NEWS

Limerick gets a lift from Uber

Limerick gets a lift from Uber

• Uber to create 150 jobs by the end of 2015 in Limerick city and to invest €4m in the city as it looks to strengthen its customer services team • Limerick Centre of Excellence to become the first customer support hub of its type outside the US • The investment is supported by the Department of […]

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Students urged to submit SUSI Grant Application

Students urged to submit SUSI Grant Application

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is urging students and parents to submit their grant funding applications for the student grant awarding body, SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) before the deadline of midnight on Saturday, August 1 to ensure the opportunity to receive a student grant for their studies. President of the Union of […]

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New Castletroy studio to begin shooting in 2016

New Castletroy studio to begin shooting in 2016

 LIMERICK City and County Council has confirmed that it has signed heads of agreement with Troy Studios, subject to planning permission, for a long-term lease of the former Dell Factory in Plassey. The local authority’s director of economic development and planning, Pat Daly, made the announcement at a special meeting of the council on Tuesday […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Students urged to submit SUSI Grant Application

Students urged to submit SUSI Grant Application

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is urging students and parents to submit their grant funding applications for the student grant awarding body, SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) before the deadline of midnight on Saturday, August 1 to ensure the opportunity to receive a student grant for their studies. President of the Union of […]

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Elderly woman dies following three car collision

Elderly woman dies following three car collision

AN ELDERLY Limerick woman has died as a result of a fatal road traffic collision in County Limerick this Sunday. The woman, understood to be aged in here 70s, died in a collision involving three cars on the Limerick to Tralee Road at Newcastle West in Co Limerick on Sunday evening last. The three car collision occurred […]

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Culture overspend still an issue

Culture overspend still an issue

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie THE LIMERICK city of Culture year is short funding to the tune of almost half a million euro. And it has been revealed that €1.5 million extra funding had to be allocated from the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and funded by the taxpayers. Questions were raised at a […]

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SPORT

Soccer – “I’m ready to help the team” Patrick Kanyuka Limerick FC

Soccer – “I’m ready to help the team” Patrick Kanyuka Limerick FC

LIMERICK FC have confirmed the signing of central defender Patrick Kanyuka, who is hoping he can provide the necessary “experience” to help the team’s fortunes turn around in the coming weeks. The 28-year-old previously played with Queens Park Rangers, Swindon Town, Cluj in Romania and Tamworth back in England, among others, with his most recent […]

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Rugby – Ulster Bank League Fixtures announced #UBL

Rugby – Ulster Bank League Fixtures announced #UBL

THE ULSTER Bank League fixtures for 2015/16 have been announced. The newly re-structured league consists of 5 divisions of ten teams playing on a home and away basis. Division 1A will kick off with two mouth-watering Friday Night Lights Dublin derby games as Old Belvedere host Terenure and UCD play last season’s beaten finalists Clontarf. […]

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Soccer – “It was a no-brainer” Shaun Kelly on his return to Limerick FC

Soccer – “It was a no-brainer” Shaun Kelly on his return to Limerick FC

LIMERICK FC have confirmed the return of Shaun Kelly to the club, with the defender stating his decision was a “no-brainer” having “missed” it so much over the past 12 months. The 26-year-old right-back left Shannonside during last season’s July transfer window following the birth of his first child, moving closer to his Donegal home […]

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LIFESTYLE

Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

TO platform 600 consecutive weekly Wednesday evenings of poetry over a dozen years is considerable achievement. The White House Poets who operate out of this iconic O’Connell Street hostelry issue public invitation to join them on Wednesday August 5 around about 9pm. There’s much to party for. “It is going to be a memorable night […]

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Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

A TRULY eclectic few months will open out for the Limerick based Irish Chamber Orchestra and audiences, heading into a fourth season under artistic partners. These are the Hungarian conductor Gábor Tákacs Nagy and clarinettist and composer Jörg Widmann as principal guest conductor. There is a first time collaboration in the mix, bringing in Irish […]

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B-Fest weekend features Alvin Purple

B-Fest weekend features Alvin Purple

by Eric FitzGerald BALLINGARRY will host its annual B-Fest Festival this weekend over three days, beginning tonight, Frdiay 31. The festival will feature a Daft Punk Tribute Act, a Wellie Throwing Event, Irish music legends The Four of Us and the return for a second year of The Alvin Purple Experience. B-Fest is a non-profit […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

TO platform 600 consecutive weekly Wednesday evenings of poetry over a dozen years is considerable achievement. The White House Poets who operate out of this iconic O’Connell Street hostelry issue public invitation to join them on Wednesday August 5 around about 9pm. There’s much to party for. “It is going to be a memorable night […]

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Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

A TRULY eclectic few months will open out for the Limerick based Irish Chamber Orchestra and audiences, heading into a fourth season under artistic partners. These are the Hungarian conductor Gábor Tákacs Nagy and clarinettist and composer Jörg Widmann as principal guest conductor. There is a first time collaboration in the mix, bringing in Irish […]

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B-Fest weekend features Alvin Purple

B-Fest weekend features Alvin Purple

by Eric FitzGerald BALLINGARRY will host its annual B-Fest Festival this weekend over three days, beginning tonight, Frdiay 31. The festival will feature a Daft Punk Tribute Act, a Wellie Throwing Event, Irish music legends The Four of Us and the return for a second year of The Alvin Purple Experience. B-Fest is a non-profit […]

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PHOTOS

40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

SAVOY Hotel was after-party to a cultural evening of classical music, Mexican foods, dance and music by the Kinvara based Gringo Kings as Mexico and Ireland continued in a series of commemorative events. Each has celebrated 40 years of the establishment of formal relations between Mexico and Ireland, Mexico being eternally fond of us, especially […]

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Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

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Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

LIMERICK Musical Society celebrated its four Association of Irish Music Society (AIMS) awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ in South’s Bar, having had a Mayoral reception with outgoing Mayor Kevin Sheahan previously. Their March musical in the concert hall won the coveted Best Overall Show plus Best Actor (David Griffin), Best Choreography (Niamh Twomey), Best […]

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Other Recent Stories

Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

| August 2, 2015

TO platform 600 consecutive weekly Wednesday evenings of poetry over a dozen years is considerable achievement. The White House Poets who operate out of this iconic O’Connell Street hostelry issue public invitation to join them on Wednesday August 5 around about 9pm. There’s much to party for. “It is going to be a memorable night […]

Continue Reading

Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

| August 1, 2015

A TRULY eclectic few months will open out for the Limerick based Irish Chamber Orchestra and audiences, heading into a fourth season under artistic partners. These are the Hungarian conductor Gábor Tákacs Nagy and clarinettist and composer Jörg Widmann as principal guest conductor. There is a first time collaboration in the mix, bringing in Irish […]

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B-Fest weekend features Alvin Purple

B-Fest weekend features Alvin Purple

| July 31, 2015

by Eric FitzGerald BALLINGARRY will host its annual B-Fest Festival this weekend over three days, beginning tonight, Frdiay 31. The festival will feature a Daft Punk Tribute Act, a Wellie Throwing Event, Irish music legends The Four of Us and the return for a second year of The Alvin Purple Experience. B-Fest is a non-profit […]

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Australian sax master Quartet

Australian sax master Quartet

| July 31, 2015

WEDNESDAY September 9 will hear Limerick Jazz Society welcome saxophonist Jamie Oehlers to Dolan’s Upstairs, all the way from Perth. Oehlers is a musician of note: he has earned the prestigious Bell Award of the year for a series of albums and has performed in most continents in festival and clubs. For his Limerick visit, he […]

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Soccer – “I’m ready to help the team” Patrick Kanyuka Limerick FC

Soccer – “I’m ready to help the team” Patrick Kanyuka Limerick FC

| July 31, 2015

LIMERICK FC have confirmed the signing of central defender Patrick Kanyuka, who is hoping he can provide the necessary “experience” to help the team’s fortunes turn around in the coming weeks. The 28-year-old previously played with Queens Park Rangers, Swindon Town, Cluj in Romania and Tamworth back in England, among others, with his most recent […]

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