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Gardai at scene of 'serious' road traffic collision in County Limerick

GARDAI are investigating the circumstances surrounding a "serious" road traffic collision in County Limerick this Wednesday night. 

The collision occurred in Hospital after 6pm this Wednesday, and it is reported that the Caherconlish-Mitchelstown Road is closed both ways as ...

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Deaths in Limerick - December 12, 2018

The death has occurred of Mary KELLY (née Kiely), Berkhamsted, U.K. and late of Castle View Terrace, Clancy Strand, Limerick, at St. Francis' Hospice, Berkhamsted.

Beloved wife of Christopher and dearest mother of Ciarán, Clodagh, Caoimhe, Roisín & ...

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Limerick's sole survivor Hospital learn their fate in Harty Cup quarter final draw

LIMERICK'S John the Baptist of Hospital have been drawn to play Thurles CBS in the Harty Cup quarter finals.

The quarter finals are set for January 9, 2019.

If Hospital win, they would advance to meet Christian Brothers College or Nenagh CBS in the semi finals.

The south ...

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Rush hour delays in Limerick following two-car collision

Emergency services are working to clear the scene of a road accidents which is causing delays on the outskirts of the city.

The collision, which involved two cars, happened at around 5pm at the Ballysimon Roundabout at Childers Road.

No serious injuries have been reported and gardai ...

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Christmas date for Limerick Charity Cup final at Markets Field

ALL-IRELAND League Division 1A rivals Young Munster and Garryowen will meet in the Sporting Limerick Charity Cup final at the Markets Field on Friday, December 28, 6pm.

Garryowen lost out to Nenagh Ormond in last season’s Charity Cup final at the Markets Field.

North ...

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Major Limerick concert to kick off new marquee Live at the Docklands series

A MAJOR concert is to kick off a new series of gigs at a marquee venue in Limerick, it can be revealed.

Music bookers Dolans Presents have this Wednesday confirmed details of a series of Live at the Docklands concerts, set to take place on Limerick Docks on the June Bank Holiday ...

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Irish Water lifts Do Not Drink notice in Limerick village after 15 months

RESIDENTS at O’Connnor Park in Ardagh can now drink their tap water again, 15 months after the first Do Not Drink notice was posted.

The Do Not Drink notice was finally lifted this Wednesday lunchtime and follows recent works carried out by Irish Water to clean the pipe network in the ...

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Limerick man found not guilty of murdering ‘annoying’ beggar in laneway

A LIMERICK man has been cleared of murder but found guilty of the manslaughter of an ‘annoying’ beggar, whom he stabbed after going to his home with a knife to ‘stop him demanding money’.

Desmond Coyle told those who restrained him after the fatal stabbing that he hoped his ...

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Limerick punter wins early Christmas present as numbers come up in Euromillions draw

A LIMERICK punter is celebrating after their three lucky numbers were drawn in Tuesday’s Euromillions – ensuring a profitable payout ahead of Christmas.

The BoyleSports customer, who wishes to remain anonymous, placed a €5 bet on the three numbers 4, 7 and 13 at a store in ...

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Almost 73,000 passengers to travel through Shannon Airport during Christmas season

ALMOST 73,000 passengers will travel through Shannon Airport during the Christmas period. 

From this weekend through to the New Year, 72,700 passengers are expected to come through Shannon, an increase of 5% in passenger numbers across the festive season. 

The festive ...

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Confidence-and-supply extension rules out general election to 2020

IT looks like Limerick and the rest of the country will not face a general election until early in 2020.

It comes after Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin ruled out pulling the plug on the confidence and supply deal his party has which keeps Fine Gael in power.

It now appears likely ...

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Emergency services at the scene of river rescue in Limerick

EMERGENCY services are currently at the scene of a river rescue in Limerick city this Wednesday morning. 

Limerick Fire Service were alerted to a report of an individual entering the River Shannon at approximately 11 am this Wednesday. 

Three units from Mulgrave Street have ...

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Gardaí investigating alleged assault in Limerick city centre 

GARDAÍ are currently investigating an alleged assault in Limerick city centre after a man was found with serious injuries in a lane on Tuesday night. 

A man in his 40s was found with serious injuries in the Augustinian Lane area, near Roches Street, at approximately 2:30 ...

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Global branding giant works with creative Limerick students on ‘Brand Limerick’

A WORLD class creative agency, who are currently developing Limerick’s new international brand identity, has collaborated with local “fresh creative talent” on the project by working with Limerick students. 

Global branding giant M&C Saatchi met with fourth year ...

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Four arrested following seizure of vintage cars in Limerick released without charge

FOUR men who were being questioned by gardai in relation to an alleged scam involving the purchase and sale of vintage cars have been released without charge.

The four were arrested in the Rathkeale area on Tuesday morning during a pre-planned operation which was led by ...

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Homeless agency warns public over bogus collectors in Limerick

A HOMELESS agency has issued a public warning over bogus charity collectors in the Limerick city suburbs. 

In a social media alert, national housing and homeless organisation Novas—headquartered in Limerick—said that it was made aware of the bogus collectors over the past few ...

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EXCLUSIVE: High-profile developer swoops on former Limerick hotel site for €6.2m

A HIGH-profile developer has bought the Ardhu Ryan site on Limerick’s North Circular Road for €6.2m, it can be exclusively revealed.

Businessman Aidan Brooks is set to go ahead with his first major development in Limerick in over 10 years following confirmation from business ...

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Four nominations for Limerick hurlers in RTE Sports Awards

ALL-IRELAND hurling champions Limerick have secured four nominations in the RTÉ Sport Awards.

Darragh Maloney and Joanne Cantwell will present the RTÉ Sport Awards 2018 live on RTÉ One this Saturday December 15 at 9.20pm.

Cian Lynch is among a short-list of ...

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Limerick gardai recover stolen tools and machinery during search operation

GARDAI have recovered a significant quantity of tools and machinery which they suspect was stolen in the UK.

The seizure, which includes power tools, generators and lawnmowers was made when a premises in the Bruff garda district was searched on Tuesday afternoon.

“Gardai ...

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County Limerick based garda accused of ‘groping’ woman

OFFICERS in Dublin are investigating an allegation that a serving County Limerick based garda “groped” a woman in a pub in Temple Bar, according to reports.

Gardai from Pearse Street station in Dublin are investigating the allegation, according to the Irish ...

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Munster's Conor Murray predicts backlash in Castres

MUNSTER scrum-half Conor Murray is predicting a backlash from Heineken Champions Cup opponents Castres this weekend when the sides renew rivalry at the Stade Pierre Fabre.

Munster, who currently lead Pool 2 of the Champions Cup by three points from Gloucester, sit six points ahead of ...

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