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Sunday 8 November, 2020

Eight gardaí suspended in Munster region over allegations of corruption
# Allegations
# Allegations

Eight gardaí suspended in Munster region over allegations of corruption

Nov 8th 2020, 7:56 AM 109,832 Views 43 Comments

A garda spokesman confirmed late last night that the eight garda members were suspended earlier yesterday.

Monday 7 September, 2020

Witness tells murder trial he lied to gardaí initially, claiming he was 'afraid' for his safety
# Courts
# Courts

Witness tells murder trial he lied to gardaí initially, claiming he was 'afraid' for his safety

Sep 7th 2020, 4:29 PM 20,002 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues before a jury of seven men and five women.

Monday 1 June, 2020

Restaurant street tables to be trialled as part of Limerick council's recovery plans
# Economic Recovery
# Economic Recovery

Restaurant street tables to be trialled as part of Limerick council's recovery plans

Jun 1st 2020, 9:01 AM 38,757 Views 39 Comments

Other measures planned include drive-in gigs and movies, night-time markets, and street performances.

Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Woman (60s) dies in house fire in Co Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Woman (60s) dies in house fire in Co Limerick

May 13th 2020, 5:27 PM 26,645 Views 3 Comments

Two units of Kilmallock Fire Service attended the scene after receiving a 999 alert at 13.01 pm.

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Saturday 4 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 4th 2020, 6:42 PM 29,252 Views 9 Comments

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
# Rose Hanrahan

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

Dec 31st 2019, 9:46 AM 16,352 Views 2 Comments

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
# Landmark Case
# Landmark Case

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

Nov 22nd 2019, 6:38 PM 25,953 Views 18 Comments

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
# Taylor’s Cross Cemetery
# Taylor’s Cross Cemetery

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

Nov 13th 2019, 10:42 PM 26,443 Views 14 Comments

“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
# Threats
# Threats

Gardaí investigating social media shooting threats made against two schools

Oct 18th 2019, 8:21 PM 24,658 Views 6 Comments

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
# Allegations
# Allegations

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

Oct 7th 2019, 9:10 AM 48,122 Views 0 Comments

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
# Firearm
# Firearm

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

Sep 24th 2019, 3:40 PM 16,277 Views 21 Comments

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
# Sent Forward
# Sent Forward

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

Sep 13th 2019, 3:23 PM 20,261 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kerry
# Kerry

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

May 13th 2019, 6:04 PM 27,129 Views 6 Comments

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
# Jason Hayes

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

Mar 8th 2019, 6:21 PM 23,903 Views 0 Comments

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
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Appeal for witnesses after man sustains stab wounds in Limerick city

Feb 21st 2019, 10:11 AM 14,127 Views 8 Comments

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
# Dr Sindy Joyce

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

Jan 15th 2019, 3:30 PM 106,274 Views 80 Comments

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
# Limerick
# Limerick

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

Dec 19th 2018, 7:18 AM 13,398 Views 22 Comments

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
# Size Matters
# Size Matters

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

Jul 20th 2018, 1:55 PM 36,759 Views 33 Comments

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
# Heroic
# Heroic

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

Apr 11th 2018, 6:01 AM 25,712 Views 13 Comments

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
# Newcastle West
# Newcastle West

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

Feb 18th 2018, 6:30 PM 38,292 Views 0 Comments

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
# Co Limerick
# Co Limerick

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

Jan 16th 2018, 9:36 AM 20,049 Views 18 Comments

“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
# Rosie Hanrahan
# Rosie Hanrahan

Funeral to be held for murdered Limerick pensioner this Saturday

Dec 20th 2017, 6:53 PM 10,091 Views 18 Comments

“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
# Limerick
# Limerick

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

Feb 7th 2017, 7:46 PM 16,291 Views 4 Comments

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
# Limerick
# Limerick

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

Dec 15th 2016, 2:49 PM 24,230 Views 114 Comments

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
# Clares Rocket

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

Dec 6th 2016, 2:13 PM 22,525 Views 35 Comments

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
# Limerick
# Limerick

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

Oct 5th 2016, 7:21 PM 20,972 Views 54 Comments

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