Archive for June, 2017

What would Terry have said about his bronze sculpture?

What would Terry have said about his bronze sculpture?

| June 30, 2017

“WHO knows what hellish future lies ahead? Actually I do, I’ve seen the rehearsals.” This, the sharp wit of Terry Wogan on the Eurovision finals in Finland in 2007 came to mind after a bronze sculpture of the well-loved Limerick broadcaster was unveiled in his native city last weekend. What would Terry have made of […]

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Limerick FC announce partnership with Mongolian FF

Limerick FC announce partnership with Mongolian FF

| June 30, 2017

Limerick FC and the Mongolian Football Federation have announced a Community Partnership which they believe will be beneficial for both sides, with Belgutei Batjargul the first to come to the city as part of a planned exchange programme. After year-long discussions, Mongolian Football Federation manager Enkhjin Batsumber arrived on Shannonside this week as the deal […]

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Marty completes his Irish coastline challenge

Marty completes his Irish coastline challenge

| June 30, 2017

  A RETRIED lecturer at Limerick’s Mary Immaculate College has walked 3,450 km around the entire coastline of Ireland to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society after two of his close friends died from the disease. Dr Marty Holland finished his walk on the Flaggy Shore in North Clare where he was greeted his family […]

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Northern Trust Limerick major expansion announced as company celebrates 10 year anniversary in Limerick

Northern Trust Limerick major expansion announced as company celebrates 10 year anniversary in Limerick

| June 30, 2017

FOR more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building their legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. Northern Trust serves the world’s most sophisticated clients, from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and […]

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McDonald confident ahead of Drogheda clash

McDonald confident ahead of Drogheda clash

| June 30, 2017

Neil McDonald says Limerick must “concentrate on our own game” as they prepare to face Drogheda United at United Park tonight (7.45pm), where he is hoping to see improvements in certain areas to complement their “excellent” attacking play. The Shannonsiders are without a clean-sheet in over two months and will be keen to address that […]

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BD Healthcare advancing into a new era of medical technology

BD Healthcare advancing into a new era of medical technology

| June 30, 2017

BD Healthcare is a global medical technology company advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care.   BD Healthcare leads in-patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance […]

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Munster confirm Erasmus departure

Munster confirm Erasmus departure

| June 30, 2017

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus and Defence Coach Jacques Nienaber are set to depart the province at the end of December. Having joined Munster at the start of July 2016, the South African coaching duo, along with Jerry Flannery, Felix Jones and the late Anthony Foley, guided […]

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Belltable: Connect’s ‘Showcase of Ideas’

Belltable: Connect’s ‘Showcase of Ideas’

| June 30, 2017

IN JANUARY some 13 theatre artists from around Ireland came to collaborate and stretch their creative comfort zones. ‘Showcase of Ideas’ is the culmination of this programme. Inspired by the Limerick Leader edition of February 11, five collaborative pieces, conceived and created in Belltable: Connect, will be presented over two nights, June 30 and July […]

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CLÁR capital investment programme in Limerick and Mid-West

CLÁR capital investment programme in Limerick and Mid-West

| June 30, 2017

LIMERICK, Clare and Tipperary are areas targeted by the CLÁR capital investment scheme, which has been re-opened after six years by Minister Michael Ring. This year, Limerick alone is getting €161,1730 for eight different projects out of a new €5million released from the capital investment scheme on June 13 for safety measures and community amenities. […]

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Government commitment to Limerick homeless children will not be honoured

Government commitment to Limerick homeless children will not be honoured

| June 30, 2017

FIANNA Fáil Spokesperson on Social Protection Willie O’Dea has described the Government decision to abandon targets for re-housing homeless families in Limerick from hotels into suitable temporary accommodation as a “shocking indictment of Fine Gael’s value system”. There are currently in the region of 40 families living in B&B accommodation in Limerick and Deputy O’Dea believes […]

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