Archive for June, 2014

75th anniversary Proms in Park for our 12th infantry Battalion

75th anniversary Proms in Park for our 12th infantry Battalion

| June 30, 2014

By Rose Rushe PROMS in the Park on the evening of July 24 will raise the air with airs for two significant occasions, Limerick City of Culture 2014, and the 75th anniversary of the reactivation of 12th Battalion of Sarsfield Barracks. It’s going to be an outdoors, feel good mix of marches, film scores, light […]

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#video #newmusic PROTOBABY – ‘Stages’

#video #newmusic PROTOBABY – ‘Stages’

| June 30, 2014

  LIMERICK band Protobaby released a video for the new single ‘Stages’ at the weekend. The video was filmed at The Culture Factory in Castletroy, directed, filmed and edited by Darren Monahan and features Laura O’Shea and Indra Putane in the lead roles. ‘Stages’ by Protobaby is out now on iTunes.

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Anti-social behaviour making life in Limerick City East a ‘living hell’

Anti-social behaviour making life in Limerick City East a ‘living hell’

| June 27, 2014

RESIDENTS in several housing estates in City East claim they are being tormented by anti-social behaviour from drug-taking teenage gangs who’ve made life a “living hell” for families. One concerned resident from the Springfield estate on the Old Singland Road told the Limerick Post this week that ongoing drug use and dealing in the area […]

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The afternoon AfterParty

The afternoon AfterParty

| June 27, 2014

    by Rose Rushe A NEW scene, a new sound beckon with old favourites in jazz, bepop, swing, rumba and pop rearranged for afternoon delight. The guilty party in this is Limerick band, The AfterParty and their new weekend venue is Peter Clohessy’s Bar at Bishop’s Quay. Making the most of summer and the […]

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Abbeyfeale in mourning following crash

Abbeyfeale in mourning following crash

| June 27, 2014

AN ABBEYFEALE woman is currently in a critical condition following a car crash in Cork on Thursday, June 26, in which her eight-year-old daughter was killed. Alisha Scannell and her daughter Zoe from Bogmount, Abbeyfeale were on holidays in West Cork when the crash occurred at about 3pm at Owenahincha Cross, Rosscarbery, Clonakilty. Ms Scannell, […]

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Homeless charity in Limerick sets sail on stormy waters

Homeless charity in Limerick sets sail on stormy waters

| June 27, 2014

HOMELESS charity Focus Ireland will make ripples this Thursday, June 26 when it launches a 16-foot traditional rowing boat in the River Shannon. The boat, which will be launched at 3.30pm at St Michael’s Rowing Club, has been christened “Pride and Joy”. The initiative is the result of a very successful partnership between Focus Ireland […]

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Peace campaigners query Garda lack of action

Peace campaigners query Garda lack of action

| June 27, 2014

MID-West peace and human rights group Shannonwatch have called on the Government to explain why information received by the Gardai about rendition planes at Shannon Airport was not followed up on. In a submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions, the peace activists claimed that over 100 complaints and requests […]

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Rape accused denies he was fleeing country when stopped at airport boarding gate

Rape accused denies he was fleeing country when stopped at airport boarding gate

| June 26, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A NATIVE of the Ivory Coast who was stopped at the boarding gate in Dublin Airport gate denies that he was trying to flee the jurisdiction before being charged with the alleged rape of his former girlfriend in Limerick. The 26-year-old, who can not be named for legal reasons says that he […]

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Florida turtle makes its home in Limerick

Florida turtle makes its home in Limerick

| June 26, 2014

USUALLY found in the wetlands of Florida, the yellow-bellied slider turtle is not a species you would expect to find in a Limerick waterway better known for its trout and salmon. But, on June 18, Inland Fisheries officers were called out after such a unusual discovery was made in the River Maigue near Adare. A […]

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Sir Henry’s House Club Sweat celebrated

Sir Henry’s House Club Sweat celebrated

| June 26, 2014

WRITTEN and performed by Raymond Scannell, ‘Deep’  a one man performance with film and interviews celebrating the Ireland’s first House Club, based in Sir Henry’s, Cork. It’s set in the summer of 1988 where Cork’s emigration generation are following the beat in perfect time for a new music movement simmering from Ireland’s first house club […]

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