Archive for September, 2014

Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true

Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true

| September 30, 2014

Continue reading below… University Concert Hall presents ‘Limerick’s Dream Will Do’, a gala concert on October 10 headlined by the iconic Jason Donovan. The West End actor, singer and ‘Strictly Come’ dancer will be supported by six dedicated musical theatre artists from Limerick: clockwise, John Brannock and Shonagh Daly of the West End, Nigel Dugdale, […]

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Limerick Diocese to have first Synod in fifty years

Limerick Diocese to have first Synod in fifty years

| September 30, 2014

The Diocese of Limerick is leading the way as it begins an 18 month period of reflection and listening to build towards the first Synod held in Ireland since the 1950s and the first in the diocese in more than 70 years. Announced by Bishop Brendan Leahy at a Youth Mass at St. Joseph’s Hall, […]

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Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

Nurses union calls for major emergency plan as 47 wait on trolleys in Limerick

| September 30, 2014

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation is calling for the implementation of the Major Emergency Plan at University Hospital Limerick to bring about a level of control and safety at the Emergency Department. At 8am on Monday, 47 patients, who were admitted in the previous two days, but for whom no beds were available, were […]

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Stars bright for Limerick Jazz Festival 2014

Stars bright for Limerick Jazz Festival 2014

| September 29, 2014
Core local members to Crisis Point Big Band that played the Clarion Hotel for Limerick Jazz Festival 2014 with Julian Siegal and Richie Buckley on sax:John Daly, Bryan Meehan, Paul Breen, Peter Hanagan, Steve Hanks, Conor J Ryan and Ed Hanson.This year's super strength programme was underwritten to the tune of €40K from Limerick City [...]

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President Michael D Higgins receives Freedom of Limerick

President Michael D Higgins receives Freedom of Limerick

| September 29, 2014

PRESIDENT of Ireland Michael D Higgins has become the first Freeman of Limerick following a ceremony in the Milk Market this afternoon. Limerick City and County Council chief executive Conn Murray read aloud the text of the Scroll of Freedom before Cathaoirleach, Cllr Kevin Sheahan presented the ceremonial document to President Higgins. ”We are privileged […]

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Electric atmosphere, full house fury for Limerick Jazz Fest

Electric atmosphere, full house fury for Limerick Jazz Fest

| September 29, 2014

by Rose Rushe LOOK back in elation.. with perhaps a tinge of disbelief? The ‘hit’ factor to Limerick Jazz Festival 2014 was such that its exhausted, able committee’s only problem now is to “how do we top this?” – looking into years of stoking this bonfire glory. Securing Van the Man to rocket launch the […]

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Limerick Papal Mass

Limerick Papal Mass

| September 29, 2014

  LIMERICK Catholics are invited to attend a mass in honour of the late Saint John Paul 11, to mark the Saint’s interest in all things cultural during the City of Culture year. The Mass will also mark the 35th anniversary of the Papal visit to Limerick and Bishop Brendan Leahy will be the chief […]

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Gaffney hails Limerick’s added attacking strength

Gaffney hails Limerick’s added attacking strength

| September 29, 2014

UPON receiving the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association Player of the Month for August at Thomond Park on Thursday, Limerick FC striker Rory Gaffney saluted the addition of several potent attacking midfield options who joined the club in mid-season. A year of upheaval on Shannonside has seen key players Craig Curran and Danny Galbraith depart, as well […]

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Latvian girl from Limerick dies in farm accident

Latvian girl from Limerick dies in farm accident

| September 29, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie AN eight-year-old Latvian girl who was living in Limerick city with her family, has died following atragic farm accidient in North Cork when she was visiting with friends this Sunday. A second girl, aged 11, was critically injured when the bucket of a tractor fell on the two girls at a firm in […]

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Man remanded on Clare burglary charges

Man remanded on Clare burglary charges

| September 27, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A special sitting of Limerick District Court this Saturday has heard evidence of the arrest, charge and caution of a 26-year-old Moyross man who has been charged with two counts of burglary at addresses in Co Clare on September 25 last. Michael Sheehan of Cliona Park, Moyross was formally arrested on Friday […]

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