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Love/Hate used as guide to clean drug dealers gun

Love/Hate used as guide to clean drug dealers gun

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LIMERICK man watched the opening sequence of a Love/Hate DVD to see how to clean a Glock semi automatic handgun before he and his friends indulged in a “smorgasbord” of illegal drugs, a court has been told. Peter O’Flaherty (35) of College Avenue, Moyross was one of four men found […]

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€100,000 drug seizure made at Limerick estate

€100,000 drug seizure made at Limerick estate

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CANNABIS valued at €100,000 was seized by gardai attached to the divisional drugs unit from a car driven out of a Caherdavin Estate en route to distribution by a criminal gang. The occupants of the car, a 54-year-old male and a 40-year-old female, both from Limerick City, were arrested and are currently […]

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Shortlist for €15,000 bursary with Film Limerick

Shortlist for €15,000 bursary with Film Limerick

By Oran Treacy THEN there was nine. This is the case with the final selected project proposals for the next stage of Film Limerick’s competition to create two short films to be made in Limerick with funding of €15,000. The partnership between City of Culture and film networking group Behind the Scenes issued its shortlist […]

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BREAKING NEWS

€100,000 drug seizure made at Limerick estate

€100,000 drug seizure made at Limerick estate

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CANNABIS valued at €100,000 was seized by gardai attached to the divisional drugs unit from a car driven out of a Caherdavin Estate en route to distribution by a criminal gang. The occupants of the car, a 54-year-old male and a 40-year-old female, both from Limerick City, were arrested and are currently […]

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Shortlist for €15,000 bursary with Film Limerick

Shortlist for €15,000 bursary with Film Limerick

By Oran Treacy THEN there was nine. This is the case with the final selected project proposals for the next stage of Film Limerick’s competition to create two short films to be made in Limerick with funding of €15,000. The partnership between City of Culture and film networking group Behind the Scenes issued its shortlist […]

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Researchers learn from Limerick care model

Researchers learn from Limerick care model

A RESEARCH project to evaluate a Limerick based volunteer led, community model of palliative care has been awarded €161,000. Co-ordinator of Milford Care Centre’s Compassionate Communities Project in Limerick, Dr Kathleen McLoughlin, has received the Postdoctoral Fellowship Award from the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) and the Irish Cancer Society. The funding […]

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SPORT

Top half finish for Limerick FC

Top half finish for Limerick FC

LIMERICK FC finished the 2014 SEE Airtricity League Premier Division in the top half of the table in sixth place, one higher than last season’s final position. The Super Blues even went into last Friday’s final round of games with a chance of finishing fifth, but a 1-0 defeat away to Shamrock Rovers prevented them […]

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Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC 1-0 Sligo Rovers AFTER a two-year stint of playing home games at Thomond Park, Limerick FC signed off from the Munster Rugby venue with a 1-0 win over Sligo Rovers on the night that chairman Pat O’Sullivan confirmed that the club would return to the Markets Field for the beginning of the 2015 […]

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Our friends at Specsavers and WHPR have given us a pair of tickets to giveaway to this Friday night’s Munster v Scarlets Guinness PRO12 game at Thomond Park. Kick off is Friday @ 7.35pm in Thomond Park and the tickets are courtesy of Specsavers, sponsors of the match officials. Simply answer the following question: Who captained Munster to their first Heineken Cup win? […]

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LIFESTYLE

The rise and fall? of Little Voice

The rise and fall? of Little Voice

by Rose Rushe ‘THE Rise and Fall of Little Voice’ cut a dash as film (1998), with Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor and as Little Voice, Jane Horrocks. Now College Players, that estimable, award winning troupe, will premier a production in Lime Tree Theatre, November 11 to 15, directed by MIC’s Dr Mike Finneran and – […]

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New Limerick cinema – not so washed up

New Limerick cinema – not so washed up

by Rose Rushe €20,000 from City of Culture in funding was the entire budget for a new film, ‘All Washed Up’ which premiered – against the clock – at Richard Harris International Film Festival. Starring Jon Kenny as an old-school actor who has lost his way, ‘All Washed Up’ proved a strong opener in the […]

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Exploring Keisler’s spatial interrogations: the Endless House

Exploring Keisler’s spatial interrogations: the Endless House

LIMERICK City Gallery of Art extends an open invitation this Saturday November 1 to attend 3-4pm when visual artist Elaine Byrne will discuss the work of Frederick Kiesler, her art practice and solo exhibition RAUMPLAN. RAUMPLAN, curated by former gallery director Helen Carey, occupies the first floor chambers of the Pery Square gallery. According to […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

The rise and fall? of Little Voice

The rise and fall? of Little Voice

by Rose Rushe ‘THE Rise and Fall of Little Voice’ cut a dash as film (1998), with Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor and as Little Voice, Jane Horrocks. Now College Players, that estimable, award winning troupe, will premier a production in Lime Tree Theatre, November 11 to 15, directed by MIC’s Dr Mike Finneran and – […]

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New Limerick cinema – not so washed up

New Limerick cinema – not so washed up

by Rose Rushe €20,000 from City of Culture in funding was the entire budget for a new film, ‘All Washed Up’ which premiered – against the clock – at Richard Harris International Film Festival. Starring Jon Kenny as an old-school actor who has lost his way, ‘All Washed Up’ proved a strong opener in the […]

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The Simon and Garfunkel Story

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

By Rose Rushe “HELLO, darkness, my old friend”… 50 years after its release, the music of those who gave soul and sound to silence will come to the concert hall on Wednesday 5. ‘The Simon and Garfunkel Story’ is more than a tribute show to the 1957-1970 partnership between schoolboy friends, Paul Simon and Art […]

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PHOTOS

Premier night party for film festival

Premier night party for film festival

    Related posts: Richard Harris International Film Festival launch Richard Harris Film Fest 2014… Hollywood happenings for Harris film festival by Rose Rushe THE band played on the packed opening… International light to Richard Harris Film Festival 2014 HOW does a tiny core of film makers make an… Film and festival collaborator for script […]

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College Players and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

College Players and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

Related posts: The tenor revived by College Players     SEVENTEEN years after it was first staged in… Song for Syria   BARESPACE Theatre Company first presented the Broadway Baby hit… From Christmas Eve to eternity – The College Players PROBABLY Limerick’s oldest drama company,  The College Players stumble back… Cabaret des Frites by Rose […]

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Richard Harris International Film Festival launch

Richard Harris International Film Festival launch

Richard Harris Film Fest 2014 Related posts: International light to Richard Harris Film Festival 2014 HOW does a tiny core of film makers make an… Bigger and better – Richard Harris International Film Festival 2014 THAT Limerick is a constant hub of script writing and… Shorts Showcase at Richard Harris International Film Festival   IT […]

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Other Recent Stories

Love/Hate used as guide to clean drug dealers gun

Love/Hate used as guide to clean drug dealers gun

| October 31, 2014

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LIMERICK man watched the opening sequence of a Love/Hate DVD to see how to clean a Glock semi automatic handgun before he and his friends indulged in a “smorgasbord” of illegal drugs, a court has been told. Peter O’Flaherty (35) of College Avenue, Moyross was one of four men found […]

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The rise and fall? of Little Voice

The rise and fall? of Little Voice

| October 31, 2014

by Rose Rushe ‘THE Rise and Fall of Little Voice’ cut a dash as film (1998), with Michael Caine, Ewan McGregor and as Little Voice, Jane Horrocks. Now College Players, that estimable, award winning troupe, will premier a production in Lime Tree Theatre, November 11 to 15, directed by MIC’s Dr Mike Finneran and – […]

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€100,000 drug seizure made at Limerick estate

€100,000 drug seizure made at Limerick estate

| October 31, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CANNABIS valued at €100,000 was seized by gardai attached to the divisional drugs unit from a car driven out of a Caherdavin Estate en route to distribution by a criminal gang. The occupants of the car, a 54-year-old male and a 40-year-old female, both from Limerick City, were arrested and are currently […]

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Shortlist for €15,000 bursary with Film Limerick

Shortlist for €15,000 bursary with Film Limerick

| October 31, 2014

By Oran Treacy THEN there was nine. This is the case with the final selected project proposals for the next stage of Film Limerick’s competition to create two short films to be made in Limerick with funding of €15,000. The partnership between City of Culture and film networking group Behind the Scenes issued its shortlist […]

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Athea cleans up on the double at Limerick in Bloom competition

Athea cleans up on the double at Limerick in Bloom competition

| October 31, 2014

THE West Limerick village of Athea is smelling of roses after being crowned overall winner of the Limerick In Bloom competition for the second year in a row. Forty five community groups throughout County Limerick were honoured for their participation in the annual competition, now in its seventh year, at an awards ceremony in the […]

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