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Gardai renew appeal for missing teens

Gardai renew appeal for missing teens

LIMERICK gardai have renewed their appeal to try to locate two missing teenagers as concerns over their whereabouts increases. Craig Boylan (15) has been missing since last Tuesday August 16 last when he was seen on Sarsfield Street at around 4.30pm. The 15-year-ld boy is described as being 5’8” in height, of slim build and with short shaved red […]

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Limerick part of 12 county initiative combating farm thefts

Limerick part of 12 county initiative combating farm thefts

TRAILERS, farm equipment, quads and even fuel are all part of the high value items sought be thieves who target rural Limerick farms but the public is being urged to fight back alongside the IFA, Garda and DoneDeal as part of a new initiative With almost 30,000 farm related crime incidents having taken place since […]

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Gardai probe into County Limerick drugs seizure

Gardai probe into County Limerick drugs seizure

GARDAI are continuing their investigations into last week’s significant drugs and firearms seizure in County Limerick. Upwards of €126,000 worth of varying drugs together with two firearms and ammunition, were discovered in Pallasgreen last Wednesday following a targeted operation aimed at disrupting serious organised crime. It is believed that the gang who were in possession of the […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Doyle concludes games

Doyle concludes games

Fiona Doyle concluded her Olympic Games this week with a second place finish in her heat of the 200m Breaststroke. A 100m Breaststroke specialist, Doyle led the race for 150 metres but tied up in the last 50 to touch in 2:29.76. Argentina’s Julia Sebastian won the heat in 2:27.98. After 4 heats the 24 […]

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Limerick navigation will not reopen as expected this weekend

Limerick navigation will not reopen as expected this weekend

  THE navigation on the Shannon River between Parteen Weir and Limerick city will not reopen this weekend as previously indicated by Waterways Ireland as remedial works have been delayed, it has emerged this Thursday. Last April, the passage of water between the Parteen Weir and Limerick city was closed. In May, calls for it to […]

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Limerick priest charged with indecently assaulting boy

Limerick priest charged with indecently assaulting boy

A SERVING Catholic priest has been charged with allegedly indecently assaulting a young boy during the 1980s in an East Limerick parish. The 60-year-old priest, who can not be named for legal reasons, is charged with eight counts of indecent assault on dates between September 1, 1988 and August 1, 1990. Appearing before Limerick District […]

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SPORT

Soccer – Limerick sides take part in VW Junior Masters Champions

Soccer – Limerick sides take part in VW Junior Masters Champions

Over 250 footballers from 16 top teams around Ireland competed in Dublin’s A.U.L Complex over the weekend in this year’s Volkswagen Junior Masters football tournament. A fiercely competitive final saw Belvedere FC defeat last year’s champions Crumlin United 1-0. Now in its third year, the under 13 boy’s tournament has grown significantly in terms of […]

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GAA – Limerick’s John Brudair steps down as manager

GAA – Limerick’s John Brudair steps down as manager

LIMERICK’S Senior football manager, John Brudair, has told the Limerick County Board that he is not going forward for a new season in the helm. The Limerick County board have thanked Brudair for all his work in a statement released today. The Limerick county board are now in a position where they are without both […]

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Rugby – South African centre to sign for Munster

Rugby – South African centre to sign for Munster

AS REPORTED in recent days by PostSport, South African Centre Jaco Taute is to join Munster on a five month contract. The centre will join up once more with Rassie Erasmus and is seen as a straight replacement for Francis Saili who is out until Christmas with a shoulder injury. Only last week Erasmus had […]

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LIFESTYLE

Napalm Death confirmed for Limerick

Napalm Death confirmed for Limerick

CULT UK grindcore/metal legends Napalm Death will play Limerick on Paddy’s Day 2017. Napalm Death is a key booking for BadReputation Ireland who run The Siege of Limerick Metal Festival bi-annually and is sure to sell out fast. (Perhaps in as about as much time as it takes to play ‘In Extremis’ – 6 seconds) […]

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Limerick graduate Robert Cunningham wins Guth Gafa for documentary on transgender man

Limerick graduate Robert Cunningham wins Guth Gafa for documentary on transgender man

A GRADUATE of Limerick College of Further Education (LCFE), Robert Cunningham, has won the 2016 Next Generation Student Short Documentary Competition at Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival. His film ‘TRANSition’ is about a young transgender man Danny, from County Cork. Guth Gafa (captive voice as gaeilge) took place in Kells, County Meath two weeks […]

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Legacy of John Lennon celebrated

Legacy of John Lennon celebrated

Following its off-Broadway New York success, this celebration of the genius and music of John Lennon comes to Limerick for one night only. Part-concert and part-biography, this two-hander featuring West End star Daniel Taylor and Stewart D’Arrietta, showcases 32 hits of Lennon and Lennon/ McCartney including ‘Imagine’, ‘Revolution’ and ‘Jealous Guy’ in a kaleidoscope collage […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Napalm Death confirmed for Limerick

Napalm Death confirmed for Limerick

CULT UK grindcore/metal legends Napalm Death will play Limerick on Paddy’s Day 2017. Napalm Death is a key booking for BadReputation Ireland who run The Siege of Limerick Metal Festival bi-annually and is sure to sell out fast. (Perhaps in as about as much time as it takes to play ‘In Extremis’ – 6 seconds) […]

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Limerick graduate Robert Cunningham wins Guth Gafa for documentary on transgender man

Limerick graduate Robert Cunningham wins Guth Gafa for documentary on transgender man

A GRADUATE of Limerick College of Further Education (LCFE), Robert Cunningham, has won the 2016 Next Generation Student Short Documentary Competition at Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival. His film ‘TRANSition’ is about a young transgender man Danny, from County Cork. Guth Gafa (captive voice as gaeilge) took place in Kells, County Meath two weeks […]

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Legacy of John Lennon celebrated

Legacy of John Lennon celebrated

Following its off-Broadway New York success, this celebration of the genius and music of John Lennon comes to Limerick for one night only. Part-concert and part-biography, this two-hander featuring West End star Daniel Taylor and Stewart D’Arrietta, showcases 32 hits of Lennon and Lennon/ McCartney including ‘Imagine’, ‘Revolution’ and ‘Jealous Guy’ in a kaleidoscope collage […]

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PHOTOS

Socials – UL Conferrings – Tuesday August 23

Socials – UL Conferrings – Tuesday August 23

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After Dark – at the launch of ‘Afternoon Tea and Fashion’ fundraiser

After Dark – at the launch of ‘Afternoon Tea and Fashion’ fundraiser

I AM delighted to reveal that last year’s hugely successful Afternoon Tea and Fashion fundraiser in aid of The Children’s Ark, Neo Natal Unit and CARI is back! Last year’s inaugural event was an outstanding success with a full house of stylish ladies raising money for the children’s charities as part of Limerick’s Live 95fm’s […]

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After Dark – Imelda May at King John’s Castle Limerick

After Dark – Imelda May at King John’s Castle Limerick

AFTER the success of The Coronas’ sell out gig at King John’s Castle, it was not surprising to see Dolan’s team up with Shannon Heritage again to bring another brilliant act to the legendary Limerick castle. This time around it was Imelda May who took the venue by storm as her army of loyal fans […]

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Other Recent Stories

Napalm Death confirmed for Limerick

Napalm Death confirmed for Limerick

| August 24, 2016

CULT UK grindcore/metal legends Napalm Death will play Limerick on Paddy’s Day 2017. Napalm Death is a key booking for BadReputation Ireland who run The Siege of Limerick Metal Festival bi-annually and is sure to sell out fast. (Perhaps in as about as much time as it takes to play ‘In Extremis’ – 6 seconds) […]

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Limerick graduate Robert Cunningham wins Guth Gafa for documentary on transgender man

Limerick graduate Robert Cunningham wins Guth Gafa for documentary on transgender man

| August 24, 2016

A GRADUATE of Limerick College of Further Education (LCFE), Robert Cunningham, has won the 2016 Next Generation Student Short Documentary Competition at Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival. His film ‘TRANSition’ is about a young transgender man Danny, from County Cork. Guth Gafa (captive voice as gaeilge) took place in Kells, County Meath two weeks […]

Continue Reading

Legacy of John Lennon celebrated

Legacy of John Lennon celebrated

| August 24, 2016

Following its off-Broadway New York success, this celebration of the genius and music of John Lennon comes to Limerick for one night only. Part-concert and part-biography, this two-hander featuring West End star Daniel Taylor and Stewart D’Arrietta, showcases 32 hits of Lennon and Lennon/ McCartney including ‘Imagine’, ‘Revolution’ and ‘Jealous Guy’ in a kaleidoscope collage […]

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Gardai renew appeal for missing teens

Gardai renew appeal for missing teens

| August 23, 2016

LIMERICK gardai have renewed their appeal to try to locate two missing teenagers as concerns over their whereabouts increases. Craig Boylan (15) has been missing since last Tuesday August 16 last when he was seen on Sarsfield Street at around 4.30pm. The 15-year-ld boy is described as being 5’8” in height, of slim build and with short shaved red […]

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Socials – UL Conferrings – Tuesday August 23

Socials – UL Conferrings – Tuesday August 23

| August 23, 2016

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