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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

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 January 23. Which of these […]

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Supreme Court upholds conviction in Shane Geoghegan murder

Supreme Court upholds conviction in Shane Geoghegan murder

BARRY Doyle will continue serving his life sentence for the murder of Limerick man Shane Geoghegan after the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed his latest appeal on Wednesday. In February 2012, Doyle of Portland Row in Dublin had been given mandatory life sentence after he was found guilty of killing Mr Geoghegan in a case […]

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#BREAKING Man sustained gunshot wound at UHL chapel in Limerick

#BREAKING Man sustained gunshot wound at UHL chapel in Limerick

A SHOOTING incident at the University Hospital Limerick is under investigation this Wednesday afternoon after a man sustained a wound to his chest. The incident occurred at the chapel adjacent to UHL shortly before 3pm with the discovery being made a short time after. An elderly man sustained a single gunshot would to the chest, it is understood. […]

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BREAKING NEWS

#BREAKING Man sustained gunshot wound at UHL chapel in Limerick

#BREAKING Man sustained gunshot wound at UHL chapel in Limerick

A SHOOTING incident at the University Hospital Limerick is under investigation this Wednesday afternoon after a man sustained a wound to his chest. The incident occurred at the chapel adjacent to UHL shortly before 3pm with the discovery being made a short time after. An elderly man sustained a single gunshot would to the chest, it is understood. […]

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Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

A MAN has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick overnight after he was seen entering the water near Shannon Bridge in the early hours of Monday morning. The alarm was raised at around 2am this Monday morning when reports were made by members of the public that a man was seen entering the […]

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Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

THE withdrawal of termination notices served on residents of The Strand apartments at O’Callaghan Strand has been welcomed by the Minister with responsibility for Housing,  Simon Coveney.  The owners of the apartments involved are writing to residents affected by the notices to quit  to confirm that they are being withdrawn. Strand apartment landlords have given […]

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SPORT

Action from CBC’s 30-5 SCT win over Crescent Comprehensive

Action from CBC’s 30-5 SCT win over Crescent Comprehensive

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Club Limerick to host Achieving Excellence in Business & Sport luncheon

Club Limerick to host Achieving Excellence in Business & Sport luncheon

CLUB LIMERICK  has today announced its first event of 2017.  A Business Lunch,  “Achieving Excellence in Business & Sport” wil be held at the Greenhills Hotel Ennis Road on Friday February 17 at 12.30pm Guest Speakers will be John Kiely, Limerick Senior Hurling Manager,  Rose Hynes, Chairman Shannon Group Plc, Jim Gavin, Dublin Senior Football […]

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Action from Glenstal’s 27-10 SCT win over St Clements

Action from Glenstal’s 27-10 SCT win over St Clements

Glenstal Abbey 15. Jack O’Mahony 14. Tim Molony 13. Jamie Mawhinney 12. Luke Fitzgerald 11. Ronan Quinn 10. Aran Egan 9. Thanade McCoole 1. Sean Scanlon-Garry 2. George Downing 3. Eoin Bergin 4. Conan O’Sullivan 5. Shane Downes 6. Mark Walsh 7. Mark Fleming 8. Rory Clarke (capt) Replacements: 16. Padraic Mulligan 17. Henry Downing […]

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LIFESTYLE

Choice nominated Rusangano Family on new series of Other Voices

Choice nominated Rusangano Family on new series of Other Voices

LIMERICK/CLARE group Rusangano Family will feature in the new series of Other Voices. The first episode will air on Thursday February 2 on RTÉ 2 and will run for nine weeks. The seminal music show will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Mumford and Sons, Imelda May, Gregory Porter and Lisa Hannigan. Rusangano Family, in […]

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Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

BEAR in mind that Limerick born RHA artist Donald Teskey’s latest show continues daily at The Hunt Museum until February 19. Some 25 of his huge rugged canvases collect under the title Weather Gauge. The painting left, ‘Turn in the Weather’ is typical of his works that centre on the Mayo coastline, “observing the effects […]

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Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

TWO storytelling operatives in town meet together to platform the award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville in January at Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street. The American’s reading on Thursday 19, 8pm will be followed by a question and answer session on creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. Limerick Writers’ Centre’s tells us […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Choice nominated Rusangano Family on new series of Other Voices

Choice nominated Rusangano Family on new series of Other Voices

LIMERICK/CLARE group Rusangano Family will feature in the new series of Other Voices. The first episode will air on Thursday February 2 on RTÉ 2 and will run for nine weeks. The seminal music show will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Mumford and Sons, Imelda May, Gregory Porter and Lisa Hannigan. Rusangano Family, in […]

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Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

Teskey’s show of works at The Hunt

BEAR in mind that Limerick born RHA artist Donald Teskey’s latest show continues daily at The Hunt Museum until February 19. Some 25 of his huge rugged canvases collect under the title Weather Gauge. The painting left, ‘Turn in the Weather’ is typical of his works that centre on the Mayo coastline, “observing the effects […]

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Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

Kerry Neville reads at Narrative 4

TWO storytelling operatives in town meet together to platform the award winning short story and essay writer Kerry Neville in January at Narrative 4, 58 O’Connell Street. The American’s reading on Thursday 19, 8pm will be followed by a question and answer session on creative writing, both fiction and non-fiction. Limerick Writers’ Centre’s tells us […]

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PHOTOS

Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

THE 33rd Limerick Literary Festival – formerly the Kate O’Brien Weekend – issued news of its variety filled four days in February at a press launch this week. City of Bridges is the theme linking events, writers, musicians and their following from Feb 23 to 26. Limerick Chamber’s Nigel Dugdale opened out the occasion, an […]

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UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

The University of Limerick (UL) today conferred awards on over 300 students of its Facutly of Education and Health Sciences .  The Faculty of Education and Health Sciences provides programmes in education and health, including MSc’s in areas including Psychological Science, Sports Performance and Nursing Studies. Fifteen PhDs were also awarded today, with research topics […]

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ICHAS Graduations held in the Castletroy Park Hotel

ICHAS Graduations held in the Castletroy Park Hotel

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Other Recent Stories

Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| January 18, 2017

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 January 23. Which of these […]

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Supreme Court upholds conviction in Shane Geoghegan murder

Supreme Court upholds conviction in Shane Geoghegan murder

| January 18, 2017

BARRY Doyle will continue serving his life sentence for the murder of Limerick man Shane Geoghegan after the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed his latest appeal on Wednesday. In February 2012, Doyle of Portland Row in Dublin had been given mandatory life sentence after he was found guilty of killing Mr Geoghegan in a case […]

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Action from CBC’s 30-5 SCT win over Crescent Comprehensive

Action from CBC’s 30-5 SCT win over Crescent Comprehensive

| January 18, 2017

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#BREAKING Man sustained gunshot wound at UHL chapel in Limerick

#BREAKING Man sustained gunshot wound at UHL chapel in Limerick

| January 18, 2017

A SHOOTING incident at the University Hospital Limerick is under investigation this Wednesday afternoon after a man sustained a wound to his chest. The incident occurred at the chapel adjacent to UHL shortly before 3pm with the discovery being made a short time after. An elderly man sustained a single gunshot would to the chest, it is understood. […]

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Choice nominated Rusangano Family on new series of Other Voices

Choice nominated Rusangano Family on new series of Other Voices

| January 18, 2017

LIMERICK/CLARE group Rusangano Family will feature in the new series of Other Voices. The first episode will air on Thursday February 2 on RTÉ 2 and will run for nine weeks. The seminal music show will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Mumford and Sons, Imelda May, Gregory Porter and Lisa Hannigan. Rusangano Family, in […]

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