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Village mourns deaths of Oliver and John

Village mourns deaths of Oliver and John

| January 13, 2009

THE village of Hospital was in mourning this week after a horrific road traffic accident caused the deaths of Oliver Kearney, aged 21, and his friend John Swords (22).It is understood that Mr Swords had earlier attended the christening of his baby daughter.

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Limerick manager rings in new year with top award

Limerick manager rings in new year with top award

| January 12, 2009

*O2 Customer Care Centre  ‘Contact Centre of the Year’CONTINUING to produce top quality workers to industry, Limerick received a timely boost when Limerick man, and O2 employee, Eoin O’Sullivan, was named ‘Contact Centre Manager of the Year,’ at the 13th Irish Contact Centre and Shared Services Centre Awards.

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Dell to migrate 1900 Limerick jobs to Lodz

Dell to migrate 1900 Limerick jobs to Lodz

| January 8, 2009

As expected this morning, Dell announced that 1,900 jobs would be migrated from their Raheen plant to their newest Polish facility and to third party manufacturing units abroad. Sean Corkery, vice president of operations EMEA and a senior Dell figure in Limerick, delivered the announcement this morning and said that the jobs migration was part […]

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Dell workforce standby

Dell workforce standby

| January 7, 2009

WITH an air of uncertainty still hanging over the future of Dell at Raheen this Wednesday, suppliers in the region are increasingly concerned about the impact any curtailment of activities would have on them.

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Residents dig deep in protest

Residents dig deep in protest

| January 7, 2009

A DEMAND that the ESB be invoiced by Limerick City Council for the cost of reinstatement work at Westfields, on the North Circular Road, has been made by former Mayor Michael Hourigan. However, the ESB argue that it is not their problem and that the council must shoulder responsibility.

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Bag snatchers on the prowl in city

Bag snatchers on the prowl in city

| January 7, 2009

A WORRYING trend continues to escalate as more and more thieves seize the opportunity to target motorists stopped in traffic or at traffic lights. At 11.15am on January 2, a woman’s handbag was snatched when a youth opened the passenger door of the car,

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Fear drives residents to sell at loss-claim

Fear drives residents to sell at loss-claim

| January 7, 2009

AS a matter of urgency a meeting of the Limerick City Joint Policing Committee will shortly be held in camera with the Garda Siochana to discuss the problem of intimidation of families who own their own homes on those city housing estates designated for regeneration.

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FF announce Castleconnell candidates

FF announce Castleconnell candidates

| January 7, 2009

FIVE candidates have been selected by Fianna Fáil to contest the Castleconnell electoral area in next year’s Local Elections.   Cllr. Noel Gleeson was first elected 1985 and has contested every election since. Originally from Cappamore he is a farmer and businessman. He is also involved in a variety of local organisations.

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Garda traffic corp on motorists tail

Garda traffic corp on motorists tail

| January 6, 2009

MOTOR tax dodgers have been warned…the garda traffic corp is on your tail. New hi-tech surveillance equipment that can identify fast moving registration plates at the rate of five per second have been fitted to upwards of 70 squad cars, and more are expected on the road during the month of January.

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Evelyn shortlisted

Evelyn shortlisted

| January 6, 2009

EVELYN O’Connor, from Corbally, has been shortlisted for one of the biggest art competitions in Ireland; Commercial Finance Ireland’s ‘Art of Nurture’. Evelyn will attend a special awards ceremony next week at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, where her work will be on display.

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