Archive for February, 2011

Match off air as Quinlan returns

Match off air as Quinlan returns

| February 25, 2011

Munster coach, Tony McGahan has made seven changes, three positional, to his starting XV ahead of a strong looking bench that sees the return from injury of the 208 times capped Alan Quinlan. Quinlan dislocated an elbow in the game against Connacht at the end of bench and returns to a replacement bench that includes […]

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Contact via social media network lands man in custody

Contact via social media network lands man in custody

| February 25, 2011

FACEBOOK and other forms of SMS text contact has landed an Eastern European man in custody after bail in a criminal damage matter was revoked at Limerick District Court last week.The court was told he made contact with the alleged injured party when warned to refrain from doing so.

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Rowing back the years on river Shannon

Rowing back the years on river Shannon

| February 25, 2011

THE demise of regattas on the city centre river stretch from King’s Island to Barrington Pier and beyond, was the subject of some debate in City Hall this week. Councillors voiced the desire of many Limerick people to revive the sport, which was a regular sporting feature during the summer months in Limerick for centuries. […]

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Changes for Munster ahead of Aironi clash

Changes for Munster ahead of Aironi clash

| February 25, 2011

Tony McGahan makes seven three positional to his starting XV ahead of a strong looking bench that sees the return from injury of the 208 times capped Alan Quinlan. Quinlan dislocated an elbow in the game against Connacht at the end of bench and returns to a replacement bench that includes the experienced Denis Fogarty, […]

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The state of their affairs

The state of their affairs

| February 24, 2011

Limerick Post talks to Colm McGuinness and Tony Monahan of Protobaby about the new single ‘State of Affairs’ and the upcoming launch gig. “PROBABLY more then any of us in Protobaby, I do believe music helps Colm [lead singer] exorcise his demons and frustrations and that’s why his lyrics are genuine and honest observations,” says […]

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Ard Scoil look for Harty Double

Ard Scoil look for Harty Double

| February 24, 2011

NOT since the famous CBS Sexton side of the 1906’s has a Limerick school won back to back Harty Cups. That is the feat which Limerick City School Ard Scoil Ris will look to achieve this Sunday at 2.30pm in the Gaelic Grounds.

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O’Gara returns at 10

O’Gara returns at 10

| February 24, 2011

RONAN O’Gara will play at fly half this Sunday afternoon, against Scotland, in the Six Nations as Ireland coach Declan Kidney makes three changes from the side that lost to France,The other changes in personnel are Eoin Reddan to replace Tomas O’Leary, (out through injury) at scrum half, while Tommy Bowe comes in for Fergus […]

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Bottom plays top in Magners League

Bottom plays top in Magners League

| February 24, 2011

TABLE toppers Munster take on bottom placed Aironi this Sunday in Italy in the Magners League Round 16. Munster’s win over Edinburgh last weekend puts them nine points ahead of Cardiff on the table. However the Blues have a game in hand.

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Ulster Bank League Weekend Preview

Ulster Bank League Weekend Preview

| February 24, 2011

THERE is no doubting the tie of the weekend. Shannon versus Young Munster, however there is plenty more action in store. Once more Ross O’Donoghue goes through the weekend’s Ulster Bank League Ties.

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Brown Thomas to continue  to invest in city

Brown Thomas to continue to invest in city

| February 24, 2011

MD puts end to ‘closure’ rumoursRUMOURS that Limerick flagship store Brown Thomas is set to close, have been dismissed by the company’s managing director, Stephen Sealey.Speaking to the Limerick Post, he stated:“It was never the case that we were going to close.

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