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Rest in Peace Stevie.

Our sincere sympathies to the family of Stevie Collins, who passed away on Sunday 7th, peacefully, in the kind and gentle care of the medical and nursing team at Milford Care Centre. He will be deeply missed by wife Helen, his children Paul, Lisa and Daniel, daughters-in-law Aine and Emily, cherished granddaughters Aoife and Makenna, brother Jimmy and sister Marie, extended family, neighbours and many friends. He was reposed at his home in Ballinruane. Requiem Mass was held in St.Joseph's Church, Granagh, on Wednesday 10th, followed by a service in Shannon Crematorium. Donations if desired to Milford Care Centre. Solas na bhFlaitheas ar a anam.
Friday 12th Aug; 7.30pm: The annual Mass will be held in Granagh graveyard.
Monday 15th Aug, Mass will be celebrated in Granagh at 7pm.
Ireland's Strongest Man 2022:
Sunday 14th; 1pm - 4.30pm: Markets Field, Garryowen Road. See Limericks Pa O'Dwyer go for a record 6th title in front of his home fans! A brilliant family show, it is suitable for all ages. Book tickets on
Mon/Tue; 15th & 16th Aug. Racecourse Patrickswell 16:15 - 19:30. Clinics are by appointment only, so please ring 1800 222 111 to book beforehand.
This year National Heritage Week will take place from Saturday 13th - Sunday 21st August. It's all about highlighting the abundance of great work carried out in communities all over Limerick to preserve and promote our natural, built and cultural heritage. A huge number of events are taking place throughout the city and county. All the details can be found on
Crossroad Dancing in Ballinvreena every Sunday evening in August from 8pm to 10.30pm. Sunday 14th, Music by Ger O Donoghue. Sunday 21st, Music by The Marina. Sunday 28th, Music by Dermot Lyons. Weather permitting dancing will take place outside Ballinvreena Community Hall, V35 C894.
Fitness bootcamp continues in the community centre on Mondays & Wednesdays, 7.30pm - 8.30pm. Suitable for all fitness levels. Contact Paraic for further details on 0838567815 or e-mail
8th Aug,1963 - The Great Train Robbery in England, £2.6 million.
9th Aug,1945 - Atom Bomb dropped on Nagasaki.
10th Aug,1998 - Car clamping is introduced in Dublin.
11th Aug,1927 - The ESB is established to run the Shannon hydro-electric scheme.
12th Aug,1964 - South Africa barred from the Olympic Games.
13th Aug,1981 - Last broadcast of "The Waltons" on CBS-TV.


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