Archive for March, 2015

Soprano McFaddon for ICO’s new work

Soprano McFaddon for ICO’s new work

| March 31, 2015

by Rose Rushe IRISH Chamber Orchestra’s next concert in Limerick falls on Friday April 10 at UCH, led by virtuoso Jörg Widmann, principal guest conductor/ artistic partner of the orchestra. Widmann has long established a dynamic synergy with these musicians. Audiences are enjoying his exploration of the many facets of Mendelssohn’s music alongside his own […]

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On the Nail gathering

On the Nail gathering

| March 31, 2015

SET aside time for the next ‘On the Nail’ gathering of literary minded consumers and those with a creative bent. Tuesday April 7 at Loft Venue, overhead Locke Bar and Restaurant at George’s Quay, will welcome Cork poet Patricia Walsh and Irish/ English linguist Mícheál O’Siochrú as guests who will read and discuss their works. […]

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Camogie – Limerick minors claim semi final spot

Camogie – Limerick minors claim semi final spot

| March 31, 2015

Limerick beat Offaly by 2-8 to 1-9 in a tightly fought encounter in Birr on Sunday thereby securing their place in the All-Ireland Minor A championship semi-finals. In a game played in cold blustery conditions the defending champions lead throughout but were unable to shake off a dogged Offaly side. Early Limerick pressure lead to […]

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Limerick Ladies Continue on Winning Streak

Limerick Ladies Continue on Winning Streak

| March 31, 2015

LIMERICK completed their final Round of the TESCO Homegrown National League with a hard fought win in Banagher over the weekend. Qualification for the semi-final was guaranteed before this game, but this team wanted to keep up their impressive run. Limerick started very well with excellent points from frees by Megan Kelleher. While Offaly got […]

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Council moves to stamp out prostitution

Council moves to stamp out prostitution

| March 31, 2015

 by Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK City and County Council has joined the fight against prostitution with a call on the Government to allocate more resources to help Gardaí tackle the sex trade. It follows a motion from retired detective Cllr Sean Lynch (FF) at this month’s meeting of the local authority that also called for legislation […]

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Fire at Stryker factory in Limerick

Fire at Stryker factory in Limerick

| March 31, 2015

LIMERICK Fire and Rescue Service continue to deal with an incident at Stryker in Raheen Industrial Estate. The alarm was raised at 10.30am after one of the machines went on fire at the Limerick plant where 700 people are employed. Eight units of Limerick Fire Brigade are at the Stryker facility, which makes surgical orthopaedic implants. […]

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“Ireland will be even better at the Rugby World Cup” – Robbie Deans

“Ireland will be even better at the Rugby World Cup” – Robbie Deans

| March 31, 2015

IRELAND will improve on their RBS 6 Nations title form and mount a major World Cup bid according to the next international coach aiming to outwit Joe Schmidt. Former Australia boss Robbie Deans takes charge of the Barbarians in Limerick on May 28 – when Ireland return to action for the first time since lifting […]

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Children sign on to dating app

Children sign on to dating app

| March 31, 2015

 by Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie A SURVEY carried out by a national study aid website has found that 20 per cent of Limerick secondary school students are signed up to the Tinder dating app and 25 per cent of them have witnessed cyberbullying. The figures, compiled by Studyclix.ie, found that the number of Limerick teenagers on […]

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Councillors give green light to gasification plant

Councillors give green light to gasification plant

| March 31, 2015

by Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie PLANS to develop a state-of-the-art gasification plant at the former Gortadroma landfill have advanced further after Limerick City and County Council agreed to lease the site to an American company. Cadence EnvironPower hopes to build a plant that would convert waste into gas, which would employ approximately 150 people and generate […]

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Two in custody over €80,000 heroin seizure

Two in custody over €80,000 heroin seizure

| March 31, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A YOUNG couple remain in garda custody this Tuesday morning following the seizure of up to €80,000 worth of heroin in two areas of Limerick on Monday night. The drugs were seized following a Garda surveillance operation at an address in the city and a second loaction on the outskirts of Limerick. […]

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