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Gardaí seize €90k worth of cannabis from Limerick growhouse

GARDAÍ HAVE SEIZED cannabis with an estimated street value in excess of €90k  following the discovery of a grow house in Limerick.

The discovery was made during a search operation led by detective and uniformed officers based in Bruff at a property in the Cappamore area of ...

2019-09-14 01:04 open_in_new
Serving detective and a businessman to face trial on allegations of corruption

A SERVING DETECTIVE Garda has been sent forward for trial to Limerick Circuit Court, on allegations that he took money from a businessman in return for passing on confidential information about a Criminal Assets Bureau probe into the businessman’s company.

The Garda and the businessman ...

2019-09-13 17:43 open_in_new
'A terrible loss': Irish athlete Craig Lynch dies aged 29

IRISH ATHLETE CRAIG Lynch has died in a car accident, his club has announced. 

Lynch (29) was part of the Ireland team that ran in the 2015 World Relay Championships. 

The Co Cavan native represented Ireland in the 400 metre relay at the 2016 European Championships in The ...

2019-09-09 13:58 open_in_new
Young boy killed in Co Limerick collision named locally

A LIMERICK COMMUNITY is in “total shock” at the loss of a baby boy and praying for the recovery of his mother after a fatal collision yesterday.

The infant who was fatally injured and his mother who sustained serious head injuries in the two-car collision have been named locally as ...

2019-09-07 18:55 open_in_new
Young boy dies and woman (20s) seriously injured in Co Limerick collision

A YOUNG BOY has died following a serious car crash in Co Limerick.

The collision occurred at about 2pm today at Knocknacarra, Cappamore.

A male infant child was airlifted to Cork University Hospital in a serious condition and has since died. 

A female driver in her ...

2019-09-07 01:04 open_in_new
Boy airlifted to hospital in serious condition after two-car collision in Limerick

GARDAÍ IN LIMERICK are investigating after a child and a woman were seriously injured in a two-car collision in Limerick this afternoon. 

The incident occurred shortly after 2pm at Knocknacarrga, Cappamore.

Both the woman – who suffered serious head injuries – and the ...

2019-09-06 20:52 open_in_new
Gardaí carry out search at Limerick sports grounds over alleged match-fixing

GARDAÍ CARRIED OUT a search of a Limerick sports grounds yesterday evening as part of an investigation into alleged match-fixing. 

Members of the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) were assisted by local gardaí in their investigation. 

A photo shared on Twitter showed ...

2019-09-04 11:07 open_in_new
'We are just trying to salvage what we can': Investigation underway after houses and GAA pitches flooded

FAMILIES WHOSE HOMES were destroyed in a “man made” flood have demanded answers as to what led to the “disaster”.

Five homes were flooded in Coonagh, Co Limerick, and homeowners taken by boat to a nearby hotel, after a scheduled high-tide on the River Shannon, breached an ...

2019-09-02 23:25 open_in_new
Appeal to fund treatment of cats 'scalded with boiling water' in Limerick

Warning: Graphic image below 

AN ANIMAL WELFARE group has appealed for funds to cover the cost of veterinary treatment for three cats believed to have been scalded with boiling water.

The Deel Animal Action Group, in Newcastle West, Co Limerick, has publicly shared graphic photos ...

2019-08-30 20:52 open_in_new