NEWS

“Terrorist acts” endanger horse project (with Video)

“Terrorist acts” endanger horse project (with Video)

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie BALLINACURRA Weston residents have warned horse-owners who conducted destructive and violent protests last week that they are threatening the very thing they claim to cherish. The Ballinacurra Weston Residents Alliance have ben campaigning to have a horse project located in the area, so that people who own horses will learn to […]

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Changing face of city business

Changing face of city business

LIMERICK city centre has undergone mixed fortunes this week as new businesses bring life to empty retail units, while two landmark retailers closed their doors for good.The positives for city centre retail include the opening of Ecco, as the Danish shoe manufacturer took over an empty unit on the junction of Thomas Street/Augustinian Lane, creating […]

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Limerick dole queues grow

Limerick dole queues grow

THE NUMBER of people signing on the live register in Limerick has gone up by more than  thousand people since last month. According to figures just released by the Central Statistics Office, there were 32,970 people signing on between all offices in Limerick city and county in July. This compares to 31,867 the previous month. […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Changing face of city business

Changing face of city business

LIMERICK city centre has undergone mixed fortunes this week as new businesses bring life to empty retail units, while two landmark retailers closed their doors for good.The positives for city centre retail include the opening of Ecco, as the Danish shoe manufacturer took over an empty unit on the junction of Thomas Street/Augustinian Lane, creating […]

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Limerick dole queues grow

Limerick dole queues grow

THE NUMBER of people signing on the live register in Limerick has gone up by more than  thousand people since last month. According to figures just released by the Central Statistics Office, there were 32,970 people signing on between all offices in Limerick city and county in July. This compares to 31,867 the previous month. […]

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Emergency Road Closures Limerick

Emergency Road Closures Limerick

Limerick City & County Council wish to advise the public of the following Emergency Road Closures at Doon as a result of damage caused by severe flooding last night. L5031 – Doon to Gortageragh L5034 – Doon to Glengar Limerick City & County Council also wishes to advise that local road L1128 – Cross of […]

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SPORT

Russell set for Thomond Park debut as Limerick boss

Russell set for Thomond Park debut as Limerick boss

LIMERICK FC manager Martin Russell will take charge of his first home game with the club this Friday when the Super Blues welcome Shamrock Rovers to Thomond Park (kick-off 7:45pm). The recently-installed boss tasted defeat in his first competitive match with Limerick, who succumbed to two late goals away to Sligo Rovers last Sunday, and […]

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#VIDEO van den Heever talks life in Limerick with Munster

#VIDEO van den Heever talks life in Limerick with Munster

MUNSTER Rugby new sensation and South African winger Gerhard van den Heever says that he is focused and excited about the new season ahead as he prepares for the upcoming World club 7s series in Thomond Park. Speaking at the launch of the international club tournament this week van den Heever said that he knows there […]

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Limerick FC face Sligo on Sunday

Limerick FC face Sligo on Sunday

MARTIN Russell is set to make his competitive bow as Limerick FC manager on Sunday evening when the Super Blues travel to Sligo Rovers (kick-off 7pm). Limerick’s opponents will come into the game on the back of a highly competitive Europa League qualifier against Rosenborg, with the Bit O’ Red hoping for another famous result […]

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LIFESTYLE

Country and rock legends rock out for charity

Country and rock legends rock out for charity

ROCK ’n’ roll and country lead the way for the Legends in Concert night taking place at South Court Hotel on Friday August 15. Organiser Claire O’Brien has a terrific suite of professional acts booked, the audience is invited to arrive in 1950s dress and there are worthy beneficiaries to the €20 tickets – Pieta […]

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Urban Horse herd outside for People’s Park

Urban Horse herd outside for People’s Park

by Rose Rushe SOME 800 people will have worked on the Urban Herd City of Culture project that will showcase on Culture Night, Friday September 19 in People’s Park. Arts page brought you news in June of the massive scale of works. A team of four professionals led by Limerick Corridor Art Co’s Angela Connelly […]

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Counter culture on the shopfloor

Counter culture on the shopfloor

by Rose Rushe SET aside lunch hour 1pm-2pm this Thursday July 31 and Friday August 1, or teatime 6pm on Thursday 31 only, to view the next Theatre at the Savoy presentation. ‘Counter Culture’ is written and performed by Katie O’Kelly and directed by her father, actor Donal O’Kelly. It is a savvy comedy that […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Urban Horse herd outside for People’s Park

Urban Horse herd outside for People’s Park

by Rose Rushe SOME 800 people will have worked on the Urban Herd City of Culture project that will showcase on Culture Night, Friday September 19 in People’s Park. Arts page brought you news in June of the massive scale of works. A team of four professionals led by Limerick Corridor Art Co’s Angela Connelly […]

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Counter culture on the shopfloor

Counter culture on the shopfloor

by Rose Rushe SET aside lunch hour 1pm-2pm this Thursday July 31 and Friday August 1, or teatime 6pm on Thursday 31 only, to view the next Theatre at the Savoy presentation. ‘Counter Culture’ is written and performed by Katie O’Kelly and directed by her father, actor Donal O’Kelly. It is a savvy comedy that […]

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100 works for PROTOTYPES

100 works for PROTOTYPES

By Rose Rushe SIX chambers of the ground floor of Limerick City Gallery of Art are host ‘PROTOYPES’, works in “sculpture, visual and spacial interventions”, as artist Denis McNulty puts it. There is even a digital sign in People’s Park to the rear signifying intent, ideology and by its merit, his skillset. It pulses in […]

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PHOTOS

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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#Gallery Foynes Air Show

#Gallery Foynes Air Show

Related posts: Foynes air-show spectacular An estimated 15,000 plus people are expected to flock to… Foynes air show to highlight Limerick aviation legacy FOYNES is set to stage one of Ireland’s most spectacular… Art Gallery ideal for polling -Leddin THE City Gallery of Art on Pery Square should be… Those who see – Michael Warren […]

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Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Crowds basked in glorious sunshine as 1,500 athletes representing every county in Ireland paraded through Limerick city centre led by the 40 strong Special Olympics Torch Run team. The athletes were cheered by thousands of people who lined the parade route along O’Connell Street as it made its way up to the People’s Park for […]

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Other Recent Stories

“Terrorist acts” endanger horse project (with Video)

“Terrorist acts” endanger horse project (with Video)

| July 31, 2014

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie BALLINACURRA Weston residents have warned horse-owners who conducted destructive and violent protests last week that they are threatening the very thing they claim to cherish. The Ballinacurra Weston Residents Alliance have ben campaigning to have a horse project located in the area, so that people who own horses will learn to […]

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Changing face of city business

Changing face of city business

| July 31, 2014

LIMERICK city centre has undergone mixed fortunes this week as new businesses bring life to empty retail units, while two landmark retailers closed their doors for good.The positives for city centre retail include the opening of Ecco, as the Danish shoe manufacturer took over an empty unit on the junction of Thomas Street/Augustinian Lane, creating […]

Continue Reading

Limerick dole queues grow

Limerick dole queues grow

| July 31, 2014

THE NUMBER of people signing on the live register in Limerick has gone up by more than  thousand people since last month. According to figures just released by the Central Statistics Office, there were 32,970 people signing on between all offices in Limerick city and county in July. This compares to 31,867 the previous month. […]

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American bald eagle soars into Limerick resort

American bald eagle soars into Limerick resort

| July 30, 2014

THE impressive collection of birds of prey at Adare Country Pursuits (ACP) has been enhanced by the arrival of an extremely rare female American bald eagle. The nine-month-old bird is the first of its kind at any Irish resort and Adare Manor Hotel, on whose grounds ACP is situated, is running a Facebook competition where […]

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Country and rock legends rock out for charity

Country and rock legends rock out for charity

| July 30, 2014

ROCK ’n’ roll and country lead the way for the Legends in Concert night taking place at South Court Hotel on Friday August 15. Organiser Claire O’Brien has a terrific suite of professional acts booked, the audience is invited to arrive in 1950s dress and there are worthy beneficiaries to the €20 tickets – Pieta […]

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