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Search on for missing Limerick man

Search on for missing Limerick man

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A SEARCH is underway for a missing Limerick man and Gardai wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 36 year old Jason Carroll missing from Nicholas Street. Jason was last seen on the evening of the December 16 last at approximately 7pm and is described as being 6ft […]

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Homeless man dies days after seeking refuge at Limerick priest’s house

Homeless man dies days after seeking refuge at Limerick priest’s house

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A HOMELESS man who died in the early hours of this Monday, had been taking refuge in the parish house of a Limerick priest for the previous two nights before his death. Aged in his 40s, the man had sought a roof over his head and took to Fr Michael Noonan PP who […]

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Shannon Airport lands another leading award

Shannon Airport lands another leading award

SHANNON Airport has rounded off a remarkable year on a high after being among the award winners at the InBUSINESS Editor’s Choice Awards in Association with Chambers Ireland. The airport, in its second year as an independent entity, won the ‘Best Newcomer’ title at the third annual awards ceremony, which was held in Dublin. The awards […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Search on for missing Limerick man

Search on for missing Limerick man

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A SEARCH is underway for a missing Limerick man and Gardai wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 36 year old Jason Carroll missing from Nicholas Street. Jason was last seen on the evening of the December 16 last at approximately 7pm and is described as being 6ft […]

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Homeless man dies days after seeking refuge at Limerick priest’s house

Homeless man dies days after seeking refuge at Limerick priest’s house

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A HOMELESS man who died in the early hours of this Monday, had been taking refuge in the parish house of a Limerick priest for the previous two nights before his death. Aged in his 40s, the man had sought a roof over his head and took to Fr Michael Noonan PP who […]

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Flying home for Christmas

Flying home for Christmas

An estimated 15 per cent more passengers will make the journey home over Christmas period through Shannon Airport as traffic growth across 2014 continues into the festive season. The Christmas travel period began in earnest last weekend and by the first week in January, some 51,000 will have used Shannon Airport to get to and […]

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SPORT

Limerick FC say festive farewell to Folan

Limerick FC say festive farewell to Folan

ANOTHER key player from Limerick FC’s 2014 season has departed the club, with defender Stephen Folan being signed by Sligo Rovers at the weekend. The 22-year-old Galwegian joined the Super Blues in January 2013 and was a mainstay in the first team during his two years on Shannonside. He made 60 league appearances for Limerick, […]

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New Christmas three for Limerick FC

New Christmas three for Limerick FC

LIMERICK FC went Christmas shopping on Thursday with the arrival of three new players to the club as Conor O’Donnell, Sean Russell and Dean Clarke all signed for the Super Blues. The trio, all 21 or under, have all worked with Limerick manager Martin Russell during his time at UCD. Goalkeeper O’Donnell (20) spent time with […]

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Ulster Bank league returns as Munster travel to Glasgow #UBL

Ulster Bank league returns as Munster travel to Glasgow #UBL

THE Ulster Bank League returns this weekend with two massive Limerick derbies on the cards. First up, in Division 1B, Shannon entertains Garryowen on Friday night at Thomond Park. Garryowen, Limerick’s best bet at promotion in this division, are favourites for this weekend’s clash by virtue of their higher position in the league and their […]

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LIFESTYLE

Doolin to loop prose with the poetry

Doolin to loop prose with the poetry

by Rose Rushe POETS and writers are being invited to submit entries to the third annual Doolin Poetry & Short Story Competition 2015. Hotel Doolin, in association with Tramp Press and Salmon Poetry, says that for the first time their competition includes a poetry contest – having focused on short stories before now. The prize […]

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Film making scene shoots in Limerick

Film making scene shoots in Limerick

by Rose Rushe FIVE film festivals in the year for one modest city is indicative of the wealth of relevant talent and interest that is alive, well and making whoopie amongst us. Fresh Film (u18s) opens the annual scene in March, followed by Limerick (formerly LIT) Film Festival in April. Then Alliance Francaise staged a […]

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Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

By Rose Rushe STALWART of the pantomime partnership between University Concert Hall and Robert C Kelly, Myles Breen had his role bumped up to Dame Lola when Twink made an exit early in the season. Dame in this instance means Jack’s mother, Jack as in the boy with the skyscraping stalk. As for whose your […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Doolin to loop prose with the poetry

Doolin to loop prose with the poetry

by Rose Rushe POETS and writers are being invited to submit entries to the third annual Doolin Poetry & Short Story Competition 2015. Hotel Doolin, in association with Tramp Press and Salmon Poetry, says that for the first time their competition includes a poetry contest – having focused on short stories before now. The prize […]

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Film making scene shoots in Limerick

Film making scene shoots in Limerick

by Rose Rushe FIVE film festivals in the year for one modest city is indicative of the wealth of relevant talent and interest that is alive, well and making whoopie amongst us. Fresh Film (u18s) opens the annual scene in March, followed by Limerick (formerly LIT) Film Festival in April. Then Alliance Francaise staged a […]

Continue Reading

Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

Her name was Lola.. what a pantomime Dame

By Rose Rushe STALWART of the pantomime partnership between University Concert Hall and Robert C Kelly, Myles Breen had his role bumped up to Dame Lola when Twink made an exit early in the season. Dame in this instance means Jack’s mother, Jack as in the boy with the skyscraping stalk. As for whose your […]

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PHOTOS

Opening out the Wild Watery Heart of Pigtown

Opening out the Wild Watery Heart of Pigtown

An exceptional painting exhibition by County Limerick artist John Collins, created in response to Mike Finn’s play ‘Pigtown’, staged by Island Theatre Company first in the summer of 1999, opened this week. Journey to Bourn Vincent gallery at the University’s Foundation Building to see the light.  22 oil on canvas/ board works are inspired by […]

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Pics – Andy Lee wins WBO World Middleweight Title

Pics – Andy Lee wins WBO World Middleweight Title

Related posts: Andy Lee to fight for World title in Las Vegas Andy Lee (33-2, 23KO’s) is a fighter on a mission,… Andy Lee Lands World Title Fight Irish Kronk Middleweight star Andy Lee (28-1, 20KOS), ranked WBC… In Pics – 2013 Bord Gais Energy Munster GAA Awards … Andy Lee looks for title fight […]

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Big Beautiful Woman makes an entrance

Big Beautiful Woman makes an entrance

Magic Roundabout Theatre Company’s City of Culture production, ‘Big Beautiful Woman’, had its media launch at a friendly, foodie night in Dolan’s Bar. Darren Maher’s play will open at No. 36 Cecil Street, The Hub, on December 10 at 8pm, running to Saturday 13. Niamh Bowen, Frances Healy and Jared Nadin are cast; book on […]

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Other Recent Stories

Search on for missing Limerick man

Search on for missing Limerick man

| December 22, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A SEARCH is underway for a missing Limerick man and Gardai wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 36 year old Jason Carroll missing from Nicholas Street. Jason was last seen on the evening of the December 16 last at approximately 7pm and is described as being 6ft […]

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Homeless man dies days after seeking refuge at Limerick priest’s house

Homeless man dies days after seeking refuge at Limerick priest’s house

| December 22, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A HOMELESS man who died in the early hours of this Monday, had been taking refuge in the parish house of a Limerick priest for the previous two nights before his death. Aged in his 40s, the man had sought a roof over his head and took to Fr Michael Noonan PP who […]

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Shannon Airport lands another leading award

Shannon Airport lands another leading award

| December 22, 2014

SHANNON Airport has rounded off a remarkable year on a high after being among the award winners at the InBUSINESS Editor’s Choice Awards in Association with Chambers Ireland. The airport, in its second year as an independent entity, won the ‘Best Newcomer’ title at the third annual awards ceremony, which was held in Dublin. The awards […]

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Doolin to loop prose with the poetry

Doolin to loop prose with the poetry

| December 22, 2014

by Rose Rushe POETS and writers are being invited to submit entries to the third annual Doolin Poetry & Short Story Competition 2015. Hotel Doolin, in association with Tramp Press and Salmon Poetry, says that for the first time their competition includes a poetry contest – having focused on short stories before now. The prize […]

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Flying home for Christmas

Flying home for Christmas

| December 22, 2014

An estimated 15 per cent more passengers will make the journey home over Christmas period through Shannon Airport as traffic growth across 2014 continues into the festive season. The Christmas travel period began in earnest last weekend and by the first week in January, some 51,000 will have used Shannon Airport to get to and […]

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