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Featured News: December 7th, 2019

We are giving away an Amazon Echo Dot. Email competition@lccr.ie and answer the question: What year did LCCR start broadcasting? include your name and number and we will draw a winner on the 15th Dec between 4 & 5 pm. Sponsored by Elive.ie

Featured Sport: October 21st, 2017

Conway trades tries with Nakarawa; both converted to leave the full-time score Munster 14, Racing 7

Featured Community: December 30th, 2017

Looking for a job and interested in becoming a Barista then check this course happening in Chez le Fab

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December 7th 2019

NEWS:We are giving away an Amazon Echo Dot. Email competition@lccr.ie and answer the question: What year did LCCR start broadcasting? include your name and number and we will draw a winner on the 15th Dec between 4 & 5 pm. Sponsored by Elive.ie

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July 25th 2019

SPORT:The team for Saturday evening's SHC semi-final has been announced.

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June 24th 2019

SPORT:Is this more bad news for Limerick FC

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December 18th 2018

NEWS:Scummy scammers skimming seasonal shoppers

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September 16th 2018

SPORT:Congratulations to the Limerick Ladies on winning the minor title this afternoon.

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August 22nd 2018

COMMUNITY:Can you help to locate a missing suitcase?

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July 29th 2018

SPORT:Hold on to your hat. The final score 1-27 each, it's extra time for Limerick V Cork in Croke Park
SPORT:It's half time in Croke Park and Limerick 1-12 Cork 0-14. Tight game a great 2nd half coming up

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July 28th 2018

NEWS:Part of M20 closed as emergency services attend a car crash.

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June 17th 2018

SPORT:32 Minutes gone and Tom Condon from Limerick has been shown a red card and will need to face the rest of the match a man down. Current score Clare 10 Limerick 7

UPDATE: Clare now reduced to 14 men with

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June 3rd 2018

NEWS:Lotto won in Limerick! Was it you?

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April 23rd 2018

NEWS:Fire services called to Radisson Blu on Ennis road approx 5.35pm

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April 10th 2018

COMMUNITY:Check out this unusual event coming up later this month

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April 5th 2018

NEWS:Local garden centre appeals to public for help recovering stolen vehicles & machinery

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March 19th 2018

SPORT:Clare miss their second sudden death free while Limerick score both of theirs; Limerick take the victory!
SPORT:5 out of 5 for both sides sees the game go to sudden death
SPORT:Even the extra extra-time fails to separate the sides! After 100 minutes of hurling it's even yet again, and it's down to a free-taking competition to separate the sides!

If only goals counted extra in this scenario!

Limerick 4-21, Clare 0-33

SPORT:A last-second goal for Limerick from a free sees the sides STILL all square after extra-time

Limerick 4-18, Clare 0-30

Extra extra-time to give the crowd value for money!

SPORT:Full-time at the Gaelic Grounds and despite hitting the net 3 times, Limerick let Clare back into it to bring it to extra-time

After the 70 mins it's Limerick 3-16, Clare 0-25

SPORT:Bad news for Muster as Keith Earls set to miss the rest of the season

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March 18th 2018

SPORT:Today's game against Clare in the Gaelic Grounds has been called off due to the snow; at this stage it is hoped that it will be played tomorrow, weather permitting

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March 17th 2018

SPORT:Even extra-time failed to separate the Limerick & Dublin clubs, who will have to play again to see who lifts the All-Ireland Club title

SPORT:An injury-time goal for Cuala sees them take Na Piarsaigh to extra-time

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March 15th 2018

COMMUNITY:A collaborative effort takes to the stage of the Lime Tree

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February 17th 2018

SPORT:Limerick FC take the lead in Sligo with a goal from Darren Dennehy after 62min

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January 23rd 2018

SPORT:Sligo Grammar were crowned SUBWAY Schools All Ireland Under 16 C Boys champions this afternoon with a 50-43 point win over St Munchin's College of Limerick at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght.

St Munchin's were led by the in-form Reece Barry from and Josh Callanan, both Limerick Lions Basketball and despite a late comeback in the fourth quarter, just couldn't close the gap enough to catch Sligo.

Everyone at LCCR would like to wish the Munchin's players a huge well done for reaching the final.

You can watch back here:

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January 12th 2018

SPORT:Here's the line up for the Munster Vs Racing 92 match this weekend.

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January 9th 2018

NEWS:Prayers and thoughts go out to all involved in this.

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January 3rd 2018

SPORT:Munster counting the cost after defeat against Ulster with multiple players reporting injuries. There could be further bad news later today as Sam Arnold faces a disciplinary hearing for his red card on Monday.

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January 2nd 2018

NEWS:Emergency services are dealing with a collision on the northbound route of the M7 between the Ballysimon and Castletroy exits.

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January 1st 2018

NEWS:More poor weather on the way...

SPORT:It's all over in Belfast as Ulster get a bonus point try in the 80th minute from Lyttle. Final score Ulster 24 Munster 17.

With no score from the Reds in the 2nd half they will be counting the costs of Hanrahan's 2 conversion misses and penalty miss in the 1st half.

SPORT:It's another try for Ulster with 5 minutes to go. Graig Gillroy crosses for his 2nd try of the game and converted by Cooney. Munster 17 Ulster 19
SPORT:Another try for Ulster from Craig Gillroy, Conversion missed Munster 17 Ulster 12. Going to be a tight end to the match with Muster currently down to 13 men.
SPORT:Ulster capitalize on the sin binning of Fineen Wycherley with a try from Darren Cave. Sam Arnold shown a red card for a high challenge, Munster 17 Ulster 7
SPORT:15 minues of 2nd half played and Munster penalised at the breakdown and Fineen Wycherley is sent to the sin bin for 10 minutes
SPORT:Half time in Belfast and Munster lead Ulster 17-0 with 2 tries from Niall Scannell and a penalty try.
SPORT:More points at the Kingspan as Munster get a penalty try. Munster 17 Ulster 0
SPORT:Niall Scannell crosses for his 2nd try of the match. Hanrahan once again misses the conversion. Munster 10 Ulster 0 after 24 minutes
SPORT:15 minutes gone at the Kingspan Stadium and Munster lead Ulster 5-0

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December 31st 2017

SPORT:Keith Earls fit again to face Ulster on New Years Day

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December 30th 2017

SPORT:Great result to round of the year.
NEWS:Sad news this evening in County Limerick as man is found stabbed in Pallaskenry.

COMMUNITY:Looking for a job and interested in becoming a Barista then check this course happening in Chez le Fab

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December 29th 2017

NEWS:Bad news for new year celebrations as NYE fireworks cancelled in Limerick

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October 23rd 2017

SPORT:Rumors doing the rounds this afternoon that Simon Zebo to leave Munster at the end of the season.

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October 21st 2017

SPORT:Conway trades tries with Nakarawa; both converted to leave the full-time score Munster 14, Racing 7
SPORT:Conor Murray breaks the deadlock bang on the hour to give Munster the lead over Racing 92.

Keatley defies Storm Brian to make it Munster 7, Racing 0

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September 27th 2017

COMMUNITY:LAW are looking to reunite this dog with its owner - can you help ?

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September 9th 2017

SPORT:Four tries by man-of-the-match Alex Wootton see Munster rub riot over the Cheetahs in Thomond Park's first game of the season.

Final Score: Munster 51, Cheetahs 18

SPORT:Congratulations to the Limerick U-21 hurlers who have beaten Kilkenny to claim the All-Relamd title!

Final score: Limerick 0-17, Kilkenny 0-11

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July 5th 2017

NEWS:Stay away from the Thomond Bridge area for the next while

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June 24th 2017

SPORT:Half time at the Markets Field and Limerick lead St Pats by a goal to nil

SPORT:Great try from Sean O'Brien see the lions close the gap 8-13 to New Zeland

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June 14th 2017

NEWS:Vehicle on fire on M7 between Birdhill & Castletroy - emergency services are at the scene and advising to expect both delays and limited visibility.


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April 29th 2017

SPORT:This evening's Munster game will be on TG4 via the Saorview Red Button


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April 14th 2017

NEWS:Limerick student wins fashion award

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April 12th 2017

NEWS:Wins for Limerick students at the National Multimedia Awards


COMMUNITY:65 Roses Day - Cystic Fibrosis Ireland's annual fundraising appeal - takes place in Limerick on Thursday April 13, as part of Cystic Fibrosis National Awareness Week.

Volunteers will be out and about in the Parkway and Arthur's Quay Shopping Centres selling purple roses for €2.

You can also donate online at www.65rosesday.ie

Please support in any way that you can and help spread the purple for Cystic Fibrosis Ireland.

SPORT:Limerick hurlers chase League Final spot this coming Sunday


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March 25th 2017

SPORT:Limerick are ahead at the break

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March 24th 2017

SPORT:Munster's line up for tomorrow's match

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March 23rd 2017

COMMUNITY:This worthwhile fund raiser is on tomorrow so why not pop in.


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March 12th 2017

SPORT:Huge congratulations to Limerick native Jason N Killeen and his Templeogue Basketball Club team mates who clinched the Basketball Ireland Men's Super League last night with a hard fought win over Tralee. We will have an interview with Jason later in the week.

(pic: Rolf Stenberg/Rockmountain Studios)

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March 2nd 2017

COMMUNITY:Is your granny one in a million ? If so, get in touch to enter her in our "Granny of the Year" competition!

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February 24th 2017

SPORT:The Independent.ie Fitzgibbon Cup Semi-Finals take place this weekend with a thrilling match between Mary I and LIT. at 3pm in Dangan, Galway

This will be a derby match packed with tasty battles means an intriguing fixture awaits to determine who represents Limerick in the decider.

Davy Fitzgerald's work with LIT is worthy of the utmost respect.
LIT produced when it truly mattered against UCD in the Quarter-Finals earning a deserved 1-20 to 1-13 win.

Galway's Paul Killeen was influential, while the proimising Jason McCarthy also registered 1-3.

Diarmuid Byrnes is an emerging hurler with Limerick, who is a vital member of an LIT side that also includes David Reidy, Peter Duggan, and Jamie Shanahan (Clare) and Shane Bennett (Waterford).

Holders Mary I, under the stewardship of Jamie Wall, have enjoyed a string of good victories.

Aaron Gillane has been in exceptional scoring form hitting 2-10 against NUIG and 3-9 in the triumph over DIT.

Richie English and Cian Lynch (Limerick), Ronan Maher (Tipperary) and Colm Galvin (Clare) are established inter-county hurlers involved for Mary I.

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February 15th 2017

SPORT:UL crash out of the Fitzgibbon Cup

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February 2nd 2017

SPORT:Saturday's Ireland team to play Scotland was announced earlier. it includes a number of Munster players. The line up in full is below.

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January 24th 2017

SPORT:Are Munster going to have to look for a new Director of Rugby?

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January 22nd 2017

SPORT:Here are today's teams for the McGrath Cup Final

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January 14th 2017

SPORT:Great match winning try from Saili puts Munster into the quater finals of the European Cup

SPORT:Limerick's U21s have beaten Wexford 2-9 to 2-8 in the Peter McNulty football tournament this afternoon

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January 13th 2017

SPORT:Here is the Munster team that will face Glasgow tomorrow. For a preview of the game tune in to What's The Score from 10am tomorrow morning at www.lccr.ie

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January 12th 2017

SPORT:This great event is coming up in February. Sign up NOW.

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January 6th 2017

NEWS:Regional hospital still the top of the league when it comes to patients on trolley's.

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January 4th 2017

NEWS:Luckily no injuries in a fire at a homeless hostel in Limerick overnight.

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December 28th 2016

NEWS:Man rescued from river shannon

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November 19th 2016

SPORT:Half-time in the sequel and what should be a one-point game has New Zealand leading Ireland 14-6 due to a disgraceful TMO decision

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November 18th 2016

COMMUNITY:Table Quiz in Memory of Joe Neenan @ The Four Elms Drombanna, 8.30pm in aid of Ballybunion Sea and Cliff Rescue. Tables of four are €5 per person.

From Claire Neenan, via her friend Clare Ryan: "We are holding a table quiz to raise money for Ballybunion search and rescue centre in memory of our beautiful dad who we lost nearly three years ago.

We can never repay what these heroes done for us but its time to give a little back. So we have arranged this event where all donations will go to search and rescue in hope that they can help another family just like they helped us.

Tables of four and €5 per person. There will also be a raffle on the night with lots of spot prizes to be won. Hope to see you all for this great cause and for a fun filled night."

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November 16th 2016

NEWS:Avoid the Limerick tunnel for the moment

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November 11th 2016

SPORT:Munster "play their socks off" to beat the Maori All-Blacks with an almost double score; Munster 27, Maori All-Blacks 14

SPORT:Half-time in Thomond and Munster go in with a deserved 17-14 lead against the Maori All-Blacks

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November 5th 2016

SPORT:Another Chicago connection to the week's second historic result - Ireland beat the All-Blacks 40 points to 29 at Soldier Field

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October 28th 2016

SPORT:Limerick's Markets Field has won the Airtricity League "Pitch of the Year" Award

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October 20th 2016

COMMUNITY:Free event this evening from 5pm @ Delta Sportsdome

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October 13th 2016

COMMUNITY:The Limetree "Bualadh Bos" Children's Festival takes place this weekend, offering lots of fun workshops for the little ones - and the child in everyone!

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October 12th 2016

COMMUNITY:St Mary's Aid are holding a Fashion Show at The Strand Hotel on Thursday 13th to help raise funds for a community bus, and our own John O'Regan may well be taking to the catwalk!

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October 11th 2016

NEWS:Limerick Garda­í issue warnings following a reported increase in scam callers


COMMUNITY:Table Quiz Season continues with a fundraising night to help cover the costs of the volunteers who will be helping out the Special Olympics athletes at the Winter Games

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October 7th 2016

COMMUNITY:The Northstar Family Support Project 8th Annual Service of Commemoration & Hope is coming up on October 20th, and the group will be in with us next week to talk about the event and their activities in general

COMMUNITY:Our broadcast partners Wired FM are holding a fundraising quiz night on October 19th, and given how good they are to us we'd love if you could support them in return!

COMMUNITY:The Lough Gur Storytelling Festival takes place from October 20th to 23rd

COMMUNITY:Intercultural week runs from Oct 17th - 23rd with a wide variety of events across the city

SPORT:The team for tomorrow's interprovincial PRO12 rugby derby has been announced.

Pic courtesy MRSC

COMMUNITY:Limerick Celtics Basketball Club are holding a fundraising Table Quiz next Thursday, Oct 13th

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October 5th 2016

NEWS:The Limerick Sports Partnership (LSP) has announced details of a once-off €25,000 grant to encourage participation in local sports clubs and community groups in Limerick.

Application forms for the Limerick Sports Club/Community Links Grants Scheme may be downloaded from www.limericksports.ie.

COMMUNITY:There's a popup shop this evening at The Spotted Dog in Janesboro in aid of The Hope Foundation. It's open from 6pm to 8:30pm

COMMUNITY:Limerick Rape Crisis Centre are holding an Information Evening for new volunteers on October 12th at 6:30pm

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October 4th 2016

COMMUNITY:Shannonside Astronomy Club will be having a public event for the International "Observe the Night Sky" Night this Saturday at 8pm on O'Callaghan Strand, where they will have both club and private scopes set up for people to check out the moon and other space objects. Dress warmly!

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October 3rd 2016

COMMUNITY:Details of all the events for Mental Health Week 2016

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October 1st 2016

SPORT:Two second-half goals for Cobh bring Limerick's hopes of an unbeaten season to an end.

Final score Cobh 2, Limerick 0

SPORT:Munster rack up seven tries to outclass Zebre in a one-sided Guinness PRO12 clash at Thomond Park

Final score Munster 49, Zebre 5

SPORT:Half-time in Thomond and the bonus point is already secure, as Munster go in at the break 28-0 up to Zebre

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September 30th 2016

NEWS:Gardaí seek the public's help in the search for a missing teenager


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September 20th 2016

NEWS:Some great news this morning with Fazzi announcing 300 jobs for Limerick.

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September 17th 2016

SPORT:In a disastrous last 10 mins Limerick have conceded 3 goals it's now Limerick 1 - St. Pats 4
SPORT:7 minutes to go at the Markets Field and St. Pats take the lead 2-1
SPORT:It's all over in Rodney Park and Munster have beaten the Newport Gwent Dragons 20 - 16
SPORT:66mins gone at the Markets Field at St. Pats equalise in the 2016 EA Sports cup final. Limerick 1 - St. Pats 1
SPORT:20 mins gone at the markets field and Limerick lead St. Pats 1-0 with a cracker of a goal from Lee Lynch.

Meanwhile in Wales approaching half time and 10 all in the Munster V Dragons game in the Pro 12

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September 13th 2016

NEWS:Limerick top the stats again.

SPORT:Looks like TJ Ryans successor has been found

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September 11th 2016

NEWS:Significant traffic delays expected over the coming days with the Northbound tunnel out of action.

A contraflow is in place for the coming days, however there were significant tailbacks earlier and even more are expected at peak hours on workdays.

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August 28th 2016

SPORT:Limerick FC are promoted back to the premier league after a 3-2 win over UCD

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August 12th 2016

COMMUNITY:The Milford Hospice Harvest Fair takes place this coming Sunday, August 14th

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August 11th 2016

SPORT:Limerick's Sinead Lynch through to the final


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August 8th 2016

COMMUNITY:Best of luck to all of the Limerick participants in the Community Games in Athlone this coming weekend!


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August 7th 2016

SPORT:Limerick's minors are through to the All-Ireland after beating Dublin on their own turf 1-18 to 0-15

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July 27th 2016

COMMUNITY:Urban Alley event takes place this coming weekend

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July 26th 2016

COMMUNITY:Limerick Marine Search & Rescue are celebrating 30 years with a black tie event at the Strand Hotel in October.

Tickets are now on sale.

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July 24th 2016

SPORT:Limerick's Minors overcome Wexford 0-17 to 0-9 to progress to the Semi-Final of the All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship

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July 23rd 2016

COMMUNITY:A magical mental health awareness night is coming up on July 2nd

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July 20th 2016

SPORT:Good luck to Gemma later today

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July 17th 2016

SPORT:First half goals from Lee-J Lynch and Chris Mulhall see Limerick overcome Cobh 2-0 at Markets Field to record their 16th win from 17 league games.

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July 15th 2016

SPORT:Close encounter in Thurles as Limerick's U21s lose their crown to Tipp; final score 2-12 to 1-13 to the hosts


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July 14th 2016

SPORT:A long-range free from Ronan Lynch sees Limerick hit the break in Thurles a point to the good. Limerick 0-8, Tipp 1-4

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July 11th 2016

SPORT:Paulie's coming home!


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July 7th 2016

NEWS:Limerick toddler from hotel fall expected to recover


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July 6th 2016

SPORT:Defeat for Limerick's Intermediate hurlers after extra time


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July 2nd 2016

SPORT:Full time at the markets field and Limerick continue there winning ways with a 4-3 win over UCD
SPORT:A sneaky back heel put Limerick FC into the lead 3-1 against UCD.
SPORT:3 minutes gone in the 2nd half and limerick level the score with a penalty. UCD now down to 10 men as well.
SPORT:UCD take the lead on 22 mins Limerick FC 1 UCD 2
SPORT:11 mins gone at the markets field and its Limerick FC 1 UCD 1. Limerick down to 10 men after captain Robbie Williams is sent off. It's going to be an electrifying game.
NEWS:Sad news breaking in Limerick as it is reported that a child has fallen from a balcony on the 6th floor of the Strand hotel. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this time.

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July 1st 2016

NEWS:Tonight's Euromillions Draw had an Irish winner - was it you ?

[ and if so, can we be friends ? ;) ]

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June 28th 2016

SPORT:Limerick U21s through to face Tipp in the semi-final


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June 1st 2016

COMMUNITY:Don't forget if you're in town today to check this out.
#limerick #food #streetfood #boardwalk

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May 31st 2016

COMMUNITY:GCDP are running this great course #community #garryowen

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May 18th 2016

COMMUNITY:Tickets on Sale NOW.......
COMMUNITY:Spotlight Stage School is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and its anniversary show runs at The Lime Tree Theatre this coming weekend.

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May 14th 2016

SPORT:Second-half goals from John O'Flynn and Paul O'Conor see Limerick FC claim their 11th successive league win against Athlone Town.

Final score: Limerick 3, Athlone Town 0

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May 12th 2016

SPORT:Limerick Minors' first Munster Semi-Final since 2010 has ended in defeat at Pairc Uí Rinn

Final score Cork 1-19, Limerick 0-6.

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May 7th 2016

COMMUNITY:Well done to everyone who took part in the Darkness into Light run this morning!

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May 6th 2016

SPORT:Watch the Paudie O'Connor & Shane Duggan goals that saw Limerick ease past Galway United into the EA Sports Cup semi-finals.

COMMUNITY:MPS Awareness Day is on Sunday May 15th

NEWS:Missing teenager Chloe Elderfield has been found safe and well.

Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.


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May 5th 2016

NEWS:Have you seen missing 16yr old Chloe. Missing since Sunday?

SPORT:Congratulations to Munster's CJ Stander on being voted the IRUPA Player's Player of the Year

SPORT:Good luck to Hill Celtic for the upcoming title decider.

COMMUNITY:New report by Pieta House and UL show taking part in Darkness into Light has a positive influence on your well being


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May 3rd 2016

SPORT:Limerick FC are through to the EA Sports Cup semi-finals after a 2-0 win over Galway United at the Markets Field.

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May 1st 2016

SPORT:Garryowen and Richmond are celebrating this May Day with the Dooradoyle thirds winning the MJ2 League Cup and Richmond lifting the Transfield Cup.

Transfield Cup Final: UL Bohemians 10, Richmond 11;

Munster Junior 2 League Cup Final: Garryowen 33, Mitchelstown 15.

SPORT:Limerick have extended their lead at the top of the First Division to 12 points with a 7-2 win at the Market's Field.
SPORT:Two goals each from captain Dymphna O'Brien and Niamh Holland have helped the Limerick ladies to a 4-8 to 1-10 win over Antrim in the Lidl National League Division 4 final in Clane

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April 29th 2016

SPORT:Munster have beaten Edinburgh 27-19 in this evening's Pro12 game

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April 28th 2016

COMMUNITY:If you need free legal advice then check this out.

COMMUNITY:Riverfest kicks off today! The new River festival village is at Arthur's Quay Park and a number of key events will take place there. Check out www.limerick.ie/riverfest for more information

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April 27th 2016

NEWS:Limerick has beaten a host of regions across Ireland to get its very own official Monopoly board, which will be released in October 2016.


SPORT:The Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run takes place this Sunday. The Sports EXPO will take place on Friday April 29th (2pm to 7PM) and Saturday April 30th (10AM â€" 6PM) at the UL Arena. Exhibitors from all over the country will make their way to the UL Arena for an exciting sports expo.


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April 26th 2016

COMMUNITY:PLAN the Professional Limerick Artist Network are celebrating their third birthday with a festive showcase at the Milk Market from Friday April 29th. The event is part of Riverfest and will feature screenings of short films, music, children's storytelling and an exhibition of its members work.


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April 22nd 2016

NEWS:A public meeting to discuss the proposed new €18 million footbridge will take place at the Strand Hotel on Monday.


COMMUNITY:Making plans with the family this weekend? There's a Family Bingo Afternoon in aid of Cliona's Foundation at Shannon Clubhouse, Thomond Park on Sunday, April 24th at 2pm.There will be lots of prizes to be won! €10 per person or €30 for family of 4.


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April 21st 2016

COMMUNITY:Calling all brides-to-be! Clare's Wish Foundation, in association with the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Limerick and supported by Hillary Thompson Modelling Agency, will hold its annual wedding fair this Sunday 24th April from 3pm-6pm, with bridal show at 5pm, to raise
much needed funds for the Limerick-based charity.


SPORT:Success for Limerick's minor footballers as they beat Tipperary 3-8 to 0-11 at Semple Stadium last night.


COMMUNITY:There will be a number of commemorative events across the city this coming weekend to mark the actual 100th anniversary date of the start of the Easter Rising.


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April 20th 2016

NEWS:Dolores McNamara has been outbid for the Childers Road Retail Park. The Euromillions jackpot winner from Garryowen lost out to Irish Life, who secured the purchase of the park for just under €46 million.

Ms. McNamara last week, seeking the advice of Eddie Hobbs put in a bid above the €44 million list price for the park and had she won, would have been collecting over €3 million per year in rent from its tenants, which include Dunnes Stores, Maplin, and KFC.

COMMUNITY:Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival continues throughout the week. Check out the brochure to see what's going on near you:

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April 18th 2016

COMMUNITY:This Friday April 22nd Special Olympics Ireland are looking for volunteers for their Collection Day. If you can commit to the full day or even just an hour, please contact Louise Duffy on 01 869 1626 or email louise.duffy@specialolympics.ie or check out www.specialolympics.ie

COMMUNITY:There are 2 blood donor clinics in Limerick this week: Tuesday April 19th at Greenhills Hotel on the Ennis Road 5-8pm & Wednesday 5pm - 8pm at the South Court Hotel Raheen.


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April 17th 2016

SPORT:Waterford have beaten Limerick in Thurles to reach the League final on a scoreline of 3-23 to 1-18
COMMUNITY:Fancy a walk this morning? Limerick Lions Club is doing a sponsored 7 Bridges Charity Walk at 11a.m. from the Carer's Centre, 1, John's Street. The walk takes in the Seven City Bridges crossing the Abbey & Shannon Rivers. All walkers are welcome to join in on the day and make a discretionary donation to the charity of their choice. (Image courtesy of Google)

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April 16th 2016

SPORT:GUINNESS Pro12 Rugby Round 20 result from the Sportsground:

Connacht Rugby 35-14 Munster

Tries from Niyi Adeolokun (x2) and Finlay Bealham along with a penalty try help Connacht win the inter-provincial clash with Munster in Galway. Shane O'Leary added 15 points with the boot (Three Penalties, Three Conversions).

The Munster points were scored through tries from Simon Zebo and Mike Sherry and 4 points from Johnny Holland (Two Conversions).

#munster #rugby #limerick #pro12

SPORT:Limerick FC extend their lead at the top of the SSE Airtricity div1 with a 3-0 win ove Cabinteely tonight at the Markets Field.


SPORT:24 minutes gone at the sportsground in Galway and the latest score is Munster 14 Connacht 6.
#munster #standupandfight #rugby #limerick

SPORT:The Limerick senior camogie team have narrowly lost out to Galway in the Irish Daily Star National League Division 1 Semi-Final.

Final Score Galway 1-11 Limerick 0-13.

#limerick #gaa #camogie #wherepridemeetspassion

NEWS:A SECOND emergency incident occured at the River Shannon in Limerick this afternoon just after 4pm, when a woman in her early 20s was seen entering the water at Shannon Banks on the outskirts of the city.

Four members of the public, including two kayakers on the water, came to the aid and rescue of the woman.

NEWS:The body of a young woman aged in her late 30s or early 40s has been recovered from the River Shannon this Saturday afternoon in Limerick after a member of the public spotted her in the water.

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April 15th 2016

SPORT:Anthony Foley has named his side to face Connacht tomorrow in Galway.

Simon Zebo; Darren Sweetnam, Francis Saili, Rory Scannell, Keith Earls; Johnny Holland, Conor Murray; James Cronin, Mike Sherry, Stephen Archer; Donnacha Ryan, Billy Holland; CJ Stander - capt., Tommy O'Donnell, Jack O'Donoghue.

Replacements: Niall Scannell, Dave Kilcoyne, John Ryan, Robin Copeland, Jordan Coghlan, Tomás O'Leary, Ian Keatley, Andrew Conway.

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April 13th 2016

NEWS:There are tailbacks on the N69 between Askeaton and Foynes due to an accident. Avoid the area if possible.

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March 27th 2016

NEWS:Congratulations to the new Limerick Rose, Marie Hennessy


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March 26th 2016

SPORT:Limerick FC keeping the goals coming
SPORT:Munster have gotten their Pro12 campaign back on track at Thomond Park, holding Zebre scoreless while helping themselves to a bonus-point 47

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March 12th 2016

SPORT:Ireland have dominated in today's Six Nations game against Italy, scoring 9 tries and emerging victorious on a 58-15 scoreline.
COMMUNITY:The Pay It Forward Limerick "Kindness Festival" is taking place this week with a number of events and activities aiming to highlight the kindness in every part of Limerick City.

NEWS:Gardaí at Roxboro Rd are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision in which the sole occupant of the car - a male in his mid 30s - was fatally injured.

The incident occurred between Thursday night and Friday morning at Coolshine, on the Caherconlish to Herbertstown Rd.

SPORT:Half-time in this afternoon's rugby and Ireland lead Italy 25-3

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March 11th 2016

SPORT:Limerick FC have made it 6 points from 6 with a 5-2 win over Waterford

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March 5th 2016

SPORT:Munster secure a bonus point win over Newport Gwent Dragons at Thomand Park this eve.

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March 4th 2016

NEWS:Small amounts of snowfall overnight so take care if you're out and about and leave extra time to get to work in the morning as roads will be slippy.

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February 28th 2016

NEWS:Maurice Quinlivan has taken the second seat in Limerick

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February 27th 2016

NEWS:The battle for seats 2, 3 & 4 in the constituency is down to the wire with only 24 votes between Labour's Jan O'Sullivan and Sinn Fein's Maurice Quinlivan.

Cian Prendiville's transfers are now being allocated between the four remaining candidates.

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February 21st 2016

SPORT:Final score Limerick 1-19 Kerry 1-15 Limerick played into very tough conditions in the second half. That's 2 wins from 2 but plenty of work to be done.

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February 17th 2016

COMMUNITY:Charity Quiz tomorrow night (Thursday 18th February) in aid of Milford Hospice.

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February 16th 2016

NEWS:A Fianna Fáil Councillor has died while out canvassing for Fianna Fáil TD Willie O'Dea in Limerick.

Councillor Joe Crowley passed away earlier this evening. Party leader Micheál Martin said he was "very shocked" to hear of Crowley's death.

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February 14th 2016

SPORT:A late knock-on brings an end to Munster's final attack and sees the Ospreys emerge victorious. Final score: Munster 17, Ospreys 21

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February 11th 2016

NEWS:Molly Martens and her father Thomas have today entered formal pleas of "not guilty" to the two charges of second degree murder and voluntary manslaughter of Limerickman Jason Corbett.

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February 9th 2016

SPORT:The knockout stages of the Munster Schools Junior Cup get underway this afternoon with Glenstal V Ard Scoil Ris at UL in the first of the quarter finals. Kick off is at 3pm.
SPORT:Paul O'Connell has retired from rugby.

The former Munster & Ireland legend announced his retirement from rugby due to the hamstring injury sustained in the Rugby World Cup last summer.

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February 6th 2016

SPORT:Good results in the Ulster Bank AIL rugby fixtures this afternoon.

Div 1A
Old Belvedere 11 - 14 Young Munster
Garryowen 16 - 16 Lansdowne

Div 1B
U.L. Bohemian 20 - 15 Blackrock College RFC

Div 2A
Thomond 14 - 27 Malone

Div 2C
Bruff 24 - 5 Boyne
Old Crescent 52 - 19 Midleton

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February 4th 2016

NEWS:The Shannon claims another life

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February 3rd 2016

NEWS:Bad news for Limerick as Toys"R"Us close after only being open in Limerick a few weeks.

NEWS:Revenue warn of yet another email scam doing the rounds.

NEWS:10,500 Benzodiazepine tablets with an estimated street value of €21,000 have been seized in Limerick.

The seizure was made as part of an intelligence-led joint operation between Revenue, An Garda Síochána and the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) on Monday.

The find was made at an address in Kileely, Limerick.

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February 2nd 2016

SPORT:Munster Schools Senior Cup favorites Castletroy College had to withstand a stern test from St Clement's College to secure their place in the semi-finals with a hard-earned 15-0 win at Rosbrien this Tuesday.

Source: Limerick Leader

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January 31st 2016

NEWS:Limerick Born broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan has died aged 77, after a short illness, his family has confirmed.

In a statement, they said: "Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer.

"He passed away surrounded by his family. While we understand he will be missed by many, the family ask that their privacy is respected at this time."


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January 30th 2016

SPORT:Limerick have beaten Cobh Wanderers 3-1 in the Munster Senior Cup Quarter Final.

Garbhán Coughlan was on target with two, added to by Paul O'Conor, to see Limerick claim an extra-time win, with the holders progressing to the semi-finals.

SPORT:A poor second half with a solitary penalty score for the reds sees Munster come away with the win; final score Zebre 12, Munster 16
SPORT:Munster have a one-point lead at half-time; Zebre 12, Munster 13
SPORT:Ardscoil Rís have defeated St Colmans 0-13 to 1-9 in Kilmallock to get through to Harty Cup Final
SPORT:The starting fifteen to face Tipperary in the opening round of the Allianz Football League tomorrow in Kilmallock has been announced.

The Limerick team is as follows: 1 Brian Scanlon (Gerald Griffins), 2 Johnny McCarthy (St.Kierans), 3 Paudie Browne (Fr. Caseys), 4 Sean O Dea (Kilteely Dromkeen), 5 Stephen Cahill (Mountcollins), 6 Iain Corbett (Newcastlewest)(Captain), 7 Paul White (Rathkeale), 8 Gearoid Hegarty (St Patrick's), 9 Darragh Tracey (St. Kierans), (10) Danny Neville (Ballysteen), (11) Cian Sheehan (Newcastlewest), (12) Seanie Buckley (Dromcollogher/Broadford), (13) Sean McSweeney (St Kierans), (14) Ian Ryan (St Senan's) and (15) Peter Nash (Kildimo Pallaskenry

Throw-in is at 2pm

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January 29th 2016

SPORT:Here is the Munster team to face Zebre on Saturday KO 3pm (2pm Irish)

Munster: Andrew Conway; Darren Sweetnam, Francis Saili, Rory Scannell, Ronan O'Mahony; Ian Keatley, Tomás O'Leary; James Cronin, Niall Scannell, John Ryan; Dave Foley, Mark Chisholm; Billy Holland - capt., Jack O'Donoghue, Robin Copeland.

Replacements: Mike Sherry, Dave Kilcoyne, Mario Sagario, Dave O'Callaghan, Shane Buckley, Duncan Williams, Cian Bohane, Gerhard van den Heever.

SPORT:The IRFU has announced that Keith Earls and Conor Murray have signed a new three-year contract with the IRFU which will see them remain at Munster Rugby through to the end of Rugby World Cup 2019.
SPORT:Best of luck to Limerick's representatives in the National Basketball Cup Finals which get under way this evening - Friday 29th - in Dublin.

Limerick Scorpions take on Ballybrack Bulls in the Wheelchair Basketball Final @ 6pm, while the Women's Intermediate Final sees Limerick Celtic take on Muckno Lakers @ 8pm

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January 28th 2016

SPORT:A scoring blitz of six tries has seen Crescent Comp qualify for the Munster Senior Cup Quarter final, overcoming Glenstal Abbey on a scoreline of 39 - 15


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January 27th 2016

COMMUNITY:The Munster Rugby Supporters Club is bringing you the ultimate Six County Quiz! Tickets for Round 1 & 2 Limerick are on sale now!

These events will raise money for Munster Rugby 2015/2016 nominated charities, Headway and Children's Medical & Research Foundation Crumlin (CMRF), and all monies raised will go directly to these charities.


NEWS:UL has bought the Park Point complex on the Dublin Road for significantly less than the asking price


SPORT:Ardscoil Rís claim a 18-12 win over St. Clements to quality for the quarter finals of the Schools Junior Cup

SPORT:Good news coming from the Munster camp that Earls and Murray sign 3 year deals. Further news here: http://www.munsterrugby.ie/news/21976.php#.VqjxElLSl-g

COMMUNITY:The Limerick Writers' Centre presents the February 2016 'On The Nail' Literary Gathering on Tuesday 2nd Feb 2016 @ The Loft Venue @ The Locke Bar, Georges Quay, Limerick, starting at 8.00pm sharp!

This month we is the first of their 1916 commemoration events with a performance of "Breakfast with Pádraig" by Colm Scully & Conor McManus

NEWS:Limerick is to get a new central library, with €2m funding confirmed this Wednesday lunchtime.

The project will see the ageing library at the Granary in Michael Street replaced.

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January 26th 2016

COMMUNITY:The 2016 "Darkness into Light" event will take place on Saturday 7th May.

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January 25th 2016

NEWS:The body of a man has been recovered from the River Shannon during today's search for the 39-year-old seen entering the water early this morning.

The remains of have been brought to the University Hospital Limerick for post-mortem examination and formal identification.

NEWS:The River Shannon is being searched again this morning after a male in his early 30's was seen entering the water at Thomond Bridge shortly after 1:45am.
NEWS:No explosive device was found on the Turkish Airlines' flight which was diverted to Shannon Airport on Sunday morning, according to a spokesman for the airline.

The plane was en-route to Istanbul from Houston, and was diverted to Shannon when a piece of paper with "bomb" written on it was discovered in the toilet.

The aircraft has since departed and has landed safely in Istanbul.

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January 24th 2016

COMMUNITY:Water safety classes with Limerick water safety will resume on Wednesday January 27th in UL Sport pool.

For further information, check out www.iws.ie

SPORT:Munster have finished their European Champions Cup campaign with a flourish in a bonus-point 28-5 triumph at Benetton Treviso.

Early tries from O'Mahony & Kilcoyne looked to have seen-off the Italian challenge but Treviso got back in it thanks to a drive-over try from Marco Lazzaroni just before half-time.

Murray & O'Mahony ran over during the second half to seal the bonus point and a comfortable win for Anthony Foley's side.

With Stade Francais' overcoming table-toppers Leicester, today's results saw Munster finishing third, with Treviso propping up Pool 4.

NEWS:Turkish Airlines' Flight TK34, which was en-route from Houston Texas to Istanbul, has been forced to divert to Shannon. Gardai have confirmed that a security issue has occurred.

Reports suggest that the plane, which was carrying 217 passengers, dumped fuel off the coast of Kerry before landing at Shannon at approximately 10am this morning.

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January 23rd 2016

NEWS:Multiple reports in of rocks being thrown at cars passing through Southill; Gardai have been made aware of it and will hopefully put a stop to it and make those responsible face justice, but in the meantime caution is advised if passing that area.

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January 20th 2016

SPORT:Saturday's round 6 British and Irish Cup rugby fixture has been moved from Midleton RFC, due to pitch conditions.

The alternate venue in Cork has yet to be confirmed.

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January 19th 2016

COMMUNITY:Table quiz in aid of Milford Care Centre on Thursday February 18th

COMMUNITY:The Limerick Marine Search & Rescue Service Annual Flag Day takes place this coming Saturday, January 23rd.

The members of this essential service will be in and around the city displaying boats and equipment and invite you to come over to say hello and find out more about the work of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue Service.

NEWS:The Dublin-bound carriageway of the M7 motorway between junction 29 Ballysimon and junction 28 Castletroy is closed following a single-vehicle crash this Tuesday morning.

Gardai, Emergency services and crews from Limerick City and County Fire and Rescue Service arrived at the scene shortly after 10:15am.

One male occupant of the car was pronounced dead at the scene and the road remains closed as Gardai are currently investigating.

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January 17th 2016

NEWS:Reports coming in that Elm Court Service Station in Ballyneety, just outside the city, sold a €117,000 winning ticket for Saturday's Lotto draw - was it you ?

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January 16th 2016

COMMUNITY:Fancy getting 2016 off to a healthy start ? Check out Limerick Milk Market's Health Activation Weekend and you could win a €200 hamper!


SPORT:Munster have seen off the Stade Francais challenge at Thomond a solid double-score win. Final score Munster 26, Stade Francais 13

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January 14th 2016

COMMUNITY:UL Open Day takes place this Saturday.

Find out more at http://studyatul.ie

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January 12th 2016

NEWS:The amount of water being released from Parteen Weir is being reduced again today.

It will be brought down to 370 cubic metres per second this afternoon, a significant decrease from yesterday's 405 cubic metres per second.

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January 9th 2016

SPORT:Munster's Champion's Cup campaign has ended with a 27-7 defeat in Paris. Ulster are now the only Irish team left in the competition.

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January 8th 2016

NEWS:A Garda investigation is under way following the discovery of a body at the back of a house in an estate on the outskirts of Limerick city this morning.

It is thought that the body found by Gardaí at Briarfield, Castletroy may be that of a Polish man who was reported missing yesterday.

Credit: Limerick Post

COMMUNITY:Find out what it takes to be a Samaritan Volunteer at one of the Limerick / Tipperary Samaritans' Volunteering Information Sessions in January 2016.

Saturday - January 9th @11am
Saturday - January 23rd @11am
Saturday - January 30th @11am


Samaritans, 20 Barrington Street, Limerick.

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January 5th 2016

NEWS:Gardaí­ are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 37-year-old Ross Minihan missing from his home at Rathbane, Limerick City since December 17, 2015.

Ross was last seen in Rathbane, Limerick at approximately 10pm on December 17 2015.

Ross is described as being 5'7" in height, of medium build with short brown hair, beard and moustache.

It is believed that Ross may have been wearing a black Newcastle United jacket with pink trim, brown corduroy trousers and brown shoes when last seen.

Gardaí are concerned for Ross' welfare and anyone with information is asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station on 061 214340, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

COMMUNITY:A heartwarming tale of how a Limerick hotel treated a not-Home Alone cuddly toy has us wanting to don bunny suits!

Well played Adare Manor! Absolute [ 24-carrot ? ;-) ] gold!


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January 4th 2016

NEWS:Davidson County Assistant District Attorney Greg Brown has confirmed that the grand jury has indicted Molly Martens Corbett, 31, and her father Thomas Michael Martens, 65, with second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter.

They are accused of killing 39-year-old Jason Paul Corbett.

Court dates have not yet been set.


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January 2nd 2016

SPORT:Munster have put an end to their losing streak winning 9-7 against Ulster. All Munster's points coming from the boot of man of the match Ian Keatley.
NEWS:A man has been rescued from a house fire on Alphonsus St after he was found unconscious shortly after 3am this Saturday.

Four units of Limerick City & County Fire & Rescue Service attended the scene, where they discovered the man unconscious in an upstairs bedroom.

The man has been taken to University Hospital.

His dog, which was also rescued - was unharmed.

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December 30th 2015

NEWS:A fire has caused extensive damage to a Denmark St hotel this Wednesday evening.

Shortly after 6:45pm, Limerick City & County Fire & Rescue Service were alerted to the fire, which is believed to have been caused by a tumble dryer.

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December 27th 2015

SPORT:Fortress Thomond seems a distant memory as Leinster run out easy winners on a acoreljne of 24 points to 7

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December 25th 2015

NEWS:Gardaí­ are investigating a suspected Christmas Day arson attack on a home in the city.

The fire broke out around 3.30am at the house on St. Munchin's Street, St Mary's Park.

According to a source, lighter fluid - possibly petrol - was "poured on the back door".

No one was in the house at the time.

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December 23rd 2015

NEWS:A WOMAN in her 30s has been rescued from the River Shannon this Wednesday afternoon after she was seen entering the water at Sarsfield Bridge shortly after 3.30pm

Credit: Limerick Post

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December 21st 2015

COMMUNITY:This group will be on Bedford Row, Limerick on Christmas Day from 12.30 to 2pm, supplying dinners and desserts for the homeless.

NEWS:Limerick City and County Council is urging the public to exercise caution in the vicinity of waterways during the Christmas period due to forecasts of heavy rain and higher than average tides.

A series of high tides is expected twice daily from December 24th to 28th on the Shannon Estuary, and Met Éireann is also warning of higher than average rainfall for the coming week.

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December 20th 2015

NEWS:Two people were rescued from a fire by Limerick City Fire & Rescue on Saturday night.

The fire was in a second floor apartment on Catherine St, and the pair have been taken to University Hospital Limerick. Their condition is as yet unknown.

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December 17th 2015

COMMUNITY:The cast & chorus of this year's Panto hard at work rehearsing for "Goldilocks - the Circus Panto" in The Lime Tree Theatre from December 27th to January 3rd

Photo Credit : Eleanor O'Brien

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December 16th 2015

COMMUNITY:Our "Community Focus" Macra volunteers will be among Limerick Macra's "Sleep out for Simon" at The Milk Market this coming Saturday night - be sure to give them your support and help this great cause!
COMMUNITY:The Association of Irish Musical Societies (AIMS) has released a single for Christmas in aid of Crumlin Children's Hospital.

It is available from all HMV and Xtravision Stores, priced at €3 Euro.

Let's make 'When I Grow Up' the Number 1 for Christmas!


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December 15th 2015

SPORT:U19 Final Report: Connor Ellis' 77th-minute penalty saw Cork City regain their crown as SSE Airtricity Under-19 National League Champions with a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Limerick at the Markets Field on Tuesday night.

More: http://www.limerickfc.ie/u19-final-report-cork-break-blue-h...

NEWS:Two senior criminal figures in Limerick have been arrested by gardai allegedly "cutting-up" €50,000 of heroin at a kitchen table in a house on the Northside of the city this Tuesday night.

Credit: Limerick Post

NEWS:Limerick City Community Radio announced today that it has been awarded a second one hundred day licence to broadcast. The station - operating from Tait House in Southhill - broadcasts under licence from the BAI every weekend.

Concentrating on community issues and local interest items, the station broadcasts on 99.9 FM using weekend facilities courtesy of Wired FM.

A spokesperson for LCCR said "it's great to get the recognition from the broadcasting authority that we are ambitious and worthy of the licence"


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December 14th 2015

NEWS:Limerick City and County Council has confirmed that the Corbally Road has reopened.

College Park Road, in front of St. Mary's School (Ard Scoil Mhuire), is the only road currently closed in Corbally but is now accessible for pedestrians and is expected to reopen within a number of hours.

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December 12th 2015

SPORT:Horrendous handling errors and stray passes cost Munster dearly as they go down to Leicester.

Final score at Thomond Munster 19, Leicester 31

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December 9th 2015

SPORT:Paul O'Connell has been crowned Sportsperson of the Year for his "outstanding achievements in rugby".

Paul's father Mick collected the award at the 2015 People of the Year Awards on Saturday evening last.

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December 7th 2015

COMMUNITY:Limerick on Ice is running a closed session dedicated to children with disabilities and special needs on Sunday December 13th from 12 noon to 1pm.

This will give children who wouldn't normally get the opportunity to go on the ice with some time to experience ice skating.

The session - which will be closed to the general public - is totally free of charge and is limited to 100 children, so booking is essential.

For more information & reservations call 061 400 200.

NEWS:Limerick City and County Council says it has been informed by the ESB of plans for further significant releases of water from Parteen Weir.

The Council says the volume of water planned for release is at a level which is likely to cause flooding of roads and could also potentially affect property in flood-prone locations. The areas most at risk of experiencing flooding are Montpelier, Castleconnell and the Mountshannon Road, Lisnagry.

The Council is liaising with householders in these areas that were affected by the 2009 flood and is putting additional measures in place to help alleviate the effects of flooding.

At this time, there is no expectation of flooding in Limerick City but the Council is monitoring the situation on an ongoing basis.

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December 5th 2015

SPORT:Limerick FC U19's are through to the LOI U19's cup final after beating St Pats 2-1 tonight in a game that was moved from the Markets Field to the all weather pitch in UL. Congratulations to all the team. #LimerickFC
COMMUNITY:"Christmas in Limerick" will see video lighting projected onto the Penneys building on O'Connell Street during the Christmas period.

The visuals can be seen each evening from 5pm to midnight. running from Tuesday 8th to Wednesday 23rd December.


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December 4th 2015

SPORT:Munster Rugby has confirmed that Tommy O'Donnell has signed a three-year deal that will see him remain with the province until at least June 2019.
NEWS:New motorway set to alleviate bottlenecks at Adare and provide access to Foynes

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December 3rd 2015

COMMUNITY:Aaron's 2nd Memorial Blitz takes place this Sunday, Dec 6th, at Presentation Convent Gym at Sexton St. from 11am-2pm.

Honouring Aaron is a initiative to raise funds for Temple St. Children's University Hospital and charities & clubs in the Limerick area to purchase equipment in memory of Aaron O'Flaherty

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December 1st 2015

COMMUNITY:The Christmas party for Thomond Toastmasters - and last meeting of 2015 - will be held on the 10th of December in the Castletroy Park Hotel at 7.45 pm.

Food and beverages available on the night.

All welcome.

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November 28th 2015

SPORT:Connacht have overcome Munster in Thomond for the first time in 29 years, on a 12-18 scoreline.

A big call by the ref awarded Munster a penalty try - and could have been controversial had Munster won, as it could easily have gone either way - and the Reds came back to within a single point, but a converted try near the death sealed the win for the men from the west.

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November 22nd 2015

SPORT:A storming second-half display has seen Na Piarsaigh claim another AIB Munster senior club hurling title in Thurles this afternoon, beating Ballygunner of Waterford 2-18 to 2-11

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November 21st 2015

NEWS:Two big wins for Limerick, with Euromillions and National Lottery scratchcard winners pocketing €500,000 and €30,000 respectively


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November 19th 2015

SPORT:Limerick's Carolyn Hayes wins Triathlon Ireland's "Athlete of the Year" Award

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November 18th 2015

SPORT:Limerick FC captain Shane Duggan has committed his future to the club.
SPORT:This Sunday's Champions Cup Rd 2 game between Munster & Stade Francais has been postponed

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November 17th 2015

SPORT:Midfielder Paul O'Conor is the latest player to commit his future to Limerick FC after agreeing terms this afternoon and having turned down Premier Division offers.
NEWS:Met Éireann has issued an Orange Alert for Limerick, the second highest level of alert that the agency can issue.

Winds of 60-75km/hr - with gusts of up to 120km/hr - are forecast from midday.

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November 14th 2015

COMMUNITY:Congratulations to Tait House Community Enterprise who have won best in Community award at last nights Limerick Chamber award.

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November 13th 2015

NEWS:Limerick has been named on the shortlist of candidate cities to host the European Capital of Culture designation in 2020.

The decision was announced at Dublin Castle this afternoon, with our city joining Galway and the South-East clustering of Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny on the shortlist.

Dublin failed to make it through to the next stage.

Read more: http://www.limerickleader.ie/what-s-on/arts-entertainment/limerick-nam...

SPORT:The Scotland vs Latvia UEFA U19's International Qualifying Phase match has been moved to Markets Field at 2.30pm this afternoon

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November 12th 2015

NEWS:Limerick City & County Council has advised the public to exercise extreme caution over the next 24 hours due to forecasted storm conditions and gale force winds.

People are advised to remain indoors where possible during the storm and to stay away from rivers and other water bodies.

Source: Limerick Post

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November 11th 2015

SPORT:Munster could be without Gerhard van den Heever for their European Champions Cup match-up against Treviso this Saturday.

The winger will appear before an independent disciplinary hearing later today after he was cited for a dangerous tackle that earned him a yellow card during last weekend's Pro12 win in Edinburgh.

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November 10th 2015

COMMUNITY:The launch for this year's Limerick Panto Society production - "Goldilocks, The Circus Panto" - took place last night, and this year's show runs from Dec 27th to Jan 3rd at The Lime Tree Theatre

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November 7th 2015

SPORT:Munster survive an 80th minute interception to come away winners 16-14 against Edinburgh in Murrayfield, That makes 6 out of 7 for the Reds.
SPORT:Half time in Murryfield and Munster lead Edinburgh 10-6
SPORT:Some great away wins for Limerick sides today in the AIL Rugby League. Including Bruff's away win against top of the table wanderers at the Aviva stadium.

Div 1A
Old Belvedere 13 - 28 Garryowen
Young Munster 11 - 10 Cork Constitution

U.L. Bohemian 24 - 27 St. Mary's College

Division 2A
Skerries 28 - 22 Thomond

Division 2C
Sligo 7 - 47 Old Crescent
Wanderers 19 - 21 Bruff

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October 30th 2015

SPORT:Munster have won the first interprovincial derby of the Pro12 season, beating Ulster 32-28 at Thomond Park.

A Simon Zebo try on the hour was the match-winner, but not before Dan Tuohy's 68th-minute score set up a hugely tense finish and ultimately earned Ulster two bonus points.

SPORT:Limerick come away from The Showgrounds with a 3-2 victory over Sligo, while Drogheda go down 5-3 to Shamrock Rovers.

Those results see Drogheda relegated to the First Division, while Limerick are headed for a relegation playoff with Finn Harps in order to ensure their survival in the top flight.

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October 26th 2015

COMMUNITY:Congratulations to Castleconnell winners of Tidy Towns 2015 - Limerick Going for Gold Challenge Category. They win the top prize of €10,000.
SPORT:Na Piarsaigh come from 9 points down to beat Sixmilebridge 3-11 to 1-15 to book a Munster SHC semi-final date with Thurles Sarsfields.

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October 23rd 2015

SPORT:Two goals by the visitors see Limerick lose to Shamrock Rovers at the Markets Field
SPORT:Munster lose a tit-for-tat game to Scarlets with an 82nd-minute penalty; final score Scarlets 25, Munster 22

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October 18th 2015

COMMUNITY:The Marie Keating Foundation will hold a free breast cancer seminar in the Strand Hotel, Limerick, on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 for women affected by breast cancer and their loved ones.

The event will take place from 6pm to 8.30pm and include an overview of breast cancer, given by Professor Ranjish Gupta, Consultant Oncologist, Regional Hospital, a talk by Mags Sullivan, a breast cancer nurse, and a breast cancer survivor will tell her story.

The seminar will also include a session on mindfulness given by a local complementary therapist.

The seminar is free of charge but registration is essential. You can register at www.mariekeating.ie or by calling Angela Egan on 01 628 3726.

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October 17th 2015

SPORT:Full-Time at the Markets Field and Limericks recent run of good form has come to an end. Final score LimerickFC 0-2 Derry City.

Goals from MarkTimlin and Barry McNamee mean Limerick remain on the bottom with two games left.

SPORT:Half time at the Markets field and it's Limerick FC 0 - Derry City 0

NEWS:Gardaí­ are making a further appeal for information about a missing teenager in Limerick.

15-year-old Adam Dunne was last seen at 7pm on Monday the 5th of October in the Roxboro Road/ Mulgrave Street area.
Gardaí say they are 'very concerned' for his wellbeing.

He is described as being 5 foot 9 inches tall, of slim build with light brown hair and blue/ green eyes.

When last seen he was wearing grey tracksuit bottoms and hoodie, a navy t-shirt with a grey collar and black runners.

Anyone who may have seen is asked to contact Roxboro Garda Station at 061 214340

SPORT:Munster out half Ian Keatley returned to form to steer Munster to a 35-27 win against the Cardiff Blues at Irish Independent Park this afternoon.

Munster were loosing 14-17 at half time due to giving away 5 penalties in the first half. However tries from Andrew Conway, Jordan Coghlan, 2 from Mike Sherry and 1 try and 5 conversions from man of the match Keatley secured the points for the Munster men.

SPORT:All Ireland Ulster Bank Leauge Results

Great results today in the AIL for the Limerick sides with most of the Limerick based teams winning. Results below:

Division 1A

Division 1B
UL BOHEMIANS 12 - SHANNON 14 (played on Friday)

Divivion 2A
Malone 31 - Thomond 27

Boyne 12 - Bruff 23
Midleton 16 - Old Crescent 25,

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October 11th 2015

SPORT:A phenomenal performance by Ireland sees them beat France 24-9 and top their RWC group

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October 4th 2015

SPORT:Ireland see off a valiant Italian effort to qualify for the quarter finals with a game to spare via a Keith Earls try; Ireland 16, Italy 9

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September 30th 2015

COMMUNITY:We're reliably informed that last month's coverage of Limerick's Got Talent from The Limetree will be on Irish TV this evening @ 7pm. Sky Channel 191

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September 29th 2015

NEWS:Congratulations to Limerick's own Myles Breen on his Best Actor Award at the "1st Irish" Theatre Festival in New York

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September 27th 2015

SPORT:Ireland run riot over Romania finishing 44-10 with even Romania's try near the end cheered by the travelling Irish support

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September 19th 2015

SPORT:Japan have just pulled of a historic win over South Africa in the rugby world cup with a try in the 84th minute.
SPORT:Ireland denied a borderline-decision try at the death but didn't need it - Ireland 50, Canada 7

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September 17th 2015

COMMUNITY:AuditIons for this year's Limerick Panto Society production - "Goldilocks, the Circus Panto" - will be taking place this coming Sunday from 5pm at LPYMA (aka Spotlight Stage School).

Auditions are open to those aged 16 .

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September 13th 2015

SPORT:A last-minute try from CJ Stander, converted by Ian Keatley, gave Munster a 20-18 victory over Ospreys in the Pro12 at Liberty Stadium.

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September 12th 2015

SPORT:Limerick's U21s have overcome Wexford in style to claim their All-Ireland title.

Memories of the 2013 HawkEye fiasco would have been flooding back when they had a goal ruled out which should have fallen within the new advantage rule, but in truth the result was never in doubt as Limerick outplayed Wexford for almost the full hour.

Final score Limerick 0-26, Wexford 1-7

NEWS:Guests evacuated from the Limerick City Hotel as emergency services deal with a fire in the boiler room.

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September 8th 2015

COMMUNITY:Auditions for this year's Limerick Panto Society production of "Goldilocks the Circus Panto" will be taking place on Sunday September 20th from 5pm at LPYMA (aka Spotlight Stage School).

Auditions are open to those aged 16 .

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September 5th 2015

SPORT:Munster have come out on top in their PRO12 encounter at Musgrave Park; Munster 18, Treviso 13

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September 1st 2015

NEWS:The two men who died in Saturday's bridge accident have been named as Timothy "TJ" O'Herlihy, from Tullig, Castleisland, and Bryan Whelan, from Broadford, near O'Brien's Bridge, Co Clare.

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August 29th 2015

NEWS:Two men have died in an accident during bridge maintenance in the city


SPORT:The Munster ladies have comprehensively beaten Ulster 43-0 in Thomond Park!
SPORT:Incorrect TMO, touch judge & referee calls help Wales overcome Ireland 16-10 at Lansdowne Rd

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August 25th 2015

NEWS:Gardaí in Limerick have issued a public appeal to help trace the whereabouts of teenager missing in the city since this Monday.

15-year-old Adam Dunne was last seen on Lower Gerald Griffin Street on Monday, August 24th at around 3pm.

Adam is described as 5'9" tall with blue-green eyes and light brown hair, and was last seen wearing a grey Nike hoody, grey tracksuit bottoms and black Nike runners.

While there is a possibility that he may have travelled to Dublin or another county, this has yet to be verified.

Anyone with any information as to the whereabouts of the young Limerick teenager is asked to contact the Gardai at Roxboro Road Station on 061 214340 or any Garda Station. The confidential telephone line is also open on 1800 666 111.

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August 23rd 2015

NEWS:Roadworks at Thomond Bridge start this coming week; expect delays or plan an alternative route

SPORT:A superb performance by Limerick's U21s has seen them overcome Galway 0-17 to 1-20 to reach the All-Ireland Final


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August 18th 2015

COMMUNITY:CSPP Suicide Prevention Limerick are holding an open day this Saturday from 11am until 4pm in their base in the Potato Market.

Any members of the public that are interested in what they do or would like join (over 25s only) are invited down for tea and a chat with the team.

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August 17th 2015

SPORT:Another evening of goals aplenty at the Market's Field sees Limerick and Longford share the spoils in a 3-all draw


COMMUNITY:Tait House is holding a Community Sports & Fun Day this coming Saturday, August 22nd

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August 16th 2015

SPORT:Limerick FC take on Longford Town on Monday evening

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August 15th 2015

SPORT:Ireland survive a nervy final few minutes as they beat Scotland 28-22 in Dublin
SPORT:All square in the International Friendly at half-time, with one converted try apiece; Ireland 7, Scotland 7

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August 14th 2015

SPORT:Young Munster have confirmed the appointment of Anthony Mathison as their new head coach ahead of the 2015/16 Ulster Bank League Division 1A season.

COMMUNITY:The Limerick's Got Talent 2015 Final takes place tonight at The Lime Tree Theatre - not to be missed, and it's in aid of the Limerick branch of The Irish Wheelchair Association too!

NEWS:Student Universal Support Ireland warns of a fraudulent email being circulated that seeks banking details from third level students.

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August 10th 2015

SPORT:The IRFU have confirmed that Munster's Tommy O'Donnell will miss the Rugby World Cup due to the dislocated hip that he suffered in the weekend's game against Wales.

NEWS:The relatives of Jason Corbett, who died in the US last week, has said they are staying in North Carolina to fight a legal battle to get custody of his two children.

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August 8th 2015

SPORT:Limerick produce an incredible fightback to beat Bohemians 4-3 in a thrilling SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match at the Markets Field, despite being down to 10 men.

More: http://www.limerickfc.ie/match-report-super-limerick-produce-incredibl...

SPORT:Full-time in the Millenium Stadium sees Ireland emerge 35-21 winners, with a last-second converted Welsh try putting a respectability on the scoreline in a game that saw Munster's Tommy O'Donnell stretchered off with a suspected broken leg.
SPORT:Half-time in Cardiff and Ireland lead Wales on a scoreline of 25-7

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August 7th 2015

COMMUNITY:Munster's biggest CD & Record Fair takes place this Sunday, August 9th


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August 6th 2015

NEWS:Gardaí are warning the public of the latest scammer tactic


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August 2nd 2015

SPORT:Limerick have defeated Offaly 3-8 to 1-2 in the
U16A Camogie Championship

NEWS:Jet diverts to Shannon after passenger suffers heart attack


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August 1st 2015

SPORT:Limerick overcome Sligo for first win of the season in a five-goal thriller


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July 30th 2015

SPORT:13 points from Ronan Lynch help Limerick overcome Clare's home advantage to claim the U21 Munster Hurling title

Final score Limerick 0-22, Clare 0-19


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July 29th 2015

SPORT:Limerick's U21 squad for tomorrow's Munster Final shows just a single change from from the side that defeated Tipperary in the semi final.

Colin Ryan from Pallasgreen takes over from the injured Kevin O'Brien in the full-forward line.

There's also a curtain-raiser at the Ennis venue - a Development Squad game between Clare and Limerick, which throws in at 5 pm.

SPORT:News coming in early this Wednesday morning that Limerick's Ashleigh O'Hagan has won a second bronze medal in Los Angeles
NEWS:The Army Bomb Disposal Team were dispatched to a building site in Roxboro on Tuesday evening when two historical munitions were found by workers.

Examination revealed the items to be artillery ammunition from the 18th or 19th centuries.

The scene was declared safe at 6.15pm.

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July 26th 2015

NEWS:A serious crash has occurred on the N21 Limerick to Tralee Road at Newcastle West, Co Limerick.

Diversions are in place as Emergency services are at the scene.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

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July 24th 2015

NEWS:Two planes carrying passengers to and from holiday destinations had to make emergency landings at Shannon Airport on Thursday after passengers became ill on board.

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July 21st 2015

SPORT:Best wishes to Limerick's own Ashleigh O'Hagan who is representing Ireland in the Gymnastics events at the Special Olympics in Los Angeles, starting this coming weekend!

* and the rest of Team Ireland too, of course!

COMMUNITY:A coffee morning will be held this coming Friday in Dooradoyle to raise funds for the Limerick Senior Camogie Squad

SPORT:THE MUNSTER Council has confirmed that the 2015 Bord Gáis Energy Munster U-21 Hurling Final between Clare and Limerick will take place on Thursday July 30th at 7pm in Cusack Park, Ennis.

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July 16th 2015

SPORT:Limerick's U21 hurlers have booked their place in the Munster final after a 3-16 to 3-14 win over Tipperary in the Gaelic Grounds.

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July 15th 2015

COMMUNITY:There is an open day for the Southside Boxing Club at the Fullflex factory in the Galvone Industrial Estate tomorrow (July 16th) from 12:00 - 3:00pm. All are welcome to drop by!

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July 14th 2015

SPORT:A very entertaining evening in the Market's Field ends with honours even as Dean Clarke's late strike (88) cancels a Dean Lewington free kick (32). Limerick FC 1 - 1 MK Dons

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July 12th 2015

SPORT:It has been announced that the Limerick Minors will play Antrim in the All-Ireland quarter final on July 25/26
SPORT:Tipperary the more composed as they take the Munster Senior Hurling Final against Waterford

Tipperary 0-21, Waterford 0-16

SPORT:Half-time in a cracking Munster Senior Hurling Final and Tipp edge ahead in injury time; Tipperary 0-10, Waterford 0-9
SPORT:Confusion and controversy at the end of the Munster Minor Final as the ref blows up early with Limerick in the Tipp goalmouth.

Tipp take the spoils on a scoreline of 0-20 to 0-17

SPORT:Limerick lead Tipperary by 2 at half-time in the Minor Final; Limerick 0-10, Tipperary 0-8.

Tipperary have scored all their 8 from play.

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July 11th 2015

SPORT:Turner gets taken down and converts the resulting penalty himself in the 83rd minute to make the scoreline a bit more respectable.

Final score at The Market's Field : Limerick 2, Galway 4

SPORT:Just under ten plus injury time to go at The Market's Field but it's all over, with Galway getting a 4th on 81 minutes; Limerick 1, Galway 4
SPORT:Half-time at The Market's Field and it's 1-1 thanks to a Lynch corner powered home by a Vinny Faherty header on 33 minutes.
SPORT:Limerick rue their far-too-many wides and a few dodgy decisions as Dublin steal it - Dublin 1-17, Limerick 1-16
SPORT:Half-time in Thurles and despite over a dozen wides Limerick lead Dublin by 0-4; 1-08 to 0-7

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July 10th 2015

COMMUNITY:The Limerick Flying Club's "Fly In" event takes place tomorrow, Saturday, in Coonagh; Richard spoke to them last weekend on "Good Morning Limerick", but just in case you missed it......


NEWS:Reports coming in that Thomas Delaney, the young boy missing from Kilkenny, has been found safe and sound in his native Limerick

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July 9th 2015

SPORT:Limerick camp has named the team for Saturday's qualifier against Dublin

N. Quaid,
S. Hickey, R McCarthy, S O'Brien,
P. O'Brien, G O'Mahony, W McNamara,
J. Ryan, P. Browne,
D. Breen, D. Hannon, S. Dowling,
G. Mulcahy, K Downes, C. Lynch

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July 3rd 2015

COMMUNITY:An Irish Youth Choir concert will take place this coming Sunday, July 5th, at 8pm in St Mary's Cathedral.

Tickets available from www.uch.ie

NEWS:Flight diverted to Shannon after smoke detected in cargo hold.


COMMUNITY:Free walking tour this evening featuring street art, starting at King John's Castle

SPORT:Ireland's Senior Wheelchair Basketball Team departs for Lisbon, with Limerick represented by Limerick Scorpions members Joe Hargrow & Tiarnan O'Donnell.

Best of luck guys!

SPORT:Limerick have named their starting 15 to face Westmeath in Sunday's qualifier

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June 20th 2015

NEWS:There are reports that a man has been shot in the head at a motorcycle clubhouse in Limerick this evening.

The Irish Independent reports the shooting took place at a clubhouse between Murroe and Cappamore in east Limerick.

It is understood the man has been seriously injured.

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June 14th 2015

COMMUNITY:Congratulations to Limerick Musical Society who did Limerick proud last night at the AIMS National Musical Theatre Awards.

LMS won four of their five nominations : Best Male Actor (Dave Griffin), Best Chorus, Best Choreographer (Niamh Twomey) and Best Overall Show (Witches of Eastwick).

Well done LMS!

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June 13th 2015

NEWS:A body recovered from the River Shannon has been identified as a woman in her 40s who has been missing from Limerick for nearly three weeks.

The body was discovered by a search unit attached to Bunratty Search and Rescue Service at around 4pm yesterday.

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June 12th 2015

SPORT:Sen Tobin's suspension has been upheld by the GAA'S Central Hearings Committee, meaning that he will miss the Munster Semi-Final against Tipperary on Sunday week.

GAA - Limerick's Tobin suspension is upheld
THE APPEAL from Limerick's Sean Tobin against a decision of the Central Hearings Committee (CHC) in relation to an incident in the Munster GAA Hurling Championship against Clare was heard by the CAC last evening. "Having heard and considered all submissions and evidence on behalf of the Appellant...

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June 4th 2015

NEWS:Gaelcholiste Luimnigh has received approval for the purchase of a new site on the grounds of the former Dawn Dairies / Kerry Group plant on Old Clare Street.

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May 25th 2015

NEWS:The reported deal for the old DELL building has been confirmed, subject to some final details

Limerick council agrees €6m deal to buy massive warehouse
LIMERICK City and County Council has reached a deal to buy the old Dell building in Castletroy - a 350,000 square foot facility that it hopes to develop into a major film and television production studio in tandem with Ardmore Studios.

SPORT:Limerick overcome Clare by the narrowest of margins in the Munster Senior Hurling Quarter Final in Thurles

Fitzgibbon hits winner as Limerick eclipse Clare
Limerick set up a Munster semi-final against Tipperary after a John Fitzgibbon point two minutes from time beat Clare 1-19 to 2-15 at Semple Stadium.

COMMUNITY:The date of the jumble sale at Galvone National School has been changed; it's now on this coming Thursday, May 28th, taking place in the parents' room at the school from 9.30 until 1pm

Everything is €5 and under, and there will also be a raffle on the day.

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May 23rd 2015

SPORT:Munster legend Paul O'Connell confirms to Sky Sports that today was probably his last game in red at Thomond Park #legendpaulie
SPORT:Munster scrape through a massive battle at Thomond to win 21-18
SPORT:A Simon Zebo try just before half-time sees Munster lead the Ospreys 11-3 into the break

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May 16th 2015

SPORT:Cork have won the Munster Camogie Final 2015 after a tight battle with Tipperary; final score Cork 0-12. Tipperary 0-11
SPORT:Munster 50-17 Dragons

A Conor Murray hat-trick of tries has helped Munster hammer Newport Gwent Dragons 50-27 to book a home venue Guinness Pro12 play-off.

SPORT:A Paul O'Connell try on the stroke of half-time sees Munster head to the dressing-room with a 23-point lead over the Dragons

Munster 33 - 10 Dragons

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May 13th 2015

COMMUNITY:Well done to the University of Limerick Students' Union on raising €7,500 for the Share A Dream Foundation!


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April 10th 2015

COMMUNITY:Record Fair at the Milk Market this Sunday, April 12th


COMMUNITY:Get to know the wildlife in your garden at a free bumblebee workshop on Saturday 18th April from 10.30am to 3pm in University of Limerick.

Check out the Limerick's Buzzing Facebook page for more info.

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April 9th 2015

COMMUNITY:On Friday 24th April from 10am to 12:30pm, Tait House Enterprise are holding a Motivational Youth Conference called "INSPIRE' at the University Concert Hall, designed to inspire and encourage Transition & 5th Year students to discover what it is they are passionate about by giving them an opportunity to visualize what career paths could be open to them in the future.

Tait House Inspires with a Motivational Youth Conference
Tait House Community Enterprise Present the 2015 Motivational Youth Conference on Friday 24 April at 10am-12:30pm in the Uch Limerick with Paul O'Connell.

SPORT:Cork fight back to overcome holders Limerick 2-20 to 1-13 in the first round of the Munster Minor Hurling Championship.


Cork defeat Limerick in Munster minor hurling championship
Cork rally after Limerick led by 1-9 to 1-6 at the interval

NEWS:Public alerted to bogus collectors in Limerick

Warning over bogus collections in Limerick
AN ORGANISATION that represents ex-service men and women of the armed forces has warned of a person collecting money in Limerick under false pretences. Oglaigh Naisiunta na hEireann (ONE) contacted the Limerick Post after hearing that a person carrying a ONE identification badge had been collecting...

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March 27th 2015

COMMUNITY:Limerick film-maker Stephen Hall scoops Canadian short film festival prize of $10,000

$10,000 international win for Limerick "horror'
by Rose Rushe LIMERICK film maker Stephen Hall has won $10,000 dollars for a locally made thriller in a Canadian festival for horror/ fantasy. Shot over 72 hours in a city church, streets and his own apartment, "Sinners' took top prize in the overall $20,000 Horror Black Short Film Festival 2015...

NEWS:An emergency operation is underway on the River Shannon tonight after a man reportedly entered the water near Clonlara, Co Clare.

Gardai, fire service personnel and paramedics are at the scene near Clonlara Bridge.

The Shannon-based search and rescue helicopter is combing a stretch of water from Clonlara through to Blackwater and onto the electrical power station at Ardnacrusha.

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March 25th 2015

NEWS:Kileely Road closed following two-car collision

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March 17th 2015

SPORT:Rockwell College have beaten Ard Scoil Rs 23-13 in today's Munster Schools Senior Cup Final at Thomond Park

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March 16th 2015

COMMUNITY:Limerick's St Patrick's Day Parade starts at 12pm tomorrow, with the parade route running from O'Connell Avenue to Ellen Street.

Limerick's St Patrick's Day Parade starts at 12pm tomorrow! The parade route st...

Limerick's St Patrick's Day Parade starts at 12pm tomorrow! The parade route stretches from O'Connell Avenue to Ellen Street! Where will you be watching from? www.limerick.ie/StPatricksFestival

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March 13th 2015

SPORT:Cork City have put 5 unanswered past Limerick in their game at Turner's Cross this evening
COMMUNITY:The Limerick Kindness Festival officially kicks off today with Music Day, featuring fabulous lunchtime concerts and music in the Absolute Hotel & the Clarion Hotel from 12.30 - 2, Brown Thomas from 6 - 7.30, and both Limerick Strand Hotel and the Crescent from 6.30 - 8.

Make sure to get into town and the Crescent today to experience Limerick's Kindness Festival.

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March 11th 2015

SPORT:Limerick impress in camogie derby win

Limerick impress in camogie win against Tipperary
Limerick impressed in a comprehensive 1-14 to 1-7 win over Tipperary in University of Limerick on Sunday. Limerick's potent attack, lead from midfield by Niamh Mulcahy, were too much for Tipperary and Deborah Murphy at centre-forward was causing the Premier defence all sorts of problems. This was...

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February 20th 2015

SPORT:LCCR's "What's the Score?" team have passed on details of the Limerick team making the 560-mile round trip to Antrim for Sunday's Allianz Hurling League game:

Nickie Quaid (Effin)
Stephen Walsh (Glenroe)
Richie McCarthy (Blackrock)
Seamus Hickey (Murroe-Boher)
Tom Condon (Knockaderry)
Wayne McNamara (Adare)
Dan Morrissey (Ahane)
James Ryan (Garryspillane)
Paul Browne (Bruff)
David Reidy (Dromin-Athlacca)
Donal O'Grady (Granagh-Ballingarry)
Cian Lynch (Patrickswell)
Tom Morrissey (Ahane)
Shane Dowling (Na Piarsaigh)
Adrian Breen (Na Piarsaigh)

Foto's van Limerick City Community Radio
Limerick team to face Antrim in Ballycastle in Allianz Hurling League on Sunday named

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February 19th 2015

COMMUNITY:Something fun for the younger folk this weekend at The Limetree - check out Spraoi for only €5!


COMMUNITY:Limerick's very own "Antiques Roadshow" takes place at The Hunt Museum this coming Sunday


Valuation day for antiques and collectables | Limerick Post Newspaper
The Hunt Museum invites the public to its Antique & Collectable Valuation Day set for Sunday February 22, from 12noon to 4pm. It will host experts from the Irish Antique Dealers Association to shed light on items of silver, glass porcelain, clocks, barometers, jewellery, pictures, furniture and book...

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February 17th 2015

COMMUNITY:Team Limerick Clean-up is a great idea! Pop over to their Facebook page and give it a like to get updates and more info how to get involved

Team Limerick Clean-up

Team Limerick Clean-Up or TLC is a major clean-up initiative for Limerick City and County.

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February 15th 2015

SPORT:Moyross Utd have gotten the better of Carrick Utd in their Junior Cup game this afternoon, with Moyross coming out on the better side of a 2-1 scoreline

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February 13th 2015

SPORT:Congratulations to all of the award-winners in tonight's Limerick District Schoolboy League Awards held at the Absolute Hotel


Limerick District Schoolboy League
Catering for schoolboys and Girls in Limerick and the wider area. From U7s to U16s.

COMMUNITY:Congratulations to Eleanor O'Brien from Clarina who is one of the All-Ireland Youth Volunteers of the Year


Ireland's top youth volunteers recognised in Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards Programme
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February 12th 2015

SPORT:Congratulations to Limerick's Kevin Holmes who has won the Camogie PRO of the Year Award for 2014

Tom Russell picked up the Media Award for Photography.


The Camogie Association : News
Official website of the Camogie Association - the governing body for the Irish ladies sport of Camogie. Official website of the Camogie Association - the governing body for the Irish ladies sport of Camogie.

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February 9th 2015

SPORT:The Allianz Hurling League gets underway this weekend, with Limerick and Waterford meeting in the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday evening.

Allianz hurling league returns this weekend
The sparring is over and the big-hitters are ready for action when the 2015 Allianz Hurling League gets underway this weekend. Sixteen games feature on the busy programme across the various divisions, led by some very interesting attractions in Divisions 1A and 1B, in particular. The honour of...

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February 7th 2015

SPORT:Munster's Ian Keatley gets the nod ahead of Madigan for today's Six Nations game v Italy


Ian Keatley starts ahead of Madigan v Italy in 6 Nations opener | JOE.ie
The Munster out-half gets the nod ahead of Ian Madigan

SPORT:Limerickman Tom Tierney leads Irish women to a comprehensive victory in their Six Nations opener


Ireland women crush Italy in Six Nations opener
Tom Tierney's first competitive game in charge of the Ireland Women saw them outscore Italy by five tries to one in a 30-5 Six Nations win in Florence.

NEWS:A woman in her 80s has died in a house fire in O'Curry Place


Woman in her 80s dies in Limerick fire
A woman in her 80s has died in a house fire in Limerick city.

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February 3rd 2015

SPORT:Limerick FC Chairman Pat O'Sullivan has released a statement in response to the rumours about Limerick FC.

Limerick FC Chairman replies to rumours with statement
Following ongoing speculation and rumours over the past weekend about the future of Limerick FC, Chairman Pat O'Sullivan has released the following statement. The O'Sullivan Family and their company, the club's main sponsor Galtee Fuels, over the past 12 months have made it clear that they can no...

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February 1st 2015

SPORT:Both Limerick semi-finalists fall short in the Harty Cup

Thurles CBS (Tipperary) 1-9; Castletroy CC (Limerick) 0-11

Rochestown College (Cork) 4-11; Ardscoil Rs (Limerick) 1-17

SPORT:Limerick overcame Cork last evening to claim the Waterford Crystal Cup. Final score: Limerick 3-20 Cork 1-16


Limerick claim Waterford Crystal Cup honours | Daily News | GAA News | GAA.ie
Limerick's greater experience told as they prevailed against a largely experimental Cork side in the final of the Waterford Crystal in Mallow on Saturday night.

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January 30th 2015

SPORT:Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Denis Hurley has signed a contract extension, but Paddy Butler and Sean Dougall will depart the province at the end of the current season.


The official website of Munster Rugby

SPORT:Limerick represented in both Harty Cup Semi-Finals tomorrow, with Castletroy heading to Toomevara to face Thurles @ 12 noon while Ardscoil make the trip to Charleville @ 3pm to take on St Francis


Harty Cup S-F - Ard Scoil Ris v St. Francis College Rochestown Munster GAA Web site
Munster GAA includes Sports such as Hurling, Football, Camogie, Ladies Football, Handball and Rounders. The Munster Gaelic Athletic Association web site covers Sporting activity from our 6 counties - Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford.

COMMUNITY:Calling all community groups, we need your news and what's on in your community. Email news@lccr.ie or leave a reply here and we will make sure it gets mentioned over the weekend on Limerick City Community Radio 99.9fm

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January 29th 2015

SPORT:Limerick face the Rebels in the Waterford Crystal Cup decider on Saturday night

Limerick face "Rebels' in Cup final
LIMERICK will play Cork this Saturday night in Mallow at 7pm in the final of the Waterford Crystal Cup. The two sides, who have met in the last two Munster Senior hurling finals, will relish this encounter, serving as a perfect run out ahead of the 2015 National hurling league which starts on...

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January 25th 2015

SPORT:Munster score 9 tries against Sale Sharks at Thomond Park


Munster defeat Sale at Thomond Park | Limerick Post Newspaper
MUNSTER ended their 2015 European campaign with a 9 try, 65 to 10 victory over Sale Sharks at Thomond Park this evening. Tries from Simon Zebo (2), Keith Earls, Pat Howard, Andrew Conway (2), Tommy O'Donnell, Duncan Williams and a penalty try ensured Anthony Foley's men secured all five points on of...

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January 15th 2015

COMMUNITY:Tony Cusack from the Limerick Panto Society has let us know that he's volunteering for Special Olympics duty to help out the athletes, and he's organised what should be a really fun night in order to raise some funds; it's a "Stars in their Eyes" night on next Thursday, January 22nd...

"Tonight, Tony, I'm going to be......"

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January 12th 2015

COMMUNITY:The Milford Hospice 10K Run/Walk takes place at the University of Limerick on Sunday January 25th; if you haven't yet registered there's some good news - the early bird registration fee has been extended to January 18th!

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January 10th 2015

NEWS:Two year old boy found dead in city centre apartment


2-year-old boy found dead in Limerick apartment | Limerick Post Newspaper
Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A TWO-year-old boy has been found dead at an apartment in what was described as terribile tragedy in Limerick this Saturday evening. Emergency services were called to the scene in the city centre when the alarm was raised. The identity of the caller is as of yet u...

SPORT:Munster come away from Italy with a bonus point after beating Zebre 7-31

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January 9th 2015

SPORT:Here's the Munster squad to line up against Zebre in Round 13 of the Guiness Pro12. It sees the return of Keith Earls and James Cronin. Good luck to the lads on their travels. This game is not on TV in Ireland but is being shown on Nuvolari in Italy.

Felix Jones; Ronan O'Mahony, Pat Howard, JJ Hanrahan, Simon Zebo; Ian Keatley, Conor Murray; Eusebio Guinazu, Kevin O'Byrne, Stephen Archer; Dave Foley, Billy Holland; Dave O'Callaghan, Peter O'Mahony - capt., CJ Stander.

Replacements: Niall Scannell, James Cronin, John Ryan, Donncha O'Callaghan, Paddy Butler, Duncan Williams, Keith Earls, Johne Murphy.

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January 8th 2015

COMMUNITY:The "Lisa's Light" campaign has gotten the approval of Limerick City & County Council


Lisa's Light

We want to light up our bridges with beautiful messages to help people who are in a dark place realise there is light at the end of the tunnel .

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December 29th 2014

COMMUNITY:Please help one of our local schools.

http://fundit.ie/profiles/Fund it :: Guns and Roses
Guns and Roses is an original script written for the Transition Year students of Gaelcholiste Luimnigh. A collaboration by "gie " Cilleachair with TY GCL.

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December 26th 2014

SPORT:A solid performance by Munster sees Leinster leaving the home of rugby without any Christmas present; final score Munster 28, Leinster 13
SPORT:Half-time in Thomond Park and Munster lead the St Stephen's Day derby with an 11 point to 6 lead over Leinster

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December 20th 2014

SPORT:Munster rue too many missed kicks but manage to come away from Glasgow with a losing bonus point; final score 21-18 to the Scots
SPORT:A converted second try just before half-time sees Munster take a double-score advantage into the break; Munster 18, Glasgow 9

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December 18th 2014

NEWS:Derelict sites are on Limerick Council's agenda, but the future of the Opera Centre still awaiting Government action


Opera centre decision pending | Limerick Post Newspaper
PLANS to transform Limerick city centre can go no further until the Government gives the city and county council approval to seek expressions of interest for the development of the Opera Centre site which is the centrepiece of the city revival strategy. Members of the Limerick Metropolitan District...

SPORT:Limerick welcomes home Andy Lee, WBO Middleweight Champion!


Andy Lee comes home a champion

Newly crowned WBO middleweight champion Andy Lee came home to Limerick and fulfilled a boyhood dream

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December 14th 2014

SPORT:Huge congratulations to Limerick's Andy Lee who last night stopped previous unbeaten Russian Matt Korobov in the 6th round to become new WBO World Middleweight Champion.

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December 13th 2014

SPORT:Limerick's Tom Tierney named as Irish Women's Rugby Coach for Six Nations

Tom Tierney named women's coach for Six Nations bid
Former Ireland scrum-half Tom Tierney has been named as the Ireland's Women's team coach as the IRFU confirmed the structural reforms to the women's game.

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December 12th 2014

SPORT:Anthony Foley has named his team to face Clermont Auvergne on Sunday afternoon, Lime up is as follows:

Felix Jones; Andrew Conway, Andrew Smith, JJ Hanrahan, Simon Zebo; Ian Keatley, Conor Murray; John Ryan, Duncan Casey, BJ Botha; Paul O'Connell, Dave Foley; Peter O'Mahony (Capt.), Tommy O'Donnell, CJ Stander.

Replacements: Kevin O'Byrne, Eusebio Guinazu, Stephen Archer, Billy Holland, Robin Copeland, Duncan Williams, Denis Hurley, Johne Murphy.

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December 9th 2014

COMMUNITY:The Limerick Sports Partnership Christmas Blanket 5k Run / Walk will take place this coming Sunday, December 14th.

To register, visit www.limericksportspartnership.ie


COMMUNITY:A sincere well-done to Michael Kiely from Carey's Road whose CD in aid of Milford Hospice & The Mid-Western Cancer Centre has raised a total of €2,000 to date, with €1,000 going to each of the charities.

COMMUNITY:Congratulations to Limerick's own Brd Finn on her "Volunteer of the Year" Award in the Arts, Culture & Media category.

You may remember Brd's unique breakfast table take on Granny's visit earlier in 2014, and if you haven't seen it be sure to check it out in our Facebook photo gallery - it's well worth it!

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December 5th 2014

SPORT:Munster have named their team for tomorrow's game against Clermont, with Peter O'Mahony captaining a side of Felix Jones, Gerhard van den Heever, Pat Howard, Denis Hurley, Simon Zebo, Ian Keatley, Conor Murray, Dave Kilcoyne, Duncan Casey, BJ Botha, Paul O'Connell, Dave Foley, Tommy O'Donnell and CJ Stander.

Replacements Kevin O'Byrne, James Cronin, Stephen Archer, Billy Holland, Sean Dougall, Duncan Williams, JJ Hanrahan and Johne Murphy make up the bench.

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November 29th 2014

NEWS:City water protest due to start at 2pm from City Hall
SPORT:A mixed performance by Munster sees the men in red overcome Ulster at Thomond by a solitary point to go top of the group; Munster 21, Ulster 20

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November 28th 2014

COMMUNITY:It's the final instalment of The 2014 Royal Picture Show series


Weekend 4: Thursday 27th - Saturday 29th November | Royal
To help promote theproject, The Royal is presenting 4 mini film festivals during Limerick City of Culture 2014 in February, May, September and November. Our programme has beenfulfilling a promise to satisfy the most demanding cinema-goer with a variety of films (many showing in Limerick for the fi...

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November 27th 2014

NEWS:Brother Stephen Russell House reopened to help the homeless


Limerick's homeless are gifted a place for life | Limerick Post Newspaper
by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie Minister for Education and Skill, Jan O'Sullivan TD, and Sue Ann Foley of the JP McManus Foundation at the opening of Brother Stephen Russell House ONE of Limerick city's oldest homeless services, Brother Stephen Russell House, re-opened the doors of its redevelo...

SPORT:Anthony Foley has named his team to face Ulster tomorrow evening at Thomand Park. Kick off is at 7.35pm

Munster: JJ Hanrahan, Gerhard van den Heever, Pat Howard, Denis Hurley, Ronan O'Mahony; Ian Keatley, Duncan Williams; John Ryan, Duncan Casey, BJ Botha; Donncha O'Callaghan - capt, Billy Holland; Robin Copeland, Paddy Butler, CJ Stander

Replacements: Kevin O'Byrne, Dave Kilcoyne, Stephen Archer, Tommy O'Donnell, Sean Dougall, Neil Cronin, Andrew Smith, Felix Jones

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November 24th 2014

SPORT:Congratulations to Ireland's Katie Taylor who defeated Yana Allekseevna of

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November 23rd 2014

SPORT:Congratulations to Limerick Hurling Club Kilmallock who have been crowned Munster Hurling Club Champions with a 1-32 to 3-18 victory over Cratloe of Clare today.

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November 22nd 2014

SPORT:A man-of-the-match performance by Paul O'Connell helps Ireland overcome Australia 26-23

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November 21st 2014

SPORT:Munster have secured a bonus point win in tonight's PRO12 game, beating Newport Gwent Dragons 38-12

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November 20th 2014

SPORT:Nominations are in for IRPA Try of the Year - which is your favourite ?


Five AWESOME tries nominated for IRPA try of the year 2014

Jamie Roberts, Cornal Hendricks, Magali Harvey, Francois Hougaard and Jonny May are the five tries nominated for IRPA try of the year award 2014. For more in...

COMMUNITY:A King's Island community empowerment group has won a "Pride of Place Award" for its contribution to the north-side community.


King's Island pride group recognised at awards
A COMMUNITY empowerment group in King's Island has won a Pride of Place award' for its contribution to the north-side community, which was ravaged by floods earlier this week.

SPORT:Ardscoil Ris back on track in Harty Cup with a 1-21 to 0-11 victory in Kilmallock


Ardscoil Ris lay down marker in Limerick Harty Cup derby
CHAMPIONS Ardscoil Ris set down a marker that they weren't going to be dethroned easily with a 1-21 to 0-11 derby win over West Limerick Colleges in the Harty Cup this Wednesday afternoon in Kilmallock.

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November 19th 2014

COMMUNITY:This will be a great afternoon for a very worthwhile charity.

Foto's van Limerick City Community Radio

NEWS:28 Limerick Fine Gael members, including a former mayor, quit the party


Fine Gael members in Limerick quit in protest at "amateur' party
FINE Gael in Limerick has been dealt a blow after the members of a southside branch disbanded the group and quit the party en-masse.

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November 14th 2014

COMMUNITY:Don't miss Music Generation : Limerick Voices Live @ 8pm this evening; it'll be broadcast on YouTube via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3wDPnNr9M8

Music Generation - Limerick Voices Live

A multi-stage, multi-genre, multi-media sequence of personal performances, presented by Music Generation Limerick City's ground-breaking song-writing project.

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November 13th 2014

COMMUNITY:Limerick volunteer in line for National Award


Limerick volunteer in line for national award | Limerick Post Newspaper
Brd Finn, who has been shortlisted for a national volunteering award. Brd Finn, a volunteer with Limerick's Elemental Arts and Culture Festival, has been announced as one of 30 shortlisted volunteers for this year's Volunteer Ireland Awards. Over 500 nominations were received for this year's Award...

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November 12th 2014

COMMUNITY:Landmark Park Kiosk to open as an art & performance space.


Artists take over the Park Kiosk as part of Limerick National City of Culture 2014
Over the coming months, The Park Kiosk located at Limerick's People's Park will reopen as part of a series of exciting multidisciplinary residencies.

COMMUNITY:An event of interest to students with a disability will be held in the South Court Hotel on Tuesday November 18 from 3pm to 9pm.

Disability and education fair | Limerick Post Newspaper
A FAIR for students with a disability will be held in the South Court Hotel on Tuesday November 18 from 3pm to 9pm. The fair, organised by Mid-West Children's Disability Services is designed to provide information to students with a disability over 15 years of age on options that may be available to...

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November 11th 2014

NEWS:"Bikes for Hire" scheme coming to Limerick

Coca Cola Zero bikes coming to Limerick | Limerick Post Newspaper
THE Coca Cola Zero Bikes scheme will come to Limerick on Monday December 8, the second stage of a three-pronged campaign which also takes in Galway and Cork on separate dates. As part of the scheme, 215 bicycles will be available to hire from 23 locations across the city, ranging from King John's Ca...

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November 8th 2014

SPORT:A superb performance by Ireland sees them beat South Africa with an almost double scoreline; Ireland 29, South Africa 15

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November 3rd 2014

COMMUNITY:Still time to get a spot call Mike NOW!!!!

Xperia Album
Last call guys contact 0851367594 to book your place no walkins allowed

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November 1st 2014

SPORT:A 77th-minute Paddy Butler try converted by Holland adds to a 100% Hanrahan kicking performance and sees Munster beat Cardiff on a scoreline of 24-28

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October 30th 2014

COMMUNITY:Congratulations to Limerick Panto Society on their 30th Anniversary; the charity this year is The Irish MPS Society, which makes 2 great reasons to see this year's production!

For more details check out www.limerickpanto.com

The Limerick Panto Society presents Cinderella at The LimeTree Theatre, Limerick
The Limerick Panto Society presents Cinderella

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October 25th 2014

COMMUNITY:The winner of the Limerick International Fashion Student Awards 2014 is Juliane Kaatzsch from the University of Art and Design Burg-Giebichenstein, Halle, Germany
NEWS:Thousands take to Limerick's streets to protest at the imposition of additional water charges


SPORT:A Dave Kilcoyne try on the hour sees Munster overcome the elements and more to see off Saracens at Thomond Park. Munster 14, Saracens 3

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October 23rd 2014

NEWS:Acting coordinator of Limerick Volunteer Centre, Paul Moriarty speaks at United Nations conference.

United Nations learns a lesson from Limerick's volunteer spirit | Limerick Post Newspaper
Paul Moriarty of the Limerick Volunteer Centre LIMERICK Volunteer Centre (LVC) gave a valuable lesson in social innovation to the United Nations in Geneva during a recent international conference on volunteering. Acting coordinator of Limerick Volunteer Centre, Paul Moriarty, spoke at the conference...

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October 20th 2014

COMMUNITY:Are you 65 or over ? Do you have a disability ?

Or maybe you know someone who could benefit from FREE minor home repair services in Limerick City ?

Check out Limerick City Care & Repair.

They have Garda-vetted volunteers ready to help, and for bigger jobs they have a list of trusted trade referrals to recommend.


Limerick City Care & Repair

Limerick City Care & Repair

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October 18th 2014

SPORT:A phenomenal second-half combined with a last-minute drop-goal by Keatley sees Munster overcome Sale by the narrowest of margins : Sale 26, Munster 27
SPORT:A Rory Gaffney goal sees Limerick FC overcome Sligo Rovers 1-0 in their final game at Thomond Park

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October 17th 2014

COMMUNITY:Great talk happening this Saturday at

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October 14th 2014

SPORT:The Boys in Green prepare to take on Germany tonight in Euro qualifier clash.


Selection key as Ireland take on world champions
Martin O'Neill has some big decisions to make ahead of Ireland's Euro 2016 qualification clash with Germany in Gelsenkirchen.

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October 11th 2014

SPORT:A comprehensive Ireland win over Gibraltar, with 7 unanswered goals, sees them top the group in advance of next week's meeting with Germany

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October 10th 2014

SPORT:Munster make it back-to-back wins with a 17-6 victory over Scarlets

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October 4th 2014

SPORT:Munster earn bragging rights in the PRO12 derby, beating Leinster by 34 points to 23
SPORT:Finally Munster turn up for a Pro12 game with attitude and determination 28-9 at half time.. Keep it up boys.
COMMUNITY:Mungret St Paul's GAA are holding a fundraising Community Jigs and Reels event in the South Court Hotel at 7:00pm on Thursday October 16th.

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October 3rd 2014

COMMUNITY:Have time for a coffee and brekkie? If so why not pop along to this at

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October 2nd 2014

COMMUNITY:Former Belltable building set for relaunch as an Arts & Culture Centre in the new year

69 O'Connell Street to be re-launched as an arts and culture centre
by Aoife McLoughlin LIMERICK'S well known theatre space and building at 69 O'Connell Street will be re-launched in the New Year as a new arts and culture centre. Formally known as the Belltable Arts Centre, 69 O'Connell Street has been recommended by a steering committee for Limerick City and...

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October 1st 2014

COMMUNITY:Prima Volta Music Festival takes place this weekend, October 3rd to 5th

Another weekend in Limerick's City of Culture year brings another exciting new festival to the...
Another weekend in Limerick's City of Culture year brings another exciting new festival to the city. The Prima Volta Music Festival is a three day music festival which takes place this weekend. The festival is organised by a collective of Limerick musicians, promoters and producers within the city i...

NEWS:140 new jobs announced for Limerick


Canadian tech firm Optel Vision to create 140 jobs in Limerick
Optel Vision, a Canadian tech firm specialising in track and trace and vision inspection technology for the manufacturing world, is to create 140 new jobs in Limerick.

NEWS:Limerick City & County Council chooses not to follow Clare & Cork councils' lead in significantly reducing property tax


Bid to reduce Limerick property tax by 15% fails
Members of Limerick City and County Council have voted down a Sinn Fin motion to reduce the Local Property Tax by 15%.

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September 27th 2014

SPORT:The Ospreys have gotten the better of Munster on a scoreline of 19-14

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September 26th 2014

SPORT:Limerick striker Rory Gaffney has been named the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers' Association of Ireland Player of the Month for August

22-Year Wait Over! Gaffney Scoops SWAI Monthly Award | Limerick FC
Welcome the Limerick FC official website. Keep up to date with the latest news or check out the latest video and picture highlights and more!

NEWS:University of Limerick awarded "University of the Year 2015" accolade by The Sunday Times

University of Limerick named University of the Year
The University of Limerick has been named "University of the Year 2015 in the Sunday Times Good University Guide. UL's leading position in graduate employability, strong research commercialisation, the €52million Bernal Project in science and engineering and a rising academic performance were among...

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September 25th 2014

NEWS:Council to lobby Minister over commercial rate hikes that have hit many former "boundary" businesses with a massive increase


Council to lobby Ministers over commercial rates | Limerick Post Newspaper
Cllr Jerome Scanlan, who submitted the motion to discuss the new rates by Kathy Masterson kathy@limerickpost.ie LIMERICK City and County Council is to send a cross-party deputation to meet with Finance Minister Michael Noonan and Environment Minister Alan Kelly to discuss the revaluation of commerci...

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September 23rd 2014

NEWS:Shannon airport takes global award in Chicago.

Shannon airport takes global award
SHANNON airport has taken another major step forward having won a major award at a leading aviation event in Chicago. The prestigious award sees the airport, which only gained its independence in January of last year, go one step further than last year when it was runner-up in the same category....

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September 20th 2014

SPORT:Martin Russell is relishing a "massive game" when Limerick FC take on Cork City on Sunday kick-off 5.30pm at Thomond Park. Get behind your local soccer team. C'mon the blues.

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September 19th 2014

SPORT:A last-minute unconverted try saves Zebre the embarrassment of a nil score as Munster run out comprehensive winners on a scoreline of 31-5
SPORT:Approaching half time at Thomond Park and Munster lead Zebre 17-0 after a Zebo hat trick
NEWS:Yellow Weather Alert for Limerick, with thunderstorms and potential flash flooding today and tonight.

Met Eireann issues Yellow weather alert for Limerick
MET Eireann has issued a Yellow weather warning for Limerick, predicting there could be up to 35mm of rainfall by 6am tomorrow.

SPORT:Anthony Foley's side to face Zebre at Thomond Park this evening has been named, and sees the return of Paul O'Connell, Conor Murray, Dave Kilcoyne, JJ Hanrahan, Paddy Butler and Denis Hurley to the red of Munster.

Seven changes are made to the starting side that defeated Treviso in Italy last weekend, with Felix Jones retaining the captain's armband for a second consecutive game.

Munster: Felix Jones - capt, Ronan O'Mahony, Andrew Smith, Denis Hurley, Simon Zebo; Johnny Holland, Conor Murray; James Cronin, Duncan Casey, BJ Botha; Billy Holland, Paul O'Connell; Paddy Butler, Tommy O'Donnell, Robin Copeland.

Replacements: Kevin O'Byrne, Dave Kilcoyne, John Ryan, Donncha O'Callaghan, Sean Dougall, Duncan Williams, JJ Hanrahan, Johne Murphy

COMMUNITY:Culture Night offers a wonderful opportunity every year for Limerick to showcase the diverse array of arts and cultural activities that the region has to offer. But this year, with Limerick's designation as National City of Culture 2014, Limerick City & County is well and truly primed for a very special Culture Night!

See here for more details: http://www.limerick.ie/culturenight

Culture Night
Explore, Experience, Enjoy! Friday 19th September 2014 Culture Night offers a wonderful opportunity every year for Limerick to showcase the diverse array of arts and cultural activities that the region has to offer. But this year, with Limerick'...

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September 18th 2014

COMMUNITY:Auditions for Limerick Panto Society's 30th Anniversary production of Cinderella will take place on Sunday September 21st between 6 & 8pm in LPYMA (aka Spotlight) Auditions are for those 16 & over.
COMMUNITY:Limerick Tidy Towns chairperson hopes that the city's recent award will make people appreciate how clean the city is.

Limerick Tidy Towns heroine Helen takes pride in her city
AFTER returning home from last week's national Tidy Towns ceremony with a special award, Limerick Tidy Towns chairperson Helen O'Donnell reflected with pride on the work of those who give their time to making the city a cleaner place. The Limerick Tidy Towns committee has been in place for three...

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September 14th 2014

SPORT:Limerick overcome Kilkenny to win the Intermediate Camogie All-Ireland Final, scoring the only goal of the game to win 1-12 to 0-10


Redemption for Limerick in intermediate decider
Limerick deservedly claimed the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland intermediate camogie title with a 1-12 to 0-10 win over Kilkenny at Croke Park.

SPORT:Best of luck to Limerick's Intermediate Camogie squad as they take on Kilkenny in the All-Ireland today @ 2pm

Photo from Limerick Camogie, showing the squad leaving their hotel earlier

COMMUNITY:Lots of great events & activities on over the weekend as part of the Elemental Festival

Details on http://www.elementalfestival.com/

Elemental Arts and Culture Festival
Elemental Arts and Culture Festival is an integrated Arts Festival in Limerick City

NEWS:Council buys former Cleeves site for €3.5 million


Boost for Limerick 2030 plan as council buys Cleeve's for €3.5m
THE Limerick 2030 urban renewal plan took a major step forward this week after the local authority bought the former Cleeve's toffee factory for €3.5m from Golden Vale.

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September 13th 2014

SPORT:Munster celebrate 21-10 away victory over Treviso


Munster Rugby
The official website of Munster Rugby

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September 12th 2014

COMMUNITY:Limerick Youth Service to hold 40th Anniversary celebration on Friday September 26th

LYS to hold 40th anniversary celebration | Limerick Post Newspaper
Keith Allen, Dylan Graham and Ryan O'Donoghue, who were part ofLimerick Youth Service's 40th birthday celebrations. LIMERICK Youth Service is inviting past and present volunteers, participants and staff to a celebration evening at the Strand Hotel on Friday, September 26 at 7.30pm. The event marks t...

SPORT:Munster name their side for tonight's PRO12 encounter with Treviso, with Jones as captain, but they had to travel without O'Connell


Munster Rugby
The official website of Munster Rugby

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September 11th 2014

COMMUNITY:Community fun day on Sat 13th September in Southill Area Centre from 12 noon to 4pm.

Head along and enjoy fun for all the family, including a barbecue, bouncy castle, face painting, Giggles the Clown and novelty sports!

COMMUNITY:Harvest festival tomorrow (Friday) at Northside Family Resource Centre

Inflatables, BBQ, cookery demos, music and more from 12.30pm

Spread the word, and if you're out Northside way tomorrow pop along to join in the fun!

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September 10th 2014

COMMUNITY:Roches St Traders' 10th Annual Charity Arts Festival runs until Sunday 24th with lots of activities for all the family on this coming Saturday


Roches Street Traders 10th Annual Charity Art Festival
Everyone likes a bargain! And so it should prove once again between 12th and 24th September as the Traders on Roches Street exhibit local Art in their shop windows for this their 10th Annual Charity Art Festival.

COMMUNITY:Enable Ireland coffee morning takes place on Tuesday September 16th from 10.30am - 12.30pm

SPORT:World Cup performance wins Limerick rugby star Fiona Coghlan top award for August

Limerick rugby star named Sportswoman of the Month for August
LIMERICK rugby player Fiona Coghlan has been named as winner of The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman Award for August after her superb displays for Ireland in the Women's Rugby World Cup in France. The UL Bohemian star was captain of the Irish team which reached the semi-finals of...

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September 8th 2014

NEWS:Positive news for Limerick in terms of jobs with 3 companies confirming expansions.

Good news on the jobs front for Limerick with three major expansions | Limerick Post Newspaper
WITH three companies confirming that they are about to expand their operations in Limerick, it's been an exceptionally positive week on the jobs creation front. Three Ireland is to create 90 new jobs at the former O2 customer call centre in Plassey which will serve as the company's preferred centre...

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September 7th 2014

SPORT:Tipp & Kilkenny have to do it all again after HawkEye rules a last-minute effort a "miss"

Final score Tipp 1-28, Kilkenny 3-22

SPORT:Half-time in the Senior game at Croker and our neighbours & fellow Munstermen lead by 2; Tipperary 1-13, Kilkenny 1-11
SPORT:Kilkenny hold on to their lead to overcome the Limerick minors on a score of 2-17 to 0-19
SPORT:Limerick minors should be at least a point up at half-time, but a combination of bad luck and the ref's refusal to allow advantage sees them trail Kilkenny by 0-12 to 0-10

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September 6th 2014

SPORT:Limerick team named for Sunday's All-Ireland Minor Hurling Final


Limerick team named for All-Ireland minor hurling final
THE Limerick minor hurling management have made one change to their team for Sunday's All-Ireland Final.

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September 5th 2014

SPORT:An under-performing Munster fail to take advantage of Edinburgh sin-bins and an 82nd-minute penalty as full-time sees Edinburgh come away from Thomond with the narrowest of victories; Munster 13, Edinburgh 14

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September 4th 2014

SPORT:Munster welcome Edinburgh to Thomond to start their 2014/15 PRO12 campaign - kick-off at 7.30pm


Munster Rugby
The official website of Munster Rugby

COMMUNITY:The biggest event of the weekend sees Granny arrive tomorrow; make sure you're aware of road closures, times and parking restrictions.

Royal De Luxe Limerick 2014 | September 5th - September 7th 2014

French street theatre company, Royal de Luxe will take its rambling Giant through Limerick city, for the first time ever in Ireland, from Friday September 5 ...

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