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Man charged with manslaughter of Limerick sports star Alan Bourke
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with manslaughter of Limerick sports star Alan Bourke

7 hours ago 13,754 Views 0 Comments

A Garda said that Casey ‘made no reply’ to the manslaughter charge.

Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Tipperary hurling hero Dillon Quirke died “doing what he loved” funeral mass told
# GAA
# GAA

Tipperary hurling hero Dillon Quirke died “doing what he loved” funeral mass told

Updated Aug 9th 2022, 5:34 PM 43,465 Views 3 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he was “shocked and saddened” by the news of Quirke’s passing.

Wednesday 27 July, 2022

Two men plunged to their deaths in River Shannon following crane failure, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Two men plunged to their deaths in River Shannon following crane failure, court hears

Jul 27th 2022, 7:46 PM 46,282 Views 0 Comments

Harrowing video footage of the workers’ last moments was shown in court during sentencing today.

Friday 22 July, 2022

Gardaí tracing last movements of former music teacher who died after suffering serious injuries
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí tracing last movements of former music teacher who died after suffering serious injuries

Jul 22nd 2022, 5:04 PM 42,988 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have not launched a murder investigation but sources said they believe Louise Muckell died from a violent attack.

Friday 1 July, 2022

Garda’s foot severed in 'hit and run' collision

Garda’s foot severed in 'hit and run' collision

Jul 1st 2022, 6:36 PM 73,445 Views 0 Comments

Inspector Niall Flood was found seriously injured on the R522, near Newcastle West in Limerick, on Thursday night.

Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Public advised to get travel vaccines after recent cases of typhoid fever in Mid West region
# Typhoid Fever
# Typhoid Fever

Public advised to get travel vaccines after recent cases of typhoid fever in Mid West region

May 31st 2022, 3:04 PM 20,066 Views 4 Comments

The Department said that high-risk areas included the Indian subcontinent, Africa, south and southeast Asia and South America.

Monday 23 May, 2022

Gardaí appeal for information after women threatened with knife and scissors
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí appeal for information after women threatened with knife and scissors

May 23rd 2022, 12:38 PM 19,553 Views 6 Comments

Two thefts targeting women’s handbags on Friday evening were reported in Limerick city.

Thursday 19 May, 2022

Garda Commissioner admits officers failed to properly investigate child sex abuse case
# Complaints
# Complaints

Garda Commissioner admits officers failed to properly investigate child sex abuse case

May 19th 2022, 8:25 PM 22,082 Views 0 Comments

Details of a specific complaint about the garda handling of the allegations were revealed in Gsoc’s annual report.

Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Former teacher denies 44 counts of indecent assault of pupils at Limerick school
# Indecent Assault
# Indecent Assault

Former teacher denies 44 counts of indecent assault of pupils at Limerick school

May 17th 2022, 2:39 PM 25,227 Views 0 Comments

The assaults are alleged to have occurred in a classroom, a boiler/heater room, and a bathroom at the school.

Sunday 15 May, 2022

Gardaí in Limerick investigating alleged sexual assault on girl
# Bruff
# Bruff

Gardaí in Limerick investigating alleged sexual assault on girl

May 15th 2022, 12:20 PM 29,067 Views 0 Comments

The girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a male who is also a minor.

Monday 9 May, 2022

Woman guilty of threatening to kill or cause serious harm to mother at unit for troubled youths
# Barbie Kardashian
# Barbie Kardashian

Woman guilty of threatening to kill or cause serious harm to mother at unit for troubled youths

Updated May 9th 2022, 5:14 PM 29,446 Views 0 Comments

She had pleaded not guilty to all seven charges.

Saturday 7 May, 2022

Jury retires to consider verdict in Barbie Kardashian 'threat to kill' trial
# Courts
# Courts

Jury retires to consider verdict in Barbie Kardashian 'threat to kill' trial

May 7th 2022, 10:20 AM 27,846 Views 0 Comments

Kardashian has pleaded not guilty to a total of 11 charges of threatening to kill her mother and her former social care worker.

Monday 25 April, 2022

Limerick recycling firm ordered to donate €10,000 to Ukraine fund after waste management breach
# Fire Safety
# Fire Safety

Limerick recycling firm ordered to donate €10,000 to Ukraine fund after waste management breach

Apr 25th 2022, 7:14 PM 24,752 Views 0 Comments

A fire broke out at the plant last year.

Friday 22 April, 2022

Former Ireland sports star killed in assault remembered at funeral for 'great sporting life'
# Alan Bourke
# Alan Bourke

Former Ireland sports star killed in assault remembered at funeral for 'great sporting life'

Updated Apr 22nd 2022, 4:37 PM 43,125 Views 5 Comments

Alan Bourke was regarded as a top class sportsman, excelling at soccer, rugby and handball, mourners heard.

Sunday 17 April, 2022

Gardaí continue probe into Limerick assault death as post mortem completed
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí continue probe into Limerick assault death as post mortem completed

Apr 17th 2022, 5:05 PM 14,683 Views 0 Comments

Alan Bourke, 48, died when he was found with serious injuries last Friday night.

Saturday 16 April, 2022

Tributes paid to former soccer star after his death following an assault in Limerick City
# Parnell Street
# Parnell Street

Tributes paid to former soccer star after his death following an assault in Limerick City

Updated Apr 16th 2022, 3:00 PM 106,692 Views 21 Comments

The assault took place at Parnell Street after 10pm. Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Friday 15 April, 2022

Ukrainian lawyer in Limerick has 'lost all contact' with relatives who stayed behind in war zone
# Refugees
# Refugees

Ukrainian lawyer in Limerick has 'lost all contact' with relatives who stayed behind in war zone

Apr 15th 2022, 3:00 PM 33,118 Views 2 Comments

32-year-old Anna Kovner said she has found solace in meeting others from her country who escaped the conflict.

Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Midwest hospitals impose visiting bans due to 'very high' number of Covid patients
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Midwest hospitals impose visiting bans due to 'very high' number of Covid patients

Mar 22nd 2022, 8:00 PM 18,704 Views 17 Comments

Visiting bans are in place at University Hospital Limerick and at Nenagh General Hospital.

Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Ambulances queue outside overcrowded Limerick emergency department as trolley crisis continues
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ambulances queue outside overcrowded Limerick emergency department as trolley crisis continues

Mar 2nd 2022, 10:56 PM 24,487 Views 28 Comments

One source said ambulance crews were “marooned” in the hospital today as there weren;t enough trolleys to hand patients over to staff.

Monday 28 February, 2022

Detective Garda Ben O’Sullivan, who survived 1996 IRA armed robbery laid to rest
# Limerick
# Limerick

Detective Garda Ben O’Sullivan, who survived 1996 IRA armed robbery laid to rest

Feb 28th 2022, 8:57 PM 17,381 Views 0 Comments

Mr O’Sullivan was shot 11 times when an IRA gang opened fire with machine guns – his colleague Jerry McCabe was killed.

Friday 25 February, 2022

Detective Garda Ben O’Sullivan, who was shot in 1996 IRA armed robbery, dies aged 78
# Adare
# Adare

Detective Garda Ben O’Sullivan, who was shot in 1996 IRA armed robbery, dies aged 78

Feb 25th 2022, 12:51 PM 20,735 Views 7 Comments

O’Sullivan survived the shooting which claimed the life of Detective Garda Jerry McCabe.

Saturday 12 February, 2022

Vigil to be held for 12-year-old boy who died in Limerick crash
# Newcastlewest
# Newcastlewest

Vigil to be held for 12-year-old boy who died in Limerick crash

Feb 12th 2022, 5:40 PM 37,900 Views 0 Comments

Gardai are to examine the boy’s phone to see if it holds any clues as to why he ended up behind the wheel.

Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Woman pleads guilty to causing injuries after car driven into crowd in Limerick City
# Cornmarket
# Cornmarket

Woman pleads guilty to causing injuries after car driven into crowd in Limerick City

Feb 9th 2022, 1:41 PM 15,357 Views 0 Comments

The “hit and run” incident on 10 October 2021 left three people in hospital with serious injuries.

Friday 28 January, 2022

US bio pharma firm to create 300 staff jobs by expanding business to Limerick
# Lilly
# Lilly

US bio pharma firm to create 300 staff jobs by expanding business to Limerick

Jan 28th 2022, 7:45 AM 18,368 Views 11 Comments

Lilly is to submit a planning application to Limerick City and County Council in the coming weeks.

Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Jesuit Order announces redress scheme for victims of child sex abuser Joseph Marmion
# Jesuit Order
# Jesuit Order

Jesuit Order announces redress scheme for victims of child sex abuser Joseph Marmion

Jan 18th 2022, 9:59 AM 15,884 Views 0 Comments

Marmion abused dozens of pupils in Belvedere, Clongowes and Crescent College 40 years ago.

Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Gardaí appeal for information about alleged knife attack in Limerick City suburb
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí appeal for information about alleged knife attack in Limerick City suburb

Dec 22nd 2021, 10:25 PM 21,549 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have recovered a blade they believe was used to inflict injuries to the man’s hands.

Monday 6 December, 2021

Two companies facing trial following deaths of bridge workers
# Sent Forward
# Sent Forward

Two companies facing trial following deaths of bridge workers

Dec 6th 2021, 7:59 PM 32,486 Views 0 Comments

The trial is due to go ahead in March 2022.

Thursday 21 October, 2021

HSE facing court action over Limerick woman’s death from blood clots
# EVE CLEARY
# EVE CLEARY

HSE facing court action over Limerick woman’s death from blood clots

Oct 21st 2021, 2:07 PM 18,499 Views 0 Comments

The proceedings, being brought by Eve Cleary’s parents and siblings, claims medical negligence.

Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Woman accused of hit-and-run refused bail as she is a 'danger to community', court hears
# Limerick
# Limerick

Woman accused of hit-and-run refused bail as she is a 'danger to community', court hears

Oct 12th 2021, 3:38 PM 28,482 Views 0 Comments

Chloe McNamara has been accused of knocking down several people.

Monday 11 October, 2021

Woman (20s) charged over hit-and-run incident in Limerick
# Corn Market Row
# Corn Market Row

Woman (20s) charged over hit-and-run incident in Limerick

Updated Oct 11th 2021, 3:12 PM 35,664 Views 0 Comments

Chloe McNamara (20) appeared before Limerick District Court today charged with four offences.

Monday 20 September, 2021

Bail for woman charged in connection with assault of man in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Bail for woman charged in connection with assault of man in Limerick

Sep 20th 2021, 6:40 PM 13,199 Views 0 Comments

The man was discovered in Westfield Park, Limerick at around 10pm last Friday night.

Saturday 18 September, 2021

Mayor of Limerick: city's €337m regeneration project has 'failed'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Mayor of Limerick: city's €337m regeneration project has 'failed'

Sep 18th 2021, 3:04 PM 55,608 Views 31 Comments

Regeneration came in the wake of a deadly gangland feud which claimed more than 20 lives.

Thursday 16 September, 2021

Housing Minister says Government has no short-term solution to lack of student accommodation
# Darragh O'Brien
# Darragh O'Brien

Housing Minister says Government has no short-term solution to lack of student accommodation

Sep 16th 2021, 6:49 PM 19,959 Views 59 Comments

O’Brien said this was “an immediate and very serious issue”, but he explained there was no short-term solution.

Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Man arrested over Limerick student's death to appear before Greek judicial investigator
# Niall O'Brien
# Niall O'Brien

Man arrested over Limerick student's death to appear before Greek judicial investigator

Sep 1st 2021, 4:10 PM 26,125 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old Irish suspect may be sent to jail before a trial.

Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Man arrested in connection with death of 22-year-old Limerick man in Greece
# Castletroy
# Castletroy

Man arrested in connection with death of 22-year-old Limerick man in Greece

Aug 31st 2021, 1:36 PM 75,744 Views 0 Comments

Niall O’Brien died on the Greek island of Ios after being struck by another male, police said.

Saturday 21 August, 2021

Man aged 20 killed in road collision hours before his own wedding
# Askeaton
# Askeaton

Man aged 20 killed in road collision hours before his own wedding

Updated Aug 21st 2021, 4:50 PM 113,779 Views 0 Comments

Myles “Miley” Harty from Askeaton, Co Limerick died earlier today.

Monday 9 August, 2021

Two women arrested following stabbing of a man in Limerick
# Limerick
# Limerick

Two women arrested following stabbing of a man in Limerick

Aug 9th 2021, 4:20 PM 17,439 Views 0 Comments

The man was found on a road way in Moyross in the early hours of the Sunday morning.

Friday 2 July, 2021

Retired superintendent and three gardaí sent forward for trial
# Limerick
# Limerick

Retired superintendent and three gardaí sent forward for trial

Jul 2nd 2021, 8:00 PM 82,283 Views 0 Comments

The four are accused of almost 40 counts of attempting to pervert the course of justice.

Friday 18 June, 2021

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick
# Thomondgate
# Thomondgate

Garda investigation after man's body found in field in Co Limerick

Jun 18th 2021, 1:44 PM 20,077 Views 1 Comment

The body was found in a field near the Thomondgate area.

Monday 7 June, 2021

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Garda Commissioner says 'young drunk' people responsible for violence in Dublin city

Jun 7th 2021, 5:45 PM 57,606 Views 102 Comments

Harris rejected criticism that the garda response in Dublin may have been over-reactionary.

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