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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| March 17, 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 March 20. ‘Kong: Skull Island’ comes from […]

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Limerick businesses can no longer rely on UK markets, warns leading economist

Limerick businesses can no longer rely on UK markets, warns leading economist

| March 17, 2017

One of Ireland’s leading businessmen, Denis Brosnan, has advised Limerick companies that are reliant on UK markets to start exploring business streams elsewhere. Answering questions for a short video shot at the recent inaugural Limerick Chamber Regional Leaders’ Programme event, Brosnan was in reflective mood as he discussed Brexit and offered advice to local start-ups. The event […]

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UHL takes two prizes at national awards

UHL takes two prizes at national awards

| March 17, 2017

The efforts of staff at UL Hospitals Group has been recognised at this year’s Irish Healthcare Centre Awards. UHL received the award for best Healthcare Department Initiative in Emergency Care for the Development and Implementation of an ED Nursing Proforma for Post Triage Assessment of Adult Patients. And UL Hospitals Group won the award for Healthcare […]

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New appointment expected to lead future success of Mid-west

New appointment expected to lead future success of Mid-west

| March 17, 2017

A new programme manager for the Mid-West Action Plan for Jobs has been appointed. The newly-appointed manager, Dr. Órlaith Borthwick, holds a PhD in Economics and brings a wealth of experience in policy formation and delivery of economic projects that enhance the growth potential of tier-two city-regions. Having most recently held the role as Manager of […]

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Back from the land of penguins and ice

Back from the land of penguins and ice

| March 16, 2017

LIMERICK tradesman Gerard Ryan is thawing out back home this week after four months working out in the frozen wilderness of Antarctica. The 37-year-old plumber from Caherdavin Heights, known to his friends as ‘Farmer’, was one of a 95-strong crew recruited to move British Antarctic Survey’s Halley VI Research Station 23km across the ice out on the 150-metre […]

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Limerick student scoops national award for journalism

Limerick student scoops national award for journalism

| March 16, 2017

A student from Laurel Hill Coláiste FCJ has been awarded a prestigious prize for sports journalism at the annual NewsBrands Ireland Press Pass Awards which took place in Dublin’s Convention Centre on Friday last. Sorcha Nic an tSionnaigh, who is in transition year, was awarded second place in the sports category for her piece, ‘Ballyea […]

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Traveller halting site dispute escalates as accusations fly at Limerick council

Traveller halting site dispute escalates as accusations fly at Limerick council

| March 15, 2017

  A DISPUTE at three Traveller halting sites in Limerick city has sparked a stand off with Limerick City and County Council over living conditions with Travellers claiming they’re being ignored by the local authority. The dispute at sites on Childers Road, Clonlong and Toppins Field escalated in recent days as signs and banners were […]

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A bright future on the cards for nine-year-old Afton from Limerick

A bright future on the cards for nine-year-old Afton from Limerick

| March 15, 2017

  ONE of Limerick’s youngest entrepreneurs has shown that creative flair can spark some unusual business opportunities. Nine-year-old Afton Purtill has elevated her love of arts and crafts to launch her very own company, the appropriately named Afton’s Handmade Cards. A third class pupil at Scoil Dean Cussen in Bruff, Afton has produced greeting cards for […]

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Arthur’s Quay carnival cancelled this weekend

Arthur’s Quay carnival cancelled this weekend

| March 15, 2017

The Vintage Carnival scheduled for Arthur’s Quay Park this weekend as part of the Limerick St Patrick’s Festival has been cancelled due to severe waterlogging which would not allow for access or installation. However, it is hoped the carnival will return to Limerick at some point in the near future. Tens of thousands of people will travel […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| March 15, 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 March 20. ‘Kong: Skull Island’ comes from […]

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