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LISTEN: News Roundup June 26, 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 7

I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 7 focuses on local news and events in Limerick. Pictured at the official re-opening of Limerick City Gallery of Art for the launch of the Robert Ryan and Fiona O’Dwyer art Exhibitions are Pat Daly, Deputy Chief Executive Limerick City and County Council, Cllr Gerald Mitchell Deputy Mayor, Una McCarthy, Director of Limerick City Gallery of Art. Picture: Marie Hourigan/ilovelimerick.

LISTEN: News Roundup June 26 2019 – I Love Limerick Podcast Episode 7

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

Produced by Chloe Reidy.

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 re-opening of the Limerick City Gallery of Art on Thursday, June 20, and the announcement of the Limerick Tidy Towns monthly award winner for June 2019.

Also discussed were other news stories in Limerick, such as Cliona’s Foundation National Bag Packing Day is returning nationwide across 80 Dunnes Stores and Limerick is among four HIV Fast Track Cities in Ireland to support awareness and testing.

Upcoming events taking place next week were also spoken about, such as The Blas International Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance returns for its twenty-third year with a host of events and also mentioned was some of the Limerick LGBTQ+ Pride events, which will begin on Friday, July 5.

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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, such as 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.

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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