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#WATCH Opera Site 3D plans unveiled as planning process begins

#WATCH Opera Site 3D plans unveiled as planning process begins

| June 28, 2017

  THE planning process for the Opera Site, the largest project in the Limerick Twenty Thirty programme, has commenced and if granted is expected to transform the city centre into a dynamic economic hub and living space. The planning application proposes the demolition of a number of buildings and structures including; 6 and 7 Rutland Street; 6, […]

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Limerick stopover for $26m Wabi Sabi superyacht – but was it really Elton’s

Limerick stopover for $26m Wabi Sabi superyacht – but was it really Elton’s

| June 28, 2017

  IS THE “Wabi Sabi” the first of a flotilla of super yachts to dock in Limerick as a watery extension to the Wild Atlantic Way? Probably not, but the arrival of the $26m super yacht at Limerick Docks last Sunday made for great speculation as to who might own this mammoth of luxury or […]

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Males who fled Adare crash being sought by Gardai

Males who fled Adare crash being sought by Gardai

| June 26, 2017

  GARDAI in Limerick are looking to speak with three males who left the scene of a road traffic collision outside Adare on Sunday afternoon last. Shortly before 2pm on Sunday, a 999 call was made to the emergency services notifying them that a car had rolled over on to its roof following a collision […]

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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| June 22, 2017

The forgotten many So, Enda is gone, and in his stead is some young fella, a gay lad apparently, one from out foreign. Mental. And this new chap is very hard to read, so hard that most of us have chosen to keep our powder dry, not quite affording him a honeymoon period, but certainly […]

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Marmite McGregor talking his way to fortune

Marmite McGregor talking his way to fortune

| June 22, 2017

There’s an unwritten rule in Irish sport, it goes a little something like this: ‘Should one of our people reach the pinnacle of their sport they automatically become a national hero.’ It doesn’t matter if the sport in question is something we’ve never even heard of or don’t properly understand; if an Irish person is […]

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Widespread condemnation of Mayoral favourite’s ‘racist’ comments

Widespread condemnation of Mayoral favourite’s ‘racist’ comments

| June 21, 2017

TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has been called upon to condemn comments made by Fine Gael councillor Stephen Keary after he referred to Eastern Europeans and non-nationals living in Ireland as a “major drain on the State”. Speaking at last week’s Adare-Rathkeale district meeting, Cllr Keary – who is expected to be elected Mayor of Limerick City […]

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Armed raiders told woman they would shoot her daughter

Armed raiders told woman they would shoot her daughter

| June 21, 2017

  A LIMERICK mother, who was recovering from breast cancer surgery, was having a bath when a gang of armed raiders burst in to her home. Ann Garvey, of Sunville House, Pallasgreen told Judge John Hannan at Limerick Circuit Court last week that the men, who were armed with a sawn-off shotgun, a baseball bat […]

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#WATCH Shannon-side Memorial stone unveiled to Anthony Foley in Limerick

#WATCH Shannon-side Memorial stone unveiled to Anthony Foley in Limerick

| June 21, 2017

The powerful image of Shannon, Munster and Ireland’s favourite No. 8, the late Anthony Foley, has been captured in a riverside memorial on Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city In Limerick City and County Council’s official dedication to the iconic rugby star, who died suddenly last October in Paris, it has erected a 2m memorial stone […]

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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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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| June 15, 2017

Burn notice It begins with an overheard conversation in the post office, two old dears breaking the news before it’s even broken: “They’re giving it lovely for the weekend,” says the first. “Are they?” asks the second, agog. “They are. 22 degrees,” the other replies proudly, as if she’d arranged it all herself. You scoff […]

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