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Limerick jockey JT McNamara dies at 41

Limerick jockey JT McNamara dies at 41

LIMERICK jockey and one of the county’s finest exports to the world of horse racing, John Thomas McNamara, has died at his home aged 41. As the news broke this Tuesday morning, the world of horse racing, sport and the wider Limerick community were devastated to learn of the passing of one of the finest amateur […]

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Limerick woman rescued from River Shannon following emergency operation

Limerick woman rescued from River Shannon following emergency operation

A WOMAN has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick, just minutes after she was seen entering the water from the quayside. The alarm was raised at around 9:50pm this Monday night when emergency services were alerted to a river incident in the city. Three units from Limerick City fire and Rescue were dispatched to Harvey’s […]

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Limerick accountant to be sued over thefts and fraud

Limerick accountant to be sued over thefts and fraud

  COLD, cunning and calculated is how a judge described the deception carried out by a Limerick accountant who used money he stole to pay bills, upgrade his home and even buy a €3,500 piano. Kieran O’Halloran of Keelgrove, Ardnacrusha, who was given a three-year suspended sentence by Judge Tom O’Donnell at Limerick Circuit Court […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Limerick woman rescued from River Shannon following emergency operation

Limerick woman rescued from River Shannon following emergency operation

A WOMAN has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick, just minutes after she was seen entering the water from the quayside. The alarm was raised at around 9:50pm this Monday night when emergency services were alerted to a river incident in the city. Three units from Limerick City fire and Rescue were dispatched to Harvey’s […]

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Garda appeal for missing Limerick teen

Garda appeal for missing Limerick teen

THE ASSISTANCE of the public is being sought to help try and find a teenager missing in Limerick since last Tuesday. Gardaí at Roxboro Rd in Limerick are looking to trace the whereabouts of 17 year old Morgan Ryan. Morgan was last seen on Tuesday July 19 in Limerick. He is described as being 172cm (5’8”) in […]

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Eight year sentences for Limerick Collopy brothers

Eight year sentences for Limerick Collopy brothers

  CONVICTED Limerick criminals, Kieran and Brian Collopy have been jailed for eight years for what a judge has said was “peddling the most dangerous of drugs from the top of the pyramid”. Passing sentence at Limerick Circuit Court on Wednesday, Judge Tom O’Donnell recalled the evidence of detective sergeant Alan Cullen who said that […]

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SPORT

GAA – Limerick Club Hurling fixtures confirmed

GAA – Limerick Club Hurling fixtures confirmed

THE FIRST rounds of the Senior and Intermediate hurling club championships since Limerick’s exit to Clare in the All Ireland qualifiers have been confirmed. See below for all dates, times and venues. Nick Grene Sportground Mgt County Intermediate Hurling Championship   Newcastlewest v Pallasgreen 12/08   Kilmallock       7.00pm Feenagh Kilmeedy v Mungret 13/08   Croagh             7.00pm […]

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Rugby – Ireland unveil new Canterbury jersey

Rugby – Ireland unveil new Canterbury jersey

AS SEEN on Ireland’s tour to South Africa and officially launched this week by Robbie Henshaw, the new Irish Rugby jersey is the most innovative and technically advanced rugby jersey ever worn by an Irish rugby team. Available in traditional green, featuring impeccable detail and contemporary touches, the new jersey tasted success when Ireland scored […]

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Athletics – Limerick man claims Killarney Half Marathon title

Athletics – Limerick man claims Killarney Half Marathon title

TWO thousand runners and walkers braved an early start on Saturday morning to compete in what organisers promised to be the ‘world’s most beautiful road race’.  Molls Gap provided a misty start line for the half marathon which got under way at 8.30am. In the Half marathon the first male home was former underage hurling […]

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LIFESTYLE

Limerick’s Theatre Royal – Why It Closed!! – online now

Limerick’s Theatre Royal – Why It Closed!! – online now

A RADIO documentary by Ciaran Ryan (Out On A Limb record company) is available on the Radio Newstalk now on newstalk.com. The programme follows the history of the city’s legendary Theatre Royal venue. Now lying idle since the late 90’s, the venue hosted Oscar Wilde, Patrick Pearse, Catherine Hayes and John McCormack and in the 90’s The […]

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Hunt Museum hosts ‘Freedom’ by Irish Quilters

Hunt Museum hosts ‘Freedom’ by Irish Quilters

WONDERFUL textiles, embroidery, patchwork and stitching cover the gallery walls of The Hunt Museum with the second show there by Irish Quilters. The exhibition ‘Freedom’ launched National Quilting Week Ireland in early July. Specialist patchwork and quilting groups have organised exhibitions around the country, and responses to this year’s theme of ‘freedom’ range from memories […]

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On the wings of Furious Angels

On the wings of Furious Angels

THE luck of teaching three days per week at Dublin’s National College of Ireland has afforded Dr Damien Mac Namara the luxury of time to polish off his first published novel. Working in the ‘young adult’ category because “younger minds are much more complex and more open to adapting to the world around them”, this […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Limerick’s Theatre Royal – Why It Closed!! – online now

Limerick’s Theatre Royal – Why It Closed!! – online now

A RADIO documentary by Ciaran Ryan (Out On A Limb record company) is available on the Radio Newstalk now on newstalk.com. The programme follows the history of the city’s legendary Theatre Royal venue. Now lying idle since the late 90’s, the venue hosted Oscar Wilde, Patrick Pearse, Catherine Hayes and John McCormack and in the 90’s The […]

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Hunt Museum hosts ‘Freedom’ by Irish Quilters

Hunt Museum hosts ‘Freedom’ by Irish Quilters

WONDERFUL textiles, embroidery, patchwork and stitching cover the gallery walls of The Hunt Museum with the second show there by Irish Quilters. The exhibition ‘Freedom’ launched National Quilting Week Ireland in early July. Specialist patchwork and quilting groups have organised exhibitions around the country, and responses to this year’s theme of ‘freedom’ range from memories […]

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On the wings of Furious Angels

On the wings of Furious Angels

THE luck of teaching three days per week at Dublin’s National College of Ireland has afforded Dr Damien Mac Namara the luxury of time to polish off his first published novel. Working in the ‘young adult’ category because “younger minds are much more complex and more open to adapting to the world around them”, this […]

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PHOTOS

After Dark – At the ‘Climax Party’ for Limerick Pride

After Dark – At the ‘Climax Party’ for Limerick Pride

FOLLOWING another brilliant Pride festival in Limerick, organisers and supporters were able to unwind after all their hard work and partying at the after show party Climax. As usual the party was hosted at the official Limerick Pride Festival nightclub venue Dolan’s with the festivities taking place throughout the three rooms at this award winning […]

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After Dark – Summer screening of Mamma Mia

After Dark – Summer screening of Mamma Mia

OUTDOOR screenings of movies at the Milk Market have proved very popular with everything from ‘Dirty Dancing’, ‘Grease’ and ‘Footloose’ shown there in the past. Last Saturday evening there was another treat in store for movie fans with the Fresh Film Festival fundraising screening of ‘Mamma Mia’. This film version of the much loved musical, […]

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Socials – Permanent TSB Opening at Castletroy Limerick

Socials – Permanent TSB Opening at Castletroy Limerick

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Other Recent Stories

GAA – Limerick Club Hurling fixtures confirmed

GAA – Limerick Club Hurling fixtures confirmed

| July 26, 2016

THE FIRST rounds of the Senior and Intermediate hurling club championships since Limerick’s exit to Clare in the All Ireland qualifiers have been confirmed. See below for all dates, times and venues. Nick Grene Sportground Mgt County Intermediate Hurling Championship   Newcastlewest v Pallasgreen 12/08   Kilmallock       7.00pm Feenagh Kilmeedy v Mungret 13/08   Croagh             7.00pm […]

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Limerick jockey JT McNamara dies at 41

Limerick jockey JT McNamara dies at 41

| July 26, 2016

LIMERICK jockey and one of the county’s finest exports to the world of horse racing, John Thomas McNamara, has died at his home aged 41. As the news broke this Tuesday morning, the world of horse racing, sport and the wider Limerick community were devastated to learn of the passing of one of the finest amateur […]

Continue Reading

Limerick woman rescued from River Shannon following emergency operation

Limerick woman rescued from River Shannon following emergency operation

| July 25, 2016

A WOMAN has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick, just minutes after she was seen entering the water from the quayside. The alarm was raised at around 9:50pm this Monday night when emergency services were alerted to a river incident in the city. Three units from Limerick City fire and Rescue were dispatched to Harvey’s […]

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Rugby – Ireland unveil new Canterbury jersey

Rugby – Ireland unveil new Canterbury jersey

| July 25, 2016

AS SEEN on Ireland’s tour to South Africa and officially launched this week by Robbie Henshaw, the new Irish Rugby jersey is the most innovative and technically advanced rugby jersey ever worn by an Irish rugby team. Available in traditional green, featuring impeccable detail and contemporary touches, the new jersey tasted success when Ireland scored […]

Continue Reading

Limerick accountant to be sued over thefts and fraud

Limerick accountant to be sued over thefts and fraud

| July 25, 2016

  COLD, cunning and calculated is how a judge described the deception carried out by a Limerick accountant who used money he stole to pay bills, upgrade his home and even buy a €3,500 piano. Kieran O’Halloran of Keelgrove, Ardnacrusha, who was given a three-year suspended sentence by Judge Tom O’Donnell at Limerick Circuit Court […]

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