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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 to [email protected] by 9am on Monday August 21. What film is the next […]

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Limerick Rose Kayleigh Maher makes finals

Limerick Rose Kayleigh Maher makes finals

| August 18, 2017

The Limerick Rose will appear on the televised Rose of Tralee Selection nights for the first time in 10 years. Kayleigh Maher (24) is one of 16 Roses who were announced as qualifiers for the TV selections with Dáithí Ó Sé in the Dome next Monday and Tuesday night. A total of 32 Roses will […]

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No Garda checks on Limerick fosterers

No Garda checks on Limerick fosterers

| August 18, 2017

CHILDREN in foster care in Limerick have been left at massive risk with 146 people either fostering or living with them who have not been approved by Gardaí. A report from HIQUA, the health services watchdog, highlighted significant shortfalls in the service, with 30 foster parents and 116 people over the age of 16 in […]

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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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Limerick family hub a ‘stepping stone’ to housing homeless families

Limerick family hub a ‘stepping stone’ to housing homeless families

| August 18, 2017

FAMILY hub style accommodation poses the risk of “normalising” homelessness if it is not operated correctly.  That’s the view of Labour Party Housing Spokesperson Jan O’Sullivan who says Limerick City and County Council needs to “ensure this type of accommodation doesn’t become the norm”. The former Government Minister was speaking to the Limerick Post after […]

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Limerick man on Yemen front line

Limerick man on Yemen front line

| August 17, 2017

A LIMERICK aid worker is in the thick of a crisis in Yemen, trying to help people at risk of death from cholera. Irish Red Cross worker Ciaran Cierans has been working in Yemen with the International Committee of the Red Cross, since October 2016. A seasoned aid worker of 12 years, Limerick man, Ciaran says the […]

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Tierney holds no fear of the French

Tierney holds no fear of the French

| August 17, 2017

by Mal Keaveney [email protected] TOM TIERNEY’S Ireland face a mammoth task when they take on France in this evening’s (Thursday) Women’s World Cup Pool C decider at the UCD Bowl (kick-off 7.45pm). With the game live on RTE and eir Sport, Ireland can expect a massive television audience. The fixture itself has been a 3,000 sell-out for […]

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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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The Stunning will brighten up your life

The Stunning will brighten up your life

| August 17, 2017

Steve Wall of The Stunning took time out from his holiday on Inishbofin to talk to Limerick Post Newspaper this week. Steve has travelled regularly to this small island off Connemara since the 1990s. His first visit was there was a mission to inspire a follow up album to The Stunning’s debut LP which had spent […]

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Housing crisis hits Limerick halting site

Housing crisis hits Limerick halting site

| August 17, 2017

NORA Harty has been living at the Killmurray View halting site on the outskirts of Limerick City for almost five years. But, with a baby due by the end of the year, she knows that there won’t be enough space in the small caravan she shares with her husband John and their three-year-old daughter Katie. With […]

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