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Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

AS PART of an intelligence-led joint operation involving Revenue’s Customs Service and An Garda Síochana, officers seized approximately 250gms of methylone with an estimated street value of €9,000 in Limerick this Friday. The drugs were seized following the controlled delivery of a package which originated in China to an address in Dock Road after the […]

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Suicide prevention training for Limerick’s emergency service workers

Suicide prevention training for Limerick’s emergency service workers

A training workshop aimed at helping emergency services personnel in Limerick to support people in crisis, including people feeling suicidal, will be hosted at Limerick Fire Station this Tuesday, September 2nd. Members of Limerick Fire and Rescue Service, An Garda Síochána, the National Ambulance Service and the Munster Regional Communications Centre (MRCC) will attend the […]

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Freedom of Limerick for President Higgins

Freedom of Limerick for President Higgins

Limerick City and County Council has unanimously agreed to award the Freedom of Limerick to An Uachtaráin, Michael D Higgins. The announcement was made this morning, (Friday) by Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council, Cllr Kevin Sheahan following a special meeting of the Council. The Freedom of Limerick will be conferred on President Higgins […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

AS PART of an intelligence-led joint operation involving Revenue’s Customs Service and An Garda Síochana, officers seized approximately 250gms of methylone with an estimated street value of €9,000 in Limerick this Friday. The drugs were seized following the controlled delivery of a package which originated in China to an address in Dock Road after the […]

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A gigantic policing plan

A gigantic policing plan

A MASSIVE policing and organisational plan has been put in place to ensure that everyone who comes to see the Grandmother giant will have a good time. At a press briefing at Limerick’s Henry Street Garda station, Chief Supt, David Sheehan revealed that 150 Limerick Gardai will be policing the event in their own city, […]

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Minister to tackle tunnel

Minister to tackle tunnel

Transport Minister, Paschal Donohoe  has promised to look at ways of driving more traffic into the Limerick tunnel and thereby reducing the massive amounts of taxpayers money which is being paid in subventions. Asked what he plans to do about reducing the €19.5 million which has been paid to the tunnel company in subsidies so […]

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SPORT

Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

Limerick FC 0-3 Drogheda United LIMERICK FC fell to a heavy home defeat for the second time in four days, going down 3-0 at home to Drogheda United after Monday’s loss to Derry City. Michael Daly, Gavin Holohan and Cathal Brady were on target for the Boynesiders, who claimed their second win in Limerick this […]

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Medals galore for Limerick’s transplant athletes

Medals galore for Limerick’s transplant athletes

THE Mid West region’s representatives on Team Ireland at the European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships returned home with 17 medals after a hugely successful week in Poland. Ireland won 67 medals in total at the Games in difficult weather conditions in Krakow, with all seven competitors from Limerick and Clare stepping onto the medal […]

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Limerick cage fighter Catherine lines up title shot

Limerick cage fighter Catherine lines up title shot

LIMERICK cage fighter Catherine Costigan added another victory to her glittering CV when she defeated Noelia Molina from Monaco in Cage Warriors 70 at The Helix in Dublin. Catherine, who is co-owner of the Pankration Kickboxing Academy with her husband Dermot, won the fight in the first round, defeating her opponent by technical submission with […]

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LIFESTYLE

A gigantic policing plan

A gigantic policing plan

A MASSIVE policing and organisational plan has been put in place to ensure that everyone who comes to see the Grandmother giant will have a good time. At a press briefing at Limerick’s Henry Street Garda station, Chief Supt, David Sheehan revealed that 150 Limerick Gardai will be policing the event in their own city, […]

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Limerick writers’ Poetry and Prose

Limerick writers’ Poetry and Prose

by Rose Rushe THE ENERGY hub that is Limerick Writers’ Centre is behind two coming events that are open to all interested in literary matters. First up is the launch of Evelyn Casey’s book of poetry, ‘Not My Life Story – But the Next Best Thing’, taking place on Sunday 31 next at 3pm in […]

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Limerick acts are Electric Picnic ready

Limerick acts are Electric Picnic ready

LIMERICK’S Music Generation Magic Bus will be at the Electric Picnic Trailer Park stage for the festival this weekend. The mobile studio and creative space will host various open mic and showcase events for the duration of Electric Picnic. Limerick is well represented this year by Nubus, Leading Armies, Rubberbandits, Sean’s Walk and Karl Spain […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

A gigantic policing plan

A gigantic policing plan

A MASSIVE policing and organisational plan has been put in place to ensure that everyone who comes to see the Grandmother giant will have a good time. At a press briefing at Limerick’s Henry Street Garda station, Chief Supt, David Sheehan revealed that 150 Limerick Gardai will be policing the event in their own city, […]

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Limerick acts are Electric Picnic ready

Limerick acts are Electric Picnic ready

LIMERICK’S Music Generation Magic Bus will be at the Electric Picnic Trailer Park stage for the festival this weekend. The mobile studio and creative space will host various open mic and showcase events for the duration of Electric Picnic. Limerick is well represented this year by Nubus, Leading Armies, Rubberbandits, Sean’s Walk and Karl Spain […]

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Small Plastic Wars fill The Savoy

Small Plastic Wars fill The Savoy

by Rose Rushe JOINING the army for writer/ actor Pat McGrath as a young man was a natural progression to his proud family line, a grandfather having fought in World War 1 with the Munster Fusiliers. McGrath left in a few years to take out an Arts degree, working in teaching and community art projects […]

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PHOTOS

Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

It was a case of double vision when eight sets of twins turned up for their first day of secondary school in Colaiste Ide agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale on Wednesday.  They are: Luke and Holly Scannell, Orla and Maeve Quirke, Michelle and Noelle Curtin, Caoimhe and Shona Hickey, Jack and David O’Conner, Jamie and Gearoid Browne, […]

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The Giants Journey to Limerick

The Giants Journey to Limerick

In less than six weeks’ time, the biggest event of Limerick City Culture 2014 ‘The Giants Journey’ will take place 5th, 6th and 7th September . It will be the single biggest event in Limerick since the Pope visited in 1979 with over 100,000 visitors. Today the huge giant Grandmother that will be live on Limerick’s city streets […]

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#Gallery Foynes Air Show

#Gallery Foynes Air Show

Related posts: Foynes air-show spectacular An estimated 15,000 plus people are expected to flock to… Foynes air show to highlight Limerick aviation legacy FOYNES is set to stage one of Ireland’s most spectacular… Art Gallery ideal for polling -Leddin THE City Gallery of Art on Pery Square should be… Those who see – Michael Warren […]

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Other Recent Stories

Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

| August 29, 2014

Limerick FC 0-3 Drogheda United LIMERICK FC fell to a heavy home defeat for the second time in four days, going down 3-0 at home to Drogheda United after Monday’s loss to Derry City. Michael Daly, Gavin Holohan and Cathal Brady were on target for the Boynesiders, who claimed their second win in Limerick this […]

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Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

| August 29, 2014

AS PART of an intelligence-led joint operation involving Revenue’s Customs Service and An Garda Síochana, officers seized approximately 250gms of methylone with an estimated street value of €9,000 in Limerick this Friday. The drugs were seized following the controlled delivery of a package which originated in China to an address in Dock Road after the […]

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Suicide prevention training for Limerick’s emergency service workers

Suicide prevention training for Limerick’s emergency service workers

| August 29, 2014

A training workshop aimed at helping emergency services personnel in Limerick to support people in crisis, including people feeling suicidal, will be hosted at Limerick Fire Station this Tuesday, September 2nd. Members of Limerick Fire and Rescue Service, An Garda Síochána, the National Ambulance Service and the Munster Regional Communications Centre (MRCC) will attend the […]

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Freedom of Limerick for President Higgins

Freedom of Limerick for President Higgins

| August 29, 2014

Limerick City and County Council has unanimously agreed to award the Freedom of Limerick to An Uachtaráin, Michael D Higgins. The announcement was made this morning, (Friday) by Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council, Cllr Kevin Sheahan following a special meeting of the Council. The Freedom of Limerick will be conferred on President Higgins […]

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A gigantic policing plan

A gigantic policing plan

| August 29, 2014

A MASSIVE policing and organisational plan has been put in place to ensure that everyone who comes to see the Grandmother giant will have a good time. At a press briefing at Limerick’s Henry Street Garda station, Chief Supt, David Sheehan revealed that 150 Limerick Gardai will be policing the event in their own city, […]

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