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Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Concerns raised by public health officials following Cryptosporidium outbreak in Mid-West
# Cryptosporidium
# Cryptosporidium

Concerns raised by public health officials following Cryptosporidium outbreak in Mid-West

Apr 5th 2022, 6:34 PM 26,790 Views 4 Comments

There were 121 Cryptosporidium cases recorded in the Mid-West region in 2021

Sunday 13 February, 2022

'He was a lovely chap': Hundreds turn out for vigil to remember 12-year-old boy who died in crash
# Wiktor Chojecki
# Wiktor Chojecki

'He was a lovely chap': Hundreds turn out for vigil to remember 12-year-old boy who died in crash

Feb 13th 2022, 5:30 PM 42,121 Views 0 Comments

Dozens of coloured balloons were released in unison into the sky from the 300-strong crowd that gathered in the town’s main square.

Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Sanctions already in place for those who engage in anti-social behaviour off-campus, UL insists
# Limerick
# Limerick

Sanctions already in place for those who engage in anti-social behaviour off-campus, UL insists

Feb 9th 2022, 3:20 PM 13,603 Views 6 Comments

The University has argued it already has sanctions in place to try to tackle any such behaviour.

Friday 12 November, 2021

Vicky Phelan says she has stopped chemo with aim to 'spend Christmas with my kids'
# Vicky Phelan
# Vicky Phelan

Vicky Phelan says she has stopped chemo with aim to 'spend Christmas with my kids'

Nov 12th 2021, 8:15 PM 76,727 Views 50 Comments

Phelan said she is now receiving medication to treat her “symptoms”.

Monday 27 September, 2021

FAI officials probing concerns over Limerick District League finances
# Investigation
# Investigation

FAI officials probing concerns over Limerick District League finances

Sep 27th 2021, 6:26 PM 16,873 Views 0 Comments

The league has postponed its AGM on foot of a request by the FAI.

Monday 30 August, 2021

Tributes paid to Limerick sportsman who died overnight on Greek island

Tributes paid to Limerick sportsman who died overnight on Greek island

Aug 30th 2021, 6:47 PM 62,759 Views 6 Comments

Niall O’Brien, aged in his 20s, died after sustaining serious head injuries.

Friday 30 July, 2021

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says
# Frontline
# Frontline

HSE staff who worked during pandemic should get bonus, Donnelly says

Jul 30th 2021, 9:45 AM 32,406 Views 92 Comments

The Health Minister was speaking after touring the HSE’s Limerick Covid-19 vaccination centre.

Wednesday 21 April, 2021

People urged to avoid Limerick Hospital ED due to 'unprecedented level' of patient presentations
# Limerick
# Limerick

People urged to avoid Limerick Hospital ED due to 'unprecedented level' of patient presentations

Apr 21st 2021, 9:45 PM 55,962 Views 60 Comments

A total of 283 patients attended the Limerick ED in the 24 hours to 8am today.

Friday 2 October, 2020

Gardaí shut down 35 student house parties and arrest five people during University of Limerick Freshers' Week
# Student Parties
# Student Parties

Gardaí shut down 35 student house parties and arrest five people during University of Limerick Freshers' Week

Oct 2nd 2020, 7:15 PM 52,083 Views 76 Comments

The statistics were revealed at a Joint Policing Committee meeting in Limerick today.

Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Limerick council waives fees for business street tables and chairs for remainder of year
# Reopening
# Reopening

Limerick council waives fees for business street tables and chairs for remainder of year

Jul 7th 2020, 6:01 PM 13,094 Views 12 Comments

The Council has also announced free on-street parking on Saturdays in July and August.

Monday 9 March, 2020

Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall
# Floods
# Floods

Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall

Mar 9th 2020, 10:41 PM 33,158 Views 8 Comments

The water poured in around homes in Westbury, located close to the Limerick border, shortly before 7pm.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Man (71) dies after being hit by van reversing into his home in Limerick
# Ballyneety
# Ballyneety

Man (71) dies after being hit by van reversing into his home in Limerick

Feb 26th 2020, 7:28 AM 31,977 Views 11 Comments

“The family are obviously shocked. It’s an awful tragedy,” said a source.

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Two gardaí hospitalised after patrol car rammed during overnight pursuit
# Limerick
# Limerick

Two gardaí hospitalised after patrol car rammed during overnight pursuit

Nov 19th 2019, 12:43 PM 25,516 Views 11 Comments

Two men were arrested and gardaí recovered a knife and €1,500 worth of suspected cannabis.

Thursday 31 October, 2019

Criticism after gardaí send letters to offenders apologising for not progressing prosecutions
# Youth Diversion
# Youth Diversion

Criticism after gardaí send letters to offenders apologising for not progressing prosecutions

Oct 31st 2019, 7:37 AM 27,255 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí confirmed that 6,331 letters of apology have been sent to “individual victims”.

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Boy (16) charged with carrying out aggravated burglary with a knife at Limerick house
# Charged
# Charged

Boy (16) charged with carrying out aggravated burglary with a knife at Limerick house

Sep 24th 2019, 4:42 PM 13,418 Views 0 Comments

Judge Cashin remanded the boy to Oberstown Children Detention Campus in Lusk, Co Dublin.

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

French national appears in court charged over stabbing of man in Limerick city
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

French national appears in court charged over stabbing of man in Limerick city

Jul 24th 2019, 4:50 PM 11,313 Views 0 Comments

The judge remanded him in custody to appear before Limerick District Court again on 30 July.

Monday 22 July, 2019

Man left in serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in Limerick city
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Man left in serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in Limerick city

Jul 22nd 2019, 6:20 PM 19,280 Views 3 Comments

A French man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the stabbing.

Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Man arrested in connection with discovery of cannabis factory in Co Limerick
# Bruff
# Bruff

Man arrested in connection with discovery of cannabis factory in Co Limerick

Feb 5th 2019, 5:47 PM 12,802 Views 9 Comments

Two local gardaí discovered the cannabis making plant when responding to a fire in the building.

Monday 4 February, 2019

'Significant' amount of suspected cannabis plants destroyed following grow-house fire
# Limerick
# Limerick

'Significant' amount of suspected cannabis plants destroyed following grow-house fire

Feb 4th 2019, 9:15 PM 18,317 Views 12 Comments

The fire broke out in a bed in Bruff, Co Limerick in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Friday 21 December, 2018

Farmer (74) sentenced after shooting another farmer and his dog over land feud
# Limerick
# Limerick

Farmer (74) sentenced after shooting another farmer and his dog over land feud

Dec 21st 2018, 8:10 AM 17,272 Views 0 Comments

Ted O’Donoghue shot and injured John Hayes (66) on 16 June 2017, at lands at Ballycasey, Kildimo, Co Limerick.

Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Manhunt underway after Limerick student attacked by man wearing latex gloves
# Investigation
# Investigation

Manhunt underway after Limerick student attacked by man wearing latex gloves

May 1st 2018, 12:15 PM 34,833 Views 10 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

Friday 22 December, 2017

'I've never seen so much anger': Warning against vigilante groups after murder of Limerick pensioner
# Rosie Hanrahan
# Rosie Hanrahan

'I've never seen so much anger': Warning against vigilante groups after murder of Limerick pensioner

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:50 PM 18,580 Views 24 Comments

The body of Rosie Hanrahan, aged 78, was found in her home at New Road Thomondgate in Limerick last Friday.

Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Limerick pensioners warned to install safety alarms after suspicious death of 78-year-old woman
# Limerick
# Limerick

Limerick pensioners warned to install safety alarms after suspicious death of 78-year-old woman

Dec 19th 2017, 7:48 PM 13,965 Views 55 Comments

The body of Rosie Hanrahan, aged 78, was found in her home at New Road Thomondgate in Limerick last Friday.

Thursday 19 October, 2017

Take extreme care: Truck spewing oil causes rush hour traffic chaos in Limerick
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Take extreme care: Truck spewing oil causes rush hour traffic chaos in Limerick

Oct 19th 2017, 10:40 AM 19,103 Views 7 Comments

The spillage caused a number of minor collisions and the closure of a main road.

Friday 30 June, 2017

Court hears of horrific sexual abuse by former Christian Brother on fifth class boys
# Limerick Circuit Court
# Limerick Circuit Court

Court hears of horrific sexual abuse by former Christian Brother on fifth class boys

Jun 30th 2017, 9:43 PM 26,971 Views 0 Comments

Sentencing for James Treacy (75) was adjourned until 28 July.

Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Direct Provision centre in Limerick shuts over 'health and safety fears'
# Shut Down
# Shut Down

Direct Provision centre in Limerick shuts over 'health and safety fears'

Jan 25th 2017, 7:55 PM 11,019 Views 9 Comments

The management contract was “terminated” by a division of the Department of Justice today.

Sunday 1 January, 2017

'We wanted a home birth... but didn't expect this': New Year baby born on the kitchen floor
# Home Birth
# Home Birth

'We wanted a home birth... but didn't expect this': New Year baby born on the kitchen floor

Jan 1st 2017, 3:52 PM 30,212 Views 13 Comments

Little Odhran arrived three weeks ahead of his due date,