NEWS

16 Days continues in Limerick

16 Days continues in Limerick

THE INTERNATIONAL 16 Days of Action campaign against domestic violence and abuse continues into December with events organised by the LImerick Women’s Network,  Adapt House and other agencies. In Ireland, one in five women experience domestic violence during their lifetime, and it is estimated that 213,000 women in Ireland are living with severe abuse from their boyfriends, […]

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Russell Brand wades in to support anti-water charges protest in Limerick

Russell Brand wades in to support anti-water charges protest in Limerick

RUSSELL Brand has tweeted his support for tomorrow’s Irish Water protest in Limerick. “Limerick! Ireland! This Saturday at 2pm meet at City Hall to PROTEST WATER CHARGES,” announced the English comedian on Twitter. In a recent Youtube video Brand dipped his toes into the murky debacle claiming people are to be charged for “their most […]

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The wheels on the chair go round and round…

The wheels on the chair go round and round…

LIMERICK as a city has many facilities for wheelchair users. But able-bodied people regularly abuse them, parking in wheelchair spaces or parking too close to a car with a ‘disabled’ badge to allow the disabled person get in or out. Reporter Bernie English teamed up with full-time carer Tom Clifford to spend a day in […]

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BREAKING NEWS

16 Days continues in Limerick

16 Days continues in Limerick

THE INTERNATIONAL 16 Days of Action campaign against domestic violence and abuse continues into December with events organised by the LImerick Women’s Network,  Adapt House and other agencies. In Ireland, one in five women experience domestic violence during their lifetime, and it is estimated that 213,000 women in Ireland are living with severe abuse from their boyfriends, […]

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Russell Brand wades in to support anti-water charges protest in Limerick

Russell Brand wades in to support anti-water charges protest in Limerick

RUSSELL Brand has tweeted his support for tomorrow’s Irish Water protest in Limerick. “Limerick! Ireland! This Saturday at 2pm meet at City Hall to PROTEST WATER CHARGES,” announced the English comedian on Twitter. In a recent Youtube video Brand dipped his toes into the murky debacle claiming people are to be charged for “their most […]

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The wheels on the chair go round and round…

The wheels on the chair go round and round…

LIMERICK as a city has many facilities for wheelchair users. But able-bodied people regularly abuse them, parking in wheelchair spaces or parking too close to a car with a ‘disabled’ badge to allow the disabled person get in or out. Reporter Bernie English teamed up with full-time carer Tom Clifford to spend a day in […]

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SPORT

Munster defeat Ulster at Thomond Park

Munster defeat Ulster at Thomond Park

MUNSTER went top of the Guinness Pro12 tonight, for 24 hours at least, following a xx to xx win over Ulster at Thomond Park. Tries from Robin Copeland, Duncan Williams and 11 points from the boot of Ian Keatley gave Anthony Foley’s men all four points from the Irish derby played in near perfect conditions […]

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Something for the Weekend – TV Listings

Something for the Weekend – TV Listings

Don’t miss a single penalty, field goal or outrageous dive this weekend, with our Sport on TV listing. Enjoy.   Soccer Fri-28-Nov SLL Real Sociedad vs Elche 7.40pm SS5 Sat-29-Nov PL West Brom vs Arsenal 12pm BT1 Sat-29-Nov PL Sunderland vs Chelsea 4.45pm SS1 Sat-29-Nov BL Hoffenheim vs Hanover 5.30pm BT1 Sat-29-Nov SLL Malaga vs […]

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Munster ‘A’ named to face Nottingham

Munster ‘A’ named to face Nottingham

Munster A Head Coach Mick O’Driscoll has named his side to face Nottingham in Round 4 of the British & Irish Cup tomorrow afternoon at Temple Hill – KO 3pm. O’Driscoll’s 22-man squad features a strong mix of senior, academy and club talent. An all senior front row sees loosehead Alan Cotter and hooker Niall […]

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LIFESTYLE

Kinevane’s latest play to premier in Lime Tree Theatre

Kinevane’s latest play to premier in Lime Tree Theatre

by Rose Rushe FISHAMBLE: The New Play Company has an eight year relationship with Pat Kinevane, whose latest work ‘Underneath’ will premier at Lime Tree Theatre, December 3 to 6, thanks to City of Culture. Interestingly, this man of bright spirit who trails weighty acclaim in theatre-craft, is half Limerick and thrilled to be looping […]

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Rainbow rally for A Night to Remember

Rainbow rally for A Night to Remember

by Rose Rushe A BLAZE of celtic dresses and high kicks by O’Rourke School of Dancing warmed the media launch of ‘A Night to Remember’, the annual fundraising concert of bands, singers, dancers and comedy. Taking place in University Concert Hall on Tuesday December 2, 8pm, artists and organisers give their services for free to […]

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Curtain parts for The Royal Picture Show

Curtain parts for The Royal Picture Show

by John O’Shaughnessy Cinema critic THE Royal Picture Show Film Festival continues this weekend until Saturday 29at No 69 O’Connell Street after a dynamic opening night on Thursday. There were joyful songs (ABBA in the mix) by Unity Gospel Choir Limerick to rev the party and the screening on of that timeless classic ‘Casablanca’, preceded […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Kinevane’s latest play to premier in Lime Tree Theatre

Kinevane’s latest play to premier in Lime Tree Theatre

by Rose Rushe FISHAMBLE: The New Play Company has an eight year relationship with Pat Kinevane, whose latest work ‘Underneath’ will premier at Lime Tree Theatre, December 3 to 6, thanks to City of Culture. Interestingly, this man of bright spirit who trails weighty acclaim in theatre-craft, is half Limerick and thrilled to be looping […]

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Rainbow rally for A Night to Remember

Rainbow rally for A Night to Remember

by Rose Rushe A BLAZE of celtic dresses and high kicks by O’Rourke School of Dancing warmed the media launch of ‘A Night to Remember’, the annual fundraising concert of bands, singers, dancers and comedy. Taking place in University Concert Hall on Tuesday December 2, 8pm, artists and organisers give their services for free to […]

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Curtain parts for The Royal Picture Show

Curtain parts for The Royal Picture Show

by John O’Shaughnessy Cinema critic THE Royal Picture Show Film Festival continues this weekend until Saturday 29at No 69 O’Connell Street after a dynamic opening night on Thursday. There were joyful songs (ABBA in the mix) by Unity Gospel Choir Limerick to rev the party and the screening on of that timeless classic ‘Casablanca’, preceded […]

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PHOTOS

16 Days of Action Against Violence Against Women

16 Days of Action Against Violence Against Women

Launched at Savoy Hotel, current November 25 to December 10 and in association with the Man Up anti-violence campaign 2014 Related posts: 16 days to highlight violence against women EVENTS are taking place all over Limerick city and county… 16 Days continues in Limerick THE INTERNATIONAL 16 Days of Action campaign against domestic violence… Celebration […]

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Pictures – Kilmallock claim Munster hurling crown

Pictures – Kilmallock claim Munster hurling crown

Related posts: Limerick claim Munster Hurling Championship Crown LIMERICK are the 2013 Munster Senior Hurling champions. John Allen’s… Pictures – Munster Champions Kilmallock’s Homecoming Pictures from Munster Club Hurling Champions Kilmallock’s homecoming on Sunday… Limerick win Munster Minor Hurling Crown LIMERICK hurling has secured the Munster double. For the first… Na Piarsaigh claim county crown […]

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‘A Night to Remember’ is revealed

‘A Night to Remember’ is revealed

Related posts: Making it ‘A Night to Remember’ ANNUAL supporters of the mighty ‘A Night to Remember’ concert… A noise to remember LAST Friday night, Munster rugby supporters were treated to yet… After Dark – Burns’ Night at Bobby Byrnes Bar LAST Saturday 25, the tenth annual Robbie Burns Night took… Remembered Joys for Limerick […]

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Other Recent Stories

Munster defeat Ulster at Thomond Park

Munster defeat Ulster at Thomond Park

| November 28, 2014

MUNSTER went top of the Guinness Pro12 tonight, for 24 hours at least, following a xx to xx win over Ulster at Thomond Park. Tries from Robin Copeland, Duncan Williams and 11 points from the boot of Ian Keatley gave Anthony Foley’s men all four points from the Irish derby played in near perfect conditions […]

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Kinevane’s latest play to premier in Lime Tree Theatre

Kinevane’s latest play to premier in Lime Tree Theatre

| November 28, 2014

by Rose Rushe FISHAMBLE: The New Play Company has an eight year relationship with Pat Kinevane, whose latest work ‘Underneath’ will premier at Lime Tree Theatre, December 3 to 6, thanks to City of Culture. Interestingly, this man of bright spirit who trails weighty acclaim in theatre-craft, is half Limerick and thrilled to be looping […]

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Rainbow rally for A Night to Remember

Rainbow rally for A Night to Remember

| November 28, 2014

by Rose Rushe A BLAZE of celtic dresses and high kicks by O’Rourke School of Dancing warmed the media launch of ‘A Night to Remember’, the annual fundraising concert of bands, singers, dancers and comedy. Taking place in University Concert Hall on Tuesday December 2, 8pm, artists and organisers give their services for free to […]

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Something for the Weekend – TV Listings

Something for the Weekend – TV Listings

| November 28, 2014

Don’t miss a single penalty, field goal or outrageous dive this weekend, with our Sport on TV listing. Enjoy.   Soccer Fri-28-Nov SLL Real Sociedad vs Elche 7.40pm SS5 Sat-29-Nov PL West Brom vs Arsenal 12pm BT1 Sat-29-Nov PL Sunderland vs Chelsea 4.45pm SS1 Sat-29-Nov BL Hoffenheim vs Hanover 5.30pm BT1 Sat-29-Nov SLL Malaga vs […]

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Munster ‘A’ named to face Nottingham

Munster ‘A’ named to face Nottingham

| November 28, 2014

Munster A Head Coach Mick O’Driscoll has named his side to face Nottingham in Round 4 of the British & Irish Cup tomorrow afternoon at Temple Hill – KO 3pm. O’Driscoll’s 22-man squad features a strong mix of senior, academy and club talent. An all senior front row sees loosehead Alan Cotter and hooker Niall […]

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