NEWS

Limerick girl swaps music career for life as Playboy ‘cybergirl’

Limerick girl swaps music career for life as Playboy ‘cybergirl’

A LIMERICK-born glamour model is setting pulses racing across the world as a Playboy ‘cybergirl’. The young pin-up, who goes by the name Tilly McReese, has worked as a glamour model in the United States for the past five years after moving to New York in 2009. Now based in Virginia, the 27-year-old pursued an […]

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€1.2 paid out to Limerick prisoners

€1.2 paid out to Limerick prisoners

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CONVICTED criminals in Limerick Prison have been paid over €1.2 million euro in pocketmoney over the last five years, figures have revealed. The payments, which fall under the daily cash allowance scheme, are part of the €19m paid out across the 14 prison institutions in the five years to 2013. When in […]

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Limerick flood victims call for help fell on deaf ears

Limerick flood victims call for help fell on deaf ears

LIMERICK City and County Council is being urged to review its out of office emergency system after residents in Prospect, who experienced flooding to their homes after heavy rainfall last week, were put through to operators in Cork for assistance. Despite calling the emergency number and trying to explain the situation, residents claim no help […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Man questioned over illegal tobacco discovery

Man questioned over illegal tobacco discovery

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie IN AN intelligence led operation, gardai were last night questioning a man in his 50s in connection with a large seizure of illegal tobacco in Limerick. Having obtained a search warrant on oath from the judiciary, officers from Revenue’s Customs Service raided an apartment and business premises where the seized almost 25kg of roll your […]

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Newcastle West man warned over breaching order

Newcastle West man warned over breaching order

by Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A 25-year-old man has been warned by a judge to behave himself after he was found by Gardaí in his father’s house in breach an exclusion order granted to Limerick County Council two years ago. Dan McCarthy, originally from 36, Castle View Estate in Newcastle West, was arrested on Monday after […]

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Taxpayer gives €19.5 million to Limerick tunnel operators

Taxpayer gives €19.5 million to Limerick tunnel operators

THE State has forked out €19.5 million in payments to the operators of the Limerick tunnel under a so-called ‘traffic guarantee’ clause. The amount represents the total sum paid to DirectRoute (Limerick) since the tunnel opened in 2010; so far in 2014, the company has been paid €5.9 million of taxpayers’ money. The traffic guarantee, […]

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SPORT

Limerick athletes take off for Transplant Games

Limerick athletes take off for Transplant Games

SEVEN athletes from Limerick and the Mid West flew to Poland last weekend to represent Ireland in the European Transplant & Dialysis Sports Championships. John Loftus (Clarina), Madeline Donaghy (Knocklong), Richard Costello (Limerick city), Thomas Doherty (Bruff), Mary Sheehan (Parteen), Eoghan O’Neill (Newmarket-on-Fergus) and Marie O’Connor (Lahinch) are among the 34-strong Irish team competing in Krakow […]

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Another win for Limerick FC

Another win for Limerick FC

LIMERICK FC’s recent improvement continued as a gallant defeat to league leaders Dundalk was quickly followed up by a fine away win over champions St Patrick’s Athletic on Monday night. Martin Russell’s side proved to be extremely stubborn opposition for Dundalk at Oriel Park last Friday and it took the table toppers until the final […]

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Limerick FC’s Turner happy with improved game time

Limerick FC’s Turner happy with improved game time

LIMERICK FC midfielder Ian Turner is happy to be back in regular action at his new club, whom he joined during the summer after a frustrating spell on the sidelines at Cork City. The 25-year-old said that the chance to move to the Super Blues was a “no-brainer” and, even though he has only been […]

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LIFESTYLE

Pigtown Fling celebrates Limerick diversity and fusion

Pigtown Fling celebrates Limerick diversity and fusion

by Eric FitzGerald eric@limerickpost.ie AS part of Limerick City of Culture 2014, over 60 Limerick musicians, producers, engineers and documentary makers have collaborated to produce Sound Out & The Pigtown Fling. This is a musical legacy project that has seen the city’s creatives work together on an original body of work that will be premiered […]

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Electric Picnic: Limerick at the Picnic

Electric Picnic: Limerick at the Picnic

ELECTRIC Picnic has added more names to their lineup. Limerick representation just announced is Nubus and Leading Armies who join Rubberbandits, Sean’s Walk and Karl Spain at the festival happening on August 29-31. Electronic producer/DJ Nubus will play a live set at The Oxjam Tent at 3am on Saturday morning using 3 synthesizers … and […]

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#newmusic PIGTOWN FLING ‘Hide and Creep’

#newmusic PIGTOWN FLING ‘Hide and Creep’

THE first fruits of The Pigtown Fling have been released on Soundcloud. The track is called ‘Hide and Creep’ and features Ronan Mitchell, Aoife McLoughlin, Boris Hunka, Aoife Nic Athlaoich, Cian O’Duill, Oonagh Keogh and Kenneth Rice. It was recorded as part of Limerick City of Culture 2014. Over 60 Limerick musicians, producers, engineers and […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Pigtown Fling celebrates Limerick diversity and fusion

Pigtown Fling celebrates Limerick diversity and fusion

by Eric FitzGerald eric@limerickpost.ie AS part of Limerick City of Culture 2014, over 60 Limerick musicians, producers, engineers and documentary makers have collaborated to produce Sound Out & The Pigtown Fling. This is a musical legacy project that has seen the city’s creatives work together on an original body of work that will be premiered […]

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Electric Picnic: Limerick at the Picnic

Electric Picnic: Limerick at the Picnic

ELECTRIC Picnic has added more names to their lineup. Limerick representation just announced is Nubus and Leading Armies who join Rubberbandits, Sean’s Walk and Karl Spain at the festival happening on August 29-31. Electronic producer/DJ Nubus will play a live set at The Oxjam Tent at 3am on Saturday morning using 3 synthesizers … and […]

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#newmusic PIGTOWN FLING ‘Hide and Creep’

#newmusic PIGTOWN FLING ‘Hide and Creep’

THE first fruits of The Pigtown Fling have been released on Soundcloud. The track is called ‘Hide and Creep’ and features Ronan Mitchell, Aoife McLoughlin, Boris Hunka, Aoife Nic Athlaoich, Cian O’Duill, Oonagh Keogh and Kenneth Rice. It was recorded as part of Limerick City of Culture 2014. Over 60 Limerick musicians, producers, engineers and […]

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PHOTOS

The Giants Journey to Limerick

The Giants Journey to Limerick

In less than six weeks’ time, the biggest event of Limerick City Culture 2014 ‘The Giants Journey’ will take place 5th, 6th and 7th September . It will be the single biggest event in Limerick since the Pope visited in 1979 with over 100,000 visitors. Today the huge giant Grandmother that will be live on Limerick’s city streets […]

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#Gallery Foynes Air Show

#Gallery Foynes Air Show

Related posts: Foynes air-show spectacular An estimated 15,000 plus people are expected to flock to… Foynes air show to highlight Limerick aviation legacy FOYNES is set to stage one of Ireland’s most spectacular… Art Gallery ideal for polling -Leddin THE City Gallery of Art on Pery Square should be… Those who see – Michael Warren […]

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Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Crowds basked in glorious sunshine as 1,500 athletes representing every county in Ireland paraded through Limerick city centre led by the 40 strong Special Olympics Torch Run team. The athletes were cheered by thousands of people who lined the parade route along O’Connell Street as it made its way up to the People’s Park for […]

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Other Recent Stories

Limerick girl swaps music career for life as Playboy ‘cybergirl’

Limerick girl swaps music career for life as Playboy ‘cybergirl’

| August 21, 2014

A LIMERICK-born glamour model is setting pulses racing across the world as a Playboy ‘cybergirl’. The young pin-up, who goes by the name Tilly McReese, has worked as a glamour model in the United States for the past five years after moving to New York in 2009. Now based in Virginia, the 27-year-old pursued an […]

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€1.2 paid out to Limerick prisoners

€1.2 paid out to Limerick prisoners

| August 21, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie CONVICTED criminals in Limerick Prison have been paid over €1.2 million euro in pocketmoney over the last five years, figures have revealed. The payments, which fall under the daily cash allowance scheme, are part of the €19m paid out across the 14 prison institutions in the five years to 2013. When in […]

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Limerick flood victims call for help fell on deaf ears

Limerick flood victims call for help fell on deaf ears

| August 21, 2014

LIMERICK City and County Council is being urged to review its out of office emergency system after residents in Prospect, who experienced flooding to their homes after heavy rainfall last week, were put through to operators in Cork for assistance. Despite calling the emergency number and trying to explain the situation, residents claim no help […]

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More students puts LIT plan in fast lane

More students puts LIT plan in fast lane

| August 21, 2014

LIMERICK Institute of Technology president Dr Maria Hinfelaar has called for the college’s campus master plan to be accelerated after demand for courses in two key areas far outstripped the number of places available. Following the release of the first round of CAO offers last week, Dr Hinfelaar revealed that the Institute cannot satisfy demand […]

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Further education proves fashionable in Limerick

Further education proves fashionable in Limerick

| August 21, 2014

LIFELONG learning is certainly in vogue at Limerick College of Further Education (LCFE) Fashion Department. In May of this year Ann Barnes, Karina Graham and Elizabeth Farrell all completed their FETAC Level 6 Fashion Design course at LCFE. Prior to this, all three finished a FETAC Level 5 course in Design at the Mulgrave Street […]

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