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Sharma appeals €100m planning refusal

Sharma appeals €100m planning refusal

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie AN appeal of the decision by the local authority to deny the go ahead of the €100m Horizon Mall plans has been lodged by Belfast developer Suneil Sharma. Last month, Limerick City and County Council refused the developer’s plans and it has now emerged that Mr Sharma is seeking a review of […]

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Shannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for region

Shannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for region

“The establishment of Ireland’s newest commercial semi-state company, The Shannon Group plc, is the beginning of a new direction for Shannon and the wider Atlantic Corridor area,” the Presidents of Ennis, Galway, Limerick and Shannon Chambers stated in response to its official establishment by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe on Friday, […]

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EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie DID you do the EuroMillions this Friday? Have you a ticket at home with the winning numbers of 6, 8, 34, 38, and 48 and the two stars numbers of 3 and 9? If so, it is worth a staggering €86.7m because this Friday night’s winning ticket was sold somewhere in Ireland. […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Sharma appeals €100m planning refusal

Sharma appeals €100m planning refusal

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie AN appeal of the decision by the local authority to deny the go ahead of the €100m Horizon Mall plans has been lodged by Belfast developer Suneil Sharma. Last month, Limerick City and County Council refused the developer’s plans and it has now emerged that Mr Sharma is seeking a review of […]

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EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

EuroMillions winning ticket sold in Ireland

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie DID you do the EuroMillions this Friday? Have you a ticket at home with the winning numbers of 6, 8, 34, 38, and 48 and the two stars numbers of 3 and 9? If so, it is worth a staggering €86.7m because this Friday night’s winning ticket was sold somewhere in Ireland. […]

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Limerick’s Savoy hotel complex sold for more than €17million

Limerick’s Savoy hotel complex sold for more than €17million

LIMERICK’s landmark Savoy Hotel, along with an 84 unit apartment block and half a dozen retail units on Henry Street, has sold for in excess of €17million. The 94 bedroom purpose built hotel developed to a 5-star standard is managed by Ronan Brannigan and Michael Roche who are understood to be part of the consortium […]

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SPORT

Limerick beaten as Cork City keep up title chase

Limerick beaten as Cork City keep up title chase

Limerick FC 0-1 Cork City CORK CITY kept their title charge well and truly alive after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Limerick FC at Thomond Park on Sunday evening. Substitute Rob Lehane struck the game’s only goal late on, his deft strike pulling the Leesiders to within three points of leaders Dundalk. Limerick had the […]

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Limerick-based rugby star named Sportswoman of the Month for August

Limerick-based rugby star named Sportswoman of the Month for August

LIMERICK-based rugby player Fiona Coghlan has been named as winner of The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman Award for August after her superb displays for Ireland in the Women’s Rugby World Cup in France. The UL Bohemian star was captain of the Irish team which reached the semi-finals of that tournament, in which they inflicted a […]

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Limerick duo play their part in Ireland under 19 victory

Limerick duo play their part in Ireland under 19 victory

TWO Limerick players featured in the Republic of Ireland under 19 side that recorded an impressive 1-0 victory over a highly-rated Netherlands side at Tallaght Stadium on Monday evening. Joel Coustrain, who is currently with English League One club Sheffield United, started the game and played for 84 minutes, giving a very good account of himself […]

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LIFESTYLE

Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

by Rose Rushe BIG guns rolled out a gentle volley of bullet points, puppets and particles at Lime Tree Theatre for Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival, running throughout October at this venue and sister act, 69 O’Connell Street. President of Mary Immaculate College, Prof. Brendan Hayes set framework and intent on Monday 15 to a packed […]

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What Happened Bridgie Cleary

What Happened Bridgie Cleary

by Rose Rushe FORGING into an 18 night tour with an opening week of six performances in six venues would daunt some. Not Joanne Ryan, central to virtually every scene as Bridgie in Tom McIntyre’s raw, dreamy, ‘What Happened Bridgie Cleary’, produced by Bottom Dog Theatre Company. Staged first in the vault of Victoria Snooker […]

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Robin Williams’ tribute film Mrs Doubtfire supporting ADAPT services

Robin Williams’ tribute film Mrs Doubtfire supporting ADAPT services

by Rose Rushe THE Royal Picture Show’s four day festival of film, music, schools and charity support opened last night, Thursday 18, with a joyful burst at 69 O’Connell Street. Unity Gospel Choir Limerick showed up to serenade the launch party with an hour of feel-good chorus, hitting the high notes in style. As with […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

by Rose Rushe BIG guns rolled out a gentle volley of bullet points, puppets and particles at Lime Tree Theatre for Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival, running throughout October at this venue and sister act, 69 O’Connell Street. President of Mary Immaculate College, Prof. Brendan Hayes set framework and intent on Monday 15 to a packed […]

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What Happened Bridgie Cleary

What Happened Bridgie Cleary

by Rose Rushe FORGING into an 18 night tour with an opening week of six performances in six venues would daunt some. Not Joanne Ryan, central to virtually every scene as Bridgie in Tom McIntyre’s raw, dreamy, ‘What Happened Bridgie Cleary’, produced by Bottom Dog Theatre Company. Staged first in the vault of Victoria Snooker […]

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Robin Williams’ tribute film Mrs Doubtfire supporting ADAPT services

Robin Williams’ tribute film Mrs Doubtfire supporting ADAPT services

by Rose Rushe THE Royal Picture Show’s four day festival of film, music, schools and charity support opened last night, Thursday 18, with a joyful burst at 69 O’Connell Street. Unity Gospel Choir Limerick showed up to serenade the launch party with an hour of feel-good chorus, hitting the high notes in style. As with […]

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PHOTOS

Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Despite a technical malfunction that resulted in a two hour delay and a change of route that left thousands of spectators disappointed, record crowds lined the streets and quays of Limerick to wish Grandma Giant farewell on one of the hottest days of the summer. According to Limerick City of Culture organizers, there were over […]

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Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

It was a case of double vision when eight sets of twins turned up for their first day of secondary school in Colaiste Ide agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale on Wednesday.  They are: Luke and Holly Scannell, Orla and Maeve Quirke, Michelle and Noelle Curtin, Caoimhe and Shona Hickey, Jack and David O’Conner, Jamie and Gearoid Browne, […]

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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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Other Recent Stories

Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

| September 22, 2014

by Rose Rushe BIG guns rolled out a gentle volley of bullet points, puppets and particles at Lime Tree Theatre for Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival, running throughout October at this venue and sister act, 69 O’Connell Street. President of Mary Immaculate College, Prof. Brendan Hayes set framework and intent on Monday 15 to a packed […]

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What Happened Bridgie Cleary

What Happened Bridgie Cleary

| September 22, 2014

by Rose Rushe FORGING into an 18 night tour with an opening week of six performances in six venues would daunt some. Not Joanne Ryan, central to virtually every scene as Bridgie in Tom McIntyre’s raw, dreamy, ‘What Happened Bridgie Cleary’, produced by Bottom Dog Theatre Company. Staged first in the vault of Victoria Snooker […]

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Limerick beaten as Cork City keep up title chase

Limerick beaten as Cork City keep up title chase

| September 21, 2014

Limerick FC 0-1 Cork City CORK CITY kept their title charge well and truly alive after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Limerick FC at Thomond Park on Sunday evening. Substitute Rob Lehane struck the game’s only goal late on, his deft strike pulling the Leesiders to within three points of leaders Dundalk. Limerick had the […]

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Sharma appeals €100m planning refusal

Sharma appeals €100m planning refusal

| September 21, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie AN appeal of the decision by the local authority to deny the go ahead of the €100m Horizon Mall plans has been lodged by Belfast developer Suneil Sharma. Last month, Limerick City and County Council refused the developer’s plans and it has now emerged that Mr Sharma is seeking a review of […]

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Shannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for region

Shannon Group Plc heralds new beginning for region

| September 20, 2014

“The establishment of Ireland’s newest commercial semi-state company, The Shannon Group plc, is the beginning of a new direction for Shannon and the wider Atlantic Corridor area,” the Presidents of Ennis, Galway, Limerick and Shannon Chambers stated in response to its official establishment by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe on Friday, […]

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