NEWS

Europol sneak thieves targeted elderly Limerick shopper

Europol sneak thieves targeted elderly Limerick shopper

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO Bulgarian women, with Europol profiles as sneak thieves, have been jailed for targeting an elderly shopper and stealing her wallet and cash from her bag as she tended to children while she shopped. 27-year-old self proclaimed DJ, Elena Kostandinova and her 22-year-old friend Penka Georgieva had only recently arrived in Bulgaria, […]

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153 drunk drivers arrested last weekend as motoring offences rise

153 drunk drivers arrested last weekend as motoring offences rise

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK drivers, as with many more throughout the country continue to hold and use a mobile phone while driving despite a prolific public campaign highlighting the dangers associated with distractions during driving. In a national operation held over the Easter Weekend, gardai targeted and successfully detected a number of drink drivers and […]

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Hands off our LEADER companies warns Collins

Hands off our LEADER companies warns Collins

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie Government plans to change the funding structures for the LEADER programme is being heavily criticised by Limerick TD Niall Collins who says that The changes will see local authorities put in charge of the distribution of money to LEADER companies Ballyhoura Development Ltd and West Limerick Resources Ltd. “I’m extremely concerned about […]

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BREAKING NEWS

IDA Announces Investment by Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland in new manufacturing facility in Limerick

IDA Announces Investment by Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland in new manufacturing facility in Limerick

A PLANNED €80 million investment in new manufacturing facility is set to create an expected 270 jobs and 150 temporary construction jobs in  the region, it has been announced.  The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD and Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD today announced that Ethicon Biosurgery Ireland, part of the […]

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Limerick’s Kellie Lewis needs your votes tonight

Limerick’s Kellie Lewis needs your votes tonight

LIMERICK singer/songwriter Kellie Lewis has reached the quarter finals of the Voice of Ireland and hopes to get everyone here in Limerick to get behind her and support with votes this Sunday. The staunch Limerick hurling supporter hopes everyone will fly the green flag and get voting for her when the lines open at the end […]

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Gardai uncover ecstasy drugs factory in Limerick

Gardai uncover ecstasy drugs factory in Limerick

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A DRUGS factory as well as ecstasy tablets were discovered at a house in Limerick as part of a planned operation into tackling drug crime in the Mid West region. Gardai from the divisional drugs unit, together with units from Henry Street and Bruff stations searched a house in Annagh, Lisnagry last […]

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SPORT

Taylor looks for Limerick FC fans to turn up in numbers

Taylor looks for Limerick FC fans to turn up in numbers

LIMERICK FC manager Stuart Taylor has called on the club’s fans to vote with their feet and make their presence known at Thomond Park for the visit of Sligo Rovers on Friday. The Super Blues are on a four-game unbeaten run in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, although Sligo have also improved of late […]

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Statement from Limerick County Board

Statement from Limerick County Board

The Management Committee of Limerick County Board convened last night to discuss the resignation of Donal O’Grady as joint manager of Limerick Senior Hurling Team. The Chairman expressed his disappointment at the decision particularly so when efforts were ongoing to finalise an agreed statement clarifying matters arising from the April County Board meeting. The Chairman […]

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McManus makes it a Good Friday for Limerick FC

McManus makes it a Good Friday for Limerick FC

Limerick FC 2-1 Athlone Town LIMERICK FC recorded their second consecutive victory in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division on Friday night at Thomond Park as a fantastic strike from substitute Tam McManus secured a 2-1 win over bottom club Athlone Town. Robbie Williams had put the home side in front on 20 minutes but […]

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LIFESTYLE

Newsreel for Arts…

Newsreel for Arts…

  Report by Rose Rushe   Draíocht of Desmond DESMOND College, Newcastle West has a traditional Irish music group, Draíocht so talented that it is the only Limerick selected for the All Ireland Secondary Schools Talent Show. Draíocht rates among five only out of 26 entrants nationally to emerge victorious from a heat in The […]

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Fregoli Theatre returns to Savoy

Fregoli Theatre returns to Savoy

  Posted on April 23, 2014 by Rose Rushe THEATRE at The Savoy moves into its third year with a return visit from Galway based Fregoli Theatre Company. Again, it’s a piece scripted by Maria Tivnan, or three pieces this time around: a collection of monologues, called ‘Shur I’ll be Alright Here on Me Own’. […]

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Shinnors’ List

Shinnors’ List

by Rose Rushe   JOHN Shinnors, regarded properly as one of the country’s great artists, has a show all his own that contains not one of his works. It is current at Limerick School of Art and Design in Clare Street, held within its Church Gallery. ‘Personal Choice’ is what he titled this collection of […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

#video The Riptide Movement

#video The Riptide Movement

GREAT new video from The Riptide Movement for their song ‘All Works Out’ starring Amy Huberman. The Riptide Movement will support Hermitage Green Live at the Big Top on Sunday May 4. Related posts: The Riptide Movement let rip this Friday THE second album from Dublin’s The Riptide Movement debuted at… Limerick’s Hermitage Green to headline […]

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Limerick’s Kellie Lewis needs your votes tonight

Limerick’s Kellie Lewis needs your votes tonight

LIMERICK singer/songwriter Kellie Lewis has reached the quarter finals of the Voice of Ireland and hopes to get everyone here in Limerick to get behind her and support with votes this Sunday. The staunch Limerick hurling supporter hopes everyone will fly the green flag and get voting for her when the lines open at the end […]

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Dragons’ Den features Celia O’Grady from Limerick

Dragons’ Den features Celia O’Grady from Limerick

ON this week’s Dragon’s Den, sentimental sides are revealed as the Dragon’s are presented with pitches that pull on both their heart and purse strings. Celia O’Grady from Limerick will feature this Sunday on the popular show where candidates pitch their business ideas to get investment from one or more of the Dragons. Celia presents […]

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PHOTOS

Shannon set to benefit from Spanish connections

Shannon set to benefit from Spanish connections

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie SHANNON is “on the way back in a big way”, according a leading travel agent who predicts that the airport will see an additional 300,000 passengers by the end of the year largely due to the addition of the new routes by the major carriers. Tony Brasil of Limerick Travel told a […]

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Action from Carew Park v St Michaels in FAI Junior Cup

Action from Carew Park v St Michaels in FAI Junior Cup

Related posts: Carew Park win LDMC Premier League Title … Gael Linn Junior Interprovincial Camogie Tournament Final … Action from the Limerick Senior Hurling Championship … Action from Ard Scoil Rís, Limerick v St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny. Masita GAA All-Ireland Post Primary Schools Croke Cup Senior A…

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Copeswood of Pallaskenry crowned All Ireland Champions

Copeswood of Pallaskenry crowned All Ireland Champions

Copsewood Secondary school Pallaskenry beat Wexford CBS 1-09 to 1-06. Captained by Ciaran Kirwan the side is coached by Clare hurler Colin Ryan and Brian Chambers. Pictures by Dermot Mullane. Related posts: Monaleen are crowned county champions MONALEEN are the 2011 Live 95fm Sponsored County Football Champions… Limerick crowned Munster Junior Camogie Champions Limerick Camogie […]

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Other Recent Stories

Newsreel for Arts…

Newsreel for Arts…

| April 23, 2014

  Report by Rose Rushe   Draíocht of Desmond DESMOND College, Newcastle West has a traditional Irish music group, Draíocht so talented that it is the only Limerick selected for the All Ireland Secondary Schools Talent Show. Draíocht rates among five only out of 26 entrants nationally to emerge victorious from a heat in The […]

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Fregoli Theatre returns to Savoy

Fregoli Theatre returns to Savoy

| April 23, 2014

  Posted on April 23, 2014 by Rose Rushe THEATRE at The Savoy moves into its third year with a return visit from Galway based Fregoli Theatre Company. Again, it’s a piece scripted by Maria Tivnan, or three pieces this time around: a collection of monologues, called ‘Shur I’ll be Alright Here on Me Own’. […]

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Europol sneak thieves targeted elderly Limerick shopper

Europol sneak thieves targeted elderly Limerick shopper

| April 22, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie TWO Bulgarian women, with Europol profiles as sneak thieves, have been jailed for targeting an elderly shopper and stealing her wallet and cash from her bag as she tended to children while she shopped. 27-year-old self proclaimed DJ, Elena Kostandinova and her 22-year-old friend Penka Georgieva had only recently arrived in Bulgaria, […]

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153 drunk drivers arrested last weekend as motoring offences rise

153 drunk drivers arrested last weekend as motoring offences rise

| April 22, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK drivers, as with many more throughout the country continue to hold and use a mobile phone while driving despite a prolific public campaign highlighting the dangers associated with distractions during driving. In a national operation held over the Easter Weekend, gardai targeted and successfully detected a number of drink drivers and […]

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Taylor looks for Limerick FC fans to turn up in numbers

Taylor looks for Limerick FC fans to turn up in numbers

| April 22, 2014

LIMERICK FC manager Stuart Taylor has called on the club’s fans to vote with their feet and make their presence known at Thomond Park for the visit of Sligo Rovers on Friday. The Super Blues are on a four-game unbeaten run in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, although Sligo have also improved of late […]

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