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UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

| June 24, 2017

ALLEGATIONS of inappropriate behaviour by hospital admission staff forcing patients with private health insurance to sign away their right to public treatment have been raised by Limerick City TD Willie O’Dea. The Fianna Fáil spokesman on Social Protection said he is deeply concerned at reports that employees have attempted to harass, coerce and, in certain circumstances, bully […]

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Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

| June 24, 2017

THE Cranberries’ 1993 debut album ‘Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We’, which sold over five million copies, has inspired a sign art installation in Limerick Institute of Technology’s Moylish campus. Texas-based sign painter and illustrator Sean Starr collaborated with Limerick sign painter Tom Collins to create the 10ft high 15ft wide hand painted sign placing the title […]

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Recovery has bypassed Limerick’s unemployment blackspots

Recovery has bypassed Limerick’s unemployment blackspots

| June 24, 2017

LATEST unemployment figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate that the economic recovery has bypassed many Limerick communities with the city and county topping the list of unemployment blackspots in Ireland. 79 blackspots were identified by the CSO, with Limerick accounting for 18 of them, including Ballynanty, Kileely, Prospect, Galvone, Rathbane, Singland, Shannon Banks […]

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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 […]

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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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Widespread condemnation of Mayoral favourite’s ‘racist’ comments

Widespread condemnation of Mayoral favourite’s ‘racist’ comments

| June 21, 2017

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has been called upon to condemn comments made by Fine Gael councillor Stephen Keary after he referred to Eastern Europeans and non-nationals living in Ireland as a “major drain on the State”. Speaking at last week’s Adare-Rathkeale district meeting, Cllr Keary – who is expected to be elected Mayor of Limerick City […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| June 21, 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 […]

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Competition winner

Competition winner

| June 19, 2017

WELL done to Donal Killackey from the North Circular Road in Limerick who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of his choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s Limerick Post was Tom Cruise. More tickets […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| June 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 to competitions@limerickpost.ie by 9am on Monday June 19. Which actor stars in ‘The […]

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Ger’s spirit continues to soar at home and away

Ger’s spirit continues to soar at home and away

| June 15, 2017

AN IRISHMAN arrives in northern Pakistan on the foothills of K2 – the world’s second highest mountain. He meets an inquisitive and friendly local who asks him ‘where are you from?’ “I’m from Ireland,” the climber explains. “Oh, do you know Ger McDonnell?” comes the immediate reply. In the same region, a gruff army brigadier has […]

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