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Limerick woman’s racist train rant under Garda investigation

Limerick woman’s racist train rant under Garda investigation

| April 19, 2017

GARDAI are investigating video footage capturing a Limerick woman’s racist attack aimed at a number passengers on an Irish Rail train to Limerick Junction over the Easter Weekend. Captured by @TheBexWay who published the footage to Twitter, the series of videos captures several incidents of the woman’s 16 minute rant littered with racial slurs. In […]

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Local council wants your opinion on riverway and footbridge proposals

Local council wants your opinion on riverway and footbridge proposals

| April 18, 2017

Limerick’s citizens are being asked to share their opinions on how the city can best connect to its greatest asset, the River Shannon. Limerick City and County Council in conjunction with SAUL, School of Architecture, University of Limerick is hosting the second week of the Living Limerick: City Engage series, a new consultation process designed to collect people’s […]

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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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Free summer course at MIC will upskill primary school teachers

Free summer course at MIC will upskill primary school teachers

| April 17, 2017

Mary Immaculate College (MIC) is offering free summer courses for primary school teachers in order to equip them with the knowledge, skills and confidence to integrate ICT, digital literacies and Robotics into their practice. According to Dr Maeve Liston, Director of Enterprise and Community Engagement MIC, the initiative aims to develop teachers’ digital skills which […]

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Limerick hosts largest ever community clean-up

Limerick hosts largest ever community clean-up

| April 17, 2017

Europe’s biggest ever one-day clean-up took place in Limerick on Good Friday. Over 16,500 people took to the streets of Limerick city and county to take part in the occasion. Sponsored by the JP McManus Benevolent Fund, Team Limerick Clean-up3, (TLC3) is spearheaded by Paul O’Connell and was launched at Pery Square in Limerick city where volunteers […]

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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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Limerick gets #Alltogethernow for Bealtaine

Limerick gets #Alltogethernow for Bealtaine

| April 14, 2017

NUMEROUS events and performances to celebrate Bealtaine, the festival that defies age and promotes creativity, will take place in Limerick. There are opportunities to link in nationally through shared choral works and touring theatre also, each with a themed resonance for participants and the audience. With Bealtaine in its 22nd year and under the aegis […]

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Limerick bridal shop owner avoids prison sentence

Limerick bridal shop owner avoids prison sentence

| April 13, 2017

  FOLLOWING a two year controversy that left brides-to-be devastated, the owner of the wedding dress shop at the centre of the saga has narrowly avoided a prison sentence. Shirley Flanagan (36), of Rathurd, Donoughmore, Limerick, was the owner of Robelle Bridal in Annacotty when the store suddenly closed leaving dozens of brides-to-be out 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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Council seeking site for new Abbeyfeale cemetery

Council seeking site for new Abbeyfeale cemetery

| April 13, 2017

LIMERICK City and County Council are actively looking at four potential sites for a new graveyard in Abbeyfeale. Senior executive engineer Ben Noonan told council members at this week’s Newcastle West Municipal District meeting that the local authority was “actively progressing” this issue. Four parcels of land have now been identified, which might be suitable […]

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