Archive for March, 2009

Limerick FC CEO steps down

Limerick FC CEO steps down

| March 31, 2009

LIMERICK FC’s Andrew Mawhinney says he intends to step down from his role as CEO of the club today. Mawhinney, has decided to devote his time ‘to other business opportunities’ having joined the club a year ago on a voluntary basis.

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Shannon-Heathrow service resumes

Shannon-Heathrow service resumes

| March 29, 2009

AER Lingus will resume its service between Shannon and Heathrow from today. The service was withdrawn in controversy in January of last year. The decision led to uproar in the region in August 2007, when the airline announced it was dropping the service and moving the important Heathrow slots to Belfast.

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Flextronics to shed more jobs

Flextronics to shed more jobs

| March 28, 2009

THE Flextronics plant in Limerick is to lay off 150 workers between May and the autumn as the company winds down its remaining business.Last November, the company said it was cutting 118 staff as part of a global restructuring of the operation in response to the decline in the world economy.

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“Hard work the key” for tough away tie

“Hard work the key” for tough away tie

| March 27, 2009

MUNSTER are back in action this weekend in the Magners League. The Red Army are away in the Firhill Arena, Glasgow to take on the Warriors. Munster are currently sitting atop the Magners League table with 40 points from their first 12 games, while Glasgow are eight with 26 points from their opening 12 games.

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Answers sought for unused hospital unit

Answers sought for unused hospital unit

| March 27, 2009

Expenditure to-date tops 267,000 euro A HIGH dependency unit in the Mid Western Regional Hospital remains unused, despite the best efforts of hospital management for some years. Responding to a recent parliamentary question from Deputy Jan O’Sullivan,

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Special menu at George’s quay bistro

Special menu at George’s quay bistro

| March 27, 2009

THE River Bistro, by the Abbey River at George’s Quay, is one of Limerick’s newest restaurants. “In the city but apart from” is how proprietor Diarmuid O’Callaghan describes the location, and it’s only one of the attractive features special to River Bistro.

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Slow Food Ireland members can avail of discounts

Slow Food Ireland members can avail of discounts

| March 26, 2009

Gardening Classes at Ballymaloe Cookery School. Sarah Raven, who is the expert on all things to grow, cut and eat from your garden, is coming to the Ballymaloe Cookery School to teach two gardening classes.  On Thursday 16th April she will be hosting a course called ‘The Cutting Garden’.  She will explain how to prepare, […]

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Alchemist Earth Food tasting session this Saturday

Alchemist Earth Food tasting session this Saturday

| March 26, 2009

Alchemist Earth is holding a free food tasting at their store on 10 Sarsfield St in Limerick. The tasting will be held from noon to  4pm on this Saturday, March 28th Regular Bedford Row Market stall holder and local artisan food producer, Gingergirl, will be in-store to offer tastings of her brown bread, foccacia bread, […]

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The Expert Comment – Joe Delaney

The Expert Comment – Joe Delaney

| March 26, 2009

As the economy continues to change, so too doesour approach to tackling the matters at hand. This week in the expert comment column, we have Joe Delaney, Recruitment Director with BDO Simpson Xavier telling us of the battle that now exists for the few jobs that emerge. War for Jobs replacing War for Talent!

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Marco V is here

Marco V is here

| March 26, 2009

Marco V comes to Limerick for the very first time to play Trinity Rooms on Friday April 3. Already cast indelibly in dance music history Marco V’s gig is set to be a major hit. His studio has belted out more anthems than a national football team. From classics like Indicator, Simulated‚ and ‚Godd‚ through […]

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