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The rise of racism (Editorial)

The rise of racism (Editorial)

THE response to last week’s lead story on Asian business owners in Limerick being subjected to racist abuse was overwhelmingly positive and resulted in immediate action from An Garda Síochána and immigrant rights group, Doras Luimní. Anyone who loves Limerick would have been rightfully angered and ashamed by the deeds of these small-minded Neanderthals. The pain […]

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Major water charges protest planned for Limerick City

Major water charges protest planned for Limerick City

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie FOLLOWING angry scenes outside the Absolute Hotel this Monday as anti-water charge protesters attempted to get their views across to Finance Minister Michael Noonan, a third major demonstration is now planned for November 29 in the city centre. Following two previous protests that brought thousands of people to the streets of […]

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Call for controls as rents rise in Limerick

Call for controls as rents rise in Limerick

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie THE cost of renting a property in Limerick rose by six per cent to €704 a month in the last year, according to new figures. The latest quarterly report from Daft.ie, indicates that rents have risen by over 11 per cent in the last year with the national average now €933 […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Major water charges protest planned for Limerick City

Major water charges protest planned for Limerick City

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie FOLLOWING angry scenes outside the Absolute Hotel this Monday as anti-water charge protesters attempted to get their views across to Finance Minister Michael Noonan, a third major demonstration is now planned for November 29 in the city centre. Following two previous protests that brought thousands of people to the streets of […]

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Call for controls as rents rise in Limerick

Call for controls as rents rise in Limerick

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie THE cost of renting a property in Limerick rose by six per cent to €704 a month in the last year, according to new figures. The latest quarterly report from Daft.ie, indicates that rents have risen by over 11 per cent in the last year with the national average now €933 […]

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Study to focus on stress levels of Limerick’s unemployed

Study to focus on stress levels of Limerick’s unemployed

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie RESEARCHERS at the University of Limerick are now looking for people to take part in a new study that will use people’s spit to measure levels of stress associated with employment and unemployment. According to Dr Rachel Sumner, a postdoctoral researcher at UL, both employed and unemployed people experience stress and […]

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SPORT

Basketball Ireland Weekend Preview

Basketball Ireland Weekend Preview

UCD Marian will be without influential forward Preston Ross for Sunday’s clash with Travelodge Swords Thunder at the National Basketball Arena. The American picked up an ankle injury in Saturday’s cup win over BFG Neptune and is hopeful of recovery before the return leg on December 6th. Point Guard Barry Drumm is also on the […]

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Sporting Limerick Podcast Week ending 23/11/14

Sporting Limerick Podcast Week ending 23/11/14

THIS week’s Sporting Limerick podcast covers hurling finals, Munster Rugby, Ireland Rugby and the St Ledger final in Limerick Greyhound stadium. Enjoy. Related posts: Sporting Limerick Podcast 6/3/14 THIS week’s Sporting Limerick Podcast features Hurling, Football, Soccer, Rugby… Sporting Limerick Podcast Just in time for the weekend. Here is episode four… The Sporting Limerick Podcast […]

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UL GAA and Bank of Ireland present 36 High Performance Scholarships

UL GAA and Bank of Ireland present 36 High Performance Scholarships

Thirty-three GAA athletes across Hurling, Gaelic Football and Camogie were awarded the first UL GAA – Bank of Ireland High Performance Scholarships at the University of Limerick this week. Speaking at the event, UL President, Professor Don Barry said; “At UL, we are very proud indeed of our students’ achievements both academically and in the […]

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LIFESTYLE

Noel Coward features in Four Plays

Noel Coward features in Four Plays

BOTTOM Dog continues its series of ‘read-only’ plays at No. 1 Pery Hotel & Spa on Sunday nights this weekend, Sunday 23 at 8pm. With war the theme in the light of WW1’s 100 year anniversary and Armistice Day falling in November, Noel Coward’s ‘Post Mortem’ is the feature. Coward and a cast with Marie […]

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Fourth and final Royal Picture Show of 2014

Fourth and final Royal Picture Show of 2014

by Rose Rushe BANG for your buck is a satisfactory state of affairs and the fourth and final Royal Picture Show’s film festival of the year provides this in plenty. The media launch at Hook & Ladder café, Sarsfield Street raised the profile of a nightly offer: enjoy a Hook & Ladder meal in their […]

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PULSE 11’s insight into Limbo land

PULSE 11’s insight into Limbo land

by Rose Rushe PULSE 11 continues for the next three Friday or Saturday nights at Red Cross Hall, No. 36 Cecil Street at 8pm. This series of c.30 minute ‘read-only’ new works are fragments of what could be developed into full theatre works as part of City of Culture’s Legacy policy. This Friday November 21, […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Noel Coward features in Four Plays

Noel Coward features in Four Plays

BOTTOM Dog continues its series of ‘read-only’ plays at No. 1 Pery Hotel & Spa on Sunday nights this weekend, Sunday 23 at 8pm. With war the theme in the light of WW1’s 100 year anniversary and Armistice Day falling in November, Noel Coward’s ‘Post Mortem’ is the feature. Coward and a cast with Marie […]

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Fourth and final Royal Picture Show of 2014

Fourth and final Royal Picture Show of 2014

by Rose Rushe BANG for your buck is a satisfactory state of affairs and the fourth and final Royal Picture Show’s film festival of the year provides this in plenty. The media launch at Hook & Ladder café, Sarsfield Street raised the profile of a nightly offer: enjoy a Hook & Ladder meal in their […]

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Hugh Tinney plays with Irish  Chamber Orchestra

Hugh Tinney plays with Irish Chamber Orchestra

THIS Friday 21 at UCH, the 8pm concert by Irish Chamber Orchestra will be a major piece of work. Jorg Widmann leads with his Five Duos from a suite of 21 for Violin and Cello, using Nicola Sweeney on violin and Rudi de Groot on cellos. The great Hugh Tinney is present for Prokofiev’s Overture […]

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PHOTOS

‘A Night to Remember’ is revealed

‘A Night to Remember’ is revealed

Related posts: Making it ‘A Night to Remember’ ANNUAL supporters of the mighty ‘A Night to Remember’ concert… A noise to remember LAST Friday night, Munster rugby supporters were treated to yet… After Dark – Burns’ Night at Bobby Byrnes Bar LAST Saturday 25, the tenth annual Robbie Burns Night took… Remembered Joys for Limerick […]

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Climbing castle ramparts with Jack, Jill and beanstalk

Climbing castle ramparts with Jack, Jill and beanstalk

Related posts: Jack and his gigantic beanstalk NEWS of Centrestage’s Chrstimas panto ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ was… Surprise cameos for Jack The Beanstalk BELLTABLE’s ‘Jack & the Beanstalk’ became the first panto to… Shadow puppetry enhances Jack’s Beanstalk world WITH the combined heft of Richie Ryan director, Mike Finn… Happy Faces Day for Jack & […]

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Dressed to thrill at Grease’s launch

Dressed to thrill at Grease’s launch

Related posts: Greased lightning set to strike Limerick by Rose Rushe LUCKY to grab the music rights of… Launch of Light Moves festival of Screendance … Leanne interviews Michael Douglas CORBALLY beauty Leanne Moore recently interviewed Hollywood megastar Michael Douglas who… Spirit of Limerick PHOTOGRAPHY enthusiasts are being invited to take part in the…

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Other Recent Stories

Basketball Ireland Weekend Preview

Basketball Ireland Weekend Preview

| November 21, 2014

UCD Marian will be without influential forward Preston Ross for Sunday’s clash with Travelodge Swords Thunder at the National Basketball Arena. The American picked up an ankle injury in Saturday’s cup win over BFG Neptune and is hopeful of recovery before the return leg on December 6th. Point Guard Barry Drumm is also on the […]

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Noel Coward features in Four Plays

Noel Coward features in Four Plays

| November 21, 2014

BOTTOM Dog continues its series of ‘read-only’ plays at No. 1 Pery Hotel & Spa on Sunday nights this weekend, Sunday 23 at 8pm. With war the theme in the light of WW1’s 100 year anniversary and Armistice Day falling in November, Noel Coward’s ‘Post Mortem’ is the feature. Coward and a cast with Marie […]

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The rise of racism (Editorial)

The rise of racism (Editorial)

| November 21, 2014

THE response to last week’s lead story on Asian business owners in Limerick being subjected to racist abuse was overwhelmingly positive and resulted in immediate action from An Garda Síochána and immigrant rights group, Doras Luimní. Anyone who loves Limerick would have been rightfully angered and ashamed by the deeds of these small-minded Neanderthals. The pain […]

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Sporting Limerick Podcast Week ending 23/11/14

Sporting Limerick Podcast Week ending 23/11/14

| November 21, 2014

THIS week’s Sporting Limerick podcast covers hurling finals, Munster Rugby, Ireland Rugby and the St Ledger final in Limerick Greyhound stadium. Enjoy. Related posts: Sporting Limerick Podcast 6/3/14 THIS week’s Sporting Limerick Podcast features Hurling, Football, Soccer, Rugby… Sporting Limerick Podcast Just in time for the weekend. Here is episode four… The Sporting Limerick Podcast […]

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Major water charges protest planned for Limerick City

Major water charges protest planned for Limerick City

| November 21, 2014

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie FOLLOWING angry scenes outside the Absolute Hotel this Monday as anti-water charge protesters attempted to get their views across to Finance Minister Michael Noonan, a third major demonstration is now planned for November 29 in the city centre. Following two previous protests that brought thousands of people to the streets of […]

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