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Gardai seize 34kg of cannabis

Gardai seize 34kg of cannabis

Andrew Carey Andrew@limerickpost.ie A 24-year-old man is in garda custody following the seizure of over 34kg of cannabis herb during a combined operation between drug officers is Limerick and Clare. As part of an ongoing investigation into the illegal sale and supply of controlled substances in both counties a house was searched in Querrin, Kilkee, […]

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#Video Limerick City of Culture highlights

#Video Limerick City of Culture highlights

Tony Grehan’s video of  highlights from Limerick’s year as National City of Culture includes some memorable scenes of the Fireworks on New Year’s Eve, the visit of the Giant Granny, the art installation on the chimney of Cleves Factory and much more. Related posts: Limerick Giant to walk though City of Culture A GIANT will […]

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Momentum must be maintained for Limerick’s 2020 vision

Momentum must be maintained for Limerick’s 2020 vision

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie IF Limerick’s bid for European Capital of Culture in 2020 is to be successful, the local authority needs to maintain the momentum which has been created this year. That’s the view of Sinn Fein party leader on Limerick City and County Council, Cllr Maurice Quinlivan who believes the City of Culture […]

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Gardai seize 34kg of cannabis

Gardai seize 34kg of cannabis

Andrew Carey Andrew@limerickpost.ie A 24-year-old man is in garda custody following the seizure of over 34kg of cannabis herb during a combined operation between drug officers is Limerick and Clare. As part of an ongoing investigation into the illegal sale and supply of controlled substances in both counties a house was searched in Querrin, Kilkee, […]

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Dead expensive to late for your own funeral

Dead expensive to late for your own funeral

WHILE protests rage around the rest of the country about water charges for the living, people in Limerick are facing other charges – even after they die. The latest tax is one imposed for people being late for their own funerals. Limerick city and county council is the controlling authority for Mount St Laurence and […]

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Four Limerick schools get funding

Four Limerick schools get funding

  FOUR Limerick schools will get funding to either build from scratch or improve their schools as part of a €2.2 billion plan.  The Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, announced the 70 school projects nationally which are scheduled for construction in 2015.i In Limerick, Coláste Iosaf in Kilmallock will get an extension, Coláiste […]

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SPORT

New Christmas three for Limerick FC

New Christmas three for Limerick FC

LIMERICK FC went Christmas shopping on Thursday with the arrival of three new players to the club as Conor O’Donnell, Sean Russell and Dean Clarke all signed for the Super Blues. The trio, all 21 or under, have all worked with Limerick manager Martin Russell during his time at UCD. Goalkeeper O’Donnell (20) spent time with […]

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Ulster Bank league returns as Munster travel to Glasgow #UBL

Ulster Bank league returns as Munster travel to Glasgow #UBL

THE Ulster Bank League returns this weekend with two massive Limerick derbies on the cards. First up, in Division 1B, Shannon entertains Garryowen on Friday night at Thomond Park. Garryowen, Limerick’s best bet at promotion in this division, are favourites for this weekend’s clash by virtue of their higher position in the league and their […]

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Something for the weekend – TV Listings

Something for the weekend – TV Listings

HEADING out for the festive season?  Make sure to set the box to record for this weekend’s sporting action. Soccer Thu-18-Dec SA Caglilari v Juventus 6pm BT1 Thu-18-Dec CDR A Madrid v Hospitalet 7pm SS5 Thu-18-Dec SA Napoli v Parma 8pm BT1 Thu-18-Dec CDR Malaga v Deportivo 9pm SS5 Sat-20-Dec EC Derby v Norwich 12:15pm […]

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LIFESTYLE

Film making scene shoots in Limerick

Film making scene shoots in Limerick

by Rose Rushe FIVE film festivals in the year for one modest city is indicative of the wealth of relevant talent and interest that is alive, well and making whoopie amongst us. Fresh Film (u18s) opens the annual scene in March, followed by Limerick (formerly LIT) Film Festival in April. Then Alliance Francaise staged a […]

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Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

By Rose Rushe STALWART of the pantomime partnership between University Concert Hall and Robert C Kelly, Myles Breen had his role bumped up to Dame Lola when Twink made an exit early in the season. Dame in this instance means Jack’s mother, Jack as in the boy with the skyscraping stalk. As for whose your […]

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The Final Fling – are you dancing this December?

The Final Fling – are you dancing this December?

by Rose Rushe A HEART warming, shape-shifting crowd puller back in summer, City of Culture 2014 again presents ‘ARE YOU DANCING?’ – The Final Fling. This time out the Fling is part of Limerick Winter Carnival and takes place in St John’s Pavilion on Mulgrave Street on Saturday December 27, 4pm to 6pm. This joyful […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Film making scene shoots in Limerick

Film making scene shoots in Limerick

by Rose Rushe FIVE film festivals in the year for one modest city is indicative of the wealth of relevant talent and interest that is alive, well and making whoopie amongst us. Fresh Film (u18s) opens the annual scene in March, followed by Limerick (formerly LIT) Film Festival in April. Then Alliance Francaise staged a […]

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Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

By Rose Rushe STALWART of the pantomime partnership between University Concert Hall and Robert C Kelly, Myles Breen had his role bumped up to Dame Lola when Twink made an exit early in the season. Dame in this instance means Jack’s mother, Jack as in the boy with the skyscraping stalk. As for whose your […]

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The Final Fling – are you dancing this December?

The Final Fling – are you dancing this December?

by Rose Rushe A HEART warming, shape-shifting crowd puller back in summer, City of Culture 2014 again presents ‘ARE YOU DANCING?’ – The Final Fling. This time out the Fling is part of Limerick Winter Carnival and takes place in St John’s Pavilion on Mulgrave Street on Saturday December 27, 4pm to 6pm. This joyful […]

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PHOTOS

Opening out the Wild Watery Heart of Pigtown

Opening out the Wild Watery Heart of Pigtown

An exceptional painting exhibition by County Limerick artist John Collins, created in response to Mike Finn’s play ‘Pigtown’, staged by Island Theatre Company first in the summer of 1999, opened this week. Journey to Bourn Vincent gallery at the University’s Foundation Building to see the light.  22 oil on canvas/ board works are inspired by […]

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Pics – Andy Lee wins WBO World Middleweight Title

Pics – Andy Lee wins WBO World Middleweight Title

Related posts: Andy Lee to fight for World title in Las Vegas Andy Lee (33-2, 23KO’s) is a fighter on a mission,… Andy Lee Lands World Title Fight Irish Kronk Middleweight star Andy Lee (28-1, 20KOS), ranked WBC… In Pics – 2013 Bord Gais Energy Munster GAA Awards … Andy Lee looks for title fight […]

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Big Beautiful Woman makes an entrance

Big Beautiful Woman makes an entrance

Magic Roundabout Theatre Company’s City of Culture production, ‘Big Beautiful Woman’, had its media launch at a friendly, foodie night in Dolan’s Bar. Darren Maher’s play will open at No. 36 Cecil Street, The Hub, on December 10 at 8pm, running to Saturday 13. Niamh Bowen, Frances Healy and Jared Nadin are cast; book on […]

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Gardai seize 34kg of cannabis

Gardai seize 34kg of cannabis

| December 19, 2014

Andrew Carey Andrew@limerickpost.ie A 24-year-old man is in garda custody following the seizure of over 34kg of cannabis herb during a combined operation between drug officers is Limerick and Clare. As part of an ongoing investigation into the illegal sale and supply of controlled substances in both counties a house was searched in Querrin, Kilkee, […]

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Film making scene shoots in Limerick

Film making scene shoots in Limerick

| December 19, 2014

by Rose Rushe FIVE film festivals in the year for one modest city is indicative of the wealth of relevant talent and interest that is alive, well and making whoopie amongst us. Fresh Film (u18s) opens the annual scene in March, followed by Limerick (formerly LIT) Film Festival in April. Then Alliance Francaise staged a […]

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Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

| December 19, 2014

By Rose Rushe STALWART of the pantomime partnership between University Concert Hall and Robert C Kelly, Myles Breen had his role bumped up to Dame Lola when Twink made an exit early in the season. Dame in this instance means Jack’s mother, Jack as in the boy with the skyscraping stalk. As for whose your […]

Continue Reading

The Final Fling – are you dancing this December?

The Final Fling – are you dancing this December?

| December 19, 2014

by Rose Rushe A HEART warming, shape-shifting crowd puller back in summer, City of Culture 2014 again presents ‘ARE YOU DANCING?’ – The Final Fling. This time out the Fling is part of Limerick Winter Carnival and takes place in St John’s Pavilion on Mulgrave Street on Saturday December 27, 4pm to 6pm. This joyful […]

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#Video Limerick City of Culture highlights

#Video Limerick City of Culture highlights

| December 19, 2014

Tony Grehan’s video of  highlights from Limerick’s year as National City of Culture includes some memorable scenes of the Fireworks on New Year’s Eve, the visit of the Giant Granny, the art installation on the chimney of Cleves Factory and much more. Related posts: Limerick Giant to walk though City of Culture A GIANT will […]

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