Archive for June, 2013

Limerick’s Foxjaw hit the road

Limerick’s Foxjaw hit the road

| June 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

LIMERICK’S Fox Jaw Bounty Hunters are adding the final touches to their sophomore album, recorded with producer Dave ‘Skippy’ Christophers (Josh Ritter, Whipping Boy, Mundy) and engineer Owen Lewis (Flogging Molly, Snow Patrol, REM), and mastered at WAV Mastering by Richard Dowling. The band will hit the road to perform the new material over the […]

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Limerick’s Rocky Mayhem is set to be best one yet

Limerick’s Rocky Mayhem is set to be best one yet

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

THE third Rocky Mayhem Festival takes place in Kilfinane this  Saturday June 29, and welcomes The Riptide Movement, Damien Dempsey, The Cast Of Cheers along with native Limerick acts Raging Sons and Going90. The live action is happening in a high-walled courtyard in the town, set in the Ballyhoura mountains with no muddy fields to […]

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Togher Talk – Catherine Costigan

Togher Talk – Catherine Costigan

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

CATHERINE Costigan is not afraid of a challenge. Far from it – if anything, the bigger the challenge, the more she welcomes it. She has had her share of obstacles to overcome to reach her current standing as a professional cage fighter, be it long-term injury or changing people’s perceptions towards female involvement in martial […]

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Limerick’s Brazilians stage protest

Limerick’s Brazilians stage protest

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

A GROUP of Brazilian natives staged a protest on Cruises Street last Sunday 23 to express their unhappiness with the government in their home country. A series of street protests have taken place across Brazil, with President Dilma Rousseff coming under increased pressure. The country is currently staging the FIFA Confederations Cup and is due […]

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Serious safety claims after Lough Derg rescues

Serious safety claims after Lough Derg rescues

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

SERIOUS accusations have been made about a lack of safety measures for the Lough Derg regetta in which 35 people – many in their eighties – had to be rescued. Daniel Hartnett of the University of Limerick Sub Aqua club, who helped in the rescue said the attempt to row Lough Derg in prevailing conditions […]

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Super Blues return home

Super Blues return home

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

AFTER three consecutive away games and a mid-season break, Limerick FC are back in Thomond Park with a quick-fire double header this coming weekend. Dundalk pay a visit in the Airtricity League Premier Division on Saturday June 29 and then the Super Blues host Sligo Rovers in the EA Sports Cup on Monday July 1. […]

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Conference cash and image boost for city.

Conference cash and image boost for city.

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

  A HUGELY prestigious conference which has been secured for November, will bring substantial funds to Limerick City coffers and put Shannon centre of the global aviation stage. 350 representatives of the world’s leading airlines are expected to attend the International Air Transport Association (IATA) cargo-related conferences at the Strand Hotel, from November 19th to […]

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The Mid-Knight Cowboy

The Mid-Knight Cowboy

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

  KUDOS to any Limerick theatre company that gets accepted for, and grabs a venue at Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Edinburgh is a prestigious platform and brings with almost a guarantee of further ticket sales wherever. So to hear that Limerick’s newest theatre company, Honest Arts Production, has landed a fortnight in Edinburgh is mighty fine […]

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Increased exploitation of Limerick migrants

Increased exploitation of Limerick migrants

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

MIGRANT rights organisation Doras Luimní has seen a “worrying increase” in the exploitation of migrants in Limerick City and the Mid West region. The Limerick-based group is also concerned about the rise in the number of migrant women involved in street prostitution in the city. Doras Luimní anti-trafficking officer Patricia Stapleton explained: “Along with our […]

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Post Script – Mary O’Dwyer

Post Script – Mary O’Dwyer

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mary O’Dwyer has been working in King John’s Castle since 1992.The five-walled fortification has seen 800 years of Limerick history and will reopen this Friday after a €6.5million renovation project. The Corbally woman tells of romantic proposals on the tower and life in the corporation houses that once stood within the castle walls. I didn’t know […]

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