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UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

ALLEGATIONS of inappropriate behaviour by hospital admission staff forcing patients with private health insurance to sign away their right to public treatment have been raised by Limerick City TD Willie O’Dea. The Fianna Fáil spokesman on Social Protection said he is deeply concerned at reports that employees have attempted to harass, coerce and, in certain circumstances, bully […]

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Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

THE Cranberries’ 1993 debut album ‘Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We’, which sold over five million copies, has inspired a sign art installation in Limerick Institute of Technology’s Moylish campus. Texas-based sign painter and illustrator Sean Starr collaborated with Limerick sign painter Tom Collins to create the 10ft high 15ft wide hand painted sign placing the title […]

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UL start-up scoops top prize at Enterprise awards

UL start-up scoops top prize at Enterprise awards

A start-up company from the University of Limerick has been presented with the ‘One to Watch Award’ at Enterprise Ireland’s Big Ideas ceremony. HookeBio, a University of Limerick spin-out, was one of ten start-up companies to pitch their new technology solutions to investors at Enterprise Ireland’s annual showcase of start-up innovation emerging from higher education institutes. […]

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BUSINESS

Downsizing made easy at Clarina’s Cois Carraig

Downsizing made easy at Clarina’s Cois Carraig

ATG Properties has launched a development with a difference at Clarina Co. Limerick. The development is exclusively for residents over 50 years of age and is aimed  specifically at those interested in the innovative concept of downsizing – moving to a smaller, more manageable home. The cost of maintaining and heating a larger residence can […]

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€4000K commercial/ residential challenge on William Street

€4000K commercial/ residential challenge on William Street

IN THE heart of the city at No. 45 William Street – across from Allens – there is a tall challenge waiting for the right investor. We write of a commercial premises, not trading currently, and a three storey tier of two bedroom apartments of varying size overhead. Below street-level there is a basement for […]

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Indigo wins elevator pitch competition

Indigo wins elevator pitch competition

  SHANNON-based visual management solutions company Indigo has won the Mid West ‘Fuelling Ambition’ roadshow elevator pitch competition worth €4,000. More than 100 business women and entrepreneurs from throughout the region attended the recent Fuelling Ambition ‘Steps to Success’ roadshow in Bunratty. Organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland Limerick, in conjunction with Local Enterprise […]

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SPORT

Marmite McGregor talking his way to fortune

Marmite McGregor talking his way to fortune

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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#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand

A memorial commemorating the late Anthony Foley has been unveiled on Clancy’s Strand in Limerick city. The two metre tall memorial stone features the legendary forward, charging with ball in hand. The memorial was the initiative of the Mayor of the City and County of Limerick Cllr Kieran O’Hanlon and was unveiled in a low-key event […]

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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

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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LIFESTYLE

Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

THE sight of an idle pavilion in their grounds has inspired a Limerick rugby club to pitch their vision of culture beyond the leather oval. There is a three-year plan being fashioned for Pig’nPorter Tag Rugby Festival by host Old Crescent RFC. They have set about mounting a July suite of events by 2020, integrating […]

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McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

WHAT would the McCourt men make of ‘Angela’s Ashes – The Musical’? Opening in Lime Tree Theatre on July 6 into July 15, it prompted Limerick Post to get on to writer Malachy McCourt. He is Frank’s little brother. Based in New York, this octogenarian has a big spirit, a big well of stories and […]

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Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

THE Project Motive, a visual artist grouping, has got behind Contact Studios in its 20th year to stage the glory of local artists in a bold new venue, Mother Mac’s Bar on High Street. Ongoing, we have a daily chance to view mixed media works by Kathleen Bartlett – Julie Brazil – Ann Daly – […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

THE sight of an idle pavilion in their grounds has inspired a Limerick rugby club to pitch their vision of culture beyond the leather oval. There is a three-year plan being fashioned for Pig’nPorter Tag Rugby Festival by host Old Crescent RFC. They have set about mounting a July suite of events by 2020, integrating […]

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McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

McCourt and Angela’s Ashes – The Musical

WHAT would the McCourt men make of ‘Angela’s Ashes – The Musical’? Opening in Lime Tree Theatre on July 6 into July 15, it prompted Limerick Post to get on to writer Malachy McCourt. He is Frank’s little brother. Based in New York, this octogenarian has a big spirit, a big well of stories and […]

Continue Reading

Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

Contact Studios hanging out in Peggy’s Parlour

THE Project Motive, a visual artist grouping, has got behind Contact Studios in its 20th year to stage the glory of local artists in a bold new venue, Mother Mac’s Bar on High Street. Ongoing, we have a daily chance to view mixed media works by Kathleen Bartlett – Julie Brazil – Ann Daly – […]

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PHOTOS

10th year anniversary for Limerick’s Complete Laser Care

10th year anniversary for Limerick’s Complete Laser Care

Congratulations to Complete Laser Care and its ten successful years in the high tech and highly competitive world of advanced skin care. CATERING for men and women equally, owner/ laser and skin specialist Catherine Waters has moved the company to luxurious new premises at No. 35 Cecil Street, affording even more privacy to clients within […]

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Wounded lions limping to New Zealand

Wounded lions limping to New Zealand

It takes a lot for me to get excited about a rugby match. Yes, I’m a weirdo and I probably shouldn’t even be here in the sport pages upsetting you all. But hear me out. The game you were reared on may list low in terms of my favourites, but, as a committed fair-weather fan, […]

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Upgrades will transform Limerick’s Great Southern Greenway

Upgrades will transform Limerick’s Great Southern Greenway

Works are to begin on the Great South Greenway Limerick (GSGL) in the west of the county following the signing of contracts between Limerick City and County Council and Roadbridge Ltd. The works involve the replacement of 20 farm crossing gate sets along the 39 kilometre route, which originally catered more for walkers than cyclists. […]

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Other Recent Stories

Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

Limerick Summer Music lights up with Vladimir and Anton

| June 25, 2017

THE sight of an idle pavilion in their grounds has inspired a Limerick rugby club to pitch their vision of culture beyond the leather oval. There is a three-year plan being fashioned for Pig’nPorter Tag Rugby Festival by host Old Crescent RFC. They have set about mounting a July suite of events by 2020, integrating […]

Continue Reading

UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

UL Hospitals Group asked to investigate claims of patient harassment

| June 24, 2017

ALLEGATIONS of inappropriate behaviour by hospital admission staff forcing patients with private health insurance to sign away their right to public treatment have been raised by Limerick City TD Willie O’Dea. The Fianna Fáil spokesman on Social Protection said he is deeply concerned at reports that employees have attempted to harass, coerce and, in certain circumstances, bully […]

Continue Reading

Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

Cranberries inspire sign art installation at LIT

| June 24, 2017

THE Cranberries’ 1993 debut album ‘Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We’, which sold over five million copies, has inspired a sign art installation in Limerick Institute of Technology’s Moylish campus. Texas-based sign painter and illustrator Sean Starr collaborated with Limerick sign painter Tom Collins to create the 10ft high 15ft wide hand painted sign placing the title […]

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UL start-up scoops top prize at Enterprise awards

UL start-up scoops top prize at Enterprise awards

| June 24, 2017

A start-up company from the University of Limerick has been presented with the ‘One to Watch Award’ at Enterprise Ireland’s Big Ideas ceremony. HookeBio, a University of Limerick spin-out, was one of ten start-up companies to pitch their new technology solutions to investors at Enterprise Ireland’s annual showcase of start-up innovation emerging from higher education institutes. […]

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Recovery has bypassed Limerick’s unemployment blackspots

Recovery has bypassed Limerick’s unemployment blackspots

| June 24, 2017

LATEST unemployment figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate that the economic recovery has bypassed many Limerick communities with the city and county topping the list of unemployment blackspots in Ireland. 79 blackspots were identified by the CSO, with Limerick accounting for 18 of them, including Ballynanty, Kileely, Prospect, Galvone, Rathbane, Singland, Shannon Banks […]

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