Tag: Ireland

Tierney holds no fear of the French

Tierney holds no fear of the French

| August 17, 2017

by Mal Keaveney [email protected] TOM TIERNEY’S Ireland face a mammoth task when they take on France in this evening’s (Thursday) Women’s World Cup Pool C decider at the UCD Bowl (kick-off 7.45pm). With the game live on RTE and eir Sport, Ireland can expect a massive television audience. The fixture itself has been a 3,000 sell-out for […]

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Limerick news briefs Boots Night Walk, public procurement, US promotion

Limerick news briefs Boots Night Walk, public procurement, US promotion

| July 30, 2017

Night walk BOOTS Ireland is planning its fifth annual Boots Night Walks for Night Nurses in association with the Irish Cancer Society. The Limerick Night Walk will begin at the Crescent Shopping Centre on Monday, August 14. The walk will raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society’s Night Nursing Service which offers free end of life […]

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Five Limerick players named in Ireland World Cup squad

Five Limerick players named in Ireland World Cup squad

| July 26, 2017

LIMERICK rugby will be well represented at next month’s Women’s Rugby World Cup with five Limerick players named in the 28 woman squad. Fullback Niamh Briggs will captain the side alongside backs Nicole Cronin, Eimear Considine, and forwards Ciara Griffin, and Anna Caplice. All five players are currently playing with UL Bohemians and scrum-half Nicole […]

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US firm Acacia creates 30 new jobs at Limerick base

US firm Acacia creates 30 new jobs at Limerick base

| December 7, 2016

  US firm, Acacia Communications plans to hire 30 new employees as the NASDAQ listed company establishes its European headquarters in Limerick. The firm, who is a leading provider of high-speed coherent optical interconnect products, made the announcement this Wednesday morning that it has established headquarters in Limerick. The Limerick facility will support operations for Europe, […]

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Rugby – Limerick’s Earls returns for Aussie clash

Rugby – Limerick’s Earls returns for Aussie clash

| November 24, 2016

IRELAND COACH Joe Schmidt has named the match day 23 that will face Australia at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday in the final game of the 2016 Guinness Series. There are four changes to the side that started last week’s game against New Zealand.  Garry Ringrose and Paddy Jackson start in place of the injured […]

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Rugby – Limerick’s James Smith to lead Ireland versus Australia

Rugby – Limerick’s James Smith to lead Ireland versus Australia

| November 21, 2016

LIMERICK’S  James Smith (9) will lead Ireland into battle against Australia next weekend at the Aviva Stadium.  James was selected from hundreds of possible “mascots” as part of an online competition by Aviva, sponsor of the Aviva Mini Rugby Festivals, to walk the team out against the Wallabies on Saturday evening. The Garryowen FC U-10 […]

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Rugby – Ireland Women’s XV named to face Canada

Rugby – Ireland Women’s XV named to face Canada

| November 16, 2016

IRELAND Women’s Head Coach Tom Tierney has named the Ireland Women’s side, sponsored by Aon, to play Canada in their second game of the November Series this Saturday in the UCD Bowl at 2pm. Tierney has made ten changes (including two new caps),  to the starting team that narrowly lost out 12-10 to England last […]

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Socials – Network Ireland Limerick event in the Savoy Hotel

Socials – Network Ireland Limerick event in the Savoy Hotel

| November 14, 2016
#gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ At the Network Ireland Limerick, networking event in the Savoy hotel was Guest speakers Marianne Lynch, The Mindful Therapist with Petrina Hayes, [...]

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Rugby – Munster trio called into Ireland squad

Rugby – Munster trio called into Ireland squad

| November 7, 2016

IRELAND coach Joe Schmidt has added a further six players to the squad of 34 originally named ahead of the Test Match in Chicago. Munster trio Dave Kilcoyne, Jack O’Donoghue, Darren Sweetnam (Munster), Niyi Adeolokun, Tiernan O’Halloran (Connacht) and Dan Leavy (Leinster) have joined the squad today at Carton House. Jordi Murphy leaves the squad […]

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Rugby – Ireland name squad for All Blacks Chicago test

Rugby – Ireland name squad for All Blacks Chicago test

| October 26, 2016

THE IRISH RUGBY Coaching Team have announced a squad of 34 players that will prepare for the fixture against New Zealand on Saturday 5th November. The squad will gather in Carton House on Sunday 30th October following the Guinness Pro12 fixtures between Ulster and Munster (Friday 19.05) and Leinster and Connacht (Saturday 17.15).  The team […]

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