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Lay-led prayers across Limerick Diocese on Tuesday

Lay-led prayers across Limerick Diocese on Tuesday

The first ever Limerick Diocese lay-led liturgies of the Word will take place this Tuesday, April 25. Bishop of Limerick Brendan Leahy has confirmed that, with priests across the diocese attending an important in-service formation gathering, there will be lay-led public prayers in Churches across the diocese on Tuesday morning. The move is on foot of […]

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Protest against religious ownership of hospitals at UHL today

Protest against religious ownership of hospitals at UHL today

Parents for Choice will protest at maternity hospitals across Ireland, including outside University Maternity Hospital Limerick, today, Saturday April 22, against the decision of Minister Simon Harris to grant ownership of the National Maternity Hospital to the Sisters of Charity. “As parents, we are protesting to protect our maternity care and our daughters’ future care. We want […]

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Protest against Chechnyan concentration camps at Bedford Row today

Protest against Chechnyan concentration camps at Bedford Row today

Limerick Pride and Mr Gay Limerick, Christian G. Moretti are organising a demonstration on Bedford Row in Limerick city today at 1pm to protest the rounding up of gay men to concentration camps in Chechnya. Louise McCormack, Chairperson of Limerick Pride Festival 2017, said: “This is the first time since World War II that homosexuals have […]

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BUSINESS

Fashion Friday April 28 for Riverfest

Fashion Friday April 28 for Riverfest

‘FASHION Friday @ Riverfest’ 2017 returns to Arthur’s Quay Shopping Centre to showcase Limerick’s finest in designer gear. This year the style parade with Holman Lee Agency models will be presented from Bowes Ryan Café, upstairs on Friday April 28 at the hours of 11.30am and 3pm. Bowes Ryan Café will donate all proceeds from […]

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Record tonnages at Limerick port

Record tonnages at Limerick port

Ports at Limerick and Foynes have seen record growths over the past year, exceeding the national average and the company’s own expectations. With a growth of 11.4% in year on year tonnages, Shannon Foynes Port Company reaffirmed its strong performance and contribution to the regional economy in 2016. For the second successive year, the two largest […]

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Meet Michael Roberts – estate agent for Limerick

Meet Michael Roberts – estate agent for Limerick

ESTATE agent Michael Roberts, 14 years in the business, has international sales experience to strengthen the scope of services offered by his Cecil Street firm. From pre-sale conveyancing, to marketing on social digital platforms, and being search agent to match properties for sale or rent with professionals coming to Limerick, Michael’s business extends well beyond […]

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SPORT

In Pics – Senior Football Championship Round 1

In Pics – Senior Football Championship Round 1

Irish Wire Product Ltd County Senior Football Championship Group 1 Thu, 20 Apr, Venue: Newcastlewest, (Round 1), Adare 1-9 Fr Caseys 0-12 Thu, 20 Apr, Venue: Askeaton, (Round 1), Dromcollogher Broadford 2-13 Na Piarsaigh 1-5 Sat, 22 Apr, Venue: Ballybrown, (Round 1), Monaleen 3-12 Rathkeale 1-12 Irish Wire Product Ltd County Senior Football Championship Group […]

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Boland prepares Blues for Derry City

Boland prepares Blues for Derry City

LIMERICK FC interim manager Willie Boland takes his Limerick side to Maginn Park tonight to face Derry City on the back of a three game unbeaten run in the SSE Airtricty Premier Division. Having scored 5 goals and conceded none in the games against St. Pat’s and Drogheda United, Limerick were held to a draw […]

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Limerick sides in Ulster Bank League Sunday service

Limerick sides in Ulster Bank League Sunday service

LOCAL Limerick rugby fans have been left in disbelief this weekend as the All Ireland league semi finals and play off games have all been fixed for Sunday afternoon. With all but one club involved in the games (Cork Con) unavailable to play next weekend, the IRFU has made the weird decision to play the […]

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LIFESTYLE

From classics to mod for Summer Proms

From classics to mod for Summer Proms

Summer Proms takes place the night of Saturday May 6 at 8pm at UCH. Liam Daly conducts UL Orchestra in its 25th year and welcomes violin soloist Maria Ryan and soprano Emma English. The programme features Mozart, Limerick’s O’Farrell, Brahms and Smetana

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Competition winners

Competition winners

WELL done to Michael Hogan from Sixmilebridge who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of his choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s Limerick Post was Zach Braff. Meanwhile, the winner of our cinema competition […]

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Meet Joe O’Connor

Meet Joe O’Connor

OVER to University Concert Hall and an event organised by its patron Friends in the seasonal programme. On Tuesday May 9 at 2.30pm acclaimed novelist Joseph O’Connor will discuss ‘Writing and Music, Music and Writing’ with Professor Eoin Devereux of UL. Author, playwright, columnist, songwriter and Dubliner Joseph O’Connor is the Frank McCourt Professor of […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

From classics to mod for Summer Proms

From classics to mod for Summer Proms

Summer Proms takes place the night of Saturday May 6 at 8pm at UCH. Liam Daly conducts UL Orchestra in its 25th year and welcomes violin soloist Maria Ryan and soprano Emma English. The programme features Mozart, Limerick’s O’Farrell, Brahms and Smetana

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Competition winners

Competition winners

WELL done to Michael Hogan from Sixmilebridge who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of his choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s Limerick Post was Zach Braff. Meanwhile, the winner of our cinema competition […]

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I, Malvolio: the loser’s perspective

I, Malvolio: the loser’s perspective

THERE is a performance of a Shakespeare favourite reinvented at Belltable Thursday April 27 7pm especially for families. ‘I, Malvolio’ is ‘Twelfth Night’ told from the loser’s perspective, Limerick Post hears. “It’s a show for anyone who has ever been told off, called a name or has fallen in love with the wrong person.” Award […]

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PHOTOS

Ahane GAA & Bentekes Bocko claim Con and Anne Kirby Memorial

Ahane GAA & Bentekes Bocko claim Con and Anne Kirby Memorial

Bentekes Bocko produced yet another stunning display of early speed to capture the €80,000 Con and Annie Kirby Memorial at a packed Limerick on Saturday night. It was a lively market on the night,  but Bentekes Bocko closed the 2-1 favourite to take the prize while Drive On Tipp was a 5-2 second favourite. From […]

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In Pics – Capital Limerick – Financial Services sector growth in Mid West

In Pics – Capital Limerick – Financial Services sector growth in Mid West

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In Pics – Limerick defeat Cork in NHL quarter final

In Pics – Limerick defeat Cork in NHL quarter final

ACTION from Limerick’s 1-20 to 1-18 win over Cork in the NHL quarter final in Pairc Ui Rinn yesterday. Limerick will face Galway in the semi final on the weekend of April 22. Cork: A Nash (0-01f); S McDonnell, D Griffin, C Spillane; C Joyce, M Ellis, M Coleman (0-02, 0-01 65); L McLoughlin, D […]

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Other Recent Stories

From classics to mod for Summer Proms

From classics to mod for Summer Proms

| April 25, 2017

Summer Proms takes place the night of Saturday May 6 at 8pm at UCH. Liam Daly conducts UL Orchestra in its 25th year and welcomes violin soloist Maria Ryan and soprano Emma English. The programme features Mozart, Limerick’s O’Farrell, Brahms and Smetana

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In Pics – Senior Football Championship Round 1

In Pics – Senior Football Championship Round 1

| April 25, 2017

Irish Wire Product Ltd County Senior Football Championship Group 1 Thu, 20 Apr, Venue: Newcastlewest, (Round 1), Adare 1-9 Fr Caseys 0-12 Thu, 20 Apr, Venue: Askeaton, (Round 1), Dromcollogher Broadford 2-13 Na Piarsaigh 1-5 Sat, 22 Apr, Venue: Ballybrown, (Round 1), Monaleen 3-12 Rathkeale 1-12 Irish Wire Product Ltd County Senior Football Championship Group […]

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Boland prepares Blues for Derry City

Boland prepares Blues for Derry City

| April 25, 2017

LIMERICK FC interim manager Willie Boland takes his Limerick side to Maginn Park tonight to face Derry City on the back of a three game unbeaten run in the SSE Airtricty Premier Division. Having scored 5 goals and conceded none in the games against St. Pat’s and Drogheda United, Limerick were held to a draw […]

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Competition winners

Competition winners

| April 24, 2017

WELL done to Michael Hogan from Sixmilebridge who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of his choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s Limerick Post was Zach Braff. Meanwhile, the winner of our cinema competition […]

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Meet Joe O’Connor

Meet Joe O’Connor

| April 24, 2017

OVER to University Concert Hall and an event organised by its patron Friends in the seasonal programme. On Tuesday May 9 at 2.30pm acclaimed novelist Joseph O’Connor will discuss ‘Writing and Music, Music and Writing’ with Professor Eoin Devereux of UL. Author, playwright, columnist, songwriter and Dubliner Joseph O’Connor is the Frank McCourt Professor of […]

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