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Keary wants cameras in Rathkeale by Christmas

Keary wants cameras in Rathkeale by Christmas

| June 23, 2017

“IT is time to get off the benches and into action”. That was the rallying cry from Fine Gael councillor Stephen Keary to Limerick City and County Council as he urged the local authority to have CCTV cameras in operation in Rathkeale in time for next Christmas. “We were told we would have them for June […]

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Terry Wogan memorial sculpture to be unveiled in Limerick City

Terry Wogan memorial sculpture to be unveiled in Limerick City

| June 23, 2017

THE UNVEILING of the Terry Wogan memorial sculpture in Limerick City in memory of the late radio presenter will take place on this Saturday, June 24. A day of celebration and commemoration has been planned to mark the official unveiling of the sculpture by Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon, Fianna Fáil. Rory Breslin is […]

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Doctors in the house: UL GEMS graduates

Doctors in the house: UL GEMS graduates

| June 22, 2017

Tom McCullough news@limerickpost.ie MORE than 200 students graduated from University of Limerick’s Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS), and departments of Nursing and Midwifery and Clinical Therapies this week. One hundred and sixty six students were conferred with medical degrees as they became the sixth graduating class of GEMS. As well as the 133 Bachelor of […]

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Tourist wants to thank unknown Limerick hero

Tourist wants to thank unknown Limerick hero

| June 22, 2017

WHILE enjoying a coffee in Limerick city last Thursday, a woman tourist was distracted by an altercation and had her wallet robbed by an opportunist thief. A man who was also in the coffee shop, confronted the female thief who dropped the wallet as she ran from the premises. The man returned the wallet to the […]

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Limerick stab victim couldn’t identify attacker court told

Limerick stab victim couldn’t identify attacker court told

| June 22, 2017

THE SPECIAL Criminal Court has heard that the victim of an attack could not identify the person who stabbed him after he had agreed to accept €5,000 compensation for a collision with a motorcyclist. The evidence was given by Limerick man David Foran (33) of Cornmarket Villas, in the trial of Larry McCarthy (37) of […]

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Extern to aid young offenders on bail

Extern to aid young offenders on bail

| June 22, 2017

EXTERN, Ireland’s first bail supervision scheme for young offenders has been officially launched this month. Operated by the social justice charity, Extern, the pilot scheme has been created in order to offer an alternative to detention for young people. It is aimed at supporting them to be at home, in education, training or employment and […]

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Limerick riverside development planning permission granted

Limerick riverside development planning permission granted

| June 21, 2017

An Bord Pleanála has given permission for plans for a Limerick riverside development. The plans consist of a fifteen-story building that will provide office and retail space in the city centre as well as containing luxury apartments. The development plan aims to replace the current ESB showroom on Cecil Street with a public plaza with other areas of […]

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Widespread condemnation of Mayoral favourite’s ‘racist’ comments

Widespread condemnation of Mayoral favourite’s ‘racist’ comments

| June 21, 2017

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has been called upon to condemn comments made by Fine Gael councillor Stephen Keary after he referred to Eastern Europeans and non-nationals living in Ireland as a “major drain on the State”. Speaking at last week’s Adare-Rathkeale district meeting, Cllr Keary – who is expected to be elected Mayor of Limerick City […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| June 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 June 26. What superhero character does Chris […]

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#WATCH Summer solstice heralded in at Grange Stone Circle Limerick

#WATCH Summer solstice heralded in at Grange Stone Circle Limerick

| June 21, 2017

The summer solstice was welcomed in spectacular sound and style this morning as one of the world’s finest stone circles, the Grange Stone Circle in Lough Gur, Limerick hosted a special dawn greeting. The hugely significant ritual circle, complete with its 113 stones, hosted guests – some travelling from across the world – keen to […]

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