Archive for May, 2012

“There were massive positives’ – John Allen

“There were massive positives’ – John Allen

| May 31, 2012

LIMERICK may have lost 2-20 to 1-19 to Tipperary last Sunday evening in Thurles, but all is not lost in terms of Championship 2012.  Limerick will now face the qualifier route once more, commencing on June 23rd against a yet unknown opponent.

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O’Connell out of New Zealand Tour

O’Connell out of New Zealand Tour

| May 31, 2012

Ireland second row Paul O’Connell has been ruled out of the upcoming tour to New Zealand. O’Connell had been undergoing rehabilitation on a knee injury in London with a view to following the Ireland squad out to New Zealand, but he has failed to progress to the level required to allow him take an active […]

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Heartbreak for Limerick Hurlers

Heartbreak for Limerick Hurlers

| May 31, 2012

by PostSport ReporterAFTER a spirit crushing defeat, the last thing a player wants to see is a journalist and his dictaphone. This Limerick side, however, showed as much courage after the game last Sunday, to talk to the media, as they had on it, against a hotly fancied Tipperary side.

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All set for Round Two of Senior Hurling Championship

All set for Round Two of Senior Hurling Championship

| May 31, 2012

by Kevin EganIt’s straight back into action for the Limerick hurlers as they return to their clubs for the second round of the Live 95fm Sponsored Limerick Senior Hurling Championship. For some clubs this weekend represents a great chance to secure their place in the knockout stages, for others the prospect of being knocked out […]

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Limerick FC take on Longford Town

Limerick FC take on Longford Town

| May 31, 2012

LIMERICK FC face a must win game this week as they travel to Flancare Park to take on table toppers Longford Town on Saturday night. Longford, currently four points clear of Limerick FC at the summit of the First Division, have already beaten Limerick this season back in April.

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‘Pigtown’ flags future for community theatre

‘Pigtown’ flags future for community theatre

| May 31, 2012

THE White House Bar was aromatic with bacon on a sunny evening launch for ‘Pigtown’. Publican Glen McLaughlin made sure that he fed this theatre party well, the best of ham and egg sandwiches, sizzling sausages and satisfying black pud. It was the meatiest tuck that Arts page has seen this recession for a launch […]

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Masterchef wins Galway Volvo Ocean Race contract

Masterchef wins Galway Volvo Ocean Race contract

| May 31, 2012

Masterchefs Hospitality, Ireland’s leading event catering company, has secured the top contract as the main Caterer to the Global Village, located in South Park, when the Volvo Ocean Race arrives in Galway next month. The Global Village is a 17 acre business expo with conferences, seminars, exhibition space and networking hubs in an atmosphere of […]

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Fresh air with Howard Marks and John Sinclair

Fresh air with Howard Marks and John Sinclair

| May 31, 2012

THIS weekend, as the city celebrates the music and culture of the last decades of the 20th century, two outlaw icons of the 60s and 70s will share a stage in a spoken word appearance this Friday June 1. American political activist, poet and former manager of MC5 John Sinclair and Howard Marks best-selling author […]

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Fourteen Limerick brothels raided

Fourteen Limerick brothels raided

| May 31, 2012

FOURTEEN Limerick city brothels were targeted and searched by specially trained gardai as part of a nationwide swoop on prostitution. With over 200 gardai working on Operation Quest in a cross border joint jurisdictional effort to combat an eastern European prostitution ring, prostitutes working in the city were interviewed and questioned, with documents, phones and […]

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Proud PJ delivers on time

Proud PJ delivers on time

| May 31, 2012

A PROUD Crecora father- of- four was pushed into unexpected labour intensive duties when called upon to  deliver his 7lb 13 oz baby daughter in the family home.PJ Hennessy and Carla Walsh knew that baby Shannon Jade was due to arrive anytime, but neither of them expected she would be in such a hurry. “We […]

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