Archive for September, 2015

Delta Airlines expands between Shannon and New York

Delta Airlines expands between Shannon and New York

| September 30, 2015

by Bernie English [email protected] SHANNON airport has welcomed the announcement that Delta Airlines is to significantly expand passenger capacity on its JFK service. A statement of behalf of the board said: “The announcement of the introduction of the larger wide-bodied Boeing 767-300 aircraft on Delta Air Lines’ JFK service summer service is a further endorsement […]

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Girl Band makes a compulsive racket

Girl Band makes a compulsive racket

| September 30, 2015

DUBLIN noise rockers Girl Band will play Limerick this Friday. “Eagerly anticipated” is a phrase that features in the blurb with almost every album that arrives at Limerick Post entertainments desk but for Girl Band’s debut album, the weight of expectation is as uncompromising and suffocating as the record itself. Signed to Rough Trade Records, […]

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Jack L – “dark and brooding yet soft and soothing”

Jack L – “dark and brooding yet soft and soothing”

| September 30, 2015

SINGER Jack Lukeman is busy completing his new album and touring the UK with The Jools Holland Big Band. He has taken the time to play here in Limerick this Saturday and chat to Limerick Post. Limerick Post: How is the Jools Holland UK tour going? Jack L: “It is fantastic and still ongoing as […]

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Dementia friendly days unfold at Hunt Museum

Dementia friendly days unfold at Hunt Museum

| September 30, 2015

The Hunt Museum, working with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, is promoting the participation of people with dementia and their families in museums and galleries with the launch of its Dementia Friendly Community Initiative. This took place on Wednesday 30 at the Custom House multistorey museum, gallery, education centre and Hunt Café. The initiative will […]

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The comedy thriller ‘Audacity’

The comedy thriller ‘Audacity’

| September 30, 2015

A PLAY by Simon Mawdsley called ‘Audacity’ and directed by Merce Hobson is running at Glórach Theatre, Abbeyfeale this Friday October 2 to Sunday 4 and again, Friday October 9 and Saturday 10 in St. John’s at Listowel. The précis reads: “In this comedy thriller, three men make an audacious plan to rob a large Department […]

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Public meeting on Kings Island flood relief scheme

Public meeting on Kings Island flood relief scheme

| September 30, 2015

KING’S Island residents, business people and other interested parties are invited to attend a public consultation workshop at City Hall from 12pm to 7pm on October 7 to discuss plans for the flood relief scheme in the area. Members of the project team will be on hand to discuss the plans and those attending are […]

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VIDEO: 48 hours in Limerick

VIDEO: 48 hours in Limerick

| September 30, 2015

A KEY promotional asset for Limerick tourism was unveiled today with the launch of ‘48 Hours in Limerick’, a video promoting city and county attractions through the lens of two visitors. The video was commissioned by the Limerick Marketing Company and aims to support efforts to attract both domestic and international visitors to a city […]

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The late great Brendan Nix

The late great Brendan Nix

| September 30, 2015

Andrew Carey [email protected] MANY words have been used to describe the late Brendan Nix, one of Limerick’s finest sons and barrister at law. He was passionate, ebullient, dedicated, charming, raconteur, genuine, colourful, emotive, booming and theatrical, but above all, a good friend. Stood shy of six feet in his socks, sporting a proud moustache and […]

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Basketball – Fixtures confirmed for National League

Basketball – Fixtures confirmed for National League

| September 29, 2015

THE COUNTDOWN continues to the start of the 2015/2016 Basketball Ireland National League season with the confirmation of fixtures for all 38 participating teams. The regular season gets underway on Saturday October 3th with a total of 324 games before playoffs in March. The Men’s Premier League, Women’s Premier League, Men’s Division One and Women’s […]

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Rugby – Audio – Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue previews Glasgow Pro12 clash

Rugby – Audio – Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue previews Glasgow Pro12 clash

| September 29, 2015

MUNSTER backrow Jack O’Donoghue chats to our Sports Editor Donn O’Sullivan and Limerick’s Live95fm’s Len Dineen, about Glasgow this Friday night and also what it has been like to move from number 8 to number 7.

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