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100 years brought to life

100 years brought to life

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie A 100 year-old picture that has frozen a group of Limerick people in time, is the subject of an event being organised by a Clonlara man, who hopes to bring the moment back to life. The picture, taken at Plassey on October 3, 1915, shows a group dressed in their Sunday best […]

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Bishop’s plea

Bishop’s plea

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie BISHOP Brendan Leahy has said that a major interagency and organisation response is required if Ireland is to have a meaningful impact in aiding the biggest refugee crisis since the second world war. And he said he would be willing for the diocese of Limerick to play its part in a government-led […]

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Limerick companies urged to sleep out for homeless people

Limerick companies urged to sleep out for homeless people

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie FOCUS Ireland, a national charity working with those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, is calling on Limerick businesses to take part in a workplace sleep-out on Friday October 16. Last year, Focus Ireland, which has over 70 projects providing warm meals, practical support and education along with safe […]

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100 years brought to life

100 years brought to life

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie A 100 year-old picture that has frozen a group of Limerick people in time, is the subject of an event being organised by a Clonlara man, who hopes to bring the moment back to life. The picture, taken at Plassey on October 3, 1915, shows a group dressed in their Sunday best […]

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Bishop’s plea

Bishop’s plea

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie BISHOP Brendan Leahy has said that a major interagency and organisation response is required if Ireland is to have a meaningful impact in aiding the biggest refugee crisis since the second world war. And he said he would be willing for the diocese of Limerick to play its part in a government-led […]

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Workplace accident fatality named as local publican

Workplace accident fatality named as local publican

THE man who died as a result of a workplace accident at a garage in outside Limerick on Wednesday night has been named locally as a 60-year-old John Ahern. Mr Ahern’s body was discovered at a garage at the rear of a public house on the Newport Road, near Annagh on the Limerick Tipperary border. The […]

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SPORT

Junior soccer – Shock as Wembley withdraw from Limerick junior scene

Junior soccer – Shock as Wembley withdraw from Limerick junior scene

LIMERICK junior soccer was rocked on Tuesday night by the shock news that Wembley Rovers, one of the most iconic clubs in the region, pulled out of the Premier League, leaving the club with no representation in the league. Wembley had won promotion to the top flight last season but the glow of that success […]

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Opinion – Crossing the line

Opinion – Crossing the line

IT DOESN’T matter what age you are reading this, be you in your teens, twenties or of retired age, you can all remember watching sport as a kid. Those glass-eyed days when everything was magical. When sport was just that, sport. For me it started with the 1986 World Cup; the Seoul Olympics followed, before […]

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Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie IT’S full speed ahead for Limerick’s Olympic swimming qualifier Fiona Doyle who departed this week for the University of Calgary in Canada where she will begin a gruelling training schedule in preparation for next August’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Fiona secured her place in the Olympics last month when she […]

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LIFESTYLE

The Esposito Quartet

The Esposito Quartet

ALL Saint’s Church at Castleconnell is the lovely venue for a 2nd date in the Autumn Classic Concerts 2015 series, falling on Tuesday September 29, 8pm. The Esposito Quartet is comprised of Mia Cooper and Anna Cashell, violins, Joachim Roewer (artistic director of Killaloe Chamber Festival) on viola, and William Butt, cello. Their name reflects […]

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Hedfuzy – Hedfuzy LP

Hedfuzy – Hedfuzy LP

LIMERICK musician Pat Byrne plays bass, keyboards and sings and records rock/progressive rock under the name ‘Hedfuzy’. He has just released his debut album as Hedfuzy which features guest musicians on drums by Ben Wanders (Shardbourne), keyboards by Graham Conway (Delorean Suite) and Guitars by Graham Keane (The Vicious Head Society), Mike Moriarty, Cameron Allen. […]

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To sing the Hallelujah Chorus

To sing the Hallelujah Chorus

IN PREPARATION for its December 5 concert of the Hallelujah Chorus, Limerick Choral Union is looking for new recruits to swell its 51 year-old ranks. New members will share the Christmas concert hall stage with soloists Jean Wallace (soprano), Martha Bredin (Alto), Patrick Hyland (tenor) and John Molloy (bass), accompanied by the LCU Symphony Orchestra […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

The Esposito Quartet

The Esposito Quartet

ALL Saint’s Church at Castleconnell is the lovely venue for a 2nd date in the Autumn Classic Concerts 2015 series, falling on Tuesday September 29, 8pm. The Esposito Quartet is comprised of Mia Cooper and Anna Cashell, violins, Joachim Roewer (artistic director of Killaloe Chamber Festival) on viola, and William Butt, cello. Their name reflects […]

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Hedfuzy – Hedfuzy LP

Hedfuzy – Hedfuzy LP

LIMERICK musician Pat Byrne plays bass, keyboards and sings and records rock/progressive rock under the name ‘Hedfuzy’. He has just released his debut album as Hedfuzy which features guest musicians on drums by Ben Wanders (Shardbourne), keyboards by Graham Conway (Delorean Suite) and Guitars by Graham Keane (The Vicious Head Society), Mike Moriarty, Cameron Allen. […]

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To sing the Hallelujah Chorus

To sing the Hallelujah Chorus

IN PREPARATION for its December 5 concert of the Hallelujah Chorus, Limerick Choral Union is looking for new recruits to swell its 51 year-old ranks. New members will share the Christmas concert hall stage with soloists Jean Wallace (soprano), Martha Bredin (Alto), Patrick Hyland (tenor) and John Molloy (bass), accompanied by the LCU Symphony Orchestra […]

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PHOTOS

40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

SAVOY Hotel was after-party to a cultural evening of classical music, Mexican foods, dance and music by the Kinvara based Gringo Kings as Mexico and Ireland continued in a series of commemorative events. Each has celebrated 40 years of the establishment of formal relations between Mexico and Ireland, Mexico being eternally fond of us, especially […]

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Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

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Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

LIMERICK Musical Society celebrated its four Association of Irish Music Society (AIMS) awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ in South’s Bar, having had a Mayoral reception with outgoing Mayor Kevin Sheahan previously. Their March musical in the concert hall won the coveted Best Overall Show plus Best Actor (David Griffin), Best Choreography (Niamh Twomey), Best […]

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Other Recent Stories

100 years brought to life

100 years brought to life

| September 5, 2015

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie A 100 year-old picture that has frozen a group of Limerick people in time, is the subject of an event being organised by a Clonlara man, who hopes to bring the moment back to life. The picture, taken at Plassey on October 3, 1915, shows a group dressed in their Sunday best […]

Continue Reading

The Esposito Quartet

The Esposito Quartet

| September 5, 2015

ALL Saint’s Church at Castleconnell is the lovely venue for a 2nd date in the Autumn Classic Concerts 2015 series, falling on Tuesday September 29, 8pm. The Esposito Quartet is comprised of Mia Cooper and Anna Cashell, violins, Joachim Roewer (artistic director of Killaloe Chamber Festival) on viola, and William Butt, cello. Their name reflects […]

Continue Reading

Bishop’s plea

Bishop’s plea

| September 4, 2015

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie BISHOP Brendan Leahy has said that a major interagency and organisation response is required if Ireland is to have a meaningful impact in aiding the biggest refugee crisis since the second world war. And he said he would be willing for the diocese of Limerick to play its part in a government-led […]

Continue Reading

Limerick companies urged to sleep out for homeless people

Limerick companies urged to sleep out for homeless people

| September 4, 2015

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie FOCUS Ireland, a national charity working with those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, is calling on Limerick businesses to take part in a workplace sleep-out on Friday October 16. Last year, Focus Ireland, which has over 70 projects providing warm meals, practical support and education along with safe […]

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Minister welcomes student accommodation report

Minister welcomes student accommodation report

| September 4, 2015

EDUCATION Minister Jan O’Sullivan has welcomed the publication of a report on student accommodation, which shows that demand outstrips supply in certain areas and will continue to do so in the coming years. She said: “There have been clear concerns over recent times regarding the availability of accommodation for students in certain areas, and that’s […]

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