VIDEO: Limerick restaurant forced to go cashless after three burglaries in as many months

“We really feel it is time to go cashless. It’s safer for our employees and safer for our business. Hopefully, those who are causing us such hassle will ...

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'I was left with two grieving children': Olive Foley calls for full funding of Children’s Grief Centre

The country's only dedicated service for supporting children through the grief of losing a parent through death or parental separation has called on the government ...

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield's niece among UL Medical School graduates

Inspired by her retired astronaut uncle, Kelly Hadfield has counted down her own giant career leap into the world of medicine.

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Tributes paid to former soldier and talented footballer who died in Limerick drowning tragedy

Aaron Buckley, from Clara, Co Offaly, died after getting into difficulty while swimming in the Abbey River, close to the Absolute Hotel, shortly after 1pm.

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Man dies after getting into difficulty in Limerick river

Searches are being conducted along the Abbey River in Limerick city for a man who got into difficulty after going for a swim today.

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Behind the scenes of the garda Trump security operation

The men and women of An Garda Síochána are tasked with managing the behind-the-scenes mammoth security operation surrounding President Trump’s ...

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Meet the women from one family who have been protesting at US Presidential visits for four decades

Wheeler women from Ennistymon, Co Clare have been protesting visiting US Presidents here for nearly forty years.

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#Elections2019: Limerick votes in favour of directly elected mayor

Limerick will get a directly elected mayor after the people in the city and county approved of the proposal in last week's plebiscite.

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Fine Gael poll topper criticises own party for 'poor' plebiscite campaign

The Fine Gael Director of Elections for the Mayoral Plebiscite in Limerick has hit back at criticism from a poll-topping colleague about the party’s handling ...

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Limerick gardaí meet Imams as they investigate reports suspected hate crimes were filmed

Gardaí have met with Muslim leaders in Limerick as fears spread through the local migrant community following a number of suspected racially motivated attacks ...

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Family of Gussie Shanahan renew appeal for information about his death

The family of a Limerick man whose partial skeletal remains were discovered in 2001 have issued a fresh appeal for information about his death.

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'He lived his life to the fullest': Sister pays tribute to man who died on Carrauntoohil

The sister of a man who died while climbing Carrauntoohil in Co Kerry last weekend has paid tribute to the “hero” father of three.

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Inquest hears man who died of cancer had mixed 'asbestos by hand' 50 years ago

An inquest into the death of a former Bord na Mona employee, who died from an asbestos-related cancer, heard claims today the deceased was exposed to asbestos while ...

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Limerick mother's book describes journey through grief after death of son, 25

A Limerick mother who trekked across northern Spain to help her cope following the sudden death of her son has penned a moving book about her journey.

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14-year-old born without use of his lower limbs completes fifth Great Limerick Run

14-year-old Sean Byrnes, born without use of his lower limbs, was one of thousands who completed the Great Limerick Run, Sunday.

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Watch: Leo Varadkar sings 'Zombie' with Limerick busker

Taoiseach Leo Varadakar tried to Zombie-fy people, on the streets of The Cranberries native Limerick, into voting for Fine Gael in the upcoming European and local ...

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Contract awarded for work on M20 Cork to Limerick motorway

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe have marked the first full year of Project Ireland 2040 by announcing ...

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Fresh appeal over unprovoked hammer attack that left victim with bleed to his brain

Gardaí have made a fresh appeal for information in relation to a hammer attack on a man in Co Limerick last March.

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More armed gardaí to be deployed in Limerick, say bosses

Extra armed garda resources are to be deployed to Limerick to add to its already enhanced armed personnel focused on fighting organised criminal gangs, senior gardaí ...

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Carmel Collins 'on her way' to meet her 'beautiful son Roy', funeral told

Carmel Collins and her family faced down violence and intimidation from gangland thugs who murdered her innocent son Roy, so that other families would not have to ...

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‘Politicians pelted’ for boat tragedy fundraiser

A mother who witnessed a boating tragedy unfold last February, which left Limerick girl Amy Mulcahy fighting for her life, has organised a ‘Pelt a Politician’ ...

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Call for warnings on tumble dryers after inquest into death of former politician in Limerick house fire

The son of a former Labour Party councillor who died in a house fire which his inquest heard was probably caused by a tumble dryer, said warnings about potential ...

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Government hails jobs boost at Limerick firm

Johnson & Johnson plans to create an additional 100 jobs as part of a €100m expansion of its Vision Care facility in Limerick.

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'Idiots' making search and rescue more hazardous by shining lasers at helicopters

The sister of tragic Coast Guard helicopter pilot Dara Fitzpatrick - who died on board an Irish Coast Guard rescue helicopter that crashed in 2017 - has blasted ...

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300 new jobs in Limerick as Johnson & Johnson announce €100m expansion

Johnson & Johnson have announced they are to create an additional 300 jobs in a €100m expansion of the company’s Vision Care facilities, at the National ...

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Woman whose body found in Co Clare suspected to have died from hypothermia

A woman whose body was found near a stream on Friday last may have died from effects associated with hypothermia, according to garda sources.

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Vacant shopping centre bought by university for €8m as city campus

A vacant Dunnes Stores shopping centre in Limerick is to be redeveloped into a modern city- centre third-level college campus.

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Number of patients on trolleys at UHL 'a crisis' , says Varadkar

A dispute over patient overcrowding levels at University Hospital Limerick rumbled on Friday as the Taoiseach described the number of patients on trolleys at the ...

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Gardaí investigating discovery of woman’s body in Co Clare

A group of school children came upon the woman’s body close to the edge of stream, along a walkway, a short distance from the Ardnacrusha electrical power ...

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UL to purchase vacant 'eyesore' Dunnes Stores site for €8m

A vacant Dunnes Stores shopping centre in Limerick city is to be redeveloped into a modern city-centre third level college campus after the University of Limerick ...

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Two children injured after car reported to have hit a buggy in Limerick

Two children have been injured after a car apparently collided with their buggy in Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick this morning, gardaí said.

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Tipperary grandmother, 68, recounts 24 hour ordeal on trolley at Limerick hospital

Tipperary grandmother Marie Gleeson has spoken of her 24-hour ordeal lying on a trolley overnight in a corridor in University Hospital Limerick emergency department. ...

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Limerick hospital has more patients on trolleys than all of Dublin’s nine hospitals

There were more patients on trolleys in corridors and wards at University Hospital Limerick (UHL) today than there was across the entirety of Dublin’s nine ...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after horse transporter overturns in Limerick

Gardaí have appealed for anyone who may have dash cam footage of a horse transporter that overturned while travelling along the N24, just outside Limerick, ...

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'They are our special angels now' - heartbroken family bury Marie Downey and her 4-day-old son

The heartbroken family of tragic Marie Downey and her infant son Darragh, who both died at Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH) last week, have “two special ...

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Gardaí hunt for raiders after shop is robbed for second time in three weeks

Gardaí have started a manhunt for a gang of robbers who stole a “substantial amount” of cash from a shop in Co. Limerick overnight.

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Mother and baby who died at Cork hospital to be buried together on Saturday

Funeral arrangements have been announced for tragic mother of three Marie Downey and her infant son Darragh, who both died at Cork University Maternity Hospital, ...

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Gardaí investigating claims of online abuse targeting Munster rugby players

A garda investigation is ongoing into allegations of serious online abuse and harassment of Munster Rugby players.

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Appeal for information after woman and infant grandson 'rear-ended' by car in Limerick

A grandmother has made an online appeal for information to help Gardaí find four men who were travelling in a car that allegedly drove her and her grandson ...

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Limerick pays tribute to former mayor Sadlier

Tributes have been paid to Dick Sadlier, a founding member of the Progressive Democrats, who showed “courage” in helping attempt to broker peace between ...

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Exporters to weather Brexit storm: Noonan

Michael Noonan, the former finance minister, said he is confident Irish exporters will be “able to cope” in the event the UK crashes out of the EU with ...

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Noonan: Irish exporters will be 'able to cope' under no-deal Brexit

He said he believes exporters can “ride out” a no-deal storm, adding that Ireland should not be too concerned about Brexit.

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Organiser of cancer fundraiser which has made €40,000 dies ahead of event

An estimated €40,000 has so far been raised through Ms Cregan’s “courageous” efforts to give back to organisations providing help to cancer ...

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'Half mad' Limerick dads to brave icy waters in Russian lake for Ice Swimming Championship

Two 'half mad' Limerick dads are to brave freezing temperatures in a Russian lake in the hope of earning a top place at the forthcoming ice swimming World Championships, ...

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Man due in court as part of investigation into video showing racial abuse in Limerick

A man is due to appear in court this morning as part of a garda investigation into a video recording that appeared to show two men racially abusing members of the ...

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Tributes paid following death of Limerick bodybuilding 'legend'

The world of bodybuilding is in mourning this evening following the sudden death of “legendary” Irish champion bodybuilder, and personal trainer, “Blue” ...

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Limerick father drowned during river swim after getting snagged on submerged car, inquest hears

A father of one drowned after he became “snagged” on a car that had been submerged in the river Shannon, gardai told an inquest into the man’s ...

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Woman, 19, 'with whole life ahead of her' died in freak accident at house party, inquest hears

A young Galway woman died in a “freak” fall from a stairs while attending a house party two years ago, an inquest has heard.

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Tributes for 'good natured, kind child' seriously injured after boat capsized in Limerick river

The capsize of a boat in Limerick, in which a girl was seriously injured, is being referred to the Marine Casualty Investigation Board.

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