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BREAKING Two die in major accident at Limerick bridge

BREAKING Two die in major accident at Limerick bridge

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO men are feared dead after the suspended safety platform they were working in fell from a crane off Thomond Bridge and in to the River Shannon this Saturday afternon. The cagedsafety platform was being used for the last week to lower men on to the outside of the bridge to carry […]

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Seniors gear up for election

Seniors gear up for election

by Bernie English bernie@limerick post.ie LIMERICK senior citizens are being invited to be part of a pre-budget submission that will outline the needs and struggles of people working with fixed incomes. The Limerick Seniors Forum, an independent advocate group for older people, is planning a meeting to highlight the issues and to develop a strong submission […]

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Pulitzer winning Ford to read at UL

Pulitzer winning Ford to read at UL

THE Creative Writing programme at UL will present a public reading from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford at UL on Tuesday 15 September at 7pm. This will be his first visit to UL and his first reading in County Limerick.Ford is one of the most widely acclaimed American novelists. His best known works are the […]

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BREAKING Two die in major accident at Limerick bridge

BREAKING Two die in major accident at Limerick bridge

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO men are feared dead after the suspended safety platform they were working in fell from a crane off Thomond Bridge and in to the River Shannon this Saturday afternon. The cagedsafety platform was being used for the last week to lower men on to the outside of the bridge to carry […]

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Seniors gear up for election

Seniors gear up for election

by Bernie English bernie@limerick post.ie LIMERICK senior citizens are being invited to be part of a pre-budget submission that will outline the needs and struggles of people working with fixed incomes. The Limerick Seniors Forum, an independent advocate group for older people, is planning a meeting to highlight the issues and to develop a strong submission […]

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Doon community shocked and fearful over burglary that led to man’s death

Doon community shocked and fearful over burglary that led to man’s death

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie THE death of county Limerick carpenter who was confronted by intruders when he arrived back at his home last Thursday has left the rural community shocked and fearful. 62-year John O’Donoghue, it is understood, died of a massive heart attack when he discovered a pair of burglars ransacking his home in Toomaline, […]

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SPORT

Opinion – Crossing the line

Opinion – Crossing the line

IT DOESN’T matter what age you are reading this, be you in your teens, twenties or of retired age, you can all remember watching sport as a kid. Those glass-eyed days when everything was magical. When sport was just that, sport. For me it started with the 1986 World Cup; the Seoul Olympics followed, before […]

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Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

Raheen student takes off for Olympic training

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie IT’S full speed ahead for Limerick’s Olympic swimming qualifier Fiona Doyle who departed this week for the University of Calgary in Canada where she will begin a gruelling training schedule in preparation for next August’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Fiona secured her place in the Olympics last month when she […]

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GAA – Limerick club games refixed

GAA – Limerick club games refixed

THE LIMERICK County Board came under fire this week as club fixtures in the county have been refixed to accommodate the Limerick Under 21 hurlers’ All Ireland final against Wexford on September 12. The biggest change on the club scene is in the County Football championships which were due to have been played next week, […]

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LIFESTYLE

Parallel platforms for UCH on Culture Night

Parallel platforms for UCH on Culture Night

UNIVERSITY Concert Hall has operated its Culture Night out of Hunt Museum for the past three years. Come Friday September 18, this waltz gathers more partners as the Opera Delights recitals claim an expanded list of performers. Created with voice coach Olive Cowpar, we have a choice of 7pm, 8pm and 9pm songburst for when […]

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Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

DETAILS of Roches Street Traders Arts Festival 2015 opening next Monday 7 at Lily’s at 6pm were announced by chairman Roy Finucane of Tax Assist and guest, Colm O’Brien of Carambola Kidz. 60 artists will show mixed media works in 30 companies along the street. At least 25 per cent of sale proceeds will benefit […]

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Kahlo’s legacy and loves

Kahlo’s legacy and loves

A TRIP to Mexico to visit Frida Kahlo’s house was one of the elements that strengthened the dance show ‘Falling in Love with Frida’ for writer/ performer Caroline Bowditch.  Coming to Dance Limerick in John’s Square on Friday September 11, this artist is disabled herself (wheelchair bound and with “fragile bones”) so the physicality and […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Parallel platforms for UCH on Culture Night

Parallel platforms for UCH on Culture Night

UNIVERSITY Concert Hall has operated its Culture Night out of Hunt Museum for the past three years. Come Friday September 18, this waltz gathers more partners as the Opera Delights recitals claim an expanded list of performers. Created with voice coach Olive Cowpar, we have a choice of 7pm, 8pm and 9pm songburst for when […]

Continue Reading

Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

Fortnight arts fest for Roches Street

DETAILS of Roches Street Traders Arts Festival 2015 opening next Monday 7 at Lily’s at 6pm were announced by chairman Roy Finucane of Tax Assist and guest, Colm O’Brien of Carambola Kidz. 60 artists will show mixed media works in 30 companies along the street. At least 25 per cent of sale proceeds will benefit […]

Continue Reading

Kahlo’s legacy and loves

Kahlo’s legacy and loves

A TRIP to Mexico to visit Frida Kahlo’s house was one of the elements that strengthened the dance show ‘Falling in Love with Frida’ for writer/ performer Caroline Bowditch.  Coming to Dance Limerick in John’s Square on Friday September 11, this artist is disabled herself (wheelchair bound and with “fragile bones”) so the physicality and […]

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PHOTOS

40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

40 years of Mexico-Ireland diplomacy celebrated

SAVOY Hotel was after-party to a cultural evening of classical music, Mexican foods, dance and music by the Kinvara based Gringo Kings as Mexico and Ireland continued in a series of commemorative events. Each has celebrated 40 years of the establishment of formal relations between Mexico and Ireland, Mexico being eternally fond of us, especially […]

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Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

Photographs from the Front; Fr Browne’s War

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Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

Glory be to AIMS for Limerick Musical Society

LIMERICK Musical Society celebrated its four Association of Irish Music Society (AIMS) awards for ‘The Witches of Eastwick’ in South’s Bar, having had a Mayoral reception with outgoing Mayor Kevin Sheahan previously. Their March musical in the concert hall won the coveted Best Overall Show plus Best Actor (David Griffin), Best Choreography (Niamh Twomey), Best […]

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Other Recent Stories

BREAKING Two die in major accident at Limerick bridge

BREAKING Two die in major accident at Limerick bridge

| August 29, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO men are feared dead after the suspended safety platform they were working in fell from a crane off Thomond Bridge and in to the River Shannon this Saturday afternon. The cagedsafety platform was being used for the last week to lower men on to the outside of the bridge to carry […]

Continue Reading

Seniors gear up for election

Seniors gear up for election

| August 29, 2015

by Bernie English bernie@limerick post.ie LIMERICK senior citizens are being invited to be part of a pre-budget submission that will outline the needs and struggles of people working with fixed incomes. The Limerick Seniors Forum, an independent advocate group for older people, is planning a meeting to highlight the issues and to develop a strong submission […]

Continue Reading

Opinion – Crossing the line

Opinion – Crossing the line

| August 29, 2015

IT DOESN’T matter what age you are reading this, be you in your teens, twenties or of retired age, you can all remember watching sport as a kid. Those glass-eyed days when everything was magical. When sport was just that, sport. For me it started with the 1986 World Cup; the Seoul Olympics followed, before […]

Continue Reading

Pulitzer winning Ford to read at UL

Pulitzer winning Ford to read at UL

| August 29, 2015

THE Creative Writing programme at UL will present a public reading from Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford at UL on Tuesday 15 September at 7pm. This will be his first visit to UL and his first reading in County Limerick.Ford is one of the most widely acclaimed American novelists. His best known works are the […]

Continue Reading

Parallel platforms for UCH on Culture Night

Parallel platforms for UCH on Culture Night

| August 29, 2015

UNIVERSITY Concert Hall has operated its Culture Night out of Hunt Museum for the past three years. Come Friday September 18, this waltz gathers more partners as the Opera Delights recitals claim an expanded list of performers. Created with voice coach Olive Cowpar, we have a choice of 7pm, 8pm and 9pm songburst for when […]

Continue Reading

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