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Warning of ‘sinister’ dog poisoning on Loop Walk

Warning of ‘sinister’ dog poisoning on Loop Walk

| October 20, 2016

  FEARS that dogs are being deliberately poisoned have surfaced again this week after two more family pets died on a walking route popular with local families and young children. Concerns were raised last weekend as messages were shared throughout social media when reports emerged that two dogs died as a result of poisoning. The […]

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Quad thefts and men robbed at knifepoint

Quad thefts and men robbed at knifepoint

| October 20, 2016

TWO men were robbed at knifepoint last weekend. The robbery occurred on Saturday night last shortly after 10 pm when the two 38-year-old victims were threatened at knifepoint on Old Clare Street by two men who stole a black iPhone 6, a Mac laptop and wallet. Gardaí are asking anyone with information about the incident […]

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Trial announced on anniversary of Jason’s death

Trial announced on anniversary of Jason’s death

| August 4, 2016

This week marked the first anniversary of the death of Jason Corbett, the Limerick man who was beaten to death in his home in North Carolina on August 2 of last year. And, while his family continue to mourn his passing, news has emerged that Jason’s second wife, Molly Martens, and her father Thomas Martens, […]

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Much ado about nothing

Much ado about nothing

| June 9, 2016

Simon Bourke takes an irreverent look at the goings-on at Limerick Circuit Court  The underlings arrive first. Weighed down by paperwork, their eager faces barely visible beneath the case-files, they shuttle back and forth, doing their utmost to look busy. The stage must be set, the scene laid out, their masters will soon follow; the […]

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Raiders target #Limerick churches during Easter celebrations

Raiders target #Limerick churches during Easter celebrations

| March 30, 2016

PARISHIONERS at two #Limerick churches were shocked after a travelling gang of thieves broke in and stole sacred vessels and cash during the Easter weekend celebrations. The gang smashed the doors of the sacristies at both St Paul’s Church in Dooradoyle and St Oliver Plunkett Church in Mungret before stealing a large number of items including […]

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Rehabilitating teen criminal to live with Limerick priest

Rehabilitating teen criminal to live with Limerick priest

| March 11, 2016

A LIMERICK priest has told a circuit court judge that he will allow a teenage criminal live at the parochial house and help him get his life back on track after securing a new job for him. Moyross Parish Priest, Fr Tony O’Riordan told Judge Tom O’Donnell that he hopes his efforts to help the […]

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Gardai investigating agricultural thefts in County Limerick

Gardai investigating agricultural thefts in County Limerick

| February 23, 2016

GARDAI in County Limerick are investigating a number of thefts from agricultural and farm premises where high value items were stolen. A maroon and white coloured double-axle horsebox was stolen from a farmyard at Parkmore, Shanagolden between midnight on Sunday and Tuesday morning last. Separately at Gortnadroma in Shanagolden, another item of farming equipment was […]

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#WATCH Clare Daly served 1 hour in Limerick Prison

#WATCH Clare Daly served 1 hour in Limerick Prison

| December 9, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie UNITED Left TD Clare Daly spent just over one hour in Limerick women’s prison this Wednesday night after she failed to pay a €2,000 court fine for breaching the perimeter of Shannon Airport last year. Deputy Daly along with her Oireachtas colleague independent TD Mick Wallace were convicted and fined at Ennis […]

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#WATCH Wallace jailed for two hours for Shannon Airport breach

#WATCH Wallace jailed for two hours for Shannon Airport breach

| December 9, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie SERVING just two hours of a 30 day prison term at Limerick Prison after he failed to pay a court fine, Independent TD Mick Wallace said that he will continue his campaign to Government to stop the use of Shannon Airport by military who he says are “slaughtering innocent people” in the Middle East. Speaking […]

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Woman stole from youth project

Woman stole from youth project

| October 29, 2015

Andrew Carey andrew@limerickpost.ie A 39-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to the theft of almost €14,000 from a project for young people in Southill over a two year period.  Martina Keane of Glendale Lawn, Old Singland Road, Limerick was charged with 54 counts of theft from the Southill Outreach Youth Project in Galvone between 2010 and […]

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