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LISTEN: News Roundup July 18, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 10

I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 10 focuses on local news and events in Limerick. Limerick LGBT Pride Parade 2019 and Pridefest Party at Hunt Museum. Pictures: Orla McLaughlin 2019. All Rights Reserved.

LISTEN: News Roundup July 18, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 10

Kiera Ryan and Conor Owens look at this week’s Local Business, Events, Sports, Arts and Entertainment news around Limerick.

Produced by Kiera Ryan and Conor Owens.


Discussed in the latest episode of the I Love Limerick’s Podcast show are all the events that occurred during Limerick Pride last week, such as the Official Launch of Pride in McGettigan’s pub on Friday July 5, the Mr and Ms Gay Limerick competition in Cobblestone Joes on Sunday, July 7 and the ‘Print with Pride’ event that took place at Limerick Printmakers Studio & Gallery in Johns Square on Tuesday, July 9.

Also discussed in the podcast are other news stories during Limerick Pride, such as the ‘T’was the night before Pride’ event, which was a free entry traditional pre-pride party with guest DJ’s and camp classics at Mickey Martins pub on Friday, July 12.

Finally, Conor and Kiera discuss the main event of the week – the Limerick Pride Parade, which occurred on Saturday, July 13 and made its way at 2.30 pm sharp up O’Connell Street, across Mallow Street to Henry Street, past Arthurs Quay Park and ended at the Hunt Museum. At the museum, people had a chance to enjoy the family fun event Pridefest, that included a free bouncing castle for kids, cone van, cafe and bar on site. Saturday finally ended with the Climax party at Dolans Warehouse that included performances from Limerick singer Michelle Grimes and famous RuPaul drag queen JuJuBee.

For more information on all these local businesses, sports and education events discussed in the podcast, listen above now. 

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Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.