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A timely return to county Limerick home for vintage watch

A SILVER gentleman’s watch, made by a Newcastle West watchmaker and jeweller 120 years ago, has made its way back to the business established in the town by Thomas D Cowper and still operating as a family business today. 

But the story of how the fob watch came home via Devon was

yesterday 21:31
Semi and quarter final spots confirmed in Limerick Senior football championship

The last six teams in this season's Irish Wire sponsored Limerick Senior football championship have been confirmed. Champions Adare and Oola will lie in wait in the semi finals with both sides having won their respective groups. 

Oola finished top of Group 2 this evening following a

yesterday 20:28
SLIDESHOW: Limerick Junior Soccer Weekend Round Up

Premier League Pike Rovers 4  Coonagh Utd 1 Its a two way tie at the top of the Premier League after the fourth round of games with Pike Rvs and Ballynanty Rvs leading the pack by a point.  Pike ensured they get to the top following a 4-1 win over Coonagh.

Hero of the day for

yesterday 19:25
Man in hospital after suspected stabbing in Limerick City

A YOUNG man is in hospital this Sunday afternoon following a suspected stabbing in William Street.

A huge crime scene has been set up in the area. It’s understood the victim was stabbed twice.

He was taken to University Hospital Limerick, where his condition is currently

yesterday 18:22
WATCH: Highlights of Limerick FC's loss to Sligo Rovers in FAI Cup

LIMERICK FC exited the Extra.ie FAI Cup with a 6-2 defeat to Premier Division Sligo Rovers before an official attendance of 1428 in the Showgrounds on Saturday night.

The Blues finished the game with just eight players as three visiting players were dismissed on the most dramatic of

yesterday 17:19
Limerick Junior Soccer Premier League Round Up

Pike Rovers 4 Coonagh Utd 1

Its a two way tie at the top of the Premier League after the fourth round of games with Pike Rvs and Ballynanty Rvs leading the pack by a point.

Pike ensured they get to the top following a 4-1 win over Coonagh.

Hero of the day for Pike was Eoin

yesterday 16:16
Enterprising county Limerick brothers holding open day to savour with celebrity chef 

THE Cotter family in Abbeyfeale is well on its way to future-proofing  the family farm business. And they are hoping to contribute to saving the environment at the same time.

What’s more,  they are happy to share their knowledge and know-how  with all comers at an open day

yesterday 16:16
Moving graveside oration to the late and great Jimmy Howard RIP

BRIGADIER General and former team mate Paddy Hayes gave a moving graveside oration for Jimmy Howard. The 79-year-old from Pallasgreen  who went to his God on July 27.

I was sitting at home in Cork having watched the Tipp v Wexford match and reflecting on Limerick’s sad loss on

yesterday 14:10
Limerick Leader Weekly Golf Notes

Adare manor

LADIES: The Junior and Novice Cup Prizes to the Junior Girls, August 14: Winners: Junior Cup Emily Frost; Novice Cup Eimear Wallace.

STABLEFORD: 18 Hole S/T competition sponsored by Aisling Maher Boutique, Adare village. 15/08/2019; 1st Nora Dwane (32) 38pts; 2nd Mary

yesterday 12:04
Victim of West Limerick farming accident named locally

THE man who tragically lost his life in a farming accident in Abbeyfeale last night has been named locally as Patrick Broderick.

Tributes have been paid to the man in his 40s, a full-time farmer, who died when a wall he was working on in his back garden near Ward’s Cross on the Limerick

yesterday 12:04
Limerick’s Free Dinner Trust goes far beyond what it says on the tin

SUNDAY dinner is a tradition held in many families across the county, country and even beyond. 

One particular Limerick group have adopted this tradition, and have taken on a whole new, special, and large family in doing so. 

The Free Dinner Trust (often called the Trust)

yesterday 11:01
Opinion: The rules of golf can just be so hard to understand - Ivan Morris

TWO rule episodes that arose at The Northern Trust/FedEx Cup Play-offs tournament at the spectacular Liberty National course overlooking the Hudson Bay and Downtown Manhattan, New York, left me scratching my head. While lack of intent is not normally regarded as a sustainable means of avoiding

yesterday 09:58
  Literary works donated to University of Limerick library

UNIVERSITY of Limerick (UL) is the new home to treasure trove of papers that “perfectly describe the life, struggles and successes of a poet.”

Renowned Irish literary figure, Limerick poet John Liddy has generously gifted his huge personal collection of literary papers to Special

yesterday 09:58
Zena, Jennifer and ‘Dasher’ in running to be town’s new mayor

COUNCIL elections were only a couple of months ago but candidates are ready to start pounding the pavements in Kilmallock again.

To celebrate 40 years of Kilmallock Community Council, Tony Dowling, chairman, said they are going to mark the anniversary and bring the community closer

yesterday 08:55
Thirty bales slashed in act of vandalism on County Limerick farm

THIRTY bales of silage have been slashed in the parish of Dromin-Athlacca in the second such disturbing incident to occur in County Limerick.

Last October, Farm Leader reported that 16 bales were cut in Pallasgreen. The most recent incident occurred on Tuesday, July 23. The farmer, who

yesterday 07:53
Limerick hit for six and finish with eight men in Sligo FAI Cup defeat

LIMERICK FC exited the Extra.ie FAI Cup with a 6-2 defeat to Premier Division Sligo Rovers before an official attendance of 1428 in the Showgrounds on Saturday night.

The Blues finished the game with just eight players as three visiting players were dismissed on the most dramatic of

yesterday 22:25
Daily News
Sadness in Limerick rugby circles at death of Jim Tydings

THERE is sadness in Limerick rugby circles following the passing of Young Munster stalwart Jim Tydings.

Caherdavin man Jim passed away on Saturday aged 74 years old.

Playing on the wing, Jim started his rugby career at Thomond RFC, and played one test match for Ireland, against

today 22:34
Luke picks Limerick’s Adare Manor to pop the question!

FORMER Leinster and British and Irish Lions star Luke Fitzgerald picked Limerick’s Adare Manor as the place to propose to long-term girlfriend Aisling Burke.

Luke took to his Instagram and Twitter pages to hail the “best day” of his life, referencing golf in Adare Manor and getting

yesterday 21:31
Limerick Golf Club does the double in Tramore

Limerick Golf Club have done the double, as they added the AIG Senior Cup title to the AIG Barton Shield win they had yesterday.  Solid play again proved to be the winning formula with all five of the players winning in either the semi-final or final.  (Report from Golfnet - see

yesterday 20:28
Deaths in Limerick - August 25, 2019

The death has occurred of Joseph (Joe) Collins, of Elm Place, Rathbane

On August 25, 2019, peacefully at St John’s Hospital. Beloved brother of the late Sean, Bob, Eileen and Kay. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Maureen, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and

yesterday 20:28
New Irish pub a Limerick Haven in  Alicante

LIMERICK people visiting Playa Flamenca in Alicante in Spain might experience a strange sense of deja vu if they stop in McCoy’s Irish bar on Calle Clementina. This is because, up until 2016, all the fittings now seen in MyCoys were part of the Haven Bar on Davis Street in Limerick.

The

yesterday 18:22
Ireland U16's finish 12th at European Basketball championships

The Ireland U16 women's basketball side, including Limerick's Sophie Moore,  finished in 12th place at the FIBA U16 Women’s European Championship Division B in Sofia, Bulgaria after a 46-66 loss to Israel.

Israel stormed into an early ten-point lead with scores coming from Joy

yesterday 17:19
SLIDESHOW: Limerick U16 camogie side lose All-Ireland final to Waterford

Back at the business end of the camogie championship for the first time in almost a decade, Limerick's under-16 team never quite matched their early season form when going down in Sunday's All-Ireland B final in Nenagh. Final score WATERFORD 4-11 LIMERICK 1-3

After going behind to an

yesterday 17:19
She’s a star: Limerick girl accepted to audition for prestigious TV show

LIMERICK could have yet another reality television star to cheer on after young Sarah Corbett-Lynch made it to the auditions stage of The Voice Kids UK.

Janesboro girl Sarah, 12, who is the daughter of the murdered father-of-two Jason Corbett, impressed the judges on the British programme,

yesterday 14:10
Latest news from Limerick
today 22:34 Sadness in Limerick rugby circles at death of Jim Tydings
yesterday 21:31 Luke picks Limerick’s Adare Manor to pop the question!
yesterday 21:31 A timely return to county Limerick home for vintage watch
yesterday 20:28 Limerick Golf Club does the double in Tramore
yesterday 20:28 Deaths in Limerick - August 25, 2019
yesterday 20:28 Semi and quarter final spots confirmed in Limerick Senior football championship
yesterday 19:25 SLIDESHOW: Limerick Junior Soccer Weekend Round Up
yesterday 18:22 New Irish pub a Limerick Haven in  Alicante
yesterday 18:22 Man in hospital after suspected stabbing in Limerick City
yesterday 17:19 Ireland U16's finish 12th at European Basketball championships
yesterday 17:19 SLIDESHOW: Limerick U16 camogie side lose All-Ireland final to Waterford
yesterday 17:19 WATCH: Highlights of Limerick FC's loss to Sligo Rovers in FAI Cup
yesterday 16:16 Limerick Junior Soccer Premier League Round Up
yesterday 16:16 Enterprising county Limerick brothers holding open day to savour with celebrity chef 
yesterday 14:10 She’s a star: Limerick girl accepted to audition for prestigious TV show
yesterday 14:10 Moving graveside oration to the late and great Jimmy Howard RIP
yesterday 12:04 Limerick Leader Weekly Golf Notes
yesterday 12:04 Victim of West Limerick farming accident named locally
yesterday 11:01 Second river rescue in Limerick
yesterday 11:01 Limerick’s Free Dinner Trust goes far beyond what it says on the tin
yesterday 09:58 Opinion: The rules of golf can just be so hard to understand - Ivan Morris
yesterday 09:58   Literary works donated to University of Limerick library
yesterday 08:55 Zena, Jennifer and ‘Dasher’ in running to be town’s new mayor
yesterday 07:53 Thirty bales slashed in act of vandalism on County Limerick farm
yesterday 22:25 Fire Service attend river incident in Limerick
yesterday 22:25 Limerick hit for six and finish with eight men in Sligo FAI Cup defeat
2019-08-24 23:22 Limerick spending habits revealed in new survey
2019-08-24 23:22 Three spots in knock-out stages of Limerick Co SFC confirmed
2019-08-24 23:22 Sadness in West Limerick as man dies in farmyard accident
2019-08-24 21:16 Deaths in Limerick - August 24, 2019
2019-08-24 20:13 Limerick FF TDs in accord over €5 pension increase demand as some party members go the other way
2019-08-24 18:07 Criminal scores note from man who was not being 'street wise', says garda
2019-08-24 16:01 Limerick's Dunraven family return O'Connell 'death mask' to State
2019-08-24 16:01 Rugby stars Hayes and Steed are on hand for Dolores tribute in Limerick village
2019-08-24 14:58 Lettuce all enjoy Sean’s win at first time of trying at Cappamore Show
2019-08-24 14:58 Opinion: More sellers than buyers with the €90 match tickets - Colm Kinsella
2019-08-24 14:58 US military use of airport “disaster waiting to happen”, says Limerick activist
2019-08-24 12:52 Limerick man and son make FA Cup history playing in same side
2019-08-24 12:52 Limerick has lost over 25% of its pubs since 2005  
2019-08-24 11:49 Limerick Astronomy column - Sir Isaac Newton, giant of physics and mathematics
2019-08-24 11:49 ‘Money spinning tie at Sligo is good draw for Limerick’ - Tommy Barrett
2019-08-24 10:46 County Limerick town's website gets great reception from locals
2019-08-24 09:43 Amber’s Irish visit with Limerick's Greg the ‘first of many’
2019-08-24 00:16 Night of shocks in Limerick Charity Cup as Garryowen and Shannon lose
2019-08-24 00:16 Body recovered from River Shannon in Limerick
2019-08-23 23:13  Pesticide pollution above permitted EU levels is ongoing in major county Limerick water schemes 
2019-08-23 22:10 Deaths in Limerick - August 23, 2019
2019-08-23 22:10 Rolling stone gathers no moss
2019-08-23 21:07 UL whistleblowers’ situations yet to be resolved after four years
2019-08-23 20:04 Opinion: Let's start with the man in the middle - Donn O'Sullivan
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