Archive for May, 2016

30 countries share Tres Court Film Festival platform with Limerick

30 countries share Tres Court Film Festival platform with Limerick

| May 31, 2016

Limerick’s third Tres Court Film Festival with Alliance Francaise will take place at Belltable on Friday June 3, 8pm with the screening of 40 international films, each of them under 3mins long. Animation, romance, adventure, documentary, violence, drama – there is no uniting theme or message, just fine filmmaking in a challenging 180 seconds – […]

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GAA – eir Announces Five Year Sponsorship of GAA Football All- Ireland Senior Championship

GAA – eir Announces Five Year Sponsorship of GAA Football All- Ireland Senior Championship

| May 31, 2016

EIR commits to sponsor the GAA Football All-Ireland Championship in a deal spanning five years and representing a multi-million euro investment by Ireland’s largest telecommunications company (Tuesday, 31st May 2016) eir has today announced its intention to partner with the GAA until 2020 in what is a major sponsorship deal for both parties. The multi-million […]

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Rugby – Ireland launch new jersey as Vodafone come on board

Rugby – Ireland launch new jersey as Vodafone come on board

| May 31, 2016

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) and Vodafone Ireland yesterday announced a new four-year sponsorship of the Ireland team. The agreement, which commences on 1st June ahead of the summer tour to South Africa, will also see Ireland’s leading total communications provider become official telecoms partner to the IRFU. The new Canterbury manufactured Ireland jersey […]

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Limerick armed robber with 180 convictions given another chance

Limerick armed robber with 180 convictions given another chance

| May 31, 2016

  AN ARMED robber who used a knife to demand money at a Limerick betting shop had his case adjourned for five months after a circuit court said he was “in the best condition” he had seen. John Hayes, (43) of Hartigan Villas, Moyross, pleaded guilty to the attempted robbery of a bookie office on August […]

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Two Limerick sisters brawled outside family home

Two Limerick sisters brawled outside family home

| May 31, 2016

TWO Limerick sisters who brawled outside their home will avoid a criminal conviction if they make a payment to Limerick District Court poor box to aid city charities. Amanda Casey (29) of Byrne Avenue and Leanne Casey (24) of Hyde Road pleaded guilty at Limerick District Court to their roles in a brawl at Byrne Avenue, […]

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Open verdict in inquest of missing Limerick man

Open verdict in inquest of missing Limerick man

| May 31, 2016

  AN inquest into the death of a Limerick man who had been missing from his home for more than three months has returned an open verdict after the Clare Coroner found that it could not be determined what happened in the lead-up to the discovery of his body. Ross Minihane (37) was reported missing […]

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Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle wins Athlete of the year

Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle wins Athlete of the year

| May 30, 2016

LIMERICK’S OLYMPIC  Games qualifier Fiona Doyle and Larne’s Conor Ferguson were last night named Senior & Junior Performance Athletes of the Year at the Swim Ireland Annual Awards at the Titanic Centre, Belfast.  Doyle, who qualified for the Olympic Games in July last year, had an outstanding year in 2015 and won the award based […]

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Slow pace of Limerick city centre development holding up new investment

Slow pace of Limerick city centre development holding up new investment

| May 30, 2016

  THE lack of prime office space in Limerick city centre is a barrier to attracting further foreign direct investment, according to the region’s top business promoter. Newly appointed IDA regional business development manager Niall O’Callaghan made his comments at a Shannon Chamber function on Tuesday when he said that the region now faces “international […]

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GAA – Action from Limerick versus Clare in the MSFC

GAA – Action from Limerick versus Clare in the MSFC

| May 30, 2016

Action from Limerick’s 0-16 to 0-13 loss to Clare in the Munster Senior football championship yesterday afternoon. Report here –

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Rugby – Tackle your feelings

Rugby – Tackle your feelings

| May 30, 2016

The Irish Rugby Union Players’ Association (IRUPA) in partnership with Zurich hosted a free mental wellbeing panel discussion as part of its ‘Tackle Your Feelings’ campaign in Thomond Park recently. ‘Tackle Your Feelings’ is an all island mental wellbeing campaign which sees national and international rugby stars come forward to tell their own personal story […]

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