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What’s making news in Adare ? We report on all the good news that happens in our beautiful village, like which restaurants are winning culinary awards and which hotels are winning excellence awards for accommodation.  We report on Fashion events, art exhibitions, local sporting achievements; in fact we report on all that’s happening in Adare. We report on the activities  of our Community Council, our Tidy Towns Committee and our Business Association. If we hear some good news about our village….we report it!

Woodlands Wedding Fayre

Attention all brides-to-be and grooms-to-be! We cordially invite you to attend our Wedding Fayre on February 26th, from 4 pm – 7 pm, at Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel. This is a great opportunity to meet with local vendors and plan every aspect of your dream wedding. You’ll have the chance to taste delicious catering options, […]

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Limerick volunteer praised at Daffodil Day Supporter’s Launch

A LIMERICK man has shared his experiences of volunteering on Daffodil Day for the Irish Cancer Society. Pictured; Irish Cancer Society CEO Averil Power, Limerick volunteer Michael Quinlivan and Father Ted star and launch host, Pauline McLynn. Daffodil Day is an annual campaign run by the charity, where people across Ireland will dedicate the day to […]

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Woody’s Fun Club at Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel.

If you’re looking for the perfect way to keep the kids entertained during the February Midterm, look no further than Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel! Woody’s Fun Club is perfect for children aged 4 to 12, with a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities to keep the junior VIPs entertained. From visiting Mary’s Organic Garden […]

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Second Best Hotel Award for Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel.

“We are over the moon to share the exciting news that we have we have placed second for the best hotel in Ireland in the Independent.ie Reader Travel Awards. This is a huge achievement for us and we couldn’t be more proud of our incredible team who work tirelessly to ensure that every guest has […]

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Limerick mourns the death of ‘distinguished’ former Chief Justice John Murray

SADNESS has fallen over the Treaty County this Thursday following the death of one of its natives – the “extraordinary” former Chief Justice, John L. Murray. Born in 1943, the Ennis Road native was educated at Crescent College and Rockwell College, and later at University College Dublin and the King’s Inns, Dublin. During his time […]

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University of Limerick honour Irish archivist in conferring ceremony

The University of Limerick (UL) has conferred Irish archivist Dr Anthony Malcomson with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters. Dr Malcomson received his honorary doctorate this Tuesday in a week that will see a total of 2,400 students being conferred on the UL campus. Dr Malcomson led a vital effort in recovering and locating archival material […]

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Popular Adare amenity closed for ‘site investigation works’

A popular amenity used by walkers in Adare will be closed to the public for the remainder of this week, the local authority is advising. Limerick City and County Council has announced the temporary closure of the River Walkway on the outskirts of the village to facilitate “site investigation works” as part of the Adare […]

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€450m Foynes to Limerick road project faces two High Court challenges.

Foynes to Limerick project has been in the works since 2014 and was given approval last August Two High Court actions have been brought against permission for a €450m Foynes to Limerick road project. Approval granted to Limerick City and County Council for the development of a 35km stretch of road, including 17km of motorway bypassing […]

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Limerick Council sets out €1 billion spending plans to 2025.

What’s in the spending plan for Adare? A total of €60m is projected to be spent on the Limerick to Foynes road scheme up to 2025. Approved by An Bord Pleanala earlier this year, the project will see traffic removed from Adare village – often a bottleneck at rush hour – and is seen as […]

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Fresh calls to roll out passenger rail services to Adare ahead of Ryder Cup

SENIOR Irish Rail officials have indicated that switching from freight to passenger rail services in time for the 2027 Ryder Cup in Adare may be easier than previously thought. Officials from Iarnród Éireann were present at an Adare/Rathkeale Municipal District meeting to give a presentation on phase one of the Foynes rail line restoration project. […]

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