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Staff at UL Hospitals Run for Ghana

Staff at UL Hospitals Run for Ghana

| August 15, 2017

STAFF at University Hospital Limerick and across UL Hospitals Group are gearing up for their annual charity 5k run /walk to take place on Friday August 25th at 6.30pm. The event will see staff of all abilities taking part in a 5k run/walk around the Dooradoyle /Raheen area which, now in its third year, has […]

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People of Limerick invited to ‘Beat the Street’

People of Limerick invited to ‘Beat the Street’

| August 15, 2017

Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Limerick this Autumn as schools, community groups and businesses compete against each other through a walking, cycling and jogging challenge. Running from 13 September to 1 November, Beat the Street is a free, fun challenge which will turn Limerick into a massive game where […]

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Limerick’s forgotten Orange heritage

Limerick’s forgotten Orange heritage

| August 14, 2017

With the marching season under way in Northern Ireland, few realise that it was once a cause for celebration in Limerick where Orange Lodges operated across the county. Armagh historian Quincey Dougan takes a look at this little known element of Limerick’s heritage.   In 1875, Number 97 George Street in Limerick, now better known […]

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Limerick craftworkers needed for recycling project

Limerick craftworkers needed for recycling project

| August 13, 2017

LIMERICK craftworkers skilled in the area of repairing and recycling old items are needed to share their skill and knowledge with others through workshops, classes and presentations during ‘Reuse Month’ this October. The Southern Region Waste Management Office (SRWMO) is currently compiling a database of Limerick craftspeople from which they will engage key personnel for the […]

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War Memorial is a symbol of inclusiveness and enlightenment

War Memorial is a symbol of inclusiveness and enlightenment

| August 11, 2017

It has been bombed, boycotted and condemned as a symbol of British imperialism, yet the Limerick War Memorial in Pery Square is a potent reminder that the legacy of loss from the First World War transcends religious, political and social divisions. Dr Tadhg Moloney tells the story of how the memorial survived revisionism, ignorance and prejudice. Eleven […]

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Limerick’s Celia Holman Lee announced as Focus Ireland Ambassador

Limerick’s Celia Holman Lee announced as Focus Ireland Ambassador

| August 10, 2017

Celia Holman Lee has given her backing to the fight against homelessness having been unveiled as an ambassador for Focus Ireland. The well-known model, fashion stylist and television presenter is supporting Focus Ireland efforts locally in Limerick, and nationally, as the homelessness crisis worsens. 2018 will mark twenty years of Focus Ireland service provision in […]

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Whispers of a Limerick horse project get louder

Whispers of a Limerick horse project get louder

| August 4, 2017

Limerick horse-lovers are hoping that the success of a Dublin-based community stables project can be replicated in the Treaty City. City North councillor Cian Prendiville (Solidarity) and Anna Gallagher, chairperson of the Horse Education Limerick Project Southside (HELPS) were joined on a visit to Clondalkin in Dublin by young members of the project to see […]

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Deadline Extended for Limerick Going for Gold Most Beautiful Garden

Deadline Extended for Limerick Going for Gold Most Beautiful Garden

| August 3, 2017

The Closing date for entry into this year’s Limerick Going for Gold Most Beautiful Garden Category has been extended until Tuesday 8th August.  If you wish to submit an entry for (Gardens MUST be visible the road).  Further details on limerick.ie The Parkway Shopping Centre once again is kindly supporting this category and has been a great […]

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Days left on fate of 12 stray horses seized in Limerick

Days left on fate of 12 stray horses seized in Limerick

| August 1, 2017

  HAVING disposed of 60 stray horses already this year, Limerick City and County Council face the prospect of having to make decisions on the latest seizure of 12 horses made in the city in recent days. The local council seized 12 unlicensed stray horses since July 26 last leaving their owners just days to […]

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‘Distressing’ assault under investigation as Garda review CCTV

‘Distressing’ assault under investigation as Garda review CCTV

| August 1, 2017

  GARDAI in Limerick are looking for the assistance of the public in relation to an assault recently where a woman was forced to fend off a male who followed her home. Last Thursday, a young lady was walking home on Chapel Street at 1am when she was suddenly approached by a male who attempted […]

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