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Wednesday 30 June, 2021

People in mid-west urged to 'remain outdoors' as Covid-19 rates still 'too high for population to relax'
# Transmission
# Transmission

People in mid-west urged to 'remain outdoors' as Covid-19 rates still 'too high for population to relax'

Jun 30th 2021, 8:00 PM 39,391 Views 30 Comments

People in Limerick, Clare and north Tipperary have been advised to “continue exercising caution” due to recent case numbers.

Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Archbishop calls HSE recommendation to defer Communions and Confirmations ‘disappointing’
# No Communions
# No Communions

Archbishop calls HSE recommendation to defer Communions and Confirmations ‘disappointing’

Jun 23rd 2021, 8:34 PM 27,774 Views 19 Comments

The HSE recommended the ceremonies be postponed until September to help curb Covid cases.

Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Killers of Jason Corbett may be freed on bail tomorrow as they consider manslaughter plea bargain deal
# Retrial
# Retrial

Killers of Jason Corbett may be freed on bail tomorrow as they consider manslaughter plea bargain deal

Apr 6th 2021, 3:24 PM 17,051 Views 0 Comments

Jason Corbett, from Limerick, was killed in 2015.

Monday 29 March, 2021

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region
# VTEC
# VTEC

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region

Mar 29th 2021, 4:49 PM 29,419 Views 7 Comments

The outbreak affected young children in a single setting.

Monday 8 February, 2021

Questions remain for family of missing man who were unaware his body had been found 25 years ago
# Denis Walsh
# Denis Walsh

Questions remain for family of missing man who were unaware his body had been found 25 years ago

Feb 8th 2021, 8:26 PM 35,960 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí called to Mr Walsh’s home last Friday and informed his mother Mary (82) and father Denis (81) of the shocking news.

Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Gardaí launch investigation after horse injured in sulky crash in Limerick
# Horse
# Horse

Gardaí launch investigation after horse injured in sulky crash in Limerick

Mar 18th 2020, 8:29 PM 50,252 Views 84 Comments

The horse was discovered in a ditch shortly afterwards.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Patients on trolleys moved from overcrowded Limerick ED after unannounced fire officer visit
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Patients on trolleys moved from overcrowded Limerick ED after unannounced fire officer visit

Nov 27th 2019, 7:36 PM 29,717 Views 27 Comments

The senior fire officer visited after concerns were raised about the number of trolleys in corridors in the ED.

Friday 6 September, 2019

Serving garda and businessman charged in relation to alleged garda corruption
# Limerick District Court
# Limerick District Court

Serving garda and businessman charged in relation to alleged garda corruption

Updated Sep 6th 2019, 6:04 PM 56,536 Views 0 Comments

Both men are set to face trial on charges linked to a major investigation by the Criminal Assets Bureau.

Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Gardaí meet Muslim leaders over suspected racial attacks in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí meet Muslim leaders over suspected racial attacks in Limerick

May 15th 2019, 1:13 PM 16,981 Views 86 Comments

Gardaí are investigating two alleged attacks occurring over a 48-hour period.

Monday 13 May, 2019

'We still want answers': Gussie Shanahan's family ask man who rang his father about case to come forward
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

'We still want answers': Gussie Shanahan's family ask man who rang his father about case to come forward

May 13th 2019, 8:45 PM 26,329 Views 4 Comments

The 20 year-old went missing in Limerick in 2000.

Sunday 24 February, 2019

Girl (12) remains in 'critical condition' after getting trapped under capsized boat yesterday
# Limerick
# Limerick

Girl (12) remains in 'critical condition' after getting trapped under capsized boat yesterday

Feb 24th 2019, 2:23 PM 21,937 Views 11 Comments

The girl and three others had been travelling in a rowing boat when it capsized near the Salmon Weir.

Friday 18 January, 2019

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer
# Pride Of Limerick
# Pride Of Limerick

Dolores O’Riordan's mother collected an honorary doctorate on behalf of the late Cranberries singer

Jan 18th 2019, 8:15 PM 16,447 Views 15 Comments

O’Riordan’s bandmates also received the honour from the University of Limerick.

Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Man who stabbed, burned, and beat partner jailed for 9.5 years with final two suspended
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stabbed, burned, and beat partner jailed for 9.5 years with final two suspended

Oct 24th 2018, 1:06 PM 24,836 Views 32 Comments

Colin Ryan pleaded guilty to intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to Simone Lee in November 2016.

Thursday 26 July, 2018

Man (23) charged in relation to murder of Limerick man Martin Clancy
# Courts
# Courts

Man (23) charged in relation to murder of Limerick man Martin Clancy

Jul 26th 2018, 2:10 PM 11,132 Views 0 Comments

Clancy, who was originally from Moyross, was found almost a week after his suspected killing.

Friday 15 June, 2018

Men rushed to hospital after son tries to save father after he fell into fire
# Meelick
# Meelick

Men rushed to hospital after son tries to save father after he fell into fire

Jun 15th 2018, 10:18 PM 42,879 Views 5 Comments

One man suffered extensive burn injuries.

Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Murder investigation launched after man found stabbed to death in Limerick
# Martin CLancy
# Martin CLancy

Murder investigation launched after man found stabbed to death in Limerick

Jan 9th 2018, 1:51 PM 10,363 Views 5 Comments

Martin Clancy’s body was found at a flat in the city yesterday.

Monday 6 November, 2017

'Any loud noise sends shivers down our spines': Family says life has changed since gunpoint robbery
# Limerick
# Limerick

'Any loud noise sends shivers down our spines': Family says life has changed since gunpoint robbery

Nov 6th 2017, 8:51 PM 12,865 Views 0 Comments

The gang was armed with a sawn-off shotgun, a sledge hammer, and a baseball bat, Limerick Circuit Court heard.

Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Man charged over 'unprovoked' stabbing in Kerry refused bail
# Steak Knife
# Steak Knife

Man charged over 'unprovoked' stabbing in Kerry refused bail

Aug 30th 2017, 5:59 PM 15,250 Views 0 Comments

The accused is alleged to have stabbed the victim a number of times with a steak knife.

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Former Christian Brother would 'lick' pupils' dirty ears clean and fondle their privates, court told
# Christian Brother
# Christian Brother

Former Christian Brother would 'lick' pupils' dirty ears clean and fondle their privates, court told

Jun 21st 2017, 7:49 AM 31,224 Views 0 Comments

“It was horrific,” one man told the court.

Thursday 23 March, 2017

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today
# Megan Halvey-ryan
# Megan Halvey-ryan

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 3,699 Views 2 Comments

Megan Halvey-Ryan’s surgery has been delayed several times before.

Thursday 8 December, 2016

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court
# False Information
# False Information

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court

Dec 8th 2016, 7:05 PM 47,681 Views 0 Comments

“The offence of bigamy would be the talk of the town.”