Archive for June, 2011

Limerick team named to face Wexford

Limerick team named to face Wexford

| June 30, 2011

THE Limerick team to play Wexford in this Saturday night’s Round 2 Qualifier has been named. The team shows two changes from the side that narrowly lost to Waterford in the Munster Championship Semi Final. David Moloney of Blackrock comes in at corner back for the Damien Reale, while Adare’s Declan Hannon replaces Richie Mc […]

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Footballers to face Offaly in Qualifiers

Footballers to face Offaly in Qualifiers

| June 30, 2011

THE Limerick Senior footballers will face Offaly in round 2 of the All Ireland qualifiers. The time and date for the game is not known yet, as Limerick’s hurlers could affect same with a win over Wexford this weekend. Maurice Horan’s men will entertain the Faithful County on either Saturday 9 or Sunday July 10.

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Irish Ledger final takes place this weekend

Irish Ledger final takes place this weekend

| June 30, 2011

The countdown is on to the Final of the Kerry Agribusiness Irish St. Leger. The Semi Finals of the 550yds Classic took place last Saturday 25th June at the New Limerick Greyhound Stadium. The Kerry Agribusiness Irish St. Leger carries with it a prize fund of €63,000 and is the biggest event in the Limerick […]

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What a week for Limerick FC

What a week for Limerick FC

| June 30, 2011

Since we last spoke, Limerick have had a busy week on and off the field. Off the field, Limerick have announced new plans for the Market’s Field, while also announcing the signings of Joe Gamble and Denis Behan. Then, to cap the week off, Joe Gamble was named in the Airtricity XI squad to play […]

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Athea Road Races marks 10th year

Athea Road Races marks 10th year

| June 30, 2011

ATHEA Motorcycle Road Race Club are holding their 10th annual road racing event on Saturday 23 and Sunday July 24  2011.  It is one of the most looked forward to road races on the national road racing calendar with many hotels and B&B’s already experiencing increased bookings for accommodation for the event in 2011.  There […]

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United they stand!

United they stand!

| June 30, 2011

THE coming together of City and County Council’s into a joint local authority will spark much debate in the coming months, and even if there was a touch of anti-climax at City Hall on this Tuesday, the overall consensus is that Minister Phil Hogan’s decision is likely to result in Limerick taking on an exciting […]

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Rates strangling business community

Rates strangling business community

| June 30, 2011

IRISH businesses paid €1.35 billion in commercial rates in the last year, an average increase of 47% in the past decade.The figures were revealed at a meeting of Employers for Affordable Rates (EAR) in Limerick, with one businessman calling rates “an old tax that is strangling companies”.

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“Do or Die” –  O’Grady & Carey

“Do or Die” – O’Grady & Carey

| June 30, 2011

THE Limerick senior hurlers face Wexford this Saturday night, in round two of the All Ireland Hurling Qualifiers at the Gaelic Grounds. (Throw in 5pm)The two counties met at the same stage two years ago, that time in Wexford, where Limerick came out the winners on a scoreline of 1-13 to 0-14. This weekend’s game […]

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Party time in the Market Quarter

Party time in the Market Quarter

| June 30, 2011

It is Mardi Gras time again this Saturday in Limerick’s Market Quarter. Following the huge success of last year’s inaugural street party the city is preparing for another spectacular carnival parade. Don’t forget your beads! THIS Saturday July 2nd sees the return of the Mardi Gras street party to Limerick City. Due to the huge […]

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Irish Beer Fest for Limerick at O’Connells Bar

Irish Beer Fest for Limerick at O’Connells Bar

| June 30, 2011

ALL lovers of craft Irish beers are in for a big treat this Friday with O’Connell’s Annual  Beer Festival, the first of its kind in Limerick. There will be brewers from all over Ireland with beer stalls selling their unique, local and different Irish Ales and Stouts. Brewers from near and far afield will be […]

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