NEWS

Bruff is living the teenagers’ dream #Bruff #Limerick #Munster #Rugby

Bruff is living the teenagers’ dream #Bruff #Limerick #Munster #Rugby

Limerick is famous for its proud rugby tradition. From the early 1900’s to the present day, intense rivalries on the pitch have led to great stories and friendships off it. As part of his series on the seven senior All Ireland League rugby clubs based in Limerick, Daragh Frawley turns his attention to Division 2C side, […]

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Meet Limerick’s ‘Foxy Lady’

Meet Limerick’s ‘Foxy Lady’

EVERY night without fail an animal-loving Limerick woman prepares a chicken supper for a very special caller before then going to her front door and whistling to let him know it’s ready. Meet the Treaty City’s very own ‘Fantastic Mrs Fox’. Jean Goodwin from Thomondgate, on the outskirts of the city centre, is a creature […]

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Teen apprehended by homeowner during County Limerick burglary

Teen apprehended by homeowner during County Limerick burglary

A 17-YEAR-OLD teenager is in custody with gardai after a member of the public apprehended the youth during a burglary at a house in County Limerick. The teenage boy was captured during a burglary at a house in Pallaskenry at around 5am this Thursday morning. Gardai are questioning the youth in connection with the burglary […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Teen apprehended by homeowner during County Limerick burglary

Teen apprehended by homeowner during County Limerick burglary

A 17-YEAR-OLD teenager is in custody with gardai after a member of the public apprehended the youth during a burglary at a house in County Limerick. The teenage boy was captured during a burglary at a house in Pallaskenry at around 5am this Thursday morning. Gardai are questioning the youth in connection with the burglary […]

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Limerick navigation will not reopen as expected this weekend

Limerick navigation will not reopen as expected this weekend

  THE navigation on the Shannon River between Parteen Weir and Limerick city will not reopen this weekend as previously indicated by Waterways Ireland as remedial works have been delayed, it has emerged this Thursday. Last April, the passage of water between the Parteen Weir and Limerick city was closed. In May, calls for it to […]

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Limerick priest charged with indecently assaulting boy

Limerick priest charged with indecently assaulting boy

A SERVING Catholic priest has been charged with allegedly indecently assaulting a young boy during the 1980s in an East Limerick parish. The 60-year-old priest, who can not be named for legal reasons, is charged with eight counts of indecent assault on dates between September 1, 1988 and August 1, 1990. Appearing before Limerick District […]

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SPORT

Soccer – Limerick FC bounce straight back to the Premier Division

Soccer – Limerick FC bounce straight back to the Premier Division

UCD 2-3 Limerick FC LIMERICK FC secured promotion back to the Premier Division at the first attempt after Sunday evening’s 3-2 win away to UCD, the victory giving the Super Blues an insurmountable 24-point lead with six matches remaining. Martin Russell’s side only needed to draw to seal an immediate return to the top flight […]

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Golf – Mid West Golf Notes

Golf – Mid West Golf Notes

Adare Golf Club Bank of Ireland Cup played at Mount Juliet last Saturday, 20th August. Result : Winner – Pat Barriscale 38 pts, 2nd –  John Van Veen 37 pts, 3rd – John Doheny 35 pts. CSS: 35 pts Adare Manor Golf Club Thursday 18th August 18 hole stable ford sponsored by Mary O Brien […]

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GAA – Wanted : Two managers and a champion

GAA – Wanted : Two managers and a champion

LIMERICK GAA are on the look out for a senior hurling manager, a senior football manager and a new senior hurling champion following a busy few weeks. A replacement for TJ Ryan is expected to be named in the coming month, while the news was announced this week that John Brudair would not be putting […]

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LIFESTYLE

Eggsistentialism: a bird’s eye look at babies

Eggsistentialism: a bird’s eye look at babies

IT IS interesting how much support a new theatre piece exploring one woman’s desire to have a child, or not, has received. The theme of ‘Eggsistentialism’ by Limerick woman Joanne Ryan is “a comical quest to uncover the ifs, hows and crucially the whys of reproducing her genes”. Her exploration could be perceived as marginalised […]

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Castleconnell’s autumn concert series opens with Shakespeare

Castleconnell’s autumn concert series opens with Shakespeare

CASTLECONNELL’S 2016 Autumn Concert Series will begin on Tuesday August 30 at 8pm, returning again to the beauty of All Saints Church, across from Castle Oaks House Hotel. RTE lyric FM’s Liz Nolan will introduce the Moynihan O’Leary Duo’s programme of ‘Shakespeare – Songs Rich and Strange!’ sung by soprano Deirdre Moynihan accompanied by guitarist […]

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Cabaret: The Wild MUXZ.. with the Poetry Collective

Cabaret: The Wild MUXZ.. with the Poetry Collective

LIMERICK Writers’ Centre offers another evening of cabaret and literary power at the Belltable, 69 O’Connell Street on Thursday September 15 at 8pm. Under the intriguing title of ‘The Wild MUXZ…with the Poetry Collective’, this show “explores the reality of a sentient cosmos by placing 21st Century Technological Human in flux among the Elements in […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Eggsistentialism: a bird’s eye look at babies

Eggsistentialism: a bird’s eye look at babies

IT IS interesting how much support a new theatre piece exploring one woman’s desire to have a child, or not, has received. The theme of ‘Eggsistentialism’ by Limerick woman Joanne Ryan is “a comical quest to uncover the ifs, hows and crucially the whys of reproducing her genes”. Her exploration could be perceived as marginalised […]

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Castleconnell’s autumn concert series opens with Shakespeare

Castleconnell’s autumn concert series opens with Shakespeare

CASTLECONNELL’S 2016 Autumn Concert Series will begin on Tuesday August 30 at 8pm, returning again to the beauty of All Saints Church, across from Castle Oaks House Hotel. RTE lyric FM’s Liz Nolan will introduce the Moynihan O’Leary Duo’s programme of ‘Shakespeare – Songs Rich and Strange!’ sung by soprano Deirdre Moynihan accompanied by guitarist […]

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The Acoustic Club features Shirley Callaghan

The Acoustic Club features Shirley Callaghan

THE Acoustic Club continues to attract a large crowd of musicians, songwriters and fans every Tuesday to Charlie Malone’s Bar, Wolfe Tone Street. The open mic session welcomes special guest singer/ songwriter Shirley Callaghan this Tuesday August 30. From Shannon, Shirley is currently working on her first album due out in February.  She recorded her first EP in […]

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Eggsistentialism: a bird’s eye look at babies

Eggsistentialism: a bird’s eye look at babies

| August 29, 2016

IT IS interesting how much support a new theatre piece exploring one woman’s desire to have a child, or not, has received. The theme of ‘Eggsistentialism’ by Limerick woman Joanne Ryan is “a comical quest to uncover the ifs, hows and crucially the whys of reproducing her genes”. Her exploration could be perceived as marginalised […]

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Soccer – Limerick FC bounce straight back to the Premier Division

Soccer – Limerick FC bounce straight back to the Premier Division

| August 28, 2016

UCD 2-3 Limerick FC LIMERICK FC secured promotion back to the Premier Division at the first attempt after Sunday evening’s 3-2 win away to UCD, the victory giving the Super Blues an insurmountable 24-point lead with six matches remaining. Martin Russell’s side only needed to draw to seal an immediate return to the top flight […]

Continue Reading

Castleconnell’s autumn concert series opens with Shakespeare

Castleconnell’s autumn concert series opens with Shakespeare

| August 28, 2016

CASTLECONNELL’S 2016 Autumn Concert Series will begin on Tuesday August 30 at 8pm, returning again to the beauty of All Saints Church, across from Castle Oaks House Hotel. RTE lyric FM’s Liz Nolan will introduce the Moynihan O’Leary Duo’s programme of ‘Shakespeare – Songs Rich and Strange!’ sung by soprano Deirdre Moynihan accompanied by guitarist […]

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Golf – Mid West Golf Notes

Golf – Mid West Golf Notes

| August 27, 2016

Adare Golf Club Bank of Ireland Cup played at Mount Juliet last Saturday, 20th August. Result : Winner – Pat Barriscale 38 pts, 2nd –  John Van Veen 37 pts, 3rd – John Doheny 35 pts. CSS: 35 pts Adare Manor Golf Club Thursday 18th August 18 hole stable ford sponsored by Mary O Brien […]

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Cabaret: The Wild MUXZ.. with the Poetry Collective

Cabaret: The Wild MUXZ.. with the Poetry Collective

| August 27, 2016

LIMERICK Writers’ Centre offers another evening of cabaret and literary power at the Belltable, 69 O’Connell Street on Thursday September 15 at 8pm. Under the intriguing title of ‘The Wild MUXZ…with the Poetry Collective’, this show “explores the reality of a sentient cosmos by placing 21st Century Technological Human in flux among the Elements in […]

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