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Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom

Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom

FIANNA Fail councillor Richard O’Donoghue has welcomed an undertaking from Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom “indefinitely”. Welcoming this latest development, Cllr O’Donoghue, told the Limerick Post that the ATM machine will remain at its current location until the end of 2015 or until a permanent location is found. “Negotiations are continuing regarding other […]

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Limerick part of €1mn for 1916 centenary plans

Limerick part of €1mn for 1916 centenary plans

€1million is being awarded between local authorities in 26 counties by Minister for Arts, Heritage and an Gaeltact Heather Humphreys, to help them deliver a programme appropriate to 1916’s centenary next year. There will be a national and international initiative. Against ongoing public consultation, she forecasts partnership between councils, what the Department of Education and […]

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O’Dea selected as General Election candidate for Limerick City

O’Dea selected as General Election candidate for Limerick City

FIANNA Fáil members in Limerick City last night selected Willie O’Dea to contest the next general election in the constituency. More than 250 members gathered for a packed convention in the Strand Hotel, chaired by Sean Fleming TD. Deputy O’Dea was unopposed. Afterwards he commented, “I am honoured to be chosen once again by the […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom

Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom

FIANNA Fail councillor Richard O’Donoghue has welcomed an undertaking from Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom “indefinitely”. Welcoming this latest development, Cllr O’Donoghue, told the Limerick Post that the ATM machine will remain at its current location until the end of 2015 or until a permanent location is found. “Negotiations are continuing regarding other […]

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ED facing another crisis

ED facing another crisis

THE emergency department at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) was under severe pressure again this week with 43 patients waiting on trolleys for admission. The new crisis comes just a week after Health Minister Leo Varadkar gave the go-ahead to employ 25 extra nurses for the department. Meanwhile, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), has […]

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More good news on Limerick jobs

More good news on Limerick jobs

THERE was good news on the jobs front for the second time this week as Acorn Insurance announced it is expanding. Acorn Life Group, one of Ireland’s leading financial services providers, has announced major business development plans for 2015 which will see 125 new employment opportunities filled nationwide, with 10 jobs coming to Limerick. Recruitment […]

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SPORT

Munster defeat Sale at Thomond Park

Munster defeat Sale at Thomond Park

MUNSTER ended their 2015 European campaign with a 9 try, 65 to 10 victory over Sale Sharks at Thomond Park this evening. Tries from Simon Zebo (2), Keith Earls, Pat Howard, Andrew Conway (2), Tommy O’Donnell, Duncan Williams and a penalty try ensured Anthony Foley’s men secured all five points on offer to end Pool […]

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Hurling treble on offer

Hurling treble on offer

THIS WEEK got off to an excellent start from a Limerick hurling perspective with Árd Scoil Rís making sure that there will be at least one Limerick school in the Harty Cup semi-finals, following on from Limerick’s win over Waterford in Sunday’s Waterford Crystal Cup quarter final. At the time of writing ASR are 6/4 […]

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Earls returns to starting XV for Sale clash

Earls returns to starting XV for Sale clash

KEITH Earls has been named at outside centre for Sunday’s Champions Cup clash with Sale. The 13, who was named in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad yesterday, takes over from Pat Howard as one of two changes to the side beaten by Saracens in round 5. The other changes see Ronan O’Mahony start on the wing, […]

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LIFESTYLE

Dream of a City; poem for the day

Dream of a City; poem for the day

From ‘Dream of a City’, the anthology published on foot of City of Culture’s Visiting Writers Programme that brought community to world greats in the free environs of Limerick libraries. This poem ‘The Rub’ is by Paula Meehan. A north city Dub, she went on to Trinity and the MGA programme in Eastern Washington  University. […]

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Kitty in the Lane

Kitty in the Lane

By Rose Rushe TIPPERARY woman Áine Ryan has had astonishing critical success at home and at Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her first performed play,  written by herself. ‘Kitty in the Lane’ has raw themes channeled through Kitty, struggling to run a farm by herself with an elderly father. Her brother’s death is a near shadow. […]

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Bite into The Bad Apple

Bite into The Bad Apple

Some 80 Transition Year students at Villiers School are producing, and many performing in the drama, ‘The Bad Apple’. This is a new stage play by Maeve Stone and opens at 69 O’Connell Street on Thursday January 29 and Friday 30 at 8pm. Directed by professionals Ann Blake and Niamh Bowen, “‘The Bad Apple’ shines […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Dream of a City; poem for the day

Dream of a City; poem for the day

From ‘Dream of a City’, the anthology published on foot of City of Culture’s Visiting Writers Programme that brought community to world greats in the free environs of Limerick libraries. This poem ‘The Rub’ is by Paula Meehan. A north city Dub, she went on to Trinity and the MGA programme in Eastern Washington  University. […]

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#newmusic PETER O’MALLEY – ‘If Jesus had a Notion’

#newmusic PETER O’MALLEY – ‘If Jesus had a Notion’

LIMERICK singer/ songwriter and O’Malley-in-Chief Peter Donnelly has released a new song called ‘If Jesus had a Notion’. Peter explains that his song is “not about picking sides in the great religious debate, just wondering if either or all exist, why don’t they turn up at any of my gigs?” The song comes with his […]

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Neil Delamere: The freshprince is Irish comedy royalty

Neil Delamere: The freshprince is Irish comedy royalty

Offaly funnyman Neil Delamere is coming to Limerick with his brand new tour. Neil kicks off his cheekily titled ‘The Fresh Prince of Delamere’ tour this month and continues around the country in 2015 from January to April. Neil will bring his show to University Concert Hall this Saturday January 24 by Eric FitzGerald eric@limerickpost.ie […]

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PHOTOS

Pictures – Action from Killester’s  68-67 win over UL Huskies in Women’s National Cup

Pictures – Action from Killester’s 68-67 win over UL Huskies in Women’s National Cup

Killester pulled off a last gasp win over UL Huskies to reach their first Women’s National Cup Final since 2006. There was only 40 seconds left when they found themselves in a winning position – UL Huskies had led for most of the game but missed their last eight shots from play in a nervy […]

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Pictures – Action from UCD Marian’s  81-70 win over  UL Eagles in National Cup

Pictures – Action from UCD Marian’s 81-70 win over UL Eagles in National Cup

UCD Marian withstood a third quarter comeback from UL Eagles to book their place in the Men’s National Cup Final on January 24th. The Dubliners took an early lead with Preston Ross dominating in the post and helping himself to an 8-0 run as Marian led by 13 points after 10 minutes. UL Eagles found […]

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Pictures – Regional United v River Valley FAI Junior Cup

Pictures – Regional United v River Valley FAI Junior Cup

Action from Regional United 2-0 loss to River Valley in the sixth round of the FAI Junior Cup. Related posts: Draw made for last 16 of FAI Junior Cup THE three Limerick teams remaining in the FAI Junior Cup… Action from Carew Park v St Michaels in FAI Junior Cup … Pictures – Young Munster […]

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Other Recent Stories

Munster defeat Sale at Thomond Park

Munster defeat Sale at Thomond Park

| January 25, 2015

MUNSTER ended their 2015 European campaign with a 9 try, 65 to 10 victory over Sale Sharks at Thomond Park this evening. Tries from Simon Zebo (2), Keith Earls, Pat Howard, Andrew Conway (2), Tommy O’Donnell, Duncan Williams and a penalty try ensured Anthony Foley’s men secured all five points on offer to end Pool […]

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Hurling treble on offer

Hurling treble on offer

| January 24, 2015

THIS WEEK got off to an excellent start from a Limerick hurling perspective with Árd Scoil Rís making sure that there will be at least one Limerick school in the Harty Cup semi-finals, following on from Limerick’s win over Waterford in Sunday’s Waterford Crystal Cup quarter final. At the time of writing ASR are 6/4 […]

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Dream of a City; poem for the day

Dream of a City; poem for the day

| January 23, 2015

From ‘Dream of a City’, the anthology published on foot of City of Culture’s Visiting Writers Programme that brought community to world greats in the free environs of Limerick libraries. This poem ‘The Rub’ is by Paula Meehan. A north city Dub, she went on to Trinity and the MGA programme in Eastern Washington  University. […]

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Kitty in the Lane

Kitty in the Lane

| January 23, 2015

By Rose Rushe TIPPERARY woman Áine Ryan has had astonishing critical success at home and at Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her first performed play,  written by herself. ‘Kitty in the Lane’ has raw themes channeled through Kitty, struggling to run a farm by herself with an elderly father. Her brother’s death is a near shadow. […]

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Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom

Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom

| January 23, 2015

FIANNA Fail councillor Richard O’Donoghue has welcomed an undertaking from Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom “indefinitely”. Welcoming this latest development, Cllr O’Donoghue, told the Limerick Post that the ATM machine will remain at its current location until the end of 2015 or until a permanent location is found. “Negotiations are continuing regarding other […]

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