NEWS

Former antique trader ordained to priesthood in Limerick

Former antique trader ordained to priesthood in Limerick

FIFTY six-year-old Limerick city native David Casey, the only priest ordained in the Limerick Diocese this year, is looking at his ministry and the challenges facing the Church as an opportunity for a “new beginning”. Fr Casey was ordained by Bishop Brendan Leahy at St John’s Cathedral last Saturday to fulfil a call he got […]

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Teenage quad bike driver killed

Teenage quad bike driver killed

A TEENAGER driving a quad bike was killed in a road crash near Oola on Tuesday afternoon. Kenneth Ryan (17) from Moymore, Pallasgreen collided with a tractor and hedge-cutting machinery on a sharp bend at Cluggane Cross, about three miles from Oola on the Doon road at approximately 1.45pm on Tuesday, July 22. The driver […]

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Answers sought over burst water mains in Limerick

Answers sought over burst water mains in Limerick

ANTI-Austerity Alliance councillor Cian Prendiville is calling on Irish Water to explain why water mains in the city are continually bursting following two incidents in Limerick this week. At 4.30am this Tuesday, July 22, a water main serving Corbally burst outside Scoil Ide affecting residents and businesses in the area including Mill Road, Corbally Road, […]

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BREAKING NEWS

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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Fatal road traffic collision in Co Limerick

Fatal road traffic collision in Co Limerick

Gardaí in Bruff are investigating a fatal two car road traffic collision that occurred today the 23rd July 2014. The collision occurred at approximately 12.30pm on the N20 at Creggane, Co Limerick, two miles outside Charleville . The driver of one vehicle  was seriously injured and was pronounced dead at the scene. The body is still at the scene […]

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TDs released without charge

TDs released without charge

by Bernie English INDEPENDENT TDs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly, who were arrested at Shannon Airport earlier today, have been released without charge. The Dáil deputies were allegedly arrested and taken to Shannon Garda Station before lunchtime after demanding to search US military aircraft at Shannon Airport, according to sources. A file will be prepared […]

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SPORT

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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Wheelchair rugby all set to conquer Limerick

Wheelchair rugby all set to conquer Limerick

by Louise Harrison   TEAM Ireland Wheelchair Rugby Sevens are recruiting new players and volunteer coaches to develop the game in Limerick as part of its strategy to have three regional teams competing on a regular basis by the end of the year. Despite the fact that they have only been in existence since April […]

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LIFESTYLE

#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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Join Geraghty In The Pines

Join Geraghty In The Pines

Join Me In The Pines is a side project of Bell X1’s David Geraghty. He released the single ‘Joy Is A Lion’ earlier this year and has embarked on a nationwide tour while putting finishing touches to the album which is due for release in October. DAVID Geraghty (aka Join Me in the Pines, aka […]

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More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

FESTIVAL season is in full swing for everyone who didn’t bother with Garth Brooks tickets. Electric Picnic 2014 has announced new additions which will see tickets sell out fast. The line-up so far has rare live outings from Portishead and Outkast. Added to that now is James Vincent McMorrow, SBTRKT, Bombay Bicycle Club, Wild Beasts, […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

#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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Join Geraghty In The Pines

Join Geraghty In The Pines

Join Me In The Pines is a side project of Bell X1’s David Geraghty. He released the single ‘Joy Is A Lion’ earlier this year and has embarked on a nationwide tour while putting finishing touches to the album which is due for release in October. DAVID Geraghty (aka Join Me in the Pines, aka […]

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More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

FESTIVAL season is in full swing for everyone who didn’t bother with Garth Brooks tickets. Electric Picnic 2014 has announced new additions which will see tickets sell out fast. The line-up so far has rare live outings from Portishead and Outkast. Added to that now is James Vincent McMorrow, SBTRKT, Bombay Bicycle Club, Wild Beasts, […]

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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

Poland challenge beckons for Limerick’s transplant athletes

Poland challenge beckons for Limerick’s transplant athletes

| July 24, 2014

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

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

| July 24, 2014

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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Former antique trader ordained to priesthood in Limerick

Former antique trader ordained to priesthood in Limerick

| July 24, 2014

FIFTY six-year-old Limerick city native David Casey, the only priest ordained in the Limerick Diocese this year, is looking at his ministry and the challenges facing the Church as an opportunity for a “new beginning”. Fr Casey was ordained by Bishop Brendan Leahy at St John’s Cathedral last Saturday to fulfil a call he got […]

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The Way of the Fight 2.0

The Way of the Fight 2.0

| July 24, 2014

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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Teenage quad bike driver killed

Teenage quad bike driver killed

| July 24, 2014

A TEENAGER driving a quad bike was killed in a road crash near Oola on Tuesday afternoon. Kenneth Ryan (17) from Moymore, Pallasgreen collided with a tractor and hedge-cutting machinery on a sharp bend at Cluggane Cross, about three miles from Oola on the Doon road at approximately 1.45pm on Tuesday, July 22. The driver […]

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