NEWS

Former weapons instructor jailed for threatening children with gun

Former weapons instructor jailed for threatening children with gun

  A RETIRED army weapons instructor who drew a revolver at two children because he “lost the rag”, has been jailed for two years at Limerick Circuit Court. Denis O’Keeffe, (54), with an address at Ballynanty Road, pleaded guilty to possessing a Webley revolver in suspicious circumstances on November 3, 2015. The former soldier served with […]

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Dromoland Castle announce renovation programme

Dromoland Castle announce renovation programme

Dromoland Castle, one of the top luxury castle hotels in the world, have announced a renovation programme valued at €20 million. The multi-award winning castle, situated in Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare, is one of the most celebrated baronial landmarks in Ireland. The investment programme has been planned to preserve and perfect this historical building and the […]

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#WATCH Opera Site 3D plans unveiled as planning process begins

#WATCH Opera Site 3D plans unveiled as planning process begins

  THE planning process for the Opera Site, the largest project in the Limerick Twenty Thirty programme, has commenced and if granted is expected to transform the city centre into a dynamic economic hub and living space. The planning application proposes the demolition of a number of buildings and structures including; 6 and 7 Rutland Street; 6, […]

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BUSINESS

#WATCH Opera Site 3D plans unveiled as planning process begins

#WATCH Opera Site 3D plans unveiled as planning process begins

  THE planning process for the Opera Site, the largest project in the Limerick Twenty Thirty programme, has commenced and if granted is expected to transform the city centre into a dynamic economic hub and living space. The planning application proposes the demolition of a number of buildings and structures including; 6 and 7 Rutland Street; 6, […]

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Wood recalls Dr O’Regan’s kindness as leadership inspiration

Wood recalls Dr O’Regan’s kindness as leadership inspiration

  WE watched him through his prolific rugby career, his media punditry and entrepreneurial careers and beyond, but to hear Keith Wood speak of the leaders who inspired him was a real insight for those who gathered at Dromoland Castle recently. Addressing the Shannon Chamber Mid Summer lunch, rugby legend and successful business man, Keith […]

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Recognition at Limerick Chamber awards will help underpin recovery

Recognition at Limerick Chamber awards will help underpin recovery

  THE Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards will help underpin the recovery and create a sustainable future, the President of Limerick Institute of Technology has said as the awards were launched this Monday. Now in it’s seventh year, Dr Vincent Cunnane said that recognising success of business at all levels, which the Chamber awards do, […]

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SPORT

Marmite McGregor talking his way to fortune

Marmite McGregor talking his way to fortune

There’s an unwritten rule in Irish sport, it goes a little something like this: ‘Should one of our people reach the pinnacle of their sport they automatically become a national hero.’ It doesn’t matter if the sport in question is something we’ve never even heard of or don’t properly understand; if an Irish person is […]

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#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

A memorial commemorating the late Anthony Foley has been unveiled on Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city. The two metre tall memorial stone features the legendary forward, charging with ball in hand. The memorial was the initiative of the Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon and was unveiled in a low-key event […]

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#WATCH Shannon-side Memorial stone unveiled to Anthony Foley in Limerick

#WATCH Shannon-side Memorial stone unveiled to Anthony Foley in Limerick

The powerful image of Shannon, Munster and Ireland’s favourite No. 8, the late Anthony Foley, has been captured in a riverside memorial on Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city In Limerick City and County Council’s official dedication to the iconic rugby star, who died suddenly last October in Paris, it has erected a 2m memorial stone […]

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LIFESTYLE

Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

“The S, the U… the P, the E, the R” – jumping around to DJ Zinc’s ‘Super Sharp Shooter’ in dark rooms 20 years ago ’til your clothes were wet through are some of this writer’s happy memories of underground drum and bass clubs in the 90s. The jungle beats are still happening in the city today […]

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Get to the Black Ladies Brunch

Get to the Black Ladies Brunch

LIMERICK Writers’ Centre and Ormston House present Saida Agostini and Teri Ellen Cross Davis of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective (US) on Wednesday June 28 in an evening of poetry and spoken word. The Collective is a group of poets whose aim is to lift up and inspire the voices of black women who have […]

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Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

THE sight of an idle pavilion in their grounds has inspired a Limerick rugby club to pitch their vision of culture beyond the leather oval. There is a three-year plan being fashioned for Pig’nPorter Tag Rugby Festival by host Old Crescent RFC. They have set about mounting a July suite of events by 2020, integrating […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

“The S, the U… the P, the E, the R” – jumping around to DJ Zinc’s ‘Super Sharp Shooter’ in dark rooms 20 years ago ’til your clothes were wet through are some of this writer’s happy memories of underground drum and bass clubs in the 90s. The jungle beats are still happening in the city today […]

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Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

THE sight of an idle pavilion in their grounds has inspired a Limerick rugby club to pitch their vision of culture beyond the leather oval. There is a three-year plan being fashioned for Pig’nPorter Tag Rugby Festival by host Old Crescent RFC. They have set about mounting a July suite of events by 2020, integrating […]

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McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

WHAT would the McCourt men make of ‘Angela’s Ashes – The Musical’? Opening in Lime Tree Theatre on July 6 into July 15, it prompted Limerick Post to get on to writer Malachy McCourt. He is Frank’s little brother. Based in New York, this octogenarian has a big spirit, a big well of stories and […]

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PHOTOS

Limerick blogger discusses search for perfect partner in new TV ad

Limerick blogger discusses search for perfect partner in new TV ad

A blogger from Limerick makes her on-screen debut this month in a new campaign from car insurance brand its4women.ie. Sinead O’Brien from Patrickswell appears in a TV ad currently airing on RTE One which sees her share her experiences and insights into what it means to look for and find the perfect partner. Sinead beat off […]

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10th year anniversary for Limerick’s Complete Laser Care

10th year anniversary for Limerick’s Complete Laser Care

Congratulations to Complete Laser Care and its ten successful years in the high tech and highly competitive world of advanced skin care. CATERING for men and women equally, owner/ laser and skin specialist Catherine Waters has moved the company to luxurious new premises at No. 35 Cecil Street, affording even more privacy to clients within […]

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Wounded lions limping to New Zealand

Wounded lions limping to New Zealand

It takes a lot for me to get excited about a rugby match. Yes, I’m a weirdo and I probably shouldn’t even be here in the sport pages upsetting you all. But hear me out. The game you were reared on may list low in terms of my favourites, but, as a committed fair-weather fan, […]

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Other Recent Stories

Former weapons instructor jailed for threatening children with gun

Former weapons instructor jailed for threatening children with gun

| June 28, 2017

  A RETIRED army weapons instructor who drew a revolver at two children because he “lost the rag”, has been jailed for two years at Limerick Circuit Court. Denis O’Keeffe, (54), with an address at Ballynanty Road, pleaded guilty to possessing a Webley revolver in suspicious circumstances on November 3, 2015. The former soldier served with […]

Continue Reading

Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

Super Sharp Shooters: Wardance crew celebrate three years and a Subtle Audio release

| June 28, 2017

“The S, the U… the P, the E, the R” – jumping around to DJ Zinc’s ‘Super Sharp Shooter’ in dark rooms 20 years ago ’til your clothes were wet through are some of this writer’s happy memories of underground drum and bass clubs in the 90s. The jungle beats are still happening in the city today […]

Continue Reading

Dromoland Castle announce renovation programme

Dromoland Castle announce renovation programme

| June 28, 2017

Dromoland Castle, one of the top luxury castle hotels in the world, have announced a renovation programme valued at €20 million. The multi-award winning castle, situated in Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare, is one of the most celebrated baronial landmarks in Ireland. The investment programme has been planned to preserve and perfect this historical building and the […]

Continue Reading

#WATCH Opera Site 3D plans unveiled as planning process begins

#WATCH Opera Site 3D plans unveiled as planning process begins

| June 28, 2017

  THE planning process for the Opera Site, the largest project in the Limerick Twenty Thirty programme, has commenced and if granted is expected to transform the city centre into a dynamic economic hub and living space. The planning application proposes the demolition of a number of buildings and structures including; 6 and 7 Rutland Street; 6, […]

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Limerick stopover for $26m Wabi Sabi superyacht – but was it really Elton’s

Limerick stopover for $26m Wabi Sabi superyacht – but was it really Elton’s

| June 28, 2017

  IS THE “Wabi Sabi” the first of a flotilla of super yachts to dock in Limerick as a watery extension to the Wild Atlantic Way? Probably not, but the arrival of the $26m super yacht at Limerick Docks last Sunday made for great speculation as to who might own this mammoth of luxury or […]

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