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ado-pGOLD Member
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Posted:
Hi Folks,



Coming to a Limerick near you on June 16, 17 & 18:





Friday night



Riddlers pub Fire night and Registration (City Centre)




Getting there. From the Bus/Train station. Come out the main gate. Turn Right. Walk, Run, Unicycle or Float up the road. Pass the first T Junction on the left and your at aY Junction. Keep Left! Pass the next T Junction on the left and you get to a cross road. Turn Left. This puts you on Williams Street. Head all the way down to the bottom. At the lights cross the road (This is the main street. O Connell street) and keep going. At the next lights, cross the road and keep going, again Riddlers is on the left.



For those of you who like to wander, get lost, ask for directions and/or drive. Riddlers is on Sarsfield Street. Near OConnell Street. Across the road from the Old Dunnes Stores.





All day Saturday -



Mary Immaculate College hall (TBC)




- Juggling and Twirling and Workshops

- Caf with lovely fresh food.



Getting there. From Riddlers. Come out of the pub. Straighten yourself up, turn Right. No, Your other Right. Turn Right again. Walk past the big Church on your right hand side. Pizza place across the road on your left (not bad pizza either). Your on Henry Street now. Keep walking in a straight line until you fall over the College Seriously. Its a big long road Just keep going. Youll find it on the right.

From the station. Find Riddlers, see above wink



Or..



Come out of the station. Cross the road and turn right. Walk towards the park and turn Right. Head down that road until you get to a cross road with the main street. This is o Connell street. Cross over. Next street down, parralell to o Connell street is Henry Street. Turn Left. Keep walking. Youll find it. Its 15 mins walk from city centre



Saturday night -



Renegade/Public show and lots more Fire in Riddlers



Sunday



- Juggling and Twirling and Workshops

- Caf with lovely fresh food.

- Games in the afternoon. Including Irish Open Combat Juggling Championships and Experimental Games from the land of giggling and doom!

Boggle and the 'Convention Cafe' will be on site to cater for all your juggly and foodly needs



Places to stay during the Limerick Juggling Convention...

The best options I can find are student residences which are let during the Summer...

Mention that you are with the Juggling Convention to get the prices I've negotiated.

Remember, the hall is in Mary I (20 mins walk from town), and the Riddler's bar (for meeting up and fire on friday, and renegade on

saturday) is in the very centre of town.

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Courtbrack Accommodation

Very near Mary I, 20 mins walk from town.

courtbrack@mic.ul.ie or telephone 061 302500

prices for jugglers:

Staying one night only:

27 for a single room

50 for a twin room

Staying Friday night & Saturday night:

50 for a single room

96 for a twin room

Price includes a 'light continental breakfast' & access to cooking facilities.

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Grove Island

This is 5 minutes walk from town, the far side of town from Mary I (hence about a 25 minute walk from Mary I).

Phone Phillip @ 086 3686274

4 & 5 bedroom apartments - each bedroom is en-suite.

The price for jugglers is 20 per person per night.

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Brookfield

This is in Castletroy, a 15 minute bus ride from town (the bus stop is 5 minutes walk from the apartments, there is a bus every hour) they have 2, 3 and 4 bed apartments, prices per night:

64 for a 2 bed apt.

69 for a 3 bed apt.

79 for a 4 bed apt.

I haven't managed to negotiate a rate for jugglers here, if you manage to cut a better deal for yourself, please let us know.

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Camping

Some lovely spots outside the City. If enough people are interested. Please let us know and well hire a mini bus

Check it out.

https://www.irishbeds.com/limerick_cmp.html


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and for all you jet setters out there. check out



www.ryanair.com for cheap flights to shannon



www.buseireann.ie for bus



www.irishrail.ie for train



The whole shabaang is being put together by Joe, Richie, Aidan and Amelie. If you need anything at all try to get in contact with one of us. My email is adophire (-@-) g-mail dot com if you need to get a hold of phone numbers or directions to an off license

EDITED_BY: ado-p (1147359461)

Love is the law.


doctor_fandangoGOLD Member
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Posted:
EEEP! summer is here again!!! bringing all the conventionful goodness..

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005


taintedaddict
422 posts
Location: London


Posted:
i love conventions they give me a warm fuzzy feeling smile whos performing???

There are no stupid questions, only stupid answers...


imprettylikedrugskicking cucumbers constantly : )
160 posts
Location: Dublin City Centre


Posted:
OOOH Yeah (insert Cheesy base line solo) Convention times here!

Today's subliminal thought is : " . ; ..." that is all.


VampyricAcidSILVER Member
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1,286 posts
Location: My House, United Kingdom


Posted:
There once was a juggling bunny

His act was really quite funny

Imagin my surprise

When he closed both his eyes

And juggled while standing in honey





...oh come on somone had to do it

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Are You Sniffing My Mitten?


doctor_fandangoGOLD Member
co-director of A.C.B.I.S.H.A.
761 posts
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Posted:
i was wondering when someon would cop onto that one...

'there was a young man from dublin
whos limericks never rhymed
but they had didnt have 5 lines anyway
so it was alright.'

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005


doctor_fandangoGOLD Member
co-director of A.C.B.I.S.H.A.
761 posts
Location: in the corner beside the filing cabinets, 2nd floo...


Posted:
*bump* , oh sory.. didnt see this post here... oh wow a juggling convention in limerick!

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005


ado-pGOLD Member
Pirate Ninja
3,882 posts
Location: Galway/Ireland


Posted:
Ladys and gentlefolk.

Will be updating the page shortly. Stay tuned..

Love is the law.


ado-pGOLD Member
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3,882 posts
Location: Galway/Ireland


Posted:
Details about stuff and things added.

Mucho gracias to joe and richie and amelie for some serious pro-activity.

Love is the law.


josephmcginleynewbie
4 posts

Posted:
How about the Limerick Juggling Convention Juggling Limerick Convention, or LJCJLC for short.

a re-working of the canonical 'Skinner'

A handsome and virile young spinner
was taking a lady to dinner.
Said she: "show me a trick"
but his moves were so quick,
that ere she knew aught it was in her
(the dinner, not the spinner - the spinner'd been in her before dinner)

doctor_fandangoGOLD Member
co-director of A.C.B.I.S.H.A.
761 posts
Location: in the corner beside the filing cabinets, 2nd floo...


Posted:
lol nice one joe, welcome to HOP by the way! , you gotta do an intro thread now.

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005


ado-pGOLD Member
Pirate Ninja
3,882 posts
Location: Galway/Ireland


Posted:
bumptity bump.

nearly there folks

smile

Love is the law.


Helen_of_PoiSILVER Member
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412 posts
Location: Dublin, Ireland


Posted:
I'm not going to make it along after all frown Too much work, too little sleep..

Have a great one, hopefully see some of you in Tara next weekend

Helen_of_Poi

EJC Ireland 2006 Organisational Team


doctor_fandangoGOLD Member
co-director of A.C.B.I.S.H.A.
761 posts
Location: in the corner beside the filing cabinets, 2nd floo...


Posted:
you will be missed Helen... i'll take loads of pics.

There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1, There's no place like 127.0.0.1,

"in most of our friends we're the hippies. but we have hippie friends of our own.. its like a dog having its own pet" - H. Sinoquet 19-03-2005


Helen_of_PoiSILVER Member
lapsed spinner
412 posts
Location: Dublin, Ireland


Posted:
Do! Have a good one!

Helen_of_Poi

EJC Ireland 2006 Organisational Team


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