Steven Miller talks to Tony Ward about his memories of playing with Limerick FC. He played on a Munster team that beat the All Blacks in 1978, was European rugby player of the year in 1979 and scored 18 points for the Lions in the first test game against South Africa in 1980. It’s no […]
CALLS have been made in Limerick for a bigger spend on suicide prevention as the numbers dying by suicide far outstrip the numbers killed on our roads. Deputy Dan Neville (FG) , a long-time campaigner for measures to prevent suicide, has said that there should be a minimum of €12 million given to the National […]
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.
Hundreds of people have once again gathered in Limerick for the 29th Kate O’Brien weekend. The life of one of the most famous Limerick writers was marked through a series of lectures and events, at three notable city venues, the Limerick Courthouse, the Daghda Dance Hall, and the Lime Tree Theatre at Mary Immaculate College.
A Limerick initiative has been launched to “pay it forward”, inspired by the movie of the same name. The concept is simple: when someone does you a favour, instead of paying them back you pay it forward to another person. If people continue on paying it forward, a ripple effect is created with the possibilities […]
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar, has urged the people of Limerick to utilise the tourist attractions and amenities in their area. The facilities, he said, need a mix of home visitors and tourists in order to flourish.
SOME of Limerick’s most iconic landmarks are to ‘go green’ in celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day. Adare Manor, the Hunt Museum and the Clarion Hotel will all light up in green colours to mark Limerick’s Saint Patrick’s Festival 2013.