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Limerick communities get Fit for Work and Life

Limerick communities get Fit for Work and Life

FIT for Work and Life is the name of an eight-week community health and wellbeing programme in Limerick that empowers individuals and communities to make simple lifestyle choices, which can greatly decrease the risk of cancer and other preventable diseases. An initiative of the Irish Cancer Society, two programmes were rolled out in the city this […]

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Bus Éireann enhances Limerick City network

Bus Éireann enhances Limerick City network

BUS Éireann has announced the introduction of a significantly enhanced bus network in Limerick City. This follows a review of services undertaken by Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority (NTA). The NTA has approved the amended services, which will come into effect on Sunday, December 4. Amended routes include: Route 301: Westbury-city centre-bus/train station-Hospital-Fr Russell Road; Route 302: […]

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Unacceptable wait for occupational therapy

Unacceptable wait for occupational therapy

NEW figures obtained by Fianna Fáil show that there are 77 people over the age of 65 waiting for their first occupational therapy assessment in Limerick. The figures, which date from August 2016 and are the latest available also reveal that there are 40 children aged between five and 18 waiting between three and six months for […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Limerick Post Christmas appeal for ADAPT House

Limerick Post Christmas appeal for ADAPT House

EACH year Limerick Post opens its doors for December to take in goods and gifts donated by the people of Limerick for ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services. Located in Rosbrien, ADAPT House works 24/7 and 365 days a year for women experiencing domestic abuse, and their children u18s. With 14 apartments on site and access to […]

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Limerick woman critical following stabbing incident

Limerick woman critical following stabbing incident

A STABBING incident in Limerick city overnight this Sunday has left a 37-year-old woman in critical but stable condition at University Hospital Limerick. The victim, who was found afterLimerick gardai were alerted to a disturbance at Hassett Villas in Thomndgate, was found to have suffered stab wounds at the scene. Gardai and emergency paramedics arrived […]

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Gardai seize €250,000 worth of drugs in Limerick

Gardai seize €250,000 worth of drugs in Limerick

DRUGS valued at €250,000 have been seized in Limerick this Saturday after Gardai conducted a number of planned searches. Gardai from the divisional drugs unit, supported by detectives investigating serious and organized crime and Gardai raided a number of addresses in the Northside of the city. Warrants were sought and granted to senior Gardai this […]

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SPORT

GAA – Limerick GAA all set for 2017

GAA – Limerick GAA all set for 2017

MINISTER for Sport & Tourisism Patrick O’Donovan will officially launch the 2017 Season Ticket campaign  for Limerick GAA this Thursday evening in the Woodlands House Hotel Adare, at 9pm. The 2017 season ticket, which raises funds for the development of the Limerick team, allows entry to all Limerick County Board Club games in 2017 as […]

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TV – Something for the Weekend – Live Sport

TV – Something for the Weekend – Live Sport

Rugby Union Fri-2-Dec P12 Glasgow v Munster 7.35pm TG4/BBCA Fri-2-Dec P12 Ospreys v Edinburgh 7.35pm BBCW Fri-2-Dec AP Sale v Exeter Chiefs 7.45pm BT1 Sat-3-Dec AI England v Australia 2.30pm SS2 Sat-3-Dec P12 Cardiff v Ulster 5.15pm SS2 Sat-3-Dec P12 Leinster v Dragons 7.35pm S4C/TG4 Sat-3-Dec T14 La Rochelle v Racing 92 7.45pm SS2 Sun-4-Dec […]

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Rugby – O’Mahony returns to lead Munster in Glasgow

Rugby – O’Mahony returns to lead Munster in Glasgow

MUNSTER RUGBY captain Peter O’Mahony will return from Ireland duty to lead Munster versus Glasgow tomorrow night in Scotland. Six changes have been made for tomorrow night’s away trip with Tommy O’Donnell in line to make his 100th Guinness PRO12 appearance. Tipperary native and product of the Greencore Munster Academy, O’Donnell, made his Championship debut […]

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LIFESTYLE

The war and peace of Christmas chamber music

The war and peace of Christmas chamber music

IRISH Chamber Orchestra presents WAR & PEACE, a Christmas offering for its annual December concert in St Mary’s Cathedral next Thursday 8 at 8pm. The night will be one of landmark works by Shostakovich, Corelli, Telemann and Haydn led by the flamboyant Corsican conductor Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Music will span the centuries combining elements from the […]

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Weekend show of Small Art Works 11

Weekend show of Small Art Works 11

GAVIN Hogg, painter, returns with ‘Small Art Works 11’ exhibition in The Mews at No. 14 Schoolhouse Lane. He is one of seven artists in this Georgian coach house that retains original features. “This is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in history and contemporary culture, which itself continues the strong tradition of the visual […]

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Dan Owen: accidental popstar #live #limerick

Dan Owen: accidental popstar #live #limerick

SINGER/ SONGWRITER and a very fine guitarist Dan Owen has seen his profile rise considerably since the release of his single ‘Made To Love You’ (two million Spotify streams and counting). Dan Owen first started playing live ten years ago at the young age of 13. He became an online viral sensation when a stunning […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

The war and peace of Christmas chamber music

The war and peace of Christmas chamber music

IRISH Chamber Orchestra presents WAR & PEACE, a Christmas offering for its annual December concert in St Mary’s Cathedral next Thursday 8 at 8pm. The night will be one of landmark works by Shostakovich, Corelli, Telemann and Haydn led by the flamboyant Corsican conductor Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Music will span the centuries combining elements from the […]

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Dan Owen: accidental popstar #live #limerick

Dan Owen: accidental popstar #live #limerick

SINGER/ SONGWRITER and a very fine guitarist Dan Owen has seen his profile rise considerably since the release of his single ‘Made To Love You’ (two million Spotify streams and counting). Dan Owen first started playing live ten years ago at the young age of 13. He became an online viral sensation when a stunning […]

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Limerick construction worker building up to the big screen

Limerick construction worker building up to the big screen

IT’S been a great year for Irish cinema, home-grown films like Young Offenders, Sing Street and The Survivalist have received recognition on a global scale and been lauded by audiences and critics alike. And while those big-screen releases continue to gather acclaim, a smaller film, something made for a fraction of the cost, has been […]

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PHOTOS

Soccer – Community Games Futsal 2016/17

Soccer – Community Games Futsal 2016/17

Limerick Community Games’ new season got off to a great start last weekend with the U13 and U15 County Futsal competitions being held for both boys and girls in The Factory, Galvone. Many thanks to Billy Phillips who co-ordinated the games and to referees and team mentors. Friday evening saw teams from Caherdavin, Askeaton and […]

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GAA – Na Piarsaigh GAA Victory Ball

GAA – Na Piarsaigh GAA Victory Ball

ALL IRELAND club champions Na Piarsaigh held its victory ball on Saturday night to hail what has been an outstanding year. The Strand Hotel was the venue of choice and what a night was had. The victorious senior hurlers arrived looking fierce dapper in black tie to mark what is now an historic occasion and […]

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Socials – Fair Trade Christmas Card Competition Winners

Socials – Fair Trade Christmas Card Competition Winners

Christmas has come early for two Limerick students after they were named overall winners of the 2016 Limerick City Fairtrade Christmas Card Competition at a ceremony in The Savoy Hotel.

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Other Recent Stories

Limerick communities get Fit for Work and Life

Limerick communities get Fit for Work and Life

| December 3, 2016

FIT for Work and Life is the name of an eight-week community health and wellbeing programme in Limerick that empowers individuals and communities to make simple lifestyle choices, which can greatly decrease the risk of cancer and other preventable diseases. An initiative of the Irish Cancer Society, two programmes were rolled out in the city this […]

Continue Reading

Bus Éireann enhances Limerick City network

Bus Éireann enhances Limerick City network

| December 3, 2016

BUS Éireann has announced the introduction of a significantly enhanced bus network in Limerick City. This follows a review of services undertaken by Bus Éireann and the National Transport Authority (NTA). The NTA has approved the amended services, which will come into effect on Sunday, December 4. Amended routes include: Route 301: Westbury-city centre-bus/train station-Hospital-Fr Russell Road; Route 302: […]

Continue Reading

Unacceptable wait for occupational therapy

Unacceptable wait for occupational therapy

| December 3, 2016

NEW figures obtained by Fianna Fáil show that there are 77 people over the age of 65 waiting for their first occupational therapy assessment in Limerick. The figures, which date from August 2016 and are the latest available also reveal that there are 40 children aged between five and 18 waiting between three and six months for […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| December 2, 2016

ODEON Limerick is this week giving away one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of your choice at their cinema at the Castletroy Shopping Centre. To be in with a chance, answer the following question and email your answer to competitions@limerickpost.ie by 9am on Monday December 5. Who voices Maui in […]

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The war and peace of Christmas chamber music

The war and peace of Christmas chamber music

| December 2, 2016

IRISH Chamber Orchestra presents WAR & PEACE, a Christmas offering for its annual December concert in St Mary’s Cathedral next Thursday 8 at 8pm. The night will be one of landmark works by Shostakovich, Corelli, Telemann and Haydn led by the flamboyant Corsican conductor Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Music will span the centuries combining elements from the […]

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