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Limerick school evacuated over bomb alert

Limerick school evacuated over bomb alert

  HUNDREDS of Limerick school children have been evacuated from Milford National School following a bomb scare this Tuesday morning. The alarm was raised after a text message was sent to the school indicating that a bomb was at the Limerick school. After the “automated” message was received shortly after 10:30am, hundreds of school children were […]

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2016 Limerick women in business award winners named

2016 Limerick women in business award winners named

LIMERICK’S Michelle Costello, Fusion Media has taken the top crown as the Emerging Business Award winner at the Limerick Women in Business Awards event held recently. The Employee Award went to Sandra Honan, The Pudding Brand Agency and Valerie Murphy, of Valerie’s Breast Care won the SME Award. The winners of each award category will […]

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African man jailed for attack on fellow asylum seeker

African man jailed for attack on fellow asylum seeker

  AN AFRICAN asylum seeker who attacked another resident in a Limerick Direct Provision centre has been jailed for 18 months at Limerick Circuit Court. Ousmane Baah (27), who pleaded guilty to the assault at the Westbourne Hostel on Limerick’s Dock Road in November 2014, was also charged with robbing a mobile phone from the same man on […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Limerick school evacuated over bomb alert

Limerick school evacuated over bomb alert

  HUNDREDS of Limerick school children have been evacuated from Milford National School following a bomb scare this Tuesday morning. The alarm was raised after a text message was sent to the school indicating that a bomb was at the Limerick school. After the “automated” message was received shortly after 10:30am, hundreds of school children were […]

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#BREAKING Fire crews battle Limerick industrial estate fire

#BREAKING Fire crews battle Limerick industrial estate fire

FIREFIGHTERS from the Limerick City Fire and Rescue Service have been battling and containing a commercial fire this Monday evening at a premises in the Galvone Industrial Estate. Shortly before 6pm, four units were joined by a crew from Shannon at the Industrial Estate on the south side of the city. Four Limerick City appliances […]

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Measles outbreak in West Limerick

Measles outbreak in West Limerick

The HSE Mid West Department of Public Health is currently investigating an outbreak of measles in West Limerick. Dr Rose Fitzgerald, Specialist in Public Health Medicine, stressed that “most people will have nothing to worry about as the vast majority of the population have either had measles infection or been fully vaccinated. “We are being […]

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SPORT

Cycling – Limerick riders race in An Post Rás

Cycling – Limerick riders race in An Post Rás

FIVE LIMERICK based cyclists are this week taking part in the 63rd edition of the An Post sponsored Rás. All five riders are representing Mégo cycling club and will be looking to claim the coveted blue jersey, awarded to awarded to the best rider overall from an Irish county team. Simon Ryan, racing in his […]

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Rugby – Four Limerick club players in Irish Junior World Cup squad

Rugby – Four Limerick club players in Irish Junior World Cup squad

IRELAND U/20 Head Coach Nigel Carolan has named the Ireland Under-20 Squad, sponsored by PwC, for the World Rugby U20 Championship. The tournament takes place in Manchester from the 7th – 25th June. The squad of 28 players, which will be captained by Lansdowne’s James Ryan contains 5 players who are uncapped at U20 level. […]

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Hat-trick for O’Flynn as Limerick advance in FAI Cup

Hat-trick for O’Flynn as Limerick advance in FAI Cup

Bluebell United 2-5 Limerick FC A HAT-TRICK from John O’Flynn helped Limerick to a comfortable 5-2 victory over Bluebell United in Round 2 of the FAI Cup at Markets Field on Saturday. Despite the Leinster Senior League side retrieving two goals prior to Paul O’Conor’s stoppage time strike, the Super Blues were never in any […]

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LIFESTYLE

Triumph and Trauma, a poetic dedication in dance to 1916 turning point

Triumph and Trauma, a poetic dedication in dance to 1916 turning point

ARTIST Luke Murphy returns to Dance Limerick with his provocative and powerful new work, ‘On Triumph and Trauma’.  Described as bold and visceral, it takes place with four performers this Thursday May 26 at 8pm.   www.dancelimerick.ie According to the venue’s communications manager, Maeve Butler, “With dynamic choreography, a haunting soundscape and a constantly evolving design, […]

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Showcase of art, craft and design by Limerick VTOS

Showcase of art, craft and design by Limerick VTOS

ART, Craft and Design students undertaking the VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme) programme at the new Further Education and Training Centre, Kilmallock Road hold a day-long exhibition of their art this Thursday May 26. Taking place at the former St Enda’s, now a state of the art campus, the show of works is from 10am […]

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SAFE jump to international platform via Cannes and Crypt TV

SAFE jump to international platform via Cannes and Crypt TV

HOMEWARD  bound this weekend after a week at Cannes Film Festival, Stephen Hall is a multi-award winning filmmaker whose speciality is horror. Clearly, he’s good at putting the frighteners on us, winning €10,000 last year in Canada’s Horror Black Film Festival with his short ‘Sinners’. More gratifying for this sunny, charming man was having at […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Triumph and Trauma, a poetic dedication in dance to 1916 turning point

Triumph and Trauma, a poetic dedication in dance to 1916 turning point

ARTIST Luke Murphy returns to Dance Limerick with his provocative and powerful new work, ‘On Triumph and Trauma’.  Described as bold and visceral, it takes place with four performers this Thursday May 26 at 8pm.   www.dancelimerick.ie According to the venue’s communications manager, Maeve Butler, “With dynamic choreography, a haunting soundscape and a constantly evolving design, […]

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Showcase of art, craft and design by Limerick VTOS

Showcase of art, craft and design by Limerick VTOS

ART, Craft and Design students undertaking the VTOS (Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme) programme at the new Further Education and Training Centre, Kilmallock Road hold a day-long exhibition of their art this Thursday May 26. Taking place at the former St Enda’s, now a state of the art campus, the show of works is from 10am […]

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SAFE jump to international platform via Cannes and Crypt TV

SAFE jump to international platform via Cannes and Crypt TV

HOMEWARD  bound this weekend after a week at Cannes Film Festival, Stephen Hall is a multi-award winning filmmaker whose speciality is horror. Clearly, he’s good at putting the frighteners on us, winning €10,000 last year in Canada’s Horror Black Film Festival with his short ‘Sinners’. More gratifying for this sunny, charming man was having at […]

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PHOTOS

Music Generation National Schools Event

Music Generation National Schools Event

OVER 1,200 children attended the Music Generation Limerick City National School Event in the University of Limerick Arena on Monday May 16. It was Music Generation’s second National Schools Song Summit timed to coincide with and mark the end of the school year. Music Generation is Ireland’s National Music Education Programme funded in part by […]

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Pics – Corbally Community Games

Pics – Corbally Community Games

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Pics – Limerick Lourdes Charity Cycle, Come Dine with me at Bobby Byrnes Bar

Pics – Limerick Lourdes Charity Cycle, Come Dine with me at Bobby Byrnes Bar

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Other Recent Stories

Cycling – Limerick riders race in An Post Rás

Cycling – Limerick riders race in An Post Rás

| May 24, 2016

FIVE LIMERICK based cyclists are this week taking part in the 63rd edition of the An Post sponsored Rás. All five riders are representing Mégo cycling club and will be looking to claim the coveted blue jersey, awarded to awarded to the best rider overall from an Irish county team. Simon Ryan, racing in his […]

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Limerick school evacuated over bomb alert

Limerick school evacuated over bomb alert

| May 24, 2016

  HUNDREDS of Limerick school children have been evacuated from Milford National School following a bomb scare this Tuesday morning. The alarm was raised after a text message was sent to the school indicating that a bomb was at the Limerick school. After the “automated” message was received shortly after 10:30am, hundreds of school children were […]

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2016 Limerick women in business award winners named

2016 Limerick women in business award winners named

| May 24, 2016

LIMERICK’S Michelle Costello, Fusion Media has taken the top crown as the Emerging Business Award winner at the Limerick Women in Business Awards event held recently. The Employee Award went to Sandra Honan, The Pudding Brand Agency and Valerie Murphy, of Valerie’s Breast Care won the SME Award. The winners of each award category will […]

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African man jailed for attack on fellow asylum seeker

African man jailed for attack on fellow asylum seeker

| May 24, 2016

  AN AFRICAN asylum seeker who attacked another resident in a Limerick Direct Provision centre has been jailed for 18 months at Limerick Circuit Court. Ousmane Baah (27), who pleaded guilty to the assault at the Westbourne Hostel on Limerick’s Dock Road in November 2014, was also charged with robbing a mobile phone from the same man on […]

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Limerick man to face trial for ‘violent crime spree’ on school children

Limerick man to face trial for ‘violent crime spree’ on school children

| May 24, 2016

  A LIMERICK man who threw a coke bottle at a judge after he was refused bail on charges of threatening to shoot a 13-year-old schoolboy is to face trial at the Circuit Court. Clyde Keogh, (20) of Ballyclough Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston has been charged with robbery and attempted robbery at Canal Bank near Lee Estate […]

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