Person: Mayor of Limerick
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Hopes of making President Michael D Higgins a Freeman of Limerick City were plunged into further controversy yesterday.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
Limerick City and County Council has refused planning for a proposed €100m shopping centre in the Dublin Road suburb.
Tue, 26 Aug, 2014
A close-knit Limerick community is fearful of further acts of vandalism after their local church was destroyed with paint and a derelict house was set on fire.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
The sentencing of crime boss John Dundon for the murder of Shane Geoghegan has been acclaimed in the city as evidence that gardaí have now mastered the once powerful crime gangs.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
People clinging to Catholic beliefs by their fingernails have been told to look to Bono for hope.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2013
A giant St Patrick led more than 4,000 colourful participants in Limerick’s parade.
Mon, 18 Mar, 2013
Broadcasting legend Terry Wogan says Ryan Tubridy should “relax and be himself” when he takes over his former radio show, which has an audience of 8.8m, including the Queen.
Sat, 05 May, 2012
THE Mayor of Limerick yesterday led condemnations of the desecration of a statue and grotto in Ballinacurra Weston.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2011
A RETAIL incentive scheme to encourage businesses to move into vacant shops in Limerick has been given the green light by the city council.
Wed, 18 May, 2011
LIMERICK’S special link with Hungary, since it took in hundreds of refugees in 1956 after the Soviet invasion, will be recalled tomorrow at a reception in City Hall.
Tue, 17 May, 2011
WILLIE “Big Bang” Casey has pushed his body to the limits of human endurance in preparation for next Saturday’s WBA world title fight with Guillermo Rigondeaux at Citywest Conference Centre.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2011
LABOUR leader Eamon Gilmore insisted yesterday the huge decline in passenger numbers at Shannon will not be tackled by just transferring management of the airport from the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) to the Shannon Airport Authority (SAA).
Fri, 10 Sep, 2010
The Mayor of Limerick has provoked outrage by calling for unemployed EU nationals to be deported.
Wed, 11 Nov, 2009
THE Mayor of Limerick said yesterday that people drawing the dole would be better off sweeping the streets rather than sitting at home doing nothing.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2009
THE father of murdered Limerick businessman Roy Collins called on solicitor John Devane to stand up to the leading McCarthy Dundon gang member who assaulted him at Limerick Courthouse and file a formal complaint against the gang leader.
Fri, 04 Sep, 2009
IMAGES of Limerick as seen through the eyes of 400 schoolchildren went on show last night.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2009
The Mayor of Limerick has said those responsible for shooting dead a 35-year-old man in the city yesterday are "wild animals" and should be removed from society.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2009
MORE than 300 jobs were lost yesterday in Cork, Limerick and Dublin in the latest blow to workers caused by the recession.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2009
FORMER Dell senior executive Nicky Hartery is understood to be leading a new business consortium which wants to take over the company’s Limerick plant and save its 3,000 jobs.
Wed, 31 Dec, 2008
Hundreds of people have attended a special vigil in Limerick for murdered rugby player Shane Geoghegan.
Thu, 04 Dec, 2008
LIMERICK’S first citizen has played down an incident in which he was verbally abused over his strong criticism of feuding gangs.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2008
AFTER his recent verbal spat with Irish rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll, television pundit George Hook will lead another battle cry in Limerick next month.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2008
A LOOK at life in Southill over a span of more than 40 years encapsulated in a booklet was launched yesterday by the Mayor of Limerick, Cllr Ger Fahy.
Thu, 15 May, 2008
AN ISPCA inspector prevented youths tossing two kittens into a Hallowe’en bonfire.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2007
The mayors of the Mid-West today called for thousands of people to join a weekend rally in the continuing battle to save the vital Shannon-Heathrow air link.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2007
MORE than 650 young Catholics from 23 countries are expected to travel to Limerick next week for the first-ever Redemptorist Youth Congress to be held in Ireland.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2007
A UNIQUE community- based scheme to tackle issues such as anti-social behaviour was launched in Limerick yesterday.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2007
A €50 MILLION plan to reshape Limerick city centre was unveiled yesterday.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2007
THE investigation underway at the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) involves a number of verbal allegations made to the board of the company.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2006
AFTER a “frank” exchange of views on the proposed sale of Limerick docks, an emergency meeting of Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has agreed to hold more inclusive talks with port users and Limerick City Council.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2006
THE Government’s plan to open a graduate entry medical school was cast in confusion last night amid claims that the University of Limerick had been rejected without a hearing.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2006
MUNSTER’S Heineken Cup victory has sparked a massive financial boost for the €40 million Thomond Park development.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2006
Thu, 06 Apr, 2006
WITH one of the biggest Polish communities in the country, numbering more than 5,000, Limerick’s St Patrick’s Day parade featured a magnificent Polish accordion orchestra.
Sat, 18 Mar, 2006
JUNIOR Minister Tim O’Malley yesterday rejected a call by the Mayor of Limerick to join the four other Limerick East TDs in backing a proposal to have an independent committee decide on the city’s boundary extension demand.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2006
A convicted sex offender and international conman donated a bogus cheque to a Limerick charity for stg£100,000 (€147,000) because he wanted people to think "well of him", a court has heard.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2006
EMPLOYERS have attacked the Industrial Development Authority’s (IDA) zero job performance in the mid-west.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2006
MILLIONS of radio listeners woke up with Sir Terry Wogan this morning after the legendary broadcaster was knighted by the queen at Buckingham Palace.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2005
LIMERICK must do for Limerick what Cork does for Cork.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2005
AS fears for the future of Thomond Park intensified last night, the president of the Munster branch of the IRFU denied a decision to pull out has been taken.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2005
A ROMANIAN woman last night appealed to the Minister for Justice to allow her Irish-born daughter to be brought back from Romania so she can see her newborn brother for the first time.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2005
Two Limerick born brothers who founded the Irish charity Concern have been honoured with the freedom of their native city, along with renowned broadcaster of traditional Irish music.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2005
LIMERICK today launches a major attraction that will allow shoppers chill out throughout Christmas and the New Year.
Sat, 18 Dec, 2004