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Mayor to attend Service of Thanksgiving for Terry Wogan

Mayor to attend Service of Thanksgiving for Terry Wogan

  The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon will attend a Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life and work of Terry Wogan. The service, which is organised by the Wogan family and the BBC is taking place this Tuesday in Westminster Abbey in London. The memorial service will be […]

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#WATCH Noonan says he will stay working as Finance Minister

#WATCH Noonan says he will stay working as Finance Minister

  LIMERICK TD, Michael Noonan has said that he is under no pressure from Europe to change corporation tax rates and that he will continue to work as Minister for Finance despite recent health issues. Speaking in Limerick at the announcement of 100 new jobs through WP Engine, Minister Noonan said that putting a budget […]

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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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BREAKING NEWS

#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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Limerick to get 100 new jobs with WP Engine

Limerick to get 100 new jobs with WP Engine

LIMERICK is to get 100 new jobs as WP Engine, a company that powers digital experiences for websites and applications built on the WordPress platform, announced the opening of its new Technical Support & Innovation Centre in Limerick this Monday. WP Engine is the leader in delivering managed services for premium websites built on WordPress. […]

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Human shin bone found on banks of River Shannon

Human shin bone found on banks of River Shannon

GARDAI in Limerick and Clare have launched a major investigation after a suspected human shin bone was found on the banks of the River Shannon this Thursday The discovery was made at lunchtime on Thursday at Doonass in Clonlara and Gardai from the Limerick Division at Ardnacrusha were called to the scene. Technical examinations were […]

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SPORT

Rugby – Canterbury and IRFU unveil the new 2016/17 alternate kit

Rugby – Canterbury and IRFU unveil the new 2016/17 alternate kit

CANTERBURY and the IRFU have unveiled the new alternate kit for the 2016/17 season. Created by Canterbury, the kit features a contemporary design with a range of innovative technologies developed to enhance performance on pitch. The new alternate kit focuses on the heritage surrounding Irish rugby. Taking inspiration from Lansdowne Road, the oldest rugby ground […]

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Camogie – Limerick Camogie Notes 21/9

Camogie – Limerick Camogie Notes 21/9

THE latter stages of the Limerick Camogie Championship are fast approaching, with the final rounds of the Senior and Junior grades and the Intermediate semi-finals completed last weekend. In the Senior Championship Newcastle West recorded an impressive 3-8 to 0-7 win over champions Granagh Ballingarry. Killeedy and Ahane both also won against bottom clubs Cluain […]

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Rugby – Inside Munster Rugby’s New Centre of Excellence

Rugby – Inside Munster Rugby’s New Centre of Excellence

MUNSTER’S new purpose built High Performance Centre at the University of Limerick is open for business with the centre marking a new era for the province as the squad look to reap the rewards from their first ever single training base.   In its third week of operation the new facility also houses the Greencore […]

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LIFESTYLE

AGENT Digital Donates €1,000 to St. Gabriel’s School & Centre

AGENT Digital Donates €1,000 to St. Gabriel’s School & Centre

LEADING Limerick Digital Agency AGENT Digital (previously IDF Marketing) has generously donated €1,000 to St. Gabriel’s School & Centre, a Limerick-based voluntary provider of health and education services to children and young adults with disabilities. St. Gabriel’s School & Centre in Dooradoyle, Limerick provides education and essential health-related therapies and clinical intervention programmes to more than 500 children living with physical disabilities or […]

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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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Knots and Crosses in unison at Belltable

Knots and Crosses in unison at Belltable

LIMERICK Printmakers presents ‘Knots and Crosses’, an exhibition of new work by emerging, locally based artists Aine Finnegan and Kate McElligott. Launched on Tuesday this week at Belltable by Des MacMahon of Limerick School of Art & Design. ‘Knots and Crosses’ is a narrative between the two artists: “playing with the process is the foundation […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

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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Knots and Crosses in unison at Belltable

Knots and Crosses in unison at Belltable

LIMERICK Printmakers presents ‘Knots and Crosses’, an exhibition of new work by emerging, locally based artists Aine Finnegan and Kate McElligott. Launched on Tuesday this week at Belltable by Des MacMahon of Limerick School of Art & Design. ‘Knots and Crosses’ is a narrative between the two artists: “playing with the process is the foundation […]

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Darkmouth author Hegarty leads Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival

Darkmouth author Hegarty leads Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival

AN expanded Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival opens out from Tuesday October 11, running daily through into Friday 21 to close on screening ‘The Boxtrolls’. There’s plenty of excitement  in betwixt with Monster Music Improvisation, Family Fun days, workshops with writers such as Judi Curtin and a screening for ‘Ghostbusters’ for children attending Derek Landy’s workshop. […]

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PHOTOS

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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Socials – Coffee morning for Milford Hospice

Socials – Coffee morning for Milford Hospice

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Other Recent Stories

Mayor to attend Service of Thanksgiving for Terry Wogan

Mayor to attend Service of Thanksgiving for Terry Wogan

| September 26, 2016

  The Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon will attend a Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the life and work of Terry Wogan. The service, which is organised by the Wogan family and the BBC is taking place this Tuesday in Westminster Abbey in London. The memorial service will be […]

Continue Reading

#WATCH Noonan says he will stay working as Finance Minister

#WATCH Noonan says he will stay working as Finance Minister

| September 26, 2016

  LIMERICK TD, Michael Noonan has said that he is under no pressure from Europe to change corporation tax rates and that he will continue to work as Minister for Finance despite recent health issues. Speaking in Limerick at the announcement of 100 new jobs through WP Engine, Minister Noonan said that putting a budget […]

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AGENT Digital Donates €1,000 to St. Gabriel’s School & Centre

AGENT Digital Donates €1,000 to St. Gabriel’s School & Centre

| September 26, 2016

LEADING Limerick Digital Agency AGENT Digital (previously IDF Marketing) has generously donated €1,000 to St. Gabriel’s School & Centre, a Limerick-based voluntary provider of health and education services to children and young adults with disabilities. St. Gabriel’s School & Centre in Dooradoyle, Limerick provides education and essential health-related therapies and clinical intervention programmes to more than 500 children living with physical disabilities or […]

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Baroque bias to ‘Il Furidondo, the Madman’

Baroque bias to ‘Il Furidondo, the Madman’

| September 26, 2016

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 […]

Continue Reading

#WATCH Limerick endorsed as IDA tech hub for FDI

#WATCH Limerick endorsed as IDA tech hub for FDI

| September 26, 2016

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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