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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| August 20, 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 [email protected] 9am on Monday August 21. What film is the next […]

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Support for Martens appeal fund is ‘condoning cold calculating murder’

Support for Martens appeal fund is ‘condoning cold calculating murder’

| August 19, 2017

A CAMPAIGN to raise $300,000 (€254,000) to appeal the second-degree murder conviction of Molly Martens Corbett and her father Thomas Martens has now reached out to people in Ireland for support. Last week Martins Corbett (33) and her 67 year-old father were unanimously convicted by jury of the second-degree murder of Limerick man Jason Corbett (39). They […]

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Limerick Council must champion light rail network for city

Limerick Council must champion light rail network for city

| August 19, 2017

LIMERICK City and County Council has been urged to champion a proposal for a light rail network for the city. Sinn Féin Senator Paul Gavan believes there is a once in a generation opportunity to build a modern transport network that will be lost if the council does not act, with serious consequences for future […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| August 18, 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 [email protected] 9am on Monday August 21. What film is the next […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| August 16, 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 [email protected] 9am on Monday August 21. What film is the next […]

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Poverty is the reality of the recovery

Poverty is the reality of the recovery

| August 16, 2017

JOB security is scarce, wages are low, contracts are short, and quality of work is poor. That’s the reality of the much-heralded recovery, according to Social Democrats Limerick representative and party chairperson Sarah Jane Hennelly. Commenting on a recent homelessness statistic, which shows that 17 per cent of people experiencing homelessness are currently working, she accused the government of […]

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New measures to bring vacant properties back into use

New measures to bring vacant properties back into use

| August 16, 2017

LABOUR Party Housing spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan has welcomed Government moves to introduce measures that will bring vacant properties back into use across the country. “I welcome the fact that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has finally woken up to the fact that there are nearly 200,000 empty homes across the country that could be used to […]

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Opera Centre not the answer to Limerick’s housing crisis

Opera Centre not the answer to Limerick’s housing crisis

| August 12, 2017

WE need to be vigilant to ensure that the growing number of jobs in our city corresponds with an increase of accommodation. Otherwise, rent and house prices will continue to spiral, warns Social Democrats general election candidate for Limerick City, Sarah Jane Hennelly. She was responding to comments made by Solidarity councillor Cian Prendiville on the proposed […]

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More than three hundred people with disabilities waiting for social housing in Limerick

More than three hundred people with disabilities waiting for social housing in Limerick

| August 11, 2017

THE Government needs to take urgent action to deal with the fact that at least 337 people with disabilities are on waiting lists for social housing in Limerick, according to one of the country’s largest charities. Rehab, Ireland’s largest independent charity for people with disabilities, says the Government is failing people with disabilities by not […]

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Government has failed to solve Limerick homeless crisis

Government has failed to solve Limerick homeless crisis

| August 5, 2017

FIANNA Fáil Social Protection spokesman Willie O’Dea is of the view that the Government strategy for tackling homelessness in Limerick is not working and needs a root and branch revision. The Limerick TD was commenting on the most recent homelessness report by the Department of Housing, which shows that the number of families who are accessing […]

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