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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Limerick

3rd February 2023
# Down memory lane
Pillar v Mickey Ned - the last Dublin-Limerick football league meeting
Dublin face Limerick for the first time since 2007 at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday.
This week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Dates For Diary
GAA TV coverage features six live games in packed league weekend schedule
All-Ireland hurling champions Limerick are amongst the teams televised this weekend.
Last week
22nd January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Wrap
Derry too strong for Limerick, Fermanagh defeat O'Byrne Cup champions Longford
Ulster sides Derry and Fermanagh made winning starts to their Allianz Football League campaigns.
# Gardaí
Investigation underway into fatal road collision in Co Limerick this morning
The road is currently closed with local diversions in place following the death of a driver in his 40s.
Last month
January 2023
# overcrowding crisis
Protests take place against overcrowding at 17 hospitals
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Limerick to protest the high levels of overcrowding at UHL.
# Team news
Mayo and Limerick football sides announced before pre-season provincial finals
Mayo play Roscommon in Connacht, while
# Reaction
No comment from Kiely over alleged disciplinary incident involving Limerick hurler
The Limerick boss also confirmed Diarmaid Byrnes has gone travelling for a short period.
# pointing the way
Hayes lands winning point as Cork see off Limerick in Munster league clash
John Kiely’s side were back in action for the first time in 2023.
# Collision
Man, 20s, dies in collision between car and van in Co Limerick
The collision occurred on the R513 Garryspillane to Ballylanders Road around 6.15am.
# midwest
Explainer: What is going on with overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick?
A major internal incident was declared at the hospital yesterday as it became overwhelmed by patient numbers.
Last year
# Interview
The abiding passion of one of Ireland’s first-ever female internationals
Ex-footballer Marion Slattery on a group of women that helped pave the way for the national team’s success in 2022.
# book extract
Limerick Leaders - 'When it is your child out there, this rearing thing within just kicks in’
The drama of Limerick’s hurling breakthrough in 2018 is recalled in this extract from ‘A Biography In Nine Lives – Limerick’.
# Limerick
Man charged in connection with violent incident in Patrickswell, Co Limerick
The incident took place in Patrickswell, a 15 minute drive from Limerick city.
# Limerick
Man appears in court in connection with attack on Rathkeale caravan and car
Patrick Sheridan Jr, (26), Riverside, Ballywilliam, Rathkeale, appeared before a special sitting of Limerick District Court.
# Patrickswell
Limerick brothers remanded in custody as garda alleges they are 'a danger' to the community
Both men are due to appear before Limerick District Court later this morning.
# Limerick
Man arrested over criminal damage in Rathkeale
Gardaí in Limerick have carried out a number of searches connected to ongoing investigations into recent incidents in the town.
# Patrickswell
Three arrested after cars damaged in scenes of 'violent disorder' in Co Limerick town
The three men in their twenties are being detained in Roxboro Garda Station.
# Rathkeale
Justice minister visits Rathkeale following 'unacceptable' feuding between rival groups
# Investigation
Three people hospitalised following serious Limerick car crash
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward.
# Rathkeale
Garda investigation after multiple SUVs rammed during violent incident in Co Limerick town
Gardaí said they directed several people present to disperse and closed the road for examination.
# Bruree
Man dead after fall from roof of farm building in Co Limerick
It is understood the man was carrying out repair works to the roof of a shed when he fell about 30 feet.
# Limerick
Relief over Casey knee injury, Cian Lynch comeback and €2.3m spending on county teams
Selector Donal O’Grady on the injury news surrounding Limerick’s stars.
# On the up
Newcastle West eyeing Munster glory as they surf Limerick football's rising tide
Newcastle West face Kerins O’Rahillys in Saturday’s Munster final.
# High hopes
New county boss in from Mayo, cruciate setback in USA, and shedding the soft townies tag
It will be a tough but exciting start to life in Division 2 of the National Football League for Limerick with games against All-Ireland semi-finalists Derry and Dublin first up under new manager Ray Dempsey.
# Limerick District Court
Woman and man sent for trial on charges related to alleged murder of man's son in Limerick
The district court has imposed restrictions on naming the parties in the trial
# Dates For The Diary
Venues and throw-in times confirmed for Munster club football finals
Kerins O’Rahillys and Newcastle West are heading to Páirc Uí Rinn.
# Injury blow
Declan Hannon hopes Mike Casey won't be ruled out for long term
Hannon gave Casey a call after he heard about the injury and recalled his inspirational comeback from previous injury blows.
# Limerick leaders
Newcastlewest stun Clonmel Commercials to book first Munster final spot in 35 years
Newcastlewest are the first Limerick team since Drom-Broadford in 2008 to contest this decider
# operation tara
Four arrested after gardaí seize nearly €300,000 worth of drugs in Dublin and Limerick
The searches were carried out as part of Operation Tara.
# News
Injury concern for Limerick star Casey; Galway final replay details confirmed
The defender limped off late on in yesterday’s Munster club semi-final.
# streets of limerick
'The level of sickness we're seeing is massive': A day on addiction outreach in Limerick city
Drug workers in the city say the people seeking their services are more excluded and more unwell than ever.
# tributes
Book of condolences for Vicky Phelan opened in Limerick
Cllr Daniel Butler, who presented Vicky Phelan with the freedom of the city nine months ago, called her a ‘national hero.’
# debunked
Debunk: No, these maps don't show large areas of Irish cities that 'could be underwater’ by 2050
While the ‘stark images’ are alarming, they depict something else.
# New Face
Kerry All-Ireland winner Maher joins Limerick senior setup as coach
Maher will work alongside new Limerick boss Ray Dempsey.
# Jerry McCabe
Widow of Garda killed by IRA dismisses Sinn Fein president’s comments
Ann McCabe, whose husband Jerry McCabe was killed in 1996, said that in her view, ‘murder is murder’.
# Newcastle West
Teenager due in court over incident during which car was overturned in Co Limerick
The incident of criminal damage happened in Newcastle West on Monday evening.
# Newcastlewest
Government TD calls for action on garda resourcing as violence erupts on streets of Limerick town
The violence broke out as gardaí from the area were dealing with a fatality outside the town.
Woman (30s) dies after two-car collision in Limerick
The incident occurred near Rathkeale in an area known locally as the Pike.
# Stars Of The Show
Champions Limerick win seven hurling All-Stars with four for Kilkenny
Clare and Galway also have players honoured.
# Munster Matters
Kerry champs Austin Stacks relegated to intermediate, Kerins O'Rahillys win club final
Seán O’Shea kicked 0-8 in the win for Kenmare Shamrocks in the Kerry relegation play-off.