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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Limerick Quick Hits

This and that from here and there.

::Much in the media in relation to the deployment of the new Garda armed support units throughout the country. Limerick will receive 20 armed Gardai and detectives for its unit which hit the streets today. More Here.

::The ELGORDO lottery scam has struck yet another elderly person. This time a woman in Limerick lost €3,000 to the bogus Spanish lottery scam. More Here.

::“I don’t want him to come here to glorify violence - he and his team have nothing to offer this city but pain and I reject his claim that the Gardai here are afraid to take on the Limerick gangsters,” The words of Mayor John Gilligan to Donal McIntyre after the “investigative journalist” said he wanted to come to Limerick to talk with Limerick gangs. Leader article.

:: The Newcastle West Flood Serverity and Impact Report has been published on the Limerick County Council Website, get it here.

::"Limerick, Ireland, noise at night”. A disgruntled resident has posted a video on Youtube of what he/she has to put up with at 1am in the city centre. Video Here. Seems to be Kennedy O'Brien's pub on Hartstonge Street.

::The Limerick Animal Welfare raised €2,261.20 to get the construction of their sanctuary off the ground. The funds were raised in a Sponsored Dog Walk. More from the Law here.

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