Archive for August, 2014

Revenue seize cigarettes in Limerick raids

Revenue seize cigarettes in Limerick raids

| August 31, 2014

Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized a total of 24,000 cigarettes with a retail value of over €11,000 in two related operations in Limerick. On Thursday last, a package containing 12,000 ‘Septwolf’ and ‘Eight’ cigarettes was seized. This consignment had been declared as ‘hangbags’ which had been consigned from China to an address in Limerick […]

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Motorbike challenge saves Limerick school for deaf

Motorbike challenge saves Limerick school for deaf

| August 31, 2014

Three Limerick men returned to Shannon Airport at the weekend to heroes’ welcomes after they raised enough money in their 16,000km rally on motorcycle from London to Mongolia to keep a local pre-school for the deaf open next year. Brothers Kevin (29) and Aran (28) Power from Ballybrown and their brother-in-law Stephen Allen (31) from […]

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Limerick city obstacle course challenge

Limerick city obstacle course challenge

| August 31, 2014

Limerick City will host Ireland’s first obstacle course challenge on Sunday, September 14. Organized in conjunction with Sohol Events in conjunction with Limerick City of Culture, the event will start and finish at Howley’s Quay taking entrants on a breathtaking circuit adventure though an obstacle covered Limerick City. Taking over the streets, obstacles will be […]

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Limerick’s Laurel Hill is Ireland’s top school

Limerick’s Laurel Hill is Ireland’s top school

| August 31, 2014

Limerick’s Laurel Hill Colaiste FCJ is the first gaelcholaiste to be named the top secondary school in Ireland. With an average of 88.7% of its pupils gaining university places over the last three years, the 400-pupil girls’ school on South Circular Road, Limerick, has overtaken boys’ boarding school Glenstal Abbey, in Murroe, Limerick, to gain the top place in the 2014 Sunday Times […]

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Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

| August 29, 2014

Limerick FC 0-3 Drogheda United LIMERICK FC fell to a heavy home defeat for the second time in four days, going down 3-0 at home to Drogheda United after Monday’s loss to Derry City. Michael Daly, Gavin Holohan and Cathal Brady were on target for the Boynesiders, who claimed their second win in Limerick this […]

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Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

| August 29, 2014

AS PART of an intelligence-led joint operation involving Revenue’s Customs Service and An Garda Síochana, officers seized approximately 250gms of methylone with an estimated street value of €9,000 in Limerick this Friday. The drugs were seized following the controlled delivery of a package which originated in China to an address in Dock Road after the […]

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Suicide prevention training for Limerick’s emergency service workers

Suicide prevention training for Limerick’s emergency service workers

| August 29, 2014

A training workshop aimed at helping emergency services personnel in Limerick to support people in crisis, including people feeling suicidal, will be hosted at Limerick Fire Station this Tuesday, September 2nd. Members of Limerick Fire and Rescue Service, An Garda Síochána, the National Ambulance Service and the Munster Regional Communications Centre (MRCC) will attend the […]

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Freedom of Limerick for President Higgins

Freedom of Limerick for President Higgins

| August 29, 2014

Limerick City and County Council has unanimously agreed to award the Freedom of Limerick to An Uachtaráin, Michael D Higgins. The announcement was made this morning, (Friday) by Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council, Cllr Kevin Sheahan following a special meeting of the Council. The Freedom of Limerick will be conferred on President Higgins […]

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A gigantic policing plan

A gigantic policing plan

| August 29, 2014

A MASSIVE policing and organisational plan has been put in place to ensure that everyone who comes to see the Grandmother giant will have a good time. At a press briefing at Limerick’s Henry Street Garda station, Chief Supt, David Sheehan revealed that 150 Limerick Gardai will be policing the event in their own city, […]

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STEM subjects top choice for Limerick students

STEM subjects top choice for Limerick students

| August 29, 2014

 RESEARCH into the subject and career choices of students across Ireland has revealed that 76 per cent of secondary school students in Limerick believe that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects offer the best career opportunities. In addition the survey, which was commissioned by BT, organiser of the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, […]

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