Archive for March, 2010

Great Friday Festival

Great Friday Festival

| March 31, 2010

FRIDAY April 2 sees the third annual Great Friday Festival get underway at a secret location in Limerick. The organisers, performers and volunteers will all be giving their time and services free of charge with all proceeds going to the Rape Crisis Mid-West. “The event is great fun to be involved with and it’s all […]

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Flash mob for Limerick Glee

Flash mob for Limerick Glee

| March 31, 2010

DRAMA teacher, Bare Space Theatre Company actor and singing sensation Jean McGlynn has cast a net to Limerick teens. She set up a Limerick based Glee club last month and membership is growing fast: search Facebook for Glee Club Limerick to connect online and for meetings at Caherdavin Community Centre.

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Arts news in briefs

Arts news in briefs

| March 31, 2010

Autumn commitment for LMS FOLLOWING on from its latest hit, Fiddler on the Roof, Limerick Musical Society will hold an open night on Tuesday, April 13, 8pm in Centrespace Studios, Alphonsus Street, Limerick. This open night will outline details for a new autumn production, welcoming new and existing members. LMS has won many awards in the annual […]

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Fashion news from this week – bridal sale and Persil awards

Fashion news from this week – bridal sale and Persil awards

| March 31, 2010

Major sample sale, brides take note A major Easter sample wedding gown sale will commence on Good Friday, April 2, at 10am in one of Limerick’s most popular bridal boutiques, Seroca Bridal. This bridal boutique prides itself on being different and this certainly shines through in their gowns. All of their wedding gowns are chosen […]

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Leinster name squad for Munster battle

Leinster name squad for Munster battle

| March 30, 2010

LEINSTER have named their squad to face Munster next Friday night at Thomond Park and it includes Irish internationals, Gordon D’Arcy, Cian Healy, Jamie Heaslip and Rob Kearney. In all, the Leinster squad has 12 internationals returning from the RBS Six Nations Championship which also includes Isa Nacewa, CJ van der Linde and Stan Wright.

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Limerick and region’s best acclaimed at awards

Limerick and region’s best acclaimed at awards

| March 30, 2010

The Irish Restaurant Awards 2010 – Munster Region winners announced THE BEST is out there and the the Irish Restaurant Awards for 2010 are underway and the first stage took place in the Clarion Hotel, Lapps Quay Cork recently. The Limerick winners herald some of the very best from the industry with the Mustard Seed […]

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Administrator appointed to Quinn insurance

Administrator appointed to Quinn insurance

| March 30, 2010

A PROVISIONAL administrator has been appointed by the High Court to Quinn Insurance, the holding group of Quinn Direct and Quinn Healthcare. Mr Justice John Cooke placed Paul McCann and Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton as joint provisional administrators to the company after the Financial Regulator expressed serious concerns about the finances of the company […]

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Local model scoops another national title

Local model scoops another national title

| March 29, 2010

Last Friday Nicola Bennett was crowned Miss Bronz’ Express in association with the Sunday World. Nicola had made the top ten finalists in the national competition which were chosen by public vote, and the grand final in Dublin last weekend announced her as the overall winner. Although she has quite some experience at this stage […]

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Munster maintain Magners pressure

Munster maintain Magners pressure

| March 29, 2010

IN A second half performance that would have pleased head coach Tony McGahan, Munster maintained their attack on the top four Magners League spots by overcoming the challenge posed by Glasgow last Friday at Thomond Park. Tries from Denis Hurley and Jean de Villiers edged the Munster machine past the Warriors on a scoreline of […]

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Kamal takes Mr World title in Korea

Kamal takes Mr World title in Korea

| March 28, 2010

LOCAL model Kamal Ibrahim beat off strong competition from 73 other contestants to win the Mr World crown in Korea this weekend. The Czech Republic’s Josef Karas was runner-up and Nigeria’s Kenneth Okolie was second runner-up.

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