Limerick ,Happy New Year .

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Limerick Skatepark Hosts National Championships

Mount Kennett ,Steamboat Quay ,Limerick City was the venue yesterday for the All Ireland Skate Championship’s . A glorious day was had by all who participated and a large attendance of a 1000 looking on.The weather helped with no rain evident a miracle in itself considering the miserable Summer which has passed.Andy Jolly from Tubes,Limerick was the … Continue reading

MAN ON THE MOON 1969,40 YEARS ON

Today   is the 40th Anniversary of the  first landing on the Moon by mankind On July 20 1969,Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the MOON.  TIME  has more coverage HERE I remember seeing the snowy images of the men landing on the moon on a neighbours TV as there were not … Continue reading

Irish author of Angelas Ashes ,Frank McCourt dies, aged 78

Ashes Author McCourt dies   Irish author Frank McCourt has died in New York City at the age of 78. Irish author Frank McCourt has died in New York City at the age of 78. He was best known for the million-selling ‘Angela’s Ashes’, a memoir about his childhood. The memoir was published in 1996 … Continue reading

Michael Jackson ,Cork 1988

It is 21 years since Colly and I decided to drive from Limerick  to Cork’s Pairc Ui Chaoimh to see a musical genius ,the king of Pop in a battered run down Renault 5 .The majority of our friends though we were mad ,as Jackson’s music did not fit in with their choice of artist. Jackson … Continue reading

The Irish Cuppa by Joan Cregan

The Irish Cuppa You’ll have a tea or coffee? Some apple tart or bun Ah do,  it’s made already You won’t . A sandwich then                 Have one. Are you sure you aren’t hungry? I could make a little lunch It’s no trouble, really We could call it brunch.  And how are all the family … Continue reading

National Carers Week, Limerick Caring for Carers

The Limerick  Caring for Carers week is in full spring with a variety of events happening in their centre in John Street Limerick. There is more information available on their site  Limerick Caring For Carers Here

Tim Daly Lyrical consultant on Pink Floyd’s “Momentary Lapse”

This weeks guest poet in the Whitehouse  is Tim Daly. lyrical consultant on Pink Floyd’s “Momentary Lapse” White House Poets Location:  Limerick, Ireland The White House Poetry Revival has being going for five years. Every Wednesday the famous old world bar is transformed into a centre of culture as poets recite their latest work. Barney Sheehan and … Continue reading

Jim O’Farrell Fine Art

Jim O’Farrell was born in Corbally in Limerick, Ireland in 1951 and has been recording scenes of the city since he was a boy. It has been said that he captures the very air of Limerick in his work; perhaps because the city has always played such a significant role in his life. And he’s … Continue reading

Seamus Sheahan Your Number 1 in Croom and the Adare Electoral Area

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