Archive for September, 2013

Prostitutes face arrest in Limerick

Prostitutes face arrest in Limerick

| September 30, 2013

Report by Andrew Carey PROSTITUTES charged with soliciting men for sex on Limerick streets will be arrested if they return to the city. Five women who were charged with loitering on Catherine Street for the purposes of prostitution,were summonsed to be at Limerick District Court last week. However, when their cases were called, Sgt Donal […]

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Poker player dealt court blow as Gardai get cash

Poker player dealt court blow as Gardai get cash

| September 30, 2013

by Andrew Carey A PROFESSIONAL poker player has failed to convince a judge that thousands of euro seized by gardaí were not the proceeds of crime. 33-year-old Limerick poker player Paul Carr won €300,000 in April 2010 when he took second place in the Paddy Power poker classic in Dublin. A year later, €36,000 was […]

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Limerick show for James Vincent McMorrow

Limerick show for James Vincent McMorrow

| September 30, 2013

JAMES Vincent McMorrow has announced a release date for his new album and a gig in Limerick. The critically acclaimed debut album ‘Early in the Morning’ from McMorrow reached number 1, went platinum and picked up a Choice Music Prize nomination upon its release in 2010. The follow up album ‘Post Tropical’ will be released in […]

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Limerick’s Cultural Cinema screens Populaire

Limerick’s Cultural Cinema screens Populaire

| September 30, 2013

LIMERICK city centre will have regular film screenings at 69 O’Connell Street enabled by LimerickArts Encounter a new initiative funded by the Arts Council and the Limerick City Council. The series of cultural cinema screenings begins this Wednesday October 2 with French film ‘Populaire’ starring Déborah François and Romain Duris. ‘Populaire’ is a Gallic take […]

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Search continues for missing Limerick teen

Search continues for missing Limerick teen

| September 30, 2013

Andrew Carey THE Family and friends of a 15 year old girl missing since last weekend are appealing for the public to assist in locating the secondary school student. Chloe Kinsella was last seen on Saturday September 28th when she left her home at 7pm. She did not have her mobile phone with her. The […]

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Man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of child

Man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of child

| September 27, 2013

Andrew Carey [email protected] A 23-year-old county Limerick man has pleaded guilty to the sexual exploitation of a child after he contacted her through facebook. The county Limerick man also pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of the young girl who is underage on May 12, 2011. At Limerick Circuit Court, Judge Carroll Moran heard that […]

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Poker player to be dealt his cash trapped fate

Poker player to be dealt his cash trapped fate

| September 27, 2013

A PROFESSIONAL poker player will find out today if €36,000 seized in a search of a house in Limerick will be forfeited to the State and deed the be the proceeds of crime. 34-year-old Paul Carr won €300,000 in April 2010 when he came second place in the Paddy Power poker classic in Dublin. 12 […]

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Pensioner stabbed man over Aintree bet

Pensioner stabbed man over Aintree bet

| September 26, 2013

By Andrew Carey A LIMERICK pensioner stabbed a man in a pub after the victim failed to put a bet on winning Aintree horse. 78-year-old Eddie Holman of Bruach na Siona, Castleconnell pleaded guilty to assaulting the victim at Devane’s Pub in Hospital Co Limerick and to producing a kitchen utility knife on the same […]

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Newsreel for arts….

Newsreel for arts….

| September 26, 2013

On Being Earnest IT’S a brave move to take on Wilde’s wordy wit as expressed in “The Importance of Being Earnest’. This is a big play for rehearsed reading and we can hear it played out in the genteel salons of No. 1 Pery Square Hotel on Sunday 29, 8pm. Liam Halligan directs for Bottom […]

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Heroin like you never had it

Heroin like you never had it

| September 26, 2013

  FIVE years ago, three people active in Dublin Youth Theatre went on to create their own company, THEATREclub. By 2010, they had an award-winning sell out show in ‘Heroin’ which won the Spirit of Dublin Fringe Festival Award for its stark look at the rise and rise of heroin use throughout the country. It’s […]

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