Archive for April, 2009

Powertrain and traction to Toyota’s cruiser

Powertrain and traction to Toyota’s cruiser

| April 30, 2009

THE Urban Cruiser’s 1.4-litre D-4D diesel powertrain is available with Active Torque Control AWD. Integrated with the vehicle’s other traction control systems, Active Torque Control AWD is seamlessly flexible, providing an optimised torque distribution ranging anywhere from 100:0 to 50:50 front to rear depending on driving dynamics and the prevalent road conditions.

Continue Reading

Lyric and Printmakers create X for 10th anniversary

Lyric and Printmakers create X for 10th anniversary

| April 30, 2009

LIMERICK Printmakers are 10 years in the city, RTE lyric fm is with us 10 years also and to celebrate, these close and cultural neighbours  are creating an auspicious joint celebration. A collector’s item is in the offing. It is a boxset of museum quality, a selection of 10 pieces of music, each piece selected […]

Continue Reading

Free Beer

Free Beer

| April 30, 2009

SUNDAY May 3 sees a major party get underway at Smythís Bar and Club Icon. Firm Favourite Free Beer take to the stage getting the Bank Holdiay Weekend in full swing. Free Beer are without doubt Limerickís finest trad Rock band and always pull huge crowds to the popular Denmark street venue with their unique take […]

Continue Reading

News in brief

News in brief

| April 30, 2009

Military and police show AN event that is sure to attract those with an interest in collecting military or police memorabilia, will be held in the Kilmurry Lodge Hotel, Castletroy on Sunday, May 3. The Military and Police Collector Show is for people of all ages who can drop in to just have a browse […]

Continue Reading

Limerick Lifestyle

Limerick Lifestyle

| April 30, 2009

Michelle Obama – First Lady and style iconSince even before Barack Obama was officially announced as the 44th President of the United States, journalists, fashion followers and observers were already talking about Mrs Obama.

Continue Reading

Editorial – Local politician

Editorial – Local politician

| April 30, 2009

AT a time when people are less than enthusiastic about the government’s performance and sceptical about the true motives of politicians, it comes as a reassuring reminder that sometimes the local men and women on the ground do, through dogged perseverance, manage to get things done. At the end of March, this newspaper reported on […]

Continue Reading

Warning against bogus traders

Warning against bogus traders

| April 30, 2009

THE Garda Siochana are alerting the public to bogus traders, “running rampant in Limerick.” They are warning against allowing strangers into their homes. Two men have reportedly been calling to houses of the elderly in the Newcastlewest area and posing as plain clothes Gardai.

Continue Reading

Fisherman’s plea for Plassey river

Fisherman’s plea for Plassey river

| April 30, 2009

ONE of the finest salmon rivers in Ireland – and a very important spawning area – has become a dumping ground and fishermen and those who walk its banks are furious. Liam Slattery, who has been fishing the Shannon at Plassey for over 35 years, has produced photographic evidence to back up claims of offensive […]

Continue Reading

Linkage reports tells of 175 former offenders reintegration

Linkage reports tells of 175 former offenders reintegration

| April 29, 2009

DETAILS of the 2007/2008 Annual Report of Business in the Community Ireland’s Linkage Programme have been made know to this Wednesday. At the launch, Chairman of The Linkage Programme, Patrick Lynch, announced that over 3,400 former offenders were placed in education, training and employment since the inception of the national programme in 2000. Of this […]

Continue Reading

Be a fan in a million this Heineken Cup weekend

Be a fan in a million this Heineken Cup weekend

| April 29, 2009

Get there early and be in with the chance of being pampered like a VIP – that is the message to fans attending the all-Ireland Munster v Leinster Heineken Cup semi-final at Croke Park on Saturday. Because Heineken Cup organisers ERC have teamed up with Ticketmaster to reward the lucky supporter who will become the […]

Continue Reading

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close