Archive for November, 2012

“I’m just delighted to be playing” – Ian Keatley

“I’m just delighted to be playing” – Ian Keatley

| November 30, 2012

WITH competition for the Munster 10 jersey at an all time high, Ian Keatley spoke to us this week about competition for places and the need for a Munster win this weekend.

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New Antibiotic App from University Hospital Limerick

New Antibiotic App from University Hospital Limerick

| November 30, 2012

Doctot – the Limerick based medical app developer has just launched its latest Medical App –Antibiotic. This new iPhone App has been developed in collaboration with the Departments of Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Pharmacy at University Hospital Limerick. Antibiotic was developed by the health informatics group, Doctot. The group which was established three years ago […]

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Building a Forest Fire

Building a Forest Fire

| November 30, 2012

IN early 2012, singer-songwriter Brendan Markham, of The Driven, began working on original material in Limerick’s  Bishop’s Palace recording studios with Karol Drea on drums and Colin Bartley, ex. Walter Mitty, on bass. They soon became a 4-piece band with the addition of another songwriter Ross Brennan on keyboards/guitar.

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Council shoots down Aldi plans

Council shoots down Aldi plans

| November 30, 2012

LIMERICK County Council has voted against proposed changes to the county development plan which would have paved the way for Aldi to open a new store on the outskirts of the city. The discount supermarket giant had expressed interest in opening a new store in the Raheen/Dooradoyle area, however this was dependent on the Council […]

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Editorial – Poor old Santa

Editorial – Poor old Santa

| November 30, 2012

1,500 families across Limerick can’t afford a Christmas dinner this year and 500 of them will be relying on Santa to find presents without any money in his pocket. Those are only the people the Society of St Vincent de Paul knows about. As the Limerick Chapter launched its Christmas appeal this week, the extent of […]

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“This is a chance for me to prove people wrong.” – CJ Stander

“This is a chance for me to prove people wrong.” – CJ Stander

| November 29, 2012

NEW Munster recruit CJ Stander spoke to us this week about his move to Limerick and leaving the chance of being a Springbok behind. The Munster backrow is loving Limerick so far and he hopes to be here for years to come. To read the interview, click below: CJ on Limerick: The first two days […]

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No date set for O’Connell return

No date set for O’Connell return

| November 29, 2012

A RETURN to action for Paul O’Connell is still in doubt this week, as Munster head coach Rob Penney was unable to confirm a potential playing date for the former Lions Captain.“Paul will be ready when he is ready. It is that same line coming out. He is making slow progress.

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UL Eagles soar to top of the League

UL Eagles soar to top of the League

| November 29, 2012

UCC Demons entered the weekend undefeated and atop the Nivea For Men’s SuperLeague but were knocked off that perch Saturday 24 night when UL Eagles proved too much for the Cork city club in Limerick. Speaking after his side’s 83 to 72 victory, Eagles’ head coach Mark Keenan pointed to his team’s experience as a […]

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Ulster Bank League Weekend Previews 1/12/12

Ulster Bank League Weekend Previews 1/12/12

| November 29, 2012

THE ULSTER Bank League enters its winter break this weekend for Divisons 1A and 1B. (2A and 2B have a round of fixtures on Saturday December 8)With a long break coming up, the Limerick sides in action will be looking to go into hibernation on a good note.

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Eat, Shop & Be Merry at the Castle

Eat, Shop & Be Merry at the Castle

| November 29, 2012

WINTERFEST in Newcastle West takes place from December 3 to 9 and includes a host of family focused events. Food will play a major role and on Saturday December 8, the market at the Red Door will be complemented by the first ever food and craft market in the forecourt of Desmond Banqueting Hall & […]

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