An outspoken former Limerick mayor claims the people of St Mary’s Park — named in a Pobal deprivation index as the most disadvantaged area of the country — were “abandoned” by state development agencies over decades.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
A man described by gardaí as “a senior figure” in a Limerick crime gang has been ordered by the High Court not to dispose of a house in Tipperary and a car which are suspected to have been acquired from the proceeds of crime.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
A member of the notorious Collopy family from Limerick has been jailed for five years with the final two years suspended, for intimidating another “criminal” witness who had made a statement against two of his brothers.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
The head of the Limerick divisional drugs squad said yesterday that the jailing of the Collopy brothers, Kieran and Brian, resulted from a clinically organised strike against the gang’s leadership after a year-long multi-agency Garda operation.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
A former mayor of Limerick has warned the city could be on the “slippery slope” back into feud gang violence following an attack on Limerick firefighters called to an arson attack on street security CCTV cameras.
Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
Fianna Fáil’s criticism of the Government over the lack of social housing was last night condemned as “total hypocrisy” by a former mayor of Limerick who accused the party of adopting one stance at national level and a “not-in-my-backyard” attitude in Limerick.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
A massive clean-up operation is continuing to clear a near 10-acre illegal rubbish tip in a Limerick housing estate. Workers are in the process of removing hundreds of tonnes of waste material from the site in St Mary’s Park.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
A major Limerick criminal who gardaí suspect was involved in the failed murder attempt of convicted crime boss Christy Keane, previously tried to burn to death members of Keane’s family in an arson attack, the Irish Examiner has learned.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
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Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
FAI Intermediate Cup: A Roy Long-inspired Avondale United moved to within three games of an historic five FAI Intermediate Cup titles in-a-row after a deserved 3-1 win over College Corinthians in their fourth round clash at Avondale Park on Saturday.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015