NEWS

More jobs for Limerick

More jobs for Limerick

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie ONE HUNDRED new high-end jobs are on the way for Limerick with news that clinical research company, Icon, is expanding. Based in the National Technology Park, Icon this week announced that it was creating 200 jobs through a new global innovation hub with 100 jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin […]

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New critical care unit “a milestone”.

New critical care unit “a milestone”.

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie PROTESTS greeted health minister Leo Vardkar as he arrived to open the new Critical Care block at the Uiniversity Hospital in Limerick this week. The unit has been credited with saving more than 180 lives since it began operstions a year ago, according to the new hospital CEO, Professor Colette Cowan. […]

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Major rally against water charges planned for Limerick

Major rally against water charges planned for Limerick

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie THE We Won’t Pay campaign is gearing up for a day of action in 12 locations tomorrow with community protests taking place in Abbeyfeale, Croom, Newcastle West and right across the city. Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Cian Prendiville, one of the organisers of this Saturday’s protests, commented, “Given the massive movement […]

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BREAKING NEWS

More jobs for Limerick

More jobs for Limerick

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie ONE HUNDRED new high-end jobs are on the way for Limerick with news that clinical research company, Icon, is expanding. Based in the National Technology Park, Icon this week announced that it was creating 200 jobs through a new global innovation hub with 100 jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin […]

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New critical care unit “a milestone”.

New critical care unit “a milestone”.

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie PROTESTS greeted health minister Leo Vardkar as he arrived to open the new Critical Care block at the Uiniversity Hospital in Limerick this week. The unit has been credited with saving more than 180 lives since it began operstions a year ago, according to the new hospital CEO, Professor Colette Cowan. […]

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Major rally against water charges planned for Limerick

Major rally against water charges planned for Limerick

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie THE We Won’t Pay campaign is gearing up for a day of action in 12 locations tomorrow with community protests taking place in Abbeyfeale, Croom, Newcastle West and right across the city. Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Cian Prendiville, one of the organisers of this Saturday’s protests, commented, “Given the massive movement […]

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SPORT

Game Over Ball Burst – Super Bowl XLIX

Game Over Ball Burst – Super Bowl XLIX

AS USUAL, at this time of year, I am trying to spread the Gospel that is NFL. American Football to the uninitiated. Super Bowl XLIX, or 49 takes places this Sunday night in Arizona. Last season’s champions the Seattle Seahawks take on the New England Patriots. If you are a huge fan of the game, […]

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Limerick face ‘Rebels’ in Cup final

Limerick face ‘Rebels’ in Cup final

LIMERICK will play Cork this Saturday night in Mallow at 7pm in the final of the Waterford Crystal Cup. The two sides, who have met in the last two Munster Senior hurling finals, will relish this encounter, serving as a perfect run out ahead of the 2015 National hurling league which starts on February 14. […]

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Something for the Weekend – TV Listings

Something for the Weekend – TV Listings

THE big games are on the big screen. (Or whatever size you watch) Here is a list of the main sporting action on TV this weekend. Soccer Thur-29-Jan CDR Getafe v Villarreal 7pm SS5 Thur-29-Jan JPT Bristol City v Gillingham 7.45pm SS1 Thur-29-Jan CDR Athletic Bilbao v Malaga 9pm SS5 Thur-29-Jan CDR Sevilla v Espanyol […]

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LIFESTYLE

Thrills of The King’s Singers

Thrills of The King’s Singers

by Rose Rushe THE concert hall has secured the entertainment services of half a dozen of Britain’s best looking men for a February concert, each of them in possession of glorious voice. Together, The King’s Singers are admired to the magnitude of having premiered some 200 works, most of them dedicated commissions and having a […]

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#newmusic 40HURTZ –  Dwindling Light EP

#newmusic 40HURTZ – Dwindling Light EP

DEBUT EP from Clare/Limerick producer 40hurtz. Released on System UK Digital Dwindling Light is four tracks of chilled atmospheric downbeat dub. Fine production skills and strong memorable melodies are evident on the tracks, ‘Nature Of Life Full Circle’, and ‘Canyons Of Caledonia’. The EP will be available on Beatport System UK Digital [SUKD065] from Friday […]

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Limerick’s Niall O’Halloran on The Voice of Ireland

Limerick’s Niall O’Halloran on The Voice of Ireland

RTE’S ‘The Voice of Ireland’ will have a strong Limerick interest this week. Auditioning live for the judges is 22 year old singer/actor Niall O’Halloran. Niall applied for an audition through 2FM as less people apply for it than main casting. His mum started the application in secret and then got him to finish it. […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Thrills of The King’s Singers

Thrills of The King’s Singers

by Rose Rushe THE concert hall has secured the entertainment services of half a dozen of Britain’s best looking men for a February concert, each of them in possession of glorious voice. Together, The King’s Singers are admired to the magnitude of having premiered some 200 works, most of them dedicated commissions and having a […]

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#newmusic 40HURTZ –  Dwindling Light EP

#newmusic 40HURTZ – Dwindling Light EP

DEBUT EP from Clare/Limerick producer 40hurtz. Released on System UK Digital Dwindling Light is four tracks of chilled atmospheric downbeat dub. Fine production skills and strong memorable melodies are evident on the tracks, ‘Nature Of Life Full Circle’, and ‘Canyons Of Caledonia’. The EP will be available on Beatport System UK Digital [SUKD065] from Friday […]

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Limerick’s Niall O’Halloran on The Voice of Ireland

Limerick’s Niall O’Halloran on The Voice of Ireland

RTE’S ‘The Voice of Ireland’ will have a strong Limerick interest this week. Auditioning live for the judges is 22 year old singer/actor Niall O’Halloran. Niall applied for an audition through 2FM as less people apply for it than main casting. His mum started the application in secret and then got him to finish it. […]

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PHOTOS

Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

Triple show launch at Limerick City Gallery of Art

by Rose Rushe AS ever, Carnegie Building on Pery Square magnetised lovers of art and architecture with its seasonal launch of new shows. The first three for 2015 opened on Thursday January 22 and current installations will run daily to March 13. The evening was topped by the announcement, months in the making, of a […]

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Pictures – Action from Killester’s  68-67 win over UL Huskies in Women’s National Cup

Pictures – Action from Killester’s 68-67 win over UL Huskies in Women’s National Cup

Killester pulled off a last gasp win over UL Huskies to reach their first Women’s National Cup Final since 2006. There was only 40 seconds left when they found themselves in a winning position – UL Huskies had led for most of the game but missed their last eight shots from play in a nervy […]

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Pictures – Action from UCD Marian’s  81-70 win over  UL Eagles in National Cup

Pictures – Action from UCD Marian’s 81-70 win over UL Eagles in National Cup

UCD Marian withstood a third quarter comeback from UL Eagles to book their place in the Men’s National Cup Final on January 24th. The Dubliners took an early lead with Preston Ross dominating in the post and helping himself to an 8-0 run as Marian led by 13 points after 10 minutes. UL Eagles found […]

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Other Recent Stories

More jobs for Limerick

More jobs for Limerick

| January 30, 2015

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie ONE HUNDRED new high-end jobs are on the way for Limerick with news that clinical research company, Icon, is expanding. Based in the National Technology Park, Icon this week announced that it was creating 200 jobs through a new global innovation hub with 100 jobs to be created in Limerick and Dublin […]

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New critical care unit “a milestone”.

New critical care unit “a milestone”.

| January 30, 2015

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie PROTESTS greeted health minister Leo Vardkar as he arrived to open the new Critical Care block at the Uiniversity Hospital in Limerick this week. The unit has been credited with saving more than 180 lives since it began operstions a year ago, according to the new hospital CEO, Professor Colette Cowan. […]

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Major rally against water charges planned for Limerick

Major rally against water charges planned for Limerick

| January 30, 2015

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie THE We Won’t Pay campaign is gearing up for a day of action in 12 locations tomorrow with community protests taking place in Abbeyfeale, Croom, Newcastle West and right across the city. Anti Austerity Alliance councillor Cian Prendiville, one of the organisers of this Saturday’s protests, commented, “Given the massive movement […]

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Young offenders benefit from restorative justice in Limerick

Young offenders benefit from restorative justice in Limerick

| January 30, 2015

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie A STUDY of Le Chéile’s Restorative Justice Project in Limerick has shown that restorative justice should be a preferred option for young offenders. Ireland’s first and only non-statutory youth restorative justice service provides a range of services to young people who have been involved in crime and are engaged with the Probation Service. […]

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Limerick Council hears passionate call for marriage equality

Limerick Council hears passionate call for marriage equality

| January 30, 2015

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK’s youngest councillor Lisa Marie Sheehy has urged local politicians to commit to supporting and actively campaign for marriage equality in the run up to the upcoming referendum on same-sex marriage. In an impassioned speech during this month’s Council meeting, Cllr Sheehy called on all public representatives as individuals to work […]

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