Archive for June, 2017

Recognition at Limerick Chamber awards will help underpin recovery

Recognition at Limerick Chamber awards will help underpin recovery

| June 26, 2017

  THE Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards will help underpin the recovery and create a sustainable future, the President of Limerick Institute of Technology has said as the awards were launched this Monday. Now in it’s seventh year, Dr Vincent Cunnane said that recognising success of business at all levels, which the Chamber awards do, […]

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Heartwave Cardio Screening coming to an area near you

Heartwave Cardio Screening coming to an area near you

| June 26, 2017

HEARTWAVE Cardio Screening is coming to your area soon with the revolutionary BPro pulse wave analysis device, providing affordable and accurate heart and artery screenings. The BPro and A-Pulse Casp has been developed by Healthstats in Singapore and can calculate a person’s central aortic systolic pressure (CASP) (blood pressure closest to the heart) accurately and […]

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Males who fled Adare crash being sought by Gardai

Males who fled Adare crash being sought by Gardai

| June 26, 2017

  GARDAI in Limerick are looking to speak with three males who left the scene of a road traffic collision outside Adare on Sunday afternoon last. Shortly before 2pm on Sunday, a 999 call was made to the emergency services notifying them that a car had rolled over on to its roof following a collision […]

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Limerick blogger discusses search for perfect partner in new TV ad

Limerick blogger discusses search for perfect partner in new TV ad

| June 25, 2017

A blogger from Limerick makes her on-screen debut this month in a new campaign from car insurance brand its4women.ie. Sinead O’Brien from Patrickswell appears in a TV ad currently airing on RTE One which sees her share her experiences and insights into what it means to look for and find the perfect partner. Sinead beat off […]

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Close confidant of Pope to address MIC Limerick conference

Close confidant of Pope to address MIC Limerick conference

| June 25, 2017

A cardinal recognised as a lead reformer within the Church hierarchy and chosen by Pope Francis to present Amoris Laetitia – the papacy’s letter on the ‘family’ – will be the star turn at a major conference here next month. ‘Let’s Talk Family: Let’s Be Family’, which will be held at Mary Immaculate College,  Limerick […]

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Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

| June 25, 2017

THE sight of an idle pavilion in their grounds has inspired a Limerick rugby club to pitch their vision of culture beyond the leather oval. There is a three-year plan being fashioned for Pig’nPorter Tag Rugby Festival by host Old Crescent RFC. They have set about mounting a July suite of events by 2020, integrating […]

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UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

| June 24, 2017

ALLEGATIONS of inappropriate behaviour by hospital admission staff forcing patients with private health insurance to sign away their right to public treatment have been raised by Limerick City TD Willie O’Dea. The Fianna Fáil spokesman on Social Protection said he is deeply concerned at reports that employees have attempted to harass, coerce and, in certain circumstances, bully […]

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Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

| June 24, 2017

THE Cranberries’ 1993 debut album ‘Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We’, which sold over five million copies, has inspired a sign art installation in Limerick Institute of Technology’s Moylish campus. Texas-based sign painter and illustrator Sean Starr collaborated with Limerick sign painter Tom Collins to create the 10ft high 15ft wide hand painted sign placing the title […]

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UL start-up scoops top prize at Enterprise awards

UL start-up scoops top prize at Enterprise awards

| June 24, 2017

A start-up company from the University of Limerick has been presented with the ‘One to Watch Award’ at Enterprise Ireland’s Big Ideas ceremony. HookeBio, a University of Limerick spin-out, was one of ten start-up companies to pitch their new technology solutions to investors at Enterprise Ireland’s annual showcase of start-up innovation emerging from higher education institutes. […]

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Recovery has bypassed Limerick’s unemployment blackspots

Recovery has bypassed Limerick’s unemployment blackspots

| June 24, 2017

LATEST unemployment figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate that the economic recovery has bypassed many Limerick communities with the city and county topping the list of unemployment blackspots in Ireland. 79 blackspots were identified by the CSO, with Limerick accounting for 18 of them, including Ballynanty, Kileely, Prospect, Galvone, Rathbane, Singland, Shannon Banks […]

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