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Yesterday’s News


Saturday 4 January, 2020

N24 Tipperary to Limerick road closed after crash involving a van and three motorbikes

Gardaí are at the scene and diversions are in place.

Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Gardaí probing murder of Limerick pensioner waiting on suspect to be extradited to Ireland

Rose Hanrahan was killed in December 2017.

Friday 22 November, 2019

'We will miss and love Sean forever': Vulnerable man died in cell after 'systems failure' at Limerick Prison

Sean Hayes Barrett died six days before his 32nd birthday.

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Limerick man offers €2k reward for information after baby grandson’s grave vandalised

“Jesus knows who did it, they have to sleep every night and get up every morning and they’ll remember all this,” Gerry McDonagh said.

Friday 18 October, 2019

Gardaí investigating social media shooting threats made against two schools

The schools in question are located in Limerick and Galway.

Monday 7 October, 2019

Limerick GAA officials to meet amid claims garda 'dropped charges' against some players and officials

A senior GAA source has described the allegations as “shocking”.

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Gsoc investigation under way into 'unintentional discharge' of Garda’s firearm

Sources said the incident occurred on the grounds of Mayorstone Park Garda Station last July.

Friday 13 September, 2019

Serving detective and a businessman to face trial on allegations of corruption

Neither of the accused spoke during the hearing.

Monday 13 May, 2019

'He lived life to the fullest': Tributes to man who died after fall on Carrauntoohil

Ger Duffy was described as a kind man who would help anyone.

Friday 8 March, 2019

Man appears in court charged over 'racially abusive' Facebook clip

Jason Hayes was arrested yesterday in connection with a garda probe

Thursday 21 February, 2019

Appeal for witnesses after man sustains stab wounds in Limerick city

The injured man was found by emergency services at Fr Russell Road near the Oakfield estate around 1am.

Tuesday 15 January, 2019

University of Limerick student becomes first Traveller in Ireland to graduate with a PhD

Dr Sindy Joyce is a doctoral graduate of UL’s Department of Sociology.

Wednesday 19 December, 2018

'Beyond redemption': Appeal after defibrillator stolen from rural Limerick community

It had been attached to a wall at the home of a local priest adjacent to the local parish church.

Friday 20 July, 2018

'Terry was a big strong rugby man not like this little chap' - Limerick's Wogan statue defaced

Two messages have been daubed over one another on part of the statue.

Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Limerick firefighters save woman by her 'fingertips' in River Shannon rescue

The firefighters say that it was a joint effort by everyone involved.

Sunday 18 February, 2018

Man charged in connection with serious assault of 21-year-old man in critical condition

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'She was magic': Shock and disbelief in Dolores O'Riordan's home town

“She brought Limerick to a global stage, and to the forefront of world music. She was an exceptional talent,” one local said.

Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Funeral to be held for murdered Limerick pensioner this Saturday

“She always sat in the same place on the side aisle of the chapel,” the parish priest said of Rosie Hanrahan.

Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Gussie Shanahan's disappearance: Gardaí ask for help with 17-year-old cold case

Aengus ‘Gussie’ Shanahan, the youngest in a family of four, has been missing since February 2000.

Thursday 15 December, 2016

Family of man who died of fright angry with sentences for Traveller gang who ransacked his home

The O’Donoghue family say they hope the State will appeal the men’s jail terms on leniency grounds.

Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Theft of €1 million racing dog 'is Shergar story of greyhound industry'

Clares Rocket has won more than €53,000 in prize money.

Wednesday 5 October, 2016

"A cowardly and vicious assault" - 3 men avoid jail after attacking man outside nightclub

The men paid €9,000 in compensation to the victim.