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LISTEN: News Roundup June 19, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 6

I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 6 focuses on local news and events in Limerick. Pictured at the Children’s Grief Centre Children and Loss Conference 2019 in Limerick Institute of Technology are Rebecca Lloyd, Schools coordinator of Children’s Grief Centre, Olive Foley, Ambassador of Children’s Grief Centre, Dr Niamh Hourigan, Facilitator of panel discussion, Senator Maria Byrne and guest speaker Irish Examiner journalist Daniel McConnell. Picture: Conor Owens/ilovelimerick.

LISTEN: News Roundup June 19, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 6

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

Produced by Chloe Reidy, Orla McLaughlin and Conor Owens.

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 as the Children’s Grief Centre’s ‘Children and Loss Conference 2019’ in Limerick Institute of Technology on Friday, June 16 and the ‘Brown Thomas Gifting Bear’ day hosted in Brown Thomas Limerick that raised money for the Children’s Grief Centre and St Vincent de Paul’s. 

Also discussed were other news stories in Limerick, such as how Limerick City and County Council partnered with the Limerick Dance Academy to create a music video named Dance for the Oceans’, which supports waste prevention and how social media influencers Meghann Scully and Patrick McLoughney visited the Lavery and Osborne Exhibition in the Hunt Museum and talked about their favourite pieces of art. 

Upcoming events taking place next week were also spoken about, such as the Nicole Sweeney School of Dance’s showcase of Annie on Monday, June 24 and Roisin Meaney’s 16th Book Launch on Thursday, June 27.

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.