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LISTEN: News Roundup August 22, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 15

I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 15 focuses on local news and events in Limerick. Pictured is Love Island King and Queen Greg O’Shea and Amber Gill, during thier romantic get-a-way last weekend in Ireland.

LISTEN: News Roundup August 22, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 15

Claire O’Dowd is joined with Richard Lynch and Aisling O’Connor to look at this week’s Local Business, Events, Sports, Arts and Entertainment news around Limerick.

Produced by Claire O’Dowd.


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 University of Limerick fitness student Paraic O Neill, who decided for his 21st that he would run 90km for the Irish Cancer. Also spoke about was how Limerick local, Greg O’Shea was crowned the winner of Love Island 2019. 

Greg was joined by his new parnter Amber Gill, from Newcastle, last weekend for a romantic get-a-way. Greg collected Amber from Shannon Airport before taking her to the Cliffs of Moher, then going on a romantic boat trip while the sun was setting. The couple even went to the All-Ireland Final, before going to the Amber nightclub in Limerick City with Greg’s family.

Also discussed in the podcast were other news stories in Limerick, such as Miami Showband Story, Limerick’s annual Omnicon event, Mungret Music Festival, Keith Barry’s new ‘Insanity’ show, and much more.

Upcoming events taking place in the coming weeks were also spoken about, such as the ‘Dreams’ Festival to celebrate Dolores O’Riordan and the return of internationally acclaimed Beoga to Dolan’s Warehouse.

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.