Archive for June, 2015

Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

Pre-wedding skate for Tony Hawk following arrival in Limerick

| June 30, 2015

by Austin Dowling [email protected] Continue reading below… Skateboard enthusiasts at ‘Raw Cycles’ in the Delta Retail Park were wowed by a once-in-a-lifetime show last Friday as the infamous skater Tony Hawk graced the ramps with his signature tricks and daredevil manoeuvres. The three hour skate was Tony Hawk’s last before he tied the knot to […]

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Greyhound – The Golden Muzzle Open 550 2015

Greyhound – The Golden Muzzle Open 550 2015

| June 30, 2015

LAST Saturday June 27 saw the Semi final heats of the “The Golden Muzzle Open 550” at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.   Twelve Greyhounds competed in the Semi Finals, all vying for first prize of €4,000 and trophy, with the 1st three greyhounds qualifying for the final this Saturday July 4. The first Semi Final was […]

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Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

Gardai arrest man over Keane shooting in Limerick

| June 30, 2015

Andrew Carey [email protected] A MAN in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Christy Keane this Monday as he walked to the gym at the University of Limerick. 54-year-old Christy Keane was gunned down by two masked men who approached the convicted drug dealer at 6:45am last Monday morning after […]

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GAA – Etihad Airways to sponsor GAAGO

GAA – Etihad Airways to sponsor GAAGO

| June 30, 2015

GAAGO, the GAA and RTÉ’s online streaming service for Gaelic Games outside of Ireland, this week welcomed Etihad Airways on board as sponsor of its international live streaming of the GAA Championship 2015. GAAGO is live streaming over 45 GAA Football & Hurling Senior Championship matches worldwide throughout the summer (25+ in GB), plus the […]

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GAA – Limerick Under 14 Team chase All Ireland Glory

GAA – Limerick Under 14 Team chase All Ireland Glory

| June 30, 2015

LIMERICK’S Under 14 Ladies Football Team will be attempting to win back to back All Ireland honours when they take on Derry in the All Ireland Final this Saturday, July 4 at 2 pm in Ballymahon in Longford. Limerick face formidable opponents Derry, who are going in search of their first All Ireland underage success. […]

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Gardai find guns linked to Limerick gangland shooting

Gardai find guns linked to Limerick gangland shooting

| June 29, 2015

 Andrew Carey [email protected] TWO hand guns, believed to have been used in the shooting of a gangland criminal, have been discovered by Gardai in a burnt out car not far from the scene in Limerick.  54-year-old convicted drug dealer Christy Keane was shot several times in the chest and the arms when two masked men approached […]

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Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

Bottom Dog’s bite of the Big Apple

| June 29, 2015

by Rose Rushe   LIMERICK’s Bottom Dog Theatre company is set to make its international debut at a festival in Manhattan as part of a cultural initiative linking Limerick with New York. Culture Connect Limerick is the brainchild of George Heslin, a Limerick man who established the Origin Theatre Company in New York. He is […]

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#VIDEO Attempted murder on gangland figure as he walked to gym

#VIDEO Attempted murder on gangland figure as he walked to gym

| June 29, 2015

Andrew Carey [email protected] CONVICTED drug dealer and well known gangland figure Christy Keane (54) had to crawl 100 yards to the safety of a running track this Monday morning after two masked gunmen shot him at close range as he walked from his jeep to the elite sports training facility at the University of Limerick […]

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GAA – Weekend results from Limerick GAA

GAA – Weekend results from Limerick GAA

| June 29, 2015

THE WEEKEND Limerick G.A.A. Results: Inter County All Ireland Football Qualifier Limerick 0-08 Tyrone 1-14 County Senior Hurling Championship Sponsored by Q3 Security Systems Kilmallock 4-13 Murroe Boher 0-17 Adare 3-16 Na Piarsaigh 2-19 Patrickswell 2-18 Ahane 1-12 Ballybrown 1-19 Bruff 1-12 South Liberties 0-19 Effin 2-13 Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship Sponsored by L.I.T. Bruree […]

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GAA – Action from Limerick’s loss to Tyrone in the Football qualifiers

GAA – Action from Limerick’s loss to Tyrone in the Football qualifiers

| June 29, 2015

Action from Limerick’s 1-14 to 0-8 loss to Tyrone in yesterday’s All Ireland football qualifiers.

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