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Limerick gardai set to strike after latest ‘insulting’ proposal

Limerick gardai set to strike after latest ‘insulting’ proposal

THE MAJORITY of the 500 balloted Limerick gardai are not happy with their pay and conditions and will take part in four days of action next month. The Garda Representative Association (GRA), which represents 10,500 members nationally and more than 500 in Limerick, rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement and have been subject to a pay increment […]

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Delay in opening new Emergency Department

Delay in opening new Emergency Department

PLANS to have the new emergency department at the University Hospital Limerick open in March have suffered a set-back. The new target date for the opening is now in May, two months later than originally anticipated. And management at the hospital have begun an aggressive recruitment campaign to ensure that the necessary staff will be […]

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Wogan remembered as a ‘giant among broadcasters’

Wogan remembered as a ‘giant among broadcasters’

  TERRY Wogan was “a giant among broadcasters” as the Limerick man was remembered at a special service this week. The broadcaster, who never forgot his Irish roots right up until his death in January of this year, had warm and fitting tributes paid in his honour at a star-studded memorial service held at London’s […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Limerick gardai set to strike after latest ‘insulting’ proposal

Limerick gardai set to strike after latest ‘insulting’ proposal

THE MAJORITY of the 500 balloted Limerick gardai are not happy with their pay and conditions and will take part in four days of action next month. The Garda Representative Association (GRA), which represents 10,500 members nationally and more than 500 in Limerick, rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement and have been subject to a pay increment […]

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Two arrested over high speed chase in Limerick city

Two arrested over high speed chase in Limerick city

TWO men are in Garda custody in Limerick following a high speed chase through the city centre this Tuesday morning. Shortly after 10.30am, it is understood that two males, driving a 2001 registered wine-coloured Opel Astra saloon attracted the attention of gardai in a marked patrol car. The pair, it is understood fled the scene […]

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#WATCH Limerick endorsed as IDA tech hub for FDI

#WATCH Limerick endorsed as IDA tech hub for FDI

THE access to a wealth of talented graduates and an experienced workforce in Limerick has become a key tool for the IDA in selling and attracting the region to FDI companies. For the second week in a row and the third major announcement of jobs for the city and county, a US company has cited […]

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SPORT

Rugby – Canterbury and IRFU unveil the new 2016/17 alternate kit

Rugby – Canterbury and IRFU unveil the new 2016/17 alternate kit

CANTERBURY and the IRFU have unveiled the new alternate kit for the 2016/17 season. Created by Canterbury, the kit features a contemporary design with a range of innovative technologies developed to enhance performance on pitch. The new alternate kit focuses on the heritage surrounding Irish rugby. Taking inspiration from Lansdowne Road, the oldest rugby ground […]

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Camogie – Limerick Camogie Notes 21/9

Camogie – Limerick Camogie Notes 21/9

THE latter stages of the Limerick Camogie Championship are fast approaching, with the final rounds of the Senior and Junior grades and the Intermediate semi-finals completed last weekend. In the Senior Championship Newcastle West recorded an impressive 3-8 to 0-7 win over champions Granagh Ballingarry. Killeedy and Ahane both also won against bottom clubs Cluain […]

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Rugby – Inside Munster Rugby’s New Centre of Excellence

Rugby – Inside Munster Rugby’s New Centre of Excellence

MUNSTER’S new purpose built High Performance Centre at the University of Limerick is open for business with the centre marking a new era for the province as the squad look to reap the rewards from their first ever single training base.   In its third week of operation the new facility also houses the Greencore […]

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LIFESTYLE

Jazz Festival salute to friends and Louis Stewart

Jazz Festival salute to friends and Louis Stewart

LIMERICK Jazz Festival 2016 pulled off an incredible four nights and three days of hot and happening concerts, gigs and workshops that embraced all ages and several contintents. Operating principally out of Dolan’s – bar, Upstairs and Warehouse venues each delivered – the city and jazz fans showed out in stellar numbers to express appreciation. […]

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Browsers Style Clinic event

Browsers Style Clinic event

The team at Browsers are sharing their expert knowledge on the 6th of October at their first monthly lunchtime Style Clinic event. The events will be headed by Lead Designer Geri O’Toole Glynn, and you can expect expert speakers, cookery demos, goodie bags, giveaways, food and drink, plus the Browsers design team on hand to […]

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Wade’s culinary night to raise funds for Limerick Alzheimer’s families

Wade’s culinary night to raise funds for Limerick Alzheimer’s families

ONE local Limerick family will be the benefactors of funds raised from a unique culinary event hosted by one of the best chefs in the country. With a host of national awards on the mantle piece of Restaurant 1826, the Adare based cooking mastermind, Wade Murphy will host a magical fundraising night for families affected […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Jazz Festival salute to friends and Louis Stewart

Jazz Festival salute to friends and Louis Stewart

LIMERICK Jazz Festival 2016 pulled off an incredible four nights and three days of hot and happening concerts, gigs and workshops that embraced all ages and several contintents. Operating principally out of Dolan’s – bar, Upstairs and Warehouse venues each delivered – the city and jazz fans showed out in stellar numbers to express appreciation. […]

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Baroque bias to ‘Il Furidondo, the Madman’

Baroque bias to ‘Il Furidondo, the Madman’

LIMERICK Arts Office writes in with notice of September’s Tuesday night classical music concert, the 27th, at All Saints Church in Castleconnell. Tomorrow night’s is the second in the annual Autumn Concert Series. Introduced by RTE lyric fm’s Liz Nolan, you’ll be present for ‘Il Furidondo, the Madman’ – in this hallowed place. Baroque violinist […]

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Knots and Crosses in unison at Belltable

Knots and Crosses in unison at Belltable

LIMERICK Printmakers presents ‘Knots and Crosses’, an exhibition of new work by emerging, locally based artists Aine Finnegan and Kate McElligott. Launched on Tuesday this week at Belltable by Des MacMahon of Limerick School of Art & Design. ‘Knots and Crosses’ is a narrative between the two artists: “playing with the process is the foundation […]

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PHOTOS

The numbers are up for Stella Bingo

The numbers are up for Stella Bingo

THE last time I visited a Bingo Hall I was eight years-old and spent the night being fawned over by kindly ladies and eating bag after bag of Taytos. Despite my protestations, I wasn’t allowed to play and instead had to content myself with watching the women, silently moving closer to those who’d just won. […]

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Socials – Charity Fundraiser at Limerick Greyhound Stadium

Socials – Charity Fundraiser at Limerick Greyhound Stadium

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Socials – Coffee morning for Milford Hospice

Socials – Coffee morning for Milford Hospice

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Other Recent Stories

Limerick gardai set to strike after latest ‘insulting’ proposal

Limerick gardai set to strike after latest ‘insulting’ proposal

| September 28, 2016

THE MAJORITY of the 500 balloted Limerick gardai are not happy with their pay and conditions and will take part in four days of action next month. The Garda Representative Association (GRA), which represents 10,500 members nationally and more than 500 in Limerick, rejected the Lansdowne Road Agreement and have been subject to a pay increment […]

Continue Reading

Jazz Festival salute to friends and Louis Stewart

Jazz Festival salute to friends and Louis Stewart

| September 28, 2016

LIMERICK Jazz Festival 2016 pulled off an incredible four nights and three days of hot and happening concerts, gigs and workshops that embraced all ages and several contintents. Operating principally out of Dolan’s – bar, Upstairs and Warehouse venues each delivered – the city and jazz fans showed out in stellar numbers to express appreciation. […]

Continue Reading

Browsers Style Clinic event

Browsers Style Clinic event

| September 28, 2016

The team at Browsers are sharing their expert knowledge on the 6th of October at their first monthly lunchtime Style Clinic event. The events will be headed by Lead Designer Geri O’Toole Glynn, and you can expect expert speakers, cookery demos, goodie bags, giveaways, food and drink, plus the Browsers design team on hand to […]

Continue Reading

Delay in opening new Emergency Department

Delay in opening new Emergency Department

| September 28, 2016

PLANS to have the new emergency department at the University Hospital Limerick open in March have suffered a set-back. The new target date for the opening is now in May, two months later than originally anticipated. And management at the hospital have begun an aggressive recruitment campaign to ensure that the necessary staff will be […]

Continue Reading

Wogan remembered as a ‘giant among broadcasters’

Wogan remembered as a ‘giant among broadcasters’

| September 28, 2016

  TERRY Wogan was “a giant among broadcasters” as the Limerick man was remembered at a special service this week. The broadcaster, who never forgot his Irish roots right up until his death in January of this year, had warm and fitting tributes paid in his honour at a star-studded memorial service held at London’s […]

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