NEWS

Crematorium plan has Shannon fired up

Crematorium plan has Shannon fired up

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie PLANS to site a crematorium in Shannon have provoked residents to take their fight beyond the planning process in a bid to convince the local authority to find an alternative site within the town. Residents are objecting to plans to site the crematorium on a 1.29 acre site at Illaunamanagh, saying […]

Continue Reading

Quinlivan slams “vindictive” lone parent cuts

Quinlivan slams “vindictive” lone parent cuts

CITY North councillor Maurice Quinlivan has described cuts to the Lone Parent Family allowance, which take effect next week, as “vindictive and unfair”, noting that it would affect women and children significantly and the disadvantaged most of all. “Thursday June 25 was the last day that lone parents with the youngest child aged seven received […]

Continue Reading

Mary I student to research mental health promotion in schools

Mary I student to research mental health promotion in schools

A MARY Immaculate College PhD research student has won a Government of Ireland Postgraduate scholarship, which will enable her to research how mental health programmes can combat suicide among adolescents. Maryanne Lowney from Ennis Road will focus on how mental health programmes can be created and sustained to combat adolescent alienation, self-harm, attempted suicide and […]

Continue Reading

BREAKING NEWS

Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

Woman arrested over Limerick attempted murder

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie GARDAI in Limerick investigating the attempted murder of convicted drug dealer Christy Keane have arrested a woman in her 20s this Thursday evening. The woman, who was brought into custody at 8:30pm, is currently detained for questioning at Roxboro Garda Station under section 30 of the Criminal Justice act. Last Monday morning, […]

Continue Reading

Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

Stray horses raise injury concerns in Limerick’s Carew Park

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie PEOPLE in Carew Park fear it is only a matter of time before someone is injured by a stray horse or by sulkies racing up and down the roads of the Limerick city housing estate. A local parent told the Limerick Post this week that elderly people are terrified to leave […]

Continue Reading

Suspect further detained as 80 gardai investigate shooting

Suspect further detained as 80 gardai investigate shooting

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A 37-YEAR-old man arrested in connection with the shooting of a convicted drug dealer in Limerick earlier this week can be detained until this Saturday a court has ordered after a Judge was told that 80 gardai are involved in the investigation. A special sitting of Limerick District Court heard details of […]

Continue Reading

SPORT

Camogie – Action from Limerick’s loss to Wexford

Camogie – Action from Limerick’s loss to Wexford

ACTION pics from Limerick’s 3-9 to 0-11 loss to Wexford last weekend in the All Ireland Camogie Championship, Group 1 clash. Scorers: Wexford 3-9 Scorers: K Kelly 2-6 3F, S Kehoe 0-2, B Gordon 1-1 Limerick 0-11 Scorers: N Mulcahy 0-4 3F, C Costelloe 0-3, K O’Leary & C Lyons 0-1 each, D Murphy 0-2

Continue Reading

Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle secures Rio Olympic place

Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle secures Rio Olympic place

LIMERICK’S Fiona Doyle became Ireland’s first swimmer to make a Rio 2016 Olympic qualification time yesterday, when she swam the semi-final of the 100m Breaststroke at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea. The University of Calgary student progressed from the morning heats in 4th place in a time of 1:08.07, her fastest ever […]

Continue Reading

GAA – Limerick claim Under 14 football All Ireland title

GAA – Limerick claim Under 14 football All Ireland title

Action from Limerick under 14’s All Ireland football win over Derry yesterday in Ballymahon Co. Longford. Limerick claimed the title after a  4-12 to 3-9 victory.

Continue Reading

LIFESTYLE

Poems, ceolteoirí and WW1 at Hunt Museum

Poems, ceolteoirí and WW1 at Hunt Museum

IT’S a busy season at Hunt Museum, platforming poetry, music and visual arts shows and talks for July. In partnership with Limerick Writers Centre, Lunch Time Poetry will take place for an hour from 1pm on Thursday July 9, Thursday 16, Thursday 23 and Thursday 30. Some eight poets will give a reading in the […]

Continue Reading

Traditional tales drive Bualadh Bos

Traditional tales drive Bualadh Bos

A FULL summer camp for “all age groups guaranteeing great fun, creativity and confidence building” is promised by the team behind Bualadh Bos. A series of five-day week camps will operate out of Mary Immaculate College’s handsome campus on a Monday to Friday basis, with the age groups catered for, 1st class primary school to […]

Continue Reading

Saving the House of Delmege

Saving the House of Delmege

‘SAVING The House of Delmege’ sounds like a blast almighty. This is “a melodramatic comedy in two acts” devised by a new community group working out of the area of Moyross. The Hunt Museum will be performance venue on Friday July 10 at 7pm, Saturday July 11 at 3pm. Monica Spencer, herself an actor, writer […]

Continue Reading

ENTERTAINMENT

Poems, ceolteoirí and WW1 at Hunt Museum

Poems, ceolteoirí and WW1 at Hunt Museum

IT’S a busy season at Hunt Museum, platforming poetry, music and visual arts shows and talks for July. In partnership with Limerick Writers Centre, Lunch Time Poetry will take place for an hour from 1pm on Thursday July 9, Thursday 16, Thursday 23 and Thursday 30. Some eight poets will give a reading in the […]

Continue Reading

Traditional tales drive Bualadh Bos

Traditional tales drive Bualadh Bos

A FULL summer camp for “all age groups guaranteeing great fun, creativity and confidence building” is promised by the team behind Bualadh Bos. A series of five-day week camps will operate out of Mary Immaculate College’s handsome campus on a Monday to Friday basis, with the age groups catered for, 1st class primary school to […]

Continue Reading

Saving the House of Delmege

Saving the House of Delmege

‘SAVING The House of Delmege’ sounds like a blast almighty. This is “a melodramatic comedy in two acts” devised by a new community group working out of the area of Moyross. The Hunt Museum will be performance venue on Friday July 10 at 7pm, Saturday July 11 at 3pm. Monica Spencer, herself an actor, writer […]

Continue Reading

PHOTOS

#Pictures – Action from Limerick versus Tipperary

#Pictures – Action from Limerick versus Tipperary

Continue Reading

Photos of the Limerick Novena

Photos of the Limerick Novena

Scenes at Mount Saint Alphonsus Redemptorist Church, Limerick as The Annual Novena started in honour of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

Continue Reading

Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

Witches of Eastwick sweep AIMS Awards

ASSOCIATION of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) had its annual awards ceremony on Saturday 13 at the Gleneagles/ INEC with 1300 members attending, each supportive of its own troupe’s ambition. Limerick Musical Society in the Sullivan section was principal winner, scooping four awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’. The individual trophies were for Best Choreographer, Niamh Twomey; […]

Continue Reading

Other Recent Stories

Camogie – Action from Limerick’s loss to Wexford

Camogie – Action from Limerick’s loss to Wexford

| July 6, 2015

ACTION pics from Limerick’s 3-9 to 0-11 loss to Wexford last weekend in the All Ireland Camogie Championship, Group 1 clash. Scorers: Wexford 3-9 Scorers: K Kelly 2-6 3F, S Kehoe 0-2, B Gordon 1-1 Limerick 0-11 Scorers: N Mulcahy 0-4 3F, C Costelloe 0-3, K O’Leary & C Lyons 0-1 each, D Murphy 0-2

Continue Reading

Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle secures Rio Olympic place

Swimming – Limerick’s Doyle secures Rio Olympic place

| July 6, 2015

LIMERICK’S Fiona Doyle became Ireland’s first swimmer to make a Rio 2016 Olympic qualification time yesterday, when she swam the semi-final of the 100m Breaststroke at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea. The University of Calgary student progressed from the morning heats in 4th place in a time of 1:08.07, her fastest ever […]

Continue Reading

GAA – Limerick claim Under 14 football All Ireland title

GAA – Limerick claim Under 14 football All Ireland title

| July 6, 2015

Action from Limerick under 14’s All Ireland football win over Derry yesterday in Ballymahon Co. Longford. Limerick claimed the title after a  4-12 to 3-9 victory.

Continue Reading

GAA – Limerick to face Dublin in hurling qualifiers

GAA – Limerick to face Dublin in hurling qualifiers

| July 6, 2015

LIMERICK have been drawn against Dublin in the final round of the hurling qualifiers. The game, set to be played on Saturday July 11 is expected to take place at a neutral venue. Venues are at the discretion of C.C.C.C. so it was immaterial which team emerges first in each pairing.  The two sides met […]

Continue Reading

GAA – Action from Limerick’s win over Westmeath

GAA – Action from Limerick’s win over Westmeath

| July 5, 2015

PICTURES of Limerick’s 4-15 to 1-12 win over Westmeath in today’s All Ireland hurling qualifiers. Limerick will now play either Cork or Dublin in the next round, with the draw taking place tomorrow morning.        

Continue Reading