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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| February 22, 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 February 27. Who directed ‘The Great Wall’? […]

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Vet lab closure would undermine local Limerick and Clare agriculture

Vet lab closure would undermine local Limerick and Clare agriculture

| February 22, 2017

  THE planned closure of the Regional Veterinary Laboratory at Knockalisheen on the outskirts of Limerick is a potential slap in the face for rural Ireland and in particular the Mid West region. That’s according to Limerick farmer and county councillor Emmett O’Brien who was commenting amid fears that the closure of the facility would […]

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#BREAKING Bomb found in car at Limerick city Garda station

#BREAKING Bomb found in car at Limerick city Garda station

| February 22, 2017

  A HOMEMADE bomb was made safe during the early hours of Wednesday morning at the main Garda Station in Limerick City. The army bomb squad was dispatched to Henry Street Garda station after the explosive device was found in the back of a car that was impounded during an earlier Garda operation. Members of the […]

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Garda investigation continues for raiders who tied up and robbed Limerick Parish Priest

Garda investigation continues for raiders who tied up and robbed Limerick Parish Priest

| February 22, 2017

  A GARDA investigation and manhunt is continuing for three men who raided a County Limerick parochial house and tied up a priest while they ransacked the property recently. Parish Priest Canon Tony O’Keefe returned to his home in Shanagolden after celebrating Mass in Foynes on Wednesday night when he was confronted by three masked men who […]

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Single punch could have killed Limerick father-of-two

Single punch could have killed Limerick father-of-two

| February 22, 2017

  “I HOPE he pulls through” was the response of a County Limerick man when he was charged with punching a father-of-two, knocking him out, cracking his skull and leaving him in an induced coma for six weeks. James Corbett (23) of Sharwood Estate, Newcastle West assaulted Sean Ambrose (34) of Mountcollins outside a Newcastle […]

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Shannon coast guard rescues injured fisherman

Shannon coast guard rescues injured fisherman

| February 22, 2017

The Shannon based Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 has evacuated a seriously injured crewman from a large Russian fishing vessel approximately 140 nautical miles West of Kerry Head. The operation, which occurred yesterday evening, was coordinated by the Marine Rescue Coordination Centre in Valentia Island and supported by the Naval ship LÉ Róisín. Crew members […]

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#BREAKING Matracka guilty of housemate’s manslaughter in Limerick

#BREAKING Matracka guilty of housemate’s manslaughter in Limerick

| February 21, 2017

  THREE days after she stabbed and killed her housemate, Monika Matracka dragged Michal Rejmer’s body to the back garden of the Castletroy home they shared and then lied to gardai when they came to investigate. This Tuesday, the 35-year-old Polish national was found guilty of the manslaughter of the man she had a relationship […]

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Limerick charities benefit from LIT freshers fundraiser

Limerick charities benefit from LIT freshers fundraiser

| February 21, 2017

THREE local Limerick organisations have benefited from the thousands of euro raised during the Limerick Institute of Technology freshers week events. Students, drawn from the Marketing and Management and Applied Social Care programmes at LIT, developed business ideas and sold their products or services at the annual Market Link Fair in LIT, to raise money for their chosen […]

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Brosnan addresses first meeting of regional leaders programme

Brosnan addresses first meeting of regional leaders programme

| February 21, 2017

FORMER CEO at Kerry Group, Denis Brosnan has addressed 150 members of the Mid-West business community who took part in the first of a series of leadership discussions at the Dell EMC Campus in Limerick as part of the Limerick Chamber Regional Leaders’ Programme. The programme is being delivered by Limerick Chamber in collaboration with Dell EMC […]

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Father-of-two jailed for murdering his Limerick flatmate

Father-of-two jailed for murdering his Limerick flatmate

| February 20, 2017

  A LITHUANIAN man who came to Ireland in search of a better life was bludgeoned to death in his Limerick home just two-months after his arrival in the city. Dainius Burba was 39 when his flatmate beat him to death with the leg of a coffee table at an apartment they shared off Wolfe […]

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