Limerick and Kilkenny reach camogie final in Croker

LIMERICK FANS WILL be back in Croke Park next month, and given the opportunity to exact some revenge on Kilkenny. The Treaty ladies overcame Waterford in today’s All-Ireland intermediate camogie semi-final, despite a late, late showing by the Déise — they now face Kilkenny who eased past Kildare in today’s other semi-final. Despite trailing early […]

They Want Your Limericks

Limerick’s newest literary festival – Limerick Summer Literary Festival – will take place this coming July.  A joint venture between The Limerick Writers’ Centre and Campus Life Services of UL, the festival will run from Friday 18th July to Sun 20th July, and this year it will incorporate the Bring Your Limericks to Limerick International […]

Brian Ború Millennium Weekend in Killaloe to bring medieval Ireland to life

Visitors to the twin towns of Killaloe and Ballina are being invited to step back in time and experience a glimpse of life in medieval Ireland during the Brian Ború Millennium Weekend from April 11-13th. Organisers have announced a comprehensive programme for the event, which marks the 1000th year anniversary of the death of Brian […]

Five Medieval parishes fun run planned for August in Limerick Sarsfields Day event

Rapparee Productions with the support of Bishop Brendan Leahy and the Limerick Diocesan Office have announced the launch of the Sarsfields Run, a 5km and 10km fun rub around five medieval parishes of Limerick. The parishes include: St. Munchins, St. Marys, St. Patricks and St. Michaels. The run is planned for Sunday August 10th, as […]

How to spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Limerick Racecourse are offering a fantastic special deal in the Panoramic Restaurant at Greenmount Park. Enjoy admission, race card and a 3 course lunch for only €49.99 per person. And that is not all – Children under 12 years dine free of charge. Be wined and dined in the enchanting surroundings […]

Irish funerals go live on the internet

Members of the Irish Diaspora who are unable to travel to Ireland to attend family funerals are set to benefit from a newly launched service providing internet broadcasts of Irish funeral services to clients. ‘Funerals Live’ is the brainchild of County Clare businessman Alan Foudy who has announced plans to create up to 10 new […]

Government fund initiative to help people avoid money lenders

The Government is examining the possibility of setting up a fund to provide small loans to help people avoid illegal moneylenders. According to a Department of Finance spokesperson, more people are driven into the hands of moneylenders due to their difficulty in getting loans from banks and credit unions. “There is now a greater cohort […]