IUNVA Limerick Post No 6

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Post No 6 AGM, Monday 21/Jan/19 at 8pm in theNCOs Mess, Sarsfield Barracks. Please note change of Date for AGM

Post members, wishing to serve on the Committee, may submit their names to Post Secretary, Ken OBrien , before Thursday 17/Jan/19.

Post No 6 operate a rotating system for the Officers, of a 3 year period.

The Office holder may put his name forward for a further 3 year period.

The position of Secretary will be up for rotation at the AGM, as the Secretary has completed his 3 year period.

On behalf of the Chairman and members of Post 6, thanks to all, that took part in the Quiz, for your support. Congratulations to the winning Team from the NCOs Mess Staff.

Next meeting Friday 25/January.

I was delighted to meet a number of Lads that previously served in Sarsfield Barracks. Ger OBrien, Mick Dundon, Billy Kiely, Sean OMeara and Mick McMahon. Thank you all for turning out, hopefully this will get things moving, looking forward to meeting the canvassers over the coming year to 18 months.

Paulie Power wishes to thank all that attended Coffee Morning at the Friday Club on 28/September. Total raised €625.00.

Limerick radio club are holding the above named course at the Limerick Senior College, Mulgrave Street, starting in September from 1700 hrs to 2100 each Tuesday for a period of eight weeks, cost is 90 euro per person.
The course consists of radio theory,safety and rules and regulations,morse code is not a requirement but should enough students require it we maybe able to run a course in January 2019.

The Test consists of multiple choice questions and its the Irish Radio Transmitters Society who conduct the test,its held in the Communications regulations authority offices in Dublin,
Once you have passed the test you are issued a Licence which gives you access to certain frequencies and operating modes,
The cost of setting up a station is not very expensive you can buy a Hand-held for approx 70 euro this will allow you access to local repeater stations also if you wish you can operate through numerious Satellites  and even work the International Space Station all from your own back garden.
To track the satellites you download a program as most satellites track over Brazil heading towards Scotland and as Ireland is on the Atlantic we have first access to it before most of Europe.

To enrol in the course visit www.lcfe.ie  and scroll to Hobby and Leisure and pursuits,


Thanking you in anticipation,


Post No 6 would like to welcome any new members that wish to join IUNVA, or indeed welcome back any lapsed members. 

If you wish to join or rejoin, contact any current Post Member, for details. Post No 6 would like to build on its current strength and would welcome any help in that matter.

You are not required to take part in any activities if you so wish.


At the handover of the Post No 6 Newsletter to IUNVA HQ for the Museum, Tony Stack Post No 6 Delegate, Jim Casey IUNVA Chairman, Tony Liddy Post No 6 Delegate, Charlie Mott IUNVA Secretary.

The Newsletter is issued every two months and is also available on this website or can be emailed to individuals.
For details contact Ken OBrien on 086 3488118


Tony Stack, Ken OBrien, Billy McGrath.

Harry Byrnes, Tony Ledger, Pat Deedigan.

Contact Details.

Ken OBrien: Secretary.

Phone 086 3488118

Email: kenobrien@iunvalimerickpostno6.net

Currently we do not have contact details for all our members, we are trying to correct this.

If you are not receiving text notifications, please contact Ken OBrien


It was passed at Annual general meeting, that all Post No 6 members must pay a Post fee of €6 per year, this is on top of the Annual membership fee €24, which most members are paying through their pension. This €6 can be paid to any committee member. If you are unsure of your payments, please ring me on 086 3488118.

Thursday 27/April/17. Post No 6, launched a Post Newsletter.

This will be published every 2 months.  With the intention of keeping members informed.

The Newsletter can also be seen on this site, latest issue No 10.

To access the page, click on the IUNVA Limerick Post No 6, heading and in the drop down menu click on Post No 6 Newsletter.

Issue No 11, will be available from 20/December/18, if you wish to have a copy emailed to you, please send your email address to kenobrien@iunvalimerickpostno6.net

 Tesco Community Fund

Post Chairman Tony Ledger and Secretary Ken OBrien receiving a cheque from Caoimhe on behalf of the Tesco in the Community Fund, in Arthurs Quay.

This is part of the Tesco Community Fund assisting Clubs and Causes in the locality.