Archive for February, 2009

Man charged with Geoghegan murder

Man charged with Geoghegan murder

| February 28, 2009

GARDAI have brought a 21-year-old man before a special sitting of Limerick District Court this Saturday in connection with the murder Shane Geoghegan.

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Small businesses in  danger of going to wall

Small businesses in danger of going to wall

| February 28, 2009

COUNCILLOR Liam Galvin has called for rates to be reduced for small businesses who cannot survive in the current climate. At this months County Council meeting, Councillor Galvin expressed his annoyance at the fact that so many small businesses were being forced to close down as they cannot afford to pay rates.

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City to feature on travel show

City to feature on travel show

| February 27, 2009

LIMERICK will feature as a holiday destination on RTE travel show ‘No Frontiers’ this Sunday. The report will focus on Limerick’s appeal as a city breaks destination. Kathryn Thomas was in Limerick during the All Black’s clash in Thomond Park and joins Munster player Alan Quinlan for a tour of the Stadium.

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Further arrest in connection with Geoghegan murder

Further arrest in connection with Geoghegan murder

| February 27, 2009

A 37-year-old woman was detained in Limerick on Thursday night. Seven men and seven women were in custody on Tuesday in connection with the murder, but one of those has since been released without charge pending instructions from the DPP.

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Shannon to get €50 Million Intel investment

Shannon to get €50 Million Intel investment

| February 27, 2009

THE world leader in silicon innovation Intel is to invest over €50 million in a major expansion at its research and development facility in the Shannon Free Zone. Shannon Development is supporting the project. It is understood the investment could grow Intel’s Shannon workforce by up to 134 new jobs over the next 4 years, […]

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Newcastle seeks  town council status

Newcastle seeks town council status

| February 27, 2009

Thirty-seven different nationalities in town COMMUNITY leaders in Newcastle West have called for ‘a realistic’ extension to the town boundary and the possible establishment of an official town council.

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“A little passion goes a long way”–JK

“A little passion goes a long way”–JK

| February 27, 2009

IT was an affectionate gathering for Torch Players in the back bar of Bobby Byrnes’ the other night for the launch of this year’s show. Jon Kenny was a giving light around tables filled with Torches’ Maurice O’Sullivan, Mary Harvey, Paul McCarthy, Chris Rowley, Sharon Coffey and as director Maurice politely called them, to jibes […]

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Ents briefs – Hot Chip, Spillane, Riley, Geary and 10,000 euro talent show

Ents briefs – Hot Chip, Spillane, Riley, Geary and 10,000 euro talent show

| February 27, 2009

Hot Chip DJ Set AMAZING Electro Duo Hot Chip return to Trinity Rooms with a DJ set in the main room on Friday March 6. One half of the band lead singer Felix and percussionist Al will take to the decks in the main room at the Limerick club. Hailing from London, Hot Chip have pulled […]

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Newsagents forced to meet new challenges

Newsagents forced to meet new challenges

| February 26, 2009

One customer reduces daily paper order from six to one NEWSAGENTS across Limerick and the country are being seriously affected by the current economic climate. It has been reported that 12 news agents are closing down every week in Ireland and it is predicted that a minimum of 600 shops will close by the end […]

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LEAP candidates secure Dragon funding

LEAP candidates secure Dragon funding

| February 26, 2009

Limerick Institute of Technology this week congratulated Limerick Enterprise Acceleration Platform (LEAP) participants Donall O’Connor and Micheál O’Donnell for securing 50,000 euro investment on the first Irish programme of the Dragon’s Den to develop their business www.pedigreecattle.ie.

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