NEWS

Limerick’s homeless are gifted a place for life

Limerick’s homeless are gifted a place for life

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie ONE of Limerick city’s oldest homeless services, Brother Stephen Russell House, re-opened the doors of its redeveloped and extended facility last Friday. The centre, operated by Novas Initiatives on Mulgrave Street, will provide 33 units of long-term supported housing in the city. The former outdated and substandard building is no more. […]

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Limerick Mayor’s cat treated better than asylum seekers

Limerick Mayor’s cat treated better than asylum seekers

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie NEWLY designated Mayor of Limerick city and county Cllr Kevin Sheahan, has condemned Ireland’s treatment of asylum seekers and said he would not treat his cat in the fashion that they have been treated by the State. Speaking at the signing of the Intercultural Cities agreement with the Council of Europe in […]

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Limerick residents want total ban on fly-tipping

Limerick residents want total ban on fly-tipping

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie RESIDENTS in New Road, Thomondgate, are calling on Limerick city and county council to come up with a solution “once and for all” in dealing with fly-tipping at Donnellan’s Field on the banks of the River Shannon. Patrick Murphy from Thomondgate contacted the Limerick Post this week to express his dismay […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Collins’ family nightmare ends after Roy’s inquest records murder verdict

Collins’ family nightmare ends after Roy’s inquest records murder verdict

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie STEVE Collins, the father of Roy Collins who was murdered by a notorious criminal gang has said that the inquest into his death brings to an end the ten year nightmare that he and his family have had to endure. Roy Collins was shot dead at Coin Castle Amusement Arcade on April 2, […]

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Greyhound Board to address public spending waste

Greyhound Board to address public spending waste

REPRESENTATIVES from Bord na gCon will appear before the Committee of Public Accounts this Thursday to discuss mismanagement of public expenditure in relation to the purchase of lands for Limerick Greyhound Stadium. The meeting will also consider the knock-on impact of the cost overruns of the project on the financial position of the commercial state body, […]

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New commissioner to transform service

New commissioner to transform service

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie NOIRIN O’Sullivan, who has been appointed as the new Garda Commissioner, says that she is going to work with all the stakeholders to transform the force into a “21st century police service” The highest ranking position in the force that Ms O’Sullivan takes up after and being appointed as an interim acting […]

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SPORT

Ulster Bank League Awards Continue To Go From Strength To Strength

Ulster Bank League Awards Continue To Go From Strength To Strength

Ireland assistant coach Les Kiss lined out today in Clontarf Rugby Club as Ulster Bank, Official Community Rugby Partner to the IRFU, announced that the Ulster Bank League Awards are returning for a third successive year. Previous award winner Mick McGrath was also on hand to launch the awards which recognise and celebrate the dedication […]

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Limerick man to cycle Slea Head for charity on New Years Day

Limerick man to cycle Slea Head for charity on New Years Day

A LIMERICK-based personal trainer will ring in the New Year by undertaking a 60-kilometre cycle in aid of a Bruree charity. Aaron Presley Galvin has helped to develop the gym at Cuan Mhuire, which offers an abstinence-based residential programme to people suffering from alcohol, other chemical dependencies and gambling. He raised €1,800 for the organisation last […]

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Christy Fagan named SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month for November

Christy Fagan named SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month for November

St Patrick’s Athletic striker Christy Fagan has been named the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month for November. It is the second time that Fagan has won the monthly award which was presented to him today by Leanne Sheill from SSE Airtricity. Fagan capped off a terrific season, in which he […]

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LIFESTYLE

Cancellation: 4th of Four Plays

Cancellation: 4th of Four Plays

Due to circumstances beyond producer Bottom Dog’s control, the fourth and final of Four War Plays will not proceed on Monday December 1. Apologies to supporters of this excellent theatrical series dedicated to invoking the horrors and aftermath of World War 1, 100 years later. The missing element was to be Stephen MacDonald’s ‘Not About […]

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Beautiful Dreamers are weaving through city

Beautiful Dreamers are weaving through city

by Rose Rushe ‘BEAUTIFUL Dreamers’. Who are they? Where would we find them? What are their dreams? It was Jo Mangan of the original City of Culture team who opened this ‘conversation with a city’ going back some time, resulting in a new collaborative and site specific work between ANU and The Performance Corporation. Written […]

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Visual arts, launches and listing

Visual arts, launches and listing

*LCGA, Pery Square: Multiple shows to open Thursday 27, 6pm by City of Culture’s Mike FitzPatrick. ‘The Meaning of Nothing’ by Andrew Kearney; new paintings by John Shinnors; Artists’ Rooms with Ailbhe Barrett curating Gillian Kenny and Michael Canning; Dr John Logan curates gallery’s Permanent Collection. To Feb. * LIMERICK Art Society: Jetland Centre, 100+ […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Cancellation: 4th of Four Plays

Cancellation: 4th of Four Plays

Due to circumstances beyond producer Bottom Dog’s control, the fourth and final of Four War Plays will not proceed on Monday December 1. Apologies to supporters of this excellent theatrical series dedicated to invoking the horrors and aftermath of World War 1, 100 years later. The missing element was to be Stephen MacDonald’s ‘Not About […]

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Beautiful Dreamers are weaving through city

Beautiful Dreamers are weaving through city

by Rose Rushe ‘BEAUTIFUL Dreamers’. Who are they? Where would we find them? What are their dreams? It was Jo Mangan of the original City of Culture team who opened this ‘conversation with a city’ going back some time, resulting in a new collaborative and site specific work between ANU and The Performance Corporation. Written […]

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Visual arts, launches and listing

Visual arts, launches and listing

*LCGA, Pery Square: Multiple shows to open Thursday 27, 6pm by City of Culture’s Mike FitzPatrick. ‘The Meaning of Nothing’ by Andrew Kearney; new paintings by John Shinnors; Artists’ Rooms with Ailbhe Barrett curating Gillian Kenny and Michael Canning; Dr John Logan curates gallery’s Permanent Collection. To Feb. * LIMERICK Art Society: Jetland Centre, 100+ […]

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PHOTOS

Pictures – Kilmallock claim Munster hurling crown

Pictures – Kilmallock claim Munster hurling crown

Related posts: Limerick claim Munster Hurling Championship Crown LIMERICK are the 2013 Munster Senior Hurling champions. John Allen’s… Pictures – Munster Champions Kilmallock’s Homecoming Pictures from Munster Club Hurling Champions Kilmallock’s homecoming on Sunday… Limerick win Munster Minor Hurling Crown LIMERICK hurling has secured the Munster double. For the first… Na Piarsaigh claim county crown […]

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‘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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Other Recent Stories

Limerick’s homeless are gifted a place for life

Limerick’s homeless are gifted a place for life

| November 27, 2014

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie ONE of Limerick city’s oldest homeless services, Brother Stephen Russell House, re-opened the doors of its redeveloped and extended facility last Friday. The centre, operated by Novas Initiatives on Mulgrave Street, will provide 33 units of long-term supported housing in the city. The former outdated and substandard building is no more. […]

Continue Reading

Cancellation: 4th of Four Plays

Cancellation: 4th of Four Plays

| November 27, 2014

Due to circumstances beyond producer Bottom Dog’s control, the fourth and final of Four War Plays will not proceed on Monday December 1. Apologies to supporters of this excellent theatrical series dedicated to invoking the horrors and aftermath of World War 1, 100 years later. The missing element was to be Stephen MacDonald’s ‘Not About […]

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Limerick Mayor’s cat treated better than asylum seekers

Limerick Mayor’s cat treated better than asylum seekers

| November 27, 2014

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie NEWLY designated Mayor of Limerick city and county Cllr Kevin Sheahan, has condemned Ireland’s treatment of asylum seekers and said he would not treat his cat in the fashion that they have been treated by the State. Speaking at the signing of the Intercultural Cities agreement with the Council of Europe in […]

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Beautiful Dreamers are weaving through city

Beautiful Dreamers are weaving through city

| November 27, 2014

by Rose Rushe ‘BEAUTIFUL Dreamers’. Who are they? Where would we find them? What are their dreams? It was Jo Mangan of the original City of Culture team who opened this ‘conversation with a city’ going back some time, resulting in a new collaborative and site specific work between ANU and The Performance Corporation. Written […]

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Limerick residents want total ban on fly-tipping

Limerick residents want total ban on fly-tipping

| November 27, 2014

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie RESIDENTS in New Road, Thomondgate, are calling on Limerick city and county council to come up with a solution “once and for all” in dealing with fly-tipping at Donnellan’s Field on the banks of the River Shannon. Patrick Murphy from Thomondgate contacted the Limerick Post this week to express his dismay […]

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