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LISTEN: News Roundup June 12, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 5

I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 5 focuses on local news and events in Limerick. Pictured at the Limerick Pride 2019 Press Launch at the Clayton Hotel are Karma Monet, Daniel Butler, Metropolitan Mayor of Limerick, Maite Logia, Valerie Dolan, Michelle Grimes, Noah Monet and Destiny Fairchild (back row), Leon McNamara, Lisa Daly, Chairperson of Limerick Pride, Richard Lynch, PRO Limerick Pride, Conor Leahy and Eoin Sexton (front row). Picture: Dolf Patijn/ilovelimerick.

LISTEN: News Roundup June 12, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 5

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

Produced by Conor Owens, Kiera Ryan and Claire O’Dowd.

Discussed in the opening episode of I Love Limerick’s Podcast show, were the recent events that the I Love Limerick crew attended last week, such the press launch of Limerick LGBTQ Pride Festival 2019, which took place Monday, June 10 at the Clayton Hotel. They also spoke about the 5km run with Ray as part of the five nationwide live shows of the Ray D’Arcy show, which started on Monday, June 10 and is continuing around the country. 


Also discussed were other news stories in Limerick, such as how a number of buildings and fountains in University of Limerick had ‘gone blue’ to mark World Oceans Day.

Upcoming events taking place next week were also spoken about, such as the two upcoming concerts in St Mary’s Cathedral on Wednesday, June 19 and the Art Limerick’s Outdoor Exhibition which is returning to Little Catherine Street for five consecutive Sundays, from 30 June to the 28 July.

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.