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Bringing Lourdes to Limerick

Bringing Lourdes to Limerick

| August 23, 2017

AN ANNUAL candlelit procession which commemorates those who died by suicide is growing every year and on this Friday, September 8 it is expected that as many as 1,000 people will turn out to mark Our Lady’s birthday and participate in the event. Organiser Philip Scanlon from Kileely believes the event helps provide a sense […]

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Limerick public transport to drive anti-racism message

Limerick public transport to drive anti-racism message

| August 18, 2017

LIMERICK’S buses and trains will be getting a makeover next week, as part of a campaign to tackle racism on public transport, as Transport for Ireland launches its “We’re all made of the same stuff” campaign. Coordinated by the Immigrant Council of Ireland, it is the biggest anti-racism campaign in Europe with more than a thousand […]

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Leaving cert students faced stricter grading system

Leaving cert students faced stricter grading system

| August 17, 2017

THE 2,708 Limerick students who received their Leaving Certificate exam results on Wednesday were the first to be subjected to a new, stricter grading system. However, that didn’t stop Daniel Long of Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh scoring 625 points with 6 H1s and 1 H2, which significantly enhanced his prospects of studying medicine in Trinity College. He […]

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Employers to help shape education sector

Employers to help shape education sector

| August 15, 2017

THE National Training Fund (NTF) is set to receive up to €200 million in funding over the next three years from Ireland’s biggest employers in order to “win the war for talent”. That’s according to Education Minister Richard Bruton who recently announced a comprehensive review of the funding of the NTF and that an extra […]

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GoCar sharing service launches in Limerick

GoCar sharing service launches in Limerick

| August 3, 2017

IRELAND’S largest car sharing service GoCar has launched in Limerick, allowing locals access to cheap and accessible rental cars. Partnering with Irish Rail, the car sharing service already operates successfully in Dublin and Cork, and will now maintain a permanent base at the Colbert train station. Ireland’s cities are looking to reduce their carbon foot […]

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Edward McNamara angling to save Shannon salmon from extinction

Edward McNamara angling to save Shannon salmon from extinction

| August 3, 2017

Edward McNamara has been angling on the Shannon River for the past 60 years and still uses the hut from where he started his lifetime passion on the riverbank at Plassey. He has seen the river transform over the last half century and believes it has reached a critical point for the sustainability of salmon […]

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Five Limerick players named in Ireland World Cup squad

Five Limerick players named in Ireland World Cup squad

| July 26, 2017

LIMERICK rugby will be well represented at next month’s Women’s Rugby World Cup with five Limerick players named in the 28 woman squad. Fullback Niamh Briggs will captain the side alongside backs Nicole Cronin, Eimear Considine, and forwards Ciara Griffin, and Anna Caplice. All five players are currently playing with UL Bohemians and scrum-half Nicole […]

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€24 million cash injection hasn’t cured University hospital Limerick ills

€24 million cash injection hasn’t cured University hospital Limerick ills

| July 7, 2017

The emergency department at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) had the highest number of people waiting on trolleys for a bed in the country last month, despite the opening of a new €24 million unit six weeks ago. There were 640 patients waiting for a bed in the hospital last month, having been admitted through the […]

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New Zealand International Henry Cameron will line out for the Blues

New Zealand International Henry Cameron will line out for the Blues

| July 7, 2017

WITH local rugby followers occupied with the exploits of the All Blacks, Limerick FC have created their own connection to the land of the long white cloud with the signing of New Zealand international winger, Henry Cameron. The New Zealand international arrived in Shannonside earlier this week and has signed a deal that will keep […]

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Northern Trust Limerick major expansion announced as company celebrates 10 year anniversary in Limerick

Northern Trust Limerick major expansion announced as company celebrates 10 year anniversary in Limerick

| June 30, 2017

FOR more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building their legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. Northern Trust serves the world’s most sophisticated clients, from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and […]

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