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Minister is overstating welfare fraud problem

Minister is overstating welfare fraud problem

| April 28, 2017

FIANNA Fáil Spokesperson on Social Protection, Willie O’Dea believes that Minister Leo Varadkar is overstating the problem of fraud in relation to Social Protection and that employment activation measures are being used to sanction people. The Limerick TD claims that, according to figures released to him, there has been a sharp rise in people being penalised for […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| April 28, 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 Tuesday May 2. Who directed ‘Unforgettable’? A. Denise Di […]

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Less spin and more housing

Less spin and more housing

| April 28, 2017

MANY working families in Limerick are now unable to secure a home. That’s according to Sinn Féin TD Maurice Quinlivan who has criticised the government’s “empty rhetoric” on the housing crisis. “Rents across Limerick are soaring with a three-bedroom house listed this week in Dooradolye for more that €1,500 a month. Young couples are forced to […]

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Councillors accused of stigmatising social housing residents in Limerick

Councillors accused of stigmatising social housing residents in Limerick

| April 27, 2017

NOVAS, the largest provider of homeless services in the Mid-West, believe that recent comments made by local councillors highlights the stigmatisation of social housing residents in Limerick. The voluntary agency said it was disappointed by a recent article in the Limerick Post on this month’s Adare-Rathkeale municipal district meeting. Novas accused local councillors of “debasing” […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| April 26, 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 Tuesday May 2. Who directed ‘Unforgettable’?   A. Denise […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| April 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 April 24. Who directed ‘Going in Style’? […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| April 19, 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 April 24. Who directed ‘Going in Style’? […]

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Colleagues pay tribute to MIC President

Colleagues pay tribute to MIC President

| April 17, 2017

The death has occurred of Professor Michael A Hayes, President of Mary Immaculate College, who passed away on Saturday following an illness. Michael Hayes was born in Limerick, Ireland in 1957.  His post-primary education took place at St Munchin’s College in Limerick and he went on to study at St Patrick’s Pontifical College in Maynooth, before […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| April 14, 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 Tuesday April 18. Who does the voice of […]

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Moves to sort out the sulky racers on Limerick roads

Moves to sort out the sulky racers on Limerick roads

| April 13, 2017

COUNCILLORS have been asked to amend horse control bye laws so Gardaí can have greater powers to police sulky racing on public roads. At this week’s Adare-Rathkeale Municipal District Meeting, independent councillor Emmett O’Brien said that in the event of an accident it is the taxpayer who must take the hit, as sulkies are not […]

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