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Collopy Limerick murder appeal dismissed by judges

Collopy Limerick murder appeal dismissed by judges

  A CONVICTED Limerick killer, who asked the three judge court of appeal to overturn his murder conviction because he claimed the judge who sentenced him made a mistake by allowing video evidence to be played at his trial, has had his appeal dismissed this Thursday morning. Kenneth Collopy, of Kilonan, Ballysimon, Limerick was 20 years […]

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Limerick firefighters go the length of the country for a canine companion

Limerick firefighters go the length of the country for a canine companion

  POWERING their way through 642km at an average speed of 27.5km an hour, ten Limerick firefighters have raised more than €13,000 for the ‘My Canine Companion’ charity. Cycling from Mizen Head to Malin Head isn’t an easy task, but the firefighters from Mulgrave Street station, were more than willing to saddle up in support their […]

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Limerick judge concerned over family law list

Limerick judge concerned over family law list

  FAMILY law court lists in Limerick are “bursting at the seams” with a  district court judge asking members of the public to complain to Court Services. At the opening this week’s family law session, Judge Mary Larkin was scheduled to deal with 50 cases in one day, prompting her to comment that the length of […]

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Collopy Limerick murder appeal dismissed by judges

Collopy Limerick murder appeal dismissed by judges

  A CONVICTED Limerick killer, who asked the three judge court of appeal to overturn his murder conviction because he claimed the judge who sentenced him made a mistake by allowing video evidence to be played at his trial, has had his appeal dismissed this Thursday morning. Kenneth Collopy, of Kilonan, Ballysimon, Limerick was 20 years […]

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Remembering a hero

Remembering a hero

Detective Garda Jerry McCabe has missed out on knowing five of his six grandchildren. But his widow Ann said this week that the men who killed him, were “no longer part of our lives and I won’t speak of them”. At the announcement of a charity concert being held to mark the 20th anniversary of […]

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Girl 16 missing from her home in Limerick

Girl 16 missing from her home in Limerick

A 16-YEAR-old girl is missing from her home in Limerick and Gardai, together with her family and friends, are anxious to know her whereabouts. Chloe Elderfield has been missing from Drombanna, Limerick City since May 1 last. Chloe was last seen in the Drombanna area, Limerick City on Sunday evening last at approximately 5.20pm. The […]

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SPORT

Soccer: Limerick strike seven as O’Flynn hits hat-trick

Soccer: Limerick strike seven as O’Flynn hits hat-trick

Limerick FC 7-2 Waterford United ON THE weekend of Riverfest, with Limerick city a hive of activity, there was no shortage of entertainment at Markets Field on Saturday evening as Limerick FC hit Waterford United for seven to extend their lead in the First Division to 12 points after just nine games. John O’Flynn hit […]

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Soccer: Seventh win on the bounce puts Limerick FC 10 points clear

Soccer: Seventh win on the bounce puts Limerick FC 10 points clear

Limerick FC 3-0 Cabinteely LIMERICK FC reached the quarterway mark of the 2016 SSE Airtricity League First Division with their 100 per cent record still intact and a seismic 10-point lead at the top of the table following this routine win over Cabinteely, the first ever meeting of the two clubs. After the visitors managed […]

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Soccer: Five-star Limerick go seven points clear at the top of the table

Soccer: Five-star Limerick go seven points clear at the top of the table

Limerick FC 5-1 Shelbourne IT’S NOW five wins from five league games for Limerick FC in the 2016 SSE Airtricity League First Division after a 5-1 home triumph over Shelbourne, with five different players scoring for the Super Blues, put them seven points clear at the top of the table and saw them bring their season […]

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LIFESTYLE

UL Orchestra presents Summer Proms

UL Orchestra presents Summer Proms

LIAM Daly is to conduct Summer Proms at UCH this Saturday May 7 at 8pm. Look forward to The University of Limerick Orchestra playing a mix of trad, both Ulster Scot and Irish, and classical and opera music. From PRO Valerie Gunning, Limerick Post hears of a programme featuring the magic of Grieg’s ‘Peer Gynt […]

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Windings return with a taster for the new album and a live show

Windings return with a taster for the new album and a live show

  LIMERICK band Windings have some new music to share. ‘Stray Dogs’ is a taster from Windings fourth LP ‘Be Honest and Fear Not’. The album drops in Autumn. Starting off ‘Stray Dogs’ lulls you into a nice hazy groove until the guitar breaks wreak havoc with your siesta.  ‘Helicopters’ is a downbeat collaboration between […]

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Riverfest FIREWORKS kick off at approx. 10pm tonight!

Riverfest FIREWORKS kick off at approx. 10pm tonight!

Best viewing point from the Riverfestival Village @ Arthur’s Quay Park

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ENTERTAINMENT

UL Orchestra presents Summer Proms

UL Orchestra presents Summer Proms

LIAM Daly is to conduct Summer Proms at UCH this Saturday May 7 at 8pm. Look forward to The University of Limerick Orchestra playing a mix of trad, both Ulster Scot and Irish, and classical and opera music. From PRO Valerie Gunning, Limerick Post hears of a programme featuring the magic of Grieg’s ‘Peer Gynt […]

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Windings return with a taster for the new album and a live show

Windings return with a taster for the new album and a live show

  LIMERICK band Windings have some new music to share. ‘Stray Dogs’ is a taster from Windings fourth LP ‘Be Honest and Fear Not’. The album drops in Autumn. Starting off ‘Stray Dogs’ lulls you into a nice hazy groove until the guitar breaks wreak havoc with your siesta.  ‘Helicopters’ is a downbeat collaboration between […]

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Riverfest FIREWORKS kick off at approx. 10pm tonight!

Riverfest FIREWORKS kick off at approx. 10pm tonight!

Best viewing point from the Riverfestival Village @ Arthur’s Quay Park

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PHOTOS

‘Purge’, a painted response to Hunt Collection artefacts

‘Purge’, a painted response to Hunt Collection artefacts

APRIL 21 saw Hunt Museum host its annual exhibition created by Limerick  School of Art and Design’s painting students, inspired by The Hunt Collection. This year’s theme title is ‘Purge’ and the “artworks are exhibited alongside the Museum’s artefacts and paintings to create imaginative responses to the collection”. ‘Purge’ is ongoing daily at the former […]

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Annie Get your Gun shoots the breeze at concert hall

Annie Get your Gun shoots the breeze at concert hall

FAN tailed head-dresses, dancing girls, cowgirls and Men Wearing Stetsons enlivened the media launch of Limerick Musical Society’s latest production. Dolan’s Bar was the familiar supportive venue for news of ‘Annie Get Your Gun’, set to shoot out the concert hall later this month, Thursday April 28, Friday 29 and Saturday 30. Metropolitan Mayor Jerry […]

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Launch of Limerick Film Festival draws multiple stakeholders

Launch of Limerick Film Festival draws multiple stakeholders

GEORGE Boutique Hotel, a regular supporter of and site for arts activity, was host to Limerick Film Festival’s media launch on Wednesday 30. This seventh annual festival will open on Thursday April 14 for three days, operating mostly out of LIT in Moylish. Look forward to the Short Film Awards in partnership with Film Freeway, […]

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Other Recent Stories

Collopy Limerick murder appeal dismissed by judges

Collopy Limerick murder appeal dismissed by judges

| May 5, 2016

  A CONVICTED Limerick killer, who asked the three judge court of appeal to overturn his murder conviction because he claimed the judge who sentenced him made a mistake by allowing video evidence to be played at his trial, has had his appeal dismissed this Thursday morning. Kenneth Collopy, of Kilonan, Ballysimon, Limerick was 20 years […]

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UL Orchestra presents Summer Proms

UL Orchestra presents Summer Proms

| May 5, 2016

LIAM Daly is to conduct Summer Proms at UCH this Saturday May 7 at 8pm. Look forward to The University of Limerick Orchestra playing a mix of trad, both Ulster Scot and Irish, and classical and opera music. From PRO Valerie Gunning, Limerick Post hears of a programme featuring the magic of Grieg’s ‘Peer Gynt […]

Continue Reading

Limerick firefighters go the length of the country for a canine companion

Limerick firefighters go the length of the country for a canine companion

| May 5, 2016

  POWERING their way through 642km at an average speed of 27.5km an hour, ten Limerick firefighters have raised more than €13,000 for the ‘My Canine Companion’ charity. Cycling from Mizen Head to Malin Head isn’t an easy task, but the firefighters from Mulgrave Street station, were more than willing to saddle up in support their […]

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Limerick judge concerned over family law list

Limerick judge concerned over family law list

| May 5, 2016

  FAMILY law court lists in Limerick are “bursting at the seams” with a  district court judge asking members of the public to complain to Court Services. At the opening this week’s family law session, Judge Mary Larkin was scheduled to deal with 50 cases in one day, prompting her to comment that the length of […]

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Remembering a hero

Remembering a hero

| May 5, 2016

Detective Garda Jerry McCabe has missed out on knowing five of his six grandchildren. But his widow Ann said this week that the men who killed him, were “no longer part of our lives and I won’t speak of them”. At the announcement of a charity concert being held to mark the 20th anniversary of […]

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