NEWS

Film competition links Limerick’s Harris Film Fest to Newport USA

Film competition links Limerick’s Harris Film Fest to Newport USA

RICHARD Harris International Film Festival, scheduled for its second on October bank holiday weekend, is introducing an Irish Short Film competition. According to festival creative director Eleanor McSherry, this will be run in conjunction with America’s Newport Beach Film Festival 2015 for which the entries will be considered and one selected for screening in April […]

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Glór base for Merriman Summer 2014

Glór base for Merriman Summer 2014

SET for Ennis, operating from Wednesday August 13 to Sunday 17 out of Glór, Merriman Summer School will be directed by Dr Patricia Coughlan, Professor Emerita of English at UCC. Under the banner of the ‘Emotional Life of Ireland’, expect an exploration of what legacies have been left by our alleged difficulty in understanding and […]

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“Terrorist acts” endanger horse project (with Video)

“Terrorist acts” endanger horse project (with Video)

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie BALLINACURRA Weston residents have warned horse-owners who conducted destructive and violent protests last week that they are threatening the very thing they claim to cherish. The Ballinacurra Weston Residents Alliance have ben campaigning to have a horse project located in the area, so that people who own horses will learn to […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Changing face of city business

Changing face of city business

LIMERICK city centre has undergone mixed fortunes this week as new businesses bring life to empty retail units, while two landmark retailers closed their doors for good.The positives for city centre retail include the opening of Ecco, as the Danish shoe manufacturer took over an empty unit on the junction of Thomas Street/Augustinian Lane, creating […]

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Limerick dole queues grow

Limerick dole queues grow

THE NUMBER of people signing on the live register in Limerick has gone up by more than  thousand people since last month. According to figures just released by the Central Statistics Office, there were 32,970 people signing on between all offices in Limerick city and county in July. This compares to 31,867 the previous month. […]

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Emergency Road Closures Limerick

Emergency Road Closures Limerick

Limerick City & County Council wish to advise the public of the following Emergency Road Closures at Doon as a result of damage caused by severe flooding last night. L5031 – Doon to Gortageragh L5034 – Doon to Glengar Limerick City & County Council also wishes to advise that local road L1128 – Cross of […]

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SPORT

Formidable Limerick fire four past hapless Hoops

Formidable Limerick fire four past hapless Hoops

Limerick FC 4-1 Shamrock Rovers IF MARTIN Russell mapped out how he would have liked his first home match as Limerick FC manager to have gone, it probably wouldn’t have been as good as this. In the same week that the Limerick hurlers slapped in three first-half goals against Wexford to effectively seal victory by […]

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Russell set for Thomond Park debut as Limerick boss

Russell set for Thomond Park debut as Limerick boss

LIMERICK FC manager Martin Russell will take charge of his first home game with the club this Friday when the Super Blues welcome Shamrock Rovers to Thomond Park (kick-off 7:45pm). The recently-installed boss tasted defeat in his first competitive match with Limerick, who succumbed to two late goals away to Sligo Rovers last Sunday, and […]

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#VIDEO van den Heever talks life in Limerick with Munster

#VIDEO van den Heever talks life in Limerick with Munster

MUNSTER Rugby new sensation and South African winger Gerhard van den Heever says that he is focused and excited about the new season ahead as he prepares for the upcoming World club 7s series in Thomond Park. Speaking at the launch of the international club tournament this week van den Heever said that he knows there […]

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LIFESTYLE

#video SINEAD O’CONNOR ‘Take Me To Church’

#video SINEAD O’CONNOR ‘Take Me To Church’

NEW video for the current single from Sinead O’Connor. The iconic Sinead O’Connor celebrates thirty years in music with the release of her tenth album called ‘I’m not Bossy, I’m the Boss’. Now signed to a worldwide deal with Nettwerk Music Group Sinead O’Connor’s new record was to be called ‘The Vishnu Room’ which is one […]

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Dredging truth from the trials of Colleen Bawn

Dredging truth from the trials of Colleen Bawn

by Rose Rushe SOMETHING of the philosophical informed the media introduction of ‘The Colleen Bawn Trials’ by Joan Sheehy at Shannon Boat Club. Having launch honours, vice chair of City of Culture Tim O’Connor (ex The Gathering) invoked a conversation he had with pal Gabriel Byrne on what the actor termed “a tribal memory that […]

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‘Installations and Provocations’ at City Gallery

‘Installations and Provocations’ at City Gallery

by Rose Rushe COURAGEOUS voices in a totalitarian country can be extinguished. As can artists, especially those who are bold, public and proudly, making consistent artistic, political statements and critiques through innovative art over decades. Meet Ewa Partum through her works at Limerick City Gallery of Art. ‘Installations and Provocations’ are expressed through film, photographs, […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

#video SINEAD O’CONNOR ‘Take Me To Church’

#video SINEAD O’CONNOR ‘Take Me To Church’

NEW video for the current single from Sinead O’Connor. The iconic Sinead O’Connor celebrates thirty years in music with the release of her tenth album called ‘I’m not Bossy, I’m the Boss’. Now signed to a worldwide deal with Nettwerk Music Group Sinead O’Connor’s new record was to be called ‘The Vishnu Room’ which is one […]

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Dredging truth from the trials of Colleen Bawn

Dredging truth from the trials of Colleen Bawn

by Rose Rushe SOMETHING of the philosophical informed the media introduction of ‘The Colleen Bawn Trials’ by Joan Sheehy at Shannon Boat Club. Having launch honours, vice chair of City of Culture Tim O’Connor (ex The Gathering) invoked a conversation he had with pal Gabriel Byrne on what the actor termed “a tribal memory that […]

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‘Installations and Provocations’ at City Gallery

‘Installations and Provocations’ at City Gallery

by Rose Rushe COURAGEOUS voices in a totalitarian country can be extinguished. As can artists, especially those who are bold, public and proudly, making consistent artistic, political statements and critiques through innovative art over decades. Meet Ewa Partum through her works at Limerick City Gallery of Art. ‘Installations and Provocations’ are expressed through film, photographs, […]

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PHOTOS

The Giants Journey to Limerick

The Giants Journey to Limerick

In less than six weeks’ time, the biggest event of Limerick City Culture 2014 ‘The Giants Journey’ will take place 5th, 6th and 7th September . It will be the single biggest event in Limerick since the Pope visited in 1979 with over 100,000 visitors. Today the huge giant Grandmother that will be live on Limerick’s city streets […]

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#Gallery Foynes Air Show

#Gallery Foynes Air Show

Related posts: Foynes air-show spectacular An estimated 15,000 plus people are expected to flock to… Foynes air show to highlight Limerick aviation legacy FOYNES is set to stage one of Ireland’s most spectacular… Art Gallery ideal for polling -Leddin THE City Gallery of Art on Pery Square should be… Those who see – Michael Warren […]

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Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Special Olympics Limerick Opening Ceremony in Pictures

Crowds basked in glorious sunshine as 1,500 athletes representing every county in Ireland paraded through Limerick city centre led by the 40 strong Special Olympics Torch Run team. The athletes were cheered by thousands of people who lined the parade route along O’Connell Street as it made its way up to the People’s Park for […]

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Other Recent Stories

Formidable Limerick fire four past hapless Hoops

Formidable Limerick fire four past hapless Hoops

| August 1, 2014

Limerick FC 4-1 Shamrock Rovers IF MARTIN Russell mapped out how he would have liked his first home match as Limerick FC manager to have gone, it probably wouldn’t have been as good as this. In the same week that the Limerick hurlers slapped in three first-half goals against Wexford to effectively seal victory by […]

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#video SINEAD O’CONNOR ‘Take Me To Church’

#video SINEAD O’CONNOR ‘Take Me To Church’

| August 1, 2014

NEW video for the current single from Sinead O’Connor. The iconic Sinead O’Connor celebrates thirty years in music with the release of her tenth album called ‘I’m not Bossy, I’m the Boss’. Now signed to a worldwide deal with Nettwerk Music Group Sinead O’Connor’s new record was to be called ‘The Vishnu Room’ which is one […]

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Dredging truth from the trials of Colleen Bawn

Dredging truth from the trials of Colleen Bawn

| August 1, 2014

by Rose Rushe SOMETHING of the philosophical informed the media introduction of ‘The Colleen Bawn Trials’ by Joan Sheehy at Shannon Boat Club. Having launch honours, vice chair of City of Culture Tim O’Connor (ex The Gathering) invoked a conversation he had with pal Gabriel Byrne on what the actor termed “a tribal memory that […]

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Film competition links Limerick’s Harris Film Fest to Newport USA

Film competition links Limerick’s Harris Film Fest to Newport USA

| August 1, 2014

RICHARD Harris International Film Festival, scheduled for its second on October bank holiday weekend, is introducing an Irish Short Film competition. According to festival creative director Eleanor McSherry, this will be run in conjunction with America’s Newport Beach Film Festival 2015 for which the entries will be considered and one selected for screening in April […]

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Glór base for Merriman Summer 2014

Glór base for Merriman Summer 2014

| August 1, 2014

SET for Ennis, operating from Wednesday August 13 to Sunday 17 out of Glór, Merriman Summer School will be directed by Dr Patricia Coughlan, Professor Emerita of English at UCC. Under the banner of the ‘Emotional Life of Ireland’, expect an exploration of what legacies have been left by our alleged difficulty in understanding and […]

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