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Iconic bar up for grabs

Iconic bar up for grabs

THE CATERING businesses at Shannon airport, which includes the legendary bar named after the man who invented the Irish Coffee, is being put out to tender. After 70 years of serving drinks to names such as Marylin Monroe, Sheridan’s Bar is to come under the management of a new company, with the airport catering facilities […]

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Sunshine could light up Shannon

Sunshine could light up Shannon

A €30 million commercial power plant, which could create dozens of jobs and provide enough energy to power more than one thousand homes has reached the planning stage. Plans for the project, along with an environmental impact statement, have been lodged with the local authority concerning the proposed project at Ballymorris, just off the Ennis-Limerick […]

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Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

LESS than one in ten ambulance callouts for potentially life-threatening emergencies in rural areas arrive within the target time of eight minutes, a shocking new reporthas revealed. And while this increases to more than four in ten in the cases of less urgent calls – which have a target arrival time of 19 minutes – […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Sunshine could light up Shannon

Sunshine could light up Shannon

A €30 million commercial power plant, which could create dozens of jobs and provide enough energy to power more than one thousand homes has reached the planning stage. Plans for the project, along with an environmental impact statement, have been lodged with the local authority concerning the proposed project at Ballymorris, just off the Ennis-Limerick […]

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Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

Ambulance can’t meet HIQA targets

LESS than one in ten ambulance callouts for potentially life-threatening emergencies in rural areas arrive within the target time of eight minutes, a shocking new reporthas revealed. And while this increases to more than four in ten in the cases of less urgent calls – which have a target arrival time of 19 minutes – […]

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Jan never promised Kelly

Jan never promised Kelly

LIMERICK Labour Party Deputy, Jan O’Sullivan, has told the Limerick Post that she never promised to support Alan Kelly in his failed bid for leadership of the party. As the row over Brendan Howlin’s unopposed election as party leader continued this week, the former Education Minister said: “At no stage did I tell Alan Kelly […]

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SPORT

GAA – Limerick suffer defeat at hands of Clare

GAA – Limerick suffer defeat at hands of Clare

LIMERICK exited the Munster senior football championship today following a 0-16 to 0-13 loss to Clare at the Gaelic Grounds. Eight points from Ian Ryan could not help Limerick claim their first championship win since 2012, as Clare march on to face reigning champions Kerry, in this season’s semi final, on the weekend of June […]

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GAA – Clare favourites for SFC opener

GAA – Clare favourites for SFC opener

THE LIMERICK senior footballers will play Clare in the Munster Senior Championship Quarter-Final on Sunday May 29 at 2pm the Gaelic Grounds Limerick. John Brudair’s men will be looking to make amends for their 2016 league defeat at the hands of the Banner men, while also looking to overturn the last two championship meetings between […]

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Rugby – Pat Monaghan elected President of Old Crescent RFC

Rugby – Pat Monaghan elected President of Old Crescent RFC

THE OLD Crescent RFC AGM was held in the Rosbrien clubhouse on Tuesday evening, 24 May 2016, at which Pat Monaghan was elected President for the 2016-17 season.  Pat played his rugby with Old Crescent in his younger days and has been involved in coaching in the club at all senior levels for many years.  […]

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LIFESTYLE

Mentoring programme open to playwrights and directors @Belltable: Connect

Mentoring programme open to playwrights and directors @Belltable: Connect

AS PART of the artist development initiative Belltable:Connect, management of the venue Belltable and Fishamble: The New Play Company have come together to offer a 10-month mentoring programme for playwrights and directors. This is to support the development of emerging and established playwrights and directors who would benefit from a mentoring process – to investigate […]

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Limerick made films that screened at Cannes Film Festival 2016

Limerick made films that screened at Cannes Film Festival 2016

report by Aimee Graham of Richard Harris International Film Festival WITH a strong Limerick coterie of film makers returned from Cannes where two of their films were selected to platform in 2016’s Short Film Corner, let’s review the Limerick connection to this Rivera event over decades. It is no surprise that Richard Harris’s first trip […]

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Limerick Classic Car Show hosts stuntman and vintage marques

Limerick Classic Car Show hosts stuntman and vintage marques

ONE of the largest and most exciting vintage car events in Ireland will takes place on Sunday May 29 at Limerick Racecourse. As well as hundreds of gleaming classic and modified cars and motorbikes, the Limerick Classic Car Show presents special attractions of stand out appeal. Professional motorcycle freestyle rider Mattie Griffin will wow the […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Mentoring programme open to playwrights and directors @Belltable: Connect

Mentoring programme open to playwrights and directors @Belltable: Connect

AS PART of the artist development initiative Belltable:Connect, management of the venue Belltable and Fishamble: The New Play Company have come together to offer a 10-month mentoring programme for playwrights and directors. This is to support the development of emerging and established playwrights and directors who would benefit from a mentoring process – to investigate […]

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Limerick made films that screened at Cannes Film Festival 2016

Limerick made films that screened at Cannes Film Festival 2016

report by Aimee Graham of Richard Harris International Film Festival WITH a strong Limerick coterie of film makers returned from Cannes where two of their films were selected to platform in 2016’s Short Film Corner, let’s review the Limerick connection to this Rivera event over decades. It is no surprise that Richard Harris’s first trip […]

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Limerick Classic Car Show hosts stuntman and vintage marques

Limerick Classic Car Show hosts stuntman and vintage marques

ONE of the largest and most exciting vintage car events in Ireland will takes place on Sunday May 29 at Limerick Racecourse. As well as hundreds of gleaming classic and modified cars and motorbikes, the Limerick Classic Car Show presents special attractions of stand out appeal. Professional motorcycle freestyle rider Mattie Griffin will wow the […]

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PHOTOS

Socials – UL Presidents Dinner 2016

Socials – UL Presidents Dinner 2016

In excess of 300 sports personalities, philanthropic and business leaders attended the annual University of Limerick President’s Gala Dinner organised by the UL Foundation. A new suite of Sports Scholarships were formally launched at the event, designed to support elite athletes in pursuing and excelling in their sport while also undertaking study at the University […]

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Music Generation National Schools Event

Music Generation National Schools Event

OVER 1,200 children attended the Music Generation Limerick City National School Event in the University of Limerick Arena on Monday May 16. It was Music Generation’s second National Schools Song Summit timed to coincide with and mark the end of the school year. Music Generation is Ireland’s National Music Education Programme funded in part by […]

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Pics – Corbally Community Games

Pics – Corbally Community Games

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Other Recent Stories

GAA – Limerick suffer defeat at hands of Clare

GAA – Limerick suffer defeat at hands of Clare

| May 29, 2016

LIMERICK exited the Munster senior football championship today following a 0-16 to 0-13 loss to Clare at the Gaelic Grounds. Eight points from Ian Ryan could not help Limerick claim their first championship win since 2012, as Clare march on to face reigning champions Kerry, in this season’s semi final, on the weekend of June […]

Continue Reading

Iconic bar up for grabs

Iconic bar up for grabs

| May 29, 2016

THE CATERING businesses at Shannon airport, which includes the legendary bar named after the man who invented the Irish Coffee, is being put out to tender. After 70 years of serving drinks to names such as Marylin Monroe, Sheridan’s Bar is to come under the management of a new company, with the airport catering facilities […]

Continue Reading

Mentoring programme open to playwrights and directors @Belltable: Connect

Mentoring programme open to playwrights and directors @Belltable: Connect

| May 29, 2016

AS PART of the artist development initiative Belltable:Connect, management of the venue Belltable and Fishamble: The New Play Company have come together to offer a 10-month mentoring programme for playwrights and directors. This is to support the development of emerging and established playwrights and directors who would benefit from a mentoring process – to investigate […]

Continue Reading

Limerick made films that screened at Cannes Film Festival 2016

Limerick made films that screened at Cannes Film Festival 2016

| May 29, 2016

report by Aimee Graham of Richard Harris International Film Festival WITH a strong Limerick coterie of film makers returned from Cannes where two of their films were selected to platform in 2016’s Short Film Corner, let’s review the Limerick connection to this Rivera event over decades. It is no surprise that Richard Harris’s first trip […]

Continue Reading

Limerick Classic Car Show hosts stuntman and vintage marques

Limerick Classic Car Show hosts stuntman and vintage marques

| May 28, 2016

ONE of the largest and most exciting vintage car events in Ireland will takes place on Sunday May 29 at Limerick Racecourse. As well as hundreds of gleaming classic and modified cars and motorbikes, the Limerick Classic Car Show presents special attractions of stand out appeal. Professional motorcycle freestyle rider Mattie Griffin will wow the […]

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