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Garda appeal to find missing Limerick teen

Garda appeal to find missing Limerick teen

GARDAI have appealed for assistance in locating a teenager missing in Limerick. Henry Street detectives are appealing to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 17-year-old Morgan Ryan, who has been reported missing since Wednesday. Morgan is described as 172 cm in height, of slim build with red hair and hazel coloured eyes. […]

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Sales mission to the UAE and India

Sales mission to the UAE and India

Tourism Ireland and eight Irish tourism operators, including, have been taking part in a major sales blitz in the UAE and India, as part of a sales mission to grow tourism from these rapidly developing markets. With approximately 90,000 visitors from the UAE and India travelling to Ireland in 2015, Tourism Ireland is committed to […]

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Limerick Garda boss questions idea of city centre kiosk

Limerick Garda boss questions idea of city centre kiosk

  THE BENEFITS of providing a Garda kiosk in Limerick city centre have been questioned by the man in charge of the Limerick Garda Division. Proposals for a manned kiosk at a highly visible location were discussed at recent meetings of the Joint Policing Committee and while the idea has yet to be fully defined, Chief […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Garda appeal to find missing Limerick teen

Garda appeal to find missing Limerick teen

GARDAI have appealed for assistance in locating a teenager missing in Limerick. Henry Street detectives are appealing to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 17-year-old Morgan Ryan, who has been reported missing since Wednesday. Morgan is described as 172 cm in height, of slim build with red hair and hazel coloured eyes. […]

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Limerick gardai set to strike after latest ‘insulting’ proposal

Limerick gardai set to strike after latest ‘insulting’ proposal

THE MAJORITY of the 500 balloted Limerick gardai are not happy with their pay and conditions and will take part in four days of action next month. The Garda Representative Association (GRA), which represents 10,500 members nationally and more than 500 in Limerick, rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement and have been subject to a pay increment […]

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Two arrested over high speed chase in Limerick city

Two arrested over high speed chase in Limerick city

TWO men are in Garda custody in Limerick following a high speed chase through the city centre this Tuesday morning. Shortly after 10.30am, it is understood that two males, driving a 2001 registered wine-coloured Opel Astra saloon attracted the attention of gardai in a marked patrol car. The pair, it is understood fled the scene […]

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SPORT

Rugby – Munster names side for Zebre – Confirm Crosbie capture

Rugby – Munster names side for Zebre – Confirm Crosbie capture

RASSIE Erasmus has made eight changes for tomorrow’s Guinness PRO12 clash with Zebre at Thomond Park. Long term injury returnee Peter O’Mahony is named in his first Munster side since May of last year with Springbok international Jaco Taute, Tommy O’Donnell and Simon Zebo also included. In ringing the changes, Erasmus hands lock Darren O’Shea […]

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GAA – Limerick Senior Football Championship reaches final four

GAA – Limerick Senior Football Championship reaches final four

THE LIMERICK senior football championship has reached the final four, with three city division clubs in the hunt for Newcastlewest’s crown. On Friday night, Na Piarsaigh, the reigning county hurling champions, take on Drom/Broadford in Mick Neville Park. The Light Blues, finished top of group 1, a pool that contained both St Patrick’s and Drom/ […]

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Rugby – Munster’s O’Mahony excited by return to action

Rugby – Munster’s O’Mahony excited by return to action

FOLLOWING 51 weeks out of action, Munster Captain Peter O’Mahony, is excited and maybe a little nervous about his return to the field. He sat down with PostSport this week to chat about his injury, his rehab, his new daughter and more. Good to be back? We will see. Hopefully over the next fortnight, I […]

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LIFESTYLE

Scorch hot themes of gender and seduction

Scorch hot themes of gender and seduction

A NEW play by Belfast based Prime Cut Productions comes to Belltable trailing a slew of top awards, pitching up for Friday September 30 only. Consider ‘Scorch’, a one woman show by playwright Stacey Gregg which took: Irish Times Best New Play 2015, Edinburgh Festival’s Holden Street Award and The Scotsman (newspaper) Fringe First, and […]

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The late Mary Frances Fitzgerald, RIP

The late Mary Frances Fitzgerald, RIP

LIMERICK lost one of its most senior and elegant citizens when Mary Frances Fitzgerald died peacefully on Monday 26, age 96. Enjoying her characteristic vitality and love of life almost to the end, Riverdale Nursing Home in Corbally had been her castle for the last four years. Involved in much, Mary had pursued a full […]

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­Osteoporosis Clinic Ireland is coming to Limerick

­Osteoporosis Clinic Ireland is coming to Limerick

Osteoporosis is a silent disease affect­ing 1 in 2 women and 1 in 4 men over the age of 50 in Ireland. However, all age groups can be affected. OSTEOPOSIS Clinic Ireland has evolved because of the ongoing need for support of people with osteoporosis. Both Susan Boland, a nutritional therapist (NT) and Karen Byrne, […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Scorch hot themes of gender and seduction

Scorch hot themes of gender and seduction

A NEW play by Belfast based Prime Cut Productions comes to Belltable trailing a slew of top awards, pitching up for Friday September 30 only. Consider ‘Scorch’, a one woman show by playwright Stacey Gregg which took: Irish Times Best New Play 2015, Edinburgh Festival’s Holden Street Award and The Scotsman (newspaper) Fringe First, and […]

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Master of improvisation – Martin Baker at St John’s Cathedral

Master of improvisation – Martin Baker at St John’s Cathedral

ST JOHN’S Cathedral and its famous, 152 year-old Hill organ are in for a wonderful night of music this September 30 when Martin Baker, master of music at Westminster Cathedral, plays in concert solo. Be at this 1000-seater venue for 7.30pm, ticketed at door €10. This master musician is a real coup for the city, […]

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Jazz Festival salute to friends and Louis Stewart

Jazz Festival salute to friends and Louis Stewart

LIMERICK Jazz Festival 2016 pulled off an incredible four nights and three days of hot and happening concerts, gigs and workshops that embraced all ages and several contintents. Operating principally out of Dolan’s – bar, Upstairs and Warehouse venues each delivered – the city and jazz fans showed out in stellar numbers to express appreciation. […]

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PHOTOS

Socials – ‘Evening of Pizza & Prosecco’ at Da Vincenzo’s Food and Wine Hall

Socials – ‘Evening of Pizza & Prosecco’ at Da Vincenzo’s Food and Wine Hall

LAST Thursday invited guests enjoyed an evening of Italian pizza and prosecco in the relaxed surroundings of Da Vincenzo’s Italian Food and Wine Hall at George Boutique Hotel. The host with the most, Vincenzo Del Santo was there to greet everyone and was as charming and welcoming as ever. As everyone mingled with a drink, […]

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Socials – Shannon Rowing Club 150th year Gala

Socials – Shannon Rowing Club 150th year Gala

SHANNON Rowing Club celebrated its 150 year anniversary with a special 1906 themed Gala Dinner. The club has held a range of events throughout this year to mark this significant anniversary, culminating in the gala dinner last Saturday evening at The Savoy Hotel.  This occasion celebrated the achievements of the club and past members over […]

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The numbers are up for Stella Bingo

The numbers are up for Stella Bingo

THE last time I visited a Bingo Hall I was eight years-old and spent the night being fawned over by kindly ladies and eating bag after bag of Taytos. Despite my protestations, I wasn’t allowed to play and instead had to content myself with watching the women, silently moving closer to those who’d just won. […]

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Other Recent Stories

Garda appeal to find missing Limerick teen

Garda appeal to find missing Limerick teen

| September 30, 2016

GARDAI have appealed for assistance in locating a teenager missing in Limerick. Henry Street detectives are appealing to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 17-year-old Morgan Ryan, who has been reported missing since Wednesday. Morgan is described as 172 cm in height, of slim build with red hair and hazel coloured eyes. […]

Continue Reading

Socials – ‘Evening of Pizza & Prosecco’ at Da Vincenzo’s Food and Wine Hall

Socials – ‘Evening of Pizza & Prosecco’ at Da Vincenzo’s Food and Wine Hall

| September 30, 2016

LAST Thursday invited guests enjoyed an evening of Italian pizza and prosecco in the relaxed surroundings of Da Vincenzo’s Italian Food and Wine Hall at George Boutique Hotel. The host with the most, Vincenzo Del Santo was there to greet everyone and was as charming and welcoming as ever. As everyone mingled with a drink, […]

Continue Reading

Sales mission to the UAE and India

Sales mission to the UAE and India

| September 30, 2016

Tourism Ireland and eight Irish tourism operators, including, have been taking part in a major sales blitz in the UAE and India, as part of a sales mission to grow tourism from these rapidly developing markets. With approximately 90,000 visitors from the UAE and India travelling to Ireland in 2015, Tourism Ireland is committed to […]

Continue Reading

Rugby – Munster names side for Zebre – Confirm Crosbie capture

Rugby – Munster names side for Zebre – Confirm Crosbie capture

| September 30, 2016

RASSIE Erasmus has made eight changes for tomorrow’s Guinness PRO12 clash with Zebre at Thomond Park. Long term injury returnee Peter O’Mahony is named in his first Munster side since May of last year with Springbok international Jaco Taute, Tommy O’Donnell and Simon Zebo also included. In ringing the changes, Erasmus hands lock Darren O’Shea […]

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GAA – Limerick Senior Football Championship reaches final four

GAA – Limerick Senior Football Championship reaches final four

| September 30, 2016

THE LIMERICK senior football championship has reached the final four, with three city division clubs in the hunt for Newcastlewest’s crown. On Friday night, Na Piarsaigh, the reigning county hurling champions, take on Drom/Broadford in Mick Neville Park. The Light Blues, finished top of group 1, a pool that contained both St Patrick’s and Drom/ […]

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