Archive for August, 2011

Limerick Ladies prepare for All Ireland Semi Final

Limerick Ladies prepare for All Ireland Semi Final

| August 31, 2011

LIMERICK Ladies Football Intermediate team,  have reached the TG4 All Ireland Intermediate Semi Final where they will play Westmeath in Birr this coming Saturday at 3.15pm, as they bid to return to Croke Park for the All Ireland Finals day for the third year in a row.

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Initiative promotes physical activity among unemployed

Initiative promotes physical activity among unemployed

| August 31, 2011

AN Initiative has been launched by Limerick city and county Local Sports Partnerships to promote participation among the unemployed in sporting facilities. First piloted in 2009, Link2BActive is an initiative of South Dublin County Sports Partnership encouraging people to use local recreational facilities where numbers are falling. “Being unemployed is a very frustrating experience,” said […]

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Self Help Africa benefit with visit of Laura Bermingham

Self Help Africa benefit with visit of Laura Bermingham

| August 30, 2011

Laura Bermingham, beauty columnist with the Irish Mail on Sunday and a firm fixture on the Ireland AM couch in TV3 will be coming to Limerick on September 9 to reveal Autumn’s newest makeup trends. Laura has a love of all things beauty and is constantly on the lookout for the best products, treatments and […]

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Limerick goes Electric

Limerick goes Electric

| August 30, 2011

It is that time of the year again when musos and festival fans pack their tent and wash their wellies for the last big music blowout of the summer. The Electric Picnic now in its eight year will again happen on the grounds of Stradbally Hall in Laois. The big players on the bill this […]

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Construction Companies fail to pay bills and debts

Construction Companies fail to pay bills and debts

| August 30, 2011

Court judgements on the rise. THE value of Court Judgements (CJ’s) against companies in the Republic of Ireland for the recovery of unpaid debt has continued to rise in the second quarter of 2011. The value of CJs in the first six months of 2011 has reached an overwhelming €22.7 million. The ‘Construction’ sector accounted […]

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Rents near UL and LIT rise by 8.7%

Rents near UL and LIT rise by 8.7%

| August 30, 2011

WITH Leaving Certificate results recently released, rents in the vicinity of Limerick’s third level institutes have risen significantly since last year, but remain lower than accommodation near other colleges and universities in the country. According to property website Daft, the average cost of renting near the University of Limerick and Limerick institute of technology stands […]

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Wallace and Jones face lengthy lay offs

Wallace and Jones face lengthy lay offs

| August 30, 2011

David Wallace faces a long period out of the game as he recovers from surgery to repair damage he sustained to his right knee in the game against England last Saturday. The 35 year old, stretchered off in the 21st minute had surgery in Dublin on Sunday and he is expected to be sidelined for […]

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‘Back to School’ costs a huge burden on parents

‘Back to School’ costs a huge burden on parents

| August 30, 2011

AS thousands of children prepare to return to school, or start for the first time, many parents are finding it difficult to cope with the financial burden placed on them.The Government’s Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance assists those below a certain income threshold; that is €563.60 per month for a couple with one […]

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In at the deep end – Cooking fish from Venice to Tokyo

In at the deep end – Cooking fish from Venice to Tokyo

| August 30, 2011

New book by @JakeTilson published by @QuadrilleFood If you have a love of fish, like I have after a mothering on the fruits of the sea from a very early age, finding books that share your passion is something that brings great joy to those who wish to savour, learn more about and enjoy the […]

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Injury makes Ireland’s loss even worse

Injury makes Ireland’s loss even worse

| August 27, 2011

IRELAND lost 20-9 to England at the Aviva stadium today, but the result will pale into insignificance, as injuries to key players may have a longer lasting effect. Ireland, who kick off their World Cup challenge on September 11th against the USA, had David Wallace, Jerry Flannery, Cian Healy and Jamie Heaslip all come off […]

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