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Moves to develop Limerick film production hub

Moves to develop Limerick film production hub

Limerick City and County Council has announced that it plans to work in partnership with Ardmore Studios, Ireland’s top Film and Television Studios, to lay the foundations for the provision of a major film production facilities hub in Limerick. This initiative is in response to a recent call from the Irish Film Board in conjunction […]

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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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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

HRI News – Hurricane Fly Back With A Bang

HRI News – Hurricane Fly Back With A Bang

The remarkable Hurricane Fly won his 20th Grade 1 race when storming to a two-and-a-quarter length success over champion hurdler Jezki in the Stanjames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown on Sunday. The much-loved ten-year-old was winning the race for the third successive year and connections can be optimistic that he will remain competitive at the highest […]

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Cratloe favourites depsite workload

Cratloe favourites depsite workload

IF KILMALLOCK manager Ger ‘Sparrow’ O’Loughlin had been given the opportunity to handpick the result from last Sunday’s Munster club football semi-final between Cratloe and the Nire, it’s hard to imagine that he would have opted for anything other than what transpired at Fraher Field. The Clare champions, with their heavy hand of dual players, […]

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Limerick sides in Ulster Bank League action #UBL

Limerick sides in Ulster Bank League action #UBL

DIVISIONS 2A and 2B take a well earned break this weekend as only 1A and 1B have to go to the well once more.  It’s the fourth week of an intense block of four games this weekend and the Limerick sides involved will be looking for one more win to close out the November period. […]

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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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Other Recent Stories

HRI News – Hurricane Fly Back With A Bang

HRI News – Hurricane Fly Back With A Bang

| November 23, 2014

The remarkable Hurricane Fly won his 20th Grade 1 race when storming to a two-and-a-quarter length success over champion hurdler Jezki in the Stanjames.com Morgiana Hurdle at Punchestown on Sunday. The much-loved ten-year-old was winning the race for the third successive year and connections can be optimistic that he will remain competitive at the highest […]

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Moves to develop Limerick film production hub

Moves to develop Limerick film production hub

| November 23, 2014

Limerick City and County Council has announced that it plans to work in partnership with Ardmore Studios, Ireland’s top Film and Television Studios, to lay the foundations for the provision of a major film production facilities hub in Limerick. This initiative is in response to a recent call from the Irish Film Board in conjunction […]

Continue Reading

Cratloe favourites depsite workload

Cratloe favourites depsite workload

| November 23, 2014

IF KILMALLOCK manager Ger ‘Sparrow’ O’Loughlin had been given the opportunity to handpick the result from last Sunday’s Munster club football semi-final between Cratloe and the Nire, it’s hard to imagine that he would have opted for anything other than what transpired at Fraher Field. The Clare champions, with their heavy hand of dual players, […]

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Limerick sides in Ulster Bank League action #UBL

Limerick sides in Ulster Bank League action #UBL

| November 22, 2014

DIVISIONS 2A and 2B take a well earned break this weekend as only 1A and 1B have to go to the well once more.  It’s the fourth week of an intense block of four games this weekend and the Limerick sides involved will be looking for one more win to close out the November period. […]

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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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