Gardaí investigating teenager's murder 13 years ago make an arrest

Gardaí investigating teenager's murder 13 years ago make an arrest

Gardaí investigating the murder of a teenager in Co. Clare in 2006 have arrested a man.

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Limerick animal welfare group treat cat who suffered 'horrific' burns

Limerick animal welfare group treat cat who suffered 'horrific' burns

Over €4,000 in donations has been raised to go towards the cats medical bills.

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'They stole from the kids' dreams': Limerick play centre for sick children vandalised in robbery

'They stole from the kids' dreams': Limerick play centre for sick children vandalised in robbery

A play centre used by children who are seriously ill has been vandalised during a robbery in Limerick city.

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Floating data centre on Shannon gets green light

Floating data centre on Shannon gets green light

Plans for a €35m 'floating' data centre in Limerick's docklands area are set to proceed after opponents withdrew objections to planning approval for the project.

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Analog Devices has €3.5bn in sales via Limerick

Analog Devices has €3.5bn in sales via Limerick

Pre-tax profits at a Limerick-based unit of US technology firm, Analog Devices last year soared by 28% to $346.9m (€316.3m).

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'This has never happened before' - Limerick GAA club devastated by flooding

'This has never happened before' - Limerick GAA club devastated by flooding

The club’s new hurling wall was also damaged by the flooding.

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New UL Vice President for Research helps to confer her own parents

New UL Vice President for Research helps to confer her own parents

It was a real family affair at University of Limerick as the new Vice President for Research was part of the processing party to confer her own parents with a Certificate in Local History.

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High-end property owners can make a killing in Adare during Ryder Cup

High-end property owners can make a killing in Adare during Ryder Cup

It may be seven years away, but the Ryder Cup corporate ball is already rolling in the direction of Adare Manor.

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Carer who rescued elderly lady from Limerick house fire hailed as a 'hero'

Carer who rescued elderly lady from Limerick house fire hailed as a 'hero'

Monika Szurkus-Urbanaka is being put forward for the title of Carer of the Year after performing the daring rescue at the home of one of her clients

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Woman hospitalised following house fire in Limerick

Woman hospitalised following house fire in Limerick

A woman in her 40s has been hospitalised following a house fire in Limerick overnight.

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Watch: Limerick man and US tourist he saved from drowning in 1960s reunited for first time

Watch: Limerick man and US tourist he saved from drowning in 1960s reunited for first time

The Brooklyn native was seven years old when he slipped and fell into the Canal Bank in Corbally, while visiting his Irish relatives, in July 1963.

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Mum of three reveals family 'living in fear' following shooting at Limerick home

Mum of three reveals family 'living in fear' following shooting at Limerick home

A mother of three said she and her family are “living in fear” after a gunman entered their home and allegedly fired a number of shots.

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PropertyBridges attracts first tranche of peer-to-peer loans for Limerick housing project in record time

PropertyBridges attracts first tranche of peer-to-peer loans for Limerick housing project in record time

A project to develop 16 houses in Pallaskenry, Co Limerick, has raised 100% of the €2.4m in funding that it pitched out to peer-to-peer investors just a few weeks ago.

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In clover: Enjoying the good life, from pig farmer to Reiki master

In clover: Enjoying the good life, from pig farmer to Reiki master

From pig farming to Reiki master seems like a bit of a stretch, but that’s the direction Caroline Rigney is taking. For the last 21 years she’s been as happy as a pig in chemical-free manure, producing the best possible food to sustain a lifestyle she and her husband chose to rear their two daughters, Rebecca, 29 and Rachel, 27.

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Ilen commences voyage to track Atlantic salmon routes

Ilen commences voyage to track Atlantic salmon routes

Ireland’s oldest sailing trading ketch sets sail for Greenland tomorrow as part of a project marking the migratory route of the wild Atlantic salmon.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man armed with knife holds up youth in Limerick town

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man armed with knife holds up youth in Limerick town

Gardaí said the victim was held up by the assailant after alighting from a bus in the early hours of last Monday morning.

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Man dies after getting into difficulty in Limerick river

Man dies after getting into difficulty in Limerick river

Searches are being conducted along the Abbey River in Limerick city for a man who got into difficulty after going for a swim today.

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Women who died in horror Limerick collision named locally

Women who died in horror Limerick collision named locally

The two drivers who died in the fatal road smash which claimed three lives in west Limerick on Thursday evening were both retired nurses, it has emerged.

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Hurling star's father fumes at 'disgusting' election loss

Hurling star's father fumes at 'disgusting' election loss

The father of Limerick hurling star Cian Lynch has launched an astonishing attack on his home parish, the GAA and Fianna Fáil.

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Shane Geoghegan's murderer's claim he didn't have fair trial rejected by ECHR

Shane Geoghegan's murderer's claim he didn't have fair trial rejected by ECHR

The gangland killer of Limerick rugby player, Shane Geoghegan, has failed in his attempt to get Europe’s top human rights court to overturn his conviction for murder.

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Limerick FC to meet with player's union after strike threat

Limerick FC to meet with player's union after strike threat

Limerick FC have responded to their players’ threat of strike action by inviting officials from the footballers’ union to talks on Monday.

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'People are scared to go to the mosque': Gardaí investigating possible hate attack in Limerick

'People are scared to go to the mosque': Gardaí investigating possible hate attack in Limerick

Gardaí have confirmed that they are investigating a possible hate or racist motive behind an alleged assault on two Muslim men in Limerick.

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Limerick mother's book describes journey through grief after death of son, 25

Limerick mother's book describes journey through grief after death of son, 25

A Limerick mother who trekked across northern Spain to help her cope following the sudden death of her son has penned a moving book about her journey.

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Aughinish Alumina in line for 'major developments'

Aughinish Alumina in line for 'major developments'

The ultimate owner of Aughinish Alumina in Limerick has said significant investment is planned for the facility, just months after US Government sanctions threatened the future of its 450-plus jobs.

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New strategy could bring over a million visitors to Limerick

New strategy could bring over a million visitors to Limerick

A new strategy to develop tourism across Limerick city and county envisages that the total number of visitors to Limerick will reach 1.1 million per annum.

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300 new jobs in Limerick as Johnson & Johnson announce €100m expansion

300 new jobs in Limerick as Johnson & Johnson announce €100m expansion

Johnson & Johnson have announced they are to create an additional 300 jobs in a €100m expansion of the company’s Vision Care facilities, at the National Technology Park, Limerick.

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UL to purchase vacant 'eyesore' Dunnes Stores site for €8m

UL to purchase vacant 'eyesore' Dunnes Stores site for €8m

A vacant Dunnes Stores shopping centre in Limerick city is to be redeveloped into a modern city-centre third level college campus after the University of Limerick (UL) swooped in to purchase the “eyesore” building for €8m.

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Revenue seize drugs worth €50k in Limerick

Revenue seize drugs worth €50k in Limerick

Revenue has seized drugs worth €50,000 in Limerick today.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after horse transporter overturns in Limerick

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after horse transporter overturns in Limerick

Gardaí have appealed for anyone who may have dash cam footage of a horse transporter that overturned while travelling along the N24, just outside Limerick, last night.

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University Hospital Limerick to close 17-bed ward tomorrow

University Hospital Limerick to close 17-bed ward tomorrow

The most consistently overcrowded hospital in the country is to close a 17-bed ward from tomorrow.

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Limerick earl wins planning appeal for WWI memorial

Limerick earl wins planning appeal for WWI memorial

An Anglo-Irish peer has emerged victorious in a planning row with his local council over plans for a memorial to honour Limerick people killed during the First World War.

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Planning application for Limerick Opera site lodged with An Bord Pleanála

Planning application for Limerick Opera site lodged with An Bord Pleanála

The project is expected to employ up to 3,000 people and will be the largest inner-city commercial development outside of Dublin.

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Parcel bomb found at Limerick postal depot ‘identical’ to suspect packages in UK

Parcel bomb found at Limerick postal depot ‘identical’ to suspect packages in UK

Latest: A parcel bomb found at a Limerick postal depot appears identical to a series of devices sent to Great Britain, gardaí have said.

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Limerick pays tribute to former mayor Sadlier

Limerick pays tribute to former mayor Sadlier

Tributes have been paid to Dick Sadlier, a founding member of the Progressive Democrats, who showed “courage” in helping attempt to broker peace between rival gangs while he was mayor of his native Limerick.

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'Half mad' Limerick dads to brave icy waters in Russian lake for Ice Swimming Championship

'Half mad' Limerick dads to brave icy waters in Russian lake for Ice Swimming Championship

Two 'half mad' Limerick dads are to brave freezing temperatures in a Russian lake in the hope of earning a top place at the forthcoming ice swimming World Championships, run by the International Ice Swimming Association (IISA).

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Man arrested after garda stabbed in Limerick

Man arrested after garda stabbed in Limerick

An on-duty officer was stabbed in the hand in Bruach na Sionna, Castleconnell shortly after 9pm.

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Tributes for 'good natured, kind child' seriously injured after boat capsized in Limerick river

Tributes for 'good natured, kind child' seriously injured after boat capsized in Limerick river

The capsize of a boat in Limerick, in which a girl was seriously injured, is being referred to the Marine Casualty Investigation Board.

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Gardai investigating boat accident which left girl, 12, seriously injured

Gardai investigating boat accident which left girl, 12, seriously injured

The incident occurred at the Thomond Salmon Weir, Limerick, around 10am, shortly after the row boat, carrying four girls, had set off from a local boat club.

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12-year-old girl remains in critical condition following Limerick boating incident

12-year-old girl remains in critical condition following Limerick boating incident

Gardaí have said they have formally requested the assistance of the Marine Casualty Investigation Board, after a 12-year old girl sustained serious injuries in a boating incident in Limerick yesterday.

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Limerick boating incident: 'I can still hear the girls screaming'

Limerick boating incident: 'I can still hear the girls screaming'

A 12-year-old girl is in critical condition in hospital after she was found trapped under a capsized rowing boat submerged in the River Shannon today.

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Girl in critical condition after hair becomes 'entangled' when boat overturned

Girl in critical condition after hair becomes 'entangled' when boat overturned

A young girl has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after a boating incident in Limerick this morning.

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Limerick's Troy Studios seeks to replace pulled ‘Nightflyers’

Limerick's Troy Studios seeks to replace pulled ‘Nightflyers’

Troy Studios in Limerick said it is in talks to secure another major TV or film production after its first big-budget contract, Nightflyers, was cancelled by its US producers.

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Cannabis plants go up in smoke after fire at suspected 'growhouse'

Cannabis plants go up in smoke after fire at suspected 'growhouse'

A garda investigation is underway after a “significant” amount of suspected cannabis plants were found destroyed in a fire at a suspected “grow-house” in county Limerick, garda sources said.

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‘Nightflyers’ delivers tax credit for Troy Studios

‘Nightflyers’ delivers tax credit for Troy Studios

The TV adaptation of George RR Martin’s Nightflyers qualified for corporate tax credits of between €10m and €30m from the Revenue Commissioners last year.

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New Nestlé plant in Co Limerick to focus efforts on newborns' nutritional needs

New Nestlé plant in Co Limerick to focus efforts on newborns' nutritional needs

Scientists at Nestlé's first Irish Research and Development (R&D) centre, which was officially opened today, are to focus their efforts on investigating nutritional solutions for the first 1,000 days of the lives of newborns.

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'Chaos' for motorists as Christmas lights fall on traffic in Limerick city

'Chaos' for motorists as Christmas lights fall on traffic in Limerick city

It is understood a crane attached to a truck, that had been delivering materials to a premises at the time, made contact with the overhead festive lighting structure causing it to fall down.

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UL team lead €8m electric car charge

UL team lead €8m electric car charge

A team at the University of Limerick (UL) is to lead a €8m EU-funded research project to help improve the performance of electric cars.

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Lecturer: Women who experience “trauma” of concealing pregnancy should not be “pathologised”

Lecturer: Women who experience “trauma” of concealing pregnancy should not be “pathologised”

Women who experience a concealed pregnancy or birth should not be “pathologised” or criminalised, a leading midwifery lecturer at the University of Limerick (UL) has said.

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after 'nasty' Limerick assault

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after 'nasty' Limerick assault

A man in his 40s was found injured by gardaí in Augustinian Lane, an alleyway situated off Roches Street, around 2.30am.

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Four arrested after garda operation targeting sale of vintage cars released without charge

Four arrested after garda operation targeting sale of vintage cars released without charge

Four men are in custody after an arrest and search operation in Rathkeale, county Limerick, the gardaí have confirmed.

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Former nurse 'considering' making garda complaint over alleged treatment at Limerick hospital

Former nurse 'considering' making garda complaint over alleged treatment at Limerick hospital

A former nurse has said she is “considering” making a complaint to gardaí and contacting her solicitor, after claiming she received an anonymous text message warning her not to speak to the media about her experiences as an in-patient at University Hospital Limerick (UHL).

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Munchin’s glad to back ‘respect the ref’ drive

Munchin’s glad to back ‘respect the ref’ drive

There will be as much notice taken of the sidelines at St Munchin’s College in Limerick this morning as of the action on the pitch as the Corbally school unveils signage designed to make schools rugby games more respectful towards match officials.

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Limerick's Digital Collaboration Centre set for €2.2m development

Limerick's Digital Collaboration Centre set for €2.2m development

A €2.2m grant to enhance the development of Limerick's Digital Collaboration Centre (DCC) has been announced.

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Limerick Council installs CCTV cameras in 14 towns to deter anti-social behaviour

Limerick Council installs CCTV cameras in 14 towns to deter anti-social behaviour

CCTV cameras have been put up in towns and villages across Limerick in a bid to curb anti-social behaviour.

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Jobs boost for Limerick as 100 posts to be added at software development company

Jobs boost for Limerick as 100 posts to be added at software development company

Nearly 100 new jobs have been announced for Limerick today.

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Man charged in connection with possession of firearm in Limerick

Man charged in connection with possession of firearm in Limerick

A man has been charged in connection with the possession of a firearm in Limerick.

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10 years on from Geoghegan murder gardaí hailed as Limerick's 'unsung heroes'

10 years on from Geoghegan murder gardaí hailed as Limerick's 'unsung heroes'

The gardaí that smashed the Dundon gang were the “unsung heroes” of Limerick’s dramatic image transformation.

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Partial remains of Gussie Shanahan, a Limerick man missing for 18 years, to be laid to rest

Partial remains of Gussie Shanahan, a Limerick man missing for 18 years, to be laid to rest

Partial remains belonging to Aengus ‘Gussie’ Shanahan who was declared missing for the past 18 years will be laid to rest this weekend.

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Planning permission granted for International Rugby Experience in Limerick

Planning permission granted for International Rugby Experience in Limerick

Planning permission has been granted for a rugby museum backed by JP McManus and Paul O'Connell

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Gardaí confirm remains found 17 years ago belong to missing Aengus 'Gussie' Shanahan

Gardaí confirm remains found 17 years ago belong to missing Aengus 'Gussie' Shanahan

The father of missing Limerick man Aengus ‘Gussie’ Shanahan has described “being struck by a thunderbolt” after receiving confirmation from gardaí that skeletal remains found 17 years ago are that of his son.

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