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Eight companies awarded for special achievements at Regional Business Awards

Eight companies awarded for special achievements at Regional Business Awards

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK chamber has herald Grassland Agro as “Overall Business of the Year” at the 2014 Regional Business Awards on Friday night. The awards, sponsored by LIT, were announced at the Limerick Chamber President’s Dinner at the Limerick Strand Hotel where over 400 of the region’s top business leaders and government officials attended […]

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Limerick Chamber highlights region’s best in business

Limerick Chamber highlights region’s best in business

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie OVER 400 guests from the Mid West business community have gathered at the The Limerick Strand Hotel this Friday evening to celebrate the Limerick Chamber Business Awards at the president’s dinner for 2014. While seven category awards, as well as the Chamber President’s Award and the overall title will be announced and […]

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The rise of racism (Editorial)

The rise of racism (Editorial)

THE response to last week’s lead story on Asian business owners in Limerick being subjected to racist abuse was overwhelmingly positive and resulted in immediate action from An Garda Síochána and immigrant rights group, Doras Luimní. Anyone who loves Limerick would have been rightfully angered and ashamed by the deeds of these small-minded Neanderthals. The pain […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Eight companies awarded for special achievements at Regional Business Awards

Eight companies awarded for special achievements at Regional Business Awards

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK chamber has herald Grassland Agro as “Overall Business of the Year” at the 2014 Regional Business Awards on Friday night. The awards, sponsored by LIT, were announced at the Limerick Chamber President’s Dinner at the Limerick Strand Hotel where over 400 of the region’s top business leaders and government officials attended […]

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Major water charges protest planned for Limerick City

Major water charges protest planned for Limerick City

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie FOLLOWING angry scenes outside the Absolute Hotel this Monday as anti-water charge protesters attempted to get their views across to Finance Minister Michael Noonan, a third major demonstration is now planned for November 29 in the city centre. Following two previous protests that brought thousands of people to the streets of […]

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Call for controls as rents rise in Limerick

Call for controls as rents rise in Limerick

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie THE cost of renting a property in Limerick rose by six per cent to €704 a month in the last year, according to new figures. The latest quarterly report from Daft.ie, indicates that rents have risen by over 11 per cent in the last year with the national average now €933 […]

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SPORT

Five try Munster secure win in Wales

Five try Munster secure win in Wales

MUNSTER rugby secured a bonus point win tonight at Rodney Parade, as they defeated the Newport Gwent Dragons 38-12 in the Guinness Pro12. Tries from Robin Copeland (pictured), Duncan Casey (2) Andrew Smith and Ronan O’Mahony secured a win which sees Munster go second in the table on 28 points. Munster’s next game is at […]

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Crecora Glantine win junior camogie crown

Crecora Glantine win junior camogie crown

Crecora Glantine won the Junior Championship at the third time of asking with a comprehensive 3-7 to 0-2 win over Knockaderry in Ballyagran on Sunday. They were well worth their win with an impressive display despite it taking 20 minutes for them to open a significant lead. The opening half, in front of a sizeable […]

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Basketball Ireland Weekend Preview

Basketball Ireland Weekend Preview

UCD Marian will be without influential forward Preston Ross for Sunday’s clash with Travelodge Swords Thunder at the National Basketball Arena. The American picked up an ankle injury in Saturday’s cup win over BFG Neptune and is hopeful of recovery before the return leg on December 6th. Point Guard Barry Drumm is also on the […]

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LIFESTYLE

Noel Coward features in Four Plays

Noel Coward features in Four Plays

BOTTOM Dog continues its series of ‘read-only’ plays at No. 1 Pery Hotel & Spa on Sunday nights this weekend, Sunday 23 at 8pm. With war the theme in the light of WW1’s 100 year anniversary and Armistice Day falling in November, Noel Coward’s ‘Post Mortem’ is the feature. Coward and a cast with Marie […]

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Fourth and final Royal Picture Show of 2014

Fourth and final Royal Picture Show of 2014

by Rose Rushe BANG for your buck is a satisfactory state of affairs and the fourth and final Royal Picture Show’s film festival of the year provides this in plenty. The media launch at Hook & Ladder café, Sarsfield Street raised the profile of a nightly offer: enjoy a Hook & Ladder meal in their […]

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PULSE 11’s insight into Limbo land

PULSE 11’s insight into Limbo land

by Rose Rushe PULSE 11 continues for the next three Friday or Saturday nights at Red Cross Hall, No. 36 Cecil Street at 8pm. This series of c.30 minute ‘read-only’ new works are fragments of what could be developed into full theatre works as part of City of Culture’s Legacy policy. This Friday November 21, […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Noel Coward features in Four Plays

Noel Coward features in Four Plays

BOTTOM Dog continues its series of ‘read-only’ plays at No. 1 Pery Hotel & Spa on Sunday nights this weekend, Sunday 23 at 8pm. With war the theme in the light of WW1’s 100 year anniversary and Armistice Day falling in November, Noel Coward’s ‘Post Mortem’ is the feature. Coward and a cast with Marie […]

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Fourth and final Royal Picture Show of 2014

Fourth and final Royal Picture Show of 2014

by Rose Rushe BANG for your buck is a satisfactory state of affairs and the fourth and final Royal Picture Show’s film festival of the year provides this in plenty. The media launch at Hook & Ladder café, Sarsfield Street raised the profile of a nightly offer: enjoy a Hook & Ladder meal in their […]

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Hugh Tinney plays with Irish  Chamber Orchestra

Hugh Tinney plays with Irish Chamber Orchestra

THIS Friday 21 at UCH, the 8pm concert by Irish Chamber Orchestra will be a major piece of work. Jorg Widmann leads with his Five Duos from a suite of 21 for Violin and Cello, using Nicola Sweeney on violin and Rudi de Groot on cellos. The great Hugh Tinney is present for Prokofiev’s Overture […]

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PHOTOS

‘A Night to Remember’ is revealed

‘A Night to Remember’ is revealed

Related posts: Making it ‘A Night to Remember’ ANNUAL supporters of the mighty ‘A Night to Remember’ concert… A noise to remember LAST Friday night, Munster rugby supporters were treated to yet… After Dark – Burns’ Night at Bobby Byrnes Bar LAST Saturday 25, the tenth annual Robbie Burns Night took… Remembered Joys for Limerick […]

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Climbing castle ramparts with Jack, Jill and beanstalk

Climbing castle ramparts with Jack, Jill and beanstalk

Related posts: Jack and his gigantic beanstalk NEWS of Centrestage’s Chrstimas panto ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ was… Surprise cameos for Jack The Beanstalk BELLTABLE’s ‘Jack & the Beanstalk’ became the first panto to… Shadow puppetry enhances Jack’s Beanstalk world WITH the combined heft of Richie Ryan director, Mike Finn… Happy Faces Day for Jack & […]

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Dressed to thrill at Grease’s launch

Dressed to thrill at Grease’s launch

Related posts: Greased lightning set to strike Limerick by Rose Rushe LUCKY to grab the music rights of… Launch of Light Moves festival of Screendance … Leanne interviews Michael Douglas CORBALLY beauty Leanne Moore recently interviewed Hollywood megastar Michael Douglas who… Spirit of Limerick PHOTOGRAPHY enthusiasts are being invited to take part in the…

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Eight companies awarded for special achievements at Regional Business Awards

Eight companies awarded for special achievements at Regional Business Awards

| November 21, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK chamber has herald Grassland Agro as “Overall Business of the Year” at the 2014 Regional Business Awards on Friday night. The awards, sponsored by LIT, were announced at the Limerick Chamber President’s Dinner at the Limerick Strand Hotel where over 400 of the region’s top business leaders and government officials attended […]

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Five try Munster secure win in Wales

Five try Munster secure win in Wales

| November 21, 2014

MUNSTER rugby secured a bonus point win tonight at Rodney Parade, as they defeated the Newport Gwent Dragons 38-12 in the Guinness Pro12. Tries from Robin Copeland (pictured), Duncan Casey (2) Andrew Smith and Ronan O’Mahony secured a win which sees Munster go second in the table on 28 points. Munster’s next game is at […]

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Limerick Chamber highlights region’s best in business

Limerick Chamber highlights region’s best in business

| November 21, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie OVER 400 guests from the Mid West business community have gathered at the The Limerick Strand Hotel this Friday evening to celebrate the Limerick Chamber Business Awards at the president’s dinner for 2014. While seven category awards, as well as the Chamber President’s Award and the overall title will be announced and […]

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Crecora Glantine win junior camogie crown

Crecora Glantine win junior camogie crown

| November 21, 2014

Crecora Glantine won the Junior Championship at the third time of asking with a comprehensive 3-7 to 0-2 win over Knockaderry in Ballyagran on Sunday. They were well worth their win with an impressive display despite it taking 20 minutes for them to open a significant lead. The opening half, in front of a sizeable […]

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Basketball Ireland Weekend Preview

Basketball Ireland Weekend Preview

| November 21, 2014

UCD Marian will be without influential forward Preston Ross for Sunday’s clash with Travelodge Swords Thunder at the National Basketball Arena. The American picked up an ankle injury in Saturday’s cup win over BFG Neptune and is hopeful of recovery before the return leg on December 6th. Point Guard Barry Drumm is also on the […]

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