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Pipe-bomb discovered on car in county Limerick

Pipe-bomb discovered on car in county Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie GARDAI in Newcastle West, assisted by detectives in Henry Street and the serious crime unit, are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a pipe-bomb at a housing estate in the county Limerick town this Wednesday evening. The device, which its viability is as of yet unknown, was found near a car […]

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Pope Francis asks for prayers from Limerick

Pope Francis asks for prayers from Limerick

Pope Francis today urged the people of the Diocese of Limerick to pray for him as he greeted Bishop Brendan Leahy and Bishop Emeritus Donal Murray at his weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square. Bishops Leahy and Murray are leading a 35 strong group of pilgrims from the diocese who travelled to Rome to mark […]

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Minister announces flood defence committee

Minister announces flood defence committee

Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie A NEW steering group charged with delivering a permanent flood defence scheme for St Mary’s Park will meet within a fortnight, it was announced this week. The group, led by Limerick City and County Council, will identify, design and deliver a scheme of flood management and flood protection measures for the area, […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Pipe-bomb discovered on car in county Limerick

Pipe-bomb discovered on car in county Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie GARDAI in Newcastle West, assisted by detectives in Henry Street and the serious crime unit, are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a pipe-bomb at a housing estate in the county Limerick town this Wednesday evening. The device, which its viability is as of yet unknown, was found near a car […]

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2,600 medical cards cut

2,600 medical cards cut

Figures released to Fianna Fáil have revealed that 2,600 medical cards have been cut in Limerick in 12 months, more than 770 of these for over 70s. The number of medical cards in Limerick has been cut by 2,609 from 80,895 in September 2013 to 78,286 last September, this includes a reduction in the number […]

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Investigations continue into fatal road crash

Investigations continue into fatal road crash

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the circumstances that led to a fatal car crash on the Limerick Tipperary border last Thursday morning where the drivers of the two cars involved lost their lives. Shortly after 7:15am last Thursday morning, the two vehicles, driven by 43-year-old Mary O’Donnell originally from Limerick Junction, and John […]

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SPORT

Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC 1-0 Sligo Rovers AFTER a two-year stint of playing home games at Thomond Park, Limerick FC signed off from the Munster Rugby venue with a 1-0 win over Sligo Rovers on the night that chairman Pat O’Sullivan confirmed that the club would return to the Markets Field for the beginning of the 2015 […]

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Our friends at Specsavers and WHPR have given us a pair of tickets to giveaway to this Friday night’s Munster v Scarlets Guinness PRO12 game at Thomond Park. Kick off is Friday @ 7.35pm in Thomond Park and the tickets are courtesy of Specsavers, sponsors of the match officials. Simply answer the following question: Who captained Munster to their first Heineken Cup win? […]

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Goals galore as Limerick win at home

Goals galore as Limerick win at home

Limerick FC 4-2 Athlone Town TWO goals each from Rory Gaffney and Kieran Djilali ensured a first home win for Limerick FC in two months as they saw off Athlone Town 4-2 at Thomond Park on Friday night. The Super Blues spurned several good chances in a first half which ended 1-1, but they asserted […]

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LIFESTYLE

The haunting sound of Clannad makes its Limerick debut

The haunting sound of Clannad makes its Limerick debut

The Donegal family group is back on tour with their full original line-up, siblings Moya, Ciarán and Pól Brennan and their twin uncles Noel and Pádraig Duggan. Considered today as one of Ireland’s most successful musical family, singer Moya Brennan explained to Limerick Post this week that in their early days they could get a […]

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The Crude Mechanics of Boneyard Man

The Crude Mechanics of Boneyard Man

by Rose Rushe PAYDAY Productions, the outfit behind Theatre at the Savoy’s relentless trolley of shows, is rubbing chairs together to fit in three shows in one October day, Thursday 30. As ever the last Thursday and Friday in the month are programmed, this month’s being Thursday 30 at 1pm and 6pm for ‘Crude Mechanicals’ […]

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Made in Limerick; stayed in Limerick?

Made in Limerick; stayed in Limerick?

by Rose Rushe LIAM O’Brien of Bottom Dog Theatre Company floats an altruistic concept to those, like him, who received funding from City of Culture’s €6m purse. Briefly: “109 projects were funded in the Made in Limerick strand of programming. I think we should kick 2015 off with a bang, everyone of those projects who […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

The haunting sound of Clannad makes its Limerick debut

The haunting sound of Clannad makes its Limerick debut

The Donegal family group is back on tour with their full original line-up, siblings Moya, Ciarán and Pól Brennan and their twin uncles Noel and Pádraig Duggan. Considered today as one of Ireland’s most successful musical family, singer Moya Brennan explained to Limerick Post this week that in their early days they could get a […]

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The Crude Mechanics of Boneyard Man

The Crude Mechanics of Boneyard Man

by Rose Rushe PAYDAY Productions, the outfit behind Theatre at the Savoy’s relentless trolley of shows, is rubbing chairs together to fit in three shows in one October day, Thursday 30. As ever the last Thursday and Friday in the month are programmed, this month’s being Thursday 30 at 1pm and 6pm for ‘Crude Mechanicals’ […]

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Made in Limerick; stayed in Limerick?

Made in Limerick; stayed in Limerick?

by Rose Rushe LIAM O’Brien of Bottom Dog Theatre Company floats an altruistic concept to those, like him, who received funding from City of Culture’s €6m purse. Briefly: “109 projects were funded in the Made in Limerick strand of programming. I think we should kick 2015 off with a bang, everyone of those projects who […]

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PHOTOS

Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

Related posts: Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true University Concert Hall presents ‘Limerick’s Dream Will Do’, a gala… Limerick’s dream gala concert with Jason Donovan by Rose Rushe IRELAND loves Jason Donovan: five No. 1s… Jordan’s dream comes true A DREAM came true for little Jordan Perez (5) when… Dream team makes Limerick teenager’s wish […]

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Trick or Treat for Temple Street with the Orchard Bar

Trick or Treat for Temple Street with the Orchard Bar

by Aoife McLoughlin aoife@limerickpost.ie Fancy dressing up for a good cause this Halloween then “Trick or Treat for Temple Street” is just the ticket. The charity event will be held on the bank holiday weekend at the Orchard Bar. The Halloween fancy dress fundraiser is organised by local man Killian Fitzgerald to raise money for […]

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Launch of Light Moves festival of Screendance

Launch of Light Moves festival of Screendance

Related posts: International light to Richard Harris Film Festival 2014 HOW does a tiny core of film makers make an… Free music recital at the Hunt Museum A free concert by a Finnish singer and an Irish… Sing Out about €25,000 scholarships THE Irish Chamber Orchestra and Irish World Academy have announced… Limerick’s first ever […]

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Other Recent Stories

Pipe-bomb discovered on car in county Limerick

Pipe-bomb discovered on car in county Limerick

| October 22, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie GARDAI in Newcastle West, assisted by detectives in Henry Street and the serious crime unit, are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a pipe-bomb at a housing estate in the county Limerick town this Wednesday evening. The device, which its viability is as of yet unknown, was found near a car […]

Continue Reading

The haunting sound of Clannad makes its Limerick debut

The haunting sound of Clannad makes its Limerick debut

| October 22, 2014

The Donegal family group is back on tour with their full original line-up, siblings Moya, Ciarán and Pól Brennan and their twin uncles Noel and Pádraig Duggan. Considered today as one of Ireland’s most successful musical family, singer Moya Brennan explained to Limerick Post this week that in their early days they could get a […]

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Pope Francis asks for prayers from Limerick

Pope Francis asks for prayers from Limerick

| October 22, 2014

Pope Francis today urged the people of the Diocese of Limerick to pray for him as he greeted Bishop Brendan Leahy and Bishop Emeritus Donal Murray at his weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square. Bishops Leahy and Murray are leading a 35 strong group of pilgrims from the diocese who travelled to Rome to mark […]

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The Crude Mechanics of Boneyard Man

The Crude Mechanics of Boneyard Man

| October 22, 2014

by Rose Rushe PAYDAY Productions, the outfit behind Theatre at the Savoy’s relentless trolley of shows, is rubbing chairs together to fit in three shows in one October day, Thursday 30. As ever the last Thursday and Friday in the month are programmed, this month’s being Thursday 30 at 1pm and 6pm for ‘Crude Mechanicals’ […]

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Minister announces flood defence committee

Minister announces flood defence committee

| October 22, 2014

Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie A NEW steering group charged with delivering a permanent flood defence scheme for St Mary’s Park will meet within a fortnight, it was announced this week. The group, led by Limerick City and County Council, will identify, design and deliver a scheme of flood management and flood protection measures for the area, […]

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