Archive for April, 2014

Syrian Kurd told sleep on the streets

Syrian Kurd told sleep on the streets

| April 30, 2014

Andrew Carey [email protected] A SYRIAN Kurd who was looking for food and accommodations at a Limerick city hostel smashed two CCTV cameras with a vacuum cleaner when he was refused admission and claims he was told to sleep on the streets. Gardai responded to a call to a city centre hostel on March 21 after […]

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Community service for Storm Darwin trespasser

Community service for Storm Darwin trespasser

| April 30, 2014

Andrew Carey [email protected] A LIMERICK man has admitted trespassing on private property to collect timber from trees knocked by Storm Darwin last February. Patrick McNamara (35) of Meadowlands Avenue, Old Cork Road must now complete 40 hours community service in lieu of a two month prison sentence. Limerick District Court was told that at 9am […]

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Limerick people Keane to support guide dogs

Limerick people Keane to support guide dogs

| April 30, 2014

THE people of Limerick will get the opportunity to follow Roy Keane’s lead and support Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind this week. As part of the charity’s week-long Shades campaign, Irish Guide Dogs will have a presence at all Tesco stores in Limerick on Thursday May 1, in addition to street collections in Limerick […]

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Limerick students learn to finance their future

Limerick students learn to finance their future

| April 30, 2014

STUDENTS from Laurel Hill Secondary School took part in a financial literacy programme under tuition from volunteers from Dell. ‘Finance Your Future’ is a six-week programme sponsored by the Citi Foundation, with transition year students around Ireland learning about the importance of financial management, the importance of education and its role in improving potential earning power […]

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Limerick’s latest prize bond millionaire

Limerick’s latest prize bond millionaire

| April 30, 2014

A LUCKY Limerick person has won €1million in this month’s Prize Bonds Millionaire draw. In addition to the €1million winner, over 9,000 other Prize Bond holders across the country won prizes. The winning bond number for the €1million prize is UY 869614 and it was purchased in 2013. Over €1,450,000 was won in this month’s […]

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Limerick business owner prepares to enter the Dragons Den

Limerick business owner prepares to enter the Dragons Den

| April 30, 2014

A LIMERICK business owner is hoping to make a positive impression when he appears on RTE programme ‘Dragons Den’ on Sunday night. Keith McGuigan, originally from Raheen and now living in Mayorstone, will pitch his business MarketDirect.ie to the dragons as he seeks €50,000 for a 20 per cent stake in the firm. MarketDirect.ie is an online […]

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Bail granted on county Limerick drugs charges

Bail granted on county Limerick drugs charges

| April 30, 2014

Andrew Carey [email protected] A COUNTY Limerick man has been granted bail on charges relating to possession of €180,000 worth of heroin at his home almost six years ago. Barry Hodgins (32) was arrested after Gardaí found the drugs at his home in Carrig House, Clarina on July, 7, 2008. At Limerick District Court last week, […]

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Jack L set for Spiegeltent

Jack L set for Spiegeltent

| April 30, 2014

Submitted By Jean Mounsey [email protected] JACK Lukeman is set to return to Limerick on June 1 to perform at the Spiegeltent. The singer has a few more tricks up his sleeve; supporting Jools Holland during the summer, playing at the Edinburgh Fringe festival and a forthcoming album.  Since the release of his first album Metropolis Blue in 1999 […]

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Plane diverted to Shannon after two men suffer heart attacks

Plane diverted to Shannon after two men suffer heart attacks

| April 30, 2014

Andrew Carey [email protected] TWO men suffered heart attacks with one dying on an Alitalia plane bound for New York when the scheduled flight from Rome was diverted to Shannon Airport this Tuesday evening. It is understood that Alitalia flight AZ-610 was just over 50 miles off the West Clare coastline when the crew onboard notified […]

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Dundon and Killeen trial adjourned for prison recordings to be disclosed

Dundon and Killeen trial adjourned for prison recordings to be disclosed

| April 29, 2014

Andrew Carey at the Special Criminal Court, Dublin [email protected] THE trial of two Limerick men, Wayne Dundon and Nathan Killeen accused of the murder of businessman Roy Collins in 2009, has been adjourned at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin to allow the State disclose further recordings from the Prison Service amongst other materials that […]

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