NEWS

Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

ODEON Limerick is this week giving away one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of your choice at their cinema at the Castletroy Shopping Centre. To be in with a chance, answer the following question and email your answer to competitions@limerickpost.ie by 9am on Monday June 26. What superhero character does Chris […]

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A new sensation at Dochas Limerick

A new sensation at Dochas Limerick

A NEW centre for children with autism and their families was officially opened amid great celebration this week by Dochas Limerick. Dóchas officially opened their building at 14 Parnell Street Limerick and renamed it the John Ryan Resource Centre for Autism in honour of a past member who had worked tirelessly for the group over […]

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Soldier dies at Limerick barracks

Soldier dies at Limerick barracks

AN ARMY investigation will be completed into the death of a Cork soldier who had been based with the 12th battalion in Limerick’s Sarsfield Barracks. The 23-year-old was found unresponsive at the Limerick Barracks on Thursday afternoon last. It is understood that two-star soldier was found at approximately 1.20pm on Thursday in his bed at Sarsfield […]

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BUSINESS

Downsizing made easy at Clarina’s Cois Carraig

Downsizing made easy at Clarina’s Cois Carraig

ATG Properties has launched a development with a difference at Clarina Co. Limerick. The development is exclusively for residents over 50 years of age and is aimed  specifically at those interested in the innovative concept of downsizing – moving to a smaller, more manageable home. The cost of maintaining and heating a larger residence can […]

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€4000K commercial/ residential challenge on William Street

€4000K commercial/ residential challenge on William Street

IN THE heart of the city at No. 45 William Street – across from Allens – there is a tall challenge waiting for the right investor. We write of a commercial premises, not trading currently, and a three storey tier of two bedroom apartments of varying size overhead. Below street-level there is a basement for […]

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Indigo wins elevator pitch competition

Indigo wins elevator pitch competition

  SHANNON-based visual management solutions company Indigo has won the Mid West ‘Fuelling Ambition’ roadshow elevator pitch competition worth €4,000. More than 100 business women and entrepreneurs from throughout the region attended the recent Fuelling Ambition ‘Steps to Success’ roadshow in Bunratty. Organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland Limerick, in conjunction with Local Enterprise […]

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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

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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Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

THE Project Motive, a visual artist grouping, has got behind Contact Studios in its 20th year to stage the glory of local artists in a bold new venue, Mother Mac’s Bar on High Street. Ongoing, we have a daily chance to view mixed media works by Kathleen Bartlett – Julie Brazil – Ann Daly – […]

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Dan Mooney: Me,  Myself and Them

Dan Mooney: Me, Myself and Them

“BEAUTIFUL. Dark. Funny.” That’s how novelist Dan Mooney would like his work to be perceived by a weighty critic. Meeting in a local, this Limerick man is there first with a Stephen King in hand and he is disappointed. Mooney loves King for his sense of menace but this latest from the horror King, he […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

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 […]

Continue Reading

Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

THE Project Motive, a visual artist grouping, has got behind Contact Studios in its 20th year to stage the glory of local artists in a bold new venue, Mother Mac’s Bar on High Street. Ongoing, we have a daily chance to view mixed media works by Kathleen Bartlett – Julie Brazil – Ann Daly – […]

Continue Reading

Dan Mooney: Me,  Myself and Them

Dan Mooney: Me, Myself and Them

“BEAUTIFUL. Dark. Funny.” That’s how novelist Dan Mooney would like his work to be perceived by a weighty critic. Meeting in a local, this Limerick man is there first with a Stephen King in hand and he is disappointed. Mooney loves King for his sense of menace but this latest from the horror King, he […]

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PHOTOS

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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Upgrades will transform Limerick’s Great Southern Greenway

Upgrades will transform Limerick’s Great Southern Greenway

Works are to begin on the Great South Greenway Limerick (GSGL) in the west of the county following the signing of contracts between Limerick City and County Council and Roadbridge Ltd. The works involve the replacement of 20 farm crossing gate sets along the 39 kilometre route, which originally catered more for walkers than cyclists. […]

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Other Recent Stories

Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| June 23, 2017

ODEON Limerick is this week giving away one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of your choice at their cinema at the Castletroy Shopping Centre. To be in with a chance, answer the following question and email your answer to competitions@limerickpost.ie by 9am on Monday June 26. What superhero character does Chris […]

Continue Reading

A new sensation at Dochas Limerick

A new sensation at Dochas Limerick

| June 23, 2017

A NEW centre for children with autism and their families was officially opened amid great celebration this week by Dochas Limerick. Dóchas officially opened their building at 14 Parnell Street Limerick and renamed it the John Ryan Resource Centre for Autism in honour of a past member who had worked tirelessly for the group over […]

Continue Reading

Soldier dies at Limerick barracks

Soldier dies at Limerick barracks

| June 23, 2017

AN ARMY investigation will be completed into the death of a Cork soldier who had been based with the 12th battalion in Limerick’s Sarsfield Barracks. The 23-year-old was found unresponsive at the Limerick Barracks on Thursday afternoon last. It is understood that two-star soldier was found at approximately 1.20pm on Thursday in his bed at Sarsfield […]

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Keary wants cameras in Rathkeale by Christmas

Keary wants cameras in Rathkeale by Christmas

| June 23, 2017

“IT is time to get off the benches and into action”. That was the rallying cry from Fine Gael councillor Stephen Keary to Limerick City and County Council as he urged the local authority to have CCTV cameras in operation in Rathkeale in time for next Christmas. “We were told we would have them for June […]

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McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

| June 23, 2017

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 […]

Continue Reading

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