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Limerick hotel denies claims rats found in bedroom

Limerick hotel denies claims rats found in bedroom

  A LIMERICK hotel has been ordered to hand over closed circuit television footage to a woman who claims that her family was traumatised when they found rats in their room in the middle of the night. Details of the claims were heard at Limerick Civil Court this week when solicitor Mark Murphy, applied for […]

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Chunks of HSE budget swallowed up in legal fees

Chunks of HSE budget swallowed up in legal fees

  A BIG portion of the HSE hospitals budget is swallowed up by solicitors seeking medical documents for personal injury law suits, Limerick’s County Registrar has said. Pat Wallace made his remarks during a hearing to have a claim dismissed because of  delays in solicitors obtaining documents for insurance companies. Limerick Civil Court heard that […]

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One giant leap for Limerick students

One giant leap for Limerick students

PRIMARY school students from Limerick and Tipperary will get the chance to speak a real-life astronaut from the International Space Station (ISS) at a specially arranged event in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) tomorrow afternoon. From 3pm on Tuesday, January 24,  300 primary students and 50 teachers  will talk to European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet […]

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BREAKING NEWS

#BREAKING Man sustained gunshot wound at UHL chapel in Limerick

#BREAKING Man sustained gunshot wound at UHL chapel in Limerick

A SHOOTING incident at the University Hospital Limerick is under investigation this Wednesday afternoon after a man sustained a wound to his chest. The incident occurred at the chapel adjacent to UHL shortly before 3pm with the discovery being made a short time after. An elderly man sustained a single gunshot would to the chest, it is understood. […]

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Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

Man rescued from River Shannon in Limerick overnight

A MAN has been rescued from the River Shannon in Limerick overnight after he was seen entering the water near Shannon Bridge in the early hours of Monday morning. The alarm was raised at around 2am this Monday morning when reports were made by members of the public that a man was seen entering the […]

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Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

Tenant stand off at Strand Apartments resolved today

THE withdrawal of termination notices served on residents of The Strand apartments at O’Callaghan Strand has been welcomed by the Minister with responsibility for Housing,  Simon Coveney.  The owners of the apartments involved are writing to residents affected by the notices to quit  to confirm that they are being withdrawn. Strand apartment landlords have given […]

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SPORT

Action from Limerick’s Mc Grath Cup final defeat to Kerry

Action from Limerick’s Mc Grath Cup final defeat to Kerry

Action from Kerry’s 3-13 to 2-12 extra time win over Limerick in the Mc Grath Cup final at the Gaelic Grounds yesterday. Scorers for Kerry: Conor Geaney 1-2 (0-2f), David Moran 1-1, James O’Donoghue 0-4 (3f), Barry O’Sullivan 1-0, Jonathan Lyne & Barry John Keane (2f) 0-2 each, Paul Murphy & Michael Geaney 0-1 each. […]

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Thirteen strong Munster group make Irish Six Nations Squad

Thirteen strong Munster group make Irish Six Nations Squad

The Ireland Coaching Group have named a 40 man squad for the opening two rounds of the 2017 RBS 6 Nations Championship.There are 13 players from Munster in the initial squad, with Rassie Erasmus’ men rewarded for their second seeding in the Champions Cup, as well as sitting atop the Pro12 table. Ireland travel to […]

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Limerick FC secure Tosi and Héry signings

Limerick FC secure Tosi and Héry signings

LIMERICK FC have this weekend confirmed two new signings for the coming season. Brazillian striker Rodrigo Tosi (34) pictured, has signed Persija Jakarta, while French midfielder Bastien Héry (24) has signed from Accrington Stanley. Rodrigo has played with several clubs in recent seasons, winning the Swiss Challenge League (Lausanne), the Iranian Pro League (Esteghiai) and […]

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LIFESTYLE

Dates for Limerick Pride 2017 announced

Dates for Limerick Pride 2017 announced

THE countdown to the Limerick LGBTI Pride Festival 2017 has officially begun with the announcement of the dates for this year’s event. The festival will begin on Monday, July 10 and will run through until Sunday, July 16, with the Limerick LGBTQ Parade taking place on on Saturday, July 15. Lou McCormack, Chairperson Limerick LGBTI Pride 2017 said, […]

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Gather for John Shinnors painter ‘in conversation’

Gather for John Shinnors painter ‘in conversation’

THE Hunt Museum and its arty chambers make a pleasing platform for the magnificent, original John Shinnors painter  ‘in conversation’ this Wednesday 25 at 2pm. From the museum’s Jasmine Bouvier: “Join us for an informal discussion with John Shinnors where he will talk about his artistic practice. This is a great way to ask him questions […]

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Tom to bring tastes from the bridge to the bay along the Wild Atlantic Way

Tom to bring tastes from the bridge to the bay along the Wild Atlantic Way

LIMERICK food lovers are being invited on a journey from the bridge to the bay by award winning chef Tom Flavin who aims to celebrate the delights of the Wild Atlantic Way between Limerick and Clew Bay. Themed “From the Bridge to the Bay”
, the Adare chef, based at the Limerick Strand Hotel wants to […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Dates for Limerick Pride 2017 announced

Dates for Limerick Pride 2017 announced

THE countdown to the Limerick LGBTI Pride Festival 2017 has officially begun with the announcement of the dates for this year’s event. The festival will begin on Monday, July 10 and will run through until Sunday, July 16, with the Limerick LGBTQ Parade taking place on on Saturday, July 15. Lou McCormack, Chairperson Limerick LGBTI Pride 2017 said, […]

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Gather for John Shinnors painter ‘in conversation’

Gather for John Shinnors painter ‘in conversation’

THE Hunt Museum and its arty chambers make a pleasing platform for the magnificent, original John Shinnors painter  ‘in conversation’ this Wednesday 25 at 2pm. From the museum’s Jasmine Bouvier: “Join us for an informal discussion with John Shinnors where he will talk about his artistic practice. This is a great way to ask him questions […]

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Belltable:Connect’s €6,650 support award to Fringe Festival

Belltable:Connect’s €6,650 support award to Fringe Festival

A FORTNIGHT ago, Arts page brought news of the city’s latest arts festival, Limerick Fringe Festival which is set for the end of March. Now Belltable, former home of the defunct FringeFest, is supporting it by way of the Belltable:Connect Award for the festival’s winning show. Bear in mind that Limerick Fringe will present 34 […]

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PHOTOS

Dates for Limerick Pride 2017 announced

Dates for Limerick Pride 2017 announced

THE countdown to the Limerick LGBTI Pride Festival 2017 has officially begun with the announcement of the dates for this year’s event. The festival will begin on Monday, July 10 and will run through until Sunday, July 16, with the Limerick LGBTQ Parade taking place on on Saturday, July 15. Lou McCormack, Chairperson Limerick LGBTI Pride 2017 said, […]

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Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

Poetry, music and prose for Limerick Literary Festival

THE 33rd Limerick Literary Festival – formerly the Kate O’Brien Weekend – issued news of its variety filled four days in February at a press launch this week. City of Bridges is the theme linking events, writers, musicians and their following from Feb 23 to 26. Limerick Chamber’s Nigel Dugdale opened out the occasion, an […]

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UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

UL Conferrings – Tuesdays January 17

The University of Limerick (UL) today conferred awards on over 300 students of its Facutly of Education and Health Sciences .  The Faculty of Education and Health Sciences provides programmes in education and health, including MSc’s in areas including Psychological Science, Sports Performance and Nursing Studies. Fifteen PhDs were also awarded today, with research topics […]

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Other Recent Stories

Limerick hotel denies claims rats found in bedroom

Limerick hotel denies claims rats found in bedroom

| January 23, 2017

  A LIMERICK hotel has been ordered to hand over closed circuit television footage to a woman who claims that her family was traumatised when they found rats in their room in the middle of the night. Details of the claims were heard at Limerick Civil Court this week when solicitor Mark Murphy, applied for […]

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Chunks of HSE budget swallowed up in legal fees

Chunks of HSE budget swallowed up in legal fees

| January 23, 2017

  A BIG portion of the HSE hospitals budget is swallowed up by solicitors seeking medical documents for personal injury law suits, Limerick’s County Registrar has said. Pat Wallace made his remarks during a hearing to have a claim dismissed because of  delays in solicitors obtaining documents for insurance companies. Limerick Civil Court heard that […]

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Dates for Limerick Pride 2017 announced

Dates for Limerick Pride 2017 announced

| January 23, 2017

THE countdown to the Limerick LGBTI Pride Festival 2017 has officially begun with the announcement of the dates for this year’s event. The festival will begin on Monday, July 10 and will run through until Sunday, July 16, with the Limerick LGBTQ Parade taking place on on Saturday, July 15. Lou McCormack, Chairperson Limerick LGBTI Pride 2017 said, […]

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Gather for John Shinnors painter ‘in conversation’

Gather for John Shinnors painter ‘in conversation’

| January 23, 2017

THE Hunt Museum and its arty chambers make a pleasing platform for the magnificent, original John Shinnors painter  ‘in conversation’ this Wednesday 25 at 2pm. From the museum’s Jasmine Bouvier: “Join us for an informal discussion with John Shinnors where he will talk about his artistic practice. This is a great way to ask him questions […]

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One giant leap for Limerick students

One giant leap for Limerick students

| January 23, 2017

PRIMARY school students from Limerick and Tipperary will get the chance to speak a real-life astronaut from the International Space Station (ISS) at a specially arranged event in Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) tomorrow afternoon. From 3pm on Tuesday, January 24,  300 primary students and 50 teachers  will talk to European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pesquet […]

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