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Communities prepare for Limerick in Bloom judging

Communities prepare for Limerick in Bloom judging

46 communities from across County Limerick are busily preparing for the judging stages of the 7th annual Limerick in Bloom competition which takes place later this week and during next week. Limerick City & County Council, in conjunction with the JP McManus Charitable Foundation, host the competition as a motivational mechanism for the many small […]

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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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Emergency Road Closures Limerick

Emergency Road Closures Limerick

Limerick City & County Council wish to advise the public of the following Emergency Road Closures at Doon as a result of damage caused by severe flooding last night. L5031 – Doon to Gortageragh L5034 – Doon to Glengar Limerick City & County Council also wishes to advise that local road L1128 – Cross of […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Emergency Road Closures Limerick

Emergency Road Closures Limerick

Limerick City & County Council wish to advise the public of the following Emergency Road Closures at Doon as a result of damage caused by severe flooding last night. L5031 – Doon to Gortageragh L5034 – Doon to Glengar Limerick City & County Council also wishes to advise that local road L1128 – Cross of […]

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Labour court intervenes in hospital action.

Labour court intervenes in hospital action.

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie MEMBERS of the IMPACT trade union who are operating a non co-operation action have accepted an invitation to attend a Labour Relations Commission (LRC) hearing on the dispute at the Limerick group of hospitals. Currently, the union’s members intend to maintain their limited industrial action in protest at the €250,000 salary paid […]

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New Ryanair routes for Shannon

New Ryanair routes for Shannon

RYANAIR has announced two new routes out of Shannon airport, bringing to 11 the number of routes it will operate from there this winter. The airline announced that it is to add a daily Manchester service, replacing a three times weekly Liverpool service, and a weekly flight to Kaunas in Lithuania, as well as extra […]

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SPORT

#VIDEO van den Heever talks life in Limerick with Munster

#VIDEO van den Heever talks life in Limerick with Munster

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie MUNSTER Rugby new sensation and South African winger Gerhard van den Heever says that he is focused and excited about the new season ahead as he prepares for the upcoming World club 7s series in Thomond Park. Speaking at the launch of the international club tournament this week van den Heever said that […]

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Limerick FC face Sligo on Sunday

Limerick FC face Sligo on Sunday

MARTIN Russell is set to make his competitive bow as Limerick FC manager on Sunday evening when the Super Blues travel to Sligo Rovers (kick-off 7pm). Limerick’s opponents will come into the game on the back of a highly competitive Europa League qualifier against Rosenborg, with the Bit O’ Red hoping for another famous result […]

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Poland challenge beckons for Limerick’s transplant athletes

Poland challenge beckons for Limerick’s transplant athletes

LIMERICK will have significant representation among the Irish delegation flying to Poland next month for the European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships, a showcase of sporting endeavour and the value of organ donation. Richard Costello from Limerick city, Clarina’s John Loftus, Bruff man Thomas Doherty and Madeline Donaghy from Knocklong are among 34 Irish athletes competing […]

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LIFESTYLE

#newmusic SLOW RIOT – ‘Demons’

#newmusic SLOW RIOT – ‘Demons’

LIMERICK band Slow Riot formed in the long, hot summer of 2013. Describing their sound as “dark, brooding and core rattling”, Slow Riot cut their teeth in various bands based in London and Ireland, coming together to create something different. ‘Demons’ is the lead track from their debut EP out now. The band cite The […]

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Limerick establishments listed as gold medal finalists

Limerick establishments listed as gold medal finalists

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie ADARE Manor, The Dunraven Arms, the Pery No1 Hotel and The Limerick Strand Hotel are amongst a number of Limerick finalists announced for the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards for 2014. Now in its 26th year judging by industry experts of this years awards will recognise and reward excellence […]

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#newmusic Tigwara release ‘New Day Rises’ remix

#newmusic Tigwara release ‘New Day Rises’ remix

LIMERICK’S Tigwara are an alternative electro-acoustic band. Their debut single ‘New Day Rises’ is a polished production with a dark narrative running through it. The band has already lined up some local DJs to remix ‘New Day Rises’. With members from both the UK and the USA, Tigwara display a wide landscape of influences referencing […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

#newmusic SLOW RIOT – ‘Demons’

#newmusic SLOW RIOT – ‘Demons’

LIMERICK band Slow Riot formed in the long, hot summer of 2013. Describing their sound as “dark, brooding and core rattling”, Slow Riot cut their teeth in various bands based in London and Ireland, coming together to create something different. ‘Demons’ is the lead track from their debut EP out now. The band cite The […]

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#newmusic Tigwara release ‘New Day Rises’ remix

#newmusic Tigwara release ‘New Day Rises’ remix

LIMERICK’S Tigwara are an alternative electro-acoustic band. Their debut single ‘New Day Rises’ is a polished production with a dark narrative running through it. The band has already lined up some local DJs to remix ‘New Day Rises’. With members from both the UK and the USA, Tigwara display a wide landscape of influences referencing […]

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#newmusic CHINA FIELD RECORDINGS – ‘Kotoia ta loa’

#newmusic CHINA FIELD RECORDINGS – ‘Kotoia ta loa’

LIMERICK musician and field recordist Brendan Donnelly, one part of China Field Recordings, has released a new track. Using portable recording equipment, Brendan and Basque musician Benat Fuentes travelled throughout the Zhejiang region in China capturing the sounds of rural Chinese folk and ethnic music. ‘Kotoia ta loa’ was created using sounds from Mr and […]

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PHOTOS

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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Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Crowds basked in glorious sunshine as 1,500 athletes representing every county in Ireland paraded through Limerick city centre led by the 40 strong Special Olympics Torch Run team. The athletes were cheered by thousands of people who lined the parade route along O’Connell Street as it made its way up to the People’s Park for […]

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Other Recent Stories

#newmusic SLOW RIOT – ‘Demons’

#newmusic SLOW RIOT – ‘Demons’

| July 29, 2014

LIMERICK band Slow Riot formed in the long, hot summer of 2013. Describing their sound as “dark, brooding and core rattling”, Slow Riot cut their teeth in various bands based in London and Ireland, coming together to create something different. ‘Demons’ is the lead track from their debut EP out now. The band cite The […]

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#VIDEO van den Heever talks life in Limerick with Munster

#VIDEO van den Heever talks life in Limerick with Munster

| July 29, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie MUNSTER Rugby new sensation and South African winger Gerhard van den Heever says that he is focused and excited about the new season ahead as he prepares for the upcoming World club 7s series in Thomond Park. Speaking at the launch of the international club tournament this week van den Heever said that […]

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Limerick establishments listed as gold medal finalists

Limerick establishments listed as gold medal finalists

| July 28, 2014

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie ADARE Manor, The Dunraven Arms, the Pery No1 Hotel and The Limerick Strand Hotel are amongst a number of Limerick finalists announced for the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards for 2014. Now in its 26th year judging by industry experts of this years awards will recognise and reward excellence […]

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Communities prepare for Limerick in Bloom judging

Communities prepare for Limerick in Bloom judging

| July 28, 2014

46 communities from across County Limerick are busily preparing for the judging stages of the 7th annual Limerick in Bloom competition which takes place later this week and during next week. Limerick City & County Council, in conjunction with the JP McManus Charitable Foundation, host the competition as a motivational mechanism for the many small […]

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#newmusic Tigwara release ‘New Day Rises’ remix

#newmusic Tigwara release ‘New Day Rises’ remix

| July 28, 2014

LIMERICK’S Tigwara are an alternative electro-acoustic band. Their debut single ‘New Day Rises’ is a polished production with a dark narrative running through it. The band has already lined up some local DJs to remix ‘New Day Rises’. With members from both the UK and the USA, Tigwara display a wide landscape of influences referencing […]

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