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Gardaí seize guns and ammo at Limerick halting site in planned raid

GARDAÍ BASED AT Roxboro Garda Station in Limerick seized a quantity of ammo as well as firearms in a planned raid. 

Officers conducted a planned search operation at a halting site in Southill, Limerick City where a firearm, shell casings and ammunition were seized.

This search was ...

2019-07-20 01:04 open_in_new
Gardaí and family 'extremely concerned' for 23-year-old man missing since 4 July

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a 23-year-old man missing from Co Limerick. 

Pawel Alexsandrazak has been missing from the Fairgreen area since Thursday 4 July. 

When last seen, Pawel was wearing a dark blue jacket, blue ...

2019-07-15 11:28 open_in_new
Gardaí renew appeal for 15-year-old Limerick boy missing since Wednesday

GARDAÍ ARE RENEWING their appeal to the public for assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 15-year-old Gearoid Morrissey.

Gearoid was last seen on Wednesday 10 July at Mulgrave Street, Limerick at around 4.05pm.

He is described as 5ft 7in tall, of slim build, with light brown hair ...

2019-07-13 19:34 open_in_new
Poll: Would you support an environmental tax on wet wipes?

COASTWATCH IRELAND HAS has suggested that the government introduce an environmental tax on wet wipes, which are responsible for a significant number of blockages in sewer systems.

“The government is running campaigns about wet wipes to tell people not to flush them; but they need to hit ...

2019-07-12 12:04 open_in_new
'The street was full of bees': Swarm causes 'panic' in Limerick city

THOUSANDS OF BEES swarmed Limerick city yesterday causing “panic” on the streets.

The swarm was captured on video by local café manager Angelina Brodziak around 5pm.

“There was a lot of panic, people were waving the bees away around their heads, it was kind of crazy,” said ...

2019-07-10 23:19 open_in_new
Poll: Should herbicides that have been linked to cancer be banned in Ireland?

IN AUSTRIA THIS week, members of parliament voted in favour of banning the herbicide glyphosate as a “precautionary measure” over fears it could cause cancer. 

The weedkiller has been closely connected with Roundup, a flagship product marketed worldwide by US giant Monsanto, which was ...

2019-07-07 11:19 open_in_new
Racing pundit John McCririck dies aged 79

RACING JOURNALIST JOHN McCririck has died aged 79.

The pundit featured prominently on racing footage with ITV and Channel 4, where he became well-known for his off-beat wardrobe and energetic personality.

In January 2005, he was a contestant in the third series of Celebrity Big ...

2019-07-05 16:16 open_in_new
Funeral arrangements announced for Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS HAVE have been announced for champion boxer Kevin Sheehy, 20, who gardaí allege was murdered in his native Limerick city last Monday.

Mr Sheehy, from John Carew Park and a member of the St Francis Boxing Club, died in a hit and run incident at Hyde ...

2019-07-04 18:13 open_in_new
Man charged in connection with murder of Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy

A 29-YEAR-OLD man has been charged in connection with the murder of Irish boxer Kevin Sheehy.

Two men were arrested over the hit-and-run incident yesterday. One has now been charged and the other, an 18-year-old, has been released without charge. 

It’s understood the ...

2019-07-02 23:10 open_in_new
Kevin Sheehy: Post-mortem set to be carried out on body of boxer

THE POST-MORTEM IS set to be carried out today on the body of Irish boxer Kevin Sheehy.

A Gardaí spokesperson said that the post-mortem of Sheehy’s body will take place in University Hospital Limerick this morning. 

Two men, aged in their late teens and late 20s, are currently ...

2019-07-02 13:40 open_in_new
Pedestrian (20s) killed in early morning hit-and-run in Limerick

A MAN IN his 20s has been killed following a hit-and-run in Co Limerick.

The incident happened when the man, a pedestrian, was struck by a jeep on Hyde Road in Limerick city at approximately 4:40am this morning.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and the road remains ...

2019-07-01 10:22 open_in_new