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Athea priest’s killers ‘unlikely to be executed’ 19 Aug 2012 | 09:00 pm
THREE Kenyans who were sentenced to death for the murder of Athea missionary Fr Jeremiah Roche one year ago are unlikely to ever be hanged, the priest’s family believe.
Councillor accuses politicians of ‘talking out of both sides of their mouth’ on Limerick bank closures 19 Aug 2012 | 08:00 pm
COUNTY councillor Eddie Wade has accused local politicians of “talking out of both sides of their mouth” in relation to the impending closure of eight AIB banks in Limerick.
Huge number of ‘no-shows’ adding to clinic waiting lists in Limerick, says HSE 19 Aug 2012 | 05:00 pm
AN enormous 23,000 outpatient appointments were missed by patients in the Mid-West last year, the HSE has revealed amid concern over lengthy waiting times for those referred to consultants clinics by ...
Limerick Show goes green for 2012 in the Racecourse 19 Aug 2012 | 04:00 pm
THE ORGANISERS of a number of shows in the country cancelled this year due to the weather are green with envy at the Racecourse’s facilities.
Dole families ‘get €1K a week, others can’t afford beans to moisten spuds’ claims Limerick councillor 19 Aug 2012 | 03:00 pm
A COUNTY councillor has hit out at households which, he says, are getting in excess of €1,000 in their door each week “having never done an hour’s work in their life” while other families can’t afford...
Topaz Energy confirms ‘winding down’ of Limerick oil terminal 18 Aug 2012 | 11:00 pm
A CHAPTER in the city’s industrial history has been closed with the cessation of oil imports into Limerick Port.
Banana-throwing probe continuing, say gardai 18 Aug 2012 | 09:00 pm
GARDAI in the city are continuing their efforts to track down a man who threw a banana onto the pitch in Thomond Park during the high-profile friendly match with Manchester City.
Hackney drivers anger over illegal taxis 18 Aug 2012 | 08:00 pm
HACKNEY drivers in Abbeyfeale have said that illegal, unlicensed taxi drivers operating in the town are placing their livelihoods at risk.
Blow to Shannon Airport as flight suspended 18 Aug 2012 | 05:00 pm
SHANNON Airport has suffered a blow with the news that Aer Arann is to suspend its service to Bristol for the winter.
Istabraq set for trip to Cappamore Show this Saturday, August 18 18 Aug 2012 | 04:00 pm
CAPPAMORE Show organisers jumped for joy when they got a phone call from Martinstown Stud to say they were bringing Istabraq on Saturday.