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Food truck festival to bring culinary explosion to Limerick

Food truck festival to bring culinary explosion to Limerick

  LIMERICK is to see a culinary explosion on the June Bank Holiday weekend when Europe’s biggest food truck and craft beer festival will attract upwards of 40,000 visitors and more than 60 international to the Treaty city. The Limerick International Food Truck Festival is the first dedicated event of its kind to take place in Ireland […]

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Call to Limerick employers to get a move on

Call to Limerick employers to get a move on

EMPLOYERS across Limerick are being urged to sign up for Ireland’s third National Workplace Wellbeing Day this Friday. Last year over 300 companies of all sizes from across the public and private sectors participated in the annual event which aims to improve employee wellbeing through promoting better exercise and nutrition in the workplace. New research […]

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#WATCH Your thoughts on ‘building rural communities’

#WATCH Your thoughts on ‘building rural communities’

AHEAD of Wednesday’s ‘Building Rural Communities – Lessons from Sport’ conference at MIC, St. Patrick’s Campus, Thurles, the opinion of people in rural areas were canvassed as to how challenged these communities are now. With rural Ireland experiencing population declines of 20% and more over the past five years compared to urban growth of up to […]

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BREAKING NEWS

#BREAKING Gardai seek assistance locating missing Limerick teen

#BREAKING Gardai seek assistance locating missing Limerick teen

Gardaí at Henry Street in Limerick are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a teenage girl missing for the over two weeks. Tara Cox is missing from the Limerick area since Friday February 24 last. Tara, who is 17 years old, is described as 5’3″ in height, with light brown hair, blue eyes […]

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Man to appear in court charged with Limerick armed robbery

Man to appear in court charged with Limerick armed robbery

A MAN is to appear before Limerick District Court this Friday morning charged in connection with an armed robbery in the city centre where a sum of cash was stolen. The man in his 30s was arrested following a robbery on Thomas Street on Thursday morning. Gardai say that at approximately 11am, uniformed Gardaí were alerted to a robbery […]

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Gardai seize €850,000 cocaine and heroin

Gardai seize €850,000 cocaine and heroin

€850,000 worth of cocaine and heroin has been seized in a Garda raid on a house not far from the Limerick Tipperary border this Wednesday. As part of a planned targeting of organised crime, Gardaí from Thurles and Gardaí from other Garda Districts in Tipperary searched a house at Reiska, Kilcommon, a short distance from the Limerick […]

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SPORT

In Pics – John the Baptist claim Senior A Ladies title

In Pics – John the Baptist claim Senior A Ladies title

Pictures from the All-Ireland PPS Senior A Ladies Football final where John the Baptist from Hospital in Limerick defeated  St Ciaran’s of Dungannon 2-6  to 0-8.

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Irish stars return for Munster’s Italian job

Irish stars return for Munster’s Italian job

MUNSTER’S Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has made fives changes to the side that defeated Cardiff Blues in round 17 for the round 18 clash with Zebre in Italy tomorrow. Returning are the international trio of Niall Scannell, John Ryan and Peter O’Mahony as they all start in a pack that also sees the return […]

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Super Blues travel to Bray

Super Blues travel to Bray

LIMERICK FC needed a Rodrigo Tosi header to avoid a third consecutive defeat last Saturday, the Brazilian’s second half equaliser ensuring a 1-1 draw against Finn Harps in a bad-tempered encounter at Markets Field. A mistake by Freddy Hall gifted Sean Houston with the opening goal for the Donegal visitors midway through the first half, […]

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LIFESTYLE

Food truck festival to bring culinary explosion to Limerick

Food truck festival to bring culinary explosion to Limerick

  LIMERICK is to see a culinary explosion on the June Bank Holiday weekend when Europe’s biggest food truck and craft beer festival will attract upwards of 40,000 visitors and more than 60 international to the Treaty city. The Limerick International Food Truck Festival is the first dedicated event of its kind to take place in Ireland […]

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Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye – one hundred years in

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye – one hundred years in

by Eric FitzGerald JIM Nolan’s play ‘Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye’ takes a wry and funny look at Irish life one hundred years after the 1916 Rising. From the offices of the Inishshannon Chronicle,intrepid staff reports the news as the country faces a General Election. Their town attempts to mark the 1916 Centenary by celebrating […]

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Summer workshop camp for little stars

Summer workshop camp for little stars

ACTOR/ singer/ drama teacher Richie Hayes is back this summer at the concert hall with a new Musical Theatre Summer Camp for budding stars aged seven to 16 years. The July 3-7 camp will be streamlined according to age, with all levels catered for. The various groups will work on extracts from classic musicals including […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye – one hundred years in

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye – one hundred years in

by Eric FitzGerald JIM Nolan’s play ‘Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye’ takes a wry and funny look at Irish life one hundred years after the 1916 Rising. From the offices of the Inishshannon Chronicle,intrepid staff reports the news as the country faces a General Election. Their town attempts to mark the 1916 Centenary by celebrating […]

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Summer workshop camp for little stars

Summer workshop camp for little stars

ACTOR/ singer/ drama teacher Richie Hayes is back this summer at the concert hall with a new Musical Theatre Summer Camp for budding stars aged seven to 16 years. The July 3-7 camp will be streamlined according to age, with all levels catered for. The various groups will work on extracts from classic musicals including […]

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April is Poetry Month in Limerick this year

April is Poetry Month in Limerick this year

Poetry in Limerick is set to get a high profile this April as The Limerick Writers’ Centre and Quay Books in Arthur’s Quay Shopping Centre celebrate ‘April is Poetry Month’ in Limerick’, with a programme of co-operative poetry events. The Limerick City Poetry Trail will continue this year with thirty poems displayed in thirty locations around the […]

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PHOTOS

In Pics – Munster Heart Foundation Ball

In Pics – Munster Heart Foundation Ball

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Foodie fundraiser with The Cookbook and crooner Liam O’Brien

Foodie fundraiser with The Cookbook and crooner Liam O’Brien

PUBLISHED to raise funds for Limerick cancer charities, The Cookbook’s unique mix of recipes and storytelling is now listed for two international awards. Furthermore, its producer Alice O’Farrell and her daughter, Louise Tsang of Limerick Post, are taking The Cookbook on tour locally for an entertaining, food-rich series of events at restaurants that contributed recipes […]

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In Pics – Out & About at Old Quarter Bar Limerick

In Pics – Out & About at Old Quarter Bar Limerick

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Other Recent Stories

In Pics – Munster Heart Foundation Ball

In Pics – Munster Heart Foundation Ball

| March 28, 2017

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Food truck festival to bring culinary explosion to Limerick

Food truck festival to bring culinary explosion to Limerick

| March 28, 2017

  LIMERICK is to see a culinary explosion on the June Bank Holiday weekend when Europe’s biggest food truck and craft beer festival will attract upwards of 40,000 visitors and more than 60 international to the Treaty city. The Limerick International Food Truck Festival is the first dedicated event of its kind to take place in Ireland […]

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Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye – one hundred years in

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye – one hundred years in

| March 27, 2017

by Eric FitzGerald JIM Nolan’s play ‘Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye’ takes a wry and funny look at Irish life one hundred years after the 1916 Rising. From the offices of the Inishshannon Chronicle,intrepid staff reports the news as the country faces a General Election. Their town attempts to mark the 1916 Centenary by celebrating […]

Continue Reading

Summer workshop camp for little stars

Summer workshop camp for little stars

| March 27, 2017

ACTOR/ singer/ drama teacher Richie Hayes is back this summer at the concert hall with a new Musical Theatre Summer Camp for budding stars aged seven to 16 years. The July 3-7 camp will be streamlined according to age, with all levels catered for. The various groups will work on extracts from classic musicals including […]

Continue Reading

Call to Limerick employers to get a move on

Call to Limerick employers to get a move on

| March 27, 2017

EMPLOYERS across Limerick are being urged to sign up for Ireland’s third National Workplace Wellbeing Day this Friday. Last year over 300 companies of all sizes from across the public and private sectors participated in the annual event which aims to improve employee wellbeing through promoting better exercise and nutrition in the workplace. New research […]

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