A Limerick man has lost his Supreme Court appeal against his conviction for the murder of a father of six on his 40th birthday in a case of mistaken identity.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2018
Peter O’Keeffe can become the first man since Pádraig Harrington to complete a famous double after he saw off Kinsale’s John Murphy to reach the last 16 of the AIG Irish Amateur Close at the European Club.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
A Limerick man jailed for life for the murder of a father-of-six in a case of mistaken identity almost 10 years ago, has lost an appeal against conviction.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
A 21-year-old man who killed the wrong man in a botched murder in Limerick four years ago has been jailed for life.
Wed, 09 Feb, 2011
A 21-year-old Limerick man has been found guilty of murdering a man on his 40th birthday in a case of mistaken identity.
Mon, 07 Feb, 2011
A senior garda in a Limerick murder investigation has denied that any deal was struck with the chief prosecution witness in the case.
Tue, 01 Feb, 2011
A 21-year-old Limerick man accused of murdering another Limerick man in the city four years ago claimed a garda was lying when he said he didn’t find the accused at home that night.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2011
The teenage sister of a Limerick man accused of murder was kidnapped hours before the fatal shooting took place, his trial heard.
Fri, 28 Jan, 2011
The jury in a Limerick murder trial was shown CCTV footage of a shooting at a house in the city shortly after the alleged murder took place in a neighbouring house.
Wed, 26 Jan, 2011
The jury in a Limerick murder trial continued in the absence of the jury today so legal argument could be conducted.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011
The house where a Limerick man was shot dead four years ago had been shot at twice shortly before the killing, the Central Criminal Court heard today.
Thu, 13 Jan, 2011
A Limerick mother cried in the witness box today as she recalled hearing her son being shot dead from her bed in the early hours of his 40th birthday.
Wed, 12 Jan, 2011
The murder trial of a 20-year-old Limerick man has been adjourned until the new year due to problems with a video link from the UK.
Fri, 03 Dec, 2010
A 21-year-old man is due to appear before Limerick District Court this evening charged with murdering another man four years ago.
Fri, 25 Jun, 2010
GARDAÍ investigating the shooting of Mark Moloney in Limerick last Saturday have focused their investigation on the movements of the black Toyota Celica used by the gunman.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2008
THE discovery yesterday of a body partly buried in open ground in Limerick is almost certainly the 10th tit-for-tat murder in the continuing feud between two rival drugs gangs.
ARMED Garda units were on high alert last night in Limerick amid fears of more bloodshed following the latest feud murder.
Mon, 07 Apr, 2008
DETECTIVES from Limerick travelled to Cork last night to interview the Polish man who was badly burned in an attack over the weekend.
Wed, 16 Jan, 2008
LIMERICK gardaí today hope to speak to the Polish man who was turned into a human fireball in a horrific attack in Limerick early on Sunday morning.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2008
A PRIEST attempted yesterday to reach out to men of violence who continue to “crucify” the families of their victims.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2007
MEMBERS of a notoriously violent family were last night the focus of the investigation into the murder of Jeffrey Hannan in Limerick.
Sat, 24 Nov, 2007
Gardaí have arrested three people in connection with the murder of Noel Crawford in Limerick last year.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2007
A SHOOTING incident in Southill last Sunday occurred at the home of a man murdered in the same estate last December, it emerged yesterday.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2007
Gardaí in Limerick are continuing to question a man in his 20s who was detained in the Moyross area last night.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2007
THE sprawling housing estates of Moyross and St Mary’s Park were under virtual garda lockdown last night following the murder earlier in the day of Noel Campion in Thomondgate.
Gardaí investigating a gangland murder in Limerick last year have arrested two people during an operation in the city today.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2007
THREE women and a man were being held by Limerick gardaí last night in connection with the abduction of a girl which sparked a gang murder on December 18 last.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2007
Gardaí in Limerick have arrested four people in connection with a gangland murder and the alleged abduction of a woman.
Fri, 02 Mar, 2007
A LIMERICK family escaped death on Saturday night when a grenade exploded in the front garden of their home in O’Malley Park, Southill.
Mon, 26 Feb, 2007
Detectives investigating a gun and grenade attack on a house in Limerick believe it was linked to a gangland feud in the city, it was confirmed today.
Sun, 25 Feb, 2007
A Limerick man who threatened to kill a woman, just hours after his brother was murdered in the city's notorious feud, has been jailed for eight months.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2007
Gardaí in Limerick are continuing to question one of three men arrested yesterday in connection with the murder of a 40-year-old man in the city last month.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2007
A Limerick man charged with threatening to kill a woman just hours after his brother was murdered has been remanded in custody for a further two weeks.
Thu, 04 Jan, 2007
THE killers of Noel Crawford may laugh and joke and exchange Christmas greetings but they will never be able to hide from their deadly secret, a priest said yesterday.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2006
LIMERICK gardaí were yesterday continuing their investigation into the shooting in which city gang figure Brian Collopy was shot and wounded.
BLANKET policing of Southill was demanded yesterday as the murder hunt continued in Limerick for the killer of part-time security worker Noel Crawford.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2006
THE part-time security man murdered in Limerick early yesterday was the stepfather of the Murray children Millie and Gavin who were badly burned in a fire-bomb attack in Moyross last September.
Tue, 19 Dec, 2006
The Minister for Justice Michael McDowell today vowed to tighten up laws to fight the escalating gun crime culture taking a grip on the country.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2006
A man shot dead outside a house in the Southill area of Limerick was an uncle of five-year-old Jordan Crawford, who was shot in the leg outside the same house last month.
Warrenpoint senior international and former professional Jim Carvill was put out of the North of Ireland Championship in the second round by Ballymena scratch handicapper Alex McCoy at Royal Portrush today.
Wed, 12 Jul, 2006
The new North of Ireland Amateur champion is Gareth Maybin, a 21-year-old from Ballyclare, Co Antrim, who beat Clandeboye's Chris Moriarty in the final by one hole.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2002
Defending champion Stuart Paul was one of four senior internationals who were pushed out of the Ireland Amateur Open Championship today.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2002
Limerick youth Tim Rice has reached this afternoon's quarter-finals in the North of Ireland Amateur Championship. Rice scratched out a 3&1 win today over Belvoir Park golfer Neil Cunningham and now meets Noel Crawford from Mourne.
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