Archive for July, 2015

B-Fest weekend features Alvin Purple

B-Fest weekend features Alvin Purple

| July 31, 2015

by Eric FitzGerald BALLINGARRY will host its annual B-Fest Festival this weekend over three days, beginning tonight, Frdiay 31. The festival will feature a Daft Punk Tribute Act, a Wellie Throwing Event, Irish music legends The Four of Us and the return for a second year of The Alvin Purple Experience. B-Fest is a non-profit […]

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Australian sax master Quartet

Australian sax master Quartet

| July 31, 2015

WEDNESDAY September 9 will hear Limerick Jazz Society welcome saxophonist Jamie Oehlers to Dolan’s Upstairs, all the way from Perth. Oehlers is a musician of note: he has earned the prestigious Bell Award of the year for a series of albums and has performed in most continents in festival and clubs. For his Limerick visit, he […]

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Soccer – “I’m ready to help the team” Patrick Kanyuka Limerick FC

Soccer – “I’m ready to help the team” Patrick Kanyuka Limerick FC

| July 31, 2015

LIMERICK FC have confirmed the signing of central defender Patrick Kanyuka, who is hoping he can provide the necessary “experience” to help the team’s fortunes turn around in the coming weeks. The 28-year-old previously played with Queens Park Rangers, Swindon Town, Cluj in Romania and Tamworth back in England, among others, with his most recent […]

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Rugby – Ulster Bank League Fixtures announced #UBL

Rugby – Ulster Bank League Fixtures announced #UBL

| July 31, 2015

THE ULSTER Bank League fixtures for 2015/16 have been announced. The newly re-structured league consists of 5 divisions of ten teams playing on a home and away basis. Division 1A will kick off with two mouth-watering Friday Night Lights Dublin derby games as Old Belvedere host Terenure and UCD play last season’s beaten finalists Clontarf. […]

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From Iron Age to the Easter Rising – Lughnasa

From Iron Age to the Easter Rising – Lughnasa

| July 31, 2015

RELIVE the excitement and skills and traditions of the Iron Age right up to the War of Independence at Craggaunowen this August holiday weekend with re-enactors in costume. You too can take part in a special ‘Lughnasa’ celebration organised by Shannon Heritage at this visitor attraction near Quin in Co. Clare. “Shannon Heritage is delighted […]

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Soccer – “It was a no-brainer” Shaun Kelly on his return to Limerick FC

Soccer – “It was a no-brainer” Shaun Kelly on his return to Limerick FC

| July 31, 2015

LIMERICK FC have confirmed the return of Shaun Kelly to the club, with the defender stating his decision was a “no-brainer” having “missed” it so much over the past 12 months. The 26-year-old right-back left Shannonside during last season’s July transfer window following the birth of his first child, moving closer to his Donegal home […]

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Step into Hopscotch! contemporary dance

Step into Hopscotch! contemporary dance

| July 31, 2015

STEP Up Dance Project has been a recurring summer event for four years, now operating out of our contemporary resource centre, Dance Limerick. Following five weeks of intensive rehearsal and work practice by emerging young professionals who qualified in Ireland, there’s a chance to see their new composition ‘Hopscotch!’ on Thursday August 6 in John’s […]

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GAA – Limerick Munster U/21 Hurling Champions 2015

GAA – Limerick Munster U/21 Hurling Champions 2015

| July 31, 2015

ACTION from Limerick’s 0-22 to 0-19 win over Clare last night. Limerick now play Galway in the All Ireland semi final on August 22. Limerick: D McCarthy; M O’Callaghan, R English, M Casey; D Byrnes, B O’Connell, G Hegarty; D O’Donovan (0-01), P Ryan (0-01); R Lynch (0-13, 8fs, 265s), R Hanley (0-01), D Dempsey […]

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Handball – Limerick ladies to compete in Calgary

Handball – Limerick ladies to compete in Calgary

| July 30, 2015

THEY SAY the secret of success in life is to be ready to take the opportunity when it comes. For Kilmore’s Caitríona Millane and Broadford’s Martina McMahon that opportunity is knocking on the door as the pair embark on their journey to the World Handball Championships in Calgary, Canada next week, carrying with them their […]

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Limerick gets a lift from Uber

Limerick gets a lift from Uber

| July 30, 2015

• Uber to create 150 jobs by the end of 2015 in Limerick city and to invest €4m in the city as it looks to strengthen its customer services team • Limerick Centre of Excellence to become the first customer support hub of its type outside the US • The investment is supported by the Department of […]

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