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Pensioner (89) left for dead by stalking robber

Pensioner (89) left for dead by stalking robber

Andrew carey andrew@limerickpost.ie AN ELDERLY Limerick pensioner, returning home from bingo, was left to die after a mugger viciously attacked and robbed her of €20 that was in her purse. The shocking incident occurred in Rosbrien on Sunday evening last as the 89-year-old woman, returned to her home in a taxi from a local bingo […]

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Solicitor accuses judges of threatening his livelihood

Solicitor accuses judges of threatening his livelihood

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A SERIOUSLY ill Limerick solicitor claims he was forced to return to court this week to defend clients because judges were going to reassign his legal aid cases to other solicitors. John Devane was pushed into Limerick District Court on a wheelchair by one of his clients Vincent Collopy on Monday. He […]

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Limerick man killed in North Carolina

Limerick man killed in North Carolina

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LIMERICK man has been killed following a domestic disturbance in North Carolina, it has emerged this Monday. Police officers and detectives at the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina are investigating an incident that occurred early on Sunday morning at Panther Creek Court in Wallburg where Limerick man, 39-year-old Jason Corbett, […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Pensioner (89) left for dead by stalking robber

Pensioner (89) left for dead by stalking robber

Andrew carey andrew@limerickpost.ie AN ELDERLY Limerick pensioner, returning home from bingo, was left to die after a mugger viciously attacked and robbed her of €20 that was in her purse. The shocking incident occurred in Rosbrien on Sunday evening last as the 89-year-old woman, returned to her home in a taxi from a local bingo […]

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Limerick man killed in North Carolina

Limerick man killed in North Carolina

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LIMERICK man has been killed following a domestic disturbance in North Carolina, it has emerged this Monday. Police officers and detectives at the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina are investigating an incident that occurred early on Sunday morning at Panther Creek Court in Wallburg where Limerick man, 39-year-old Jason Corbett, […]

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Students urged to submit SUSI Grant Application

Students urged to submit SUSI Grant Application

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is urging students and parents to submit their grant funding applications for the student grant awarding body, SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) before the deadline of midnight on Saturday, August 1 to ensure the opportunity to receive a student grant for their studies. President of the Union of […]

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SPORT

GAA – Weekend GAA Round Up

GAA – Weekend GAA Round Up

Q3 Security Systems County Senior Hurling Championship Group 1           Sun, 02 Aug, Venue: Gaelic Grounds, Limerick, (Round 4), Patrickswell 0-17 South Liberties 0-9 Sun, 02 Aug, Venue: Caherconlish, (Round 4), Murroe Boher 1-13 Ahane 1-11 Sun, 02 Aug, Venue: KIlfinane, (Round 4), Kilmallock 0-25 Effin 0-7 Q3 Security Systems County […]

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Limerick FC finally find that winning feeling

Limerick FC finally find that winning feeling

Limerick FC 3-2 Sligo Rovers THE 22nd time really is a charm. At long last, Limerick FC have a win on the board in the 2015 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division following Saturday evening’s tense 3-2 victory over Sligo Rovers, the team immediately ahead of them in the table. Vinny Faherty struck twice in the […]

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Soccer – “I’m ready to help the team” Patrick Kanyuka Limerick FC

Soccer – “I’m ready to help the team” Patrick Kanyuka Limerick FC

LIMERICK FC have confirmed the signing of central defender Patrick Kanyuka, who is hoping he can provide the necessary “experience” to help the team’s fortunes turn around in the coming weeks. The 28-year-old previously played with Queens Park Rangers, Swindon Town, Cluj in Romania and Tamworth back in England, among others, with his most recent […]

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LIFESTYLE

Acoustic session with Mick Hanly

Acoustic session with Mick Hanly

by Eric FitzGerald THE Acoustic Club welcomes special guest Mick Hanly this Thursday August 6. The open mic session is a non profit gig welcoming aspiring songwriters, musicians and singers to play in front of a live audience. Mick Hanly was born into a music loving family in Limerick. He was inspired by mid-50s’ rock […]

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Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

TO platform 600 consecutive weekly Wednesday evenings of poetry over a dozen years is considerable achievement. The White House Poets who operate out of this iconic O’Connell Street hostelry issue public invitation to join them on Wednesday August 5 around about 9pm. There’s much to party for. “It is going to be a memorable night […]

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Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

A TRULY eclectic few months will open out for the Limerick based Irish Chamber Orchestra and audiences, heading into a fourth season under artistic partners. These are the Hungarian conductor Gábor Tákacs Nagy and clarinettist and composer Jörg Widmann as principal guest conductor. There is a first time collaboration in the mix, bringing in Irish […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Acoustic session with Mick Hanly

Acoustic session with Mick Hanly

by Eric FitzGerald THE Acoustic Club welcomes special guest Mick Hanly this Thursday August 6. The open mic session is a non profit gig welcoming aspiring songwriters, musicians and singers to play in front of a live audience. Mick Hanly was born into a music loving family in Limerick. He was inspired by mid-50s’ rock […]

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Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

Whitehouse Poets’ 600th night

TO platform 600 consecutive weekly Wednesday evenings of poetry over a dozen years is considerable achievement. The White House Poets who operate out of this iconic O’Connell Street hostelry issue public invitation to join them on Wednesday August 5 around about 9pm. There’s much to party for. “It is going to be a memorable night […]

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Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

Opera and the US for Chamber Orchestra

A TRULY eclectic few months will open out for the Limerick based Irish Chamber Orchestra and audiences, heading into a fourth season under artistic partners. These are the Hungarian conductor Gábor Tákacs Nagy and clarinettist and composer Jörg Widmann as principal guest conductor. There is a first time collaboration in the mix, bringing in Irish […]

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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

Pensioner (89) left for dead by stalking robber

Pensioner (89) left for dead by stalking robber

| August 4, 2015

Andrew carey andrew@limerickpost.ie AN ELDERLY Limerick pensioner, returning home from bingo, was left to die after a mugger viciously attacked and robbed her of €20 that was in her purse. The shocking incident occurred in Rosbrien on Sunday evening last as the 89-year-old woman, returned to her home in a taxi from a local bingo […]

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Solicitor accuses judges of threatening his livelihood

Solicitor accuses judges of threatening his livelihood

| August 4, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A SERIOUSLY ill Limerick solicitor claims he was forced to return to court this week to defend clients because judges were going to reassign his legal aid cases to other solicitors. John Devane was pushed into Limerick District Court on a wheelchair by one of his clients Vincent Collopy on Monday. He […]

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GAA – Weekend GAA Round Up

GAA – Weekend GAA Round Up

| August 4, 2015

Q3 Security Systems County Senior Hurling Championship Group 1           Sun, 02 Aug, Venue: Gaelic Grounds, Limerick, (Round 4), Patrickswell 0-17 South Liberties 0-9 Sun, 02 Aug, Venue: Caherconlish, (Round 4), Murroe Boher 1-13 Ahane 1-11 Sun, 02 Aug, Venue: KIlfinane, (Round 4), Kilmallock 0-25 Effin 0-7 Q3 Security Systems County […]

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Limerick man killed in North Carolina

Limerick man killed in North Carolina

| August 3, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LIMERICK man has been killed following a domestic disturbance in North Carolina, it has emerged this Monday. Police officers and detectives at the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office in North Carolina are investigating an incident that occurred early on Sunday morning at Panther Creek Court in Wallburg where Limerick man, 39-year-old Jason Corbett, […]

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Acoustic session with Mick Hanly

Acoustic session with Mick Hanly

| August 3, 2015

by Eric FitzGerald THE Acoustic Club welcomes special guest Mick Hanly this Thursday August 6. The open mic session is a non profit gig welcoming aspiring songwriters, musicians and singers to play in front of a live audience. Mick Hanly was born into a music loving family in Limerick. He was inspired by mid-50s’ rock […]

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