Shannon Airport has seen an increase in passenger numbers for the fourth year in succession, leading to a turnover of €67.2 in 2016, up by over 2% on 2015. Announcing his first annual results as CEO of Shannon Group following his appointment last year, Matthew Thomas said that a continuation of the company’s improving financial performance is […]

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Fashion Friday April 28 for Riverfest

Fashion Friday April 28 for Riverfest

‘FASHION Friday @ Riverfest’ 2017 returns to Arthur’s Quay Shopping Centre to showcase Limerick’s finest in designer gear. This year the style parade with Holman Lee Agency models will be presented from Bowes Ryan Café, upstairs on Friday April 28 at the hours of 11.30am and 3pm. Bowes Ryan Café will donate all proceeds from […]

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SPORT

UL to host International Rugby festival

UL to host International Rugby festival

THE University of Limerick and Munster Rugby this week launched a new international underage rugby festival. The ‘Limerick International Rugby festival’ is set to bring underage rugby teams from all over the world to provide a platform for the highest calibre of underage schools rugby. Peter Malone, Elite Player Development Manager, Munster Rugby says “We […]

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In Pics – Senior Football Championship Round 1

In Pics – Senior Football Championship Round 1

Irish Wire Product Ltd County Senior Football Championship Group 1 Thu, 20 Apr, Venue: Newcastlewest, (Round 1), Adare 1-9 Fr Caseys 0-12 Thu, 20 Apr, Venue: Askeaton, (Round 1), Dromcollogher Broadford 2-13 Na Piarsaigh 1-5 Sat, 22 Apr, Venue: Ballybrown, (Round 1), Monaleen 3-12 Rathkeale 1-12 Irish Wire Product Ltd County Senior Football Championship Group […]

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Boland prepares Blues for Derry City

Boland prepares Blues for Derry City

LIMERICK FC interim manager Willie Boland takes his Limerick side to Maginn Park tonight to face Derry City on the back of a three game unbeaten run in the SSE Airtricty Premier Division. Having scored 5 goals and conceded none in the games against St. Pat’s and Drogheda United, Limerick were held to a draw […]

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LIFESTYLE

Mizdrea: new single launch

Mizdrea: new single launch

LIMERICK indie/ dance outfit Mizdrea play Kasbah Social Club this weekend. Celebrating the release of their second single ‘Loser’s End’, the group will be part of an impressive line up of acts on stage for this year’s Riverfest weekend. ‘Loser’s End’ follows the electro/pop earworm ‘The Reason’ and this single is a trip hop ballad […]

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Riverfest: 80s vs 90s party after Great Limerick Run

Riverfest: 80s vs 90s party after Great Limerick Run

2FM DJ Will Leahy brings back his legendary ’80s night Electric Dreams to Dolan’s Warehouse this Sunday April 30 for the ultimate blowout to the big party bangers after the Great Limerick Run. In the second room the Saved by the ’90s crew of DJ Screech and ThunderBeat on drums will bring their monster 90s’ dance […]

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The Nualas unwrapped

The Nualas unwrapped

“We’re in the era of big Spanx. All feeling is now lost from the waist down from Spanx-ing,” explained Anne Gildea of comedy trio The Nualas. Anne talked to Limerick Post this week about the upcoming show ‘All Spanxed Up’ this weekend. Together with Sue Collins and American singer/ actress Maria Tecce, the three girls collectively […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Mizdrea: new single launch

Mizdrea: new single launch

LIMERICK indie/ dance outfit Mizdrea play Kasbah Social Club this weekend. Celebrating the release of their second single ‘Loser’s End’, the group will be part of an impressive line up of acts on stage for this year’s Riverfest weekend. ‘Loser’s End’ follows the electro/pop earworm ‘The Reason’ and this single is a trip hop ballad […]

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Riverfest: 80s vs 90s party after Great Limerick Run

Riverfest: 80s vs 90s party after Great Limerick Run

2FM DJ Will Leahy brings back his legendary ’80s night Electric Dreams to Dolan’s Warehouse this Sunday April 30 for the ultimate blowout to the big party bangers after the Great Limerick Run. In the second room the Saved by the ’90s crew of DJ Screech and ThunderBeat on drums will bring their monster 90s’ dance […]

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The Nualas unwrapped

The Nualas unwrapped

“We’re in the era of big Spanx. All feeling is now lost from the waist down from Spanx-ing,” explained Anne Gildea of comedy trio The Nualas. Anne talked to Limerick Post this week about the upcoming show ‘All Spanxed Up’ this weekend. Together with Sue Collins and American singer/ actress Maria Tecce, the three girls collectively […]

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PHOTOS

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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In Pics – Capital Limerick – Financial Services sector growth in Mid West

In Pics – Capital Limerick – Financial Services sector growth in Mid West

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Other Recent Stories

Mizdrea: new single launch

Mizdrea: new single launch

| April 28, 2017

LIMERICK indie/ dance outfit Mizdrea play Kasbah Social Club this weekend. Celebrating the release of their second single ‘Loser’s End’, the group will be part of an impressive line up of acts on stage for this year’s Riverfest weekend. ‘Loser’s End’ follows the electro/pop earworm ‘The Reason’ and this single is a trip hop ballad […]

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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| April 27, 2017

Hell hath no fury There are many things in life which scare me. Enclosed spaces, owls, the music of Nathan Carter, the thought of dying alone. But one thing scares me like no other. And, unlike the aforementioned, there is no real way of avoiding this thing, of dealing with it or even escaping from […]

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Limerick State solicitor retires amid glowing tributes

Limerick State solicitor retires amid glowing tributes

| April 27, 2017

DESPITE an escalation in serious crime during the years of the feud in Limerick, retiring State solicitor Michael Murray never flinched from his duties even in the face of serious threats, Judge Tom O’Donnell has said. Leading tributes to Mr Murray by barristers, solicitors, court staff and gardai, Judge O’Donnell said that the people of […]

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Riverfest: 80s vs 90s party after Great Limerick Run

Riverfest: 80s vs 90s party after Great Limerick Run

| April 27, 2017

2FM DJ Will Leahy brings back his legendary ’80s night Electric Dreams to Dolan’s Warehouse this Sunday April 30 for the ultimate blowout to the big party bangers after the Great Limerick Run. In the second room the Saved by the ’90s crew of DJ Screech and ThunderBeat on drums will bring their monster 90s’ dance […]

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Councillors accused of stigmatising social housing residents in Limerick

Councillors accused of stigmatising social housing residents in Limerick

| April 27, 2017

NOVAS, the largest provider of homeless services in the Mid-West, believe that recent comments made by local councillors highlights the stigmatisation of social housing residents in Limerick. The voluntary agency said it was disappointed by a recent article in the Limerick Post on this month’s Adare-Rathkeale municipal district meeting. Novas accused local councillors of “debasing” […]

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