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Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

by Sarah O’Leary LEADING Data Management company Asystec has announced that it will invest more than €2 million in Innovation Labs in Ireland to support the company’s extensive growth in Data Analytics, Security and IT Transformation divisions. Les Byrne, co-founder and Managing Director of Asystec said: “The Innovation Labs will provide a unique “thinking factory” style experience […]

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Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

by Sarah O’Leary   UNIVERSITY of Limerick-based Irish software engineering research centre Lero is among five such centres worldwide to benefit from Government and industry funding to the tune of €245million. The announcement was made this week by Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, and Damien English TD, Minister for Skills, Research […]

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A new approach needed to tackle Limerick housing crisis

A new approach needed to tackle Limerick housing crisis

A CALL by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) for a €500 million investment programme for social housing and growth has been welcomed as “a good start to tackling the massive housing crisis in Limerick”. The ESRI made the call for funds in their 2015 budget submission, and Limerick City North councillor Maurice Quinlivan maintains that it […]

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BREAKING NEWS

2,600 medical cards cut

2,600 medical cards cut

Figures released to Fianna Fáil have revealed that 2,600 medical cards have been cut in Limerick in 12 months, more than 770 of these for over 70s. The number of medical cards in Limerick has been cut by 2,609 from 80,895 in September 2013 to 78,286 last September, this includes a reduction in the number […]

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Investigations continue into fatal road crash

Investigations continue into fatal road crash

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the circumstances that led to a fatal car crash on the Limerick Tipperary border last Thursday morning where the drivers of the two cars involved lost their lives. Shortly after 7:15am last Thursday morning, the two vehicles, driven by 43-year-old Mary O’Donnell originally from Limerick Junction, and John […]

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Judge said politician’s letter had no influence on drug dealer’s suspended sentence

Judge said politician’s letter had no influence on drug dealer’s suspended sentence

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A LETTER submitted to a drugs trial from Fianna Fail spokesperson for Justice Deputy Niall Collins was said to have had “no influence” on the decision of a Circuit Court judge to suspend a three year prison sentence for a convicted drug dealer. Stating that Hugo Porter, a widowed father of four […]

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SPORT

Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC set for 2015 Markets Field return as Sligo beaten in Thomond farewell

Limerick FC 1-0 Sligo Rovers AFTER a two-year stint of playing home games at Thomond Park, Limerick FC signed off from the Munster Rugby venue with a 1-0 win over Sligo Rovers on the night that chairman Pat O’Sullivan confirmed that the club would return to the Markets Field for the beginning of the 2015 […]

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Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Competition: Win a pair of tickets to Munster v Scarlets in Thomond Park!

Our friends at Specsavers and WHPR have given us a pair of tickets to giveaway to this Friday night’s Munster v Scarlets Guinness PRO12 game at Thomond Park. Kick off is Friday @ 7.35pm in Thomond Park and the tickets are courtesy of Specsavers, sponsors of the match officials. Simply answer the following question: Who captained Munster to their first Heineken Cup win? […]

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Goals galore as Limerick win at home

Goals galore as Limerick win at home

Limerick FC 4-2 Athlone Town TWO goals each from Rory Gaffney and Kieran Djilali ensured a first home win for Limerick FC in two months as they saw off Athlone Town 4-2 at Thomond Park on Friday night. The Super Blues spurned several good chances in a first half which ended 1-1, but they asserted […]

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LIFESTYLE

Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

by Sarah O’Leary LEADING Data Management company Asystec has announced that it will invest more than €2 million in Innovation Labs in Ireland to support the company’s extensive growth in Data Analytics, Security and IT Transformation divisions. Les Byrne, co-founder and Managing Director of Asystec said: “The Innovation Labs will provide a unique “thinking factory” style experience […]

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International mix for Cuisle’s five day fest

International mix for Cuisle’s five day fest

AUDIENCES from Ireland, UK, Slovenia and Europe took part in and attended the 20th annual Cuisle Limerick City International Poetry Festival, which ran over the past five days. The event concluded on Sunday 19 having featured leading Irish poets such as Geraldine Mitchell, Conor O’Callaghan, Tom French, Dr. Bridget Wallace, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Macdara Woods, […]

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Harker and Dracula have devilish fun

Harker and Dracula have devilish fun

ALL hail the colourful feast of ghouls and fiends that defines Hallowe’en tradition. University Concert Hall is hosting a full-blooded production of ‘Dracula’ in a period piece laced by the grace of “young English solicitor Jonathan Harker” for this Tuesday 21 at 8pm – one show only. Expect the age old tussle between good and […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

International mix for Cuisle’s five day fest

International mix for Cuisle’s five day fest

AUDIENCES from Ireland, UK, Slovenia and Europe took part in and attended the 20th annual Cuisle Limerick City International Poetry Festival, which ran over the past five days. The event concluded on Sunday 19 having featured leading Irish poets such as Geraldine Mitchell, Conor O’Callaghan, Tom French, Dr. Bridget Wallace, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Macdara Woods, […]

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Harker and Dracula have devilish fun

Harker and Dracula have devilish fun

ALL hail the colourful feast of ghouls and fiends that defines Hallowe’en tradition. University Concert Hall is hosting a full-blooded production of ‘Dracula’ in a period piece laced by the grace of “young English solicitor Jonathan Harker” for this Tuesday 21 at 8pm – one show only. Expect the age old tussle between good and […]

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Bram Stoker’s Dracula starring Gerard McCarthy

Bram Stoker’s Dracula starring Gerard McCarthy

JUST in time for Halloween season, a new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula sees Gerard McCarthy playing both Jonathan Harker, whose diaries chronicle the bloody tale, and the world’s best known vampire, Dracula. Gerard McCarthy is one of Northern Ireland’s most exciting and versatile young actors best known for TV roles in The Fall, Hollyoaks […]

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PHOTOS

Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

Related posts: Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true University Concert Hall presents ‘Limerick’s Dream Will Do’, a gala… Limerick’s dream gala concert with Jason Donovan by Rose Rushe IRELAND loves Jason Donovan: five No. 1s… Jordan’s dream comes true A DREAM came true for little Jordan Perez (5) when… Dream team makes Limerick teenager’s wish […]

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Trick or Treat for Temple Street with the Orchard Bar

Trick or Treat for Temple Street with the Orchard Bar

by Aoife McLoughlin aoife@limerickpost.ie Fancy dressing up for a good cause this Halloween then “Trick or Treat for Temple Street” is just the ticket. The charity event will be held on the bank holiday weekend at the Orchard Bar. The Halloween fancy dress fundraiser is organised by local man Killian Fitzgerald to raise money for […]

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Launch of Light Moves festival of Screendance

Launch of Light Moves festival of Screendance

Related posts: International light to Richard Harris Film Festival 2014 HOW does a tiny core of film makers make an… Free music recital at the Hunt Museum A free concert by a Finnish singer and an Irish… Sing Out about €25,000 scholarships THE Irish Chamber Orchestra and Irish World Academy have announced… Limerick’s first ever […]

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Other Recent Stories

Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

Limerick data management company invests €2 million in “think factory” concepts

| October 20, 2014

by Sarah O’Leary LEADING Data Management company Asystec has announced that it will invest more than €2 million in Innovation Labs in Ireland to support the company’s extensive growth in Data Analytics, Security and IT Transformation divisions. Les Byrne, co-founder and Managing Director of Asystec said: “The Innovation Labs will provide a unique “thinking factory” style experience […]

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Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

Limerick-based research centre to benefit from €245million investment

| October 20, 2014

by Sarah O’Leary   UNIVERSITY of Limerick-based Irish software engineering research centre Lero is among five such centres worldwide to benefit from Government and industry funding to the tune of €245million. The announcement was made this week by Richard Bruton TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, and Damien English TD, Minister for Skills, Research […]

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International mix for Cuisle’s five day fest

International mix for Cuisle’s five day fest

| October 20, 2014

AUDIENCES from Ireland, UK, Slovenia and Europe took part in and attended the 20th annual Cuisle Limerick City International Poetry Festival, which ran over the past five days. The event concluded on Sunday 19 having featured leading Irish poets such as Geraldine Mitchell, Conor O’Callaghan, Tom French, Dr. Bridget Wallace, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Macdara Woods, […]

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Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

Jason Donovan was Limerick’s Dream come true

| October 20, 2014

Related posts: Jason Donovan’s Limerick Dream comes true University Concert Hall presents ‘Limerick’s Dream Will Do’, a gala… Limerick’s dream gala concert with Jason Donovan by Rose Rushe IRELAND loves Jason Donovan: five No. 1s… Jordan’s dream comes true A DREAM came true for little Jordan Perez (5) when… Dream team makes Limerick teenager’s wish […]

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Harker and Dracula have devilish fun

Harker and Dracula have devilish fun

| October 20, 2014

ALL hail the colourful feast of ghouls and fiends that defines Hallowe’en tradition. University Concert Hall is hosting a full-blooded production of ‘Dracula’ in a period piece laced by the grace of “young English solicitor Jonathan Harker” for this Tuesday 21 at 8pm – one show only. Expect the age old tussle between good and […]

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