Archive for July, 2016

Golf – Mid West Golf Notes

Golf – Mid West Golf Notes

| July 30, 2016

Adare Manor Golf Club LAST weekend saw the playing of Captain’s (Paudie Mann’s) prize. With the course in excellent condition and over 240 playing, the scoring was very good. 1st Gerard Ryan 46pts, 2nd Mattie Hayes 45(b9), 3rd K Ryan 45. Gross B Murray 36. Open Singles July 19, 1st David Connolly 44pts, 2nd Greg […]

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Animal Farm staged to challenge today’s politics in Britain

Animal Farm staged to challenge today’s politics in Britain

| July 30, 2016

LIMERICK Youth Theatre is celebrating its 20th anniversary next year. For the first time LYT is staging its big summer production in association with a professional theatre company for the summer of 2016. Bottom Dog was made Cultural Ambassador for Limerick last year at a ceremony in County Hall chambers. Now three of its wise […]

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Soccer: Essien sees Limerick edge closer to promotion

Soccer: Essien sees Limerick edge closer to promotion

| July 30, 2016

Limerick FC 2-0 Shelbourne IN FRONT of an attendance of 1,272 that included a group of 120 American visitors and ex-Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien, Limerick FC picked up their 18th league win out of 19 on Friday night with a 2-0 defeat of Shelbourne. Two goals in seven minutes either side of half-time ensured that […]

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GAA – Limerick Club football championships return

GAA – Limerick Club football championships return

| July 29, 2016

THE Limerick senior and intermediate football championships return this weekend following the Senior inter county side’s departure from this year’s championship. There is little room for manoeuvre as both Group 1 and Group 2 are air tight following the opening two rounds of the championship. In group 1, Oola, who play St Patrick’s and St […]

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Soccer – Busy weekend for Limerick FC

Soccer – Busy weekend for Limerick FC

| July 29, 2016

LIMERICK FC will be in action twice over the bank holiday weekend as their season reaches a pivotal juncture. On Friday evening, Martin Russell’s men host Shelbourne in the First Division (kick-off 7:15pm). The match was moved forward by 24 hours due to the Super Blues’ involvement in the EA Sports Cup semi-finals on Monday […]

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TV – Something for the Weekend – Live Sport

TV – Something for the Weekend – Live Sport

| July 29, 2016

Rugby Union Sat-30-Jul SR Hurricanes v Chiefs 8.35am SS1 Sat-30-Jul SR Lions v Highlanders 3.30pm SS4 IT’S a long weekend, so there is even more time to enjoy sport on the TV. Have a good one Soccer Fri-29-Jul PSF MLS All Stars v Arsenal 12.50am SS2 Fri-29-Jul ICC Spurs v Ath Madrid 11am SS1 Sat-30-Jul […]

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Celebrating Limerick Film at Urban Alley

Celebrating Limerick Film at Urban Alley

| July 29, 2016

THE Urban Alley returns to Limerick this bank holiday weekend with a special feature on Limerick Film on Sunday 31. Presented by actor Kevin Kiely Jnr, screenings will include short films, music videos and Andrew Gallivan’s film ‘Muid Éire Nua’ which took the top prize at this year’s Limerick Film Festival. Muid Éire Nua is […]

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Soccer – Limerick & Janesboro feature in FAI Senior Cup draw

Soccer – Limerick & Janesboro feature in FAI Senior Cup draw

| July 29, 2016

The draw for the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Third Round was made this morning. The draw, which took place in Clonmel as part of the FAI’s Festival of Football week in Tipperary, was conducted by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and FAI President Tony Fitzgerald. First Division leaders Limerick FC will travel to […]

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Taking a trip down the Isle #Shannon #Limerick #Munster #Rugby

Taking a trip down the Isle #Shannon #Limerick #Munster #Rugby

| July 29, 2016

Limerick is a city that is famous worldwide for its proud rugby tradition. Intense rivalries on the pitch have led to great stories and friendships off it. Over the next seven weeks, Daragh Frawley will give an insight into Limerick’s seven senior All Ireland League clubs. First up are nine-time AIL winners, Shannon.  “I WAS fortunate enough […]

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Councillors defy planning advice on rezoning

Councillors defy planning advice on rezoning

| July 29, 2016

CLARE county councillors have backed a controversial proposal to rezone lands on the outskirts of Limerick city for housing, despite strong advice from a senior planner against the move. At a special meeting to adopt the draft Clare County Development Plan 2017-23, councillors voted in favour of zoning parcels of land in the south-east and […]

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