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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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Limerick city merchant Robert ‘Bobby’ Kennedy dies

Limerick city merchant Robert ‘Bobby’ Kennedy dies

MISTER Robert ‘Bobby’ Kennedy passed away in Limerick this Tuesday July 26 afternoon at Milford Hospice, in the presence of family. A high achieving business man, hotelier and banker over decades, he was founding father to a multiple of successful companies known throughout the Mid West. Everybody living in Limerick was familiar with and likely […]

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Limerick jockey JT McNamara dies at 41

Limerick jockey JT McNamara dies at 41

LIMERICK jockey and one of the county’s finest exports to the world of horse racing, John Thomas McNamara, has died at his home aged 41. As the news broke this Tuesday morning, the world of horse racing, sport and the wider Limerick community were devastated to learn of the passing of one of the finest amateur […]

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BREAKING NEWS

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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Limerick city merchant Robert ‘Bobby’ Kennedy dies

Limerick city merchant Robert ‘Bobby’ Kennedy dies

MISTER Robert ‘Bobby’ Kennedy passed away in Limerick this Tuesday July 26 afternoon at Milford Hospice, in the presence of family. A high achieving business man, hotelier and banker over decades, he was founding father to a multiple of successful companies known throughout the Mid West. Everybody living in Limerick was familiar with and likely […]

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Limerick woman rescued from River Shannon following emergency operation

Limerick woman rescued from River Shannon following emergency operation

A WOMAN has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick, just minutes after she was seen entering the water from the quayside. The alarm was raised at around 9:50pm this Monday night when emergency services were alerted to a river incident in the city. Three units from Limerick City fire and Rescue were dispatched to Harvey’s […]

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SPORT

US Sports – Special Olympics Ireland named as College Football Charity

US Sports – Special Olympics Ireland named as College Football Charity

Special Olympics Ireland has been chosen as the official charity of the Aer Lingus College Football Classic 2016 between Boston College and Georgia Tech which takes place on Saturday, September 3rd at 12.30pm in the Aviva Stadium. The announcement was made at a photo call attended by Special Olympics Ambassador Jon Bon Jovi in Aviva […]

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GAA – Limerick Club Hurling fixtures confirmed

GAA – Limerick Club Hurling fixtures confirmed

THE FIRST rounds of the Senior and Intermediate hurling club championships since Limerick’s exit to Clare in the All Ireland qualifiers have been confirmed. See below for all dates, times and venues. Nick Grene Sportground Mgt County Intermediate Hurling Championship   Newcastlewest v Pallasgreen 12/08   Kilmallock       7.00pm Feenagh Kilmeedy v Mungret 13/08   Croagh             7.00pm […]

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Rugby – Ireland unveil new Canterbury jersey

Rugby – Ireland unveil new Canterbury jersey

AS SEEN on Ireland’s tour to South Africa and officially launched this week by Robbie Henshaw, the new Irish Rugby jersey is the most innovative and technically advanced rugby jersey ever worn by an Irish rugby team. Available in traditional green, featuring impeccable detail and contemporary touches, the new jersey tasted success when Ireland scored […]

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LIFESTYLE

Limerick’s Theatre Royal – Why It Closed!! – online now

Limerick’s Theatre Royal – Why It Closed!! – online now

A RADIO documentary by Ciaran Ryan (Out On A Limb record company) is available on the Radio Newstalk now on newstalk.com. The programme follows the history of the city’s legendary Theatre Royal venue. Now lying idle since the late 90’s, the venue hosted Oscar Wilde, Patrick Pearse, Catherine Hayes and John McCormack and in the 90’s The […]

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Hunt Museum hosts ‘Freedom’ by Irish Quilters

Hunt Museum hosts ‘Freedom’ by Irish Quilters

WONDERFUL textiles, embroidery, patchwork and stitching cover the gallery walls of The Hunt Museum with the second show there by Irish Quilters. The exhibition ‘Freedom’ launched National Quilting Week Ireland in early July. Specialist patchwork and quilting groups have organised exhibitions around the country, and responses to this year’s theme of ‘freedom’ range from memories […]

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On the wings of Furious Angels

On the wings of Furious Angels

THE luck of teaching three days per week at Dublin’s National College of Ireland has afforded Dr Damien Mac Namara the luxury of time to polish off his first published novel. Working in the ‘young adult’ category because “younger minds are much more complex and more open to adapting to the world around them”, this […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Limerick’s Theatre Royal – Why It Closed!! – online now

Limerick’s Theatre Royal – Why It Closed!! – online now

A RADIO documentary by Ciaran Ryan (Out On A Limb record company) is available on the Radio Newstalk now on newstalk.com. The programme follows the history of the city’s legendary Theatre Royal venue. Now lying idle since the late 90’s, the venue hosted Oscar Wilde, Patrick Pearse, Catherine Hayes and John McCormack and in the 90’s The […]

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Hunt Museum hosts ‘Freedom’ by Irish Quilters

Hunt Museum hosts ‘Freedom’ by Irish Quilters

WONDERFUL textiles, embroidery, patchwork and stitching cover the gallery walls of The Hunt Museum with the second show there by Irish Quilters. The exhibition ‘Freedom’ launched National Quilting Week Ireland in early July. Specialist patchwork and quilting groups have organised exhibitions around the country, and responses to this year’s theme of ‘freedom’ range from memories […]

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On the wings of Furious Angels

On the wings of Furious Angels

THE luck of teaching three days per week at Dublin’s National College of Ireland has afforded Dr Damien Mac Namara the luxury of time to polish off his first published novel. Working in the ‘young adult’ category because “younger minds are much more complex and more open to adapting to the world around them”, this […]

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PHOTOS

After Dark – At the ‘Climax Party’ for Limerick Pride

After Dark – At the ‘Climax Party’ for Limerick Pride

FOLLOWING another brilliant Pride festival in Limerick, organisers and supporters were able to unwind after all their hard work and partying at the after show party Climax. As usual the party was hosted at the official Limerick Pride Festival nightclub venue Dolan’s with the festivities taking place throughout the three rooms at this award winning […]

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After Dark – Summer screening of Mamma Mia

After Dark – Summer screening of Mamma Mia

OUTDOOR screenings of movies at the Milk Market have proved very popular with everything from ‘Dirty Dancing’, ‘Grease’ and ‘Footloose’ shown there in the past. Last Saturday evening there was another treat in store for movie fans with the Fresh Film Festival fundraising screening of ‘Mamma Mia’. This film version of the much loved musical, […]

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Socials – Permanent TSB Opening at Castletroy Limerick

Socials – Permanent TSB Opening at Castletroy Limerick

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Other Recent Stories

US Sports – Special Olympics Ireland named as College Football Charity

US Sports – Special Olympics Ireland named as College Football Charity

| July 26, 2016

Special Olympics Ireland has been chosen as the official charity of the Aer Lingus College Football Classic 2016 between Boston College and Georgia Tech which takes place on Saturday, September 3rd at 12.30pm in the Aviva Stadium. The announcement was made at a photo call attended by Special Olympics Ambassador Jon Bon Jovi in Aviva […]

Continue Reading

Limerick priest charged with indecently assaulting boy

Limerick priest charged with indecently assaulting boy

| July 26, 2016

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 […]

Continue Reading

Limerick city merchant Robert ‘Bobby’ Kennedy dies

Limerick city merchant Robert ‘Bobby’ Kennedy dies

| July 26, 2016

MISTER Robert ‘Bobby’ Kennedy passed away in Limerick this Tuesday July 26 afternoon at Milford Hospice, in the presence of family. A high achieving business man, hotelier and banker over decades, he was founding father to a multiple of successful companies known throughout the Mid West. Everybody living in Limerick was familiar with and likely […]

Continue Reading

GAA – Limerick Club Hurling fixtures confirmed

GAA – Limerick Club Hurling fixtures confirmed

| July 26, 2016

THE FIRST rounds of the Senior and Intermediate hurling club championships since Limerick’s exit to Clare in the All Ireland qualifiers have been confirmed. See below for all dates, times and venues. Nick Grene Sportground Mgt County Intermediate Hurling Championship   Newcastlewest v Pallasgreen 12/08   Kilmallock       7.00pm Feenagh Kilmeedy v Mungret 13/08   Croagh             7.00pm […]

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Limerick jockey JT McNamara dies at 41

Limerick jockey JT McNamara dies at 41

| July 26, 2016

LIMERICK jockey and one of the county’s finest exports to the world of horse racing, John Thomas McNamara, has died at his home aged 41. As the news broke this Tuesday morning, the world of horse racing, sport and the wider Limerick community were devastated to learn of the passing of one of the finest amateur […]

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