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Irish Water charges for Limerick ‘shrouded in secrecy’

Irish Water charges for Limerick ‘shrouded in secrecy’

FIANNA Fail candidate for Limerick City West in the forthcoming local elections, Geraldine Leddin, believes the operations of Irish Water are still “shrouded in secrecy” and said it’s unacceptable that households remain in the dark about the extent of the charges they will face from October. She has criticised the Government for prioritising political gain over the […]

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Fire Walk for Special Olympics

Fire Walk for Special Olympics

Fancy doing a world record Fire Walk to help Special Olympics Ireland? Over 600 people including rugby legend David Wallace will walk over hot coals to help people. You can be one of these people and break a world record too and all for a great cause! Special Olympics main fundraising event for the Limerick […]

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Limerick campaign for Corbally community centre

Limerick campaign for Corbally community centre

BECAUSE of a big increase in the local population, the need for a community centre in Corbally is now more prevalent than ever. That’s the view of Fianna Fáil local election candidate Christy McInerney who says it’s critical that City Council deliver an epicentre for the citizens of Corbally to use as a social hub. […]

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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

Club Rugby Stars to be Honoured at Awards #UBL

Club Rugby Stars to be Honoured at Awards #UBL

SOME of Ireland’s finest and most talented club rugby stars, from across the Ulster Bank League, will gather in Dublin on Thursday, 24th April, for the second annual ‘Ulster Bank League Awards’. Last year saw the introduction of the first-ever Ulster Bank League Awards, where current Connacht rugby star and former Lansdowne FC player, Craig […]

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Limerick FC midfielder Hughes happy with current form

Limerick FC midfielder Hughes happy with current form

LIMERICK FC midfielder Jason Hughes is pleased with his form in the opening weeks of the season, having been one of few players to start every league game for the Super Blues thus far in 2014. The 23-year-old has been one of the club’s most impressive performers of late and, having only returned to senior […]

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Taylor: Limerick FC win was coming

Taylor: Limerick FC win was coming

SPEAKING to the media at the Clarion Hotel on Tuesday morning, Limerick FC manager Stuart Taylor believed that it was only a matter of time before the Super Blues registered their first league win of 2014. Friday night’s 1-0 victory away to Bohemians brought an end to their winless start to the campaign at the […]

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LIFESTYLE

Shinnors’ List

Shinnors’ List

by Rose Rushe   JOHN Shinnors, regarded properly as one of the country’s great artists, has a show all his own that contains not one of his works. It is current at Limerick School of Art and Design in Clare Street, held within its Church Gallery. ‘Personal Choice’ is what he titled this collection of […]

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50 choral years of celebration

50 choral years of celebration

by Rose Rushe   WHEN the 100 or so members of Limerick Choral Union swell out the stage of UCH on April 18, it will be with due pride. Pride this Good Friday in singing the world premier of commissioned work, ‘spirestone’ by writer Mary Coll and composer Fiona Linnane. Coll and Linnane were duly […]

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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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ENTERTAINMENT

#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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Dragons’ Den features Celia O’Grady from Limerick

Dragons’ Den features Celia O’Grady from Limerick

ON this week’s Dragon’s Den, sentimental sides are revealed as the Dragon’s are presented with pitches that pull on both their heart and purse strings. Celia O’Grady from Limerick will feature this Sunday on the popular show where candidates pitch their business ideas to get investment from one or more of the Dragons. Celia presents […]

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PHOTOS

Shannon set to benefit from Spanish connections

Shannon set to benefit from Spanish connections

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie SHANNON is “on the way back in a big way”, according a leading travel agent who predicts that the airport will see an additional 300,000 passengers by the end of the year largely due to the addition of the new routes by the major carriers. Tony Brasil of Limerick Travel told a […]

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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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Other Recent Stories

Irish Water charges for Limerick ‘shrouded in secrecy’

Irish Water charges for Limerick ‘shrouded in secrecy’

| April 17, 2014

FIANNA Fail candidate for Limerick City West in the forthcoming local elections, Geraldine Leddin, believes the operations of Irish Water are still “shrouded in secrecy” and said it’s unacceptable that households remain in the dark about the extent of the charges they will face from October. She has criticised the Government for prioritising political gain over the […]

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Shinnors’ List

Shinnors’ List

| April 17, 2014

by Rose Rushe   JOHN Shinnors, regarded properly as one of the country’s great artists, has a show all his own that contains not one of his works. It is current at Limerick School of Art and Design in Clare Street, held within its Church Gallery. ‘Personal Choice’ is what he titled this collection of […]

Continue Reading

Fire Walk for Special Olympics

Fire Walk for Special Olympics

| April 17, 2014

Fancy doing a world record Fire Walk to help Special Olympics Ireland? Over 600 people including rugby legend David Wallace will walk over hot coals to help people. You can be one of these people and break a world record too and all for a great cause! Special Olympics main fundraising event for the Limerick […]

Continue Reading

50 choral years of celebration

50 choral years of celebration

| April 17, 2014

by Rose Rushe   WHEN the 100 or so members of Limerick Choral Union swell out the stage of UCH on April 18, it will be with due pride. Pride this Good Friday in singing the world premier of commissioned work, ‘spirestone’ by writer Mary Coll and composer Fiona Linnane. Coll and Linnane were duly […]

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Limerick campaign for Corbally community centre

Limerick campaign for Corbally community centre

| April 17, 2014

BECAUSE of a big increase in the local population, the need for a community centre in Corbally is now more prevalent than ever. That’s the view of Fianna Fáil local election candidate Christy McInerney who says it’s critical that City Council deliver an epicentre for the citizens of Corbally to use as a social hub. […]

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