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Shannon airport takes global award

Shannon airport takes global award

SHANNON airport has taken another major step forward having  won a major award at a leading aviation event in Chicago. The prestigious award sees the airport, which only gained its independence in January of last year, go one step further than last year when it was runner-up in the same category. The World Routes Awards […]

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First Limerick meeting “a farce”

First Limerick meeting “a farce”

A FARCE is how one councillor described the first full meeting of the new joint local authority for Limerick, after a three and a half hour meeting only dealt with a fraction of the agenda. The meeting broke up acrimoniously after councillors failed to reach and decide on important items on the agenda, including motions […]

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The “Future is Food” secures its place on National Curriculum

The “Future is Food” secures its place on National Curriculum

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie FOLLOWING the success of a pilot Transition Year food education unit developed by the Taste Council* in association with Bord Bia, ‘The Future is Food’ has received recognition by the National Council of Curriculum Assessment (NCCA) and is now available nationwide to secondary schools through both the NCCA and TASTE Council websites. […]

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Shannon airport takes global award

Shannon airport takes global award

SHANNON airport has taken another major step forward having  won a major award at a leading aviation event in Chicago. The prestigious award sees the airport, which only gained its independence in January of last year, go one step further than last year when it was runner-up in the same category. The World Routes Awards […]

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First Limerick meeting “a farce”

First Limerick meeting “a farce”

A FARCE is how one councillor described the first full meeting of the new joint local authority for Limerick, after a three and a half hour meeting only dealt with a fraction of the agenda. The meeting broke up acrimoniously after councillors failed to reach and decide on important items on the agenda, including motions […]

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€32 million to develop Limerick sites

€32 million to develop Limerick sites

MEMBERS of Limerick City and County Council have voted to allow the local authority borrow €32 million to develop sites and attract investment and jobs. The money will be borrowed to kick-start development and make sites around the city and county more attractive to private interests. As part of a strategy around the delivery of […]

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SPORT

Limerick beaten as Cork City keep up title chase

Limerick beaten as Cork City keep up title chase

Limerick FC 0-1 Cork City CORK CITY kept their title charge well and truly alive after a hard-fought 1-0 win over Limerick FC at Thomond Park on Sunday evening. Substitute Rob Lehane struck the game’s only goal late on, his deft strike pulling the Leesiders to within three points of leaders Dundalk. Limerick had the […]

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Limerick-based rugby star named Sportswoman of the Month for August

Limerick-based rugby star named Sportswoman of the Month for August

LIMERICK-based rugby player Fiona Coghlan has been named as winner of The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman Award for August after her superb displays for Ireland in the Women’s Rugby World Cup in France. The UL Bohemian star was captain of the Irish team which reached the semi-finals of that tournament, in which they inflicted a […]

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Limerick duo play their part in Ireland under 19 victory

Limerick duo play their part in Ireland under 19 victory

TWO Limerick players featured in the Republic of Ireland under 19 side that recorded an impressive 1-0 victory over a highly-rated Netherlands side at Tallaght Stadium on Monday evening. Joel Coustrain, who is currently with English League One club Sheffield United, started the game and played for 84 minutes, giving a very good account of himself […]

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LIFESTYLE

The “Future is Food” secures its place on National Curriculum

The “Future is Food” secures its place on National Curriculum

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie FOLLOWING the success of a pilot Transition Year food education unit developed by the Taste Council* in association with Bord Bia, ‘The Future is Food’ has received recognition by the National Council of Curriculum Assessment (NCCA) and is now available nationwide to secondary schools through both the NCCA and TASTE Council websites. […]

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Fionnuala on the double for Donal O’Kelly

Fionnuala on the double for Donal O’Kelly

by Rose Rushe IT’s a return to Limerick for Donal O’Kelly’s one man show, ‘FIONNUALA’ at Theatre at the Savoy next Thursday 25 at 1pm and 6pm, and Friday 26, 1pm show only. Actor, writer, producer O’Kelly has created the character of Ambrose Keogh, who works for Shell. When the tunnel-boring machine that he named […]

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Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

by Rose Rushe BIG guns rolled out a gentle volley of bullet points, puppets and particles at Lime Tree Theatre for Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival, running throughout October at this venue and sister act, 69 O’Connell Street. President of Mary Immaculate College, Prof. Brendan Hayes set framework and intent on Monday 15 to a packed […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Fionnuala on the double for Donal O’Kelly

Fionnuala on the double for Donal O’Kelly

by Rose Rushe IT’s a return to Limerick for Donal O’Kelly’s one man show, ‘FIONNUALA’ at Theatre at the Savoy next Thursday 25 at 1pm and 6pm, and Friday 26, 1pm show only. Actor, writer, producer O’Kelly has created the character of Ambrose Keogh, who works for Shell. When the tunnel-boring machine that he named […]

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Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

Bualadh Bos, Limerick’s first festival for children’s theatre and literature

by Rose Rushe BIG guns rolled out a gentle volley of bullet points, puppets and particles at Lime Tree Theatre for Bualadh Bos Children’s Festival, running throughout October at this venue and sister act, 69 O’Connell Street. President of Mary Immaculate College, Prof. Brendan Hayes set framework and intent on Monday 15 to a packed […]

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What Happened Bridgie Cleary

What Happened Bridgie Cleary

by Rose Rushe FORGING into an 18 night tour with an opening week of six performances in six venues would daunt some. Not Joanne Ryan, central to virtually every scene as Bridgie in Tom McIntyre’s raw, dreamy, ‘What Happened Bridgie Cleary’, produced by Bottom Dog Theatre Company. Staged first in the vault of Victoria Snooker […]

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PHOTOS

Opening night: The Royal Picture Show festival

Opening night: The Royal Picture Show festival

Related posts: Classics and community for The Royal Picture Show film festival By Rose Rushe LOOKING ahead to 3rd The Royal Picture… After Dark – Shannon Rowing Club Latin night … After Dark – Absolute Hotel Corporate Night … Geraldines AFC Awards Night …

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Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Limerick bids farewell to giant grandmother

Despite a technical malfunction that resulted in a two hour delay and a change of route that left thousands of spectators disappointed, record crowds lined the streets and quays of Limerick to wish Grandma Giant farewell on one of the hottest days of the summer. According to Limerick City of Culture organizers, there were over […]

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Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

Double vision at Abbeyfeale school

It was a case of double vision when eight sets of twins turned up for their first day of secondary school in Colaiste Ide agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale on Wednesday.  They are: Luke and Holly Scannell, Orla and Maeve Quirke, Michelle and Noelle Curtin, Caoimhe and Shona Hickey, Jack and David O’Conner, Jamie and Gearoid Browne, […]

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Other Recent Stories

Shannon airport takes global award

Shannon airport takes global award

| September 23, 2014

SHANNON airport has taken another major step forward having  won a major award at a leading aviation event in Chicago. The prestigious award sees the airport, which only gained its independence in January of last year, go one step further than last year when it was runner-up in the same category. The World Routes Awards […]

Continue Reading

Opening night: The Royal Picture Show festival

Opening night: The Royal Picture Show festival

| September 23, 2014

Related posts: Classics and community for The Royal Picture Show film festival By Rose Rushe LOOKING ahead to 3rd The Royal Picture… After Dark – Shannon Rowing Club Latin night … After Dark – Absolute Hotel Corporate Night … Geraldines AFC Awards Night …

Continue Reading

First Limerick meeting “a farce”

First Limerick meeting “a farce”

| September 23, 2014

A FARCE is how one councillor described the first full meeting of the new joint local authority for Limerick, after a three and a half hour meeting only dealt with a fraction of the agenda. The meeting broke up acrimoniously after councillors failed to reach and decide on important items on the agenda, including motions […]

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The “Future is Food” secures its place on National Curriculum

The “Future is Food” secures its place on National Curriculum

| September 23, 2014

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie FOLLOWING the success of a pilot Transition Year food education unit developed by the Taste Council* in association with Bord Bia, ‘The Future is Food’ has received recognition by the National Council of Curriculum Assessment (NCCA) and is now available nationwide to secondary schools through both the NCCA and TASTE Council websites. […]

Continue Reading

Fionnuala on the double for Donal O’Kelly

Fionnuala on the double for Donal O’Kelly

| September 23, 2014

by Rose Rushe IT’s a return to Limerick for Donal O’Kelly’s one man show, ‘FIONNUALA’ at Theatre at the Savoy next Thursday 25 at 1pm and 6pm, and Friday 26, 1pm show only. Actor, writer, producer O’Kelly has created the character of Ambrose Keogh, who works for Shell. When the tunnel-boring machine that he named […]

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