Archive for August, 2010

Earls out for ‘several weeks’

Earls out for ‘several weeks’

| August 31, 2010

MEDICAL staff at Munster rugby have confirmed that Keith Earls has suffered an ankle sprain in the incident last Monday at training for the province. The Munster, Irish and Lion centre sat out training this week in Cork and is expected not to resume training for several weeks. However, fears of something more serious were […]

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Bishop of Killaloe takes up position

Bishop of Killaloe takes up position

| August 31, 2010

THE new Bishop of Killaloe, Dr Kieran O’Reilly, was installed this Sunday, August 29, at a ceremony in St. Peter and Paul Cathedral in Ennis. An invited audience of 1,800 guests looked on as the Cork man took up his position, succeeding former Bishop Willie Walsh who retired last year. Congratulating the new Bishop, Mayor […]

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Talented singers combine for Irish tour

Talented singers combine for Irish tour

| August 31, 2010

Karen Coleman and Madaline Pritchard have had distinguished careers as session vocalists, they regularly worked together, toured the world and have forged a long lasting friendship.  Both women took the decision a couple of years ago to concentrate on becoming singer/songwriters and make the move centre stage. They are bringing their Acoustic Soul Tour to […]

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September 14 set for Corrigan’s culinary creations

September 14 set for Corrigan’s culinary creations

| August 31, 2010

WITH news coming in recent weeks that celebrated Irish chef, Richard Corrigan was to cook up a storm at Thomond Park, Food for thought can let readers know that the date for this culinary extravaganza has changed to Tuesday September 14. An original date scheduled for two days later had to be changed as Corrigan […]

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TV3’s Take Me Out looking for Limerick men

TV3’s Take Me Out looking for Limerick men

| August 31, 2010

TV3’S new dating show TAKE ME OUT will arrive in Limerick this Thursday looking for sexy regional men. The show’s producers Sideline Productions are seeking fun loving contestants with one thing on their mind.

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Market Trustees to review parking at Potato Market

Market Trustees to review parking at Potato Market

| August 31, 2010

FOLLOWING expressed concerns of patrons of the Potato Market Car Park, the Limerick Market Trustees have issued a statement noting that they intend to review the situation at the historic city centre location.The statement comes after many patrons and users had confirmed to the Limerick Post that they felt aggrieved regarding the issuing of clamps […]

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Helpline needed for hip patients

Helpline needed for hip patients

| August 31, 2010

THERE is an urgent need for a helpline to be set up to help Irish patients who have received the hip replacement device which is at the centre of an international recall, says Jan O’Sullivan, TD. “It is estimated that since 2004, there are about 3,300 Irish people who have received a replacement hip device […]

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Limerick women urged to prepare for mini marathon

Limerick women urged to prepare for mini marathon

| August 30, 2010

Limerick’s running ladies and participants of the 2010 Limerick Women’s Mini-Marathon have been urged to ensure they are prepared for the annual event by taking part in Meet and Train sessions across Limerick over the coming weeks. The specially convened sessions are aimed at encouraging people to get fit and prepare for the mini-marathon, which […]

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Boru BBQ raises thousands for local charities

Boru BBQ raises thousands for local charities

| August 30, 2010

THOUSANDS of Euro were raised for two mid west charities at the inaugural ‘BORU BQ’ competition held on the banks of Lough Derg at the weekend.Flanagan’s restaurant in Ballina/Killaloe hosted the barbecue competition, which attracted hundreds of people to the birthplace of Ireland’s famous High King Brian Boru.

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IRFU announce World Cup 2011 warm ups

IRFU announce World Cup 2011 warm ups

| August 30, 2010

The Ireland rugby team will play Scotland in Murrayfield in August next year as the first of its warm up games for the Rugby World Cup. The game against Scotland is scheduled for Saturday, August 6th and is the first of four scheduled warm up test games throughout before the team depart for New Zealand. […]

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