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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Limerick Quick Hits

We haven’t done quick hits here since 2006. About time to bring it back.

This and that from here and there.

::The font page of today’s Limerick Leader carries a story of a man who is now sleeping in his own truck after Limerick City Council boarded up the council house which they say he was squatting at in Ballynanty. The man says he was paying rent. Story Here.

::Richie Bennis hasnt yet been dismissed by the Limerick County Board as manager of the Limerick Senior Hurling team, but they're looking for nominations for a new manager. Story Here

::Think you have what it takes to be the next Mr. Limerick? Story Here

::Free cultural events will take place around the country in September organised by the Arts Council, all on the same night, Friday September 19th. Limerick is a part of the occasion. Story Here.

::Some video has appeared on Youtube showing the ‘action’ from the Baton Twirling championships currently being held at the UL. Video Here

::Women in Limerick can expect to only live for 79.3 years according to a new study. Story Here.

::Limerick Minister Peter Power in his new role with responsibility for Overseas Development, is in Brussels, representing Ireland today at an emergency meeting to discuss the Gerogia-Russia conflict. Story Here.

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