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Thursday, October 02, 2008

Limerick Quick Hits

This and that from here and there.

::Limerick Institute of Technology has been highly praised in a new national survey of third level colleges. LIT came 11th in the national list of colleges, but was top of league of Institutes of Technologies following a “strong performance in several assessment criteria”. More Here.

::In the continuing crackdown on criminal activity in Limerick the Criminal Assets Bureau have frozen over €150,000 in the credit union accounts of two “respectable” Limerick people. Gardai believe criminal gangs may be duping people into minding their dirty money for them. More Here.

::A woman who was asleep in the sitting room of her Castletroy home awoke in the early hours of the morning to find a man rummaging through her handbag. Apparently she forgot to lock the front door. More Here

::The Irish Examiner has gone Statistics mad on the issue of crime in Limerick and the rest of the country. Stats, stats and more stats Here.

:: Some videos of the recent 'I Love Limerick' parade have been uploaded to Youtube. View Here.

:: Many videos and songs have also been uploaded in recent weeks to Youtube apparently containing content of the well known Limerick pranksters, the Rubberbandits. Three videos we could find. One, Two, Three. Mature content of course.

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