Archive for April, 2011

Limerick win the NHL Division 2 title

Limerick win the NHL Division 2 title

| April 30, 2011

LIMERICK are the National Hurling League Division 2 champions for 2011. The Donal O’Grady coached side won the title and promotion to Division 1 for next season with a 4-11 to 2-13 win over Clare in Ennis. For more on the game read the minute by minute report below and also, pick up this week’s […]

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Munster dumped out of Amlin Cup

Munster dumped out of Amlin Cup

| April 30, 2011

Munster have been dumped out of the Amlin Challenge Cup after a 20-12 points loss to Harlequins. This result means that all Munster have to play for this season is a Magners League title as their dreams of European success were dashed in a sun drenched Thomond Park.

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Riverfest to harness €20m for local economy

Riverfest to harness €20m for local economy

| April 29, 2011

Fun, food and games for allThe May Bank Holiday weekend has become synonymous with Riverfest and this year’s party on the banks of the Shannon, which takes place from Friday, April 29 to Monday, May 2, is offering a four day bonanza of events with something for everyone.The Riverfest Summer Festival hosts the country’s largest […]

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‘Seaplane facility akin to basketball court on runway’

‘Seaplane facility akin to basketball court on runway’

| April 29, 2011

St Michael’s Boat Club express fears for safety of oarsmenMEMBERS of St Michael’s Rowing Club, preparing for the annual Limerick Regatta at O’Briensbridge this weekend, have voiced fears about the pontoon landing facility for a seaplane on the Shannon.The 110 year-old rowing club made a formal objection to An Bord Pleanala.

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O’Connell on bench for Amlin Semi

O’Connell on bench for Amlin Semi

| April 29, 2011

Munster coach Tony McGahan makes just one change in personnel, from the XV that started against Brive in the Amlin quarter final, for Saturday’s penultimate stage of the competition against Harlequins at Thomond Park Stadium. That sole change comes in the backline where Paul Warwick partners Lifeimi Mafi in the centre, with Mafi’s partner that […]

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Stars join for earthquake relief

Stars join for earthquake relief

| April 29, 2011

Irish and Kiwi invitation teams will compete in a match in to raise funds for those affected by the recent natural disasters in New Zealand and Japan at Old Belvedere RFC in Donnybrook, Dublin 4 on Friday, 29th April at 7pm.  The match is being sponsored by Toyota and more information on the event and […]

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Haughey movie a dream come true

Haughey movie a dream come true

| April 28, 2011

Reporter Colum Coomey meets up with Kevin O’Connor, whose book ‘Sweetie, is expected to hit the big screen in 2012LIMERICK-BORN journalist Kevin O’Connor, is delighted that his personal insight into Charlie Haughey will soon be brought to the big screen.

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Something for the weekend (TV)

Something for the weekend (TV)

| April 28, 2011

YES, there is another long weekend. Here are a few things to help you get through it….

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Limerick face Clare on Saturday at 6.30pm

Limerick face Clare on Saturday at 6.30pm

| April 28, 2011

THERE is more than local pride at stake this Saturday night as Limerick face Clare. The winner of this weekend’s National Hurling League Division Two final will not only gain bragging rights, but they will also secure Division 1 hurling next season. A level both camps aspire to.

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O’Connell could face Harlequins

O’Connell could face Harlequins

| April 28, 2011

MUNSTER captain Paul O’Connell could yet feature for Munster this weekend against Harlequins in the Amlin Challenge Cup, despite not even being named in the initial match squad. O’Connell has been nursing an ankle injury he picked up in the Leinster game on April 2nd, but this week the former Lions captain took a full […]

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