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Calls for urgent investigation of Ballynanty water pipes

Calls for urgent investigation of Ballynanty water pipes

COUNCILLOR Maurice Quinlivan called for an urgent investigation of the water pipe infrastructure in the Ballynanty area today, after it was revealed that Irish Water has written to a resident cautioning him not to drink the water due to too much lead in his house pipes. Cllr Quinlivan said “It seems incredibly unlikely that just […]

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Man killed in N20 crash

Man killed in N20 crash

A MAN in his 20s has been killed in a road collision on the N20 Limerick to Cork road this afternoon – the second fatal road accident in the county in 24 hours and the third this month. The two-car collision took place at around 12.30pm at Creggane, two miles outside Charleville. The deceased was […]

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Fatal road traffic collision in Co Limerick

Fatal road traffic collision in Co Limerick

Gardaí in Bruff are investigating a fatal two car road traffic collision that occurred today the 23rd July 2014. The collision occurred at approximately 12.30pm on the N20 at Creggane, Co Limerick, two miles outside Charleville . The driver of one vehicle  was seriously injured and was pronounced dead at the scene. The body is still at the scene […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Man killed in N20 crash

Man killed in N20 crash

A MAN in his 20s has been killed in a road collision on the N20 Limerick to Cork road this afternoon – the second fatal road accident in the county in 24 hours and the third this month. The two-car collision took place at around 12.30pm at Creggane, two miles outside Charleville. The deceased was […]

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Fatal road traffic collision in Co Limerick

Fatal road traffic collision in Co Limerick

Gardaí in Bruff are investigating a fatal two car road traffic collision that occurred today the 23rd July 2014. The collision occurred at approximately 12.30pm on the N20 at Creggane, Co Limerick, two miles outside Charleville . The driver of one vehicle  was seriously injured and was pronounced dead at the scene. The body is still at the scene […]

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TDs released without charge

TDs released without charge

by Bernie English INDEPENDENT TDs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly, who were arrested at Shannon Airport earlier today, have been released without charge. The Dáil deputies were allegedly arrested and taken to Shannon Garda Station before lunchtime after demanding to search US military aircraft at Shannon Airport, according to sources. A file will be prepared […]

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SPORT

Wheelchair rugby all set to conquer Limerick

Wheelchair rugby all set to conquer Limerick

by Louise Harrison   TEAM Ireland Wheelchair Rugby Sevens are recruiting new players and volunteer coaches to develop the game in Limerick as part of its strategy to have three regional teams competing on a regular basis by the end of the year. Despite the fact that they have only been in existence since April […]

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Russell promises long-term focus at Limerick FC

Russell promises long-term focus at Limerick FC

NEW Limerick FC manager Martin Russell is aiming not only to make an immediate impact in the role, but also to help the club to enjoy a prosperous long-term future. The 47-year-old was presented to supporters and media at the Limerick City Hotel on Monday evening and he joins Limerick after a brief spell as […]

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Limerick FC unveil Martin Russell as new manager

Limerick FC unveil Martin Russell as new manager

MARTIN Russell was unveiled as the new manager of Limerick FC at a brief press conference at the Limerick City Hotel on Monday evening. The 47-year-old, who managed UCD for five seasons and was most recently assistant coach to Liam Buckley at St Patrick’s Athletic, takes the reins six days after the departure of Stuart […]

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LIFESTYLE

More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

FESTIVAL season is in full swing for everyone who didn’t bother with Garth Brooks tickets. Electric Picnic 2014 has announced new additions which will see tickets sell out fast. The line-up so far has rare live outings from Portishead and Outkast. Added to that now is James Vincent McMorrow, SBTRKT, Bombay Bicycle Club, Wild Beasts, […]

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#WIN Tickets to Indiependence

#WIN Tickets to Indiependence

INDIEPENDENCE  Music & Arts Festival returns this August Bank Holiday Weekend to Mitchelstown, featuring hip hop veterans Public Enemy, White Lies, Dan Le Sac & Scroobius Pip and Fun Lovin Criminals. Award-winning UK indie-pop artist Tom Odell headlines Friday night at Indie14 while White Lies top the bill on the main stage on Saturday night […]

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Bold retelling of An Táin’s bloody war

Bold retelling of An Táin’s bloody war

  By Rose Rushe A TIGHT hour of raw visuals, original music score and mix of hip hop theatre, rap, graffiti and film will fill the Milk Market from this Sunday July 20 for six nights, 9pm. This is a retelling of ‘The Táin’, iconic blend of myth by which young hurler Setanta grows up […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

FESTIVAL season is in full swing for everyone who didn’t bother with Garth Brooks tickets. Electric Picnic 2014 has announced new additions which will see tickets sell out fast. The line-up so far has rare live outings from Portishead and Outkast. Added to that now is James Vincent McMorrow, SBTRKT, Bombay Bicycle Club, Wild Beasts, […]

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#WIN Tickets to Indiependence

#WIN Tickets to Indiependence

INDIEPENDENCE  Music & Arts Festival returns this August Bank Holiday Weekend to Mitchelstown, featuring hip hop veterans Public Enemy, White Lies, Dan Le Sac & Scroobius Pip and Fun Lovin Criminals. Award-winning UK indie-pop artist Tom Odell headlines Friday night at Indie14 while White Lies top the bill on the main stage on Saturday night […]

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Bold retelling of An Táin’s bloody war

Bold retelling of An Táin’s bloody war

  By Rose Rushe A TIGHT hour of raw visuals, original music score and mix of hip hop theatre, rap, graffiti and film will fill the Milk Market from this Sunday July 20 for six nights, 9pm. This is a retelling of ‘The Táin’, iconic blend of myth by which young hurler Setanta grows up […]

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PHOTOS

Visitors flock to eagles viewing point

Visitors flock to eagles viewing point

  by Claire O’Brien claire@limerickpost.ie THE white tail sea eagle viewing and information point on the shores of Lough Derg has become a tourist hotspot, attracting more than 2,500 visitors since its official opening three weeks ago. Located at Mountshannon Pier and funded by Clare County Council, the viewing point provides high powered telescopes and […]

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#Gallery Foynes Air Show

#Gallery Foynes Air Show

Related posts: Foynes air-show spectacular An estimated 15,000 plus people are expected to flock to… Foynes air show to highlight Limerick aviation legacy FOYNES is set to stage one of Ireland’s most spectacular… Art Gallery ideal for polling -Leddin THE City Gallery of Art on Pery Square should be… Those who see – Michael Warren […]

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Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Crowds basked in glorious sunshine as 1,500 athletes representing every county in Ireland paraded through Limerick city centre led by the 40 strong Special Olympics Torch Run team. The athletes were cheered by thousands of people who lined the parade route along O’Connell Street as it made its way up to the People’s Park for […]

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Other Recent Stories

More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

More exciting talent for Electric Picnic

| July 23, 2014

FESTIVAL season is in full swing for everyone who didn’t bother with Garth Brooks tickets. Electric Picnic 2014 has announced new additions which will see tickets sell out fast. The line-up so far has rare live outings from Portishead and Outkast. Added to that now is James Vincent McMorrow, SBTRKT, Bombay Bicycle Club, Wild Beasts, […]

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#WIN Tickets to Indiependence

#WIN Tickets to Indiependence

| July 23, 2014

INDIEPENDENCE  Music & Arts Festival returns this August Bank Holiday Weekend to Mitchelstown, featuring hip hop veterans Public Enemy, White Lies, Dan Le Sac & Scroobius Pip and Fun Lovin Criminals. Award-winning UK indie-pop artist Tom Odell headlines Friday night at Indie14 while White Lies top the bill on the main stage on Saturday night […]

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Calls for urgent investigation of Ballynanty water pipes

Calls for urgent investigation of Ballynanty water pipes

| July 23, 2014

COUNCILLOR Maurice Quinlivan called for an urgent investigation of the water pipe infrastructure in the Ballynanty area today, after it was revealed that Irish Water has written to a resident cautioning him not to drink the water due to too much lead in his house pipes. Cllr Quinlivan said “It seems incredibly unlikely that just […]

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Man killed in N20 crash

Man killed in N20 crash

| July 23, 2014

A MAN in his 20s has been killed in a road collision on the N20 Limerick to Cork road this afternoon – the second fatal road accident in the county in 24 hours and the third this month. The two-car collision took place at around 12.30pm at Creggane, two miles outside Charleville. The deceased was […]

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Fatal road traffic collision in Co Limerick

Fatal road traffic collision in Co Limerick

| July 23, 2014

Gardaí in Bruff are investigating a fatal two car road traffic collision that occurred today the 23rd July 2014. The collision occurred at approximately 12.30pm on the N20 at Creggane, Co Limerick, two miles outside Charleville . The driver of one vehicle  was seriously injured and was pronounced dead at the scene. The body is still at the scene […]

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