Archive for April, 2010

Job fears at Irish Cement

Job fears at Irish Cement

| April 30, 2010

LIMERICK TD, deputy Kieran O’Donnell has said every effort must be made to save jobs at the Irish Cement plant in Castlemungret after it became known that the company plans to undertake major restructuring which will put 70 jobs under serious threat in Limerick.

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McEnery appointed liquidator to ‘Limerick Independent’

McEnery appointed liquidator to ‘Limerick Independent’

| April 30, 2010

THE High Court have today ordered the winding up of Limerick Independent Newspapers over substantial unpaid debts. Limerick accountant Brian McEnery has been appointed as liquidator to the company.

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Bourke mourns first cousin Gerry Ryan

Bourke mourns first cousin Gerry Ryan

| April 30, 2010

FORMER Limerick city councillor Jack Bourke said this Friday he was shocked to learn of the sudden death of his first cousin, RTE broadcaster,  Gerry Ryan.“Gerry’s mother Maureen Bourke, was my aunt. I last met with him about five months ago”.

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‘An All-Ireland side back in those days would have been something particularly special” – Martin O’Neill

‘An All-Ireland side back in those days would have been something particularly special” – Martin O’Neill

| April 30, 2010

WITH just two weekends remaining in the Premiership, the race for fourth place is intense but Martin O’Neill took time out a hectic fixture schedule to speak to PostSport.The Aston Villa Manager seemed relaxed as he spoke at Adare Manor golf club ahead of the JP McManus Invitational PRO-AM in July.  Shrugging off gossip surrounding […]

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Workshop series by Orchard Theatre Co.

Workshop series by Orchard Theatre Co.

| April 30, 2010

A NEW drama company based at Daghda Space in John’s Square, Orchard Theatre Co., will presents a series of four workshops in May, one for each consecutive Sunday. Each has a specific theme, costs €40 and will run from 9.30am to 5pm.

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Varady prodigy for jazz ensemble

Varady prodigy for jazz ensemble

| April 30, 2010

BASED at LIT, Limerick Jazz’s Workshops teach students how to to read and play jazz – ensemble sessions – using their own instruments.  Each season winds down with a major session run to professional standards, coached by Ed Hansom, a gifted trumpeter himself and PRO for Limerick Jazz Society.

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Teen role models poised for Great Limerick Run

Teen role models poised for Great Limerick Run

| April 30, 2010

They have been motivated to realise how physical activity can increase their fitness levels. A GROUP of teenagers from across Limerick city will put their sporting potential to the challenge when they get behind the startline of the Great Limerick Run on Sunday.

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Shannon mayor’s concern for airport’s future

Shannon mayor’s concern for airport’s future

| April 30, 2010

“The airport is a terminally ill patient at this point.” THE deserted terminals in Shannon last week, due to the presence of volcanic ash in Irish airspace indicates what the future could hold for the airport, This is the view of Shannon’s mayor, Cllr Sean McLoughlin, who is also an airport taxi driver. “I left […]

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Cranberries to perform in Thomond Park for 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games Opening Ceremony

Cranberries to perform in Thomond Park for 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games Opening Ceremony

| April 29, 2010

Special Olympics Ireland today revealed the line up for the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games, which will take place in Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick on Wednesday 9th June.

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Failed heist lands two men in prison

Failed heist lands two men in prison

| April 29, 2010

TWO men have been found guilty of theft at Limerick District Court after their planned “heist” at a Limerick city off-licence fell foul of a garda investigation. 26-year-old Ger O’Dwyer with an address at Brookville Avenue, Clareview, Limerick and co-accused, 43-year-old Frank Mostrodonato of Lord Edward Street in Limerick city were put on election by […]

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