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UL Conferrings – Monday January 16

UL Conferrings – Monday January 16

Pics by Sean Curtin and Press 22

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Competition winner

Competition winner

WELL done to Deirdre Brophy from Mungret who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of her choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s edition of the Limerick Post was Martin Scorsese. More tickets to give […]

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Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

A MAN has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick overnight after he was seen entering the water near Shannon Bridge in the early hours of Monday morning. The alarm was raised at around 2am this Monday morning when reports were made by members of the public that a man was seen entering the […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

A MAN has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick overnight after he was seen entering the water near Shannon Bridge in the early hours of Monday morning. The alarm was raised at around 2am this Monday morning when reports were made by members of the public that a man was seen entering the […]

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Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

THE withdrawal of termination notices served on residents of The Strand apartments at O’Callaghan Strand has been welcomed by the Minister with responsibility for Housing,  Simon Coveney.  The owners of the apartments involved are writing to residents affected by the notices to quit  to confirm that they are being withdrawn. Strand apartment landlords have given […]

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Woman taped dogs mouth shut as she didn’t have a muzzle

Woman taped dogs mouth shut as she didn’t have a muzzle

  A WOMAN has been convicted of animal cruelty after she duct-taped closed the mouth of Bassett Hound dog she kept in her back garden. Last week, Elena Satalkina of Towerfield, Croom, Limerick was convicted of offences under sections 11 and 12 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013. On February 16 last, ISPCA Inspector David Walsh […]

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SPORT

Action from JCT – St Clements versus Glenstal

Action from JCT – St Clements versus Glenstal

Action from St Clement’s College 22-14 win over Glenstal in today’s Munster Junior Cup.

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Action from Ballynanty Rovers win over Rush Athletic in FAI Junior Cup

Action from Ballynanty Rovers win over Rush Athletic in FAI Junior Cup

FOUR Limerick teams will be in the hat for the last sixteen of the FAI Junior Cup, following a weekend of wins. Ballynanty Rovers were on the road last Saturday as they took on Dublin side Rush Athletic. In what was a very tight clash, it was Ballynanty’s Jamie Daly with an 84th minute goal […]

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Limerick U/21 Premier Hurling draw confirmed

Limerick U/21 Premier Hurling draw confirmed

FOLLOWING a Limerick County board CCC Meeting last Monday evening the following groups for the Mint Catering U21 premier hurling championship was made. Round 1 of the championship will take place on Tuesday February 14th Group 1 Na Piarsaigh, Garryspillane, South Liberties. Group 2 Kilmallock, Ballybrown, Pallasgreen. Group 3 Ahane, Adare, Patrickswell. Group 4 Doon, […]

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LIFESTYLE

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

TWO storytelling operatives in town meet together to platform the award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville in January at Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street. The American’s reading on Thursday 19, 8pm will be followed by a question and answer session on creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. Limerick Writers’ Centre’s tells us […]

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Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

JEAN Butler, Eddi Reader, Foil Arms & Hogg, The Three Tenors, Godspell, Opera Theatre Company, Fidget Feet, Mary Black, Katherine Hunka, The Nualas… and more. Glory be to Apollo,  god of the arts, for what is available to Limerick audiences this Spring. The seat of all this is Lime Tree’s proscenium theatre which warms up […]

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Captain Fantastic – tipped for an Oscar – will screen at Belltable

Captain Fantastic – tipped for an Oscar – will screen at Belltable

IFI Monday screenings at Belltable continue this week with ‘Captain Fantastic’, written and directed by Matt Ross. After living in self-sufficient isolation for a decade, a family of six children have to reintegrate into society after losing their mother to suicide. This thought-provoking and sometimes funny story is led by Viggo Mortensen in the role […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

TWO storytelling operatives in town meet together to platform the award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville in January at Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street. The American’s reading on Thursday 19, 8pm will be followed by a question and answer session on creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. Limerick Writers’ Centre’s tells us […]

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Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

Spring showcase of Ireland’s finest in performance arts

JEAN Butler, Eddi Reader, Foil Arms & Hogg, The Three Tenors, Godspell, Opera Theatre Company, Fidget Feet, Mary Black, Katherine Hunka, The Nualas… and more. Glory be to Apollo,  god of the arts, for what is available to Limerick audiences this Spring. The seat of all this is Lime Tree’s proscenium theatre which warms up […]

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Captain Fantastic – tipped for an Oscar – will screen at Belltable

Captain Fantastic – tipped for an Oscar – will screen at Belltable

IFI Monday screenings at Belltable continue this week with ‘Captain Fantastic’, written and directed by Matt Ross. After living in self-sufficient isolation for a decade, a family of six children have to reintegrate into society after losing their mother to suicide. This thought-provoking and sometimes funny story is led by Viggo Mortensen in the role […]

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Other Recent Stories

Action from JCT – St Clements versus Glenstal

Action from JCT – St Clements versus Glenstal

| January 17, 2017

Action from St Clement’s College 22-14 win over Glenstal in today’s Munster Junior Cup.

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UL Conferrings – Monday January 16

UL Conferrings – Monday January 16

| January 17, 2017

Pics by Sean Curtin and Press 22

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Action from Ballynanty Rovers win over Rush Athletic in FAI Junior Cup

Action from Ballynanty Rovers win over Rush Athletic in FAI Junior Cup

| January 17, 2017

FOUR Limerick teams will be in the hat for the last sixteen of the FAI Junior Cup, following a weekend of wins. Ballynanty Rovers were on the road last Saturday as they took on Dublin side Rush Athletic. In what was a very tight clash, it was Ballynanty’s Jamie Daly with an 84th minute goal […]

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Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

| January 17, 2017

TWO storytelling operatives in town meet together to platform the award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville in January at Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street. The American’s reading on Thursday 19, 8pm will be followed by a question and answer session on creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. Limerick Writers’ Centre’s tells us […]

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Limerick U/21 Premier Hurling draw confirmed

Limerick U/21 Premier Hurling draw confirmed

| January 17, 2017

FOLLOWING a Limerick County board CCC Meeting last Monday evening the following groups for the Mint Catering U21 premier hurling championship was made. Round 1 of the championship will take place on Tuesday February 14th Group 1 Na Piarsaigh, Garryspillane, South Liberties. Group 2 Kilmallock, Ballybrown, Pallasgreen. Group 3 Ahane, Adare, Patrickswell. Group 4 Doon, […]

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