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Irish missionary receives Health Education Award

Sr Bernadette Nealon uses WiRED’s health education programmes to train community health workers, who, in turn, train community members in home-based care for the bed-ridden and also trains people who are caring for children at home.


Pioneering youth priest awarded Limerick Person of the Month

Fr Chris O’Donnell made national headlines when a campaign was launched by hundreds of young people appealing to Pope Francis to keep him in Limerick.


SVP Mid West launches Christmas Campaign

Minister notes “the very confidential nature of the work done and the importance of visitation in providing informal supports to people”.


Peter McVerry Trust to provide housing services in Limerick

We believe Peter McVerry Trust’s expertise will help create positive outcomes for those in homelessness – Pat Doyle, CEO.


Mary Immaculate College unveils plans for new library

The country’s largest Catholic college is set to build a new library and learning resource centre to accommodate its increasing student numbers, set to reach 5,000 by 2020.


Augustinians to run Ostia programme in Limerick city

The programme will help students make the bridge from secondary school to university.


Limerick’s cultural renaissance will continue Bishop pledges

"Limerick is on the rise. It has rediscovered its wonderful voice and will continue to celebrate that long into the future.”


Dominicans leave Limerick City after 800 Years

“In times of strength, of weakness and great persecution, we remained steadfast, thanks to the support and generosity of you and your ancestors, the people of Limerick.”


Education offers opportunity for self improvement

President of Mary Immaculate College extols the merits of second chance education.


Priest to take leap of faith for parochial house

Fr Tom Mangan would like to live in the parish of Donaghmore but that's not possible due to the poor conditions of the parochial house.


Limerick’s historic Synod opens with Mass today

Liturgy will open a week-long series of events, culminating with the official Synod, a gathering of 400 delegates from Friday to Sunday, 8-10 April.


Limerick city’s oldest cemetery re-opens

Special plaque erected in refurbished graveyard commemorating all the babies buried there.


Pope sends message to Carrickmines families

Prominent Limerick priest calls on local authorities to work with Travelling community to improve safety on overcrowded and substandard halting sites.


Limerick church appeals for help in funding altar

Canon Wulfran Lebocq of the Institute of Christ the King needs €6,800 to fund altar for Sacred Heart Church in Limerick's Crescent.

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