Archive for February, 2016

Man dies in County Limerick road crash

Man dies in County Limerick road crash

| February 29, 2016

A LIMERICK man, in his 50s, has been killed following a single vehicle road traffic collision in the county in the early hours of this Monday morning. The stretch of road at Ballincolly near Kilmallock has been closed as Gardai investigate the circumstances of the crash. It is understood that the male, who was the […]

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Pianist Igor Levit plays with Irish Chamber Orchestra

Pianist Igor Levit plays with Irish Chamber Orchestra

| February 29, 2016

JORG Widmann, artistic partner to Irish Chamber Orchestra, returns to lead on Tuesday March 15 in the concert hall. He brings a guest. Hailed as the piano player of the century, Igor Levit (left) will join the ICO for Mendelssohn’s early Sinfonias, with Widmann on clarinet for the Sonata for Clarinet and piano. Works by […]

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Gulliver’s Travels take 170 players to Oz

Gulliver’s Travels take 170 players to Oz

| February 28, 2016

WHAT do 170 on stage for one big show look like and do – playing up to 300 characters? Lime Tree Theatre offers us the opportunity to enjoy this spectacle in an original production, ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, on Tuesday March 15 and  Wednesday 16 at 8pm. Make the run into Paddy’s weekend special by turning out […]

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#WATCH #Limerick retains Jan and Noonan in #GE16 as O’Donnell loses out

#WATCH #Limerick retains Jan and Noonan in #GE16 as O’Donnell loses out

| February 28, 2016

Andrew Carey at the Limerick Count Centre andrew@limerickpost.ie MICHAEL Noonan and Jan O’Sullivan have been returned to the Dail as the final two elected TDs in the Limerick City constituency as Fine Gael’s Kieran O’Donnell loses out in a close fought race. Afterwards, the Fine Gael candidate who was pipped at the post for the last […]

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#WATCH Maurice Quinlivan becomes Sinn Fein’s first #Limerick TD at #GE16 in over 90 years

#WATCH Maurice Quinlivan becomes Sinn Fein’s first #Limerick TD at #GE16 in over 90 years

| February 28, 2016

Andrew Carey at the Limerick Count Centre andrew@limerickpost.ie SINN Fein’s Maurice Quinlivan has taken the second Dail seat in the Limerick City constituency after receiving almost 3,500 transfer votes from the eliminated AAA candidate Cian Prendiville who was knocked out of the race on the fourth count. In a hotly contested constituency that has gone […]

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Neville joins O’Donovan and Collins as county #Limerick TDs

Neville joins O’Donovan and Collins as county #Limerick TDs

| February 27, 2016

Andrew Carey at the Limerick count centre andrew@limerickpost.ie JUST 78 votes split the two Fine Gael candidates in County Limerick as Patrick O’Donovan has retained his seat but the story of the night goes to constituency’s newly elected TD Tom Neville who harvested a sizeable amount of transfers in the later counts to be returned […]

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Just 24 votes separate Jan and Maurice in #Limerick city #GE16

Just 24 votes separate Jan and Maurice in #Limerick city #GE16

| February 27, 2016

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie JUST 24 votes separate Labour’s Jan O’Sullivan and Sinn Fein’s Maurice Quinlivan as the count to fill the remaining three seats in the Limerick City constituency goes to the wire. Following the transfer of votes from eliminated Social Democrat, Sarah Jane Hennelly, the outgoing Labour TD scooped over 450 more votes than […]

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Senator James Heffernan eliminated as county #Limerick race to Dail nears conclusion

Senator James Heffernan eliminated as county #Limerick race to Dail nears conclusion

| February 27, 2016

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie SOCIAL Democrat election candidate, Senator James Heffernan has been eliminated in his bid to secure a seat in the 32 Dail after failing to reach the required quota.  The result means that his 5,662 votes are to be distributed amongst the three remaining candidates who are seeking the two seats remaining in the […]

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Two for three as #Limerick city constituency enters tight race

Two for three as #Limerick city constituency enters tight race

| February 27, 2016

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie WITH just a handful of counts likely to be left in both of the Limerick constituencies, the race for the Dail is hotting up as outgoing TD Jan O’Sullivan trails  Sinn Fein’s Maurice Quinlivan by less than 500 votes. Following the transfer of votes from the four excluded candidates; Denis Riordan (NP), Des […]

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Four eliminated in #Limerick county #GE16 constituency

Four eliminated in #Limerick county #GE16 constituency

| February 27, 2016

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie WITH four candidates, John Gorman (Non Party), Mark Keogh (DDI), Alexander Storey-Cosgrave (Greens) and Richard O’Donoghue (Non Party) all eliminated in the race for the final two seats in the County Limerick constituency, Fine Gael’s Tom Neville and Patrick O’Donovan have now emerged as the frontrunners in the chasing pack. Independent #GE16 candidate Emmett O’Brien is now […]

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