NEWS

Trapping moths

Trapping moths

A SURVEYOR from University College Cork is looking for moth trapping sites in County Limerick. Ken Bond is now looking to make contact with people in the Lisnagry area; Bruree, Athlacca, Banogue area (R53), and Knocklong, Hospital, Emly area (R73), willing to take some moth traps in their garden or land. It would involve three […]

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Political tremors

Political tremors

LIMERICK Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Cian Prendiville is warning of a “political earthquake” coming to shake things up in Ireland. According to the City North representative, the AAA movement has politicised whole strata of society that has never become actively involved in politics before. He believes that those who have taken part in the water […]

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Something brewing

Something brewing

THE Alzheimer Society’s annual Tea Day takes place on Thursday May 7 to raise funds for local dementia services. Individuals, groups and businesses are urged to participate and make it the best Tea Day fundraiser ever. Tea will be served in the Augustinians and Bobby Byrnes from 10am and at the Garryowen Daycare Centre between 7 […]

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BREAKING NEWS

New book brings an old Limerick cemetery to life

New book brings an old Limerick cemetery to life

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie A COMPREHENSIVE history of one of Ireland’s oldest and largest cemeteries has been launched in Limerick. ‘City and Cemetery – a History of Mount Saint Lawrence’ records the history of a graveyard, which has been the primary place of burial in Limerick city since 1849, and is the final resting place of […]

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Two men arrested over fatal County Limerick stabbing

Two men arrested over fatal County Limerick stabbing

  Andrew Carey  andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO men remain in Garda custody this Friday morning following the discovery of the body of a man stabbed to death in County Limerick on Thursday night. The victim, a 31 year old man from Limerick city, was found at a house in The Grove Estate in Pallasgreen shortly after 11:15pm. Emergency […]

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25 jobs lost as Eurospar shuts shop

25 jobs lost as Eurospar shuts shop

SOME 25 people have lost their jobs following the shock closure of the Eurospar at Watch House Cross this morning. The Ballynantybeg Post Office, which operated from the Watch House Cross Shopping Centre, has also temporarily closed. Those in receipt of Department of Social Protection payments have been advised to go to Caherdavin Post Office […]

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SPORT

Handball – Limerick Handballer claims prestigious Team Ireland place.

Handball – Limerick Handballer claims prestigious Team Ireland place.

The curtain came down on the 40×20 handball season at the weekend with a massive weekend of Juniors action in the 2015 Irish Junior 40×20 Nationals. Six Limerick handballers went into the weekend with high hopes of a big showing and certainly did the county proud in what must rank as one of the most […]

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Rugby – Irish under 20 squad named for Junior World Cup

Rugby – Irish under 20 squad named for Junior World Cup

The Ireland Under-20 Squad, sponsored by PwC, has been announced for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship. The tournament is taking place in Parma, Italy from the 2nd – 22nd of June. Head Coach, Nigel Carolan, has named a squad of 28 with just two players who were not involved in the 2015 RBS 6 Nations […]

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Late equaliser denies Limerick FC first win

Late equaliser denies Limerick FC first win

Limerick FC 1-1 Shamrock Rovers AFTER sustained stubborn resistance, Limerick FC couldn’t quite hold on until the final whistle for a first league win of 2015, with Brandon Miele rescuing a point for Shamrock Rovers after Shane Duggan’s 13th-minute opener at Jackman Park on Saturday evening. The Super Blues withstood heavy pressure from the high-flying […]

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LIFESTYLE

Travel with Gulliver in July camp

Travel with Gulliver in July camp

MUSIC Factory in Summer is an exciting creative music camp for children (8-12 years) which takes place from Monday July 20 to Friday 24 on campus at UL at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. ‘Gulliver & Beyond’ is the theme for this year’s camp as children journey beyond the realms of fairytale, […]

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Venue change for Hudson Taylor gig

Venue change for Hudson Taylor gig

THE Hudson Taylor performance tomorrow Sunday May 3 due to take place at Limerick Milk Market will now take place in Dolans Warehouse from 7pm. The Alvin Purple Experience show also in Dolans tomorrow, Sunday May 3 will start at 10.30pm Upstairs in Dolans. Related posts: Hudson Taylor to play the Big Top DUBLIN duo […]

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Viennese Prom under tented skies

Viennese Prom under tented skies

FOLLOWING the success of Irish Chamber Orchestra’s ‘Carmen’ last year, it presents ‘A Viennese Prom’ at Limerick’s Milk Market for two nights later this month, on Thursday May 28 and Friday 29, 8pm. “This orchestral extravaganza combines the elegance of Vienna with the rousing sound of the Orchestra,” reports marketing manager Charlotte Eglington. “Eminent German […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Travel with Gulliver in July camp

Travel with Gulliver in July camp

MUSIC Factory in Summer is an exciting creative music camp for children (8-12 years) which takes place from Monday July 20 to Friday 24 on campus at UL at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. ‘Gulliver & Beyond’ is the theme for this year’s camp as children journey beyond the realms of fairytale, […]

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Venue change for Hudson Taylor gig

Venue change for Hudson Taylor gig

THE Hudson Taylor performance tomorrow Sunday May 3 due to take place at Limerick Milk Market will now take place in Dolans Warehouse from 7pm. The Alvin Purple Experience show also in Dolans tomorrow, Sunday May 3 will start at 10.30pm Upstairs in Dolans. Related posts: Hudson Taylor to play the Big Top DUBLIN duo […]

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Viennese Prom under tented skies

Viennese Prom under tented skies

FOLLOWING the success of Irish Chamber Orchestra’s ‘Carmen’ last year, it presents ‘A Viennese Prom’ at Limerick’s Milk Market for two nights later this month, on Thursday May 28 and Friday 29, 8pm. “This orchestral extravaganza combines the elegance of Vienna with the rousing sound of the Orchestra,” reports marketing manager Charlotte Eglington. “Eminent German […]

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PHOTOS

Portrait of a Lady

Portrait of a Lady

OUR Shannon Rowing Club est. 1870 was site for a portrait sitting by reigning Rose of Tralee, Maria Walsh. Eight artists painted her likeness simultaneously over a four hour period, while the festival queen sat in sash at the bow window overlooking Currahgower Falls. According to Pat O’Neill of the Festival, there are plans to […]

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Launch night for Limerick Film Festival 2015

Launch night for Limerick Film Festival 2015

by Rose Rushe APRIL 23 to 25 are dates for this year’s Limerick Film Festival, its schedule and participants announced at George Boutique Hotel on Tuesday 31. Fusing the lead into this three days of shorts, awards and industry leader talks/ workshops, festival director Simon McGuire addressed the legacy of City of Culture investment and […]

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Witches of Eastwick flying high

Witches of Eastwick flying high

by Rose Rushe AWARD winning Limerick Musical Society will open its 2015 production ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ at the concert hall on Thursday March 26 for three nights, 8pm. Directed by Des Henn, this is the first Witches to be staged in the city.  A cast of at least 50 are supported by a professional […]

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Other Recent Stories

Travel with Gulliver in July camp

Travel with Gulliver in July camp

| May 2, 2015

MUSIC Factory in Summer is an exciting creative music camp for children (8-12 years) which takes place from Monday July 20 to Friday 24 on campus at UL at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. ‘Gulliver & Beyond’ is the theme for this year’s camp as children journey beyond the realms of fairytale, […]

Continue Reading

Venue change for Hudson Taylor gig

Venue change for Hudson Taylor gig

| May 2, 2015

THE Hudson Taylor performance tomorrow Sunday May 3 due to take place at Limerick Milk Market will now take place in Dolans Warehouse from 7pm. The Alvin Purple Experience show also in Dolans tomorrow, Sunday May 3 will start at 10.30pm Upstairs in Dolans. Related posts: Hudson Taylor to play the Big Top DUBLIN duo […]

Continue Reading

Trapping moths

Trapping moths

| May 2, 2015

A SURVEYOR from University College Cork is looking for moth trapping sites in County Limerick. Ken Bond is now looking to make contact with people in the Lisnagry area; Bruree, Athlacca, Banogue area (R53), and Knocklong, Hospital, Emly area (R73), willing to take some moth traps in their garden or land. It would involve three […]

Continue Reading

Political tremors

Political tremors

| May 1, 2015

LIMERICK Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Cian Prendiville is warning of a “political earthquake” coming to shake things up in Ireland. According to the City North representative, the AAA movement has politicised whole strata of society that has never become actively involved in politics before. He believes that those who have taken part in the water […]

Continue Reading

Something brewing

Something brewing

| May 1, 2015

THE Alzheimer Society’s annual Tea Day takes place on Thursday May 7 to raise funds for local dementia services. Individuals, groups and businesses are urged to participate and make it the best Tea Day fundraiser ever. Tea will be served in the Augustinians and Bobby Byrnes from 10am and at the Garryowen Daycare Centre between 7 […]

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