Archive for December, 2016

RSA and Gardai renew appeal to Limerick drivers during New Year

RSA and Gardai renew appeal to Limerick drivers during New Year

| December 31, 2016

NEW Years eve Limerick revellers are being urged to take care on the roads as An Garda Síochána and the RSA renew their appeal to all drivers to be responsible in relation to drinking and driving. Provisional figures indicate that since the 1st December, when the Christmas and New Year anti drink driving campaign was […]

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Six year prison sentence for robbing taxi driver at knifepoint

Six year prison sentence for robbing taxi driver at knifepoint

| December 31, 2016

  A MAN who hijacked a taxi and robbed the driver at knifepoint after threatening to kill him and his family, has been jailed for six years at Limerick Circuit Court. On January 25, 2013, Gerard Ward (40) of Glenma, Croom hired a taxi to take him from Limerick City to his home. He told […]

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Christmas reprieve for son of murdered Limerick gang boss

Christmas reprieve for son of murdered Limerick gang boss

| December 31, 2016

THE son of a murdered Limerick gang boss has been allowed defer a nine month prison sentence for making a false statement to Gardaí until the New year. Father-of-two, Kieran Keane Jnr, (26) of Claughaun Avenue, Garryowen gave a false statement to Gardaí about a car accident in which a woman in her 80s was […]

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Behind the scenes and screams with Snow White

Behind the scenes and screams with Snow White

| December 31, 2016

“WITH pantomime, it’s slightly different to a straight play. The audience is part of it and interactive, we look for their response.” Wise words on the delivery of ‘Snow White’ to audiences at Lime Tree Theatre by Tony Cusack in the director’s chair of Limerick Panto Society. This show, with a cast in excess of […]

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Man who threw coke bottle at Limerick judge jailed for mugging schoolchildren

Man who threw coke bottle at Limerick judge jailed for mugging schoolchildren

| December 30, 2016

  A LIMERICK drug addict who threatened to shoot a 13-year-old schoolboy during a 20 minute crime spree while on a bender of drugs has been jailed for 18 months. Clyde Keogh (20) Ballyclough Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston, Limerick pleaded guilty to robbing and attempting to rob young teens who were on their way to school […]

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Limerick teen arrested driving scrambler on path to rugby match

Limerick teen arrested driving scrambler on path to rugby match

| December 30, 2016

A LIMERICK teenager has been arrested in connection with dangerous driving where he drove a scrambler motorcycle along a crowded footpath. A tweet from the official Garda Traffic Corp twitter account  showed the off road dirt bike laying on the ground alongside a bicycle. The incident occurred on St Stephen’s Day as Munster and Leinster fans […]

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Limerick burglars deny stealing €62000 worth of property

Limerick burglars deny stealing €62000 worth of property

| December 30, 2016

  AN ASPIRING amateur boxer who admitted stealing low value goods from a County Limerick bungalow denied he stole more than €62,000 worth of jewellery and property in the raid. Patrick Cauley, (25) with addresses in White Cross Gardens, Moyross and in Ennis, was one of three men involved in the burglary of a home on […]

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Limerick infant taken from mother who was drunk outside chipper

Limerick infant taken from mother who was drunk outside chipper

| December 30, 2016

  A ONE-year-old infant has been placed in emergency foster care after he was found in a buggy, partly dressed, outside a Limerick city takeaway with his heavily intoxicated mother. Details of the incident which unfolded at around 2am in the early hours of last Monday. were heard at a special sitting of Limerick Court. […]

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Two-tier recovery still being felt outside Dublin region

Two-tier recovery still being felt outside Dublin region

| December 30, 2016

IRISH workers are still deeply anxious about their future job prospects despite improvements in unemployment rates. Following the publication of the Aviva Family Finances Report 2016, “45 per cent of respondents to the survey are still worried about losing their jobs, Deputy Niall Collins, Fianna Fail spokesperson on jobs and enterprise said this week “Decreases in […]

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Win cinema tickets

Win cinema tickets

| December 30, 2016

ODEON Limerick is this week giving away one pair of tickets and two large combo meals for a film of your choice at their cinema at the Castletroy Shopping Centre. To be in with a chance, answer the following question and email your answer to competitions@limerickpost.ie by 9am on Tuesday January 3, 2017. Who directed […]

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