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Revenue seize cigarettes in Limerick raids

Revenue seize cigarettes in Limerick raids

Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized a total of 24,000 cigarettes with a retail value of over €11,000 in two related operations in Limerick. On Thursday last, a package containing 12,000 ‘Septwolf’ and ‘Eight’ cigarettes was seized. This consignment had been declared as ‘hangbags’ which had been consigned from China to an address in Limerick […]

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Motorbike challenge saves Limerick school for deaf

Motorbike challenge saves Limerick school for deaf

Three Limerick men returned to Shannon Airport at the weekend to heroes’ welcomes after they raised enough money in their 16,000km rally on motorcycle from London to Mongolia to keep a local pre-school for the deaf open next year. Brothers Kevin (29) and Aran (28) Power from Ballybrown and their brother-in-law Stephen Allen (31) from […]

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Limerick city obstacle course challenge

Limerick city obstacle course challenge

Limerick City will host Ireland’s first obstacle course challenge on Sunday, September 14. Organized in conjunction with Sohol Events in conjunction with Limerick City of Culture, the event will start and finish at Howley’s Quay taking entrants on a breathtaking circuit adventure though an obstacle covered Limerick City. Taking over the streets, obstacles will be […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

Revenue Seizes Drugs in Limerick

AS PART of an intelligence-led joint operation involving Revenue’s Customs Service and An Garda Síochana, officers seized approximately 250gms of methylone with an estimated street value of €9,000 in Limerick this Friday. The drugs were seized following the controlled delivery of a package which originated in China to an address in Dock Road after the […]

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A gigantic policing plan

A gigantic policing plan

A MASSIVE policing and organisational plan has been put in place to ensure that everyone who comes to see the Grandmother giant will have a good time. At a press briefing at Limerick’s Henry Street Garda station, Chief Supt, David Sheehan revealed that 150 Limerick Gardai will be policing the event in their own city, […]

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Minister to tackle tunnel

Minister to tackle tunnel

Transport Minister, Paschal Donohoe  has promised to look at ways of driving more traffic into the Limerick tunnel and thereby reducing the massive amounts of taxpayers money which is being paid in subventions. Asked what he plans to do about reducing the €19.5 million which has been paid to the tunnel company in subsidies so […]

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SPORT

Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

Limerick FC 0-3 Drogheda United LIMERICK FC fell to a heavy home defeat for the second time in four days, going down 3-0 at home to Drogheda United after Monday’s loss to Derry City. Michael Daly, Gavin Holohan and Cathal Brady were on target for the Boynesiders, who claimed their second win in Limerick this […]

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Medals galore for Limerick’s transplant athletes

Medals galore for Limerick’s transplant athletes

THE Mid West region’s representatives on Team Ireland at the European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships returned home with 17 medals after a hugely successful week in Poland. Ireland won 67 medals in total at the Games in difficult weather conditions in Krakow, with all seven competitors from Limerick and Clare stepping onto the medal […]

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Limerick cage fighter Catherine lines up title shot

Limerick cage fighter Catherine lines up title shot

LIMERICK cage fighter Catherine Costigan added another victory to her glittering CV when she defeated Noelia Molina from Monaco in Cage Warriors 70 at The Helix in Dublin. Catherine, who is co-owner of the Pankration Kickboxing Academy with her husband Dermot, won the fight in the first round, defeating her opponent by technical submission with […]

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LIFESTYLE

A gigantic policing plan

A gigantic policing plan

A MASSIVE policing and organisational plan has been put in place to ensure that everyone who comes to see the Grandmother giant will have a good time. At a press briefing at Limerick’s Henry Street Garda station, Chief Supt, David Sheehan revealed that 150 Limerick Gardai will be policing the event in their own city, […]

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Limerick writers’ Poetry and Prose

Limerick writers’ Poetry and Prose

by Rose Rushe THE ENERGY hub that is Limerick Writers’ Centre is behind two coming events that are open to all interested in literary matters. First up is the launch of Evelyn Casey’s book of poetry, ‘Not My Life Story – But the Next Best Thing’, taking place on Sunday 31 next at 3pm in […]

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Limerick acts are Electric Picnic ready

Limerick acts are Electric Picnic ready

LIMERICK’S Music Generation Magic Bus will be at the Electric Picnic Trailer Park stage for the festival this weekend. The mobile studio and creative space will host various open mic and showcase events for the duration of Electric Picnic. Limerick is well represented this year by Nubus, Leading Armies, Rubberbandits, Sean’s Walk and Karl Spain […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

A gigantic policing plan

A gigantic policing plan

A MASSIVE policing and organisational plan has been put in place to ensure that everyone who comes to see the Grandmother giant will have a good time. At a press briefing at Limerick’s Henry Street Garda station, Chief Supt, David Sheehan revealed that 150 Limerick Gardai will be policing the event in their own city, […]

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Limerick acts are Electric Picnic ready

Limerick acts are Electric Picnic ready

LIMERICK’S Music Generation Magic Bus will be at the Electric Picnic Trailer Park stage for the festival this weekend. The mobile studio and creative space will host various open mic and showcase events for the duration of Electric Picnic. Limerick is well represented this year by Nubus, Leading Armies, Rubberbandits, Sean’s Walk and Karl Spain […]

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Small Plastic Wars fill The Savoy

Small Plastic Wars fill The Savoy

by Rose Rushe JOINING the army for writer/ actor Pat McGrath as a young man was a natural progression to his proud family line, a grandfather having fought in World War 1 with the Munster Fusiliers. McGrath left in a few years to take out an Arts degree, working in teaching and community art projects […]

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PHOTOS

Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

It was a case of double vision when eight sets of twins turned up for their first day of secondary school in Colaiste Ide agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale on Wednesday.  They are: Luke and Holly Scannell, Orla and Maeve Quirke, Michelle and Noelle Curtin, Caoimhe and Shona Hickey, Jack and David O’Conner, Jamie and Gearoid Browne, […]

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The Giants Journey to Limerick

The Giants Journey to Limerick

In less than six weeks’ time, the biggest event of Limerick City Culture 2014 ‘The Giants Journey’ will take place 5th, 6th and 7th September . It will be the single biggest event in Limerick since the Pope visited in 1979 with over 100,000 visitors. Today the huge giant Grandmother that will be live on Limerick’s city streets […]

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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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Revenue seize cigarettes in Limerick raids

Revenue seize cigarettes in Limerick raids

| August 31, 2014

Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized a total of 24,000 cigarettes with a retail value of over €11,000 in two related operations in Limerick. On Thursday last, a package containing 12,000 ‘Septwolf’ and ‘Eight’ cigarettes was seized. This consignment had been declared as ‘hangbags’ which had been consigned from China to an address in Limerick […]

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Motorbike challenge saves Limerick school for deaf

Motorbike challenge saves Limerick school for deaf

| August 31, 2014

Three Limerick men returned to Shannon Airport at the weekend to heroes’ welcomes after they raised enough money in their 16,000km rally on motorcycle from London to Mongolia to keep a local pre-school for the deaf open next year. Brothers Kevin (29) and Aran (28) Power from Ballybrown and their brother-in-law Stephen Allen (31) from […]

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Limerick city obstacle course challenge

Limerick city obstacle course challenge

| August 31, 2014

Limerick City will host Ireland’s first obstacle course challenge on Sunday, September 14. Organized in conjunction with Sohol Events in conjunction with Limerick City of Culture, the event will start and finish at Howley’s Quay taking entrants on a breathtaking circuit adventure though an obstacle covered Limerick City. Taking over the streets, obstacles will be […]

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Limerick’s Laurel Hill is Ireland’s top school

Limerick’s Laurel Hill is Ireland’s top school

| August 31, 2014

Limerick’s Laurel Hill Colaiste FCJ is the first gaelcholaiste to be named the top secondary school in Ireland. With an average of 88.7% of its pupils gaining university places over the last three years, the 400-pupil girls’ school on South Circular Road, Limerick, has overtaken boys’ boarding school Glenstal Abbey, in Murroe, Limerick, to gain the top place in the 2014 Sunday Times […]

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Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

Drogheda defeat Limerick FC

| August 29, 2014

Limerick FC 0-3 Drogheda United LIMERICK FC fell to a heavy home defeat for the second time in four days, going down 3-0 at home to Drogheda United after Monday’s loss to Derry City. Michael Daly, Gavin Holohan and Cathal Brady were on target for the Boynesiders, who claimed their second win in Limerick this […]

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