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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Limerick Quick Hits

This and that from here and there..

:: IndyMedia have posted an article about an arson attack which allegedly took place on a woman’s house in Tournafulla Co. Limerick. Read that story here.Take it for what it's worth.

:: Two companies have announced plans to create a total of 285 jobs over the next five years at their facilities in Shannon, Co Clare.

:: A Jesuit refugee centre is to open in Dooradoyle according to tonight’s limerick leader. Eugene Quinn has been appointed director of the new centre. JRS visit asylum seekers in detention, provide legal advice as well as food and shelter to destitute refugees.

:: The river Deel saga was unsuccessfully raised by Cllr Noreen Ryan during a meeting at Limerick City Council this week, The Limerick Independent is reporting tonight. An Cathaoirleach Brigid Teefy said that on legal advice she would not allow the issue to be raised.

:: The final mass at the sacred heart church on the crescent in the city will take place this Friday night June 30th at 8pm.The church which was built in 1864 was sold to a property developer back in March.

:: A Twenty year old man was sentenced to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to charges relating to forcing a women out of her car at knife point on Lower Gearld Griffin street and stealing the car.The incident happened in November 2005.

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