Behind James Street in the old part of Limerick city lies Johns Square, and facing Johns Square a very ancient church, its called St John the baptist and has a cemetry sourrounding it – this was a protestant church and was been built some time before St Johns Cathedral next to it in St.Johns square. [...]
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Tens of thousands of people are set to take part in St Patrick’s Day celebrations across Limerick today. In addition to the eight parades which are taking place in the city and county today, there are dozens of other festivals and events taking place in honour of our national saint. Several well-known buildings such as [...]
The governing board of Limerick City of Culture 2014 has announced that Karl Wallace has been appointed as Artistic Director. Karl Wallace, originally from London in the UK is the current chief executive of Siamsa Tire, Home of National Folk Theatre of Ireland and will take up his position in Limerick next month. Mr Wallace [...]
AN international friendship which developed from an act of kindness in Limerick 20 years ago is to feature in a documentary being filmed for German TV.
MUNSTER drew with the Ospreys 13-13 Saturday at Thomond Park. A try from Damien Varley and eight points from the boot of Ronan O’Gara were not enough to claim all four points from the RaboDirect Pro12 fixture. Munster now find themselves in sixth spot on 43 points, seven points a drift of the playoff spot.
MORE than 50,000 people lined the streets of Limerick city for this year’s Saint Patrick’s Day parade. The parade – the biggest outside Dublin – saw more than 100 different groups and organisations march from Sarsfield Barracks through the city centre to Island Road. A giant Saint Patrick led more than 4,000 participants, including 285 [...]
THE principal of a Limerick school that suspended 28 students after they ‘liked’ an offensive post on Facebook has called on the Data Protection Commissioner to carry out a full out a full investigation into the issues surrounding the case. Noel Malone, principal of Colaiste Chiarain, Croom, wants the Data Protection Commissioner and the Department [...]