Andrew Carey

Andrew Carey

Breaking news, crime and courts correspondent with the Limerick Post Newspaper. Also covering general news and business stories.
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Complaints against Rubberbandits’ ‘haunted bread’ comment rejected by BAI

Complaints against Rubberbandits’ ‘haunted bread’ comment rejected by BAI

| August 4, 2017

11 COMPLAINTS made against the Rubberbandits over their “haunted bread” comment on the Late Late Show have been rejected by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. However, the Limerick comedy duo of Blindboy Boatclub and Mr Chrome have accused members of the Catholic Church of fuelling a campaign against them. In a tweet posted by the […]

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‘Sextortion’ case under investigation in Limerick

‘Sextortion’ case under investigation in Limerick

| August 2, 2017

A SEXTORTION type case is under investigation in Limerick after a complaint was made by a teen alleging he was threatened that “personal videos” would be shared across the internet unless he paid a ransom. Gardai in Limerick have said that this is not a new type of scam and have urged people to be […]

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Two-year anniversary pauses Corbett murder trial

Two-year anniversary pauses Corbett murder trial

| August 2, 2017

AS THE gruesome evidence of the last moments in Jason Corbett’s life unfold before a jury of US citizens, the Limerick man’s family have been allowed time to pause proceedings to mark his two-year anniversary. In the early hours of August 2, 2015, the popular Limerick man was bludgeoned to death in his US home […]

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Vodafone customers warned of email malware virus scam

Vodafone customers warned of email malware virus scam

| August 2, 2017

  VODAFONE customers in Limerick are being warned of fake bills that are being emailed to accounts in a bid to spread a malware trojan virus. The warning comes from ESET Ireland who are warning computer users to watch out for an email that pretends to come from the mobile phone carrier, but actually contains the […]

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Limerick confectioner tastes success at coveted awards

Limerick confectioner tastes success at coveted awards

| August 2, 2017

LIMERICK based confectionary company Pandora Bell has just won an impressive four Great Taste Awards. The winning products, Pandora Bell Smoked Sweet Liquorice was described as having “a delightful depth of liquorice flavour”. The judges stated that Pandora Bell Fruit Jellies with 70 per cent Fruit Pulp has “intense and compelling flavours”,. Pandora Bell Salted […]

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Gardaí investigating riverbank ‘flasher’

Gardaí investigating riverbank ‘flasher’

| August 2, 2017

  A MAN exposing himself on the riverbank walkways near the University of Limerick has drawn the attention of the Rubber Bandits comedy duo who have expressed concerns about the man’s behaviour. A number of women, reported the man’s behaviour to Gardaí and the University authorities as the incidents are said to have occurred in the […]

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Corbett murder trial told of Tom’s dislike for Jason

Corbett murder trial told of Tom’s dislike for Jason

| August 2, 2017

      THOMAS Martens hated Jason Corbett, the murder trial of the US father and daughter has been told as the pair deny unlawfully killing the Limerick man in 2015. That was the evidence of a former colleague when she spoke of conversation she had with the retired FBI agent in 2015. Molly Martens […]

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Days left on fate of 12 stray horses seized in Limerick

Days left on fate of 12 stray horses seized in Limerick

| August 1, 2017

  HAVING disposed of 60 stray horses already this year, Limerick City and County Council face the prospect of having to make decisions on the latest seizure of 12 horses made in the city in recent days. The local council seized 12 unlicensed stray horses since July 26 last leaving their owners just days to […]

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Funding approved for Limerick schoolchildren

Funding approved for Limerick schoolchildren

| August 1, 2017

LIMERICK children are to benefit from a €4m Government funding programme that will create extra spaces in schools and improve services to make life easier for parents and families. €221,342 in Government funding has been allocated to support Limerick children of a school going age. Senator Maria Byrne this week said that the €4m in […]

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Chamber survey seeks to identify 2018 training needs

Chamber survey seeks to identify 2018 training needs

| August 1, 2017

BUSINESSES in the Mid West have been able to maintain their edge through keeping themselves up-to-date and enabling their employees to gain new skills and qualifications. In the two years since setting up a Skillnet, Shannon Chamber has offered 64 training courses to over 500 employees in 216 of its member companies. Heading in to year […]

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