Garda crime update

first_imgNewsLocal NewsGarda crime updateBy admin – October 16, 2012 654 Email Linkedin Advertisement WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Facebook Armed robbery attempt at barbersAN attempted armed robbery at a barber shop in Corbally last Thursday morning is under investigation by gardaí at Mary Street in Limerick.The incident took place at 10.50am when a man armed with what appeared to be a handgun entered the barber shop  on the Corbally Road and demanded money but left empty-handed.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The culprit was described as being about 5’ 7” in height, of stocky build with a Limerick accent. He was wearing a dark green hoody, jeans, white runners and was also wearing green gloves. He  escaped in a silver Volvo S40 which was later recovered at Blackwater in Ardnacrusha. Gardaí at Mary Street are investigating and anyone who was in the vicinity of Corbally Road between 10.30am and 11.15am last Thursday morning or who has any information about the movements of the silver Volvo S40 which had a 00-MH registration should contact them.Robbery from shop safeArdnacrusha Gardai are investigating a theft at a shop near Barry’s Cross on Sunday October 7 when a man with a motor cycle helmet entered through a rear door and took a large sum of cash from a safe in an upstairs office. He walked across the road to a waiting motor cycle which was being driven by an accomplice.The culprit was described as being between 5’ 8” and 5’10” in height, medium build with a black coat, a woolly hat and blue jeans. It is believed that the motorcycle then drove in the direction of Limerick city. Previous articlePatient care at AuraliaNext articleFireworks warning admin Printlast_img read more

Syracuse holds off Clemson comeback in 3-1 win

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Seniors Silvi Uattara and Monika Salkute led the Orange (12-2, 2-0 Atlantic Coast) to a 3-1 victory over Clemson on Sunday with 14 kills a piece.It was the second straight win against an ACC opponent to start the year.In the first set, the Orange and the Tigers were alternating control of the lead, neither team separating itself by more than a three-point margin.But after the score was tied 20-20, the Orange began to take control, winning the next four points.The Tigers responded, winning the next three points, but the effort was insufficient as the Orange took the first set 25-23.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe second game was all Syracuse as the Orange never looked back after taking a 2-1 lead early on a Lou Davis service error.The Orange kill leader, Uattara, finished off the game with one of her 14 kills to give Syracuse the 25-19 win and a 2-0 lead in sets.The third set started off like the second. The Orange had complete control, as its lead reached a high of five at 12-7.The Tigers finished off the set winning eight of the last 10 points to take the third set, 25-23.The fourth set proved to be much of the same from both teams. Each team traded points, but neither one took control. When the Orange took the lead at 22-18 on a service error, the Tiger’s quickly fought back, winning two straight points, making it just a two-point deficit at 22-20.The quick surge forced Orange coach Leonid Yellin to use a timeout. Coming out of the timeout, the Tigers trimmed the lead down to one on an ace by freshman Kailey Harvell, making it 22-21.However, the Orange proved to be too much, as Salkute finished off the Tigers with a kill. The Orange look to continue its ACC success at Louisville on Friday night. Comments Published on September 27, 2015 at 8:30 pm Contact Jack: [email protected]last_img read more

All Ireland Poc Fada finals today

first_imgPhoto: All Ireland Poc Fada Championships, Facebook The All-Ireland Poc Fada finals in hurling and camogie will be held in the Cooley Mountains today.Defending senior hurling champion James McInerney, from Clare, puts his crown on the line, against a high calibre field that includes All-Star winning goalkeepers including Tipperary’s Brendan Cummins and Kilkenny’s Eoin Murphy.Tipperary’s representative in the U16 competition is Ryan Renehan.last_img