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Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie GARDAI in Limerick investigating the attempted murder of convicted drug dealer Christy Keane have arrested a woman in her 20s this Thursday evening. The woman, who was brought into custody at 8:30pm, is currently detained for questioning at Roxboro Garda Station under section 30 of the Criminal Justice act. Last Monday morning, […]

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Overgrown hedgerows putting motorists at risk

Overgrown hedgerows putting motorists at risk

A LOCAL councillor in the Adare-Rathkeale district, who works as a self-employed building contractor in his day job, was forced to send one of his own employees to cut hedgerows at Morenane Cross, Granagh following a number of near-misses and complaints from local residents. Cllr Richard O’Donoghue (FF) says he was compelled to take action […]

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Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie PEOPLE in Carew Park fear it is only a matter of time before someone is injured by a stray horse or by sulkies racing up and down the roads of the Limerick city housing estate. A local parent told the Limerick Post this week that elderly people are terrified to leave […]

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Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie GARDAI in Limerick investigating the attempted murder of convicted drug dealer Christy Keane have arrested a woman in her 20s this Thursday evening. The woman, who was brought into custody at 8:30pm, is currently detained for questioning at Roxboro Garda Station under section 30 of the Criminal Justice act. Last Monday morning, […]

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Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie PEOPLE in Carew Park fear it is only a matter of time before someone is injured by a stray horse or by sulkies racing up and down the roads of the Limerick city housing estate. A local parent told the Limerick Post this week that elderly people are terrified to leave […]

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Suspect further detained as 80 gardai investigate shooting

Suspect further detained as 80 gardai investigate shooting

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A 37-YEAR-old man arrested in connection with the shooting of a convicted drug dealer in Limerick earlier this week can be detained until this Saturday a court has ordered after a Judge was told that 80 gardai are involved in the investigation. A special sitting of Limerick District Court heard details of […]

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SPORT

Soccer – “We have to go on a run” – Martin Russell

Soccer – “We have to go on a run” – Martin Russell

MARTIN RUSSELL knows Limerick are at a “critical” stage in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division survival mission, and while victory this weekend would be a start he acknowledges they “have to go on a run” in the coming weeks. The winless Shannonsiders are seven points adrift of Sligo Rovers at the bottom of the […]

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Camogie – Limerick face Wexford in game three of Championship

Camogie – Limerick face Wexford in game three of Championship

THE LIMERICK camogie side will face Wexford this Saturday evening at 4pm in Innovate Wexford Park, in what is their third game of the All Ireland championship group stages. Joe Quaid’s side lost out to the current All Ireland champions Cork last weekend on a scoreline of 1-14 to 1-10. Wexford, who have only played […]

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Soccer – Lynch returns as Blues chase summer targets

Soccer – Lynch returns as Blues chase summer targets

LIMERICK FC manager Martin Russell said that the club is entering “a critical period” ahead of consecutive home games against Bray Wanderers and Galway United at the Markets Field. Bray make the trip to Shannonside on Saturday evening (kick-off 6:30pm), with Galway venturing south a week later, and with the Super Blues now seven points […]

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LIFESTYLE

Postponed: The Next Stage

Postponed: The Next Stage

This Friday July 3 concert at University Concert Hall, led by Niall O’Halloran and with  Voice of Ireland contestants and Limerick based talent, has been postponed to dates not available as yet. The notice from Niall reads: “I’m sorry to announce that tomorrow’s performance of ‘The Next Stage’ is postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. I […]

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New York welcomes The Lady Diana

New York welcomes The Lady Diana

by Rose Rushe BOTTOM Dog has further sealed its reputation as an innovative, professional theatre company with the transition of ‘Language Unbecoming a Lady’ to Manhattan. That the host Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival is run by Bottom Dog board member George Heslin is coincidence rather than clinch factor. This former Irish Examiner/ New York […]

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Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

JOIN Ormston House, Patrick’s Street, for the opening of COMPRESSION, a group exhibition from Thursday 9 at 7pm. It will feature work by Stephen Brandes, Maud Cotter, Angela Fulcher, Catherine Harty, Caoimhe Kilfeather, Tom Hackney, Susan Morris, Trevor Shearer and Alison Turnbull. Their works are curated by Ed Kroma. You might be interested in hearing […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Postponed: The Next Stage

Postponed: The Next Stage

This Friday July 3 concert at University Concert Hall, led by Niall O’Halloran and with  Voice of Ireland contestants and Limerick based talent, has been postponed to dates not available as yet. The notice from Niall reads: “I’m sorry to announce that tomorrow’s performance of ‘The Next Stage’ is postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. I […]

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New York welcomes The Lady Diana

New York welcomes The Lady Diana

by Rose Rushe BOTTOM Dog has further sealed its reputation as an innovative, professional theatre company with the transition of ‘Language Unbecoming a Lady’ to Manhattan. That the host Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival is run by Bottom Dog board member George Heslin is coincidence rather than clinch factor. This former Irish Examiner/ New York […]

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Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

Ormston House hosts COMPRESSION

JOIN Ormston House, Patrick’s Street, for the opening of COMPRESSION, a group exhibition from Thursday 9 at 7pm. It will feature work by Stephen Brandes, Maud Cotter, Angela Fulcher, Catherine Harty, Caoimhe Kilfeather, Tom Hackney, Susan Morris, Trevor Shearer and Alison Turnbull. Their works are curated by Ed Kroma. You might be interested in hearing […]

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PHOTOS

#Pictures – Action from Limerick versus Tipperary

#Pictures – Action from Limerick versus Tipperary

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Photos of the Limerick Novena

Photos of the Limerick Novena

Scenes at Mount Saint Alphonsus Redemptorist Church, Limerick as The Annual Novena started in honour of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

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Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

ASSOCIATION of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) had its annual awards ceremony on Saturday 13 at the Gleneagles/ INEC with 1300 members attending, each supportive of its own troupe’s ambition. Limerick Musical Society in the Sullivan section was principal winner, scooping four awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’. The individual trophies were for Best Choreographer, Niamh Twomey; […]

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Other Recent Stories

Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

| July 2, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie GARDAI in Limerick investigating the attempted murder of convicted drug dealer Christy Keane have arrested a woman in her 20s this Thursday evening. The woman, who was brought into custody at 8:30pm, is currently detained for questioning at Roxboro Garda Station under section 30 of the Criminal Justice act. Last Monday morning, […]

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Overgrown hedgerows putting motorists at risk

Overgrown hedgerows putting motorists at risk

| July 2, 2015

A LOCAL councillor in the Adare-Rathkeale district, who works as a self-employed building contractor in his day job, was forced to send one of his own employees to cut hedgerows at Morenane Cross, Granagh following a number of near-misses and complaints from local residents. Cllr Richard O’Donoghue (FF) says he was compelled to take action […]

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Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

| July 2, 2015

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie PEOPLE in Carew Park fear it is only a matter of time before someone is injured by a stray horse or by sulkies racing up and down the roads of the Limerick city housing estate. A local parent told the Limerick Post this week that elderly people are terrified to leave […]

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Soccer – “We have to go on a run” – Martin Russell

Soccer – “We have to go on a run” – Martin Russell

| July 2, 2015

MARTIN RUSSELL knows Limerick are at a “critical” stage in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division survival mission, and while victory this weekend would be a start he acknowledges they “have to go on a run” in the coming weeks. The winless Shannonsiders are seven points adrift of Sligo Rovers at the bottom of the […]

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The pub with no peer

The pub with no peer

| July 2, 2015

ASCENDING the bockety old stairs up out of the darkness, I feel my heartstrings yank. I am greeted by an overwhelming sense of nostalgia as I take in the all-too-familiar surroundings. As my eyes readjust to daylight after a tramp around tunnels below Ellen Street, I momentarily stop in awe and puzzle over whether if […]

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