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American Airlines expand Shannon Airport services

American Airlines expand Shannon Airport services

| August 22, 2017

AMERICAN Airlines has announced the company plans to expand its Shannon to Philadelphia service in 2018, building on the demand for flights between regions which will add an additional 50 return flights and 7,000 passengers. The world’s largest airline will increase capacity on the route by 18%. Over 38,000 passengers already use the daily service […]

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Limerick Council must champion light rail network for city

Limerick Council must champion light rail network for city

| August 19, 2017

LIMERICK City and County Council has been urged to champion a proposal for a light rail network for the city. Sinn Féin Senator Paul Gavan believes there is a once in a generation opportunity to build a modern transport network that will be lost if the council does not act, with serious consequences for future […]

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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| August 17, 2017

Our day will come There was a boy in my class at school, a bright kid, one of those lads who sat at or near the front every day and always seemed to have his homework done. But as bright as he was, as well-behaved and attentive as he appeared, he was prone to bouts […]

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Land of hope and glory

Land of hope and glory

| August 17, 2017

As the hype train rolled back into town, as Sky Sports informed us that yes, it’s still the best league in the world even though all its top players want to go to Spain, one of our national papers, instead of churning out yet another identikit preview piece, chose to compile a list. It was […]

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Poverty is the reality of the recovery

Poverty is the reality of the recovery

| August 16, 2017

JOB security is scarce, wages are low, contracts are short, and quality of work is poor. That’s the reality of the much-heralded recovery, according to Social Democrats Limerick representative and party chairperson Sarah Jane Hennelly. Commenting on a recent homelessness statistic, which shows that 17 per cent of people experiencing homelessness are currently working, she accused the government of […]

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UL founder to post his doctorate back

UL founder to post his doctorate back

| August 16, 2017

ONE of Limerick’s most esteemed academics has said he is posting his honorary doctorate back to the National University of Ireland after he received no response to his criticism of the same honour being given to former Taoiseach Brian Cowen. The founding president of the University of Limerick Dr Ed Walsh said he was surprised he […]

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Beyond the neon runes

Beyond the neon runes

| August 10, 2017

Throw away the key There was a thing going around the Internet recently, a trend. Bearing the hashtag #confessyourunpopularopinion it offered an agitator like me the perfect opportunity to get a few things off my chest. And once I started there was no stopping me. First, I announced to anyone who might listen that Breaking Bad is […]

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In our own little world

In our own little world

| August 10, 2017

Who would have thought it? Little old Ireland, hosting a World Cup, and all on its own too. If only they could see us now, Collins, de Valera, Markievicz, Joe Dolan, they’d be welling up; a World Cup? In Ireland? G’wan out of that and don’t be having me on. But it’s true, as of […]

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Guilty Verdicts in Jason Corbett murder trial

Guilty Verdicts in Jason Corbett murder trial

| August 9, 2017

Molly Martens and her father Thomas have been found guilty of the second degree murder of Limerickman Jason Corbett. This week the Corbett family gathered in prayer as a jury retired to consider whether to convict the two people of the Limerick man’s murder. Heartbroken parents, John and Rita Corbett along with members of their […]

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One small step for the GAA

One small step for the GAA

| August 4, 2017

A couple of summers ago, when Sky first started showing our national games, we took great delight in seeing how the British would react. Every Irish website worth its salt had a weekly collation of the ‘funniest tweets’, featuring confused Londoners, Glaswegians and Mancunians trying to sum up just what the hell is was they […]

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