Carer of The Year

Do you know a carer who could be nominated for “Carer of The Year?” Maybe someone in your family, a neighbour or someone in your community who cares for a family member with dedication above and beyond the call of duty. If so, you might wish to nominate him/her for “Carer of the Year 2008″  … Continue reading

Irish Farming Saved after WTO talks collapse in Geneva

Mr Sarkozy EU President is a  hero to the farmers of Ireland today ,Villain to  the NO Voters (Lisbon Treaty) in this country recently,has just been thanked by Padraig Walshe of the IFA (Irish Farmers Association)for saving the Irish economy from losing 4billion .The collapse today of the World Trade Organisation Talks was backed by nine other … Continue reading

International Miss Macra 2008

  As the Summer begins to creep by, it’s that time of the year once again, for ladies from every corner of the country and abroad to make the journey to the rural village of Clonoulty, located in the breathtaking Golden Vale, co.Tipperary for the 37th International Miss Macra Festival. As usual the festival takes … Continue reading

Limerick Marina

It was a great pleasure last Friday to witness a flotilla of boats/barges making their way through the River Shannon to moor in the Limerick Marina.  The Marina lies idle for so much of the year ,what a pity that some of these problems could be not be solved as it’s business potential would be … Continue reading

Croagh Patrick

Update: Over 25,000 attended the annual pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick in Co.Mayo  yesterday.Buses left early morning from the Munster region with both young and old wishing to climb to the summit .Some people climb the mountain barefoot as St.Patrick did many centuries ago.This year was also the first time that the actual mass was broadcast live from … Continue reading

Kildare’s Doyle breaks Limerick’s Hearts

Limerick are out of this year’s All Ireland Football Championship after a three point defeat at home to Kildare tonight played in balmy conditions at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. The attendance of 8,500 were treated to a cracking game of football throughout.Croom and Limerick player John Galvin opened the scoring for Limerick,Kildare replied through … Continue reading

Limerick Tunnel Public Open Day attracts 10,000.

The Limerick Tunnel Public Open Day attracted record crowds of up to 10,000 people today to see the tunnel before it’s immersion in the River Shannon. The crowds arrived from the early morning time of 10 am and parked in the grounds of Shannon Rugby Football Club in Connagh.   Video:    (Filmed from inside … Continue reading

Know Your Neighbour weekend Maigueside Foroige Club

Community Dance session which took place during the recent Know Your Neighbour weekend.

The Galvins and Limerick Football 2008

Please forgive the pun,but these two Galvins. John Galvin Chairman Limerick Football County Board John Galvin Snr and John Galvin Jnr have had a Galavanizing effect on the fortunes of Limerick Football Recently .John Snr is the current Limerick County Board Football Chairman and John Galvin Jnr was captain of the victorious Limerick Team over Meath … Continue reading

Limerick Munster Intermediate Hurling Champions

Limerick 2-16 Tipperary 2-12 in Thurles. Limerick defeated Tipperary to win the Munster Intermediate Hurling Final in Thurles,well deserved to Limerick as they have endured a famine recently .Let’s hope it transpires to further success. Limerick: B Hennessy; T Condon, C Carey, G O’Leary; D Stapleton, Damien Moloney, S Walsh; A Brennan, P O’Brien; David Moloney, … Continue reading