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Investigation ongoing at Limerick Prison over alleged staff misconduct

Investigation ongoing at Limerick Prison over alleged staff misconduct

| June 20, 2017

  THE new Justice minister has confirmed that an internal investigation is continuing at Limerick Prison after allegations emerged from a whistleblower of fraud, theft and tax evasion. Minister Charlie Flanagan said that he would be reviewing the entirety of the file disclosed by a whistleblower and that he was aware that the internal probe […]

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#WATCH Say No campaign to combat ‘sextortion’ of children

#WATCH Say No campaign to combat ‘sextortion’ of children

| June 20, 2017

A NEW “Say No” campaign, launched by the Europol is being supported in Ireland in a bid to combat the sexual coercion and extortion of children. The online coercion and extortion of children is a form of digital blackmail, according to Gardai who have urged parents or victims to immediately contact them if they fall […]

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Return CERT to deal with chef shortage affecting tourism

Return CERT to deal with chef shortage affecting tourism

| June 20, 2017

  A review of one online jobs portal showed upwards of 50 vacancies in Limerick for chefs of varying experience and qualifications The Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) has called for emergency measures to be implemented to solve the crisis shortage of chefs all over the country including Limerick and the Mid West Region. The […]

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Applications sought for €60m regional development fund

Applications sought for €60m regional development fund

| June 19, 2017

AN information session this Thursday will assist those interested in obtaining further information when applying to the €60m regional development fund. Attendance is free, but registering your attendance in advance is requested by using the following link www.eventsforce.net/enterpriseireland/2100/register The competitive funding has been provided by the Department of Jobs, through Enterprise Ireland and is a key […]

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Competition winner

Competition winner

| June 19, 2017

WELL done to Donal Killackey from the North Circular Road in Limerick who is the lucky winner of one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of his choice at the Odeon Cinema in Castletroy. The answer to our film competition in last week’s Limerick Post was Tom Cruise. More tickets […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| June 16, 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 19. Which actor stars in ‘The […]

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Secret Screening at Limerick’s Omniplex this month

Secret Screening at Limerick’s Omniplex this month

| June 15, 2017

Omniplex have announced their next Secret Screenings event will take place on Wednesday, June 28 and for the first time Omniplex Limerick will host its own event, joining cinemas in Dublin, Cork and Dundalk in simultaneously screening a major new release ahead of its launch date. As with all Secret Screenings, movie goers will only know […]

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Ger’s spirit continues to soar at home and away

Ger’s spirit continues to soar at home and away

| June 15, 2017

AN IRISHMAN arrives in northern Pakistan on the foothills of K2 – the world’s second highest mountain. He meets an inquisitive and friendly local who asks him ‘where are you from?’ “I’m from Ireland,” the climber explains. “Oh, do you know Ger McDonnell?” comes the immediate reply. In the same region, a gruff army brigadier has […]

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On the run for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

On the run for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland

| June 15, 2017

MORE than 600 women, including participants from County Limerick, hit the ground running on the June bank holiday for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland in this year’s VHI Women’s Mini-Marathon. Many of the runners would have had personal reasons for taking part as Ireland has the highest prevalence and some of the most severe types of CF in […]

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Magic and mischief at Curraghchase

Magic and mischief at Curraghchase

| June 15, 2017

THERE is magic and mischief afoot at Curraghchase Forest Park. As rich in folklore as it is in flora and fauna, the 774-acre West Limerick tourist attraction certainly has a mystical quality to it. Locals will tell you of strange nocturnal sightings of a ghostly lady rising from the middle of the lake, banshee howls […]

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