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Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

by Aoife McLoughlin aoife@limerickpost.ie REALITY television talent competitions have never been so popular, attracting millions of viewers worldwide, as audiences tune in for months at a time to become judge and jury of those who dare to brave the stage for a chance of winning the fame game. Over recent weeks, Sunday evenings in Ireland have […]

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Limerick Labour members attend party conference in Killarney

Limerick Labour members attend party conference in Killarney

A LARGE contingent of Labour Party members from Limerick attended the party’s 68th annual conference in Killarney at the weekend. Two motions were proposed by Limerick members. Dr Gerry Burke successfully moved a motion setting a goal for the party to eliminate child poverty by providing increased supports for children and families in annual budgets […]

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Restaurateurs meeting in Limerick

Restaurateurs meeting in Limerick

THE Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) will be holding a Midwest branch restaurateurs meeting on Tuesday March 3  in the One Pery Square Hotel at 10am. Among the issues covered will be the Governments plans to introduce calorie information on menus nationwide. Chief Executive Adrian Cummins believes that this proposal will have “devastating effects on the restaurant industry, […]

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BREAKING NEWS

€7 million contract for Shannon Heritage

€7 million contract for Shannon Heritage

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie An Post has appointed Shannon Heritage, part of the newly established Shannon Group plc, to operate and manage the €7m GPO Witness History Interpretive Exhibition Centre. The contract was awarded following a competitive tender process. The world-class visitor centre is currently under construction in the inner eastern courtyard of the iconic […]

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Shannon Heritage bags prestigious GPO contract

Shannon Heritage bags prestigious GPO contract

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie SHANNON Heritage, the company which manages King John’s Castle as well as Bunratty Folk Park and other attractions has won the coveted contract to run the planned 1916 museum in Dublin’s General Post Office. The contract will involve the creation of 25 jobs between Dublin and Shannon. The heritage company, which is […]

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EU package for Shannon Estuary

EU package for Shannon Estuary

An ambitious new EU energy package launched by the European Commission today (Wednesday) could see Shannon Estuary serve as an energy hub for Europe and save Irish householders money, according to Seán Kelly MEP. The Ireland South MEP welcomed the announcement of the Energy Union today by the European Commission and called on Member States […]

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SPORT

Consolation Prize Money announced for First Round Losers of The Worlds Richest Puppy Stake

Consolation Prize Money announced for First Round Losers of The Worlds Richest Puppy Stake

JP and Noreen McManus have announced a further incentive in their sponsorship of the World’s richest greyhound puppy race, the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Puppy Stake at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, for which the closing date for entries is on Monday next, March 2nd. All first round losing dogs will receive a consolation prize of […]

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Elevated Status for Rás Luimní 2015

Elevated Status for Rás Luimní 2015

ON SUNDAY, March 8, Limerick Cycling Club will host its annual Rás Luimní cycle race, one of the longest running and most significant races on the national calendar. This year the race enjoys elevated status as it is the curtain raiser for Cycling Ireland’s new National Series which will be contested by the top cyclists […]

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Pictures – Limerick FC defeat Cork City in Munster Senior Cup

Pictures – Limerick FC defeat Cork City in Munster Senior Cup

Related posts: Pictures – Castletroy College defeat Glenstal in Munster Senior Cup Pictures from yesterday’s SEAT Munster Senior Cup clash between Castletroy… Pictures – Limerick defeat Cork in Waterford Crystal Cup Final Action from Limerick’s  3-20 to 1-16 win over Cork at… Limerick Senior Football Final – In Pictures Pictures by Keith Wiseman… Pictures – […]

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LIFESTYLE

Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

by Aoife McLoughlin aoife@limerickpost.ie REALITY television talent competitions have never been so popular, attracting millions of viewers worldwide, as audiences tune in for months at a time to become judge and jury of those who dare to brave the stage for a chance of winning the fame game. Over recent weeks, Sunday evenings in Ireland have […]

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Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

 “STOP all the clocks…the stars are not wanted now; put out every one” Was Auden’s verse fuse to ‘The Clock Maker’s Doll’, the film being shot here? With open castings over for its 32 characters, director Cashell Horgan will admit that his film is a love story, centred on a  widowed clock maker “whose wife […]

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Jean Leon dinner at Savoy celebrates era of La Scala

Jean Leon dinner at Savoy celebrates era of La Scala

Jean Leon – a man, a time, a wine Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TASTES of La Scala, probably the most famous Italian restaurant on American shores that played host to the rich and famous of the silver screen and more, were on show in Limerick this week as part of an homage to a wine maker […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

by Aoife McLoughlin aoife@limerickpost.ie REALITY television talent competitions have never been so popular, attracting millions of viewers worldwide, as audiences tune in for months at a time to become judge and jury of those who dare to brave the stage for a chance of winning the fame game. Over recent weeks, Sunday evenings in Ireland have […]

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Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

 “STOP all the clocks…the stars are not wanted now; put out every one” Was Auden’s verse fuse to ‘The Clock Maker’s Doll’, the film being shot here? With open castings over for its 32 characters, director Cashell Horgan will admit that his film is a love story, centred on a  widowed clock maker “whose wife […]

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The Brothers Jablokov

The Brothers Jablokov

BROTHERS born into the a musically gifted Slovakian family chose opposite routes to outstanding skill, acclaim and recording deals. Music lovers in Limerick are familiar by now with Vladmimir Jablokov, the charismatic violinist who made his home alone in Dublin whilst still a teenager. He has regular concerts, ’A Viennese Christmas’, ‘Classical Twist’ at UCH […]

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PHOTOS

Limerick leads call to rule out sale

Limerick leads call to rule out sale

Fianna Fáil Social Protection spokesman Willie O’Dea is leading calls on the Government to firmly rule out the sale of the State’s shareholding in Aer Lingus now that the Minister for Transport appears to have finally recognised its strategic importance. The Limerick TD’s intervention comes in the wake of a statement from Transport Minister Pascal […]

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Lessons learned from Carambola Kidz whiz

Lessons learned from Carambola Kidz whiz

Limerick based Colm O’Brien award built up his Carambola Kidz Healthy School Lunch Business to produce 100,000 lunches weekly. Annacotty based in industry, O’Brien is also a motivational speaker, was key to Limerick Local Heroes profile and activity, founded PayDay Productions to bring professional theatre here and .. is now publisher. He  has written a […]

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Window dressing for Limerick Literary weekend of greats

Window dressing for Limerick Literary weekend of greats

O’Mahony Booksellers was appropriate host on Monday 9 to the launch of the 2nd Limerick Literary Festival, grown-up child to the Kate O’Brien Weekend of three decades. Playwright and O’Brien scholar Mary Coll rolled out news of the three days of seminar, readings, music with Sarah Dolan, interviews by Sean Rocks (Edna O’Brien) and Niall […]

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Other Recent Stories

Consolation Prize Money announced for First Round Losers of The Worlds Richest Puppy Stake

Consolation Prize Money announced for First Round Losers of The Worlds Richest Puppy Stake

| March 2, 2015

JP and Noreen McManus have announced a further incentive in their sponsorship of the World’s richest greyhound puppy race, the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Puppy Stake at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, for which the closing date for entries is on Monday next, March 2nd. All first round losing dogs will receive a consolation prize of […]

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Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

| March 2, 2015

by Aoife McLoughlin aoife@limerickpost.ie REALITY television talent competitions have never been so popular, attracting millions of viewers worldwide, as audiences tune in for months at a time to become judge and jury of those who dare to brave the stage for a chance of winning the fame game. Over recent weeks, Sunday evenings in Ireland have […]

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Elevated Status for Rás Luimní 2015

Elevated Status for Rás Luimní 2015

| March 2, 2015

ON SUNDAY, March 8, Limerick Cycling Club will host its annual Rás Luimní cycle race, one of the longest running and most significant races on the national calendar. This year the race enjoys elevated status as it is the curtain raiser for Cycling Ireland’s new National Series which will be contested by the top cyclists […]

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Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

| March 2, 2015

 “STOP all the clocks…the stars are not wanted now; put out every one” Was Auden’s verse fuse to ‘The Clock Maker’s Doll’, the film being shot here? With open castings over for its 32 characters, director Cashell Horgan will admit that his film is a love story, centred on a  widowed clock maker “whose wife […]

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Pictures – Limerick FC defeat Cork City in Munster Senior Cup

Pictures – Limerick FC defeat Cork City in Munster Senior Cup

| March 2, 2015

Related posts: Pictures – Castletroy College defeat Glenstal in Munster Senior Cup Pictures from yesterday’s SEAT Munster Senior Cup clash between Castletroy… Pictures – Limerick defeat Cork in Waterford Crystal Cup Final Action from Limerick’s  3-20 to 1-16 win over Cork at… Limerick Senior Football Final – In Pictures Pictures by Keith Wiseman… Pictures – […]

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