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Water charges protest in Limerick promises a real Halloween scare

Water charges protest in Limerick promises a real Halloween scare

THE Irish Government have been promised a real Halloween scare in Limerick this weekend with its worst nightmare — organised mass non-payment of water charges — now threatening to raise its ugly head. This Saturday at 2pm, protesters will assemble at City Hall before marching through the town as part of a protest organised by the […]

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Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

by Sarah O’Leary LEADING Data Management company Asystec has announced that it will invest more than €2 million in Innovation Labs in Ireland to support the company’s extensive growth in Data Analytics, Security and IT Transformation divisions. Les Byrne, co-founder and Managing Director of Asystec said: “The Innovation Labs will provide a unique “thinking factory” style experience […]

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Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

by Sarah O’Leary   UNIVERSITY of Limerick-based Irish software engineering research centre Lero is among five such centres worldwide to benefit from Government and industry funding to the tune of €245million. The announcement was made this week by Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, and Damien English TD, Minister for Skills, Research […]

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BREAKING NEWS

2,600 medical cards cut

2,600 medical cards cut

Figures released to Fianna Fáil have revealed that 2,600 medical cards have been cut in Limerick in 12 months, more than 770 of these for over 70s. The number of medical cards in Limerick has been cut by 2,609 from 80,895 in September 2013 to 78,286 last September, this includes a reduction in the number […]

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Investigations continue into fatal road crash

Investigations continue into fatal road crash

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the circumstances that led to a fatal car crash on the Limerick Tipperary border last Thursday morning where the drivers of the two cars involved lost their lives. Shortly after 7:15am last Thursday morning, the two vehicles, driven by 43-year-old Mary O’Donnell originally from Limerick Junction, and John […]

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Judge said politician’s letter had no influence on drug dealer’s suspended sentence

Judge said politician’s letter had no influence on drug dealer’s suspended sentence

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LETTER submitted to a drugs trial from Fianna Fail spokesperson for Justice Deputy Niall Collins was said to have had “no influence” on the decision of a Circuit Court judge to suspend a three year prison sentence for a convicted drug dealer. Stating that Hugo Porter, a widowed father of four […]

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SPORT

Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC 1-0 Sligo Rovers AFTER a two-year stint of playing home games at Thomond Park, Limerick FC signed off from the Munster Rugby venue with a 1-0 win over Sligo Rovers on the night that chairman Pat O’Sullivan confirmed that the club would return to the Markets Field for the beginning of the 2015 […]

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Our friends at Specsavers and WHPR have given us a pair of tickets to giveaway to this Friday night’s Munster v Scarlets Guinness PRO12 game at Thomond Park. Kick off is Friday @ 7.35pm in Thomond Park and the tickets are courtesy of Specsavers, sponsors of the match officials. Simply answer the following question: Who captained Munster to their first Heineken Cup win? […]

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Goals galore as Limerick win at home

Goals galore as Limerick win at home

Limerick FC 4-2 Athlone Town TWO goals each from Rory Gaffney and Kieran Djilali ensured a first home win for Limerick FC in two months as they saw off Athlone Town 4-2 at Thomond Park on Friday night. The Super Blues spurned several good chances in a first half which ended 1-1, but they asserted […]

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LIFESTYLE

Starting with a T, the weave of portraits

Starting with a T, the weave of portraits

by Rose Rushe APART from but included in the published programme for November 6-9’s Light Moves festival of Screendance, ‘Starting with a T’ is an independent film project. It was created by and pioneered over a year by choreographer, and now Arts Council member, Mary Nunan, with many others. On Monday nights, a group of […]

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Madama Butterfly’s winged return

Madama Butterfly’s winged return

by Rose Rushe OUT OF war-torn Ukraine moves a creation of beauty. The exquisite Japanese garden of ‘Madama Butterfly’, sunrises over sea, hand-embroidered costumes and most of all, the wonderful singing and music of Ellen Kent’s production, make their concert hall date sacred. One performance only on Saturday October 25 of ‘Madama Butterfly’ is the […]

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Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

by Sarah O’Leary LEADING Data Management company Asystec has announced that it will invest more than €2 million in Innovation Labs in Ireland to support the company’s extensive growth in Data Analytics, Security and IT Transformation divisions. Les Byrne, co-founder and Managing Director of Asystec said: “The Innovation Labs will provide a unique “thinking factory” style experience […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Starting with a T, the weave of portraits

Starting with a T, the weave of portraits

by Rose Rushe APART from but included in the published programme for November 6-9’s Light Moves festival of Screendance, ‘Starting with a T’ is an independent film project. It was created by and pioneered over a year by choreographer, and now Arts Council member, Mary Nunan, with many others. On Monday nights, a group of […]

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Madama Butterfly’s winged return

Madama Butterfly’s winged return

by Rose Rushe OUT OF war-torn Ukraine moves a creation of beauty. The exquisite Japanese garden of ‘Madama Butterfly’, sunrises over sea, hand-embroidered costumes and most of all, the wonderful singing and music of Ellen Kent’s production, make their concert hall date sacred. One performance only on Saturday October 25 of ‘Madama Butterfly’ is the […]

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International mix for Cuisle’s five day fest

International mix for Cuisle’s five day fest

AUDIENCES from Ireland, UK, Slovenia and Europe took part in and attended the 20th annual Cuisle Limerick City International Poetry Festival, which ran over the past five days. The event concluded on Sunday 19 having featured leading Irish poets such as Geraldine Mitchell, Conor O’Callaghan, Tom French, Dr. Bridget Wallace, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Macdara Woods, […]

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PHOTOS

Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

Related posts: Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true University Concert Hall presents ‘Limerick’s Dream Will Do’, a gala… Limerick’s dream gala concert with Jason Donovan by Rose Rushe IRELAND loves Jason Donovan: five No. 1s… Jordan’s dream comes true A DREAM came true for little Jordan Perez (5) when… Dream team makes Limerick teenager’s wish […]

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Trick or Treat for Temple Street with the Orchard Bar

Trick or Treat for Temple Street with the Orchard Bar

by Aoife McLoughlin aoife@limerickpost.ie Fancy dressing up for a good cause this Halloween then “Trick or Treat for Temple Street” is just the ticket. The charity event will be held on the bank holiday weekend at the Orchard Bar. The Halloween fancy dress fundraiser is organised by local man Killian Fitzgerald to raise money for […]

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Launch of Light Moves festival of Screendance

Launch of Light Moves festival of Screendance

Related posts: International light to Richard Harris Film Festival 2014 HOW does a tiny core of film makers make an… Free music recital at the Hunt Museum A free concert by a Finnish singer and an Irish… Sing Out about €25,000 scholarships THE Irish Chamber Orchestra and Irish World Academy have announced… Limerick’s first ever […]

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Other Recent Stories

Starting with a T, the weave of portraits

Starting with a T, the weave of portraits

| October 21, 2014

by Rose Rushe APART from but included in the published programme for November 6-9’s Light Moves festival of Screendance, ‘Starting with a T’ is an independent film project. It was created by and pioneered over a year by choreographer, and now Arts Council member, Mary Nunan, with many others. On Monday nights, a group of […]

Continue Reading

Madama Butterfly’s winged return

Madama Butterfly’s winged return

| October 21, 2014

by Rose Rushe OUT OF war-torn Ukraine moves a creation of beauty. The exquisite Japanese garden of ‘Madama Butterfly’, sunrises over sea, hand-embroidered costumes and most of all, the wonderful singing and music of Ellen Kent’s production, make their concert hall date sacred. One performance only on Saturday October 25 of ‘Madama Butterfly’ is the […]

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Water charges protest in Limerick promises a real Halloween scare

Water charges protest in Limerick promises a real Halloween scare

| October 21, 2014

THE Irish Government have been promised a real Halloween scare in Limerick this weekend with its worst nightmare — organised mass non-payment of water charges — now threatening to raise its ugly head. This Saturday at 2pm, protesters will assemble at City Hall before marching through the town as part of a protest organised by the […]

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Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

| October 20, 2014

by Sarah O’Leary LEADING Data Management company Asystec has announced that it will invest more than €2 million in Innovation Labs in Ireland to support the company’s extensive growth in Data Analytics, Security and IT Transformation divisions. Les Byrne, co-founder and Managing Director of Asystec said: “The Innovation Labs will provide a unique “thinking factory” style experience […]

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Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

| October 20, 2014

by Sarah O’Leary   UNIVERSITY of Limerick-based Irish software engineering research centre Lero is among five such centres worldwide to benefit from Government and industry funding to the tune of €245million. The announcement was made this week by Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, and Damien English TD, Minister for Skills, Research […]

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