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Limerick ranked third for public liability insurance claims

Limerick ranked third for public liability insurance claims

| June 21, 2017

  WITH the latest figures from the Personal Injuries Board (PIB) confirming that Limerick ranked third in the country for public liability insurance claims, calls have been made for the establishment of an insurance claims register to identify fraudsters. CFM Insurance group managing director Jonathan Hehir said that of the 8,906 public liability claims made in […]

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New O’Connell Street will put pedestrians first

New O’Connell Street will put pedestrians first

| June 21, 2017

Plans to rejuvenate O’Connell Street in Limerick will see pedestrians placed at the heart of a new Limerick city centre. The core principles in the re-imagining of this historic street will include putting pedestrians first,  adopting a smarter travel approach, reducing unnecessary car traffic, reducing road signage and improving the streetscape The plan promotes walking, cycling and public […]

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Armed raiders told woman they would shoot her daughter

Armed raiders told woman they would shoot her daughter

| June 21, 2017

  A LIMERICK mother, who was recovering from breast cancer surgery, was having a bath when a gang of armed raiders burst in to her home. Ann Garvey, of Sunville House, Pallasgreen told Judge John Hannan at Limerick Circuit Court last week that the men, who were armed with a sawn-off shotgun, a baseball bat […]

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#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

| June 21, 2017

A memorial commemorating the late Anthony Foley has been unveiled on Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city. The two metre tall memorial stone features the legendary forward, charging with ball in hand. The memorial was the initiative of the Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon and was unveiled in a low-key event […]

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Bishop visits Islamic Centre in show of solidarity

Bishop visits Islamic Centre in show of solidarity

| June 21, 2017

The Bishop of Limerick, Brendan Leahy, has visited the Limerick Islamic Cultural Centre to show his solidarity with local Muslims community who are observing a holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide as a holy month of fasting, introspection and prayers. Fasting is one of the five fundamental principles of Islam. Each […]

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Fewer Limerick women seeking UK abortions

Fewer Limerick women seeking UK abortions

| June 21, 2017

THE NUMBER of Limerick women travelling to the UK for abortions has dropped according to the latest figures released by the UK Department of Health. Statistics from the UK authorities showed that in 2015, 111 women travelled to England to terminate a pregnancy and registered Limerick as their home county. Many more are availing of illegal […]

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#WATCH Shannon-side Memorial stone unveiled to Anthony Foley in Limerick

#WATCH Shannon-side Memorial stone unveiled to Anthony Foley in Limerick

| June 21, 2017

The powerful image of Shannon, Munster and Ireland’s favourite No. 8, the late Anthony Foley, has been captured in a riverside memorial on Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city In Limerick City and County Council’s official dedication to the iconic rugby star, who died suddenly last October in Paris, it has erected a 2m memorial stone […]

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Indigo wins elevator pitch competition

Indigo wins elevator pitch competition

| June 21, 2017

  SHANNON-based visual management solutions company Indigo has won the Mid West ‘Fuelling Ambition’ roadshow elevator pitch competition worth €4,000. More than 100 business women and entrepreneurs from throughout the region attended the recent Fuelling Ambition ‘Steps to Success’ roadshow in Bunratty. Organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland Limerick, in conjunction with Local Enterprise […]

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Limerick farm cheese wins silver at international exhibition

Limerick farm cheese wins silver at international exhibition

| June 21, 2017

Bord Bia is celebrating the success of three Irish cheesemakers who were awarded top prizes at a prestigious international cheese and dairy fair, Mondial du Fromage. Cahill’s Farm Cheese, Newcastle West won a Silver Medal in the uncooked pressed cheeses category for their Vintage Cheddar. A total of six Irish cheese companies travelled with Bord Bia to France between June 11 […]

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Chamber awards set to reflect Limerick’s rising star status

Chamber awards set to reflect Limerick’s rising star status

| June 20, 2017

THE annual Limerick Chamber Business Awards are set to become the biggest the forum has seen in this its 7th year with 14 categories now up for finalisation. Chamber CEO Dr James Ring said that this year’s awards will reflect Limerick’s status as an economic rising star. From the 2016 bill of 12 categories, two […]

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