Detections for possession of drugs for sale or supply locally have increased 14% on last year, rising from 325 to 474, according to the latest local garda crime statistics.
A teenager related to a leading Limerick feud family was believed to be in a black Mitsubishi Shogun SUV when it struck and killed Limerick boxer Kevin Sheehy yesterday .
Garda sources said that, as part of several lines of inquiry, they were investigating if Kevin Sheehy, (20), from John Carew Park, Limerick, was specifically targeted.
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 have confirmed.
The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) is examining the source of funds being used to purchase properties and vehicles by a Limerick criminal gang.
Gardaí have raided homes and professional offices in Limerick and Galway, in a planned operation targeting the alleged laundering of money generated from the proceeds of crime by a Limerick-based organised criminal gang.
Twenty years after the killing of Det Jerry McCabe, the survivor of the IRA attack Det Ben O’Sullivan says he has learnt to live with it, writes Mid-West Correspondent Jimmy Woulfe
THE family of a missionary priest murdered in Kenya appealed yesterday for death sentences imposed on his killers to be commuted.
A 24-year-old Galway man has pleaded guilty to the murder of his elderly grandfather almost two years ago.
THE widow of Detective Garda Jerry McCabe will be celebrating her grandson’s Holy Communion on the day the first of her husband’s killers is released from prison.
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