Limerick swimmer dies after Kilkee incident

first_imgFirst Irish death from Coronavirus Email Advertisement Previous articleLimerick man gets four life sentencesNext articleGood Stuff: Tumbledown – ‘Chink In My Armour’ Editor TAGSCaherdavindrowningfeaturedfull-imageKilkeelifeguardspostmortem RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Limerick Post Show | Kilkee prepares for Summer Twitter WhatsApp Facebookcenter_img Limerick Post Show | Kilkee is open for business Print Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Linkedin The Irish Coast Guard rescue helicopter airlifting the man to Limerick University Hospital after transfer from an ambulance crew inside Kilkee GAA Grounds on Sunday evening.GARDAÍ are awaiting the results of a postmortem carried out earlier today on the body of a man in his seventies from the Caherdavin area of Limerick city who taken from the sea in Kilkee on Sunday evening.He was spotted face down in the bay shortly before 6 pm as hundreds of holidaymakers looked on in disbelief. Lifeguards pulled him from the water and began CPR.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Volunteers from the local unit of the Irish Coast Guard gave assistance while paramedics requested the HSE’s air ambulance to attend but it was involved in another incident in Co Offaly.The Shannon-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter attended the incident instead and the man was airlifted to Limerick University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. NewsLimerick swimmer dies after Kilkee incidentBy Editor – July 8, 2013 917 No vaccines in Limerick yet Shannondoc operating but only by appointment last_img read more

Derry’s Fleadh bid back on as Ulster Council backs down

first_img Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Newsx Adverts Previous articleSF wants government to scrap proposed property taxes due to price crashNext articleGardai investigate Killygordan house fire News Highland Pinterest Twitter Facebook Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Derry’s Fleadh bid back on as Ulster Council backs down Pinterest Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Google+center_img Twitter WhatsApp WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The has been another twists in Derry’s efforts the host the All Ireland Fleadh next year.Last night the Ulster Council of Comhaltas reversed its decision not to endorse Derry’s bid to host the All Ireland Fleadh.The threat posed by dissident republicans was given as the reason by the Ulster Comhaltas to turn down Derry’s bid to host the All-Ireland Fleadh next year following two bombs in the City last week.There was uproar at the decision with the PSNI also entering the debate stating that security and safety concerns should not prevent the Fleadh taking place in Derry.The UK City of Culture organisers had been pushing to bring the Fleadh to Northern Ireland for the first time ever in 2013.But the UK link to the traditional Irish event had already proved a stumbling block with some members.Today the National Director general of Comhaltas  Labhras O Murchu said there was a meeting last night with the same body who met last Saturday.He confirmed they have reconsidered the decision which was made and an application is set to arrive with the national body today.Derry will now face competition from Ennis and Sligo to host the event  – that decision will be made at the weekend. Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – January 25, 2012 Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more