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Limerick Park and Stride drives on with 400 free car spaces for Christmas

THE RE-INTRODUCTION of the Park and Stride initiative providing up to 400 free parking spaces for the Christmas season in Limerick has been welcomed by a local councillor.

Limerick City and County Council are to reintroduce the parking initiative from December 7.

“This is good news

today 05:47
SLIDESHOW: Limerick Junior Soccer weekend round up

FAI Junior Cup 3rd Round Prospect Priory 0 Aisling Annacotty 1 Aisling progressed to the out of town stages of the FAI despite finishing with 10 men when James Cleary struck a memorable winner for the visitors with 20 minutes of the second half played. A first half that was more a war of

yesterday 20:57
Woman was groped by ‘total stranger’ during charity event at Limerick pub

A MAN who groped a total stranger during a charity event at a pub has been placed on probation for a year.

Michael Tully, aged 37, of Chapel Hill, Birdhill pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the woman at Morrisons Bar, Ballysimon at around midnight on September 17, 2017.

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yesterday 20:57
University of Limerick students ‘undeterred’ in direct provision campaign

UNIVERSITY of Limerick students are “undeterred” from their campaign to end the university’s connection with a direct provision service provider after it distributed leaflets on campus defending its services.

A student-led campaign at the university could see boycotts of seven

yesterday 19:49
Bid to wind up Limerick FC is struck out at High Court

AN application by the Revenue Commissioners to wind up League of Ireland side Limerick FC has been struck out. 

Revenue’s collector general had last month petitioned the High Court to have Munster Football Club Ltd, which trades under the name Limerick FC, wound up and a liquidator

yesterday 17:31
‘He brightened our path with music’: President Higgins attends funeral of Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin

THE renowned musician and composer Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin has been celebrated at his funeral Mass as a “hero, who brightened our path with music”.

President Michael D Higgins attended the Mass for the Irish pianist, who founded the

yesterday 16:20
Former Munster second-row joins Ulster on loan

FORMER Munster second-row Ian Nagle has joined Ulster on loan from Leinster until the end of the 2018/19 season.

Thirty year-old Nagle will join the Ulster squad this week.

Nagle played 28 times for Munster and was Man of the Match in their 2010 win over Australia at

yesterday 15:11
Limerick woman appointed as Vice-President of Academic Affairs at Mary Immaculate College

MARY Immaculate College has appointed leading sociologist and Limerick woman Dr Niamh Hourigan as the college’s incoming Vice-President of Academic Affairs. 

Dr Hourigan, who has published widely on a range of themes, has worked for four Irish universities during the course of her

yesterday 15:11
CONFIRMED: Conor Murray ruled out of All-Blacks clash

SCRUM-HALF Conor Murray has been officially ruled out of Ireland’s two remaining autumn internationals, including this Saturday’s glamour fixture with New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium due to injury.

In a statement issued this Monday lunchtime, the IRFU confirmed that Munster

yesterday 14:02
Limerick and Na Piarsaigh hurling games set for live TV coverage

THERE are two hurling games of interest live on TG4 this Sunday, November 18.

First up at 2pm, is the Munster club SHC Final - Na Piarsaigh v Ballygunner, live from Semple Stadium in Thurles.

Then at 6.50, it's Limerick v Wexford in the Fenway Hurling Classic, live from Fenway Park

yesterday 12:52
Limerick court hears assault followed row over damage to car that began on Facebook

AN argument over damage to a car ended in assault, Newcastle West court was told.

Before the court was Marion Lynch, 17 Cois na Féile, Abbeyfeale who pleaded to assault causing harm to Debbie Lenihan at Cois na Feile on July 27 last year.

On that date, Inspector Dermot Conlon

yesterday 12:52
Limerick ‘hackers’ find solution for conservation of industrial water

A SMART industrial water system has won the third annual Analog Devices ‘hackathon’ in Limerick, which set out to examine how the firm’s technology can make better use of natural resources.

Analog Devices, based in Raheen, welcomed 60 staff members to Thomond Park to collaborate,

yesterday 11:44
Pro-boxing debut for Limerick's Lee Reeves this weekend in Canada

LIMERICK'S Lee Reeves makes his professional boxing debut this weekend - in Canada!

The former Corpus Christi welterweight flies out to Toronto this Tuesday ahead of his first fight in the paid ranks this Saturday, November 17.

The 23 year old Limerick man has linked up with Lee

yesterday 10:32
SLIDESHOW: Rugby stars come out to play for Shane Geoghegan's 10th anniversary

A SPECIAL charity rugby match took place last Friday night to honour the memory of Garryowen thirds player Shane Geoghegan who was shot in a case of mistaken identity 10 years ago this week.

Garryowen Veterans faced Crescent Comprehensive Former Pupils in the charity game which was played

yesterday 08:14
Latest Limerick recipients of JP McManus scholarships get ‘life changing’ awards

THE latest recipients of JP McManus scholarships have been told to “live the moment” and to never forget where they have come from as they progress in their studies and future careers.

Since the scholarships were established, 177 past pupils of CBS Sexton Street have

yesterday 05:05
Average rent rates in Limerick city have increased by over 20% in the last year

AVERAGE rent rates in Limerick city have increased by over 20% in the last year. 

That’s according to the latest quarterly Rental Report by Daft.ie which shows that the average advertised rent in Limerick is now €809, up 44% from its lowest point. 

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yesterday 00:29
Daily News
Debut novelist Breda Joy to read from novel at County Limerick library

IT is third time lucky for journalist Breda Joy, whose debut novel Eat the Moon began appearing in bookshops a month or so ago.

Breda had two previous novels written, but hidden away, unpublished and unheralded, when Eat the Moon caught the attention of Poolbeg Press.

“The

today 05:47
Limerick court hears that accused’s mental development is ‘frozen at 14’

“I AM concerned about previous convictions, none of which have made any difference,” Judge Mary Cashin said at Newcastle West court when Thomas Kiely, Banrnakyle, Patrickswell appeared before her, pleading to three counts of driving without insurance.

The defendant, the court was told,

today 05:47
Comhairle na nÓg event at University of Limerick addresses cyber health

LIMERICK Comhairle na nÓg, Limerick’s youth council, has been invited to make a presentation to Limerick City and County Council on the key messages it feels the council needs to hear. 

Cyber Health and Wellbeing was the central theme of Limerick Comhairle na nÓg’s

today 05:47
Deaths in Limerick - November 12, 2018

The death has occurred of Kitty Copse (née Flaherty), Churchtown, Newcastle West, peacefully at Milford Care Centre. 

Survived by husband John, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Riedy's Funeral Home,

yesterday 17:31
Jobs saved as Homebase set to continue trading in Limerick

UP to 30 jobs have been saved at DIY chain Homebase in Limerick, after an agreement was reached with its landlord.

There were fears for the future of Homebase’s branch at the Parkway Retail Park, Dublin Road, after it was earmarked for closure as part of a restructuring plan at the

yesterday 17:31
Oireachtas report: O’Dea presses Fine Gael on the high cost of insurance

A government commitment in the Programme for Government to reduce the cost of insurance was raised in the Dáil by Fianna Fáil Deputy Willie O’Dea.

“The Minister will be aware of a recent report which indicates that in this country the average payout for whiplash is

yesterday 16:20
Tommy Fleming releases hit ‘moo-usic’ song for Limerick charity Bothar

ONE of Ireland’s most popular singers launched a charity Christmas single this Monday after making a 20,000km round-trip to record it.

Multi award winning Tommy Fleming travelled to Rwanda to record Give A Little Bit – the 1977 hit by Supertramp – with local teenagers in support of

yesterday 15:11
Limerick woman crowned the 54th ‘Queen of the Land’ at glittering gala ball

LIMERICK woman Louise Crowley has been crowned the 54th Annual Clarke Machinery Group Queen of the Land 2018 at a glittering gala ball in Tullamore.

Louise came out on top of 30 Queens by impressing the judges with her personality, her passion for her farming work and connecting with her

yesterday 15:11
Latest news from Limerick
today 05:47 Debut novelist Breda Joy to read from novel at County Limerick library
today 05:47 Limerick court hears that accused’s mental development is ‘frozen at 14’
today 05:47 Comhairle na nÓg event at University of Limerick addresses cyber health
today 05:47 Limerick Park and Stride drives on with 400 free car spaces for Christmas
yesterday 20:57 SLIDESHOW: Limerick Junior Soccer weekend round up
yesterday 20:57 Woman was groped by ‘total stranger’ during charity event at Limerick pub
yesterday 19:49 University of Limerick students ‘undeterred’ in direct provision campaign
yesterday 17:31 Deaths in Limerick - November 12, 2018
yesterday 17:31 Jobs saved as Homebase set to continue trading in Limerick
yesterday 17:31 Bid to wind up Limerick FC is struck out at High Court
yesterday 16:20 Oireachtas report: O’Dea presses Fine Gael on the high cost of insurance
yesterday 16:20 ‘He brightened our path with music’: President Higgins attends funeral of Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin
yesterday 15:11 Tommy Fleming releases hit ‘moo-usic’ song for Limerick charity Bothar
yesterday 15:11 Limerick woman crowned the 54th ‘Queen of the Land’ at glittering gala ball
yesterday 15:11 Former Munster second-row joins Ulster on loan
yesterday 15:11 Limerick woman appointed as Vice-President of Academic Affairs at Mary Immaculate College
yesterday 14:02 CONFIRMED: Conor Murray ruled out of All-Blacks clash
yesterday 12:52 Limerick's Diarmuid O’Connor to represent Ireland at Homeless World Cup
yesterday 12:52 Limerick and Na Piarsaigh hurling games set for live TV coverage
yesterday 12:52 Limerick court hears assault followed row over damage to car that began on Facebook
yesterday 11:44 Other Voices: Limerick’s Whenyoung are Dingle bound for church live TV recordings
yesterday 11:44 Judge determined to tackle civil trial list at Limerick Circuit Court
yesterday 11:44 New appointment at the University of Limerick based Lero research centre
yesterday 11:44 Limerick ‘hackers’ find solution for conservation of industrial water
yesterday 10:32 Weather prediction: Extended outlook and possible prolonged cold spell on the way
yesterday 10:32 Making Cents with Liam Croke: Millennials - manage your aversion to risk
yesterday 10:32 Pro-boxing debut for Limerick's Lee Reeves this weekend in Canada
yesterday 09:20 WATCH: Limerick trainer Enda Bolger scores Grade 2 win with stable star Ballyoisin
yesterday 09:20 Book raising funds for Limerick charity Cliona’s Foundation to hit the shelves
yesterday 08:14 SLIDESHOW: Rugby stars come out to play for Shane Geoghegan's 10th anniversary
yesterday 05:05 Limerick motorist facing prison sentence for driving without insurance for sixth time
yesterday 05:05 New doors open for Limerick-born Máirtín in Irish soap Ros na Rún
yesterday 05:05 Latest Limerick recipients of JP McManus scholarships get ‘life changing’ awards
yesterday 00:29 Average rent rates in Limerick city have increased by over 20% in the last year
2018-11-11 23:02 Woman who witnessed Limerick shooting told she would ‘get it’ if she testified
2018-11-11 21:50 Deaths in Limerick - November 11, 2018
2018-11-11 20:41 Derby win seals good weekend for Limerick Celtics
2018-11-11 20:41 Magical evening awaits for Limerick’s Aine at National Children of Courage awards
2018-11-11 19:32 Limerick greyhound fans sign up for IGB loyalty scheme
2018-11-11 19:32 Munster Rugby weekend results
2018-11-11 18:23 WATCH: Limerick’s Laurel Hill go all out in claret and green for All-Ireland champions
2018-11-11 17:17 Judge tells the youngest in Limerick family of 15 to ‘cop on’
2018-11-11 17:17 Water restricted in parts of County Limerick as crews repair burst main
2018-11-11 16:14 Enjoy Cheltenham buzz in County Limerick for Cappamore GAA’s new pitch
2018-11-11 15:11 Don't Mind Me: Waiting game is a real pain in the eye
2018-11-11 15:11 All About Food: Here is one of my all-time favourites
2018-11-11 15:11 Gardening: Glory to clerodendrums
2018-11-11 15:11 My Week: Cream rises to the top in Catwalk’s new salon
2018-11-11 15:11 ‘Great find’: Century old John Philip Sousa Limerick concert tickets hidden in piano
2018-11-11 15:11 UPDATE: Water restored as repairs to major burst pipe in Limerick completed
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