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Online Book of Condolences opened by Limerick City and County Council for Tunisia Attack Victims

Online Book of Condolences opened by Limerick City and County Council for Tunisia Attack Victims

Limerick City and County Council has today opened an online Book of Condolences in memory of the 38 people, including three Irish citizens, who were killed in last week’s terror attack in Tunisia.   The Book of Condolences was officially opened today by Councillor Liam Galvin, Mayor of the City and County of Limerick.   […]

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Cannabis grow house discovered in County Limerick

Cannabis grow house discovered in County Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CANNABIS plants with an estiimated value of €115,000 have been discovered by gardai following a planned search at a house in Athlacca, Bruff County Limerick earlier this week. A male in his early 20s has been arretsed in connection with the find and is due to appear in court it is understood. […]

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Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

by Austin Dowling news@limerickpost.ie Skateboard enthusiasts at ‘Raw Cycles’ in the Delta Retail Park were wowed by a once-in-a-lifetime show last Friday as the infamous skater Tony Hawk graced the ramps with his signature tricks and daredevil manoeuvres. The three hour skate was Tony Hawk’s last before he tied the knot to partner Cathy Goodman […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Online Book of Condolences opened by Limerick City and County Council for Tunisia Attack Victims

Online Book of Condolences opened by Limerick City and County Council for Tunisia Attack Victims

Limerick City and County Council has today opened an online Book of Condolences in memory of the 38 people, including three Irish citizens, who were killed in last week’s terror attack in Tunisia.   The Book of Condolences was officially opened today by Councillor Liam Galvin, Mayor of the City and County of Limerick.   […]

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Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A MAN in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Christy Keane this Monday as he walked to the gym at the University of Limerick. 54-year-old Christy Keane was gunned down by two masked men who approached the convicted drug dealer at 6:45am last Monday morning after […]

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Gardai find guns linked to Limerick gangland shooting

Gardai find guns linked to Limerick gangland shooting

 Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO hand guns, believed to have been used in the shooting of a gangland criminal, have been discovered by Gardai in a burnt out car not far from the scene in Limerick.  54-year-old convicted drug dealer Christy Keane was shot several times in the chest and the arms when two masked men approached […]

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SPORT

Triathlon – Keane and Hayes claim Hell of the West title

Triathlon – Keane and Hayes claim Hell of the West title

TWELVE hundred triathletes battled through a 1500 meter swim, 44 kilometre bike and 10 kilometre run this morning for the 31st annual Kilkee ‘Hell of the West’ Triathlon. Cork professional, Bryan Keane laid on a demonstration in the men’s race as he crossed the line in a time of 1:59:42. Keane, ranked 35th in the […]

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GAA – Limerick minor side named to face Cork

GAA – Limerick minor side named to face Cork

THE LIMERICK minor hurling team and panel to face Cork on this Thursday evening in the Munster minor hurling championship semi final has been released by Limerick manager Leo O Connor and his selectors. The side, which are seeking to win a third Munster title in a row, will be captained by Eoghan Mc Namara, […]

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Greyhound – The Golden Muzzle Open 550 2015

Greyhound – The Golden Muzzle Open 550 2015

LAST Saturday June 27 saw the Semi final heats of the “The Golden Muzzle Open 550” at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.   Twelve Greyhounds competed in the Semi Finals, all vying for first prize of €4,000 and trophy, with the 1st three greyhounds qualifying for the final this Saturday July 4. The first Semi Final was […]

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LIFESTYLE

Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

JOIN Ormston House, Patrick’s Street, for the opening of COMPRESSION, a group exhibition from Thursday 9 at 7pm. It will feature work by Stephen Brandes, Maud Cotter, Angela Fulcher, Catherine Harty, Caoimhe Kilfeather, Tom Hackney, Susan Morris, Trevor Shearer and Alison Turnbull. Their works are curated by Ed Kroma. You might be interested in hearing […]

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Kitchen Table Conversations

Kitchen Table Conversations

TO gather ideas and momentum fuelling our European Capital of Culture 2020 bid, highlights over the next weeks include Kitchen Table Conversations. These are informal talks open to everyone and are due to take place in Askeaton (11am, July 7), Rathkeale Arts Centre (8pm, July 7), Adare Library (11am, July 14), Millstream Common Room, University […]

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Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

by Rose Rushe   LIMERICK’s Bottom Dog Theatre company is set to make its international debut at a festival in Manhattan as part of a cultural initiative linking Limerick with New York. Culture Connect Limerick is the brainchild of George Heslin, a Limerick man who established the Origin Theatre Company in New York. He is […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

JOIN Ormston House, Patrick’s Street, for the opening of COMPRESSION, a group exhibition from Thursday 9 at 7pm. It will feature work by Stephen Brandes, Maud Cotter, Angela Fulcher, Catherine Harty, Caoimhe Kilfeather, Tom Hackney, Susan Morris, Trevor Shearer and Alison Turnbull. Their works are curated by Ed Kroma. You might be interested in hearing […]

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Kitchen Table Conversations

Kitchen Table Conversations

TO gather ideas and momentum fuelling our European Capital of Culture 2020 bid, highlights over the next weeks include Kitchen Table Conversations. These are informal talks open to everyone and are due to take place in Askeaton (11am, July 7), Rathkeale Arts Centre (8pm, July 7), Adare Library (11am, July 14), Millstream Common Room, University […]

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Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

by Rose Rushe   LIMERICK’s Bottom Dog Theatre company is set to make its international debut at a festival in Manhattan as part of a cultural initiative linking Limerick with New York. Culture Connect Limerick is the brainchild of George Heslin, a Limerick man who established the Origin Theatre Company in New York. He is […]

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PHOTOS

#Pictures – Action from Limerick versus Tipperary

#Pictures – Action from Limerick versus Tipperary

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Photos of the Limerick Novena

Photos of the Limerick Novena

Scenes at Mount Saint Alphonsus Redemptorist Church, Limerick as The Annual Novena started in honour of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

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Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

ASSOCIATION of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) had its annual awards ceremony on Saturday 13 at the Gleneagles/ INEC with 1300 members attending, each supportive of its own troupe’s ambition. Limerick Musical Society in the Sullivan section was principal winner, scooping four awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’. The individual trophies were for Best Choreographer, Niamh Twomey; […]

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Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

| July 1, 2015

JOIN Ormston House, Patrick’s Street, for the opening of COMPRESSION, a group exhibition from Thursday 9 at 7pm. It will feature work by Stephen Brandes, Maud Cotter, Angela Fulcher, Catherine Harty, Caoimhe Kilfeather, Tom Hackney, Susan Morris, Trevor Shearer and Alison Turnbull. Their works are curated by Ed Kroma. You might be interested in hearing […]

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Online Book of Condolences opened by Limerick City and County Council for Tunisia Attack Victims

Online Book of Condolences opened by Limerick City and County Council for Tunisia Attack Victims

| July 1, 2015

Limerick City and County Council has today opened an online Book of Condolences in memory of the 38 people, including three Irish citizens, who were killed in last week’s terror attack in Tunisia.   The Book of Condolences was officially opened today by Councillor Liam Galvin, Mayor of the City and County of Limerick.   […]

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Kitchen Table Conversations

Kitchen Table Conversations

| July 1, 2015

TO gather ideas and momentum fuelling our European Capital of Culture 2020 bid, highlights over the next weeks include Kitchen Table Conversations. These are informal talks open to everyone and are due to take place in Askeaton (11am, July 7), Rathkeale Arts Centre (8pm, July 7), Adare Library (11am, July 14), Millstream Common Room, University […]

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Triathlon – Keane and Hayes claim Hell of the West title

Triathlon – Keane and Hayes claim Hell of the West title

| July 1, 2015

TWELVE hundred triathletes battled through a 1500 meter swim, 44 kilometre bike and 10 kilometre run this morning for the 31st annual Kilkee ‘Hell of the West’ Triathlon. Cork professional, Bryan Keane laid on a demonstration in the men’s race as he crossed the line in a time of 1:59:42. Keane, ranked 35th in the […]

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Cannabis grow house discovered in County Limerick

Cannabis grow house discovered in County Limerick

| July 1, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CANNABIS plants with an estiimated value of €115,000 have been discovered by gardai following a planned search at a house in Athlacca, Bruff County Limerick earlier this week. A male in his early 20s has been arretsed in connection with the find and is due to appear in court it is understood. […]

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