NEWS

Global network to connect Limerick people

Global network to connect Limerick people

 A NEW project aims to build on the success of last year’s Gathering initiative by reaching out to over 3.5 million people from or with a connection to Limerick city, county and the surrounding region. Coordinated by Limerick City and County Council and supported by a working group drawn from the local community, the Global […]

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Going to the gothic side of the city

Going to the gothic side of the city

LIMERICK is set to celebrate its dark side as the city will host Ireland’s first major gothic conference and festival from October 22 to 25. The ‘Locating the Gothic’ conference and festival will celebrate Limerick itself as a gothic location. With its fascinating, gory, and gothic mix of history, literature, art, and folklore, Limerick enlivens […]

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Labour court intervenes in hospital action.

Labour court intervenes in hospital action.

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie MEMBERS of the IMPACT trade union who are operating a non co-operation action have accepted an invitation to attend a Labour Relations Commission (LRC) hearing on the dispute at the Limerick group of hospitals. Currently, the union’s members intend to maintain their limited industrial action in protest at the €250,000 salary paid […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Labour court intervenes in hospital action.

Labour court intervenes in hospital action.

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie MEMBERS of the IMPACT trade union who are operating a non co-operation action have accepted an invitation to attend a Labour Relations Commission (LRC) hearing on the dispute at the Limerick group of hospitals. Currently, the union’s members intend to maintain their limited industrial action in protest at the €250,000 salary paid […]

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RYANAIR has announced two new routes out of Shannon airport, bringing to 11 the number of routes it will operate from there this winter. The airline announced that it is to add a daily Manchester service, replacing a three times weekly Liverpool service, and a weekly flight to Kaunas in Lithuania, as well as extra […]

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Man killed in N20 crash

Man killed in N20 crash

A MAN in his 20s has been killed in a road collision on the N20 Limerick to Cork road this afternoon – the second fatal road accident in the county in 24 hours and the third this month. The two-car collision took place at around 12.30pm at Creggane, two miles outside Charleville. The deceased was […]

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SPORT

Limerick FC face Sligo on Sunday

Limerick FC face Sligo on Sunday

MARTIN Russell is set to make his competitive bow as Limerick FC manager on Sunday evening when the Super Blues travel to Sligo Rovers (kick-off 7pm). Limerick’s opponents will come into the game on the back of a highly competitive Europa League qualifier against Rosenborg, with the Bit O’ Red hoping for another famous result […]

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Poland challenge beckons for Limerick’s transplant athletes

Poland challenge beckons for Limerick’s transplant athletes

LIMERICK will have significant representation among the Irish delegation flying to Poland next month for the European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships, a showcase of sporting endeavour and the value of organ donation. Richard Costello from Limerick city, Clarina’s John Loftus, Bruff man Thomas Doherty and Madeline Donaghy from Knocklong are among 34 Irish athletes competing […]

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The Way of the Fight 2.0

The Way of the Fight 2.0

Limerick cage fighter Catherine Costigan returns with her weekly blog as she prepares for her upcoming Cage Warriors fight at The Helix in Dublin on Saturday August 16. JUST last Sunday I signed my contract to fight on August 16 in The Helix for Cage Warriors.  It’s always exciting to get the honour to fight in […]

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LIFESTYLE

#newmusic CHINA FIELD RECORDINGS – ‘Kotoia ta loa’

#newmusic CHINA FIELD RECORDINGS – ‘Kotoia ta loa’

LIMERICK musician and field recordist Brendan Donnelly, one part of China Field Recordings, has released a new track. Using portable recording equipment, Brendan and Basque musician Benat Fuentes travelled throughout the Zhejiang region in China capturing the sounds of rural Chinese folk and ethnic music. ‘Kotoia ta loa’ was created using sounds from Mr and […]

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#newmusic GOING 90 – ‘Slow’

#newmusic GOING 90 – ‘Slow’

‘Slow’ is the latest offering from Limerick Indie Rockers Going 90. The band have grown since the release of their second EP ‘Kings Among Men’ and their subsequent Irish tour last March. ‘Slow’ is a testament to all the hard work. Rapid fire delivery, fuzzy guitars and a big hooky chorus, this track literally goes […]

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#newmusic CHANGING TRAINS – ‘Won’t Let You Down’

#newmusic CHANGING TRAINS – ‘Won’t Let You Down’

LIMERICK’S Changing Trains is musician Paul O’Riordan and friends. He began writing songs for an album over three years ago and has, “been quietly recording an album in Music Hub Studios in Thomondgate for the last year.” O’Riordan has made ‘Won’t Let You Down’ available online. Its a well crafted slow burner with superb vocals […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

#newmusic CHINA FIELD RECORDINGS – ‘Kotoia ta loa’

#newmusic CHINA FIELD RECORDINGS – ‘Kotoia ta loa’

LIMERICK musician and field recordist Brendan Donnelly, one part of China Field Recordings, has released a new track. Using portable recording equipment, Brendan and Basque musician Benat Fuentes travelled throughout the Zhejiang region in China capturing the sounds of rural Chinese folk and ethnic music. ‘Kotoia ta loa’ was created using sounds from Mr and […]

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#newmusic GOING 90 – ‘Slow’

#newmusic GOING 90 – ‘Slow’

‘Slow’ is the latest offering from Limerick Indie Rockers Going 90. The band have grown since the release of their second EP ‘Kings Among Men’ and their subsequent Irish tour last March. ‘Slow’ is a testament to all the hard work. Rapid fire delivery, fuzzy guitars and a big hooky chorus, this track literally goes […]

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#newmusic CHANGING TRAINS – ‘Won’t Let You Down’

#newmusic CHANGING TRAINS – ‘Won’t Let You Down’

LIMERICK’S Changing Trains is musician Paul O’Riordan and friends. He began writing songs for an album over three years ago and has, “been quietly recording an album in Music Hub Studios in Thomondgate for the last year.” O’Riordan has made ‘Won’t Let You Down’ available online. Its a well crafted slow burner with superb vocals […]

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PHOTOS

Visitors flock to eagles viewing point

Visitors flock to eagles viewing point

  by Claire O’Brien claire@limerickpost.ie THE white tail sea eagle viewing and information point on the shores of Lough Derg has become a tourist hotspot, attracting more than 2,500 visitors since its official opening three weeks ago. Located at Mountshannon Pier and funded by Clare County Council, the viewing point provides high powered telescopes and […]

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#Gallery Foynes Air Show

#Gallery Foynes Air Show

Related posts: Foynes air-show spectacular An estimated 15,000 plus people are expected to flock to… Foynes air show to highlight Limerick aviation legacy FOYNES is set to stage one of Ireland’s most spectacular… Art Gallery ideal for polling -Leddin THE City Gallery of Art on Pery Square should be… Those who see – Michael Warren […]

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Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Crowds basked in glorious sunshine as 1,500 athletes representing every county in Ireland paraded through Limerick city centre led by the 40 strong Special Olympics Torch Run team. The athletes were cheered by thousands of people who lined the parade route along O’Connell Street as it made its way up to the People’s Park for […]

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Other Recent Stories

#newmusic CHINA FIELD RECORDINGS – ‘Kotoia ta loa’

#newmusic CHINA FIELD RECORDINGS – ‘Kotoia ta loa’

| July 25, 2014

LIMERICK musician and field recordist Brendan Donnelly, one part of China Field Recordings, has released a new track. Using portable recording equipment, Brendan and Basque musician Benat Fuentes travelled throughout the Zhejiang region in China capturing the sounds of rural Chinese folk and ethnic music. ‘Kotoia ta loa’ was created using sounds from Mr and […]

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#newmusic GOING 90 – ‘Slow’

#newmusic GOING 90 – ‘Slow’

| July 24, 2014

‘Slow’ is the latest offering from Limerick Indie Rockers Going 90. The band have grown since the release of their second EP ‘Kings Among Men’ and their subsequent Irish tour last March. ‘Slow’ is a testament to all the hard work. Rapid fire delivery, fuzzy guitars and a big hooky chorus, this track literally goes […]

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Global network to connect Limerick people

Global network to connect Limerick people

| July 24, 2014

 A NEW project aims to build on the success of last year’s Gathering initiative by reaching out to over 3.5 million people from or with a connection to Limerick city, county and the surrounding region. Coordinated by Limerick City and County Council and supported by a working group drawn from the local community, the Global […]

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Going to the gothic side of the city

Going to the gothic side of the city

| July 24, 2014

LIMERICK is set to celebrate its dark side as the city will host Ireland’s first major gothic conference and festival from October 22 to 25. The ‘Locating the Gothic’ conference and festival will celebrate Limerick itself as a gothic location. With its fascinating, gory, and gothic mix of history, literature, art, and folklore, Limerick enlivens […]

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Labour court intervenes in hospital action.

Labour court intervenes in hospital action.

| July 24, 2014

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie MEMBERS of the IMPACT trade union who are operating a non co-operation action have accepted an invitation to attend a Labour Relations Commission (LRC) hearing on the dispute at the Limerick group of hospitals. Currently, the union’s members intend to maintain their limited industrial action in protest at the €250,000 salary paid […]

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