Archive for May, 2010

Mary I lecturers reject Croke Park deal

Mary I lecturers reject Croke Park deal

| May 31, 2010

“There’s simply no trust from public sector workers anymore in the government.” OVER 100 lecturers from Mary Immaculate College have rejected the Croke Deal which they describe as ‘a blank cheque’ for the government. Head of the Mary I branch of the Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT), Dr Deirdre McMahon told the Limerick Post […]

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Ronan called in as O’Connell is withdrawn from summer tour

Ronan called in as O’Connell is withdrawn from summer tour

| May 31, 2010

Munster back row Niall Ronan has been drafted into the Ireland squad to tour New Zealand and Australia in place of Leinster player Kevin McLaughlin. McLaughlin injured his knee while playing for Leinster in the Magners League Grand Final on Saturday and will undergo further tests and exploratory surgery this week to ascertain the extent […]

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Man charged in connection with St John’s Sq. shooting

Man charged in connection with St John’s Sq. shooting

| May 30, 2010

DURING a special sitting of Limerick District Court on Saturday evening, a 28-year old man was charged in connection with the shooting of Daniel Phillips in the city last Monday.

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‘Harmony’ is 2010 tour by The Priests

‘Harmony’ is 2010 tour by The Priests

| May 28, 2010

The Priests’ repertoire includes Ave Maria and Amazing Grace, as well as classic ballads and prayers. Saturday June 12 at 8pm in the concert hall. Who could have predicted that an unknown singing group of priests from Northern Ireland, Fathers Eugene O’Hagan and Martin O’Hagan, who are brothers, and David Delargy would become million sellers? 

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World class tenor at UCH – Ronan Tynan

World class tenor at UCH – Ronan Tynan

| May 28, 2010

Sarah Dolan and Simon Casey are guests on the UCH stage for Tynan’s concert on Wednesday June 2. On his first tour in half a dozen years, Ronan Tynan arrives at UCH on Wednesday June 2 with guest singers, Limerick’s Sarah Dolan and Mr Simon Casey. Expect an 8pm programme  with a full band for […]

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From the vineyard – Summer Sizzlers part three

From the vineyard – Summer Sizzlers part three

| May 28, 2010

CONTINUING the Summer sizzlers in great value wines, Gilbeys have brought us some favourites both new and old and a blast from the past that will be a huge surprise to many. [yellow tail] Rose – A delight when I first tried this and ever since, this wine has delivered and never failed. With notes […]

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Munster re-sign Wian Du Preez as Mafi misses start of next season

Munster re-sign Wian Du Preez as Mafi misses start of next season

| May 28, 2010

MUNSTER Rugby have confirmed this week that Wian Du Preez is to return to the province for another two seasons. The South African prop was on a short term contract with the reds last season and is expected to arrive in Ireland in the coming weeks.

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Garda Crime Round-up

Garda Crime Round-up

| May 28, 2010

Precautions to be taken before going on holiday THE Garda Siochana at Henry Street Station are offering advice to homeowners before they go off on their summer holidays. They advise to make the home look like someone is living in it. “Don’t close your curtains in the daytime as this shows that the house is […]

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You heard it from the mayor – potholes are going

You heard it from the mayor – potholes are going

| May 28, 2010

JUST hours after he returned from a visit to Limerick’s twin city of Spokane in the United States last week, Mayor Kevin Kiely lost no time in contacting the Limerick Post to give his personal guarantee that within a matter of weeks, work will commence on ridding Stenson Park, Farranshone of the hundreds of potholes […]

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Sunday Summer Sessions

Sunday Summer Sessions

| May 27, 2010

TRINITY Rooms have launched their Sunday Summer sessions every Sunday starting from 6pm. Every week six different DJs get a set each in the courtyard and clubhouse to give a bit of versatility, some big names such as Derek M, Darragh Flynn, Victor John Junior, Peter Bagnell and Philly Moran are only some of the […]

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