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Mary’s story of 5B “hell” prompts change

Mary’s story of 5B “hell” prompts change

by Bernie Engllsh bernie@limericpost.ie A LIMERICK woman, whose account of “hell” in the psychiatric ward of University Hospital Limerick was highlighted by the Limerick Post says she has been told by senior HSE managers that improvements will be made because of her experience. Mary Milburn (61) from Patrickswell revealed to the Limerick Post how she spent […]

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Hospital bosses welcome nursing strategy

Hospital bosses welcome nursing strategy

THE UL Hospitals Group has welcomed this week’s launch of the interim report of the taskforce on staffing and skill mix for nursing.   The purpose is to improve patient safety and patient experience by ensuring medical and surgical wards in hospitals have the right number of nurses and midwives with the right mix of skills. […]

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Kilquane right-of-way for consideration

Kilquane right-of-way for consideration

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie A LONG standing row about access to an historic graveyard, which is also the final resting place of many Limerick families could be on the brink of being solved. Six councillors of the Shannon Municipal District are proposing to make the access road to Kilquane Graveyard in East Clare a public right […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Four men rescued from early morning Limerick river incident

Four men rescued from early morning Limerick river incident

FOUR men have been rescued from the River Shannon at Castleconnell in the early hours of this Thursday morning after their boat capsized leaving them clinging to the side in bitterly cold water. At around 4:30am this Thursday morning Limerick Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to a river incident at “Worrall’s End” Castleconnell. Upon […]

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Court hears of items removed from Corbett home

Court hears of items removed from Corbett home

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie MOLLY Martens, the former childminder accused of murdering her husband, Limerickman Jason Corbett, may be in breach of a court order for removing items including furniture and clothes from the home they shared. A US court will decide the matter after a three page list of removed items was read into the court […]

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€21,000 of Benzodiazepines seized in Limerick

€21,000 of Benzodiazepines seized in Limerick

AS PART of an intelligence-led joint operation between Revenue, An Garda Síochána attached to the divisional drugs unit and the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) officers seized approximately 10,500 Benzodiazepine tablets with an estimated street value of €21,000 at an address in Kileely, Limerick this Monday. The tablets, a type of tranquilizer, which when taken without […]

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SPORT

Rugby – Zebo to stay at Munster for two more years

Rugby – Zebo to stay at Munster for two more years

MUNSTER and the IRFU have today confirmed that Simon Zebo has signed a two year deal that will see him remain with the province until at least June 2018. Zebo is the latest of an international trio to commit their future to the province with fellow backs Keith Earls and Conor Murray already putting pen to paper last […]

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Opinion – Nothing ‘Dodged’

Opinion – Nothing ‘Dodged’

CROKE PARK tunnel, 2007. Limerick players depart the dressing room and make their way to the bus. The team had just been defeated by 7 points in the All Ireland final against Kilkenny. This hack holds his dictaphone, almost hoping that no one wants to speak to the media, but also aware that he has […]

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Rugby – Munster win in Italy

Rugby – Munster win in Italy

MUNSTER secured a lacklustre 16-12 win over Zebre today in round 12 of the Guinness Pro12 competition. A Mark Chisholm try after six minutes set the Munster men on their way to a much needed four points in the league. With Ian Keatley swapping penalty goals with Zebre’s Kelly Haimona, the score at half time […]

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LIFESTYLE

UCH to screen Bowie’s Labyrinth in aid of Cancer Foundation

UCH to screen Bowie’s Labyrinth in aid of Cancer Foundation

Professor Eoin Devereux, University of Limerick, will introduce the classic film with music and videos from David Bowie this Tuesday February 9 University Concert Hall will screen a full cinema season from this Tuesday February 9 commencing with a screening of ‘Labyrinth’, to mark the passing of David Bowie. The screening will be preceded by […]

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Living in a box: (Specifally. Being. Human.)

Living in a box: (Specifally. Being. Human.)

ISLEBORO Productions*  is a new maker of theatre in site specific situations, set up by Limerick man Kevin Kiely Jnr. Readers will know his name from glories past over years: appearances in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘World War Z’ and live performance work from Royal de Luxe to Limerick film and theatre, to producing at […]

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New York sax Seamus Blake joins jazz trio

New York sax Seamus Blake joins jazz trio

JAZZ season sounds out a strong opener with the English born, New York-based Seamus Blake on sax joining Tommy Halferty’s trio on Wednesday 10. The Kasbah at Dolan’s will be a first time destination for this Limerick Jazz event, doors 8.30pm.Booker John Daly is looking forward: “Seamus Blake is probably one of the best saxophone […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

UCH to screen Bowie’s Labyrinth in aid of Cancer Foundation

UCH to screen Bowie’s Labyrinth in aid of Cancer Foundation

Professor Eoin Devereux, University of Limerick, will introduce the classic film with music and videos from David Bowie this Tuesday February 9 University Concert Hall will screen a full cinema season from this Tuesday February 9 commencing with a screening of ‘Labyrinth’, to mark the passing of David Bowie. The screening will be preceded by […]

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Living in a box: (Specifally. Being. Human.)

Living in a box: (Specifally. Being. Human.)

ISLEBORO Productions*  is a new maker of theatre in site specific situations, set up by Limerick man Kevin Kiely Jnr. Readers will know his name from glories past over years: appearances in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘World War Z’ and live performance work from Royal de Luxe to Limerick film and theatre, to producing at […]

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New York sax Seamus Blake joins jazz trio

New York sax Seamus Blake joins jazz trio

JAZZ season sounds out a strong opener with the English born, New York-based Seamus Blake on sax joining Tommy Halferty’s trio on Wednesday 10. The Kasbah at Dolan’s will be a first time destination for this Limerick Jazz event, doors 8.30pm.Booker John Daly is looking forward: “Seamus Blake is probably one of the best saxophone […]

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PHOTOS

Launch of ‘Adventure: Capital’, home from Venice

Launch of ‘Adventure: Capital’, home from Venice

THE night of Thursday 21 at Limerick City Gallery of Art was a major one for visual arts, and for Limerick. This week saw the coming home of Ireland’s work for the 56th Venice Biennale which took place in Autumn. 400,000+ people took the time and interest to pursue its many parts in Italy – […]

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GAA – Donal O’Grady – A career in photos

GAA – Donal O’Grady – A career in photos

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The Alvin Purple Experience Christmas Party Part I

The Alvin Purple Experience Christmas Party Part I

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Other Recent Stories

Mary’s story of 5B “hell” prompts change

Mary’s story of 5B “hell” prompts change

| February 5, 2016

by Bernie Engllsh bernie@limericpost.ie A LIMERICK woman, whose account of “hell” in the psychiatric ward of University Hospital Limerick was highlighted by the Limerick Post says she has been told by senior HSE managers that improvements will be made because of her experience. Mary Milburn (61) from Patrickswell revealed to the Limerick Post how she spent […]

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Hospital bosses welcome nursing strategy

Hospital bosses welcome nursing strategy

| February 5, 2016

THE UL Hospitals Group has welcomed this week’s launch of the interim report of the taskforce on staffing and skill mix for nursing.   The purpose is to improve patient safety and patient experience by ensuring medical and surgical wards in hospitals have the right number of nurses and midwives with the right mix of skills. […]

Continue Reading

UCH to screen Bowie’s Labyrinth in aid of Cancer Foundation

UCH to screen Bowie’s Labyrinth in aid of Cancer Foundation

| February 5, 2016

Professor Eoin Devereux, University of Limerick, will introduce the classic film with music and videos from David Bowie this Tuesday February 9 University Concert Hall will screen a full cinema season from this Tuesday February 9 commencing with a screening of ‘Labyrinth’, to mark the passing of David Bowie. The screening will be preceded by […]

Continue Reading

Living in a box: (Specifally. Being. Human.)

Living in a box: (Specifally. Being. Human.)

| February 5, 2016

ISLEBORO Productions*  is a new maker of theatre in site specific situations, set up by Limerick man Kevin Kiely Jnr. Readers will know his name from glories past over years: appearances in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’, ‘World War Z’ and live performance work from Royal de Luxe to Limerick film and theatre, to producing at […]

Continue Reading

Kilquane right-of-way for consideration

Kilquane right-of-way for consideration

| February 4, 2016

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie A LONG standing row about access to an historic graveyard, which is also the final resting place of many Limerick families could be on the brink of being solved. Six councillors of the Shannon Municipal District are proposing to make the access road to Kilquane Graveyard in East Clare a public right […]

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