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Limerick garda shot in botched mugging

Limerick garda shot in botched mugging

A YOUNG garda, who is stationed in Newcastle West, remains in a serious condition after being shot twice in an attempted mugging on Tuesday while on holiday in New Orleans. It is believed that Garda Brian Hanrahan was shot once in the legs, but that the second shot caused internal injuries to his torso. However, […]

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Council throws its weight behind slots campaign

Council throws its weight behind slots campaign

DEMANDS have been made by Limerick’s elected representatives in Council that the MInister for transport move to block the sale of Aer Lingus by using its 25 per cent shareholding. Limerick City and County Council convened a special meeting of its members to send the ‘not for sale’ message to the Government. Fianna Fail councillor, […]

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Brendan’s Limerick granny to feature in National Geographic

Brendan’s Limerick granny to feature in National Geographic

  A LIMERICK photographer has had his work selected for publication by the iconic National Geographic magazine. Freelance press photographer Brendan Gleeson  from Caherdavin regularly submits work for consideration to the magazine’s web page but until now, had not had anything selected. However a picture of the visit of the Royal de Luxe Giant Grandmother […]

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Limerick garda shot in botched mugging

Limerick garda shot in botched mugging

A YOUNG garda, who is stationed in Newcastle West, remains in a serious condition after being shot twice in an attempted mugging on Tuesday while on holiday in New Orleans. It is believed that Garda Brian Hanrahan was shot once in the legs, but that the second shot caused internal injuries to his torso. However, […]

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Council throws its weight behind slots campaign

Council throws its weight behind slots campaign

DEMANDS have been made by Limerick’s elected representatives in Council that the MInister for transport move to block the sale of Aer Lingus by using its 25 per cent shareholding. Limerick City and County Council convened a special meeting of its members to send the ‘not for sale’ message to the Government. Fianna Fail councillor, […]

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100 new jobs for Limerick

100 new jobs for Limerick

LIMERICK has received another welcome jobs boost today with the announcement of 100 new jobs from international ticket-seller Viagogo. The company announced that it is to double its Irish workforce over the next three years. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton made the announcement as he opened the viagogo Group’s new state-of-the-art operations […]

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SPORT

Pictures – Castletroy College defeat Glenstal in  Munster Senior Cup

Pictures – Castletroy College defeat Glenstal in Munster Senior Cup

Pictures from yesterday’s SEAT Munster Senior Cup clash between Castletroy College and Glenstal. Castletroy College won out 10-7 at Rosbrien. Pictures Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile Related posts: Castletroy College take to the catwalk After much anticipation, the Castletroy College Biannual Fashion Show is… Limerick Senior Football Final – In Pictures Pictures by Keith Wiseman… Crescent College face […]

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Munster Rugby weekly fixtures

Munster Rugby weekly fixtures

Wednesday 28th January 2015 Schools Senior Cup Prelim/Round 1 Only: St Munchins v Ard Scoil Ris , at Thomond Park, 2:00 PM ; Crescent College Comprehensive v Christian Brothers Cork , at Tom Clifford Park, 3:00 PM ; Presentation Brothers Cork v Rockwell , at Mardyke, 3:00 PM ; Schools O’Brien Cup: Abbey CBS v […]

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New trophy introduced for RBS Six Nations

New trophy introduced for RBS Six Nations

The Six Nations Council announced today that the winners of 2015 RBS 6 Nations Championship will lift a brand new trophy on 21th March 2015. Designed and crafted by world-renowned silversmiths Thomas Lyte, this is only the second Trophy since 1883 to be created for Rugby’s Greatest Championship. The new Trophy will replace the 1993 […]

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LIFESTYLE

Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

THE Limerick Music Generation project will hold a concert which will be streamed worldwide from the city tonight Tuesday January 27. Music Generation’s Boris Hunka explained, “The event is the second in Music Generation’s Limerick Voices series, and follows the success of a similar event last November which involved music on three stages, streamed live […]

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Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

THE shortlist for the Meteor Choice Song of the Year has been revealed: The Coronas – All The Others (Universal) Delorentos – Show Me Love (Universal Music Ireland) Hozier – From Eden (Rubyworks / Universal) Kodaline – One Day (Sony Music) Kormac – Wake Up (Bodytonic) Little Hours – It’s Still Love (Little Hours Music) […]

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€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

IN a year in which national companies/ festival have had their budget cut heavily, as with Cork, Limerick organisations do better than hold their own. Seven collectively have succeeded in increasing support by 3.5 per cent and another three are on level pegging with 2014 spend. To put it in €€, an additional €61,000 flows […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

Music Generation’s Voices Live Stream tonight

THE Limerick Music Generation project will hold a concert which will be streamed worldwide from the city tonight Tuesday January 27. Music Generation’s Boris Hunka explained, “The event is the second in Music Generation’s Limerick Voices series, and follows the success of a similar event last November which involved music on three stages, streamed live […]

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Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

Nominees revealed for Meteor Choice Song of the Year

THE shortlist for the Meteor Choice Song of the Year has been revealed: The Coronas – All The Others (Universal) Delorentos – Show Me Love (Universal Music Ireland) Hozier – From Eden (Rubyworks / Universal) Kodaline – One Day (Sony Music) Kormac – Wake Up (Bodytonic) Little Hours – It’s Still Love (Little Hours Music) […]

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€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

€€€€€ up 3.5% for Limerick arts companies

IN a year in which national companies/ festival have had their budget cut heavily, as with Cork, Limerick organisations do better than hold their own. Seven collectively have succeeded in increasing support by 3.5 per cent and another three are on level pegging with 2014 spend. To put it in €€, an additional €61,000 flows […]

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PHOTOS

Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

by Rose Rushe AS ever, Carnegie Building on Pery Square magnetised lovers of art and architecture with its seasonal launch of new shows. The first three for 2015 opened on Thursday January 22 and current installations will run daily to March 13. The evening was topped by the announcement, months in the making, of a […]

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Pictures – Action from Killester’s  68-67 win over UL Huskies in Women’s National Cup

Pictures – Action from Killester’s 68-67 win over UL Huskies in Women’s National Cup

Killester pulled off a last gasp win over UL Huskies to reach their first Women’s National Cup Final since 2006. There was only 40 seconds left when they found themselves in a winning position – UL Huskies had led for most of the game but missed their last eight shots from play in a nervy […]

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Pictures – Action from UCD Marian’s  81-70 win over  UL Eagles in National Cup

Pictures – Action from UCD Marian’s 81-70 win over UL Eagles in National Cup

UCD Marian withstood a third quarter comeback from UL Eagles to book their place in the Men’s National Cup Final on January 24th. The Dubliners took an early lead with Preston Ross dominating in the post and helping himself to an 8-0 run as Marian led by 13 points after 10 minutes. UL Eagles found […]

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Other Recent Stories

Limerick garda shot in botched mugging

Limerick garda shot in botched mugging

| January 28, 2015

A YOUNG garda, who is stationed in Newcastle West, remains in a serious condition after being shot twice in an attempted mugging on Tuesday while on holiday in New Orleans. It is believed that Garda Brian Hanrahan was shot once in the legs, but that the second shot caused internal injuries to his torso. However, […]

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Pictures – Castletroy College defeat Glenstal in  Munster Senior Cup

Pictures – Castletroy College defeat Glenstal in Munster Senior Cup

| January 28, 2015

Pictures from yesterday’s SEAT Munster Senior Cup clash between Castletroy College and Glenstal. Castletroy College won out 10-7 at Rosbrien. Pictures Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile Related posts: Castletroy College take to the catwalk After much anticipation, the Castletroy College Biannual Fashion Show is… Limerick Senior Football Final – In Pictures Pictures by Keith Wiseman… Crescent College face […]

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Munster Rugby weekly fixtures

Munster Rugby weekly fixtures

| January 28, 2015

Wednesday 28th January 2015 Schools Senior Cup Prelim/Round 1 Only: St Munchins v Ard Scoil Ris , at Thomond Park, 2:00 PM ; Crescent College Comprehensive v Christian Brothers Cork , at Tom Clifford Park, 3:00 PM ; Presentation Brothers Cork v Rockwell , at Mardyke, 3:00 PM ; Schools O’Brien Cup: Abbey CBS v […]

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New trophy introduced for RBS Six Nations

New trophy introduced for RBS Six Nations

| January 28, 2015

The Six Nations Council announced today that the winners of 2015 RBS 6 Nations Championship will lift a brand new trophy on 21th March 2015. Designed and crafted by world-renowned silversmiths Thomas Lyte, this is only the second Trophy since 1883 to be created for Rugby’s Greatest Championship. The new Trophy will replace the 1993 […]

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Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

| January 27, 2015

by Rose Rushe AS ever, Carnegie Building on Pery Square magnetised lovers of art and architecture with its seasonal launch of new shows. The first three for 2015 opened on Thursday January 22 and current installations will run daily to March 13. The evening was topped by the announcement, months in the making, of a […]

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