Archive for February, 2015

Energy healing workshop in Limerick

Energy healing workshop in Limerick

| February 28, 2015

ANGEL Times on Limerick’s Thomas Street will host a primordial energy healing workshop from Soulways Therapy on Thursday, March 5.  Primordial energy healing involves looking at beliefs that are intermeshed energetically with our inner maternal and paternal archetypes. This city workshop will use somatic meditation and energetic healing tools to clear old inherited belief systems. The […]

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Limerick hotelier sets sights on tourism growth targets

Limerick hotelier sets sights on tourism growth targets

| February 28, 2015

LIMERICK hotelier Elaina Fitzgerald Kane, who is chairman of the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) Shannon branch, has called for the setting of more ambitious tourism growth targets. Speaking at the IHF annual conference this week, Ms Fitzgerald Kane said funding for the State’s tourism bodies was cut back substantially since the downturn and now needed […]

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Speedy capital funding needed

Speedy capital funding needed

| February 28, 2015

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie THE CHAIRMAN of Shannon Chamber of Commerce has called for the speedy allocation of capital funding for the implementation of the Shannon Free Zone Master plan to help speed up the process of job creation in the region. Kevin Thompstone was speaking as the IDA published its strategy for the region which […]

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Call for ban on zero hours contracts in Limerick

Call for ban on zero hours contracts in Limerick

| February 28, 2015

MINISTER for Business and Employment, Jed Nash responded to a call for an outright ban on zero hours contracts of employment during a visit to Limerick last week. He was speaking at a meeting organised by the Labour Party attended by trade union officials from Unite, SIPTU, Mandate and the Trades Council and said that […]

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€12 million for hospital locums

€12 million for hospital locums

| February 28, 2015

Anger as over €12million spent on Locums by Limerick Hospitals in 2014 Sinn Féin Councillor Malachy Mc Creesh has blasted figures released by the HSE to representatives of the Regional Health Forum West this week. In documents released to the forum, a light was shone on the costs of agency staff for HSE Hospitals across […]

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Harry Clarke windows return to Limerick parish after 45-year absence (489)

Harry Clarke windows return to Limerick parish after 45-year absence (489)

| February 28, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO valuable Harry Clarke stained glass windows, once missing from a collection at a Limerick church, have been purchased at auction by the parish council who originally commissioned the works of art. Kildimo/Pallaskenry Parish priest, Fr John Donworth, said that a parishioner noticed the glass pieces were up for sale on the internet at […]

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Limerick City of Culture 2014 scoops theatre award

Limerick City of Culture 2014 scoops theatre award

| February 28, 2015

LIMERICK City of Culture 2014 was honoured with an award at the Irish Times Theatre Awards held at the National Concert Hall last weekend. The Judges Special Award praised Limerick City of Culture “for using the city in the most imaginative way to rebrand Limerick as a beacon of artistic endeavour”. Limerick Arts officer, Sheila Deegan […]

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Aspiring jockey loses case over hand impaled on fence

Aspiring jockey loses case over hand impaled on fence

| February 27, 2015

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie AN ASPIRING Limerick jockey whose hand was impaled on a ten foot fence, has lost his High Court action for damages against Limerick City Council and one of the biggest community enterprise centres in the country. A two-day hearing before Mr Justice Donald Binchy, heard how 23-year-old Antone Stanners had been […]

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Jean Leon dinner at Savoy celebrates era of La Scala

Jean Leon dinner at Savoy celebrates era of La Scala

| February 27, 2015

Jean Leon – a man, a time, a wine Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TASTES of La Scala, probably the most famous Italian restaurant on American shores that played host to the rich and famous of the silver screen and more, were on show in Limerick this week as part of an homage to a wine maker […]

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Distinguished Limerick women to be posthumously honoured

Distinguished Limerick women to be posthumously honoured

| February 27, 2015

A CIVIC reception to posthumously honour three Limerick women of distinction, Charlotte Grace O Brien, Sophie Mary Pierce and Kate O’Brien, takes place at the University of Limerick on Friday, March 6. This event is being organised by Limerick City and County Council in association with the University of Limerick in celebration of International Women’s Day […]

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