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Two-year anniversary pauses Corbett murder trial

Two-year anniversary pauses Corbett murder trial

| August 2, 2017

AS THE gruesome evidence of the last moments in Jason Corbett’s life unfold before a jury of US citizens, the Limerick man’s family have been allowed time to pause proceedings to mark his two-year anniversary. In the early hours of August 2, 2015, the popular Limerick man was bludgeoned to death in his US home […]

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Year-round US flights essential for regional development

Year-round US flights essential for regional development

| July 24, 2017

FLIGHTS between New York and Shannon throughout the year are essential if Government is to achieve balanced regional development. This week, the Chambers of Shannon, Ennis, Galway and Limerick said that retaining year-round services on the New York route must be a priority for Government after the United Airlines opted to suspend its Newark to Shannon […]

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Molly and father on trial for Jason’s murder

Molly and father on trial for Jason’s murder

| July 18, 2017

THE murder trial of Molly Martens and her retired FBI agent Thomas Martens, has opened in the US as the father and daughter deny the unlawful killing of Limerick father of two Jason Corbett at his home in the early hours of August 3, 2015. Molly (36) and her 66-year-old retired father both deny a […]

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Hoteliers defend retention of 9% VAT rate for hospitality sector

Hoteliers defend retention of 9% VAT rate for hospitality sector

| July 17, 2017

DESPITE a fall in the numbers of UK tourists, Limerick hoteliers are reporting a positive outlook for the Summer season as they defend the retention of the 9 per cent VAT rate for the hospitality industry. Hotels and guesthouses owners in Limerick and across the country have seen an increase in business levels during the […]

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EU Smart Cities – the Limerick links

EU Smart Cities – the Limerick links

| July 13, 2017

LIMERICK Post journalist Andrew Carey travelled to Finland recently for the EU Smart Cities 2.0 conference which was held in Helsinki and reports on the connections that Ireland, the Mid West and indeed Limerick has to the EU Framework Programme and Horizon 2020.  CITIES, towns and regions throughout Europe need to collaborate more, “now more […]

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Funding boost for LIT Electrical Apprenticeship Programme

Funding boost for LIT Electrical Apprenticeship Programme

| July 10, 2017

LIMERICK Institute of Technology is to receive in excess of half a million euro in funding for its Electrical Apprenticeship Programme. The funding, provided by the Department of Education and Skills through the Higher Education Authority (HEA). will enable LIT to purchase equipment and carry out enabling works for the implementation of a new syllabi for the […]

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Munster sign two South African’s to bolster squad

Munster sign two South African’s to bolster squad

| July 7, 2017

Munster Rugby has bolstered their squad for the coming season with the signing of two South African’s, flanker Chris Cloete and lock Gerbrandt Grobler. Southern Kings and Pumas flanker Chris Cloete has signed a three-year contract while Gerbrandt Grobler has signed a one-year deal. 26-year-old Cloete has made 21 appearances for the Port Elizabeth Super […]

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Adding insult to injury for Limerick sex assault victims

Adding insult to injury for Limerick sex assault victims

| June 29, 2017

  MEN who get injured during sex attacks can receive medical treatment in the new emergency department at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) while their female sex assault victims have to travel to Cork for treatment. Opened last May, the new emergency department has a 24hour facility specially designed to cater for male prisoners including those injured […]

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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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#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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