Place: St Mary’s Cathedral
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
In 2015 The Guardian named Cork's Mary Harris, or “Mother Jones”, among the world's all-time top ten revolutionaries – alongside the likes of Che Guevara, Robespierre, Trotsky and Gandhi. But who was Mother Jones, asks, and what made her such a threat?
Fri, 12 Oct, 2018
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Sat, 25 Aug, 2018
Fears have again been expressed about the safety of the foundations of St Mary’s Cathedral in Killarney due to a build-up of silt in the Kerry town’s River Deenagh.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
The newly-ordained Bishop of Ossory has weighed into the debate on abortion on his first day in office, describing as “paradoxical and in some ways the ultimate delusion” the proposal to “extinguish” the right to life of a child.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
The developer behind the transformation of King’s Cross — the biggest such project in a European capital at the time — into one of the most desirable locations in London has said engagement with the public every step of the way is key to enhancing Irish cities like Limerick.
Sat, 21 Oct, 2017
More than 20,000 homes and businesses were left without power across Kerry yesterday as Storm Ophelia wreaked havoc from the early hours.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
The former head of Europe’s biggest bank and a former Tory trade minister has said he is “ashamed” of how the UK has treated Ireland on Brexit negotiations.
Sat, 16 Sep, 2017
As Limerick CivicTrust launches its annual series of lectures, chief executive David O’Brien tellsabout its work forging business and community partnerships.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
Brexit, Trumpism, developers, censorship, architecture, and integration are among topics that will be explored during Limerick Civic Trust’s six-week autumn lecture series, beginning this month.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
A legend, a leader, a braveheart, a kind, loving and spiritual man were among the accolades used to describe Willie Duggan at his funeral Mass, when more than 1,000 people gathered to say farewell to a giant of Irish and international rugby.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
The scheduling of controversial columnist Kevin Myers as a moderator at a talk on censorship in Limerick strikes as a “provocative, calculated” move by the organisers, a professor at the University of Limerick has said.
Wed, 16 Aug, 2017
Three American tourists were thrown from their horse-drawn carriage on a tour of the Lakes of Killarney which saw their carriage teeter over the edge of a cliff.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
Thousands of people yesterday showed their veneration in St Mary’s Cathedral in Killarney, Co Kerry, for the relics of St Anthony of Padua, the 13th century saint revered as the finder of lost things.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
Limerick City and County Council has been accused of trampling on public opinion with a plan to erect a €15m footbridge along the Shannon near the city centre.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
While bridges have featured in famous war films The and a , a former mayor of Limerick yesterday warned battle lines are being drawn up over a planned €15m “bridge to nowhere” on the Shannon.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
A postmortem is being carried out today on the body of a 32-year-old man who was found severely injured in the bedroom of the apartment in which his 11-month old son also died.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Consultants have been hired by Kerry County Council to examine what has gone wrong with the traffic system in Killarney.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
Fri, 09 Oct, 2015
has a front-row seat for the Fassbenders’ new release.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
A cattle dealer arrested during a rally weekend in Killarney, Co Kerry, after driving at 120kph through the town in the early hours is to pay €5,000 to the court poor box and is to have a speed limiter fitted to all vehicles he drives.
Wed, 20 May, 2015
She was a brilliant lawyer who taught young students how to prepare for mock trials. He was the beloved manager of a chocolate shop and cafe who was known for putting his staffers’ needs first.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
Five great things from the worlds of arts and culture to get stuck into this week.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2014
NEXT week, The Irish Chamber Orchestra will present ‘Joyeaux Noël’, a programme of French festive music, at two of the country’s most historic cathedrals, St Fin Barre’s in Cork, and St Mary’s in Limerick.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
MUSIC NEWS: really is the greatest human being in the history of the world. Ever.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
There was a cheerful buzz at University Concert Hall, Limerick, recently, as pupils of the ‘Sing Out With Strings’ programme tuned up for their interval, foyer performance at the Irish Chamber Orchestra concert.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2014
The keynote speaker at this year’s commemoration of Second World War hero Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty will be Tomi Reichental, a survivor of the Holocaust.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2014
The residence of the Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne, is the latest to be targeted by thieves in a string of recent burglaries around Co Kerry.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2014
The father of a former top jockey liked to have a flutter every day and he generally won, mourners were told at his funeral yesterday.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2014
Harpists from the USA, Canada, and Italy will travel to Co Limerick for next week’s Harp Festival to commemorate the Brian Boru Millennium.
Wed, 13 Aug, 2014
A popular teaching sister, who has helped mould generations of children in Killarney, Co Kerry, has retired after a career of well over 40 years.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2014
They came with roses to say farewell to a young woman who had bloomed and touched many hearts during her all too short but happy lifetime.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2014
Peter Barley, organist at Limerick’s 12th century St Mary’s Cathedral, was jazzing up his usual routine over the weekend as he led more than 120 youths in Benjamin Britten’s children’s opera, Noye’s Fludde.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2014
The felling of around 70 cherry blossom trees which lined a popular walk in the tourist mecca of Killarney has sparked controversy.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
Concern has been raised about the condition of trees along one of the main routes into Killarney, Co Kerry.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2014
A courageous Kilkenny woman has spoken out about losing her husband and son to suicide.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
It’s the magical sight of children being entranced by the age-old symbol of Christmas that lights up the eyes of a grandmother celebrating a special anniversary this year.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2013
As Munster rugby celebrated their victory over Leinster in Limerick, at the weekend, a Red of a different stripe was also celebrating after walking down the aisle in the Treaty City.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2013
A mystery flasher has made some fleeting appearances in one of the country’s top tourist attractions.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2013
MERCHANT’S QUAY in Limerick was bristling with armed gardaí, TV cameras, photographers, journalists, and curious onlookers.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013
Having announced on Twitter that his arm, which he broke on the Summer Lions rugby tour was “all good”, Munster legend Paul O’Connell’s bride-to-be can rest assured her giant hubby will be able to carry her over the threshold after they tie the knot today.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2013