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Yesterday’s News

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Monday 6 July, 2020

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

The brothers died while diving at the Portroe Dive Centre.

Sunday 5 July, 2020

Two brothers die in diving tragedy in Tipperary

The incident occurred this afternoon.

Wednesday 17 June, 2020

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

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

There was a special siting of Limerick District Court today.

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Thursday 7 May, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

Monday 9 March, 2020

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

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

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

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Friday 6 March, 2020

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

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

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

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?'

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

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

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

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Thursday 20 February, 2020

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater Shannon This post contains videos

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

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

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 was extradited from the UK today.

Sunday 5 January, 2020

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

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist killed in Limerick collision yesterday

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

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

Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith released on bail

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

Monday 4 November, 2019

11-year-old boy found dead in a house in Limerick named locally

Brooklyn Colbert was found with multiple injuries at a house in Limerick last night.

Thursday 24 October, 2019

Investigation launched after prisoner escapes custody while attending University Hospital Limerick

The man escaped from the custody of prison officers through a window at the hospital shortly before 2pm.

Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Cash stolen from Limerick off-licence after man entered armed with a knife and left on bicycle

Gardai say that a man in his 30s was arrested.

Saturday 12 October, 2019

14-year-old boy among three stabbed in series of attacks in Limerick city suburb

A garda source said they believe all three incidents are linked.

Thursday 3 October, 2019

Mourners at funeral of man killed in fireball collision offer prayers for injured nephew (12)

The father-of-two died in a single vehicle collision last Thursday.

Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Online fundraiser set up for 12-year-old boy severely injured in Clare crash that killed two

Jason Hogan continues to receive treatment for severe burns at St James’s Hospital in Dublin.

Monday 23 September, 2019

Burglars believed to have been armed with meat cleaver in raid on Limerick house

A youth suspected of being involved in the Shannonvale burglary has been arrested.

Thursday 19 September, 2019

'A toxic decision': Protest planned after EPA gives green light for Irish Cement Ltd to burn waste

Limerick Against Pollution said “4,400 objections” were lodged against the plans.

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