Archive for August, 2013

DJ Greg Wilson to play Limerick

DJ Greg Wilson to play Limerick

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

LEGENDARY Hacienda DJ and producer Greg Wilson will play Limerick as part of Arthur’s Day this September. The Merseyside DJ started out in 1975, he was  the first ‘dance music’ DJ hired for a regular weekly session at Manchester’s now legendary Hacienda club and he was the first DJ to mix live on British TV, […]

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Limerick in the eye of a sex industry storm

Limerick in the eye of a sex industry storm

| August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie IT IS home to boutiques, bars and restaurants offering culinary delights from around the world. A little coffee culture haven sits at one end while the other is occupied by doctors, dentists, solicitors and professionals. But there’s another aspect of commercial life in Limerick’s city centre that’s not quite so socially […]

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Opinion – Game Over Ball Burst

Opinion – Game Over Ball Burst

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

IT IS fast becoming the issue that won’t go away. August 18 saw Limerick lose both the minor and senior hurling semi finals at Croke Park. We continue, to this day, to receive emails and letters from fans about the senior game and the over-mentioned ‘hype’. The post mortem of that game is still continuing, […]

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Rugby legends to descend on Limerick

Rugby legends to descend on Limerick

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

SOME of the top names in Irish and international rugby will converge on Limerick in October for the Limerick Civic Trust Legends International Tag Rugby Festival, which takes place at the University Arena. Among the past and present players involved in the festival, which takes place on October 25 and 26, are Irish legends Keith Wood, […]

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University of Limerick graduates more likely to get jobs

University of Limerick graduates more likely to get jobs

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie AS THE latest crop of University of Limerick graduates embark on the challenges of the professional world, they are armed with knowledge that UL graduate employment figures are increasing, according to UL President, Professor Don Barry. He said that UL graduates employability remains consistently high as they are 15 per cent […]

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Limerick Garda crime file

Limerick Garda crime file

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Armed raider produced knife GARDAI are investigating an armed robbery on William Street where a raider produced a kitchen knife at a retail premises on the city centre street. The business was entered by the partially masked male, wearing an orange/mustard hoodie closed tightly around his face, he had a sleeveless fluorescent jacket on with […]

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League returns after cup exit

League returns after cup exit

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

FOLLOWING their 5-3 defeat in the FAI Cup to Dundalk last weekend, Limerick FC are left to concentrate fully on the remainder of their league campaign to the end of the season. The Super Blues breached the hosts’ rearguard three times with goals from Axel Bossekota and Rory Gaffney (2), but their defence again proved […]

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Togher Talk – Donal McSweeney

Togher Talk – Donal McSweeney

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

AS technology has developed, so has performance analysis in sport. Tyrone’s Gaelic footballers are equipped with GPS navigation systems and a golf course in Ballyneety has also embraced hi-tech methods. The McSweeney Golf Academy, run by Donal McSweeney, a professional golfer for the past 18 years, reopened in April and it provides learners with technological […]

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Kodaline’s perfect world

Kodaline’s perfect world

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

KODALINE have been pulling huge crowds to their festival appearances here at home and in the UK and Europe, a spectacular rise in fortunes for the quartet who only formed as Kodaline in 2011 and released their debut EP just one year ago. The band were previously known as 21 Demands and tasted some success […]

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Limerick Senior Hurling Championship Previews

Limerick Senior Hurling Championship Previews

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

WITH the defeat to Clare in the All Ireland semi final still fresh in the memory, a return to club action is exactly what both players and supporters are in need of. The Hyundai Limerick Motor Centre sponsored Senior Hurling Championship returns this weekend with four quarter finals and four relegation finals. With the championship […]

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