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LISTEN: News Roundup August 9, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 13

I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 13 focuses on local news and events in Limerick. Eiremuaysiam, Limerick’s premier Muay Thai boxing gym, hosted Unforgiven 3, their home fight show at the four-star Strand Hotel. Picture: Kalina Anderson/ilovelimerick.

LISTEN: News Roundup August 9, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 13

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

Produced by Claire O’Dowd and Kiera Ryan. 

 

Discussed in the opening episode of I Love Limerick’s Podcast show, were the recent events that took place in Limerick last week, such as recent the Muay Thai Boxing Championship that took place in the Strand Hotel on August 4. They talked with special guest Kalina Anderson, member of the Mauy Thai boxing and fighter herself, about the sport and competition.

Also spoke about was the homecoming of Love Island winner Greg O’Shea and the psychology behind Love Island, in particular, the manic return he had at Shannon Airport, where there were a flood of young fans waiting to greet him.

Also discussed was the CurraghChase 10km walk or run, which takes place on August 11 and we encourage everybody to get involved. Last but not least, also discussed was the up and coming Sci-Fi series, Foundation, written by Isaac Asimov.

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

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Discussed in the opening episode of I Love Limerick’s Podcast show, were the recent events that took place in Limerick last week, such as the announcement that Limerick boutique, Ciara’s Closet will be donating ten percent of their profits from the sale of their Debs dresses to the Midwest branch of Focus Ireland. Also spoke about was how Limerick local, Greg O’Shea was crowned the winner of Love Island 2019. 

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 ilovelimerick.com 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.

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