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Limerick Diocese to have first Synod in fifty years

Limerick Diocese to have first Synod in fifty years

The Diocese of Limerick is leading the way as it begins an 18 month period of reflection and listening to build towards the first Synod held in Ireland since the 1950s and the first in the diocese in more than 70 years. Announced by Bishop Brendan Leahy at a Youth Mass at St. Joseph’s Hall, […]

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Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is calling for the implementation of the Major Emergency Plan at University Hospital Limerick to bring about a level of control and safety at the Emergency Department. At 8am on Monday, 47 patients, who were admitted in the previous two days, but for whom no beds were available, were […]

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President Michael D Higgins receives Freedom of Limerick

President Michael D Higgins receives Freedom of Limerick

PRESIDENT of Ireland Michael D Higgins has become the first Freeman of Limerick following a ceremony in the Milk Market this afternoon. Limerick City and County Council chief executive Conn Murray read aloud the text of the Scroll of Freedom before Cathaoirleach, Cllr Kevin Sheahan presented the ceremonial document to President Higgins. ”We are privileged […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Limerick Diocese to have first Synod in fifty years

Limerick Diocese to have first Synod in fifty years

The Diocese of Limerick is leading the way as it begins an 18 month period of reflection and listening to build towards the first Synod held in Ireland since the 1950s and the first in the diocese in more than 70 years. Announced by Bishop Brendan Leahy at a Youth Mass at St. Joseph’s Hall, […]

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Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is calling for the implementation of the Major Emergency Plan at University Hospital Limerick to bring about a level of control and safety at the Emergency Department. At 8am on Monday, 47 patients, who were admitted in the previous two days, but for whom no beds were available, were […]

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Limerick Papal Mass

Limerick Papal Mass

  LIMERICK Catholics are invited to attend a mass in honour of the late Saint John Paul 11, to mark the Saint’s interest in all things cultural during the City of Culture year. The Mass will also mark the 35th anniversary of the Papal visit to Limerick and Bishop Brendan Leahy will be the chief […]

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SPORT

Gaffney hails Limerick’s added attacking strength

Gaffney hails Limerick’s added attacking strength

UPON receiving the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association Player of the Month for August at Thomond Park on Thursday, Limerick FC striker Rory Gaffney saluted the addition of several potent attacking midfield options who joined the club in mid-season. A year of upheaval on Shannonside has seen key players Craig Curran and Danny Galbraith depart, as well […]

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Limerick FC’s Rory Gaffney named SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association Player of the Month for August

Limerick FC’s Rory Gaffney named SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association Player of the Month for August

LIMERICK FC striker Rory Gaffney has been named the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month for August. It is the first time that Gaffney has won the monthly award which was presented to him on Thursday afternoon in Thomond Park. Gaffney was in superb form in August as he bagged five goals, including a […]

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Russell pleads for more support for Limerick FC

Russell pleads for more support for Limerick FC

LIMERICK FC manager Martin Russell this week made an impassioned plea for more people from the city to actively support the club. In the Super Blues’ 0-1 defeat to Cork City at Thomond Park on Sunday, Rob Lehane scoring a late winner, the away team’s fans accounted for the majority of the attendance, something that […]

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LIFESTYLE

Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true

Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true

University Concert Hall presents ‘Limerick’s Dream Will Do’, a gala concert on October 10 headlined by the iconic Jason Donovan. The West End actor, singer and ‘Strictly Come’ dancer will be supported by six dedicated musical theatre artists from Limerick: clockwise, John Brannock and Shonagh Daly of the West End, Nigel Dugdale, Liam O’Brien, Amanda […]

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Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is calling for the implementation of the Major Emergency Plan at University Hospital Limerick to bring about a level of control and safety at the Emergency Department. At 8am on Monday, 47 patients, who were admitted in the previous two days, but for whom no beds were available, were […]

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Electric atmosphere, full house fury for Limerick Jazz Fest

Electric atmosphere, full house fury for Limerick Jazz Fest

by Rose Rushe LOOK back in elation.. with perhaps a tinge of disbelief? The ‘hit’ factor to Limerick Jazz Festival 2014 was such that its exhausted, able committee’s only problem now is to “how do we top this?” – looking into years of stoking this bonfire glory. Securing Van the Man to rocket launch the […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true

Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true

University Concert Hall presents ‘Limerick’s Dream Will Do’, a gala concert on October 10 headlined by the iconic Jason Donovan. The West End actor, singer and ‘Strictly Come’ dancer will be supported by six dedicated musical theatre artists from Limerick: clockwise, John Brannock and Shonagh Daly of the West End, Nigel Dugdale, Liam O’Brien, Amanda […]

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Men of Shakespeare

Men of Shakespeare

by Rose Rushe BEAR with this: an American playwright and actor makes over as his own the drama created by a British actor that is based on the works of the bard of all playwrights, Shakespeare – an actor himself. The end result is ‘In Acting Shakespeare’, by one James DeVita. The New Yorker was […]

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Sensational start to Limerick Jazz Festival 2014

Sensational start to Limerick Jazz Festival 2014

By Eric Fitzgerald eric@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK sways to the rhythm this weekend, thousands of music fans making their way to the city for Limerick Jazz Festival 2014 current to Sunday 28. Now in its third year, this year’s festival has already reached new levels to mark Limerick’s National City of Culture designation. The impressive lineup includes […]

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PHOTOS

Stars bright for Limerick Jazz Festival 2014

Stars bright for Limerick Jazz Festival 2014

Related posts: Inside story to Limerick’s Jazz Festival by Rose Rushe CONFIRMING that Van Morrison at the thousand-seater… Sensational start to Limerick Jazz Festival 2014 By Eric Fitzgerald eric@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK sways to the rhythm this… Electric atmosphere, full house fury for Limerick Jazz Fest by Rose Rushe LOOK back in elation.. with perhaps a… 30th […]

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Opening night: The Royal Picture Show festival

Opening night: The Royal Picture Show festival

Related posts: Classics and community for The Royal Picture Show film festival By Rose Rushe LOOKING ahead to 3rd The Royal Picture… After Dark – Shannon Rowing Club Latin night … After Dark – Absolute Hotel Corporate Night … Geraldines AFC Awards Night …

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Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Despite a technical malfunction that resulted in a two hour delay and a change of route that left thousands of spectators disappointed, record crowds lined the streets and quays of Limerick to wish Grandma Giant farewell on one of the hottest days of the summer. According to Limerick City of Culture organizers, there were over […]

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Other Recent Stories

Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true

Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true

| September 30, 2014

University Concert Hall presents ‘Limerick’s Dream Will Do’, a gala concert on October 10 headlined by the iconic Jason Donovan. The West End actor, singer and ‘Strictly Come’ dancer will be supported by six dedicated musical theatre artists from Limerick: clockwise, John Brannock and Shonagh Daly of the West End, Nigel Dugdale, Liam O’Brien, Amanda […]

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Limerick Diocese to have first Synod in fifty years

Limerick Diocese to have first Synod in fifty years

| September 30, 2014

The Diocese of Limerick is leading the way as it begins an 18 month period of reflection and listening to build towards the first Synod held in Ireland since the 1950s and the first in the diocese in more than 70 years. Announced by Bishop Brendan Leahy at a Youth Mass at St. Joseph’s Hall, […]

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Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

| September 30, 2014

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is calling for the implementation of the Major Emergency Plan at University Hospital Limerick to bring about a level of control and safety at the Emergency Department. At 8am on Monday, 47 patients, who were admitted in the previous two days, but for whom no beds were available, were […]

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Stars bright for Limerick Jazz Festival 2014

Stars bright for Limerick Jazz Festival 2014

| September 29, 2014

Related posts: Inside story to Limerick’s Jazz Festival by Rose Rushe CONFIRMING that Van Morrison at the thousand-seater… Sensational start to Limerick Jazz Festival 2014 By Eric Fitzgerald eric@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK sways to the rhythm this… Electric atmosphere, full house fury for Limerick Jazz Fest by Rose Rushe LOOK back in elation.. with perhaps a… 30th […]

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President Michael D Higgins receives Freedom of Limerick

President Michael D Higgins receives Freedom of Limerick

| September 29, 2014

PRESIDENT of Ireland Michael D Higgins has become the first Freeman of Limerick following a ceremony in the Milk Market this afternoon. Limerick City and County Council chief executive Conn Murray read aloud the text of the Scroll of Freedom before Cathaoirleach, Cllr Kevin Sheahan presented the ceremonial document to President Higgins. ”We are privileged […]

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