Archive for August, 2012

Lourdes inspired Philip to organise Procession

Lourdes inspired Philip to organise Procession

| August 30, 2012

“I thought it would be marvellous to bring everyone together in a prayerful procession.” A YOUNG Limerick man who recently fulfilled his mother’’s dying wish that he would visit Lourdes with his young daughter who has a developmental disorder, is currently finalising plans for a public procession through Limerick city on Saturday evening, September 8 […]

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Four New Plays over four Sundays

Four New Plays over four Sundays

| August 30, 2012

BOTTOM Dog Theatre Company reels out its fourth year of Four (read) Plays on Sunday September 2 next at Belltable Arts Centre, 8pm. This year the theme changes again, this time to New plays – works not hitherto seen or heard in production in Ireland – and September Sundays 2, 9, 16 and 23 are […]

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Arts news postings

Arts news postings

| August 30, 2012

Early September at HuntHUNT Museum, host to free daily talks on local history for Heritage Week, will play its part for Elemental Arts and Cultural Festival on September 15. This brisk pace of community integration continues with a medley of activity for various ages, most of it free.

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Harmonia CEO to address women in business

Harmonia CEO to address women in business

| August 30, 2012

Publishing entrepreneur, Norah Casey, owner and CEO of Harmonia, Ireland’s largest magazine publishing company, printing over four million magazines annually for the Irish, British and US market, will address the next women in business networking event scheduled for next Wednesday September 5. Having run many successful publishing companies in London, Norah bought her own business, […]

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SME say retail sector is “wretched”

SME say retail sector is “wretched”

| August 30, 2012

Government stands idly by as crisis deepens. REACTING to the latest Retail Sales figures issued by the CSO showing an annual decrease of 1.5%, ISME, the Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association, described the retail sector as wretched, outlining that thousands of jobs will continue to be at risk for the foreseeable future unless the […]

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Gerry Behan retires after 40 years

Gerry Behan retires after 40 years

| August 30, 2012

ONE of the most senior members of Limerick County Council has retired after 40 years service in the local government sector. Gerry Behan held the position of Limerick county manager upon his official retirement on Friday last, having been appointed following the retirement of his colleague Ned Gleeson in April last. A native of Abbeydorney […]

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Supermac’s owner linked to Castletroy hotel sale

Supermac’s owner linked to Castletroy hotel sale

| August 30, 2012

ACCORDING to reliable sources, Pat McDonagh, founder of the Supermac’s chain of fast food outlets, is the main contender to take over ownership of the Carlton Castletroy Park Hotel at a reported price in the region of €3.5 million. Mr McDonagh, who also has business interests in the USA, was unavailable for comment at his […]

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Hartmann stands by Armstrong

Hartmann stands by Armstrong

| August 30, 2012

Cyclist’s memorabilia stays on show at UL DESPITE Lance Armstrong having been stripped of his seven Tour de France winning titles because of doping charges, Limerick physical therapist, Ger Hartmann, has vowed not to strip any of the memorabilia presented to him by the disgraced cyclist from the floor of the Hartmann Collection at UL.

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Thieves capitalise on mourners and massgoers

Thieves capitalise on mourners and massgoers

| August 30, 2012

THIEVES have taken advantage of those visiting graves and attending mass in the suburbs by stealing valuables from unattended cars.On Friday, August 24, the passenger window of a blue Opel Vectra parked at the old Cemetery in Mungret, was smashed at around 3.20pm and a grey Guess handbag was stolen from the front seat. The […]

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Limerick FC face season defining derby

Limerick FC face season defining derby

| August 30, 2012

TABLE topping Limerick FC face their Munster rivals Waterford  United this Friday night at Jackman Park. (Kick off 7.45pm) The ‘SuperBlues’ are currently four points clear of Longford Town in second place, with just six games to go in the Airtricity League Division One season. Seven points separate the sides clashing this Friday night, so […]

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