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Council throws its weight behind slots campaign

Council throws its weight behind slots campaign

DEMANDS have been made by Limerick’s elected representatives in Council that the MInister for transport move to block the sale of Aer Lingus by using its 25 per cent shareholding. Limerick City and County Council convened a special meeting of its members to send the ‘not for sale’ message to the Government. Fianna Fail councillor, […]

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Brendan’s Limerick granny to feature in National Geographic

Brendan’s Limerick granny to feature in National Geographic

  A LIMERICK photographer has had his work selected for publication by the iconic National Geographic magazine. Freelance press photographer Brendan Gleeson  from Caherdavin regularly submits work for consideration to the magazine’s web page but until now, had not had anything selected. However a picture of the visit of the Royal de Luxe Giant Grandmother […]

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100 new jobs for Limerick

100 new jobs for Limerick

LIMERICK has received another welcome jobs boost today with the announcement of 100 new jobs from international ticket-seller Viagogo. The company announced that it is to double its Irish workforce over the next three years. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton made the announcement as he opened the viagogo Group’s new state-of-the-art operations […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Council throws its weight behind slots campaign

Council throws its weight behind slots campaign

DEMANDS have been made by Limerick’s elected representatives in Council that the MInister for transport move to block the sale of Aer Lingus by using its 25 per cent shareholding. Limerick City and County Council convened a special meeting of its members to send the ‘not for sale’ message to the Government. Fianna Fail councillor, […]

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100 new jobs for Limerick

100 new jobs for Limerick

LIMERICK has received another welcome jobs boost today with the announcement of 100 new jobs from international ticket-seller Viagogo. The company announced that it is to double its Irish workforce over the next three years. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton made the announcement as he opened the viagogo Group’s new state-of-the-art operations […]

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Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom

Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom

FIANNA Fail councillor Richard O’Donoghue has welcomed an undertaking from Ulster Bank to retain ATM services in Croom “indefinitely”. Welcoming this latest development, Cllr O’Donoghue, told the Limerick Post that the ATM machine will remain at its current location until the end of 2015 or until a permanent location is found. “Negotiations are continuing regarding other […]

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SPORT

Niamh Brigg’s will captain Ireland at Six Nations

Niamh Brigg’s will captain Ireland at Six Nations

Niamh Briggs will lead Ireland into the 2015 Women’s Six Nations Championship after being named as Captain by Anthony Eddy, Director of Sevens and Women’s Rugby. The County Waterford native, who has 45 international caps, made her debut for Ireland against Italy in the 2008 RBS 6 Nations. Niamh is a member of An Garda […]

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Robbie Deans to coach Barbarians against Ireland and England

Robbie Deans to coach Barbarians against Ireland and England

Robbie Deans will coach the Barbarians for their two high-profile matches against Ireland and an England XV this season. The former Australia coach takes charge of the famous invitation side for the games at Thomond Park on May 28 and Twickenham Stadium on May 31. The contests mark a significant year for the Barbarians, who […]

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Guinness Pro12 final to be held at Ulster’s Kingspan Stadium

Guinness Pro12 final to be held at Ulster’s Kingspan Stadium

ULSTER Rugby’s Kingspan Stadium has been chosen as the host city for the 2015 GUINNESS PRO12 Final on Saturday May 30th 2015 at 6.30pm. It is the first time that the GUINNESS PRO12 has staged a ‘destination final’. Announcing Belfast as the chosen host city John Feehan, CEO of PRO12 Rugby said: “Belfast is an […]

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LIFESTYLE

Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

THE Limerick Music Generation project will hold a concert which will be streamed worldwide from the city tonight Tuesday January 27. Music Generation’s Boris Hunka explained, “The event is the second in Music Generation’s Limerick Voices series, and follows the success of a similar event last November which involved music on three stages, streamed live […]

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Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

THE shortlist for the Meteor Choice Song of the Year has been revealed: The Coronas – All The Others (Universal) Delorentos – Show Me Love (Universal Music Ireland) Hozier – From Eden (Rubyworks / Universal) Kodaline – One Day (Sony Music) Kormac – Wake Up (Bodytonic) Little Hours – It’s Still Love (Little Hours Music) […]

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€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

IN a year in which national companies/ festival have had their budget cut heavily, as with Cork, Limerick organisations do better than hold their own. Seven collectively have succeeded in increasing support by 3.5 per cent and another three are on level pegging with 2014 spend. To put it in €€, an additional €61,000 flows […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

THE Limerick Music Generation project will hold a concert which will be streamed worldwide from the city tonight Tuesday January 27. Music Generation’s Boris Hunka explained, “The event is the second in Music Generation’s Limerick Voices series, and follows the success of a similar event last November which involved music on three stages, streamed live […]

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Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

THE shortlist for the Meteor Choice Song of the Year has been revealed: The Coronas – All The Others (Universal) Delorentos – Show Me Love (Universal Music Ireland) Hozier – From Eden (Rubyworks / Universal) Kodaline – One Day (Sony Music) Kormac – Wake Up (Bodytonic) Little Hours – It’s Still Love (Little Hours Music) […]

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€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

IN a year in which national companies/ festival have had their budget cut heavily, as with Cork, Limerick organisations do better than hold their own. Seven collectively have succeeded in increasing support by 3.5 per cent and another three are on level pegging with 2014 spend. To put it in €€, an additional €61,000 flows […]

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PHOTOS

Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

by Rose Rushe AS ever, Carnegie Building on Pery Square magnetised lovers of art and architecture with its seasonal launch of new shows. The first three for 2015 opened on Thursday January 22 and current installations will run daily to March 13. The evening was topped by the announcement, months in the making, of a […]

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Pictures – Action from Killester’s  68-67 win over UL Huskies in Women’s National Cup

Pictures – Action from Killester’s 68-67 win over UL Huskies in Women’s National Cup

Killester pulled off a last gasp win over UL Huskies to reach their first Women’s National Cup Final since 2006. There was only 40 seconds left when they found themselves in a winning position – UL Huskies had led for most of the game but missed their last eight shots from play in a nervy […]

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Pictures – Action from UCD Marian’s  81-70 win over  UL Eagles in National Cup

Pictures – Action from UCD Marian’s 81-70 win over UL Eagles in National Cup

UCD Marian withstood a third quarter comeback from UL Eagles to book their place in the Men’s National Cup Final on January 24th. The Dubliners took an early lead with Preston Ross dominating in the post and helping himself to an 8-0 run as Marian led by 13 points after 10 minutes. UL Eagles found […]

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Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

| January 27, 2015

by Rose Rushe AS ever, Carnegie Building on Pery Square magnetised lovers of art and architecture with its seasonal launch of new shows. The first three for 2015 opened on Thursday January 22 and current installations will run daily to March 13. The evening was topped by the announcement, months in the making, of a […]

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Niamh Brigg’s will captain Ireland at Six Nations

Niamh Brigg’s will captain Ireland at Six Nations

| January 27, 2015

Niamh Briggs will lead Ireland into the 2015 Women’s Six Nations Championship after being named as Captain by Anthony Eddy, Director of Sevens and Women’s Rugby. The County Waterford native, who has 45 international caps, made her debut for Ireland against Italy in the 2008 RBS 6 Nations. Niamh is a member of An Garda […]

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Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

| January 27, 2015

THE Limerick Music Generation project will hold a concert which will be streamed worldwide from the city tonight Tuesday January 27. Music Generation’s Boris Hunka explained, “The event is the second in Music Generation’s Limerick Voices series, and follows the success of a similar event last November which involved music on three stages, streamed live […]

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Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

| January 27, 2015

THE shortlist for the Meteor Choice Song of the Year has been revealed: The Coronas – All The Others (Universal) Delorentos – Show Me Love (Universal Music Ireland) Hozier – From Eden (Rubyworks / Universal) Kodaline – One Day (Sony Music) Kormac – Wake Up (Bodytonic) Little Hours – It’s Still Love (Little Hours Music) […]

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€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

| January 27, 2015

IN a year in which national companies/ festival have had their budget cut heavily, as with Cork, Limerick organisations do better than hold their own. Seven collectively have succeeded in increasing support by 3.5 per cent and another three are on level pegging with 2014 spend. To put it in €€, an additional €61,000 flows […]

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