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The numbers are up for Stella Bingo

The numbers are up for Stella Bingo

| September 22, 2016

THE last time I visited a Bingo Hall I was eight years-old and spent the night being fawned over by kindly ladies and eating bag after bag of Taytos. Despite my protestations, I wasn’t allowed to play and instead had to content myself with watching the women, silently moving closer to those who’d just won. […]

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Road Safety Awards honour Limerick’s leading lights

Road Safety Awards honour Limerick’s leading lights

| December 16, 2015

THE University of Limerick Smarter Travel scheme and local driving Instructor Tim O’Donoghue were among the winners at this year’s Road Safety Authority (RSA) ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety Awards’. The ceremony was hosted by RTÉ News reporter, Teresa Mannion, who famously warned motorists of the dangers of taking risks on “treacherous roads” during Storm […]

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Progress in plans for new secondary school in Croom

Progress in plans for new secondary school in Croom

| December 16, 2015

THE Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board (LCETB) has confirmed that plans for a new school building for Coláiste Chiaráin in Croom have moved a step further with the preparation of a planning application. The Board announced this week that a planning application for the new school for 850 students is now ready to […]

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Major expansion of Limerick Smarter Travel campus

Major expansion of Limerick Smarter Travel campus

| December 9, 2015

 THE Further Education and Training Centre on the Kilmallock Road has become the 23rd Irish business campus to sign up to the National Transport Authority’s Smarter Travel Campus Programme. Run locally by Limerick Smarter Travel in association with the National Transport Authority, the programme assists further education and third level institutions to promote walking, cycling, […]

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Another week, another honour for Limerick’s top sporting hero

Another week, another honour for Limerick’s top sporting hero

| December 9, 2015

 RUGBY legend Paul O’Connell was among those honoured at the 2015 People of the Year Awards at the weekend. The annual ceremony was presented by Gráinne Seoige, along with reporter Aidan Power and broadcast live on RTÉ One. Founders of Hugh’s House Ade Stack and Martin Curley, John Evoy of the Irish Association of Men’s […]

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University awards €100,000 in scholarships to new students

University awards €100,000 in scholarships to new students

| December 9, 2015

THE University of Limerick this week presented almost €100,000 worth of scholarships to its first year students in recognition of their Leaving Certificate achievements. UL awarded 49 first year students €2,000 entrance scholarships for the fourth year running. The entrance scholarships, which are offered to students who began their undergraduate studies in the autumn semester […]

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#WATCH Clare Daly served 1 hour in Limerick Prison

#WATCH Clare Daly served 1 hour in Limerick Prison

| December 9, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie UNITED Left TD Clare Daly spent just over one hour in Limerick women’s prison this Wednesday night after she failed to pay a €2,000 court fine for breaching the perimeter of Shannon Airport last year. Deputy Daly along with her Oireachtas colleague independent TD Mick Wallace were convicted and fined at Ennis […]

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#WATCH Wallace jailed for two hours for Shannon Airport breach

#WATCH Wallace jailed for two hours for Shannon Airport breach

| December 9, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie SERVING just two hours of a 30 day prison term at Limerick Prison after he failed to pay a court fine, Independent TD Mick Wallace said that he will continue his campaign to Government to stop the use of Shannon Airport by military who he says are “slaughtering innocent people” in the Middle East. Speaking […]

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Sea survival technology brings national award to Limerick

Sea survival technology brings national award to Limerick

| December 2, 2015

LIMERICK company Ocean Survivor has been crowned the Overall Winner of the 13th annual InterTradeIreland Seedcorn competition. The University of Limerick-based company, operated by founder Kieran Normoyle (25) from Patrickswell, manufactures a range of safety equipment aimed primarily at the offshore oil industry. The company is currently developing a simple to use technology that mitigates […]

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New initiative to teach enterprise skills to primary pupils

New initiative to teach enterprise skills to primary pupils

| December 2, 2015

 A NEW partnership between BizWorld Ireland and Mary Immaculate College that aims to teach enterprise skills to primary school children was launched by Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan on Monday. The initiative will see MIC students training in the delivery of the BizWorld programme for primary schools, which is aimed at teaching children about enterprise, money […]

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