There was a shootout before Nicky Kehoe was arrested. It all happened at the home of wealthy businessman Galan Weston in Co Wicklow on August 7, 1983.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2018
DANIEL Pearce — aka up and coming UK DJ Eats Everything — has always been ambitious, writes Ed Power.
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
Fizzy drinks-makers beware! A key part of their target market — the children of Ireland — are on the warpath.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
Six UK teenagers had a lucky escape after almost getting cut off by the sea while searching for Pokémon Go characters.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
Cork Church of Ireland and UCC marched into round two of the men’s Irish Senior Cup but the alarming decline in Cork Harlequins’ fortunes continues.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
EGYPT: Egyptians in a Nile Delta province were left outraged after a cleric allegedly changed a line in the traditional Islamic call to prayer to mention Facebook.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
For success, Irish rugby captain Niamh Briggs has two simple rules.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2015
The four-year-old killed when an out-of-control tipper truck careered down a hill near a primary school has been named as Mitzi Rosanna Steady.
Wed, 11 Feb, 2015
Donal MacIntyre’s TV3 programme Breaking Crime made a valid point about the need to tackle petty youth crime in disadvantaged areas of Limerick but it was not a balanced portrayal of the current feeling in the city, says Robert McNamara.
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
Even Daniel O’Connell was celebrating on Friday night when a Mervue United winner sent Limerick FC back to the Premier Division for the first time since 1994.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
The vandals who caused €50,000 worth of damage to memorial headstones in Limerick’s Mount St Lawrence cemetery (Irish Examiner, Jul 17) must be tried in the Circuit Court so that a deterrent sentence may be imposed.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
Intimidation is a very powerful and secret weapon used by dangerous people.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2012
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Prime Minister David Cameron will today publish plans for the development of British-Irish relations for the next decade.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2012
The airport previously owned by high-flying businessman Jim Mansfield is being sold at a down-to-earth price of €3 million.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
THE chief of the Limerick Regeneration Agencies should apologise for saying that all the good people have left the troubled estates in the city.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2012
THE 14-year-old girl deprived of a liver transplant due to failures in the Irish system has said she is not angry but “just annoyed” that she missed out on the life-changing transplant.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
THE father of a Co Leitrim teenager who needs a liver transplant said he has been reassured that there is no need to relocate his family to Dublin or London to ensure her place on the waiting list for a donor organ.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2011
Heartbroken Gaelic football manager Mickey Harte was profoundly moved today during an emotional gathering with the Dalai Lama, he revealed.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011
THE proposed location for a new National Children’s Hospital is on a site belonging to the man-in-the-cupboard’s ‘alma Mater’ where he served his time as an accountant before becoming Taoiseach.
Thu, 11 Nov, 2010
A man has been arrested and a sawn-off shotgun has been recovered following searches in Limerick.
Fri, 23 Jul, 2010
THE use of “ready-to-go” mobile phones must be regulated to help curb the activities of criminal gangs, a leading judge has warned.
Sat, 17 Oct, 2009
JOHN KINSELLA’S case is unique in many ways.
A Meath aviation broker known as “The Boxer” will be sentenced later for conspiring to import €7m of heroin and cocaine from Belgium.
Thu, 08 Oct, 2009
ALMOST a day elapsed before the emergency services were alerted to the disappearance of a helicopter, found crashed, with two crew dead on board.
Sat, 02 May, 2009
FURTHER intimidation of the family of murdered Limerick businessman Roy Collins has led his father to call for the internment of the McCarthy-Dundon gang.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2009
THEIR tattoos are as ambiguous as they are elaborate.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2008
THE former O’Curry Street police station in Limerick — once a mission for seamen —would make an ideal location for a museum dedicated to Limerick’s maritime history.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2008
THE Claret Jug coveted by golfers the world over made a return journey to Dublin last night as Open champion Pádraig Harrington came home to a hero’s welcome.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2008
Gardaí have arrested six people in connection with the murder of James Cronin in Limerick earlier this year.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2008
DAVID HOBBS will celebrate his 100th Irish cap this weekend, and become the youngest player in Irish Hockey history to do so.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2007
The trial of four men accused of murdering a nightclub bouncer in Limerick City five years ago has been put off until next Monday.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2007
IRELAND is widely regarded as the home of the horse which plays a significant role in the social and economic life of the country.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2007
AN INTERNAL Customs review of security at the country’s smaller airports has endorsed the system being used.
Tue, 20 Mar, 2007
POPULAR youth-driven website Bebo says it will use its experience of Northern Irish sectarianism to combat Limerick teenagers going online to stoke the city’s violent family feuds.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2007
LIMERICK’S teenage gangs are using the Bebo social networking website to live out their fantasies of becoming gun-touting crime lords.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2007
It has been revealed that a private Co Kildare airport has been facilitating foreign flights without any legal permission.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2007
A MAJOR review of security at the country’s private airports established in the wake of a plane flying out of Dublin with €10 million worth of drugs, is due to report within the next six weeks, Finance Minister Brian Cowen has said.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2006
Tue, 23 Aug, 2005
THE decision of the British government to stand down what are referred to as ‘home’ battalions as part of a normalisation process in the Six Counties will only serve to swell the ranks of the loyalist paramilitaries.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2005
THE no-warning bombing attacks on London by suspected Islamic fundamentalists is an indication of what could happen here if the Government continues its military and political alliance with Britain.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2005
A STUDY out yesterday warned of a unique “corridor of disadvantage” and social divide in Limerick city.
Sat, 29 Jan, 2005
A STUDY out today warns of a unique “corridor of disadvantage” and social divide in Limerick city.
Fri, 28 Jan, 2005
Two men, who were refused bail on firearms charges, are both involved in an ongoing Limerick feud, a special court sitting heard.
Sun, 11 Jan, 2004
THE use of an unsuitable landing technique and failure to heed advice about crosswinds led to an accident involving a light aircraft at Knock Airport.
Wed, 24 Dec, 2003
The British government was warned today it should not interfere with a new report into controversial murders involving alleged security force collusion in Northern Ireland and the Ireland.
Tue, 07 Oct, 2003
British Prime Minister Tony Blair got a taste of what could be a tough week ahead today when he was heckled for his policy on Iraq.
Sat, 27 Sep, 2003
Mon, 01 Sep, 2003
Actor and comedian Rik Mayall was banned from driving for 90 days today after admitting speeding on a British motorway at 113mph.
Fri, 04 Jul, 2003
Harry Potter fan Heather Lawver is organising a boycott of Potter merchandise because of legal action threatened by Warner Brothers over her website.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2001
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