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Man arrested following Limerick shooting

Man arrested following Limerick shooting

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A MAN has been arrested in Limerick after shots were fired at a house in Thomondgate this Tuesday evening. Gardai at Henry St Garda Station arrested the male following a reported incident at New Road at 7.40pm when shots were fired at a house. There were a number of occupants (one female […]

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Caherdavin wins Limerick Going for Gold

Caherdavin wins Limerick Going for Gold

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CAHERDAVIN has won the top prize in the tidy town Limerick Going for Gold competition this Tuesday evening and the north side community joined in jubilant celebrations as the entire process has been herald a “tremendous success”. A total of seven communities made the final of the Limerick Going for Gold Tidy […]

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Woman’s remains exhumed as murder probe continues

Woman’s remains exhumed as murder probe continues

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE remains of a 42 year old woman have been removed from a grave in county Limerick as part of a probe into her possible murder. Margot Seery was found dead in her apartment on October 8, 1994 and an inquest ruled that she died from asphyxiation. Foul play had been ruled […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Man arrested following Limerick shooting

Man arrested following Limerick shooting

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A MAN has been arrested in Limerick after shots were fired at a house in Thomondgate this Tuesday evening. Gardai at Henry St Garda Station arrested the male following a reported incident at New Road at 7.40pm when shots were fired at a house. There were a number of occupants (one female […]

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Caherdavin wins Limerick Going for Gold

Caherdavin wins Limerick Going for Gold

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CAHERDAVIN has won the top prize in the tidy town Limerick Going for Gold competition this Tuesday evening and the north side community joined in jubilant celebrations as the entire process has been herald a “tremendous success”. A total of seven communities made the final of the Limerick Going for Gold Tidy […]

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Woman’s remains exhumed as murder probe continues

Woman’s remains exhumed as murder probe continues

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE remains of a 42 year old woman have been removed from a grave in county Limerick as part of a probe into her possible murder. Margot Seery was found dead in her apartment on October 8, 1994 and an inquest ruled that she died from asphyxiation. Foul play had been ruled […]

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SPORT

Limerick-based rugby star named Sportswoman of the Month for August

Limerick-based rugby star named Sportswoman of the Month for August

LIMERICK-based rugby player Fiona Coghlan has been named as winner of The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman Award for August after her superb displays for Ireland in the Women’s Rugby World Cup in France. The UL Bohemian star was captain of the Irish team which reached the semi-finals of that tournament, in which they inflicted a […]

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Limerick duo play their part in Ireland under 19 victory

Limerick duo play their part in Ireland under 19 victory

TWO Limerick players featured in the Republic of Ireland under 19 side that recorded an impressive 1-0 victory over a highly-rated Netherlands side at Tallaght Stadium on Monday evening. Joel Coustrain, who is currently with English League One club Sheffield United, started the game and played for 84 minutes, giving a very good account of himself […]

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Win tickets to  The Guinness Pro12 Rugby Final

Win tickets to The Guinness Pro12 Rugby Final

To celebrate the Guinness PRO12 match between Munster and Edinburgh taking place in Thomond Park this Friday 5th September, The Limerick Post has teamed up with Specsavers, sponsors of the Guinness PRO12 rugby referees, to give you the chance to win one of two pairs of tickets to the final. To be in with the […]

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LIFESTYLE

Laureates on poetry’s pulse

Laureates on poetry’s pulse

by Rose Rushe “Poetry makes us ask who we are.. questions us to become more aware and sentient as human beings” – Richard Blanco A TRIBUTE to American poets with history here – “we have had quite a number of the years” – made a finely worded welcome for American laureate Richard Blanco when he […]

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Art and words exploring infant loss  – The Amulet

Art and words exploring infant loss – The Amulet

By Rose Rushe THE AMULET, a national exhibition tour exploring infant loss, will open at University Maternity Hospital Limerick for two days on Friday September 25 and and Saturday 26. Shedding light on an often hidden aspect of Irish life, the exhibition stems from The Amulet project (2009-2013), a collaboration between artist Marie Brett, bereaved […]

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Classics and community for The Royal Picture  Show film festival

Classics and community for The Royal Picture Show film festival

By Rose Rushe LOOKING ahead to 3rd The Royal Picture Show film festival running Thursday 18 to Sunday 21, director Declan McLoughlin makes the point that “we are programming 15 days of cinema each year. That’s a big project. “Just think what we could do if the Royal [Cinema Film and Media Hub] in Cecil […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Laureates on poetry’s pulse

Laureates on poetry’s pulse

by Rose Rushe “Poetry makes us ask who we are.. questions us to become more aware and sentient as human beings” – Richard Blanco A TRIBUTE to American poets with history here – “we have had quite a number of the years” – made a finely worded welcome for American laureate Richard Blanco when he […]

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Art and words exploring infant loss  – The Amulet

Art and words exploring infant loss – The Amulet

By Rose Rushe THE AMULET, a national exhibition tour exploring infant loss, will open at University Maternity Hospital Limerick for two days on Friday September 25 and and Saturday 26. Shedding light on an often hidden aspect of Irish life, the exhibition stems from The Amulet project (2009-2013), a collaboration between artist Marie Brett, bereaved […]

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Classics and community for The Royal Picture  Show film festival

Classics and community for The Royal Picture Show film festival

By Rose Rushe LOOKING ahead to 3rd The Royal Picture Show film festival running Thursday 18 to Sunday 21, director Declan McLoughlin makes the point that “we are programming 15 days of cinema each year. That’s a big project. “Just think what we could do if the Royal [Cinema Film and Media Hub] in Cecil […]

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PHOTOS

Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Despite a technical malfunction that resulted in a two hour delay and a change of route that left thousands of spectators disappointed, record crowds lined the streets and quays of Limerick to wish Grandma Giant farewell on one of the hottest days of the summer. According to Limerick City of Culture organizers, there were over […]

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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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Other Recent Stories

Man arrested following Limerick shooting

Man arrested following Limerick shooting

| September 16, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A MAN has been arrested in Limerick after shots were fired at a house in Thomondgate this Tuesday evening. Gardai at Henry St Garda Station arrested the male following a reported incident at New Road at 7.40pm when shots were fired at a house. There were a number of occupants (one female […]

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Caherdavin wins Limerick Going for Gold

Caherdavin wins Limerick Going for Gold

| September 16, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CAHERDAVIN has won the top prize in the tidy town Limerick Going for Gold competition this Tuesday evening and the north side community joined in jubilant celebrations as the entire process has been herald a “tremendous success”. A total of seven communities made the final of the Limerick Going for Gold Tidy […]

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Laureates on poetry’s pulse

Laureates on poetry’s pulse

| September 16, 2014

by Rose Rushe “Poetry makes us ask who we are.. questions us to become more aware and sentient as human beings” – Richard Blanco A TRIBUTE to American poets with history here – “we have had quite a number of the years” – made a finely worded welcome for American laureate Richard Blanco when he […]

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Woman’s remains exhumed as murder probe continues

Woman’s remains exhumed as murder probe continues

| September 16, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE remains of a 42 year old woman have been removed from a grave in county Limerick as part of a probe into her possible murder. Margot Seery was found dead in her apartment on October 8, 1994 and an inquest ruled that she died from asphyxiation. Foul play had been ruled […]

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Graveside examination underway into 20 year old murder probe

Graveside examination underway into 20 year old murder probe

| September 16, 2014

Andrew Carey in Rathkeale andrew@limerickpost.ie A TECHNICAL and initial forensic examination is underway at the graveside of a Limerick woman who died almost 20 years ago as part of a murder probe by Dublin gardai. Deputy State Pathologist, Dr Michael Curtis arrived at St Mary’s Burial Ground next to Rathkeale Church shortly after midday where […]

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