NEWS

Million-gallon leak found

Million-gallon leak found

A LEAK which has seen millions of gallons of water going down the drain over a period of seven years has provided the answer to why Shannon man, Pat Madden’s new water meter was telling him he had used 1.6 million litres in less than two months. The water meter installed in his home home […]

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LCCR on FM

LCCR on FM

LIMERICK City Community Radio (LCCR) will be broadcasting on 99.9fm every Saturday and Sunday from 8am for 2015 beginning this Saturday January 31. The community radio station was awarded a pilot community radio licence from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). With funding from Limerick Regeneration and Limerick Enterprise Development Partnership (LEDP) and a team […]

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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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BREAKING NEWS

Million-gallon leak found

Million-gallon leak found

A LEAK which has seen millions of gallons of water going down the drain over a period of seven years has provided the answer to why Shannon man, Pat Madden’s new water meter was telling him he had used 1.6 million litres in less than two months. The water meter installed in his home home […]

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LCCR on FM

LCCR on FM

LIMERICK City Community Radio (LCCR) will be broadcasting on 99.9fm every Saturday and Sunday from 8am for 2015 beginning this Saturday January 31. The community radio station was awarded a pilot community radio licence from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). With funding from Limerick Regeneration and Limerick Enterprise Development Partnership (LEDP) and a team […]

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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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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

New album from Cathy Davey early 2015

New album from Cathy Davey early 2015

SINGER/SONGWRITER Cathy Davey will play a rare intimate show this weekend. It will be an opportunity to hear some of the new material that will form part of her fourth album due out early 2015. The new record, Cathy admits, is “a year overdue”. It has been four years since the release of ‘Nameless’ in […]

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Ben Portsmouth is the Ultimate King of rock’n’roll

Ben Portsmouth is the Ultimate King of rock’n’roll

ENTERTAINER Ben Portsmouth has the unique distinction of being the very first European to win the title of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Award at the Canon Center in Memphis 2012. The ‘Images of the King’ contest brings thousands of Elvis fans into the city of Memphis to celebrate the legacy of the king of rock […]

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Best selling author runs script course

Best selling author runs script course

LIMERICK Writers Centre has begun the year on a robust note. Following Tuesday last’s ‘On the Nail’ gathering in Locke Bar, the flag is raised for one day course on March 7 dedicated to Getting Published. This is billed as “a practical guide on taking the first steps towards getting published” and will be facilitated […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

New album from Cathy Davey early 2015

New album from Cathy Davey early 2015

SINGER/SONGWRITER Cathy Davey will play a rare intimate show this weekend. It will be an opportunity to hear some of the new material that will form part of her fourth album due out early 2015. The new record, Cathy admits, is “a year overdue”. It has been four years since the release of ‘Nameless’ in […]

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Ben Portsmouth is the Ultimate King of rock’n’roll

Ben Portsmouth is the Ultimate King of rock’n’roll

ENTERTAINER Ben Portsmouth has the unique distinction of being the very first European to win the title of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Award at the Canon Center in Memphis 2012. The ‘Images of the King’ contest brings thousands of Elvis fans into the city of Memphis to celebrate the legacy of the king of rock […]

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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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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

New album from Cathy Davey early 2015

New album from Cathy Davey early 2015

| January 28, 2015

SINGER/SONGWRITER Cathy Davey will play a rare intimate show this weekend. It will be an opportunity to hear some of the new material that will form part of her fourth album due out early 2015. The new record, Cathy admits, is “a year overdue”. It has been four years since the release of ‘Nameless’ in […]

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Million-gallon leak found

Million-gallon leak found

| January 28, 2015

A LEAK which has seen millions of gallons of water going down the drain over a period of seven years has provided the answer to why Shannon man, Pat Madden’s new water meter was telling him he had used 1.6 million litres in less than two months. The water meter installed in his home home […]

Continue Reading

Ben Portsmouth is the Ultimate King of rock’n’roll

Ben Portsmouth is the Ultimate King of rock’n’roll

| January 28, 2015

ENTERTAINER Ben Portsmouth has the unique distinction of being the very first European to win the title of the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Award at the Canon Center in Memphis 2012. The ‘Images of the King’ contest brings thousands of Elvis fans into the city of Memphis to celebrate the legacy of the king of rock […]

Continue Reading

LCCR on FM

LCCR on FM

| January 28, 2015

LIMERICK City Community Radio (LCCR) will be broadcasting on 99.9fm every Saturday and Sunday from 8am for 2015 beginning this Saturday January 31. The community radio station was awarded a pilot community radio licence from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI). With funding from Limerick Regeneration and Limerick Enterprise Development Partnership (LEDP) and a team […]

Continue Reading

Best selling author runs script course

Best selling author runs script course

| January 28, 2015

LIMERICK Writers Centre has begun the year on a robust note. Following Tuesday last’s ‘On the Nail’ gathering in Locke Bar, the flag is raised for one day course on March 7 dedicated to Getting Published. This is billed as “a practical guide on taking the first steps towards getting published” and will be facilitated […]

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