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Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme

Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme

What does energy poverty mean? The aim is to make homes warmer, healthier and cheaper to run. According to the government’s Energy Poverty Strategy, a household may be energy poor if it is unable to afford an acceptable standard of warmth and energy services. In...

World Meeting of Families 2018

World Meeting of Families 2018

The talk in recent weeks has been of the forthcoming Papal visit of Pope Francis to Ireland in August and many peoples’ memories of the last Papal visit 39 years ago have been brought to life once again. By Fr. Tom Ryan P.P. I had the privilege of going to Galway for...

Wolfe Tones Easter Camp hailed as a great success

Wolfe Tones Easter Camp hailed as a great success

Mark O’Donnell, the recently appointed Games Development Officer at  Wolfe Tones na Sionna, organised a very successful Easter Camp for boys and girls at the club from March 27th-29th. In all, over 65 very happy children attended the 3-day Easter Camp. Five Shannon...

Death at the disco

Death at the disco

St Patrick’s Day ended in tragedy after a 23-year-old man lost his life when he was stabbed during a fight at a nightclub in the Shannon Knights as festivities drew to a close. The dead man was named as Jamie Higgins from the Dooradoyle area of Limerick. A post-mortem...

Three Great Days of Easter – by Fr Tom Ryan

Three Great Days of Easter – by Fr Tom Ryan

At Easter, there is something to be learned from the fact that many Churches are thronged on Good Friday for the celebration of the Lord’s Passion. The pubs may be legally opened for the first time this year on Good Friday, but the drama of the Way of the Cross...

New fashion shop opens at Shannon Town Centre

New fashion shop opens at Shannon Town Centre

Two enterprising local ladies are delighted to announce that they have opened a new ladies’ fashion shop in a corner unit at the Kincora building in Shannon Town Centre. Maurowe Retail is named after the proprietors Rose Mauar and Rosina Rowe. As can be seen from...

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