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Yesterday’s News

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Friday 15 June, 2018

Limerick teenager dies after falling from hotel balcony in Mallorca

He had travelled to Spain to celebrate after finishing a Leaving Certificate exam paper.

Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Husband and wife visiting from UK killed in Limerick crash

The road has been closed in both directions.

Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Limerick teenager in critical condition after falling 39 feet in Spanish resort

The seriously injured youth has been named locally as 19-year old Jack Walsh, from Askeaton.

Friday 18 May, 2018

Investigation launched into sudden death of teenager in wake of planned surgery

18-year-old Jessica Sheedy died last week following complications arising from an elective surgery at University Hospital Limerick.

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Adults under 40 urged to get vaccinated against measles as 28 cases confirmed in mid-west

The majority of cases are in Limerick city.

Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Around 100 children moved to safety following Limerick crèche fire

Firefighters have brought the small fire under control and are remaining at the crèche as a precaution.

Monday 22 January, 2018

Cocaine worth over €70k discovered at Nenagh Fire Station

Gardaí said they believe the drugs to be cocaine, pending further testing.

Thursday 11 January, 2018

Second man arrested in connection with Martin Clancy murder

The 45-year-old was found dead at his apartment on Sunday.

Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Man arrested in connection with murder of Martin Clancy

Gardaí arrested a man in his 20s in Cork city tonight.

DCU lecturer (26) died from carbon monoxide poisoning during a house fire in Limerick

Grace McDermott died in a fire in Limerick last year.

Saturday 23 December, 2017

'Unfair, cruel and mind-boggling': Funeral takes place for pensioner murdered in her own home

Rosie Hanrahan’s family made an emotional appeal for information that would lead to her killer’s arrest.

Friday 22 December, 2017

Man who died after fire at derelict Tipperary pub may have been sleeping rough

Firefighters left the scene at 11.55am, nearly 12 hours after they first arrived to tackle the blaze.

Saturday 16 December, 2017

'We would have spent Christmas together in her house': Heartbreak over Limerick woman found dead in suspicious circumstances

Gardaí have been granted an extra 48-hours to forensically examine the home.

Friday 24 November, 2017

Three men jailed for nearly 50 years combined over 'barbaric' burglaries

Willie Creed was stabbed in the head with a screwdriver during the horrific incident.

Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Plans to build new homes in Ireland's poorest area criticised as having 'no logic'

Limerick City Council have announced plans to build 12 homes in St Mary’s Park.

Friday 10 November, 2017

Limerick woman describes going into labour in hotel room after becoming homeless

“I felt like my little family was broken.”

Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Garda fear 'loss of life' as gangland feud 'erupts' on south side of Limerick, court told

Gardaí outlined their concerns during bail hearings for two men charged in connection with the shooting of a man.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Man attacked by 'men wearing balaclavas' in Limerick stabbing incident

The assault occurred at around 1pm on Hyde Road in the south of the city.

Monday 30 October, 2017

Man left needing 500 stitches to head after being allegedly 'slashed and stabbed' as part of family feud

Gardaí said the alleged incident was linked to a long running feud between the three men’s families.

Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Gardai issue Halloween warning after woman lost control of car in egg throwing incident

Gardaí also warned about the dangers associated with operating fireworks.

Saturday 30 September, 2017

'They are looking after very small babies struggling to stay alive. They are the greatest in the world'

Staff at Ireland’s neonatal units were celebrated as ‘superheroes’ yesterday.

Friday 22 September, 2017

Gardaí investigate after suspect device thrown into house last night

No one was on the house at the time of the attack and no injuries were reported.

Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Woman has four teeth knocked out during violent assault in Limerick

The incident occurred last Friday evening in the city.

Thursday 24 August, 2017

Appeal for witnesses after woman 'kicked in face' by man 'with American accent'

The incident happened in the Henry Street area of Limerick in the early hours of last Monday morning.

Thursday 10 August, 2017

'It's been two years of a nightmare. My brother is still gone. It won't bring my brother back'

Jason Corbett’s brother said the people of Limerick had come together to support his family.

Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Jason Corbett's son: 'Molly will always be remembered as a murderer'

Jack Corbett, aged 13, said Molly Corbett had deprived him and his younger sister of an adoring father.

Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare

It’s the second such breach in the region in just two weeks.

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Three-year-old boy sat on his father's lap before fatal crash into truck, inquest told

A Limerick jury heard harrowing evidence from the boy’s mother and learned the details of his father’s last phone call.

Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Man arrested after shooting at Limerick halting site

The victim was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick where his condition is unknown.

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.

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