Carnival Atmosphere As Thousands Enjoy Foynes Air Show

Munster Dementia Carers Advocacy Network To Meet To Discuss Lack of Dementia Support

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) will hold the second meeting of the regional group of its carer advocacy network, the Dementia Carers Campaign Network (DCCN), in the Clayton Hotel in Limerick City on Friday, July 27th (12.00pm-2.00pm).   The DCCN, which was set up in 2013, is a national campaigning group and is made up of […]

Young SVP Day

The Society of St Vincent de Paul Mid-West hosted their second Young SVP Day in Thomond Park last Wednesday. Young SVP is a youth development programme which aims to provide opportunities for young people to engage in social action in their own communities, encouraging personal and social development. It allows students to learn new skills, […]

Diverse City Helps To Mark International Day Against Racism At UL

University of Limerick celebrated International Day Against Racism as part of the University’s inaugural Sanctuary Week. The university hosted a football and basketball tournament with UL’s Sanctuary Scholars as well as students from the International Society, members of the Irish Homeless Football World Cup squad, players from Dublin-based Diverse City FC and visitors from Sports […]

Workshop For Women To Boost Confidence and Empowerment

As New Year resolutions are being made throughout the country this week, a Limerick-based company is offering people the chance to acquire the tools to achieve their goals in 2018. S4U was founded in 2017 and specialise in providing wellbeing and empowerment training and team building programmes for corporates, individuals and educational bodies. And they […]

Christmas Shopping in Ireland 2017

It’s that time of year again, when lights twinkle, sleigh bells jingle and shopping centre car parks are full to the brim! If you’re planning a big shopping trip ahead of the Christmas season, then you’ll want to minimise the pain of getting there, getting parked and getting home again – and that’s where Roadwatch […]

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Issues Concerning Older People Must Be A Priority For Government – Older People’s Councils

Around 200 delegates from Older People’s Councils across Ireland have heard that their voices are now even more important than ever as the population of Ireland continues to age at their annual National Convention in the Savoy Hotel in Limerick. Analysis of Census 2016 shows that the numbers aged 65 and older increased by nearly […]

Reflection And Remembrance: Pieta House’s ‘Misneach’ Event Returns This November

Pieta House’s annual ‘Misneach’ event returns for its second year to Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Edenderry on November 26th. Creating a space for us to both honour and celebrate those we have lost, and to reconnect with our loved ones, ‘Misneach’ is timed to fall between November, traditionally a time for remembrance and reflection, […]

LIT Open Day To Attract Thousands Of Students

Second level students attending this year’s Open Days at Limerick Institute of Technology will be among the first to be educated at the institute’s planned engineering-focussed campus at Coonagh. The Open Days, which take place on Thursday and Friday, October 19 and 20, will allow potential students the opportunity to see first hand all that Ireland’s fastest growing third […]

Taoiseach Confirmed As Special Guest At The Foynes Air Show

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will make his first official trip to Limerick since taking office on Saturday July 22, 2017 to attend The Foynes Air Show which is supported by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA).   The Taoiseach is the confirmed special guest at the West of Ireland’s largest ever air show, which will also be attended by […]

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