Trying to live a normal life in the face of growing gangland threats,talks to families hit by Limerick’s bloody feud as it reaches its 10th anniversary.
Sat, 13 Nov, 2010
IN the last eight days, two men have been gunned down and two more have been left counting their lucky stars they are still alive.
Sat, 17 Jul, 2010
IF Limerick gang criminal, Wayne Dundon, moves to Newcastle West, as reported earlier this week, it would have major repercussions for the town, a TD has warned.
Thu, 20 May, 2010
HIGH-PROFILE Limerick criminal Wayne Dundon has said he is not sorry for what the family of murdered businessman Roy Collins are going through.
Wed, 12 May, 2010
THE mayor of Limerick yesterday demanded that all social welfare payments to gang leader Wayne Dundon be stopped immediately after he splashed out thousands of euro on his daughter’s First Communion.
Mon, 10 May, 2010
DRUG dealers who tried to use the cover of a grotto to hide €100,000 of heroin were foiled when gardaí uncovered the stash during a planned search of wide areas of Southill in Limerick.
Sat, 10 Apr, 2010
JUSTICE Minister Dermot Ahern and Garda Commissioner Fachtna Murphy will visit Limerick today to get an up-to-date briefing on the developments in tackling the ongoing gang feud in the city and plans to fight city centre crime.
Thu, 08 Apr, 2010
THE family of murdered Limerick man Roy Collins were surprised by the release of notorious gang member Wayne Dundon from prison yesterday and fear for their safety.
Sat, 20 Mar, 2010
THE bravery of Limerick businessman Steve Collins and his family in standing up to the notorious McCarthy-Dundon gang was last night saluted by the mayor of Limerick at a reception in Mr Collins’s honour.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2009
LIMERICK gardaí believe a violent teenager, still at large, was involved in three murders in the city.
Tue, 28 Apr, 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
THE people of Limerick will not bow down to the “savagery” of criminal gangs, the city’s mayor said following the latest death threat against the family of an innocent businessman man shot dead this month.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2009
A DEFIANT Limerick bakery owner, who gave an exclusive interview to the Irish Examiner earlier this week about his life driving a bread van with armed protection, has said it would be too risky for him to accept an invitation to go on the Late Late Show.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2009
The father of murdered Limerickman Roy Collins said he can forgive his son’s killers.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2009
IT is believed Limerick businessman Roy Collins was able to give vital information on his assailants as he lay dying to a detective who rushed to his aid.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2009
THE murder of Limerick businessman Roy Collins was yesterday condemned by the Bishop of Limerick, Dr Donal Murray, as “utter madness” which strikes at all of us.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2009
IN a scene straight from one of the darker passages of a Mario Puzo mafia-fest, an innocent father and businessman was murdered in his family-owned amusement arcade, on Thursday, because his cousin gave evidence against a key associate of the killers.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2009
WAYNE DUNDON, a leading figure in the McCarthy Dundon gang, was jailed for 10 years at Limerick Circuit Court in May 2005 for threatening to kill Ryan Lee, who is a first cousin of yesterday’s murder victim, Roy Collins.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2009
A WELL-KNOWN member of the McCarthy-Dundon gang was one of two men arrested after the murder in Limerick yesterday of a respected businessman.
Fri, 10 Apr, 2009
The Court of Criminal Appeal has reduced the jail sentence imposed on Limerick man Wayne Dundon for threatening to kill a young barman, who had refused to allow his 14-year-old sister into a pub, from ten to seven years after finding that the original sentence was unduly severe.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2008
The Court of Criminal appeal has reserved judgment in an appeal brought by a Limerick man against the conviction and 10-year jail sentence he revived for threatening to kill a young barman who refused to allow his 14-year-old sister into a pub.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2007
INVESTIGATORS in Limerick now believe the fire which gutted Brannigans pub in Mulgrave Street was malicious.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2005
Gardaí were today investigating a suspicious fire at a pub in Limerick city.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2005
PEOPLE caught carrying or using firearms should be given life sentences, according to rank and file gardaí.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2005
A YOUNG Limerick barman who was shot twice after he refused to serve the underage sister of a local thug, says he will not be further intimidated by criminals.
Wed, 18 May, 2005
A man described as "one of most violent criminals in Limerick city" was jailed for 10 years today, for threatening to kill a 19-year-old barman who was was shot in a pub in Limerick city last year.
Fri, 13 May, 2005
A 27-year-old Limerick man who violently assaulted two gardaí while in custody, has been described by a senior member of the force as one of "the most violent criminals in Limerick city".
Wed, 11 May, 2005
A man has appeared in court charged with threatening to kill a 19 year-old barman who was shot twice last Sunday night in a busy Limerick city pub.
Wed, 22 Dec, 2004