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Limerick man has ‘barely been outside the door’ since being told he is ‘too fat’ for taxi

A LIMERICK bouncer says he has been left “humiliated” after a taxi driver told him he was “too fat” to be driven home.

Willie Clancy from Moyross says the incident has left him shattered, and he has been looking online for ways to lose weight.

Willie, 47, who is 6’3 and has

yesterday 21:49
Limerick's John Ryan in Rep of Ireland U15 squad for Spanish tournament

TALENTED Limerick teenager John Ryan has been included in the Republic of Ireland Under-15 soccer squad for an upcoming International Tournament in Spain.

The Republic of Ireland will play Spain, the Netherlands and Hungary at the Pinatar Arena in Spain over the space of five days in

yesterday 19:43
Money demanded from Limerick businessman to stop sharing of 'compromising video'

GARDAI in Limerick are investigating an incident during which $2,000 was demanded from a local businessman.

According to gardai, the complainant received an email last Friday from an individual who threatened to share a “compromising video” of him which they claimed to

yesterday 18:40
Limerick lorry drivers to collect milk and information for gardai

COUNTY Limerick milk lorry drivers will help the fight against crime in a new plan thought up by a local garda.

Bruff gardai launched a new text alert system this afternoon where drivers employed by Dairygold, Tipperary Co-Op and Kerry report any suspicious activity they may have seen on

yesterday 16:34
Date for Garryowen's Bateman Cup final fixture confirmed

THE 2019 Bateman Cup final featuring Garryowen and City of Armagh will take place in Dublin in April.

It had been expected that the fixture would be staged at either Garryowen’s Dooradoyle Grounds or City of Armagh’s Palace Grounds.

However, City of Armagh confirmed this Tuesday

yesterday 15:31
WATCH: Live coverage of U16 All-Ireland Basketball final - Laurel Hill versus Colaiste Ailigh

Laurel Hill are in action in their second All-Ireland basketball final of the day, as their U16 C side take on Colaiste Ailigh  at the National Basketball Arena in Dublin. 

See below for the full game, while click here for a report on their U19 side's loss earlier today in

yesterday 14:28
Limerick gardai issue appeal after man was ‘suddenly punched’ on busy street

GARDAI in Limerick are appealing for information following an assault on a busy city street.

Gardai said the victim “was suddenly punched into the face by a male” as he was walking on Parnell Street last Saturday at around 7.55pm.

“Parnell Street is a busy street and

yesterday 14:28
SLIDESHOW: Heartache for Laurel Hill in Under 19 'C' basketball final

There was heartache for Limerick's Laurel Hill this morning as their Under 19 side lost the All-Ireland schools 'C' final to St Louis from Monaghan 39-37

Match Report - Basketball Ireland   - Pictures from Sportsfle

St Louis Carrickmacross (Monaghan): 39

Laurel Hill

yesterday 13:25
Number one: JP McManus remains top of Limerick ‘Rich List’ with €2.17 billion

BUSINESSMAN and horse racing magnate JP McManus has retained his status as Limerick’s wealthiest person.

According to the New Year ‘Rich List’, published in the Sunday Independent this week, the Adare Manor owner and Limerick GAA sponsor has seen his personal fortune increase by

yesterday 13:25
Limerick stars named in Irish squad to face U21s

Head coach Gerry Davis has named a panel of Irish Amateur players to play Stephen Kenny’s Under 21’s (home based players) squad in Whitehall on Wednesday the February 6 (7.45pm kick-0ff)

Gary Neville and Stephen McGann of Pike Rovers has been included in the initial squad with Limerick

yesterday 12:22
Ambulance personnel in Limerick warn HSE they will 'take to the picket lines again'

AROUND 30 ambulance personnel in Limerick have warned that another all-day strike will take place if the HSE does not recognise their union.

Members of the National Ambulance Service Representatives Association (Nasra), which is affiliated to the Psychiatric Nursing Association (PNA), have

yesterday 12:22
WATCH: Live coverage of All-Ireland U19 C Girls Basketball Final - Laurel Hill v St Louis Carrickmacross

Limerick's Laurel Hill have a busy day today at the National Basketall Arena in Dublin, with two teams in their respective All-Ireland finals. 

First up is their U19 C girls side who take on St Louis of Carrickmacross, with a 10.30am tip off. See below for full live coverage from

yesterday 10:16
Search goes on for new graveyard site in County Limerick town

LIMERICK City and County Council has changed tack and is now pro-actively trying to identify suitable sites for a new graveyard in Abbeyfeale, local councillors have been told.

Last year, after testing of 17  possible sites had yielded no suitable one, the council had publicly

yesterday 10:16
SLIDESHOW: Clayton Hotels Munster Senior Schools Cup 2019 Preview

Colm Kinsella previews the Clayton Hotels Munster Senior Schools Cup which kicks off next week as five Limerick sides look to claim the prestigious prize in March. Glenstal Abbey won the Cup for the first time in 2018

The Clayton Hotels Munster Schools Senior Cup reverts to a straight

yesterday 09:13
Limerick gardai observed cyclist ‘shouting and roaring’ at occupants of car

A CYCLIST who aggressively remonstrated with the occupants of a car which pulled across him in Limerick has avoided a criminal conviction.

Sergej Klimovi, 36, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to a single public order charge and admitted engaging in threatening and abusive behaviour at

yesterday 05:01
Herd of deer killed in Irish Rail crash between Thurles and Limerick Junction

A HERD of deer have been reportedly killed in a train crash between Thurles and the Limerick Junction, resulting in "mechanical damage" and delays this Monday evening. 

Irish Rail confirmed in a tweet at 6pm that its 4.25pm service "struck a herd of deer" between

2019-01-21 23:40
Daily News
Deaths in Limerick - January 22, 2019

The death has occurred of Philomena CLANCY, Dromcollogher, Limerick, peacefully at University Hospital Limerick. 

Beloved wife of the late William. Deeply regretted by her loving family. Requiem Mass on this Thursday at 12.30 p.m in St. Bartholomew's Church,

yesterday 16:34
UL preparing to regain Gourmet Food Parlour O’Connor Cup ladies football title

THE University of Limerick were represented this Tuesday when the 2019 Gourmet Food Parlour HEC Ladies Football Third Level Championships were launched.

The 2018 Gourmet Food Parlour O’Connor Cup Final was a thrilling affair at Abbotstown, as Dublin City University edged out

yesterday 15:31
Limerick mum of four handed lengthy driving ban for driving without insurance

A LIMERICK mother-of-four has been disqualified for eight years after she admitted driving without insurance for a fifth time.

Limerick District Court was told Leanne Casey, 27, who is originally from Hyde Road, Prospect was stopped by gardai while driving at Crecora Avenue, on June 8,

yesterday 13:25
Limerick court hears that truck driver fell out with former employer

A TRUCK driver who is accused of speeding has claimed at Limerick court that he was “maliciously nominated” by his former employer after he moved to a rival company.

Judge Mary Larkin was told at Newcastle West court that James Lenihan of Knocknadiha, Tournafulla, was nominated by

yesterday 12:22
Munster coach van Graan fears Tommy O'Donnell may be out ‘long time’

MUNSTER head coach Johann van Graan fears the luckless Tommy O’Donnell may be sidelined ‘for a long time again’ due to a shoulder injury.

O’Donnell, who sustained the injury in the opening half of Munster’s Heineken Champions Cup victory over Exeter Chiefs at Thomond Park on

yesterday 10:16
Limerick FC star signs for top Singapore club

LIMERICK FC midfielder Barry Maguire has signed for Geylang International in the Singapore Premier League (SPL).

Twenty nine-year-old Maguire spent last season with Limerick FC after the former Dutch and Irish underage international joined the Blues last February.

Maguire

yesterday 10:16
Extraordinary coincidence helps Limerick city charity

A LIMERICK charity has received a New Year’s boost thanks to an extraordinary case of mistaken identity.

Every Christmas, Ger Callanan, proprietor of the Glen Tavern, organises a Christmas raffle with the proceeds going to a good cause.

At the start of December, he received

yesterday 05:01
Clothes Don’t Rape exhibit in Limerick shows that clothing is ‘irrelevant’

A BOY’S Communion suit, a burqa, a mini-shirt and a tracksuit; just some of the items of clothing put on display in the city to highlight “insignificance of clothing during rape trials.”

On Thursday, clothing representing the outfits worn by 21 survivors of sexual abuse at the time

yesterday 05:01
Latest news from Limerick
yesterday 21:49 Limerick man has ‘barely been outside the door’ since being told he is ‘too fat’ for taxi
yesterday 19:43 Limerick's John Ryan in Rep of Ireland U15 squad for Spanish tournament
yesterday 18:40 Money demanded from Limerick businessman to stop sharing of 'compromising video'
yesterday 16:34 Deaths in Limerick - January 22, 2019
yesterday 16:34 Limerick lorry drivers to collect milk and information for gardai
yesterday 15:31 UL preparing to regain Gourmet Food Parlour O’Connor Cup ladies football title
yesterday 15:31 Date for Garryowen's Bateman Cup final fixture confirmed
yesterday 14:28 WATCH: Live coverage of U16 All-Ireland Basketball final - Laurel Hill versus Colaiste Ailigh
yesterday 14:28 Limerick gardai issue appeal after man was ‘suddenly punched’ on busy street
yesterday 13:25 Limerick mum of four handed lengthy driving ban for driving without insurance
yesterday 13:25 SLIDESHOW: Heartache for Laurel Hill in Under 19 'C' basketball final
yesterday 13:25 Number one: JP McManus remains top of Limerick ‘Rich List’ with €2.17 billion
yesterday 12:22 Limerick court hears that truck driver fell out with former employer
yesterday 12:22 Limerick stars named in Irish squad to face U21s
yesterday 12:22 Ambulance personnel in Limerick warn HSE they will 'take to the picket lines again'
yesterday 10:16 Munster coach van Graan fears Tommy O'Donnell may be out ‘long time’
yesterday 10:16 Limerick FC star signs for top Singapore club
yesterday 10:16 WATCH: Live coverage of All-Ireland U19 C Girls Basketball Final - Laurel Hill v St Louis Carrickmacross
yesterday 10:16 Search goes on for new graveyard site in County Limerick town
yesterday 09:13 SLIDESHOW: Clayton Hotels Munster Senior Schools Cup 2019 Preview
yesterday 05:01 Extraordinary coincidence helps Limerick city charity
yesterday 05:01 Clothes Don’t Rape exhibit in Limerick shows that clothing is ‘irrelevant’
yesterday 05:01 Limerick Business Leader: Helping fellow firms keep energy bills low long-term
yesterday 05:01 Limerick gardai observed cyclist ‘shouting and roaring’ at occupants of car
2019-01-21 23:40 ‘Belligerent’ Limerick councillor was aggressive and verbally abused gardai
2019-01-21 23:40 Herd of deer killed in Irish Rail crash between Thurles and Limerick Junction
2019-01-21 22:37 Four Limerick athletes to compete for Ireland at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi
2019-01-21 22:37 WATCH: 'This team can win silverware' - Munster coach Johann van Graan
2019-01-21 21:34 Children being treated for flu-like illnesses as cases in Limerick continue to rise 
2019-01-21 19:28 Deaths in Limerick - January 21, 2019
2019-01-21 19:28 New €27m centre for global research and development opens in County Limerick
2019-01-21 19:28 Former Limerick hurling star David Breen and Una Healy in ‘jaws’ of paradise
2019-01-21 18:25 Oireachtas Report: TD queries why Limerick is not a rent pressure zone
2019-01-21 18:25 LISTEN: The Limerick Leader Sports Podcast - Episode 1
2019-01-21 18:25 Limerick man to be sentenced for fatal stabbing of ‘aggressive’ beggar
2019-01-21 16:19 SLIDESHOW: Limerick Junior Soccer weekend round up
2019-01-21 16:19 Yellow alert: Met Eireann issues weather warning for snow and ice
2019-01-21 16:19 Munster's Tommy O'Donnell sidelined with shoulder injury
2019-01-21 16:19 Banned Limerick motorist was caught driving two different cars
2019-01-21 15:16 Protests to continue over Limerick car park plan as works begin
2019-01-21 14:13 Minister for Mental Health to visit Limerick Youth Service to present award
2019-01-21 13:10 IRFU issue update on Tadhg Beirne’s knee injury
2019-01-21 13:10 EXCLUSIVE: Limerick wins big IDA boost with ‘advanced manufacturing facility’ plan
2019-01-21 12:07 Emergency services at the scene of car crash in Limerick city
2019-01-21 11:04 Kyle Hayes heads up Limerick injury list ahead of Wexford Allianz Hurling League opener
2019-01-21 06:52 River erosion a continuing problem in County Limerick town
2019-01-21 06:52 Limerick garda ‘at a loss’ as to how driver’s status was incorrect on summons
2019-01-21 06:52 Limerick land prices remain strong and are expected to ‘firm up’
2019-01-21 06:52 Dolores O’Riordan’s brother thanks Limerick for ‘brilliant’ support shown to family
2019-01-20 23:31 Seven plead guilty following brawl at Chinese takeaway in County Limerick
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