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Yesterday’s News

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Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Limerick man who pulled revolver on two children gets suspended sentence

Denis O’Keeffe told gardaí he was refurbishing the weapon for a person involved in the notorious Limerick gangland feud.

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Former Christian brother found guilty of sexually abusing 10-year-old boys at school

James Treacy will be sentenced on 30 June.

Saturday 17 June, 2017

Friday 16 June, 2017

Farmer shot and injured in suspected dispute over land

A man has been arrested following the incident.

Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'How would you feel if it was your son?' - family tell of finding seriously injured nephew in road after hit-and-run

21-year-old David Kelly was seriously injured in the incident which happened in the early hours of Monday morning.

Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Man accused of abducting, and stealing savings from, his own elderly father granted bail

Accused James O’Connor is charged with abduction and is also alleged to have stolen over €8,000 of his father’s pension and credit union savings.

'You wouldn't do it to a dog': Witness appeal after man is seriously injured in suspected hit-and-run

David Kelly, 21, received over 100 stitches to the top of his head, and sustained two fractured neck vertebrae, a broken wrist and broken elbow.

Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'Pure mindless imbecility': Memorial for Limerick politician stolen 24 hours before its unveiling

Joe Crowley’s family condemned the theft as a “mindless act” of vandalism.

Friday 2 June, 2017

Man remanded on bail after admitting to possessing thousands of child sex abuse images

The man admitted to possessing 2,683 images and 721 movie files in total.

Thursday 1 June, 2017

Man stabbed brother-in-law while visiting ill father in hospital, court hears

The court heard that Edward O’Reilly received six stitches after a scuffle.

Monday 8 May, 2017

'It was just a prank gone wrong': Limerick playground destroyed by accident

Locals in Moyross believe someone ‘did something stupid’ and the fire spead to the play park.

Friday 5 May, 2017

Man who used ice cream van as cover for cocaine business gets two-year sentence

Paul Collopy had the final two years of a four-year sentence suspended.

Man who weighed cars with concrete blocks in order to ram designer shops jailed for 5.5 years

Aurimas Petraska had pleaded guilty to the theft of €150,000 worth of women’s clothes and Chanel products.

Thursday 4 May, 2017

'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase

A judge said Jamie Marshall’s driving was “a very serious threat to the public”.

Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body RIP

Family of American woman who died in Limerick house fire flying from US to identify her body

The woman has lived in Ireland for several years, and attended University of Limerick.

Monday 1 May, 2017

'It's so hard to take in': Woman (20s) dies in fire at home of club rugby players

The woman’s body was discovered in an upstairs bedroom in the house.

Friday 28 April, 2017

Man airlifted to hospital after sustaining serious burns at creamery

The incident occurred around 8.30pm at the Arrabawn Co-Op in Nenagh.

'It was like a Houdini act': Man escapes from custody after being refused bail for escaping custody

“It was like a Houdini act. He snuck up past his wife and out.”

Thursday 20 April, 2017

'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother

Una Butler, who lost her husband John and two daughters in such an incident in 2010, argues that it is better for the public to understand how often such cases happen.

Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Former bridal store owner convicted after stealing dress payments from brides-to-be

Shirley Flanagan pleaded guilty to four counts of theft totalling €3,600

Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Student injured while thrown out of car after being held against his will

The injured man was reportedly pulled in through the car window.

Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Gardaí investigating claims woman was raped in Kerry B&B

Gardaí are treating the claims seriously and a number of witnesses have been interviewed.

Thursday 9 March, 2017

'It never goes away': Parents make emotional plea on 21st anniversary of son's disappearance

Denis Walsh Jnr went missing on this day in 1996.

Thursday 2 March, 2017

Tributes paid to Kerry man who died in 12-car pile up on M7

Padhraic Moran died on the M7 Dublin-Limerick road at Newport yesterday.

Teen who revealed scoliosis pain on Late Late Show has surgery delayed AGAIN

Megan Halvey-Ryan was due to have surgery at Our Ladies in Crumlin next week

Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Man dies after suffering head injuries in horrific 12-car pile-up on M7

The collisions happened during a severe hailstorm at just after 7.30pm.

Ger Dundon charged with multiple counts of dangerous driving

The 30-year-old was charged at Limerick District Court with ten separate counts of dangerous driving.

Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Two men charged with possession of pump-action shotgun in Limerick

Liam Casey and Robert Kelly have been charged with the incident which allegedly happened in Bruff last Sunday.

Gardaí investigate reports that Limerick child was offered for sale

A woman was allegedly offering the boy for sale outside a commercial premises on the south side of the city.

Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'The Whatsapp is whopping away' - Ruth Negga's Limerick family on Oscar nomination

Negga, who grew up in Limerick, was nominated for Best Actress at this year’s awards for her role in Loving.

Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Man dies after shooting on grounds of Limerick hospital

Foul play is not suspected.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

DPP to appeal 'unduly lenient' sentences of burglars after homeowner died during crime

The two men had over 60 previous convictions between them.

Sunday 18 December, 2016

Man who pocketed wife's pension pot ordered to pay her €10,000 before Christmas

The 71-year-old was ordered to pay the remaining amount of the €40k within a year.

Wednesday 14 December, 2016

University of Limerick working with HSE after 'outbreak' of STIs on campus

There have been 14 cases in UL.

Friday 2 December, 2016

Teenage girl allegedly sexually assaulted at disco in Limerick

The alleged attack is said to have taken place at a disco for secondary school students.

Monday 28 November, 2016

Man released without charge in acid attack on young Limerick woman

The 37-year old was discovered injured in her home on Saturday night and is now in a critical condition.

Sunday 27 November, 2016

Woman was burned, stabbed, and beaten during horror attack at her home in Limerick

37-year-old Simone Lee is currently in a stable condition at University Hospital Limerick.

Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Woman charged over fatal stabbing says she acted in self-defence

Igna Ozolina was charged at a Thurles District Court with assault causing harm.

Friday 11 November, 2016

'The most loving girl': Tributes paid at funeral of homeless woman in Limerick

Louise Casey (31) was found dead at a derelict building during the week.

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