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The Civil Defence is a volunteer based organisation which supports the front line emergency services such as An Garda Síochána in times of emergency.

How Shannon airport are taking the nightmare out of travel for special needs children

Airports can be a proverbial nightmare for children with special needs, particularly those with autism. 

An Irish record store is going that extra mile for local musicians

A LIMERICK record store recently organised a music showcase for local artists providing a space where they could play original music they have released in the last 18 months. 

Irish hip-hop artists fight back against suicide

A group of Irish hip-hop artists from across the country are coming together to take a stand against suicide. 

Gym, GPS and social media: How one local GAA club are meeting the new challenges

The life of a club footballer has changed dramatically over the last ten years. 

Rescue 116: The people behind the recovery

It is now over 50 days since Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 116 and its crew came to their tragic and untimely end.

Perfect on the outside, struggling to breath on the inside - Living with Cystic Fibrosis.

Ireland has the highest rate of cystic fibrosis in the world with 1 in 19 carrying the altered gene. 

People of Moyross fear their voices are not being heard amidst demolition and regeneration

The all Island deprivation index, calculated in 2011, ranks Moyross as the the single most deprived area out of 23,025 areas on the island of Ireland. 

Deaf community choir break the mould by celebrating music through sign language

Hands in Harmony, a Limerick based deaf community choir are determined to break the stigma against the abilities of deaf people through an untraditional way of celebrating music. 

Minority who mistreat dogs do not speak for us: Greyhound owners

The greyhound industry has come under fire in recent times. Most recently, the industry came under fire after RTE’s Prime Time Investigates aired a programme about the doping of greyhounds.

Think twice before you make a hoax call: Emergency services appeal

Emergency services in Limerick have shared their frustration at hoax calls to the River Shannon, following a recent search and rescue being stood down as a bogus call.

Community Employment Scheme bearing fruit in the southside of Limerick city

Old Christians GAA club is situated in the southside of Limerick city, in between the socially deprived and crime stricken areas of Southill and Ballinacurra Weston.

Meet the young Mayo entrepreneur who hopes his app will make driving safer

Mayo man Andrew Irwin has developed an app which he hopes will eliminate phone usage while driving. 

Limerick enjoys a taste of India as university celebrates Holi for the first time

The University of Limerick held its first Holi Festival earlier this month and attracted students from Ireland, India and beyond.

Limerick protest in solidarity with persecuted LGBT community in Chechnya

Over 50 people turned out in Limerick’s city centre recently to protest at human rights abuses against members of the LGBT community in Chechnya.

A look behind the title winning glory at Bohemian's womens rugby team

After three years of All Ireland League heartache Limerick based UL Bohemian's womens rugby team returned to the top with an an amazing run of form and collecting the All Ireland League, All Ireland Cup, and Munster Cup.

Cistercian Monks in Waterford fighting hard for a future

The monks of Mount Melleray Abbey in Cappoquinn, Co. Waterford recently reached out to their local community for support through the difficult times they are facing.

Much more than sport: Social inclusion is the aim of Limerick late night soccer

A collaborative project between Limerick City and County Council, Gardaí and the FAI has overseen a drop-in Futsal League at the Southside Youth Space in Galvone, Limerick city.

Ballaghaderreen does Ireland proud with a true Céad Míle Fáilte for Syrian refugees

There are now more than 100 Syrian refugees living on the grounds of the old Abbeyfield Hotel in Ballaghadereen and University of Limerick student, Cillian Sherlock, paid them a vist.

Watch: Here's why a world renowned band chose Limerick to promote their latest album

Limerick city has been chosen as a key location in the promotion of the latest album by world-renowned virtual band Gorillaz.