Archive for December, 2011

Next publishing date

Next publishing date

| December 30, 2011

DUE to the Christmas holiday, The Limerick Post Newspaper will not be published this weekend 31st December 2011. The next issue will be in the shops on Thursday January 5, 2012. The Management and staff of the Limerick Post wish all our readers and advertisers a happy and prosperous New Year.

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Limerick winner to €1 million prize bonds

Limerick winner to €1 million prize bonds

| December 30, 2011

A COUNTY Limerick resident has today won €1 million in this month’s Prize Bonds Millionaire draw. In addition over 7,700 other Prize Bond holders across the country won prizes today.

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Investigation continues into US plane targeted at Shannon

Investigation continues into US plane targeted at Shannon

| December 29, 2011

AN UNNAMED group has claimed responsibility for breaching security at Shannon airport last week and damaging an aircraft used by US military personnel.

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13% of local housing dwellings lie vacant in city

13% of local housing dwellings lie vacant in city

| December 29, 2011

ALMOST 378 local authority dwellings lie vacant in Limerick, as the number of households on the housing waiting list in Limerick city area alone stands at almost four thousand.

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Funding of local government needs to be addressed nationally

Funding of local government needs to be addressed nationally

| December 22, 2011

IN condemning the funding mechanism of local government, Limerick Chamber has again re-iterated the urgent need for an overhaul of the system.

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Arts news in brief

Arts news in brief

| December 22, 2011

Drama Workshop for MacraENTHUSIASTS of amateur, and indeed professional, drama who are members of Macra na Feirme might interest themselves in a 2012 workshop. ‘Dramatic Choices’ will be a workshop designed for Macra na Feirme members who would like to develop such skills and talent.

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Euro Area Recession in 2012…Dr Alan Ahearne

Euro Area Recession in 2012…Dr Alan Ahearne

| December 22, 2011

The combination of tightening financial conditions in the eurozone, ongoing concern about the possible collapse of the euro, and the short-term negative effects of necessary fiscal and structural reforms will push the euro area back into recession in 2012. This was the view of one of Ireland’s leading economists and influential thinkers, Dr Alan Ahearne, […]

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Caherdavin cinemas open in March

Caherdavin cinemas open in March

| December 22, 2011

Work on new cinemas underway IT will be ‘showtime’ in Caherdavin early in the New Year after work commenced this week on the much anticipated seven screen cinema complex, on a site adjacent to Smyths Toys and Dunnes Stores. The Limerick Post revealed earlier this year that the operators had set a pre-Christmas deadline for […]

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Ho, Ho! Shoppers row in behind the city

Ho, Ho! Shoppers row in behind the city

| December 22, 2011

LIMERICK shoppers have turned out in force to support their city this festive season, with traders reporting business as “very good”. Mags Bartley of the Texas Steakout, in O’Connell Street, said there are “definitely more feet on the street. “We feel they have made a conscious decision to come out and support the city and […]

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Appeal for information on 2008 murder

Appeal for information on 2008 murder

| December 21, 2011

GARDAI at Roxboro are renewing their appeal to the public for information regarding the murder of a 60-year-old man at his home in Limerick three years ago. Raymond Mullane lived alone at his home at 35 Hyde Avenue, and on Christmas Eve, 2008, was found dead. Initial investigations indicated that the retired man died of […]

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