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EVA International Director reacts to funding criticism

EVA International Director reacts to funding criticism

| August 12, 2017

THE newly-appointed director of the EVA International has responded to criticism of the amount of funding allocated to the biennial contemporary arts festival. At the July Metropolitan District meeting of Limerick City and County Council, concern was expressed that, in addition to Arts Council funding of €220,000, EVA had been allocated €5,000 from the local authority. A […]

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War Memorial is a symbol of inclusiveness and enlightenment

War Memorial is a symbol of inclusiveness and enlightenment

| August 11, 2017

It has been bombed, boycotted and condemned as a symbol of British imperialism, yet the Limerick War Memorial in Pery Square is a potent reminder that the legacy of loss from the First World War transcends religious, political and social divisions. Dr Tadhg Moloney tells the story of how the memorial survived revisionism, ignorance and prejudice. Eleven […]

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More than three hundred people with disabilities waiting for social housing in Limerick

More than three hundred people with disabilities waiting for social housing in Limerick

| August 11, 2017

THE Government needs to take urgent action to deal with the fact that at least 337 people with disabilities are on waiting lists for social housing in Limerick, according to one of the country’s largest charities. Rehab, Ireland’s largest independent charity for people with disabilities, says the Government is failing people with disabilities by not […]

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Gang of youths causing havoc in Caherdavin

Gang of youths causing havoc in Caherdavin

| August 11, 2017

DESPITE increased Garda patrols and the installation of CCTV cameras, Caherdavin residents are being subjected to anti-social behaviour by a gang of almost 40 young people. “We can get over the loitering, but they are kicking cars, kicking balls at house windows. People have been beaten up and stabbed,” said one resident who did not […]

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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| August 10, 2017

Throw away the key There was a thing going around the Internet recently, a trend. Bearing the hashtag #confessyourunpopularopinion it offered an agitator like me the perfect opportunity to get a few things off my chest. And once I started there was no stopping me. First, I announced to anyone who might listen that Breaking Bad is […]

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Justice for Jason

Justice for Jason

| August 10, 2017

by Cian Reinhardt and Bernie English [email protected]   JUSTICE for murdered Jason was what the Corbett family in Limerick had prayed and wished for and on Wednesday, justice is what they got. Molly Martens and her father Thomas were found guilty of the second-degree murder of Limerickman Jason Corbett when the verdict was returned by the […]

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Myles Casey inherits ‘Big Bang’ boxing legacy

Myles Casey inherits ‘Big Bang’ boxing legacy

| August 10, 2017

Following in the footsteps of his father, Myles Casey has carried on a proud boxing legacy by winning the Irish Senior Cadet 50kg title. A member of Rathkeale Boxing Club, Myles has booked a spot on the Irish team that will travel to Bulgaria in September to take part in the under-15 European Boxing Championships. […]

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Limerick gets set for the invasion of Troy

Limerick gets set for the invasion of Troy

| August 10, 2017

A MULTI MILLION euro film project is set to take off in Limerick as early as October, industry insiders have confirmed to the Limerick Post. News leaked out this week of a massive deal which will see Troy studios at the former Dell site in Castletroy being used as the location for the filming of […]

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Limerick’s Celia Holman Lee announced as Focus Ireland Ambassador

Limerick’s Celia Holman Lee announced as Focus Ireland Ambassador

| August 10, 2017

Celia Holman Lee has given her backing to the fight against homelessness having been unveiled as an ambassador for Focus Ireland. The well-known model, fashion stylist and television presenter is supporting Focus Ireland efforts locally in Limerick, and nationally, as the homelessness crisis worsens. 2018 will mark twenty years of Focus Ireland service provision in […]

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Guilty Verdicts in Jason Corbett murder trial

Guilty Verdicts in Jason Corbett murder trial

| August 9, 2017

Molly Martens and her father Thomas have been found guilty of the second degree murder of Limerickman Jason Corbett. This week the Corbett family gathered in prayer as a jury retired to consider whether to convict the two people of the Limerick man’s murder. Heartbroken parents, John and Rita Corbett along with members of their […]

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