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Friday 15 January, 2021

Some Tipperary hospital staff to get vaccines after video message sent to Taoiseach
# Frontline
# Frontline

Some Tipperary hospital staff to get vaccines after video message sent to Taoiseach

Updated Jan 15th 2021, 8:46 PM 57,902 Views 90 Comments

The video was released this morning.

Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Eight residents at Limerick nursing home die following Covid-19 outbreak over Christmas
# Newcastle West
# Newcastle West

Eight residents at Limerick nursing home die following Covid-19 outbreak over Christmas

Jan 5th 2021, 8:13 AM 45,775 Views 18 Comments

An outbreak was declared at at Killeline Care Centre shortly before Christmas.

Monday 7 December, 2020

Organisers say customers refunded after 'shambolic' Christmas drive-thru event in Limerick
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Organisers say customers refunded after 'shambolic' Christmas drive-thru event in Limerick

Dec 7th 2020, 2:02 PM 56,172 Views 31 Comments

A local councillor who attended the event with his wife and children said the show put on was “pathetic”.

Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Judge imposes ban on media identifying woman accused of threatening to kill two people
# Courts
# Courts

Judge imposes ban on media identifying woman accused of threatening to kill two people

Nov 10th 2020, 4:26 PM 25,794 Views 0 Comments

Limerick District Court heard today that the accused has been “subjected to particularly vile” reports by some media.

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Monday 19 October, 2020

Man who failed to restrict movements after trip abroad led to 56 Covid-19 infections
# Case Study
# Case Study

Man who failed to restrict movements after trip abroad led to 56 Covid-19 infections

Oct 19th 2020, 6:30 AM 185,226 Views 116 Comments

The example has been published in a report by the Department of Public Health, Mid West.

Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Limerick family say they slept under a bridge after being evicted from their home
# Limerick City
# Limerick City

Limerick family say they slept under a bridge after being evicted from their home

Oct 13th 2020, 7:49 AM 69,448 Views 129 Comments

John Johnson said he and his children were left “walking the streets” after being evicted on Saturday.

Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Man found guilty of manslaughter in Kerry death where man was beaten during all-day drinking session
# Tralee
# Tralee

Man found guilty of manslaughter in Kerry death where man was beaten during all-day drinking session

Sep 22nd 2020, 6:07 PM 30,767 Views 0 Comments

Arnoldas Ivanauskas had denied the murder of Dmitry Hrynkevich in Kerry in 2015.

Monday 20 July, 2020

Gardaí order Limerick publican to close bar after reopening despite Covid-19 rules
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gardaí order Limerick publican to close bar after reopening despite Covid-19 rules

Jul 20th 2020, 4:12 PM 51,996 Views 63 Comments

Currently only bars that can operate as restaurants are allowed to open.

Monday 6 July, 2020

Brothers who died in Tipperary diving tragedy named as Fergus and Philip Brophy
# Portroe
# Portroe

Brothers who died in Tipperary diving tragedy named as Fergus and Philip Brophy

Jul 6th 2020, 7:19 AM 46,085 Views 5 Comments

The brothers died while diving at the Portroe Dive Centre.

Sunday 5 July, 2020

Two brothers die in diving tragedy in Tipperary
# Portroe
# Portroe

Two brothers die in diving tragedy in Tipperary

Updated Jul 5th 2020, 7:52 PM 101,314 Views 27 Comments

The incident occurred this afternoon.

Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Limerick youth (19) in hospital with serious facial injuries after suspected acid attack
# Garryowen
# Garryowen

Limerick youth (19) in hospital with serious facial injuries after suspected acid attack

Jun 17th 2020, 4:11 PM 21,678 Views 16 Comments

The alleged attack occured at a house gathering on 13 June.

Sunday 10 May, 2020

Limerick man hit neighbour 'nine times across the head' with a hammer, court hears
# Thomondgate
# Thomondgate

Limerick man hit neighbour 'nine times across the head' with a hammer, court hears

May 10th 2020, 9:12 PM 36,949 Views 0 Comments

There was a special siting of Limerick District Court today.

Thursday 7 May, 2020

Man held knife to woman’s throat before barricading himself into stranger’s home, court hears
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man held knife to woman’s throat before barricading himself into stranger’s home, court hears

May 7th 2020, 5:26 PM 20,823 Views 0 Comments

The man barricaded himself into a stranger’s home where he drank the homeowner’s beer during a three-hour standoff with gardaí yesterday, a court was told.

Tuesday 21 April, 2020

11-year-old cyclist airlifted to hospital after collision with car in Limerick
# Kilmallock
# Kilmallock

11-year-old cyclist airlifted to hospital after collision with car in Limerick

Apr 21st 2020, 10:09 PM 31,004 Views 41 Comments

The boy has sustained what are believed to be serious injuries, Gardaí said.

Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Man accused of murder of 11-year-old Limerick boy is sent forward for trial
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murder of 11-year-old Limerick boy is sent forward for trial

Mar 31st 2020, 4:43 PM 33,215 Views 0 Comments

Dillon was remanded in continuing custody to appear for trial at a date yet to be announced.

Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Meals on Wheels service at risk due to increased demand and loss of staff in wake of coronavirus spread
# Limerick
# Limerick

Meals on Wheels service at risk due to increased demand and loss of staff in wake of coronavirus spread

Mar 18th 2020, 4:04 PM 14,818 Views 4 Comments

St Munchin’s Community Enterprise Centre in Killeely is a meeting point for hundreds of local elderly people.

Monday 9 March, 2020

Tributes for GAA supporter Frank 'John 3:7' Hogan who spread message of hope from the terraces
# Fan Favourite
From The42
# Fan Favourite

Tributes for GAA supporter Frank 'John 3:7' Hogan who spread message of hope from the terraces

Mar 9th 2020, 1:40 PM 54,523 Views 13 Comments

The Limerick fan was well known to match-goers throughout the country.

Friday 6 March, 2020

Covid-19: Health authorities 'working rapidly' to identify contacts of doctor and his family in Limerick
# Uhl
# Uhl

Covid-19: Health authorities 'working rapidly' to identify contacts of doctor and his family in Limerick

Mar 6th 2020, 12:02 PM 78,474 Views 79 Comments

Patients who may have come into contact with one of the confirmed cases of Covid-19 are being contacted directly.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes
# Floods
# Floods

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes

Feb 26th 2020, 7:33 PM 29,186 Views 28 Comments

A plan to construct a flood defence and pumping station to divert water away from the area have been left marooned.

Monday 24 February, 2020

'We are literally prisoners in our own houses. We can never sell them; who would buy this misery?'
# Flooding
# Flooding

'We are literally prisoners in our own houses. We can never sell them; who would buy this misery?'

Feb 24th 2020, 9:44 PM 39,995 Views 45 Comments

Homes in Clonlara, Co Clare are under threat of being submerged following flooding in the area this weekend.

Sunday 23 February, 2020

'It's bringing hell back again': Clare families brace for further flooding as River Shannon rises
# Flooded
# Flooded

'It's bringing hell back again': Clare families brace for further flooding as River Shannon rises

Feb 23rd 2020, 3:50 PM 36,488 Views 37 Comments

Around 7,000 sandbags, and pumping stations were delivered to 10 houses, some of which have been cut off from roads

Friday 21 February, 2020

Firefighter charged with possessing €78,000 worth of cocaine at Nenagh Fire Station
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Firefighter charged with possessing €78,000 worth of cocaine at Nenagh Fire Station

Feb 21st 2020, 6:40 PM 27,773 Views 0 Comments

Michael Morgan, aged 40, with an address at Cluain Muillean, Nenagh, was charged today.

Thursday 20 February, 2020

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater
# Shannon
# Shannon

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater

Feb 20th 2020, 5:00 PM 23,375 Views 0 Comments

Increased rainfall coupled with increased discharges from the Weir has left residents along the Shannon catchment “concerned”.

Crack houses operating like supermarkets as cocaine use sweeps across Limerick, politicians claim
# Worrying Trend
# Worrying Trend

Crack houses operating like supermarkets as cocaine use sweeps across Limerick, politicians claim

Feb 20th 2020, 2:09 PM 26,615 Views 48 Comments

Elected officials say cocaine use is rampant in Limerick city and serious gangland violence could return.

Thursday 16 January, 2020

Romanian man charged with murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan
# Alexandru Iordache
# Alexandru Iordache

Romanian man charged with murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan

Jan 16th 2020, 10:13 PM 27,139 Views 0 Comments

Alexandru Iordache was extradited from the UK today.

Sunday 5 January, 2020

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist killed in Limerick collision yesterday
# N24
# N24

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist killed in Limerick collision yesterday

Jan 5th 2020, 5:57 PM 8,414 Views 2 Comments

A second motorcyclist was taken to hospital and a third was not injured in the incident.

Investigation launched after shots fired at house in Limerick city
# Prospect
# Prospect

Investigation launched after shots fired at house in Limerick city

Jan 5th 2020, 8:05 AM 12,150 Views 0 Comments

The attack happened in the south of the city last night.

Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith released on bail
# Bail
# Bail

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith released on bail

Dec 31st 2019, 5:47 PM 40,171 Views 0 Comments

Her bail conditions including residing at an address in the northeast and signing on at a garda station twice daily.

Monday 23 December, 2019

Lisa Smith still on remand in prison despite being granted bail last week
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith still on remand in prison despite being granted bail last week

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:14 PM 29,916 Views 0 Comments

Smith may yet may yet spend Christmas in jail over issues around the independent surety.

Cork man arrested in Hungary over alleged offences related to child sex abuse images remanded in custody
# Arrest Warrant
# Arrest Warrant

Cork man arrested in Hungary over alleged offences related to child sex abuse images remanded in custody

Dec 23rd 2019, 3:24 PM 15,702 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Connolly was arrested in Budapest last Wednesday on foot of a European Arrest Warrant.

Sunday 22 December, 2019

Garda investigation following alleged hit and run in Limerick overnight
# Limerick
# Limerick

Garda investigation following alleged hit and run in Limerick overnight

Dec 22nd 2019, 1:28 PM 13,271 Views 0 Comments

In a separate incident, another pedestrian was injured during a collision with a taxi.

Sunday 15 December, 2019

Two years on, nobody has been charged over the murder of this Limerick woman
# Rose Hanrahan
# Rose Hanrahan

Two years on, nobody has been charged over the murder of this Limerick woman

Dec 15th 2019, 5:17 PM 21,548 Views 7 Comments

A garda investigation into the murder of Rose Hanrahan (78) is following a definite line of enquiry.

Thursday 5 December, 2019

'Accidental death' recorded at inquest of boy who died in collision during garda pursuit
# Limerick
# Limerick

'Accidental death' recorded at inquest of boy who died in collision during garda pursuit

Dec 5th 2019, 3:40 PM 27,875 Views 23 Comments

After striking a signpost and ditch, the car he was in became elevated on its left side and then struck a telegraph pole.

Thursday 28 November, 2019

Limerick councillor says he will 'not be intimidated' after masked men smash up home and cars in early morning attack
# Fergus Kilcoyne
# Fergus Kilcoyne

Limerick councillor says he will 'not be intimidated' after masked men smash up home and cars in early morning attack

Nov 28th 2019, 2:10 PM 23,062 Views 6 Comments

It’s understood that Kilcoyne has been advised by gardaí to increase security measures at his home.

Friday 22 November, 2019

Father of murdered teenager appeals for killer to come forward on twelfth anniversary of his death
# Limerick
# Limerick

Father of murdered teenager appeals for killer to come forward on twelfth anniversary of his death

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:15 AM 13,042 Views 2 Comments

The body of 19-year-old Jeffrey Hannan’s was found near his home in 2007.

Sunday 17 November, 2019

Gardaí appeal for information after 16-year-old boy killed in Limerick road crash
# Adare
# Adare

Gardaí appeal for information after 16-year-old boy killed in Limerick road crash

Updated Nov 17th 2019, 7:15 PM 45,066 Views 2 Comments

A 16-year-old boy was killed in the collision near Adare in the early hours today.

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios

RTÉ shelved plan to move Lyric FM to UL after discovering it would 'cost more' than staying in Limerick studios

Nov 13th 2019, 5:15 PM 20,796 Views 23 Comments

RTÉ announced plans to close the Lyric studios and split the station’s output from between Cork and Dublin.

Friday 8 November, 2019

Judge orders man charged with murder of Brooklyn Colbert be 'medically assessed'
# Limerick
# Limerick

Judge orders man charged with murder of Brooklyn Colbert be 'medically assessed'

Nov 8th 2019, 10:55 AM 39,737 Views 0 Comments

Over 30 gardaí flanked the accused, Patrick Dillon, in court.

Thursday 7 November, 2019

Man charged in connection with murder of Limerick schoolboy Brooklyn Colbert
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man charged in connection with murder of Limerick schoolboy Brooklyn Colbert

Nov 7th 2019, 9:24 PM 48,154 Views 0 Comments

The 11-year-old boy was found with multiple injuries at a house on Sunday night.

Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Limerick hospital apologises for death of teenager who sustained massive blood loss during surgery
# Jessica Sheedy
# Jessica Sheedy

Limerick hospital apologises for death of teenager who sustained massive blood loss during surgery

Nov 6th 2019, 9:29 PM 41,677 Views 7 Comments

Jessica Sheedy (18) from Bruff, Co Limerick died three days after the surgery in May 2018.

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