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Force used by thieves

Force used by thieves

| August 6, 2009

GARDAI were called to the scene of a crime at Roxtown Terrace, in which they say a female was lucky to not be seriously injured when she resisted two males who tried to take her handbag. The lady was subsequently hit with a bottle in the eye by one of the culprits, at around 2.45 […]

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Young eagles take to the sky at Coonagh

Young eagles take to the sky at Coonagh

| August 6, 2009

SATURDAY, August 9, is Young Eagles Day at Coonagh Airfield, when over 40 children, aged between eight and 17,will fly into the sky with experienced pilots in Cessnas, Ralley and Collibre aircraft, weather permitting. Hosted by the Irish Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Olhkosh Wisconsin, USA, the event affords children from Limerick and […]

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Cregan and Neville top 140,000 in expenses

Cregan and Neville top 140,000 in expenses

| August 6, 2009

TWO WEST Limerick TDs claimed accumulated Dail expenses of almost euro 140,000 last year, according to latest figures obtained by the Sunday Independent under the Freedom of Information Act. They were Fianna Fail’s John Cregan, and Fine Gael’s Dan Neville, both of whom figured in the top 10 claimants. Attempts by the Limerick Post to […]

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Game of dare in Prospect area

Game of dare in Prospect area

| August 5, 2009

A DEADLY new game of dare is being played by young tearaways in the Prospect area of Limerick, a local RSF  community activist has claimed. Sean O’Neill from Quinn’s Cottages, said that a new twist in the antisocial behaviour of gangs of youths is to set fire to a wheelie bin and place it close […]

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Separated fathers claim imbalance in legal system

Separated fathers claim imbalance in legal system

| August 4, 2009

MEMBERS of MILES (Men in Limerick Experiencing Separation) are adamant that the judicial system and both voluntary and statutory bodies within this country, are unjust and serve the needs of women before men. Joe Wallace, secretary of MILES, argues there is an imbalance in the legal system in favour of women.

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Snip leaves regeneration off the hook

Snip leaves regeneration off the hook

| July 30, 2009

THE fact that the McCarthy Report did not target the Limerick regeneration programme for a cutback in its Snip Nua hit list, is regarded as a good sign in terms of guaranteed funding for continuation of the project, according to Brendan Kenny, chief executive of the city’s Regeneration Agencies. With some 400 houses already demolished […]

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Crescent Shopping Centre plans knocked

Crescent Shopping Centre plans knocked

| July 30, 2009

PLANS for a multi-million euro extension to the Crescent Shopping Centre, with Marks & Spencer as the flagship store, have been refused, on appeal, by An Bord Pleanala. Two years ago, the Limerick Post first broke the story that the owners of the Crescent Shopping Centre had been locked in talks with M&S and that […]

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Two serious following fatal crash

Two serious following fatal crash

| July 30, 2009

A COUPLE in their 60s died when the van they were travelling in collided with an SUV, just outside Askeaton.Two other people were seriously injured in the crash.

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Big bang kick-start adopted by O’Dea

Big bang kick-start adopted by O’Dea

| July 30, 2009

Prepared to fight every inch of the way A BIG BANG kick-start to the building element of the city’s regeneration project is actively under consideration. Minister Willie O’Dea is overseeing a drive to fast-track the commencement of construction work.

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Decent severance package demanded for workers

Decent severance package demanded for workers

| July 29, 2009

A SIGNIFICANTLY better redundancy package must be obtained for the 370 workers who lost their jobs last week when the Element Six manufacturing plant at Shannon announced its severe cutback in employment. Two politicians, Deputy Kieran O’Donnell FG, and David Vallely of the Socialist Party, contend that the redundancy payment being offered to the workers […]

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