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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| April 27, 2017

Hell hath no fury There are many things in life which scare me. Enclosed spaces, owls, the music of Nathan Carter, the thought of dying alone. But one thing scares me like no other. And, unlike the aforementioned, there is no real way of avoiding this thing, of dealing with it or even escaping from […]

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Limerick State solicitor retires amid glowing tributes

Limerick State solicitor retires amid glowing tributes

| April 27, 2017

DESPITE an escalation in serious crime during the years of the feud in Limerick, retiring State solicitor Michael Murray never flinched from his duties even in the face of serious threats, Judge Tom O’Donnell has said. Leading tributes to Mr Murray by barristers, solicitors, court staff and gardai, Judge O’Donnell said that the people of […]

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Simon steps up to save tenants

Simon steps up to save tenants

| April 27, 2017

bernie@limerickpost.ie THE LIMERICK social housing agency which found itself at the centre of a storm for buying apartments where families would have to be evicted, has resolved the issue for many concerned tenants. And the good news for those who qualify for housing by the agency is that they now have homes for life. Simon […]

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Passenger numbers continue to increase at Shannon Airport

Passenger numbers continue to increase at Shannon Airport

| April 26, 2017

Shannon Airport has seen an increase in passenger numbers for the fourth year in succession, leading to a turnover of €67.2 in 2016, up by over 2% on 2015. Announcing his first annual results as CEO of Shannon Group following his appointment last year, Matthew Thomas said that a continuation of the company’s improving financial performance is […]

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Munster defeated by Saracens at Aviva Stadium

Munster defeated by Saracens at Aviva Stadium

| April 22, 2017

MUNSTER have been defeated 26-10 by Saracens in today’s Champions Cup semi final at the Aviva Stadium. Tries from Mako Vunipola and Chris Wyles in the second half blew the Pro12 side away following a dominant first forty from the men in red which still saw them 6-3 behind at the short whistle. Saracens defence […]

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Munster name XV for Saracens Semi Final

Munster name XV for Saracens Semi Final

| April 21, 2017

MUNSTER’s Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has named his match-day 23 for Munster’s Champions Cup semi-final against Saracens at the Aviva on Saturday, 3.15pm. CJ Stander has overcome the ankle injury sustained against Toulouse in the quarter-final stage to be named in the starting XV. The front five sees Dave Kilcoyne, Niall Scannell and John […]

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Public’s right to know should be accompanied by sensitive reporting

Public’s right to know should be accompanied by sensitive reporting

| April 21, 2017

  ACCURATE and sensitive reporting of stories involving issues of mental health, suicides and murder suicides, has been called for by a mother who lost her two young daughters and husband in a murder suicide. Una Butler lost her two daughters Zoe (6) and Ella (2) and her husband John (43) in a murder suicide in […]

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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| April 20, 2017

The fat of the land It began on Tuesday morning. I awoke early, earlier than usual, and immediately knew something wasn’t right. I was sweating profusely, yet shivered as if cold. My stomach felt sick, my limbs ached and my head seemed ready to explode. This wasn’t good. Had I been drinking? Fallen off the […]

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Public appeal for missing Limerick woman

Public appeal for missing Limerick woman

| April 19, 2017

GARDAI in Limerick have issued an appeal and are seeking the assistance of the public in tracing the whereabouts of a Limerick woman missing since Tuesday morning. 51-year-old Lisa Galvin was last seen on Tuesday morning at approximately 10.30am in the Glasgow Park area of Limerick. Lisa is described as being approximately 5’ 2’’ tall with […]

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Munster’s Murray, Stander and O’Mahony selected for Lions Tour

Munster’s Murray, Stander and O’Mahony selected for Lions Tour

| April 19, 2017

MUNSTER Rugby’s Conor Murray, Peter O’Mahony and CJ Stander have been selected for the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand this summer. The Munster trio are part of an 11 man Irish contingent that will travel, along with 12 Welsh, 16 English and just two Scots. Those to miss out, from a Munster […]

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