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Plane diverted to Shannon after passenger dies on Amman bound flight

Plane diverted to Shannon after passenger dies on Amman bound flight

GARDAI are treating the death of a man on flight that was diverted to Shannon as a case of sudden death. On Thursday morning, a Royal Jordanian flight had left O’Hare International Airport bound for Amman when crew alerted air traffic controllers Shannon Airport that there was an emergency on board the flight. Flight crew reported that […]

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Close encounters of the County Limerick kind

Close encounters of the County Limerick kind

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie “IT was a clear, dry night. It was really crisp and frosty — just beautiful. You could have read a book with the light off the night sky, but I wasn’t drawn by the light of the stars or the moon but by a bright, surgical, white light coming from the […]

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Jan promises better times for working Limerick families

Jan promises better times for working Limerick families

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie PUTTING more money in the wage packet of working families and investing in public services are the two key goals of the Labour Party’s economic plan. And Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan has promised that the plan will ensure that low and middle-income families benefit most from the growing economy. “75 per […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Plane diverted to Shannon after passenger dies on Amman bound flight

Plane diverted to Shannon after passenger dies on Amman bound flight

GARDAI are treating the death of a man on flight that was diverted to Shannon as a case of sudden death. On Thursday morning, a Royal Jordanian flight had left O’Hare International Airport bound for Amman when crew alerted air traffic controllers Shannon Airport that there was an emergency on board the flight. Flight crew reported that […]

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Molly Martens denies killing Limerick man Jason Corbett

Molly Martens denies killing Limerick man Jason Corbett

  MOLLY Martens and her father have pleaded NOT guilty this Wednesday to the charges of second degree murder and the voluntary manslaughter of Limerickman Jason Corbett at his North Carolina home last August. The 32-year-old second wife of Jason, together with her father, Thomas Martens (65) – a former FBI agent – were charged last […]

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Oil spill in Limerick

Oil spill in Limerick

Limerick City and County Council is advising motorists to exercise caution due to a 60 kilometre long oil spill from Abbeyfeale in West Limerick to Limerick City.  Council crews and Limerick Fire & Rescue Service are working to deal with the incident.

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SPORT

Paul O’Connell Statement on Retirement

Paul O’Connell Statement on Retirement

It is with deep regret that I have decided to retire from professional rugby following medical advice.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank all at Rugby Club Toulonnais for their understanding and support over the past few months. Since sustaining the injury at the World Cup I have been fully focused on […]

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Rugby – Zebo to stay at Munster for two more years

Rugby – Zebo to stay at Munster for two more years

MUNSTER and the IRFU have today confirmed that Simon Zebo has signed a two year deal that will see him remain with the province until at least June 2018. Zebo is the latest of an international trio to commit their future to the province with fellow backs Keith Earls and Conor Murray already putting pen to paper last […]

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Opinion – Nothing ‘Dodged’

Opinion – Nothing ‘Dodged’

CROKE PARK tunnel, 2007. Limerick players depart the dressing room and make their way to the bus. The team had just been defeated by 7 points in the All Ireland final against Kilkenny. This hack holds his dictaphone, almost hoping that no one wants to speak to the media, but also aware that he has […]

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LIFESTYLE

Kaleidoscope cabaret kickstarts Limerick Literary Festival

Kaleidoscope cabaret kickstarts Limerick Literary Festival

HOT TIP for an event taking place during Limerick Literary Festival. Kaleidoscope Night will open on Thursday February 25, the festival’s first night and the concept is ‘salon concert series’. Established seven years ago, apparently Kaleidoscope is a monthly hit in Dublin with curated programmes of classical and other genres of music. Belltable will be […]

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Jeffo Nesta for Kasbah

Jeffo Nesta for Kasbah

JEFFO Nesta (aka Jeff O’Neill) is a singer/songwriter from Ballynanty. His album ‘Circus Dances’ features reggae, rock and folk songs and have been a regular feature on radio shows across Europe and the U.S. and is currently available to download from iTunes. Jeff told Limerick Post, “I have Pat Byrne on bass, Ben Wanders on […]

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DJ Andy Smith

DJ Andy Smith

LONDON based DJ Andy Smith worked with Portishead as their International Tour DJ in the ’90s and supplied samples to the trip-hop legends. Smith was the first DJ to release a multi-genre mix album on a major label. His seminal hip-hop scratching mix album ‘The Document’ segued tracks from Tom Jones, Peggy Lee (used for […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Kaleidoscope cabaret kickstarts Limerick Literary Festival

Kaleidoscope cabaret kickstarts Limerick Literary Festival

HOT TIP for an event taking place during Limerick Literary Festival. Kaleidoscope Night will open on Thursday February 25, the festival’s first night and the concept is ‘salon concert series’. Established seven years ago, apparently Kaleidoscope is a monthly hit in Dublin with curated programmes of classical and other genres of music. Belltable will be […]

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Jeffo Nesta for Kasbah

Jeffo Nesta for Kasbah

JEFFO Nesta (aka Jeff O’Neill) is a singer/songwriter from Ballynanty. His album ‘Circus Dances’ features reggae, rock and folk songs and have been a regular feature on radio shows across Europe and the U.S. and is currently available to download from iTunes. Jeff told Limerick Post, “I have Pat Byrne on bass, Ben Wanders on […]

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DJ Andy Smith

DJ Andy Smith

LONDON based DJ Andy Smith worked with Portishead as their International Tour DJ in the ’90s and supplied samples to the trip-hop legends. Smith was the first DJ to release a multi-genre mix album on a major label. His seminal hip-hop scratching mix album ‘The Document’ segued tracks from Tom Jones, Peggy Lee (used for […]

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PHOTOS

Launch of ‘Adventure: Capital’, home from Venice

Launch of ‘Adventure: Capital’, home from Venice

THE night of Thursday 21 at Limerick City Gallery of Art was a major one for visual arts, and for Limerick. This week saw the coming home of Ireland’s work for the 56th Venice Biennale which took place in Autumn. 400,000+ people took the time and interest to pursue its many parts in Italy – […]

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GAA – Donal O’Grady – A career in photos

GAA – Donal O’Grady – A career in photos

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The Alvin Purple Experience Christmas Party Part I

The Alvin Purple Experience Christmas Party Part I

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Other Recent Stories

Plane diverted to Shannon after passenger dies on Amman bound flight

Plane diverted to Shannon after passenger dies on Amman bound flight

| February 12, 2016

GARDAI are treating the death of a man on flight that was diverted to Shannon as a case of sudden death. On Thursday morning, a Royal Jordanian flight had left O’Hare International Airport bound for Amman when crew alerted air traffic controllers Shannon Airport that there was an emergency on board the flight. Flight crew reported that […]

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Kaleidoscope cabaret kickstarts Limerick Literary Festival

Kaleidoscope cabaret kickstarts Limerick Literary Festival

| February 12, 2016

HOT TIP for an event taking place during Limerick Literary Festival. Kaleidoscope Night will open on Thursday February 25, the festival’s first night and the concept is ‘salon concert series’. Established seven years ago, apparently Kaleidoscope is a monthly hit in Dublin with curated programmes of classical and other genres of music. Belltable will be […]

Continue Reading

Jeffo Nesta for Kasbah

Jeffo Nesta for Kasbah

| February 11, 2016

JEFFO Nesta (aka Jeff O’Neill) is a singer/songwriter from Ballynanty. His album ‘Circus Dances’ features reggae, rock and folk songs and have been a regular feature on radio shows across Europe and the U.S. and is currently available to download from iTunes. Jeff told Limerick Post, “I have Pat Byrne on bass, Ben Wanders on […]

Continue Reading

DJ Andy Smith

DJ Andy Smith

| February 11, 2016

LONDON based DJ Andy Smith worked with Portishead as their International Tour DJ in the ’90s and supplied samples to the trip-hop legends. Smith was the first DJ to release a multi-genre mix album on a major label. His seminal hip-hop scratching mix album ‘The Document’ segued tracks from Tom Jones, Peggy Lee (used for […]

Continue Reading

Close encounters of the County Limerick kind

Close encounters of the County Limerick kind

| February 11, 2016

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie “IT was a clear, dry night. It was really crisp and frosty — just beautiful. You could have read a book with the light off the night sky, but I wasn’t drawn by the light of the stars or the moon but by a bright, surgical, white light coming from the […]

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