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Soldier dies at Limerick barracks

Soldier dies at Limerick barracks

| June 23, 2017

AN ARMY investigation will be completed into the death of a Cork soldier who had been based with the 12th battalion in Limerick’s Sarsfield Barracks. The 23-year-old was found unresponsive at the Limerick Barracks on Thursday afternoon last. It is understood that two-star soldier was found at approximately 1.20pm on Thursday in his bed at Sarsfield […]

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Condell Road in Limerick closed after fatal crash

Condell Road in Limerick closed after fatal crash

| June 13, 2017

Update A MAN in his 70s has died following a three car collision in Limerick this Tuesday morning. Earlier, Gardai and emergency services attended the scene of three car collision on the Condell Road in Limerick. Three units from Limerick City and County Fire and Rescue together with emergency paramedics were assisting gardai at the […]

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Son charged with false imprisonment of Limerick father

Son charged with false imprisonment of Limerick father

| June 9, 2017

A LIMERICK man is to seek bail next Tuesday after he was charged with the alleged false imprisonment of his 80-year-old father for two weeks and for the alleged theft of more than €8,000 in pension money and Credit Union deposits. James O’Connor, who turns 40 this Saturday, was arrested on June 8 last at […]

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Moroccan national arrested in Limerick with terrorist’s ID

Moroccan national arrested in Limerick with terrorist’s ID

| June 6, 2017

  A MOROCCAN national has been arrested and detained after he was found in possession of identification papers linked to one of the London terror attackers. Gardai from the National Immigration Bureau arrested the man at his Limerick home on Bank Holiday Monday night. It is understood that they had been acting on information intelligence received […]

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15-year-old girl missing in Limerick

15-year-old girl missing in Limerick

| May 24, 2017

A 15-year-old teen is missing in Limerick and Gardai are appealing for the assistance of the public to help trace her whereabouts. Maja Brablix was last seen in the city on Sunday, May 21 last and is described as 1.52m (5’2″) tall, of average build, with blonde hair and blue eyes. Maja was wearing a black t-shirt with pink […]

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#BREAKING Man killed following laneway row in Limerick

#BREAKING Man killed following laneway row in Limerick

| May 24, 2017

GARDAI in Limerick were this Wednesday afternoon investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in the city centre where a man has been stabbed to death. Shortly after 1.30pm, a dispute saw a large number of people gather at Roches Row between Roches Street and William Street in the city. During the dispute, one man received […]

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Noonan to relinquish Finance role and retire at next election

Noonan to relinquish Finance role and retire at next election

| May 18, 2017

MICHAEL Noonan is to step down as Minister for Finance and will not seek a seat in the next General Election nor will he seek a seat at the next cabinet table. After Taoiseach Enda Kenny announced that he would be stepping down as leader of the Fine Gael party, the Limerick TD of 36 years […]

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Champion of the underdog John Devane dies at home

Champion of the underdog John Devane dies at home

| May 15, 2017

LIMERICK’S legal world is in mourning this Monday after the tragic and shocking death of one of the city’s most prominent solicitors in John Devane. The 54-year-old solicitor died overnight at his home in Blackwater, Ardnacrusha and was found on Sunday morning. Mr Devane’s remains were brought to University Hospital Limerick for a post mortem […]

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#BREAKING Commercial fire in Limerick

#BREAKING Commercial fire in Limerick

| May 4, 2017

SEVEN units of Limerick City Fire and Rescue, including the raised platform apparatus, are tackling a fire on the Ballysimon Road in Limerick this Thursday. It is understood that a commercial premises is ablaze and the Ballysimon area of Limerick is under a cloud of billowing smoke. Locals are reporting, through social media, of hearing “popping […]

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Woman dies in Limerick house fire

Woman dies in Limerick house fire

| May 1, 2017

A WOMAN has died in a house fire in Limerick during the early hours of this Monday morning. At approx 03:20am this morning Monday morning, Limerick City Fire Service responded to reports of a house fire in Riverbank, Annacotty. On arrival of the Fire Service, one person was unaccounted for at the scene. Firefighters commenced […]

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