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Polish Ambassador Sarkowicz in Limerick to launch Polish Art Festival

Polish Ambassador Sarkowicz in Limerick to launch Polish Art Festival

SUPPORTED by the Polish Embassy in Dublin over the last decade, the autumnal Polish Art Festival here in Limerick looks to promote Polish and Irish cultures “through the collaboration and exploration of the diverse heritage of both nations. “We strive to find similarities between them and build strong common understanding based on intercultural exchange”. This […]

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Bone may have come from cemetery after floods

Bone may have come from cemetery after floods

  A HUMAN shin bone found on the banks of the River Shannon last week could have been washed up from a nearby cemetery after extensive flooding the earlier this year. The discovery was made last Thursday at Doonass in Clonlara and Gardai from the Limerick Division at Ardnacrusha were immediately called to the scene. […]

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Limerick grandfather tells court of death threat

Limerick grandfather tells court of death threat

  A LIMERICK grandfather has told a jury at Limerick Circuit Court that a man threatened to “f**king shoot” him dead. Thomas O’Neill (28), of Lenihan Avenue, Prospect, denies threatening to kill Liam Casey (53) of Hyde Road Prospect on November 17 last. Liam Casey, a local bus driver, said that he was with his […]

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BREAKING NEWS

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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#WATCH Limerick endorsed as IDA tech hub for FDI

#WATCH Limerick endorsed as IDA tech hub for FDI

THE access to a wealth of talented graduates and an experienced workforce in Limerick has become a key tool for the IDA in selling and attracting the region to FDI companies. For the second week in a row and the third major announcement of jobs for the city and county, a US company has cited […]

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SPORT

GAA – Hurling Double header at Gaelic Grounds

GAA – Hurling Double header at Gaelic Grounds

ONCE more a hurling double header takes centre stage this weekend at the Gaelic Grounds. The first of the Credit Union sponsored County Senior hurling semi finals takes place on Sunday, with the meeting of Kilmallock and Patrickswell sure to draw a massive crowd. The mouthwatering final four clash, which throws in at 2pm, will […]

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Soccer – Limerick FC’s unbeaten season still on

Soccer – Limerick FC’s unbeaten season still on

BY NEXT Wednesday, Limerick FC could potentially be two matches away from going an entire league season unbeaten, although their undefeated First Division status came close to falling by the wayside last week. The Super Blues dropped points for just the third time in 24 games last Friday when they drew 1-1 with Shelbourne at […]

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Rugby – Ireland Women’s Squad Announced for One Day Camp

Rugby – Ireland Women’s Squad Announced for One Day Camp

As the Ireland Women’s XV side continue their preparations for their first ever full Autumn International Series, Ireland Women’s Head Coach Tom Tierney has confirmed a squad of 36 to take part in a one day camp this weekend in DCU. The 36 woman squad, which has a 23 / 13 split between forwards and […]

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LIFESTYLE

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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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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ENTERTAINMENT

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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Baroque bias to ‘Il Furidondo, the Madman’

Baroque bias to ‘Il Furidondo, the Madman’

LIMERICK Arts Office writes in with notice of September’s Tuesday night classical music concert, the 27th, at All Saints Church in Castleconnell. Tomorrow night’s is the second in the annual Autumn Concert Series. Introduced by RTE lyric fm’s Liz Nolan, you’ll be present for ‘Il Furidondo, the Madman’ – in this hallowed place. Baroque violinist […]

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PHOTOS

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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Socials – Charity Fundraiser at Limerick Greyhound Stadium

Socials – Charity Fundraiser at Limerick Greyhound Stadium

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Other Recent Stories

The late Mary Frances Fitzgerald, RIP

The late Mary Frances Fitzgerald, RIP

| September 29, 2016

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 […]

Continue Reading

GAA – Hurling Double header at Gaelic Grounds

GAA – Hurling Double header at Gaelic Grounds

| September 29, 2016

ONCE more a hurling double header takes centre stage this weekend at the Gaelic Grounds. The first of the Credit Union sponsored County Senior hurling semi finals takes place on Sunday, with the meeting of Kilmallock and Patrickswell sure to draw a massive crowd. The mouthwatering final four clash, which throws in at 2pm, will […]

Continue Reading

Soccer – Limerick FC’s unbeaten season still on

Soccer – Limerick FC’s unbeaten season still on

| September 29, 2016

BY NEXT Wednesday, Limerick FC could potentially be two matches away from going an entire league season unbeaten, although their undefeated First Division status came close to falling by the wayside last week. The Super Blues dropped points for just the third time in 24 games last Friday when they drew 1-1 with Shelbourne at […]

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Socials – Shannon Rowing Club 150th year Gala

Socials – Shannon Rowing Club 150th year Gala

| September 29, 2016

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 […]

Continue Reading

Rugby – Ireland Women’s Squad Announced for One Day Camp

Rugby – Ireland Women’s Squad Announced for One Day Camp

| September 29, 2016

As the Ireland Women’s XV side continue their preparations for their first ever full Autumn International Series, Ireland Women’s Head Coach Tom Tierney has confirmed a squad of 36 to take part in a one day camp this weekend in DCU. The 36 woman squad, which has a 23 / 13 split between forwards and […]

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