Archive for April, 2013

Irish Hotels Federation Mid-West Tourism Ball at the Strand Hotel Limerick

Irish Hotels Federation Mid-West Tourism Ball at the Strand Hotel Limerick

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

 

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Bailing silage at Shannon Airport

Bailing silage at Shannon Airport

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bailing silage at Shannon Airport on Friday. The airport has donated the silage to local farmers affected by the fodder crisis  

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CareBright launch Limerick

CareBright launch Limerick

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The event celebrating homecare provider CareBright’s fifteen years in business at the Dunraven Arms Hotel, Adare. Co. Limerick. The new CareBright brand and website were also unveiled at todays event.  Formerly known as RCCN Caring Ltd, CareBright is a non-profit organisation that has provided care services to the elderly, people with disabilities and those who […]

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Love Killaloe, actually

Love Killaloe, actually

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE TWIN towns of Killaloe and Ballina will be staring on the small screen shortly as  RTE’s Local Heroes screens the fun and games which were filmed there. The midwest towns will be the subject of an episode of RTE 1′s Local Heroes on Wednesday May 8 at 8.30pm. It’s part of a new series of […]

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Limerick river bus will open Ardnacrusha to tourists

Limerick river bus will open Ardnacrusha to tourists

| April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

AN exciting new tourism project will be up and running for next year’s tourist season when a river bus will operate from the Guinness Pier across from Athlunkard Boat Club to the ESB  power station at Ardnacrusha. Backed by a €1 million investment,  it is anticipated that the project will create ten new jobs and […]

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Two national titles for OLL St Saviour’s

Two national titles for OLL St Saviour’s

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

OUR Lady of Lourdes St Saviour’s Boxing Club (OLL) enjoyed a historic double success in the recent finals of the National Boys Championships. Paddy Donovan and John Casey both claimed national titles in Dublin and they will now represent Ireland at the European Junior Championships in Russia during the summer. Paddy got the better of […]

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Noel Ahern [email protected] ANYONE who has ever wondered how the streets of Limerick got their names will have reason to thank the late Gerry Joyce, whose tell-all book gives the new and old names of the Treaty City’s streets as well as background information on their origins. The book, published by Limerick Corporation in […]

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Retired Limerick farmer dies in house blaze

Retired Limerick farmer dies in house blaze

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Andrew Carey [email protected] A GARDA technical examination is under way at a farmhouse on the Limerick Cork border after a retired farmer was found dead following a fire at his home on Tuesday night.The body of 78-year-old Ned Hyland, who lived alone, was found at the farmhouse in Castlequarter near Kibehenny County Limerick, as […]

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Limerick student is Doodle 4 Google winner

Limerick student is Doodle 4 Google winner

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

ST CLEMENT’S College student Patrick Moynihan has won the fourth, fifth, sixth year and Youthreach category of Google’s fifth annual Doodle 4 Google competition. The theme of this year’s competition was ‘My invention’; Patrick’s doodle was called ‘The complexity of simplicity’ and it won the most public votes of any entry in his age category. He […]

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Limerick lights lead musical society

Limerick lights lead musical society

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE talent pool for matters choral, theatrical and for dance in Limerick is deep, wide and hungry. It’s a pleasing fact that of the 55+ cast in ‘Oklahoma!’, all but three are from Limerick and the two dozen crew and front of house team are local as well. Smash hit ‘Oklahoma!’ by Rodgers and Hammerstein […]

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