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Limerick councillors promise a poster-free town

Limerick councillors promise a poster-free town

WITH the local election now less than a month away, the air-brushed images of candidates in the city and county wards went up on almost every lamppost across Limerick this week. Under the Litter Pollution Act, posters can only be erected within 30 days of the polling date. And up they went this Wednesday with […]

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Limerick election candidate condemns rugby ‘rip-off’

Limerick election candidate condemns rugby ‘rip-off’

FRANKIE Daly, a local election candidate for Limerick City North, has criticised the increase in air fares to France for the Heineken Cup semi-final between Munster and Toulon this weekend. Aer Lingus has brought forward the start of its summer schedule to Marseille while Ryanair flights are to nearby Nice. In some cases, the cost of […]

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Coke Zero bikes will be on the move by August

Coke Zero bikes will be on the move by August

200 bikes will be wheeling around Limerick city by August as part of the new public bike scheme initiative announced late last year. Transport Minister Alan Kelly together with local council officials in Limerick, Cork and Galway will finalise the details of the schemes for each city in the coming days. Preparatory works, in some […]

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BREAKING NEWS

IDA Announces Investment by Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland in new manufacturing facility in Limerick

IDA Announces Investment by Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland in new manufacturing facility in Limerick

A PLANNED €80 million investment in new manufacturing facility is set to create an expected 270 jobs and 150 temporary construction jobs in  the region, it has been announced.  The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD and Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD today announced that Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland, part of the […]

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Limerick’s Kellie Lewis needs your votes tonight

Limerick’s Kellie Lewis needs your votes tonight

LIMERICK singer/songwriter Kellie Lewis has reached the quarter finals of the Voice of Ireland and hopes to get everyone here in Limerick to get behind her and support with votes this Sunday. The staunch Limerick hurling supporter hopes everyone will fly the green flag and get voting for her when the lines open at the end […]

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Gardai uncover ecstasy drugs factory in Limerick

Gardai uncover ecstasy drugs factory in Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A DRUGS factory as well as ecstasy tablets were discovered at a house in Limerick as part of a planned operation into tackling drug crime in the Mid West region. Gardai from the divisional drugs unit, together with units from Henry Street and Bruff stations searched a house in Annagh, Lisnagry last […]

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SPORT

Taylor looks for Limerick FC fans to turn up in numbers

Taylor looks for Limerick FC fans to turn up in numbers

LIMERICK FC manager Stuart Taylor has called on the club’s fans to vote with their feet and make their presence known at Thomond Park for the visit of Sligo Rovers on Friday. The Super Blues are on a four-game unbeaten run in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, although Sligo have also improved of late […]

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Statement from Limerick County Board

Statement from Limerick County Board

The Management Committee of Limerick County Board convened last night to discuss the resignation of Donal O’Grady as joint manager of Limerick Senior Hurling Team. The Chairman expressed his disappointment at the decision particularly so when efforts were ongoing to finalise an agreed statement clarifying matters arising from the April County Board meeting. The Chairman […]

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McManus makes it a Good Friday for Limerick FC

McManus makes it a Good Friday for Limerick FC

Limerick FC 2-1 Athlone Town LIMERICK FC recorded their second consecutive victory in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division on Friday night at Thomond Park as a fantastic strike from substitute Tam McManus secured a 2-1 win over bottom club Athlone Town. Robbie Williams had put the home side in front on 20 minutes but […]

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LIFESTYLE

Medical herbalist to give seminar in Limerick

Medical herbalist to give seminar in Limerick

DR Dilis Clare, Ireland’s only qualified GP and medical herbalist, is coming to Limerick to give a public seminar on the use of medicinal herbs to combat everyday health problems. Dr Clare will be in the South Court Hotel on Thursday April 24 at 7:30pm to inform guests about the benefits of a more natural and […]

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Bigger and better – Richard Harris International Film Festival 2014

Bigger and better – Richard Harris International Film Festival 2014

THAT Limerick is a constant hub of script writing and film making will surprise those on the outside. Interest in involvement is consuming. Professionals move easily between theatre, performance and film work, be they actors, producer/ directors, writers or technicians. And there are people amongst us accomplished in all skillsets, as evident at Limerick Festival […]

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Sumo Cyco play Limerick’s Indie Week

Sumo Cyco play Limerick’s Indie Week

Sumo Cyco is a four-piece female fronted rock band based out of Toronto, Canada. In October last year Sumo Cyco competed in the 10th annual Indie Week Canada festival, competing against over 250 independent bands from across Canada and across all genres. Sumo Cyco took home the title as Indie Week winners, were awarded prizes […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Sumo Cyco play Limerick’s Indie Week

Sumo Cyco play Limerick’s Indie Week

Sumo Cyco is a four-piece female fronted rock band based out of Toronto, Canada. In October last year Sumo Cyco competed in the 10th annual Indie Week Canada festival, competing against over 250 independent bands from across Canada and across all genres. Sumo Cyco took home the title as Indie Week winners, were awarded prizes […]

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#video The Riptide Movement

#video The Riptide Movement

GREAT new video from The Riptide Movement for their song ‘All Works Out’ starring Amy Huberman. The Riptide Movement will support Hermitage Green Live at the Big Top on Sunday May 4. Related posts: The Riptide Movement let rip this Friday THE second album from Dublin’s The Riptide Movement debuted at… Limerick’s Hermitage Green to headline […]

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Limerick’s Kellie Lewis needs your votes tonight

Limerick’s Kellie Lewis needs your votes tonight

LIMERICK singer/songwriter Kellie Lewis has reached the quarter finals of the Voice of Ireland and hopes to get everyone here in Limerick to get behind her and support with votes this Sunday. The staunch Limerick hurling supporter hopes everyone will fly the green flag and get voting for her when the lines open at the end […]

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PHOTOS

Action from Carew Park v St Michaels in FAI Junior Cup

Action from Carew Park v St Michaels in FAI Junior Cup

Related posts: Carew Park win LDMC Premier League Title … Gael Linn Junior Interprovincial Camogie Tournament Final … Action from the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship … Action from Ard Scoil Rís, Limerick v St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny. Masita GAA All-Ireland Post Primary Schools Croke Cup Senior A…

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Copeswood of Pallaskenry crowned All Ireland Champions

Copeswood of Pallaskenry crowned All Ireland Champions

Copsewood Secondary school Pallaskenry beat Wexford CBS 1-09 to 1-06. Captained by Ciaran Kirwan the side is coached by Clare hurler Colin Ryan and Brian Chambers. Pictures by Dermot Mullane. Related posts: Monaleen are crowned county champions MONALEEN are the 2011 Live 95fm Sponsored County Football Champions… Limerick crowned Munster Junior Camogie Champions Limerick Camogie […]

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Action from Ard Scoil Rís, Limerick v St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny.

Action from Ard Scoil Rís, Limerick v St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny.

Masita GAA All-Ireland Post Primary Schools Croke Cup Senior A Hurling Semi-Final, Ard Scoil Rís, Limerick v St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny. Related posts: Action from Scoil na TrinÛide Naofa, Limerick v Kilkenny CBS Masita GAA All-Ireland Post Primary Schools Croke Cup Senior A… Ard Scoil Ris look to avenge last year SATURDAY afternoon at 2pm […]

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Other Recent Stories

Limerick councillors promise a poster-free town

Limerick councillors promise a poster-free town

| April 24, 2014

WITH the local election now less than a month away, the air-brushed images of candidates in the city and county wards went up on almost every lamppost across Limerick this week. Under the Litter Pollution Act, posters can only be erected within 30 days of the polling date. And up they went this Wednesday with […]

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Medical herbalist to give seminar in Limerick

Medical herbalist to give seminar in Limerick

| April 24, 2014

DR Dilis Clare, Ireland’s only qualified GP and medical herbalist, is coming to Limerick to give a public seminar on the use of medicinal herbs to combat everyday health problems. Dr Clare will be in the South Court Hotel on Thursday April 24 at 7:30pm to inform guests about the benefits of a more natural and […]

Continue Reading

Bigger and better – Richard Harris International Film Festival 2014

Bigger and better – Richard Harris International Film Festival 2014

| April 24, 2014

THAT Limerick is a constant hub of script writing and film making will surprise those on the outside. Interest in involvement is consuming. Professionals move easily between theatre, performance and film work, be they actors, producer/ directors, writers or technicians. And there are people amongst us accomplished in all skillsets, as evident at Limerick Festival […]

Continue Reading

Limerick election candidate condemns rugby ‘rip-off’

Limerick election candidate condemns rugby ‘rip-off’

| April 24, 2014

FRANKIE Daly, a local election candidate for Limerick City North, has criticised the increase in air fares to France for the Heineken Cup semi-final between Munster and Toulon this weekend. Aer Lingus has brought forward the start of its summer schedule to Marseille while Ryanair flights are to nearby Nice. In some cases, the cost of […]

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Coke Zero bikes will be on the move by August

Coke Zero bikes will be on the move by August

| April 24, 2014

200 bikes will be wheeling around Limerick city by August as part of the new public bike scheme initiative announced late last year. Transport Minister Alan Kelly together with local council officials in Limerick, Cork and Galway will finalise the details of the schemes for each city in the coming days. Preparatory works, in some […]

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