NEWS

Limerick householders urged to say no to junk mail

Limerick householders urged to say no to junk mail

‘NO Junk Mail’ stickers are being made available to householders across Limerick in a bid to reduce the amount of waste generated locally by unsolicited mail dropped through letterboxes. The Southern Waste Regional Office, supported by the Environment Section of Limerick City and County Council, has developed the initiative as part of its ‘Do One […]

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Festival to spread kindness in Limerick

Festival to spread kindness in Limerick

LIMERICK will host a unique initiative from March 13 to 17 which is expected to create a ripple effect throughout the city and county. The Festival of Kindness is a fun and free event hosted by Pay it Forward Limerick (PIF Limerick) – a team of local volunteers and businesses who are embracing the concept to […]

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22 marching bands to perform at Limerick’s International Band Championship

22 marching bands to perform at Limerick’s International Band Championship

TWENTY two marching bands featuring musicians from across Ireland, Europe and the USA will perform in Limerick for the 45th International Band Championship on Sunday March 15 at 12 noon. More than 1,000 musicians have been confirmed to take part in the event, which brings almost 50,000 spectators on to the city streets every year as […]

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BREAKING NEWS

€7 million contract for Shannon Heritage

€7 million contract for Shannon Heritage

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie An Post has appointed Shannon Heritage, part of the newly established Shannon Group plc, to operate and manage the €7m GPO Witness History Interpretive Exhibition Centre. The contract was awarded following a competitive tender process. The world-class visitor centre is currently under construction in the inner eastern courtyard of the iconic […]

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Shannon Heritage bags prestigious GPO contract

Shannon Heritage bags prestigious GPO contract

by Bernie English bernie@limerickpost.ie SHANNON Heritage, the company which manages King John’s Castle as well as Bunratty Folk Park and other attractions has won the coveted contract to run the planned 1916 museum in Dublin’s General Post Office. The contract will involve the creation of 25 jobs between Dublin and Shannon. The heritage company, which is […]

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EU package for Shannon Estuary

EU package for Shannon Estuary

An ambitious new EU energy package launched by the European Commission today (Wednesday) could see Shannon Estuary serve as an energy hub for Europe and save Irish householders money, according to Seán Kelly MEP. The Ireland South MEP welcomed the announcement of the Energy Union today by the European Commission and called on Member States […]

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SPORT

Consolation Prize Money announced for First Round Losers of The Worlds Richest Puppy Stake

Consolation Prize Money announced for First Round Losers of The Worlds Richest Puppy Stake

JP and Noreen McManus have announced a further incentive in their sponsorship of the World’s richest greyhound puppy race, the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Puppy Stake at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, for which the closing date for entries is on Monday next, March 2nd. All first round losing dogs will receive a consolation prize of […]

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Elevated Status for Rás Luimní 2015

Elevated Status for Rás Luimní 2015

ON SUNDAY, March 8, Limerick Cycling Club will host its annual Rás Luimní cycle race, one of the longest running and most significant races on the national calendar. This year the race enjoys elevated status as it is the curtain raiser for Cycling Ireland’s new National Series which will be contested by the top cyclists […]

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Pictures – Limerick FC defeat Cork City in Munster Senior Cup

Pictures – Limerick FC defeat Cork City in Munster Senior Cup

Related posts: Pictures – Castletroy College defeat Glenstal in Munster Senior Cup Pictures from yesterday’s SEAT Munster Senior Cup clash between Castletroy… Pictures – Limerick defeat Cork in Waterford Crystal Cup Final Action from Limerick’s  3-20 to 1-16 win over Cork at… Limerick Senior Football Final – In Pictures Pictures by Keith Wiseman… Pictures – […]

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LIFESTYLE

Friday night’s alright for dancing.. for ADAPT

Friday night’s alright for dancing.. for ADAPT

AN evening of music and dance with the best entertainers, and suitable for all ages, will be held at Best Western, Pery’s Hotel this Friday March 6 from 8.30pm on. This is a fundraiser for ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services which provides shelter, education, transition housing, counselling and legal services for women experiencing domestic abuse, and […]

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Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

by Aoife McLoughlin aoife@limerickpost.ie REALITY television talent competitions have never been so popular, attracting millions of viewers worldwide, as audiences tune in for months at a time to become judge and jury of those who dare to brave the stage for a chance of winning the fame game. Over recent weeks, Sunday evenings in Ireland have […]

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Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

 “STOP all the clocks…the stars are not wanted now; put out every one” Was Auden’s verse fuse to ‘The Clock Maker’s Doll’, the film being shot here? With open castings over for its 32 characters, director Cashell Horgan will admit that his film is a love story, centred on a  widowed clock maker “whose wife […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Friday night’s alright for dancing.. for ADAPT

Friday night’s alright for dancing.. for ADAPT

AN evening of music and dance with the best entertainers, and suitable for all ages, will be held at Best Western, Pery’s Hotel this Friday March 6 from 8.30pm on. This is a fundraiser for ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services which provides shelter, education, transition housing, counselling and legal services for women experiencing domestic abuse, and […]

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Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

Limerick accent on the Voice of Ireland

by Aoife McLoughlin aoife@limerickpost.ie REALITY television talent competitions have never been so popular, attracting millions of viewers worldwide, as audiences tune in for months at a time to become judge and jury of those who dare to brave the stage for a chance of winning the fame game. Over recent weeks, Sunday evenings in Ireland have […]

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Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

Film making ticks with The Clock Maker

 “STOP all the clocks…the stars are not wanted now; put out every one” Was Auden’s verse fuse to ‘The Clock Maker’s Doll’, the film being shot here? With open castings over for its 32 characters, director Cashell Horgan will admit that his film is a love story, centred on a  widowed clock maker “whose wife […]

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PHOTOS

Limerick leads call to rule out sale

Limerick leads call to rule out sale

Fianna Fáil Social Protection spokesman Willie O’Dea is leading calls on the Government to firmly rule out the sale of the State’s shareholding in Aer Lingus now that the Minister for Transport appears to have finally recognised its strategic importance. The Limerick TD’s intervention comes in the wake of a statement from Transport Minister Pascal […]

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Lessons learned from Carambola Kidz whiz

Lessons learned from Carambola Kidz whiz

Limerick based Colm O’Brien award built up his Carambola Kidz Healthy School Lunch Business to produce 100,000 lunches weekly. Annacotty based in industry, O’Brien is also a motivational speaker, was key to Limerick Local Heroes profile and activity, founded PayDay Productions to bring professional theatre here and .. is now publisher. He  has written a […]

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Window dressing for Limerick Literary weekend of greats

Window dressing for Limerick Literary weekend of greats

O’Mahony Booksellers was appropriate host on Monday 9 to the launch of the 2nd Limerick Literary Festival, grown-up child to the Kate O’Brien Weekend of three decades. Playwright and O’Brien scholar Mary Coll rolled out news of the three days of seminar, readings, music with Sarah Dolan, interviews by Sean Rocks (Edna O’Brien) and Niall […]

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Other Recent Stories

Friday night’s alright for dancing.. for ADAPT

Friday night’s alright for dancing.. for ADAPT

| March 3, 2015

AN evening of music and dance with the best entertainers, and suitable for all ages, will be held at Best Western, Pery’s Hotel this Friday March 6 from 8.30pm on. This is a fundraiser for ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services which provides shelter, education, transition housing, counselling and legal services for women experiencing domestic abuse, and […]

Continue Reading

Limerick householders urged to say no to junk mail

Limerick householders urged to say no to junk mail

| March 3, 2015

‘NO Junk Mail’ stickers are being made available to householders across Limerick in a bid to reduce the amount of waste generated locally by unsolicited mail dropped through letterboxes. The Southern Waste Regional Office, supported by the Environment Section of Limerick City and County Council, has developed the initiative as part of its ‘Do One […]

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Festival to spread kindness in Limerick

Festival to spread kindness in Limerick

| March 3, 2015

LIMERICK will host a unique initiative from March 13 to 17 which is expected to create a ripple effect throughout the city and county. The Festival of Kindness is a fun and free event hosted by Pay it Forward Limerick (PIF Limerick) – a team of local volunteers and businesses who are embracing the concept to […]

Continue Reading

22 marching bands to perform at Limerick’s International Band Championship

22 marching bands to perform at Limerick’s International Band Championship

| March 3, 2015

TWENTY two marching bands featuring musicians from across Ireland, Europe and the USA will perform in Limerick for the 45th International Band Championship on Sunday March 15 at 12 noon. More than 1,000 musicians have been confirmed to take part in the event, which brings almost 50,000 spectators on to the city streets every year as […]

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Consolation Prize Money announced for First Round Losers of The Worlds Richest Puppy Stake

Consolation Prize Money announced for First Round Losers of The Worlds Richest Puppy Stake

| March 2, 2015

JP and Noreen McManus have announced a further incentive in their sponsorship of the World’s richest greyhound puppy race, the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Puppy Stake at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, for which the closing date for entries is on Monday next, March 2nd. All first round losing dogs will receive a consolation prize of […]

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